by Jerry Kasperek Veterans Day is upon us, which prompts me to tell you about a decorated World War II veteran by the name of Alfred “Al” Myhill, who has been designated Fulton’s Veteran of the Year Al shared with me last summer his large collection of memorabilia from his wartime experience with the 2nd(…)
Geraldine Hogan Kasperek, Columnist - Jerry writes “Jerry’s Journal,” a bi-monthly column featuring stories about local people and tales of the “good old days” in Fulton. She attended SUNY Oswego in the Writing Arts Program. She has written and edited newsletters for several different organizations and has had many articles published in various newspapers on community and environmental issues.
by Jerry Kasperek In case you were wondering, like I did in my last column, whatever happened to the busts of Albert Lindsey Lee and his wife and the grandfather clock that used to keep us company when we sat in the lobby of our old Lee Memorial Hospital, well they were donated by the(…)
by Jerry Kasperek I stand corrected: The picture in my last column was not from the 1950 yearbook but was from the 1948 yearbook. After having a conversation with Beverly Coles Downs about it, I decided to check it out to see what yearbook I had used. I had a pile of them on my(…)
by Jerry Kasperek Who remember these guys? Their football lineup appeared in “The Fultonian” — Good Old Fulton High School’s yearbook — the 1950 edition. Wow, that was 62 years ago! Actually, it was 1947 when I was a freshman that I went to my first football game and I went all by myself. I’m(…)
by Jerry Kasperek In my last column I wondered which Mangeot sister taught school and where. The answer came from Class of ’51 Lunch Bunch member Millie (Davis) Swick who said Miss Helen Mangeot was her second grade teacher at Erie Street School and “was a very nice lady.” In my July 21 column, I(…)