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May 26, 2018


News

Two-Car Accident Under Investigation In Hannibal

At about 11:47 a.m. today (May 25) members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office, Hannibal Fire Department, Oswego Town Fire Department and Menter Ambulance responded to State Route 104 in the town of Hannibal, south of Blythe Road, for a two-car collision.


Sports

68 Things to Be Excited About Ahead of Oswego Speedway’s 68th Season

After seemingly one of the longest winters and certainly the longest offseason in a considerable amount of time, there are plenty of things to look forward to ahead of Oswego Speedway’s 68th seasons which begins with ‘opening day’ featuring the Jim Shampine Memorial Twin 50s for the Supermodifieds plus the Tony White Memorial 35 for the Pathfinder Bank SBS.


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Community

On Memorial Day, Keep the Fire in the Grill

It’s Memorial Day Weekend and New Yorkers will be firing up their grills and BBQs for the first time this year to celebrate the unofficial start of the summer. The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York urges all New Yorkers to follow some basic safety advice when grilling and to remember to call 911 in case of an emergency.

Opinion

Voter Suppression

Yes voters, we have voter suppression in Fulton on the east side of the river. We all have an idea what voter suppression is, but what you may not know is to what lengths groups well go to suppress your ability to vote. The most recent way is by reducing the number of polling sites; the next is to constantly move the polling sites.


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After Another Scandal, Legislature Required to Fill Attorney General Vacancy

This month, Albany was hit with yet another scandal when Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned only hours after it was reported that several women had made accusations that he had been physically abusive to them. While, as far as we know, the allegations are not related to his official duties, due to the seriousness of the claims a quick resignation was wholly appropriate and a full investigation needs to be undertaken. In the meantime, the question of who will replace Schneiderman has preoccupied Albany.


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Fishing Reports for May 24, 2018

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Lake Ontario report: The lake fishing continues to be very good. Anglers are finding a very active brown trout bite in 20-40 feet of water with stickbaits and spoons. King salmon can be found in deeper water with anglers having success

Entertainment

Sandra Scott Travels: Honor Our Veterans This Memorial Day

Several places have called themselves the birthplace of Memorial Day, sometimes called Decoration Day. But, in 1966, President Lyndon Johnson declared Waterloo as the official birthplace. On May 5, 1866, there was a ceremony to honor local veterans who had fought in the Civil War. It was a community-wide event; businesses closed and residents flew the American flag.

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