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‘Fulton Family’ driver injured in Route 481 crash

The front of the tour bus is ripped to shreds after being hit by a tractor-trailer truck Saturday night. The bus driver had just dropped off the Pawlewicz family at the Cayuga Community College parking lot and was exiting the lot when the bus was hit.  Photo by Dan Pawlewicz
The front of the tour bus is ripped to shreds after being hit by a tractor-trailer truck Saturday night. The bus driver had just dropped off the Pawlewicz family at the Cayuga Community College parking lot and was exiting the lot when the bus was hit.
Photo by Dan Pawlewicz

By Ashley M. Casey

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

Benefit July 10 for Dylan Blair family

Dylan Blair
Dylan Blair

A benefit to help the family of Dylan Blair pay for funeral expenses is scheduled for 5 to 7:30 p.m. July 10 at the Hannibal American Legion.

Dennis James, a friend of the Blair family, said the benefit will be donation only — attendees pay whatever they want. There will be a spaghetti dinner served and other items available.

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2 hurt in Saturday night crash in Fulton

Two people were injured late Saturday night June 21 when a tractor trailer collided with a coach style bus in Fulton, Fulton Police officials said.

At about 11 p.m., the tractor trailer was traveling north on Route 481 and collided with the bus in the process of making a left turn from the exit of River Glen Plaza onto the southbound lane of Route 481.

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Relatives come from far and wide to honor Moses Holden, Fulton ancestor

Several descendants of Fulton settler Moses Holden gathered at Mt. Adnah Cemetery June 14 to place a stone on Moses’ grave. Back row: Jim Horton and Penny Diaz; front row: Norah Royce, Gina Royce, Linda Lee Holden Sarat, Lori Holden, Ferran Diaz, Suzanne Holden Horton, unidentified little girl, Kathy Love and Terri Wood, holding her grandson Silas. Valley News photo by Ashley M. Casey
Several descendants of Fulton settler Moses Holden gathered at Mt. Adnah Cemetery June 14 to place a stone on Moses’ grave. Back row: Jim Horton and Penny Diaz; front row: Norah Royce, Gina Royce, Linda Lee Holden Sarat, Lori Holden, Ferran Diaz, Suzanne Holden Horton, unidentified little girl, Kathy Love and Terri Wood, holding her grandson Silas.
Valley News photo by Ashley M. Casey

By Ashley M. Casey

Several descendants of Fulton settler Moses Holden met face-to-face for the first time last Saturday at an event to honor their ancestor in Mt. Adnah Cemetery.  Continue reading

Oswego County Health Clinics scheduled

Submitted by Oswego County

The Oswego County Health Department offers a variety of services to all residents of Oswego County, including preventive health services, certified home health care, long-term home health care, certified hospice, and a maternal and child health program.

The health department accepts cash or checks for payment. The department does not accept credit or debit cards.

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Exchange student goes from ‘futbol’ to ‘football’ at Hannibal

Lander Ezama poses at his host family’s home in Hannibal with the Mattesons’ dogs, Bessie and Maggie. Photo courtesy of Lander Ezama
Lander Ezama poses at his host family’s home in Hannibal with the Mattesons’ dogs, Bessie and Maggie.
Photo courtesy of Lander Ezama

By Ashley M. Casey

When 15-year-old Lander Ezama first arrived in Hannibal, the only “football” he’d ever encountered was soccer.

He’d never had a pet, and he’d always lived in a city. Continue reading