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Oswego County Works to Help Buffalo Residents Dig Out

The Oswego County Department of Public Works answered the call and sent equipment and a highway crew to Buffalo Friday to help with the massive snowfall cleanup. The photo was taken following a lake effect event in Oswego County a few years ago.

County Legislator Marie Schadt said on Friday that she contacted every emergency agency she could think of after the brunt of the storm Wednesday because she is worried about her 67-year-old friend in Orchard Park, one of the areas hardest hit by the pre-winter storm.

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The Oswego County Department of Public Works answered the call and sent equipment and a highway crew to Buffalo Friday to help with the massive snowfall cleanup. The photo was taken following a lake effect event in Oswego County a few years ago.

Oswego County is lending some of its snow removal expertise and equipment to the city of Buffalo to assist in the removal of this week’s massive lake effect snowfall. County Legislature Chairman Kevin Gardner approved a request from the State Office of Emergency Management Thursday afternoon for additional snow removal assistance. “We’re used to these types of events and are certainly happy to help them out,” said Chairman Gardner.

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Before settling down to eat your turkey or prepare your house for guests this Thanksgiving, why not get a little exercise in and help the Salvation Army and Human Concern Center of Oswego? The Run for the Pies, now going for 15+ years, does just that! Every Thanksgiving morning, a group of runners and walkers meet at the Oswego YMCA to do a 5K run/walk before dinner. It’s open to the public and everyone in the community is welcome to join.

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Today’s News: First quarter honor roll students, turn down the music and beating the winter blues are all included in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Oswego County Clerk Michael C. Backus and Veterans Services Director Donna Kestner Thursday (Nov. 20) thanked Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing into law legislation that eliminates the fee for veterans seeking a distinction on their drivers’ licenses or non-driver ID cards. The legislation passed both the NYS Assembly and Senate unanimously earlier this year.

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A young lady shares her wish list with Santa Claus a few years ago.

The all-day event will offer a wide variety of holiday events and activities. Events are planned at the Lake Ontario Conference Center, St. Joseph’s, City Hall and many other places. Downtown restaurants and businesses will be open throughout the day as well as after the tree lighting, offering holiday shopping and dining specials. Santa Claus will greet children at the 6 p.m. tree lighting and then invite them inside City Hall to hear their Christmas wish lists.

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Thanksgiving is the time of the year the Oswego Public Library reflects on the generosity of those in our community who have helped us provide services to our patrons. This year, the Children’s Room is thankful for receiving a substantial grant from the Oswego County Youth Bureau to help with the costs of the Summer Reading Program.

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From the many community members who attended, to the businesses and organizations that helped make the event possible, our Stone Soup Luncheon was a perfect example of engaging the community to come together to show their support for the our mission of ending hunger in Oswego County.

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food drive

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and many families in our community are in need of assistance. This Thanksgiving we are teaming up with the Hannibal Resource Center to help provide holiday meal boxes. The boxes include the makings for … Continue reading

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Oswego County Workforce New York, Oswego Health, The Manor at Seneca Hill, and the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation (CiTi, formerly Oswego County BOCES) are working together to offer a new opportunity in the healthcare field. Representatives recently met with more than a dozen job seekers to discuss a new specialized training program being offered for certified nursing assistants.

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Joseph Wicks was a recent guest at Oswego Rotary. He discussed efforts by the Bureau of Tobacco Control to encourage private business owners to draft policy regarding smoking on or near their business.

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The event asked the students in the school to wear their favorite hooded sweatshirt for the day and make a donation to the Oswego County Humane Society. The donations will help the OCHS “end homelessness one dog at a time.”

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The nationally-ranked Oswego State men’s ice hockey team tied 4-4 in overtime for the second straight day, this time against Utica College in The Toyota Frozen Dome Classic on Saturday afternoon at Syracuse University’s Carrier Dome. Oswego and Utica brought 7,047 spectators into the Dome, setting a new NCAA Division III attendance mark for a men’s ice hockey contest.

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The Oswego State women’s hockey team shutout the Potsdam Bears for the second straight day in a 3-0 victory on Saturday afternoon at the Marano Campus Center Arena during the program’s alumni weekend. With the win, Oswego is now 4-2-0 overall and 3-1-0 in ECAC West action.

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Oswego Speedway Novelis Supermodified car builder Joe Hawksby Jr. of Minetto was recently featured in the car builder’s edition of New Jersey based racing trade, Area Auto Racing News. Hawksby Jr., a former Novelis Supermodified driver and the leading Supermodified manufacturer and fabricator at Oswego since 2005, is the son of longtime Supermodified driver Joe Hawksby Sr.

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Happy Birthday, Jennifer Losurdo

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If you see Cathy Losurdo, wish her a happy birthday

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Spotlight: KBM Management

With the advent of The Affordable Care Act this year and amid a sea of mixed opinions and new information pertaining to business’s responsibilities, this has been a very busy year for KBM Management’s consultants.

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Spotlight: River Edge Mansion Bed and Breakfast

Local bed and breakfast owner Anne Hutchins always wanted to be the proprietor of a place like River Edge Mansion and in 2007 she and her husband Steve moved into the historic Schroeppel homestead to do just that.

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Fishing Reports for November 20, 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: We had the highest water of the season over the last day or … Continue reading

A mix of sun and clouds and lake effect snow showers today. High around 35.

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