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Oswego Police, Fire Departments Rescue Special Olympics Fundraiser

The coldest winter in more than 100 years has left the Oswego harbor locked in with more than four feet of packed snow and ice – making it impossible for participants to safely enter the water for this weekend’s third Oswego Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. Lt. Charlie Searor from the Oswego Police Department and Assistant Chief, John Chawgo from the Oswego Fire Department immediately jumped into action on Monday to save the plunge.

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The Oswego City Fire Department increased its ranks by four and announced two promotions Wednesday afternoon. During the same ceremony, the Oswego City Police Department welcomed six new officers. They also announced five promotions. Mayor Tom Gillen welcomed everyone to the standing-room-only ceremony in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

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Anyone with ideas for products or services that will improve the lives of baby boomers as they age can attend an experts panel discussion and compete for cash prizes at an April 10 Careers in Aging Week event at the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in downtown Syracuse.

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Another order pops up on the counter ready to be delivered to a hungry guest.

The calendar says Spring arrived almost a week ago. But someone forgot to tell Old Man Winter. Temperatures were in the 20s Wednesday morning and ice blotted out Lake Ontario’s water almost as far as the horizon. None of that mattered after 10 a.m.; the true harbinger of spring – Rudy’s – threw open its doors to usher in a new season.

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Today’s News: How to combat writer’s block, and more in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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On March 24, investigators with the Oswego County Drug Task Force arrested Kendra Hamilton, 22, of Oswego, on an arrest warrant issued by Oswego County Court. On March 20, Lisa Sheldon, 22, of Oswego, was arrested as a result of the continuing investigation into the alleged manufacturing of methamphetamine at 222 Liberty St., Oswego.

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My name is Marc Holliday (formerly known as Mark Aldasch). I am the chairman of the City of Fulton Republican Committee. It has now been almost three months since John took his seat in congress to represent the 24th Congressional District. I like many are disgusted and appalled by how John has voted and held himself in congress so far. John has completely abandoned his base and has ignored the voice of the people who put him where he is.

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American flags, cheerleaders, marching bands, balloons, rally cries and more than 3,000 people passionate about Fort Drum and the 10th Mountain Division. This was the scene Friday night at Jefferson Community College, as people from across our region banded together to send a message to Army leadership as they weigh potential cuts that would be devastating to both our region and the state.

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During a recent assembly, Principal Lisa Garafola handed a certificate to each winning student, and congratulated them for persevering through the month of March.

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Oswego Community Christian School recently held a school-wide science fair where all grades participated. Grades 3-8 were judged by a select group of judges outside of our school.

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New York Sea Grant has issued a series of impact statements for eight of its projects conducted in the Great Lakes region of New York in 2014. The projects primarily focused on work to support resilient communities and economies and healthy New York coastal ecosystems and habitats.

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186 E. 5th St, Oswego

Cute 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home in the City of Oswego

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Oswego Speedway racing fundraisers are set for this upcoming weekend for both Novelis Supermodified veteran Jerry Curran and 2014 Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super Rookie of the Year Camden Proud.

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Reserved tickets are now on sale for Oswego Speedway’s highly anticipated Port City 160 ‘Super Spectacle’ presented by Corr/Pak Merchandising and Shea Concrete on May 23, featuring the rare opportunity to see the Novelis non-wing Supermodifieds and the winged ISMA Supermodifieds take on the ‘Steel Palace’ on the same night, with the running of the Jim Shampine Memorial 75 and ‘Irish’ Jack Murphy Memorial 50.

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Proud Motorsports and 16-year-old driver Camden Proud will hold a chicken BBQ fundraiser on March 29 at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego.

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Olivia Bauer will celebrate her 9th birthday on March 20 with friends and family. She is the daughter of Marc Bauer of Oswego and Jessica Bodoh of Fulton.

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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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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Membership Monday

This Week’s Topic Happy Monday!!! Here is some news and information on what some of our members have going on this week and what is happening right here at the Chamber. Please let us know what you would like for … Continue reading

New Direction For New Chamber Directors

After a tumultuous year of transition for the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, its new leadership team is working to redefine the origination’s role in the community and in the minds and hearts of its members and future members. Executive Director Greg Mills and Assistant Director Danielle Hayden have joined forces to create a dynamic force to be visible and build credibility with the business community. “My job, and what I think my skill set is, I facilitate,” Mills said during an interview with Oswego County Today. “I bring people together, I bring conversations forward.”

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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

OK, so maybe it wasn't the best day to sit outside and eat by the lake. But the good news is Rudy's is open; can summer be far behind?

Increasing clouds and rain by mid-day with snow later today. High near 40.

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