Ashley M. Casey is the assistant editor of The Valley News. Previously, she was the associate editor of Today's CNY Woman magazine. She has also written for The Finger Lakes Vacationer. She graduated from Le Moyne College in 2012 with a degree in communications and Spanish.
A severe storm Tuesday evening caused power outages and damages throughout Oswego County, including the destruction of the projection screen at the Midway Drive-In Theatre in Minetto.
National Grid estimated nearly 10,000 people lost power in Oswego County Tuesday night. As of Wednesday morning, almost 7,000 people were still waiting for their electricity to come back on. Volney customers were hit the hardest with 1,568 still without power Wednesday.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill June 26 adding 25 new family court judge seats across New York state in 2015. One of those seats is coming to Oswego County, which currently only has one family court judge. Continue reading →
On the recommendation of the state comptroller’s office, the Fulton Common Council approved a policy that forbids the city’s fund balance from dropping below 10 percent of the adopted budgeted general fund at the July 1 meeting.
This is the 10th edition of Fulton Families, a monthly series which tells the stories of families that have either lived in Fulton for ages or perhaps only a short while — but their common bond is they love the city and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.
By Ashley M. Casey
Fulton is familiar with the Cortini Brothers from head to toe.
Your ears have probably caught their musical stylings at the Fulton Jazz Fest or Tunes in June, and your feet may have stepped into a pair of shoes Joe Cortini has repaired or sold.
The Cortinis have seen Fulton change over the course of more than a century. Although Kimo Cortini moved away three years ago, Joe Cortini and his son still call the city home. Through Cortini Shoe Store and the Cortini Brothers’ band, the family’s ties are still laced to Fulton. Continue reading →
The tour bus that collided with a tractor-trailer on Route 481 Saturday night had just dropped off the Pawlewicz family (featured in October in the Valley News’ “Fulton Familes”) from its fourth annual trip to see a New York Yankees game, Dan Pawlewicz confirmed to The Valley News.
The tour bus was turning left onto Route 481 from the Cayuga Community College driveway when the tractor-trailer, heading north, hit it about 11 p.m. Continue reading →