October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents: Prepare For Cold Weather

October is Fire Prevention Month; open house Saturday at McConnellsburg Firehall

NEWS EDITOR With residents already experiencing some chilly autumn weather, they are not only reminded to begin making preparations for the use of residential heaters ranging from furnaces and wood stoves to electric space heaters but to take that ex More...

Local & State

Has Farm-to-table Dining Concept’s Time Come?

YORK, Pa. (AP) – The walls of Tutoni’s in York are covered with chalkboards – one displaying cuts of a pig, another showing different types of cheese – each with a description of where the food came from. More...

Governor Candidates Reveal Little In Debate

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

VFW Donates $2,500 To FCMC Therapy Playground Campaign

George Cutchall, right, and Jim Smith, left, on behalf of VFW Post 655, recently presented a donation of $2,500 to Fulton County Medical Center Foundation Executive Director Michael Straley for the M More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 29, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Donna House, 65 on October 65; Jackie Doyle, October 4; Becca and Ike Hann, 21 on October 8; More...

Hustontown

It was a great fall weekend to get out and enjoy. Fall seems to moving in very fast, and then it will be Fulton Fall Folk Festival time and then the holidays. More...

Church News

Walnut Grove Church of God Celebrates Tractors, Classic Cars

Walnut Grove Church of God in Maddensville held its first annual “Drive Your Tractor or Classic Car to Church Sunday” September 21.” After a sermon by Pastor Dan Winey from Acts: 1 on our “internal combustion engine,” a More...

Spriggs Gets Life Sentence

Guilty of first-degree murder in 2012 shooting death

A onetime McConnellsburg man has been sentenced to life in state prison in connection with the first-degree murder of 18-yearold Chambersburg resident Calvin Beam in 2012. More...

FCMC Foundation Awards Grant To Food Basket

The Fulton County Medical Center Foundation recently contributed a $2,000 grant to Fulton County Food Basket to support its expansion of the Grow, Eat, Move! Power Pack Backpack Program into the Forbes Road and Southern Fulton elementary schools. More...

Obituaries

Sylvan L. Hendershot Warfordsburg, 79

Sylvan Lee “Buck” Hendershot, 79, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at his home. Born October 23, 1934, he was the son of the late Carl R. More...

Mary R. McFadden Needmore, 86

Mary R. McFadden, 86, Needmore, died at her home Thursday, September 18, 2014, after a long illness. At the time of her passing, she was surrounded by her children and several of her grandchildren. More...

Daniel D. Diehl Warfordsburg, 62

Daniel D. Diehl, 62, of Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Meritus Hospital, Hagerstown, Md. He was born in Berkley Springs, W.Va., January 8, 1952, the son of the late Frances Kathern (Munson) and Allen Crown Diehl. More...

Letters

Presbyterians’ Generosity Help Make Victory Garden Possible

To The Editor: So many times many of our local churches, organizations and businesses do special things in and around our community and the general public are never made aware of these good deeds. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Cross- Country Windber 28 Southern Fulton 29 More...

Racing Roundup

It was a big weekend for Stevie Smith as he came away with double wins on the weekend driving for car owner Dave Pritchard and Fred Rahmer. More...

Hunters Bag Moose

Rick Hahn and Colton Hahn, accompanied by Aaron Hahn and Bob Keefer, were in Madawaska, Maine, recently. More...