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Community Garden Preparing to Open for Fulton Residents

The Community Garden Project offers Fulton residents the opportunity to plant their own vegetables, herbs or flowers. “Anyone interested in reserving a bed for the community garden can call 598-4712. We will take your information over the phone and you will be contacted with planting dates and informational meetings,” said Amy Roland, director of Nutrition Services for Oswego County Opportunities.

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Don’t Forget the Meaning Behind the Day: Fulton Veterans Hold Memorial Day Ceremony

Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. and veterans Alan DeLine and John Young place the wreath in honor of fallen soldiers at Fulton Veterans' Park.

Garry Vicsconti, president of Fulton Veteran’s Council, headed the Memorial Day Ceremony this year at Fulton Veterans’ Park. “All I can ask of you,” said Visconti, “is to think of our veterans. The time is coming that we are losing our older generation, people that played a very important part in American history. We must always remember the veterans, the many people that died protecting our American flag.”

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Annual Memorial Day Celebration Brings Fun to Fulton

Off Broadway Dance performs in front of the judges table, the group takes third place in children's group category.

Memorial Day weekend brings out the bands, food, fun and a lot of red, white and blue for Fulton’s annual Memorial Day Salute. People of all ages gathered along both sides of Broadway/Route 3 to watch the parade commence. The excitement continued at the carnival in the War Memorial parking lot full of rides and games and entertainment and food in the ice rink, followed by fireworks at night.

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Thank You for Placing Flags in Fulton Cemeteries

The young volunteers pose for a photo after placing flags.

On May 16, several local adult and student volunteers from the Fulton Raider Modified, Junior Varsity and Varsity Lacrosse teams answered the call from the Fulton American Legion, Fulton VFW Post #569, Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., and Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home to help our local veterans ready the two local cemeteries for Memorial Day. The morning was a complete success.

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Oswego County Holds First-Ever Olympiad

The long jump was just one of the many events Olympiad athletes took part in.

Phoenix School District hosted the first Oswego County Olympiad at Phoenix High School on May 14. Parents and families crowded the stands as exceptional children with a wide range of different disabilities flooded the sports arena to participate in the Olympiad events. While some of these students have competed in Syracuse’s Olympiad in previous years, this is the first time that Oswego County has held its own event.

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Beatrice Smith, 90

Beatrice Smith, 90, passed away peacefully, with her loving family by her side, on Wednesday May 20, 2015.

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Justin William Belson, 27

Justin W. Belson, 27, of Palermo, passed away on Wednesday May 27, 2015, unexpectedly at home.

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Jesse Paul Carpenter, 40

Jesse Paul Carpenter, 40, of Camillus, passed away on Friday January 30, 2015, at University Hospital in Syracuse.

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Fulton Public Library’s Cool Book Society Aims To Serve Teens

The Fulton Public Library is relaunching its teen summer program. The new program, The Cool Book Society, is the follow up to last summer’s Teen Advisory Council. The group continues its mission to make the library more inviting to teens through weekly programming and a book club.

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Maureen Kelsey, 63

Maureen Kelsey, 63, of Oswego, passed away Wednesday evening May 27, 2015, at her home.

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