• BREAKING NEWS: City of Oswego Beneficiary of $10 million state grant

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers the good news today in Port City. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Leadership Program Seeks County Residents for Class of 2017

    As SUNY Oswego's Leadership Oswego County begins seeking its class of 2017, recent graduates in the class of 2016 gather. In front from left are Nathan Woodcock, Elizabeth Thompson, April Jordal, Carol Shannon, Marla Berlin, Danielle Fox, Laura Kelly, Karryn Anthony, Kelly Sawyer and Jill Pippin. Back row from left are Ashley Elder, Jennifer Hall, Melissa Newman, Lucas Summers, Nicole Pritchard, Jennifer Walters, David Eastman, Shane Hoey, Nicole Shue, Shelby Cusson, Jennifer Martin and Mariah Senecal-Reilly. Click on headline or photo above for the full story.

  • Rudy's Lakeside Drive-In

    It makes some of the best hot dogs in Central New York, but don’t leave without eating a haddock sandwich. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • From Farm to Factory

    New Huhtamaki plant manager has roots in local agriculture. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Real Estate: End of an Era

    Oswego County Board of Realtors becomes part of Greater Syracuse Association of Realtors. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • 'How I Got Started': Dave Canale

    Dave Canale, owner of Canale Insurance and Computer Accounting Services, began his business from scratch 13 years ago. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • SUNY Oswego Achieves Historic Milestone in Fundraising Campaign

    College to celebrate reunion weekend on a high note. For story, click on headline or graphic above.

  • Port of Oswego Authority Gears Up For Shipping Season

    The Evans Spirit visited the Port of Oswego Authority recently to unload aluminum for Novelis Corp. in Scriba. For story, click on photo or headline above.

  • Alice's Scoops Ice Cream Parlor Opens in Oswego

    Alice Davis, left, serves up a tasty treat to customers Rachel Anderson, center, and Bre Konu, both of Oswego. Davis recently opened Alice’s Scoops, located off George Street in the former Ponderosa Steakhouse parking lot off state Route 104 East, Oswego. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Novelis to Commission Another Automotive Line May 23

    Three CASH lines to now supply automotive industry. For the story, click on photo or headline above.

  • New Plant Manager at Novelis Oswego Works

    Kevin Shutt takes the helm; Chris Smith retires. For story, click on the photo or headline above.

  • Fulton Animal Hospital Earns Business Excellence Award

    The Oswego Small Business Development Center recently honored Fulton Animal Hospital with a 2016 Small Business Excellence Award. Celebrating the occasion are, from left, James Conroy, New York Business Development Corp.; John Halleron, senior small business adviser for the SBDC; Andrea Dattellas, owner, Fulton Animal Hospital; and Bernard Paprocki, U.S. Small Business Administration Syracuse district director. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Eis House Restaurant and Event Center Cops Business Excellence Award

    Operation Oswego County recently honored the Eis House Restaurant and Event Center based in Mexico with a 2016 Small Business Excellence Award. Taking part in the celebration are, from left, James Conroy, New York Business Development Corp.; Dave Daino, OOC; Dustin, Deborah and Barry Trimble, Eis House Restaurant and Event Center; and Bernard Paprocki, U.S. Small Business Administration Syracuse district director. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • 'I Am That Lady'

    Oswego resident Lauren Greutman reinvents herself and gets wide recognition. For the story, click on the photo or headline above.

  • Oswego Expeditions Showcases Oswego as Tourist Destination

    Owner Jennifer Mays is helping visitors explore recreational wonders of the region. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • The Gardens by Morningstar Latest Addition to Senior Housing in Oswego

    Business partners Joseph Murabito, left, and Atom Avery have created an upscale senior living complex. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • New Leader at Farnham Takes on Opiate Epidemic

    Eric Bresee steps in during an extreme substance abuse crisis. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

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  • BREAKING NEWS: City of Oswego Receives $10 million for downtown revitalization

    The city of Oswego is $10 million richer today.Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the city of Oswego has been selected as a winner of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative in the Central New York Region.He made the announcement Thursday at... Read More

  • BREAKING NEWS: Greg Mills to Resign From Top Post at Chamber

    Greg Mills is resigning from his position as executive director of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, effective July 22.   “Over the past few years, I have enjoyed working with businesses across our community to s... Read More

  • Port of Oswego Authority Receives 14th Pacesetter Award

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  • PSC: Benefits of Preserving Upstate Nuclear Via CES Far Exceed Costs

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  • Leadership Program Seeks County Residents for Class of 2017

    Leadership Oswego County, a program of SUNY Oswego's Office of Business and Community Relations, is recruiting through June and July for the class of 2017.   The program, founded in 1992, prepares a select group of county residents to beco... Read More

  • Dave Canale

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  • Real Estate: End of an Era

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  • From Farm to Factory

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  • A Successful Second Act

    A trip to a craft show in 1995 led to a profitable and rewarding career for Cindy Schmidt of New Haven. Schmidt’s Cranky Cat Collection, paintings of cute and personable cats, are sold locally, nationally and internationally.For the 61-year-old... Read More

  • Gluten-free Bakery Opens in Fulton

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  • Rudy's Lakeside Drive-In

    For 70 years, the return of Rudy’s has meant springtime and the beginning of warm weather in Oswego.   Rudy’s Lakeside Drive-In, a Lake Ontario landmark, has been serving fried seafood, Hofmann hot dogs and other fare for so ... Read More

  • 10 Regions Compete for Up to $750 Million in State Awards

    The Central New York Regional Economic Development Council was very successful in rounds 1 through 4, receiving a total of $344.5 million for 311 projects. It features a solid vision to create “a diverse, sustainable and globally competit... Read More

  • Port of Oswego Authority Gears Up For Shipping Season

    The St. Lawrence Seaway opened two weeks earlier this shipping season and U.S. ports took advantage of the warm weather to move cargo for their customers.   In May, the Port of Oswego Authority received three shipments of aluminum totali... Read More

  • SUNY Oswego Achieves Historic Milestone in Fundraising Campaign

    "With Passion & Purpose: The Campaign for SUNY Oswego" has achieved a historic milestone in its five-year journey by surpassing the $40 million announced goal.   This is the largest announced campaign among all SUNY compreh... Read More

  • State Senator Pulling Out All Stops to Save Fitz

    A glimmer of hope remains for the James A. FitzPatrick nuclear power facility in Scriba, soon to be shuttered by its owner, Entergy Corp.   New York State Sen. Patty Ritchie (R-Oswegatchie) has introduced a bill in the Senate this we... Read More

  • Next Small Business Training Class to Begin in June

    For those interested in expanding or starting a small business in Oswego County, there is a small business training class scheduled to begin in June.   The course is scheduled to begin June 13. Classes will be held at Oswego Falls Busine... Read More

  • Novelis to Commission Another Automotive Line May 23

    New Novelis plant manager Kevin Shutt has taken on his new position just in time for the aluminum production titan to commission its third automotive line at its plant in Scriba.   On May 23, Novelis will commission its third automotive ... Read More

  • Oswego County Businesses Win SBA Small Business Excellence Awards

    Two local small businesses were recognized during National Small Business Week at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 18th annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon in Syracuse recently.   Small businesses are selected ... Read More

  • Chirello Advertising Celebrates 20th anniversary

    Steve Chirello Advertising is celebrating its 20-year anniversary this year.   Over the past two decades, the agency has worked on a wide variety of projects for universities, multiple school districts, manufacturing and ret... Read More

  • NBT Bancorp Inc. Elects New Chairman

    The board of directors of NBT Bancorp Inc. recently elected president and CEO Martin A. Dietrich to the position of chairman following the retirement of Daryl R. Forsythe.   Dietrich also announced his intention to retire from active emp... Read More