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Local & State

Sens. Toomey And Casey Working Together To Protect The Elderly

Opinion

If there is one thing we can all agree on, it’s the absolute imperative of respecting and protecting the elderly.  More...

Fight Over Nuclear Power Plants Arrives At PA Capitol

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Settlement Sought In Suit By Man Released After 25 Years

EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Attorneys are trying to reach an out-of-court settlement in a lawsuit filed by a Pennsylvania man freed from prison after 25 years after he was granted a new trial in the slaying of his estranged wife.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of March 18, 1999 ’99 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Happy, happy spring to everyone this week! Forbes Road School holds Tuesday morning prayer meetings in the high school auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome. More...

Sports

Stermer Named PSU Cheerleader Of The Month

Kassie Stermer, Mc- Connellsburg, and Brittney Wilson, St. Thomas, share the February Cheerleader of the Month honors for the Penn State Mont Alto cheerleading squad. More...

Features

Joyce Acts To Address Dairy Labor Shortage

Introduces bipartisan legislation to expand H-2A Visa program

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) last week introduced bipartisan legislation that will address the labor crisis in Pennsylvania’s dairy industry and allow farmers to hire more temporary foreign born workers. More...

Jurors Mull Death Penalty In Gun Collection Theft Slaying

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) – Jurors in western Pennsylvania are hearing testimony on whether a man convicted in a slaying six years ago should be executed or spend life in prison without possibility of parole.  More...

Is A Tax Refund The Boon You Think It Is?

(StatePoint) – A tax refund may sound like a boon, but financial experts say that you may be able to make more over the course of the year by checking your withholdings and putting any additional funds into a savings account over the course of More...

Commissioners Hear About Broadband Plan

ARC grant could fund broadband feasibility study

Fulton County Planning Director Mary Kay Seville and Brandon Carson and Steve Howsare from the Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission (SAPDC) met with the county commissioners last Tuesday regarding an Appalachian Regional Commissio More...

$100,000 Raised For FCMC Dialysis Center

Caring is a six-letter word that has been transformed into a six-figure gift from the community. More...

Obituaries

Rodney H. Morton

McConnellsburg, 65

Rodney H. Morton, 65, McConnellsburg, died Thursday, March 14, 2019, at UPMC  Altoona, Pa.  He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, February 15, 1954, the son of the late Mona (Schooley) and Herman Morton. He was the husband of Cheryl F.K. More...

Estalene K. Clark

Glenelg, Md., 93

Mrs. Estalene Kathryn Gordon Clark, 93, Glenelg, Md., passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at her home.  She was the wife of the late Randolph S. Clark. More...

Kathleen L. Fisher

Carlisle, 92

Kathleen L. Fisher, 92, Carlisle, died Friday, March 15, 2019, in Carlisle.  She was born June 18, 1926, in Warfordsburg, the daughter of the late Harry E. and Clura B. (Spiker) Layton. Her husband, Benjamin W. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Danny Dietrich and Lucas Wolfe picked up 410 Sprint car wins over the weekend in chilly Central PA racing action. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Senior Center Social Night Warfordsburg Senior Center will host its first social night of the year Saturday, March 30, at the center. Joanne and Gerald Mellott will host the social and entertainment for the evening. More...

Family

Today In History

Johann Sebastian Bach Born In Germany In 1685

Today is Thursday, March 21, the 80th day of 2019. There are 285 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: More...

Cards Of Thanks

MILLER  We wish to thank each and everyone for their thoughts, prayers, visits, cards, flowers, food and plants for our families in the passing of our loved one, Lana (Miller) Acri.  Each and every kindness was appreciated.   More...