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Oswego Board Of Ed Adopts 2015-16 Budget

The Oswego City School District adopted a budget for the 2015-16 school year. The $82,847,754 spending plan was passed unanimously. The tax was reduced to below 10 percent. A public hearing on the budget will be held early next month.

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Speakers at SUNY Oswego’s three 154th Commencement ceremonies May 16, will be the U.S. commissioner for patents, a leader in technology literacy and the founding dean of the college’s newest school.

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Following the securement of sufficient State funding to avoid originally-proposed substantial reductions in Centro transit services, previously considered proposals to discontinue Weeknight, Saturday Night, Holiday, and Sunday bus services have all been dropped.

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Today’s News: Big deadlines coming for the prom and senior trip, and look back into the past pages of RND and The Raider are in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Dr. Warren Weinstein and an Italian hostage were reportedly killed during an attack in January while being held captive by Al Qaeda in the Pakistan – Afghanistan border region.

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Many Oswego County fire departments will open their doors to area residents so they can learn about what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter in their community as part of the fifth annual “RecruitNY” statewide initiative. Over the last several years, it has been very tough for many fire departments throughout New York State to recruit and retain volunteers for a variety of reasons.

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Visit any library throughout Central and Northern New York, and you’ll see things have changed. Today, our libraries are so much more than books. They’re offering, and doing, so much more for those who utilize them, and continuing to evolve to keep up with the demands of today’s consumers.

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There are a lot of things to be positive about in Central New York. Unfortunately, the economy is not one of them. Over the last decade, job growth in the Syracuse area has been anemic. The lack of jobs, among other things, has caused an outward migration of population which, in turn, places additional stress on our economy. We are not alone.

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Plantation Bay Resort pool

Several years ago, John and I visited Cebu and loved the mangos which were sweet and had the consistency of cling peaches. When we were there we stayed one night at Plantation Bay Resort and never forgot the massive pools so we decided to return this year to see if it was as wonderful as we remembered. It was.

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Violinist Jon Shallit and pianist Howard Spindler will perform at 3 p.m. May 3, in SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall ballroom in a recital titled “The Evolution of the Violin and Piano Duo Sonata from the Early Classical Period to the Romantic Period.”

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Cornell Cooperative Extension in Oswego County is leading this energy-savings workshop, which is sponsored by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and developed by Cornell Cooperative Extension and NYSERDA.

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The hard work paid off for the Mexico team members, who took home first-place medals for the competition and also earned a trophy as the 2014-15 OCAY League overall champions. The team from Oswego finished in second place for the ‘70s competition, while the Sandy Creek team earned the bronze medal.

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The Master’s Touch Chorale, a well-known singing gospel group, will be holding a free concert on April 25, 4 to 6 p.m. at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church.
A love offering will be taken.

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3 Talisman Terrace, Oswego

Beautiful 3 bedroom home in Brittany Hill

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Basketball Champs

Members of the OYBA Police team celebrate winning the Oswego Youth Basketball Association, Senior league (grades 6-8) championship for 2015.

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Many thought it would never happen, but the snow is gone and the sun has found its way to the blue skies of Fulton. With warmer weather bringing people outside after this long winter, Fulton city softball sets sights on their upcoming season. The deadline to register a team for the spring season is Friday (April 24), at noon.

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Fulton Speedway track management has cancelled Friday night’s portion of ‘Highbank Holdup’ weekend. All systems are go, however, for the big Highbank Holdup on Saturday. On Saturday, led by Defending Tracey Road Equipment Modified Track Champion Larry Wight and Defending Modified Super DIRTcar Series Champion Billy Decker, the Fulton Speedway stars will be locked and loaded to defend home turf in a 100-Lap SDS battle royal against series outsiders.

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Today, April 7, 2015, we celebrated one of our residents here at Meadowbrook Manor in Hannibal. It was Mary Kon’s 99th birthday!

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Olivia Bauer will celebrate her 9th birthday on March 20 with friends and family. She is the daughter of Marc Bauer of Oswego and Jessica Bodoh of Fulton.

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Fishing Reports for April 23, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: This morning the water level dropped to 14,800cfs. This is still high for fishing along the river but behind the hotels is one … Continue reading

Windy and cool with a mix of sun and clouds today. High near 45.

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