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Pennellville Woman Dies In Hastings MVA

A second fatal MVA this week has claimed the life of a Pennellville woman. According to state police, Barbara Weakley died Wednesday as a result of a crash on State Route 49 shortly after 5 p.m. Her husband, Eugene, was driving. He is reportedly in critical condition.

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The Oswego County Clerk’s Office is working with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles to replace peeling license plates like the one shown here at no cost to the customer. Registrants should bring their peeling plates in to their local DMV office and fill out the form to receive a new set of license plates. Oswego County has DMV offices in Oswego, Fulton and Pulaski.

The Oswego County Clerk’s Office said Tuesday (Sept. 30) that they are working with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles to address the issue of delamination or peeling of older license plates.
“Customers who come into our motor vehicle offices to replace their peeling plates will receive a replacement set at no cost,” said Oswego County Clerk Michael C. Backus. “The state is waiving the plate and transaction fees for this issue, effective immediately.”

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The Fulton Public Library.

The businesses and schools that built Fulton are featured in the Fulton Public Library’s second memoir book project, and its local authors gathered Thursday to celebrate. Book orders can be placed by calling or visiting the Fulton Public Library.

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SUNY Oswego has received a $2.88 million federal grant to improve college completion rates in Upstate New York. Oswego’s grant is one of 24 awards announced Sept. 30 under the U.S. Department of Education’s First in the World Program, which seeks to spur innovation in higher education aimed at helping more students access college and complete a degree. Working with Onondaga Community College, Mohawk Valley Community College and On Point for College, Oswego will target more than a thousand underrepresented and underprepared students who stand to benefit from higher education.

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Today’s News: GRB’s Most Spirited, Out of synch Raiders fall 3-0 to Oswego and more!

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State Route 3 between Route 8 and Rathburn Road remained closed as of midnight as State Troopers were still on the accident scene. By 11 p.m. tow truck operators began pulling the unrecognizable Honda Civic and overturned FedEx Ground truck from nearly 3 feet of water along the north side of Route 3.

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When most people think of travel in upstate New York, they think of time spent on the water, engaging in activities like boating, fishing and everything in between. However, what many don’t realize is that our region’s fall season is one of the best times to take in all our area has to offer. If you’re planning an upcoming getaway, consider a “staycation, a vacation where one takes time off at or close to home, instead.

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The NYS Department of Education recently released the assessment results for third through eighth graders. The Department of Education reports there were some gains statewide over last year’s results. Statewide the percentage of students scoring on the math exam at or above the proficient level (receiving a score of 3 or 4) increased only slightly from 31.2% to 35.8%. The English Language Arts exam showed virtually no change, with 31.4% of New York students “proficient” as compared to last year’s score of 31.3% scoring proficient.

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A WALK AMONG THE R TOMBSTONES (DIGITAL) 4:55p 7:30p 10:05p ANNABELLE (DIGITAL) R 7:00p DOLPHIN TALE 2 (DIGITAL) PG 4:10p GONE GIRL (DIGITAL) R 10:00p LET’S BE COPS (DIGITAL) R 7:40p THE BOXTROLLS (DIGITAL) PG 4:25p 6:50p THE BOXTROLLS 3D … Continue reading

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A WALK AMONG THE R TOMBSTONES (DIGITAL) 4:10p 9:05p ANNABELLE (DIGITAL) R 5:30p 7:45p 10:00p DOLPHIN TALE 2 (DIGITAL) PG 6:40p GONE GIRL (DIGITAL) R 3:50p 7:00p 10:10p THE BOXTROLLS (DIGITAL) PG 4:25p 6:50p THE BOXTROLLS 3D (DIGITAL) PG 9:05p … Continue reading

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Warm with a mix of sun and clouds later today. High around 75.

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With new leadership in place in the Pulaski Academy and Central School District, the community recently had a chance to meet the new superintendent and chat with him about his experience in education and the qualities he brings to the district. Brian Hartwell, who began his service as superintendent in August, said the Pulaski community has welcomed him with open arms.

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Salmon River Alpacas of Pulaski will be among competitors from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions at the 2014 nationally-certified Empire Alpaca Extravaganza at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse on October 25-26.

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It may have been after school hours, but the hallways of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Elementary School were bottlenecked Sept. 30 as hundreds of parents, students and teachers showed up for the school’s universal pre-kindergarten to second-grade open house.

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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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The State University of New York Athletic Conference has named Oswego State’s Sarah Grupp of the women’s soccer team its Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending September 28, 2014.

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At last Saturday’s annual Fulton’s football homecoming game, which featured Fulton vs. Oswego at the Athletic Complex, everything came together to make it memorable. What made it special was the combination of the end of Spirit Week at G.R. Bodley High School, and the innovative Raider Day, which featured activities for the students with participation from teachers, coaches and administrative staff.

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One of the most popular events of the racing season for fans and competitors is the 50-Lap, $2,500 to-win Industrial Tire Of CNY Sportsman Championship that is part of the Sunoco Ethanol Facility Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on October 3-4 at the Fulton Speedway.

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Deanne Marie Abell and Joseph Romeo

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Abell of Fulton announce the engagement of their daughter, Deanne Marie, to Joseph Romeo. Ms. Abell is a 2006 graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton. Mr. Romeo is the son of Debra and Joseph Romeo of Queensbury.

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Gabbie turns 8

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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 24, 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 slowly been improving running at 2,150cfs this morning. The … 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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