Category Archives: Fulton News

‘Fulton Family’ driver injured in Route 481 crash

The front of the tour bus is ripped to shreds after being hit by a tractor-trailer truck Saturday night. The bus driver had just dropped off the Pawlewicz family at the Cayuga Community College parking lot and was exiting the lot when the bus was hit.  Photo by Dan Pawlewicz
The front of the tour bus is ripped to shreds after being hit by a tractor-trailer truck Saturday night. The bus driver had just dropped off the Pawlewicz family at the Cayuga Community College parking lot and was exiting the lot when the bus was hit.
Photo by Dan Pawlewicz

By Ashley M. Casey

The tour bus that collided with a tractor-trailer on Route 481 Saturday night had just dropped off the Pawlewicz family (featured in October in the Valley News’ “Fulton Familes”) from its fourth annual trip to see a New York Yankees game, Dan Pawlewicz confirmed to The Valley News.

The tour bus was turning left onto Route 481 from the Cayuga Community College driveway when the tractor-trailer, heading north, hit it about 11 p.m. Continue reading

Benefit July 10 for Dylan Blair family

Dylan Blair
Dylan Blair

A benefit to help the family of Dylan Blair pay for funeral expenses is scheduled for 5 to 7:30 p.m. July 10 at the Hannibal American Legion.

Dennis James, a friend of the Blair family, said the benefit will be donation only — attendees pay whatever they want. There will be a spaghetti dinner served and other items available.

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2 hurt in Saturday night crash in Fulton

Two people were injured late Saturday night June 21 when a tractor trailer collided with a coach style bus in Fulton, Fulton Police officials said.

At about 11 p.m., the tractor trailer was traveling north on Route 481 and collided with the bus in the process of making a left turn from the exit of River Glen Plaza onto the southbound lane of Route 481.

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Kids find the angling is great at free Lake Neatahwanta fishing class

Gavin Toper, of Oswego, holding one of his 20 white perch.
Gavin Toper, of Oswego, holding one of his 20 white perch.

Coils of gray and black pushed across the sky by a steady wind didn’t deter a small group of youngsters from attending the kids fishing class local Author Spider Rybaak and Carp expert Mike McGrath, of McGrath  & Associates Carp Angling Services held at Fulton’s Lake Neatahwanta Saturday, June 14. Continue reading

Women’s Club of Fulton meets at Tavern on the Lock

The Women’s Club of Fulton directors and officers for 2014-2015 met recently for a luncheon at Tavern on the Lock. Front row left to right: Ellen Nowyj, Lucille McDermott, Cindy Garrett, Francine Latino, Janet Weldin, Dolores Walrath, Sue Brown, Ellen Kane, Barb Abbott. Middle row left to right: Jean Niver, Wynnette Dohse, Sandy Howell, Karen Lupa. Back row left to right: Ginger Leotta, Carole Farfaglia, Maryalice Chatterton, Cindy Bickford, Sandy Walpole, Carm Cavallaro, Liz Schremp, Carol Dexter, Barb Hubbard, Karen Potter.
The Women’s Club of Fulton directors and officers for 2014-2015 met recently for a luncheon at Tavern on the Lock. Front row left to right: Ellen Nowyj, Lucille McDermott, Cindy Garrett, Francine Latino, Janet Weldin, Dolores Walrath, Sue Brown, Ellen Kane, Barb Abbott. Middle row left to right: Jean Niver, Wynnette Dohse, Sandy Howell, Karen Lupa. Back row left to right: Ginger Leotta, Carole Farfaglia, Maryalice Chatterton, Cindy Bickford, Sandy Walpole, Carm Cavallaro, Liz Schremp, Carol Dexter, Barb Hubbard, Karen Potter.

Holmes elected Lions Club president

Fulton Lions Club Immediate Past President Don LaBarge, right, congratulates incoming President Gail Holmes. The Fulton Lions Club installed its new slate of officers for 2014-15 and presented club awards for the 2013-14-club year at their June 13 meeting. Other officers installed were: Dave Morrell, second vice president; Leo Chirello, third vice president; Michele Standard, secretary; and Roberta Boeteler, treasurer. Other officers installed include: David Dingman, membership chair; Zach Merry, assistant secretary; Ron Browning, assistant treasurer and lion tamer; Roberta Boteler, assistant lion tamer; Brett Tallents, tail twister; Steve Chirello, assistant tail twister; Paul Foster and Fred Aldrich, two-year directors; and, Robert Weston and Steve Chirello, one-year directors. Lion Robert Seibert of Liverpool, past Lions Clubs International director and past district governor, presided over the installation. For more information on Fulton Lions, visit www. http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/fultonny/index.php
Fulton Lions Club Immediate Past President Don LaBarge, right, congratulates incoming President Gail Holmes. The Fulton Lions Club installed its new slate of officers for 2014-15 and presented club awards for the 2013-14-club year at their June 13 meeting. Other officers installed were: Dave Morrell, second vice president; Leo Chirello, third vice president; Michele Standard, secretary; and Roberta Boeteler, treasurer. Other officers installed include: David Dingman, membership chair; Zach Merry, assistant secretary; Ron Browning, assistant treasurer and lion tamer; Roberta Boteler, assistant lion tamer; Brett Tallents, tail twister; Steve Chirello, assistant tail twister; Paul Foster and Fred Aldrich, two-year directors; and, Robert Weston and Steve Chirello, one-year directors. Lion Robert Seibert of Liverpool, past Lions Clubs International director and past district governor, presided over the installation. For more information on Fulton Lions, visit www. http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/fultonny/index.php