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Community Garden Preparing to Open for Fulton Residents

The Community Garden Project offers Fulton residents the opportunity to plant their own vegetables, herbs or flowers. “Anyone interested in reserving a bed for the community garden can call 598-4712. We will take your information over the phone and you will be contacted with planting dates and informational meetings,” said Amy Roland, director of Nutrition Services for Oswego County Opportunities.

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Today’s News: A look at the Presidential hopefuls, and the unique perspective of a graduating set of triplets.

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Recognizing Oswego County has named Lakeside Artisans as Community Champion for the month of May as part of its focus on Arts Appreciation. “The arts, in all its diverse forms, enrich and entertain us and enhance our overall wellbeing,” said Brandon Morey, ROC co-chair. Recognizing Oswego County focuses on the positive efforts that are being made in the community.

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Some SUNY Oswego broadcasting students go over notes with their OHS counterparts.

Recently, students from SUNY Oswego’s WTOP10 visited Oswego High School and WBUC to conduct two mini workshops. The goal of the visit was to assist local high school students in their TV production classes and broadcasts, according to Jamie Sykut, Oswego High School technology teacher.

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William “Billy” Barlow announces his candidacy for Oswego mayor

“This event here tonight isn’t about me. It’s about us as a community,” the current Fifth Ward councilor said. “It’s about the future of our community and where we want to take our city.” Voters have an opportunity for change, “the ability to go in in November and start fresh on Jan. 1,” he said. “Now is the time to do something different, something drastic. It’s time to really, really shake up City Hall and finally allow our city to reach its true potential, capitalizing on the positives and aggressively addressing the negatives.”

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The group heads out from OPD

Nearly two dozen members of area law enforcement agencies were pounding the pavement in the heat and humidity for more than two hours straight today (May 26) for a good cause. For decades, police officers throughout Oswego County have participated in the annual “Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.” Cassandra Rucker, director of development, Special Olympics New York Central Region, said, “Today’s run traveled about 12 miles from the Oswego PD to the Fulton PD. We’re raising awareness for the 65,000 Special Olympics athletes of New York.”

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While the fresh air certainly has its perks, it’s important to be extra vigilant to stay protected from ticks and the diseases they carry, namely Lyme disease. May marks Lyme disease Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and spread information about this terrible disease. A potentially debilitating and life-threatening illness, it’s estimated by the state Department of Health that more than 95,000 cases of Lyme have been confirmed in New York State since 1986.

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Access to quality healthcare is a necessary component for a thriving community and we are fortunate to have great healthcare facilities and providers in Central New York. That being said, our healthcare system is under stress because we continue to face shortages of healthcare professionals in New York state, particularly in rural areas. These shortages are particularly acute for primary care doctors and nurses but extend to specialty practices and other healthcare providers.

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AVENGERS 2 PG13 4:00P 5:00P 8:00P 10:00P AVENGERS 2 3D PG13 7:00P HOT PURSUIT PG13 4:30P MAD MAX: FURY ROAD R 7:20P MAD MAX: FURY ROAD 3D R 4:10P 10:00P PITCH PERFECT 2 PG13 4:20P 7:10P 9:50P POLTERGEIST (2015) PG13 … Continue reading

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HUGE ACTION PACKED DOUBLE FEATURE The 2 Biggest Movies of the Year on the Same Program Playing Friday-Saturday-Sunday May 29-30-31 Held over 2nd Big Week AVENGERS: Age of Ultron (PG-13) with: Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo 8:55 Fri … Continue reading

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Career and Technical Education Auto Technology students from the Center for Instruction, Technology and Innovation recently placed second in a Ford AAA Competition, which involved testing their automotive abilities to repair a deliberately bugged 2015 Ford Fiesta.

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The Oswego County Historical Society, along with the Friends of Riverside Cemetery, will host a guided cemetery tour of the historic Riverside Cemetery at 4024 County Route 57, Oswego, on June l4 at 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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The Oswego County Democratic Committee met recently in Fulton and has agreed to endorse a fine slate of candidates in this year’s election.

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4368 Co. Rt. 4, Scriba

Country home on 7 acres in the Town of Scriba

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Oswego Kartway returned to action on Friday following a week off due to mother nature, and it was Paul Fountaine scoring big, collecting two main events on the night. Fountaine first drove to victory in the ever growing Clone 425 division, beating out top competitors Rick Raner and Jason Moll for the checkered flag behind the wheel of the No. 8F.

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This Saturday night Tracey Road Equipment will present a night of exciting, family affordable, fun at the Fulton Speedway located on Route 57 just south of the city.

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Billy Decker

With a real entertaining Tracey Road Equipment Modified feature going on at the front of field, Billy Decker was quietly making his way to the front from his 14th starting spot. Decker would join the top-three battle for the lead on lap 14 with Tom Sears Jr. and Rob Bellinger.

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Happy 50th Birthday, Karen Spinelli

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On April 25, 2015, Ivan and Fern Parsons of Mount Pleasant celebrate 67 years of marriage.

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Chamber Spotlight: Lake Ontario Antiques and Creative Designs

Some of the best things in life happen by chance. At least, that’s how the owners of Lake Ontario Antiques and Creative Designs feel. Lisa Shaw, Rosalie Frataccia and David Granoff say they came together by chance at a great time, allowing them to make their antique store vision become reality. Shaw, owner of Oswego Tea Company and Golden Gate Bridal, was interviewing Frataccia for a part-time position at her restaurant when their ideas came together and their vision began.

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Fishing Reports for May 19, 2015

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River/Lake Ontario report: According to Larry Muroski of Larry’s Oswego Salmon Shop: The water flow has been between 8,000-10,000cfs for a few days. This afternoon … Continue reading

Cloudy with a few early showers, then increasing sunshine and decreasing humidity today. High near 75.

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