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Multi-Agency Checkpoint In Fulton Results In Numerous Arrests

On December 20, the Fulton Police Department conducted a sobriety checkpoint along with members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department, New York State Park Police, New York State Police and SUNY Oswego Campus Police. Immediately following the checkpoint officers conducted active roving DWI patrols. Numerous defendants were arrested and/or were issued traffic tickets during the checkpoint and patrols.

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New Audible Pedestrian Signals Installed In Fulton

Eight new audible pedestrian signals have been installed in Fulton to increase pedestrian safety for people with visual impairments. The signals are at the intersection of Route 3/Route 48 and at the corner of Route 481 and Oneida Street. Audible pedestrian signals are specialized crossing devices that provide visual, tactile, and audio cues.

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Fulton Police Stop Burglary in Progress

Fulton Police arrested two men on the city’s west side after they were found allegedly trying to steal copper plumbing from inside a vacant house. At about 12:13 a.m. on Sunday, police received a report of two males acting suspiciously around 514 Hannibal St., a vacant house. Police responded and found fresh tracks in the snow leading to the attached garage of the residence.

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Local Man Arrested For Phoenix Drugstore Robbery

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A local man accused of robbing drugs at gunpoint from the corner drugstore in the village of Phoenix was caught by police Thursday (Dec. 18) and arraigned in Schroeppel Town Court on five felony and misdemeanor charges.

Cody M. Hall, who turned 22 years-old on Thursday, of county Route 10, Pennellville, was apprehended in the town of Cicero Thursday morning by several police agencies.

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Fulton Budget Passes With 800-Pound Gorilla

Fulton Republican Committee Chairman Mark Aldasch implores councilors to table the budget in consideration of the '800-pound gorilla' in the room.

After a sometimes contentious but overwhelmingly positive public hearing where taxpayers covered nearly every line of the mayor’s 2015 proposed budget, councilors unanimously passed the $15.7 million spending plan. “The 800 pound gorilla is public safety,” Republican Committee Chairman Mark Aldasch said. “We have the highest taxes and there’s no jobs here. And no job is going to come here with the taxes being the way they are.”

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Domestic Dispute Leads To Multiple Charges For Oswego Town Man

Anthony F. Susino, 48, of 276 Lakeshore Road, Oswego, was arrested following a physical domestic incident involving family members. During this altercation, he allegedly attacked his children when they attempted to intervene and pointed a shotgun at a family member.

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Ronald Waters, 75

Ronald Waters, 75, of Oswego, passed away on Wednesday December 24, 2014, at his home.

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No White Christmas On Tap For 2014

It looks like Santa Claus better have wheels on his sleigh tonight. According to Bill Gregway, local observer for the National Weather Service, “Each year we have about a 66.6 percent chance of a white Christmas. This year, it looks like the other 33.3 percent will win out.”

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Mary T. Meehan, 63

Mary T. Meehan, 63, of Liverpool, NY, and a former resident of Oswego, passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 23, 2014, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, surrounded by her loving family.

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Vote for Oswego Drivers in Speed51.com Most Popular Modified Driver Ballot

Speed51.com, a rising short track motorsports website, is now recognizing the fan-favorite drivers of several Modified divisions across the country, including Supermodified and Small Block Supermodified racers from Oswego Speedway.

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