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Ontario, New York is located in Wayne County. Zip codes in Ontario, NY include 14519. The median home price in Ontario is $179,900. More Ontario information.

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Sunday | 13WHAM

Brochure outlines algae danger to dogs

The brochure was published by New York Sea Grant and authored by Dave MacNeill, a fisheries specialist based at Oswego State University. He says the number of dog poisonings from toxic algal blooms is on the rise in the Lake Ontario area.

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Sunday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Young Angler Learns From Pros

National Touring Pro Kurt Dove and local professional guide Bill Lortz recently took time out of their busy schedule while guiding on the St. Lawrence River to meet and spend time with young Ogdensburg angler Tanner Brenno. Dove fishes for the Bassmasters Elite series seen on ESPN 2 and the Major League Fishing events on the Outdoor Channel, across the country.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Neighbors in Sodus Point worry that proposal to raise Lake Ontario water levels could flood village

The Village of Sodus Point in Wayne County believes a plan to raise Lake Ontario water levels could submerge much of the village every summer. Sodus Point has been keeping water level data going back 1918, and says the levels the commission has proposed would put most of the village in a flood stage virtually all summer long.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Dogs and harmful algal blooms: New York Sea Grant brochure alerts pet ...

New York Sea Grant has announced the publication of "Dogs and Harmful Algal Blooms." Harmful algal blooms, especially in the state's fresh water, are overgrowths of cyanobacteria that cause water quality problems in lakes and ponds, including the occasional production of potent toxins.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Toledo Blade

Rare schooner discovered in N.Y.

Jim Kennard, Roger Pawlowski, and Roland Stevens located the schooner in early July utilizing high resolution side scan sonar equipment. A rare dagger-board schooner, Three Brothers, has been discovered in deep water off Oswego, N.Y., by a volunteer team, the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo announced today.

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The Post-Standard

Team of shipwreck explorers discover early 1800s schooner in Lake Ontario

Sonar image of the "Three Brothers," a rare dagger-board schooner that was discovered in Lake Ontario off Oswego by a team of shipwreck enthusiasts. Jim Kennard, Roger Pawlowski, and Roland Stevens.

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Albany Times Union

Developer presumed dead in crash revamped Rochester

A developer presumed dead with his wife in a private plane crash near Jamaica had an "uncanny instinct" for revitalizing properties and an "incalculable" impact on his western New York hometown's resurgence from crumbling industrial center to trendy destination for young professionals, friends and colleagues said. Laurence Glazer bought up dozens of properties in Rochester, on the shores of Lake Ontario, including landmark buildings belonging to the manufacturing giants Xerox Corp. and Bausch + Lomb.

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CTV

Shipwreck from 1833 discovered in Lake Ontario

A team of underwater explorers says it has found the sunken wreck of a rare type of schooner that went down in a Lake Ontario gale during the 1830s. The three shipwreck enthusiasts from western New York say they found the 45-foot-long Three Brothers in July in deep water west of Oswego.

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Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Fellowship - Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory

Job Summary: The Rotman Research Institute of Baycrest is offering a research fellowship in the cognitive neuroscience of memory in the laboratory of Dr. Brian Levine at the Rotman Research Institute. The projects involve the neural and behavioral correlates of memory, particularly autobiographical memory.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Albany Times Union

A developer presumed dead with his wife in a private plane crash near Jamaica had an "uncanny instinct" for revitalizing properties and an "incalculable" impact on his western New York hometown's resurgence from crumbling industrial center to trendy destination for young professionals, friends and colleagues said. Laurence Glazer, 68, bought up dozens of properties in Rochester, on the shores of Lake Ontario, including landmark buildings belonging to the manufacturing giants Xerox Corp. and Bausch + Lomb.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Times of Wayne County

Ontario Hess Express robbers apprehended

State Police out of Williamson were alerted to a robbery at the Hess Express on Route 104 in the Town of Ontario at 9 p.m. on Wednesday . A man entered the convenience store and demanded money.

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Syracuse New Times

2014 UFO - " Three Triangles Over Lake Ontario

On 25 August, little did Gordon realize that a routine chore with his dogs would lead to a sighting of three triangles over Lake Ontario. It was quarter past ten on a clear night in Rochester, NY.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Wanakena resident seeks funding to wipe out wild parsnip

William G. Gleason has made it a mission to eradicate wild parsnip around Wanakena and hopes others will pick up on his example.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Lite 98.7

What is New York State's Most Iconic River?

Unshackle Upstate asked an interesting question on Facebook recently , The Rio Grande River is to Texas as ________________ is to New York? So which New York river do you think is the state's most iconic? North County residents are likely to answer the St. Lawrence .

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North County Public Radio

Combating sea lamprey on Lake Champlain

It's not easy to control invasives like milfoil and spiny water flea once they've established themselves in a waterbody.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Plans for south Jefferson waterline build momentum

For homeowners in southwestern Jefferson County, many of whom use wells, access to municipal water pumped from Lake Ontario would be a major improvement.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Albany Times Union

Here's the latest batch of payment approvals from state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, who has to sign off on government expenditures.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Scenic-area survey results examined in Clayton

A committee working on creating a designated scenic area along the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario reported it is making progress with the application.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

RGRTA Announces Name Changes

Rochester N.Y.- RGRTA today unveiled a refreshed brand identity for RTS and its subsidiaries in Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Elizabeth B. Carlson

She was a 1946 graduate of Cassadaga High School and earned a bachelor's degree in education from Fredonia College.

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