State Police arrested Duane M. Draughn, from Fulton, for Rape 2nd degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. He is accused of having sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl in the town of Granby.
Fulton Daily News
Today’s News: October means college visits; Do students feel safe in school?; Is it time to replace Columbus Day?; and more in today’s edition of The Raider – written by students in the GR Bodley Journalism Club and Journalism class.
Please take notice that a parking ban takes effect for the cty of Fulton on November 1. The city ordinance prohibits the parking of any motor vehicle in/on any city street or city parking lot from 1:30 through 5:30 a.m. from November 1 to April 1.
Taco Bell, a fast food chain serving Tex-Mex variety food, will soon be opening in Fulton as construction is under way for the new location.
Today (October 10), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that in Fiscal Year 2018, the agency deleted all or part of 22 sites from Superfund’s National Priorities List, the largest number of deletions in one year since FY 2005 and a significant increase over the past few years.
City employee of 16 years for the Department of Parks and Recreation, Ronica Sivers took the initiative to bring a little fall festivity to the city of Fulton. For a week, Sivers and her co-worker Kim Burdick built 22 scarecrows fit with themes for strategic placement throughout the city’s downtown.
Countywide, proclamations from the City of Oswego, City of Fulton, and Oswego County Legislature proclaimed October 5, 2018 as “Manufacturing Day.” On this day, junior high and high school students from all nine districts throughout the county were invited to a Manufacturing Day event at CiTi Boces to interact with local industries.
The city of Fulton was recently able to complete sidewalk repairs along the Canalview Bridge Walk thanks in large part to a $5,000 donation provided by Oswego County Opportunities. Mayor Ron Woodward, city employees, and city volunteers recently met to thank OCO for its donation.
The Fulton Common Council has changed its next regular council meeting date from Tuesday, November 6 to be held the following day on Wednesday, November 7 as to not interfere with Tuesday’s general election. Following the public comment portion opening the meeting, a public hearing is scheduled to take place regarding a proposed amendment to Chapter 640 of City Code entitled “Zoning” regarding taxicab companies.
The City of Fulton and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 3063, the union representing Fulton Fire Department, have reached a contract agreement. A resolution unanimously approved by the Fulton Common Council determines salary increases throughout the department for the years of 2018, 2019 and 2020. The department will receive 0.5 percent increase in 2018, one percent increase in 2019, and one percent increase in 2020.