• Cool Clutter Barntique Celebrates Opening Today

    Owner Tricia Cool Lorenz goes from marketing to world of creativity. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Local Dance Center Earns Excellence Award

    Operation Oswego County, Inc. recently honored Off Broadway Dance Center with a 2017 Small Business Excellence Award. Celebrating the occasion recently at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 19th annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon in Syracuse recently are, from left, Patrick MacKrell, New York Business Development Corporation; Dave Daino, Operation Oswego County, Inc., Ellen Marshall, Off Broadway Dance Center, and Bernard J. Paprocki, SBA Syracuse district director. For the complete story, click on headline or photo above.

  • SUNY Oswego May graduates set to chart new paths

    SUNY Oswego senior Kenny Roffo, shown here presenting at the college's Quest on a new interactive puzzle he designed, will start a job at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California as a software engineer after May graduation. He said showing JPL's hiring manager he could solve a Rubik’s Cube in less than 30 seconds helped land him an internship that paved the way for his new job. He is among nearly 1,700 students eligible to take part in May 13 commencement ceremonies. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Entergy Renews Sponsorship for 2017 Harborfest Fireworks

    Saturday night pyrotechnics an anchor of annual festival. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • SUNY Oswego on Cutting Edge of Telemedicine

    Dr. Isabelle Bichindaritz of SUNY Oswego helps to advance telemedicine in Central New York. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • SUCCESS STORY: Douglas Outdoors Sets the Pace

    Fishing equipment supplier — led by owner David Barclay — is taking the world by storm. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • SPECIAL REPORT: Elvis is in the House!

    Par-K GM Tom Gilbo dazzles fans as an Elvis tribute artist. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • PROFILE: New Oswego-Fulton Chamber Leader Steps Into Limelight

    Oswego's own Katie Toomey is ready to make an impression. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • No opening date set yet for new Home2 Suites by Hilton

    Hospitality project deemed beneficial to Oswego's economic development scene. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Area Nonprofit Agency Establishes Paid Leave Policy

    Oswego County Opportunities has implemented a new paid leave policy that provides its full- and part-time employees an annual paid leave allowance to undergo preventative cancer screenings. The policy is the first among nonprofit agencies in Oswego County. Celebrating the initiative are, from left, Carolyn Handville, coordinator of OCO’s Cancer Services Program, OCO Executive Director Diane Cooper-Currier, OCO Director of Human Resources Cindy Seeber, and OCO Benefits Manager Denise Russell. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • The Landings at Meadowood Opens Luxury Rental Apartments

    Upscale Baldwinsville housing facility will be totally complete in 2019. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Success Story: C&S Companies Huge Player in CNY

    President-CEO John Trimble leads the design, construction firm as it balances people, profit and the planet. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • HealthWay: Lobdells Put Pulaski on the Map

    CEO/chairman Vincent Lobdell, left, and director of manufacturing Joe Hurd continue to set the pace in the global air purification industry. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • New Restaurant, Lodging Business Opens in Pulaski

    Melissa Gibbs recently opened Salmon River Pub & Grill, the newest attraction on Pulaski's dining and lodging scene. Click on headline or photo above for the story.

Latest News

  • Port of Oswego abuzz with commercial activity

    Wind turbine project proves fruitful for economy Read More

  • Port City Cafe plans second restaurant

    Local business looks to break into Fulton market Read More

  • Fulton Typewriter Store continues long-standing service

    New owner takes reins of FTS Read More

  • Lock III Restaurant closes doors in Fulton

    Owner points to 'National Greed' as culprit Read More

  • Financial leaders fearless in face of merger

    Local bank heads unafraid of impending merger Read More

  • OCNB to become Alliance Bank after merger

    Greg Kreis facing crossroads in banking career Read More

  • Marketing guru to be featured at WNET meeting

    Shane Stepien to share expertise on business branding Read More

  • Fulton shuts off water service to NY3C

    Enough is enough, Fulton mayor says Read More

  • City planning director ready for new duties

    Dave Turner expected to head new county department Read More

  • Funding decision for NY3C could come this week

    Ivory Coast to decide fate of local manufacturer Read More

  • TECH 2006 Conference Announced for May 3

    Keynote speakers will cover entrepreneurship and nanotechnology Read More

  • New cell tower adorns SUNY-Oswego campus

    It's a win-win situation for T-Mobile, college Read More

  • 'Knowledge regions' focus of prof's book

    Oswego County, however, is not on the list Read More

  • NY3C sours job market with layoffs

    Chocolate maker still awaiting much-needed funds Read More

  • 'Healthcare Heroes' honored at awards breakfast

    Award winners receive thanks from community Read More

  • Chocolate factory future fuzzy in Fulton

    Indebtedness mounts, frustration increases Read More

  • Finalists Announced For Healthcare Hero Awards

    Winners to be recognized at awards breakfast Read More

  • Breakfast to Honor Healthcare Heroes in Oswego County

    Health professionals to be recognized at special event. Read More

  • Forum at SUNY Oswego delves into historic preservation

    Sheldon Hall Ballroom the setting on March 16 Read More

  • One-Stop Career Center to host open house

    Valuable resource for local job-seekers Read More

Oswego County Business Magazine
Issue 149

Issue 149
April/May 2017

Cover Story

  • John Cerniglia
  • Main concern is about matching physician with hospital, community

  • Stacy Varre
  • No. 1 priority is offering a high level of customer service

  • Christopher Mitchell
  • Recruiting the right physicians can take months, sometimes years, hundreds of communications and many meetings

  • Deborah Tuttle
  • Unlike other hospitals in the area, SUNY Upstate relies on each department to recruit its own physicians


Katie Toomey

On The Job

On The Job

Success Stories

Douglas Outdoors LLC

My Turn

Bad Reviews on Social Media? Businesses Are Taking Action

Economic Trends

Programs Help Business Development and Growth

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Paul Lear