• 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

  • Exclusive: Steve Thomas Sells Dunkin? Donuts Franchises

    Owner divesting himself of many businesses Read More

  • Cam's Pizza Expands to Liverpool

    Another popular Oswego County brand heads south Read More

  • Government Relations Roundtable Scheduled for March 10

    Meeting will focus on Medicaid Reform Proposal Read More

  • Rentavision Founder to Launch New Business in Oswego

    Company will sell used cars without credit check Read More

  • Study: Half of Personal Bankruptcies Filed Medical Expense-Related

    Insurance coverage doesn?t alleviate problem in most cases Read More

  • Sithe Independence Station Changes Hands Again

    Dynegy invests over $1 billion in acquisition of Sithe Energies Read More

  • Moores Lumber Purchased, Will Undergo Name Change

    Expanding New York City company establishing brand name Read More

  • Dynegy to Acquire Sithe Independence Station

    Transaction receives okay from federal and state regulators Read More

  • New Oswego Micro Enterprise Class To Begin Feb. 5

    Program is celebrating 10 years of helping people start businesses Read More

  • Mike Quenville Joins Pathfinder After More Than 20 Years at Key Bank

    Banker will serve as Business Development Officer Read More

  • County Offers Low-Cost Power to Businesses that Create New Jobs

    Entergy Nuclear Northeast to supply 10 megawatt-hours Read More

  • Operation Oswego County Receives National Recognition

    Revitalization of Fulton's Nestle plant ranks OOC alongside billion dollar projects. Read More

  • Job and Career Fair to be Held Jan. 12

    Third annual fair to showcase job openings in region. Read More

  • Lowe's to Sponsor "Circle of Friends" Program

    Program promotes health lifestyle choices. Read More

  • Advertising-Dealership Partners to Celebrate Anniversaries

    Agency to celebrate nine years in business in 2005 Read More

  • WNET Presents Living Your Life Your Way

    Monthly women's breakfast meeting to focus on setting strategic goals. Read More

  • Forty Under 40 Celebration Honors Young Achievers

    Over 230 attend event hosted by news anchor Dan Cummings. Read More

  • Forty Under 40 Event Moved to New Location

    Fairway Manor chosen to better accommodate 220 attendees. Read More

  • Lowe's Ready to Open in Oswego, Employing 170 People

    Public invited to attend Dec. 8 grand opening. Read More

  • ABC News Channel 9 Anchor Dan Cummings to Present First Forty Under 40

    Breakfast event will honor 40 people in the community who have made a difference. 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

Last Page

Austin Wheelock