Category Archives: Fulton News

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

Holocaust survivor tells her story at Granby school

Holocaust survivor and author Marion Blumenthal Lazan, center, brought a message of kindness and hope to Granby Elementary School. She is pictured above with students Ryan Gerth, left, Jacob Fauler and Katelyn Perkins, and sixth-grade teacher Erica Bertrand.
Holocaust survivor and author Marion Blumenthal Lazan, center, brought a message of kindness and hope to Granby Elementary School. She is pictured above with students Ryan Gerth, left, Jacob Fauler and Katelyn Perkins, and sixth-grade teacher Erica Bertrand.

Granby Elementary School students put away their history books for a firsthand account of life during World War II.

Holocaust survivor and author Marion Blumenthal Lazan spoke to fifth- and sixth-grade students at the school about life as a Jewish person in Nazi Germany. Continue reading

Bone density screenings offered

Pictured (left to right) is St. Luke Health Services Nurse Anna Waite, as she completes a bone density screening for Patricia Bocko; while Michaud Health Services Nurse Dorothy Reitz discusses a screening result with Agnes Parker. The nurses were at Simeon DeWitt Apartments in Oswego recently as Michaud and St. Luke Health Services have teamed up to offer the free screenings at various sites throughout Oswego County.
Pictured (left to right) is St. Luke Health Services Nurse Anna Waite, as she completes a bone density screening for Patricia Bocko; while Michaud Health Services Nurse Dorothy Reitz discusses a screening result with Agnes Parker. The nurses were at Simeon DeWitt Apartments in Oswego recently as Michaud and St. Luke Health Services have teamed up to offer the free screenings at various sites throughout Oswego County.

Nurses from Michaud and St. Luke Health Services have again teamed up to offer free bone density screenings at various locations in Oswego County.

“Our bone density screening program is a great chance for folks to receive valuable health information free of charge,” said Michaud Registered Nurse Dorothy Reitz. Continue reading

Nearly 50 employers look for new hires at job fair

State Sen. Patricia Ritchie talks to Darcy Antonucci, director of human resources, and her assistant Michele Hourigan from Oswego Industries during Wednesday’s Job Fair at the Fulton War Memorial. Forty-eight employers came out to support the job fair, hoping to fill more than 100 jobs.  About 300 job seekers attended. “The local job market seems to really be opening up and we are seeing more and more quality applicants,” Antonucci said. The job fair was sponsored by the state Senate. Ritchie came out today to support the event and went around and spoke with local employers and those looking for jobs.
State Sen. Patricia Ritchie talks to Darcy Antonucci, director of human resources, and her assistant Michele Hourigan from Oswego Industries during Wednesday’s Job Fair at the Fulton War Memorial. Forty-eight employers came out to support the job fair, hoping to fill more than 100 jobs. About 300 job seekers attended. “The local job market seems to really be opening up and we are seeing more and more quality applicants,” Antonucci said. The job fair was sponsored by the state Senate. Ritchie came out today to support the event and went around and spoke with local employers and those looking for jobs.