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FULTON — Fulton school leaders recently celebrated a successful summer of fun and learning through the district’s variety of unique programming.

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OSWEGO — More than four years after high water and flooding first damaged portions of Oswego’s West Linear Riverwalk, the city is moving forward with engineering and design work to repair the heavily utilized walkway along the Oswego River.

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Roughly a dozen New York law enforcement officials, including an Oswego police officer, were recognized Wednesday for heroism by Gov. Kathy Hochul, who named a Rochester cop the Governor’s Police Officer of the Year.

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OSWEGO — Farnham Family Services and the Oswego County Prevention Coalition this month received another round of a multi-year federal grant to combat local youth substance abuse.

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OSWEGO — Port City officials approved more than $100,000 to increase police foot patrols, investigations and enforcement details as part of the city’s larger, ongoing effort to reduce neighborhood disruptions.

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OSWEGO — The soon-to-be East Lake Commons mixed-use property will add a towering facility to the Port City’s skyline, and despite slight setbacks, is still anticipated for its December completion, according to project officials. 

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OSWEGO — The Oswego County Health Department’s latest weekly report concerning new COVID-19 infections shows no sign of the virus quelling locally anytime soon.

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OSWEGO — Oswego City School District officials are planning to implement a COVID-19 testing service for students and staff, but questions about pricing and staffing still linger.

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OSWEGO — Mayor Billy Barlow announced Friday that several members of the Oswego Police Department have been recognized and awarded for excellence in police service at the annual Central New York Association of Chiefs of Police Awards Ceremony.

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FULTON — More than a million foreign nationals immigrate to the United States each year in search of the American dream. Two Philippine citizens who now reside in Fulton say they actually found it.

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FULTON — After more than a year revising its Comprehensive Plan, the Fulton Common Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve and put into effect the plan’s measures designed to improve the city.

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OSWEGO — Project managers and consultants estimate a substantial increase to the Oswego City School District Capital Project budget, citing material price hikes, and workforce uncertainties ushered in by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand this week renewed calls to pass legislation improving military personnel and veterans’ access to mental health care.

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OSWEGO — Local elected leaders, SUNY administrators and prominent community members gathered Friday at SUNY Oswego to recognize SUNY Oswego and President Deborah Stanley in a ceremony that included renaming one of the school’s most prominent facilities after the longtime SUNY leader.

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FULTON — Fulton school administrators on Thursday announced plans to hold their meetings virtually for the foreseeable future in response to the reaction of some members of the public regarding mask requirements.

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OSWEGO — One of the largest renovations at SUNY Oswego in recent decades broke ground recently and college administrators celebrated the project that will look to augment the former Hewitt Union into the new Hewitt Hall.

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OSWEGO — Local residents came together to celebrate the fall season over the weekend the Oswego YMCA’s CNY Pumpkin Festival.

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OSWEGO — It was a warm and rainy summer in the Port City, driven by an extremely wet July and a hotter than average June, and part of that trend continued with a warm start to fall, according to local weather data.

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HANNIBAL — The Hannibal Central School District will hold an external audit meeting at 5:30 p.m., followed by a regular board of education meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 13 in the library at Dennis Kenney Middle School, 846 Cayuga St., Hannibal.

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OSWEGO — The massive undertaking of converting Oswego Speedway’s “Steel Palace” into the “Clay Palace” for the 49th NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week is complete, and today’s “DIRTcar Day” kickoff celebration awaits.

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BOYLSTON — Boylston town officials failed to adopt realistic budgets and monitor finances over the past three years, according to a report from the state Comptroller.

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FULTON — Police arrested five Fulton residents in recent weeks after executing a trio of unrelated search warrants on homes in the city that allegedly netted hundreds of bags of heroin and fentanyl, according to Fulton police.

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FULTON — The city of Fulton on Friday celebrated its long and storied history of manufacturing, paid tribute to present-day industry and unveiled initiatives supporting current manufacturers and future job creators in a ceremony recognizing October as Manufacturing Month.

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OSWEGO — The Oswego County Health Department will open walk-in clinics for flu vaccines starting Monday. Clinics will run from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays at the Nick Sterio Public Health Clinic, located 70 Bunner St., Oswego.

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SANDY CREEK — With the seasons changing and another summer gone without an Oswego County Fair, fair organizers are looking to provide a new annual family festival that embraces autumn in Oswego County.

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SYRACUSE — Dozens of U.S. veterans from across central New York completed a round-trip flight from Syracuse to the nation’s capital as part of last weekend’s Honor Flight Syracuse Mission 15, a one-day celebration recognizing and thanking local veterans for their service.

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OSWEGO — The soon-to-be Lock 7 Apartments is adding another towering residential facility to Oswego’s skyline, but despite the tangible progress in recent months, officials anticipate a slight delay in the development’s completion.

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HANNIBAL — Hannibal town leaders this month tentatively approved a multi-year contract with the Hannibal Fire Company and set a date next month for the public to voice their comments and concerns regarding the agreement.

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OSWEGO — Proceeds from concessions at athletic contests and other events will go to fund Oswego City School District’s food service program, marking a departure from the previous model where community organizations and groups adjacent to Bucs athletics would use concession sales as a means t…

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OSWEGO — Time ran out Monday for unvaccinated health care workers as the state Department of Health’s mandate went into effect, requiring all health care workers in New York to at least begin a COVID-19 vaccination series, or face termination. 

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SYRACUSE — Oswego landlord Douglas Waterbury on multiple occasions violated a court order requiring him to refrain from contacting tenants of his rental properties, according to a federal judge, who levied a $15,000 fine against the landlord last week.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, who was a leading defender of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has submitted his resignation, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Thursday.

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OSWEGO — The YMCA’s CNY Pumpkin Festival returns to the Port City next month as the fall season kicks off. 

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FULTON — The city of Fulton is wrapping up a more than yearlong effort to rewrite the city’s Comprehensive Plan, creating a simplified document that combines a number of Fulton initiatives and objectives aimed at forming a wide-ranging vision and policies for community development.

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“We are out of control and spinning toward the bottom,” quipped one political observer recently. The pandemic is out of control because of our inability to require vaccinations and mask wearing when appropriate. We have adopted a mish- mash of regulations and non-regulations that have only s…

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OSWEGO — Port City councilors unanimously approved a 2022 spending and revenue plan at a special meeting Wednesday night, leaving Mayor Billy Barlow’s initial proposal largely intact.

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Correction:A previous version of this story incorrectly stated Oswego Town opted out of the state's marijuana legislation. Oswego Town officials held a public hearing on such a measure and ultimately chose to table the resolution that would have prohibited marijuana distribution in the town.…