“Go West, young man and grow with the country” wrote Horace Greeley in 1865 in the “New York Tribune.” He was encouraging Americans to take advantage of the Homestead Act whereby, in exchange for a small filing fee, settlers were given 160 acres of public land. People were already moving west. It was part of what some thought was America’s Manifest Destiny, the belief that the U.S. should reach from ocean to ocean.
Fulton Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. recently revealed the tentative date to close on the sale contract between the city of Fulton and international supermarket chain, Aldi. Aldi has adamantly expressed interest in purchasing the 2.2 acre corner lot of the former Nestle site bordering South Fourth and Fay streets. Despite a long running demolition process of the 24 acre site plagued with several interruptions, an anticipated close on the purchase is tentatively scheduled for July 5.
This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning. Oswego River report The water level had been fairly consistent over the last three days running between 6,000-7,000cfs. This morning it […]
The H. Lee White Maritime Museum at Oswego is swabbing the decks for a hearty bit of pirate carousing. Brush off your eye patch, grab your parrot, tickets are now available for Kids’ Pirate Day set for July 13 from 1- 3 p.m. or July 26 from 10 a.m. – noon.
After a three-week hiatus, Oswego Speedway will return to action this Saturday, July 1, with its annual Independence Weekend Grand Prix special presented by D-Bus and Holiday Inn Express and Suites of Oswego. The action packed program will feature preliminary action for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS plus a total of 115 laps of feature action between the two divisions, with the Supermodifieds running a 75-lap main event and the Small Block Supers going 35 laps in distance.
Steve Chirello, Fulton Music Association president, said, “The summer concert schedule will continue as originally announced, but there will be community band concerts back-to-back, July 6 and July 13.”
Beginning with Saturday’s Oswego Speedway Independence Weekend Grand Prix 75, which is a part of the Triple Crown Championship schedule, and Sandusky (Ohio) Speedway’s MSA event; the month of July will be a busy one for Supermodified fans and teams.