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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.
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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".
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Achievers: State University College at Oswego students named to...
The following students at State University College at Oswego listed by their hometown have been named to the presidents list for the 2013 fall semester: Baldwinsville: Susan Burnett , senior majoring in communication and social interaction; John Connolly , sophomore majoring in economics; Perry Ennis , junior majoring in accounting; Colin Gooley , ... (more)
Why nurse practitioners want more freedom
There are more than 16,000 nurse practitioners in New York - 1,131 of them in Onondaga, Oswego, Cayuga and Madison counties.
Battles and Legends Featured at Oswego War of 1812 Symposium
Come to the A dozen speakers will be at hand to discuss a variety of War of 1812 topics, including battle analysis and military archeology; amphibious warfare and soldiers; British strategy and division; flag conservancy; the war's effect on soldiers and society; and remembering and memorializing the war.
If you saw a fireball in the sky Sunday night in Central New York you're not alone
It wasn't a bird or a plane and it certainly wasn't Superman. If you found yourself gazing at a colorful, firework-like flash of light in the sky, it was probably a meteoroid.