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.
Obama? How about Bush?
How careless of the Valley News in typesetting reader Langdon’s letter!
His entire section on the glorious reign of George Bush and Dick Cheney was omitted under the heading “Texas Viewpoints”.
The Oswego City School District still has openings for the Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program.
This shows two acrylic paintings on vintage cabinet doors that will be part of the exhibition. Artist is Sandra Dowie.
The Art Association of Oswego is opening its 2014 Annual Member’s Exhibition, which will run July 19 to Aug. 17 at the Art Association building in Oswego.
This exhibition showcases recent works of art by Art Association of Oswego members and includes photography, painting, ceramic, print making, stained glass, sculpture and mixed media pieces.
Pulaski and Oswego high school marching bands are receiving state money obtained through the help of state Sen. Patty Ritchie.