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How Many Politicians Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb?

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The city of Fulton could save a quarter-million dollars each year with more energy efficient street lights but a state roadblock makes it impossible for the local municipality to make the change. “It’s wrong,” Fulton resident Dennis Merlino said. “We should be allowed to change a light bulb.”

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The annual payments under the town’s PILOT program with the Metropolitan Water Board end this year, but the development realized in the Town of Oswego since the installation of such water service has, since its initiation, provided many new taxpayers, both individuals and businesses, to shoulder our burden of annual municipal expenses. The town board has decided to make up for the loss of the PILOT revenue over two years.

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Today’s News: A big win for boys’ soccer and an interview with the new GRB safety officer as well as a look at a player the Raider football team has to stop on Friday in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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A search warrant was executed on the residence of Martin E. Madden in the town of Volney following an investigation conducted by the Oswego County Drug Task Force, the Fulton City Police Department and the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department. The search warrant reportedly resulted in the discovery of 27 marihuana plants and more than two pounds of processed marihuana and fireworks within his residence and outbuildings, it was announced Oct. 22.

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Today’s News: The results from last night’s girls sectional game, and interesting columns about fast foods and nutrition and the effect the media plays on our self-image are all in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Jamie Sykut, left, explains the CTE program at Tuesday's school board meeting.

The Career Technical Endorsements program isn’t an alternative to graduation. It’s an added kind of bonus, like a Regents exam plus something extra. So when a student graduates and gets their Regents diploma, they get a little seal on there that says they completed a certain program.

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The fall is a busy season for the Boosters. Football and soccer keep the Booster Club pretty busy, and resources can run thin. Having the assist from the Lions Club allows us to provide better service to the community, our school and our athletes. The Lions Club is a great asset to the Fulton community and to the Boosters Club.

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Family court needs a person who cares about our children and families, a person who is dedicated to hard work, a person who gets the facts and a person who can make the tough decisions in a fair manor.

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Sybarite 5, a string quintet known to play Radiohead and Led Zeppelin as well as the classics, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, in Sheldon Hall ballroom as part of the college's Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series.

String quintet Sybarite 5 will bring its eras-bridging style to SUNY Oswego at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, at Sheldon Hall ballroom as part of the Ke-Nekt Chamber Music Series. The group has taken audiences by storm across the U.S., helping change the perception of chamber music performance, event organizers said. Critics say that from the moment their bows hit the strings, this quintet of talented, diverse musicians takes the audience on an exciting ride that engages the senses and redefines the rules.

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Smiles Mouth Guard

Accidents and injuries are unavoidable when you play sports, but the severity of injuries can be significantly reduced when wearing proper protective gear. While many people think of a sports related injury as a sprained ankle or broken bone, an estimated 3 million teeth are knocked out in sporting activities each year.

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Fulton Lions Past President Frank Badagnani and his wife, Fran, visited the Oct. 16 club meeting to share photos and stories about their recent adventure at Makutsi Safari Springs Game Reserve in South Africa. Makutsi is a privately owned game … Continue reading

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On October 31, the students within the Fulton City School District in grades UPK – 12 will have an early dismissal. Grades 7 – 12 will dismiss at 10:30 a.m. and morning Pre K – 6 will dismiss at 11:15 a.m. There will be no afternoon Pre-K classes.

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New chapter books have arrived at the Oswego Public Library in time for fall weekends and school vacations. Oswego is the first library in the North Country Library System, ncls.org, to get these titles!

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2 family home in the City of Oswego.

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Dave Danzer and Andrew Schartner closed out the 2014 racing season at the Oswego Speedway on Sunday, the same way each had opened it – in victory lane. Danzer pocketed his third … Continue reading

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By – Chris Porter Photos – Jim Feeney Further solidifying himself as one of the greatest supermodified drivers in Oswego Speedway’s rich history, Canajoharie’s Otto Sitterly earned his fourth Budweiser International Classic 200 win Sunday afternoon. Sitterly would take over … Continue reading

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With the annual Mitchell’s Speedway Press/Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet just around the corner, Speedway partners continue to renew for the 2015 racing season, including Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers, the official home center of Oswego Speedway. Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers will return in 2015 as the primary sponsor of the always exciting Novelis Supermodified Twin 35s, which made a return to the Speedway racing calendar in 2014.

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The Oswego State men’s soccer team was defeated by host Brockport 4-1 on Saturday afternoon. With the loss, the team’s record drops to 4-9-2 on the year and 3-4-1 in conference.

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The Oswego State women’s soccer team falls to Brockport 4-1 on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Laker Soccer Field. With the defeat, the team moves to 5-7-3 on the year and 2-3-3 in conference.

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Happy 15th birthday to Ashley Losurdo of Raleigh, NC. Her father, Craig Losurdo, is from Oswego, NY. Her mother, Heather Losurdo, is from Raleigh, NC.

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Deanne Marie Abell and Joseph Romeo

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Abell of Fulton announce the engagement of their daughter, Deanne Marie, to Joseph Romeo. Ms. Abell is a 2006 graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton. Mr. Romeo is the son of Debra and Joseph Romeo of Queensbury.

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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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Local Eateries to Compete for Golden Pumpkin Award

Want to enjoy the unique taste of pumpkin at your favorite restaurant or eatery? Ask them what their entry will be in the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival Golden Pumpkin Award. Planning committee members have invited chefs, cooks, bakers, and baristas throughout Oswego County to feature a pumpkin themed item on their menu during the week leading up the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival.

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Fishing Reports for October 17, 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 area received a good amount of rain Wednesday and Thursday and the … Continue reading

Mostly cloudy and cool with spotty showers today. High near 50.

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