December 11, 2008 RSS feed / Family

Four Generations

Pictured above are four generations of the Nellie (Shaffer) Brant family. Left to right are son Bill Shaffer, mother Nellie, greatgrandson Austin Shaffer and grandson Ed Shaffer. More...

Pa. Bear Hunter Charged With Killing Heckler

VINTONDALE, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania bear hunter already jailed on charges he assaulted a heckler is now charged with criminal homicide after a coroner's ruling. More...

Engagement

Meredith and Karen Shives of McConnellsburg and Jack and Ann Getkin of Pittsburgh are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Kara and Dan. Kara is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University. More...

Celebrates 85th Birthday

George N. Mellott turned 85 on December 6, 2008. A party was held in his honor on Sunday, December 7, at Sideling Hill Christian Church Fellowship Hall. Sixty-five guests were in attendance. George has been married to his wife, Alice, for 58 years. More...

Man Dies, Firefighter Hurt In House Explosion

GAP, Pa. (AP) - A cabin exploded in Lancaster County, killing the homeowner and injuring a firefighter battling the intense two-alarm blaze that engulfed the structure. Shortly after neighbors called 911 at 4:50 p.m. More...