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Fulton Kiwanis baseball hits the field

Do It Right Plumbing Batter Brianna Coakley and Fulton Screen Printing Catcher Isabella Schultz are photographed during a Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Softball Game on July 9 at Fulton’s Kiwanis Kidhaven.
Do It Right Plumbing Batter Brianna Coakley and Fulton Screen Printing Catcher Isabella Schultz are photographed during a Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Softball Game on July 9 at Fulton’s Kiwanis Kidhaven.
Pathfinder Bank Batter Hope Morrison is pictured during a Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Softball Game against Reality USA on July 9 at Kiwanis Kidhaven in Fulton.
Pathfinder Bank Batter Hope Morrison is pictured during a Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Softball Game against Reality USA on July 9 at Kiwanis Kidhaven in Fulton.
Patterson Warehouse Batter Alex Crisafulli and Oswego County Ambulance Catcher Avery Farfaglia are pictured during a Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Minor League Game on July 7 at Fulton’s Kiwanis Kidhaven.
Patterson Warehouse Batter Alex Crisafulli and Oswego County Ambulance Catcher Avery Farfaglia are pictured during a Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Minor League Game on July 7 at Fulton’s Kiwanis Kidhaven.

Shulick King of Wings at Oswego Speedway event

A Kingly Dave Shullick Jr stands tall in Oswego Speedway’s ISMA King of Wings victory lane.
A Kingly Dave Shullick Jr stands tall in Oswego Speedway’s ISMA King of Wings victory lane.

Submitted by Jim Feeney

The ISMA Supermodifieds were back at the infamous “Steel Palace” of Oswego Speedway for the sixth edition of the Shea Concrete King of Wings Saturday night and Dave Shulick topped the stout 31-car field from practice through the checkered flag. Continue reading

Friday Night Lights wrestling July 18 in Fulton

On Friday July 18, Fulton’s Athletic Complex will be transformed into a wrestling venue for the “4th Annual Friday Night Lights Wrestling Festival”. More than 300 wrestlers from all over New York state and beyond have participated in the annual event. Peewee wrestlers will compete first at 6 p.m. and wrestling will run continuously finishing with college wrestlers in the open division. Wrestlers will range in age from 5 years old up to adults. Shown here is a view from last year’s wrestling event.
On Friday July 18, Fulton’s Athletic Complex will be transformed into a wrestling venue for the “4th Annual Friday Night Lights Wrestling Festival”. More than 300 wrestlers from all over New York state and beyond have participated in the annual event. Peewee wrestlers will compete first at 6 p.m. and wrestling will run continuously finishing with college wrestlers in the open division. Wrestlers will range in age from 5 years old up to adults. Shown here is a view from last year’s wrestling event.

Railroad museum features Freedom Train

Open noon to 5 p.m. every weekend until Labor Day, the Oswego Railroad Museum will  feature the exhibit “America’s Freedom Train” July 19 and 20. The museum is located at the corner of West First and Lake streets, near the harbor, in Oswego.
Open noon to 5 p.m. every weekend until Labor Day, the Oswego Railroad Museum will feature the exhibit “America’s Freedom Train” July 19 and 20. The museum is located at the corner of West First and Lake streets, near the harbor, in Oswego.

The Oswego Valley Railroad Museum, located on the corner of West First and Lake streets near the harbor, is open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. every weekend until Labor Day. Continue reading

Porky and Buddy: How do I ditch this poison ivy itch?

Dear Porky and Buddy,

I can’t go through my woods without gallons of Roundup because they are so infested with poison ivy and I am highly allergic.  

If I even look at it I seem to get it, but my dogs run around in the woods all the time. It doesn’t seem to bother them at all.  

Should I be worried?

Linda

P.S.  I’m just kidding about the gallons of Roundup. It’s only a few quarts.

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View from the Assembly: Slow down Common Core implementation

By state Assemblyman Will Barclay

The implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards was easily the most talked about issue in K-12 education this year.

The Common Core is an initiative adopted by most states, including New York, that, in theory, is supposed to set new educational standards that will ensure all students are on track for college and career readiness.   Continue reading