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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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Brayden’s Battle Benefit Scheduled In Fulton


FULTON, NY – There will be a chicken dinner benefit on Sept. 26 at the Fulton Polish Home. The hours will be from noon until 5 p.m. The event will benefit Brayden Douglas Munger. On June 5, 2015, 3-year-old Brayden … Continue reading

Fulton Crowns Its ‘Idol’

Thirteen young contestants anxiously took the stage recently to sing their hearts out in hopes of being crowned “Fulton Idol.” As the contestants anxiously awaited the results, Alexis Barth, an eighth grader at Fulton Junior High School, was all smiles as she realized she had won the title of Fulton Idol. She had competed in Fulton Idol last year and took home fourth place.

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Local Couple Seek Votes To Sing National Anthem At NYS Fair

Chuck and Betsy Copps, National Anthem singers.

Oswego County natives and long-time National Anthem singers Chuck and Betsy Copps are in the running to take their star-spangled duet to the New York State Fair this year. “We have entered the New York State Fair’s ‘Star Spangled Challenge’ contest,” Chuck said.

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Fulton School Board Seeks Consultant Help with Elementary Enrollment Study

The Fulton School District Board of Education will be reaching out to a consultant for assistance in a study regarding class sizes at the elementary level. In a regular board meeting at the end of the school year, class sizes for the four elementary schools for next year were presented. The board was asked for permission to conduct a study into these numbers and possible outcomes for remedying the issues.

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Fulton School Board Appoints Officers For New School Year

The Fulton Board of Education held its annual reorganizational meeting and appointed its officers for the 2015-2016 school year. The board named David Cordone as president and returned Dan Pawlewicz as vice president and Barbara Hubbard as clerk. Cordone was later acknowledged in the regular meeting of the board of education for recognition of the amount of board development activities he has participated in over the years.

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Fulton Water Flushing Program To Start

The Fulton Water Department Flushing Program will begin August 3. Flushing will begin in the morning and continue until sunset. This program should be completed no later than August 19.

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Fulton Council Approves Sale Of Two Nestles Properties

Nestles Building #30, located on Fay Street, and the adjoining parking lot, located on South Fourth Street were sold to Gary E. Springs of Spring Storage Park at the July 7 Common Council meeting. The council unanimously approved the sale. Springs intends to use the building and parking lot for warehousing and his U-Haul business.

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Police: North Syracuse Man Sold Drugs In Fulton


Christopher L. Kane of North Syracuse was arrested recently for allegedly selling heroin in Fulton. Further arrests and charges are possible at a later date, according to the Oswego County Drug Task Force.

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Lake Neatahwanta Dredging To Continue

Due to spawning season, state law requires no dredging be completed until the season is over. With the end of spawning season July 17, Mayor Ronald Woodward announced at a recent council meeting they hope to start dredging as soon as possible.

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Porky and Buddy Pet Health – Should I Take My Dog Running?

I have just started training to do road races. I am 57, so this is a big adventure for me. My questions is do you think it’s a good idea to take my dog, Penny, with me on training runs. She is used to walking with me every day and even though she’s five she has a lot of energy.

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Dr. Sana Named Oswego Health Medical Director of Emergency Services

Oswego Hospital recently welcomed Wajeeh Sana, MD, as Medical Director of Emergency Services. Dr. Sana attended medical school in Pakistan and completed his family medicine residency at St. Vincent’s Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, where he served as chief resident.

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Arty Camp Continues In Fulton

From first concept to completed painting Thi Huynh considers her art lesson with Don Gillespie during the third week of Arty Camp. The camp is running three more weeks at CNY Arts Center at the Studio in downtown Fulton at 47 S. First St.

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Lakeside Artisans List Demos For August

Lakeside Artisans, 191 W. First St., is hosting a series of demonstrations by local artisans on Thursdays, from 5 to 7 p.m., during the Oswego Farmers’ Market. Kicking off the month of August is a demonstration by Diane Chepko-Sade, on August 6, of her colorful fused glass pieces.

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AmeriCorps Members to Make Hats for Children in Need

Join AmeriCorps members Jackie O’Brien, Carlene Benson, Rebecca Smith, Ryan Smith and Brie McIntosh while they crochet and knit hats to donate to The Oswego Pregnancy Care Center and Oswego Hospital.

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