• 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

  • Innovative Manufacturer Relocating to Oswego

    Finishing company will bring 15 new jobs to county. Read More

  • OCNB to Cease Returning Checks in Monthly Statements

    "Check 21" legislation eliminates mandatory paper trail for checks. Read More

  • NY Chocolate to Hire New Employees

    New jobs represent first wave of non-management hires. Read More

  • Union Accuses County Administrator of Misappropriating Funds

    Sheriff?s association says $2 million was taken from reserve health care fund. Read More

  • As it Celebrates 50 Years, Canale's Now Plans to Sell Frozen Food

    Move comes on the wheels of successful jarred tomato sauce, launched five years ago. Read More

  • Oswego's Coffee Connection Now Owned By Former Employee

    Oswego?s traditional coffee shop to get a new boost from new owners. Read More

  • In Annual Meeting, Operation Oswego County Stresses Importance of Manufacturing

    Group elects George Joyce as new president, honors several in the community. Read More

  • Mike Treadwell Named New York State?s Economic Developer of the Year

    Official has been top Operation Oswego County director for more than 20 years. Read More

  • Oswego County Chamber Membership Approves By-Laws

    Voting membership overwhelmingly approves name change. Read More

  • Oswego County Chamber Membership to Vote on By-Laws Monday

    Vote could determine the final name of Fulton-based chamber. Read More

  • Constellation Applies For Renewal of Nuclear Operating Licenses

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission review process expected to last at least two years. Read More

  • Oswego County Chamber of Commerce: When a Great Idea is Poorly Implemented

    Business community divided over decision to change name from Fulton Chamber to Oswego County Chamber. Read More

  • Editorial: Message to Our Legislators: Keep Oswego's Tourism Department

    Tourism is too important for the area: Don't mess with what's worked for us. Read More

  • Operation Oswego County Named One of Top 10 Economic Development Groups

    OOC chosen based on four categories: new jobs, new jobs per 10,000 residents, new investment amount and new investment per 10,000 residents. Read More

  • Region's Chambers of Commerce Form Oswego County Chamber Alliance

    Fulton Chamber not included in the group. Read More

  • Tech Conference Forecasts Business Trends

    Speaker: Nanotechnology will impact every industry in as few as 12 years. Read More

  • Officials Study Feasibility of Hamilton-Oswego Truck Ferry

    Short-sea shipping may become an alternative to congested highways. Read More

  • New York State SBDC Turns 20

    Development center has had $14 million investment impact on Oswego County. Read More

  • SUNY Oswego's SBDC to Celebrate 20th Anniversary

    New York State Senator James Wright will be in attendance. Read More

  • NASA Administrator and Nanotechnology Consultant Headline Tech Conference

    Annual conference offers notes on business-affecting technology trends. 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