September as National Sewing Month is the perfect connection for CNY Arts Center to offer a return to the basics of sewing for a new generation. Sew You Can classes for ages 6-18 start Saturday, Sept. 28 and run throughout the fall at the Arts Center location at 357 State St. Methodist Church through the(…)
Submitted by Catholic Charities Catholic Charities of Oswego County has joined the growing list of area, business, clubs and organizations that have officially become tobacco-free environments. Using the resources of the Tobacco Free Network of Oswego County, Catholic Charities has gone tobacco free both inside and outside of its building. Mary Margaret Pezzella-Pekow, Catholic Charities(…)
By Ashley M. Casey Students at Cayuga Community College’s Fulton campus learned about the dangers of texting or drinking while driving in Arrive Alive’s virtual reality driving simulation on Sept. 17. UNITE International, a national distracted driving prevention organization, sends the Arrive Alive tour to high schools, colleges and other places around the country. After(…)
Fulton Memoirs Writing Project Participants of Jim Farfaglia’s memoir writing workshop will present “The Stories from Our Past that Inspire Our Future” at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Fulton Municipal Building, 141 S. First St. Refreshments will be available. For more information, visit jimfarfaglia.weebly.com or call the Fulton Public Library at 592-5159. By Ashley(…)
By Tracy Kinne The Lake Neatahwanta Revitalization Committee raised about $2,700 at a chicken barbecue fundraiser Sept. 7 at Bullhead Point, said Mayor Ronald L. Woodward Sr. Crystal English, owner of Shannons Hotdogs by Crystal, donated her proceeds from the day to the committee. Also, core samples taken from the bottom of the lake were(…)
By Tracy Kinne Fulton city councilors agreed in a special meeting Tuesday to advertise for bids for minor repairs and painting at the VanBuren Park tennis courts. “We’re going to try to get that done this year, weather permitting,” said Mayor Ronald L. Woodward Sr. Bids are due Sept. 20.
Mount Pleasant Grange, 2825 county Route 45, Volney, will host a waffle breakfast 7:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 21. Waffles will be topped with peaches and served with a breakfast buffet including sugar-free toppings. The New-To-You sale will be open 8 a.m. to noon upstairs at the grange that day.
Sept. 16: Macaroni and cheese with scalloped tomatoes, vegetable blend Sept. 17: Pork chop with gravy, stuffing and cook’s choice vegetables Sept. 18: Meatball sub with sauce, along with Italian blend vegetables Sept. 19: Chicken and biscuits with mashed potatoes, peas and carrots Sept. 20: Program closed An activity begins daily at 11 a.m.;(…)
446 people sign petition opposing changes brought about by conflict of interest policy; Egan appointed Volney principal By Tracy Kinne The Fulton board of education Tuesday night appointed a former superintendent as interim principal at Volney Elementary School, a few hours after a petition with 446 signatures was presented to the district saying, “We want(…)
Volney seniors enjoy state fair trip By Alma Bowering, Volney Senior Citizens Our first meeting of September was a beautiful sunny day and 46 of us made it to our meeting at noon. As usual, there were so many dishes of food and they were all so good. We have four new members: Carolyne Shoults, Gladys(…)
On one Sunday each month, First United Church of Fulton, 33 S. Third St., continues to show, free of charge, full-length movies. Many are newly released. At 2 p.m. Sept. 15 the church will show a movie well suited to older adults. Families also are welcome to this PG rated flick. Popcorn and soda are(…)
The Fulton Public Library has announced the date for its presentation of a summer-long writing program that inspired local residents to write a short memoir about Fulton. The presentation will take place at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Fulton Municipal Building’s Community Room. “The Memoir Project was offered to Fultonians and those who have(…)