We want your news! Send us: News release |Letter to the Editor | Share a picture | Newborn | Birthday | Engagement | Wedding | Other Milestone
Today







Halfway to Nowhere to Perform at Pumpkin Festival

Local favorites, Halfway to Nowhere will provide musical entertainment for the Central New York Great Pumpkin Festival with a live performance on Sunday, October 4th beginning at 2:00 p.m.  The Central New York Great Pumpkin Festival Fest will be held Saturday, October 3rd from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, October 4th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Washington Square Park in Oswego.  Pictured above from left are band members: band members: Cecil Barlow, Jack Barlow, Buddy Murray, Tammy Stewart, Chuck Ford, Don Gaskins, and Joe Stock

Local favorites, Halfway to Nowhere will provide musical entertainment for the Central New York Great Pumpkin Festival with a live performance on Sunday, October 4th beginning at 2:00 p.m. The Central New York Great Pumpkin Festival Fest will be held Saturday, October 3rd from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, October 4th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Washington Square Park in Oswego. Pictured above from left are band members: band members: Cecil Barlow, Jack Barlow, Buddy Murray, Tammy Stewart, Chuck Ford, Don Gaskins, and Joe Stock

The sounds of rock ‘n’ roll oldies and country music will fill the air during the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival as the band Halfway to Nowhere and Friends, featuring Oswego Idol, Tammy Stewart, will be performing at Sunday, October 4th from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

The 18th Annual Central New York Great Pumpkin Fest will be held on Saturday, October 3rd from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, October 4th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Washington Square Park in Oswego.

The Great Pumpkin Weigh-In will take place on Saturday, October 3rd beginning at 10:00 a.m. The giant pumpkins will be on display at the Great Pumpkin Fest Saturday only.

The two-day event will also feature a wide variety of entertainment and activities including:

– Air Hops, and Face Painting for the kids

– Wine & Cheese Tasting

– Arts & Crafts Vendors

– Carnival Rides & Games

– 50 / 50 Raffle

In addition there will be live performances each day. Entertainers scheduled to perform include:

– Patti and The Cruz-ers, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Saturday

– Bill Barlow & Dave Domicolo, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Saturday

– The Jam Bones, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Saturday

– Doc Apple, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sunday

– Halfway To Nowhere & Friends, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday

For more information on the 18th Annual Central New York Great Pumpkin Fest, contact the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce at 343-7681.

CNY Great Pumpkin Festival Set For October 3rd & 4th

Giant pumpkins line the park at last year’s Pumpkin Fest.  This year’s Great Pumpkin Fest will feature lots of fun for the whole family and will be held Saturday, October 3rd and Sunday, October 4th in Oswego’s Washington Square Park.  The giant pumpkins will be on display Saturday only.

Giant pumpkins line the park at last year’s Pumpkin Fest. This year’s Great Pumpkin Fest will feature lots of fun for the whole family and will be held Saturday, October 3rd and Sunday, October 4th in Oswego’s Washington Square Park. The giant pumpkins will be on display Saturday only.

The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce invites you to celebrate the harvest season at the 18th Annual Central New York Great Pumpkin Fest.

Scheduled for Saturday, October 3rd from 11:00 am to 6:00 p.m., and Sunday, October 4th from 11:00 am to 5:00 p.m., the Great Pumpkin Fest will fill Washington Square Park with crafters, farm produce, food vendors, music and games for children of all ages.

The Great Pumpkin Weigh-In will take place on Saturday, October 3rd beginning at 10:00 a.m. The giant pumpkins will be on display at the Great Pumpkin Fest Saturday only.

The two-day event will also feature a wide variety of entertainment and activities including:

– Air Hops, and Face Painting for the kids

– Wine Tasting

– Arts & Crafts Vendors

– Carnival Rides & Games

– 50 / 50 Raffle

In addition there will be live performances each day. Entertainers scheduled to perform include:

– Patti and The Cruz-ers, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Saturday

– Bill Barlow & Dave Domicolo, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Saturday

– The Jam Bones, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Saturday

– Doc Apple, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Sunday

– Halfway To Nowhere & Friends, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday

For more information on the 18th Annual Central New York Great Pumpkin Fest, contact the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce at 343-7681.

Halfway to Nowhere to Perform at Pumpkin Festival

Submitted article

</p>Local favorites, Halfway to Nowhere will provide musical entertainment for the Central New York Great Pumpkin Festival with a live performance on Sunday, October 5th.  The Central New York Great Pumpkin Festival Fest will be held Saturday, October 4th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, October 5th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Washington Square Park in Oswego.  Pictured above from left are band members: Jack Barlow, keyboards & vocals; Cecil Barlow, bass guitar & vocals; Buddy Murray, lead guitar & vocals; "Oswego Idol", Tammy Stewart, vocals; Bill Barlow, drums; and Don Gaskins, rhythm guitar & vocals.

Local favorites, Halfway to Nowhere will provide musical entertainment for the Central New York Great Pumpkin Festival with a live performance on Sunday, October 5th. The Central New York Great Pumpkin Festival Fest will be held Saturday, October 4th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, October 5th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Washington Square Park in Oswego. Pictured above from left are band members: Jack Barlow, keyboards & vocals; Cecil Barlow, bass guitar & vocals; Buddy Murray, lead guitar & vocals; "Oswego Idol", Tammy Stewart, vocals; Bill Barlow, drums; and Don Gaskins, rhythm guitar & vocals.

The sounds of rock ‘n’ roll oldies and country music will fill the air during the CNY Great Pumpkin Festival as the band Halfway to Nowhere, featuring Oswego Idol, Tammy Stewart, will be performing throughout the day on Sunday, October 5th.

The 15th Annual Central New York Great Pumpkin Fest will be held on Saturday, October 4th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, October 5th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Washington Square Park in Oswego.

The Great Pumpkin Weigh-In will take place on Saturday, October 4th beginning at 10:00 am.  The giant pumpkins will be on display at the Great Pumpkin Fest Saturday only.

The two-day event will also feature a wide variety of entertainment and activities including:

-          Air Hops, and Face Painting for the kids
-          Wine & Cheese Tasting
-          Arts & Crafts Vendors
-          The Corn Maze
-          Carnival Rides & Games
-          50 / 50 Raffle

Other entertainers scheduled to perform include:

-          Silver Spur, 11am – 1:00 pm Saturday
-          Doc Apple, 1 – 3 pm Saturday
-          The James Bones, 3 – 6 pm Saturday

For more information on the 15th Annual Central New York Great Pumpkin Fest, contact the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce at 343-7681.

Vendor Space Available for Pumpkin Fest

Submitted article

The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce is still accepting applications for vendors interested in being a part of the Great Central New York Pumpkin Festival to be held Saturday and Sunday, October 4th & 5th in Washington Square Park in Oswego.

Vendor space is available in a variety of options:

-          8′ x 10′ space in the tent  -  $120
-          8′ x 20′ double in the tent – $200
-          10′ x10′ space outside of the tent – $110
-          10′ x 20′ double outside of the tent – $200

The Chamber will supply one table per space for vendors in the big tent.  Outside vendors must provide their own table and chairs.  Chamber members are eligible for a $25 discount on space rental.

For more information please contact the Chamber office at 343-7681.

Search Our Archives:

Sandra Scott Travels: Get A Taste Of The Cooperstown Beverage Trail

When John and I were in Cooperstown, we visited the Ommergang Brewery, which is part of the Cooperstown Beverage Trail. It is New York State’s first official cuisine trail. Ommergang Brewery is located in a large building that is reminiscent of the breweries in Belgium. The tour of the Brew House points out the attention to detail in the production of Ommergang beers. The water comes from aquifers located on their property.

Continue reading


July Programs at the Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center

The Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center, located at 748 Route 183 near Williamstown, presents many programs throughout the year where youth and adults can learn about and observe nature firsthand. This July offers three programs featuring the pond-life, birds, and flowers of summer.

Continue reading


Douglas E. Davis Sr., 83

Douglas E. Davis Sr., 83, passed away on Sunday June 7, 2015, in North Carolina.

Continue reading


Mark J. Sagneri, 54

Mark J. Sagneri, 54, of Oswego, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday June 30, 2015, at home.

Continue reading


Porky and Buddy Pet Health – ‘Pushing Kittens Out The Door’

I am thinking about adopting a kitten, as my 18-year-old “Bumpkus” passed away last winter and there is a huge hole in my house that used to be filled with purrs (and fur). I just read that the Oswego County Humane Society is running a “Special” on kitten adoptions – you can adopt two kittens for $100 instead of the usual $200 that it would cost for the adoption fees. But do you think it is a good idea to adopt two kittens at once? Or is the Humane Society just trying to push kittens out the door with this special?

Continue reading



v3_2014_64