Surviving 2020
JC Penney’s Oswego location, which has been in operation since 1977, was spared from being shutdown in a recent round of store closures

Surviving 2020

Iconic retailer JC Penney in Oswego survived 1-2 punch of COVID-19, corporate bankruptcy. Store manager reflects on her ordeal By Lou Sorendo Why was the Oswego JC Penney spared from…

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Surge in Real Estate Market
Overview of the village of Liverpool with Onondaga Lake in the background. Photo by Kenneth Sturtz.

Surge in Real Estate Market

After a few slow months, real estate market is hot again, in part thanks to low interest rates, coronavirus pandemic By Ken Sturtz John and Monica Weber decided in February…

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‘Farmers Are All in Pain’
Ripe apples in orchard ready for harvesting. In New York state, apple growers harvest 29.5 million bushels of apples annually, making New York the second-largest apple-producing state in the U.S. Stock photo.

‘Farmers Are All in Pain’

‘In New York, we have incredibly high minimum wage and an unfair system,” says one local farmer By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant The New York Farm Bureau announced its 2020 state…

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