Category Archives: Fulton News

Little League takes to the fields of Fulton

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More than 300 boys and girls are participating in 29 teams in Little League in Fulton this spring. In the photo at top, Foster Funeral Home pitcher Toby Roberts is delivering a pitch to Sugar Funeral Home batter Jake Ely on May 5 in a Fulton Little League Baseball Major League Division Game at Kiwanis Kidhaven in Fulton.

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In the second photo Burke’s Home Center batter Owen Skiff and Crest Automotive catcher Jeffrey Sterling are pictured during a May 8 Fulton Little League Baseball AA Division Game at Fulton’s Kiwanis Kidhaven. Little League continues through about mid-June. Then teams move to the playoffs and all-stars. Last season, two Fulton teams made it to the New York State championships.

Photos by Rob Tetro

Church group donates books to Child Advocacy Center

Members of the Cherish All Children ministry at Prince of Peace Church recently held a book shower for the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County in conjunction with Usborne Books and More, an educational children’s book company. Prince of Peace Church members were able to “shower” a total of $1,050 in books for the children who visit the Child Advocacy Center, by combining direct donations and purchases with a matching grant provided through Usborne. Pictured with the books are: Prince of Peace Church member Alexandra Sorbello (seated); standing in back are Karrie Damm, executive director of the Child Advocacy Center; Brittney Jerred, Usborne Books and More representative; and Prince of Peace Church member Margaret Nichols.
Members of the Cherish All Children ministry at Prince of Peace Church recently held a book shower for the Child Advocacy Center of Oswego County in conjunction with Usborne Books and More, an educational children’s book company. Prince of Peace Church members were able to “shower” a total of $1,050 in books for the children who visit the Child Advocacy Center, by combining direct donations and purchases with a matching grant provided through Usborne. Pictured with the books are: Prince of Peace Church member Alexandra Sorbello (seated); standing in back are Karrie Damm, executive director of the Child Advocacy Center; Brittney Jerred, Usborne Books and More representative; and Prince of Peace Church member Margaret Nichols.

Oswego Hospital New Visions students collaborate on diabetes event

New Vision students Meghan LiVoti and Evan Davis, both of Oswego, along with their classmates, will share information on diabetes with the community. The diabetes event will be held May 27 and 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. and then from noon to 2 p.m. both days in the lobbies of Oswego Hospital, the Oswego Health Services Center, the Fulton Urgent Care Center and the Fulton Health Center.
New Vision students Meghan LiVoti and Evan Davis, both of Oswego, along with their classmates, will share information on diabetes with the community. The diabetes event will be held May 27 and 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. and then from noon to 2 p.m. both days in the lobbies of Oswego Hospital, the Oswego Health Services Center, the Fulton Urgent Care Center and the Fulton Health Center.

A group of high school students who have spent their senior year exploring careers in the medical field at Oswego Hospital will share some of what they have learned with members of the community.

At the end of each school year, Oswego Hospital’s New Vision students from this Oswego BOCES program typically complete individual projects requiring them to research a disease. Continue reading

Kids can land safely now at Fulton parks

Employees from Empower Federal Credit Union and their families worked through the rain with other volunteers to replace the playground safety landing material at Voorhees Park on May 4. The engineered wood chips were purchased with donations from the community to Friends of Fulton Parks and proceeds from the Playgrond Benefit Dinner event. The chips are compliant with playground safety standards. Shown after the work was done are, front row left to right, Shannon Mills, Marissa White, Joanna McRae, Rita Marble, Brad Marble, John Kardash; back row left to right, Gordon Laurent, Mary Potts, Barry Ostrander.
Volunteers pitch in to help add playground safety landing material at Voorhees Park. Pictured from left to right are John Kardash, Nick Ilacqua, Adam Sales, Peter Otvos, Damion Chevier, Jay Foster, Devon Chevier, Barry Ostrander, and JJ Merritt. The engineered wood chips were purchased with donations from the community to Friends of Fulton Parks. The community is invited to enjoy these playground improvements at a Play Day to be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17 (today). There will be children’s games and prizes.
Volunteers pitch in to help add playground safety landing material at Voorhees Park. Pictured from left to right are John Kardash, Nick Ilacqua, Adam Sales, Peter Otvos, Damion Chevier, Jay Foster, Devon Chevier, Barry Ostrander, and JJ Merritt. The engineered wood chips were purchased with donations from the community to Friends of Fulton Parks. The community is invited to enjoy these playground improvements at a Play Day to be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17 (today). There will be children’s games and prizes.
Employees from Empower Federal Credit Union and their families worked through the rain with other volunteers to replace the playground safety landing material at Voorhees Park on May 4. The engineered wood chips were purchased with donations from the community to Friends of Fulton Parks and proceeds from the Playgrond Benefit Dinner event. The chips are compliant with playground safety standards. Shown after the work was done are, front row left to right, Shannon Mills, Marissa White, Joanna McRae, Rita Marble, Brad Marble, John Kardash; back row left to right, Gordon Laurent, Mary Potts, Barry Ostrander.