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July 22, 2018

Fulton Daily News

FCSD Offers Space Themed STEAM Summer Camp with $1M Grant

The Fulton City School District was recently awarded the Title IV Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grant in the sum of $1 million. The 15-month grant allows FCSD to offer a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) summer camp from August 13 – August 24 as well as an after school program through the duration of the 2018-2019 school year. The STEAM summer camp will be project-based learning following a space theme complete with drones, Lego robotics, and even a presentation from a visiting astronaut.

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Timberline Hardwood Floors

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Timberline Hardwood Floors LLC for willful and serious violations of workplace safety and health standards. The Fulton, NY, custom hardwood-flooring manufacturer faces proposed penalties totaling $182,917.

From left: Mayor Ronald Woodward, Officer David Hall, Chief Orlo Green and Deputy Chief Craig Westbrook.

Fulton PD Recognizes Its Exemplary Officers

FULTON – The Fulton Police Department recently acknowledged members for their performance in traffic enforcement, criminal investigations – and most recently, the off-duty actions of Officer David Hall in saving a subject from drowning in Little Sodus Bay.

Council Approves Moratorium on Used Car Lots

A unanimously passed resolution has declared a moratorium on used car lots in the city of Fulton. The Common Council voted in favor of the one-year moratorium at Tuesday’s (July 10) regular meeting, a resolution suggested by Fulton Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. In other business, several other resulotion were passed.

Fulton ‘Wages War’ on Negligent Landlords

The Fulton Common Council held a workshop last week to prepare for an impending war against negligent landlords throughout the city. Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. and administrative assistant to the Mayor, Kathy Trowbridge led the meeting with five of the city’s common councilors in what Trowbridge referred to as a “pep rally” to ensure all councilors were aware of city-wide expectations and how to enforce them. Emphasizing that the crack down will target negligent landlords, Trowbridge said the goal is to aggressively pursue landlords that are considered “repeat offenders” that do not adhere to the city’s code and charter. “Our homeowners deserve this. Our city deserves to be better than this. We do respect the many good landlords but we know the bad ones and we’re coming after you,” Trowbridge warned.

Waldron’s Furniture Offers Discount to FBB Participants

Waldron’s Furniture are the Fulton Block Builders (FBB) newest supporter. In addition to the discounts already being given by Burkes Home Supply, ACE Northern, Ontario Orchards and Lakeside Roofing and Siding – Waldron’s Furniture is now offering 15% off of all indoor and outdoor furniture.

Fulton Schools, Cayuga Community College and Oswego County Workforce Development Board To Offer New Opportunity For Students

This fall, 25 ninth grade students in the Fulton City School District will participate in the Fulton Early College High School Program, a learning community offering students access to college courses and a college culture. Along with a curriculum developed by FCSD and Cayuga, the program offers services such as tutoring, financial aid counseling, workplace visits and possible internships.

Fulton Block Builders Issues First Check of 2018

The first Fulton Block Builder check is presented to the Stoutenger’s. Angela and Keith Stoutenger are the first of 220 homeowners in the city of Fulton to receive their Fulton Block Builder (FBB) check in 2018. The couple has completed over $10,000.00 worth of exterior enhancements to their property, and Angela has taken on the responsibilities of the Block Leader.

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