• 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 to Sponsor "Circle of Friends" Program

    Program promotes health lifestyle choices. Read More

  • Advertising-Dealership Partners to Celebrate Anniversaries

    Agency to celebrate nine years in business in 2005 Read More

  • WNET Presents Living Your Life Your Way

    Monthly women's breakfast meeting to focus on setting strategic goals. Read More

  • Forty Under 40 Celebration Honors Young Achievers

    Over 230 attend event hosted by news anchor Dan Cummings. Read More

  • Forty Under 40 Event Moved to New Location

    Fairway Manor chosen to better accommodate 220 attendees. Read More

  • Lowe's Ready to Open in Oswego, Employing 170 People

    Public invited to attend Dec. 8 grand opening. Read More

  • ABC News Channel 9 Anchor Dan Cummings to Present First Forty Under 40

    Breakfast event will honor 40 people in the community who have made a difference. Read More

  • Recipients of First Oswego County Forty Under 40 Announced

    Event to promote 40 young and talented community people. Read More

  • 40 Under 40, More Than 60 Nominations Submitted for Event

    First of its type, event is designed to identify and honor young, talented people in the area. Read More

  • Bed Bath and Beyond, Lowe's to Open in Oswego Within Weeks

    New stores expected to give extra boost to businesses on the east side of Oswego. Read More

  • Pathfinder Bank Has Largest Share of Oswego County Market

    Local banks hold their own in county market. Read More

  • How Cool is Oswego?

    Consultant clues business community in on Generation X. Read More

  • In Good Health to Launch Second Annual Healthcare Guide

    Publication considered the most comprehensive of its type in Central New York. Read More

  • Canale's to Open Restaurant in Liverpool

    Popular Oswego eatery expanding, diversifying. Read More

  • Cam's Pizzeria Returning to Fulton

    Pizzeria will occupy the former Byrne Dairy building on South First St. Read More

  • Oswego Hospital Opens New Kitchen Facility

    The kitchen is the first part of a $28 million renewal project. Read More

  • Owners of New York Chocolate & Confections Buy Power Plant in Fulton

    Acquisition of Fulton Cogeneration Power Plant Announced. Read More

  • SUNY Oswego's Business School Named Among 'Best' by Princeton Review

    Only two other CNY schools named along SUNY Oswego Read More

  • Alcan Unveils Spinoff Name

    Oswego's 700 Alcan employees will now work for "Novelis." Read More

  • Mydigitaldiscount.com Leaves Oswego Incubator After 3 Years

    Internet business on target to hit or surpass projected $4.3 million in revenues. 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