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Oswego School Board Names Principal, Interim Principal

The board of education approved a new principal for Minetto Elementary to replace Dr. Dean Goewey who was recently named assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. An assistant principal will guide OHS until a replacement for Brian Hartwell, who moved on to a superintendent job in the county, is named. Also, three administrators received salary adjustments for the coming school year.

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State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $100,000 to help the village of Central Square improve transportation for pedestrians and make improvements to its wastewater treatment plant.

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The Oswego County Health Department plans to conduct aerial spraying for mosquitoes between 6 and 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30. This map shows the targeted spray area. Residents in this area will be notified by the Oswego County Hyper-Reach reverse 911 program. They are advised to follow the precautions issued from the health department, including staying indoors and keeping all windows and doors closed for one hour after spraying.

The Oswego County Health Department reported today that the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus has been found in several more mosquito samples collected in the towns of West Monroe and Hastings during routine testing conducted by the county and state health departments. The county health department plans to conduct aerial spraying Saturday evening, Aug. 30, between 6 and 9 p.m. in the Big Bay/ Toad Harbor Swamp area.

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enter for Instruction, Technology and Innovation

As part of a rebranding effort and in conjunction with a nearly completed campus renovation project, Oswego County BOCES has announced a change to its name, becoming the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation. According to CiTi District Superintendent Christopher Todd, the change reflects the organization’s commitment to meeting the ever?changing needs of its educational partners while embracing innovation and creativity.

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handcuffs

According to deputies, the arrest stems from an incident in the town of Palermo where he allegedly threatened to bring a shotgun to the Palermo Town Hall and shoot people due to a grievance.

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four arrested

On Aug. 26 at 9:50 a.m., Robert L. Calderone, 32, and Jessica L. Jackemuk, 29, both of 182 E. Ninth St., Oswego, were each arrested for third-degree welfare fraud and third-degree grand larceny, both class D felonies.

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It’s hard to believe that in just a few short weeks, students will be starting a new school year. If you’re a parent, you know that a big part of heading back to school is the shopping. As a mother and grandmother, I know that when you’re buying everything from new sneakers to supplies, it can add up quickly. In fact, this year, the National Retail Federation estimates that families will spend an average of $670 on back-to-school items.

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In 1994, the state began what’s called the Linked Deposit Program. LDP began as a way to assist and encourage manufacturers and small businesses to undertake investments, which would ultimately lead to a stronger economy. According to an annual report published recently, in 2013, more than 1,000 jobs were created and retained in New York thanks to LDP.

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Rehearsals Under Way For 'Who's On First'

Cast members of the upcoming Oswego Players’ production of Jack Sharkey’s comedy, “Who’s On First” rehearse a scene of the play. The play, directed by Sherri Metz, will be performed on the stage of the Frances Marion Brown Theater in the Arts Center at Fort Ontario on Sept. 12, 13, 19 and 20 with a matinee on Sept. 21.

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Breezy, cool and partly cloudy today. High 70.

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Randall Barnard II has been named branch manager at Pathfinder Bank’s Cicero branch located at 6194 State Route 31, according to Robert Butkowski, vice president/branch administration manager.

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Incoming fifth graders were greeted with a trail of colorful balloons that lead to the cafeteria for a short presentation given by teachers and staff to assist with the transition to middle school. Teachers kept a positive and encouraging tone as they spoke about lockers, block scheduling, lunches, homework and more.

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Oswego County Opportunities Crisis and Development Services will hold a craft and vendor fair on September 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the American Legion in Oswego. The event serves as a fundraiser for OCO’s upcoming Family Fun Day. More than 20 vendors will be on hand with wide assortment of crafts and other items. From handmade scarves and tote bags to jewelry, bath and body products, even Tarot readings, you’ll find something for everyone at the OCO Craft and Vendor Fair.

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Ranch home close to SUNY Oswego and Lake

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Oswego PR Liverpool’s Kody Graham bounced back from a missed opportunity a week ago to dominate the Novelis supermodified feature event at the Oswego Speedway on Sunday. With persistent rains on Saturday night bumping … Continue reading

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By – Chris Porter Photo – Oswego Speedway PR Fair Lawn, N.J.’s Joey Payne brought home his first feature victory of the 2014 season Saturday night at the Oswego Speedway. After taking the lead away from eventual runner-up finisher, Keith … Continue reading

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In Thursday’s early morning hours, 1997 International Classic champion Davey Hamilton blistered Budweiser Classic Week testing with the new Nicotra Racing No. 6 Hawk Supermodified. Hamilton laid down the fastest lap of the week thus far with a circuit of 16.352 at 137 mph in the brand new Nicotra roadster, making Hamilton an immediate threat for the International Classic pole position during tomorrow night’s ‘Fast 14’ pole day Supermodified time trials that will go green at 6:30 p.m.

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Defending Budweiser International Classic champion, Bob Bond, was second fastest during Wednesday testing at Oswego Speedway.

Eleven more race cars took to Oswego Speedway on Wednesday for Budweiser International Classic Week testing at the ‘Steel Palace’ with Ray Graham leading the Supermodified charts and Mike Bond topping the SBS racers in attendance. Times dropped considerably on Wednesday, compared to the Tuesday evening test session.

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As the 23rd running of the Bud Light Small Block Super Classic 75 approaches, this year’s entry list will certainly not disappoint, as a series of young racers will again join the veterans of the division to race for the title of Classic champion.

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Genna Losurdo

Happy Birthday, Genna Losurdo!

Genna turns 6 on Aug. 23.

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Colten Matthew Bouchard will be celebrating his second birthday on August 14, 2014. Colten was born at Oswego Hospital weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce. He now weighs 25 pounds.

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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

CNY Great Pumpkin Festival to feature Pumpkin Pie Contest

Are you the best pie baker in Oswego County? Do you have a secret family recipe for the best tasting pumpkin pie ever? If so, then the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce is looking for you! The CNY Great Pumpkin Festival, to be held October 4 and 5 in Oswego’s Washington Square Park, will host its inaugural Pumpkin Pie Contest.

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Monthly Member Spotlight: Shawn Mahoney’s The Sausage Shack

An old school butcher who got his start taking orders for signature specialty sausages on Facebook has seen steady growth and happy customers since he hung out his brick-and-mortar shingle at the Lakeside Shopping Plaza in Fulton.

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Fishing Reports for August 21, 2014

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River/Lake Ontario report: According to Larry Muroski of Larry’s Oswego Salmon Shop: The water level has been below 4,000cfs for the last three days. This … Continue reading

Tax Tips

What You Should Know if You Need More Time to File Your Taxes

The April 15 tax deadline is approaching. What happens if you can’t get your taxes done by the due date? If you need more time, you can get an automatic six-month extension from the IRS. You don’t have to explain … Continue reading

Ten Facts about Amended Tax Returns

Did you discover that you made a mistake after you filed your federal tax return? You can make it right by filing an amended tax return. Here are the top ten things to know about filing an amended tax return. … Continue reading




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