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Two Seriously Injured in Motor Vehicle Collision

Gregory C. Dinant Jr., 36, of 1236 County Route 85, Hannibal, was arrested after an investigation by the City of Fulton Police Department and charged with several crimes after allegedly causing an accident that seriously injured two others last week.

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As State Lawmakers consider making the property tax cap permanent, county leaders call on them to reduce local costs with permanent mandate relief, as they promised they would do when they enacted the cap three years ago.

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Today’s News: The story behind Memorial Day and some great places for ice cream in Fulton are all part of today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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Michael McAndrew has announced his candidacy for Oswego County District Attorney. Currently, McAndrew serves as principal court attorney to the Honorable Walter Hafner Jr. in Oswego County Court and State Supreme Court. His campaign is focused on returning the District Attorney’s Office to the people of Oswego County.

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The long jump was just one of the many events Olympiad athletes took part in.

Phoenix School District hosted the first Oswego County Olympiad at Phoenix High School on May 14. Parents and families crowded the stands as exceptional children with a wide range of different disabilities flooded the sports arena to participate in the Olympiad events. While some of these students have competed in Syracuse’s Olympiad in previous years, this is the first time that Oswego County has held its own event.

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On May 18, at about 1 p.m., Fulton Police charged Matthew A. Merrill Sr., 29, of 2488 State Route 3, Fulton, with heroin possession with the intent to sell. Members of the Fulton Police Department and Oswego County Drug Task Force responded to the area of Voorhees Park for a report of a man selling drugs.

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There are certain things that let us know summer is right around the corner. One of my favorites? The opening of farmers markets across our region. From fresh fruits and vegetables to flowers and handcrafted items, local farmers market offer something for everyone. To make it easier for you to find the fresh, healthy foods and unique locally-crafted items you’re looking for, I have once again put together my “2015 Farmers’ Market Guide.”

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Civil War veteran and Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes eloquently said of Memorial Day: “Every year in the full tide of spring, at the height of the symphony of flowers and love and life, there comes a pause and, through the silence, we hear the lonely pipe of death.” What a truth there is to that quote.

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Tulip Festival

If you haven’t been to Albany recently, put it on your travel calendar. The city hosts many festivals, concerts, and special events throughout the year but the most popular is the Tulip Festival held each year in May, but anytime is a good time to visit. Albany’s history spans four centuries. Commissioned by the Dutch East India Company in 1609 to report on the new world, Henry Hudson sailed the Half Moon to the upper reaches of the Hudson River. He told of the magnificent river and the bountiful area.

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Residents, cottage and business owners, and visitors to the eastern Lake Ontario shore and North Sandy Pond areas are invited to meet with staff from New York Sea Grant and the Oswego County Soil and Conservation District to share their stories and photos of storms and storm damage at the Sandy Creek Town Hall, 1992 Harwood Drive, Sandy Creek, on May 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Nazareth College graduate students earned their master’s or doctoral degrees at the 88th Annual Commencement ceremony that took place at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester on May 10.

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Major sponsors of the 16th Annual Oswego County Hospice Cup Regatta gathered recently at the Oswego Yacht Club. The Regatta will take place on June 20.

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Colonial house on corner lot in a quiet neighborhood

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Oswego Speedway and AsphaltVision announced its 2015 online streaming schedule on Tuesday, which will begin with this weekend’s Port City 160 ‘Super Spectacle’ featuring the ISMA Supermodifieds and Oswego’s Novelis Supermodifieds on the same track, same night for the first time in more than 10 years.

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All main events will run five extra laps in honor of the Memorial Day Weekend, which is known far and wide as one of the biggest racing weekends in the world with the Indianapolis 500, Monaco Grand Prix, Coca-Cola 600 and the ‘Super Spectacle’ at Oswego Speedway all taking place this weekend.

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During the night all the fans will have a chance to come down trackside to get up close to the cars and meet their racing heroes. Drivers will have handouts and be available for pictures, autographs, and to answer questions from fans of all ages.

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Happy 50th Birthday, Karen Spinelli

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On April 25, 2015, Ivan and Fern Parsons of Mount Pleasant celebrate 67 years of marriage.

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Chamber Spotlight: Lake Ontario Antiques and Creative Designs

Some of the best things in life happen by chance. At least, that’s how the owners of Lake Ontario Antiques and Creative Designs feel. Lisa Shaw, Rosalie Frataccia and David Granoff say they came together by chance at a great time, allowing them to make their antique store vision become reality. Shaw, owner of Oswego Tea Company and Golden Gate Bridal, was interviewing Frataccia for a part-time position at her restaurant when their ideas came together and their vision began.

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Fishing Reports for May 19, 2015

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 flow has been between 8,000-10,000cfs for a few days. This afternoon … Continue reading

Seasonably mild with clouds early then some sunny breaks later today. High around 65.

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