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SUNY Oswego campus center flags stir controversy

OSWEGO — While Tuesday’s meeting of the SUNY OSWEGO Student Association did not hold a vote as planned on which, if any, flags should be added to the Marano Campus Center, it did strike an emotional discussion as students continue to debate the issue.


Men’s basketball splits weekend slate, falls to Oswego in final game of season

Despite the Knights’ elimination from SUNYAC play last week and their season ending in a loss, the team still had a momentous last game as they celebrated their star senior players, a strong sentiment of senior forward Sean Avery.


City, Marine Museum propose 30 year lighthouse lease

OSWEGO — Port City officials are considering a 30-year lease agreement with the H. Lee White Maritime Museum that would see the organization, which helped restore the city’s iconic lighthouse, occupy the facility for the next three decades.


Pizza Villa plans to move locations

On Feb. 12, Mayor Billy Barlow announced Pizza Villa, the oldest pizzeria in the county, will be receiving a $25,000 grant to help it move to its new location on 145 W. Bridge St.


Winter weather advisory issued for Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego counties tonight

The National Weather Service located in Buffalo has issued a winter weather advisory for Jefferson, Lewis and Oswego counties from 7 p.m. tonight to 7 a.m. Thursday morning. Mixed precipitation is expected with total snow accumulation of an inch or less and ice accumulations of a few hundredths of a


Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim hits, kills man walking on I-690

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man Wednesday walking outside a vehicle on Interstate 690 shortly before midnight, authorities said.


Ladies Home staff, volunteers claim mismanagement led to closure

OSWEGO — With staff vacated, bags packed and all but four residents permanently relocated, the Ladies Home of Oswego is gearing up for closure. Officials for the Ladies Home said in a statement Feb. 8 that financial issues would force closure before the end of February. Tuesday afternoon, a U-Haul m


Republican Candidate at Center of Fraud Inquiry Calls for New Congressional Election in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Mark Harris, the Republican candidate for Congress in North Carolina whose campaign funded an illegal voter-turnout operation, on Thursday called for a new election.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Round three of Oswego-Plattsburgh begs question, which Cardinals team shows up

With a middling record of just two games above .500, some may be surprised that the Plattsburgh State Cardinals hold the No. 3 seed in the SUNYAC tournament. Despite a subpar overall record, the one that matters, conference play, is very strong at 10-5-1. A big reason for their 3-6-1 out-of-conferen


Oswego County man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

MEXICO, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - An Oswego County man has been charged with rape after State Police say he sexually abused a young girl over the course of two years. State Police say 42-year-old James Pitcher Jr. raped and sexually abused a girl under the age of 14 from 2012 to 2014 in the city of Fulton.


Ritchie to Cuomo: 'Don't close our prisons'

ALBANY — Regional officials are taking a proactive stance to protect North Country prisons after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last week his plan to close up to three state correctional facilities by Sept. 1.


Woman dies after being mowed down by 'drug driver'

A woman has died after she was mown down by a suspected drug driver in Liverpool. Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses after the fatal horror crash in Netherley area during the early hours of this morning.


Lewis County man killed in snowmobile rollover crash

TOWN OF MONTAGUE — A 24-year-old man was killed in a snowmobile accident in Lewis County late Monday night. Sheriff’s deputies said Ryan J. Jesgarzewski, of Oswego, was riding his 2017 Ski-Doo northbound on Pitcher Road when he failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection with Sears Pond Roa


Massive winter storm will just graze Upstate NY

Syracuse, N.Y. -- A massive winter storm hitting every state in the eastern U.S. will just graze Upstate New York. The storm is expected to bring 1 to 3 inches of snow to Upstate today, with a potential for a light coating of ice tonight before temperatures warm. Winter weather advisories are in pla


CMOO hires director of education

OSWEGO — The puzzle pieces are steadily coming together for the Children’s Museum of Oswego (CMOO), who Wednesday announced the hiring of Director of Education Kathryn Watson ahead of the beloved downtown institution’s expected re-opening this spring.


Oswego State students enter competition

Nayancie Matthews, a freshman business administration major at Oswego State, spearheaded the introduction of the nonpartisan campaign and competition, Up to Us, to campus this year.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


Oswego Health Maternity Department Features New Bassinest That Promote The Bonding Experience

Submitted By: Marion Ciciarelli, Oswego Health Senior Director of Communications. 110 West Sixth Street, Oswego, NY 13126 Phone (315) 349-5601 email: mciciarelli@oswegohealth.org.