October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County Hires New Recycling Coordinator

The position will be part-time

Commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Pete Lynch and Rodney McCray hired George Johnston as the new part-time recycling coordinator for the Fulton County Conservation District at the weekly Tuesday meeting on October 2. More...

Local & State

Shuster, Father Attend Bill-signing Ceremony

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. More...

PA Receives State Grants For School Safety

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A state senator from western Pennsylvania says there will be $154,000 in state grants going toward improving safety in local schools.  More...

Two More Tornadoes Confirmed In Pennsylvania

CONNEAUTVILLE, Pa. (AP) – The National Weather Service has confirmed the presence of at least two more tornadoes in Pennsylvania during a series of storms that also spawned a twister that prompted evacuation of a nursing home.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 8, 1998 ’98 More...

Letters

Reasons To Vote For Brent Ottaway

To the Editor:  We have an open field of completely new candidates running for office here in Fulton County this election season.  I spoke with Brent Ottaway at an open house this past Sunday and asked him why he wants to represent this are More...

Vote For Values

To The Editor:  It is essential that we vote for our values and that is why I support John Joyce for Congress.  John has been a proud lifelong member of this community. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Cross Country Southern Fulton 27,Bellwood 32 Individual results More...

Girls Soccer Standings

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Boys Soccer Standings

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Features

Start A Classic Brunch With A Stack Of Airy, Tangy Pancakes

A stack of fluffy, golden pancakes is the perfect starting place for a standout brunch, delivering piping hot cakes with distinct sweet tang and an open, airy texture. More...

Today In History

Theodore Roosevelt Becomes First Former President To Fly In A Plane In 1910

Today is Thursday, Oct. 11, the 284th day of 2018. There are 81 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: More...

Robust Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Not Just For Kids

Grilled cheese has a kids' menu reputation, but just a few tweaks make it a sophisticated dinner option.  More...

Church News

God And Country Rally

Calvary Independent Baptist Church in McConnellsburg will host a God and Country Rally with speaker Dave Kissler October 25 and 26, at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited. Let’s bring America back to God. More information at 717-485-4745.   More...

Knobsville Church Revival

Revival services will be held at Knobsville Church of the Brethren Friday through Sunday, October 26-28. Speaker will be Pastor Mac Miller from Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren.  Services will be held at 7 p.m. More...

Tonoloway Open House

Fulton County’s oldest church, Tonoloway Primitive Bapatist, organized circa 1745, will host an open house Saturday, October 20 during Fulton Fall Folk Festival.  The open house runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

Township Officials Meet For 96th Annual Convention

The Fulton County Association of Township Officials held its 96th annual convention on Monday, October 8, at Hustontown Firehall. More...

Beloved Sister Marjorie Passes

Devout Catholic and public servant Sister Marjorie passed away on Monday. October 8 at the age of 66.  More...

Boro To Hold Public Meeting

In regards to a Maple Street property

McConnellsburg Borough Council held its monthly meeting last Wednesday, October 3 to discuss borough business and hear public comments. More...

Obituaries

Sister Marjorie R. Monahan

McConellsburg, 66

Sister Marjorie R. “Margie”, 66, of the Carmelite Community of the Word, died Monday, October 8, 2018, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. More...

Delores A. Lucas

Warfordsburg, 81

Delores Ann Lucas, 81, of Warfordsburg, died at her home Tuesday, October 2, 2018.  Born April 6, 1937, in Washington County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Carl Flowers and Margaret (Roman) Flowers Mann; and the widow of Herbert G. More...

Iva L. Shives

Berkeley Springs, 74

Iva Lee Shives, 74, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at her home while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Tuesday morning prayer meetings are held in the Forbes Road High School auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Nathan Peters, September 20; Beatrice Weller, October 12; Annette Hamilton and Jack Fields, October 14; George Brant, October 9; Nathan Peters, September 20; Bob Covert, October 19; Kacey Hann, October 19; Denny Benedick, October 9 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Simple Assault   A physical argument broke out at 1387 Black Oak Road Sept. 29, at 11 p.m. According to state police, a 71- year- old male from Warfordsburg, struck a 63-yearold female from Warfordsburg several times. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Tim Shaffer’s first career win at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night came in the form of a huge payday as he took the $27,000 in the fifth annual Dirt Classic presented by the Kasey Kahne Foundation.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FOOD AND DINING Turkey Dinners Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. will hold turkey dinners October 14 and November 11, at 11 a.m.until sold out. Meals will be available to eat in or to take out. Mark calendars for trunk-or-treat October 27. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Alvino Ray Long Sr., 48, Chambersburg, and Kimberly Dawn Patterson, 32, Chambersburg.  Jacob Lee Carbaugh, 35, McConnellsburg, and Michelle More...

Cards Of Thanks

FRONTIER BARN QUILT/ROAD RALLY   The Frontier Barn Quilt Trail would like to thank the following people and organizations for helping make the first Road Rally event a success:  More...