February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Paruch To Retire As Central Fulton Superintendent

Music Boosters talk about new band uniforms

Central Fulton School District Board of Directors met last Tuesday evening, reluctantly accepted their superintendent’s letter of intent to retire and heard a request from the Music Boosters to consider participating in the purchase of new unif More...

Local & State

Planning, Planting Begin Months Ahead For Farmers

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Spring may be weeks away, but Westmoreland County farmers already are sowing the seeds for summer success. More...

Seymore To Run For District Judge

Local man Christopher J. Seymore is running for the office of magisterial district judge for District 39-4-01. More...

SAAFE Announces 2017 Goals, Initiatives

Project: SAAFE stands for Sustain An Abuse Free Environment. The group formed from the town hall planning committee that held the July 22, 2015, town hall meeting on Opiates: Fulton County’s Newest Resident. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Crystal Spring Man Harassed   Chambersburg state police reported that a 54- yearold  Crystal Spring mam, who they did not identify, was the victim of harassment when he was grabbed by two Chambersburg women on Feb. 12 at 6: 56 p. m. More...

Sports

Southern Fulton Wrestlers Place At The Top For Everett

Two Southern Fulton students who wrestle for Everett took top honors in District 5 Class 2A championship matches Saturday. More...

Basketball Playoffs

District 5 playoff action begins this week with the following schedule:  In AA girls play Windber will host the winner of the Tussey Mountain/Northern Bedford game (played February 22) Friday, February 24, at 7 p.m.  McConnellsburg will hos More...

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Inter-County ConferenceChampionshipMoshannon Valley 37,McConnellsburg 35 More...

Family

Birth Announced

Sheena Soper of Mc- Connellsburg wishes to announce the birth of a daughter, Shadell Daniell, February 16, at 3:45 a.m., at Waynesboro Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long. More...

Zoo Introduces Endangered African Painted Dog Pups To Public

CUMBERLAND, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio zoo says a litter of six African painted dog puppies born in December can now be viewed by the public.  The Columbus Zoo says the puppies from the endangered species have begun exploring publicly visible are More...

Cards Of Thanks

BOLINGER  The family of Margaret “Sig” M. More...

Wolf Proposes $25-Per- Resident State Police Fee

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The fee that Democratic Gov. More...

“Antiques Roadshow” To Visit Harrisburg

The PBS television series “Antiques Roadshow,” the network’s most-watched ongoing series, will visit Harrisburg for the first time as part of its 2017 summer tour. More...

Fire Consumes Family’s Home

In Licking Creek Township

A fire that started in an outbuilding destroyed a Licking Creek Township family’s mobile home and its contents last Wednesday afternoon.  More...

Obituaries

Roger D. Davis

Chambersburg, 67

Roger Dale Davis, 67, Chambersburg, died Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center. Born November 25, 1949, in Big Cove Tannery, he was the son of the late Donald Harrison and Ethel Pittman Davis. More...

Mary G. Gray

Needmore, 81

Mary Gladys Gray, 81, Needmore, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.  Born July 26, 1935, in Warfordsburg, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Jeremiah and Ida (Gordon) Golden; and the wife of More...

Clifton L. Cornelius

Loysburg, 80

Clifton L. Cornelius, “Cliff,” 80, of Loysburg, Pa., died Saturday, February 11, 2017.  He was born February 27, 1936, to Oscar R. and Ethel (Newman) Cornelius in Fannettsburg, Pa.  He married Roberta C. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Elwood Gallagher, 86 on February 26; John Foor and Clay Rasp, February 28; Josh Horton, March 5; Pat Mills, March 5; Caitlin Glazier, 22 on March 4; Judy Shade, March 7; Alijahi Horton, 8 on March 6; Ed Truax, March 6; Kay McGarvey More...

Hustontown

Hello, everyone, can you believe it has been a year since I started writing this column? Wow times flies! Thank you everyone for reading this article and for all the positive feedback.  Hustontown Fire Co. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The 410 Sprint Winternationals at Volusia SpeedwayPark are in the books as several different winners graced victory lane last week. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Valentine’s Day Dance Valentine’s Day dance will be held Saturday, February 25, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., in the alumni community building in McConnellsburg. Krissie Earley will be available to take pictures. More...

Features

Talk To Babies And Let Them Babble Back To Bridge Word Gap

WASHINGTON (AP) – Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile or some gibberish instead of words. More...

Interest In Small Game Hunting Dwindling

CALIFORNIA, Pa. More...

Today In History

1836: Alamo Siege Begins

Today is Thursday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2017. There are 311 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History:  More...