9 Key Sectors 

Analysis of some of the key sectors of the local economy Stories by Ken Sturtz 1. Agriculture Some sectors have seen their sales rise dramatically, despite the pandemic Oswego County has…

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Batten Down the Hatches
Construction of the Midtown Plaza on the east side of Oswego: 75,000 square-foot mixed-use building being built by Rochester-based Home Leasing, LLC.

Batten Down the Hatches

Port City withstanding COVID-19 storm, focuses on ’21 progress By Lou Sorendo Like any business, the city of Oswego had to hunker down and battle to control finances in anticipation…

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City of Fulton Kick Starts DRI Projects
City of Fulton Mayor Deana Michaels is shown visiting a downtown business last spring to distribute a COVID-19 safety packet. 

City of Fulton Kick Starts DRI Projects

Beating back pandemic, city of Fulton intent of making progress happen in 2021 By Lou Sorendo Indeed 2020, is one for the record books. Deanna Michaels, in her first term…

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Yearning for Normalcy

Central New York business sectors gearing up for what is hoped to be successful recovery year By Lou Sorendo COVID-19 does not discriminate when it comes to impacting economic sectors.…

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The Future is Now
Drone at NY-UAS (New York unmanned aircraft systems) test site at Griffiss International Airport in Rome. Photo provided.

The Future is Now

Drone industry soars to new heights in Central New York By Mary Beth Roach The unmanned aircraft industry in the region is primed for a big boost. Ken Stewart steps…

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Up in Arms
EZ Stak is a Kingston, Ontario, Canada-based company that recently completed a $6 million expansion project in Watertown, moving to a new 14,660-square-foot facility and adding production lines. EZ STAK is an industry leader and manufacturer of modular interior storage systems for work trucks, service bodies, vans, trailers, and law enforcement vehicles.

Up in Arms

Jefferson County looks to recover as usually prosperous tourism trade takes major hit due to COVID-19 By Lou Sorendo Jefferson County truly is the land of milk, honey and wine.…

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Oswego Still Riding High
Construction of the LITATRO (acronym for “Luck is the Ability to recognize opportunity”) building, seen as the future cornerstone of downtown Oswego, is well under way and ahead of schedule. It will be a five-story, mixed-use hub for businesses and 21 upscale apartments. Restaurants on the first floor and a rooftop deck are expected, as is underground parking.

Oswego Still Riding High

Downtown Revitalization Initiative projects coming to fruition; new spirit of prosperity returning to Port City By Lou Sorendo The city of Oswego is still riding high on the momentum created…

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8 Economic Sectors

Analysis of some of the key sectors of the local economy By Lou Sorendo 1 Agriculture As 2020 unfolds, the Oswego County agricultural community is awaiting proposed changes to a bill…

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