MEXICO — County social services officials are preparing for a potential influx of individuals in need of nutrition assistance as the federal government moves to tighten restrictions on who can receive benefits through the food stamp program.
OSWEGO — The Port City skyline is expected to soon look very different, as one of the most recognizable lakeshore landmarks undergoes a facelift.
FULTON — Dozens of volunteers are set to comb the county next week as part of an annual effort to identify and tally individuals lacking shelter and connect them with services.
VOLNEY—A Hannibal man was arrested Friday and charged with bribing a witness in relation to a case involving previous crimes the man allegedly committed.
OSWEGO — Municipal leaders from across Oswego County recently finalized a shared services report for the upcoming year that includes proposals that could save taxpayers more than $2 million if the plans come to fruition.
OSWEGO — Port City councilors this week approved a more than $600,000 improvement to the city’s Westside Wastewater Treatment Plant, continuing a multi-year effort to upgrade the facilities in conjunction with the federally-mandated sewer separation work.
GRANBY — The Granby Town Board’s resolution to fund the planning board’s appeal regarding a controversial motocross course on the southern part of town failed recently.
LACONA — When Roy Smith first partook in the obscure sport of skijoring, which involves skiing while being pulled by dogs, he knew he was hooked.
FULTON — Fourth-quarter data is not yet in, but Diane Cooper-Currier, the head of Oswego County Opportunities, is seeing a troubling trend in the number of individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Did you know? January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is recognized each year on Jan. 11. The Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County (CAC) will be using this month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the issue of human and child trafficking.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives this week approved a resolution that would limit the president’s ability to take military action against Iran, but Oswego County's representatives in Congress opposed the measure.
GRANBY — While Granby is looking to fill one vacancy on its town board, another councilor remains on the job despite being charged with a series of election-related crimes.
ALBANY — Wednesday’s State of the State address by Gov. Andrew Cuomo exposed a divide as deep as ever between the priorities of Oswego County and upstate lawmakers and the largely liberal leaders of the state Legislature.
OSWEGO — The Oswego City School District Board of Education expressed a desire to field a varsity football team this year and plans to install a turf athletic field at Tuesday’s meeting.
ALBANY - While protestors filled all available corners of the New York capitol building on Wednesday and lawmakers hustled from one meeting to another, the office of Assembly Minority Leader was quiet.
OSWEGO — Port City councilors held a special meeting Monday to conduct the first administrative business of 2020, re-electing councilors Robert Corradino and Kevin Hill to their leadership posts.
More than a year after eliminating the fees for open skates at the city’s James P. Cullinan Skating Rink, Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow says there’s been an increase in usage.
OSWEGO —After several court delays, Oswego’s Teresa Woolson will travel to Las Vegas this week to speak at the sentencing of two men convicted of the manufacture of synthetic cannabinoids.
OSWEGO — The Oswego City-County Youth Bureau in collaboration with Bridie Manor hosts a Kid’s Valentine’s Day Dance Party from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. The event is open to children ages two to twelve. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
PULASKI — Assemblyman Will Barclay is lining up support to take over as leader of his Republican conference, a move that could happen as early as Tuesday.
FULTON — A structure fire Sunday morning at an apartment building in Fulton mustered a large presence of emergency crews and displaced more than 20 people, according to officials.
HANNIBAL — After hearing from the public Thursday, the Hannibal Planning Board approved a special use permit without objection for a gravel mine operated by B.T. & T. Inc.
OSWEGO — The Central Square man accused of killing two acquaintances in a September 2018 incident in the town of West Monroe pleaded guilty Thursday in Oswego County Court and was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison.
FULTON — State police in Fulton on Wednesday evening arrested a Baldwinsville man in connection with a Dec. 27 shooting of a man in the town of Scriba.
FULTON — Development of the Indian Point recreation area, reductions in the city workforce, the closure of Nestle and Birdseye, demolition of the former Nestle site and the start of Lake Neatahwanta dredging.
OSWEGO — The cities of Oswego and Fulton welcomed their mayors and city councilors in optimistic inauguration ceremonies Wednesday, with Mayors Billy Barlow and Deana Michaels saying the best days are ahead for their municipalities.
OSWEGO — Elected officials across the county are expected to take the oath of office this week, including a new mayor and three city councilors in Fulton, two new councilors in Oswego and half a dozen new county legislators.
GRANBY — A Granby couple charged last week with a series of election-related crimes allegedly submitted improper political petitions that contained forged signatures of deceased individuals.