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County-Wide Programs Touted To Aid Students

Oswego City School District’s superintendent shared information regarding three programs designed to assist at-risk students around the county. One would be similar to the district’s former Buc School program. Another would focus on incarcerated youth. The third would be a transitional behavioral school for elementary students throughout the county. The districts and CiTi would share the costs.

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Children and their parents are invited to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season and sport their fleece and flannel PJs for the sixth annual Polar Express Pajama Party. The event will take place at Oswego High School on Tuesday, Dec. 23, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Take a Trip Around the World with CMOO

Pack your bags, it’s time to travel the world! The Children’s Museum of Oswego’s annual winter program will take place December 26 through January 4 at 7 W. Bridge St. This year’s program, “Take a Trip Around the World with CMOO,” gives children and families a unique opportunity to explore two floors of interactive exhibits as well as daily programming exploring cultures from around the world.

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This fall was slightly warmer than average. And, even though we received more snowfall than normal, it was drier as well. The warmth will linger into the first days of winter and may result in a green Christmas.

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The Live Love Life blood drive in honor of Cooper Levine will be held for the second time on December 30. This year’s event is slated for the Oswego Elks Lodge at 132 W. Fifth St., Oswego, from noon to 6 pm. More than 1.6 million people were diagnosed with cancer last year. Many of them will need blood, sometimes daily, during their chemotherapy treatment.

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On Tuesday (December 16), the Oswego City Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division began an investigation into an allegation of sexual abuse involving a child that had occurred within the city of Oswego. As a result of the investigation, Joshua D. Chase, 31, formerly of 169 E. Sixth St., Oswego, was arrested and criminally charged today (December 19).

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There are many in our local communities who donate their time and talents to make sure that others do not go without around the holidays. I like reading the news this time of year and finding stories about charities that were helped or how one person can inspire others to give, and even save a life.
There are countless other volunteer efforts, too various to mention here, but one thing is clear: we are a community of givers. I, for one, am proud to be a part. Happy Holidays to you and yours.

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As the year draws to a close, and as director of CNY Arts Center, I get to reflect on all that has happened in a year that ended on an upswing! I am humbled and grateful more than I can express for the passion and encouraging participation of this community. It’s my privilege to acknowledge the heart and commitment of an army of volunteers who continue to show up!

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Uncle Sam’s Boat Tours.

We all have people who are very difficult to find the perfect gift for be it a grandchild or an adult. There are those people who seem to have everything. Gifting travel creates unforgettable memories.
At first thought it may seem like travel is an expensive gift but it doesn’t have to be. There are inexpensive gifts of travel and the more expensive ones can be affordable if people/family make it a group gift.

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Oswego Cinema 7     12/18/2014 – 12/18/2014 ANNIE (2014) PG 6:00P 8:40P BIG HERO 6 PG 4:50P 7:20P 9:50P DUMB AND DUMBER TO PG13 7:30P EXODUS PG13 7:00P EXODUS 3D PG13 3:55P 10:05P HOBBIT 3 PG13 3:25P 6:30P HOBBIT 3 3D … Continue reading

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Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve, a long-standing tradition for many Catholics, will be offered this year on Wednesday at Holy Trinity Parish, in Fulton. The solemn feast will begin with a Carol Service at 11:30 p.m.

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Winter at Old Fort Ontario

Fort Ontario State Historic Site’s first “Winter Walk Through History” is scheduled for January 1, 2015. The event will feature a narrated historical stroll around the grounds and buildings of the old 75-acre military reservation. Led by AmeriCorps staffer and historian Mitchell Manniccia, the walk will begin at 10 a.m. in the Enlisted Men’s Barracks inside the old stone fort.

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The Oswego County Legislature’s Economic Development and Planning Committee presented Janet Clerkin with a certificate of appreciation for 30 years of service to the county.

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Charming 3 bedroom ranch in Kingsford Park Neighborhood.

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The Step One Creative Peewee Red Hockey Team of the Oswego Minor Hockey Association lost 5-3 at Thousand Islands, and 4-1 at Elmira, before capturing a decisive 7-0 home win over Valley in recent Snowbelt League action.

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Megan Holzwarth a Graphic Design major from Central Square was a member of the 2014 SUNY Oneonta women’s cross-country team. The team competed in eight meets this fall and finished in second place at the SUNYAC Championships and had its best finish of third place at the NCAA Atlantic Region Championships.

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When Oswego Speedway celebrates its 65th anniversary on August 8 of the coming racing season, not only will fans be invited into the grandstands for only $5, they will also be treated to two former Oswego Supermodified traditions – semi-final qualifying, and the 45-lap feature event.

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Happy Birthday, Jennifer Losurdo

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If you see Cathy Losurdo, wish her a happy birthday

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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Hayden Joins Greater Fulton-Oswego Chamber of Commerce

With 100 years of serving the Oswego County community, The Greater Oswego Fulton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Danielle Hayden of Oswego has been selected as the assistant director of the organization. In her new leadership position, Hayden will be tasked with executing the chamber’s renewed focus to provide services to members.

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Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Thanks Members For Support

As the end of the year is upon us, it has brought with it new and exciting changes at the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce. On December 3, we hosted the Year End Business Social at the American Foundry. This event is a time for all chamber members to gather together and enjoy some holiday cheer. More than 160 people walked through the door and were greeted by an entirely new staff. The outpouring of support made everyone feel welcomed and brought a heightened level of excitement to the night.

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Fishing Reports for December 16, 2014

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River/Lake Ontario report: According to Capt. Andy Bliss of Chasin’ Tail Adventures: Now that the water has cooled off, start concentrating on the slowest deepest … Continue reading

Cloudy with a chance of mixed precipitation today. High 32.

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