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Local & State

2 Women Die After Re-entering Burning Home To Rescue Cat

GLEN ROCK, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say two women died after they apparently reentered a burning Pennsylvania home to rescue a pet cat. More...

Local Historian Remembers Outstanding County Native

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by historian and author John Nelson, a native of McConnellsburg who has written or co-written 11 books on aspects of Fulton County history. More...

Chamber Seeks Award Nominations

Awards banquet set for March 24

Plans are underway for the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism’s 2017 awards banquet and silent auction, which will take place Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the Mc- Connellsburg Firehall. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 11, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Trespassing   On Wooden Bridge Road just 1 mile off South Madden Road in Taylor Township, an individual was found trespassing on private property. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Port Royal Speedway announced a huge Memorial Day 2018 weekend for the track adding the Northeast Ultimate Super Late Model Series to the already huge Bob Weikert Memorial weekend.  Scheduled for May 26-27 at the Port, the 410 Sprints will go af More...

Community Bulletin Board

Community Bulletin Board

RECREATION Adult Basketball Adult basketball will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., every Tuesday night at the alumni community building. Questions, call Kathy Kendall at 717-377-3643. More...

Church News

Christmas Services

A Christmas program will be held at Freedom Worship Center Sunday, December 17, at 6 p.m. Children’s skits and the cantata “The Life Of Jesus” will be presented. All are welcome. More...

Gospel Strings To Sing Carols

The Gospel Strings will be singing Christmas carols at Hustontown Senior Center December 21 at 10:30 a.m. For dinner reservations call no later than December 18 at 717-987-3770. All are welcome. More...

So. Alleghenies 9-1-1 Co-op Instates 9-1-1 Texting

Call if you can, text if you can’t

Fulton County resident can now text 9-1-1 from their cellphones in the case a call can’t be made in an emergency.  It was announced last Wednesday that Bedford, Blair, Fulton and Huntingdon county residents needing emergency services are n More...

Shoemaker To Lead Forbes Road

Board reorganizes

The Forbes Road School Board met at its regularly scheduled monthly meeting last Monday night to swear in new board members, elect officers, and approve school field trips.  More...

Boro Adopts Final Budget For 2018

Third Street bridge project to be rebid again

McConnellsburg Borough Council unanimously adopted a final budget for 2018 at its monthly meeting Dec. 6 that calls for no tax increases and projects increased spending of a little more than $160,000 over expected 2017 expenditures of $238,062. More...

Obituaries

Redith F. Snoberger

Lebanon, 75

Redith F. Snoberger, 75, Lebanon, died Tuesday December 5, 2017. She fought a 2 1/2-year courageous battle with cancer. She was the loving wife of Ron Snoberger with whom she celebrated a 54th wedding anniversary in June. More...

Galen E. Kling

Shade Gap, 91

Galen E. Kling, 91, Shade Gap, died at 1:20 a.m. Monday, December 11, 2017, at his home. Born January 16, 1926, in Dublin Township, Huntingdon County, he was the son of the late Ross W. and Mary (Piper) Kling. More...

Fred L. Cunningham Sr.

McConnellsburg, 80

Fred L. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Mike and Mitch Ott, November 22; Dena McGarvey and Erin Shafer, December 20; Riley Shafer, 11 on December 14; Melonie Souders, December 22; Erin Shafer and Trinity Hege, December 23; Trudy Wible, December 25; Kara Shives, December More...

Sports

After Century-long Absence, Freshwater Mussel Found In River

AVONMORE, Pa. More...

High School Sports

Girls Basketball

Forbes Road 40Chestnut Ridge 38 More...

Features

Protecting Holiday Packages

Experts are predicting more than $100 billion will be spent shopping online during this year’s holiday season. As online shopping increases, so do thefts of packages from front porches. More...

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies A Holiday Treat

If, like me, you’re a fan of dark chocolate peppermint bark at Christmastime, you’re going to love these cookies. Your friends and family will, too. More...

5 Hacks For Living With Diabetes

(StatePoint) – According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), approximately 30.3 million Americans are living with diabetes, which affects people of all ages. More...