• 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

  • Pet Food Manufacturer Moves to the Oswego County Industrial Park in Phoenix

    Woman-owned business outgrew former location at the Tri-County Mall in Baldwinsville. Read More

  • Senator Schumer Talks Cohabitation With Nestle Plant Investors

    Investor Richard Duffy calls meeting "productive." Read More

  • Nestle Plant Investor Secures Vital Equipment

    Fulton mayor "cautiously optimistic" about plant's future Read More

  • WiseBuys to Open Store in the Former Ames Building in Pulaski

    The store, expected to open in the spring of 2004, to create 55 to 65 jobs. Read More

  • Pulaski Awaits Fishing Surge

    Fishing is "make or break" season for Pulaski businesses. Read More

  • Computer Instructor Earns $40,000 as Fisherman

    Bob Popp to participate in a Oneida Lake tournament in October. Read More

  • Meet Paul Scott, Pall Times' New Publisher

    New publisher wants newspaper more profitable, bring technology up to date. Read More

  • Resnick to Retire From Oswego County Opportunities

    Executive Director built agency into a major employer. Read More

  • Good News for Oswego County: New Plant to Bring Jobs to the Area

    After a string of bad news, agriculture company announces it's investing $2.9 million to build onion processing plant Read More

  • David McFarlane May Be Back in Business Again as He Considers Buying his Old Company, Sonoco

    For 35 years he owned Morrill Press, now Sonoco Flexible Packaging. After the company announced it's shutting down the plant in six months, he's considering buying it. Read More

  • Effect of Sonoco's Closing Mixed Among Area Businesses

    Some local companies, such as C&C Fabrication in Fulton, will lose when Sonoco shuts down in six months Read More

  • Sonoco's Future in Fulton May Depend on the Fate of Former Nestle Plant

    Plant's future in town largely depends on the sale of former Nestle plant. Officials say everything is being done to keep it in Fulton. Read More

  • Exclusive: Entergy to Eliminate 1,000 Jobs. Effects at the Oswego County Plant Still Uncertain

    The New Orleans based company, which owns James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power plant, wants to eliminate redundant positions. Read More

  • Is the City of Oswego Headed for a Major Economic Upturn?

    The announcement of new businesses coming to town - Ruby Tuesday, Lowes and Applebee's - and the potential 200 new jobs they might bring gets officials excited. Read More

  • Oswego Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Resigns After 8 Years

    Frank Hale to work as vice president at Oswego County National Bank. Read More

  • Coalition Studies Ways to Reduce Cost of Health Care in Oswego County

    Group's goal is to find out why health care is so expensive and what can be done to reduce it, improve efficiency, quality and access. Read More

  • Eric Behling is Discovering a New Business: Agritainment

    One of the largest apple farms in Central New York, Behlings Orchards is developing popular U pick system, which has attracted thousands. Read More

  • Life After Nestle: Special for Oswego County Business Magazine

    "I have learned one important thing through my experience with Nestle. It doesn't pay to be loyal." Read More

  • The OCB Magazine Guide to Real Estate Professionals

    Meet Oswego County's Top Realtors Read More

  • Sandy Creek's Nightmare: Where Most Phone Calls Are Long Distance

    A simple phone call from Sandy Creek will almost always be long distance. Frontier says it's one of the most restrictive local calling areas in the region. 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