By Ashley M. Casey The depletion of Fulton’s available fund balance has brought the city under moderate fiscal stress, according to a new audit from the New York state comptroller. According to a release from Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, the city’s fund balance fell to $136,068 at the end of 2012, down 84 percent from(…)
Financial donations and volunteer help are needed for this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 at First United Church of Fulton at 33 South Third Street in Fulton. The free sit-down dinner is open to everyone, and features a complete Thanksgiving Dinner and an opportunity for good food and(…)
Jim Farfaglia will give another presentation on his book about local muck farms at 3 p.m. Sunday Nov. 24 at the Fulton Public Library. Farfaglia recently released a book about the history of muck farms in Oswego County. He will present a slideshow and read excerpts from his book. Farfaglia recently presented the program to(…)
Diane Phillips, customer service representative, commercial and municipal lines, for Eastern Shore Associates Insurance (ESA), Fulton, recently earned the agency’s 2013 “Above and Beyond” award, it was announced by Martha Murray, agency president. Phillips works at ESA’s Fulton office. “Diane’s hard work and professionalism have made her an asset to both our clients and to(…)
By Scott Allardice The Volney town board Nov. 13 heard an update on the progress of several water districts in the town. Bob Guminiak, an engineer with the firm C2AE, reported the MacDougall 6/45 water district work is nearly done. “By the 1st of December everything should be done,” Guminiak said. The contractor has installed(…)
By Scott Allardice The Granby town board, already shorthanded due to a resignation, was forced to cancel its meeting Wednesday Nov. 13 when only two of the remaining four board members showed up. Supervisor Ed Williamson and Councilor Matt Callen sat on the dais at the Granby town hall with the empty chairs and nameplates(…)
Oswego County Opportunities recently honored Ewlina Wojnowska and Shauntelle Farden, supervised residence counselors with OCO Mental Health Transitional Living Services of OCO’s Residential Services, with the Outstanding Employee Award. Nominated by fellow employees, the pair were recognized for their commitment, resourcefulness and dedication to OCO and those they serve.
Makynzie Jade Griffith, 14-month-old daughter of Ryan Wilcox and Jamie Griffith, passed away Thursday afternoon Nov. 14 at Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse. She was born in Oswego Hospital and was known to her family as “our little ladybug.” In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Carson James Wilcox; maternal grandmother,(…)