Today (Sept. 21), the Governor announced the nomination of 27 properties to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. Nominated in Oswego is the Fort Ontario Military Reservation. The nomination expands and replaces an earlier National Register listing to obtain a more accurate and inclusive boundary more reflective of the fort’s military history.
The Power NY Act was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in July; the intent was to increase power production and lead to new investment all across the state. However, there is opposition to it because it would override local municipalities’ home rule
The governor feels very strongly that he was elected for three primary reasons, state Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald said. They are get the economy up and running again, ethics reform and restoring the legacy of social reform. Passing an on-time state budget was a good start, she said.
Oswego High School senior Mackenzie Dunsmoor was selected by Assemblyman Will Barclay to represent Oswego County at the governor’s State of the State address.
The gubernatorial candidate visited the Port City Thursday to rally the voters to get to the polls on Tuesday. “Tuesday comes down to you. You know who’s going to start change? The person in the mirror is going to start change; it starts with you,” he said.
The city of Fulton has given the state Attorney General’s office the records requested as part of the office’s investigation into alleged pension padding.
“We’ve got everything we could get for him and we sent it to him,” said Fulton Mayor Ron Woodward, referring to Attorney General Andrew Cuomo this week.Â “We haven’t heard any more.”
The event will inform participants how to best avoid consumer scams that frequently target seniors, such as sweepstakes, mail orders, and identity theft.
A representative from Attorney General Andrew CuomoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s office will be speaking to the Springbrook Seniors on consumer fraud issues as a part of CuomoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s statewide Smart Seniors Program. Juanita Perez Williams, Assistant Attorney General from CuomoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Syracuse Office, will inform participants how to best avoid consumer scams that frequently target seniors, such as sweepstakes, mail orders, and identity theft.
Attorney General says: Multi agency crackdown ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œOperation BlackjackÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â stops drug flow from New York City to Central NY; leads to 12 pounds of cocaine worth $500K, 4 guns, $26K cash, 1 pound of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, ammunition, 2 cars seized.Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â Oswego County man calledÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â “key leader” in the ring.