The Oswego County Emergency Management Office has announced that the system of emergency notification sirens surrounding the three nuclear power plants at Nine Mile Point are scheduled to be tested during the week of May 2 through 6 between 4 and 8 p.m.
County legislators recently were updated on the work that’s under way on several of the new radio towers that will play a key role in upgrading Oswego County’s emergency radio communications system. The new interoperable radio system will be used by emergency responders to answer calls in all areas of the county – and across county lines. It will provide 97 percent coverage for portable radios used by emergency responders.
The Oswego County Health Department wants to make sure that county residents are ready for an emergency during Preparedness Month this September. Do you have emergency supplies set aside in case thereâ€™s a disaster? Does your family have an emergency plan?
SKYWARN spotters support their local community and government by providing reports of severe weather directly to the National Weather Service in Buffalo through amateur radio or the NWS spotter hotline. The services performed by SKYWARN spotters have saved many lives.
The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Regional Director Carl Ford today announced the installation of emergency road closure gates at four entrances to southbound Interstate 81 in northern Oswego County.
US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced that she has secured $200,000 for the project in the federal appropriations bill approved by the House and Senate over the weekend.
TheÃ‚Â season for inclement weather has arrived andÃ‚Â once again the Oswego City School District is preparing for emergency closing and delay situations. As in the past, a variety of communication venues will be used in the event that school is closed or delayed.
The Oswego County Legislature on Thursday began the regulatory review process for upgrading the countyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s emergency radio communications equipment, bringing a new communications system one step closer to reality.
The Oswego County Emergency Management Office announces that the system of emergency notification sirens surrounding the three nuclear power plants at Nine Mile Point will be tested during the week of Nov. 2 through 6. Each of the 37 individual sirens will be tested between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. between Monday, Nov. 2, and Thursday, Nov. 5.
A federally-evaluated exercise of Oswego CountyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program Ã¢â‚¬Å“was very successful,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Rebecca Thomson of Federal Emergency Management Agency Region IIÃ¢â‚¬Ëœs Radiological Emergency Preparedness Program. Thomson announced the preliminary findings of the evaluation during a public meeting Sept. 25 at the Oswego County Joint Information Center.