Oswego County Today | Free News Source for Oswego County

Oswego County Postpones Aerial Spraying

Aerial spraying of the Toad Harbor / Big Bay Swamp area near the north shore of Oneida Lake is postponed this weekend due to the weather forecast. The current model projections have indicated varied conditions including rain and wind speeds that would hamper efforts to conduct aerial spraying. Weather permitting, aerial spraying will take place in the middle of next week.

Continue reading


What is this?

Always hope

The Oswego County DA disputes a defense lawyer’s claim three other men kidnapped the teen nearl 20 years ago. Members of Heidi’s family has requested privacy as they are “still processing the information.”

Continue reading

________________________________
Members of Brass Inc. belt out a classic Miami Sound Machine hit Thursday night.

The 27th annual festival was greeted by mild temperatures and mostly clear skies – with hundreds of people, young and old, ready to celebrate. The fun continues throughout the weekend. Highlights include Friday’s Children’s Parade and Saturday’s fireworks display.

Continue reading

________________________________
From left are: Karen Perwitz (vice president of VOW Foundation), Teresa Woolson (president of VOW Foundation) and Michael Quenville (vice president, business relationship manager of Pathfinder Bank)

The VOW Foundation announces Pathfinder Bank as a silver sponsor for the first Oswego County Substance Awareness Family Education Fair to be held on Aug. 16 at the Mexico VFW. With a partner like Pathfinder Bank, as a silver sponsor, local community events are made possible.

Continue reading

________________________________
Cat Hadlow with water chestnuts she's pulled at the Battle Island area of the Oswego River and Canal

Volunteers will take to the water early next month to help protect the environment. On Aug. 2, dozens of people will once again do a hand-pulling of the invasive water chestnut around the historical Battle Island area of the Oswego River and Canal. The invasive water chestnut has plagued the Oswego River and Canal, creating a negative impact on the ecological balance of the river, boating and fishing. The water chestnut plant is an invasive species that, once established, can significantly reduce the quality of the native habitat, impede recreational use of waterways, and interfere with aquatic ecosystems.

Continue reading

________________________________
Fort Ontario State Historic Site Superintendent Paul Lear (left) and Henry Spang with the Oswego Maritime Foundation meet aboard the OMF Ontario to develop battle plans for the re-creation of the Battle of Oswego during the 27th annual Harborfest.

Come to Oswego’s historic harbor to witness a re-enactment of the Battle of Oswego during the 27th annual Harborfest. The action begins at 2 p.m. on Saturday. “We will have a few ships and a gunboat in the harbor, including Oswego’s own OMF Ontario, engaging with Fort Ontario to re-create this event,” said Steve Fulton, director of Oswego’s Harborfest. “There will be action from the east breakwall to the west bluff, so people can line up anywhere along to harbor to watch the battle.”

Continue reading

________________________________

What is this?


What is this?

The position of Family Court Judge is one of the most important positions in Oswego County, as the judge can set the future of a young person. A Family Court Judge must show compassion and common sense besides knowing the law.

Continue reading

________________________________

The United Way of Oswego County extends a sincere thank you to the many volunteers and sponsors whose commitment to the United Way 2014 Golf Classic again made the event an outstanding success. This year’s golf tournament, which featured morning and afternoon flights, hosted 46 teams and raised more than $29,000.

Continue reading

________________________________


What is this?

22 JUMP STREET (DIGITAL) R 9:55p DAWN PLANET OF THE PG13 APES (DIGITAL) 1:30p 4:20p 7:10p 10:00p HERCULES (DIGITAL) PG13 12:20p 2:40p 5:00p 7:20p HERCULES 3D (DIGITAL) PG13 9:40p HOW TO TRAIN YOUR PG DRAGON 2 (DIGITAL) 12:15p 2:35p 4:55p … Continue reading

________________________________

Lord Capulet, played by Bobby Fontana, discusses with Juliet, played by Nikki Bolio, her obligation to honor her father's wishes to marry Count Paris in this scene from Romeo and Juliet.

Romeo’s Juliet asks “What’s in a name?” and when it comes to Shakespeare, mixed response quickly follows from grimace to enthusiasm. Ask an actor that question and the challenge quickly becomes irresistible. But for local theatre companies, balancing audience appeal with actor enthusiasm is not always easy.

Continue reading

________________________________


Mostly sunny and pleasant today. High around 80.

Continue reading

________________________________

What is this?

Lennie LaBoda was recently inducted as the newest member of the Fulton Sunrise Rotary Club. LaBoda is retired from First Niagara Bank.

Continue reading

________________________________

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

Continue reading

________________________________

The following events and activities are planned at SUNY Oswego for th ecoming month:

Continue reading

________________________________

What is this?

310WashingtonBlvd-2

Ranch home close to SUNY Oswego and Lake

Continue reading

________________________________


What is this?

By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Randy Ritskes drove the Jeff Locke-owned No. 37 supermodified to its third feature win of the 2014 season Saturday night at the Oswego Speedway. Having started eighth on the grid, the Oswego … Continue reading

________________________________

Bath, N.Y.’s Alex Hoag collected his first checkered flag Saturday night at the Oswego Speedway, winning the 35-lap Pathfinder Bank small block supermodified feature event. Starting from the pole position, the third-generation driver led every lap en route to the win.

Continue reading

________________________________


The Fulton Force

The Fulton Force elite traveling baseball team started its week on July 12 with the opening ceremony and the individual skill competitions and ended the week on July 17 with heartbreak loss in the championship game. The Force caught everyone’s eye when it captured 3 out of the 5 individual skill competitions and took second and third in another.

Continue reading

________________________________

Oswego Speedway's three-time Budweiser International Classic champion, Otto Sitterly, will contend in the first leg of Supermodified racing's Triple Crown this weekend at Sandusky Speedway's Hy-Miler Nationals as a teammate to defending champion Dave Shullick Jr.

The Triple Crown of Supermodified racing officially opens Saturday at Ohio’s Sandusky Speedway with the running of the annual ISMA Supermodified Hy-Miler Nationals. Consisting of Sandusky’s Hy-Miler, Oswego Speedway’s Budweiser International Classic 200, and New Hampshire’s Star Speedway Classic, the Triple Crown is rich in history and tradition, dating back to 1966 when all three races were first run in the same season.

Continue reading

________________________________

Right from the drop of green to the checkers 2013 Fulton Speedway SUNY Canton Sportsman track champion and current point’s leader Beth Schneider and Todd Root put on a battle royal the entire distance that saw Schneider pick up the narrow win.

Continue reading

________________________________


What is this?

Anna Mortimer graduated from G. Ray Bodley on June 28, 2014. Congratulations Anna and happy 19th birthday on July 11, 2014.

Continue reading

________________________________

Carol and Chuck - 2014

Charles and Carol Burghart celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with dinner at the Cottage Inn in Red Creek with their family. Then a gathering of family and friends at their home in Hannibal.

Continue reading

________________________________

Today




OSWEGO COUNTY
THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Chamber Offices to Remain at 44 East Bridge Street

The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce will not be moving to a new location. It will continue to operate from 44 E. Bridge St., Oswego.

Continue reading

Chamber Gears Up for Oswego Farmers’ Market Opening

The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for another summer of the Oswego Farmers’ Market which is set to open on May 22 at 4:30 p.m. along West First Street in Oswego. There will be “noticeable changes” to the market for this summer, said Nate Emmons, interim executive director of the chamber.

Continue reading

VISIT OSWEGO COUNTY

Fishing Reports for July 23, 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 river flow has been low, between 1,000-2,000cfs, for the last couple of … 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




----------

Proudly Designed by Dot Publishing Copyright 2014
 Lion Publishers
All Content Copyright Dot Publishing 2014.
All Submissions Become Property of Dot Publishing All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
v3_2014_64