February 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Warfordsburg Couple Promotes Pizzas 4 Patriots

Appears on CBS “Early Show”

A Warfordsburg area couple active in their dairy cooperative were recently selected to appear on an episode of the CBS “Early Show” last week to tout the benefits of dairy products to the general public as well as a popular program that More...

Local & State

Nesbitt Honored For Years Of Service

Ayr Township supervisors present a certificate of recognition to Arlene Nesbitt for her 48 years of service to the township as tax collector. More...

F.O.V.A. Makes Donation To Library

On behalf of FOVA-VFW Post 655 of McConnellsburg, post Secretar y/Treasurer John Warsing (left) and post Cmdr. More...

Commissioners Review Phone, Security Needs

The magnitude and type of telephone and security systems needed for the newly constructed office space of Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson was still up for debate Tuesday morning following a meeting between the Fulton County commissione More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 1, 1990 ’90 Southern Fulton School Board Tuesday night rejected the state-appointed fact finder’s report for the second time in its labor More...

Sports

Boys Basketball

Forbes Road 60 Everett 37 More...

Girls Basketball

Fannett-Metal 58 McConnellsburg 33 More...

“Awesome Bill” To Return Part Time

Bill Elliott, the 54-year-old driver often dubbed “Awesome Bill from Dawsonville,” will return for at least 13 races in 2010 for the Wood Brothers Racing team. His first race will be the season-opening Daytona 500, on Sunday, Feb. 14. More...

Features

The Rise Of Women — Just In Time

A 30-something couple in Minnesota with two young children has formulated their own plan for dealing with a family financial crisis. More...

10 Ways To Spend A Goldman Sachs Bonus

Besides chest-thumping fourth-quarter earnings, Goldman Sachs also announced its bonus pool two weeks ago. More...

Veronica Egan And The “Great Old Broads” Keep Vigil Over Endangered Wild Lands

Don’t call Veronica Egan a lady. Call her what she calls herself: a great old broad. More...

Church News

Special Services At Mt. Zion

“Love Thy Neighbor Day” will be observed on Sunday, February 14, at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church of Little Cove for the purpose of receiving monetary donations for the Frank Shuey family of 8450 Ward Drive, Mercersburg. More...

Weaver – Gordon United

Charla Renee Gordon, McConnellsburg, and James Matthew Weaver, Chambersburg, were united in marriage Saturday, November 14, 2009, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fayetteville. More...

County’s Employment Rate Shows Little Change

Ranking still at #66 for December

The unemployment rate in Fulton County rose by threetenths of a percentage point in December. More...

SF, Dairy Assoc. Join Forces To Recycle

High school gets new vending machine, milk cooler

Administrators from the Southern Fulton School District were presented with a check in the amount of $9,000 last Thursday as part of a new recycling and dairy promotion program offered in conjunction with Mid- Atlantic Dairy Association. More...

HAVFCO Saving Time For Responders

Purchases “I am responding” system

A new Web-based system installed at the Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. in mid-January will enable volunteer firefighters and ambulance crews to save critical time in responding to emergencies. More...

Obituaries

William H. Parsons Sr.

Hustontown, 74

William H. Parsons Sr., 74, of Hustontown, died Wednesday, January 27, 2010, at Manorcare Health Services in Chambersburg. He was born September 14, 1935, in Burnt Cabins, the son of the late Howard and Martha Lister Parsons. More...

S. Bernard England

Everett, 84

S. Bernard England, 84, Everett, died Saturday, January 23, 2010, at Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona. He was born October 12, 1925, in Everett, a son of the late William R. and Rosie (Snyder) England. More...

Howard E. Fox Sr.

McConnellsburg, 56

Howard Eugene Fox Sr., 56, McConnellsburg, Pa., died Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at his home with his family by his side. He was born March 10, 1953, in Harrisburg, Pa., the son of the late John and Clair (Taylor) Fox Jr. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Henrietta Chamberlain visited with her granddaughter and husband, Alexandar and Daniel Smolnik, in Binghamton, N.Y. She attended the christening of her great-grandson, Daniel Gregory. More...

Hustontown

The predictions are that Punxsutawney Phil will see his shadow on Tuesday, February 2, which means six more weeks of winter. I imagine we will have that anyway. Everyone always welcomes spring. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Aiden Barnett, Nelson Nead, JoAnne Benson, George Anderson, Barb Keebaugh, Heath Hilbert, Dale Stains Jr., Stephen Hall, Alena Anderson, Connie McMath, Ruth Martin, Jack Myers, Tim Streightiff, Kala Cutshall, Barron Taylor and Oli More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Family Weekend All are welcome to attend the 15th annual midwinter family weekend February 12-14 at 7:00 p.m. nightly at Dublin Mills Community Church featuring Cliff and Alison Reynolds (missionaries to England). More...

RECREATION

Sweetheart Ball The 26th annual Beta Sigma Phi Sweetheart Ball and auction will be held Saturday, February 13, at McConnellsburg American Legion. Hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. More...

MEETINGS

SF 4-H Club Meeting Southern Fulton Friends 4-H Club will meet February 22 at Southern Fulton Elementary School at 6:30 p.m. New members are welcome. More information may be obtained by calling Lori at 485-4111. More...

Family

Celebrates First

Claire Louise Bloomer, daughter of Kris and Heather Bloomer of Harrisonville, celebrated her first birthday on December 5, 2009. More...

In Memory

HENRY In loving memory of Goldie M. More...