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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


  • 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


  • 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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Chamber golf tournament at Beaver Meadows June 16

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Alex Smith, head golf professional at Beaver Meadows Golf Club in Phoenix, shoots for the cup in preparation for the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Golf Spectacular. Hosted by the Beaver Meadows Golf Club, the four-person captain and crew format event will be held June 16. For information regarding team registration and sponsorship opportunities, contact the chamber office at 343-7681, via e-mail at:, or visit www.Pictured from left with Smith are Golf Committee Members, Brooks Wright of KBM Management; Interim Executive Director of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce, Nathan Emmons; and Co-Chairperson John Zanewych of Big John Sales. Absent from photo are committee members: Aaron Roth of Northwestern Mutual, Deana Michaels of Pathfinder Bank, Bill Hubel of Blue Moon Grill and Carol Dillabough of the Oswego Elks Lodge #271.

Members of the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Golf Committee are busy finalizing the details for one of the chamber’s most popular events, the Annual Golf Spectacular.

Scheduled for Monday, June 16, the 2014 Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Golf Spectacular will feature a four-person captain and crew format and tee off at 10 a.m. at Beaver Meadows Golf Club, 185 Barnard Drive in Phoenix. Continue reading