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Local & State

Masons Donate To Sinoquipe Project

Members of Mount Zion Lodge 774 recently donated a check for $2,500 to Boy Scout Camp Sinoquipe toward the renovation of the Wells Valley Lodge. More...

Creator Of McDonald’s Flagship Sandwich, The Big Mac, Dies

PITTSBURGH (AP) – You probably don’t know his name, but you’ve almost certainly devoured his creation: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame seed bun.  More...

Unemployment Rate Changes Little

Preliminary unemployment data for October released last week showed that Fulton County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October increased to 6.8 percent from September’s rate of 6.7 percent. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

The first weekend of the fourth annual Festival of Lights was held over the weekend and the weather was nice. Paws Of Hope held its annual Christmas open house last weekend along with Butterfly Gardens and Elvey’s Florist. More...

Hustontown

The word Advent is from the Latin Adventus, which means “coming.” Advent is the beginning of a new liturgical year and encompasses the span of time from the fourth Sunday before Christmas, until the Nativity of Our Lord is celebrated. More...

Sports

Special Olympics Recognizes November Volunteer

Special Olympics Pennsylvania Fulton County would like to recognize the volunteer of the month for November 2016 Peggy S. Bailey for her dedication in raising funds for the SOPA athletes of Fulton County.  More...

Features

Sleek Casino With Bob Dylan Art Opening Outside Washington

OXON HILL, Md. More...

Christmas Light Decorating Businesses Busy For Holidays

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) – ‘Tis the season for lights and dÈcor. Ronald Layman said he drove his dad crazy when he was growing up in Walkersville, always buying more lights to decorate for Christmas. More...

Learn To Love A Long, Slow Braise To Make Tough Meat Awesome

How do you transform a tough, less expensive cut of meat into something tender and delicious? You braise it! More...

Scam Artists Target Elderly

With a large percentage of citizens over the age of 65, Pennsylvania residents are a target for a wide variety of scams, cons and other crimes. More...

Ayr Adopts Proposed ’17 Budget

The Ayr Township supervisors adopted a proposed 2017 budget at their regular November meeting last Monday evening. More...

Santa Meets Area Kids At Chamber Event

Santa Claus was in town last Friday evening to take part in the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas in McConnellsburg event at the Fulton Theater. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

BROWN In loving memory of Timothy D. Brown who passed away 20 years ago on December 1, 1996: The moment that you died, my heart was torn in two, one side filled with heartache, the other filled with you. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 5, 1996 ’96 More...

Letters

Historical Society Buys A Building

To The Editor,  More...

Water Our Most Valuable Resource

To The Editor:  Animal feeding operations are developing rapidly throughout the U.S. including many in Fulton County. Fields in some states where manure is applied have become clustered.  More...

Racing Roundup

Dale Blaney Headed to PA

One of the best Sprint car drivers from the state of Ohio will kind of become Posse in 2017 as Dale Blaney has joined the John and Peewee Zemaitis Zemco Sprint car team.  Blaney, a many time Al- Star Circuit of Champion series champion drive,r l More...