Holmes elected Lions Club president

Fulton Lions Club Immediate Past President Don LaBarge, right, congratulates incoming President Gail Holmes. The Fulton Lions Club installed its new slate of officers for 2014-15 and presented club awards for the 2013-14-club year at their June 13 meeting. Other officers installed were: Dave Morrell, second vice president; Leo Chirello, third vice president; Michele Standard, secretary; and Roberta Boeteler, treasurer. Other officers installed include: David Dingman, membership chair; Zach Merry, assistant secretary; Ron Browning, assistant treasurer and lion tamer; Roberta Boteler, assistant lion tamer; Brett Tallents, tail twister; Steve Chirello, assistant tail twister; Paul Foster and Fred Aldrich, two-year directors; and, Robert Weston and Steve Chirello, one-year directors. Lion Robert Seibert of Liverpool, past Lions Clubs International director and past district governor, presided over the installation. For more information on Fulton Lions, visit www. http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/fultonny/index.php
Fulton Lions Club Immediate Past President Don LaBarge, right, congratulates incoming President Gail Holmes. The Fulton Lions Club installed its new slate of officers for 2014-15 and presented club awards for the 2013-14-club year at their June 13 meeting. Other officers installed were: Dave Morrell, second vice president; Leo Chirello, third vice president; Michele Standard, secretary; and Roberta Boeteler, treasurer. Other officers installed include: David Dingman, membership chair; Zach Merry, assistant secretary; Ron Browning, assistant treasurer and lion tamer; Roberta Boteler, assistant lion tamer; Brett Tallents, tail twister; Steve Chirello, assistant tail twister; Paul Foster and Fred Aldrich, two-year directors; and, Robert Weston and Steve Chirello, one-year directors. Lion Robert Seibert of Liverpool, past Lions Clubs International director and past district governor, presided over the installation. For more information on Fulton Lions, visit www. http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/fultonny/index.php

Readers enjoy ice cream sundaes

Kaylee Hutchins, Olivia Hawthorne, Olivia Forsyth and Morgan Zukowski pose in the library with their ice cream cone shaped pencils during Fairgrieve’s Accelerated Reader sundae party. Accelerated Reader is a reading incentive program designed to inspire children to read. Fairgrieve students sign out and read Accelerated Reader books from the school library, take computerized reading comprehension tests about the books and earn points based on the number of questions answered correctly.
Kaylee Hutchins, Olivia Hawthorne, Olivia Forsyth and Morgan Zukowski pose in the library with their ice cream cone shaped pencils during Fairgrieve’s Accelerated Reader sundae party. Accelerated Reader is a reading incentive program designed to inspire children to read. Fairgrieve students sign out and read Accelerated Reader books from the school library, take computerized reading comprehension tests about the books and earn points based on the number of questions answered correctly.

Mercy Flight drops in at BOCES for medical lessons

Flight Paramedic Bob Breese, left, and Flight Nurse Yuri Pashchuk talk to students at Oswego County BOCES about air medical transportation services and their role as part of Mercy Flight’s critical care response team.
Flight Paramedic Bob Breese, left, and Flight Nurse Yuri Pashchuk talk to students at Oswego County BOCES about air medical transportation services and their role as part of Mercy Flight’s critical care response team.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

Students from the Oswego County BOCES Public Safety and Justice program, Nursing Assistant program and the three New Visions programs participated in a ground school training session with Mercy Flight Central, a nonprofit air medical transportation service. Continue reading

Oswego Middle teacher chosen for LearnZillion honor

Dennis Pawlikowski is congratulated by Oswego Middle School Principal Mary Beth Fierro for his invitation and participation for the elite LearnZillion program.
Dennis Pawlikowski is congratulated by Oswego Middle School Principal Mary Beth Fierro for his invitation and participation for the elite LearnZillion program.

Dennis Pawlikowski, a math teacher at Oswego Middle School in the Oswego City School District, spent June 4-7 in New Orleans participating in TeachFest, a unique professional development event focused on creating high-quality Common Core curricular resources.  Continue reading

Rotary celebrates Top 100 at Oswego High School

A celebration of the academic success of the Oswego High School Top 100 was conducted recently at the OHS Dining Hall.Several students were participating in the event for every year they attended school. In front are  (Left to Right):  Tory Welsh, Madison Collins, Katelyn Clary, Erica Atkins, Nina Alcasid, Mallory Gordon, Elizabeth Baker and Kerrigan Cummins, Rotarian Sue Witmer and Board of Education member Thomas DeCastro. In back are Rotarian Dave Welsh, Superintendent of Schools Ben Halsey, Board of Education President Kathleen Allen, Courtney Johnson, Mitchell Schrader, Cassandra Hondro, Zachary Salvador, Bo Yang Li, Allison Mosier, Rotarian Terry Gorman Board of Education member Sam Tripp, Oswego High School Principal Brian Hartwell and Board of Education member Michael McLaughlin. (Board of Education member Lynda Sereno was also present).
A celebration of the academic success of the Oswego High School Top 100 was conducted recently at the OHS Dining Hall.Several students were participating in the event for every year they attended school. In front are (Left to Right): Tory Welsh, Madison Collins, Katelyn Clary, Erica Atkins, Nina Alcasid, Mallory Gordon, Elizabeth Baker and Kerrigan Cummins, Rotarian Sue Witmer and Board of Education member Thomas DeCastro. In back are Rotarian Dave Welsh, Superintendent of Schools Ben Halsey, Board of Education President Kathleen Allen, Courtney Johnson, Mitchell Schrader, Cassandra Hondro, Zachary Salvador, Bo Yang Li, Allison Mosier, Rotarian Terry Gorman Board of Education member Sam Tripp, Oswego High School Principal Brian Hartwell and Board of Education member Michael McLaughlin. (Board of Education member Lynda Sereno was also present).

For the 25th consecutive year, the Oswego High School Top 100 students have been  honored.

For a quarter of a century the Oswego Rotary Club has presented recognition to the Oswego High School academic elite. Nearly 400  people packed the Oswego High School Dining Hall for the annual “Top 100” dinner.  Continue reading

New Visions students graduate with career experience

Sandy Creek senior Freya Sergis accepts her certificate of completion from New Vision team member Linda Knowles during a reception at SUNY Oswego on Wednesday, June 11.
Sandy Creek senior Freya Sergis accepts her certificate of completion from New Visions team member Linda Knowles during a reception at SUNY Oswego on Wednesday, June 11.

Submitted by Oswego County BOCES

A crowd of teachers, administrators and family members filled the Sheldon Hall Ballroom to capacity Wednesday morning (June 11) to congratulate graduates of the Oswego County BOCES New Visions Program. Continue reading

Relatives come from far and wide to honor Moses Holden, Fulton ancestor

Several descendants of Fulton settler Moses Holden gathered at Mt. Adnah Cemetery June 14 to place a stone on Moses’ grave. Back row: Jim Horton and Penny Diaz; front row: Norah Royce, Gina Royce, Linda Lee Holden Sarat, Lori Holden, Ferran Diaz, Suzanne Holden Horton, unidentified little girl, Kathy Love and Terri Wood, holding her grandson Silas. Valley News photo by Ashley M. Casey
Several descendants of Fulton settler Moses Holden gathered at Mt. Adnah Cemetery June 14 to place a stone on Moses’ grave. Back row: Jim Horton and Penny Diaz; front row: Norah Royce, Gina Royce, Linda Lee Holden Sarat, Lori Holden, Ferran Diaz, Suzanne Holden Horton, unidentified little girl, Kathy Love and Terri Wood, holding her grandson Silas.
Valley News photo by Ashley M. Casey

By Ashley M. Casey

Several descendants of Fulton settler Moses Holden met face-to-face for the first time last Saturday at an event to honor their ancestor in Mt. Adnah Cemetery.  Continue reading

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