Warm with a mix of sun and clouds today. High near 70.
Library use has increased across the state. According to some of New York State Library’s latest statistics, visits to public libraries increased by seven million from 113 million to 120 million from 2007 to 2009. The number of items borrowed – books, ebooks, movies, magazines and more – has increased by more than 11%.
The night sky above Oswego Harbor will sparkle once again with the return of Fireworks by Grucci presented by Entergy for the 27th year on July 26. This centerpiece Harborfest event is sponsored by Entergy Nuclear, owner-operator of the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba.
Some Oswego businesses have been slow to start, but many have hopped onto the social media ball and now it’s rolling. The presence of Oswego businesses on social media is amplifying and for good reason. According to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center in 2013, 73 percent of adults are using social media of some kind. The study also found that by far, Facebook is the leading social media platform that is engaging its audiences.