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The Syracuse native brings more than 17 years’ worth of experience to the job. “We are gearing up to hopefully provide in-person library service soon,” she says By Steve Yablonski

OCFCU’s 5,000-square-foot branch will be the fifth office of the local credit union. It will open in the former Kraftees College Town site, 242 W. Seneca St. in May.

The new site is expected to open in mid-May and will provide more space, access to safe deposit boxes and more. Oswego County Federal Credit Union plans to open its new

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Interviews by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant “I have two leaders that I admire most, especially during the COVID pandemic. I admire Billy Barlow [mayor of Oswego] and Ryan McMahon [Onondaga County

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Tricia Peter-Clark

ConnextCare soon-to-be CEO has deep roots in local healthcare industry By Ken Sturtz Tricia Peter-Clark possesses a first-hand understanding of the importance of adequate rural health care. When she was


Guy King

Owner of Great Lakes Athletics and Fitness in Fulton has passion for helping youth By Steve Yablonski Q. Why did you decide to start your own business? A. I have

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 Chile is the longest country in the world measuring north to south with the Andes

By Wagner Dotto We’re excited for the upcoming summer season — the pandemic is coming under control and all indications are that we will have a near normal season. Not

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 products By Steve Yablonski A summer internship sparked a lifelong career. “Believe it or not,

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 that they say will inspire women By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant If Syracuse resident Ashley McLeod