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Approximately 50 kayaks and canoes were launched from Indian Point Park boat launch in Fulton on Saturday at 7 a.m., kicking off the second annual Oswego Paddlefest Rock the Locks. They joined hundreds more.
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.
There is one more area in Fulton where people can live where they work, correcting a measure that the mayor believes helped “kill downtown.”
A fire in the house on the corner of VanBuren Street and Kimball Avenue Sunday (July 13) afternoon has displaced a Fulton family this evening.
While travelers may think it looks like construction has stopped, the concrete poured for the north lanes of the Broadway Bridge that carries State Route 3 over the Oswego River is very busy curing below the deck surface and it will be several weeks before all lanes east and west will finally re-open.
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.”
A two-car rollover accident in the village of Phoenix at approximately 8:27 p.m. Thursday sent at least three people to the hospital.
After six months of research the city of Fulton received its review report from the state’s financial restructuring board on Monday (June 30) which includes several recommendations and an offering of $400,000 in grant money if certain conditions are met.
“There’s still more they want us to do,” Mayor Ron Woodward said.
The Fulton City School District graduating class of 2014, along with hundreds of family, friends and community members gathered in the Fulton Community Center ice rink on Saturday (June 28) to celebrate the G. Ray Bodley High School commencement.
The driver of a tractor trailer and the driver of a coach style bus were both transported by ambulance to University Hospital following the crash late last night. It happened at the intersection of State Route 481 and County Route 57. The investigation is continuing.
The Oswego Public Library’s Library Learning Center will offer a four-part Introduction to Computers workshop on August 6, 13, 20 and 27. Each class is free and runs from 10 a.m. to noon.
Burke’s Do-It-Best Homecenters presented the racing action at Oswego Kartway on Friday night with Chris Parker driving to his first career Kartway victory in the Clone 425 division. A longtime veteran of Oswego Kartway, Parker drove his No. 88 machine to a convincing win over previous main event winners Ross Spilman and Paul Fountaine.
In preparation for Harborfest 2014, the Oswego Police Department wishes to announce the following advisories regarding traffic, pedestrian and general information specific to the Harborfest celebration scheduled for July 24-27.
Harold J. McCarthy, 77, of Fulton, died Tuesday July 22, 2014, peacefully at home with his wife at his side.
The Oswego County Health Department announced today (July 23) that the David C. Webb Memorial Park Bathing Beach on Oneida Lake in the town of Constantia has been closed to swimming due to the presence of a blue-green algae bloom.