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Crash Injures Four In Minetto

The crash resulted in the arrest of James D Meeker Jr., 19, of 1556 CR 8, Fulton. He was charged with DWI, Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree, Reckless Driving, Imprudent Speed, Crossing Road Hazard Markings and Failure to Keep Right.

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Newly-Formed Group Highlights Fulton

A volunteer organization calling itself Fulton FYI has just been formed and is announcing its first event. The community-based group focuses on promoting and connecting people in Fulton with ideas, activities, and events that contribute to improving the quality of life in their community. FYI’s first event will be held on July 9 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room at City Hall on South First Street.

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Red Cross Assisting Ten People after Two Weekend Fires

Disaster Action Team volunteers David and Lee Webber first responded to the scene of a fire in the Sundown Trailer Park in Fulton Saturday morning, assisting three people from the trailer where the fire originated. Sunday morning, Mr. and Mrs. Webber provided temporary housing and food for two people after a fire in Constantia.

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Bodley Seniors Eagerly Walk the Stage at 2015 Graduation Ceremony

Students walk across the stage as their accomplishments are announced to receive their high school diploma.

Parents, family members, friends, teachers, school staff and administrators packed the Fulton Community Ice Arena on Saturday, anxiously awaiting the arrival of the G. Ray Bodley graduating class of 2015. A full house welcomed the young, lively group of students as they prepared to walk the stage and accept their diplomas. The Valedictorian encouraged her friends to work hard and persevere, in doing so they can do more than they’d ever thought possible. And, she inspired her peers to take pride in where they come from.

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Rabid Bat Found in Granby

The Oswego County Health Department announced today (June 26) that a bat captured in the town of Granby has tested positive for rabies. Bats are a common carrier of rabies, said Oswego County Public Health Director Jiancheng Huang.

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Fulton PD Swears In 3 New Officers

Pictured from left are: Lt. Sheldon (training commander), officers Sweeting, Chernesky and Levea, and Deputy Chief Thomas Abelgore.

On June 8, three new Fulton Police officers were sworn in by the Hon. David Hawthorne in Fulton City Court. Justin Sweeting, Jacob Chernesky and Joshua Levea completed a one-week orientation at the police department before starting their police academy training on June 15 at the Mohawk Valley Police Academy in Utica.

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Fulton Council Acts on Property Sales, Appointments and Phillips Street Bridge Project

The Common Council held a special meeting Thursday to discuss a multitude of topics. First on the agenda, the council voted on an offer for a property the city had previously acquired through tax foreclosure. Other properties on the agenda included part of the former Nestles site.

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More Than 400 Attend Oswego County Career Fair

Fulton’s Community Ice Arena was the hot spot for job seekers on Tuesday. Hundreds of area residents came looking for employment. Senator Patty Ritchie hosted the Oswego County Career Fair. The event brought a better turnout than expected, according to Sarah Compo, the senator’s communications director.

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Granby Third Graders Present Fulton’s First Little Free Library

Granby elementary third grade students of Karen Murdoch’s class entirely designed and created Fulton’s very own Little Free Library. What is a Little Free Library? you may ask. Well, it is simply that: a little, free library. Presented at Bullhead Point, a small, free standing library now exists for community members to take a book and return a book for free.

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Barclay Promotes Cancer Screening Services

Assemblyman Will Barclay recently presented a resolution to the Cancer Screening Services program coordinators proclaiming June 7 as “Cancer Survivor’s Day” throughout New York State.

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Sandra Scott Travels: Get A Taste Of The Cooperstown Beverage Trail

When John and I were in Cooperstown, we visited the Ommergang Brewery, which is part of the Cooperstown Beverage Trail. It is New York State’s first official cuisine trail. Ommergang Brewery is located in a large building that is reminiscent of the breweries in Belgium. The tour of the Brew House points out the attention to detail in the production of Ommergang beers. The water comes from aquifers located on their property.

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July Programs at the Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center

The Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center, located at 748 Route 183 near Williamstown, presents many programs throughout the year where youth and adults can learn about and observe nature firsthand. This July offers three programs featuring the pond-life, birds, and flowers of summer.

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Douglas E. Davis Sr., 83

Douglas E. Davis Sr., 83, passed away on Sunday June 7, 2015, in North Carolina.

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Mark J. Sagneri, 54

Mark J. Sagneri, 54, of Oswego, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday June 30, 2015, at home.

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – ‘Pushing Kittens Out The Door’

I am thinking about adopting a kitten, as my 18-year-old “Bumpkus” passed away last winter and there is a huge hole in my house that used to be filled with purrs (and fur). I just read that the Oswego County Humane Society is running a “Special” on kitten adoptions – you can adopt two kittens for $100 instead of the usual $200 that it would cost for the adoption fees. But do you think it is a good idea to adopt two kittens at once? Or is the Humane Society just trying to push kittens out the door with this special?

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