— With several officials saying there's a dire need to focus on economic development of the Port City's waterfront, the Oswego Common Council on Monday approved applying for state funds for an in-depth study on city-owned waterfront properties.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP)
— President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their attack on his landmark nuclear deal with Iran "ridiculous if it weren't so sad."
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP)
— The mother of a missing 8-year-old girl pleaded for her safe return Monday as search efforts grew to include federal authorities.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP)
— A silent march and a day of civil disobedience are among the events being planned for next month in Ferguson to mark the first anniversary of the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer, an event that galvanized the "Black Lives Matter" movement.
NEW YORK (AP)
— New York's Wage Board on Monday finalized its recommendation endorsing a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers in chain restaurants.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP)
— A $610 million research and manufacturing hub dedicated to the science of photonics — the use of light in technology — will be developed in western New York, federal and state officials said Monday, which could mean thousands of jobs for the region.
Magic in Minetto, in conjunction with Canal Splash, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Minetto River View Park, state Route 48.
The Professional Journalists and Communicators of Oswego County (PJC) has announced the recipients of the organization's Muriel Allerton Scholarship Award, awarded annually to a graduating high school senior from the county who is planning to continue their education in a communications-related field.
— Cash bail of $100,000 will continue for the Lima man indicted on several felony drug charges following an undercover operation at the Sterling Stage Folkfest that led to 14 arrests in June.