By Ashley M. Casey Members of the North Volney United Methodist Church gathered for a sewing bee Aug. 15 to turn donated pillowcases into dresses for impoverished girls in the Appalachian region of the U.S. More than a dozen participants came together to create about 30 dresses. Appalachia is the southern portion of the Appalachian(…)
A group of 9-year-old to 12-year-old youths from New York City will travel to Central New York later this month, around Aug. 20, for a one-week to 10-day visit. Families and individuals are being sought as hosts. Call 1-800-367-0003 for information.
By Tracy Kinne There are a lot of bugs in the Fulton area, but the people, especially Kathy Froio, are very nice. That’s according to Adara Johnson, 14, of Brooklyn, who has been spending part of every summer with Froio, whom she calls “Mimi,” for the past five years. Johnson is among 30 New York(…)
Fulton native raises awareness, funds for cancer research with 353-mile run. By Ashley M. Casey Benjamin Hall is running for his life – and others’, too. Hall, a Fulton native who now hails from Manchester, Md., is raising awareness and money for the American Cancer Society with a 353-mile run from Maryland to Fulton. Hall(…)
By Ashley M. Casey A cloudy start to the weekend gave way to sunny skies last Friday as the Fulton Jazz Fest kicked off a breezy, fun-filled evening. Held behind the War Memorial by Lake Neatahwanta last Friday and Saturday, the Jazz Fest boasted hundreds in attendance, according to the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce.(…)
By Tracy Kinne Some of the homes at Gilbert’s Grove Apartments, formerly Pathfinder Courts, in Fulton date to 1967. Those are the townhouse apartments. The senior citizen apartments date to 1973. “Both buildings are showing their age — wear and tear,” said Bruce Levine, president of 3d Development Group, based in the Buffalo area. “They(…)
Dozens of community members and visitors filled the Clubhouse Tavern for the United Way’s eighth annual Harborfest Breakfast. Committee members and volunteers kept busy cooking and serving breakfast all morning as those eager to support Stuff-A-Bus gathered to enjoy breakfast and support a worthwhile project. Partnering with more than 20 business and organizations, as well(…)
In an effort to support the United Way Stuff-A-Bus campaign, area businesses will be selling paper buses to help raise money to purchase school supplies for students in Oswego County who are in need for the upcoming school year. Working in collaboration with school districts throughout Oswego County, United Way is looking to Stuff-A-Bus with(…)