State Police in Fulton are investigating a fatal car/pedestrian accident that occurred around 1 p.m.on Thursday (Aug. 28), on County Route 57 in the town of Volney. The victim reportedly ran out in front of a vehicle.
Nearly 2,200 new students — more than 1 in 4 from traditionally underrepresented groups and the most in history from outside Central New York — started classes this fall at SUNY Oswego. About 1,420 freshmen and 750 transfer students enrolled, a large class but a bit fewer than last year’s boom of just more than 1,500 freshmen and nearly 800 transfers, according to SUNY Oswego Admissions Director Dan Griffin.
State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $100,000 to help the village of Central Square improve transportation for pedestrians and make improvements to its wastewater treatment plant.
The board of education approved a new principal for Minetto Elementary to replace Dr. Dean Goewey who was recently named assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. An assistant principal will guide OHS until a replacement for Brian Hartwell, who moved on to a superintendent job in the county, is named. Also, three administrators received salary adjustments for the coming school year.
The Oswego County Health Department reported today that the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been found in several more mosquito samples collected in the towns of West Monroe and Hastings during routine testing conducted by the county and state health departments. The county health department plans to conduct aerial spraying Saturday evening, Aug. 30, between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Big Bay/ Toad Harbor Swamp area.
As part of a rebranding effort and in conjunction with a nearly completed campus renovation project, Oswego County BOCES has announced a change to its name, becoming the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation. According to CiTi District Superintendent Christopher Todd, the change reflects the organization’s commitment to meeting the ever?changing needs of its educational partners while embracing innovation and creativity.
It’s hard to believe that in just a few short weeks, students will be starting a new school year. If you’re a parent, you know that a big part of heading back to school is the shopping. As a mother and grandmother, I know that when you’re buying everything from new sneakers to supplies, it can add up quickly. In fact, this year, the National Retail Federation estimates that families will spend an average of $670 on back-to-school items.
In 1994, the state began what’s called the Linked Deposit Program. LDP began as a way to assist and encourage manufacturers and small businesses to undertake investments, which would ultimately lead to a stronger economy. According to an annual report published recently, in 2013, more than 1,000 jobs were created and retained in New York thanks to LDP.
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Cast members of the upcoming Oswego Players’ production of Jack Sharkey’s comedy, “Who’s On First” rehearse a scene of the play. The play, directed by Sherri Metz, will be performed on the stage of the Frances Marion Brown Theater in the Arts Center at Fort Ontario on Sept. 12, 13, 19 and 20 with a matinee on Sept. 21.
Cloudy early with some sunny breaks later today. High 75.
Come and enjoy a free evening of gospel and bluegrass music at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church on Saturday at 6 p.m. Music is provided by Lindley Creek the well-known talented Greer family. A freewill offering will be taken to support the family.
The Oswego County Historical Society will host the fourth lecture of the season on September 14 at 1:30 p.m. at the Richardson-Bates House Museum at 135 E. Third St. The event is free and open to the public. Guest lecturer Richard Palmer will present a program entitled “From Duluth to Alexandria Bay: Great Lakes Shipping Through the Years.”
More than 900 accepted students have indicated their commitment to attend SUNY Potsdam by submitting deposits. The accepted students include Alex Pendell of Central Square, who graduated from Paul V. Moore High School.
Ranch home close to SUNY Oswego and Lake
By – Chris Porter Photos – Oswego PR Liverpool’s Kody Graham bounced back from a missed opportunity a week ago to dominate the Novelis supermodified feature event at the Oswego Speedway on Sunday. With persistent rains on Saturday night bumping … Continue reading________________________________
By – Chris Porter Photo – Oswego Speedway PR Fair Lawn, N.J.’s Joey Payne brought home his first feature victory of the 2014 season Saturday night at the Oswego Speedway. After taking the lead away from eventual runner-up finisher, Keith … Continue reading________________________________
In Thursday’s early morning hours, 1997 International Classic champion Davey Hamilton blistered Budweiser Classic Week testing with the new Nicotra Racing No. 6 Hawk Supermodified. Hamilton laid down the fastest lap of the week thus far with a circuit of 16.352 at 137 mph in the brand new Nicotra roadster, making Hamilton an immediate threat for the International Classic pole position during tomorrow night’s ‘Fast 14’ pole day Supermodified time trials that will go green at 6:30 p.m.
Eleven more race cars took to Oswego Speedway on Wednesday for Budweiser International Classic Week testing at the ‘Steel Palace’ with Ray Graham leading the Supermodified charts and Mike Bond topping the SBS racers in attendance. Times dropped considerably on Wednesday, compared to the Tuesday evening test session.
As the 23rd running of the Bud Light Small Block Super Classic 75 approaches, this year’s entry list will certainly not disappoint, as a series of young racers will again join the veterans of the division to race for the title of Classic champion.
Happy Birthday, Genna Losurdo!
Genna turns 6 on Aug. 23.
Colten Matthew Bouchard will be celebrating his second birthday on August 14, 2014. Colten was born at Oswego Hospital weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce. He now weighs 25 pounds.
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.
An old school butcher who got his start taking orders for signature specialty sausages on Facebook has seen steady growth and happy customers since he hung out his brick-and-mortar shingle at the Lakeside Shopping Plaza in Fulton.
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 been below 4,000cfs for the last three days. This … Continue reading
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
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