Repairs made to Kiwanis Kidhaven

Kiwanis Club members thank Shuba 2 Construction for repairs made to Kiwanis Kidhaven in Fulton. From right to left, Doug Caster, Jim Schreck, Shuba 2 Construction Owners Dan and Sandy Shue, President of the Fulton Kiwanis Club Brenda Niver and Tom Mirabito are pictured during Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Opening Day Ceremony July 2. Shuba 2 provided labor and materials to repair the roof on the building at the park used for concessions, bathrooms and storage. Photo by Rob Tetro
Kiwanis Club members thank Shuba 2 Construction for repairs made to Kiwanis Kidhaven in Fulton. From right to left, Doug Caster, Jim Schreck, Shuba 2 Construction Owners Dan and Sandy Shue, President of the Fulton Kiwanis Club Brenda Niver and Tom Mirabito are pictured during Fulton Kiwanis Baseball Opening Day Ceremony July 2. Shuba 2 provided labor and materials to repair the roof on the building at the park used for concessions, bathrooms and storage.
Photo by Rob Tetro

Afterschool programs coming back to Fulton, Hannibal

By Debra J. Groom

Oswego County Opportunities will bring back afterschool programs at Fulton Junior High and Kenney Middle School in Hannibal thanks to money from the state.

State officials announced Friday $10.9 million in new grants for 68 Advantage After School Programs across New York state. OCO is receiving $220,000 to provide an afterschool program at the two schools.

According to a news release from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office, the Advantage After School Programs provide thousands of school-age children with youth development opportunities for three hours at the end of each school day.  Continue reading

Phoenix kids learn bicycle safety

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On June 27, preschool and school-age students at Discovery Day Care in Phoenix learned about bike safety. 

Billie Brady Crandall from the Oswego County Traffic Safety Board talked to the students about the importance of wearing a helmet to protect their brain.

In the photo directly above, Crandall is shown putting the bike helmet on Trenton Hoyt to demonstrate the correct way to wear the bike helmet. She also went over the road signs and what they mean. She explained that not only do drivers of vehicles have to abide to the traffic rules, so do bicyclists. Continue reading

Coleman endorsed by Democrats for Family Court judge

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Oswego lawyer Lou Anne Rucynski Coleman is running for Oswego County Family Court Judge and has been endorsed by the Oswego County Democratic Committee.

Coleman represents and advocates for children, parents and grandparents in Family Court. With more than 14 years of legal experience, she has proven her integrity and commitment to Oswego County families.

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Harold J. McCarthy, loved gardening, hunting and fishing

Harold J. McCarthy, 77, of Fulton, died Tuesday July 22, 2014 peacefully at home with his wife at his side.

Mr. McCarthy was born in Fulton, the son of the late Ted and Marian (Reeves) McCarthy.

He was a retired mechanic from International Harvester and Oswego Wire.

Mr. McCarthy enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Valarie (Connelly) McCarthy; his children Allison Raum, Harold J. McCarthy Jr., Jonathan McCarthy all of Oswego; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Burial was held privately.

The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.

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