• Mirabito Family Back in Grocery Business

    Whitney Mirabito joins Jeremy Burns, left, general manager, and her father, Jim Mirabito, at the Fulton Save-A-Lot store. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • SUNY Oswego Grad Plugs Into Huge Entry-level Wage

    SUNY Oswego graduate Alexander Kouthoofd, who recently earned his bachelor's degree in computer science, will earn $125K in his first job at Salesforce in San Francisco, Calif. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Business Booming as Fulton Tool Co. Shows Growth

    Fulton Tool Co. owner Bruce Phelps has successfully adapted to change while expanding his business. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Mirabito Family Back in the Grocery Business

    The new management team at Save-a-Lot in Fulton includes, from left, owners Whitney and Jim Mirabito, and general manager Jeremy Burns. The Mirabitos formerly owned the Hannibal Village IGA. Check out the December-January edition of Oswego County Business magazine for the story. To subscribe, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Best Business Idea to Rake in $50K Award

    Austin Wheelock, deputy director of Operation Oswego County and chairman of the "Next Great Idea Oswego County Business Plan Competition," noted the deadline for entries is Feb. 1. Check out the story in the December-January edition of Oswego County Business magazine. To subscribe, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Success Story: Off Broadway Dance Center

    Owner Ellen Marshall has grown her dance studio to serve more than 275 youngsters. She discusses her business success, passion for dance and what it takes to grow a business in Fulton in the December-January edition of Oswego County Business magazine. To subscribe, click on the headline or photo above.

  • 'Lucky Saver' Cashes in Big at Oswego County FCU

    Oswego resident Brandon DeSantis, center, recently won $5,000 as a member of Oswego County Federal Credit Union’s Lucky Savers program. Helping to celebrate are Bill Carhart, CEO, left, and Brian Cummings, vice president, branch operations. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • Burritt Motors to Acquire Shapiro dealership in Oswego

    Chris, left, and Rich Burritt have helped anchor Oswego's automotive dealership sector for many years. Burritt Motors is now on the verge of acquiring Shapiro Motors in Oswego. For details, click on headline or photo above.

  • Educational Bond Gives Students Early Taste of College

    Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation students tour Cayuga Community College as part of their introduction to the CiTi-CCC distance learning partnership. For the story, click on the headline or photo above.

  • Profile: Kathyrn J. Connell

    From big city to rural Upstate New York, Kathryn Connell immerses herself into local business scene. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • First Distillery in Oswego County Up and Running

    Phoenix natives Stephen Dates, left, and Brenden Backus are poised to prosper as craft beverage industry takes off. For the story, click on headline or photo above.

  • 'How I Got Started': Amy Lear

    Man in the Moon Candies owner is sweet on success and her upcoming relocation. For the full story, click on headline or photo above.

Latest News

  • Class designed to hone business skills

    SUNY Oswego offers course for entrepreneurs Read More

  • Campus Center at SUNY Oswego taking shape

    Project manager updates construction progress Read More

  • Business leader focuses on continued progress

    Oswego chamber maintains proactive stance Read More

  • Merger may change face of county tourism

    Consolidation of planning, tourism departments possible Read More

  • Tax free week creates revenue, controversy

    City of Fulton not participating in special week Read More

  • Exclusive: Source Says to Expect Layoffs at nuke plants

    200 jobs may be at stake at Nine Mile Point Read More

  • Regional Credit Unions Discuss Possibility of Merger

    Empire Federal Credit Union, Power Federal Credit Union investigating joint venture. Read More

  • Dr. T. prepares to lead local United Way

    Local chiropractor takes reins of human service organization Read More

  • Oswego County Chamber in transition

    Paul Foster serves as interim president Read More

  • County chair pushes for airport expansion

    Legislature leader delivers state of county Read More

  • Mr. Lister Abruptly Closes All CNY Stores

    E-commerce business opened in 2004 Read More

  • Investment experts take look at 2006, beyond

    Area financial advisers gauge market, economy Read More

  • OCNB names agency of record

    ABC Creative Group spearheads marketing drive Read More

  • Physical Therapy Plus to open in Fulton

    New addition at Schuyler Commons Read More

  • Local retailers assess holiday sales season

    Registers were humming in days leading to Christmas. Read More

  • Constellation announces multi-billion dollar merger

    Nuke operator to merge with FPL Group Read More

  • Sorendo joins Local News Inc.

    Veteran journalist jumps into new job Read More

  • OCO plans to take over Central Square Health

    The center will no longer be acquired by Syracuse Community Health Read More

  • Golden Corral Abruptly Shuts its Doors

    Fulton business of 17 years closes Read More

  • Oswego County Chamber President Resigns

    Reorganization of chamber staff underway. Read More

Oswego County Business Magazine
Issue 153

Issue 153
December 2017/January 2018

Cover Story

  • THE 125K MAN
  • Fresh off graduation, SUNY Oswego computer programmer plugs into big dollars

  • Top-Shelf Wage
  • SUNY Oswego Career Services: Alex Kouthoofd’s starting salary is among the top 1 percent among graduates at SUNY Oswego

  • Starting Salary: How Syracuse Colleges Stack Up
  • Recent Syracuse University graduates earn on average $47K while Le Moyne students earn $41K, according to colleges


Eric Pahl

On The Job

‘How Do You Reward Your Best Employees?‘

Success Stories

Off Broadway Dance Center

My Turn

Fake News: Not a New Thing

Economic Trends

Industrial Development Agency Presents Its Annual Report

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Austin Wheelock