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Oswego Opens Water Station; Red Cross Maintains Oswego Shelter

UPDATE 1:30 p.m. Feb 27: Port City Opens Water Station For Those In Need
The City of Oswego has opened a water station at the East Side Fire Station, 35 E. Cayuga St., for those residents who are experiencing frozen water services. Those effected may obtain potable water at anytime by using the East Seneca Street entrance of the fire station. Residents must bring their own containers.
The shelter opened by the American Red Cross at Laker Hall on the campus of SUNY Oswego Wednesday night will remain open at least through Sunday.

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During the regular session of Monday’s Oswego School Board meetint, the board approved the Oswego Middle School French Club trip to Montreal for June 6-7 and a textbook for the Modern Novels course at the Oswego High School.

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Amid the bitter cold weather, the city of Oswego has been experiencing a significant amount of water main breaks throughout the city and water pipes bursting in the homes of residents. As families have become displaced, SUNY Oswego has stepped in to assist the city and the American Red Cross in providing shelter and a place of refuge in Laker Hall for those affected by the recent problems. Oswego city Councilor Billy Barlow acknowledges the assistance provided by the college and noted the growing positive relationship between SUNY Oswego and the city of Oswego.

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Today’s News: Lessons learned and new movies are in the Friday edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund recently awarded $16,440 in grants to four Pulaski-area nonprofit organizations.

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Only two residents voiced concerns about the program at the public hearing. In other business, the council paved the way for this year’s farmers’ market, approved a request to repair the centrifuge at the Eastside Wastewater Treatment Plant, and handled several other resolutions.

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On behalf of the hundreds of children and their families that we serve at the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County I would like to thank those caring businesses and individuals who helped to make our fourth annual Chicken Wing Fest such a success! The event raised more than $22,000 to help support our efforts to provide vital services to children who have been sexually or physically abused, neglected or maltreated.

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Here in Upstate New York, there are no shortage of days spent inside seeking refuge from the winter weather. If you’re like me, you know that there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book. Luckily, throughout our region there are dozens of spectacular libraries offering bestsellers, classics, children’s books and all sorts of other types of family friendly entertainment perfect for winter days spent indoors, or any other time of the year.

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The Sanctuary of Truth temple

There are many things to do in the area including elephant rides and shopping but we opted to visit The Sanctuary of Truth, which we could see off in the distance from our balcony. Had we known we would have planned to spend several hours there because there was a lot to do. The elaborately carved wooden structure was built in 1981 but has the look of an ancient temple. The temple carvings showed the relationship between humans and the universe.

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  AMERICAN SNIPER R 1:45P 7:00P FIFTY SHADES OF GREY R 1:30P 4:25P 7:10P 9:55P FOCUS R 11:50A 2:20P 4:50P 7:20P 9:50P HOT TUB TIME MACHINE 2 R 4:40P 9:55P KINGSMAN: SECRET SERVICE R 1:00P 3:50P 6:50P 9:40P LAZARUS EFFECT … Continue reading

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State Senator Patty Ritchie is now accepting nominations for the New York State Senate’s “Women of Distinction” program; a special initiative aimed at honoring women’s history in the Empire State by recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding leaders from the present.

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If something happened to your loved one(s), would you know where all the important paperwork is? The Family Love Letter is not a legal document and shouldn’t be used to replace the important legal documents. It is a booklet that is meant to ease the burden of finding these important documents when the surviving loved ones are grieving and may not be thinking straight.

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SUNY Oswego’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program has been named as Recognizing Oswego County’s Community Champion for February. Recognizing Oswego County focuses on the positive efforts that are being made in the community. Each month ROC uses this recognition effort as a platform for emphasizing the wonderful work that is happening in Oswego County to promote the health and wellness of children, families and adults.

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Beautiful Colonial home in the subdivision of Foxwood Farms- move in ready

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The third-seeded Oswego State men’s basketball team knocked off No. 2 Geneseo 72-61 in a SUNYAC Championship semifinal game at Plattsburgh on Friday evening. With the victory, the Lakers improve to 18-9 on the year and will play the winner of Friday night’s Plattsburgh and Brockport matchup at 4 p.m. on Saturday in the SUNYAC Championship title game.

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Helena Chemical Company is set to be a presenting partner of the ISMA Supermodified King of Wings VII championship event to be held at Oswego Speedway on July 11. Since 2009, Oswego Speedway’s King of Wings event has been one of the premier winged Supermodified races of the summer, with a who’s who of driving talents reaching victory lane.

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Despite the heavy snow, the 2015 Fulton and Brewerton Speedways ‘Winter Bash’ was a big success. A large crowd turned out for an evening of race talk, awards, and giveaways at the Radisson Ale House. On the big screen was the final night of the DIRTcar Winter Nationals from Volusia Speedway in Florida. In an exciting Modified feature, Fulton Speedway Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modified Champion Larry Wight was crowned the four race series champion.

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Michael Holmes turns 6 on February 4.

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Alyson will blow out one candle on February 4.

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Warm Up Oswego To Melt Away the Winter Blues

Melt away the “winter blues” on Saturday for the 10th annual Warm Up Oswego Festival. The hottest winter festival in CNY is lead this year by the Oswego Network of Entrepreneurs and promises the best festival yet. “We will have all the great activities that fest-goers have come to love, with a new footprint for the festival!” said Nathan Emmons, festival chair. This year’s festival will have two headquarters, one outdoors in the Civic Plaza area at Oneida and West First streets and the other indoor headquarters will be in the King Arthur’s building at West First and Bridge streets.

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Spotlight: Zink Shirts

T-shirts and Guerilla Marketing fit together like pencil on paper and when combined well can transform a person into a walking billboard of promotion, thought, emotion, ideas, solidarity, or art for its own sake.
Using this approach, illustrator and self-styled Guerilla Marketer Glenn Zansitis created Zink Shirts, a small business on the ground floor at 19 E. Cayuga St., in Oswego.

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Fishing Reports for February 24, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: There is not a lot to report from the river. With the snow and the cold over the last week or so, there … Continue reading

Some sunshine with a chance of flurries today. High 15.

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