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SHERIFF’S SALE November 6, 2014 By virtue of certain writs of execution out of the Court of Common Pleas of Fulton County, Pa., and to me directed, I will expose at public sale by public venue or outcry in the hallway of the Fulton County Courthouse, McConnellsburg, Pa., November 6, 2014, at 10 a.m., on the above date, the hereinafter mentioned real estate. All parties in interest and claimants are hereby notified that a schedule of distribution will be filed by the sheriff on November 17, 2014, and that distribution will be made in accordance with said schedule unless exceptions are filed thereto within twenty (20) days thereafter. Sale #1 #183-2014-C Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC V. Ray E. and Barbara A. Bakner All the following real estate, together with improvements thereon erected, situated in Licking Creek Township, Fulton County, Pa. Being known as 5717 Black Bear Road, Needmore, PA 17238. Recorded in Deed Book 0457, Page 0297. Tax Parcel #06-14-006E.-000. Sale #2 #418-2013-C The Huntington National Bank V. Timothy A. Riegel and Carol J. Crockett All the following real estate, together with improvements thereon erected, situated in Bethel Township, Fulton County, Pa. Being known as 285 Greenbrair Road, Warfordsburg PA 17267. Recorded in Deed Book 440, Page 0566. Tax Parcel #03-02-096..- 000. Sale #3 #352-2013-C JP Morgan Chase Bank V. Michael Keebaugh All the following real estate, together with improvements thereon erected, situated in Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pa. Being known as 7365 Timber Ridge Road, Big Cove Tannery, PA 17212. Recorded in Deed Book 0435, Page 0174. Tax Parcel #09-10-025A.-000. Sale #4 #64-2009-C Bayview Loan Servicing V. Allahdin Corporation All the following real estate, together with improvements thereon erected, situated in Brush Creek Township, Fulton County, Pa. Being known as 9650 Old 126, Warfordsburg, PA 17267. Recorded in Deed Book 0471, Page 0935. Tax Parcel #04- 07-016..-000 Sale #5 Beneficial Consumer Discount Co. V. William C. and Missi A. Carnell All the following real estate, together with improvements thereon erected, situated in Bethel Township, Fulton County, Pa. Being known as 5809 Pleasant Grove Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267. Recorded in Deed Book 0467, Page 0289. Tax Parcel #03-11-015C.-000.

As soon as the property is knocked down the purchaser, 10 percent of the purchase price or 10 percent of all costs, whichever may be higher, shall be delivered to the sheriff. If the 10 percent payment is not made as requested, the sheriff will direct the auctioneer to resell the property. The balance due shall be paid no later than November 17 , 2014 at 4 p.m. prevailing time. Otherwise, all money previously paid will be forfeited and the property will be resold December 11, 2014 at 10 a.m. prevailing time in the hallway

of the Fulton County Courthouse, McConnellsburg, Fulton County, Pa., at which time the full purchase price or all costs whichever may be higher shall be paid in full. Keith B. Stains, Sheriff Fulton County, Pa. All sheriff’s sales can also be viewed online at www.co.fulton.pa.us 10-16-3x

NOTICE No hunting, trespassing or ATVs on the property of Harold N. Truax, Licking Creek Township. Violators will be prosecuted. 10-2-15t*

EXECUTORS’ NOTICE Notice is hereby given that letters testamentary on the estate of Mary R. Mc- Fadden, late of Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pa., have been granted to the undersigned, and they request all persons having claims against said estate to make known the same to Charles I. McFadden Jr., 1210 Myers Road, Needmore, PA 17238, and Patsy F. Strait, 1376 Patterson Run Road, McConnellsburg, PA 17233, or their attorney, and all persons indebted to said decedent to make payment to them without delay. Charles I. McFadden Jr., Executor Patsy F. Strait, Executor Dick, Stein, Schemel, Wine & Frey, LLP J. Edgar Wine, Esquire 119 North Second Street McConnellsburg, PA 17233 10-16-3t

NOTICE No hunting or trespassing without written permission of landowner in Belfast Township. Russell Plessinger Lora Barber Daniel Peck 10-16-7t*

NOTICE The proposed 2015 budget for Wells Township, Fulton County, has been prepared and is available for public inspection at the home of the secretary by appointment. Call 814-685-3440 for appointment. Adoption of the 2015 budget will be at the township board meeting on December 8, 2014, at 7 p.m. at 906 Ford Road, Wells Tannery. The office will be closed the following dates: October 24, 2014, until November 3, 2014, and November 18, 2014, until December 5, 2014. Karole S. Barton, Sec. Wells Township Supervisors 10-16-2t

EXECUTRICES’ NOTICE Notice is hereby given that letters testamentary on the estate of William E. Welsh, late of Todd Township, Fulton County, Pa., have been granted to the undersigned, and they request all persons having claims against said estate to make known the same to Trudy Bumbaugh, 592 South Fourth Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201, and Donna Ann Welsh, 382 Reservoir Road, McConnellsburg, PA 17233, or their attorney, and all persons indebted to said decedent to make payment to them without delay. Trudy Bumbaugh, Executrix Donna Ann Welsh, Executrix Dick, Stein, Schemel, Wine & Frey, LLP Paul T. Schemel, Esquire 119 North Second Street McConnellsburg, PA 17233 10-16-3t

NOTICE Notice is hereby given that at a public meeting of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners to be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at 11 a.m., at 116 West Market Street, Suite 203, McConnellsburg, PA 17233, the following ordinance will be considered for adoption. Any interested citizen may attend and be heard. ORDINANCE NO. 11-4-14 AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING TAX EXEMPTIONS FROM PROPERTY TAX FOR CERTAIN DETERIORATED INDUSTRIAL, COMMERCIAL OR OTHER BUSINESS PROPERTY; DEFINING ELIGIBLE, DETERIORATED AREAS; SETTING A MAXIMUM EXEMPTION AMOUNT AND AN EXEMPTION SCHEDULE; AND PROVIDING A PROCEDURE FOR SECURINGAN EXEMPTION. WHEREAS, the General Assembly of Pennsylvania passed Act 76 of 1977 (72 P.S. 4722, et seq), known as the Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance Law (LERTA), which authorized local taxing authorities to provide for tax exemption for certain deteriorated industrial, commercial and other business property; and WHEREAS, the county of Fulton, in accordance with said act, held a public hearing to determine the boundaries of said deteriorated areas on October 14, 2014; and WHEREAS, at said public hearing, no member of the general public attended, and no agency or individual presented to the county their recommendation concerning the location of the boundaries of deteriorated areas. The only input as to the boundary of the deteriorated area was from the Chief Assessor of Fulton County. NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the county of Fulton as follows: ARTICLE I Definitions As used in this ordinance, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings set forth below: A. Deteriorated Property means any industrial, commercial or other business property owned by an individual, association or corporation, and located in a deteriorating area, as provided by this ordinance. B. Improvements means repair, construction or reconstruction, including alterations or additions, having the effect of rehabilitating a deteriorated property so that it becomes habitable or attains higher standards of safety, health or economic use for amenity, or is brought into compliance with laws, ordinances or regulations governing such standards. Ordinary upkeep and maintenance shall not be deemed an improvement. C. Local Taxing Authority shall mean the borough or township and respective school district within the county of Fulton which property is eligible for the benefits to be derived under this ordinance. D. Local Governing Body means the appropriate borough or township III which the deteriorated property is geographically located. ARTICLE II The county of Fulton hereby designates, determines and declares that the entire limits of the county of Fulton is a deteriorated area as defined in Act 76 of 1977. All commercial, industrial or local business properties located within the county of Fulton may be eligible to participate in this tax exemption program. ARTICLE III Exemption Amount The amount to be exempted shall be limited to the additional assessment valuation attributable to the actual costs of improvement to the deteriorated property. The exemption shall be limited to that improvement for which an exemption has been requested in the manner set forth below, and for which a separate assessment has been made by the Fulton County Board of Tax Revision and Assessment. ARTICLE IV Exemption Schedule The exemption from taxes created hereunder shall be limited to the additional assessment valuation attributable to 100 percent of the actual cost of improvements to the deteriorated property for the first 2 years; 75 percent

of the actual cost of improvements to the deteriorated property for the third year; 50 percent of the actual cost of improvements of the deteriorated property for the fourth year; and 25 percent of the actual cost of improvements of the deteriorated property for the fifth year. The exemption from taxes granted under this ordinance shall be upon the property, and shall not terminate upon the sale or exchange of the property. ARTICLE V Procedure For Obtaining Exemption A request for exemption shall be made to the office of the chief assessor of Fulton County, and the procedure for obtaining exemption under this ordinance shall be in accordance with the provisions of Act 76 of 1977( 72P.S. 4722, et seq). Upon completion of the improvement or new construction, the taxpayer shall notify the Fulton County Board of Tax Revision an Assessment so that the board may have the chief assessor of Fulton County assess the improvements separately for the purpose of calculating the amount of assessment eligible for tax exemption in accordance with the limits established in this ordinance. In addition, any person, association or corporation applying for tax exemption pursuant to this ordinance shall supply the Fulton County Board of Tax Revision and Assessment with a statement projecting the number of new jobs created or existing jobs retained as the result of the repair, construction or reconstruction of a deteriorated property. Appeals from the reassessment and the amount eligible for the exemption may be taken by the taxpayer as provided by law. ARTICLE VI Termination Unless otherwise repealed by the county of Fulton, this ordinance shall terminate five (5) years following its effective date. Nothing contained herein shall act or prohibit the county of Fulton from enacting a similar ordinance or extending this one. Any property tax exemptions granted under the provisions of this ordinance shall be permitted to continue according to the exemption schedule, even if this ordinance expires or is repealed. ARTICLE VII Severability The provisions of Act No. 76 of 1977 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania not herein enumerated, shall, nevertheless, be incorporated as part of this ordinance by reference. If any sentence, clause, sections or parts of this ordinance is, for any reason, found to be unconstitutional, illegal or invalid, such unconstitutionality, illegality or invalidity shall not affect or impair any of the remaining provisions, sentences, clauses or sections, or parts of this ordinance would have been adopted had such unconstitutional, illegal or invalid sentence, clause, section or any part thereof not been included herein. ARTICLE VIII Effective Date This ordinance shall become effective January 1, 2015, after its enactment, and shall be effective only in those geographic areas within the boundaries within the county of Fulton where the appropriate borough or township and school district have enacted a similar ordinance providing for the exemption created herein. This ordinance shall not be effective in those geographic areas of Fulton County unless all of the local taxing authorities, which shall mean the appropriate borough or township and school district, have enacted a similar ordinance. ENACTED AND ORDAINED this__ day of , 2014. ATTEST: Chief Clerk Fulton County Commissioners Rodney L. McCray, Chairman Craig C. Cutchall, Commissioner Irvin L. Dasher, 10-23-2t Commissioner

NOTICE A meeting of the Citizens Advisory Council for the Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday,

October 31, 2014, at Hopewell Senior Center, Hopewell, Pa. 1t

NOTICE The Tuesday, November 11, 2014, regular meeting of the Fulton County commissioners has been changed to Monday, November 10, 2014, at 8:30 a.m., at the commissioners’ office, 116 West Market Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233. Sarah Duvall 10-30-1t Chief Clerk

NOTICE The Fulton County Conservation District board meeting for November 2014 has been changed to Friday, November 7, 2014. The board meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be held in the conference room of the conservation district office located at 216 North Second Street, Mcconnellsburg, Pa. The Quality Assurance Board for the Dirt & Gravel and Low Volume Road Program will meet on November 7, 2014, at 1 p.m., in the conference room of the Conservation District Denise R. Grissinger, Administrative Assistant Fulton County Conservation District 10-30-1t

NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Fulton, Pennsylvania (the “County”), at a meeting duly called and held on October 21, 2014, finally enacted an ordinance ( the “ Ordinance”), the caption and summary of which is as follows: “ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THIS COUNTY AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF AND SECURING THREE GENERAL OBLIGATION NOTES OF THIS COUNTY, IN THE COMBINED MAXIMUM PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $4,914,034, PURSUANT TO THE PENNSYLVANIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT DEBT ACT, TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR AND TOWARD: (1) THE CURRENT REFUNDING OF THIS COUNTY’S GENERAL OBLIGATION NOTES, SERIES A AND B OF 2009; (2) THE CURRENT REFUNDING OF THIS COUNTY’S GENERAL OBLIGATION NOTE, SERIES OF 2012, AND (3) THE PAYMENT OF RELATED COSTS AND EXPENSES; ACCEPTING CERTAIN PROPOSALS FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE NOTES, AT PRIVATE SALE BY NEGOTIATION, AND AWARDING THE NOTES; FIXING THE SUBSTANTIAL FORM AND TERMS OF THE NOTES; SETTING FORTH CERTAIN COVENANTS AND REPRESENTATIONS RELATING TO THE FEDERAL INCOME TAX STATUS OF THE INTEREST TO BE PAID ON SAID GENERAL OBLIGATION NOTES; AUTHORIZING OFFICERS OF THIS COUNTY TO TAKE CERTAIN ACTIONS AND TO SIGN RELATED DOCUMENTS; CREATING A SINKING FUND AND APPOINTING A SINKING FUND DEPOSITORY FOR THE NOTES; AND PLEDGING THE FULL FAITH, CREDIT, AND TAXING POWER OF THIS COUNTY IN SUPPORT OF THE NOTES.” Notice is given that the Ordinance was amended during final passage to increase the combined maximum principal amount of the general obligation notes to be authorized under the Ordinance (the “Notes”) from $4,861,555 to $4,914,034, to clarify the maximum principal amount of each of the Notes, and to incorporate the amortization schedules applicable to each of the Notes. Notice is also given that: (1) the proposals for the purchase of said Notes that were received and accepted by the County provided for a combined purchase price of $4,914,034 (100.00 percent of the principal amount of said Notes); and (2) said Notes shall bear interest at the fixed rate of 2.32 kpercent, per annum for five years and, thereafter, at a variable rate not to exceed 3.79 percent per annum. The final form of the Ordinance, as enacted, may be

inspected in the office of the Chief Financial Officer of the County, located at 116 West Market Street, Suite 200, McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, on any regular business day of the County, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. This Notice is given in accordance with requirements of and in compliance with the Pennsylvania Local Government Unit Debt Act. COUNTY OF FULTON, 1t PENNSYLVANIA

NOTICE The Fulton County Board of Commissioners, acting as the Election Board for the 2014 General Election, will meet on the following days: Monday, November 3; Tuesday, November 4; Friday, November 7; and if needed Wednesday, November 12. Sarah Duvall, Chief Clerk/Elections Director FULTON COUNTY 1t COMMISSIONERS

2014 GENERAL ELECTION PROCLAMATION Pursuant to the provisions of the Act of General Assembly No. 320, approved June 3, 1937, its amendments and supplements, the County Board of Elections of Fulton County, Pennsylvania, hereby gives notice that a General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 and that the various polling places will be open for voting from 7:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M., prevailing time, on said date. Actual samples of the ballot for each municipality may be found on Fulton County’s website at www.co.fulton.pa.us.

LIST OF CANDIDATES

This is to certify that the following is the official list of races and the names of all candidates, nominated under the provisions of the several acts providing for the nomination of candidates, to be printed on the official paper ballots and to be voted for in the County of Fulton at the General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. OFFICIAL GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT NOVEMBER 4, 2014 Races listed appear on all ballots Governor And Lieutenant Governor Vote for the candidates of one party for governor and lieutenant governor Tom Corbett – Governor Republican Jim Cawley – Lt. Governor Tom Wolf – Governor Democratic MIKE STACK – Lt. Governor Representative In Congress 9th District Vote for one Alanna Hartzok – Democratic Bill Shuster –Republican SENATOR IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY 30th District Vote for ONE John H. Eichelberger Jr Republican Representative In The General Assembly 78th District Vote for one Jesse Topper – Republican FULTON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS Rodney L. McCray Craig C. Cutchall 1t Irvin L. Dasher

NOTICE The annual stockholders’ meeting of the Fulton County Fair Association will be held November 20, 2014, at the fairgrounds at 7 p.m. 10-30-3x

NOTICE Licking Creek Township is accepting sealed bids for a 1991 GMC truck with a utility body. The successful bidder will be purchasing the truck as is with no guarantee. Anyone interested should contact, John Swindell at 717-491- 6474. Bids will be accepted until Monday, November 10, 2014, at 4 p.m. The bids will be opened at the regular meeting on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., at the township building. The supervisors reserve the right to accept or reject any or all bids. LuAnne Keebaugh, Secretary

FULTON COUNTY, PA POLLING PLACES Ayr Township: Ayr Township Municipal Building, 5844 Cito Road, McConnellsburg Belfast Township: Needmore Volunteer Fire Co., 8328 Great Cove Road, Needmore Bethel Township: Warfordsburg Senior Center, 209 Long Hollow Road, Warfordsburg Brush Creek Township: Election House, 11594 Old 126, Crystal Spring Dublin Township: Hustontown Senior Center, 387 Cole Road, Hustontown Licking Creek Township: Municipal Building, 966 Forrestdale Road, Harrisonville McConnellsburg Borough: McConnellsburg Fire Hall, 112 E. Maple Street, McConnellsburg Taylor Township: Old Election House, 4421 Waterfall Road, Waterfall Thompson Township: Municipal Building, 187 Gem Road, Needmore Todd Township: Todd Township Municipal Building, 2998 E. Dutch Corner Road, McConnellsburg Union Township: Center School House, 6093 Buck Valley Road, Warfordsburg Valley-Hi Borough: Brush Creek Township Election House, 11594 Old 126, Crystal Spring Wells Township: Wells Tannery Community Building, 181 Cove Road, Wells Tannery Extensive efforts have been made to make all polling places in Fulton County accessible to handicapped, disabled and elderly voters with the full range of disabilities. For individuals with disabilities, Fulton County offers the Auto- MARK machine, a voter-assist terminal ballot marking device at every polling place that allows voters with disabilities and other special needs to mark a ballot independently and as privately as possible when using an optical scan voting system. The technology provides assistance to voters who need help to better understand written instructions. If you are assigned to a polling place location that you believe is inaccessible, please contact the Fulton County Board of Elections Office at 800-752-2806 to discuss this matter. The Pennsylvania Department of State has designated a toll-free number for hearing-impaired individuals. This number for voters who may have questions concerning the upcoming election is 1-800-654-5984, which can be used by voice communication and is also compatible with TDD equipment. (Polling places are subject to change in an emergency.) FULTON COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS Rodney L. McCray Craig C. Cutchall Irvin L. Dasher 1t

SALE NOTICE The contents of Storage Unit #14 will be sold to satisfy the owner’s lien. The Barn Storage 717-485-4711 10-30-2t

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