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Salmon River’s Special Fly-Fishing, Catch-and-Release Areas

Fran Verdoliva, Salmon River program coordinator for the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, casts for steelhead on a channel of the upper fly-fishing section of the Salmon River. (Photo courtesy NYS DEC.)

When it comes to world-class fisheries, you’d be hard pressed to find one that isn’t chopped up into special-interest sections. Oswego County’s Salmon River is a pioneer in this process, offering a place for every fishing taste. Its most famous section is at its headwaters a short distance from the Lower Reservoir’s dam. Restricted to fly-fishing, catch-and-release only, this mystique is more than purist anglers can resist. But there’s more to the place than just image.

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Running club on track for successful year at Granby Elementary School

Granby Elementary School students are hitting the ground running this school year, literally. A newly formed running club, spearheaded by teachers Jennifer Killian and Danielle Bovay, aims to get students moving on the path to a healthy lifestyle. The group meets for an hour every weekday and it is open to students in third through sixth grades.

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Birdlebough’s fall play ‘True Desperados’ to open Oct. 30

The John C. Birdlebough High School’s fall play production will be the comic Western “True Desperados.” Show dates and times are Oct. 30 at 4 p.m.; Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m.; and Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $5 for students and senior citizens and $7 for adults. The play harkens back to the days before television when families sat by the radio every night and listened to their favorite shows.

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Granby Students Travel ‘Around NYS in 60 Minutes’

Mrs. Pulverenti’s fourth grade class participated in a four-way videoconference called “Around NYS in 60 Minutes,” which connected classrooms from four separate regions of New York State. Each classroom provided a short presentation on their geographic location to the other classrooms watching, without ever saying their region’s name.

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Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation celebrates 65th anniversary

Started in 1949 as BOCES, the newly rebranded Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation is now celebrating its 65th anniversary.

First established to provide cost-effective shared educational programs and services to school districts throughout Oswego County, CiTi now serves a student population of approximately 22,000 and provides a diverse mix of innovative student programs as well as educational and management support services to school districts in Oswego County and beyond.

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Program Proposed To Give Students More Pathways

The Career Technical Endorsements program isn’t an alternative to graduation. It’s an added kind of bonus, like a Regents exam plus something extra. So when a student graduates and gets their Regents diploma, they get a little seal on there that says they completed a certain program.

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City Of Fulton Water Flushing Program To Start Oct. 27

The Fulton Water Department Flushing Program will begin October 27. Flushing will begin in the morning and continue until sunset. Flushing will start in the southeast quadrant and proceed in a northerly and westerly direction.

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Kathleen D. Syrell, 47

Kathleen D. Syrell, 47, and a resident of Clay, passed away Tuesday morning October 21, 2014, at her home.

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Salmon River’s Special Fly-Fishing, Catch-and-Release Areas

When it comes to world-class fisheries, you’d be hard pressed to find one that isn’t chopped up into special-interest sections. Oswego County’s Salmon River is a pioneer in this process, offering a place for every fishing taste. Its most famous section is at its headwaters a short distance from the Lower Reservoir’s dam. Restricted to fly-fishing, catch-and-release only, this mystique is more than purist anglers can resist. But there’s more to the place than just image.

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Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers Returns as Primary Sponsor of Supermodified Twin 35 Mains

With the annual Mitchell’s Speedway Press/Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet just around the corner, Speedway partners continue to renew for the 2015 racing season, including Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers, the official home center of Oswego Speedway. Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers will return in 2015 as the primary sponsor of the always exciting Novelis Supermodified Twin 35s, which made a return to the Speedway racing calendar in 2014.

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