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harborfest

It really came down to our inability to safely have Harborfest, the executive director explained By Steve Yablonski Oswego Harborfestivals today announced “with

Oswego Health

Oswego Health, a community-centered healthcare system with 17 locations, has publicly launched its comprehensive fundraising

customers

Eastside Nutrition offers natural ways to stay healthy during the pandemic and beyond By Steve

Tullys

The family-owned, locally operated business will open this fall in the former Friendly’s site The

Cover Story

CEO

They are the money people — they handle vast sums of money every year and make sure their organizations are on solid financial footing. They deal with budgeting, accounting, audits,

Special Features

Peter-Clark

Tricia Peter-Clark

ConnextCare soon-to-be CEO has deep roots in local healthcare industry By Ken Sturtz Tricia Peter-Clark

Before striking out on his own, Steve Chirello worked at PR managar at Syracuse University, Miller Brewing Co., among other places.

Founded in 1996, the business is still going strong today with additional clients and more

Models wearing samples of T-shirts marketed by Syracuse-based In Our Words Apparel.

Ashley McLeod and her mother, entrepreneur Gwen Webber-McLeod, betting on a new line of T-shirts

Karen Knapik-Scalzo is the person most in the media seek when they’re writing stories about local unemployment, employment trends, salaries or other key labor-related statistics. She has been on the job for 30 years.

Associate economist with the NYS Department of Labor, a SUNY Oswego grad, helps the media

Cancel Culture

Making Mr. Potato Head a gender-neutral toy is the latest in a series of changes

By Bruce Frassinelli One of the latest immortal icons to come under scrutiny as part

Working from home

While some enjoy working from home, some say they can’t wait to return to the

Empty classroom

For the most part, CNY colleges have weathered the financial woes brought by the pandemic

Employment law

Employment and labor law changes likely to be implemented during the Biden presidency By Steven

A worker unloads a food truck from the Food Bank of Central New York at a pantry in Mexico during the pandemic.

Despite the risk, volunteers helped keep local food pantries open By Ken Sturtz It was

Feature Stories

View of several homes in the village of Liverpool. Photo by Ken Sturtz.

Homes are selling faster and their prices have gone up substantially By Aaron Gifford Real

Real Estate

Buyers seeking homes with space for home offices is contributing to the increased sales By

Fayette

Last year, he ranked No. 2 in NYS with almost 100 transactions By Steve Yablonski

beckwith

Award-winning real estate agent switches companies, expects busier year By Steve Yablonski Teri Beckwith has

Homes along Seneca River in Onondaga County. Photo by Ken Sturtz.

Get ready for a long search. Like the larger market, the pandemic has created strong

Real Estate

Many are taking advantage of historically low interest rates. Volume of new mortgages hit record

Photos provided by Aqua-Spa Float Center

A first-person account to a visit to Oswego’s Aqua-Spa Float Center By Steve Yablonski Pressure

Nurses at the PrimeCare in Fulton, part of Oswego Health.

Nursing’s Toughest Year

The pandemic has been challenging for nurses, but their actions might be inspiring the profession’s

Success Story

Quadrant Biosciences has developed cutting-edge saliva tests for the COVID-19 virus, autism and concussions

Quadrant Biosciences

The Extraordinary CNY Company You Probably Haven’t Heard Of By Ken Sturtz Richard Uhlig’s idea for what would become a game-changing diagnostic testing company began by chance at a hockey

Dining Out

Southwest turkey melt sandwich at Buck’s Family Restaurant, which comes with chips and a pickle spear ($9).

Williamstown restaurant is in season, every season By Christopher Malone When pulling into the lot of Buck’s Family Restaurant, 469 state Route 13 in Williamstown, a little eastern town in

Departments

Great job

Interviews by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant “I have two leaders that I admire most, especially during

King

Guy King

Owner of Great Lakes Athletics and Fitness in Fulton has passion for helping youth By

Beach at Vina del Mar, a resort city about 90 minutes from Santiago, is a popular destination.

Santiago, Chile

Chile’s largest city is a good starting point to visit the country By Sandra Scott

By Wagner Dotto We’re excited for the upcoming summer season — the pandemic is coming

Cover story of Oswego County Business, December 2003 / January 2004 issue, focusing on the appointment of Doug Barclay as ambassador to El Savador.

By Bruce Frassinelli bfrassinelli@ptd.net ‘Doug Barclay was one of the few politicians whom I have

Open mics returned on a monthly basis to the wide-open space that is a converted barn in Curtis Manor in Oswego.

COVID-19 ‘a kind of wet concrete that soon encased our lives and lifestyles’ By Tim

Employment law

Employment and labor law changes likely to be implemented during the Biden presidency By Steven

OOC operates three industrial parks in Oswego County, including the Oswego County Industrial Park off NYS Route 481 in the town of Schroeppel (photo), the Lake Ontario Industrial Park in the city of Oswego, and the Airport Industrial Park in the town of Volney.

L. Michael Treadwell ooc@oswegocounty.org ‘In addition to marketing properties, OOC owns and manages several properties