September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Sharpe Joins CF Board

Board makes appointment at special meeting

NEWS EDITOR A northern Fulton County native was selected from a pool of candidates last Tuesday evening to serve as the newest director of the Central Fulton School Board. More...

Local & State

“News” Story Prompts Return Of Class Ring

Owner of 1961 Southern Fulton class ring located

NEWS EDITOR A feature story published several weeks ago in the “News” regarding a 30-year-old lost Forbes Road class ring being reunited with its owner has prompted a McConnellsburg couple to solve yet another class ring mystery. More...

Personnel Dominate Forbes Board Agenda

9 resignations accepted, hires made

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Annual CROP Walk Curbs Hunger Here

September is Hunger Action Month

NEWS EDITOR As hunger and malnutrition continue to plague individuals across the world and even here in Fulton County, plans are currently under way to host what will hopefully be the biggest and most successful CROP walk to ever benefit local reside More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 15, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Briana Strait, 7 on September 25; Pat Cutchall, September 12; Martha Harr, September 15; Diana Headley, September 21; Alvin Peck Jr., September 21; Mary Culler, More...

Hustontown

We had a beautiful weekend, but those temperatures are beginning to show signs of fall. We send happy birthday wishes to Brooke Sheeder on September 21. The Lynch reunion will be held at Needmore Firehall Sunday, October 5. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer McConnellsburg 2 Southern Fulton 1 More...

Boys Soccer Rankings

Northern Bedford 3 0 Rockwood 4 1 Berlin 3 1 Windber 2 1 Hyndman 3 2 McConnellsburg 1 1 Everett 1 2 Southern Fulton 1 2 Fannett-Metal 1 2 Conemaugh 1 3 Forbes Road 1 3 Salisbury 1 3 Johnstown 1 3 North Star 0 2 As of September 12 More...

Volleyball Rankings

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Barn Quilt Trail Gains Momentum

Public invited to learn about trail at Historical Society meeting

With the proposed “Frontier Barn Quilt Trail of Fulton County” gaining headway and support from other local organizations, the public is being invited to hear of the project’s status as well as how to become involved. More...

Commissioners Discuss Chief Clerk Transition

Contract considered for help in upcoming election

NEWS EDITOR The Fulton County commissioners welcomed their new chief clerk this week and spent a portion of their Tuesday morning addressing the transition process as well as if a contracted help is needed for assistance with the upcoming November el More...

Police Fatal Ambush Suspect Identified

Eric Frein, 31, of Canadensis, has been identified as the suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a rural barracks, but remains at large, state police announced Tuesday afternoon. More...

Obituaries

Michael W. Deavers Willow Hill, 54

Michael Wayne Deavers, 54, Willow Hill, Pa., died Monday evening, September 8, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Born December 13, 1959, in Frederick, Md., he was a son of Harold and Nancy Hammond Deavers. More...

Beatrice P. Leo Fort Littleton, 90

Beatrice P. “Bea” Leo, 90, Fort Littleton, died peacefully Monday, September 15, 2014, at her residence. Born July 7, 1924, in Buffalo, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late John Paul and Arleta (Orr) Paul. More...

Gerald T. Mentzer Needmore, 88

Gerald Theodore Mentzer, 88, formerly of Needmore, died at the Williamsport Nursing Home, Williamsport, Wednesday, September 10, 2014. Born November 14, 1925, in Needmore, he was the son of the late Keller Theodore and Viola Hope (Snyder) Mentzer. More...

Letters

Wake Up, Fulton County!

To The Editor: My family discovered Fulton County more than 30 years ago. We bought a small farm that we felt was our little piece of heaven. More...

Proud Of Those Who Spoke Out Against Ayr CAFO

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Not Happy With Ayr CAFO Decision

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Church News

Heaven Bound To Appear At Hancock

Heaven Bound from Bedford will mninister at Hancock Presbyterian Church revival services September 21 at 6 p.m. More...

Ex-pastor Gets 20-40 Years In First Wife’s Death

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) – A former Pennsylvania pastor already serving life without parole for bludgeoning his second wife to death in 2008 has been sentenced to 20 to 40 years in the 1999 death of his first wife. More...

Sons Of Thunder Power-Lifting Ministry Coming To McConnellsburg

Evangel Assembly of God Church announces a three-day event, September 27, 28 and 29 full of activities and entertainment with a powerful message. More...