Governor Andrew Cuomo today (September 19) announced six projects being funded under the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative in Oswego. The Governor’s $25 million initiative was created to help 16 communities develop locally driven strategies to reduce poverty and increase economic opportunity for all New Yorkers.
Today’s News: Do students sleep enough?; Spirit Week off to a great start; Sports updates from football, cheerleading, boys soccer and volleyball; and more in today’s edition of The Raider – written by students in the GR Bodley Journalism Club and Journalism class. And, don’t forget that you can submit pictures to the yearbook at #grbyb or by e-mailing them to [email protected]
State Police arrested Chad Chapman, 33, from Syracuse, for Criminal Contempt 1st degree, a class “E” felony and Harassment 2nd degree, a violation, following a domestic incident that occurred Sunday in the Village Green Community parking lot. He is accused of violating an Oswego County Family Court Order of Protection during a altercation with the protected party.
The funding was allocated through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program and will be used to replace 15 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) devices, which help firefighters breathe clean air. The department’s current SCBAs are 18 years old.
An entire first ward neighborhood took a stand at Tuesday’s (Sept 18) regular meeting of the Fulton Common Council. One by one, neighbors of West Second Street South in Fulton addressed their pressing concerns with one troublesome house in their area. They detailed the drastic loss of quality of life in their neighborhood, all alleged to stem from one property: an owner-occupied multi-family unit that has been without water and power for months.
Director Derek Potocki is pleased to make his TDJ directorial debut with six bold and beyond talented actors on deck – including two Central New York favorites – Jodi Halczyn and Peter Fekete.
Singapore has to be one of the most perfect countries; at least, to my way of thinking. It is sparkling clean and people-friendly. When Rachel Chu, the leading lady, gets off the airplane at Singapore’s Changi airport, she marvels, “An airport with a movie theater…” I always notice how quiet it is. The airport has a sunflower garden, a butterfly garden, a nature trail, plenty of child friendly activities, along with artwork, shopping, and eateries.
Do you have something on your mind you’d like to share with the mayor but just haven’t had the chance to make it down to City Hall?
Well, here’s your chance! Oswego County Today is soliciting questions and comments regarding how your city is being run. Bring it on. From pot holes to water and sewer rates and everything in between, we’ll share your questions with the mayor and get his response.
That collective commitment and its subsequent follow-through will help reduce the district’s rate of chronic absenteeism, which is defined as a student missing 10 percent or more of school days – excused or unexcused.
At the Fulton Family YMCA we believe in strengthen young girls to impact the world around them. We want to empower young girls to explore their unique talents and interests, to build strong friendships and to realize the potential in themselves and those around them. That is why the Fulton Family YMCA and the Fulton Junior High School are teaming up to offer the Girl Rock program right at the school.
The Fulton Veterans’ Council will host a POW/MIA 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21. The ceremony takes place in Veterans’ Park, across from Fulton City Hall on South First Street.
I just adopted a cat, Cuddles, from a neighbor who had found her under their porch. She was thin but very pretty, so I took her to the vet and had her checked out and vaccinated and all that. I had a hard time catching her under the porch, but I figured she was just scared and would settle in. Boy is she misnamed.
Students are back in school and it will not be long before the leaves start to turn and the air gets a bit more crisp and cool. It may not have seemed likely just a few weeks ago, but these are sure signs fall is just around the corner.
Thank you from the family and friends of Colleen LeClair Nickolas. We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Friends of Fulton Parks (Kelly Weaver) and the city of Fulton Parks Department (Mike Davies) for their work in helping us select the bench and placing our memorial bench. Many people sent donations …thank you.
Otto Sitterly put an exclamation point on an incredible season at the Oswego Speedway on Sunday night, adding a fifth International Classic 200 win to the eighth Novelis supermodified track championship he’d earned just two weeks ago. Sitterly finished the 2018 season winning five of the final seven races, including the last three on Oswego’s schedule.
Less than two weeks it’s one of the crown jewels in Northeast Motorsports, the Fulton Speedway 33rd Annual Outlaw 200 Weekend presented by SUNY Canton on September 28-29. Even though the Fulton Speedway Outlaw 200 Weekend partnership with SUNY Canton is ending, this is a time for celebration.
Update from tournament in Central Square and against Fowler.
This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Lake Ontario report: As the lake season begins to wind down you often hear “what a season it has been.” Salmon are staging just off the tributaries as they begin to make their way into the rivers and streams. Several boats