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Dredging Is Imminent; A Look Back At Lake Neatahwanta


As the city of Fulton and town of Granby await permits that will allow dredging of the lake, which are expected to be delivered any day, this is the first of a multi-part feature article highlighting some of the news reports and studies published in the past few decades for Fulton’s little lake by the big lake, Lake Neatahwanta. – Ed.

A whole generation ago the city of Fulton was forced to close Stevenson Beach and North Bay Beach on Lake Neatahwanta during the middle of a summer dry spell and heat wave because the lake’s water could make people sick.

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18-Year Fulton Police Veteran Accused of Assault, Falsifying Records

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UPDATE: The city of Fulton Police Department has charged an 18-year police veteran with assault and records falsification after receiving a complaint from a man alleging he was punched in the head while handcuffed and in police custody. In his statement the man allegedly said, “‘Are you serious? Are you going to beat my a** with handcuffs behind my back?’ Sgt. Arigo then punched me with his left fist and split open my temple.”

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Harborfest Celebrates Youth Talent

On Sunday at Harborfest, local youth showcased their talent at the second annual Oswego’s Got Talent Competition.

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Permission Granted: Lake Neatahwanta Dredging Gets DEC Green Light

City officials have received the permit from the Department of Environmental Conservation to allow dredging of Lake Neatahwanta – a significant step in returning the fresh water body to a healthy condition.

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District Governor Visits Fulton Sunrise Rotary

District Governor Deb Glisson and Assistant District Governor Marv Joslyn recently visited the Fulton Sunrise Rotary Club. She stated she was interested in taking part in club projects and events to see how the local clubs are involved in the community.

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Fulton Rotary Presents Scholarship

Immediate past president of the Fulton Rotary Club, Jerry Seguin, presented Ashley McCann a scholarship check. Ashley will attend LeMoyne College.

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Fair Housing Council Coloring Contest Winners Announced

The Oswego County Fair Housing Council held its annual coloring contest for local children.

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