May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County Ends Comp Time Accrual For Employees

Water system project to be rebid

Nonunion county employees will no longer be allowed to accrue comp time as of May 29 following a decision made last Tuesday morning by commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney Mc- Cray and Pete Lynch at their weekly meeting.  More...

Local & State

F.C. Medical Center Awarded $20,000 Grant From FirstEnergy Foundation

The Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM) at the Fulton County Medical Center recently received a boost from the FirstEnergy Foundation. FCMC Foundation was awarded a $20,000 grant supporting con struction of the new facility. More...

SF Holds Prom May 12

Southern Fulton High School held its Junior-Senior Prom Friday, May 12, at Green Grove Gardens in Greencastle.  More...

JLG Industries Donates $25,000 To McConnellsburg Vol. Fire Co.

JLG Industries recently donated $25,000 to the Mc- Connellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. The check was presented to Pete Lynch, McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. chief, McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Company May 11.  More...

Letters

Thanks For Nothing, Rep. Shuster!

To The Editor,  More...

Why So Few At 5K Walk For Christ?

To The Editor: We had a nondenominational 5K walk for Christ at Hustontown Church of God on Saturday, May 13. I was a little saddened by the churches in the area for not coming to walk or run for our Lord Jesus Christ. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Track & Field Tim Wright threw a firstplace, personal record 183- 6.5 in the javelin last week when Southern Fulton went up against West Branch. Softball McConnellsburg 8,Fannett-Metal 7, 8 innings More...

Baseball Standings

A Southern Fulton 13 3 Meyersdale 12 3 Berlin 12 3 Rockwood 8 6 Shanksville 8 8 Hyndman 6 6 Forbes R More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

SOUDERS  A couple of months ago, on February 5, my husband and I experienced the knowledge and efficiency of the emergency room staff at our local hospital. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Jesse Brian Clevenger, 30, McConnellsburg, and Brionna Nicole Johnston, 26, Mc- Connellsburg.  William Thompson Baker, 51, Bedford, and Jodi More...

Church News

Memorial Services

Tonoloway Cemetery Association will host its annual memorial service at Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Church Sunday, May 21, at 2 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Randy Taylor of Cedar Lawn Missionary Church in Hagerstown.   More...

Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be held at Fairview United Methodist Church at Harrisonville June 12-16, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday with a program at 7:15 p.m.  More...

Special Services

Bailey’s Crossing will perform at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 10987 Little Cove Road, Mercersburg, Sunday, June 4.  They will provide special music, sponsored by Mt. Zion Union Cemetery Association at homecoming services at 10 a.m. More...

Hall Appointed To Lead Central Fulton District

New superintendent hired last week

The Central Fulton School District’s Board of Directors hired Dr. Michelle Hall as its new superintendent at the regular board meeting last week. More...

Bridge Work To Begin In Ayr Township

Bridge to be replaced as part of Public-Private Partnership

Construction for the Route 522 (Great Cove Road) bridge, spanning Big Cove Creek in Ayr Township, is scheduled to begin as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. More...

Central Fulton School Board Adopts Tentative 2017-2018 Budget

Looks ahead to next school year

The regular board meeting of the Central Fulton School District was held last Tuesday evening and board members hired a new superintendent (see separate story in this week’s News), adopted a tentative 2017- 2018 budget, finalized graduation pla More...

Obituaries

Peter F. Bogetti

Harrisonville, 88

Peter F. Bogetti, 88, Harrisonville, died Thursday, May 11, 2017, at his residence. He was born in Shamokin, Pa., January 4, 1929, the son of the late Laura (Berger) and Peter L. Bogetti. He was the husband of Victoria G. More...

Lucille A. Cullen

Lackawanna, N. Y.

Lucille A. Cullen (nee Jablonski), Lackawanna, N.Y., entered into eternal peace Saturday, May 13, 2017, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness  More...

Melvin L. Neil

Fannettsburg, 86

Melvin Leroy Musser Neil, “Cookie,” 86, Fannettsburg, Pa., died Thursday, May 4, 2017, at his home in Fannettsburg. He was born August 31, 1930, in Mountain Green, Pa., the son of the late John and the late Mary Blanche(Musser) Neil. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 15, 1997 ’97 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Gerri Emerick, 81 on May 1; Willard Mellott, 91 on May 24; Jeremy   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Access-device Fraud   State police reported that a 41-year-old Big Cove Tannery man’s Community State Bank debit card information was used to make fraudulent transactions on May between 10:39 p.m. and 11:47 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

It’s almost sounding like a broken record, but Mother Nature had the upper hand again this past weekend in central PA racing action. More...

Features

Global Tailpipe Tests Have Underestimated Diesel Pollution

The Environment

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says. More...

Alaska Counters Lack Of Fresh Veggies With Greenhouse Guide

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Greenhouses have long been an option for increasing the limited growing season in Alaska, but they’re too expensive to operate for many remote communities that rely on costly imported diesel fuel for their power s More...

Today In History

Schoolhouse Blown Up In Michigan Attack

Today is Thursday, May 18, the 138th day of 2017. There are 227 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: More...