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Help save the Midway Drive-In this weekend

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By Ashley M. Casey

A T-shirt sale held this weekend at the Drive-In and at Harborfest will raise money to rebuild the screen, which was destroyed in a storm earlier this month.

Owner John Nagelschmidt said members of Girl Scout Troop 10101 will assist with the fundraiser, selling T-shirts and bracelets that say “I Helped Save the Midway.”

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Local author tells children ‘You Are a Rainbow’

Lisa Buske poses with her student, Kacce Killam, and Buske's newest book, "You Are a Rainbow."
Lisa Buske poses with her student, Kacce Killam, and Buske’s newest book, “You Are a Rainbow.”

By Ashley M. Casey

Local author Lisa Buske, known for her books about her missing sister Heidi Allen, released her first children’s book, “You Are a Rainbow” in June.

Buske, who lives in New Haven, said she drew inspiration from her class of kindergartners at Mexico Elementary School.

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Fulton firefighters, CCC to carry heroin overdose antidote

By Ashley M. Casey

As the number of heroin deaths climbs throughout Central New York, public safety officers in Fulton are taking steps to prevent overdose tragedies.

The Fulton Fire Department and the Cayuga Community College Department of Public Safety are in the process of certifying their officers in the use of an intranasal antidote for heroin overdose.

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Harborfest begins next Thursday; Grand Funk Railroad to perform

A view of a previous fireworks show at Harborfest in Oswego. The show, by Grucci and sponsored by Entergy, begins about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26, over Oswego Harbor.
A view of a previous fireworks show at Harborfest in Oswego. The show, by Grucci and sponsored by Entergy, begins about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26, over Oswego Harbor.

By Ashley M. Casey

Harborfest is coming to your town, and classic rock band Grand Funk Railroad will be there to help you party it down.

Grand Funk is one of numerous acts gracing the stages at Oswego’s 27th Harborfest, which takes place July 24 through 27 on the shore of Lake Ontario.  Continue reading

What do the restructuring board recommendations mean for Fulton?

By Ashley M. Casey

The New York state Fiscal Restructuring Board on June 30 released its suggestions on how to get the city of Fulton out of fiscal stress.

The city is eligible for as much as $400,000 in state grants if it meets the board’s conditions, but Mayor Ron Woodward said some of the recommendations aren’t feasible for Fulton.

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