by Andrew Henderson Fulton Public Library Director Betty Maute presented the State of the Library report to members of the Fulton Common Council last Tuesday night. The library, which was incorporated under a state charter in 1895, received a $15,000 grant by Andrew Carnegie to build the existing library in 1902. Only 106 Carnegie public(…)
by Carol Thompson Oswego County is no stranger to ghostly activity, especially this Halloween. Step on the grave of George Jurry Fikes and the requirement is to jump over it ten times or be forever haunted. Fikes, who died in 1782, is buried in the Fort Ontario cemetery. The British soldier died at age 27(…)
Stephen Darby, 45, of Fulton, died March 3, 2012 at home after a long illness. He was born in Syracuse. He previously lived in Cato and Oswego before moving to Fulton 12 years ago. He graduated from Morrisville College with an associate degree in Wood-Product Technology. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Edwin J. Wells of Phoenix, died Saturday, March 3, 2012 at Morningstar Residential Care Center, Oswego, after a long illness. Mr. Wells was born Sept. 5, 1923 in Oswego to his late parents, Mabel (Horr) and Edward Wells. He was a member of the D-Company 29th Infantry, Oswego, during World War II. He was a(…)