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Calling All Student Historians – Enter to Win Competition at War of 1812 Event

Students will present research papers at the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium on April 17. The event continues through April 19 at the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center in Oswego. Last year, Mary Katherine Clerkin took home first prize with her presentation about soldiers’ rations during the War of 1812, which included a sample from an original recipe. Photo by Kelly Jordal, Oswego County Tourism.

‘Student Night’ returns to kick off the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium at 6 p.m. on April 17. The Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center in Oswego hosts the fifth annual event which continues through April 19. Learn more about this chapter in history and hear behind-the-scenes stories about the campaign from an esteemed panel of multinational historians throughout the weekend.

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When it comes to combating child abuse the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County is constantly finding ways to improve its services and bring an end to this epidemic. Recently the agency utilized funds from the Shineman Foundation and the Jim and Julie Boeheim Foundation to provide two extensive training seminars for professionals that are involved in the investigation of child abuse cases.

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Today’s News: Raider bowling teams are NYS finals bound and the finish line is just ahead for seniors in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Jeanne McManus of Ontario Cleaners in Fulton and Joe Cortini (right) of Cortini’s Shoe Store in Fulton display one of the hundreds of winter coats, hats and mittens that they collected for area youth and children in need. At left is Eric Bresee, director of OCO Crisis Development Services. OCO is one of the agencies participating in the distribution.

It’s been a long, brutally cold winter but fortunately the efforts of two Fulton business owners are making it bit warmer. Joe Cortini of Cortini’s Shoe Store and Jeanne McManus of Ontario Cleaners have been collecting and distributing winter coats, hats and mittens to area youth and children in need of warm outerwear. An idea that started with the donation of few coats has grown in to a project that has collected more than 300 winter coats.

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The New York State Association of Counties this week released a set of white papers to provide the county government perspective on the State Budget, as lawmakers begin developing their spending priorities for the 2015-16 State Budget.

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Today’s News: We’ve got an interview with the two lead ‘Millie’ performers along with news concerning Foreign Language Month and some credit advice for teenagers in the Thursday edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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10,400 – that’s how many miles of snowmobiling trails New York State is home to. This expansive network of trails means more than just an enjoyable time for outdoor enthusiasts. Our snowmobile trails also represent a major economic driver for our tourism economy, generating roughly $868 million annually according to a recent study by SUNY Potsdam.

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The Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network recently launched an ad campaign called Pass Life On. There are a series of videos which talk about the importance of organ donation titled “The Greatest Person Never Known” which feature a grateful organ recipient. The ad campaign is designed to help improve the state’s organ donation registration rates, which continue to be much lower than other states.

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State Senator Patty Ritchie has been named Deputy Majority Leader for Senate and Assembly Relations. The new leadership post gives Senator Ritchie added responsibilities and puts her in an even stronger position to advocate on behalf of her constituents in Central and Northern New York.

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The production is being staged by Quirk’s Players of G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton this weekend. It features dances choreographed by Mrs. Doreen Forbes. Tickets for the musical are available at the door. ‘Millie’ continues tonight and Saturday (March 6 and 7).

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The Oswego County Health Department is offering influenza immunization clinics for people age 19 and older at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, 70 Bunner St., Oswego.

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255 Kingdom Road, Volney

Nice ranch home in a quiet setting!

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The un-official start to the 2015 Oswego Speedway racing season is set for March 14-15 with the annual Motorsports Expo at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Oswego Speedway will once again feature a multi-car display at the Expo, along with two Supermodified simulators for fans to take a set of laps at the famed ‘Steel Palace.’

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The Oswego State women’s lacrosse team fell to the Rochester Institute of Technology 11-9 on the road Wednesday afternoon. This marks the first loss of the season for the Lakers as the team falls to 1-1 on the season.

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Sobus Racing and driver Brian Sobus will be holding their Novelis Supermodified team fundraiser for the upcoming Oswego Speedway season on Saturday at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego with portions of the proceeds going to benefit young Julian Ross, a nine year old Oswego boy battling stage four neuroblastoma.

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Jared Bellinger and Kristin Rice became engaged on February 15, 2015, at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida.

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Michael Holmes turns 6 on February 4.

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Warm Up Oswego To Melt Away the Winter Blues

Melt away the “winter blues” on Saturday for the 10th annual Warm Up Oswego Festival. The hottest winter festival in CNY is lead this year by the Oswego Network of Entrepreneurs and promises the best festival yet. “We will have all the great activities that fest-goers have come to love, with a new footprint for the festival!” said Nathan Emmons, festival chair. This year’s festival will have two headquarters, one outdoors in the Civic Plaza area at Oneida and West First streets and the other indoor headquarters will be in the King Arthur’s building at West First and Bridge streets.

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Spotlight: Zink Shirts

T-shirts and Guerilla Marketing fit together like pencil on paper and when combined well can transform a person into a walking billboard of promotion, thought, emotion, ideas, solidarity, or art for its own sake.
Using this approach, illustrator and self-styled Guerilla Marketer Glenn Zansitis created Zink Shirts, a small business on the ground floor at 19 E. Cayuga St., in Oswego.

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Fishing Reports for February 26, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: The water level has been gradually dropping over the last few days running at 3,300cfs this morning. The cold temperatures are still with … Continue reading

Still chilly with flurries giving way to a mix of clouds and sun today. High 20.

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