Dick deGraff, who with his wife, Vic Ladd-deGraff, founded Grindstone Farm, will speak at noon Sunday, April 6 at First Universalist Society of Central Square, 3243 Fulton Ave. (state Route 49 west of U.S. Route 11). DeGraff has more than 30 years of experience as an organic farmer and mentors young farmers. His operation, south(…)
The last of two Maple Weekend events begins today. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, many maple producers across the area will open for tours. People can sample products and learn how maple syrup is made. Some even will have pancake breakfasts. Go to www.mapleweekend.com to find a maple producer near you.
Quinn Burlingham and Matthew Woodworth of the Fulton Wrestling Club participated recently in the NYWAY wrestling tournament. They left the event as champions winning in their respective weight classes. NYWAY`s mission is to develop opportunities to advance the sport of wrestling by uniting New York`s leagues and giving youth wrestlers the opportunity to learn the(…)
By Debra J. Groom Christine Learned has been named Hannibal Library’s Woman of the Year. It was the sixth time the award has been presented. She was honored during a special lunch and program March 22 at the library. Learned, 41, worked as a certified nursing assistant at St. Luke’s in Oswego for seven years(…)
Employees from Empower Federal Credit Union West Branch in Fulton are volunteering to help prepare Voorhees Park for the summer. As a community outreach project, they are working with the Friends of Fulton Parks and the Fulton Department of Parks and Recreation to install safety landing material at the Voorhees Park Playground during Earth Week.(…)
By Ashley M. Casey The Fulton City School District board of education voted March 25 to include propositions concerning the Fulton Public Library on the May 20 special election ballot. Library Director Betty Maute and Board of Trustees President Marian Stanton presented two propositions to the board. One would make the library a school district(…)
By Ashley M. Casey Rosemary Occhino-Pilawa’s term on the Fulton school board would have expired in 2015. Now that she has resigned, the remaining board members have two options: appoint someone to take her place, or wait for the May 20 election. Given that the election is less than two months away, the board is(…)
By Ashley M. Casey School’s out forever for Rosemary Occhino-Pilawa. After more than 40 years of living in Fulton and working with local schools, the former educator and school board member is bidding the city adieu as she prepares to move to Onondaga County with her new husband, engineer Donald Pilawa. Occhino-Pilawa has resigned her(…)