September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

PA’s Ugly Budget Fight Gets Personal And Regional

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The feel-good bipartisan spirit that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf tried to instill last year in Pennsylvania’s Capitol is gone, stomped to bits in an increasingly ugly budget stalemate. More...

Farmers Markets Reach Out To Low-Income Shoppers

CANTONSVILLE, Md. More...

Clearing The Record

In a story appearing in the Sept. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 18, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Charged With DUI DUI charges were filed against Logan Marlin Barnhart, 23, Needmore, after state police found him driving under the influence during a traffic stop along the 3000 block of the Lincoln Highway Sept. 9 at 1:25 a.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Knoxville Raceway regular Brian Brown had never seen Selinsgrove Speedway until Saturday night. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Hixon Bible Camp Fall Festival Hixon Bible Camp Inc. will hold its third annual fall festival Friday, September 22, and Saturday, September 23, at 3472 McKees Gap Road, Warfodsburg. Festival starts at 8 a.m. both days. More...

Features

Car Navigation Tech Brings New Twists And Turns To Driving

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Digital maps that dodge traffic jams are saving time for millions of motorists, but they’re also turning some neighborhood streets into headache-inducing escape routes from congested highways.  More...

Ash Tree Pushed To Brink Of Extinction

NEW YORK (AP) – Five prominent species of ash trees in the eastern U.S. have been driven to the brink of extinction from years of lethal attack by a beetle, a scientific group says.  Tens of millions of trees in the U.S. More...

Facts And Myths About Germs At School

(StatePoint) – Everybody seems to have an opinion about germs – what causes them, where they’re located, how to avoid them – especially when it comes to children.  Experts say that American children miss 22 million days o More...

Church News

Tonoloway Service

The Friends of Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church will hold its annual fall service Sunday, October 1, at 2 p.m.  The Sharon Singers from Sharon Mennonite Bible Institute will provide special music and lead in some congregational hymn singing.&n More...

Revival

Rockhill Church of the Brethren will hold revival services beginning with love feast and communion Sunday, October 1, at 7 p.m.  Service will continue until October 4. Special music each night. All are welcome.   More...

Evening Of Praise

The 13th annual evening of music and praise will be held Saturday, September 23, at 6 p.m., at Laurel Grove United Methodist Church, 17697 Amberson Road, Spring Run. Special music, freewill offering and refreshments.   More...

Business As Usual At Commissioners’ Weekly Meeting

County commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray and Pete Lynch met in regular session last Tuesday morning to approve a few routine items on their agenda. More...

Forbes Votes To Leave Vo-Tech

School board directors at Forbes Road School District voted last week at their September meeting to withdraw from the Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School effective June 30, 2018. The vote was unanimous. More...

Game Commission Sets CWD Meetings

Game Commission communicating with communities through a series of meetings

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has scheduled a series of public meetings to ensure Pennsylvanians remain informed about chronic wasting disease, and how this threat to the state’s deer and deer hunting impacts their lives.  So far, meeti More...

Obituaries

In Memory

CROSS  In loving memory of my daughter, Paula Grace Hess, on her birthday, September 19, 1967 – March 5, 2001:   Your 50th birthday is today  I wish you were here with me to celebrate together  I miss you every day  Ha More...

Betty R. Anderson

Chambersburg, 82

Betty R. Anderson, 82, Chambersburg, and formerly of Greencastle, died Saturday, September 16, 2017, at The Shook Home, Chambersburg. More...

William R. Hutchison

Chambersburg, 89

William Ray “Hutch” Hutchison, 89, Chambersburg, died Sunday, September 10, 2017, after a long illness. He was born December 7, 1927, in Columbus, Ohio, the son of the late Glenn Hutchison and Estella Hutchison Crane. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Elizabeth Spriggs, 87 years on September 28; Jacob Hann, September 24; Lyrah Waite, October 1; Ed Stenger, October More...

Sports

FCMC Foundation Golf Classic Nets More Than $36K

Some traveled up to three hours away, some treated it as a family outing and some simply united with friends. More...

High School Sports

Girls Soccer   Windber 4 McConnellsburg 1  The MHS Lady Spartans suffered their first loss of the season Saturday night, falling to Windber 4-1. More...

Soccer Standings

North Star 4 1 Hyndman 5 1 McConnellsburg 3 1 Windber 3 1 Fannett-Metal 3 2 Berlin 3 2 Southern Fulton 2 2 Conemaugh 2 More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

DESHONG  As my 90th birthday neared, my family invited the public to join me in celebration on September 5. The response was overwheling. I received 110 cards, also flowers, food and gifts. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Ethan Jacob Love, 27, Hustontown, and McKayla Quinn Keefer, 21, Hustontown.  James Trent Sheffield, 53, McConnellsburg, and Wendy Sue Pittm More...