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Councilors, Public Debate Proposed Residency Law

The Oswego Common Council voted unanimously to set public hearing for proposed Local Law No. 4 of the Year 2015 – a local law amending Section C2-01 of the Charter of the city of Oswego with respect to (the residency of) city officers and employees. However, support for the proposed law itself isn’t as strong. Some residents voiced opposition, as well as some of the council members.

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Fulton City School District student Brandon Webb discovers the dangers of texting a driving with AT and T’s simulator.

The 2015 eleventh annual Regional Awareness Program, sponsored by the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation, was eye-opening, moving students to make better, safer driving decisions. Perhaps the most touching informational display was the victim impact panel by Oswego County STOP DWI. Three individuals who suffered a tragedy relating to irresponsible driving shared their stories of loss.

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A total of 42 illegally possessed Oxycodone tablets, 11 bags of heroin and a small amount of marihuana were seized from the suspect’s vehicle, according to police. A subsequent search warrant was executed at Pfendler’s home where an additional 7 bags of heroin were seized, police added. An additional 50 bags of heroin was seized at a residence in Palermo.

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A large tribute was made in honor of Mike Mulcahey, one of the founders of the Little League Girls’ Softball program. The girls’ softball field will be named Mike Mulcahey field.

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The annual “Walk for Autism” drew more than 850 people to Leighton Elementary School and the nearby Wilber Field on Saturday afternoon. Besides acting as a fundraiser, the event, sponsored by the task force, also focused attention on the plight of Autism victims in Oswego County.

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Kenzie

Kenzie is a 9-month-old short haired dark tortie. She’s quiet and demure . . . you’d hardly know she was around until she came looking for love. But then, there she is. Her favorite places for extra attention are under her chin and around her ears. She’s very curious about her surroundings and the other animals that come to visit – and is always welcoming.

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I am teaming up with the American Red Cross and the Rural Health Network of Oswego County to host a blood drive on May 1 in Oswego. The blood drive will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oswego Elks Lodge, 132 W. Fifth St. If you are able to donate, please call my office at 315-598-5185 to make an appointment. We are encouraging everyone who is able to donate. You never know whose life you can help save. In anticipation of our upcoming blood drive, I want to share some facts about blood donation.

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Visit any library throughout Central and Northern New York, and you’ll see things have changed. Today, our libraries are so much more than books. They’re offering, and doing, so much more for those who utilize them, and continuing to evolve to keep up with the demands of today’s consumers.

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Plantation Bay Resort pool

Several years ago, John and I visited Cebu and loved the mangos which were sweet and had the consistency of cling peaches. When we were there we stayed one night at Plantation Bay Resort and never forgot the massive pools so we decided to return this year to see if it was as wonderful as we remembered. It was.

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Porky and Buddy

I just adopted my first cat, Tonya. She’s about four years old, pretty and playful when she’s awake, but it seems like she’s hardly ever awake. How much should cats sleep? Should I be worried about her?

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The town of Oswego will host its sixth annual community yard sale throughout the town’s neighborhoods on August 1. This town-wide event has been very successful, averaging about 45 homes holding sales each year.

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The College of Saint Rose in Albany announced that Lindsey Wiehl of Cleveland is one of 107 students honored for outstanding academic achievement.

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3 Talisman Terrace, Oswego

Beautiful 3 bedroom home in Brittany Hill

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Engines will finally fire at Oswego Speedway on May 2 with the annual open practice session to be held from 1-5 p.m.

All divisions competing at Oswego Speedway in 2015 including the Race of Champions Asphalt Modifies Series, the International Supermodified Association, the NEMA Midgets, ATQMRA TQ Midgets and of course the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank Small Block Supers are welcome to participate in the four-hour long open test session.

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Billy Decker started his defense of his 2014 Modified Super DIRTcar Series Championship in a big way Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway by winning the 100-Lap ‘Highbank Holdup’ series race. Matt Sheppard who lost the title last season by six points finished second. Danny Johnson came from 27th to finish third. Jimmy Phelps and Tim Fuller rounded out the top five.

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(Modifed Super DIRTcar Series 100-Laps) – BILLY DECKER, Matt Sheppard, Danny Johnson. (DIRTcar Sportsman Series 30-Laps) – BRAD ROUSE, James Michael Friesen, Mathieu Desjardins. (E&V Energy Novice Sportsman 20-Laps ) – KEVIN ROOT, Rylee Gill, Steve Abt

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On April 25, 2015, Ivan and Fern Parsons of Mount Pleasant celebrate 67 years of marriage.

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Today, April 7, 2015, we celebrated one of our residents here at Meadowbrook Manor in Hannibal. It was Mary Kon’s 99th birthday!

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Fishing Reports for April 23, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: This morning the water level dropped to 14,800cfs. This is still high for fishing along the river but behind the hotels is one … Continue reading

Cloudy and cool with a few showers possible today. High in the lower 50s.

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