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Reptiles visit pre-kindergartners at Lanigan

Grace and Glory Reptiles of Oswego recently visited Sally Austin’s UPK class at Lanigan Elementary School in Fulton. The visit followed a Common Core unit on reptiles and mammals. Head Zookeeper Dan Oosdyk of G & G Reptiles shared with students how he cares for the rescued reptiles, educated them on their habitats and brought a few along to show the class. Pictured is Oosdyk with preschooler Danato Raponi, who volunteered to hold a (plush) 12-foot Boa constrictor.
Grace and Glory Reptiles of Oswego recently visited Sally Austin’s UPK class at Lanigan Elementary School in Fulton. The visit followed a Common Core unit on reptiles and mammals. Head Zookeeper Dan Oosdyk of G & G Reptiles shared with students how he cares for the rescued reptiles, educated them on their habitats and brought a few along to show the class. Pictured is Oosdyk with preschooler Danato Raponi, who volunteered to hold a (plush) 12-foot Boa constrictor.

Fairgrieve artwork available for all the world to see

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

Now parents of students at Fulton’s Fairgrieve Elementary don’t have to wait until a special school event to see their children’s artwork.

Kelly Allen, Fairgrieve art teacher, has teamed with Artsonia, artsonia.com — the world’s largest online kids’ art museum — to display the students’ artwork.  Continue reading

Research shows Fulton Public Library lags in funding

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By Ashley M. Casey

The Fulton Public Library lags behind two similar libraries in the North Country Library System in funding for its staff members, according to data from the 2012 New York State Bibliostat report.

Library Director Betty Maute said Fulton serves a population similar to the Ogdensburg Public Library and the Canton Free Library with less money.

“What they pay for staff alone is our entire budget,” Maute told The Valley News. “There’s a big discrepancy between us and other libraries serving the same (size) population in the North Country Library System.” Continue reading

Veterans seek teen volunteers to help place memorial flags at Mt. Adnah

Local Fulton teens who would like to do a Memorial Day good deed should show up at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 18, at the entrance of Mt. Adnah Cemetery on the east side of Fulton.

The Fulton VFW Post #569 and Fulton American Legion each year undergo the task of honoring our locally buried veterans by placing a flag and/or a new flag holder at veterans’ burial spots in seven local cemeteries. Continue reading

Fulton tennis scores

May 7 — Fulton 1, Homer 6

Singles

  • 1S: Jack Stokoe (Homer) defeated Zach Perry (Fulton) 10-3
  • 2S: Drew Potter (Homer) d. Dakota Stoutenger (Fulton) 10-0
  • 3S: Brian Mitchell (Homer) d. Thomas Distin (Fulton) 10-1
  • 4S: Alex Cottrell (Homer) d. Evan Waugh (Fulton) 10-2

Doubles

  • 1D: Jacob Strauss and Benjamin McKay (Fulton) d. Ben Shultis and Tom Natale (Homer) 10-4
  • 2D: Collin Lake and Dan LHommediu (Homer) d. Bayley Raponi and Austin Nairn (Fulton) 10-2
  • 3D: Dylan Gilfilian and Brett Barden (Homer) d. Joshua Hotaling and Zach Vaccaro (Fulton) 10-1

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