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.
Trinity United Methodist Church in Oswego will be serving a special benefit all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 4 a.m. to noon, Black Friday, Nov. 29. This will benefit a local family who has recently lost a child, to help defray their medical costs. The menu includes your choice of pancakes or French toast, sausage, juice, coffee(…)
Staff and volunteers at Catholic Charities of Oswego County have been busy preparing for this year’s Thanksgiving food basket distribution. Thanks to donations from concerned community members and area businesses, Catholic Charities’ food pantry will provide more than 300 families with all the fixings for a complete Thanksgiving meal. “It has been a very challenging(…)