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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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Library Learning Center Offers 4-Part Computer Basics Classes

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.

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Parker Cruises to First Career Oswego Kartway Victory

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.

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Going To Harborfest? Read This

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.

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Harold J. McCarthy, 77

Harold J. McCarthy, 77, of Fulton, died Tuesday July 22, 2014, peacefully at home with his wife at his side.

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David C. Webb Memorial Park Bathing Beach is Closed

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.

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