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State Police Probe Armed Robbery At Oswego Town Kwik Fill

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The New York State Police in Fulton are investigating an Armed Robbery that occurred on Thursday (July 30) at approximately 10:44 p.m. at the Kwik Fill located at 7559 State Route 104 in the town of Oswego. There are three suspects involved, all are white males, wearing black clothing and black head/face coverings, troopers said.

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The Oswego County Health Department today (July 31) announced that the State Department of Health has approved its plan of closing the Certified Home Healthcare Agency. “Since 1966, Oswego County CHHA has provided services to thousands of county residents,” said County Legislator John Proud, District 7, Mexico, chairman of the Legislature’s Health Committee. “However, a number of financial issues, and elimination of state funding over the past several years, have affected the viability of the CHHA program. “

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Most Reverend Bishop Robert Cunningham

The recent news stories concerning Planned Parenthood are shocking and disconcerting. They draw attention, front and center, to the ugly and damaging reality of abortion. The stories serve to remind us that abortion is a direct attack on vulnerable human life. They also demonstrate the sad reality that fetal organs and tissues are routinely harvested, bought and sold in our country.

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In his tenure, he has seen much positive action and collaboration, he said at a recent Common Council meeting. “It has been one of the most positive experiences I’ve had in my life. The job has many challenges. My opportunity to work with the mayor and the council, city chamberlain and DPW, and just about every department has been a great experience of collaboration and partnership,” he said.

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FULTON, NY – There will be a chicken dinner benefit on Sept. 26 at the Fulton Polish Home. The hours will be from noon until 5 p.m. The event will benefit Brayden Douglas Munger. On June 5, 2015, 3-year-old Brayden … Continue reading

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Oswego Mayor Tom Gillen has announced that due to construction work on the Riley Booster Station and other associated water distribution system plans, he is repeating his request from earlier this month for residents to continue to conserve water usage for the next few weeks.

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In case you had your doubts, summer is here. Recent temperatures hovering near 90 degrees have many people seeking relief from the heat. Although many people welcome the warm weather, especially given this year’s brutal winter, there are steps we all need to take to stay cool and avoid health issues when the temperature rises.

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Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, honey, wine, and cheese are all out in abundance this time of year throughout the region and will be for the next few months at local farmers’ markets. Farmers’ markets provide an opportunity to buy local and give farmers a chance to provide home-grown produce straight to the consumer. The markets are located throughout the region and we’re fortunate to have as much fresh and homegrown produce as we do in our area.

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Bonnie Finnerty was recently named Sandy Creek Elementary School Principal. Finnerty replaces longtime Principal Sue Ann Archibee who retired at the close of the 2014-15 school year. Finnerty is very familiar with Oswego County having grown up in, and graduated from, neighboring Pulaski High School.

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Although local music trailblazer Joe Spereno lost his battle with cancer in May, his memory will live on through a newly created scholarship that will benefit a musically gifted Oswego High School student.

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This year’s Fulton Jazz Festival, Aug. 7-8, offers everything from New Orleans’ deep-fried Cajun mac and cheese balls to Philly cheese steak, to pulled pork, to oven-fresh baked goods, to ice cream, and more, said Bill Hubel, festival co-chair.

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4368 Co. Rt. 4, Scriba

Open House! August 2nd 1-3 pm

3 bed, 1.5 bath home on 7 acres in the Town of Scriba

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A big thank you goes out to the race teams that compete at the Fulton Speedway, and the head of the Jr. Fan Club, Laurie Mortimer for making 2015 addition of the Jr. Fan club Bike Giveaway a big success. The entire staff of the Fulton Speedway would like to take moment to thank all those who participated and brought smiles to the kids’ faces:

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Oswego Kartway’s Triple Crown will continue Friday night with the running of the annual ‘Battle at the Bullring’ presented by RJ Kart Sales and Service. The Kartway’s Triple Crown is comprised of the ‘King of the Kartway’, which took place on July 10, tomorrow’s ‘Battle at the Bullring’, and the Oswego Kartway Classic which will take place during the Speedway’s Budweiser Classic Week on September 3.

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It feels like the 2015 racing season just started. Coming into August 1, there is only six point events left to decide the 2015 track champions before gearing up for the 30th Annual Sunoco Fulton Ethanol Facility Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on October 2-3.

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Anna Kielb

The Manor at Seneca Hill hosted a very special party on May 29 – the 103rd birthday of resident Anna Kielb. Kielb is a Fulton native, who at one time worked at the Woolen Mill located on West First Street in the city.

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Mary Jo Gadwau and Neil Patrick Cliff exchanged marriage vows in a double-ring ceremony at St. Paul’s church on May 2, 2015. The Rev. Guy Buccaro officiated at the ceremony.

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Sharon Springs American Hotel

Everyone has heard of Route 66. But, few know of historic U.S. Route 20. It extends from Boston, Massachusetts, to Newport, Oregon. Spanning 3,365 miles, Route 20 is the longest road in the United States. The more famous Route 66, called the Main Street of America, is 2,451 miles in length. New York and other states are promoting tourism along Route 20. I have chatted with people along the route in New York State and they admit that they are having a problem making people aware of the great things to see along the way.

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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Membership Monday

Happy Monday!!! The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate the staff and all the hundreds of volunteers at Harborfest for working so hard in making this year’s festival a success!!! What a fantastic weekend and of course … Continue reading

Membership Monday

Upcoming events at the Chamber of Commerce GOBC Wednesday, July 15th 8:00am Chamber offiice The new Director of Community Development Justin Rudgick and Emily Zipprich from Congressman John Katko’s office will be in attendance to give everyone updates on what … Continue reading

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Fishing Reports for July 30, 2015

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 river level has been all over the chart over the last few … Continue reading

Less humid with a mix of sun and clouds today. High in the lower 80s.

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