Moving along at our usual rapid rate, I bring you news from School District No. 5 in beautiful downtown Fairdale. The exact date of the construction of the first school in Fairdale is not known, but would have been in the early 1800s. It was a red brick structure and contained seats with writing desks(…)
How does hundreds of extra dollars in your pocket each year sound? If you’re a homeowner, that’s what you could be receiving through the state’s STAR program, which provides 2.6 million homeowners in New York state — including nearly 85,000 in our region — with savings on their school property tax bills each year. Recently,(…)
The night the lights went out: How many people remember that night of the Northeast Power Failure? Mary Ann Cartner does. With her permission, I share with you now her personal account of that very scary event: “It was a dark, cold and rain-stormy night in Buffalo, New York on November 9, 1965. I was(…)
A-choo! A-choo! And may God Bless You! The sneeze – that sudden outburst from within that lets everyone around know that you are alive and well. “Where,” you may sometimes wonder, “did that come from?” My dictionaries are for the most part in agreement as to the definition of “sneeze.” From Webster’s Scholastic Dictionary: “To(…)
A story in the Nov. 13 issue of The Valley News about the Fulton girls’ junior varsity soccer team had the incorrect first name of the coach. The coach’s name is Marge Malette, not Mike Malette. We regret the error.
Robert Farrell, of Oswego, New York State Amateur Softball Association commissioner, was recognized recently for his 25 years of service to the association. The Amateur Softball Association, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, and USA Softball recognized members and tournament hosts during the Wilson Sporting Goods sponsored luncheon at the 82nd(…)
Kaleb Zedack of Mexico, is a member of the SUNY Delhi men’s swimming and diving team. Zedack is pursuing an associate’s degree in physical education studies at Delhi.
The Step One Creative Peewee Independent Hockey Team of the Oswego Minor Hockey Association was in action recently in Rochester and Oswego, losing 4-3 against the Rochester Amerks Blue Minor travel team, winning and tying against the Rochester Amerks Red Minor travel team (3-1 and 2-2), and then shutting out Fulton at home 7-0. Rochester(…)