Oswego County Opportunities, one of the top 10 largest private employers in Oswego County, has welcomed eight new members to the agency’s staff. Continue reading
The town and village of Hannibal will host its Summer Recreation Program for the fourth year.
The Hannibal Summer Rec Program consists of two parts. Continue reading
The 21st annual fly-in of the Light Aircraft Flyers Experimental Aircaft Association #1017 will be at Rose Airport on Route 414 July 11 through 13. Continue reading
The city of Fulton Republican Committee on July 1 unanimously endorsed Republican candidate Salvatore Lanza for Oswego County Family Court Judge. Continue reading
Andrew Peacock, 17, of Dixon Ave., Fulton, is charged with burglary, a felony, and petit larceny, a misdemeanor. for allegedly entering the Tavern on the Lock on June 25 at 3:15 a.m. and taking Corona beer worth $3. Continue reading
COACH (County of Oswego Advocates Challenging Homelessness) committee members Doug Baldwin of Oswego County Department of Social Services and Kristin LaBarge of Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) review results from the committee’s annual Point in Time survey. A one- day count of homeless individuals in Oswego County, the Point in Time survey is a concise effort by area human service agencies to raise the awareness of homelessness and compile an approximate number of those who are homeless, or are housing vulnerable, in Oswego County.
In an ongoing effort to combat homelessness in Oswego County, COACH (County of Oswego Advocates Challenging Homelessness), Oswego County’s Continuum of Care Committee, is closely reviewing the results of its annual Point in Time survey. Continue reading
By Debra J. Groom
For many years, Oswego County experienced steady growth in sales tax revenue.
This helped the county keep its tax rate low while still providing all the services residents have come to expect and enjoy.
But since the recession of 2008, things have changed. Sales tax revenue has become stagnant. Yes, the county is seeing more sales tax money each year, but not that much more. Continue reading