The city of Fulton Republican Committee on July 1 unanimously endorsed Republican candidate Salvatore Lanza for Oswego County Family Court Judge. Continue reading
Andrew Peacock, 17, of Dixon Ave., Fulton, is charged with burglary, a felony, and petit larceny, a misdemeanor. for allegedly entering the Tavern on the Lock on June 25 at 3:15 a.m. and taking Corona beer worth $3. Continue reading
COACH (County of Oswego Advocates Challenging Homelessness) committee members Doug Baldwin of Oswego County Department of Social Services and Kristin LaBarge of Oswego County Opportunities (OCO) review results from the committee’s annual Point in Time survey. A one- day count of homeless individuals in Oswego County, the Point in Time survey is a concise effort by area human service agencies to raise the awareness of homelessness and compile an approximate number of those who are homeless, or are housing vulnerable, in Oswego County.
In an ongoing effort to combat homelessness in Oswego County, COACH (County of Oswego Advocates Challenging Homelessness), Oswego County’s Continuum of Care Committee, is closely reviewing the results of its annual Point in Time survey. Continue reading
By Debra J. Groom
For many years, Oswego County experienced steady growth in sales tax revenue.
This helped the county keep its tax rate low while still providing all the services residents have come to expect and enjoy.
But since the recession of 2008, things have changed. Sales tax revenue has become stagnant. Yes, the county is seeing more sales tax money each year, but not that much more. Continue reading
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.