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FCSD Junior High Violence Report Addressed

Fulton Junior High School

The Fulton City School District administration responded to the state comptroller’s school violence report audit in August but the report’s release to the public last week prompted the superintendent to schedule an information sharing meeting for Monday (Jan. 25) at Fulton Junior High School.
“Student safety is a high priority for the Fulton Board of Education,” BOE President David Cordone said, “and it has taken the findings of the comptroller’s audit very seriously.”

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Oswego State men's ice hockey player Eli Kim-Swallow, left, recently earned an honorable mention from the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators for a project he and fraternity Delta Kappa Kappa undertook this spring to benefit the Child Advocacy Center. With Kim-Swallow is Dan Witmer, coordinator of community service for the Lakers athletics department, which for the third consecutive year won the NADIIIAA's Jostens Community Service Award for an Array of Projects.

The Oswego State athletics department recently earned a top community service award from the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators, thanks to the work of 450 student-athletes participating in 58 community service and outreach events. At a ceremony at the NCAA convention in Washington, D.C., the NADIIIAA recognized Oswego with the Jostens Community Service Award for an Array of Projects for the third consecutive year.

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The Oswego YMCA was evacuated on Saturday afternoon stemming from structural concerns, according to the Oswego Fire Department. Oswego Fire Chief Jeff McCrobie said, “At this point, we need to wait for a structural engineer to take a look at the building to ensure it is safe.”

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Two traffic stops have resulted in three felony drug arrests. The first was just after midnight today (Jan. 23). Two people were charged then. The third arrest was made shortly after before noon.

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Melinda

Melinda is not quite two years old, but, as you can see, she still likes to do stupid kitten stuff like get in boxes to check them out. She loves to watch the birds in her foster home, sort of like having her own personal Nature Channel. And more than anything she likes to play with other cats in her foster home, jumping and wrestling and chasing them around.

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A former sergeant with the Fulton Police Department was sentenced today (Jan. 23) in federal court to 15 months in prison and three years probation for beating a handcuffed man inside the Fulton police station. The Department of Public Justice Office of Public Affairs noted in a press release that Joseph Arigo, 47, pleaded guilty before a federal court judge in September to one count of deprivation of rights under color of law.

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When it comes to crimes, there are few more heinous than human trafficking; a modern-day form of slavery where men, women and children are illegally traded or used against their will for exploitation or commercial gain. The number of people affected by human trafficking is staggering, as it’s estimated that more than 1,000 individuals in New York State are victims of the crime each year.

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A 2012 report created by the Energy Highway Task Force, a task force led by key representatives from the fields of energy, environmental conservation and economic development, cited the critical need for improving transmission lines across the state. Their arguments for upgrading transmission lines are on point. New York’s current energy infrastructure includes approximately 10,900 miles of transmission lines.

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Is your New Year’s resolution to be healthier? Did you know that your overall health is connected to your oral health? Periodontal (gum) disease causes inflammation of the gum tissue allowing bacteria to enter the blood stream, and has been … Continue reading

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Quirk’s Players will proudly present the lively 1920s Broadway musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie on March 5, 6 and 7 in the Bodley High School Auditorium. Seated from left are: Kaitlyn Kinney, who plays the glamorous singer Muzzy Von Hossmere; Lexi Abelgore, who plays Millie Dillmount; and Katie Salmonsen, who will assume the role of Miss Dorothy Brown. Standing from left are: David Houck, who plays the role of Jimmy Smith; Jeremy Herlowski, who portrays Mr. Trevor Graydon; and Markus Harter and Michael Mankiewicz who play Chinese brothers Bun Foo and Ching Ho, respectively. Thoroughly Modern Millie is under the direction of Fulton teachers Tom Briggs, Thomas Nami and Rob Lescarbeau.

Quirk’s Players of G. Ray Bodley High School is proud to announce that it will present the fun Broadway musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. Performances are scheduled for March 5, 6 and 7 in the Bodley H.S. Auditorium. Curtain time is set for 7:30 each evening. Additionally there will be a 2 p.m. matinee on March 7. Tickets will be available at the door.

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The Oswego Lions Club presents “Roar with Laughter” staring Vinnie Mark and Mike Speirs, January 30 at The American Foundry, 246 W. Seneca St. Doors will open at 7 p.m.; show begins at 8 p.m.
“We continue a Lions Club tradition once again this year with a great night of laughs,” said Mike Henderson, Oswego Lions Club president.

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“In recent years we’ve made great progress to grow the agriculture industry, increasing funding for critical programs and making investments in initiatives that support our state’s hardworking farmers,” said Senator Ritchie. “I am thrilled to once again be named as chair of the Agriculture Committee and am looking forward to working alongside my colleagues and New York’s farmers to help the industry continue to grow.”

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210 Walradt Street, Fulton

Colonial house on corner lot in a quiet neighborhood

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The No. 4/4 Oswego State men’s ice hockey team completed a SUNYAC weekend sweep with a 7-1 victory over Fredonia on Saturday night at the Marano Campus Center Arena. Oswego’s win pushes its record to 12-2-3 overall and 7-1-1 in conference action while the Blue Devils drop to 4-8-5, 0-5-3.

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The nationally-ranked Oswego State women’s ice hockey team’s 10-game unbeaten streak came to an end during a top-10 Saturday afternoon showdown, losing 4-0 to No. 1 Plattsburgh on the road. With the loss, the Lakers are now 11-3-1 on the year and 7-2-1 in ECAC West action.

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The nationally-ranked Oswego State men’s ice hockey team shut out Buffalo State 6-0 Friday evening at home in the Marano Campus Center Arena. With the win, Oswego moves to 11-2-3 on the year and more importantly, adds another win to its SUNYAC record (6-1-1).

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Ruth Aluzzi turns 95

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Birthday wishes for Dick Losurdo

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Spotlight: Zink Shirts

T-shirts and Guerilla Marketing fit together like pencil on paper and when combined well can transform a person into a walking billboard of promotion, thought, emotion, ideas, solidarity, or art for its own sake.
Using this approach, illustrator and self-styled Guerilla Marketer Glenn Zansitis created Zink Shirts, a small business on the ground floor at 19 E. Cayuga St., in Oswego.

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Hayden Joins Greater Fulton-Oswego Chamber of Commerce

With 100 years of serving the Oswego County community, The Greater Oswego Fulton Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Danielle Hayden of Oswego has been selected as the assistant director of the organization. In her new leadership position, Hayden will be tasked with executing the chamber’s renewed focus to provide services to members.

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Fishing Reports for January 22, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report: According to Capt. Kevin Davis of Catch the Drift: Ice, ice and more ice this week with constant slush that never cleared. Early … Continue reading

Clouds giving way to sunshine later today. High in the mid 30s.

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