• Success Story: Chase Enterprises, Oswego

    Allen Chase continues his evolution as a successful entrepreneur. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • New Owners Take Over Subway Locations in Port City

    Four locations are now under new ownership. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Oswego County’s Visitor Spending at Record-shattering Pace

    Oswego County’s outstanding fishery attracts visitors from around the world, including Jan Hrdlicka (left) and Olaf Johann, from "Am Haken" magazine in Germany, fishing on the Oswego River last fall. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Next Small Business Training Class to Begin in September

    The Oswego County Micro-Enterprise Small Business Training Program is a breeding ground for future area entrepreneurs. John Halleron, above, senior small business adviser with the Small Business Development Center at the Business Resource Center in Oswego, leads the program. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • New Age of Student Housing Dawns at SUNY Oswego

    Lakeside Commons, slated to open in 2018 adjacent to SUNY Oswego, is latest rage in student housing. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Former Chamber Head Buys Murdock's in Oswego

    Greg Mills is the new owner of Murdock's Bicycles & Sports in Oswego. Above, employee Keith Miller, second from right, mentors Nicole Fuller and her sons Gavin and Garrett Fuller of Mannsville. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Hospitable Approach: Hotel Sector Grows in Oswego

    Stacey Phillips, director of sales for Home2 Suites by Hilton, joins her general manager Ian Wilson while preparing for today's grand opening slated from 4-7 p.m. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Par for Course: Oswego Country Club Gets Upgraded

    Atom Avery, left, is Oswego Country Club’s chairman of the building committee responsible for overseeing major renovations. Next to him is Matthew Bacon, the club's first vice president. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • New Home Comfort System Donated to Vietnam Veteran

    Sean Frawley, right, a disabled Vietnam veteran who lives in Liverpool, was the recipient of a free home heating and cooling system donated and installed by Falso Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning, East Syracuse, on Friday. John Moreno of Falso Service Experts is shown celebrating the occasion with Frawley. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • OH Awarded Grant to Transform Behavioral Health Services

    Oswego Health to direct $13K toward improving behavioral health in Oswego County. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Leadership Oswego County seeks applicants for class of 2018

    Leadership Oswego County's class of 2017 recently held ceremonies recognizing the successful completion of a nine-month curriculum to grow and nurture community leaders and stewards. Applications for the class of 2018 are due by Aug. 14. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton to Close

    Nursing home to shut down in face of insurmountable financial challenges. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • OOC Recognizes Top Projects, Including Home2 Suites by Hilton

    Stacey Philips, director of sales for Home2 Suites by Hilton in Oswego, is preparing for the new hotel's opening. For a look at top projects occurring in Oswego County, click on headline or photo above.

  • Falso Service Experts Donate AC System to Veteran

    Earl Fontenot, a U.S. Army veteran, and his family — wife Margaret and children, from left, Miles, Earl, Ethan and Emily — enjoy their new air conditioning system. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Budget Banter: Representatives Analyze State Budget

    Spending plan gets applause, boos from state reps. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Former Oswego Mayor John T. Sullivan Jr. Inks Memoirs

    Book signing slated in Port City on June 8. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Cool Clutter Barntique Celebrates Opening Today

    Owner Tricia Cool Lorenz goes from marketing to world of creativity. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Local Dance Center Earns Excellence Award

    Operation Oswego County, Inc. recently honored Off Broadway Dance Center with a 2017 Small Business Excellence Award. Celebrating the occasion recently at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 19th annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon in Syracuse recently are, from left, Patrick MacKrell, New York Business Development Corporation; Dave Daino, Operation Oswego County, Inc., Ellen Marshall, Off Broadway Dance Center, and Bernard J. Paprocki, SBA Syracuse district director. For the complete story, click on headline or photo above.

  • SUNY Oswego May graduates set to chart new paths

    SUNY Oswego senior Kenny Roffo, shown here presenting at the college's Quest on a new interactive puzzle he designed, will start a job at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California as a software engineer after May graduation. He said showing JPL's hiring manager he could solve a Rubik’s Cube in less than 30 seconds helped land him an internship that paved the way for his new job. He is among nearly 1,700 students eligible to take part in May 13 commencement ceremonies. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Entergy Renews Sponsorship for 2017 Harborfest Fireworks

    Saturday night pyrotechnics an anchor of annual festival. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • SUNY Oswego on Cutting Edge of Telemedicine

    Dr. Isabelle Bichindaritz of SUNY Oswego helps to advance telemedicine in Central New York. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • SUCCESS STORY: Douglas Outdoors Sets the Pace

    Fishing equipment supplier — led by owner David Barclay — is taking the world by storm. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • SPECIAL REPORT: Elvis is in the House!

    Par-K GM Tom Gilbo dazzles fans as an Elvis tribute artist. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • PROFILE: New Oswego-Fulton Chamber Leader Steps Into Limelight

    Oswego's own Katie Toomey is ready to make an impression. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • No opening date set yet for new Home2 Suites by Hilton

    Hospitality project deemed beneficial to Oswego's economic development scene. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Area Nonprofit Agency Establishes Paid Leave Policy

    Oswego County Opportunities has implemented a new paid leave policy that provides its full- and part-time employees an annual paid leave allowance to undergo preventative cancer screenings. The policy is the first among nonprofit agencies in Oswego County. Celebrating the initiative are, from left, Carolyn Handville, coordinator of OCO’s Cancer Services Program, OCO Executive Director Diane Cooper-Currier, OCO Director of Human Resources Cindy Seeber, and OCO Benefits Manager Denise Russell. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • The Landings at Meadowood Opens Luxury Rental Apartments

    Upscale Baldwinsville housing facility will be totally complete in 2019. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Success Story: C&S Companies Huge Player in CNY

    President-CEO John Trimble leads the design, construction firm as it balances people, profit and the planet. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • HealthWay: Lobdells Put Pulaski on the Map

    CEO/chairman Vincent Lobdell, left, and director of manufacturing Joe Hurd continue to set the pace in the global air purification industry. For story, click on headline or photo above.

  • New Restaurant, Lodging Business Opens in Pulaski

    Melissa Gibbs recently opened Salmon River Pub & Grill, the newest attraction on Pulaski's dining and lodging scene. Click on headline or photo above for the story.

Latest News

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    Sunoco hosted a ceremonial ribbon cutting Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of its ethanol manufacturing facility in Volney.After an investment of approximately $25 million and months of capital work, the 100-million-gallon-per-year ethanol ma... Read More

  • CNYTDO President Appointed to Upstate NY District Export Council

    Robert I. Trachtenberg, president of the Central New York Technology Development Organization, has been appointed to the Upstate New York District Export Council by United States Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke.Trachtenberg will serve a four-year te... Read More

  • East Campus Construction Commences at SUNY Oswego

    It’s going to be a groundbreaking event.SUNY Oswego and community officials will help celebrate the groundbreaking of the college's new world-class $118 million state-of-the-art science complex Sept. 17.An estimated three years of construction... Read More

  • Former Glider Oil site in Oswego Up For Grabs

    Glider Oil Co. Inc., located at West First and Niagara streets in Oswego, is no longer functioning as a gas station and is for sale.“The tanks got old and we made the decision to take the tanks out and convert it to a different use,” said... Read More

  • Let There be Ethanol!

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  • SUNY Oswego Signs Global Laboratory Partnerships

    SUNY Oswego President Deborah F. Stanley traveled to the fast-developing northeastern region of Brazil recently to sign three agreements that establish some of the first in Oswego's planned world-spanning network of global laboratories.The network i... Read More

  • Two New Tackle Shops Open in Oswego

    The opening of two new tackle shops in the city of Oswego, and a healthy increase in out-of-state visitors, indicate that the sport fishing industry remains strong in Oswego County.David Turner, director of the county Department of Community Developm... Read More

  • New Byrne Dairy Opens in Pulaski

    A new Byrne Dairy has officially opened in Pulaski, marking the 45th Byrne Dairy location in Central New York.The new store is complete with a gas station, ice cream shop, deli and groceries.The owner of the Byrne Dairy franchise, Vincent Byrne, was ... Read More

  • Operation Oswego County Hails Achievements

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  • Leadership Oswego County Recruits for Class of 2011

    SUNY Oswego’s Leadership Oswego County, a program of the Office of Business and Community Relations, is starting recruitment for the class of 2011.The program has been in existence since 1992 and prepares a select group of county residents to b... Read More

  • ESD Head Formulates ‘Go-To-Market’ Strategy

    The head of the state’s most powerful economic development engine has a four-pronged approach to revive a sagging state fiscal environment.Dennis M. Mullen of Pittsford was recently confirmed by the State Senate as chairman and CEO of Empire St... Read More

  • Chirello Advertising named Small Business of the Year

    Steve Chirello Advertising was recognized as the Outstanding Small Business of the Year at the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Small Business Week Breakfast held Friday in th... Read More

  • Exclusive: Fulton Birds Eye Plant to Remain Open

    The Fulton Birds Eye plant, a staple on the city’s manufacturing scene since 1902, will remain open.The plant employs 300 workers and processes frozen vegetables and other food products.Late last year, Pinnacle Brands Corp. paid $1.3 billion to... Read More

  • It’s Official: Syracuse Chamber, MDA Merger Complete

    The merger between the Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce and the Metropolitan Development Association is complete.The new name for the organization is CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity.With more than 2,000 members, CenterState CEO r... Read More

  • McHugh Withdraws From Oswego's Commencement

    Secretary of the Army John McHugh will not attend SUNY Oswego's 149th Commencement on Saturday to receive an honorary degree. He informed college President Deborah F. Stanley of his decision Monday.Referencing objections by some members of the campu... Read More

  • Chamber to Feature Annual Small Business Week Breakfast

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  • SUNY Oswego Small Business Advisers Share in National SBA Award

    Small-business advisers based at SUNY Oswego and Jefferson Community College have won a national award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.The SUNY Oswego Small Business Development Center, as part of the Watertown Regional SBDC, will receive... Read More

  • Oswego CDO Director Wins Top SBA Award

    Mary Vanouse, director of the City of Oswego Community Development Office, is the winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Women in Business Champion Award.Not only did she top all nominees in the 34- county Syracuse district, she was... Read More

  • Inaugural Meeting of the MDA-Syracuse Chamber Set for May 10

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  • House of Thai Closes Doors in Downtown Oswego

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Oswego County Business Magazine
Issue 151

Issue 151
August/September 2017

Cover Story

Profiles

John Halleron

On The Job

'When was the last time you took a vacation?'

Success Stories

High Adventure Sport fishing

My Turn

President Trump and the Media: A Contentious Relationship

Economic Trends

OOC Honors Local Organizations, Businessmen

Last Page

Kathy Ouellette