Fulton City Republican Committee endorses Spencer Ludington, Ann Buerkle

by Andrew Henderson

The Fulton City Republican Committee recently endorsed Fulton City Court Judge Spencer Ludington for Surrogate Court judge, Congresswoman Ann Buerkle for the newly formed 24th District, and Wendy Long for United States Senate.

The endorsement for Ludington was unanimous, according to committee Chairman Jim Myers said.

“Judge Ludington has our full support for Surrogate Court Judge,” said Myers. “He is known for his fair decisions while on the bench and has the experience needed to preform the duties as Surrogate Court Judge. We are proud to endorse Judge Ludington.”

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Arrests made in Sunday’s armed robbery in Schroeppel

by Andrew Henderson

Oswego County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 19-year-old Phoenix resident and a 16-year-old Fulton resident in connection with Sunday’s armed robbery of a Schroeppel gasoline station.

Early Sunday morning, members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery complaint at the FasTrac gas station, located at 234 N.Y.S. Rte. 264 in the Town of Schroeppel.

As a result of the investigation, Shawn M. Guppy, 19, of 8 Lock St., Phoenix, and Raymond M. Luis, Jr., 16, of 60 N. 7th St., Fulton, were arrested on multiple charges.

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Roger, played by Matt Peneston (left), finds himself trapped by the presence of his wife, Helen, played by Valeri Roscoe Deidich, at the country hotel he’s using for some extramarital action. Collecting tips while he juggles the action between the bedrooms is the all-seeing Ferris, played by Brian Pringle. Derek Benfield’s comic farce “Bedside Manners” opens Fulton Community Theatre’s 2012 season.

Fulton Community Theatre to present ‘Bedside Manners’

Roger, played by Matt Peneston (left), finds himself trapped by the presence of his wife, Helen, played by Valeri Roscoe Deidich, at the country hotel he’s using for some extramarital action. Collecting tips while he juggles the action between the bedrooms is the all-seeing Ferris, played by Brian Pringle. Derek Benfield’s comic farce “Bedside Manners” opens Fulton Community Theatre’s 2012 season.

Slamming doors and romantic shenanigans abound as Fulton Community Theatre will present the Derek Benfield’s comic farce “Bedside Manners.”

The production, which opens FCT’s 2012 season, runs Saturdays, April 28, May 5 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday matinees April 29, May 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. on the Jubilee Hall stage at Holy Trinity Parish, 309 Buffalo St., Fulton.

Tickets may be obtained by calling 592-2768 or visiting the web site at www.fultoncommunitytheatre.net.

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Shelley Horning, local waitress

Shelley Devendorf Horning, 56, of Fulton, died Friday, April 13, 2012 at University Hospital, Syracuse.

Born in Fulton, she was a life resident. She was a known and well liked waitress at several local restaurants. She enjoyed spending time with her dogs and loved all animals. She had also volunteered for the local Salvation Army.

She was predeceased by her mother, Helen Devendorf, and her husband, Roger Horning.

She is survived by her father, Ed (Grace Gault) Devendorf of Granby; siblings, Lance Devendorf of Fulton, Patti (David) Kuhl of Oswego, Greg (Kelly) Devendorf of Copenhagen and Patrick (Becky) Devendorf of Fulton; two nieces; a nephew; and a grand-niece.

Calling hours were held Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton.  Private graveside services will be held at a later date.  Contributions may be made to PAWS Across Oswego Co., 2035 Co. Rte. 1, Oswego, 13126.

Mary Brown, World War II veteran

Mary M. (Costello) Brown, 89, formerly of Fulton, died Saturday, April 14th at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Penn Yan, N.Y.

Mrs. Brown was born July 31, 1922, the oldest child of the late Joseph and Ann (McKniff) Costello of Forge Village, Mass. Mrs. Brown moved to Fulton in 1965 and later moved to Penn Yan. She graduated from high school before her 17th birthday, attained her R.N. degree following nurses training at the Burbank Hospital School of Nursing, Fitchburg, Mass, and served in the United States Navy Nurse Corp from 1945-1948.

She was honorably discharged as a World War II veteran at the rank of Lieutenant Jr. Grade. She served at Mare Island Naval Hospital, Vallejo, Calif., where she attended to soldiers injured in the Pacific Theater. Although she returned to nursing in the late 1960s for nearly 20 years, she dedicated her earlier married life to her husband and children in Webster City, IA; Tuscola, IL, Tampa, FL and Fulton.

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Erika Johnson

Bodley Bulletins: April 18, 2012

by Erika Johnson

This week is G. Ray Bodley High School’s LOTE Week.

For those of you who do not know, LOTE stands for Language Other Than English.

LOTE Week is designed to get the school to come together and celebrate language and other countries. Monday was Heritage Day, where students were encouraged to wear clothing that represents where their families are from.

Tuesday was French Day and students were encouraged to wear blue to compliment the French flag.

Following suit, today is German Day and the colors to wear were black and yellow.

Today is also the international food celebration. Students and teachers brought in various dishes representing the different cultures represented throughout the week. Last year, there were over 100 different dishes!

The international food celebration is always one of the LOTE club’s favorite days of the school year. Tomorrow is Spanish Day, so make sure to wear red to honor that flag!

And finally Friday is International Day where students can represent any country they’d like.

Last Thursday evening was the annual showing of Bodley’s Got Talent. Hosted by the HOPE club and sponsored by various local businesses, the night was a hit.

There were six awards at the end of the night, along with some very happy performers. The judge’s choice award went the GRB’s own Mr. Lacey who sang “She Think’s My Tractor’s Sexy” while his son Colin danced.

The crowd favorite award went to Mike Holbrook who rapped “Look At Me Know” by Chris Brown and the most original award went to Kylie Jacklett who performed an original piece called “Save Yourself” on the piano.

Third place went to Alexis Pawlewicz who sang and Erica Pawlewicz who played the piano to “Someone Like You” by Adele.

Second place went to Neil Burke who sang “Get Off My Back” by Bryan Adams and first place went to Julia Fisch who danced to “Beautiful” by SMASH cast.

All of the performances were great and congratulations to all of the students who had guts enough to get up on stage!

Tonight is the one and only home track and field meet of the season. This means that senior night is this evening. Come out and support the seniors in their last home meet of their high school career.

If baseball is more of your thing, the team is also playing tonight at 4:30 p.m. against JD. Tomorrow evening, the tennis team will be hosting Henninger. The match will begin at 4 p.m.

Friday night at 7 p.m., the boys’ lacrosse team will play Whitesboro under the lights.

Right before them, the softball team also plays. The girls take on Syracuse West at 4:30 p.m.

Saturday morning at 10 a.m. you can catch the girls’ lacrosse team playing JD.

Seniors remember to keep checking the guidance office for scholarships!

Pictured are Joe Hegadorn, Catherine Tesoriero, and Mae DeCastro at Bishop’s Commons twelve year anniversary luncheon. All three seniors have enjoyed living at the Enriched Living Residence for several years.

Bishops’s Commons celebrates 12th anniversary

Pictured are Joe Hegadorn, Catherine Tesoriero, and Mae DeCastro at Bishop’s Commons twelve year anniversary luncheon. All three seniors have enjoyed living at the Enriched Living Residence for several years.

Twelve years ago Bishop’s Commons opened it’s doors to just a few seniors who opted for the new lifestyle that was described as
“the comforts of home without the worries.”

Since March of 2000, over 300 seniors have been served at the Enriched Living Residence while remaining active and independent.

A special Anniversary luncheon was held recently to commemorate the twelve year anniversary where Oswego Mayor Thomas Gillen thanked Residents for choosing Oswego, “Thank you for staying in Oswego, and making Oswego your home,” Gillen noted to a full dining room of Residents.

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