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Nearly 60 children participate in Fulton basketball camps

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 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.
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

Fulton Kiwanis baseball games continue

Tax preparers suspended for not filing taxes

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.

17th Annual St. Luke-Francis Boyce Charity Tournament to be held Aug. 9

 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.
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