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July 22, 2018

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Fox Attacks Dog in Albion; Health Department Warns Residents of Rabid Fox

The Oswego County Health Department announced today (July 20), that a gray fox captured in the town of Albion along Albion Cross Road has tested positive for rabies. The animal approached a dog on a porch and attacked on Saturday, July 14. Two people were also involved and are currently being treated. The dog is up-to-date on his rabies vaccinations and received a booster shot.

NYS Fair Seeks Couple Who Wants to Get Married at The Fair…On Ice!

Here comes the bride…on skates! The Great New York State Fair is launching a contest to find a couple who would like to get married at the 2018 Fair. While there have been engagements and weddings on the Ferris Wheel and at various other places on the Fairgrounds, it’s certain there’s never been anything like this: A wedding on ice.

A banner over the county seal recognizes Oswego County's 200th anniversary.

Drones To Fly Over Oswego County

The Northeast USA Airspace Integration Research Alliance is in the process of building an air corridor to assist in testing unmanned aircraft. The Oswego County Airport is now part of that research corridor, which includes Hancock International Airport in Syracuse and Griffiss International Airport in Rome.


Syracuse Man Arrested On Sex Abuse Charges

On July 10, State Police arrested Mitchell Pallone, 33, of Syracuse, for Forcible Touching (A – misdemeanor), Sex Abuse 2nd degree (A – misdemeanor) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A -misdemeanor). Pallone is accused of having forcible sexual contact with a girl less than 14 years old on July 8 in the town of Richland.


Oswego Man Charged In Connection With Scriba Thefts

The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating several thefts from vehicles, as well as entry and theft from a home in the town of Scriba. On Saturday, Drew M Pelkey, 27, of Oswego, was arrested for his alleged involvement in these incidents.


Fulton Man Charged With Sexual Abuse

On July 12 at 3:02 p.m., deputies arrested Robert F. Goutermout Jr., 36, of 262 Owens Road, Fulton, for two counts of first-degree sexual abuse, a class D felony and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.

Truck, Motorcycle Crash Under Investigation

UPDATED 1 p.m. July 13
At about 6 p.m. today (July 12), the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office responded to a pickup truck, motorcycle motor vehicle accident in the town of Palermo on State Route 3. The accident is still under investigation.

From left: Mayor Ronald Woodward, Officer David Hall, Chief Orlo Green and Deputy Chief Craig Westbrook.

Fulton PD Recognizes Its Exemplary Officers

FULTON – The Fulton Police Department recently acknowledged members for their performance in traffic enforcement, criminal investigations – and most recently, the off-duty actions of Officer David Hall in saving a subject from drowning in Little Sodus Bay.

Billy Barlow

Barlow Recommended To Chair The Onondaga County Metropolitan Water Board

Chairman Ryan McMahon announced today (July 11) he is recommending William J. Barlow Jr. as chairman and presiding officer of the Metropolitan Water Board. Barlow’s appointment was considered by the Onondaga County Legislature’s Environmental Protection Committee today, where it passed unanimously.Upon confirmation by the full legislature, Barlow’s term will expire on December 31, 2020.

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