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September 19, 2018

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Residents Weigh In at Fulton’s Fifth Ward Neighborhood Watch Meeting

Following several cries for help in restoring neighborhoods and ensuring security for homeowners, Fulton’s fifth ward has taken action by forming a neighborhood watch. After bringing to light homeowner concerns at recent common council meetings including suspicious activity in neighborhoods, suspected drug use, and negligent properties, fifth ward councilor Dennis Merlino set up a meeting to form a neighborhood watch program.

More WNV Found in Constantia and West Monroe

The Oswego County Health Department reported test results received this week (September 14) indicate viral activity remains in the area. West Nile Virus (WNV) was confirmed in two mosquito pools, one in the town of Constantia and the other in the town of West Monroe.

Car Chase, Crash Results in Volney House Fire

UPDATED Friday 7 AM
Six people have been transported to area hospitals following a car chase that resulted in a house fire, according to Oswego County 911 dispatch. A car chase beginning in the city of Fulton was called in at approximately 10:05 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 13. Some time later, 911 dispatch was alerted that the car had crashed and caught fire.

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

County, Middle Management Strike A New Deal

The Oswego County Legislature on Thursday night approved a new five-year contract with the Oswego County Professional Association. The previous contract expired December 31, 2017. The new deal includes salary increases for members over five years.

United Way Kicks Off 2019 Campaign

The United Way of Greater Oswego County kicked off its annual campaign on Wednesday at The American Foundry in Oswego. “This year’s message is simple,” the executive director said. “When united, donor dollars provide assistance to every age in every corner of Oswego County. Individual contributions paired with a county-wide engagement create a much greater and lasting impression than any of us can ever imagine.”

Plans Change for Fulton’s First Splash Park

The Fulton Common Council recently moved to change the location of the city’s first splash park, a 40 foot by 40 foot fenced concrete pad with sprinkler systems. Originally intended to be constructed at Recreation Park, the splash park will instead be located at Hulett Park in the city’s Fourth Ward.

Oswego Firefighters Extinguish Kitchen Fire

Oswego Firefighters responded to a kitchen fire in a multi-family residence at 111 W Utica St. at approximately 12:42 a.m. today (September 12). Thanks to the quick response of Oswego Firefighters, the fire was contained to the kitchen in one apartment in a few minutes of arrival.

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