ALBANY — After Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised the possibility of deep cuts to state spending if the federal government doesn’t cough up $11 billion more dollars in aid, Albany Republicans say “passing the buck” won’t help New Yorkers.
Numerous Oswego County and New York state officials weighed in Wednesday on the dawn of the administration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. Here is a selection of their comments:
OSWEGO — Kingsford Park Elementary School officials are announcing happy news after the annual Holiday Giving Project took place this year despite recent COVID-19 and virtual education changes.
OSWEGO — Much has been put on hold over the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Oswego County Land Bank has continued its mission of rehabilitating blighted properties and returning them to productive use.
FULTON — Fulton City School District (FCSD) Board of Education members said that the district’s students are doing well with respect to grades, but not regarding absenteeism.
ALBANY — New York Republicans, including Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay, on Friday said the state needs a “jump start,” and unveiled what they say is a blueprint to recovery that deviates significantly from the policies outlined by the governor’s office this week.
OSWEGO — More than 600 Oswego County residents tested positive for COVID-19 this week as the county recorded the three highest single-day counts yet this week, according to county health officials, and deaths associated with the virus climbed by more than 10.
OSWEGO — The office of Oswego County Clerk is again vacant, and the same two Republicans who mounted write-in campaigns for the seat in 2020 will now try to earn spots on the ballot to contest the office in what will likely be a November election.
OSWEGO — City leaders shared their reactions to Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow's 2021 State of the City Address with The Palladium-Times on Wednesday, largely applauding the speech which outlined a series of initiatives and called on residents and lawmakers to work to make the Port City a better place.
OSWEGO — Oswego City School District students will remain in a fully remote learning model until at least next month, according to an announcement from officials Wednesday afternoon.
SYRACUSE — U.S. Rep. John Katko said Tuesday he'll back the impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying it was his duty under the Constitution after Trump incited the riot at the U.S. Capitol last week.
OSWEGO — National Grid on Tuesday presented Oswego officials with $250,000 in economic development funding for the city’s Urban Revitalization Program to help defray costs of the new Market Street Pocket Park & River Walk Enhancement Project
OSWEGO — SUNY Oswego wellness management major Fadi Gaye was recently one of 45 students in SUNY’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) to receive the statewide Norman R. McConney Jr. Award for Student Excellence, recognizing ability to overcome obstacles to achieve success.
OSWEGO — Oswego City School District employees working at schools engaging in distanced instruction could face a temporary furlough, according to a resolution submitted by the district’s Board of Education Friday.
OSWEGO — The nationwide rollout of COVID-19 vaccines has been slower than expected, and though vaccination efforts are underway in Oswego County, officials are asking the community to be patient.
OSWEGO — The COVID-19 vaccine is 2021’s hottest commodity and locals are eager to get vaccinated, but health officials are asking for patience and say individuals can check their eligibility status on a state-run website.
OSWEGO — The leader of Oswego city schools on Tuesday told the Board of Education that students may be returning to an in-person learning environment as early as Jan. 19, as the district continues to grapple with state regulations and soaring positive COVID-19 cases across the region.
FULTON — City councilors have elected second-year councilor Audrey Avery to lead the city’s legislative branch as president of the Fulton Common Council in 2021.
OSWEGO — A local religious organization is providing the community with ways to sharpen their look and move forward in their life, regardless of their backgrounds.
OSWEGO — Port City councilors convened Monday for the first time in 2021 after a two-week hiatus, and unanimously re-elected Council President Rob Corradino and Council Vice President Kevin Hill to lead the Oswego Common Council in the coming year.
OSWEGO — SUNY Oswego has come to the aid of Oswego Health, providing an ultra-cold freezer to Oswego Hospital’s pharmacy ahead of the delivery of COVID-19 vaccine last week.
OSWEGO — Oswego County’s Tourism office is working closely together with the Lake Ontario Sportfishing Promotion Council (LOSPC) to find new ways to promote Lake Ontario as a fishing destination. Recent developments include the re-design of the Lake Ontario Fishing website (www.lakeontariof…
ALBANY — In an effort to speed up what has been a sluggish rollout of the coronavirus vaccine, Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened Monday to fine hospitals up to $100,000 if they don't finish their first round of inoculations by the end of the week.
PHOENIX — Schroeppel’s Karen Brandt Brown was sworn in over the weekend as Oswego County Court Judge, becoming the first woman in the history of Oswego County and the surrounding area to serve as a countywide magistrate.
OSWEGO — City officials in 2021 are looking forward to the completion of construction and waterfront development projects, and are hoping for a return of cherished events and fully opened restaurants.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — ‘Call Me Kat,’ a new comedy on FOX produced by Oswego native Mackenzie Gabriel-Vaught in her first script-to-screen product as head of development and production for Hollywood’s Sad Clown Productions, will premiere to a nationwide audience tomorrow, Sunday, Jan. 3.
OSWEGO — The number of deaths in Oswego County connected to COVID-19 has risen dramatically over the last two weeks, with more than one coronavirus-related death occurring on average each day.
OSWEGO — Ten Port City residents have been named “Hometown Heroes” for what officials say are their selfless contributions to the community as part of a new, annual recognition effort.
OSWEGO — Snowmobiling is back in Oswego County, and law enforcement officials and club members urge those taking part to follow all safety precautions.
ALBANY — All three of Oswego County’s state representatives will now serve in leadership roles in their respective conferences, according to recent news out of the capitol.
OSWEGO — A sudden fire threatened to put a damper on a local group’s effort to spread holiday cheer to nursing homebound seniors this weekend but organizers say they’re working on an alternate plan.
Knowing how local merchants support the community, Oswego’s Margaret Waters-Poor wanted to make sure to support them this holiday season.