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Mom Marathons To Benefit Those Who’ve Assisted Her Children

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Julie Chetney will be running 26 miles next month in the Marine Corps Marathon. “I am a mother to four great amazing kids. And like most mothers, I tell them we are blessed with what God has given us every day for our family – even if it’s the struggles day in and day out with Type 1 Diabetes,” she said. Her effort will help raise awareness and funds for The Joslin Diabetes Center. Professionals at the center have been a Godsend to her and her family over the years, she said.

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It's A September To Remember




Today’s News: A landmark triumph for the girls volleyball team along with Youth 4 Youth information and some health tips. It”s all here in the Monday edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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At about 2:45 a.m. today (Sept. 21), members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office, Mexico Fire Department and McFee Ambulance responded to State Route 104 in the town of Mexico, near George Road, for a single-car motor vehicle collision. The investigation is pending identification of the decedent and notification of next of kin.

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Officials at St. Luke Health Services in Oswego and Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton announced Friday (Sept. 19) that tentative contract agreements have been reached with Service Employees International Union (SEIU 1199) Upstate. SEIU 1199 represents service and maintenance employees at both facilities. St. Luke and Michaud are affiliated not-for-profit, community-based healthcare organizations. The previous contract agreements expired July 31.

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“Sudden power outages can come during a severe thunderstorm or windstorm, ice storm, or equipment failure on the power grid,” said Emergency Management Office Director Dale A. Currier, CEM. “People should be prepared for emergencies that could last 7 to 10 days.”

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The July storm felled several trees and also heavily damaged some homes.

Summer 2014 goes into the record books just a tad cooler and a little wetter. But it will mostly be remembered for the damaging winds in early July, according to Bill Gregway, local observer for the National Weather Service.

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This month, our region is celebrating a major anniversary. It was three decades ago when then Congressman David Martin made the announcement that Fort Drum had been selected as the new home of the 10th Light Infantry Division. What followed was a period of significant growth, including a $1.3 billion dollar investment used to construct 130 new buildings, 35 miles of roadway and more than 4,000 sets of family housing units.

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America was shocked and saddened when news of Robin Williams’ death hit last month. The iconic actor and comedian that made his fame making others laugh sadly took his own life. Many questions arose following his death and many counselors reminded us that even those with fame and fortune are not immune to suicidal tendencies and the mental illness which often triggers suicide.

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Troy Pepper, director of the next Oswego Players’ next production, has selected the cast for the play “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” Leading the cast in the title role will be Knate MacKenzie-Roy who finished a role in the just closed “Who’s On First?”

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“The Wizard of Oz” will be presented in December as an all-youth production by arrangement with Lifehouse Productions. Auditions for the musical will be held September 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the center’s current location, 357 State St. (use the Park Street entrance).

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Following a chilly start, it will be mostly sunny and warm today. High around 65.

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Hannibal Central School District’s Dennis M. Kenney Middle School open house Thursday proved to be a success, as students, parents and teachers gathered to discuss the coming year. With approximately 450 students enrolled at DMK, the event was well attended, something Principal Dee Froio noted as being “incredibly important.”

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Since the passing and implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the health benefits market place in New York has changed. There are more options to purchase coverage, as well as several more rules. Brooks Wright, KBM Management, will help us sort out these options at the next Women’s Network for Entrepreneurial Training’s monthly breakfast meeting on October 2 at 8 a.m. at the SUNY Oswego Phoenix Center.

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The Oswego County Legislature’s Infrastructure, Facilities and Technology Committee presented Theresa McClemons with a certificate of appreciation for her 25 years of service.

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3 Bedroom, 2 bath home with cathedral ceilings and a finished basement.

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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 Fulton Wrestling Club is looking to purchase new singlets for its 2014-2015 season. The Knights of Columbus heard this news. On September 18, they helped to start the ball rolling. They presented Coach Jeff Waldron with a check.

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The Oswego State men’s soccer team lost a 1-0 contest against Wells College on Wednesday afternoon, falling to 1-5-1 on the season. Despite the tough loss at home, Oswego outshot the Express 25-9.

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Lighthouse Lanes invites any and all participants to come and join this racing centered league, focused on gathering Speedway friends and supporters once a month to help pass the Speedway’s off-season. Each team must consist of four bowlers, in any combination.

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Jordyn Moon turns 9 on Saturday

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Genna Losurdo

Happy Birthday, Genna Losurdo!

Genna turns 6 on Aug. 23.

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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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CNY Great Pumpkin Festival to feature Pumpkin Pie Contest

Are you the best pie baker in Oswego County? Do you have a secret family recipe for the best tasting pumpkin pie ever? If so, then the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce is looking for you! The CNY Great Pumpkin Festival, to be held October 4 and 5 in Oswego’s Washington Square Park, will host its inaugural Pumpkin Pie Contest.

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Fishing Reports for September 18, 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 water level has been up and down the last few days. After … Continue reading

Tax Tips

What You Should Know if You Need More Time to File Your Taxes

The April 15 tax deadline is approaching. What happens if you can’t get your taxes done by the due date? If you need more time, you can get an automatic six-month extension from the IRS. You don’t have to explain … Continue reading

Ten Facts about Amended Tax Returns

Did you discover that you made a mistake after you filed your federal tax return? You can make it right by filing an amended tax return. Here are the top ten things to know about filing an amended tax return. … Continue reading




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