November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Hustontown Military Honor Roll Dedicated

At Forbes Road High School

Forbes Road School District held its annual Veterans Day program last Thursday morning to honor veterans, salute the flag and dedicate its new military honor roll.  More...

Local & State

Mellott Company Holds Veterans Day Flag Dedication

Mellott Company held a Veterans Day ceremony to present the American flag and the state flags of Pennsylvania and Maryland on new flag poles erected at the company headquarters in Warfordsburg. More...

Voters Fill Open Spots On PA Appeals Courts

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

FCMC Center For Advanced Medicine Open House Held

Fulton County Medical Center Board Chair Denny Buterbaugh welcomed the crowd that gathered at noon Nov. 11 to tour the Fulton County Medical Center’s newest addition. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 13, 1997 ’97 More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Now that the 2017 racing season is in the books, we’ll take a look back at the season for each track, highlight track champions and other events at each speedway. More...

Community Bulletin Board

Community Bulletin Board

RECREATION Gun Drawing A 225 gun drawing will be held Saturday, November 18, at Needmore Fire Co. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Dance to follow. Tickets are $30 for ticket holder and guest. Must be 18 years of age to attend. More...

Family

Five Generations

Pictured are the five generations of the Dorothy Smith family. More...

Church News

Community Meeting

It is the desire of a few members in the community to start a Christian school in the area whose primary purpose is to provide a Biblebased education for children. More...

Christmas Play

“ Christmas At The Lodge,” a play by Jeanne Ward, featuring Hancock Arts Council Players, will be held at Hancock Performing Arts Center. Show times are Saturday, November 25, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, November 26, at 2 p.m. More...

Thanksgiving Service

A community-wide Thanksgiving service will be held November 19, at 7 p.m., at Wells Valley Presbyterian Church, 799 West Tannery Road, Wells Tannery. All are welcome. More...

Township Officials Elected November 7

Unofficial county election results

Turnout for the municipal election was low last Tuesday when county voters had the opportunity to make their selections for local government positions and state judges. The following election results are unofficial. More...

Bedford, Fulton Agree To PA Pike Trail Joint Authority

Authority will own, operate trail

Commissioners Pete Lynch, Stuart Ulsh, and Rodney Mc- Cray on Tuesday met with The Old PA Pike Trail Chairmen John Carlin and Craig Bachik to discuss the advancement of the trail that comprises an 8 ½ mile stretch of the abandoned PA Turnpike in Fult More...

Obituaries

Ronald L. Bilger

Mount Union, 66

Ronald L. “Ronnie” Bilger, 66, Mount Union, died Friday, November 10, 2017, at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital, Huntingdon. Born July 21, 1951, in McVeytown, Pa., he was the son of the late Forrest H. and Gertrude (Brotemarkle) Bilger. More...

Lucinda B. North

Chambersburg, 65

Lucinda “Cindy” B. North, 65, Chambersburg, died Sunday, November 5, 2017, at Hershey Medical Center.  Born March 10, 1952, in Chambersburg, she was a daughter of Betty Shives Earnest and the late Ray Earnest Jr.  More...

Spence W. Perry

McConnellsburg, 75

Spence William Perry , 75, McConnellsburg, died Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Fulton County Medical Center, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Born Sunday, March 1, 1942, in Jacksonville, Fla., he was the son of the late Florence MacArthu More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kirby Knepper, November 17; Danielle McClain, November 18; Beulah Paylor, November 18; Mitch and Mike Ott, November 21; Mike Decker and Kirby Carbaugh, November 20; Rhonda Black, November 14; Wes Howells, November 21; Dianne Stenge More...

Hustontown

In case you missed the article in the newspaper last week, Fulton County has welcomed a new nonprofit organization called New Beginnings, Life Recovery. More...

Sports

Forbes Fails To Move On At States

Field Hockey

Forbes Road traveled to Latrobe last week and lost a tough game in the PIAA State Tournament 2-1 to District 7 Champion Ellis School. Ellis scored a goal in each half, the first from their 1st corner out of six for the game.  More...

Features

Tips Tor Tackling Age-Related Skin Issues

(StatePoint) – Aging is a fact of life, and your skin is no exception. However, experts say that there is a lot you can do to help your skin at all stages of life. More...

Creamed Kale With Parmesan

My father and grandfather, both no longer here, loved nothing better than a serious steak dinner at their favorite steakhouse, Peter Lugar’s, in New York City. More...

Earth’s Ozone Hole Shrinks To Smallest Since 1988

WASHINGTON (AP) – The ozone hole over Antarctica shrank to its smallest peak since 1988, NASA said. More...