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Disconnect Launches Prog-rock Sideman into Spotlights

John WesleyJohn Wesley doesn’t wait long to take charge on his new album, Disconnect, stepping out of the sideman role and into the spotlight on his first solo release since 2011’s EP the lilypad suite and first full-length effort since Shiver in 2005. As has been the case on each of his previous four albums and three EPs, the Tampa, Florida guitarist/vocalist continues to push the boundaries of his music.

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SUNY Oswego to revive monster musical comedy ‘Young Frankenstein’

Dr. Frankenstein's monster - a kinder, gentler fiend played by SUNY Oswego junior Jared Gould, who accepts young Ella Culligan's flowery gift -- stars in the theatre and music departments' presentation of the comedic spoof "Young Frankenstein," previewing on at 7:30 p.m. April 24, and running at 7:30 p.m. April 25 and 26 and May 3 before closing with a 2 p.m. matinee May 4. All performances will place in Tyler Hall's Waterman Theatre.A comic spoof on the legend of Frankenstein comes to life this month as SUNY Oswego’s theatre and music departments present an adaptation based on the 1974 hit film and 2007 Broadway play “Young Frankenstein” in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre. The play will preview at 7:30 p.m. April 24, and run 7:30 p.m. April 25 and 26 and May 3, with the matinee finale at 2 p.m. May 4.

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Fulton Community Theatre To Hold Auditions For One-Act Plays

First-time directors in spotlightThe production will consist of two one-act plays: “Take Five” a comedy by Westley M. Pederson, to be directed by Donald Crowe and “Who Am I This Time?” by Christopher Sergel, based on the short story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., to be directed by Valeri Roscoe Dedich. Auditions will be held on April 21 and 22 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 309 Buffalo St.

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Sandra Scott Travels: There Are No Flying Fish, But Myanmar Is A Great Place To Visit

Mandalay palaceRudyard Kipling wrote, “The Road to Mandalay where the flying fish play…” Kipling was never in Mandalay and there are no flying fish as it is not on the sea but it is located inland on the Irrawaddy River. It was the last home of the royal family of Myanmar. Air Asia now has a direct flight from Bangkok so we decided to revisit.

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Oswego Council OKs Funding For Softball Season

At this week’s meeting, the Common Council OK’d expenditure of funds from the Softball Accounting Reserve Fund. The DPW commissioner was authorized to spend up to $20,000 to operate Legends Softball Complex for the 2014 season. They also approved transfer of funds from within the Department of Public Works. A total of $8,000 was moved to cover the anticipated cost of seasonal employees at the softball complex.

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ISMA Supermodified Roster Continues to Build Leading to Oswego Speedway Opener

OSWEGO, NY – As the International Supermodified Association season opener continues to draw closer at Oswego Speedway, the winged traveling series roster continues to grow with a mixture of returning vets and interesting new combinations for the coming season. One … Continue reading


Steelhead Lodge to Host Women’s Fly-fishing Weekend

The Steelhead Lodge will be hosting a Women’s Fly-fishing Weekend from May 2 – 4 on the world famous Salmon River. The event consists of riverside lodging, home-cooked meals, a seminar led by Vicky Lane, renowned fly fisherwoman, and plenty of time spent fishing the Salmon River.

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Child Passenger Safety Seat Check Set April 26

Oswego County Sheriff’s Department deputies Todd Delmar and Andrew Bucher will take part in the next child passenger safety seat check on April 26. It will be held at the Best Western Conference Center, 26 E. First St., Oswego, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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Tina DeCastro, 98

Tina DeCastro, 98, a resident of Oswego, passed away Monday April 14, 2014, at St. Luke Health Services.

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