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12 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Lightning likely caused barn fire, which sent firefighter to hosptial with heat exhaustion

The Pennellville Fire Chief suspects lightning lit the Sunday morning fire, which destroyed a century-old barn and sent a firefighter to the hospital with heat exhaustion.

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Related Topix: Fire, Pennellville, NY

16 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Oswego County DA: Cabin's disturbance could be coincidental to...

The apparent disturbance of a cabin in woods near here might only be coincidental to recently news stories that identify that location as a possible burial site for kidnap victim Heidi Allen's remains, the Oswego County district attorney said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Journalism

21 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Heidi Allen's family: Latest discovery part of an emotional rollercoaster

Heidi Allen's uncle stood less than a quarter mile from a collapsed cabin, where an unknown person recently ripped up the floorboards.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Journalism

Yesterday | The Post-Standard

Air One police helicopter airlifts 1 from Oswego County motorcycle crash

An Air One police helicopter airlifted one person from the scene of a motorcycle crash Saturday night in Albion, Oswego County 911 officials said.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Pulaski, NY

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Post-Standard

The Heidi Allen case bombshell: Catch up on new allegations in teen's 1994 disappearance

New evidence emerged that threatened to reopen the case of the 1994 disappearance of Heidi Allen, an 18-year-old convenience store clerk.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Volunteers Collect Donations for Midway Drive-In

Just a few weeks ago, severe weather took out the movie screen and ticket counter at the Midway Drive-in in Oswego County.

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Related Topix: Weather

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Post-Standard

Mosquito spraying in Oswego postponed because of weather forecast

Plans to do aerial spraying of mosquitoes this weekend near the north shore of Oneida Lake have been postponed because of the weather forecast.

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Related Topix: Oswego, NY, Central Square, NY, Onondaga County, NY

WCAX-TV Burlington

NY man admits to fraud in failed airport project

An owner of a failed small airport project in central New York has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Post-Standard

Exclusive: New evidence in Heidi Allen's 1994 disappearance...

New evidence in the 1994 kidnapping and presumed killing of Heidi Allen points the finger at three new suspects - and not at the man imprisoned for the crime, according to his lawyer.

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Related Topix: Oswego, NY, New-Haven, NY, Mexico, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Post-Standard

'The wind did blow': After the storm, owner wants to rebuild Midway Drive-In

The Nagelschmidts, John Jr. and John Sr., at the ruins of the Midway Drive-In in Minetto.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Minetto, NY, North Sea, NY, Broome County, NY, Oswego, NY

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Fulton man charged in DWI crash in Town of Oswego

A Fulton man was arrested following the investigation into an alcohol-fueled crash that happened in the Town of Oswego on Monday.

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Related Topix: Oswego, NY, Fulton, NY

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Teen Suspect In Granby Killing Rejects Plea Deal

The Oswego County District Attorney's office offered deals to Michael Celi, Glenwood Carr Junior, and Zachary Scott for the stabbing death of Anthony Miller in his home.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

St. Lawrence County is tied with Oswego County for the highest unemployment rate for June outside of New York City, but it's still two full points below the rate in June 2013.

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Related Topix: St Lawrence County, NY, Franklin County, NY

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Oswego Co. man charged with manslaughter, DWI in Mexico crash that killed his brother

A 29-year-old Oswego County man is facing additional charges related to a May crash that killed his brother.

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Related Topix: Mexico, NY, Parish, NY

The Post-Standard

Police: Oswego County brothers were fleeing attempted burglary when fatal crash occurred

A 29-year-old man who crashed a truck in May, killing his brother, was intoxicated and fleeing a failed burglary of a pharmacy, the New York State Police said.

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Related Topix: Parish, NY, Mexico, NY

WSYR-AM Syracuse

Popular Beach In Oswego County Closed

Taft Bay Park in Constantia is now off-limits because of a dangerous blue-green algae bloom that been spotted at the beach.

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Related Topix: Constantia, NY, Weather

WSYR-AM Syracuse

Triple E Virus Discovered In Oswego County

The Oswego County Health Department reported that the Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in two mosquito samples collected recently.

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Related Topix: West Monroe, NY, Central Square, NY

The Post-Standard

Oswego health officials warn about dangers of blue-green algae

The Oswego County Health Department reminds residents and visitors using area beaches this summer to be on the lookout for blue-green algae.

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Related Topix: Oswego, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Fulton man called in fake bank robbery, left his children home alone, deputies say

A 49-year-old Fulton man is facing charges after Oswego County Sheriff's Deputies say he called in a fake bank robbery.

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Related Topix: Fulton, NY

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Mexico man charged after refusing to pay cab fare

Oswego County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 45-year-old Bryan A. Cox for theft of services after they say he refused to pay a $48 fare to the Fulton Taxi Company after a cab ride.

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Related Topix: Mexico, NY

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