• 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

  • Lowe's Store Manager Resigns After Three Months

    Store opener had planned to stay for two years Read More

  • Young Professionals Group to Meet in Oswego April 20

    Group will attend concert at SUNY Read More

  • Center for Entrepreneurs Opens its Doors at SUNY

    Center funded through $125,000 state grant Read More

  • New Business Centers Around E-commerce

    Consignment shop helps customers use Ebay Read More

  • Young Professionals Group to Meet in Oswego March 10

    Meeting to focus on upcoming music series at SUNY Read More

  • Update: County Dunkin Donuts sold to Maine-based Developer

    Steve Thomas to concentrate on commercial development in future Read More

  • Oswego County Approves Low-Cost Power to Three Companies

    Deal is part of PILOT agreement with Entergy Read More

  • Exclusive: Steve Thomas Sells Dunkin? Donuts Franchises

    Owner divesting himself of many businesses Read More

  • Cam's Pizza Expands to Liverpool

    Another popular Oswego County brand heads south Read More

  • Government Relations Roundtable Scheduled for March 10

    Meeting will focus on Medicaid Reform Proposal Read More

  • Rentavision Founder to Launch New Business in Oswego

    Company will sell used cars without credit check Read More

  • Study: Half of Personal Bankruptcies Filed Medical Expense-Related

    Insurance coverage doesn?t alleviate problem in most cases Read More

  • Sithe Independence Station Changes Hands Again

    Dynegy invests over $1 billion in acquisition of Sithe Energies Read More

  • Moores Lumber Purchased, Will Undergo Name Change

    Expanding New York City company establishing brand name Read More

  • Dynegy to Acquire Sithe Independence Station

    Transaction receives okay from federal and state regulators Read More

  • New Oswego Micro Enterprise Class To Begin Feb. 5

    Program is celebrating 10 years of helping people start businesses Read More

  • Mike Quenville Joins Pathfinder After More Than 20 Years at Key Bank

    Banker will serve as Business Development Officer Read More

  • County Offers Low-Cost Power to Businesses that Create New Jobs

    Entergy Nuclear Northeast to supply 10 megawatt-hours Read More

  • Operation Oswego County Receives National Recognition

    Revitalization of Fulton's Nestle plant ranks OOC alongside billion dollar projects. Read More

  • Job and Career Fair to be Held Jan. 12

    Third annual fair to showcase job openings in region. 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