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Excellus BCBS board of directors appoints James Reed president and CEO-elect to succeed CEO Christopher Booth in 2021 The board of directors for Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and its parent company The Lifetime Healthcare Companies, Inc., voted June 25 to name James Reed president and CEO-elect as of July 1, 2020. Reed will succeed President and …
Realtor reflects on what future holds for sector that got hit hard by COVID-19 By …
Aqua Spa Float Center & Wellness Boutique, located in the former Oswego City School District …
The respiratory triage tent that Oswego Health erected outside its hospital emergency department has officially …

Cover Story

By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant As companies begin to get back to business, some aspects of how they work will be different from before the onset of the pandemic. Here are …

Special Features

SRC, Inc., a high-tech Syracuse-based nonprofit research and development corporation, continues essential mission in midst …
Global leader in aluminum production acquires Aleris Corp. By Lou Sorendo Not even a global …

Fulton Companies

Major Pulaski-based fourth-generation family owned manufacturer places safety as priority By Lou Sorendo It’s going …
‘Miss Manners’ talks good contagion behavior in new book By Payne Horning Even as quarantine …

Rise of the Renter

Region reflects national trend of shifting demographics of renters By Lou Sorendo Many of those …
By Lou Sorendo Compass Federal Credit Union is readying to open its new branch in …
Experts: Some trends — increased use of drive-thrus and e-banking — likely to continue By Deborah …
Oswego County Federal Credit Union, under the leadership of CEO Bill Carhart, celebrates success while …
Experts: Starting conversations early is important By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant If you’ve begun or inherited …
By Lou Sorendo “I had quite a few people that just basically said, ‘no, let’s …

Don’t Panic!

Investment adviser provides advice on how to navigate through tricky waters By Lou Sorendo While …
By Lou Sorendo While restaurants nationwide have been affected negatively by the coronavirus pandemic, the …

Cathleen Palmitesso

Appointed in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, new leader of Oswego County Emergency Management …
Manufacturing sector in CNY poised to lead economic comeback By Lou Sorendo You can’t keep …
Businesses like Cortini Shoe Store, Lock 1 Distilling Co. and Hayner Hoyt Corporation play role …
By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant Remember meandering through grocery aisles to discover new meal ideas, hunt …
Job of contact tracers compared to old-fashioned detective work By Payne Horning Researchers at Columbia …
Employees returning to work are likely to find a different workplace — everything from new …
Business owners say better technology has enable their workforce work from home efficiently By Deborah …
Most of the revenue lost during pandemic won’t be recouped, say those involved in the …

Return of the Drive-In

With cinemas closed, business booms for drive-in movie theaters By Payne Horning Arlington Acres has …
By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant While many companies have shut down during the pandemic and may …

Success Story

Oswego YMCA

Buoyed by past success, CEO Kerrie Ann Webb navigates organization through still another threatening crisis By Lou Sorendo Kerrie Ann Webb is familiar with what it takes to make a …

Dining Out

Oswego can’t fail with Italian food — it’s on par with Syracuse, Utica By Christopher Malone When it comes to Central New York Italian cuisine, Oswego holds its own with …

Departments

L. Michael Treadwell ooc@oswegocounty.org ‘As we look to the future, we must remain flexible in …
By Jim Terwilliger ‘What is important is knowing how to adjust your retirement planning strategy …
By Bruce Frassinelli bfrassinelli@ptd.net ‘I would have liked to have known is that the road …

Sara Sunday

Oswego County Office for the Aging director navigates area seniors through the uncertainty of global …
Interviews by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant “There’s been a lot of conversations we’ve had on Zoom …

Malbert Dela Pena

Entrepreneur opens Upward Graphics in Fulton two years after immigrating to the U.S. from the …
It’s time to rebuild the economy — with purpose and determination. After more than two …

The Philippines

Once an American colony, country consists of over 7,000 islands — it has mountains, caves, white …
By Melissa Gardner ‘When you share a photo or attend a call on video, stop …
Stayin’ alive? Musicians go on in the time of pandemic By Tim Nekritz nekritz@gmail.com ‘When …