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Vehicles Pulled From Pond Hours After Tragic Accident

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State Route 3 between Route 8 and Rathburn Road remained closed as of midnight as State Troopers were still on the accident scene. By 11 p.m. tow truck operators began pulling the unrecognizable Honda Civic and overturned FedEx Ground truck from nearly 3 feet of water along the north side of Route 3.

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Today’s News: GRB’s Most Spirited, Out of synch Raiders fall 3-0 to Oswego and more!

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The drivers of a FedEx truck and a passenger vehicle were killed Monday afternoon in a head-on crash in Granby. The passenger in the car is reportedly in critical condition at a Syracuse hospital. The cause of the crash is still under investigation

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Get your free copy of “The Autumn Guide” from the Oswego County Tourism Office. The brochure includes directions for three fall foliage driving tours in Oswego County as well as the top spots for viewing fall foliage. Call (315) 349-8322 for your copy today!

Oswego County’s diverse forests and rural scenery provide a spectacular mix of beautiful foliage every fall.
To help people find their way around some of the most scenic areas, the Oswego County Tourism Office is distributing a free fall foliage brochure. “The Autumn Guide” includes directions for three fall foliage driving tours and lists the top spots for viewing fall foliage in Oswego County.

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Fulton city leaders have scheduled a legislative workshop for next week to discuss the hotly debated issue of food truck vendors at Bull Head Point. The meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 6 in the Council Chambers and is slated to begin at 6 p.m.

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Stephen Dunn became the new principal of Hannibal High School on July 16. This is Dunn’s 19th year in education; before coming to Hannibal he worked as an assistant principal for the Auburn Enlarged City School District for seven years and prior to that he served the Lansing and Skaneateles central school districts as a social studies teacher.

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When most people think of travel in upstate New York, they think of time spent on the water, engaging in activities like boating, fishing and everything in between. However, what many don’t realize is that our region’s fall season is one of the best times to take in all our area has to offer. If you’re planning an upcoming getaway, consider a “staycation, a vacation where one takes time off at or close to home, instead.

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The NYS Department of Education recently released the assessment results for third through eighth graders. The Department of Education reports there were some gains statewide over last year’s results. Statewide the percentage of students scoring on the math exam at or above the proficient level (receiving a score of 3 or 4) increased only slightly from 31.2% to 35.8%. The English Language Arts exam showed virtually no change, with 31.4% of New York students “proficient” as compared to last year’s score of 31.3% scoring proficient.

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A WALK AMONG THE R TOMBSTONES (DIGITAL) 4:55p 7:30p 10:05p DOLPHIN TALE 2 (DIGITAL) PG 4:10p 6:40p 9:10p LET’S BE COPS (DIGITAL) R 7:40p THE BOXTROLLS (DIGITAL) PG 4:25p 6:50p THE BOXTROLLS 3D (DIGITAL) PG 9:05p THE DROP (DIGITAL) R … Continue reading

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A view of Cazenovia Lake

Route 20 is the longest road in the United States starting in Kenmore Square in Boston, Massachusetts, and ending in Newport, Oregon. It is 3,365 miles from coast to coast. Each state, working alone and in conjunction with adjoining states, is trying to promote the road to the benefit of all the towns, villages, accommodations, restaurants and tourist attractions along the way. What they need is a TV show and a song similar to the one about Route 66.

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Increasing clouds with rain possible later today. High around 75.

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The Oswego County Legislature’s Human Services Committee presented a proclamation to the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau designating September as Youth Court Month. Youth courts are one of the fastest growing crime prevention and early intervention programs in the nation.

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Operation Oswego County, Oswego County’s designated economic development organization, was recently awarded first place for its electronic newsletter, OOC E-News, at The Northeastern Economic Developers Association’s 2014 literature and promotions award competition. NEDA represents 11 states.

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The Oasis in Fulton will take on a Mexican theme as it hosts the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County’s inaugural Fiesta Masquerade. To be held October 10 from 6 – 10 p.m., the CAC Fiesta Masquerade serves as a major fundraiser for one of Oswego County’s most vital human services agencies, the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County.

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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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One of the most popular events of the racing season for fans and competitors is the 50-Lap, $2,500 to-win Industrial Tire Of CNY Sportsman Championship that is part of the Sunoco Ethanol Facility Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on October 3-4 at the Fulton Speedway.

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Syrell Racing and Hawk Chassis are partnering once again for the return of their Supermodified racing calendar for the upcoming 2015 season. Last season Syrell Racing put together the inaugural Supermodified calendar featuring 13 local models, including Speedway trophy girls Caylee Heagerty and Mackenzie Coleman.

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The Oswego State women’s soccer team edged out New Paltz 2-0 in a SUNYAC contest on Saturday afternoon at Laker Soccer Field. Oswego now improves to 4-4-1 on the season and 1-0-1 in conference play while New Paltz falls to 6-4-1, 0-1-1.

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Gabbie turns 8

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Jordyn Moon turns 9 on Saturday

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THE GREATER OSWEGO-FULTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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 24, 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 slowly been improving running at 2,150cfs this morning. The … 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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