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United Way Helps Bring 2-1-1 to Oswego County

For those in need of human services, help is only three numbers away. United Way of Greater Oswego County in collaboration with the state of New York, United Ways of Central and Northern New York, and Contact Community Services have brought the 2-1-1 System to Oswego County.
Dialing 2-1-1 will connect callers with the information and answers they need regarding the availability of health and human services in Oswego County and the proper way to access them.

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Mitzi

Mitzi is a dark calico cat, about one year old. The picture doesn’t do her justice. She has beautiful markings and great soulful eyes. Her looks are matched by her personality. She is a very friendly cat, always seeking and enjoying attention.

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Come to the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium to learn more about the war that helped secure America’s independence and shape our young nation. The bicentennial commemoration continues with the fifth installment of the seminar which explores the events that earned respect for the U.S. from around the world.

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During the regular session of Monday’s Oswego School Board meetint, the board approved the Oswego Middle School French Club trip to Montreal for June 6-7 and a textbook for the Modern Novels course at the Oswego High School.

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Amid the bitter cold weather, the city of Oswego has been experiencing a significant amount of water main breaks throughout the city and water pipes bursting in the homes of residents. As families have become displaced, SUNY Oswego has stepped in to assist the city and the American Red Cross in providing shelter and a place of refuge in Laker Hall for those affected by the recent problems. Oswego city Councilor Billy Barlow acknowledges the assistance provided by the college and noted the growing positive relationship between SUNY Oswego and the city of Oswego.

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Today’s News: Lessons learned and new movies are in the Friday edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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On behalf of the hundreds of children and their families that we serve at the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County I would like to thank those caring businesses and individuals who helped to make our fourth annual Chicken Wing Fest such a success! The event raised more than $22,000 to help support our efforts to provide vital services to children who have been sexually or physically abused, neglected or maltreated.

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Here in Upstate New York, there are no shortage of days spent inside seeking refuge from the winter weather. If you’re like me, you know that there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book. Luckily, throughout our region there are dozens of spectacular libraries offering bestsellers, classics, children’s books and all sorts of other types of family friendly entertainment perfect for winter days spent indoors, or any other time of the year.

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The Sanctuary of Truth temple

There are many things to do in the area including elephant rides and shopping but we opted to visit The Sanctuary of Truth, which we could see off in the distance from our balcony. Had we known we would have planned to spend several hours there because there was a lot to do. The elaborately carved wooden structure was built in 1981 but has the look of an ancient temple. The temple carvings showed the relationship between humans and the universe.

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The Lucky Dog Dinner, to benefit the Oswego Animal Shelter Surgical Suite will be held on March 14. The hours will be from 1 – 5 p.m. at the Oswego Moose Lodge. A turkey dinner will be available for $10 each.

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The New York State Sheriffs’ Association held its election of executive committee members at its 81st Annual Winter Training Conference this week at the Desmond Hotel in Albany. Members elected Oswego County Sheriff Reuel Todd to the executive committee.

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Students at Kingsford Park Elementary School in Oswego recently held their Battle of the Books competition. The winners will now continue on to the district-wide event on March 4 at 6 p.m. at Oswego High School’s Ralph M. Faust Theater.

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Beautiful Colonial home in the subdivision of Foxwood Farms- move in ready

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The third-seeded Oswego State men’s basketball team knocked off No. 1 Plattsburgh 70-58 to earn its second SUNYAC Championship in just four years on Saturday at Memorial Hall. With the victory, Oswego improves to 19-9 on the year and will make an appearance in the NCAA Championship after grabbing the conference’s automatic bid. The Lakers will find out who, when and where it will play in the tournament during the NCAA’s selection show at 12:30 p.m. on Monday.

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The second-seeded Oswego State men’s ice hockey team blanked No. 5 Buffalo State 2-0 in the SUNYAC Championship semifinal on Saturday night at the Marano Campus Center Arena. Oswego’s win pushes the squad into its fourth-straight SUNYAC Championship title game appearance with an 18-3-4 overall record. The championship game will be played at No. 1 Plattsburgh at 7 p.m. on Saturday in Strafford Arena.

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The Oswego State women’s hockey team defeated Cortland 2-1 in the ECAC West quarterfinal Saturday afternoon at the Marano Campus Center Arena. With the win, the Lakers have improved to 19-6-1 on the season and will advance to the ECAC West semifinals for the second-straight year.

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Jared Bellinger and Kristin Rice became engaged on February 15, 2015, at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida.

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Michael Holmes turns 6 on February 4.

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Warm Up Oswego To Melt Away the Winter Blues

Melt away the “winter blues” on Saturday for the 10th annual Warm Up Oswego Festival. The hottest winter festival in CNY is lead this year by the Oswego Network of Entrepreneurs and promises the best festival yet. “We will have all the great activities that fest-goers have come to love, with a new footprint for the festival!” said Nathan Emmons, festival chair. This year’s festival will have two headquarters, one outdoors in the Civic Plaza area at Oneida and West First streets and the other indoor headquarters will be in the King Arthur’s building at West First and Bridge streets.

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Spotlight: Zink Shirts

T-shirts and Guerilla Marketing fit together like pencil on paper and when combined well can transform a person into a walking billboard of promotion, thought, emotion, ideas, solidarity, or art for its own sake.
Using this approach, illustrator and self-styled Guerilla Marketer Glenn Zansitis created Zink Shirts, a small business on the ground floor at 19 E. Cayuga St., in Oswego.

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Fishing Reports for February 26, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: The water level has been gradually dropping over the last few days running at 3,300cfs this morning. The cold temperatures are still with … Continue reading

Some sunshine with a chance of flurries today. High 15.

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