After a tied vote in early July to determine the Fulton Board of Education president, the seven members of the board came to a decision at last week’s (August 14) regular meeting. Robbin Griffin was elected to the position of board president. Taking the oath of office, the meeting officially welcomed board members Fallon Cooper and Nicholas DeGelorm III who were newly elected to the board in May 2018 as well as re-elected board member Tim Crandell.
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Here is a little trivia Q&A to get you up to speed on the Hunter Arms Homecoming event on August 24-25 at the John Wells Pratt House Museum.
A Fulton man is charged with abusing two young children. It is alleged that between August 6 and 15, while at 59 N. Third St. apartment #1, in the city of Fulton, he did abuse a 6- and an 8-year-old.
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office has identified the driver who died in a motor vehicle crash on Saturday morning on State Route 176 in the town of Hannibal. The driver of the Ford truck was 23-year-old Timothy Manno of Fulton.
On Sunday (August 12) at 5:14 a.m., Fulton Police were dispatched to a resident in the 600 block of Ontario Street for the report of a domestic dispute. After approximately five hours, the suspect exited the apartment peacefully and was taken into custody without further incident. He is being held at FPD pending arraignment on several charges.
Gun collectors and history gurus will gather from all over the country in Fulton for the eighth Annual Hunter Arms Homecoming. The event is hosted by the Friends of History in Fulton, N.Y., Inc. The shoot event will take place Saturday, August 25 at Pathfinder Fish & Game Club on Route 57 in Phoenix, N.Y. Concurrently, there also will be an exhibit both days (Friday and Saturday) at the John Wells Pratt House Museum located on 177 South First St, Fulton, NY, showcasing L.C. Smith Guns and Hunter Arms memorabilia.
At 12:56 a.m. today (August 11), members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office were called to investigate a single car motor vehicle accident in the town of Hannibal. The driver and sole occupant of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene.
A group of concerned citizens challenging residents, landlords, and city officials alike to help restore Fulton to its former glory has seemingly doubled in size. Just over a dozen people showed up to Tuesday’s (August 7) regular meeting of the Fulton Common Council to address concerns from drug use to negligent landlords and homeowners throughout the city.
Mark Southwick and Joe McConnell recently presented Linda Eagan with a check for $1,000.00 to support the Fulton Block Builder (FBB) matching grant program. In addition to the financial support Mark and Joe spent time learning about the program from Linda and John and brainstormed more ways that Huhtamaki could lend more support to this program. One of the most exciting ideas to come out of the session was Huhtamaki’s suggestion to help FBB advertise during the period that FBB applications are being accepted (January through March).
The investigation has revealed a 2011 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, operated by Andrew J. Lafleur, 58, from Fulton, was southbound on State Route 481 in the passing lane when he lost control of the motorcycle, exited the roadway, and struck the center guide rail.