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Local & State

Union Twp. Improves Dirt, Gravel Road

Partners with Conser vation District

Union Township supervisors recently partnered with the Fulton County Conservation District to implement road improvements along South Foster Road., near Buck Valley, in the Sideling Hill Creek watershed. More...

Premier FBI Cybersquad In Pittsburgh To Add Agents

Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) – The FBI’s premier cybersquad has focused attention on computerbased crime in recent months by helping prosecutors charge five Chinese army intelligence officials with stealing trade secrets from major co More...

Be Patient About Lake Project

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PENNSYLVANIA FISH AND BOAT COMMISSION The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) remains committed to the restoration of fishing and boating opportunities at Meadow Grounds Lake. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 18, 1994 ’94 More...

Sports

Racing Roundup

Mike Wagner has been sitting on top of the 410 Sprint car points most of the season at Port Royal Speedway. But prior to Saturday night, the Harrisonville driver had yet to score a feature win. More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

Every time the Sidewinder Sprints race they invite the 600cc Micro Sprint teams to race with them, which allows those teams the chance for multiple races in the same night. More...

Man Finds Babe Ruth Autograph

LANCASTER NEWSPAPERS LANCASTER, Pa. More...

Sarah Duvall Appointed County Clerk

Replaces Dan Swain as clerk/director of elections

NEWS EDITOR A Hustontown woman is slated to take her place among county employees in the coming weeks following Tuesday’s report by the Fulton County commissioners that they filled the position of chief clerk and director of elections. More...

Steffawn Spriggs Guilty Of First Degree Murder

Could get life for shooting death

A jury last Thursday found onetime McConnellsburg resident Steffawn Spriggs guilty of first-degree murder in the 2012 shooting death of 18-year-old Calvin Beam after six hours of deliberation. More...

Obituaries

Allan D. Hixon, Sr.

Warfordsburg, PA

Allan D. Hixon, Sr., age 80 of Warfordsburg, died Monday August 18, 2014 at his home. Born May 20, 1934 in Amaranth, PA, he was the son of the late Charles Calvin and Francina Whitfield Hixon. More...

Michael A. Schreiber

Crystal Spring

Michael “ Poke” A. Schrei-ber, 58, Crystal Spring, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at home. Friends and family will be received Sunday, September 7, 2014, from 1 p.m. More...

Marvin Cavender

Warfordsburg

Marvin Gene Cavender, age 85 of Warfordsburg, recently of Williamsport Nursing Home, went to be with the Lord and Savior Monday, August 18, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. More...

Letters

Responds To Henry’s “Land Grab” Letter

To The Editor: In response to Doug Henry’s letter about the Plum Hollow Hunting Club (PHHC) lawsuit, I would like to say the only reason his name was mentioned is that his name is listed on the lawsuit with the PHHC. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

The weather was great for the fair last week, and the children will be going off to school this week. It seems it was a short summer. The next county event will be the Fulton Fall Folk Festival in October. More...

Our Town

Gene and Peggy Headley, Glenda and Greg Hilt celebrated with Karen Gordon on her 50th birthday in Booth Bay Harbor, Maine, last week. More...