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OSWEGO — As district attorney candidates crisscross the county seeking support ahead of the crucial county Republican Party endorsement vote next month, attorney Anthony DiMartino has taken an early lead in town committee endorsements.

OSWEGO  — A study commissioned to review the Department of Social Services (DSS) identified numerous problems for the agency, including staffing shortages, the underuse of support staff and issues with case transfers and tracking.

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OSWEGO — Actor and activist Kendrick Sampson will be the keynote speaker on Wednesday at SUNY Oswego’s Sheldon Hall.

OSWEGO — The Oneida Indian Nation paid Oswego County more than $1 million last year, the largest amount since it reached an agreement with the state a decade ago to pay a portion of its slot machine revenue in exchange for exclusive gaming rights in central New York.

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PHOENIX — When classes finish on Wednesday, a small group of performers will take over the high school’s gymnasium and in a few hours transform it into a circus wonderland ready to greet oohing and ahhing children.

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Attorneys have experience on opposite sides of the criminal justice system

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SCHROEPELL — An Oswego County man is accused of repeatedly accessing child pornography over the course of a year, even after investigators seized his electronic devices and arrested him.

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OSWEGO — The rise in artificial intelligence (AI) technology has caused concerns among many for potential use in academic dishonesty, but SUNY Oswego communication studies professor Ulises Mejias notes that limitations still exist, and that the process provides an opportunity for reflection.

FULTON — Brookfield Renewable, U.S., recently donated $8,000 to the Fulton Fire Department toward the purchase of a rapid deployment rescue boat and additional rescue equipment, said Fulton Fire Chief Adam Howard.

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OSWEGO — Much like eight years ago, when he was first elected to the Oswego Common Council, Robert Corradino said the city is at a crossroads.

OSWEGO — The announcement earlier this week by the Port of Oswego Authority that it handled more than 581 million tons of cargo last year, a 300% increase over 2022, is certainly cause for celebration for William Scriber, the port’s executive director.

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FULTON — The CNY Arts Center in Fulton has announced the retirement of Executive Director Nancy Fox, who founded the organization in 2011.

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OSWEGO — Greg Oakes, who has served as Oswego County’s district attorney for more than a decade, said Monday he will not run for reelection to a fourth four-year term this fall.

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OSWEGO —The nonprofit that operates Harborfest asked Oswego County for pandemic relief money last year, citing the “financial stress” of cancelling the festival two years in a row, but is still waiting to see if it will receive help.

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VOLNEY — The knowledge that a company plans to redevelop the long-underused former Miller Brewery, nearly 30 years after its closure threw 900 people out of work, is a salve for a longtime economic development official.

WASHINGTON D.C. — A political action committee in the nation’s capital is calling on U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney, among other Republican members of Congress, to relinquish money donated by controversial freshman Congressman George Santos.

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OSWEGO — Everyone knows magicians aren’t supposed to reveal their secrets, but at one point during his final State of the City address on Thursday night, Mayor Billy Barlow pulled back the curtain for his audience.

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OSWEGO — The longtime JC Penney store in the city of Oswego will close by May, the retailer confirmed Wednesday.

HASTINGS — A 20-year-old Cicero man was killed Tuesday night after he was hit by several vehicles on Interstate 81, the New York State Police said.

OSWEGO — County lawmakers Wednesday accepted a settlement related to a long-running lawsuit against drug companies and others that Oswego County claimed were responsible for the opioid crisis that has devastated the county.

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OSWEGO — When he was elected mayor of Oswego in 2015, Billy Barlow, then just 25 years old, became one of the youngest elected mayors in state history.

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OSWEGO — After dodging the ax repeatedly over the years, even as department stores struggled and the COVID-19 pandemic caused its owner to seek bankruptcy protection, the JC Penney store in Oswego is closing.

OSWEGO — In late 2021, Oswego County legislators voted to use state money to establish a public defender’s office to provide legal representation for defendants who can’t afford a lawyer.

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OSWEGO — When Oswego County District Attorney Greg Oakes first started working as a prosecutor in the DA’s office in 2001, it was a rarity to record interviews between police officers and witnesses and defendants.

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OSWEGO — The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the Department of State (DOS) on Thursday announced deployment of the first electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers that can be used by any all-electric vehicle in downtown Oswego.