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Fulton Man Accused Of Sex Crimes

At 5:45 p.m. Tuesday (May 3), Adam M. Wheeler, 20, of 106 Leitch St., Fulton, was arrested for first-degree disseminating indecent material to minors, a class D felony; promoting sexual performance by a child, a class D felony; and use of a child in a sexual performance, a class E felony.

Oswego BOE Candidates Questioned

The five candidates running for a seat on the Oswego City School District’s board of education faced a variety of questions Tuesday night. Fran Hoefer, James Bell, Bill Meyer and Aimee Callen were joined in the OHS theater by current board president Kathleen Allen who is running as a write-in candidate.

Julian Ross Memorial Shamrock Kids Run and 5K set May 14

Children in grades K – 6 and runners of all ages are invited to run in the inaugural Julian Ross Memorial Shamrock Run on May 14. Start and finish are at the Kingsford Park Elementary School. All proceeds from the event will go the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The race is being held on what would have been Julian’s eleventh birthday.

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Fulton Little League Throws Opening Pitch

Fulton Little League recently held an opening day ceremony to officially welcome the youth’s baseball and softball season. On a warm, sunny Saturday (April 30) Fulton Little League participants all gathered on the first and third base lines of John Florek Field at Kiwanis Ball Park, anxiously awaiting the official opening of the 2016 season. With 300 participants this year, players ranged from ages 3-12 for different leagues including T-ball, coach pitch, and minors and majors baseball and softball marched on the field in their colorful new uniforms. After each team was announced and players waved their hats in recognition, Little League Vice President Dave Webber; Little League President, John Florek and Mayor of Fulton, Ronald Woodward Sr. delivered the season’s opening remarks.

Opinion

Taking Steps To Stay Healthy During American Stroke Month

Every 40 seconds, someone in our country becomes the victim of a stroke, a disease that occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off, causing brain cells to stop working and resulting in loss of things like memory and muscle control. Every May, an extra effort is made to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of stroke through American Stroke Month.

Please Help Support The Library

The Friends of the Oswego Library respectfully asks the citizens of the Oswego School District to support the Oswego S.D. Public Library by visiting their polling locations on May 17 and vote yes for the levy that has been placed on the ballot.

Really!

Most of you have read how three State Representatives are going to sponsor a bill to change a law in Oswego County for 5 Oswego County Legislators. New York State is losing jobs, New York State has a heroin epidemic, and Oswego County has a poverty level that is almost the highest in the state. The infrastructure in Oswego County is failing.

State Makes Investment in Water Infrastructure

Flint, Michigan, has been in the news lately because dangerously high lead levels were discovered in its drinking water. Sadly, it looks as though Flint’s contaminated water could have been prevented with better oversight and management at all levels of government, but the issue cast a light on our drinking water – one of our most valuable natural resources.

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Membership Monday

  The 19th Annual Small BusinessWeek Breakfast (sign up today)  Sponsored by: Pathfinder Bank & SUNY Oswego OBCR The Palladium Times/Valley News KMB Management Oswego County Federal Credit Union Community Bank NBT Bank Big John Sales Shop Oswego, Live Oswego Thursday May 5th, 2016 The American Foundry 24 West Seneca Street. Oswego NY  Breakfast begins at

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Fishing Reports for April 25, 2016

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. A reminder that from November 1 to May 1, all persons regardless of age, aboard a pleasure vessel less than 21 feet, must wear a Personal Floatation Device (PFD) while underway. Lake Ontario report: According to Capt. Kevin Davis of Catch