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August 2015 – A Tad Warmer, Drier Than Normal

While it may look inviting to walk along the breakwall on a hot summer day - it can also be very dangerous.

August 2015 was warm, but not as warm as Bill Gregway, local observer for the National Weather Service, suspected. The average temperature for last month was 69.6 degrees. That’s just 0.2-degree above average. Total precipitation for the month came in at 0.91-inch below average.

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The Oswego County Health Department announced today that new regulations affecting air conditioner cooling towers and recirculated water systems have been adopted by the NYS Department of Health. The new regulations are intended to protect the public’s health by preventing community outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease similar to the outbreak which recently occurred in New York City.

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UPDATE: On 09/03/15 at approximately 7:15 pm the city of Oswego police Department announced that the two missing juveniles, Zachary Warren and Alexis Centrone were located in the city of Oswego.
The, Oswego City Police Department, is attempting to locate two juveniles. The missing juveniles are 12-year-old female, Alexis Centrone and 14-year-old male, Zachary D Warren.

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Several pieces of ex-military equipment have found new life at the port.

Excess military equipment, some headed for the scrap yard, is finding new life and helping to stimulate the economy in Central New York. Zelko Kirincich, executive director and CEO of the Port of Oswego Authority, has recently purchased nearly $1.2 million of cargo handling equipment for less than $42,000.

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Descendants of James Hunter, one of the original founders of the Hunter Arms Company in Fulton, came back to Fulton to celebrate their family history at the 5th Annual Hunter Arms Homecoming Weekend put on by Friends of History. From left; Rob Hunter, Teri Hunter, Jim Hunter (great-grandson to James Hunter), Megan Hunter and Jace Hunter.

Friends of History is no stranger to keeping Fulton’s history alive and well. Recently, they brought back to Fulton the great-grandson and family of James Hunter, one of the original founders of the historic Hunter Arms Company in Fulton. During the annual Hunter Arms Homecoming Weekend, Jim Hunter accompanied by his wife, Teri, their sons, Jace and Rob, as well as Jace’s expecting wife, Megan, came to Fulton to celebrate their family history with collectors and enthusiasts of their iconic family product. Jim’s great-grandfather, James Hunter, along with his five brothers, bought the L.C. Smith gun manufacturing company out of Syracuse and built a factory for production in Fulton.

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mosquito

The Oswego County Health Department reported today (Sept. 1), that the Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE) was detected in four mosquito samples in the Toad Harbor area. These samples were collected last week during routine testing conducted by the county and state health departments. The county plans to conduct aerial spraying Friday evening, September 4 in the Big Bay/Toad Harbor Swamp area.

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I extend my sincerest thank you to everyone that graciously supported our annual Stuff-A-Bus campaign. Thanks to the generosity of so many caring community members, organizations and businesses 1,786 students received many of the supplies they need to begin the school year. From pencils and notebooks to backpacks and thumb drives, volunteers along with members of the Oswego County Teachers Association (OCTA), distributed more than 15,600 school supplies to students throughout Oswego County.

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I have been a Girl Scout for 11 years and have had the most fun and have created some of the best memories of my life through scouting. I have had more opportunities as a Girl Scout than I would ever have imagined. I have camped a lot, earned badges and sold delicious Girl Scout Cookies, of course, but Girl Scouts is so much more than those activities.

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As students head back to school, State Senator Patty Ritchie is announcing $100,000 in special funding she has secured to help support music and band programs in districts throughout Central and Northern New York.

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Kristell M. Cruz, a senior Public Relations major at SUNY Oswego, has joined Chirello Advertising this fall as an intern, it was announced by Steve Chirello, owner.

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St. Luke Health Services is pleased to introduce Deacon John Woloszyn who has assumed a new role for the healthcare provider as Pastoral Care Coordinator. As the Pastoral Care Coordinator, Deacon Woloszyn will minister to the spiritual needs of residents, families and staff.

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3 Talisman Terrace, Oswego

Beautiful 3 bedroom home in Brittany Hill

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Bob Bond set the fastest lap of Classic Week testing on Wednesday at Oswego Speedway.

The third day of Budweiser Classic Week testing at Oswego Speedway continued on Wednesday as Bob Bond, Dan Connors Jr., Joey Moriarty, Joe Gosek, Brian Sobus, and Aric Iosue all took to the fast 5/8 mile to begin preparation for ‘Fast 14’ pole day time trials on Friday as well as the Budweiser International Classic 200 on Sunday. Bob Bond led the test session on Wednesday, which ran from 4-8 p.m.

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Bob Magner led day two Classic Week testing at Oswego Speedway with the Allegresso built No. 35 Supermodified.

The second day of Budweiser Classic Week testing at Oswego Speedway continued on Tuesday as Bob Magner, Kreig Heroth, Mark Castiglia, and Matt Magner all took to the fast 5/8 mile to begin preparation for the Bud Light SBS Classic on September 5 and the Budweiser International Classic 200 on September 6.

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The 9th annual Oswego Kartway Classic will kick off racing directly behind Oswego Speedway during Budweiser International Classic Week on September 3 at 6:30 p.m. The Kartway Classic has become a staple event for kart racers throughout New York State, and with increasing weekly kart counts at Oswego Kartway during the regular season, the Classic looks to be on its way to a record number of entries next week.

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Brandon Beshures

Happy 13th birthday to Brandon Beshures on August 24.

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Genna Losurdo turns 7 on August 23.

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A WALK IN THE WOODS R 2:00P 4:30P 7:00P 9:25P AMERICAN ULTRA R 12:20P 2:40P 5:00P 7:20P 9:35P HITMAN: AGENT 47 R 2:10P 4:35P 7:00P 9:20P NO ESCAPE R 2:00P 4:30P 7:10P 9:35P SINISTER 2 R 12:40P 3:00P 5:20P 7:40P … Continue reading

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5 Movies for $8.00 DUSK TO DAWN SHOW ON SAT & SUN Sept 5 & 6 Triple Feature Fri & Mon Sept 4 & 7 plus premier Screening of Peter Mahan’s Midway DI Documentary..”A Reason to Celebrate” 7:50 Fri, Sat, … Continue reading

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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Membership Monday

This Week’s Topic Please note!!! The GFBC Meeting for tomorrow 9/1/15 has been cancelled. See you next month! Katko Speaks to Members of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce U.S. Representative John Katko was in Oswego Wednesday afternoon to share … Continue reading

Ride Oswego County – ROC Cycling Group

Ride Oswego County –ROC Cycling Group is proud to announce the return of the Cross Out Child Abuse Cyclocross Race to be held at the Town of Scriba Park O’Connor Rd Scriba starting at 8:30 a.m. on October 4.

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Fishing Reports for August 31, 2015

Fishing Reports for August 31, 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: After being as low as 700cfs on … Continue reading

Cloudy and cool with early showers possible, then increasing sun today. High near 70.

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