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Oswego County Office for the Aging Entrance Temporarily Closed

The Oswego County Office for the Aging, located in the Oswego County Health Complex, 70 Bunner St. in Oswego, will undergo necessary repairs to the sidewalk in front of its outside entryway. Beginning early in the week of September 22, the office’s main entrance on the front, or north side, of the building will be closed to the public while the county works to repair and replace the sidewalk.

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Trio Facing Felony Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

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At approximately 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, investigators made contact with five occupants of a Dodge mini-van in the area of State Route 481 and WoodRidge Terrace in the city of Oswego. The occupants of the vehicle were the subjects of an ongoing ACT investigation. Three of them were arrested. They possessed drugs they planned to sell in Oswego, according to police.

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Roker plans to broadcast live from SUNY Oswego on NBC’s ‘Today’

SUNY Oswego alumnus Al Roker, weather correspondent for NBC's "Today" show, shared the air with student broadcasters when he last did live national weather segments from SUNY Oswego in 2007. He is scheduled to appear again Oct. 16 in conjunction with the college's 10th annual O'Donnell Media Summit.

Al Roker, SUNY Oswego’s most visible alumnus, plans to bring his NBC “Today” show segments to campus Oct. 16. Long an ardent and generous supporter of his alma mater, the “Today” co-anchor and weather and feature anchor also plans to take part in the college’s 10th annual Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Marano Campus Center arena and convocation hall.

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Court Gives DA Opportunity To Be Heard On Thibodeau Motion

Today (Sept. 18), the Hon. Daniel King, Acting Oswego County Court Judge, issued a scheduling letter permitting the Oswego County District Attorney’s Office to file a full and complete response to the CPL 440.30 motion filed by Gary Thibodeau on or before October 10, 2014. The court is permitting the People to respond to both the original motion filed by Thibodeau’s attorneys on July 30, 2014, as well as the Supplemental Affirmations filed on August 26, 2014.

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State Police seek public’s assistance with Armed Robbery Investigation

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State Police in Hastings are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on September 13 at approximately 9:30 p.m. at Speedy’s Mobil Gas Station located at 2634 ST-49, West Monroe. The suspect entered the store, brandished a handgun and forced two employees on the floor and left the store with money from the cash register.

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Oswego County Reports New EEE Results and Third Horse Fatality

The Oswego County Health Department reported that the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been found in five new mosquito samples collected last week. Three of the samples were taken from the town of New Haven, one from the town of Albion, and one from near the village of Central Square. The Oswego County Health Department also reported that a third horse in southern Oswego County has died of EEE.

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Library Learning Center Offers 4-Part Computer Basics Class

The Oswego Public Library’s Library Learning Center will offer a four-part Internet Basics workshop on October 1, 8, 15 and 22. Each class is free and runs from 2 to 4 p.m.

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St. Luke, Michaud Reach Tentative Agreements on New Labor Contracts with Union

Officials at St. Luke Health Services in Oswego and Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton announced Friday (Sept. 19) that tentative contract agreements have been reached with Service Employees International Union (SEIU 1199) Upstate. SEIU 1199 represents service and maintenance employees at both facilities. St. Luke and Michaud are affiliated not-for-profit, community-based healthcare organizations. The previous contract agreements expired July 31.

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Health Department Announces Clinic Schedule for Week of Sept. 22

The Oswego County Health Department offers a variety of services to all residents of Oswego County, including preventive health services, certified home health care, long-term home health care, certified hospice, and a maternal and child health program.

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Power Outage Safety Emphasized During National Preparedness Month

“Sudden power outages can come during a severe thunderstorm or windstorm, ice storm, or equipment failure on the power grid,” said Emergency Management Office Director Dale A. Currier, CEM. “People should be prepared for emergencies that could last 7 to 10 days.”

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Summer 2014 Was Cooler Than Average With Some Damaging Winds

Summer 2014 goes into the record books just a tad cooler and a little wetter. But it will mostly be remembered for the damaging winds in early July, according to Bill Gregway, local observer for the National Weather Service.

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