November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pa. Supreme Court Decision Could Reopen Health Centers

A ruling last week by Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court may have set the stage for the reopening of Fulton County’s state health center. More...

Local & State

Suit: Black Dispatchers Told They Speak ‘Ghetto’

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Three minority women who worked at a county emergency call center in Pittsburgh have filed discrimination lawsuits, with one of them saying black dispatchers were made to take calls from inner city residents because they knew More...

Akersville School Restoration Begins

Community volunteers donated their resources in this effort to install a new metal roof on the Akersville Schoolhouse located along South Valley Road in Brush Creek Township. More...

SFSB Tackles Brief Agenda

The Southern Fulton School Board attended to their agenda in under an hour last Tuesday, looking into several items related to curriculum as well as hearing from one local resident regarding transportation. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From the Files Of November 24, 1994 ’94 More...

Sports

FORBES ROAD GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL

Dec. 5 Johnstown Christian 7:30 Dec. 8 at Northern Bedford 7:30 Dec. 11 Tussey Mountain 7:30 Dec. 15 at Southern Huntingdon 7:30 Dec. 17 at Chestnut Ridge 7:30 Dec. More...

FORBES ROAD BOYS JR. HIGH BASKETBALL

Dec. 10 at Tussey 5:15 Dec. 15 Southern Huntingdon 5:15 Dec. 17 Chestnut Ridge 6:00 Dec. 19 at Everett 6:00 Dec. 22 Northern Bedford 6:00 Jan. 7 Mount Union 5:15 Jan. More...

FORBES ROAD GIRLS JR. HIGH BASKETBALL

Dec. 8 at Northern Bedford 6:00 Dec. 10 at Tussey Mountain 4:00 Dec. 15 Southern Huntingdon 4:00 Dec. 17 at Chestnut Ridge 6:00 Dec. 18 Everett 6:00 Jan. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Santa At Legion Santa Claus will be at the American Legion Thursday evening, December 18, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Stop in or call with a child’s name and age by December 1. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Gregory John Shafer, 42, Burnt Cabins, and Cassandra Elizabeth Crouse, 24, Fannettsburg. More...

Cards Of Thanks

PAS I want to thank all of those who made our Fulton Fall Folk Festival on October 18 another good memory. All of those who planned, all of those who made the plans work, those who participated in any way and those who came to enjoy the festivities. More...

Church News

Seventh-Day Adventist Church To Hold Celebration

All are welcome to Needmore Seventh-day Adventist Church Saturday, November 29, 2014, to join in celebrating with the congregation, their 25th anniversary in Needmore. More...

Medical Center Posts $1.77M Profit For 13-14

Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC) held a state-of-the company meeting on Monday evening and announced financial figures that mark the third consecutive year that the hospital has operated in the black. More...

New CWD Guidelines In Effect Here For Deer Season Opener

Season begins Monday

With the countdown already under way to Monday’s official start of the regular firearms whitetailed deer season, area sportsmen are reminded to take ample time to familiarize themselves with changes that have come about this year due to the pre More...

Obituaries

John R. Beatty

Needmore, 56

John Reed Beatty, 56, Needmore, died Friday, November 21, 2014, at his home. Born September 28, 1958 he was the son of Sally Beatty Garland and stepson of Harry Lee Garland, Needmore, and the late John S. Beatty. More...

Shelbi M. Dulaney

Hancock, 18

Shelbi Maire Dulaney, 18, Hancock, died Friday November 21, 2014, at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Born April 20, 1996, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of Lauren Renee Jackson of Rock Hill, S.C., and the late John Matt Dulaney Sr. More...

Gorman V. Palmer

Hancock, 81

Gorman V. Palmer, 81, of Hagerstown, died at his home on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Born March 23, 1933, in Warfordsburg, he was the son of the late John W. and Belva Ackers Palmer. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lisa Plessinger, November 14; Hazel Sipes, November 13; Lynette Helman, December 4; Arlene Nesbitt, November 29; Emma Bivens, 98 on December 5; Carl Knable, More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Colorado Man Arraigned Following Traffic Stop More...

Entertainment

New Trends In Holiday Shopping This Year

(StatePoint) – Whether it’s a husband buying yoga pants for his wife, a daughter looking for fly fishing supplies for her dad, or a childless uncle looking for gifts for nieces and nephews, consumers tend to stray from their retail comfor More...

Mushrooms Make For Fast And Easy Holiday Side Dishes

(StatePoint) – Whether you have only a few minutes to put together a meal this holiday season or days to prepare, mushrooms are a great addition for marvelous flavor and minimal fuss. More...

Make Breakfast Special

(StatePoint) – A little extra time – and a special recipe – is all you need to set the tone for a great day, especially on weekend mornings. More...

Features

Five Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Get Through the Holidays

(StatePoint) – Millions of Americans find themselves focused on planning the perfect party, juggling a packed social schedule and shopping for the best holiday deals. More...

Good Cyber Security Habits Are Essential During The Holidays

(StatePoint) – With so many new methods for cyber theft, it’s important to remember to take extra steps to protect your bank accounts and money this season, as criminals look to take advantage of the increased spending activity. More...

How To Help A Loved One Get Through A Tough Time

(StatePoint) – Whether self-induced or unavoidable, there are a host of pitfalls that life can throw one’s way, and everyone faces a crisis at some point in his or her life. More...