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Eastside Nutrition offers natural ways to stay healthy during the pandemic and beyond By Steve Yablonski It’s not healthy to open a new business during a pandemic. Or, is it?

Tullys

The family-owned, locally operated business will open this fall in the former Friendly’s site The quick-service Tully’s Chicken Tender Concept is coming to Oswego. Tully’s Good Times restaurants will open

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The Greater Pulaski Community Endowment Fund is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations serving the Village of Pulaski or the Town of Richland. The grant application deadline is May 15.

Contest

Oswego County looks to local businesses for the ‘Next Great Idea’ “The Next Great Idea Oswego County Business Plan Competition” (NGI) is calling for entries for the 2021 competition, which

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The Syracuse native brings more than 17 years’ worth of experience to the job. “We are gearing up to hopefully provide in-person library service soon,” she says By Steve Yablonski

OCFCU’s 5,000-square-foot branch will be the fifth office of the local credit union. It will open in the former Kraftees College Town site, 242 W. Seneca St. in May.

By Steve Yablonski The new site is expected to open in mid-May and will provide more space, access to safe deposit boxes and more. Oswego County Federal Credit Union plans to

The Oswego Health is the recipient of Community Investor Award was presented by the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce.

Event celebrates members for their ability to adapt, innovate and endure Community leaders share opportunities driving recovery and progress The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GOFCC) today hosted its 2021

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‘We need humanity brought back into health care,’ he says By Steve Yablonski An elderly woman died alone, in an unfamiliar facility due to Albany bureaucracy, according to Joseph Murabito,

Pandemic has been good for businesses that sell fitness equipment. Andy Venditti, owner of the Syracuse Fitness Store, said his sales were up more than 100% in 2020 compared to 2019.

By Payne Horning When it comes to setting New Year’s resolutions, fitness goals are nothing new, but exactly how people choose to get in shape this year may be changing.

Pictured are, Ed Alberts (left), owner of Wired Telcom and winner of 2018 Next Great Idea Oswego County Business Plan Competition, and Austin Wheelock (right), NGI Chairperson.

“The Next Great Idea Oswego County Business Plan Competition” (NGI) is calling for entries for this year’s competition which culminates with $80,000 in prizes, said NGI Chairperson Austin Wheelock, deputy

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Nonprofit organizations in the Central New York region are invited to apply for grants Nonprofit organizations in Upstate New York can apply for Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Award grants

Virtual Shopping

Brick-and-mortar retail facing challenges to capture share of holiday shoppers’ dollars By Lou Sorendo COVID-19 is further fueling the trend toward online holiday shopping, causing an impact that is decimating

Small Business Training Class

SUNY Oswego’s Business Resource Center will host a small business training class for those interested in expanding or starting a small business in Oswego County. Classes will be held Monday,

financial relief

After the initial round of loans this Spring, there are still funds available for loans to businesses in need due to the strain of COVID-19. We are receiving numerous new

The SBA Upstate New York District Office visited Witty Wicks Candles & Gift Shop in Syracuse. (From L to R) SBA Upstate New York District Director Bernard J. Paprocki and Founder & Owner of Witty Wicks Aubry Panek.

Shop Small

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Upstate New York District Office (SBA) is encouraging neighbors to “shop small” as the holiday season kicks off this Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. This

Shineman

Fourteen nonprofit organizations received grant awards totaling $458,668 from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation at its November board meeting in the last of three 2020 grant rounds in this unprecedented

Election

Election officials are confronting a manpower crunch that’s been exacerbated by the COVID-19 By Ken Sturtz Most years Marty Ours looks forward to Election Day. The 77-year-old Liverpool woman is

Tety Bakery USA in Fulton supplies restaurants, supermarkets and entertainment facilities with its premium pizza crust, focaccia breads and flat breads. The company has been in Oswego County since 2013 and employs 35 workers.

Business Facilities magazine recently ranked Oswego County ninth in the top 10 food processing leaders across the U.S. in its 16th Annual Rankings Report. The rankings were based on “employment,

Katie Toomey, executive director of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, recently joined Robert Simpson, president of Syracuse-based CenterState CEO, in touring downtown Oswego and checking out several construction projects.

‘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

Lake Ontario Event & Conference Center

Recovery process at Broadwell Hospitality Group, the largest hospitality business in Oswego County, begins in wake of global pandemic By Lou Sorendo John D. Sheffield, business development manager at the