September 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

High Water Takes Out Cove Creek Bridge

The footbridge across Cove Creek along Route 928 near Big Cove Tannery was swept away during last week’s rainstorms, pulling down electric lines and leaving 25 houses without power. More...

Local & State

Camp Sinoquipe Hosts Bluegrass Jamboree

Camp Sinoquipe near Burnt Cabins hosted its ninth annual Bluegrass Jamboree Saturday afternoon. More...

More Than A Dairy Lease

For a number of years now, Warfordsburg FFA has partnered with Misty Mountain Dairy to provide students with the opportunity of leasing a dairy animal for show at the Fulton County Fair. More...

Historical Society Fall Meeting Set For October 18

The Fulton County Historical Society is pleased to announce this great educational opportunity on Thursday evening October 18, 2018. Dr. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Saturday, September 22 is the first day of fall. Can you believe it? Enjoy your last few days of summer! Hustontown Fire Co. will hold a chicken barbecue September 22 at 3 p.m.An open stage will be held at 9 p.m. and the kitchen opens at 5 p.m. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Elizabeth Spriggs, September 28; Jacob Hann, September 24; Lyrah Waite, October 1; Ed Stenger, October   More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Ryan Smith out dueled Freddie Rahmer to score his biggest career win in Saturday’s All-Star Circuit of Champions Jim Nace Memorial for 410 Sprints at Selinsgrove Speedway.  Smith took home the big $10,000 payday in the win over Rahmer, Bri More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FOOD AND DINING Turkey Dinners Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. will hold turkey dinners October 14 and November 11, at 11 a.m.until sold out. Meals will be available to eat in or to take out. Mark calendars for trunk-or-treat October 27. More...

Features

How Hurricanes Unleash Lethal Storm Surges

WASHINGTON (AP) – Behold the awesome power of water. Already the ocean is swallowing beaches, roads and anything else in the way of Hurricane Florence’s monstrous storm surge. More...

World’s Warming; Expect More Intense Hurricanes

WASHINGTON (AP) – A warmer world makes for nastier hurricanes. Scientists say they are wetter, possess more energy and intensify faster. Their storm surges are more destructive because climate change has already made the seas rise. More...

Before And After A Storm, The Supply Stores Are Critical

MIAMI (AP) – Before and after a hurricane, Ace is the place. And Home Depot and Lowe’s. And many other hardware and building supply outlets.  More...

Parent Airs Concerns To CFSD Board

At September meeting

Dawn Birgensmith, a mother of four children in high school and one in middle school at Central Fulton, attended the school board’s September meeting last Tuesday with a list of concerns. More...

High Schools Join “Paint The Plow” Program

With winter just around the corner, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 9 is getting help from schools in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset counties in the creative outreach project to promote winte More...

Obituaries

Mahlon L. Shimer

McConnellsburg, 66

Mahlon L. Shimer, 66, McConnellsburg, went to be with the Lord Friday, September 14, 2018.  He was born August 19, 1952, in McConnellsburg, the son of the late B. Hiley and Marion E. More...

Grover E. Strait

McConnellsburg, 78

Grover E. Strait, 78, Mc- Connellsburg, died Monday, September 17, 2018, at UPMC Pinnacle in Harrisburg. He was born May 3, 1940, at home in Amaranth, the son of the late Coy and the late Julia (Cutchall) Strait. More...

Melvin D. Covert

Shade Gap, 95

Melvin D. “Bill” Covert, 95, Shade Gap, died Thursday, September 13, 2018, at his residence.  He was born in Shade Gap, September 19, 1922, the son of the late Elsie (Mentzer) and Francis Covert. He was the widower of Bertha M. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 17, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Harassment Harassment occurred at 36 Cloverleaf Court on Sept. 16 at 8:13 a.m. According to state police, Robert Wayne Woodring, 49, McConnellsburg, engaged in an altercation with a 46-year-old female from McConnellsburg. Charges were filed. More...

Sports

Over $34K Raised At FCMC Foundation Golf Outing

Golfers and volunteers endured cold and wet conditions at the 25th annual Fulton County Medical Center Foundation Golf Tournament September 8 to help raise $34,973.  More...

High School Sports

Boys Soccer Forbes Road 7 JohnstownChristian School 0 More...

Soccer Standings

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Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Zachary Michael Pittman, 28, Waterfall, and Alison Paige Eichelberger, 23, Waterfall.  Noah Nord Tankin, 26, Stephens City, Va., and Jennif More...

Cards Of Thanks

SHIVES  We want to express our sincere thanks and gratitude for the overwhelming love and support shown us during the loss of our husband and father, Bill Shives. More...