by Andrew Henderson Members of the Fulton Police Department will join other law-enforcement officers around the state in Operation Safe Stop — a school bus safety initiative set for Wednesday, April 18. During Operation Safe Stop, police officers in marked patrol units will be enforcing the New York State Traffic Law, which requires all vehicles(…)
by Nicole Reitz After four months of meetings and reviewing the school district’s spending habits, Fulton Board of Education members unanimously approved the tentative budget for the 2012-2013 school year. Superintendent Bill Lynch and Business Administrator Kathy Nichols outlined the spending plan, which includes a 1.9 percent tax levy increase.
by Rob Tetro According to Fulton boys varsity track and field Coach Dave Wilson, the goals that the team has for the season apply to both the athletes as individuals and as a team. Wilson pointed out that his athletes can’t control the climate in which they compete in but they can control how they(…)
by Carol Thompson Rep. Bill Owens has joined with approximately 100 colleagues to encourage the restructuring of the U.S. Postal Service without the closure of 3,600 or more rural post offices nationwide. Oswego County’s rural setting leaves many residents to rely on their local post office to avoid the drive to the cities of Fulton(…)
Beth Kazel, director of Oswego County Opportunities Education Services, has announced that Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County has joined the extensive list of human services programs that OCO provides for Oswego County residents. Established in 1985 as a non-profit community–based educational organization, Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County has provided tutoring in basic literacy skills and(…)
On a picture perfect weather day, a large contingent of fans and race cars opened the gates for the first time to kick off the 2012 season at the Fulton Speedway Saturday afternoon. Around 50 race teams hit the high banks to see if their winter’s worth of work paid off in the two-hour test(…)
by Carol Thompson The Oswego County Legislature will consider a resolution in support of full casino gaming when lawmakers meets tonight. The resolution would be sent to state officials, who are considering a change to the state constitution to allow gaming at New York State facilities. During last month’s meeting of the legislature’s Strategic Planning(…)
The award winning film “Titanic” will be shown, free of charge, Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m. at First United Church of Fulton, 33 S. Third St., Fulton. This movie will be shown with an intermission due to its length. On the night of April 14, 1912, the ship Titanic on its maiden voyage from(…)