By Tracy Kinne The Fulton Common Council approved issuing $769,000 in bonds for seven capital projects at a brief special meeting Monday night. The biggest chunk of money – $200,000 – will be used to remove asbestos from and demolish four or five vacant, dilapidated houses that the city has seized in tax foreclosure proceedings.(…)
By Ashley M. Casey When Connie Evans met her puppy Charlotte, she couldn’t even tell what color the sickly little dog was. Charlotte, then estimated to be 9 or 10 months old, was suffering from severe demodectic mange, yeast and bacterial infections on her skin. Evans, co-owner of Dayle’s Dog Grooming in Fulton, responded to(…)
The “Blessing of the Backpacks” will be held at All Saints Episcopal Church, South First and Academy streets, Fulton, Sept. 1 and Sept. 8 immediately following the 9 a.m. service. Each backpack will hold the physical tools for learning. However, hidden among those tools are a lot of hopes and dreams of and for that(…)
The Sunday School at All Saints Episcopal Church, South First and Academy streets, Fulton, will resume Sept. 8. The program will start with children of all ages gathering together in the parish house from 9 to 10:30 a.m. to embrace a program entitled Taste the Bread, which will explore the sacraments. Children in the Episcopal(…)
The greater Fulton community is invited to participate in Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 1 at Fulton’s downtown gazebo. The service is sponsored by three congregations: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, State Street United Methodist Church and First United Church of Fulton. The service will include communion. Everyone is invited to bring a food(…)
By Tracy Kinne The Fulton school board heard several reports Tuesday night, including some on the district’s progress implementing the new Common Core State Standards, and listened to residents concerned about a conflict of interest policy and toxic fragrances in schools. Elizabeth Conners, executive director of instruction and assessment, handed board members two approximately 3-inch(…)
The NiMo Retirees’ Picnic will be held at noon Sept. 11 at the Fulton Polish Club Pavilion. Please bring a dish to pass. Call Jim Smith 592-5581 or Pat Wright 343-5194 for information.
Local favorites F5 will be rocking the after ride celebration of the Child Advocacy Center’s 10th Annual Blue Ribbon Ride Against Child Abuse at 5 p.m. Sept. 7 at Lighthouse Lanes, Shampine Drive in Oswego. The event includes a chicken barbecue, drawings for themed gift baskets and other items including a hockey stick signed by(…)