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Friends of History Brings Hunter Family Back to Fulton

Descendants of James Hunter, one of the original founders of the Hunter Arms Company in Fulton, came back to Fulton to celebrate their family history at the 5th Annual Hunter Arms Homecoming Weekend put on by Friends of History. From left; Rob Hunter, Teri Hunter, Jim Hunter (great-grandson to James Hunter), Megan Hunter and Jace Hunter.

Friends of History is no stranger to keeping Fulton’s history alive and well. Recently, they brought back to Fulton the great-grandson and family of James Hunter, one of the original founders of the historic Hunter Arms Company in Fulton. During the annual Hunter Arms Homecoming Weekend, Jim Hunter accompanied by his wife, Teri, their sons, Jace and Rob, as well as Jace’s expecting wife, Megan, came to Fulton to celebrate their family history with collectors and enthusiasts of their iconic family product. Jim’s great-grandfather, James Hunter, along with his five brothers, bought the L.C. Smith gun manufacturing company out of Syracuse and built a factory for production in Fulton.

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State Police Investigate Motorcycle Crash In Schroeppel

The investigation revealed Scott J. O’Connor, 48, from Pennellville, was operating a 1997 Honda motorcycle southbound on Route 481 when he lost control of his motorcycle after rounding a curve. O’Connor was transported to Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse, by Mentor Ambulance. He is listed in serious condition, according to State Police.

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‘Little Difference Makers’ Sell Lemonade Mixed with Inspiration

The Little Difference Makers, Savannah (left) and Abigail Felix raise money for a local cause each week at their lemonade stand located at 503 Main St. in Phoenix.

While it may look like your ordinary lemonade stand, it’s much more than that. This lemonade stand is serving life lessons along with a cold cup of fresh lemonade. The children working the stand are known as the “Little Difference Makers.” These Little Difference Makers select a local cause and donate all their earnings to that cause each week. This week, The Little Difference Makers were able to donate $368.24 to the Francis House in honor of former Mayor of Phoenix, Tony Fratto.
The difference they make for their community is anything but little.

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Miles of Smiles Track Walk to Benefit Kids Battling Cancer

Two of KEYS superheroes, Owen and Jett

The KEYS Program and the Oswego County Quarter Midget Club invite you to join them for the first ever “Miles of Smiles Track Walk” on August 22 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Oswego County Quarter Midget track at 37 Howard Road in Fulton. They will walk 10 laps on the track to create one mile of smiles for kids battling cancer. There will be fun for the whole family with race cars on display, a driver autograph session, great music, and awards for the teams who raise the most funds.

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K&N’s Celebrates A Year Of Growth In Fulton

Rebecca Abrahams and David Gray from K&N’s Foods USA in Fulton prepare more chicken at their booth during Harborfest.

With the one-year anniversary of its operations approaching, the leadership at K&N’s Foods USA in Fulton is feeling optimistic about where the company is headed. Located in the former BirdsEye Foods plant on Phillips Street, K&N’s began setting up shop in Fulton — its flagship operation in the United States — in 2013, and started commercial production on Aug. 4, 2014. By the end of September 2014, it had completed its first sale, and has continued lining up new distributors since.

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Third Annual ‘Ladies Rule the Range’ Right On Target

OswegoCountyToday’s own Mikayla Kemp is able to test her hand shooting a firearm for the first time.

100 energetic women packed into Pathfinder Fish and Game Club recently to test their aim with multiple different firearms. The third annual Ladies Rule the Range event saw great success and reached the desired goal, 100 participants. Starting out with 50 women in its first year, the event grew into its second year with 81 women participating. With more than 40 instructors, the ladies were very actively and accurately briefed on the handling of seven separate stations of firearms.

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Cop Logs: Sheriff’s Office 09/04/2015

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Fulton Police Charge Woman With DWI While Having a Child in the Vehicle

On September 3, at approximately 8:28 p.m., Fulton Police were dispatched to a reported motor vehicle accident near the intersection of State Route 3 and State Route 481 in the city of Fulton. Through the investigation it was found that two vehicles were involved in the accident and the suspect vehicle had left the scene.

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Four Lake Ontario Counties Join Together to Submit Application for National Marine Sanctuary

“Southeastern Lake Ontario is eligible for consideration due to the age, type and preserved state of numerous historic shipwrecks and many other features,” said Oswego County Administrator Phil Church, who acted as the emcee for the announcement. “Our goal in seeking an NMS designation is to establish international recognition for the unique features of the region and increase economic, recreational, scientific research and educational activities.”

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Dr. Tran Joins Trust Pediatrics

Dr. Brian Tran has joined Trust Pediatrics, 63 S. First St., it was announced by Dr. Stuart Trust. “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Tran,” Trust said. “He brings our number to four pediatricians providing care to children and adolescents … Continue reading

Oswego County Plans to Conduct Aerial Spraying Tonight

Weather permitting, the Oswego County Health Department plans to conduct aerial spraying of approximately 10,000 acres of land in the Big Bay/Toad Harbor Swamp area in portions of the towns of Hastings, West Monroe and Constantia between 6 and 9 p.m. this evening, Sept. 4.

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