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EXECUTOR’S NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that letters testamentary on the estate of Harry K. Johnson a/k/a Harry Kirk Johnson, late of Wells Township, Fulton County, Pa., have been granted to the undersigned, and he requests all persons having claims against said estate to make known the same to Devin C. Horne, 1762 North Clear Ridge Road, Hustontown, PA 17229, or his attorney, and all persons indebted to said decedent to make payment to him without delay.

Devin C. Horne, Executor
Dick, Stein, Schemel, Wine
& Frey, LLP
James M. Schall, Esquire
119 North Second Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
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NOTICE

The borough of Mc- Connellsburg will accept bids for heating oil for the year of 2015 for the borough building and garage.

Bids will be opened at the Borough Council meeting on December 3, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Bids should show a discount price per gallon from tank wagon price. Heating oil will be delivered during the months of November, December, January, February and March at least two times per week and at all other times as needed.

Payment will be made once a month. Bids should be sent to the Borough of McConnellsburg, 112 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, PA 17233-1424.

The borough of McConnellsburg reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Jack D. Fields
Borough Secretary
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NOTICE

The proposed budget for the year 2015 for the borough of McConnellsburg may be inspected at the borough office, 112 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, Pa., during business hours or by contacting the borough secretary.

The final budget will be approved at the December Borough Council meeting.

Jack D. Fields
Borough Secretary
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BOROUGH TAX NOTICE

The McConnellsburg Borough Council has approved Ordinance No. 1 of 2014 setting the tax levy as follows: real estate 6 mills; occupation – 20 mills; per-capita tax – $5. All other rates will remain the same as in the year 2014.

This is no increase in taxes over the year 2014.

Jack D. Fields
Borough Secretary
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NOTICE

No hunting, trespassing or ATVs on the property of Harold N. Truax, Licking Creek Township. Violators will be prosecuted.

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NOTICE

No hunting or trespassing without written permission of landowner in Belfast Township.

Russell Plessinger
Lora Barber
Daniel Peck

EXECUTRIX’S NOTICE

Estate of Donald W. Berkstresser, late of Belfast Township, Fulton County, Pa., deceased.

Letters testamentary on the above estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make payment and those having claims are required to present same, duly authenticated, without delay.

Trecila B. Ward,
Executrix
7671 Buck Valley Road
Warfordsburg, PA 17267
Stanley J. Kerlin, Esquire
204 North Second Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
717-485-4151
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ESTATE NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that letters of administration, c.t.a. on the estate of Kenneth R. Hixon, a/k/a Kenneth Ritz Hixon, late of Union Township, Fulton County Pa., deceased, have been granted to the undersigned and the undersigned requests all persons having claims against said estate to make known the same to the undersigned or the attorneys and all persons indebted to said decedent to make payment to the estate without delay.

Kathryn E. Dunklebarger
3144 Harmonia Road
Warfordsburg, PA 17267
Administratrix c.t.a
Stephen E. Patterson,
Esquire
Salzmann Hughes, P.C.
239-B East Main Street
Waynesboro, PA 17268
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ADMINISTRATORS’

NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that letters of administration on the estate of Rowena J. Anderton, a/k/a Roena J. Anderton, a/k/a Roena Jane Anderton, late of the Borough of McConnellsburg, 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 Varnell Burkhart, 199 Vernon Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411, and James M. Schall, 119 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233, or their attorney, and all persons indebted to said decedent to make payment to them without delay.

Charles Varnell Burkhart,
Administrator
James M. Schall
Administrator
Dick, Stein,
Schemel, Wine & Frey, LLP
James M. Schall, Esquire
119 North Second Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
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SHERIFF’S SALE

December 11 , 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., December 11, 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 December 22, 2014 and that distribution will be made in accordance with said schedule unless exceptions are filed thereto within twenty (20) days thereafter.

Sale #1

#131-2014-C

PHH Mortgage

Corporation

V.

Vincel B. Flasher

All the following real estate, together with improvements thereon erected, situated in Todd Township, Fulton County, Pa. Being known as 1074 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, PA 17233. Recorded in Deed Book 0063, Page 0311. Tax Parcel #10- 17-009..-000.

Sale #2

#23-2014-C

Bank of America

V. Darby A. and Tina L. Mellott

All the following real estate, together with improvements thereon erected, situated in Bethel Township, Fulton County, Pa. Being known as 13409 Buck Valley Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267. Recorded in Deed Book 0485, Page 0124. Tax Parcel #03- 13-018..-000.

Sale #3

#85-2014-C

PNC Bank National

Association

V.

Gale Mellott Jr. and

Anita M. Mellott

All the following real estate, together with improvements thereon erected, situated in Brush Creek Township, Fulton County, Pa. Being known as 36 Buckhorn Lane, Breezewood, PA 15533. Recorded in Deed Book 0377, Page 0354. Tax Parcel #04- 19-036..-000

Sale #4

#203-2014-C

All the following real estate, together with improvements thereon erected, situated in Brush Creek Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania. Being known as 4558 Pleasant Valley Road, Crystal Spring, PA 15536. Recorded in Deed Book 0190, Page 0576. Tax Parcel #04- 16-012C.-000

TERMS

As soon as the property is knocked down to 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 December 22, 2014, at 4 p.m. prevailing time. Otherwise, all money previously paid will be forfeited and the property will be resold January 8, 2015, 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.

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All sheriff’s sales can also be viewed online at www.co.fulton.pa.us

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EXECUTRIX’S NOTICE

Estate of Lena Belle Berkstresser, late of Belfast Township, Fulton County, Pa., deceased.

Letters testamentary on the above estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make payment and those having claims are required to present same, duly authenticated, without delay.

Trecila B. Ward,
Executrix
7671 Buck Valley Road
Warfordsburg, PA 17267
Stanley J. Kerlin, Esquire
204 North Second Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
717-485-4151 11-13-3x

BUDGET NOTICE

The proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 for Thompson Township, Fulton County, has been prepared and is open for inspection by appointment, by calling the municipal secretary at 717- 294-3891. The final budget will be adopted at the regular meeting at 7 p.m. on December 19, 2014.

D. Gene Mellott, Sec.
Thompson Township
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MEETING DATE

CHANGED

The regular monthly meeting of the Thompson Township supervisors has been changed from Friday, December 12, 2014, to Friday December 19, 2014. A 10 a.m. work session and 7 p.m. regular meeting.

The Thompson Township Planning Commission meeting will be held on the same date at 3 p.m., if there are any issues to come before them.

D. Gene Mellott, Sec.
Thompson Township
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NOTICE

The proposed budget for year 2015 for Dublin Township, Fulton County, has been prepared and is now open for inspection at the township building by appointment. Phone: 717-987- 9512.

The final budget will be adopted at the regular meeting December 23, 2014, at 6 p.m., held at the municipal building.

Dixie Henry, Sec.
Dublin Township
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MEETING 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 Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at Hopewell Senior Center, Hopewell, Pa.

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NOTICE

Franklin/Fulton County Drug and Alcohol Advisory Board meeting will be held December 8, 2014, at Human Services Building, 425 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA 17202, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Opened to advisory board members and the public. Please RSVP by Friday, December 5, 2014, to Katherine Beidel by e-mail: kjbeidel@ franklincountypa.gov.

POC: Katherine Beidel
D&A Program Specialist
E-mail: kjbeidel@ franklincountypa.gov
Phone: 717-262-1256
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EXECUTRIX’S NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that letters testamentary on the estate of Dawn Whitehead Taylor, late of Ayr Township, Fulton County, Pa., have been granted to the undersigned, and she requests all persons having claims against said estate to make known the same to Caryl Leah Taylor, 952 Meadow Mountain Drive, Mc- Connellsburg, PA 17233, or her attorney, and all persons indebted to said decedent to make payment to her without delay.

Caryl Leah Taylor,
Executrix
Dick, Stein, Schemel,
Wine & Frey, LLP
J. Edgar Wine, Esquire
119 North Second Street
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
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NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that letters of administration on the estate of Suzanne E. Kelly, also known as Suzanne Elizabeth Kelly, late of Union Township, Fulton County, Pa., deceased, have been granted to the undersigned, and he requests all persons having claims against said estate to make known the same to him or his attorney, and all persons indebted to said decedent to make payment to him without delay.

Administrator:
Richard C. Barron
131 Waverley Road
Wyncote, PA 19095
Attorney: Richard K.
Hoskinson
Hoskinson & Wenger
147 East Washington St.
Chambersburg, PA
17201
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BUDGET NOTICE

The proposed 2015 budget for Belfast Township, Fulton County, has been prepared and is available for inspection by appointment at the Belfast Township Municipal Building. Appointments may be made by calling 717- 573-2813.

Final adoption of the budget will be at the Decem- ber 15, 2014, meeting beginning at 7 p.m.

Paula Shives, Sec./Treas.
Belfast Township
Board of Supervisors
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NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that at a public meeting of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners to be held on Thursday, December 4, 2014, at 10 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. 12-4-2014

An ordinance for the implementation of a fee for local use as provided by 75 Pa.C.S. §1935, allowing a county, in its discretion, to impose a county fee of $5.00 for each nonexempt vehicle registered to an address located within its borders.

WHEREAS, Act 89 of 2013, amending 75 Pa.C.S. §1935, allows all counties within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, at their discretion, to impose a $5.00 county fee for each and every non-exempt vehicle registered to an address located within said county; and

WHEREAS, 75 Pa.C.S. §1935 requires each County that elects to implement this fee to pass an Ordinance authorizing the same; and

WHEREAS, beginning January 1, 2015, 75 Pa.C.S. §1935 authorizes a county to enact an ordinance to levy the county fee; and

WHEREAS, 75 Pa.C.S. §1935 requires the County to notify the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Department) on or following the enactment date and no sooner than 90 days prior to the effective date of the Ordinance; and

WHEREAS, upon levy by ordinance of the county and due notice to the Department, 75 Pa.C.S. §1935 directs the Department to collect the county fee at the time of vehicle registration, and to deposit receipts into a Fee for Local Use Fund; and

WHEREAS, 75 Pa.C.S. §1935 directs that the money paid into the Fee for Local Use Fund shall be distributed by the Department to each participating County, in accordance with the amount collected from said County; and

WHEREAS, funds payable to a County from the Fee for Local Use Fund shall be used by the County for transportation purposes or be allocated by the County to municipalities in the County in accordance with 75 Pa.C.S. § 9010( c) ( related to the County Liquid Fuels Tax Fund); and

WHEREAS, Fulton County has determined that it wishes to impose the $5.00 county fee authorized pursuant to 75 Pa.C.S. §1935 and hereby presents the following Ordinance No. 12-4-2014 for approval.

NOW THEREFORE, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners enacts Ordinance No. 12-4-2014 as follows:

Section 1. The Board of Commissioners of Fulton County, finding that it is in the best interests of Fulton County, hereby enacts this Ordinance levying a $5.00 county fee pursuant to 75 Pa.C.S. §1935 for each nonexempt vehicle registered to an address located in Fulton County.

Section 2. The fees collected pursuant to this Ordinance shall be used by Fulton County for transportation purposes or shall be allocated by Fulton County in accordance with 75 Pa. C. S. § 9010( c) ( related to the County Liquid Fuels Tax Fund) and consistent with guidance issued by the Department.

Section 3. The Board of Commissioners of Fulton County directs the Chief Clerk to notify the Department of the enactment of this ordinance by Fulton County of the $5.00 county fee, as required by 75 Pa.C.S. §1935.

Section 4.Pursuant to 75 Pa.C.S. §1935, this Ordinance and the $5.00 fee levied under this Ordinance by Fulton County shall take effect April 1, 2015.

Adopted this fourth day of December, 2014, by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.

Attest: Fulton County
Board of Commissioners:
Sarah Duvall,
Chief Clerk
Rodney L. McCray,
Chairman
Craig C. Cutchall,
Commissioner
Irvin L. Dasher,
Commissioner
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