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With summer waning, the city of Fulton Common Council voted unanimously to accept the bid for its winter supply of road salt and do some fall cleaning in the clerk’s office during its regular meeting on Tuesday (Sept. 16).

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It's A September To Remember




Today’s News In The Raider: the French Club and Quirk’s Players have big plans, and a schedule of next week’s Spirit Days are all included in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Armed Robbery Suspect - photo 1

State Police in Hastings are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on September 13 at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Speedy’s Mobil Gas Station located at 2634 ST-49, West Monroe. The suspect entered the store, brandished a handgun and forced two employees on the floor and left the store with money from the cash register.

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State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Fulton arrested John R. Verdoliva, 47, of 120 W. Schuyler St., Oswego. He was charged with Sexual Abuse 2nd degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, both are class A misdemeanors.

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The Oswego County Health Department reported that the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been found in five new mosquito samples collected last week. Three of the samples were taken from the town of New Haven, one from the town of Albion, and one from near the village of Central Square. The Oswego County Health Department also reported that a third horse in southern Oswego County has died of EEE.

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The Oswego County Probation Department reports that its computer servers have been fully restored and it is now able to resume service to the public, courts and clients. Clients are asked to contact their probation officer with any questions or concerns.

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This month, our region is celebrating a major anniversary. It was three decades ago when then Congressman David Martin made the announcement that Fort Drum had been selected as the new home of the 10th Light Infantry Division. What followed was a period of significant growth, including a $1.3 billion dollar investment used to construct 130 new buildings, 35 miles of roadway and more than 4,000 sets of family housing units.

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America was shocked and saddened when news of Robin Williams’ death hit last month. The iconic actor and comedian that made his fame making others laugh sadly took his own life. Many questions arose following his death and many counselors reminded us that even those with fame and fortune are not immune to suicidal tendencies and the mental illness which often triggers suicide.

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A WALK AMONG THE R TOMBSTONES (DIGITAL) 8:00p BOYHOOD (DIGITAL) R 4:35p 8:00p DOLPHIN TALE 2 (DIGITAL) PG 4:00p 6:30p 9:00p GUARDIANS OF GALAXY PG13 3D (DIGITAL) 9:40p GUARDIANS OF THE PG13 GALAXY (DIGITAL) 4:20p 7:00p IF I STAY (DIGITAL) … Continue reading

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Friday-Saturday-Sunday September 19-20-21 TRIPLE FEATURE some Action & Adult Comedy 8:00 EDGE OF TOMORROW (PG-13) with: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton 10:05 TAMMY (R) with: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates 11:45 NEIGHBORS (R) with: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, … Continue reading

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Mild with increasing clouds later today. High in the upper 60s.

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Noted local historian and newspaperman Richard Palmer will present a discussion about the War of 1812 journal of Major Robert Carr. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. on September 24 in the Enlisted Men’s Barracks inside Fort Ontario State Historic Site, 1 E. Fourth St. The program is free and open to the public.

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Porky and Buddy

A friend of mine who was in her 70s just passed away unexpectedly and she had two dogs and three cats. Her grown children knew we were friends and they asked me to take in all of her pets. Which I did, I only had one dog of my own, but now my house is pretty crowded as I look for new safe homes for them. In the meantime, I am worried about what my happen to my pets in the same situation. I don’t have any family – not that hers was all that helpful.

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Steve Canale, Alison Scanlon and their staff of the Press Box, will be providing the next Guest Chef Dinner for the Oswego County Salvation Army on October 7; serving from 4:30 to 6:30 P.M., for dining in or taking out, at the Citadel, 73 W. Second St. Their menu for the evening will be meatloaf, their famous macaroni and cheese, Italian green beans and tossed salad.

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5LynianWay-OutsideFront

3 Bedroom, 2 bath home with cathedral ceilings and a finished basement.

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Dave Danzer and Andrew Schartner closed out the 2014 racing season at the Oswego Speedway on Sunday, the same way each had opened it – in victory lane. Danzer pocketed his third … Continue reading

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Further solidifying himself as one of the greatest supermodified drivers in Oswego Speedway’s rich history, Canajoharie’s Otto Sitterly earned his fourth Budweiser International Classic 200 win Sunday afternoon. Sitterly would take over … Continue reading

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As Saturday’s second annual RJ Kart Sales Fall Frenzy 200 inches closer at Oswego Kartway, DJ Shuman and Shannon Pitcher will join Chris Natoli and Ricky Pritchard as front row starters for their respective 100-lap mains this weekend which will pay a minimum of $500 to each winner.

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Kevin Ahern has been elevated to interim head softball coach by Oswego State. Ahern fills the vacancy after serving as an assistant coach for the past four seasons.

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Bicknell Racing Products out of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, will once again be stepping up in a big way for the Modified and Sportsman teams during the 29th Annual Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton at the Fulton Speedway on October 3-4.

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Jordyn Moon turns 9 on Saturday

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Genna Losurdo

Happy Birthday, Genna Losurdo!

Genna turns 6 on Aug. 23.

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Local Eateries to Compete for Golden Pumpkin Award

Want to enjoy the unique taste of pumpkin at your favorite restaurant or eatery? Ask them what their entry will be in the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival Golden Pumpkin Award. Planning committee members have invited chefs, cooks, bakers, and baristas throughout Oswego County to feature a pumpkin themed item on their menu during the week leading up the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival.

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CNY Great Pumpkin Festival to feature Pumpkin Pie Contest

Are you the best pie baker in Oswego County? Do you have a secret family recipe for the best tasting pumpkin pie ever? If so, then the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce is looking for you! The CNY Great Pumpkin Festival, to be held October 4 and 5 in Oswego’s Washington Square Park, will host its inaugural Pumpkin Pie Contest.

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Fishing Reports for September 2, 2014

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River/Lake Ontario report: According to Larry Muroski of Larry’s Oswego Salmon Shop: The water level has not been above 3,000cfs for the last few days. … Continue reading

Tax Tips

What You Should Know if You Need More Time to File Your Taxes

The April 15 tax deadline is approaching. What happens if you can’t get your taxes done by the due date? If you need more time, you can get an automatic six-month extension from the IRS. You don’t have to explain … Continue reading

Ten Facts about Amended Tax Returns

Did you discover that you made a mistake after you filed your federal tax return? You can make it right by filing an amended tax return. Here are the top ten things to know about filing an amended tax return. … Continue reading




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