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It doesn’t get any more “Forks in the Road” than the intersection of Turrill Street and Hillside Avenue in Oswego. That was the home of Bill “Badeye” Gorman, his wife Wanda and their seven children: Barb, Joe (David), Nancy, Jeanne, Teddy, Mary and Mina. Members of the Gorman family still li…

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Editor’s note: In the wake of the publication of The Palladium-Times’ 200 year celebratory edition earlier this month, former Port City Mayor John Sullivan was inspired to pen the following retrospective of his own.

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Medicaid is a federal and state program established in 1965 to provide healthcare for people with limited wealth.  It is often confused with Medicare, which is a federal program that provides health coverage to people, regardless of wealth, who are 65 and over and to people who are under 65 …

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After Billy Barlow was elected mayor in November 2015 and set to take office as the youngest municipal executive in New York, there were doubters about his ability to lead.

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Very often, the ideological difference between Republicans and Democrats is over the role of government in people’s lives.  For the most part, Democrats favor a more active government role while Republicans seek the opposite.  Because NYS government, for the first time in recent memory, is a…

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Technology has opened new ways for people to order food from restaurants.  Apps like UberEats, DoorDash, GrubHub and Seamless are a few of the many that act as the middle man between the restaurant and consumers looking for food delivery.  Their growth has been amazing.    For example, in 20…

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I was traveling during most of September and missed what was occurring on West First Street, but I returned to see a few tree stumps and many holes where trees had been, plus relatively few broken pieces of sidewalk or grating.  One tree with a string of lights was left at the corner by city…

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My office has been getting calls from constituents who are understandably confused about two rebate checks the state has begun to mail to property taxpayers and whether they should expect to receive one, none or both.  I want to try and clarify for the public what these checks are and who sh…

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This year, the Oswego City School District had to make the difficult decision to suspend the 2019 varsity football season due to a declining number of participants, a scenario that posed significant risk of injury to our students. We felt it was important to share in greater specificity, the…

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A palatial home along the banks of the Oswego River on Route 48 in Minetto, historically used by the Kingsford family as a summer retreat, is about as far away culturally, economically, and otherwise as you can get from the “Forks in the Road.”

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Editor’s note: The following is an opinion piece, not a news item. Its purpose is to demonstrate that if the United States does not seriously address its mass shooting crisis, the tragedies playing out across the nation with shocking regularity can, and will, happen here.

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There is nothing like waking to the sweet smell of apple pie baking in the oven, particularly when that oven is in the kitchen of a splendid sailboat docked at Navy Point Marina in Sackets Harbor, NY.  I refer to the boat Empty Pockets, a 42-foot Island Packet sailboat, owned by Dick and Joa…