State Police arrested Samantha J. Rizzo, 46, from 64 Country Lane, Fulton, for Animal Cruelty (Agriculture and Markets Law § 353), a class “A” misdemeanor. On June 8, 2018, State Police responded to an animal abuse case in the town of Hannibal.
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A Syracuse man who allegedly killed two Chili’s Restaurant workers during a robbery at the Shoppingtown Plaza, DeWitt, business on Saturday was reportedly captured and arrested early today in Fulton. William D. Wood Jr., 32, was arrested at about 1 a.m., according to a report by the DeWitt Police Department.
Following several cries for help in restoring neighborhoods and ensuring security for homeowners, Fulton’s fifth ward has taken action by forming a neighborhood watch. After bringing to light homeowner concerns at recent common council meetings including suspicious activity in neighborhoods, suspected drug use, and negligent properties, fifth ward councilor Dennis Merlino set up a meeting to form a neighborhood watch program.
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Six people have been transported to area hospitals following a car chase that resulted in a house fire, according to Oswego County 911 dispatch. A car chase beginning in the city of Fulton was called in at approximately 10:05 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 13. Some time later, 911 dispatch was alerted that the car had crashed and caught fire.
The Fulton Common Council recently moved to change the location of the city’s first splash park, a 40 foot by 40 foot fenced concrete pad with sprinkler systems. Originally intended to be constructed at Recreation Park, the splash park will instead be located at Hulett Park in the city’s Fourth Ward.
Fulton’s first responders gathered at City Hall to honor the victims of September 11, 2001 with a moment of silence. Seventeen years later, members of Fulton Fire Department, Fulton Police Department, and Menter Ambulance stood together to ensure they embody the mantra: “may we never forget.”
UPDATE: The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office has identified the second victim of an assault/homicide case in West Monroe on September 10. The second victim of the assault is 59-year-old Michael Shane of 451 County Route 11, West Monroe. Oswego County Undersheriff Eugene Sullivan said Matthew R. LeBoeuf, 33, charged with mudering Robert Diffin, 42, and leaving a second victim in critical condition did know the victims. Deputies are investigating to determine the capacity of their relationship.
The 2018-2019 school year is well underway for the Fulton City School District. According to Superintendent of Schools Brian Pulvino, instruction began in classrooms within minutes on the first day of school last week. Districtwide, just more than 3300 students attended first days throughout the first week of school from grades pre-kindergarten through twelfth, a lower number than opening day last year.
Seaman Matthew Stellingwerf, from Fulton, NY, recently returned to Naval Station Mayport after a six-month deployment to the Middle East and Mediterranean area of operation aboard USS New York. The New York is a memorial to a horrific tragedy and spectacular heroism from the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Oswego County Federal Credit Union’s Business Development Specialist Danielle Hayden and Fulton Branch Manager Rachael Ives are shown here after presenting Linda Eagan with a check for $1,000.00 for the Fulton Block Builder (FBB) project.