By Mikayla Kemp, OCT
OSWEGO, NY – Lake Ontario Antique and Creative Designs held its grand opening May 15 at its location 157 E. First St., also known as the North Gate Crossing building.
“We are grateful for the tremendous turnout at our opening from the community, county governing and chamber members” said one of the store’s owners, David Granoff. “We are looking forward to a successful partnership with the business community of Oswego and the surrounding region.”
Present for the ribbon cutting from left are: Danielle Hayden, assistant director, Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce; Shane Broadwell, majority leader, Oswego County Legislature (17th District); Lake Ontario Antiques and Creative Designs vendors Sarah Catalone, Circus Couture Boutique; Michelle McClave, Circus Couture Boutique; Tara Sawyer, Bird Branch Designs; Laura Bishop, Bishop’s Palace Antiques; Ted Panayotoff, chairman of Oswego Lighthouse Development Committee; Lake Ontario Antiques vendors John Brown, John Brown Antiques; Mary Ann Hartman, Over Time Antiques; Granoff Lake Ontario Antiques owner; Lake Ontario Antiques vendor Michael Stevens, Lakeside Memories Antiques; Rosalie Frataccia Lake Ontario Antiques owner; Lake Ontario Antiques vendors Jason Raymond, Trash 2 Treasures Antiques; Monique Austin, Moniques House of Flowers; John Zanewych, chamber board member; Amy Tresidder, Oswego County legislator 16th District; Garrette Weiss, chamber board member; Ellen Clark, Lighthouse Co-Works/Experience Oswego; Lake Ontario Antiques vendors Doug Baldwin, Rarebird Antiques; Joseph Pauldine, Pauldine’s Antiques; Brooks Wright, chamber board member; Bill Symons, Computer Accounting Services; Robert Rolfe, Harmony Financial Services; Lake Ontario Antiques vendor Kevin Hill, JP Jewelers; Honore Stockley, Small Business Development Center; Melissa Blackburn, Blackburn Graphics; and Greg Mills, executive director, Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce.
Missing from picture is Lake Ontario Antiques owner, Lisa Shaw.
Shaw was unavailable during the grand opening as she was attending her daughter’s law school graduation.