by Rita Hooper Mayday, Mayday, Mayday – no hurry, please don’t call the EMT’s or the coast guard – I’m just trying to get your attention. Mayday when spelled as one word is a universal distress signal used primarily by seamen and aviators. It is said three times so it can’t easily be confused with(…)
by Rob Tetro The Fulton boys varsity lacrosse team trailed Cortland by three goals going into the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s game. Despite trailing most of the game, Fulton rallied to cut Cortland’s lead down to one. Time ran out on the Raiders, however, as Cortland escaped with an 8-7 win. Cortland jumped out to(…)
by Andrew Henderson The Fulton and Oswego police departments will be accepting unused and expired prescription medications today, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. “This is a great program that keeps expired and unused medications out of the wrong hands — be it children(…)
by Andrew Henderson The New York State Senate recently passed a bill co-sponsored by Senator Patty Ritchie that would make it easier for senior citizens to renew their Enhanced STAR property tax savings each year. The measure (S.1920) would allow most seniors to use a simplified renewal form, rather than the current, longer form that(…)
Oswego County Department of Social Services staff detected 117 cases of attempted fraud last year, saving county taxpayers $566,916 in avoided costs, Oswego County Legislature Chairman Fred Beardsley said. Beardsley said the cases involved attempts by people to collect benefits while living in other states, filing for duplicate benefits, not reporting income, and attempting to(…)
by Rob Tetro The Fulton varsity softball team got off a quick start against Syracuse West Friday. The Lady Raiders scored four runs during the game’s first two innings en route to a 9-0 shutout of Syracuse West. Fulton took a 1-0 lead during the bottom of the first inning. Following another scoreless at bat(…)
The fifth annual Mike Caruana Father’s Day 5K Run and 1 Mile Family Walk will be held Sunday, June 17. The race will start at Bullhead Point in Fulton with the 5K run beginning at 8:30 a.m. and the 1 Mile walk starting at 9:15 a.m. This year, the proceeds will be donated to the(…)
Volney Elementary School held a patriotic assembly Monday, honoring local soldier Eric Lockwood. Students from Volney sent Lockwood cards, pictures and care packages while he served overseas in Afghanistan. Students Julia Guarrera and Mary Jerred read samples of the letters sent to Lockwood and presented him with a Volney Vikings sweatshirt.