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Scriba Man Convicted On Felony Drug Charges

On Thursday, an Oswego County jury convicted Emmanuel A. Frederick, of Scriba, of three separate counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, a Class B Felony, for possessing more than a half an ounce of cocaine and for possessing cocaine and heroin with the intent to sell. Due to his prior felony conviction, Frederick faces a minimum sentence of 2 years and a maximum sentence of 12 years in state prison on each count.

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Driving Books Home, Oswego’s Bookmobile, is following the NY State Library’s summer reading theme of Every Hero Has a Story for its summer programs. The bookmobile rolls into Oswego neighborhoods beginning on July 6. Each week during the months of July and August, at every stop, the bookmobile gives a free book and a snack to each child under the age of 18 in the Oswego community.

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The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that sheriff’s detectives have charged an inmate at Oswego County Jail in connection with last month’s robbery of the Subway restaurant and Kwik Fill gas station.

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The crash resulted in the arrest of James D Meeker Jr., 19, of 1556 CR 8, Fulton. He was charged with DWI, Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree, Reckless Driving, Imprudent Speed, Crossing Road Hazard Markings and Failure to Keep Right.

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June 2015 was a rather cloudy and wet month.

June 2015 goes into the weather record book as not the best we’ve ever had. “It was a cool, dark and rather wet month,” according to Bill Gregway, local observer for the National Weather Service. “It was not a very nice June at all.” It was 1.7 degrees cooler and precipitation was 3.49 inches above average.

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Thomas W. Schneider, President/CEO of Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc., the bank holding company of Pathfinder Bank, (NASDAQ: PBHC) (listing: PathBcp) has announced that the Company has declared a cash dividend of $.03 per share on the Company’s common stock relating to the fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2015.

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The 16th Annual Hospice Cup Regatta, held on June 20, raised $23,000. That will be used to support Oswego County Hospice patients and their families. Our success is directly tied to the support we receive from this community, both businesses and individuals.

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When you’re looking for a job or trying to make a career change, connections matter. In fact, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70 percent of all jobs are found through networking. Helping people make connections with businesses and organizations looking to hire is main goal of my job fairs, held annually in St. Lawrence and Oswego counties.

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The Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center, located at 748 Route 183 near Williamstown, presents many programs throughout the year where youth and adults can learn about and observe nature firsthand. This July offers three programs featuring the pond-life, birds, and flowers of summer.

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Porky and Buddy

I am thinking about adopting a kitten, as my 18-year-old “Bumpkus” passed away last winter and there is a huge hole in my house that used to be filled with purrs (and fur). I just read that the Oswego County Humane Society is running a “Special” on kitten adoptions – you can adopt two kittens for $100 instead of the usual $200 that it would cost for the adoption fees. But do you think it is a good idea to adopt two kittens at once? Or is the Humane Society just trying to push kittens out the door with this special?

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Prior to the end of Leighton Elementary’s school year, several sixth grade students were recognized for their scholastic performance and achievements.

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Immaculate mobile home on 3 acres in Mexico, NY

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After taking the checkered flag in the season opener for Oswego Speedway’s Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super division back in May, Dalton Doyle is once again the championship leader heading into Saturday night’s Grand Prix 35 at the ‘Steel Palace.’

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The grandstands will shake and the skies will explode with color when the Fulton Speedway celebrates our nation’s independence this Saturday, presented by NAPA Auto Parts and A-Verdi Storage Containers.

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By all accounts, the early start to Oswego Speedway’s 65th anniversary season has been nothing short of spectacular with exciting, tight quarters racing, and last lap heroics becoming a weekly fixture at the popular ‘Steel Palace’ oval. Of the five racing weekends at Oswego so far this season, four of those have seen their finishes in doubt until the very last trip around the 5/8 mile oval.

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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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What's on tap at Ommergang Brewery.

When John and I were in Cooperstown, we visited the Ommergang Brewery, which is part of the Cooperstown Beverage Trail. It is New York State’s first official cuisine trail. Ommergang Brewery is located in a large building that is reminiscent of the breweries in Belgium. The tour of the Brew House points out the attention to detail in the production of Ommergang beers. The water comes from aquifers located on their property.

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Membership Monday

Happy Monday! Last week we had our Chamber Annual Golf Social at the Oswego Country Club. We are happy to report that it was a complete success. We could not have asked for better weather and everyone had a great … Continue reading

Membership Monday

Here is some information on what is happening at the Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Oswego Farmers’ Market Thank you to Master Pryor’s TaeKwondo America and Creation Studio for taking time to perform in last week’s Oswego Farmers’ Market. This Week: … Continue reading

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Fishing Reports for June 19, 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 recent rainfall is affecting the water flow with the river running at … Continue reading

Becoming mostly sunny and cool today. High 75.

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