• 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

  • Brian Caswell: Manage Government Like Small Business

    "I was truly amazed at the duplication of services offered in our county." Read More

  • Tough Economic Times? Not for Local Banks

    OCNB is opening a new branch in Brewerton and Baldwinsville; PathFinder is completing a brand-new branch in Fulton and plans an additional branch in Central Square. Why all the action? Read More

  • Kinney Drugs Expects to Add New Store to 64-store Chain

    Employee-owned business, started in Gouvernour, celebrating 100 years. Read More

  • Bruce Phelps: "It Was Too Devastating to Watch"

    Owner of Fulton Tool talks about the fire that decimated the business he built over 40 years. Read More

  • Former SUNY Oswego Student Becomes CFO of Community Bank

    Bank is one of the largest in Upstate New York. New CFO still involved with SUNY. Read More

  • After Investing $1.2 Million, Owners Open New Whitewater Grill Restaurant in Oswego

    Overlooking Oswego River, owners John Tombolillo, Tom Dunsmoor and Bill Galloway expect restaurant to be a hit. Read More

  • Bruce Frassinelli: The New York Times and the Jayson Blair Scandal

    Rumors, the Public Right to Know and Accuracy. Read More

  • The State of Tourism in Oswego County: Promoting the Area Heavily to Lure More Visitors

    With less money in the budget, Promotion and Tourism tries to lure more visitors. Read More

  • President of SUNY Oswego Named Chair at Oswego County National Bank

    Stanley Joined the board of directors in January 2000. Read More

  • Onion Company Plans to Launch "Baby Bolds." Product to Be Available at Wal-Mart

    Started in 2001, NY Bold onions will launch "Baby Bolds." It may soon be at Wal-Mart. Read More

  • Leadership Oswego County Seeks Nominations for Awards

    Peg McKinstry, Dee Heckethorn, Vern Drohan some of the people receiving the award in the past. Read More

  • How the Conflict in Iraq is Affecting Local Business? A Quick Survey

    Local business owners say war and the uncertainties that come with it affect business. Read More

  • A Bookstore in Oswego? Beating All the Odds, River's End Bookstore Continues to Grow

    Bill Reilly quit his job as advertising sales director at Newsweek in New York City to move to Oswego. He is happy he made the move: the bookstore he started from scratch continues to grow. Read More

  • John Fitzgibbons Leaves Haylor Freyer & Coon to Open Own Insurance Agency

    Professional leaves after 13 years with the company to strike out on his own. Read More

  • New Ownership at Black Clawson; Plant to Remain in Fulton

    Mark Panozza, president of the Black Clawson Converting Machinery, Inc.: "The employees are very excited about this opportunity." Read More

  • International Business Exchange Offers Networking Opportunities

    International Business Exchange to offer companies the forum to seek business opportunities and exchange experiences in business management. Read More

  • Oswego County United Way Has New Executive Director

    United Way of Greater Oswego County's Board of Directors named Maureen Quinlan as the organization's new executive director. Read More

  • Cruise Company to Operate Rose Lummis Boat Tour Starting in May

    Tourists, history buffs and Oswego River lovers have something to cheer: a new canal cruising venture will make its debut on Oswego River in May 2003. Read More

  • Felix Schoeller Announces Pulaski Plant Expansion; 25 New Jobs

    Felix Schoeller Technical Papers, Inc. of Pulaski has recently announced a $6 million expansion Read More

  • Local Stores Among the 3 Busiest Subway Franchises in New York State

    Of nearly 200 Subway sandwich shops in New York state, two of the three top grossing restaurants are in Oswego. Read More

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