Cora Smith Schmeer Lindsley, 83, of Fulton, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, July 11.
She was the daughter of the late Leon and Lillian Smith. Cora was a homemaker and enjoyed travelling and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Emma Ruth Mills, 85, of Phoenix, NY, passed away Thursday July 10, 2014.
Born to her late parents Nora (MacDougall) and Clifford Holmes on April 30, 1929, Emma was a homemaker.
Anne L. Bodwitch, 95, of Fulton, passed away peacefully Wednesday July 9 at St. Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center, Syracuse.
Mrs. Bodwitch was born in Oswego, NY to the late Albert and Stella (Skrowron) Segal (Szczyciel). She had been a resident of Fulton for most of her life.
When it’s hot, it’s hot!
That’s for sure. Just ask anyone who was hanging around on those couple of days recently when temperatures hit the 90s.
I’m thankful for the comfort of air conditioning. I also enjoy being outside on warm summer days.
Fulton City School District Superintendent William Lynch is pictured during the Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Opening Day Ceremony July 2. The season has been dedicated to the late Margaret Beckwith, a long-time leader with the Fulton Booster Club who died in January. Lynch told those at the gathering about the impact Beckwith had on the Fulton Booster Club.
Fulton Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. gives his remarks during the opening ceremonies. He also talked about Margaret Beckwith and formally dedicated the Kiwanis season to her.
vocalists Betsy and Charles Copps of Fulton are pictured performing the National Anthem during the Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Opening Day Ceremony July 2 at Kiwanis Kidhaven in Fulton.
This is the 83rd season for Kiwanis baseball in Fulton. The 2014 Kiwanis baseball season continues through the end of the week of Aug. 4. There are five different leagues.
The T-Ball League (eligible to boys and girls ages 4-6), the Grasshopper Minor League (Coaches and Umpires pitch in this league which is eligible to boys ages 7-9) and the Grasshopper Major League (eligible for boys ages 10-12).
Girls softball will have two leagues. In the Minors, coaches and umpires pitch in this league to girls ages 7-9. Girls ages 10-12 are eligible to participate in the Major League.
Photos by Rob Tetro
A woman practices shooting.
Pathfinder Fish & Game is hosting a Ladies Rule the Range Day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 26.
A reenactment of the Great Rope carry was part of the Oswego Independence Day Parade July 6. The story of the carry will be presented in a play to be performed Aug. 2 at Fort Ontario.
Submitted by Oswego County Tourism
More than 40 years ago, Rosemary Nesbitt penned a play about a 12-year-old boy involved in the War of 1812.
The play, in which Oswego settlers played a major role, is called “The Great Rope,” and it is scheduled to be presented in August as part of the War of 1812 200th anniversary commemoration.