January 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Fulton County To Benefit From Verizon Wireless 3G Network Expansion

Investment increases value for consumers as demand grows for Wireless Voice, 3G multimedia and Internet access

company with the largest 3G network, has activated a new cell site in Fulton County that enables more customers to use their wireless phones concurrently to make calls; send and receive e-mail and text, picture and video messages; view high quality v More...

PCN Gears Up For 94th Annual Farm Show Coverage

PCN will start 2010 with its annual coverage of the Pennsylvania State Farm Show starting Saturday, January 9, at 12:00 p.m. with live coverage of the high school championship rodeo. More...

Officials Sworn In Office

Due to a recent change in legislation, the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas now has a total of five judges presiding over an array of civil and criminal cases. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files of January 4, 1990 ’90 Fulton County Medical Center’s New Year’s baby was born at 4:54 a.m., January 1. More...

Sports

Boys Basketball

Forbes Road 91, Shalom 34 More...

Girls Basketball

Fannett-Metal 60 Forbes Road 51 More...

Racing Roundup

Happy 2010 everyone! Hope your holiday season was a good one. I know mine sure was with great family and friends and a thrilling Penn State win in the Capital One Bowl! More...

Family

Celebrates Third

Reuben William Knepper celebrated his third birthday on December 20, 2009. He is the son of Craig A. and Jen Knepper of McConnellsburg. Grandparents are N. Parker and Patricia M. More...

Cards Of Thanks

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Four Generations

Pictured are four generations of the Knepper family, clockwise from upper left: Sharon Knepper Snyder, Bobbie Jo Snyder Wilt, Mary Knepper, Anita Snyder Miller and Maya Miller. More...

Union Contract Finalized With County Officials

County spends over $100K on legal fees to ratify four-year agreement

Negotiations between the Fulton County commissioners and Teamsters Local Union No. More...

Bard Elected Borough President

Pat Frazier named vice president in leadership change

McConnellsburg Borough Council reorganized on Monday evening and in a surprise move elected a new president, vice president and president pro tem. More...

Charges Bound Over Against Pittman In Homicide

Toddler homicide case headed to county court

A grief-stricken and emotional Shannon Wood took the stand last Wednesday morning to share details of her 24-month-old daughter’s health and behavior in the days before her unexpected death on December 2 as well as her own personal relationshi More...

Obituaries

Dolores J. Fling

Hancock, Md., 75

Dolores Jean “Sis” Fling, 75, Hancock, Md., died Saturday, January 2, 2010, at Berkeley Springs Rehab and Nursing, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Born June 21, 1934, in West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late John A. More...

Douglas E. Grubb

Port Neches, Texas, 52

Douglas Eric Grubb, 55, Port Neches, Texas, formerly of New Enterprise, died Tuesday, December 29, 2009, in Beaumont, Texas. He was born April 19, 1957, the son of Ted and Margaret Grubb and the late Mary Alice (Luke). More...

William C. Hartmann

Harrisonville, 87

William C. Hartmann, 87, Harrisonville, died Sunday, January 3, 2010, at Altoona Regional Hospital. He was born in Linden, N.J., April 17, 1922, the son of the late William A. and Emily (Salek) Hartmann. He was the widower of Dorris E. More...

Letters

Reflects On Her 93 Years

To The Editor: Sitting in my recliner, in my retirement home today. I just turned 93. I think the reason I have lived so long, the good Lord is waiting for me to improve. He knows what I could be. If I would. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Hope everyone had a nice holiday season and now we will have to settle down to the acts of Ole Man Winter. The last few days have really been cold. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to David Anderson, Kaylee Anderson, Fred Steach, Betty Fleck, Ben Souders, Nick Brown, Heather Hilbert, Dorothy Patterson, Bonnie Watkins, Laura Reynolds, Judy Roher, Krista Brown and Tommy Cohenour. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lizzie Seville and Don Kinzie, December 30; Kate Ott, January 5; Marie Hann, January 9; Lori Bottenfield, January 8; Jordin Smith, January 2; Linda Kelso, January 4; Pam Glenn and Lillian “Toots” Buterbaugh, January 1; More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Prayer Lunch Take some time out of your busy day to catch your breath and feel the spirit of God breathe new life into you. Join in for an informal time of sharing, Bible discussion and prayer on Tuesday, January 12, at noon, at St. More...

RECREATION

Hoop Shoot Chambersburg Elks Lodge 600 will hold its annual hoop shoot January 9 at McConnellsburg Elementary School. The hoop shoot comprises of 25 foul shots from each contestant. More...

MEETINGS

4-H PDC/County Council Meeting A 4-H PDC/County Council meeting will be held Monday, January 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Extension Office. Call Lori at 717-485-4111 if unable to attend. More...

Church News

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week: Russell Duane Connelly, 23, McConnellsburg, and Kayla Marie Mumma, 19, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Church Gets $1.1M From Miner’s Estate

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A Lutheran church in southwestern Pennsylvania is sharing the wealth of a $1.1 million offering left to the congregation by a coal miner who died earlier this year. More...