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Sign up now for Girls Rock program

This summer, the Fulton Family YMCA is bringing back the Girls Rock program.

This program is designed for tween girls to learn values and positive behaviors, in order to make positive life choices.

The girls will be given an opportunitiy to explore their unique talents and interests to help them realize their potential.

Girls will build friendships, self-esteem, confidence and leadership skills through workshops, discussion groups and fun activities.

Girls Rock will be held at the Fulton Family YMCA on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. starting July 8 through Aug. 21. It is for girls ages 10-13.

Each day will be interactive and fun while learning about social media, body image, nutrition and fitness. The girls will also go bowling and have an opportunity to be involved in field trips with the Fulton Y Day Camp program.

This program is free to members and Fulton Y Day Camp participaints. For fees for non-members and registration, call  the Fulton Family YMCA.

Girls Rock is an extension of our Youth for Youth program that focuses on adolescent health care, positive decision making and leadership skills.

Youth 4 Youth is a community collaboration of Oswego County Opportunities, the Fulton City School District, Cayuga Community College and the Fulton Family YMCA. This program is funded through the Department of Health.

For more information or to register, call the Fulton Family YMCA at 598-9622 or stop in at 715 West Broadway, Fulton.

To stay up to date on upcoming programs and events check out our website at www.fultonymca.com or like us on facebook.

‘Charlie Brown’ takes the stage this weekend

Woodstock looks up at Snoopy adoringly in one of his quieter moments in this scene from “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.”  The production takes the stage at 8 p.m. June 6, 7, 13 and 14 and at 3 p.m. June 8 and 14 at CNY Arts Center, 357 State St. Church in Fulton. The 3’ x 4’ Snoopy Dog House will be awarded to a lucky winner at the final performance at 8 p.m. June 14. For tickets and more information, visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 592-3373.
Woodstock looks up at Snoopy adoringly in one of his quieter moments in this scene from “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.” The production takes the stage at 8 p.m. June 6, 7, 13 and 14 and at 3 p.m. June 8 and 14 at CNY Arts Center, 357 State St. Church in Fulton. The 3’ x 4’ Snoopy Dog House will be awarded to a lucky winner at the final performance at 8 p.m. June 14. For tickets and more information, visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 592-3373.

AURORA visits Fulton Sunrise Rotary

At a recent Sunrise Rotary meeting, Rotarian David Nethercott, left, introduced David DeFrancis, the director of outreach for AURORA of CNY, Inc, which covers Oswego, Onondaga and Cayuga counties and serves those who suffer hearing and vision loss.  Many customers suffer from macular degeneration. It is expected future generations will suffer more hearing loss from their use of earbuds/headphones. The typical customer is 55+ with a related issue up to the point of being declared legally blind. DeFrancis demonstrated many products designed to increase and maintain the independence of his customers.  These included: magnifiers, talking watches, books on tape, large print check registers and emergency contact books as wells as products to help those with a hearing loss. As these items are not covered by Medicaid or Medicare, DeFrancis showed some low cost options.  Check out Hear-more.com and Maxi-aids.com for more information.  Their Website is: www.auroraofcny.org.   The Fulton Sunrise Rotary meets at 7 a.m. each  Friday at Fulton’s Riverside Inn.
At a recent Sunrise Rotary meeting, Rotarian David Nethercott, left, introduced David DeFrancis, the director of outreach for AURORA of CNY, Inc, which covers Oswego, Onondaga and Cayuga counties and serves those who suffer hearing and vision loss. Many customers suffer from macular degeneration. It is expected future generations will suffer more hearing loss from their use of earbuds/headphones. The typical customer is 55+ with a related issue up to the point of being declared legally blind. DeFrancis demonstrated many products designed to increase and maintain the independence of his customers. These included: magnifiers, talking watches, books on tape, large print check registers and emergency contact books as wells as products to help those with a hearing loss. As these items are not covered by Medicaid or Medicare, DeFrancis showed some low cost options. Check out Hear-more.com and Maxi-aids.com for more information. Their Website is: www.auroraofcny.org. The Fulton Sunrise Rotary meets at 7 a.m. each Friday at Fulton’s Riverside Inn.

Fulton baseball ends season with a win

By Rob Tetro

The Fulton varsity baseball team finished its season with a 4-14 record after losing two of its last three games.

On May 13, Cortland topped the Red Raiders 5-0. Christian Brothers Academy cruised past Fulton 11-4 May 15. Fulton knocked off county rival Phoenix 4-0 May 17.

In the Cortland game, the Purple Tigers jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first. After a scoreless second inning, Cortland expanded its lead, coring four more runs in the third for the shutout 5-0 win over Fulton.

Leading the way for the Red Raiders was Jon Cummins with two hits, followed by Michael Bolster and Chris Jones with a hit each.

On the mound, Fulton was led by Peter Ravesi, who threw one strikeout and allowed five runs off nine hits in 4 1/3 innings of work. In relief of Ravesi, Dillon Guernsey threw five strikeouts while allowing three hits in 2 2/3 innings pitched.

Against CBA, the Brothers had a 9-3 lead after the third inning. Following a scoreless fourth inning, CBA expanded its lead, scoring two more runs in the fifth to take an 11-3 lead.

But, the Red Raiders didn’t quit. After a scoreless sixth inning, Fulton scored to cut the deficit down to seven runs. But that was as close as they could get at CBA finished with an 11-4 win.

Fulton was led by Dan Coant with two hits and two RBIs including a homerun. Following Coant was Jake Seymour with two hits and an RBI and Cody Green, Dillon Guernsey, Jeremy Langdon and Peter Ravesi each added a hit.

The Red Raiders were led by Dan Count on the mound, who allowed 11 runs off 11 hits in five innings of work. In relief of Coant, George Lewis threw a strikeout while allowing one hit in an inning pitched.

In the Phoenix game, Fulton took a 2-0 lead in the first. Despite having its opportunities, Phoenix was unable to generate the offense it needed to rally. Fulton added two more runs during the second inning to cap off a 4-0 win.

Leading the way for the Phoenix was Zach Schlacter and Bryce Plante wiht a hit each. On the mound, Bradley Dietz allowed four runs off six hits in three innings of work. In relief of Dietz, Dan Frawley threw four strikeouts while allowing three hits in four innings pitched.

Fulton was led by Cameron Clark with two hits and an RBI, followed by Jon Cummins with two hits, Cody Green with a hit and an RBI and Charles Alton, Michael Bolster, Chris Jones and Jeremy Langdon each added a hit. Jake Seymour chipped in an RBI.

Peter Ravesi pitched a complete game for the Red Raiders. Ravesi threw six strikeouts while allowing only two hits.