• 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

  • Operation Oswego County Named One of Top 10 Economic Development Groups

    OOC chosen based on four categories: new jobs, new jobs per 10,000 residents, new investment amount and new investment per 10,000 residents. Read More

  • Region's Chambers of Commerce Form Oswego County Chamber Alliance

    Fulton Chamber not included in the group. Read More

  • Tech Conference Forecasts Business Trends

    Speaker: Nanotechnology will impact every industry in as few as 12 years. Read More

  • Officials Study Feasibility of Hamilton-Oswego Truck Ferry

    Short-sea shipping may become an alternative to congested highways. Read More

  • New York State SBDC Turns 20

    Development center has had $14 million investment impact on Oswego County. Read More

  • SUNY Oswego's SBDC to Celebrate 20th Anniversary

    New York State Senator James Wright will be in attendance. Read More

  • NASA Administrator and Nanotechnology Consultant Headline Tech Conference

    Annual conference offers notes on business-affecting technology trends. Read More

  • Pulaski Hotel Owners Speak Out on Bed Tax

    Method of funding county tourism department concerns some business owners. Read More

  • Oswego County Opportunities Announces New Executive Director

    Joe Roszak brings 16 years experience as executive to position. Read More

  • Exclusive: Huhtamaki to Manufacture Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Containers

    New line may return some laid-off employees to work. Read More

  • Fulton Chamber Adopts Controversial New Name

    Fulton acts alone and becomes the Oswego County Chamber of Commerce. Read More

  • Exclusive: Fran Sullivan Accepts $90,000 State Position

    Pending approval, Sullivan will oversee state prisons Read More

  • Habitat for Humanity to Expand Recycling Activities

    Successful Harborfest recycling "houses" may be around all year. Read More

  • New Owners Plan to Offer More Entertainment at Oswego Speedway

    Go-cart, fly-over events and concerts are some of the new fun things being considered for the race track. Read More

  • Oswego Capital Expenditure Plan Workshop to be Rescheduled

    Budget road map anticipates future expenditures Read More

  • Alcan Honored for Social Responsibility

    Aluminum giant tops Fortune magazine's list. Read More

  • Last Independent Office Supply Dealer in Oswego Retires Business

    Parkside Office Supplies purchased by East Syracuse-based supplier. Read More

  • Operation Oswego County Launches New Web Site

    Real estate screening through internet is on the rise. Read More

  • MasterCard Signature Debit Denied at Wal-Mart Stores

    Retail giant cites higher fees as reason for denial. Read More

  • Economic Summit Forecasts Future Challenges, Opportunities

    Futurist: "molecular economy" will require new business, educational, and community strategies. 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