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Operation Oswego County held its 69th annual meeting online on Wednesday, July 14. Ellen Holst, president of the OOC board of directors,

It received the Award of Excellence in Overall Tourism Marketing by a Private Sector Entity.

I felt very comfortable handing the reins to him, I’ll tell you that, Theresa (Bosco)

harborfest

It really came down to our inability to safely have Harborfest, the executive director explained By

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Oswego speedway

After a pandemic-forced hiatus in 2020, the speedway has officially reopened, with Super Dirt Week on the horizon By Steve Yablonski Built in 1951, the Oswego Speedway sits atop the

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Oswego speedway

After a pandemic-forced hiatus in 2020, the speedway has officially reopened, with Super Dirt Week

Inflation

Noticed the size or quantity of products is shrinking while prices remain the same? Call

Fulton Savings Bank

Fulton Savings Bank is the city of Fulton’s oldest, locally owned, longest-standing business at 150

Lumber

Prices have leveled out recently; experts say this could change By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant A

Part of the crew which until recently ran Twin Mill Brook Farms, LLC.

Without workers, resurrected family dairy farm folds By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant Sisters Trista VanDuzer and

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Entrepreneurs advance for the next phase of the Next Great Idea Oswego County Business Plan

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Troy Waffner

NYS Fair director says attention to detail key to success as fair returns By Ken

Eric Mena, the general manger of Green Planet Grocery in Oswego.

Green Planet Grocery

Natural health food store, with locations in Oswego and Fairmont, continues to post strong sales

The sous vide duck leg at Red Sun Fire Roasting Co had a crispy, delicious skin braised with orange pekoe tea. It was also covered with a raspberry and Riesling coulis.

Basking in Flavor

The Red Sun Fire Roasting Co. in Oswego sizzles By Christopher Malone There’s a lot

North dock being repaired.

No other port is going through as much investment and expansion as Oswego, according to

Opposite Top row: Grant Williams, Joe Murphy, Christian McKay, Cooper Dawson, Austin Schouten Bottom row: Laurrie Starbird, Principal Brian Heffron, Sadie Lurcock, Faith Johnson

It’s not an educational initiative, it is an economic initiative where students can get a

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CEO of Train Develop Optimize (TDO) and director of Manufacturing Extension Partner (MEP) center discusses

Production line at Novelis. Photo Provided.

Despite challenges, industry’s future in the region remains bright, expert says By Ken Sturtz Central

Jeff Rea, author of “The Shineman Legacy: The Founder Speaks,” Barbara Shineman, co-founder of the Richard S. Shineman Foundation (center), and Kathy Fenlon, the foundation’s chairwoman.

By Payne Horning Everyone in Oswego County and the broader Central New York community knows

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Eric Mena, the general manger of Green Planet Grocery in Oswego.

Green Planet Grocery

Natural health food store, with locations in Oswego and Fairmont, continues to post strong sales despite pandemic. They had more than $2.4 million in sales last year By Steve Yablonski

Dining Out

The sous vide duck leg at Red Sun Fire Roasting Co had a crispy, delicious skin braised with orange pekoe tea. It was also covered with a raspberry and Riesling coulis.

Basking in Flavor

The Red Sun Fire Roasting Co. in Oswego sizzles By Christopher Malone There’s a lot to take in when stepping foot inside Oswego’s The Red Sun Fire Roasting Co., located

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Dennis Ouellete is the owner of Ontario Orchards in Oswego, which sponsors the Fall Jamboree, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 18-19 at 15273 Center Road. For more information, visit www.ontarioorchards.com.

Dennis Ouellette

Promoter of popular Fall Jamboree in Sterling is ready to celebrate the event’s 20th year

POSTAL SERVICE

By Bruce Frassinelli bfrassinelli@ptd.net Today’s Postal Service is a far cry from its glory days.

Ellen Holst, OOC board president, William “Billy” Barlow, city of Oswego mayor, and L. Michael Treadwell, OOC executive director.

L. Michael Treadwell ooc@oswegocounty.org Richard S. Shineman Foundation, Wiltsie Construction Company, ConnextCare, Rebekah Alford,  and

So what do local journalists, historians and archivists think will be remembered of the coronavirus

The town of Ulcinj, where the majority of the population is of Albanian descent, is a world heritage site founded in the 5th century BC, making it one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic Coast.

Montenegro

Once part of Yugoslavia, this Balkan country may be small, about the size of Connecticut,

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Jacob ‘Jake’ Mulcahey

Co-owner of Gateway Liquor & Wine in Fulton talks about how he got started in

Work from home

Interviews by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant “Only if someone was quarantined or a member of their

We’re hitting the peak of the summer season — and things are looking up.  The

Holly Caplan is a confidence and workplace coach and author of “Surviving the Dick Clique: A Girl’s Guide to Surviving the Male Dominated Corporate World.” For more information visit www.hollycaplan.com.

Career Need a Re-do?

Here are five tips to turn your life experience into your full-time career By Holly