By Tracy Kinne The Pratt House was bustling Friday as antique-gun enthusiasts from throughout the East arrived for the Hunter Arms Homecoming Weekend. Andy Anderson, who lives west of Kingston, N.Y., wiped the sweat off his face as he set up his display of L.C. Smith shotguns, some of them in mint condition. He had(…)
The Fulton city school district will conduct a practice bus run for kindergarten students Sept. 3. The buses will start their runs about 8 a.m. and arrive at their respective schools about 8:30 a.m. At the elementary schools, the bus driver will talk to the students about bus safety. The buses will begin the return(…)
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded $4,000 in grants to support youth literacy programs in the Fulton City School District. “Youth literacy grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are awarded at the beginning of the academic year to help make a distinct impact on the communities we serve by supporting programs that improve(…)
Bowen’s Corners United Methodist Church is preparing for its annual Fall Rummage Sale and Bake Sale. The event will be held Sept. 6 and 7 at the church, 758 state Route 176, just west of Fulton. Hours are 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. Featured will be a wide array of clean, wearable clothing,(…)
A crew from O’Brien and Gere engineers in Syracuse took core samples from Lake Neatahwanta in Fulton last week. The core samples are required by the state Department of Environmental Conservation before dredging can begin. Information from the samples will indicate how to dispose of sediment that is removed from the lake, said Mayor Ronald(…)
Members from the Local Civil Air Patrol unit, the F. R. Sussey Composite Squadron, will host a 9/11 memorial. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. Sept. 8 and is open to the public. The Civil Air Patrol cadet colorguard will be taking part, along with special guests and local dignitaries. The memorial will be(…)
The free community dinner at All Saints Episcopal Church, South First and Academy streets in Fulton, has been canceled for Aug. 27 because of a problem with water service at the church. The free weekly dinners will resume from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 3.
The American Red Cross plans several blood drives locally during September. They are: Sept. 11, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Believers Chapel Fellowship Hall, 614 S. Fourth St. (Route 481), Fulton Sept. 11, 1 to 6 p.m., Lamson Road Community Church, 2259 Lamson Road, Phoenix Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Oswego Elks Lodge(…)