Category Archives: Fulton News

Nearly 60 children participate in Fulton basketball camps

From boys’ basketball camp, left to right, Fulton Boys’ Varsity Basketball Coach Matt Kimpland, camp award winners Mikey Doney, Nolan Dexter, Sammy Cary and Fulton Boys’ Junior Varsity Basketball Coach Sean Broderick.
From boys’ basketball camp, left to right, Fulton Boys’ Varsity Basketball Coach Matt Kimpland, camp award winners Mikey Doney, Nolan Dexter, Sammy Cary and Fulton Boys’ Junior Varsity Basketball Coach Sean Broderick.
From girls’ basketball camp, from left to right, camp counselors Jeremy Langdon, Jake McDermott, Tyler Shaw and Michelle Gorea.
From girls’ basketball camp, from left to right, camp counselors Jeremy Langdon, Jake McDermott, Tyler Shaw and Michelle Gorea.

By Rob Tetro

For the first time in five years, Fulton varsity basketball coaches Matt Kimpland (boys) and Derek Lyons (girls) held separate basketball camps. 

Each camp consisted of fourth-graders through eighth graders and ran for three hours each day from July 7 through July 11 at the Fulton War Memorial. Continue reading

Fulton Kiwanis baseball games continue

Venera Bonanno, volunteered at A.L. Lee Hospital and Michaud nursing home

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Venera “Anna” Bonanno, 92, of Fulton, died Monday July 28, 2014 in Seneca Hill Manor.

Mrs. Bonanno was born in Fulton, the daughter of the late Joseph and Angelina (Laspina) Fichera.

Mrs. Bonanno was a volunteer at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital and at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton.

She was predeceased by her husband, Vincent Bonanno in 1998, her daughter, Margaret Knight in 2007, and her brother, Nunzio Ficher in 1993.

Mrs. Bonanno was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Tom) Grimes of E. Amherst, NY, Teresa (Stephen) Wallenfels of Richland, WA, Susan (Steven) Barber of Lake View, NY; son-in-law George Knight of Utah; sister Mary (Alfred) Stancampiano of Oswego; grandchildren Jeffrey and Christine Barber, Amy and Katie Grimes and Michael Wallenfels; great grandson Henry Wallenfels.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday July 31 from the Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton, and 11:30 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.

Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday July 30 at the funeral home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.

Contributions may be made to Catholic Charities, Fulton, or University Dialysis Center, 1127 E. Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13210

 

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet comes to Fulton’s CNY Arts Center stage

Lord Capulet, played by Bobby Fontana, discusses with Juliet, played by Nikki Bolio, her obligation to honor her father’s wishes to marry Count Paris in this scene from Romeo and Juliet running Aug. 15-24 at CNY Arts Center in Fulton. For more information visit CNYArtsCenter.com or call 592-3373.
Lord Capulet, played by Bobby Fontana, discusses with Juliet, played by Nikki Bolio, her obligation to honor her father’s wishes to marry Count Paris in this scene from Romeo and Juliet running Aug. 15-24 at CNY Arts Center in Fulton. For more information visit CNYArtsCenter.com or call 592-3373.

Actors from three local theater companies join together for the upcoming production of “Romeo and Juliet” at the CNY Arts Center.

The production opens Aug. 15 and runs through Aug. 24 at the center’s location at 357 State St. and Park Street in Fulton. Continue reading

17th Annual St. Luke-Francis Boyce Charity Tournament to be held Aug. 9

 One Swing Away From 20K? Pictured left to right are Michelle Fish and Mike Burns of The House Works, with St. Luke-Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament organizer Karen Murray. The House Works is the sponsor a $20,000 hole-in-one contest taking place during the golf tourney on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Battle Island Golf Course in Fulton. Cost for the tournament is $320 per four-person team. The field is limited to the first 25 teams that register.
One Swing Away From 20K? Pictured left to right are Michelle Fish and Mike Burns of The House Works, with St. Luke-Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Golf Tournament organizer Karen Murray. The House Works is the sponsor a $20,000 hole-in-one contest taking place during the golf tourney on Saturday, Aug. 9 at Battle Island Golf Course in Fulton. Cost for the tournament is $320 per four-person team. The field is limited to the first 25 teams that register.

Golfers participating in the 17th Annual St. Luke-Francis Boyce Memorial Charity Tournament could be “one swing away from 20K” thanks to The House Works in Fulton, sponsor of a $20,000 hole-in-one contest. Continue reading