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Permission Granted: Lake Neatahwanta Dredging Gets DEC Green Light

Reclamation Committee member Doug Chapman at the city's Lake Neatahwanta beach in 1969.

City officials have received the permit from the Department of Environmental Conservation to allow dredging of Lake Neatahwanta – a significant step in returning the fresh water body to a healthy condition.

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The Oswego County Emergency Management Office has announced that the system of emergency notification sirens surrounding the three nuclear power plants at Nine Mile Point are scheduled to be tested Aug. 4 through 8, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The test is a portion of the regular testing program of the Oswego County Emergency Alert System.

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The fireworks show lasted a breathtaking half hour and left the crowd cheering and whistling right to the last reverberating report.
Fireworks by Grucci Director of Operations Chris Carlino provided Oswego County Today with the song list used to choreograph the Oswego Harborfest show.

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The Wilson twin princess wave to the crowd during the parade. Sadie Wilson was the grand marshal.

Hundreds of youngsters, their friends and family marched from Breitbeck Park to the Novelis Family Park (West Park) on Friday in idyllic weather. For one little girl, it was a dream come true. “This is really what Harborfest is all about,” Mayor Tom Gillen said as he marched up Lake Street with hundreds of people following. “It’s all about the kids and family fun.”

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The 2014 New York Sea Grant Launch Stewards are, front row from left, Rob Bucci, Brittney Rogers, Ashleigh Grosso, and Jordan Bodway, and, standing from left, David Newell, Rob Tornatore, Jake Barnes, and Jeremy Galvin. Photo: NY Sea Grant

Four Oswego County college students interested in environmental science careers are working with the New York Sea Grant Launch Steward program this summer to educate boaters about preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species. They are demonstrating watercraft inspection at sites along the Lake Ontario shoreline from Sodus Bay to Henderson, the Oswego River, Little Salmon River, Salmon River, Sandy Creek, Stony Creek, and Oneida Lake from Bridgeport to Brewerton.

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The Oswego County DA disputes a defense lawyer’s claim three other men kidnapped the teen nearl 20 years ago. Members of Heidi’s family has requested privacy as they are “still processing the information.”

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On Aug. 7, 1782, George Washington first presented a Badge of Military Merit to soldiers for “any singularly meritorious action.” The award he created from his headquarters in Newburgh, NY, was a purple, heart-shaped piece of silk and had the word “merit” stitched across the front. Only three known soldiers received the honor.

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The position of Family Court Judge is one of the most important positions in Oswego County, as the judge can set the future of a young person. A Family Court Judge must show compassion and common sense besides knowing the law.

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Trujillo beach

The area around Trujillo, Honduras, is being promoted as the Banana Coast which is much more marketable than the area just to the east called The Mosquito Coast. However, the name “mosquito’ refers to the Native Americans who lived in the area not the insect of which there are many. Trujillo is an interesting place. It is where Christopher Columbus first stepped foot on the mainland of the Americas and where O. Henry hid out while a fugitive from justice.

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Cloudy and cool with scattered showers today. High around 70.

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The Oswego County Legislature’s Economic Development and Planning Committee recently presented a proclamation to representatives from area farmers’ markets designating August 3 to 9 as National Farmers’ Market Week.

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Rotarian, Erin Sachel introduced Kami Storrs from the Oswego County Opportunities staff. Kami is the coordinator of the Women’s, Infants and Children program. This state and federal program supports lower income mothers who are past nursing and their babies, from pre-birth to 5 years of age

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The Oswego Firefighters Association and Gibby’s Irish Pub recently awarded five Oswego High School seniors with scholarships.

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Ranch home close to SUNY Oswego and Lake

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Randy Ritskes drove the Jeff Locke-owned No. 37 supermodified to its third feature win of the 2014 season Saturday night at the Oswego Speedway. Having started eighth on the grid, the Oswego … Continue reading

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Bath, N.Y.’s Alex Hoag collected his first checkered flag Saturday night at the Oswego Speedway, winning the 35-lap Pathfinder Bank small block supermodified feature event. Starting from the pole position, the third-generation driver led every lap en route to the win.

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Defending Fulton Speedway SUNY Canton Sportsman champion and defending Industrial Tire Of CNY Sportsman Championship Series titlist Beth Schneider has served notice that she is a threat to win every race she enters as the 2014 season is about to hit the home stretch.

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(INDUSTRIAL TIRE OF CNY SPORTSMAN CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER 35 LAPS) – BETH SCHNEIDER, Ron Davis III, Jordan Bennett, Chris Hulsizer, Brandon Hagan

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(TRACEY ROAD EQUIPMENT DIRTcar MODIFIEDS 35 LAPS) – MATT BILLINGS, Matt Hulsizer, Chuck Bower, Chad Phelps

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Anna Mortimer graduated from G. Ray Bodley on June 28, 2014. Congratulations Anna and happy 19th birthday on July 11, 2014.

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Carol and Chuck - 2014

Charles and Carol Burghart celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with dinner at the Cottage Inn in Red Creek with their family. Then a gathering of family and friends at their home in Hannibal.

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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Chamber Offices to Remain at 44 East Bridge Street

The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce will not be moving to a new location. It will continue to operate from 44 E. Bridge St., Oswego.

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Chamber Gears Up for Oswego Farmers’ Market Opening

The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for another summer of the Oswego Farmers’ Market which is set to open on May 22 at 4:30 p.m. along West First Street in Oswego. There will be “noticeable changes” to the market for this summer, said Nate Emmons, interim executive director of the chamber.

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Fishing Reports for July 23, 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 river flow has been low, between 1,000-2,000cfs, for the last couple of … 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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