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A Pleasant Fall Gives Way To Mild Start of Winter

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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A traffic stop in the city of Oswego has resulted in the arrests of several suspects on drug related charges.

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A local man accused of robbing drugs at gunpoint from the corner drugstore in the village of Phoenix was caught by police Thursday (Dec. 18) and arraigned in Schroeppel Town Court on five felony and misdemeanor charges.

Cody M. Hall, who turned 22 years-old on Thursday, of county Route 10, Pennellville, was apprehended in the town of Cicero Thursday morning by several police agencies.

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As Hannibal High School teacher Arlene Laut gears up for retirement at the end of the school year, a classroom project she spearheaded a decade ago is also drawing to an end. A massive penny collection effort, which was launched in an elective class Laut taught several years back, aimed to teach students the human cost of the Holocaust by having each penny represent a life.

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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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The Christmas season, it’s often referred to as the “most wonderful time of the year.” However, did you know it can also be one of the most dangerous? From fires sparked by unsafe lights to criminals looking to steal gifts, there are a number of threats that crop up this time of year.

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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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SUNY Oswego has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine’s list of 100 best values in public colleges for 2015. The ranking cites four-year schools that combine outstanding academics with affordable cost.

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Customers at the shop can find souvenirs and memorabilia from museums and historical societies from around the county.

The shop features item from the H. Lee White Maritime Museum, Fort Ontario, Richardson-Bates House Museum, Oswego Railroad Museum, Scriba Historical Society and more. The hours are noon – 5 p.m. from now until Christmas Eve with the exception of Sunday when the shop is closed. The shop offers souvenirs and memorabilia from museums and historical societies from around the county.

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Youth Outreach Geared Against Synthetics

Youth Outreach Geared Against Synthetics is an informational program put together by Farnham Family Services and the Victor Orlando Woolson Foundation, Inc., to help raise awareness of drugs, specifically synthetic drugs, to area youth. The program was recently presented to after-school groups by Penny Morley (Farnham Family Services prevention director), Teresa Woolson and Sarah Gauger (VOW Foundation members).

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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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