Little League takes to the fields of Fulton

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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.

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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

2 county residents join Girl Scouts leadership positions

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.

SUNY Oswego student off to India as Fulbright Scholar

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.
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. Continue reading

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