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(…)
It is widely understood that New York state is a high-tax state. New York state citizens are acutely aware of this fact. It is hardly surprising then that the governor, being the politician that he is, has appointed not one, but two, commissions to examine how to reform New York’s tax system. The first commission(…)
Lisa Seguin has been named manager of the Oswego Medicaid Service Coordination, Consolidated Support Services, and Family Support Services programs for ARISE in Oswego. Seguin’s experiences and strong commitment to the mission of independent living and self-direction make her extremely well-suited for this role. She began her career with ARISE in 2003 as a Medicaid(…)
Volney Elementary School students were treated to a spirit assembly Nov. 26 in recognition of their positive behavior and for being role models. The entire student body united in the auditorium to sing “You Can Count on Me” prior to Interim Principal Michael Egan recognizing one student from each classroom for exemplifying the character trait(…)