Edward Reich, Navy veteran

Edward O. Reich, 89, of Fulton, died Thursday, April 5, 2012 at The Manor at Seneca Hill in Volney.

Born in Manhattan, he was a 60-year resident of Fulton. Mr. Reich retired from Sealright Corporation in Fulton after many years as an accountant. He was a Navy veteran serving on the U.S.S. Langley.

He was an avid New York Giants and New York Yankees fan. He loved music and movies.

He was predeceased by his wife, Doris M. Reich, who died Dec. 9, 2011.

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Timothy Cook, Phoenix graduate

Timothy Cook, 53, of Tampa, Fla., died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at Life Path Hospice.

He was born March 8, 1958, the son of Patricia (Dight) Cook Rill and the late John J. Cook.

He was a 1976 graduate from Phoenix. He earned a degree in economics from SUNY Potsdam in 1980.

He spent 17 years at Newfane Lumber Co., Lockport; later management positions elswhere.  Besides his father, he is also predeceased by his step-father, Paul W. Rill in 2011.

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Roderick Marsh, Purple Heart recipient

Roderick Marsh, 87, of Fulton, died Friday, April 13, 2012 at University Hospital in Syracuse.

Born in Watertown to the late Fredrick E. and Margaret D. Marsh he was a longtime resident of the Fulton area. He retired from NY Central Railroad where he was a brakeman and conductor.

An Army veteran serving in World War II, he was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne, Belgium and had received the Purple Heart for his injuries.

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Rose Antone, certified nurse’s aide

Rose M. Antone, 73, of Fulton, died Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at home surrounded by her family.

Born in Fulton she was a life resident. She had worked as a certified nurse’s aide at Kalet’s Nursing Home in Syracuse. She loved to watch TV especially the SyFy Channel.

She was predeceased by her brother, Raymond Watts.

Surviving are two daughters, Judith Marshall and Susan Bean both of Fulton; a son, Douglas D. Marshall, Jr. of Syracuse; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ethel Jackson, Dorothy Streevers and Carol Keenen; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours and service were held Monday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton.

On the run – Fulton lacrosse player Steven DeLisle outruns a Central Square player during Thursday’s game at the Fulton Athletic Complex, The Raiders won 5-4 to raises its record to 2-3. –Valley News photo by Hal Henty

Strong fourth quarter defense leads Fulton boys lacrosse past Central Square

On the run – Fulton lacrosse player Steven DeLisle outruns a Central Square player during Thursday’s game at the Fulton Athletic Complex, The Raiders won 5-4 to raises its record to 2-3. –Valley News photo by Hal Henty

by Rob Tetro

The Fulton boys varsity lacrosse team scored only one goal during the fourth quarter of its April 12th contest against Central Square. As it turned out, Fulton’s goal helped the Red Raiders to escape with a 5-4 win.

The game began much like it ended with Fulton keeping Central Square off the scoreboard.

At the end of the first quarter, Fulton had a 2-0 lead. Fulton took a 4-2 lead into halftime after both teams scored twice during the second quarter.

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CBA pulls away from Phoenix baseball

by Rob Tetro

The Phoenix varsity baseball team came up short against Christian Brothers Academy April 13. The Brothers to come away with an 8-5 win over The Firebirds.

After a back and forth first inning, Christian Brothers Academy had a 2-1 lead. The third inning was just as competitive. Christian Brothers Academy added two runs during the top of the inning to take a 4-1 lead. Phoenix rallied to tie the game with three runs of its own going into the fourth inning. However, the Brothers were able to keep the Firebirds at ease the rest of the way.

Between the top of the fourth and sixth innings, Christian Brothers Academy added four runs to take an 8-4 lead.

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Phoenix softball answers Christian Brothers Academy’s challenge

by Rob Tetro

The Phoenix varsity softball team didn’t play its best when it took on Christian Brothers Academy Friday.

Phoenix led most of the game when the contest moved into the sixth inning. By the end of the top of the sixth inning, The Lady Firebirds found themselves tied with Christian Brothers Academy.

What followed during the bottom of the sixth inning was of no surprise to Phoenix Coach Casey Jones. Phoenix quickly scored two runs, allowing the Lady Firebirds to escape with a 5-3 win.

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