‘A Very Wild Ride’

Oswego chamber, CenterState CEO unite to offer aid to business community during global pandemic By Lou Sorendo United they stand. The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce and Syracuse-based CenterState CEO…

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New Officers and Board Members at OOC

L. Michael Treadwell ooc@oswegocounty.org ‘Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Operation Oswego County regretfully canceled its annual meeting presentation and breakfast for 2020.’ Operation Oswego County (OOC) held the business portion…

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No Mask, No Service

NYS’s mask order has put employees on the frontlines of enforcement By Ken Sturtz The signs are posted everywhere. Supermarkets, restaurants, gas stations. Barber shops, big-box retailers, ice cream stands.…

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Tax Burden We’re Still on Top

By Aaron Gifford Experts attributes high taxes in NYS to the skyrocketing cost of public education and out-of-control Medicaid spending. “The state can’t continue operating with this cost structure. There…

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COVID-19 Tests Labor Laws

Gray areas exist in terms of how employers are obligated to provide safe working conditions By Lou Sorendo Businesses are taking a variety of approaches to ensure health and safety…

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Surviving 2020

Iconic retailer JC Penney in Oswego survived 1-2 punch of COVID-19, corporate bankruptcy. Store manager reflects on her ordeal By Lou Sorendo Why was the Oswego JC Penney spared from…

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