Mayor Billy Barlow announced today (April 29) that the new city of Oswego website went live and is up and running. The website focuses on providing a more business friendly destination, promoting Oswego’s natural resources and highlighting Oswego’s history in a friendly and easy to navigate page layout.
The city of Oswego Department of Planning and Zoning will host a public workshop to obtain input from city residents, business owners, and the greater community related to the preparation of the Route 104 Streetscape Revitalization Project.
Members of the Child Advocacy Center’s Multi-Disciplinary Team were recently recognized at the agency’s annual meeting for their extraordinary investigative efforts. Over the past year the CAC served 456 children, provided 3,111 therapy sessions, and forensically investigated more than 140 cases.
At its meeting Monday night, the Common Council authorized a public hearing regarding proposed Local Law No. 3 of the Year 2016 – A Local Law Amending Chapter 176, Pawnbrokers, of the Code of the City of Oswego. The public hearing will be held at 7:10 p.m. May 9 in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 13 W. Oneida St.
On Thursday, July 28, one of the largest free-admission music festivals in the nation will gain a very special visitor. Rock legends Blues Traveler will appear on the NRG Lakeview Stage at 9:15 p.m., courtesy of C&S Companies and Cayuga Community College.
UPDATE: Victim identified The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning crash that has reportedly claimed at least one life.
The section of I-81 between exits 33 and 34 remains closed as deputies investigate the one-vehicle crash. A pickup truck hit a guardrail and overturned just before 3:15 a.m. today (April 27).
Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today (April 27) announced that Kevin Shutt has been named Plant Manager of its Oswego plant, effective immediately. Shutt brings 25 years of experience with Novelis to his new role overseeing operations at the Oswego plant.
SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley announced the appointment of Dr. Walter Roettger as acting provost and vice president for academic affairs. As the college’s chief academic officer, Roettger is responsible for leadership of all instructional and academic programs across the college.
Superintendent Paul Lear will lead a walking tour of the 1814 Battle of Oswego at Fort Ontario State Historic Site at 7 p.m. May 5. Lear will incorporate new information and insights into the battle gained from his research at the National Archives and other sources. The battlefield walking tour will begin inside the old stone fort and proceed at a slow pace.
The Common Council approved a special use permit for the Verizon Wireless Telecommunications facility located at 132 Ellen St. During the public hearing, a couple of speakers raised concerns regarding structural integrity of the tower, the possibility of a fire and also some health concerns.