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Oswego School Board Concludes March With Busy Agenda

The Oswego City School District Board of Education did much more than hear about the (budgetary) obstacles confronting it at the final regular meeting of March. A full agenda awaited the board members as they sat down. In the “Board of Education” portion of the agenda, approval was granted for a proposed policy relating to “Entitlement to Attend-Age and Residency” policy as well as the pupil instructional calendar for 2015-16.

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United Way of Greater Oswego County has announced that it is in the planning stages for the distribution of $73,832 in funding that it has received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Those agencies interested in applying for FEMA funding must submit requests to the United Way of Greater Oswego County no later than April 3.

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State Senator Patty Ritchie announced today (March 30), that the new State Budget will include record funding for agriculture programs designed to connect consumers with locally produced farm products, increase farmers’ yields, boost rural economies and strengthen the future of family farms.

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Testing of the new Nine Mile Point emergency notification sirens installed by Exelon Generation and Entergy Nuclear will begin the week of April 6. Residents may hear individual soundings of sirens in short bursts for the next few weeks as the startup and commissioning is completed. Full testing of the new sirens will be announced by Exelon Generation when a schedule is established, and will not affect the published schedule of the siren system currently in place

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handcuffs

On Sunday (March 29), Fulton Police charged Robert H. Kimball III with two counts of burglary in the second degree, grand larceny in the fourth degree and two counts of petit larceny. The charges stem from several investigations conducted in early March.

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polar shower

An estimated more than 300 people, young and old, subjected themselves to the “Ultimate Polar Shower.” “This really says a lot about our community,” the mayor said. “It’s like 15 degrees and the windchill is even colder and all these people have come out to help support Special Olympics. This is really a great turnout for a great cause!” Due to the hard-packed snow and ice in the harbor – the ‘plunge’ was re-invented as The Ultimate Polar Shower.

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Domestic violence, harassment, and sexual assault continue to be issues I am concerned about. Studies reveal that this occurs more than many realize. A few new laws were recently chaptered and aim to improve victims’ rights and protections. I supported all of these in the Assembly and I am glad they have been signed into law.

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My name is Marc Holliday (formerly known as Mark Aldasch). I am the chairman of the City of Fulton Republican Committee. It has now been almost three months since John took his seat in congress to represent the 24th Congressional District. I like many are disgusted and appalled by how John has voted and held himself in congress so far. John has completely abandoned his base and has ignored the voice of the people who put him where he is.

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The view from our Shades room.

John and I have visited many places in Vietnam including the beaches between Danang and Hoi An. This time we decided to try some place different – some place that would be warm. Mui Ne is about 135 miles due east of Saigon. After some searching, we decided to stay at Shades Resort. The rate was reasonable; it was on the water and had a pool so it fit our needs.

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Sixth grade students at Granby Elementary School recently traveled back to present the musical “Dig It! A Musical Tale of Ancient Civilizations” before fellow students, teachers and family members. The musical chronicles the adventures of two archaeologists, who travel throughout … Continue reading

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Pulaski Middle School held its first-ever science fair on March 24. Science teacher Melisa Jennings said this has been a dream of hers for years. The students initiated the program themselves, coming up with judging parameters and rules on their own.

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Held annually in recognition of March being Colon Cancer Awareness Month ‘Dress in Blue Day’ helps to raise awareness of colon cancer and the free cancer screenings that are available through the OCO Cancer Services Program Partnership.

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5 East 6th Street, Oswego

Charming 3 bedroom 2 bath home with many updated features.

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The Summer Championship will return to Oswego Speedway on July 18 with C’s Beverage Center of Oswego and CNY CPR of Baldwinsville presenting the action in the Novelis Supermodified and Pathfinder Bank SBS divisions.

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Oswego Speedway racing fundraisers are set for this upcoming weekend for both Novelis Supermodified veteran Jerry Curran and 2014 Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super Rookie of the Year Camden Proud.

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Reserved tickets are now on sale for Oswego Speedway’s highly anticipated Port City 160 ‘Super Spectacle’ presented by Corr/Pak Merchandising and Shea Concrete on May 23, featuring the rare opportunity to see the Novelis non-wing Supermodifieds and the winged ISMA Supermodifieds take on the ‘Steel Palace’ on the same night, with the running of the Jim Shampine Memorial 75 and ‘Irish’ Jack Murphy Memorial 50.

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Olivia Bauer will celebrate her 9th birthday on March 20 with friends and family. She is the daughter of Marc Bauer of Oswego and Jessica Bodoh of Fulton.

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Jared Bellinger and Kristin Rice became engaged on February 15, 2015, at Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida.

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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Membership Monday

This Week’s Topic Happy Monday!!! Here is some news and information on what some of our members have going on this week and what is happening right here at the Chamber. Please let us know what you would like for … Continue reading

New Direction For New Chamber Directors

After a tumultuous year of transition for the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, its new leadership team is working to redefine the origination’s role in the community and in the minds and hearts of its members and future members. Executive Director Greg Mills and Assistant Director Danielle Hayden have joined forces to create a dynamic force to be visible and build credibility with the business community. “My job, and what I think my skill set is, I facilitate,” Mills said during an interview with Oswego County Today. “I bring people together, I bring conversations forward.”

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Fishing Reports for March 26, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: With the rain the water level is up a little today running at 8,940cfs this afternoon. According to Capt. Kevin Davis of Catch … Continue reading

Windy and rainy with flurries also possible today. High near 40.

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