By Debra J. Groom
Fulton Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. dreams of the day people will be swimming again in Lake Neatahwanta.
And today his dream is closer to becoming a reality.
Dredging of the bottom of Lake Neatahwanta to remove silt and sediment making the lake turbid and cloudy could begin by the end of July. Continue reading
The Exceptional Education Department at Oswego County BOCES honored the class of 2014 with a commencement ceremony in mid-June. Continue reading
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES
More than 30 professionals representing a variety of career fields spoke with students recently at the first-ever Granby Elementary School Career Day. Continue reading
David LaClair Sr., 78, of Fulton, died April 18.
There will be a Celebration of Life held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 5th at Morning Star Care Center, Oswego (please enter from the Sunrise Drive entrance.)
The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.
Ralph J. Plata, 89, of Fulton, died Friday June 27 at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton.
Mr. Plata was born in Oswego, NY to the late Joseph and Mary (Kruppa) Plata.
He retired from Sealright Co., Fulton after several years working as a machine operator.
He was a past communicant of Holy Family Church, Fulton. Mr. Plata was a past member of the Fulton Polish Home.
He was pre-deceased by his wife Charlotte Plata in 2009.
Mr. Plata is survived by his children, Thomas Plata of NC, Tamara (Tony) Santiago of CA; brother, Frank Plata of Oswego, and sister Azelyn Alfiere of Syracuse; NY and two grandchildren, Nicole Plata and Christian Plata, both of WI; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held noon Thursday July 3 at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., with the Rev. Robert Stephenson officiating.
Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
Calling hours will be conducted 11 am. to noon Thursday July 3 at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.
The Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce announces that board president, Jamie Persse, has assumed the responsibility of managing the daily operations of the organization effective June 27. Continue reading
It’s now summer and the Fourth of July is barreling down on us.
And with that holiday, comes some changes at The Valley News.
We will have early deadline this coming week. If you want to get a notice, letter to the editor, calendar items or anything in the paper for Saturda,y July 5, I must have it in my email or on my desk by 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 1.
We will be putting the Saturday paper together on Wednesday, July 2, instead of Thursday so that’s why we need items in early. Continue reading