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CONSTANTIA — A Bernhards Bay man died after striking a tree with his vehicle Monday afternoon in the Town of Constantia, according to state police.

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SCRIBA — James A FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant operators recently powered down the plant significantly to isolate a few leaking fuel rods, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said Tuesday.

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OSWEGO — Oswego city police recently charged a man with sexual abuse after he allegedly engaged in sexual contact with a child last week.

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ORWELL -- Oswego County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested an Orwell man Wednesday on charges that he and a woman sexually abused a child younger than 11 years old this summer.

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OSWEGO — An Oswego man arrested on sex abuse charges in December was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday.

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OSWEGO — County, state and federal officials participated in a large-scale training exercise to test the local response to “a cascading nuclear emergency” at Nine Mile Point Nuclear Generating Station this week, with initial findings showing the plan in place is sufficient to protect the pub…

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SYRACUSE -- Oswego landlord and upstate businessman Douglas Waterbury on Friday denied a host of sexual harassment allegations in response to a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against him in Syracuse.

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OSWEGO — Oswego Fire Department officials said Tuesday that an early morning house fire on the west side of the city left one man dead and displaced several other people.

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OSWEGO — An Economic Advancement Plan delivered to county legislators this week outlines a number of goals aimed at strengthening and growing the local economy, and lays out an action plan to accomplish the task.

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RICHLAND — Oswego County Sheriff’s office deputies recently arrested a Richland woman for allegedly sexually abusing a child younger than 11 years old.

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SYRACUSE — Doug Waterbury, the longtime Oswego landlord accused of rampant sexual harassment in a federal civil rights lawsuit, must file a response to the claims of six women by next week, according to court records.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump’s push to halt subsidies to insurers under the Affordable Care Act produced mixed reactions this week among officials in Oswego County, with some saying the move would spike premiums and force low-to-modest income people to seek greater public assist…

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OSWEGO — When Mike Howell moved back to Oswego from North Carolina in the summer of 2016, his stepmother Deirdre Rogers-Howell welcomed him into her place on West Sixth Street while he got back on his feet.

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OSWEGO— A jury Thursday convicted a 32-year-old Cicero man for the assault of a 69-year-old man outside a Hastings bar last June, according to Oswego County District Attorney Greg Oakes.

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OSWEGO — After recently opening the door for agencies to submit a range of anti-poverty proposals, Oswego city officials will hold a technical assistance workshop this week to help agencies and groups seeking some of $400,000 available to combat poverty.

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FULTON — No candidate will appear on the Conservative Party line for the Oswego County Legislature’s 25th District in the November election, after party leaders chose not to back either candidate following a deadlocked primary.

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BINGHAMTON — A 22-year-old Oswego man received a sentence of 42 months in prison for threatening to murder a U.S. Secret Service agent and the agent’s family in a voicemail a year ago.

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SCHROEPPEL — State police accuse a Schroeppel couple of starving two pitbulls, with authorities saying they found one of the dogs deceased and tied to a pole in a shed.

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SYRACUSE — Seven Oswego County residents face federal felony drug charges after a series of state and federal methamphetamine trafficking investigations led to dozens of arrests this month, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Syracuse announced Thursday.

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OSWEGO — The Oswego County Humane Society announced Tuesday it would reward up to $1,000 for information in an animal cruelty case involving an alleged pellet gun attack left a cat partially blind earlier this month.

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MEXICO — A Mexico man faces criminal sex charges after an Oswego County Sheriff’s Office investigation into alleged sexual activity with a child younger than 13 years old.

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OSWEGO — A week after Oswego County cut its foreclosure timeline in half to two years, the city of Oswego plans to do likewise to recoup tax dollars quicker.

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ALBANY — State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Monday announced 39 guilty pleas following Operation Bricktown in Syracuse, a year-long investigation into upstate drug trafficking that nabbed five Oswego County defendants.

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OSWEGO — Oswego city police say the 32-year-old woman flown to Upstate Medical Center Thursday after being struck by an SUV at the intersection of East Bridge and Sixth streets is currently in stable condition as of press time.

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HASTINGS — A Hastings man Monday allegedly beat and raped a woman who he threatened to kill with a knife, state police said Tuesday.

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OSWEGO — Oswego officials are unlikely to make changes to the city’s winter parking policy, which includes an overnight parking ban with permits available to locals with limited spots, after councilors rejected an effort to hold a related hearing this month.

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OSWEGO — The city of Oswego continues to rake in a steady stream of rental permit and other code enforcement fees and fines, with officials projecting the department’s revenues to eclipse its expenses this year.

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FULTON — Nearly four months after the death of Amber Neivel, whose body was retrieved from the Oswego River in Fulton in April, police say they’re no closer to piecing together the puzzle of events that led to her demise.

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OSWEGO — Police say an Oswego man earlier this month held a woman against her will for almost three days and repeatedly beat and sexually assaulted her. 

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FULTON — Fulton police say five individuals face felony hate crime charges after an alleged victim endured a brutal beating and racial slurs in Fulton last week.

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OSWEGO — The Oswego Common Council Monday unanimously backed more than $2 million in short-term bonds to fund the first two years of a five-year capital project plan approved by city hall last year.

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SCRIBA — More than 50 Scriba residents signed a petition submitted to the town board this week to express opposition to the location of a proposed crematorium in a local historic cemetery.

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FULTON—The Fulton Common Council will hold a public hearing next month to gather input on proposals aimed at improving safety and enforcing property upkeep.

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OSWEGO — An Oswego County judge on Thursday ordered a Baldwinsville contractor to pay at least $16,000 more in restitution within the next few weeks or else he’ll face several years in prison for swindling a victim out of thousands of dollars for a house that never materialized.

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NBT Bank has been a long-time co-sponsor of the Regional Final of the Scripps National Spelling Bee and will be there once again for the 27th annual event.  Since 1991, Oswego has been the host for the regional final, which will be held at the Oswego High School auditorium on March 18 at 10 …