• 92 Years Young and Still Going Strong

    Bruce Phelps remains at the helm of the Fulton Tool Company after 59 years. For the story, click on headline or story above.

  • Vaulting to the Top: Exelon New Jobs Leader

    Owner of nuclear plants in county is top overall employer. For story, click on the headline or story above.

  • Wired For Success: UTW Continues to Build Momentum

    Leading United Wire Technologies, a family owned business in Constantia, are Jim Ransom (middle) and his sons Mike, left, and Don. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • 5 Points Wine & Liquor Opens at Forks of Road in Port City

    Atom Avery, left, and Mark Donabella are business partners in new enterprise. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Dying Slow Death: Suburban Malls on Downward Spiral

    Suburban malls such as Great Northern in Clay are slowly fading away in the face of increased online competition. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Tom Kells: DPW Chief Leads Restructured Department

    Tom Kells, public works commissioner for the city of Oswego, runs a tight ship while battling Port City winters. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Local Projects Fueled by State Grant Monies

    L. Michael Treadwell, executive director of Operation Oswego County, recently talked about several local projects that received significant financial help from state coffers. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Best Bets for Breakfast: Wade's Diner

    Tracy Fox, right, manager and head waitress at Wadeís Diner in Oswego, joins server Kirstie DeGrande during a recent morning rush. For a feature package on several of the hottest breakfast diner destinations in the city of Oswego, check out the February-March edition of Oswego County Business magazine. To subscribe, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Best Bets for Breakfast: The Cutting Board

    Chelsea Wahrendorf, owner of The Cutting Board in downtown Oswego, serves up a breakfast burrito recently. For a feature package on some of the city of Oswego's favorite breakfast diners, check out the February-March edition of Oswego County Business magazine. To subscribe, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Building a Future: Dunsmoor Construction Celebrates Milestone

    Longtime contracting business Dunsmoor Construction Inc., led by Tom and Michelle Dunsmoor, is observing 30 years of serving the Port City community in February. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Best Bets for Breakfast: Maria's Family Restaurant

    Jennifer Saltalamachia, manager at Mariaís Family Restaurant in Oswego, serves up the restaurantís famous cinnamon roll pancake. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Best Bets For Breakfast: Jockoís Famous Ritz Diner

    Teal Palmer, a server at Jockoís Famous Ritz Diner in Oswego, serves up a breakfast boat, a popular selection on an extensive breakfast menu. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Mirabito Family Back in Grocery Business

    Whitney Mirabito joins Jeremy Burns, left, general manager, and her father, Jim Mirabito, at the Fulton Save-A-Lot store. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • SUNY Oswego Grad Plugs Into Huge Entry-level Wage

    SUNY Oswego graduate Alexander Kouthoofd, who recently earned his bachelor's degree in computer science, will earn $125K in his first job at Salesforce in San Francisco, Calif. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Business Booming as Fulton Tool Co. Shows Growth

    Fulton Tool Co. owner Bruce Phelps has successfully adapted to change while expanding his business. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Best Business Idea to Rake in $50K Award

    Austin Wheelock, deputy director of Operation Oswego County and chairman of the "Next Great Idea Oswego County Business Plan Competition," noted the deadline for entries is Feb. 1. Check out the story in the December-January edition of Oswego County Business magazine. To subscribe, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Success Story: Off Broadway Dance Center

    Owner Ellen Marshall has grown her dance studio to serve more than 275 youngsters. She discusses her business success, passion for dance and what it takes to grow a business in Fulton in the December-January edition of Oswego County Business magazine. To subscribe, click on the headline or photo above.

  • 'Lucky Saver' Cashes in Big at Oswego County FCU

    Oswego resident Brandon DeSantis, center, recently won $5,000 as a member of Oswego County Federal Credit Unionís Lucky Savers program. Helping to celebrate are Bill Carhart, CEO, left, and Brian Cummings, vice president, branch operations. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Burritt Motors to Acquire Shapiro dealership in Oswego

    Chris, left, and Rich Burritt have helped anchor Oswego's automotive dealership sector for many years. Burritt Motors is now on the verge of acquiring Shapiro Motors in Oswego. For details, click on headline or photo above.

  • Educational Bond Gives Students Early Taste of College

    Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation students tour Cayuga Community College as part of their introduction to the CiTi-CCC distance learning partnership. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Profile: Kathyrn J. Connell

    From big city to rural Upstate New York, Kathryn Connell immerses herself into local business scene. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • First Distillery in Oswego County Up and Running

    Phoenix natives Stephen Dates, left, and Brenden Backus are poised to prosper as craft beverage industry takes off. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • 'How I Got Started': Amy Lear

    Man in the Moon Candies owner is sweet on success and her upcoming relocation. For the full story, click on headline or photo above.

Latest News

  • 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

  • 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

Oswego County Business Magazine
Issue 154

Issue 154
February/March 2018

Cover Story

  • The New No.1
  • Exelon, owner-operator of three county-based nuclear power facilities, becomes Oswego Countyís top private employer

Profiles

Wayne Westervelt

My Turn

Corporate Ruthlessness and The Four-Way Test

Economic Trends

Creation of Regional Waste Water Treatment Facility Under Study

Last Page

Tom Kells