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Oswego County Sends Highway Crews and Equipment to Buffalo

The Oswego County Department of Public Works answered the call and sent equipment and a highway crew to Buffalo Friday to help with the massive snowfall cleanup. The photo was taken following a lake effect event in Oswego County a few years ago.

Oswego County is lending some of its snow removal expertise and equipment to the city of Buffalo to assist in the removal of this week’s massive lake effect snowfall. County Legislature Chairman Kevin Gardner approved a request from the State Office of Emergency Management Thursday afternoon for additional snow removal assistance. “We’re used to these types of events and are certainly happy to help them out,” said Chairman Gardner.

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Before settling down to eat your turkey or prepare your house for guests this Thanksgiving, why not get a little exercise in and help the Salvation Army and Human Concern Center of Oswego? The Run for the Pies, now going for 15+ years, does just that! Every Thanksgiving morning, a group of runners and walkers meet at the Oswego YMCA to do a 5K run/walk before dinner. It’s open to the public and everyone in the community is welcome to join.

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Today’s News: First quarter honor roll students, turn down the music and beating the winter blues are all included in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Oswego County Clerk Michael C. Backus and Veterans Services Director Donna Kestner Thursday (Nov. 20) thanked Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing into law legislation that eliminates the fee for veterans seeking a distinction on their drivers’ licenses or non-driver ID cards. The legislation passed both the NYS Assembly and Senate unanimously earlier this year.

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A young lady shares her wish list with Santa Claus a few years ago.

The all-day event will offer a wide variety of holiday events and activities. Events are planned at the Lake Ontario Conference Center, St. Joseph’s, City Hall and many other places. Downtown restaurants and businesses will be open throughout the day as well as after the tree lighting, offering holiday shopping and dining specials. Santa Claus will greet children at the 6 p.m. tree lighting and then invite them inside City Hall to hear their Christmas wish lists.

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Car Over Embankment Near Lake Ontario

Two people escaped injury today as their car went over an embankment and landed precariously on the shore of Lake Ontario, according to the Oswego Fire Department. The accident occurred just before 3 p.m. today (Nov. 20) at Fourth Avenue, near SUNY Oswego, in a parking lot adjacent to “Flatrock.”

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Thanksgiving is the time of the year the Oswego Public Library reflects on the generosity of those in our community who have helped us provide services to our patrons. This year, the Children’s Room is thankful for receiving a substantial grant from the Oswego County Youth Bureau to help with the costs of the Summer Reading Program.

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From the many community members who attended, to the businesses and organizations that helped make the event possible, our Stone Soup Luncheon was a perfect example of engaging the community to come together to show their support for the our mission of ending hunger in Oswego County.

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The Olin Bridge

There is something about covered bridges that makes people stop to take a picture. There have been movies, books, and puzzles that featured covered bridges. They have been around for a long time. I like the term “kissing bridge” that came from the days when sleighs would cross the bridge and a bold boyfriend would steal a kiss in the dark.

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food drive

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and many families in our community are in need of assistance. This Thanksgiving we are teaming up with the Hannibal Resource Center to help provide holiday meal boxes. The boxes include the makings for … Continue reading

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After having received recognition for its spring 2014 entry, the Blue Team at the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation’s Stepping Stones Day Program has submitted their latest creation to the fall 2014 “Made by Milk” Carton Construction Contest sponsored by Evergreen Packaging.

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Fifth and sixth grade and seventh and eighth grade had separate celebrations in the school cafeteria complete with food, decorations and prize drawings to recognize student achievement.

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The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Dollars For Scholars organization will be holding a fundraiser at the Cicero Five Below store on December 12, 13 and 14. Ten percent of the total dollars spent will be donated to APW Dollars for Scholars.

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The Oswego State men’s basketball team handed the visiting St. Lawrence University Saints a 62-58 loss on Friday evening at Max Ziel Gymnasium. With the win, Oswego collects its second-straight victory on the season and sits above .500 at 2-1.

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The Oswego State women’s ice hockey team returned to the playing surface after a long layoff and did not miss a beat, trumping visiting Potsdam 4-0 on Friday afternoon in the Marano Campus Center Arena. With the victory, the Lakers improve to 3-2-0 overall and 2-1-0 in ECAC West play.

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With the holiday season knocking on the door step, Oswego Speedway is offering several ‘Steal Palace’ savings options for fans through December 23, including pre-race rides in the Canale Insurance 2-Seat Supermodified for only $99. The Canale Insurance 2-Seat Supermodified has become a staple at Oswego Speedway, providing countless thrills for willing riders in the 800-horsepower machine, serving as a tremendous promotional tool for Supermodified racing and the ‘Steel Palace.’

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Anthony and Veronica (Tropea) DeRosa recently celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary with a gathering of family and friends at St. Luke Health Services in Oswego. The bride is the daughter of Joseph and Rose Orlando Tropea and the groom is the son of Dominick and Louise Granato DeRosa. The couple was joined in matrimony on October 11, 1947, at St. Peter’s Italian Church on State Street in Syracuse.

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If you see Vinny Losurdo on October 26, wish him a Happy 12th Birthday!

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Spotlight: KBM Management

With the advent of The Affordable Care Act this year and amid a sea of mixed opinions and new information pertaining to business’s responsibilities, this has been a very busy year for KBM Management’s consultants.

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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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Fishing Reports for November 20, 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: We had the highest water of the season over the last day or … Continue reading

A mix of sun and clouds and lake effect snow showers today. High around 35.

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