By Debra J. Groom
The Phoenix school board has adopted a $42,559,049 budget for the 2014-15 school year.
Residents will vote on the budget May 20. They also will elect three members to the board of education. Petitions to run for the school board must be turned in by Monday. Continue reading
By Debra J. Groom
Residents of the Hannibal school district will go the polls May 20 to vote on a $30,092,500 budget for the 2014-15 school year. Continue reading
By Ashley M. Casey
The final 2014-15 budget for the Fulton City School District, approved at the April 23 Board of Education meeting, totals $67,357,685. This is a 3.22 percent increase from the 2013-14 budget of $65,259,100. Continue reading
Local Fulton teens who would like to do a Memorial Day good deed should show up at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 18, at the entrance of Mt. Adnah Cemetery on the east side of Fulton.
The Fulton VFW Post #569 and Fulton American Legion each year undergo the task of honoring our locally buried veterans by placing a flag and/or a new flag holder at veterans’ burial spots in seven local cemeteries. Continue reading
Dear Porky and Buddy,
Yesterday I was talking to my brother about my new adopted dog, Enola, a black lab mix and I told him that she always appears to be smiling and that I thought she was very happy in her new home.
You have to know that my brother is sort of a scientific know it all and he started to lecture me about anthropomorphism and how dogs don’t feel human emotions like happiness, blah, blah, blah.
Is he right? What do we know about dogs’ emotions?
Green With Envy, by Jim Farfaglia
Just days ago I planted
those wrinkled, faded dreams;
now look, the peas are up,
showing off their brilliant greens!
They leaf out from the get go,
born ready to break through;
they seem to have a lot to say
and I’m glad to hear it, too.
For peas announce the dawn of spring,
they’re first—and they know it;
oh, to be young, sweet and tender
and not afraid to show it.
Harborfest is seeking participants for the popular Juried Arts and Crafts venue at River Walk East during the 27th edition of the festival. Continue reading
Submitted by SUNY Oswego
Leadership Oswego County, a program of the SUNY Oswego Office of Business and Community Relations, will hold graduation ceremonies for its class of 2014 at 6 p.m. Friday, May 30, in Sheldon Hall ballroom on the SUNY Oswego campus.
This marks the 21st year of the program that teaches community trusteeship, leadership skills, current issues and networking to a diverse group of community residents.
Leadership Oswego County prepares a select group of county residents to become the community leaders of the future. Continue reading