Rev up your classic car and get ready for some ice cream — Sweet Inspirations Drive-In is under new ownership.
After spending nearly four years on the market, the Fulton fixture has been purchased by Kevin Niver Sr. His children, Kevin Niver Jr. and Kaitlyn Niver, will help manage the drive-in. The deal closed May 14.
“It’s a Fulton landmark. He didn’t want to see it gone,” Kevin Jr. said of his father’s decision to purchase Sweets, as it’s affectionately nicknamed, from the Freeman family. Continue reading →
Fulton’s Memorial Day Salute parade is at 10 a.m. Saturday May 24.
The route is the same as it has been for the past 32 years.
The formation of the parade is in the former Nestle parking lot and adjacent streets. The parade then starts north on South Fourth Street by Lyons Street to pass by the Oswego Health facility and the Michaud Nursing Home so residents who are able to get outside or to their window can see the parade.
The parade proceeds north to Broadway and then west to Recreation Park. The reviewing stand will be positioned at West Broadway and West Third Street, in front of Brewer and Brewer’s Mobil Station.
The downtown branch of SUNY Oswego’s College Store will play host from May 31 to July 12 to an exhibition of artwork from CNY Arts Center in Fulton.
The free public opening reception for “Empowered Through the Arts: The Finest of CNY Arts Center” will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at Oswego State Downtown, corner of West First and Bridge streets in Oswego.Continue reading →
Tevin Simard, a senior at G. Ray Bodley, has been awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship.
The program selects 1,000 students each year to receive an all-expenses paid scholarship to a four-year college or university of their choosing.
Simard also was chosen for the National Security Language Initiative for Youth program that provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students to learn less commonly taught languages in overseas immersion programs. Continue reading →