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The Oswego-Fulton chamber of Commerce is putting on “A Night of the Stars” from 6 to 8 p.m. May 12 in the Sheldon Ballroom at SUNY Oswego.

Tickets are $20 for chamber members and $25 for non-chamber members. They are available on the chamber website at www.oswegofultonchamber.com under the events tab.

The event is a celebration of small businesses as a kick off to Small business Week.

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New business opens in Fulton

Paul Cooper and Sam Trepasso have dreamed for more than 20 years of opening a business and now they have — “Dingles.” Standing from left to right: Second Ward Councilman/Council President Dan Knopp, Dingles owner Paul Cooper, Dingles owner Sam Trepasso and Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. Cooper and Trepasso are located at Bullhead Point right next to Shannon’s Hotdogs truck (owned by Crystal English). Hours are daily 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Owner Cooper said the business would be running specials and joining Shannon’s Hotdogs with some special events. The name “Dingles” came from a historic bait shop and boat livery they went to as kids on the lake. For more information, call Paul Cooper at 529-5934.
Paul Cooper and Sam Trepasso have dreamed for more than 20 years of opening a business and now they have — “Dingles.” Standing from left to right: Second Ward Councilman/Council President Dan Knopp, Dingles owner Paul Cooper, Dingles owner Sam Trepasso and Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. Cooper and Trepasso are located at Bullhead Point right next to Shannon’s Hotdogs truck (owned by Crystal English). Hours are daily 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Owner Cooper said the business would be running specials and joining Shannon’s Hotdogs with some special events. The name “Dingles” came from a historic bait shop and boat livery they went to as kids on the lake. For more information, call Paul Cooper at 529-5934.

N&N Studio of Dance to hold recital May 16-17

N&N Studio of Dance presents their second annual recital, “Can’t Hold Us Down,” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, and 1 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton.

Fulton varsity baseball losing streak continues

By Rob Tetro

The Fulton varsity baseball team lost its last three games and now have a 1-10 overall record.

On April 24, Christian Brothers Academy knocked off Fulton, 14-4. The Red Raiders fell to county foe, Oswego, 11-5 on April 26. Bishop Ludden topped Fulton, 9-1 on May 2.

CBA jumped out to a 1-0 lead over Fulton during the first inning of their game and the second inning was scoreless. Then CBA added its lead, scoring five unanswered runs during the third inning to take a 6-0 lead. Continue reading

Fulton boys’ lacrosse beats Cortland, Whitesboro

By Rob Tetro

The Fulton boys’ varsity lacrosse team lost 4 of its first 6 games of the season.

On March 28, East Syracuse Minoa slipped past Fulton, 8-7. New Hartford knocked off the Red Raiders 10-6 April 1.

On April 3, Fulton topped Cortland, 11-6 for its first win of the season. Westhill cruised past the Red Raiders 8-2 April 5.

On April 8, Fulton rolled past Whitesboro 12-6. Jamesville-DeWitt came away with an impressive 15-4 win over the Red Raiders April 10.

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Sign up now for summer basketball camps

By Rob Tetro

Boys’ and girls’ basketball camps will be held in Fulton this July at the War Memorial.

Camps will be directed by Fulton boys’ varsity basketball coach Matt Kimpland and Fulton girls’ varsity basketball coach Derek Lyons,  as well as other coaches and assistants within each program.

Junior varsity and varsity players will also have active roles in each camp, serving as camp coaches.

Youths going into fourth grade through eighth grade are eligible to participate in the camps. Camp involvement includes offensive skills based drills, defensive skills based drills and multiple games/scrimmages. Gatorade Players of the Day will be named and attendees will get a camp T-shirt.

Camps run from July 7 to 11. Boys’ camp is from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each day and girls’ camp is from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day.

Cost is $50 per child (if 2 siblings participate, it’s $35 for the second child).

 Parents and guardians seeking sign-up sheets, or anyone with more questions, should email either Kimpland at mkimpland@fulton.cnyric.org or Lyons at dlyons@fulton.cnyric.org.

Fulton Ultimate Frisbee set to begin May 15

fulton ultimate frisbee
Shown in the photo are Crouching row left to right: Chris Peri, Josh Moberg, Charles Wimler. Middle row: Shelby Wimler, Mary Wimhart, Robert Wimhart, Austin Castiglia, Ashley Deveney, Ray Wimler. Back row: Josh Bolster, Tyler Wilcha, Travis Castiglia, Tyler Castiglia, Dell Lenhart, Matt Magio

Fulton Ultimate Frisbee meets at 601 State Route 176 in Fulton and has been doing so for the past seven years. The group meets at 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays beginning May 15.

Ultimate Frisbee is a combination of football and soccer, but it’s with a frisbee and is no contact. the sport includes people of different skill and athletic levels who compete on the same field with balanced teams.

Organizer Robert Wimhart said “we have a very relaxed attitude and a group with many beginners, so all are welcome.  We are planning three scrimmages against neighboring teams this summer, as well as a trip to the Liverpool frisbee golf course.”

This is a totally free group;  no registration fees.  The easiest way to sign up is to join our Facebook group, Facebook.com/groups/FultonUltimate. We can also be reached via cell phone, (203) 215-6866, or email, FultonUltimate@Zoho.com.

What’s Happening at CNY Arts Center?

We need your help to show gratitude to our veterans at the 33rd Annual Memorial Day Salute from 2 to 3:30 p.m. May 24.

Residents are being asked to submit pictures, letters, poems, art work or take to the stage to express your thanks. 

Everyone from the youngest to the oldest is invited to send a message of thanks. It’s the perfect opportunity to show your appreciation in song, story, music, dance or whatever your family-friendly talent is. Visit www.fultonmemorialdaysalute.com for more information.

Contact Nancy Fox at 592-3373 if you want to perform onstage. Art work will be accepted at Arts in the heART Gallery, 47 S. First St., Fulton. Messages or written tributes should be mailed to CNY Arts Center, P.O. Box 477, Fulton, NY 13069.

The center continues to hold art classes. A monthly Story Time Art for ages 2-7 will start from 1 to 2 p.m. May 17. Children under 5 will need adult accompaniment. Story time and art are rolled into one when a favorite story is read and then an art project is created inspired by the story and illustrations.

Oil painting continues from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 21 with Bonnie McClellan. Start with a blank canvas and leave with a finished painting! “Flowers” will be the subject of the next painting class.

Daytime art class for homeschoolers from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May21, will teach Pallet Knife painting with a completed painting of “Sunset behind the Barn.” This class is also taught by Bonnie McClellan.

Students are reminded to pre-register for all classes and workshops to avoid missing out. Classes and workshops charge a modest fee. Visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com  for more information or call 592-3373 for details and updates and remember we bring all arts for all ages at two separate locations. 

Classes, live theater and Arty Camp are held in CNY Arts Center, located in the lower level of State St. Methodist Church, 357 State St, Fulton. 

Arts in the HeART Gallery is located at 47 S. First St. in downtown Fulton across from the gazebo for local artists who want to display their artistry. Artist Meet-up, Author Spotlight, Open Mic night and TH=3 Happy Hour at the gallery give artists a place and time to network and share. Artists can apply for gallery space online at www.CNYArtsCenter.com. 

Coming soon — “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown,” 4th annual Arts Fest, Summer Art and Dance Intensives and Arty Camp. 

Check www.CNYArtsCenter.com for all the latest news and events.