Yes indeed folks, Sweet Thing and I will be back in your midst next week.
We have been in the process of shutting things down in Florida and packing everything that has to go home.
As I write this column, we are figuring out how to stow the items in the truck that must make it back north. I have finally gotten to the point that we no longer look like the Beverly Hillbillies once we are ready to leave. We have Florida things and Fulton things and each pretty much stays put
When packing for the journey, the dog and cat are givens, and so is my computer, but thank goodness Sweet Thing bought me a lap top for our 50th anniversary, so packing my computer is now a snap and takes up almost no space.
The Oswego County district attorney has been asked to investigate how an ethics complaint filed against a legislator was leaked to the press. Now, the district attorney will be asked to investigate a second leak in the same matter.
Legislator Shawn Doyle said he was taken by surprise when a news reporter telephoned him to request an interview in regard to the dismissal of the charges.
At the time of the call, few people were in possession of the dismissal and Doyle had yet to review the ethics board decision with his attorney.
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 to stop for stopped school busses with their red lights flashing.
Communication between the Fulton Police Department and the transportation department of the Fulton City School District has identified the times and locations where vehicles passing school busses have been found to be the most frequent and these areas will be the focus of the enforcement efforts.
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 perform in terms of time, height and distance.
He hopes that each athlete can develop as the season progresses. For the team to succeed overall, it is imperative that players can establish and then re-establish personal bests in the events that they take part in, he said.
With only 29 athletes participating, Fulton is a comparatively smaller team. However, like previous seasons, the expectations they have for the season as a team remain the same.
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 conversational English.
According to Kazel, LVOC’s mission of being a leader in providing adult learners the English communication and literacy skills they need to reach their full potential as individuals, parents, workers and citizens coincided with OCO’s mission of building partnerships that improve the quality of life and create successful communities.
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 and tune session.
Chuck Hebing, Bryan Howland and local favorite Shawn Donath all said they wanted to get a jump on what expects to be a huge field of Sprint Cars Saturday being the first 360 race of the season in New York State and for our neighbors to the north in Ontario.