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Johnstown Native Brings Egg-citement To Kids’ Video

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A children’s cartoon series starring the daughter of a stunt daredevil and her cautious best friend started as a sketch drawn by Johnstown native Mike Owens. More...

Day Trips Around West Virginia Keep Life Interesting

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – From mountains and rivers to downtown shopping and history, West Virginia has a lot to offer those who live here and those who come to visit. And throughout the state, there are myriad options for day trips. More...

Lawmakers Return To Capitol In Quest For Budget Revenue Deal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives returned to the Capitol on Saturday in hopes of reaching a breakthrough about how to pay for spending they have already approved. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 24, 1997 ’97 More...

Sports

Little League 2017 Champions

The Dodgers finished the county Little League season with a winning record of 17-3. More...

American Legion Baseball Tournament Opens Friday

Post 561 will join Lilly, Hamburg, and Post 410 (Mifflinburg) in the inaugural Division II state tournament this Friday in Bloomsburg. Hamburg and Mifflinburg square off at 3:30 p.m., to open the tournament, while Post 561 faces Lilly at 7 p.m. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  John Aaron Haney, 51, Crystal Springs and Charmaine Marie Joiner, 51, Crystal Springs.  Raymond Franklin Hornbaker, 61, Mercersburg, and Dody More...

Church News

Crystal Spring Camp Meeting

Crystal Spring camp meeting will be held August 4-13 just off I-70 Exit 151 Crystal Spring, follow signs to 1008 Camp Meeting Road. Activities with special nightly services at 7:30 p.m. Evangelists are Rev. Carl Schmidt and Pastor Mark Lingenfelter. More...

Kids Day At Dublin Mills

Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown, will hold Kids Day Sunday, August 6, at 10 a.m. More...

Donates To Food Basket

Nancy Younker, left and Judy Eisaman, right, present a check for $200 to the Food Basket on behalf of Preceptor Gamma Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi. Money donated was matched through a state program. More...

SAAFE Project Hosts Silouan Green

On July 22, Project: SAAFE (Sustain An Abuse-Free Environment) had the privilege of hosting Silouan Green, a nationally recognized public speaker and trainer, veteran and author. More...

California Firefighters Bring Nearly Dead Dog Back To Life

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) – A California fire department says a little white dog named Jack is recovering after firefighters rescued him from a burning home and brought him back to life.  More...

County Hears 2016-17 Food Basket Stats

Appoints library board members

The director of the Fulton County Food Basket met with the county commissioners last week during their weekly meeting to inform them of the number of families and individuals served by the nonprofit agency from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017, and to More...

Obituaries

Neal Hafer Jr.

Warfordsburg, 65

Neal “Bo” Hafer Jr, 63, Warfordsburg, died Tuesday July 18, 2017, at his home with his family by his side.  He was born December 11, 1953, in Bedford, the son of the late Neal F. More...

Mary N. Johnson

Hancock, 90

Mary Nellie Johnson, 90, Hancock, Md., died Sunday, July 23, 2017, in Hancock, at the home of her sister, Millie Weller. More...

In Memory

EADER In memory of Phyllis Eader, 6-26-38 – 7-26-13: Heaven Needed Moms So many things of mom we miss; her gentle hug and her tender kiss. We still can fell her warm embrace and picture yet her loving face. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Anna and Kenneth Ray, July 30; John Bishop, July 26; Landin Gress, August 4; Madisyn Culler, August 5; Wes Souders, August 4; Isaiah Rife, July 23; Tessa McGarvey Strait, Carl Knepper and Justin Knepper, August 7; Jack Keen, August More...

Hustontown

Hi, everyone! Can you believe we are almost through July? This month has flown. I just returned from some business travel and am so thankful to back in beautiful Fulton County. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The World of Outlaws was in action over the weekend for the Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway where the PA Posse and Mother Nature came out on top of the two-day show.  More...

Features

First Half Of 2017 Ranks 2nd Hottest Globally, Behind 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) – The first half of 2017 was the second warmest on record for Earth, only behind last year.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday Earth’s average temperature from January to June was 5 More...

World’s Plastic Waste Could Bury Manhattan 2 Miles Deep

WASHINGTON (AP) – Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there’s enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash, according to a new cradle-to-grave global study.  More...

Altoona Man Takes Second In World Series Of Poker

LAS VEGAS ( AP) – A New Jersey man with a degree in accounting is this year’s World Series of Poker champion.  More...