Officers from Oswego High School’s National Honor Society chapter were invited to a special ceremony on Sept. 21 at the Safe Haven Holocaust Refugee Shelter Museum, where U.S. Rep. John Katko helped the students and Oswego community celebrate the passage of the Fort Ontario Study Act.
In April 2016, dozens of Kingsford Park Elementary School students marched to City Hall to advocate for a new and safer playground at the park adjacent to their school. Today (September 21), they saw the results of their efforts. Mayor Billy Barlow officially opened the brand new Kingsford Park School playground with a ribbon cutting event with school administrators, staff, students and many others.
New codes targeting non-owner occupied rental properties will set regulations that allow only curtains or blinds to be hung in windows (no blankets, towels, etc.,) matching exterior paint and siding, and proper storage of garbage receptacales, among many others.
Wired Telecom was named the 2018 “Next Great Idea” Oswego County Business Competition winner at a reception held Tuesday, September 18, at The Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center, Oswego. The company was awarded $50,000 to expand its business in Oswego County.
Mayor Billy Barlow announced today (September 20) the implementation of an electric car charging station in the city of Oswego. The charging station, located near Oswego City Hall at the West Second and Oneida streets intersection in downtown, is the first electric car charging station placed in the city of Oswego and is part of Mayor Barlow’s pursuit of making Oswego a NYSERDA Clean Energy Community.
Governor Andrew Cuomo today (September 19) announced six projects being funded under the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative in Oswego. The Governor’s $25 million initiative was created to help 16 communities develop locally driven strategies to reduce poverty and increase economic opportunity for all New Yorkers.
Today’s News: Do students sleep enough?; Spirit Week off to a great start; Sports updates from football, cheerleading, boys soccer and volleyball; and more in today’s edition of The Raider – written by students in the GR Bodley Journalism Club and Journalism class. And, don’t forget that you can submit pictures to the yearbook at #grbyb or by e-mailing them to [email protected]
State Police arrested Chad Chapman, 33, from Syracuse, for Criminal Contempt 1st degree, a class “E” felony and Harassment 2nd degree, a violation, following a domestic incident that occurred Sunday in the Village Green Community parking lot. He is accused of violating an Oswego County Family Court Order of Protection during a altercation with the protected party.
The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and will be used to replace 15 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) devices, which help firefighters breathe clean air. The department’s current SCBAs are 18 years old.
An entire first ward neighborhood took a stand at Tuesday’s (Sept 18) regular meeting of the Fulton Common Council. One by one, neighbors of West Second Street South in Fulton addressed their pressing concerns with one troublesome house in their area. They detailed the drastic loss of quality of life in their neighborhood, all alleged to stem from one property: an owner-occupied multi-family unit that has been without water and power for months.