More than 300 boys and girls are participating in 29 teams in Little League in Fulton this spring. In the photo at top, Foster Funeral Home pitcher Toby Roberts is delivering a pitch to Sugar Funeral Home batter Jake Ely on May 5 in a Fulton Little League Baseball Major League Division Game at Kiwanis Kidhaven in Fulton.
In the second photo Burke’s Home Center batter Owen Skiff and Crest Automotive catcher Jeffrey Sterling are pictured during a May 8 Fulton Little League Baseball AA Division Game at Fulton’s Kiwanis Kidhaven. Little League continues through about mid-June. Then teams move to the playoffs and all-stars. Last season, two Fulton teams made it to the New York State championships.
Photos by Rob Tetro
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES
A state grant is helping
Hannibal High teachers provide additional support to students struggling with reading and writing.
The data-driven literacy intervention grant funded the collaboration of six secondary-level teachers for the development of a Response To Intervention plan at Hannibal High.
There are seven seats available on the Fulton Public Library’s Board of Trustees and nine candidates running.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Emily T. Kush graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Two Oswego County residents have been named to top positions in Girl Scouts.
Sonia Robinson, of Oswego has been named to the Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways board of directors.
Robinson is a public health educator and emergency planning coordinator for Oswego County Health Department. She chairs the council’s Advancement Committee.
She was elected as an at-large member.
Dianne Stancato, of Constantia, has been named to represent the local Girl Scouts organization at the U.S.A. National Council Session in Salt Lake City, UT in October.
Stancato is chief operations officer of Girl Scouts NYPENN. She has been involved in all aspects of Girl Scouting since joining the staff in 2006.
Julie Schofield, who earned dual bachelor’s degrees in women’s studies and English at SUNY Oswego and plans to continue with graduate school, has earned a Fulbright scholarship that will allow her to conduct research in India for about 10 months.
Submitted by SUNY Oswego
A moving study-abroad experience and a world of determination have led to Julie Schofield becoming SUNY Oswego’s first student Fulbright scholar in more than a decade.
New Vision students Meghan LiVoti and Evan Davis, both of Oswego, along with their classmates, will share information on diabetes with the community. The diabetes event will be held May 27 and 29 from 9 to 11 a.m. and then from noon to 2 p.m. both days in the lobbies of Oswego Hospital, the Oswego Health Services Center, the Fulton Urgent Care Center and the Fulton Health Center.
A group of high school students who have spent their senior year exploring careers in the medical field at Oswego Hospital will share some of what they have learned with members of the community.
At the end of each school year, Oswego Hospital’s New Vision students from this Oswego BOCES program typically complete individual projects requiring them to research a disease.