On November 4th 1862, The Bay State steamship left Oswego heading for Cleveland and Toledo. The ship never made it to it's final destination, it sank to the bottom of Lake Ontario during a terrible storm. In October of 2015, the ship saw the light of day once again.
The city of Oswego, overlooking Lake Ontario, is home to a very distinctive fort. Fort Ontario, first built in 1755 during the French and Indian War is best known for its star shape and now known for its haunting history.
Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station Unit 1 automatically shut down at 9:15 a.m. today after a steam valve closed unexpectedly during testing. For those that don't know, this nuclear facility is located seven miles northeast of Oswego and 50 miles north of Syracuse.
The city of Oswego's Harbor Fest concluded with a spectacular fireworks show on Saturday night July 26, 2014. There are fireworks that make you go ooh and aah, and then there are those that make you go wow - this is one of those shows.
The severe thunderstorms and tornadoes of July 8, 2014 brought a level of destruction rarely seen in New York State. One of the structured badly damaged in the storm is that of the Midway Drive-In Theater in Minetto.