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Investigation At Pulaski Residence Results In Manufacturing of Methamphetamine Charges

Oswego County Sheriff’s Department Members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office were called to investigate a domestic dispute report in the Village of Pulaski, NY on Sunday, February 8, 2015. It was reported that the dispute was between 57-year-old Melanie A. Britton and her son, 29-year-old Francis (Frank) Britton. During the investigation a broken marijuana pipe was observed on the ... Read More »

Novelis completes 48 million investment in it’s automotive scrap aluminum recycling facility

OSWEGO – Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, announced the completion of a $48 million investment in its automotive scrap aluminum recycling facility in Oswego, N.Y. It expands upon the company’s recent growth in Oswego to meet the increased demand for aluminum automotive sheet in North America. Including this recycling center, over the past five years, Novelis ... Read More »

Local Residents Charged With Manufacturing Meth, Felony Gun Possession

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MEXICO – On February 4, 2015 the Oswego County Drug Task Force with the assistance of the New York State Police Special Operations Response Team (SORT) and Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team, executed a methamphetamine related search warrant at 7 Mexico Point Drive West in the town of Mexico. The investigation uncovered a total of 41 inactive one-pot methamphetamine ... Read More »

New York State Attorney General Schneiderman Warns Of Fraudulent Collection Letters

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Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued a consumer alert based on complaints received by his office from consumers who were recently contacted by scam artists posing as an attorney from the New York State Attorney General’s Office. The consumers received a notice, written on doctored New York State Attorney General letterhead, that claimed to be a “District Court Final ... Read More »

APW Board Votes To Hold Public Hearing on Veteran’s Tax Exemption

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After much discussion and a split vote, by the APW Board of Education, on whether to hold a Public Hearing for discussion regarding a possible Veterans’ Tax Exemption, the first of what may require two hearings, has been scheduled for Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., in the High School. The proposed Veterans’ Tax Exemption is the only agenda allowed to be discussed, ... Read More »

Oswego County Gets Needed Funding to Battle Deadly EEE Virus

Three-Year Total of ‘Fight the Bite’ Funding Secured by Senator Ritchie Reaches $700,000 State Senator Patty Ritchie today announced that the new State Budget includes $275,000 to help Oswego County and Central New York “Fight the Bite” and prevent the spread of Eastern equine encephalitis, the mosquito-borne illness commonly known as EEE Over three years, Senator Ritchie has secured a ... Read More »

Season Opens May 3rd For Local Anglers

By oswegocounty Muskellunge Fishing Season and Regular (Harvest) Season for Black Bass Open June 21 The state fishing season for walleye, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskellunge opens Saturday, May 3, marking the opening of most of New York’s freshwater sportfish seasons, state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today as part of Governor Cuomo’s NY Open ... Read More »

DEC Seeks Volunteers and Local Coordinators for Stream and River Monitoring

Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators (WAVE) Program for Third Year The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is actively recruiting citizen scientists to conduct water quality assessments in Lake Ontario and the Niagara, Genesee, Delaware, Hudson and Mohawk River watersheds as part of the Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators (WAVE) project, DEC announced today. While DEC regularly receives ... Read More »

Taking Steps to Bring Adventure Tourism to Oswego County

Press Release: From The Office of Sen. Pattie Ritchie Senator Patty Ritchie’s legislation to allow UTV registrations in New York is gaining support. TWC News reports on an event in Oswego County, at which sportmen were asked to sign onto Senator Ritchie’s UTV petition, which is available by clicking here. New York is the ONLY state that currently bans registration ... Read More »

USDA GRANT FINDS ITS WAY TO HASTINGS, NY COMMUNITY IN NEED

April 25, 2014 Funding Will Help Hastings Residents And Businesses Find Solutions To Wastewater Issues Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced a $981,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for Hastings in Oswego County. This federal funding will be used to improve the town’s sewage system, which includes many on-site disposal systems ... Read More »