September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lions Club Begins Project To Recognize Veterans

Lions Club plans honor roll for Forbes Road graduates

The Forbes Road Lions Club, working with the Forbes Road School Board, has begun a project that will recognize Hustontown/ Forbes Road students who served in the United States Military. More...

Local & State

Medical Center Golf Tournament Raises $31K For New EKG Machines

Under the backdrop of sunny skies and ideal course conditions, 96 golfers participated in the 23rd annual Fulton County Medical Center Foundation golf tournament at Great Cove Golf Course Saturday, September 10. More...

Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks To Second Lowest Level Ever

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Arctic sea ice this summer shrank to its second lowest level since scientists started to monitor it by satellite, with scientists saying it is another ominous signal of global warming. More...

Pensions, Gambling Among Issues As Lawmakers Return

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The files Of September 19, 1996 ’96 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Elizabeth Spriggs, 86 years on September 28; Jacob Hann, September 24; Lyrah Waite, October 1; Ed Stenger, October 1; Janet Geyer, October 3; Michele Welsh, September 30; Mandy Deshong, September 30; Tony Helman, October 3; Lisa Sk More...

Hustontown

Have you seen the leaves changing colors? Give thanks for the beauty of fall. The first day of fall is September 22. Enjoy your week everyone. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Pig Tractor-Trailer Crash Kills Hancock Man LOYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a Maryland man and about 100 pigs have died after two tractor-trailers crashed in Pennsylvania. More...

Racing Roundup

Lucas Wolfe Wins Nace Memorial

Lucas Wolfe led all 30 nonstop laps to pick up the $8,000 payday in Saturday’s Jim Nace Memorial for 410 Sprints at Selinsgrove Speedway. More...

Entertainment

SFHS To Present Fall Musical

Anyone looking for something to do this weekend that is very family friendly, enjoyable and affordable look no further. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Troy Lynn Seville, 37, Big Cove Tannery, and Julia Ann Gordon, 38, Big Cove Tannery. More...

In Memory

CROSS In loving memory of Paula Hess Cross, September 19, 1967 – March 5, 2001: Happy birthday Honey I love you and miss you every day. Love, Mom More...

Cards Of Thanks

DANIELS The family of Blair Daniels wishes to thank everyone for the love and many acts of kindness during the loss of our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather. More...

Central Fulton Hires Nurse

Discusses other routine business

Central Fulton School Board met last Tuesday evening and discussed personnel including accepting the resignation of the school nurse and the hiring of a school nurse to fill the vacancy. More...

Forbes Board Holds Brief Meeting

Personnel matters tops agenda

Forbes Road School District’s board of directors held a brief meeting last Monday evening that included two nearly 25-minute executive session to discuss a student issue. More...

Historical Society Meeting October 13

resident Richard Hornberger, who is a French and Indian War re-enactor and a member of Beall’s Company of the Maryland Forces, which is the garrison company of Fort Frederick, Big Pool, Md. More...

Obituaries

Russell D. Gordon

McConnellsburg, 79

Russell Dickson Gordon, 79, McConnellsburg, died Thursday, September 15, 2016, with his family by his side, at Fulton County Medical Center, in McConnellsburg. Born July 21, 1937, he was the son of the late Paul D. More...

Anna L. Leighty

Carneys Point, N. J., 88

Anna Lou Leighty, 88, Carneys Point, N.J., died Friday, September 16, 2016, at her home. Born August 19, 1928, in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of the late Odus M. and Florence Irene (Hovermale) Hinckle, and the wife of Woodrow W. More...

Ronald Martz

South Plainfield, N. J., 63

Ronald “Ronnie” Martz, 63, South Plainfield, N.J., died peacefully Friday, August 26, 2016, at Hackensack University Medical Center. More...

Letters

FR Lions/School Board To Recognize Military Alumni

To The Editor: Forbes Road Lions Club, in conjunction with Forbes Road School Board, has approved a project to recognize Hustontown/ Forbes Road students who have served in the United States military. More...

We Must Never Forget 9-11

To The Editor: I attended the Flight 93 memorial service Sunday, September 11. It was so emotionally moving as was the other times I’ve been there. More...

Trump Signs A Protest

To The Editor: As I go through Fulton County, I can’t help but notice all the Trump signs. My heart goes out to Trump supporters. To many, his lawn signs are a protest. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer McConnellsburg 1Fannett Metal 0 More...

Volleyball Rankings

McConnellsburg 4 0 Tussey Mountain 4 1 Meyersdale 4 1 Berlin 4 1 Hyndman 4 1 Shanksville 4 1 Shade 2 2 Southern Fulton 2 More...

Blue Team Wins Great Cove Course Club Matches

The Blue Team won the Great Cove Club matches following two days of various team matches played over the weekend. More...

Features

Those Chirps And Chimes In Your Car Have Science Behind Them

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) – Whether it’s the pleasant greeting when you slide into the driver’s seat or a loud, annoying beep that warns you of an imminent crash, there’s science behind the noises that your car makes. More...

Software Co.: We Warned Tesla About Hands-free Autopilot Use

DETROIT (AP) – The company that made the camera and computer system for Tesla Motors’ semi-autonomous Autopilot says the electric car maker ignored its warnings of safety problems. More...

Volvo Group To Lay Off 143 Workers In Hagerstown

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – Officials say the Volvo Group is laying off 143 people at its truck manufacturing plant in Hagerstown. More...

Church News

Revival

Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown, will hold fall revival meetings with evangelist Tim McVey October 2-7. Meetings will begin at 10 a.m. More...

Nationwide Prayer Event

Cry Out 16, nationwide prayer event and free simulcast led by Nancy Leigh Demoss, women’s prayer night via satellite, will be held Friday, September 23, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church. More...

One Night To Unite

One Night To Unite will be held Friday, October 7, at 7 p.m., at McConnellsburg High School auditorium. More...