The City of Fulton Free Summer Concert Series continues this week with the Fulton Community Band playing at the pavilion at Bullhead Point at 7 p.m. Aug. 22. The Detour Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at the downtown gazebo on South First Street. Concertgoers are reminded to bring seating. For more information,(…)
Chelsea Kimball, a young mother of three, is determined to help create a bright future for her hometown of Fulton and all of Oswego County. While her husband is on active duty with the National Guard, Kimball, along with her children, has been busy volunteering to clean parks and other areas in the county. It’s(…)
By Ashley M. Casey At an age when most typical 3-year-olds start to exhibit their silliest faces, Madalyn Rupert could not even stick out her tongue. Madalyn was diagnosed with childhood apraxia of speech and dyspraxia at the age of 3. After years of occupational therapy, physical therapy and assistive technology, Maddy, now 10 years(…)
By Ashley M. Casey Members of the North Volney United Methodist Church gathered for a sewing bee Aug. 15 to turn donated pillowcases into dresses for impoverished girls in the Appalachian region of the U.S. More than a dozen participants came together to create about 30 dresses. Appalachia is the southern portion of the Appalachian(…)
Oswego County students in need of school supplies will find it easier to get ready for school thanks to the United Way Stuff-A-Bus campaign. The Stuff-A-Bus campaign, which began this past spring, was initiated to collect donations so that children in need throughout Oswego County would have the supplies they need to begin the new(…)
The Friends of History in Fulton will host the third Hunter Arms Homecoming Aug. 23 through 25. The event will feature a display of Hunter Arms memorabilia and L.C. Smith double-barrel shotguns. A competitive three-event shoot consisting of trap, skeet and five stand will take place at Pathfinder Fish & Game Club. Members of the(…)
A group of 9-year-old to 12-year-old youths from New York City will travel to Central New York later this month, around Aug. 20, for a one-week to 10-day visit. Families and individuals are being sought as hosts. Call 1-800-367-0003 for information.
By Tracy Kinne There are a lot of bugs in the Fulton area, but the people, especially Kathy Froio, are very nice. That’s according to Adara Johnson, 14, of Brooklyn, who has been spending part of every summer with Froio, whom she calls “Mimi,” for the past five years. Johnson is among 30 New York(…)