By Debra J. Groom
Oswego County has received a $6 million grant that will help the Emergency-911 office enhance its Public Safety Communications System.
E-911 Director Michael Allen said the system radios are is used by emergency personnel during an accident or emergency situation so they can talk to each other — even across county lines. Continue reading
Editor’s note: This is the ninth installment of stories about Fulton Families. The monthly series tells the stories of families that have either lived in Fulton for ages or perhaps only a short while — but the common bond will be they love the city and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. If you know of a family we should highlight, please email Ashley M. Casey, Valley News assistant editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Ashley M. Casey | Photos courtesy of the Hudson family
“Can’t take the farm out of a country boy.”
That’s what Doug Hudson says about staying close to his roots.
Doug, who owns Hudsons’ Dairy, left Fulton only long enough to go to college. He and his three brothers, Dan, Eric and David, all returned to the city — or, more accurately, just outside it — to be close to their parents and help out on the farm in Granby.
“We’re lucky all the boys are around us,” Beverly says.
Through the Hudsons’ dairy business, community connections and deep roots, it seems that Fulton is lucky to have them around.
The 3rd Annual River’s Edge “handmade” Craft Show sponsored by The Oswego Lions Club, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 8 along the river’s edge, on West Liner Park, in Oswego.
Hundreds showed up on a clear evening filled with blue sky to attend the first Oswego County Balloon Fest at the county Fairgrounds in Sandy Creek.
In addition to the food, vendors, animals and bounce houses for the kids, four colorful balloons took to the sky at about 7:20 p.m., floating over the fairgrounds and then out over the villages of Sandy Creek and Lacona.
By Ashley M. Casey
Even if the Nestlé location doesn’t work out, the show will go on for a proposed Aldi store in Fulton.
Mayor Ron Woodward Sr. told The Valley News that he spoke to Lew Kibling, a regional real estate director for Aldi based in Tully. Woodward said Kibling told him that Aldi was having difficulties dealing with Carbonstead LLC president Ed Palmer, who owns the property on Fourth and Fay streets. Continue reading
This year commemorates the 70th anniversary of D-Day, which began June 6, 1944.
The H. Lee White Marine Museum in Oswego will honor this event by holding a series of programs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 7.
A history presentation, WWII re-enactments and WWII exhibits will be featured all day. The H. Lee White Marine Museum is asking admission by suggested donation to one of the vessels which played a huge role in WWII, the LT-5. Continue reading
By Ashley M. Casey
The proposed Aldi grocery store on the former Nestlé site may not break ground as scheduled.
Aldi and developer Bergmann Associates had planned to begin construction July 1, but the property still has not been abated and demolished. Continue reading