Oswego County Today | Free News Source for Oswego County

Nearly $13 Million Allocated for Upgrades at Central and Northern New York Colleges

State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced the new State Budget will include nearly $13 million to help local colleges improve the learning experience for students by making upgrades to their campuses. Included in the spending plan is $6.65 million for SUNY Oswego, $1.95 million for SUNY Canton and $4.35 million for Jefferson Community College.

Continue reading



“In Company” – War of 1812 marine artist Dr. Peter Rindlisbacher portrays the majestic ‘line ahead’ formation of the Royal Navy squadron on Lake Ontario in this scene. He will speak at the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium, scheduled April 17 to 19. For details, go to http://visitoswegocounty.com/historical-info/war-of-1812/war-of-1812-symposium/

History lovers, students and professional historians will have the opportunity to learn more about the decades leading up to and following the War of 1812 as well as artistic tips, tricks and techniques for re-creating historic moments at the Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium. The fifth annual event runs from Friday, April 17 to Sunday April 19.

Continue reading

________________________________

The Oswego City School District Board of Education did much more than hear about the (budgetary) obstacles confronting it at the final regular meeting of March. A full agenda awaited the board members as they sat down. In the “Board of Education” portion of the agenda, approval was granted for a proposed policy relating to “Entitlement to Attend-Age and Residency” policy as well as the pupil instructional calendar for 2015-16.

Continue reading

________________________________

United Way of Greater Oswego County has announced that it is in the planning stages for the distribution of $73,832 in funding that it has received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Those agencies interested in applying for FEMA funding must submit requests to the United Way of Greater Oswego County no later than April 3.

Continue reading

________________________________

State Senator Patty Ritchie announced today (March 30), that the new State Budget will include record funding for agriculture programs designed to connect consumers with locally produced farm products, increase farmers’ yields, boost rural economies and strengthen the future of family farms.

Continue reading

________________________________

Testing of the new Nine Mile Point emergency notification sirens installed by Exelon Generation and Entergy Nuclear will begin the week of April 6. Residents may hear individual soundings of sirens in short bursts for the next few weeks as the startup and commissioning is completed. Full testing of the new sirens will be announced by Exelon Generation when a schedule is established, and will not affect the published schedule of the siren system currently in place

Continue reading

________________________________

It’s one of the most iconic images of World War II, a group of five United States Marines and a United States Navy corpsman, raising the American flag atop Mount Suribachi on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima. This month, dozens of United States veterans made the journey back to that same island, marking the 70th anniversary of one of the most iconic battles of World War II. I’m once again calling on people to nominate those who have served to the New York State Senate’s “Veterans’ Hall of Fame.”

Continue reading

________________________________

Domestic violence, harassment, and sexual assault continue to be issues I am concerned about. Studies reveal that this occurs more than many realize. A few new laws were recently chaptered and aim to improve victims’ rights and protections. I supported all of these in the Assembly and I am glad they have been signed into law.

Continue reading

________________________________


The view from our Shades room.

John and I have visited many places in Vietnam including the beaches between Danang and Hoi An. This time we decided to try some place different – some place that would be warm. Mui Ne is about 135 miles due east of Saigon. After some searching, we decided to stay at Shades Resort. The rate was reasonable; it was on the water and had a pool so it fit our needs.

Continue reading

________________________________

  CINDERELLA (2015) PG 4:40P 6:00P 7:15P 8:35P 9:50P GET HARD R 7:30P 9:50P GUNMAN R 5:00P 7:35P 10:10P INSURGENT PG13 5:40P 7:00P 8:20P INSURGENT 3D PG13 4:20P 9:40P KINGSMAN: SECRET SERVICE R 9:15P RUN ALL NIGHT R 4:50P SECOND … Continue reading

________________________________



Hundreds of students and parents filed into Fairley Elementary School for the event, where they were greeted by teachers, staff members, local business owners and agency representatives.

Continue reading

________________________________

Students enrolled in the Commercial Driver License-A Program at the Center for Career and Community Education recently had a chance to explore a career in transportation with a local company. Dot Transportation employees Hal Williams and Steve Kuchko discussed the many opportunities available to graduates of Ken Koegel’s CDL-A course.

Continue reading

________________________________

An “Overnight Package” courtesy of the Quality Inn & Suites Riverfront in Oswego will be one of the featured prizes awarded during the annual “Bundle of Bucks” Charity Raffle Drawing Party taking place on May 9. In addition to the many prize giveaways, the “Bundle of Bucks” Raffle will pay cash prizes totaling up to $25,000 if all tickets are sold by the time of the drawing.

Continue reading

________________________________
5 East 6th Street, Oswego

Charming 3 bedroom 2 bath home with many updated features.

Continue reading

________________________________


The Summer Championship will return to Oswego Speedway on July 18 with C’s Beverage Center of Oswego and CNY CPR of Baldwinsville presenting the action in the Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS divisions.

Continue reading

________________________________

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.

Continue reading

________________________________

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.

Continue reading

________________________________


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.

Continue reading

________________________________

Jared Bellinger and Kristin Rice became engaged on February 15, 2015, at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida.

Continue reading

________________________________

Today




OSWEGO COUNTY
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.”

Continue reading

VISIT OSWEGO COUNTY

Fishing Reports for March 26, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: The water level was up to 11,500cfs over the weekend but has dropped back to 8,710cfs as of this morning. According to Capt. … Continue reading

Cool with a mix of sun and clouds today. High around 40.

Continue reading

________________________________



----------
v3_2014_64