April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

CF Board Business Is Routine

Approves TIU#11 budget

The Central Fulton School District Board of Directors held a regular meeting last Tuesday evening. Board members present were Dr. Brent L. Carlson, Julia E. E. Dovey, Cory L. Gress, Christopher R. Hann, Genevieve F. Harper, Rick E. More...

Local & State

A Stroll Through Spring Bluebells

The bluebells are in bloom as Judy Smith of McConnellsburg walks the C&O Canal towpath along the Potomac River in Maryland, just south of Fulton County on April 15. Photo submitted by William W. More...

PA-based Teen Retailer Rue 21 Closing 400 Stores

CRANBERRY, Pa. (AP) – Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing about one-third of its stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business. More...

Officials Investigating House Fire That Destroyed 4 Homes

MORRISVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Fire officials in Pennsylvania are investigating a blaze that destroyed four houses.  Authorities say the fire started at a Morrisville home around 3:30 p.m. Sunday. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 17, 1997 ’97 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Martina McGarvey, wife of Tony McGarvey, Scotland, Pa., ran in the Boston Marathon Monday.  More...

Hustontown

Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meetings at the high school auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome  More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball  Fannett-Metal 7, McConnellsburg 6   More...

Sportsmen Stock Streams

Fulton County Sportsmen’s League (FCSL) stocked 3,500-plus trout on the opening day of the PA trout season. More...

Three Make All-State Teams

Three Fulton County high school basketball players were named to 2016-17 Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State teams as Second Team picks last week. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

GEYER  I would like to thank Mc- Connellsburg ambulance crew for their quick service and Fulton County Medical Center for my excellent care during my stay.  Thanks to my family for all of their help. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Ronald Gary Ritz Sr., 55, Warfordsburg, and Patricia Valentine Gumm, 51, Creston, W.Va.  Zachary Daniel Price, 22, Shade Gap, and Brittany N More...

County Bridge Repair Project In Taylor Township Nears Completion

HVAC bids awarded

A full morning of county business was addressed at the weekly meeting last Tuesday of commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray and Pete Lynch.  More...

State Warns Of Possible Rabid Ferret In County

The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued a warning Monday to Fulton County residents about a potentially rabid ferret in the Hustontown area.  The black and white ferret bit one person and might have bitten two others since April 12, accordi More...

Coach Sentenced In Sex With Student Case

A former McConnellsburg High School athletic director and boys basketball coach was sentenced Tuesday in Fulton County Court of Common Pleas to three to 23 months in Bedford County Jail, 36 months of probation and ordered to comply with the sexual of More...

Obituaries

Alice L. Golden

Waynesboro, 82

Alice L. More...

Angela K. Molchan

Shippensburg, 38

Angela K. Molchan, 38, of Shippensburg, died Thursday, April 13, 2017, at York Medical Center, York, Pa. More...

Joseph C. Ritchey

Crystal Spring, 76

Joseph “Joe” C. Ritchey Sr., 76, Crystal Spring, died Friday, April 14, 2017, at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital.  He was born August 6, 1940, in Breezewood, a son of the late Floyd Paul and Ethel (Truax) Ritchey. More...

Letters

Concerning The Lena B. McClain Scholarship At FR

To The Editor:  Lena B. McClain was the widow of Dr. Harry McClain who doctored people in Fulton County during the early 1900s. He died in 1939.  Dr. and Mrs. McClain lived in Hustontown. More...

Be Considerate Of Election Signs

To the Editor:  As the campaign for the spring primary election for the district magistrate position heats up, I would like to remind candidates to be conscientious in where they place signs. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Receiving Stolen Property Investigation   McConnellsburg state police reported that they are investigating a case of receiving stolen property at 24 Brooklyn Dr. in Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Three new 410 Sprint car winners graced victory lane over the Easter weekend in Central PA racing.  Friday night, it was Lance Dewease driving to his 86th career 410 Sprint car win at Williams Grove Speedway in scoring the win over Danny Dietric More...

Features

Today In History

1977: Supreme Court Rules For Car Owners

Today is Thursday, April 20, the 110th day of 2017. There are 255 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlights in History:  More...

Pope Dismisses Priest Who Stole $300K From Bishop, Hospital

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Pope Francis has dismissed a Roman Catholic priest from New Hampshire who was convicted of stealing $300,000 from a hospital, a bishop and a deceased priest’s estate.  More...

Stuck For A Side Dish? Grab A Few Oranges And Add Toppings

My mom was a wannabe urban farmer long before it was cool. Living in the city limits didn’t stop us from growing our own veggies in a backyard garden that flanked a huge handmade chicken coop, where we raised hens for eggs.  More...