Missing Margaret Jerry Hogan Kasperek devoted her Jan. 25 “Jerry’s Journal” column to Margaret Beckwith. Jerry’s thoughts and memories captured what anyone who had known Margaret knew to be true. We got to know Margaret as members of the Fulton Athletic Boosters Club many years ago and were fortunate enough to develop a friendship and(…)
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES Students at Granby Elementary School in Fulton have made friends with a BFF — a Bucket Filling Fairy. A BFF and a colorful cast of characters made a stop at the school last week to perform the character-building play “Have You Filled a Bucket Today.” The play is based on(…)
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES Oswego County BOCES Exceptional Education teacher Mary Ryan has been making the most out of the cold weather by conducting science experiments with her students. After learning about the physical properties of water, and seeing a video on Reddit.com on how hot water freezes faster than cold water, Ryan’s class(…)
The Fulton Junior High School, as part of the School District’s half-day Collaboration Day Program, will conduct an Emergency Management Plan drill on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jan. 29. This is part of the Fulton City School District’s ongoing planning and practice of their Emergency Management Plan. The drill is done in cooperation with the(…)
Check this out everyone. Do we fret about snow in Oswego County? No, we don’t. We make the most of it.
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES With the new year also comes a new principal for Volney Elementary School. Lisa Garofalo has replaced Interim Principal Michael Egan, and brings with her 10 years of administration experience. Her most recent job was with the Syracuse City School District, where she was a vice principal at the West(…)
Gertrude H. Halstead, 91, of San Diego, CA, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 7. A native of Stuttgart, Germany, she had lived in San Diego since 1954. Gertrude retired as a keypunch operator for Accounting Corp. of America after 30 years. Surviving are her husband, John H. Halstead of San Diego, CA; a son, J. David(…)
Margaret Beckwith was my good friend. She died last Saturday, Jan. 18. I got the sad news just before I sat down to write my every-other-week column. It was going to be Part 3 of North Sixth Street. But I decided to put it aside for now and instead dedicate it to my dearly departed(…)