• 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

  • Finding Cool Factors About Oswego County

    To keep a qualified workforce on hand in the coming years, business consultant say communities have to appeal to the new generation's sensibilities. Read More

  • Central New York Unites as ?Super Region? in Business Alliance

    Representatives from 12 counties will team up on economic development issues. Read More

  • Blue Moon Grill in Fulton Completes Renovations, Adds Cocktail Area

    Eatery was opened in 1999 at Canalview Mall. Read More

  • Exclusive: Spear USA to Begin 24/7 Operations in 2005

    Label contract will expand Fulton plant?s workforce by 57 percent. Read More

  • Ready to Start a Business? New Micro Enterprise Classes Now Offered in Oswego and Fulton

    Program helps prospective students learn about marketing, sales, accounting and market research, among other things. Read More

  • 175 New Jobs Being Filled as Oswego's Lowe's Job Center Opens

    Company to start interviewing candidates Sept. 6 Read More

  • Wegmans Calls Central Square Store Rumors False

    Supermarket chain to focus on out-of-state development. Read More

  • Innovative Manufacturer Relocating to Oswego

    Finishing company will bring 15 new jobs to county. Read More

  • OCNB to Cease Returning Checks in Monthly Statements

    "Check 21" legislation eliminates mandatory paper trail for checks. Read More

  • NY Chocolate to Hire New Employees

    New jobs represent first wave of non-management hires. Read More

  • Union Accuses County Administrator of Misappropriating Funds

    Sheriff?s association says $2 million was taken from reserve health care fund. Read More

  • As it Celebrates 50 Years, Canale's Now Plans to Sell Frozen Food

    Move comes on the wheels of successful jarred tomato sauce, launched five years ago. Read More

  • Oswego's Coffee Connection Now Owned By Former Employee

    Oswego?s traditional coffee shop to get a new boost from new owners. Read More

  • In Annual Meeting, Operation Oswego County Stresses Importance of Manufacturing

    Group elects George Joyce as new president, honors several in the community. Read More

  • Mike Treadwell Named New York State?s Economic Developer of the Year

    Official has been top Operation Oswego County director for more than 20 years. Read More

  • Oswego County Chamber Membership Approves By-Laws

    Voting membership overwhelmingly approves name change. Read More

  • Oswego County Chamber Membership to Vote on By-Laws Monday

    Vote could determine the final name of Fulton-based chamber. Read More

  • Constellation Applies For Renewal of Nuclear Operating Licenses

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission review process expected to last at least two years. Read More

  • Oswego County Chamber of Commerce: When a Great Idea is Poorly Implemented

    Business community divided over decision to change name from Fulton Chamber to Oswego County Chamber. Read More

  • Editorial: Message to Our Legislators: Keep Oswego's Tourism Department

    Tourism is too important for the area: Don't mess with what's worked for us. 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