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‘Heroes’ Ready to ‘Shoot For The Stars’

Move Along   logoThe sixth annual “Shoot for the Stars” 3-on-3 wheelchair basketball tournament will again feature the Heroes Game between the Oswego Firefighters and Police on April 26 at Leighton Elementary School. Organized by Greg Callen, founder of Move Along Inc., the tournament raises money to put toward the purchase of wheelchairs and other equipment needed to supply various disabled sports programs.

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City of Fulton residents got their first peak at the proposed ALDI Food Store layout during the Common Council public hearing Tuesday as councilors approved a special permit to use the former Nestle’s site as a grocery store.
“Nestle’s is a great spot,” one resident said. “I would love to see the eyesore gone. Nestle’s isn’t going to reopen. We’ve got to get rid of it. When you come in to town you’re going to see a nice new grocery store, and that’s nothing but positive.”

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Veteran continuing education administrator Jill Pippin has joined SUNY Oswego as dean of extended learning. Oswego’s Division of Extended Learning serves a wide array of part-time students and working adults interested in pursuing degrees, career-specific coursework and professional development opportunities in Oswego, Syracuse and Phoenix and online.

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Local Fulton grocers concerned about competing against a big retailer with deep pockets in an industry with already low profit margins spoke against granting special permit status to property on the city’s east side.
“This isn’t just somebody crying, ‘Oh there’s more competition,’” one local grocery store owner explained. “We’ve got competition. … We beat each other to death every day.”

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At this week’s meeting, the Common Council OK’d expenditure of funds from the Softball Accounting Reserve Fund. The DPW commissioner was authorized to spend up to $20,000 to operate Legends Softball Complex for the 2014 season. They also approved transfer of funds from within the Department of Public Works. A total of $8,000 was moved to cover the anticipated cost of seasonal employees at the softball complex.

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University Police at SUNY Oswego will have special patrols out looking for motorists who are not wearing their seatbelts from April 21 to May 4. The patrols are part of the nationwide “Buckle-Up Day and Night” campaign. The larger campaign is traditionally scheduled in late May, but University Police is granted a variation to run earlier because of college graduation in May.

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“Ethics reform” has been a buzz phrase heard in Albany and around the state a lot over the last few years and for good reason. Lately, there have been several high profile cases of wrongdoing by state officials. However, as is often the case in state politics, what is meant by “ethics reform” depends who is providing the rhetoric.

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In an effort to recognize teachers who go above and beyond to help their students succeed, I will once again be honoring educators with my “Golden Apple” Award for Teaching Excellence. Last year, I was able to honor more than 40 educators from Oswego, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties with this special program.

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Increasing sunshine today – but still cold. High in the upper 30s.

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Oswego County Opportunities, one of the top 10 largest private employers in Oswego County, has welcomed 10 new members to the agency’s staff. The new employees, who will join the OCO’s staff of human services professionals, recently completed the agency’s orientation process and will begin to serve consumers in their respective programs.

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CNY Arts Center announces vendor registration is open for the fourth annual Arts Fest June 14 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Fulton Community Center Ice Rink on West Broadway in Fulton. The event brings artists and crafters together with handmade original art on display for sale along with food vendors, and hands on art.

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On April 25, there will be an early dismissal day for students in grades Pre-K through 6 in the Fulton City School District for parent-teacher conferences.

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5 Bedroom, 5 Bath house in desired neighborhood with all of the amenities.

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Deerslayers Bowman’s Association, 8100 State Route 104, Hannibal, will be hosting the first leg of NYS 3-D Challenge on May 3 and 4. This is an IBO Qualifier that is open to the public.

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The Fulton Speedway proudly announces A-Verdi Storage Containers located in Savannah, NY, will be the division sponsor for the newly formed 305 Sprints that will compete in 2014 at the Fulton Speedway.

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Mark Castiglia, a two-time Pathfinder Bank SBS feature winner at Oswego Speedway in 2013, will be holding a fundraiser for his Missile Motorsports No. 69 race team on Saturday at Lighthouse Lanes in Oswego beginning at noon.

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Jim and Mariou Santoro, 1964

Marilou P. (Huberth) and James R. Santoro of Oswego recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on February 22, 1964, in Fayetteville, NY.

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Connor Falise turns three years old on February 23.

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