Submitted by Oswego schools Dictionaries and the Oswego Elks’ Lodge 271 go hand-in-hand. Once again the Oswego Elks’ Lodge 271 representatives brought boxes of dictionaries to Oswego elementary schools and continued support of area youth. For the eleventh consecutive year the local fraternal organization has rallied to assist education with the donation of hundreds of(…)
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES Author/Illustrator Peter Catalanotto recently visited Granby and Fairgrieve Elementary schools to talk with kindergarten through second-grade students about his stories and where they originate. The acclaimed author explained how some of the stories he writes are true, while others are make-believe. Ideas for his stories come partly from his own(…)
Common Core — the new academic standards adopted by 46 states intended to make students ready for college and careers—was put into motion for grades K-12 this school year. The State Board of Regents adopted Common Core in 2010 in part to secure more federal aid for education. State assessments are now aligned with Common(…)
Fulton Junior High has announced its high honor roll and honor roll for the first quarter. Grade 7 High Honor Roll Alice Allen, Dustyn Arroway, Joshua Austin, Dani Avery, Collin Baker-LaBreck, Jada Ballard, Ryan Barry, Maddison Baum, Rachel Bedford, Selene Belrad, Joseph Benavidez, Collin Bennett, Alessandro Berner, Michael Boak, Haley Bort, Holly Bourgeois, McKenna Bourgeois,(…)
“The forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace.” Ephesians 1:7 Many there are who are unaware of or unwilling to admit their guilt before a Holy God. But one who has felt the convicting power of the Holy Spirit (who came to ‘convict the world(…)
By Debra J. Groom Managing editor I would be remiss on this day before the holiday if I didn’t wish all Valley News readers a pleasant and thankful day. If you are gathering for a great meal with relatives and friends, you are truly blessed. If you are alone, don’t despair. There are many places(…)
Representatives of several Fulton Churches and The Salvation Army are busy planning the eighth annual dinner. Financial donations are still needed for this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner to be held from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28 at the First United Church of Fulton at 33 S. Third St., Fulton. The free sit down(…)
Canalview Travel celebrated the opening of its new location Nov. 22. The travel agency, founded in 1980, moved from Canalview Mall to 67. S. Second St. in October.