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Oswego School Board Discusses Free Admission and Swearing

Should admission to scholastic athletic contests be free? Well, that discussion came up at the last Oswego City School District Board of Education meeting. Board President Aimee Callen said, ”We want to build school pride and a positive way to do that is to do away with the gate fee.” Under “Items from the Board” Callen discussed behavior and discipline problems in the district and asked if the administration could at least start to address this in relation to language. […]

Club members and supporters pose for a photo after the announcement.
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Barlow Announces $75,000 Grant To YMCA, Boxing Club

Before a sell-out crowd in the lower level of the Oswego YMCA (home to the Oswego Boxing Club), Mayor Billy Barlow announced that the Oswego YMCA’s Boxing Club and the Oswego YMCA will receive $75,000 in grant funds from the city. The funds will be used to expand, renovate and assist with the YMCA’s expansion project, the mayor said Thursday evening. […]

Lakers looking to score big this weekend
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It’s Oswego Whiteout Hockey Weekend

Laker fans will be in a frenzy this weekend as it’s time for the annual emotional Whiteout Weekend with Potsdam and archrival Plattsburgh coming into the Marano Campus Center for Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. SUNYAC games. The SUNYAC standings are in early season chaos and Oswego Coach Ed Gosek noted both games will be highly competitive and will play a critical role in the final standings. […]

Santa listens to a youngster's Christmas wish list
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The Port City Lights Up For The Holidays

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Oswego; except, of course, for the lack of snow, and no one is really complaining about that. The Port City officially lit up for the holidays on Saturday. The air turned colder and the threat of rain loomed just before sunset, but it did little to dampen anyone’s spirits. […]

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Harbor View Square Development Project Under Way In Oswego

Ground was broken today (November 30) at the Harbor View Square site, 68 W. First St.; it’s the former home of Flexo Wire, a nationwide wire manufacturer and distributor. Harbor View Square will feature 75 rental homes serving a broad range of income targets and more than 10,000 square feet of ground floor commercial space intended for small retail and eateries. […]

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An ‘Oswego Christmas’ To Light Up December 1

Oswego will host its 31st annual tree lighting event, “An Oswego Christmas,” at Civic Plaza on December 1 from 1 to 6:30 p.m.

Jennifer Losurdo, of the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau, has worked tirelessly for months organizing the event. She and a cadre of eleves have been preparing all the details while the city’s DPW was charged with ensuring Civic Plaza and the surrounding area was dressed in its holiday best. […]