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As a fourth-grade student at St. Mary’s school in Oswego, I had a wonderful teacher whose name was Mrs. Burns. She was a kind, grandmotherly type person who simply exuded positivity. She believed in uplifting the spirits of her students, and one way to do that was to introduce us to the worl…

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Mitta is a small village in northeast Sicily but its contribution to the Oswego community has been great. Mitta sent us its sons and daughters in the late 1890s to early 1900s with names like Scandura, Taormina, Brancato, Chillemi, Salvadore, Curcuruto, and Colloca, just to name a few.

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Recently, Gov. Andrew Cuomo attributed progress against the current pandemic to the prudent actions of government officials and fellow citizens.  He denied that God did this, although in an earlier news conference he had thanked God for some relief.  Taking the two statements as complementar…

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With the endorsement of Senator Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden has effectively secured the Democratic Party nomination for President. But Anthony Brindisi is silent on the man he entrusted with his critically important vote as Speaker of the House. Brindisi repeatedly claime…

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OSWEGO — The future of nuclear energy in the United States is murky, as is the debate over how the nation — including Oswego County’s three reactors — should deal with the radioactive waste of its electricity production.

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This week it is predicted we will be heading into the peak of the virus, the apex.  We have been told to prepare for a difficult week. We pray that the worst of our fears aren’t realized and keep faith with those impacted by the scourge of Covid 19 by closely following the social distancing …

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Before I discuss how Cayuga Community College is responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19), I want to thank the medical personnel, police and fire departments, EMTs and all other community-wide essential employees for their incredible service during this difficult time. All of you are doing i…

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Editor’s note: The following op-ed appeared this week as an open letter in the New York Times from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to President Donald Trump. It appears here with permission.

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From coronavirus blames to impeachment, the left's relentless and divisive attacks on the Trump presidency are a disgrace to the Constitution. The FBI insurgency, Mueller plot, the media hatred and impeachment are unthinkable.

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Oswego County Legislature Chairman James Weatherup, R-Central Square, delivered his 2020 State of the County Address this week at the regularly scheduled meeting of the county Legislature. The following is Weatherup’s full remarks, given Thursday before his legislative colleagues, county emp…