By Debra J. Groom As we count down to the beginning of 2014 on Wednesday, there are some important issues to keep an eye on in Oswego County this coming year. County Administrator Philip Church said one big issue is the ongoing assessment negotiations with companies owning the county’s three nuclear plants. The tax agreement(…)
The Port of Oswego Authority has announced the appointment of Zelko N. Kirincich to the position of executive director as of Jan. 6. Kirincich comes from the Port Authority of Tampa, Fla., where he worked from 1996-2013. He most recently served there as deputy port director and chief operating officer. Prior to his 17 years(…)
Stylish songs, stunning arrangements, great musicianship – and those massive vocal harmonies – all delivered with good humor and a sense of fun. That’s what former Tanglefoot–and now R-P-R — fans look forward to when this re-connected Canadian band comes to the Oswego Music Hall stage at 8 p.m. Saturday Jan. 11. Rob Ritchie, Al(…)
Oswego Middle School’s “Con Brio” singers, accompanied by members of the middle school band, treated residents of St. Francis Commons Assisted Living Residence to memorable holiday concert. Students performed a selection of holiday favorites, including “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Frosty the Snowman,” “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing,” for the(…)
Submitted by the Oswego school district The final regular meeting of 2013 was conducted by the Oswego school board on Dec. 18. The board accepted a $60,180 grant to extend universal pre-kindergarten and approved an agreement with First Step Universal Pre-K to support the extension of the district UPK program. (See more on this page.)(…)
Five Oswego High School students were selected “All State” and participated in the New York State School Music Association Conference performances in Rochester. They are: Emily King (second chair trumpet), vocalists Ryan Smith, Emily Hurbutt and Justin Abbott and bass trombonist Tom Godfrey.
By Debra J. Groom The Oswego Common Council unanimously adopted a budget for 2014 Monday night that will raise taxes by about $4.46 per $1,000 of assessed value for Oswego taxpayers. That is much less than the original budget proposal that was going to raise taxes more than $8 per $1,000. Also, the budget adopted(…)
Alex’s on the Water, a new restaurant and bar located at 24 E. First St., Oswego, is open for business. The restaurant is adjacent to the Best Western Plus Captain’s Quarters on the lower level of the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center. It is owned and operated by the Broadwell Hospitality Group, an Oswego-based(…)