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Who’s Running For What Nov. 4 – State and National

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Election Day is just a few weeks away so Oswego County Today has compiled for our readers this list of who is running for what office along with a link to the candidates’ websites, blogs or Facebook pages.

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Due to the growing homeless population in Oswego County, the Oswego County Department of Social Services has partnered with the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, Oswego County Opportunities, and Catholic Charities to utilize AmeriCorps members under the Economic Opportunity Program to help provide homeless services for many at-risk individuals. The program began earlier this fall.

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The auction to benefit the Oswego Lighthouse restoration project has been rescheduled to April 25, 2015. Donations are still being accepted and are strongly encouraged from the community.

The auction to benefit the Oswego Lighthouse restoration project, originally scheduled for October 25, has been rescheduled to April 25, 2015. Donations are still being accepted and are strongly encouraged from the community. “In order to maximize the auction as a fund raiser for the Lighthouse, we decided to reschedule the event to April 25, 2015,” said Mercedes Niess, executive director of the H. Lee White Marine Museum.

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On Saturday, October 18, beginning at 7 a.m., George Street between East Seneca Street and State Route 104 will be closed to through traffic for an area construction project. The closure is only planned to last one day and regular traffic patterns are anticipated to resume
on Sunday, October 19.

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The Oswego County Board of Elections office will be open extra hours on the following dates for those who wish to receive absentee ballot applications or file paperwork. The Board of Elections is located at 185 E. Seneca St., Oswego.

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CNY Arts Center is pleased to announce an agreement has been reached with Cayuga Community College at the River Glen Plaza. CNY Arts Center will establish its primary location on campus, including Arts in the HeArt Gallery, in a move to merge the arts community with the college community. This will not only provide a home for the multi-arts center but also support opportunities and collaborations for students with access to the theatre and gallery space.

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As Election Day draws closer, campaigns often ratchet up their rhetoric. The Governor’s campaign is doing just that. In effort to counter the “Stop Common Core” line that his opponent Rob Astorino is running on, Cuomo formed the Women’s Equality line. This is a political party formed by the Governor and his Democratic political allies to help advertise his support of a package of bills known as the Women’s Equality Act.

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Did you know that every day, 160,000 teens reportedly skip school because they are bullied? In addition, a recent survey indicated that 18 percent of New York high school students had been bullied on school property and 16 percent had experienced cyberbullying in the past year. This month, students, teachers, parents and others come together to help put a stop to bullying and cyberbullying

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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 5 million teeth are knocked out in sporting activities each year.

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The Oswego County Department of Social Services will sponsor an informational meeting from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 4 at the Department of Social Services, 100 Spring St., for people who are interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents. Oswego County also needs Hispanic foster parents.

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The Oswego County Legislature’s Economic Development and Planning Committee presented a proclamation designating October as 4-H Month in Oswego County. With the support of the Oswego County Legislature, Cornell Cooperative Extension serves rural and urban youth through 4-H Youth Development programs.

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The request comes after the Governor last week proposed an expansion of Taste NY, setting goals to add Taste NY retail stores in strategic locations and triple gross sales of participating vendors in the coming year. In her letter to Governor Cuomo, Senator Ritchie suggests reopening the rest area between exits 32 and 31, which has sat vacant since 2010 and adding a Taste NY retail location in an effort to welcome visitors and highlight local products.

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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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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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Overnight rain that has continued into Saturday has forced Fulton Speedway management to cancel the Saturday, October 18th ‘Eve Of Destruction IV’. The event won’t be rescheduled this season. A suitable date for 2015 will be discussed during the winter months.

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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

A mix of sun and clouds this afternoon with a chance of showers. High around 75.

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