World, national and regional recognition of Oswego County through the media.
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Albany Times Union
Angling the Great Lakes
So, we jump in the rig and head to upstate New York, destination Oswego. Hearing about the Harbor Fest and the fish that can be caught was enough for us. Join us and our very special guest the Zolman Family on a 3 generation outing that will having you begging for a second trip!
Gary and Brian take a little break from the ordinary ATGL and chase salmon with a fly rod on the world class waters of the Salmon River in Oswego County New York. This experience has left us with a thirst that only Oswego can help quench. Next season we just may be in a Lund for yet another approach to a great fishery…
The crew from “Angling the Great Lakes” created this commercial for Oswego County!
Field & Stream
Hooks Shots” host Joe Cermele braves the February chill in Upstate New York for some lessons in winter steelhead on the Salmon River. Though this river is lined shoulder-to-shoulder with anglers in the fall, the coldest months of the year are reserved for the “Chosen Frozen.” But to earn the title, numb hands, snotty noses, and iced rod guides must be endured.
LOC (Lake Ontario Sportfishing)
News Channel 9
The following article was featured in Passport News and was published in Israel. A team of writers came to visit Oswego County to write this article. The text is in Hebrew and we are in the process of getting it translated.
The Post Standard
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The Atoka Cranberry Farm on Route 13 in the Oswego County town of Williamstown is in the process of harvesting cranberries on their 140 acre farm. Their unique harvesting machine can harvest up to 5 acres a day. They hope to have the harvesting done by the end of October. Video by Stephen D. Cannerelli
Fort Ontario Ghost Tour
There are seven points in the Fort Ontario Ghost Tour, each tells a story of a Fort Ontario soldier who died tragically while stationed at the Oswego fort. The tour is Oct. 8, 9, and 10 from 7-9pm. Money from the event will be used for Fort Ontario restoration efforts. Video by Stephen D. Cannerelli.
Lawn Mower Racing In West Amboy
The West Amboy Fire Department in Oswego holds lawn mower races at their fire station track to raise money for equipment, a monthly Friday night event that has grown into a hugely popular community gathering, brimming with food, drink, music, and of course, plenty of racing fans. Video by Steven J. Pallone
Myotonic Fainting Goats
Jaime French of Sundance Meadows farm in Central Square, is the preeminent CNY breeder of myotonic goats, more commonly known as fainting goats, a breed of the domestic animal whose muscles freeze when startled, causing them to stiffen and often times fall over. Video by Steven J. Pallone
Opening Day of the Oswego County Fair
In this video we see the sights and sounds of the opening day of the Oswego County Fair in Sandy Creek. Exhibitors get their farm animals ready for upcoming competitions. Families enjoy the rides and games on the Midway. Harness racing was also featured on opening day. The fair runs from July 1st to July 5th.
Redfield’s weather watcher Carol Yerdon
Carol Yerdon of North Redfield is a weather watcher for the National Weather Service. The Oswego County town has accumulated nearly 400 inches of snow this winter. In this video Yerdon talks about how she documents the snowfall.
Safe Haven Museum and Education Center
In this video Dr. Willard Schum, founding president and now, a board member of Safe Haven Museum and Education Center explains the history of this place at Fort Ontario in Oswego that took in 982 Jewish refugees during W.W.II. The museum is celebrating the 65th anniversary of the arrival of the refugees at Fort Ontario in 1944 with a number of events. For more information: 315-342-3003, www.oswegohaven.org.
The Morning Call