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City, National Grid Amend ‘Tracking Account’

At Monday night’s meeting, the Common Council announced it had reached an agreement with Niagara Mohawk (now doing business as National Grid) that will save the city money over the next 10 years. Due to a 1993 deal, the city currently owes the utility more than $11.5 million. Monday’s deal is a way for the city to pay off the debt without placing any burden on the taxpayers, councilors said.

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It's A September To Remember




Today’s News: Installing Apple’s new iOS8 system, and the Class of 2019 names its officers in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.
Please note that due to class commitments, RND will not be published on Wednesday.

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The Oswego County Drug Task Force and the Fulton City Police Department conducted a several-month investigation that resulted in a search warrant executed on Jaycee C. Floyd, 44, of Syracuse, while he was a passenger in a vehicle operated by Tommie Lee Brunson, who was wanted by the Oswego County Drug Task Force on an indictment warrant. The two men were stopped in the city of Fulton in the afternoon of September 18 by the Fulton City Police and members of the Oswego County Drug Task Force.

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Cayuga Community College’s Board of Trustees has signaled a return to financial health and the Fulton campus will see several of its planned developments move forward in the coming days and months as announced during the state of the college address Friday (Sept. 19).

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U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative Dan Maffei today (Sept 22) announced that Oswego County Opportunities, Inc., has been awarded $250,000 through the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women.

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The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in locating James A. Clifford, 71, of Orwell. Clifford was last seen on Sept. 10 at the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles on Taft Road, North Syracuse, when he surrendered the license plates to his 1999 silver Toyota Land Cruiser.

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From pie to cider, if there’s one type of fruit that signals fall is here, it’s the apple. Not only are New York apples tasty, they’re healthy too. Here are some of the biggest ways apples can help boost your health.

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This month, our region is celebrating a major anniversary. It was three decades ago when then Congressman David Martin made the announcement that Fort Drum had been selected as the new home of the 10th Light Infantry Division. What followed was a period of significant growth, including a $1.3 billion dollar investment used to construct 130 new buildings, 35 miles of roadway and more than 4,000 sets of family housing units.

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Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge will improvise on their vintage guitars as they try to surprise a Sheldon Hall ballroom audience in a performance at 6 p.m. Oct. 6, at SUNY Oswego. With the help of Lage’s and Eldridge’s 1939 Martin guitars, the musicians will explore a world of “spontaneous composition” in the free public performance presented by the SUNY Oswego music department.

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FAMILY FRIENDLY TRIPLE FEATURE NOTE*…We are hosting a Girl Scout Camp Over on Saturday Sept 27th and they have reserved the West side of the Lot…We will be open to the public BUT Parking will be restricted to the East … Continue reading

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A mix of sun and clouds and milder today. High in the upper 60s.

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UPDATE: On September 30, the students within the Fulton City School District in grades UPK – 12 will have an early dismissal. Grades 7 – 12 will dismiss at 10:30 a.m. and morning Pre-K – 6 will dismiss at 11:15 a.m. There will be no afternoon Pre-K classes.

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During the two-day camp held in August, the students had the opportunity to learn first-hand about careers in the healthcare field. The 19 participating eighth and ninth grade students took part in rotations that included the hospital’s laboratory, medical imaging and pharmacy departments, where they took part in hands-on learning activities.

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On September 12, ARC of Oswego County hosted a concert at West Linear Park. The band performing was Flame, a group of talented musicians from upstate New York who happen to have disabilities. The band has been featured on “Good Morning America” as well as “The Today Show.”

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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 Fulton Wrestling Club is looking to purchase new singlets for its 2014-2015 season. The Knights of Columbus heard this news. On September 18, they helped to start the ball rolling. They presented Coach Jeff Waldron with a check.

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The Oswego State men’s soccer team lost a 1-0 contest against Wells College on Wednesday afternoon, falling to 1-5-1 on the season. Despite the tough loss at home, Oswego outshot the Express 25-9.

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Lighthouse Lanes invites any and all participants to come and join this racing centered league, focused on gathering Speedway friends and supporters once a month to help pass the Speedway’s off-season. Each team must consist of four bowlers, in any combination.

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Jordyn Moon turns 9 on Saturday

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Genna Losurdo

Happy Birthday, Genna Losurdo!

Genna turns 6 on Aug. 23.

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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 18, 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 been up and down the last few days. After … 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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