By Tracy Kinne Fulton city councilors agreed in a special meeting Tuesday to advertise for bids for minor repairs and painting at the VanBuren Park tennis courts. “We’re going to try to get that done this year, weather permitting,” said Mayor Ronald L. Woodward Sr. Bids are due Sept. 20.
By Ashley M. Casey Campaign Cabinet members of the United Way of Greater Oswego County donned fedoras, suits and sunglasses in a creative effort to present the organization’s 2014 fundraising goal of $800,000 at the 2014 Campaign Kick-off Breakfast. Rob Rolfe, recently named the sole chair of the Campaign Cabinet, explained they were inspired by(…)
446 people sign petition opposing changes brought about by conflict of interest policy; Egan appointed Volney principal By Tracy Kinne The Fulton board of education Tuesday night appointed a former superintendent as interim principal at Volney Elementary School, a few hours after a petition with 446 signatures was presented to the district saying, “We want(…)
By Debra J. Groom Oswego County legislators should have a copy of the 2014 draft county budget to peruse come October. County Administrator Philip Church told members of the Finance and Personnel committee this week that he expects to have a draft budget ready for the Oct. 10 legislature meeting. He told the committee so(…)
By Ashley M. Casey Last school year, students in the Fulton City School District missed 48,576 instruction days – that’s an average of 14 absences per student. To combat the absenteeism epidemic, the school district has joined Attendance Works, a national campaign to boost attendance rates. As part of this campaign and Attendance Awareness Month,(…)
By Scott Allardice Efforts to expand Granby’s public water system are continuing, but now the effort has a new service area, a new name and a new price, said Supervisor Ed Williamson. The proposed Granby Water District No. 6 was defeated in March by a vote of 102 to 79. Now just six months later,(…)
Here are results from Tuesday’s primaries in Oswego County. All vote totals are unofficial. But if these numbers hold up, there are some interesting outcomes. Incumbent Republican Schroeppel Supervisor Patrick Nugent losing his primary; incumbent Legislator Ronald E. Sakonyi losing his Republican primary; incumbent Albion Supervisor Carl Anson Jr. losing his Republican primary; incumbent Parish(…)
By Tracy Kinne Pedestrians crossing busy Route 481, a warehouse expansion, bridge projects and proclamations supporting The Salvation Army and School Attendance Awareness month were among the topics taken up by the Fulton city council Tuesday night. Frank Castiglia spoke to the council about a scene he witnessed at South Second Street, or Route 481(…)