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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week a plan to replace state-issued vehicle license plates every 10 years, but Oswego County representatives are calling to pump the brakes on the plan.

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LAS VEGAS — The two men who produced the drug taken by Victor Orlando Woolson before his death have been found guilty of operating a criminal enterprise out of their Nevada warehouse and Woolson’s mother will travel to Las Vegas next month to attend the sentencing.

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OSWEGO — A committee of educators, parents and legal experts is updating the code of conduct for Oswego city schools, citing a need to update legal verbiage, clarification on terminology and the inclusion of new safety measures.

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OSWEGO —  The Oswego Drug Treatment Court program celebrated its 20th anniversary Monday, honoring longtime organizers, officials and multiple graduates who have successfully moved on from a program often touted as “the last line of defense between people’s addictions and state prison.”

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AUBURN — Nearly 100 central New Yorkers got an up-close look at the Democratic contenders for New York’s 24th congressional district at a town hall this week, where the three candidates discussed health insurance, higher education costs and the climate crisis.

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OSWEGO — With federal officials crafting draft documents for the proposed Great Lake Ontario National Marine Sanctuary and up to two years before locals have another chance to weigh-in on the plan, local officials shared their hopes for what the sanctuary could become and what it could mean …

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OSWEGO — Oswego County officials announced Monday afternoon aerial spraying for mosquitoes in the Toad Harbor area scheduled for last evening would be again postponed.

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OSWEGO — A car-pedestrian accident Monday in the city of Oswego resulted in a juvenile’s transportation to Oswego Hospital with “minor injuries,” law enforcement officials said.

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OSWEGO — Kayakers from all over the state jumped in with both feet on Saturday for a journey through four Oswego River Canal locks as part of this year’s Oswego Paddlefest.

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FULTON — The number of sexual assault lawsuits filed around New York continues to climb as last week commenced a one-time look-back window for victims, and local abuse survivor advocates say more reforms need to take place to prevent sex crimes from occurring in the first place.

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MEXICO POINT — When Tom O’Mara and Will Barclay  usually get together, it’s to decide whether to fish or cut bait on Albany legislation.

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OSWEGO — The annual Oswego County Tax Auction is set to take place Oct. 5, in Mexico, offering bidders a selection of approximately 120 foreclosed properties.

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OSWEGO — The proposed 2020 Port City budget is now available to the public, and the common council’s budget committee is scheduled to hold budget negotiations over the course of several days next week.

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SYRACUSE — Six lawsuits filed this week against the Diocese of Syracuse allege its parishes neglected to protect children from predatory sex offenders employed as priests in the diocese’s seven-county network.

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FULTON — Firearms enthusiasts and history buffs from across the country are once again set to descend on Fulton for the ninth annual Hunter Arms Homecoming, a celebration of the renowned shotguns once produced in the city.

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OSWEGO COUNTY — The Oswego County Health Department is set to conduct aerial spraying of a diluted pesticide over the southeast end of the county on Friday in order to reduce the population of disease-carrying mosquitoes in the area.

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FULTON — Government and business leaders left Fulton’s Municipal Building Wednesday with renewed faith in the future after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the city by the little lake will receive $10 million for economic development projects.

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Saturday, August 19, the main doors of the Civic Arts Center will burst open around 9 a.m. as a group of lucky students enters the Oswego Players’ Frances Marion Brown Theater as participants in the second round of The Theater Arts Youth Academy. And for the next four Saturdays will immerse …

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OSWEGO – United Way of Greater Oswego County Executive Director Patrick Dewine recently met with Fulton Family YMCA Family Director Amy Leotta and YMCA CEO Shonna Sargent to discuss the Y’s participation as a collection site for this year’s Stuff-A-Bus campaign.

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Andrew Cuomo's Downtown Revitalization Initiative was supposed to supposed to fund 'transformative' improvements — three years later, have Oswego's big dreams panned out?

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OSWEGO — National food distributor Dot Foods donated various canned food items and grains to charities across central New York on Tuesday as part of their Neighbor-to-Neighbor program.

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OSWEGO — Following a series of positive tests for Eastern equine encephalitis in local mosquito populations, county officials are preparing to conduct aerial spraying in an effort to reduce the number of disease carrying insects.

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Representatives from Oswego County Opportunities’ Services to Aid Families (SAF) Program came out to the fifth annual Oswego County Public Safety Day on Saturday, August 3. They shared information about prevention, intervention, advocacy and education services that the program offers to vict…

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OSWEGO — When Peter Mahan retired a few years ago as high school art teacher for the Hannibal School District, little did he know he’d be head-over-heels in love with screenwriting and eventually participate in a local indie film production as co-writer, director and editor.

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OSWEGO — Port City parishioners have appealed to Catholic officials in Rome, challenging the Catholic Diocese of Syracuse’s decree establishing St. Paul’s Church as the site of Oswego’s newly consolidated parish.

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OSWEGO — Port City property owners are likely to see tax bills in 2020 that mirror their 2019 numbers, as early versions of the spending plan include no major changes in revenue or spending, according to officials.

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Ruth Sayer, 102, recently celebrated her 50th year in the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) sisterhood. The P.E.O. was established in Oswego in 1958. Sayer served as the chapter’s president in 1989-1991. She enjoyed her special day with a plaque from the New York State Board, a…

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REDFIELD – The New York State Old Tyme Fiddlers Association free concert series resumes on Sunday, August 25, 2-5 p.m., with the always popular performance of its Central Chapter, one of the largest chapters, whose members come mostly from the area north of Oneida Lake. This free concert tak…

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OSWEGO — The Oswego Bookmobile has been “driving books home” since 2010 and officials are inviting the community to an Open House on Thursday, Aug. 22 from 1-3 p.m. at the McCrobie Building, 41 Lake St., Oswego. Visitors are invited to tour the bookmobile and view photos taken over the years…

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OSWEGO – Paddlers can experience a unique journey down the Oswego River Canal at the seventh annual Oswego Paddlefest Saturday, Aug. 17. Hosted by the H. Lee White Maritime Museum, the event gives kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddle boarders a chance to lock through four canal locks on t…

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OSWEGO — Widely popular, one-stop shop convenience store chain Stewart’s Shops celebrated the inauguration of their latest location in the city of Oswego with a ribbon cutting event on Friday.

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SYRACUSE — The U.S. Department of Justice and Douglas Waterbury settled a sexual harassment lawsuit Thursday that calls for the local landlord to pay an additional $450,000 in damages and penalties.