The Fulton Community Development Agency is receiving a housing counseling grant from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The agency is receiving $11,509 for the upcoming year to continue and expand services provided to the community. Continue reading
Four Fulton residents were charged recently with various drug charges.
Three people from the same family were arrested by the Oswego County Drug Task Force after a joint investigation conducted by members of the Oswego County Drug Task Force and the City of Fulton Police Department.
A search warrant was conducted May 29 and resulted in the recovery of 84 bags of heroin, Fentanyl patches, marijuana, unlawfully possessed prescription pills and crack cocaine along with digital scales and packaging material. Continue reading
Editor’s note: This is the ninth installment of stories about Fulton Families. The monthly series tells the stories of families that have either lived in Fulton for ages or perhaps only a short while — but the common bond will be they love the city and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. If you know of a family we should highlight, please email Ashley M. Casey, Valley News assistant editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Ashley M. Casey | Photos courtesy of the Hudson family
“Can’t take the farm out of a country boy.”
That’s what Doug Hudson says about staying close to his roots.
Doug, who owns Hudsons’ Dairy, left Fulton only long enough to go to college. He and his three brothers, Dan, Eric and David, all returned to the city — or, more accurately, just outside it — to be close to their parents and help out on the farm in Granby.
“We’re lucky all the boys are around us,” Beverly says.
Through the Hudsons’ dairy business, community connections and deep roots, it seems that Fulton is lucky to have them around.
By Ashley M. Casey
Even if the Nestlé location doesn’t work out, the show will go on for a proposed Aldi store in Fulton.
Mayor Ron Woodward Sr. told The Valley News that he spoke to Lew Kibling, a regional real estate director for Aldi based in Tully. Woodward said Kibling told him that Aldi was having difficulties dealing with Carbonstead LLC president Ed Palmer, who owns the property on Fourth and Fay streets. Continue reading
By Ashley M. Casey
The proposed Aldi grocery store on the former Nestlé site may not break ground as scheduled.
Aldi and developer Bergmann Associates had planned to begin construction July 1, but the property still has not been abated and demolished. Continue reading
The Oswego County Department of Solid Waste will hold a Tire Amnesty Day Saturday, June 14 at the county transfer stations.
Normal tire disposal fees will be waived.
The students of Off Broadway Dance Center will present their 17th annual spring recital, “Inspired,” at the G. Ray Bodley High School. Recitals will be held Friday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 7, at 3 p.m.
The Off Broadway Dance Center is directed by Ellen Russell Marshall and the recital is sponsored by Quirk’s Players.
The OBDC Competition Team will present a showcase of their dances at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 7.
Tickets for the recitals are available at the door and entry to the Competition Showcase is free.