Category Archives: Fulton News

Happy Father’s Day, Dad!!

The Granby Elementary Parent Teacher Group hosted its annual Father’s Day Social June 6. Fathers attended the event with their sons, playing Guess Who, Connect Four and Topple while enjoying ice cream sundaes. The gym also was also for basketball. Pictured are kindergartner Jacob Newton sharing quality time with his father David during Granby’s annual Father’s Day celebration.
The Granby Elementary Parent Teacher Group hosted its annual Father’s Day Social June 6. Fathers attended the event with their sons, playing Guess Who, Connect Four and Topple while enjoying ice cream sundaes. The gym also was also for basketball. Pictured are kindergartner Jacob Newton sharing quality time with his father David during Granby’s annual Father’s Day celebration.

Volney students enjoy Game Day

Students play tug-of-war. Shown are, left to right, second-graders Alyssa Sawyer, Ellie Parkhurst, Layne Osborn, Parker Ellis and Nathan Hutchinson of Rauri Downes’ class tugging with all their might to win against the opposing team.
Students play tug-of-war. Shown are, left to right, second-graders Alyssa Sawyer, Ellie Parkhurst, Layne Osborn, Parker Ellis and Nathan Hutchinson of Rauri Downes’ class tugging with all their might to win against the opposing team.

Volney Elementary in the Fulton school district recently spent some fun time outdoors for Game Day, an annual event at the school that features a variety of fun outdoor activities for students to participate in.

Kindergartner Aubree Taber gets soaked by parent volunteer Melinda Wise following a water relay at Volney’s Game Day. Other activities included volleyball, jump rope and scooter races and parachute games.
Kindergartner Aubree Taber gets soaked by parent volunteer Melinda Wise following a water relay at Volney’s Game Day. Other activities included volleyball, jump rope and scooter races and parachute games.

Enjoying the ball pit at Little Lukes

Gregory Galutz and Emma Seiter enjoy some time in the baby ball pit at Little Lukes Preschool and Childcare Center in Fulton. Little Lukes Preschool and Childcare Center combines education and fun in a stimulating, creative and supportive environment. The site is accepting applications. Call 887-5250 for information.
Gregory Galutz and Emma Seiter enjoy some time in the baby ball pit at Little Lukes Preschool and Childcare Center in Fulton. Little Lukes Preschool and Childcare Center combines education and fun in a stimulating, creative and supportive environment. The site is accepting applications. Call 887-5250 for information.

Chiropractors support United Way

Area chiropractors raised $2,240 in support of the United Way of Greater Oswego County during their Patient Appreciation Day fundraiser. From left are: Dr. Brent Tallents, Dr. Beth DuBois, Dr. Franklin Perkins II, Dr. Casey McCaffery, Dr. Richard Tesoriero, Dr. Anthony Licatese, Dr. Dustin Wharendorf, and Dr. Jason Cunningham. Absent from the photo are participating chiropractors: Dr. Richard Falanga, Dr. Ryan Barker, and Dr. Michael Soucy.
Area chiropractors raised $2,240 in support of the United Way of Greater Oswego County during their Patient Appreciation Day fundraiser. From left are: Dr. Brent Tallents, Dr. Beth DuBois, Dr. Franklin Perkins II, Dr. Casey McCaffery, Dr. Richard Tesoriero, Dr. Anthony Licatese, Dr. Dustin Wharendorf, and Dr. Jason Cunningham. Absent from the photo are participating chiropractors: Dr. Richard Falanga, Dr. Ryan Barker, and Dr. Michael Soucy.

Chiropractors throughout Oswego County raised $2,240 in support of the United Way of Greater Oswego County during their Patient Appreciation Day fundraiser. Continue reading

Fulton’s Bodley High saves a ‘ton’ by recycling

By Ashley M. Casey

Since the beginning of the school year, students at G. Ray Bodley High School have reduced their carbon footprint by 16 metric tons.

Students in Dan Mainville’s Global Environment class reported the results of a yearlong recycling project at the June 10 Fulton school board meeting.

The class has been sorting and weighing all of GRB’s recyclables most Fridays since October.  Continue reading

Fulton teen competes today in Feinstein singing competition

Batstone
Batstone

By Ashley M. Casey

Aspiring singer Joshua Batstone of Fulton will compete in the Michael Feinstein Great American Songbook Northeast High School Vocal Competition today.

The competition will be held at Yamaha Artist Services in New York City. The regional winner will advance to the national Feinstein Competition in Carmel, Indiana, July 20-25. Continue reading

Possible human remains found in car removed from river in Fulton

On Friday June 13, police officials found and removed the car that had been reported seen in the Oswego River in Fulton.

Also found in the car is which police believe are human remains. The car was an early 1990s model red, four-door Toyota Corolla LE. The vehicle did not have registration plates affixed to it nor has it been positively identified at this time as to its registered owner.

The vehicle and possible human remains have been transported to the Onondaga County Medical Examiner’s Office in Syracuse for further investigation.

Helping with the investigation and removal of the car from the river were the Oswego City Police Department, Fulton City Police Department, Oswego County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police as well as members of the Oswego County District Attorney’s Office.

Operation Oswego County touts successes, presents awards

Operation Oswego County held its 62nd annual meeting at the SUNY Oswego Campus Center, Tuesday, June 10.  

Kevin LaMontagne, president of the Operation Oswego County board of directors, welcomed more than 160 representatives of businesses, government, education, labor and other ally organizations to the meeting.  Continue reading