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City Looks To Close Sheldon Beach During Harborfest

The action is being reconsidered to prevent any large parties at the beach, such as the one in 2013, which trashed the area. On the night of the fireworks, at 7 p.m., the Police Department will allow access only for viewing of the fireworks, and will close the area at the conclusion of the fireworks until 7 a.m. July 27.

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Bodie and Bennett

It’s summer. You need something to do that is more fun than mowing the lawn. You need a kitten. No wait, you need two! You need Bodie and Bennett, two adorable little brothers who would just love to stay together.

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The Marching Bucs, going through a bevy of bubbles, received a hearty ovation from the crowd.

Crowds lined West Bridge Street Sunday afternoon to catch a glimpse of the annual Oswego Independence Day Celebration parade. Sunday’s event had something for everyone from marching bands to fire trucks.

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the Cahill’s Fish Market/Walton & Willett Stone Stor

The rich history of the City of Oswego’s oldest commercial building and its many past uses will be the focus of discussion on July 11 from 10 a.m. to noon at the J. Richard Pfund Boating Center at 11 Lake St. in Oswego. Mark J. Slosek, Oswego city historian, will present a lecture on the history of the Cahill’s Fish Market/Walton & Willett Stone Store and the development of the west side pier.

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This year, 51 counties complied with the State-imposed property tax cap, according to a new report issued by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. However, that compliance comes with a high price that cannot be sustained moving forward.

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Driving Books Home, Oswego’s Bookmobile, is following the NY State Library’s summer reading theme of Every Hero Has a Story for its summer programs. The bookmobile rolls into Oswego neighborhoods beginning on July 6. Each week during the months of July and August, at every stop, the bookmobile gives a free book and a snack to each child under the age of 18 in the Oswego community.

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On behalf of Multiple Sclerosis Resources of CNY, Inc. and the 1,500 clients we serve in Upstate NY, I would like to thank Larry Lombardo of Bridie Manor, Oswego, for hosting the fourth annual Poker Walk.

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The 2015 Legislative Session has ended. There were many accomplishments but the list of what did not get done for Upstate is longer. Instead, the end of session was dominated by New York City issues like rent control, property tax exemptions for NYC (421a) and discussions on the control of New York City schools.

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The Oswego City School District Board of Education will conduct its committee meetings on Tuesday. They will be followed by a brief regular session.

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Winner of ‘The Voice’ Competition to be Joined by ‘Voice’ Contestants Josh Batstone of Fulton and Amanda Lee Peers of Rochester

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The Oswego County Fair Housing Council recently announced the winners of its 2015 coloring contest.
Community Bank, Fulton Savings Bank, Pathfinder Bank and Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego each donated gift certificates as prizes.

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5LynianWay-OutsideFront

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

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Oswego Kartway’s Firecracker 300 took place last Friday, July 3 with 117 entries taking part including Devon Tonkin and John Trenca, who earned their first career victories at the ‘Bullring.’

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney In 2010, brothers Mike and Bob Bond of Mexico, N.Y. became the first pair of siblings in the 60-year history of the Oswego Speedway to win features on the same night. However, … Continue reading

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The Fulton Speedway celebrated America’s independence on July 4th in a big way with ‘Wings & Warriors’ featuring the Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modifieds and night four of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Speedweek/A-Verdi Storage Containers Brewerton & Fulton 360 Sprint Car Series.

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Anna Kielb

The Manor at Seneca Hill hosted a very special party on May 29 – the 103rd birthday of resident Anna Kielb. Kielb is a Fulton native, who at one time worked at the Woolen Mill located on West First Street in the city.

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Mary Jo Gadwau and Neil Patrick Cliff exchanged marriage vows in a double-ring ceremony at St. Paul’s church on May 2, 2015. The Rev. Guy Buccaro officiated at the ceremony.

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What's on tap at Ommergang Brewery.

When John and I were in Cooperstown, we visited the Ommergang Brewery, which is part of the Cooperstown Beverage Trail. It is New York State’s first official cuisine trail. Ommergang Brewery is located in a large building that is reminiscent of the breweries in Belgium. The tour of the Brew House points out the attention to detail in the production of Ommergang beers. The water comes from aquifers located on their property.

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Membership Monday

Happy Monday! Last week we had our Chamber Annual Golf Social at the Oswego Country Club. We are happy to report that it was a complete success. We could not have asked for better weather and everyone had a great … Continue reading

Membership Monday

Here is some information on what is happening at the Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Oswego Farmers’ Market Thank you to Master Pryor’s TaeKwondo America and Creation Studio for taking time to perform in last week’s Oswego Farmers’ Market. This Week: … Continue reading

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Fishing Reports for June 19, 2015

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 recent rainfall is affecting the water flow with the river running at … Continue reading

Hot and humid with a mix of clouds and sun; showers possible today. High in the upper 80s.

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