The Fulton YMCA Speed Demons swim team celebrated a successful season at a recent awards banquet at the Fulton Polish Home.
The 75 members of the team and their families enjoyed a summer fun-themed meal, accepted awards and honored its departing senior, Chris Pridat.
Coach Dexter Hinman praised the team for placing 22 members in the YMCA State Meet held in March in Buffalo.
The 2012 States Team included Courtney Beckwith, Ross Gardner, Lacey Reich, Janelle Tallents, Kyle Buck, Andrew Distin, Justin Grower, Sage Hourihan, Zachary Perry, David Tallents, Miwa Burdic, Michael Mankiewicz, Jenna Ruzekowicz, Sarah Tallents, Camille Stevenson, Ean Stevenson, Mark Tallents, Jayda Borrow, Abigail Hinman, Rimma Mankiewicz, Jaden Patterson, and Christina Tallents.
The Oswego County Legislature debated wind power once again when they met Thursday evening.
County Administrator Phil Church addressed the topic, explaining that New York is among the five Great Lakes states that recently reached a deal with the Obama administration to streamline the development of offshore wind turbines.
Church told legislators that he was trying to get more information. The legislature had previously passed a resolution in opposition of offshore wind farms.
A judgment against Oswego County for legal fees to be paid in a lawsuit challenging the county’s flow control lawsuit brought about some debate and an outburst from the plaintiff who was sitting in the audience.
During Thursday’s meeting, the legislature voted to pay Jeff Holbrook $65,214 as ordered by the court.
Holbrook sued the county over its flow control law and a federal court judge ruled the county’s law unconstitutional.
There are just a few simple things a person needs to know in order to start their own vegetable garden. The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County Master Gardener volunteers are offering ‘Learn how to start a Vegetable Garden’, a workshop in which beginner gardeners can learn gardening basics and get their gardening questions answered.
This workshop will be held Monday, April 23 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Office in Mexico.
East Syracuse-Minoa held on for a one-goal win against the Fulton girls varsity lacrosse team Wednesday.
East Syracuse-Minoa was a little more aggressive on the offensive end, taking four more shots on goal than Fulton did. The conversion of one of the additional shots proved to be the difference in ES-M’s 9-8 win over Fulton.
By the numbers, these were two evenly matched teams. East Syracuse-Minoa led by only one goal going into halftime.
Noah Delaney of Fulton is one of three finalists in Discover’s second annual Day With the Cup contest, where the winner will be granted an entire day with the Stanley Cup along with a community event and tickets to a Stanley Cup Finals game.
By voting on the finalists between April 17 and 21, hockey fans everywhere will choose the grand prize winner by casting their vote at www.Discover.com/StanleyCup.
Discover will announce the grand prize winner on May 6 via a special community event featuring the Stanley Cup.