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Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. Declares Dividend

Thomas W. Schneider, President/CEO of Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc., the bank holding company of Pathfinder Bank, (NASDAQ Capital Market; symbol: 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 March 31, 2015.

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Writing Arts and Culinary Classes return to CNY Arts Center Programming

“Building Your Writing Muscle” returns to CNY Arts Center Arts in the Heart Studio under the direction of Jim Farfaglia on April 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The six-week class for new writers or those struggling to establish a productive, consistent environment for their craft will help participants gain an understanding of their unique writing needs and develop a setting and schedule to serve those needs.

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10th Annual Oswego County Workforce Development Youth Career Summit

Cornell Cooperative Extension staff member Linda Brosch (center), 4-H Youth Development Team coordinator and coach of the TaskMasters team of middle-school students working on robotics projects and participating in competitions, provides information to students attending the Youth Career Summit on March 18 on the second floor of Lanigan Hall. Organized by the Workforce Development Board at SUNY Oswego, the event attracted 450 eighth-graders from five school districts in Oswego County.

The Workforce Development Board of Oswego County, a branch of the SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations, hosted its 10th Annual Youth Career Summit recently in Lanigan Hall at the college, with 450 Oswego County eighth grade students in attendance. The students from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown, Hannibal, Mexico, Oswego and Pulaski school districts attended this free event to learn about career choices in our county from local business professionals.

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Inaugural Parent University To Provide Learning Experience For Parents, Students

“We’re inviting community organizations and teacher leaders to offer some insight into several areas, including academic, social and emotional,” said FCSD STLE3 Instructional Program Coordinator Mary Ann DeMar. “All these areas affect a child’s education, and by having parents, teachers and community leaders come together as partners, we are able to spend time communicating and learning together to better address the needs of our children.”

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County Rabies Clinics Get Under Way

Shila, a two-year-old Siberian Husky gets her shot Wednesday evening.

The county DPW garage in Scriba went to the dogs Wednesday – with a few felines thrown in for good measure. It was the Oswego County Health Department’s first rabies clinic of season. County health officials said they’d like to see a lot of people take advantage of the rabies clinics. Rabies is still out there, they warn. “If we protect our pets, we are also protecting ourselves. That’s the whole point of these clinics,” the county public health director said.

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Oswego Health Goes Blue to Support Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Oswego Health employees dressed in blue on March 6 to show their support of National Wear Blue Day, which brings awareness to the importance of colon cancer and its detection. Oswego Health Gastroenterologist Bishnu Sapkota said the best prevention against colon cancer is a colonoscopy.

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New Oswego County Law Will Provide Gradual Tax Exemption For Home Improvements

Oswego County homeowners can apply to receive a gradual tax exemption for capital improvements to their homes under a new local law approved by the Oswego County Legislature March 12. The law exempts residential buildings from increased taxes and special ad valorem levies for capital improvements valued at $5,000 or more for a period of eight years. The law has been submitted to the Secretary of State and will take effect after it has been filed by that office.

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Sandra Scott Travels: Enjoying The Sights In Mui Ne, Vietnam

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.

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Fishing Reports for March 26, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: With the rain the water level is up a little today running at 8,940cfs this afternoon. According to Capt. Kevin Davis of Catch … Continue reading


Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. Declares Dividend

Thomas W. Schneider, President/CEO of Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc., the bank holding company of Pathfinder Bank, (NASDAQ Capital Market; symbol: 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 March 31, 2015.

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