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HealthWay Family of Brands® is in the process of finalizing a 35,000 square foot building

As part of Fulton’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative, plans have been submitted by Construction Design and

A new, full-service restaurant is coming to Fulton, across from Huhtamaki, as one of the

At 141 years old, the Oswego Health system is one of just a handful of independent health systems left in New York

Cover Story

Bruce Frassinelli Though faced with early challenges, Broadwell Hospitality Group plans to open its new $6.7 million indoor waterpark project in Oswego in the fall. It’s expected to boost local

Special Features

Sean Hennessey

By Steve Yablonski Queens native is now the interim director of the New York State

Get Up and Grill Down

By Chistopher Malone Be sure to bring your appetite to La Parrilla on the Water

By Steve Yablonski He recently set up shop at the Business Expansion Center in Oswego.

By Steve Yablonski Oswego County Federal Credit Union will open a full-service branch in Phoenix

By Steve Yablonski Twist of fate changes owner’s career path leading up to a business

By Ken Sturtz The move reflects a growing national trend in the industry. It comes

By Ken Sturtz  Dan Valenti doesn’t imagine future generations will have the opportunity to stop

By Steve Yablonski Buddy Stemple managed the local plant for nearly 10 years. He is

By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant Once sneered at as “just community college,” local, two-year programs have

A Retrospective By Steve Yablonski Thirty years ago a new publication hit the newsstands in

Bruce Frassinelli Though faced with early challenges, Broadwell Hospitality Group plans to open its new

Feature Stories

By Ken Sturtz A confluence of factors, including labor and a desire to retire, is

By Ken Sturtz  After struggling with funding for years, the popular Oswego historic site has

By Norah Machia The Tug Hill region has been described as one of the “last

Tourism Is Back

By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, more people are traveling, more events

By Ken Sturtz With few opportunities to raise money, county fairs across New York have

By Steve Yablonski New CEO slated to take over position starting Jan. 1 Michael Backus

By Steve Yablonski Project includes the construction of drive-thru, additional parking space and clinical space.

By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant New York at ‘a competitive disadvantage in competing for the next

By Deborah Jeanne Sergeant If your small business needs a loan, any preparation you do

Success Story

Grace Tyler Estate Winery

By Steve Yablonski Winery business in Constantia recently recognized for entrepreneurial effort, award-winning wines In 2012, Rick and Elizabeth Hamilton embarked on their dream of opening a winery— Grace Tyler

Dining Out

Get Up and Grill Down

By Chistopher Malone Be sure to bring your appetite to La Parrilla on the Water It’s always a bummer to see a restaurant come and go. Although Alex’s on the

Departments

Interviews by Deborah Jeanne Sergeant “I think the best marketing tool is newsletters and being

Art McLaughlin

By Steve Yablonski Art McLaughlin, owner of Art’s Parts and More, began fixing things in

Basel, Switzerland

By: Sandra Scott The medieval Swiss town borders Germany and France. It features museums, beautiful

L. Michael Treadwell ooc@oswegocounty.org Operation Oswego County (OOC) held its 70th annual meeting June 16

Bruce Frassinelli bfrassinelli@ptd.net In this 30th anniversary edition of Oswego County Business Magazine, I have

Tim Nekritz nekritz@gmail.com If you made it to the resurgent New York State Blues Festival

Megan LaManna

 By Steve Yablonski Owner of Port City Copy Center always wanted to own a business.

Bogota, Colombia

The city is ringed by tree-covered mountains—and there are plenty of parks to enjoy Whatever

By: Bruce Frassinelli When I walked into my favorite bagel place for breakfast recently, I

By L. Michael Treadwell Operation Oswego County and the County of Oswego Industrial Development Agency