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Parents find out how their children complete those math problems

Fulton City School District instructional math coach Lynnette DePoint (left) reviews array and area models with parents Elizabeth Thompson and Toby McCleery, who have a first-grader in the district.
Fulton City School District instructional math coach Lynnette DePoint (left) reviews array and area models with parents Elizabeth Thompson and Toby McCleery, who have a first-grader in the district.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

The Fulton school district recently hosted an information night to help parents better understand the math curriculum and strategies implemented as part of the Common Core. Continue reading

Maffei visits Sunrise Rotary

At a recent Fulton Sunrise Rotary Meeting, Rotarian Dan Farfaglia introduced Rep. Dan Maffei, congressman from the 24th district. Maffei, who is also a Rotarian, spoke how Rotary guidelines enhance his role in the House of Representatives.  He suggests taking off the political labels to see the solution and work together and that it is acceptable to express differences. Pictured from left are Rotary President Ed Garrow, District Director Corey Driscoll, Maffei, Farfaglia and Senior Constituent Caseworker Meave Gillen. The Fulton Sunrise Rotary meets at 7 a.m. each Friday at Fulton’s Riverside Inn.
At a recent Fulton Sunrise Rotary Meeting, Rotarian Dan Farfaglia introduced Rep. Dan Maffei, congressman from the 24th district. Maffei, who is also a Rotarian, spoke how Rotary guidelines enhance his role in the House of Representatives. He suggests taking off the political labels to see the solution and work together and that it is acceptable to express differences. Pictured from left are Rotary President Ed Garrow, District Director Corey Driscoll, Maffei, Farfaglia and Senior Constituent Caseworker Meave Gillen. The Fulton Sunrise Rotary meets at 7 a.m. each Friday at Fulton’s Riverside Inn.

OCO summer food service brings healthy meals to kids

Oswego County Opportunities is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year, said Bridget Dolbear, OCO program services coordinator.

The program provides free meals to children when school is out for the summer. It is funded through the state Education Department.

Meals will be available at the following sites and times. Orders for meals are placed the day before: Continue reading

Shineman Foundation helps Hulett Park

Partnership at Hulett Park. From left to right: Kelley Weaver, Bob Weston, David Guyer, Fred Cavalier (in back) from Friends of Fulton Parks, Lauren Pistell from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation, Parks Superintendent Barry Ostrander, First Ward Councilor Jim Myers.
Partnership at Hulett Park. From left to right: Kelley Weaver, Bob Weston, David Guyer, Fred Cavalier (in back) from Friends of Fulton Parks, Lauren Pistell from the Richard S. Shineman Foundation, Parks Superintendent Barry Ostrander, First Ward Councilor Jim Myers.

Hulett Park in Fulton will have beautiful new playground equipment for the children to play on thanks to the Richard S. Shineman Foundation.

The foundation recently awarded the Friends of Fulton Parks a $16,000 grant to assist in the purchase of new playground equipment for Hulett Park. Continue reading

Bodley graduate receives Friends of History Award

The Friends of History Award for 2014 was awarded to Anthony Semeraro,right, by Karen O’Brien, left, of the Friends of History. Semeraro is a graduating senior from G. Ray Bodley High School and is an excellent musician who has volunteered to play at many local community events. He is an Advanced Placement student in U.S. history, chemistry, microeconomics and macroeconomics as well as a member of the National Honor Society. Semeraro will attend Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall majoring in chemical engineering with a goal of working in green technology. Semerro is a lifelong resident of Fulton.
The Friends of History Award for 2014 was awarded to Anthony Semeraro,right, by Karen O’Brien, left, of the Friends of History. Semeraro is a graduating senior from G. Ray Bodley High School and is an excellent musician who has volunteered to play at many local community events. He is an Advanced Placement student in U.S. history, chemistry, microeconomics and macroeconomics as well as a member of the National Honor Society. Semeraro will attend Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall majoring in chemical engineering with a goal of working in green technology. Semerro is a lifelong resident of Fulton.