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Lakeside Artisans Chosen as May Community Champion

Recognizing Oswego County has named Lakeside Artisans as Community Champion for the month of May as part of its focus on Arts Appreciation. “The arts, in all its diverse forms, enrich and entertain us and enhance our overall wellbeing,” said Brandon Morey, ROC co-chair. Recognizing Oswego County focuses on the positive efforts that are being made in the community.

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William ‘Billy’ Barlow Declares Candidacy For Oswego Mayor

William “Billy” Barlow announces his candidacy for Oswego mayor

“This event here tonight isn’t about me. It’s about us as a community,” the current Fifth Ward councilor said. “It’s about the future of our community and where we want to take our city.” Voters have an opportunity for change, “the ability to go in in November and start fresh on Jan. 1,” he said. “Now is the time to do something different, something drastic. It’s time to really, really shake up City Hall and finally allow our city to reach its true potential, capitalizing on the positives and aggressively addressing the negatives.”

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12-Mile Law Enforcement Torch Run Benefits Special Olympics New York

The group heads out from OPD

Nearly two dozen members of area law enforcement agencies were pounding the pavement in the heat and humidity for more than two hours straight today (May 26) for a good cause. For decades, police officers throughout Oswego County have participated in the annual “Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.” Cassandra Rucker, director of development, Special Olympics New York Central Region, said, “Today’s run traveled about 12 miles from the Oswego PD to the Fulton PD. We’re raising awareness for the 65,000 Special Olympics athletes of New York.”

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The Port City Pauses To Say ‘Thank You’ To Its Fallen Heroes

American Legion Park was just one of the places the groups paid its respects to America's veterans.

Memorial Day is sacred to all veterans and families of veterans, according to George Hoffman, the master of ceremonies. “We owe it to our fallen heroes to pause from our routine so that we may respectfully honor their lives and sacrifices for liberty and freedom,” he said. “Our defenders are ordinary Americans performing extraordinary deeds,” he added.

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Academic Achievement Improves, Leighton Removed From State’s Focus List

There was plenty of cheering at Tuesday’s (May 19) Oswego School Board meeting. And, it had noting to do with the budget vote or board elections. At Tuesday’s meeting, Superintendent Ben Halsey announced that Leighton Elementary School was no longer on the state’s “Focus” list. “We have been working a long time to improve the academic performance in that building,” he said. “I am very happy to announce that Leighton has officially been removed from the focus group. I would like to congratulate the faculty that has dedicated themselves to this process.”

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Paige’s Pajamarama at Fairley Elementary Raises Money for Children’s Hospital

“You GET to wear ‘em, in honor of kids who HAVE to.” That’s the slogan for Paige’s Pajamarama, an event inspired by a Baldwinsville school student who lost her battle to cancer. Paige Yeomans Arnold was a first grade student at Palmer Elementary School in Baldwinsville when she was diagnosed with leukemia.

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Warren E. Baker, 90

A funeral mass for Warren “Bunk” E. Baker, 90 of Pleasant Avenue in Ogdensburg, will be held on Friday (May 29) at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral with Rev. Scott Belina officiating.

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William M. DuBois – Graveside Services

Graveside services for William M. DuBois, who passed away on Thursday December 11, 2014, will be on Friday June 5, at 2 p.m. in Mount Pleasant Southside Cemetery.

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NYDKS Qualifying Spots Up for Grabs at Oswego Kartway Friday Night

The first of three NYDKS qualifying events at Oswego Kartway will take place this Friday with the running of the Spring Championship at the ‘Bullring.’ Oswego Kartway has teamed with the state wide New York Dirt Kart Series (NYDKS), to conduct the first of three state series qualifying events Friday night for drivers in Jr. Purple Clone, Sr. Blue Clone, Clone Light, Clone Heavy, as well as Stock Light.

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Oswego Cinema 7 5/29/2015 – 5/29/2015

  ALOHA PG13 4:40P 7:15P 9:40P AVENGERS 2 PG13 4:00P 7:00P 10:00P MAD MAX: FURY ROAD R 4:10P 7:20P 10:00P PITCH PERFECT 2 PG13 4:20P 7:10P 9:50P POLTERGEIST (2015) PG13 7:40P POLTERGEIST 3D (2015) PG13 5:25P 9:55P SAN ANDREAS PG13 … Continue reading



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