The three newest leaders of the Fulton Fire Department were officially sworn in to their new positions Thursday evening (June 29.) The ceremony came following the retirement of former fire chief Paul Foster effective the same day whose 32 years of service is included in a total of 155 years of experience retiring from the FFD within the week. Family, friends, community members, and fellow firefighters gathered together as the FFD swore in a new chief, assistant chief, and captain.
Oswego Speedway’s Grand Prix 75 is steeped in tradition, and for the first time Saturday night it played host to the Shea Concrete Triple Crown Championship Series presented by ASI Racewear with Dave Shullick Jr. and Michael Muldoon coming out on top of the Novelis Supermodified non-wing field.
The investigation has determined that at approximately 10:50 p.m., a 27-year-old man was operating an ATV eastbound on Gay Road when the ATV exited the roadway and struck a trailer, which was parked off of the roadway, at the end of the dead end street. The identity of the decedent is being withheld pending family notification.
Did you hear about the arrest of 41 people two weeks ago, charged with participation in a cock fighting ring in Frankfort, NY? After a six-month investigation, the State Police and Attorney General’s Office swooped in on a Saturday afternoon to execute warrants for the arrest of these animal abusers and the seizure of more than 231 roosters. Neighbors in this quiet rural community had been reporting sudden influxes of cars, with loud music and the squawks of roosters coming from the barn every Saturday. It was those tips that led to the investigation and eventual arrests.
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 103 W. Seventh St., will host its 50th annual Parish Bazaar July 14, 15 and 16, with a rain date of July 17. The bazaar features plenty of food from St. Mary’s famous chicken barbeque, sausage and clams to fried dough, ice cream and homemade pies.
Arizona talent Joey Moriarty will be back in action at Oswego Speedway with the Total Seal, Hawk Jr. Chassis No. 51 Supermodified for the first time since Classic Weekend of 2016 as part of July 1’s 75-lap Novelis Supermodified Grand Prix.
“Get your can to the speedway” this Saturday night, July 1 as the second Novelis Fan Can Chase of the season will take place outside of the Oswego Speedway from 4:30 – 6 p.m. prior to the start of the racing program.