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Who’s Running For What Nov. 4 – State and National

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Election Day is just a few weeks away so Oswego County Today has compiled for our readers this list of who is running for what office along with a link to the candidates’ websites, blogs or Facebook pages.

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With winter weather approaching and the snowy and slippery road conditions that go with it, the Fulton Police Department wants to remind motorists to follow the rules of the road. Some of the following reminders should be common sense, others may be confusing or unknown to some motorists. The most obvious of those rules in bad road conditions is to make sure motorists leave enough space between vehicles when driving.

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Due to the growing homeless population in Oswego County, the Oswego County Department of Social Services has partnered with the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, Oswego County Opportunities, and Catholic Charities to utilize AmeriCorps members under the Economic Opportunity Program to help provide homeless services for many at-risk individuals. The program began earlier this fall.

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The auction to benefit the Oswego Lighthouse restoration project has been rescheduled to April 25, 2015. Donations are still being accepted and are strongly encouraged from the community.

The auction to benefit the Oswego Lighthouse restoration project, originally scheduled for October 25, has been rescheduled to April 25, 2015. Donations are still being accepted and are strongly encouraged from the community. “In order to maximize the auction as a fund raiser for the Lighthouse, we decided to reschedule the event to April 25, 2015,” said Mercedes Niess, executive director of the H. Lee White Marine Museum.

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On Saturday, October 18, beginning at 7 a.m., George Street between East Seneca Street and State Route 104 will be closed to through traffic for an area construction project. The closure is only planned to last one day and regular traffic patterns are anticipated to resume
on Sunday, October 19.

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The Oswego County Board of Elections office will be open extra hours on the following dates for those who wish to receive absentee ballot applications or file paperwork. The Board of Elections is located at 185 E. Seneca St., Oswego.

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In 1961, Ruth Colvin, a resident of Central New York, read an article in the newspaper claiming that more than 11,000 people in her town were unable to read. Shocked by this information, Ms. Colvin decided to take it upon herself to do something about it. It was defining moment for Ms. Colvin and her life’s work. She pioneered Literacy Volunteers of America, a program providing literacy tutoring to adults.

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As Election Day draws closer, campaigns often ratchet up their rhetoric. The Governor’s campaign is doing just that. In effort to counter the “Stop Common Core” line that his opponent Rob Astorino is running on, Cuomo formed the Women’s Equality line. This is a political party formed by the Governor and his Democratic political allies to help advertise his support of a package of bills known as the Women’s Equality Act.

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Mystery

While progressive rock may stand as a bad word in some sectors of the sonic world, the Dutch have always harbored a special affinity for this extended and cerebral brand of music. So it comes as no surprise that the stars aligned themselves perfectly on May 10, 2013, when Montreal based prog-rock band Mystery took to the stage of the Boerderij Cultuurpodium in Zoetermeer, Netherlands. The end result is the group’s first-ever live release, Tales from the Netherlands, an astounding ride through the band’s recent catalogue that could also serve as the perfect jumping on point for the uninitiated.

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  ALEXANDER & THE TERRIBLE PG 4:40P 6:40P 8:40P ANNABELLE R 5:25P 7:45P 10:05P BOOK OF LIFE PG 6:50P BOOK OF LIFE 3D PG 4:30P 9:05P DRACULA UNTOLD PG13 5:15P 7:30P 9:45P FURY R 4:20P 7:20P 10:15P GONE GIRL R … Continue reading

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Smiles Mouth Guard

Accidents and injuries are unavoidable when you play sports, but the severity of injuries can be significantly reduced when wearing proper protective gear. While many people think of a sports related injury as a sprained ankle or broken bone, an estimated 3 million teeth are knocked out in sporting activities each year.

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In keeping with October’s theme of Breast Cancer Awareness, Recognizing Oswego County has selected two Community Champions who are active in the fight against cancer in Oswego County. The Community Champions for October are Carl Emmons and Liz Lucas.

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Dreary fall weather couldn’t keep the Phoenix community indoors on Saturday, as hundreds ventured into the cold for the Safety Expo. For the better part of a decade, the Phoenix Central School District Transportation Department has organized the event, which unites students, community members and local agencies for a day of safety and fun.

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Novelis is introducing these manufacturing robots into its hot mill manufacturing process. The robotic arms will perform various machine functions, such as marking rolls of aluminum accordingly.
Forty employees from Novelis will attend a training provided by an ABB Robotics employee to learn how the machines work.

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2 family home in the City of Oswego.

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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 Oswego State men’s soccer team was defeated by host Brockport 4-1 on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the team’s record drops to 4-9-2 on the year and 3-4-1 in conference.

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The Oswego State women’s soccer team falls to Brockport 4-1 on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Laker Soccer Field. With the defeat, the team moves to 5-7-3 on the year and 2-3-3 in conference.

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Overnight rain that has continued into Saturday has forced Fulton Speedway management to cancel the Saturday, October 18th ‘Eve Of Destruction IV’. The event won’t be rescheduled this season. A suitable date for 2015 will be discussed during the winter months.

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Happy 15th birthday to Ashley Losurdo of Raleigh, NC. Her father, Craig Losurdo, is from Oswego, NY. Her mother, Heather Losurdo, is from Raleigh, NC.

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Deanne Marie Abell and Joseph Romeo

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Abell of Fulton announce the engagement of their daughter, Deanne Marie, to Joseph Romeo. Ms. Abell is a 2006 graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton. Mr. Romeo is the son of Debra and Joseph Romeo of Queensbury.

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Spotlight: River Edge Mansion Bed and Breakfast

Local bed and breakfast owner Anne Hutchins always wanted to be the proprietor of a place like River Edge Mansion and in 2007 she and her husband Steve moved into the historic Schroeppel homestead to do just that.

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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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Fishing Reports for October 17, 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 area received a good amount of rain Wednesday and Thursday and the … Continue reading

Thickening clouds and a chance of scattered showers later today. High around 55.

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