OBITS-Jachimek-Audrey

Audrey Jachimek, retired from Nestle

Audrey Hanlon Jachimek, 84, formerly of Fulton died Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at St. Luke Residential Health Services in Oswego following a long illness.

A native of Phoenix, she had resided in Fulton most of her life. She had worked at Sealright Co. in Fulton, General Electric Co. in Liverpool and retired from Nestle Co. in Fulton after many years.

She was a former member of several bowling leagues at Lakeview Lanes and enjoyed playing Bingo, poker, gambling, slot machines and traveling with family and senior citizens on trips.

She was a former member of the Elks Ladies Auxiliary and volunteer at the Oswego Harborfest for many years.

Surviving are her daughter, Susan (Philip) LaBarge of Fulton; her son, Henry (Barbara Coufal) Jachimek Jr. of Plattsmouth, NE; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Calling hours and services were held April 9 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Rev. Mark Kimpland officiated.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Oswego County, 70 Bunner St., Oswego, NY 13126.

The rock band O.A.R. will appear in concert Saturday, April 21 at 8 p.m. at SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the event.

O.A.R. to perform live at SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center

The rock band O.A.R. will appear in concert Saturday, April 21 at 8 p.m. at SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the event.

Jam band O.A.R. will appear in concert Saturday, April 21 at SUNY Oswego’s Campus Center arena.

Singer-songwriter Nic Cowan will open at 8 p.m. for the band whose name stands for Of a Revolution, known for its 11 albums including live recordings, online distribution to college students and such songs as “Hey Girl,” “Love and Memories,” “Shattered (Turn the Car Around),” “Lay Down,” “This Town,” “Heaven” and the newest single “Gotta Be Wrong Sometimes.” Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

The concert’s sponsor, Oswego’s Student Association Programming Board, said the arena’s capacity that night will be 2,750.

Continue reading

Composition of Oswego County Ethics Board slated for discussion

by Carol Thompson

The recent events in regard to an apparent ethics board leak has led to the discussion as to whether the composition of the board needs revamping.

The Oswego County Legislature’s Strategic Planning and Government Committee will discuss the board when legislators meet April 23.

In the meantime, some legislators are gathering information from other counties as to the number of members they appoint to their boards and the composition of the membership.

Continue reading

Fulton players – Pictured are members of the 2012 fifth and sixth grade girls Fulton travel basketball team. In back are Coach Dan Gilmore, Mallori Kitts, Erin Nicholson, Cara Smith, and Assistant Coach Al Smith. In front are Erin Waloven, Madison Gilmore, Liz Roik, Mckenna Chesbro, and Mackenzie Smith. Not pictured is Eliza Runeare.

Fulton 5th/6th grade travel team’s season comes to an end

Fulton players – Pictured are members of the 2012 fifth and sixth grade girls Fulton travel basketball team. In back are Coach Dan Gilmore, Mallori Kitts, Erin Nicholson, Cara Smith, and Assistant Coach Al Smith. In front are Erin Waloven, Madison Gilmore, Liz Roik, Mckenna Chesbro, and Mackenzie Smith. Not pictured is Eliza Runeare.

by Rob Tetro

This season proved to be a successful one for the Fulton girls 5th/6th grade travel basketball team.

According to Coach Dan Gilmore, his team was able to continue developing their skills while doing so in a fun environment this season.

The players will go on to take part in various camps and open gyms this summer in preparation for another successful season in 2013.

Fulton began its season with a solid performance at a tournament at St. John Fisher College in Rochester.

Continue reading

Walter Krolikowski, Oswego resident

Walter E. Krolikowski, 61, of Oswego died Thursday, April 5, 2012 in the Oswego Hospital after a short illness. He was born in Oswego, the son of Shirley Krolikowski and the late Edward Krolikowski.

He was formerly employed with A & E Transport in Syracuse, where he transported disabled children.

Mr. Krolikowski enjoyed communicating with people through his CB radio, and he was a big fan of Elvis Presley.

Continue reading

Joan Clark, Fulton resident

Joan A. DeMatteo Clark, 78, of Fulton, died Saturday, April 7, 2012 at home following a brief illness.

She retired as office manager at Palmer’s Chevrolet and had previously worked at Par-K Enterprises and Cole Muffler all in Fulton. She loved dancing and gardening.

She was predeceased by a son, David “Mike” LeVea; daughter, Lisa Milliken; and brother, Donald DeMatteo.

Surviving are her children, Kathy LeVea of Penfield, Billy (Missy) LeVea of Hannibal, Jay (Kelly) LeVea of Fulton, Tami (Steve) Shinnick of Elkton, Md., John (Becky) Clark of Fulton, and Curtis Clark of Elkton, Md.; sister, Mary Jane Maliszewski of Fulton; brother, Louis DeMatteo of Wildwood, Fla.; 25 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson and two nieces.

Calling hours will be held today, April 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday with services to immediately follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126-0102.

Stella James

Hannibal Woman of the Year recognized

Stella James

The Hannibal Free Library and the Hannibal Friends of the Library recently honored Stella James as Hannibal’s 2012 Woman of the Year.

The celebration was held in the Community Center, and friends and family attended to celebrate with her.

James is involved in many different organizations, including Senior Nutrition, The Friends of the Hannibal Free Library, The Hannibal Historical Society, The Elderberries (of which she serves as president in the winter months), and the Senior Council.

Your hometown. Your news.