November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Judicial Candidate Enters Race

T.R. Williams seeks to fill soon-to-be vacant Court of Common Pleas position

A Franklin County magisterial district judge became the first candidate to publicly announce interest in filling the Court of Common Pleas judicial position held by outgoing Judge Douglas W. Herman. More...

Local & State

GOP Eyes Window For Action Before Wolf Takes Over

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Legislature will be led by massive Republican majorities – including the biggest House GOP majority in more than 50 years – when Democratic Gov.-elect Tom Wolf takes office on Jan. 20. More...

Overly Honored By Association Of Fundraising Professionals

Helen Overly was one of eight honorees recognized by the Association of Fundraisers Professionals’ (AFP) Western Maryland Chapter at a reception in Frederick, November 7. More...

Central Fulton Hires New Varsity Baseball Coach

Address other personnel issues

Central Fulton School Board dealt with several personnel issues last Tuesday as part of a very brief agenda. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 17, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to: Dolly Miller and Delores Sheffield, November 5; John Duffey, November 3; Joyce Moody, November 22; Randi Mellott, 38 on November 23; Betty Mellott, November 24; More...

Hustontown

We have had some chilly breezes blowing this past week, so I guess winter is approaching. Hope those deer hunters were lucky this week and got that buck with a nice rack. If not they have a few more days left. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Winter Craft Show A winter craft show will be held at Shade Gap Fire Co. auxiliary and township buildings Saturday, November 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, November 23, from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

McBEATH As a World War II veteran I would like to thank the young people who took the time and made the effort to say thank you to me for serving by bringing me all of the gifts on Veterans Day. I really appreciate them thinking of me. More...

Cards Of Thanks

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Marriage License

Giancarlo Angelini, 56, Mercersburg, and Sheila Maye Doyle, 54, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Schmidt Trust Gives $25K To Meadow Grounds Lake Effort

The managers of The Arthur B. and Ruth Kirk Schmidt Charitable Trust have announced that the trust is pledging a very generous $25,000 toward the $100,000 goal set for The Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake for the repair and restoration project. More...

McConnellsburg Man Dies In Head-on Collision

Accident claims life of second man

A head-on collision along Route 30 west of McConnellsburg Monday afternoon took the lives of two men, one a Mc- Connellsburg resident. More...

Judge Herman To Step Down

Judge Carol Van Horn to become new president judge in 2015

Douglas W. Herman, president judge of the Court of Common Pleas, is set to step down from his position several days into the new year after logging 21 years with the 39th Judicial District that spans both Fulton and Franklin counties. More...

Obituaries

John H. Culler

McConnellsburg, 32

John Harvey “Harv” Culler, 32, McConnellsburg, died Monday, November 17, 2014. He was born April 8, 1982, in Mc- Connellsburg, the son of John and Deborah (Seville) Culler of McConnellsburg. More...

Walter A. Rasp

McConnellsburg, 37

Walter A. “Andy” Rasp, 37, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, November 16, 2014, at his home. He was born February 5, 1977, in McConnellsburg, the son of Monte L. and Tessa Rasp. He was employed as a yardman at Schuster Concrete in Hagerstown. More...

Robert I. Buterbaugh

St. Thomas, 75

Robert I. “Bob” Buterbaugh, 75, St. Thomas, died Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at his home. He was born December 27, 1938, in McConnellsburg, the son of the late Robert and Florence (Mills) Buterbaugh. More...

Letters

What Types Of Glass Can Be Recycled Here?

To The Editor: A word (or two) about glass recycling: First- the only type of glass the Fulton County recycling program accepts is clean clear, green or brown food and drink bottles and jars. More...

Thanks Employees, Volunteers For Services

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Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Mailbox Damaged A mailbox along Sheepskin Hollow Road in Dublin Township was damaged between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on November 8, state police reported. Victim is a 69-yearold Fort Littleton man, who has estimated the damage at $50. More...

Sports

Special Olympics Participates In Parade

Fulton County Special Olympics got a special ride in the Fulton County Fall Folk Festival Parade thanks to Mr. Hardware, who volunteered his time and truck/trailer. More...

Racing Roundup

Susquehanna Speedway Park closed the 2014 410 Sprint car season with the $10,000-to-win Final Showdown Saturday afternoon. Fourth-place starter Greg Hodnett drove around polesitter Don Kreitz Jr. More...

Elk Harvest Results Released

27 bulls taken in one-week season; harvest totals 88 elk

More than 82 percent of the hunters participating in Pennsylvania’s 2014 elk hunt have taken home a trophy. The Pennsylvania Game Commission announced 88 elk were taken by hunters during the regular oneweek elk season that ended Nov. 8. More...

Church News

Nigerian Church Leader To Speak

The Rev. Dr. Musa Mambula will be at the Knobsville Church of the Brethren, Wedenesday, December 10, at 7 p.m. More...