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Schumer to USDA: Fed Designation Would Grow Oswego’s Local Economy, Should Not Be A Heavy Lift

“Each and every day, goods like aluminum, cement and salt come in and out of the Port of Oswego, so it makes no sense why grains can come in but cannot be shipped out. The inability to export grains is a lost opportunity for the port and the entire Central New York economy, and I am calling on the USDA to remedy the situation,” Sen. Schumer said.

At the Shineman Center at SUNY Oswego on Thursday (Oct. 30), U.S. Senator Charles Schumer launched his push to get the Port of Oswego and SUNY Oswego a special federal designation that would allow the Port of Oswego to export grain and other agriculture products for the first time. Schumer explained that the port takes in approximately 10 million bushels of grain – soybeans, corn and wheat – each year, and then companies like Perdue send these grains by rail to Virginia where they then export them abroad.

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Today’s News: Also check out At the Movies, NFL Picks, No Shave November and remembering Wallie Howard Jr.

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Local law enforcement is cracking down on DWI offenders this Halloween weekend. Have a plan before you go out.

Oswego County STOP-DWI Coordinator Robert Lighthall today (Oct. 30) announced that law enforcement agencies across Oswego County will deploy special DWI enforcement patrols to help ensure that our roadways will be safe during the Halloween weekend.

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NYS Department of Transportation will hold an open house on November 6 regarding a bridge rehabilitation project on Route 11 over the Salmon River in Pulaski. It will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pulaski Fire Department, 12 Lake St. Preliminary drawings for the upcoming project will be available for review and representatives from NYSDOT will be present to answer questions. No formal presentation is planned.

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An Oswego councilor suggested the city start looking now at what to do with several parking spaces currently leased by the college. The spots are north of Washington Boulevard on Sixth Avenue. They will revert back to the city Jan. 1, 2016 and will be a potential revenue source, he added.

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Today’s News: Halloween safety and the benefits of being a volunteer are in today’s edition of RaiderNet Daily.

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For the past two decades I have had the pleasure of knowing Mr. James Eby both personally and professionally as a news reporter. I believe he will be an excellent Family Court judge because he is dedicated, compassionate and a true professional.

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I am running because I care about children. I will make sure that the decisions made in Family Court are fair and impartial, and, most importantly, in our children’s best interests. I have spent more than a decade representing children and families in Family Court, and I am the only candidate who can serve the full ten-year term.

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Made famous in the story by Robert Louis Stevenson, the thriller will premier on Halloween on the stage of the Frances Marion Brown Theater in the Arts Center at Fort Ontario.

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Halloween

As Halloween approaches Dr. Fruce would like to remind families in our community of some of the ways to keep your children’s teeth healthy. Instead of snacking all day long on your ghoulish treats try using the candy as a … Continue reading

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Gregory Peddle was the guest of Oswego Rotarian Mark DuFore recently. He spoke about Net Neutrality and the future of the Internet related to open access. Net Neutrality is the principle that Internet Service Providers and the government should treat all information on the Internet equally.

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Laughter and joy overflowed into the hallways of Granby Elementary School recently, as ventriloquist Sylvia Fletcher and her puppets stopped by to give students a lesson in anti-bullying. Fletcher’s performance was designed to teach students the importance of not bullying and feeling comfortable with one another. Through comedic messages, the program reinforced the significance of creating a climate in the school in which students feel safe and comfortable.

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Hannibal resident Gary D. Thompson Jr. is making a run for Hannibal Town Council. My goal if elected is to bring life back into Hannibal, give people a reason to stay within the community and give people a reason to come in. The reality is, it will be harder to hold the line on our taxes if there is no revenue being created, he said.

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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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Oswego was named the No. 3 team in the country by USCHO.com on Tuesday night while D3hockey.com also placed the Lakers at No. 3 on Wednesday afternoon.

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The Oswego State men’s ice hockey team opened its 50th year with an impressive 5-3 win over the U.S. National Under-18 team on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd of 3,000 at the Marano Campus Center Arena. Oswego will start the regular season at 7 p.m. on Oct. 31 when its travels to Buffalo State for a SUNYAC matchup.

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The Oswego State women’s ice hockey took to the ice for an exhibition contest on Saturday, defeating the Toronto Midget Aeros 2-0 at the Marano Campus Center Arena. Oswego’s regular season will begin at 7 p.m. on Oct. 31as it travels to face Castleton State College.

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If you see Vinny Losurdo on October 26, wish him a Happy 12th Birthday!

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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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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 clouds and sun with some spotty showers possible early today. High near 50.

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