14 hrs ago
Weather: How hard will this snowstorm hammer Central New York?
As the winter storm gets closer to Central New York, the more certain forecasters are about one thing: It's going to be a mess.
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15 hrs ago
Syracuse area unemployment plummets for January, but fewer people are working
Unemployment in the Syracuse area dropped to 7.4 percent in January. That's down from 9.3 percent in January 2013.
20 hrs ago
Today's obits: Newton 'Newt' Ward was a veteran,...
Newton "Newt" George Ward, 87, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, from complications of a recent surgery.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
'Run for Dennis' 5K race in Oswego starts Saturday in front of Gibby's Irish Pub
The third annual 'Run for Dennis' 5K takes off at 10 a.m. Saturday in front of Gibby's Irish Pub on Lake Street, just down the hill from Breitbeck Park in Oswego.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Watertown Daily Times
Sen. Ritchie seeking nominations for Women of Distinction awards
All nominees will be invited to a local recognition ceremony May 1 and one person from each state Senate district will be selected to travel to the Capitol to be honored at a special reception May 13, according to a news release from the senator's office.
Civil War tale of how an Oswego surgeon was accused in daring plot to kill Jeff Davis
One-hundred-and-fifty years ago a U.S. Army surgeon from Oswego clung to life a disgusting basement cell of one of the most infamous prisons in American history, his body ravaged by disease and cold.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Rare harlequin duck (for this area) spotted on Oswego River
Ed Hogan, a SUNY Oswego student, photographed this male harlequin duck on the Oswego River near the city's post office earlier this week.
Making New York's brownfields cleanup program work
We join your recent editorial in commending Gov. Cuomo's intentions in reforming the state's brownfields cleanup programs .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Albany Times Union
John Sullivan is EffectiveNYa s man
Democratic gadfly Bill Samuels has named John T. Sullivan Jr., a former state Deputy Medicaid Inspector General and mayor of Oswego, as "upstate director" of EffectiveNY, Samuels' progressive advocacy group.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Judge Ratifies Casino Claim with Oneida Indian Nation
A district judge has ratified the casino gambling and land claim settlement that the Oneida Indians reached in 2013 with the Cuomo administration and Oneida and Madison counties.
Scott Ian of Anthrax to stop at Lost Horizon
Scott Ian and the thrash metal band Anthrax are writing songs for their still-untitled 11th studio album due out this year.
Tourism survey launched in central NY county
A business retention and expansion program is being launched to help recreation and tourism businesses in a central New York county on Lake Ontario.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Achievers: State University College at Oswego regional students named ...
The following students at State University College at Oswego listed by their hometowns have been named to the dean's list for the 2013 fall semester: Auburn: Brien Bianchi , senior majoring in theatre; Travis M. Butts , senior majoring in communication and social interaction; Rachel A. Carbonaro , senior majoring in psychology; Aubrey J. Cooper , ... (more)
Conservative Party endorses John Katko to challenge Rep. Dan Maffei
Former federal prosecutor John Katko picked up another big endorsement today when the Conservative Party committees in the 24th Congressional District decided to back his campaign.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
NY Minute: Is Cuomo trying to steer GOP's pick for the governor's race?
Good morning. Oswego, we feel for you . Spring is officially three weeks away, according to the calendar.
Central NY man sentenced for killing wife in '13
* TIMING...LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. * ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 9 INCHES THURSDAY NIGHT...AND 2 TO 4 INCHES FRIDAY.
West Linn Tidings
Swearingen to share cowboy poetry
Lake Oswegan Tom Swearingen will be the guest speaker at Oswego Heritage Council's First Wednesday Series, to begin at 7 p.m. March 5. Swearingen will share the cowboy poetry that has made him a popular presenter at cowboy gatherings, horse camps, rodeos and other places where western heritage is appreciated.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Oswego County man given up to 15 years in prison for killing wife who worked two jobs to support him
A town of Oswego man was sentenced to 6.5 to 15 years in prison for strangling his wife in their bedroom, Oswego County District Attorney Greg Oakes said Wednesday.
Oswego issues travel advisory, SUNY Oswego cancels afternoon classes
Mayor Thomas Gillen issued the advisory effective at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday "due to heavy snow accumulation and white-out conditions in our immediate area".