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 →
The final 2014-15 budget for the Fulton City School District, approved at the April 23 Board of Education meeting, totals $67,357,685. This is a 3.22 percent increase from the 2013-14 budget of $65,259,100. Continue reading →
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 →
The Fulton Art Association will hold its 41st Annual Art Show and competition from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 17 and noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 12:00 – 4:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Fulton Municipal Building at 141 S. First St., Fulton. Continue reading →
The Fulton varsity softball team went 1-2 in its last 3 games and now has a 5-3 overall record.
The Lady Raiders lost to county rival Oswego April 26 by a score of 20-5. Fulton split games with East Syracuse Minoa in a doubleheader April 28 — beat ESM 8-2 in Game 1 and losing 6-5 in Game 2.Continue reading →
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 →