October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Boro Council Approves Trick-Or-Treat

Council members gave the OK last Wednesday to hold the borough’s annual trick-or-treating night Thursday, Oct. 26, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Trick or treating precedes the Halloween parade that begins at 7 p.m. More...

Local & State

County Native’s Team Of Scientists Win Gold Medal For Invention

Each year the U. S. Department of Commerce recognizes distinguished performance by awarding gold, silver and bronze medals to those who “make extraordinary contributions that impact the mission of the department.”  More...

Judge Races, Property Tax Issue Go Before Voters Next Month

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A year ago, Pennsylvania voters were in the national spotlight and being fed a daily barrage of television ads for close presidential and U.S. Senate races.  More...

Senate OKs Highway Bill Inspired By 2014 Incident

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 9, 1997 ’97 More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Cross- Country  Southern Fulton 17 Bellwood Antis 38   More...

Girls Soccer Rankings

Windber 12 1 McConnellsburg 101 Northern Bedford 8 2 Conemaugh 7 3 Berlin 7 4 Rockwood 8 6 Fannett- More...

Boys Soccer Rankings

Hyndman 9 1 McConnellsburg 9 2 North Star 9 2 Rockwood 7 3 Windber 7 4 Southern Fulton 7 5 Berlin 4 More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

DISHONG  Recently, I paid a visit to Fulton County Medical Center on two occasions for eye surgery. I would like to express my thanks to Dr. Facchina, his operating staff, recovery staff and his office personnel.  More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Norman DeLornta Burr III, 39, McConnellsburg, and Ashley Dawn Seville, 28, Mc- Connellsburg.  Brian Keith Lynch, 41, Fort Littleton, and Sta More...

County Names Services For Children Director

McQuade to fill director’s position

Longtime Services for Children employee Christine McQuade was awarded the agency’s full-time position of director by county commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray, and Pete Lynch at their weekly meeting Oct. 3. More...

Needmore Man Guilty In Drug Death

A Fulton County Court of Common Pleas jury found a Needmore man guilty of drug delivery resulting in death and delivery of a controlled substance following a two-day trial Thursday and Friday in McConnellsburg.  More...

Obituaries

Jay S. Barton

Crystal Spring, 80

Jay S. Barton, 80, Crystal Spring, died Friday October 6, 2017, at home, surrounded by family, after a two-month battle with brain cancer. He was born February 18, 1937, to Dr. Charles R. Barton Jr. and Helen Carroll Barton. More...

Hazel B. Brambley

Breezewood, 101

Hazel Barton Brambley, 101, Breezewood, died Monday, October 2, 2017, on her way to the ocean in Maryland. She was born August 17, 1916, in East Providence Township, Bedford County, to Henry Bruce Barton and Edith Holly (Mellott) Barton. More...

Ivan K. Mumma

McConnellsburg, 87

Ivan Kenneth Mumma, 87, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, September 3, 1930, the son of the late Goldie Blanche (Kelso) and George Daniel Mumma. He was the husband of Polly B. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Nathan Peters, 20 on September 20; Beatrice Weller, 1 year old on October 12; Annette Hamilton and Jack Fields, October 14; George Brant, 90 on October 9; Nathan Peters, 20 on September 20; Victor Gobin, 91 on October 22; Bob Cover More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

As the season comes to a close, two 410 Sprint car races over the weekend were thrillers as Danny Dietrich and JJ Grasso took weekend wins.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FULTON FALL FOLK FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES HAFCO FFFF Activities Fulton Fall Folk Festival activities at Hustontown Fire Co. More...

Features

Trump To Boost Tax Cut Plan In PA Next Week

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is heading to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, next week to make his case for an overhaul of the nation’s tax code.  More...

Steps To Save Energy In Your Home

(StatePoint) – Reducing your energy use at home is a win-win for your wallet and the planet. Not only can it save you money on your bills now, but it could also improve your home’s resale value, if you know which steps to take. More...

Today In History

First Columbus Day Celebrated

Today is Thursday, Oct. 12, the 285th day of 2017. There are 80 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 12, 1492 (according to the Old Style calendar), Christopher Columbus' expedition arrived in the present-day Bahamas. More...

Church News

Special Speaker

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will host Chaplain Craig Shambaugh from the Carlisle Truckstop Ministry October 15 at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. The church is located at 221 Knobsville Road, just off U.S. Rte. More...

Revival Services

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will host revival services Sunday, October 29 to Wednesday, November 1. Brother Frank Heidler, Penn’s Creek, will be the speaker. More...

Missions Speakers

Alleene and Charles Dean who returned this summer after serving a year with Mission Aviation Fellowship in Indonesia will share their experiences on October 22, at the 10:30 a.m. service at Rock Hill Church. More...