Category Archives: Fulton News

Mayor: Some financial restructuring board ideas won’t work in Fulton

By Ashley M. Casey

The state Financial Restructuring Board has sent its first draft of suggestions for getting the city of Fulton off its “fiscally stressed” list.

Mayor Ron Woodward Sr. said the city received word from the restructuring board about two weeks ago with its first recommendations, which are subject to change.  Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Gallery

 

A Doug Jones Autograph collection will be auctioned off as part of CNY Arts Center’s Gallery Birthday celebration in June. The collection will be on display throughout the month at Arts in the HeART Gallery at 47 S. First St. in Fulton. The winning bid will be revealed June 26 at the Wine and Cheese Birthday Party. For more information visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 598-2787.
A Doug Jones Autograph collection will be auctioned off as part of CNY Arts Center’s Gallery Birthday celebration in June. The collection will be on display throughout the month at Arts in the HeART Gallery at 47 S. First St. in Fulton. The winning bid will be revealed June 26 at the Wine and Cheese Birthday Party. For more information visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 598-2787.

With the first full year of Arts in the HeART Gallery completed, CNY Arts Center announces festivities for a month-long celebration during June at the Gallery at 47 S. First St., Fulton.

Every Wednesday and Saturday an event is planned with a special birthday party to wrap up the celebration at month’s end.

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Performance date change for ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’

The cast of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” lines up on stage. From left: Ryan Benson Smith as Schroeder; Emily Yamada, Snoopy; Megan Murtha, Woodstock; Adam Schmidtmann, Charlie Brown; Chris Tetro, Linus; Sabrina Woodward, Sally; and Julia Allen, Lucy.
The cast of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” lines up on stage. From left: Ryan Benson Smith as Schroeder; Emily Yamada, Snoopy; Megan Murtha, Woodstock; Adam Schmidtmann, Charlie Brown; Chris Tetro, Linus; Sabrina Woodward, Sally; and Julia Allen, Lucy.

CNY Arts Center announces a change in performance dates for the final weekend of You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown.

The closing matinee on Sunday, June 15 at 3 p.m. has been canceled. A performance has been added at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 14.

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Fulton Athletic Boosters recognize senior athletes

The annual Senior Night Recognition Dinner for senior athletes in the Fulton school district was held Tuesday at Thunder Island.

Hundreds attended the event to highlight athletic performances by seniors before they head off after graduation later this month. It is put on each year by the Fulton Athletic Boosters.

Comedies on Fulton Community Theatre stage this month

Alex (Brian Pringle) tries to explain to his wife that now is not the best time to call, as he is trying to watch a play – while Susan (Colleen Dietrich), an actress on stage, tries to survive this one of many interruptions to her show in “Take Five” by Westley M. Pederson. That comedy, along with “Who Am I This Time?” by Christopher Sergel, based on the short story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., make up Fulton Community Theatre’s latest production, “The First Time: An Evening of One-Acts from New Directors”.
Alex (Brian Pringle) tries to explain to his wife that now is not the best time to call, as he is trying to watch a play – while Susan (Colleen Dietrich), an actress on stage, tries to survive this one of many interruptions to her show in “Take Five” by Westley M. Pederson. That comedy, along with “Who Am I This Time?” by Christopher Sergel, based on the short story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., make up Fulton Community Theatre’s latest production, “The First Time: An Evening of One-Acts from New Directors”.

The foibles of life and love and acting take to the stage this summer as Fulton Community Theatre proudly presents “The First Time – An Evening of One Acts from New Directors.”

The production will feature two one-act comedies: “Take Five” a comedy by Westley M. Pederson, directed by Donald Crowe; and “Who Am I This Time?” by Christopher Sergel, based on the short story by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., directed by Valeri Roscoe Dedich.  Continue reading

Lanigan second-graders see nature at Beaver Lake

Brooke Reynolds, left, and Rebekah May discovered a small caterpillar during their exploration of one of the trails at Beaver Lake Nature Center.
Brooke Reynolds, left, and Rebekah May discovered a small caterpillar during their exploration of one of the trails at Beaver Lake Nature Center.

Second-graders from Lanigan Elementary School studied plants and animals in their natural habitat during a recent field trip to Beaver Lake Nature Center.

The students were given guided and self-guided tours of the trails and displays in the center. They were able to spot a wide variety of animals, insects, reptiles and more during their day-long trip and enjoyed the many signposts detailing unique natural wonders along the trails and at the water’s edge.

Granby students put in extra effort

Riley Kempston, Aunna Metelsky, Elle Stafford and Connor Nugent were among the students selected by their teachers for their exemplary behavior.
Riley Kempston, Aunna Metelsky, Elle Stafford and Connor Nugent were among the students selected by their teachers for their exemplary behavior.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

Fulton schools’ character trait for May was effort.

Students at Granby Elementary School, selected at best representing that character trait, were treated to a special breakfast with Principal Heather Perry. Continue reading