Facebook and news outlets are alive with news of the Midway Drive-In — an icon in Oswego County — being hit badly in Tuesday’s storm.
Photos show the screen shredded. The drive-in is a popular spot in the county often showing two to three different movies each night.
The Midway Drive-In is midway between Fulton and Oswego, near Minetto, on Route 48.
The Professional Journalists and Communicators of Oswego County (PJC) has awarded the organization’s Muriel Allerton Scholarship Award to Tara Stacy of Oswego High School. Continue reading
Ian P. Stanbridge, 61, of Phoenix, NY passed away at his home surrounded by family after battling a long illness.
Mr. Stanbridge was born to the late John and Olive “Joyce” (Jones) Stanbridge of Cheltenham, England. He has been a resident of the United States since 1976 and has been living in Phoenix, NY since 1977.
Mr. Stanbridge had served in the Territorial Army in England. He worked as a maintenance mechanic and machinist at Anheuser Busch, Baldwinsville, NY for 24 years.
Mr. Stanbridge was the founding member of the Baldwinsville Brewery Bicycling Club. He enjoyed being a past volunteer with Boy Scouts of America and the Phoenix Little League.
Mr. Stanbridge is survived by his wife of 40 years, Glenda Stanbridge of Phoenix, NY; children, Matthew (Jesse) Stanbridge of CA and Katherine (Matthew) Maine of Pennellville, NY; granddaughter Vivian Maine of Pennellville, NY; sisters and brother-in-laws, Jennifer Kinder, Gillian (Clive) Berriman both of Cheltenham, England, and Debra (Martin) Jenkins of Staffordshire, England; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be held privately. There will be no calling hours.
The family has requested that donations may be made in honor of Ian to Rails to Trails Conservancy, The Duke Ellington Building, 2121 Ward Ct., NW 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601 or to All Saints Episcopal Church, 149 S. First St. Fulton, NY 13069.
The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.
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Richard Barnes, 61, of Fulton, passed away Saturday July 5.
Born in Syracuse, he was a long time resident of the Fulton area.
Richard had worked at Radio Shack in Oswego.
He was predeceased by his parents, Richard and Gloria Barnes.
Richard is survived by his wife Debbie and several other extended family members.
A graveside service will be 10 a.m. Thursday July 10 at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Section 28 in Fulton. There are no calling hours.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Foster Funeral Home in Fulton.
Theater students are needed for ‘Charlie Brown’ at Arty Day Camp July 14 through 18. Registrations are open for CNY Arts Center’s weeklong camp. Continue reading