February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mystery Surrounds Muslim Cleric In PA Mountain Compound

SAYLORSBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) – The influential Muslim cleric lives quietly on a gated 26-acre compound in the Pocono Mountains, where he prays, works, meets admirers and watches from afar as terrorism accusations that have landed him on Turke More...

Local & State

Schmidt Community Trust Makes Awards

BSA gets $5,000, Alumni Assoc. $1,000

Trustees of the Arthur and Ruth Schmidt Community Trust made two awards last Thursday to projects here that will benefit the Fulton County community. More...

Earns Eagle Scout

Cameron Crouse, 17, son of Danny and Denise Crouse, Needmore, went before the Boy Scouts of America Mason-Dixon Council Board of Review in October 2015. He was intereviewed and earned the rank of Eagle Scout. More...

FCMC To Host Operation Save A Life

Franklin/Fulton County overdose response program

Friday, March 11, 2016, Fulton County Medical Center will host Operation Save A Life. The training will be held in the Pearl Room located on the second floor of Fulton County Medical Center at 214 Peach Orchard Road, Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Happy February everyone! More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Bessie Rasp, 85 on February 5; Bradley McClain, 50 on January 29; Betty Holand, February 9; Catherine Washabaugh, February 8; Cindy Headley, February 9; Nicole Fletcher, February 9; Chase Novak, 17 on February 2; More...

Commissioners Get Briefed On Pike 2 Bike Funding, Costs

Urged to protect county’s interests

On the heels of completing a brief outlining potential funding and expenses surrounding the proposed improvements of the Pike 2 Bike corridor, a Bedford County cycling enthusiast sat down with the Fulton County commissioners this week to review his f More...

Police Seek Man In Meth Lab Operation

Andrew Whalen wanted for operating a meth lab

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg are looking for information that will lead them to a Wells Township man accused of operating a methamphetamine lab from his Cove Road mobile home. More...

Central Fulton Board Holds Special Meeting

Approves gas line agreement, construction documents submission to state

Central Fulton School Board approved a revised gas line agreement and the submission of proposed elementary construction documents to the state last Tuesday as part of a 70-minute special meeting. More...

Obituaries

William E. Bloom

Big Cove Tannery, 75

William E. “Bill” Bloom, 75, Big Cove Tannery, died Saturday, January 30, 2016, at his home with his family by his side. He was born August 14, 1940, in Hastings, Pa., the son of the late Reese E. More...

Althea M. Frain

Hustontown, 89

Althea Mae Frain, 89, Hustontown, and more recently of Elmcroft Senior Living Center, Shippensburg, died Wednesday morning, January 27, 2016, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg. More...

George R. Kirk

Warfordsburg, 80

George Robert “Bobby” Kirk, 80, Warfordsburg, died Sunday, January 31, 2016. Born November 24, 1935, in Warfordsburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Robert George Kirk and Fairy (Vangosen) Kirk. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 1, 1996 ’96 More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball Forbes Road 52 Fannett-Metal 38 More...

Troubled Ski Resort Begins Upgrades

LIGONIER, Pa. (AP) – Major renovations are underway at a southwestern Pennsylvania ski resort that has been shuttered since 2005. More...

Features

Grand Rapids Couple Celebrates Birth Of 100th Grandchild

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) – After 11 children, 32 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren, Shirley Keena has a key piece of parenting advice. More...

Lizard Found In Kindergartner’s Salad Becomes New Class Pet

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) – A central New Jersey elementary school science class has a new pet after a lizard was discovered in a student’s salad after being refrigerated for days. More...

Stolen Cheese Worth $70,000 Recovered In Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Police have recovered about $70,000 worth of cheese stolen from a suburban Milwaukee trucking company. Germantown police say on their Facebook page that the cheese was found in Milwaukee Friday evening. More...