The Village of Phoenix has been awarded $1,000 from the Cultural Resources Council under the 2012 Community Arts Grants Program.
In addition to the Village of Phoenix, 70 other not-for-profit organizations and nine regional artists will share $120,000 for community-based cultural projects in Cortland, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, and Oswego counties.
Community Arts Grants were awarded with funds from the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.
Last weekend, the Friends of Section 3 Wrestling held its fourth annual banquet honoring the best wrestlers in Central New York for the 2011-2012 year.
Fulton Senior Nick Woodworth (160 pounds) was selected as the recipient for the Division One Exceptional Senior Award for this past season.
Woodworth finished his final year with a record of 34-4.
Overall, he was 107-37 for his high school career with 63 pins. He was also a two-time Section 3 champion.
Senior Tyler Button (145 pounds), senior Austyn Hayes (195 pounds) and junior Nick Tighe (126 pounds) of the Phoenix Firebirds were also honored at the Friends of Section 3 Wrestling Banquet for their outstanding accomplishments this past season.
It was a successful season for the Phoenix boys varsity indoor track and field team.
In league competition, Phoenix earned a second-place finish behind Jamesville-Dewitt.
This season, Firebird runners set six shool records while several runners earned All-League Awards and took part in both league championship and sectional meets.
Jeff Wells, Will Miller, Jason Czyz, Bryce Ferris, Brandon Halstead and Mike Leach were the runners who set school records this season.
The Fulton Squirts pose with Sergeant Rob Doran after their home game to Midstate where they paid tribute to the Army sergeant who is now serving in Afghanistan. In front from left are Kaleb Calkins, Derek Carter, Madison Lewis, Eric Shear, Jarred Willis, and Chayton Sykes. In middle row are Nathaniel Lindsey, Andrew Hyde, Calexander Connolly, Noah Delaney, Jonathan McCann, and Jadon Lee. In back are Assistant Coach Jarred Willis, Assistant Coach Frederick Lee, Doran, Head Coach Tim Connolly, and Assistant Coach Jeff Hyde.