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October 23, 2018

‘Social Host’ Law Approved By Oswego Council

The Common Council voted unanimously Monday night to approve the city’s new “Social Host” law. It makes it unlawful for any person older than the age of 18 who owns, rents, or otherwise controls a private residence, to knowingly allow the consumption of alcohol, alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs by any minor (younger than the age of 21) on such premises or to fail to take reasonable corrective action upon learning of the consumption of alcohol, alcoholic beverages or use of illegal drugs by any minor on such premises.


Firefighters Battle Kitchen Blaze

Oswego Firefighters made quick work of a kitchen fire on East Seneca Street in Oswego this afternoon (October 22). The fire was confined to the kitchen with smoke and water damage to the first floor and basement. No injuries were reported.

Pathfinder Bank Purchases Former OCSD Education Center

Oswego City School District Superintendent Dr. Dean Goewey is pleased to announce the sale of the district’s former Education Center to Pathfinder Bank. The building, purchased by the district in 1993, was placed back on the market by Dr. Goewey and the district in 2016 so the district could enter an era of restructuring and consolidation.

Oswego Eyes Water Evaluation Project

There are funds available through awarded Community Development Block Grant program activities, the Community Development Director said. The funds could be used to provide a comprehensive evaluation for the water treatment plant. If the money isn’t used, it would have to be returned to the state next spring.


‘The Shape of Things’ To Explore ‘Losing Yourself’ In Intense Relationships

The SUNY Oswego theatre department next month will present playwright Neil LaBute’s romantic drama “The Shape of Things,” a “shocking” production that exposes four college students entangled in relationships to harsh life lessons about moral conflicts. The college’s fall production will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, Nov. 7 to 9, as well as at 2 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10 and 11.

Sandra Scott Travels: Thinking Of A Tasty Winter Getaway?

When the leaves start to turn red and yellow, my mind begins to think of winter getaways and it always conjures up beautiful Ngapali Beach in Myanmar – my happy place. When we first stayed at Ngapali’s Amazing Resorts in 2008 there were virtually no tourists and Amazing Hotel Ngapali was the only hotel on this stretch of beach.


DelConte Has The Values To Be Supreme Court Justice

We the people choose our State Supreme Court justices by voting for the person or persons we feel best represent the values we feel a Supreme Court justice should have. On November 6, you will find the name of Scott DelConte on three party lines, Conservative, Independence and Democratic.

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Fishing Reports for October 22, 2018

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: The river experienced a real drop in flow on Saturday afternoon to about 700cfs and down to 450cfs yesterday. This afternoon it is running at 661cfs. Driftboat anglers reported great fishing Friday and early Saturday but a definite