• 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

  • Physical Therapy Plus to open in Fulton

    New addition at Schuyler Commons Read More

  • Local retailers assess holiday sales season

    Registers were humming in days leading to Christmas. Read More

  • Constellation announces multi-billion dollar merger

    Nuke operator to merge with FPL Group Read More

  • Sorendo joins Local News Inc.

    Veteran journalist jumps into new job Read More

  • OCO plans to take over Central Square Health

    The center will no longer be acquired by Syracuse Community Health Read More

  • Golden Corral Abruptly Shuts its Doors

    Fulton business of 17 years closes Read More

  • Oswego County Chamber President Resigns

    Reorganization of chamber staff underway. Read More

  • Oswego Health Post Successful 2004

    Revenues rose to $65.1 million last year. Read More

  • Buddy Stemple, Novelis' VP, Appointed to Pathfinder Bancorp's Board of Directors

    Leadership and experience to help bank, says chair of board of directors. Read More

  • Operation Oswego County Highlights Economic Development During Annual Meeting

    Novelis, Sure-Lock, OCNB cited as companies developing projects with OOC help Read More

  • Governor Announces Massive Biofuel Operation for Fulton

    Ethanol plant will by the largest in the Northeast Read More

  • Canal Commons in Oswego to Open in June

    Shopping area may help revitalize downtown Read More

  • Treadwell Named 2005 SBA Financial Service Champion

    Economic developer honored for 20 years of service Read More

  • TECH 2005 Conference Brings Global Issues Home

    Technology, manufacturing trends this year's focus Read More

  • Doug Ververs, Business Advisor at Cornell Cooperative Extension, Resigns After 17 Years

    Budget problems at the Mexico Extension cited as cause Read More

  • Registration for Tech 2005 Conference Begins

    Conference highlights latest in manufacturing and technology Read More

  • Hospital Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

    New CFO a former Empire Federal Credit Union committee member. Read More

  • Vacant Char-Pit Property Sold

    Deal brokered by Century 21 Galloway Realty Read More

  • PILOT Agreement Terms Under Discussion for Cogeneration Facility

    Plant would provide steam to New York Chocolate Read More

  • WNET Meeting to Address Challenges for Women in Authority

    Meeting is open to the public 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