By Ashley M. Casey Blowing snow and bitter winds didn’t deter the Oswego County Health Department on Wednesday as they unloaded and sorted 26,500 boxes of cookies for about 25 local Girl Scout troops. About 30 volunteers from several county departments processed the cookies at the Oswego County Highway Garage in Scriba as a practice(…)
By Debra J. Groom The Oswego County Legislature OKed a measure Thursday that will allow the county treasurer to get a better interest rate when he invests county money. Treasurer Fred Beardsley said the county already has an investment policy. But the governor recently signed a law that allows a change in how county invetments(…)
By Debra J. Groom It may have seemed like the end of the world on Wednesday, March 12. But actually, it wasn’t even the worst March 12 the area has ever seen. Weather observers in Fulton and Oswego tallied about a foot of snow for the area on Wednesday. Both Paul Cardinali in Fulton and(…)
By Ashley M. Casey G. Ray Bodley High School senior Mikayla Guernsey led the Section III all-star girls’ bowling team to victory at the state title championship March 2 on Long Island. Section III girls won over Section VI by 53 pins with a score of 5772. The boys’ Section III team came in third(…)
By Debra J. Groom Oswego County should see the expansion of its landfill begin sometime next summer. Director of Solid Waste Frank Visser said planning has been going on for some time on how and when to expand the Bristol Hill Landfill in the town of Volney. He said the county is planning to add(…)
By Ashley M. Casey Fulton City School District administrators presented the first draft of the 2014-15 school budget at the March 11 board of education meeting. The budget is expected to increase by 2.66 percent to $66,992,685 from the 2013-14 total of $65,259,100. The first draft projects a 1 percent local tax levy increase. Superintendent(…)
Halters, saddles, clothes and much more will be for sale at bargain prices at the annual Oswego County 4-H Tack Sale from 10 a.m. to noon March 15 (today) at Central Square Middle School, Route 11. The benefits of the sale support the 4-H educational horse programs held throughout Oswego County. Anyone who loves a(…)
Constellation Energy Nuclear Group’s Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station Unit 2 is back online and achieved 100 percent early this morning. Station personnel completed necessary repairs and post-maintenance testing in order to return the unit to service. The plant automatically shut down on Tuesday when a worker inadvertently contacted a vibration sensitive plant component.