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Port City Names Street In Honor Of Former Alderman

Former Mayor John Sullivan shares some fond memories with John Canale at Monday night's street dedication. Looking on at right is Mayor Tom Gillen.

John M. Canale Drive was officially unveiled Monday night prior to the city committee meetings. The 90-year-old former alderman has been a teacher for most of his life and served on the council for 20 years. Outside of teaching, Canale said he can’t think of a better job than being a city councilor for anyone to pursue. “We need as many people running for office as we can get,” he said.

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The Fulton Water Department Flushing Program will begin October 27. Flushing will begin in the morning and continue until sunset. Flushing will start in the southeast quadrant and proceed in a northerly and westerly direction.

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Today’s News: See our World Series predictions along with an opinion article about the state of the lunchroom in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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With winter weather approaching and the snowy and slippery road conditions that go with it, the Fulton Police Department wants to remind motorists to follow the rules of the road. Some of the following reminders should be common sense, others may be confusing or unknown to some motorists. The most obvious of those rules in bad road conditions is to make sure motorists leave enough space between vehicles when driving.

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Due to the growing homeless population in Oswego County, the Oswego County Department of Social Services has partnered with the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, Oswego County Opportunities, and Catholic Charities to utilize AmeriCorps members under the Economic Opportunity Program to help provide homeless services for many at-risk individuals. The program began earlier this fall.

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Election Day is just a few weeks away so Oswego County Today has compiled for our readers this list of who is running for what office along with a link to the candidates’ websites, blogs or Facebook pages.

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On behalf of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce we extend a sincere thank you to everyone who helped make this year’s CNY Great Pumpkin Festival one of the best ever.

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Can you imagine a world without farmers? For many, it’s hard to do. Where would our fruits, vegetables and meats come from? Who would help to put items like butter and milk on store shelves? And, who would be responsible for making sure New York’s leading industry continues to thrive? Our state’s hardworking farmers are the backbone of our economy.

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Mystery

While progressive rock may stand as a bad word in some sectors of the sonic world, the Dutch have always harbored a special affinity for this extended and cerebral brand of music. So it comes as no surprise that the stars aligned themselves perfectly on May 10, 2013, when Montreal based prog-rock band Mystery took to the stage of the Boerderij Cultuurpodium in Zoetermeer, Netherlands. The end result is the group’s first-ever live release, Tales from the Netherlands, an astounding ride through the band’s recent catalogue that could also serve as the perfect jumping on point for the uninitiated.

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  ALEXANDER & THE TERRIBLE PG 4:40P 6:40P 8:40P ANNABELLE R 5:25P 7:45P 10:05P BOOK OF LIFE PG 6:50P BOOK OF LIFE 3D PG 4:30P 9:05P DRACULA UNTOLD PG13 5:15P 7:30P 9:45P FURY R 4:20P 7:20P 10:15P GONE GIRL R … Continue reading

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Smiles Mouth Guard

Accidents and injuries are unavoidable when you play sports, but the severity of injuries can be significantly reduced when wearing proper protective gear. While many people think of a sports related injury as a sprained ankle or broken bone, an estimated 3 million teeth are knocked out in sporting activities each year.

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Fran Verdoliva, Salmon River program coordinator for the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, casts for steelhead on a channel of the upper fly-fishing section of the Salmon River. (Photo courtesy NYS DEC.)

When it comes to world-class fisheries, you’d be hard pressed to find one that isn’t chopped up into special-interest sections. Oswego County’s Salmon River is a pioneer in this process, offering a place for every fishing taste. Its most famous section is at its headwaters a short distance from the Lower Reservoir’s dam. Restricted to fly-fishing, catch-and-release only, this mystique is more than purist anglers can resist. But there’s more to the place than just image.

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Granby Elementary School students are hitting the ground running this school year, literally. A newly formed running club, spearheaded by teachers Jennifer Killian and Danielle Bovay, aims to get students moving on the path to a healthy lifestyle. The group meets for an hour every weekday and it is open to students in third through sixth grades.

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The John C. Birdlebough High School’s fall play production will be the comic Western “True Desperados.” Show dates and times are Oct. 30 at 4 p.m.; Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m.; and Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $5 for students and senior citizens and $7 for adults. The play harkens back to the days before television when families sat by the radio every night and listened to their favorite shows.

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2 family home in the City of Oswego.

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Dave Danzer and Andrew Schartner closed out the 2014 racing season at the Oswego Speedway on Sunday, the same way each had opened it – in victory lane. Danzer pocketed his third … Continue reading

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Further solidifying himself as one of the greatest supermodified drivers in Oswego Speedway’s rich history, Canajoharie’s Otto Sitterly earned his fourth Budweiser International Classic 200 win Sunday afternoon. Sitterly would take over … Continue reading

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With the annual Mitchell’s Speedway Press/Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet just around the corner, Speedway partners continue to renew for the 2015 racing season, including Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers, the official home center of Oswego Speedway. Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers will return in 2015 as the primary sponsor of the always exciting Novelis Supermodified Twin 35s, which made a return to the Speedway racing calendar in 2014.

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The Oswego State men’s soccer team was defeated by host Brockport 4-1 on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the team’s record drops to 4-9-2 on the year and 3-4-1 in conference.

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The Oswego State women’s soccer team falls to Brockport 4-1 on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Laker Soccer Field. With the defeat, the team moves to 5-7-3 on the year and 2-3-3 in conference.

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Happy 15th birthday to Ashley Losurdo of Raleigh, NC. Her father, Craig Losurdo, is from Oswego, NY. Her mother, Heather Losurdo, is from Raleigh, NC.

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Deanne Marie Abell and Joseph Romeo

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Abell of Fulton announce the engagement of their daughter, Deanne Marie, to Joseph Romeo. Ms. Abell is a 2006 graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton. Mr. Romeo is the son of Debra and Joseph Romeo of Queensbury.

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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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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Local Eateries to Compete for Golden Pumpkin Award

Want to enjoy the unique taste of pumpkin at your favorite restaurant or eatery? Ask them what their entry will be in the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival Golden Pumpkin Award. Planning committee members have invited chefs, cooks, bakers, and baristas throughout Oswego County to feature a pumpkin themed item on their menu during the week leading up the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival.

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Fishing Reports for October 17, 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: The area received a good amount of rain Wednesday and Thursday and the … Continue reading

Cloudy and chilly with a chance of showers today. High 50 – 55.

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