UPDATE: The two people killed in the car crash in Palermo earlier Thursday have been identified. They are: Zachary Parker, 21, and Jennifer Burdick, 20, both of Fulton. A 1998 Buick operated by 20 year old Cory Porter of Fulton was northbound on State Route 3 at about 8 a.m. Porter lost control of the(…)
The Oswego County Legislature adopted the 2014 county budget Thursday night by a vote of 17 to 8. Three Republican legislators joined the five Democrats in voting against the spending plan. Those voting ‘no’ were Michael Kunzwiler, Amy Tresidder and Jacob Mulcahey, Democrats from Oswego; Douglas Malone, D-Oswego Town; Daniel Farfaglia, D-Fulton; Margaret Kastler, R-Lacona;(…)
Two people have died in a two-car crash on State Route 3 in Palermo, the Oswego County Sheriff’s office said Thursday. The crash occurred at about 8 a.m. today, Dec. 12. Deputies said a 1998 Buick occupied by three people was northbound on Route 3. The operator lost control of the vehicle and drove into(…)
The Oswego City Police Department reports it is currently investigating a possible meth lab at 98 E. Cayuga St. Oswego. The police and fire departments are currently on scene investigating. East Cayuga Street between East Eighth Street and East Ninth Street will be closed until further notice. Further information will be released as it develops.
By Debra J. Groom A public hearing on the 2014 Oswego County budget is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday in Oswego. The proposed 2014 spending plan $196.8 million. The tax levy — the amount to be raised by taxes — is $42.6 million, the same as in 2013. This means most people in the county(…)
Type E botulism has again struck the eastern basin of Lake Ontario this fall resulting in sizeable mortality in migrating waterbirds. Reports from the public and field investigations by DEC crews indicate at least 200-300 common loons have washed ashore along northern Oswego County and Jefferson County shorelines. The loon deaths were all attributable to(…)
A public hearing is scheduled for today (Dec. 11) at the Hannibal town hall concerning a proposed new water district. Hannibal Supervisor Ronald Greenleaf said the town recently submitted an application for funding for a water district. Town officials have been notified the town is eligible for money from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural(…)
The Phoenix varsity wrestling team comes into the season looking to fill the voids left behind by Nick Tighe and Rowdy Prior. In fact, Coach Gene Mills suggests that in many ways, this season will be a rebuilding year, which is uncharted territory for Mills and the Firebirds. The Firebirds inexperienced team is striving to(…)