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Fresh Air Fund Brings NYC Children to CNY Host Homes

From left, Fresh Air children Makahi Reed and Nicolas Ronan shake hands with each other’s host family siblings Nathan Reeder and Joe VanZandt.

Exceptionally excited children recently brought from the crowded streets of New York City have come to Central New York for some fresh air. Through the Fresh Air Fund, these children will live with host families in the Oswego County area including Fulton, Oswego and Phoenix. The children, anywhere from age 6 to 18, come to their host families for up to two weeks in order to leave the bustling city streets behind and run freely in the grass.

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A young boy was injured tonight (Aug. 27) after being struck by a vehicle, according to Oswego Fire Department officials. The child was reportedly riding a scooter in the street and was hit by a truck around 8 p.m. He transported to University Hospital in Syracuse with a possible leg fracture and a head injury, they said.

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US Rep. John Katko makes a point during his presentation Wednesday to chamber members and business leaders.

US Rep. John Katko helped the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday afternoon to launch its series of monthly economic development meetings with members of the Oswego County business community. The meeting provided Katko an opportunity to share his work on initiatives in Congress to strengthen Central New York’s economy, as well as gain valuable feedback from business owners, managers and community residents, explained Greg Mills, chamber director.

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On Tuesday Jonathan A. Baldwin, 30, of Oswego, appeared in Oswego County Court and was sentenced to 4-1/2 years in state prison, along with 3 years post-release supervision, based upon his conviction for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a Class B Felony. At a prior court appearance in June, Baldwin pleaded guilty “as charged” to the sole count of an indictment, that he knowingly possessed heroin with the intent to sell in the town of Volney on February 10, 2015.

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EEE Found In Bird-Biting Mosquitoes

The Oswego County Health Department reported today that the Eastern equine encephalitis virus was detected in a sample of mosquitoes collected last week near the village of Central Square. Monitoring shows that although the Aug. 16 aerial spraying was very effective in reducing the number of mosquitoes near the north shore of Oneida Lake, the EEE virus is still present in the environment.

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An artist's rendering of what the site may look like in the future.

Hundreds of people in and around the Port City have expressed the desire to save the former Cahill’s Fish Market. Local entrepreneur Tony Pauldine said he is the man for the job. Tuesday evening in the conference room in the lower level of Canal Commons, he addressed his plan to save the historic Cahill Building. Nearly two dozen people were on hand to hear his plan and offer comments.

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Frank Castiglia, there you go again. Recently you saw fit to publish another letter to the editor, where you discussed the sales tax arrangement that the city of Fulton has with Oswego County. For unknown reasons, you reference some documents that I had that show some graphics to perhaps otherwise hypnotic numbers, and you mention that I did not provide to you “so everyone is on equal ground and they may refer to it as well.”

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This year, the average family is shelling out $70.93 per elementary student for school supplies. The amount is even greater for older students, with the average cost of supplies for middle school totaling $91 and high school reaching $157. Combine costs for supplies like paper and pencils with other items students might need, such as new clothing, sneakers, backpacks and more and totals for most families can be hundreds, if not thousands of dollars.

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The Greer family performing under the name Lindley Creek will hold a concert Saturday at Mount Pleasant UM Church at 7 p.m. Dad, John Rob; mom, Kathie; son Jase; daughter, Katie is an acoustic family band, showcasing beautiful bluegrass and gospel music.

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The Oswego County Health Department offers a variety of services to all residents of Oswego County, including preventive health services, certified home health care, certified hospice, and a maternal and child health program.

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In a newly published book, SUNY Oswego physics professor Alok Kumar and co-author Scott L. Montgomery provide evidence that Europe’s scientific revolution depended profoundly on ideas and innovations passed down from ancient cultures. “A History of Science in World Cultures: Voices of Knowledge,” published by Routledge, traces the origins of European scientific “discoveries,” demonstrating that many derived, at least in part, from much earlier work in China, India, Persia, Babylonia and other cultures.

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Historic Commercial Building on Waterfront – All purchase offers must be submitted by Tuesday, September 8th

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The leader of lap 100 in this year’s 59th annual Budweiser International Classic 200 for Novelis Supermodifieds at Oswego Speedway will earn an extra $1,500 in cash thanks to Dushore, Pa.’s Insinger Performance. Insinger Racing Alcohol has been powering top performers throughout the country for more than 26 years.

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August 29 Burke’s Do-It-Best Home Centers of Fulton and Oswego present a night of thrills and spills at the Fulton Speedway located on Route 57 just south of the city of Fulton.

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Doug Didero won his first Classic in 1996, driving for Skip Matczak.

As the countdown continues toward the 59th running of the Budweiser International Classic 200 at Oswego Speedway on September 6, we look back at the next historic Classic driver on our list – two-time Classic champion, Doug Didero. In a Classic driving career that dates back to 1985, Didero established himself as a Classic threat very early in his career, but did not manage to find victory lane until teaming with Skip Matczak.

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Brandon Beshures

Happy 13th birthday to Brandon Beshures on August 24.

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Genna Losurdo turns 7 on August 23.

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AMERICAN ULTRA R 12:20P 2:40P 5:00P 7:20P 9:35P HITMAN: AGENT 47 R 2:20P 4:50P 7:15P 9:45P MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. PG13 2:10P 4:45P 7:25P 10:00P MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5 PG13 9:15P NO ESCAPE R 2:00P 4:30P 7:10P 9:35P RICKI AND THE FLASH … Continue reading

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PLAYING FRI-SAT-SUN ONLY AUGUST 28-29-30 TRIPLE FEATURE OF ADULT COMEDY + ACTION & ADVENTURE 8:15 Fri VACATION (R) 12:40 Sat with: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo 10:30 Sun 10:10 Fri TRAINWRECK (R) 10:35 Sat with: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, … Continue reading

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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Chamber Spotlight: Man in the Moon Candies – Making People Happy

Somehow, chocolate has the captivating ability to make everyone happy. That’s why Amy Lear, owner of Man in the Moon Candies in Oswego, loves her business. “Making people happy,” she feels is the best part of her job. “It’s a fun business and it’s a happy business. Chocolate makes people happy. That beats a real job any day of the week.”

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Membership Monday

Thank you to Nate Emmons and Just Push Play Productions for putting on a fantastic Summer Concert Series this summer! Last Chance… GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO HOST SERIES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MEETINGS WITH U.S. REP. JOHN KATKO Community … Continue reading

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Fishing Reports for August 20, 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: After dropping to 800cfs yesterday the river has risen to 4,060 this morning. … Continue reading

Cloudy and cool with early showers possible, then increasing sun today. High near 70.

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