From boys’ basketball camp, left to right, Fulton Boys’ Varsity Basketball Coach Matt Kimpland, camp award winners Mikey Doney, Nolan Dexter, Sammy Cary and Fulton Boys’ Junior Varsity Basketball Coach Sean Broderick.
From girls’ basketball camp, from left to right, camp counselors Jeremy Langdon, Jake McDermott, Tyler Shaw and Michelle Gorea.
By Rob Tetro
For the first time in five years, Fulton varsity basketball coaches Matt Kimpland (boys) and Derek Lyons (girls) held separate basketball camps.
Each camp consisted of fourth-graders through eighth graders and ran for three hours each day from July 7 through July 11 at the Fulton War Memorial. Continue reading
Pathfinder Bank Batter Kiara Pittman is photographed during a Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Softball Game against Reality USA on July 21.
Community Bank Batter Kayla Yacketta is pictured during a Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Softball Game against Fulton PBA on July 21.
Fruce Family Dentistry Batter Jonah Abt and Oswego County Ambulance Service Catcher Connor Nugent are pictured during a Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Minor League Game on July 21.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday announced the results of an initial crackdown on tax preparers.
He said 40 tax preparers in the state have been suspended because they failed to file their own personal income tax returns for 2011 and 2012.
None of the tax preparers suspended were from Oswego County.
Once suspended, tax preparers cannot legally complete or file a client’s state returns for compensation. More than 7 million New Yorkers use tax preparers each year.
The Oswego County Health Department reports more mosquito pool samples have tested positive for the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus.
Three samples were taken from near Central Square and a fourth from the town of West Monroe.
The state is making it easier to buy tickets for the Great New York State Fair.
For the first time ever, people can buy tickets online to attend the fair, which runs from Aug. 21 to Sept. 1.
One Swing Away From 20K? Pictured left to right are Michelle Fish and Mike Burns of The House Works, with St. Luke-Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament organizer Karen Murray. The House Works is the sponsor a $20,000 hole-in-one contest taking place during the golf tourney on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Battle Island Golf Course in Fulton. Cost for the tournament is $320 per four-person team. The field is limited to the first 25 teams that register.
Golfers participating in the 17th Annual St. Luke-Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Tournament could be “one swing away from 20K” thanks to The House Works in Fulton, sponsor of a $20,000 hole-in-one contest. Continue reading
A Fulton woman was one of 168 new members of the state police who graduated from the New York State Police Academy this past week.
By Debra J. Groom
Raymond Younis, who has been in state prison for about 16 years due to a conviction as a sex offender in the Phoenix area in the late 1990s, was released from prison July 23.