April 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Route 522 Gem Bridge Work Begins

Temporary signal in place

Prime contractor Lobar Site Development Corp. of Dillsburg began a $2.1 million bridge replacement project on Route 522 over Licking Creek in Belfast Township, Fulton County, on April 12. More...

Local & State

Longtime Family Feed Store Sold

Cullers Agway at 205 East North Street since 1956 was recently purchased by Rene and Jennifer Clugston and son Eris and is now operating as Clugston Farm & Garden and includes Clugston Tire & Repair. More...

Clear Ridge Man Pens First Thriller

Michael Henry to sign copies of “In The Devil’s Pocket”

From the deepest, darkest depths of his mind, Clear Ridge native Michael Henry has pieced together his first book that will leave seekers of horror and “spinetingling” thrills hungry for more. More...

Make A Difference Day May 1

Simple Acts of Kindness, a local outreach program of Christian Social Service, is busy preparing for Fulton County Make a Difference Day to be held on Saturday, May 1, 2010. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Malachi Gress on April 15; Sally Gress and Sally Sowers, April 17; Joseph Beidler, April 15; April Hawbaker, Carl Peck, Clyde Hull, Lois Linke, Randy Seville and Marsha Ray Fetsko, April 16; Darlene Snyder, April 17; Jim Novak, Ap More...

Hustontown

The weather presented us with a beautiful weekend. Some folks have been making gardens. A nice crowd attaended the Forbes Road Lions pancake and sausage supper on Saturday evening at Clear Ridge Community building. More...

Sports

Flyin Ryan Is Back

AVONDALE, Ariz. – Ryan Newman, once dubbed, “The Rocket Man,” because of the number of poles he won in a single season, flew by Jeff Gordon on a green-whitecheckered restart at Phoenix to break a 77-race Cup winless streak. More...

Racing Roundup

It was all Jason Covert in Saturday night’s Three State Flyers event at Hagerstown Speedway as the York Haven driver dominated the event winning by more than ten seconds. More...

Baseball

McConnellsburg 14 NBC 6 More...

Family

Engagement

Lory Ann Baker and Jason Mester, both of Lincoln, Neb., are pleased to announce their engagement. More...

Birth Announced

Tony and Christie Daniels of Harrisonville would like to announce the birth of their third child, a son, Jesse Evan, on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at 1:28 p.m. at Chambersburg Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 22 inches long. More...

Birth Announced

William C. Guyer Sr. and Bridget R. Foor of Harrisonville are proud to announce the birth of a son, William Christopher Guyer Jr., born April 2, 2010, at 10:25 p.m. He was delivered at Waynesboro Hospital by Rosie Kinepeter. More...

Boro Council Enacts Sidewalk Ordinance

Agrees to rent parking spaces to county

McConnellsburg Borough Council members enacted a sidewalk ordinance last Wednesday evening after hearing no comment during the meeting convened to receive public comment. More...

Johnston, Harnish Awarded Top Chamber Honors

Dot Berry Beauty Salon receives “Excellence In Small Business” award, Loy Garber recognized for community service

Several of Fulton County’s finest received top honors during Saturday evening’s annual celebration of excellence and distinction hosted by the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Promotion. More...

Trout Season Opens This Saturday

Pre-season stocking concludes Friday

Since trout season opened in neighboring Franklin County almost two weeks ago, Waterways Conservation Office Anthony Quarracino with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has maintained a busy, if not hectic, schedule of checking anglers for limi More...

Obituaries

Lena P. Caldwell

St. Thomas, 66

Lena P. Caldwell, 66, St. Thomas, died Saturday, April 3, 2010, at Heshey Medical Center. She was born June 27, 1943, in Harrisonville, the daughter of the late Theodore R. Keyser and C. Lorella Hollinshead Keyser. More...

Carl L. Houck

New Grenada, 89

Carl L. Houck, age 89, New Grenada, died Friday, April 9, 2010, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center in Chambersburg. He was born July 17, 1920, in New Grenada, to John and Ethel (Thomas) Houck. He was the husband of the late Ruth M. More...

Lois D. Heinbaugh

Mercersburg, 83

Lois D. Heinbaugh, 83, Mercersburg, died at 7:45 a.m., Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at her home. Born March 11, 1927, in Locust Level, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Isaac and Carrie Hege Dulebohn. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 12, 1990 ’90 Trout season opens at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, but fishermen are invariably early risers and will be settled on their favorite stream banks long before eight o’clock. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Woman Cited For Harassment Thirty-two-year-old Stacy Lynn Barnhart of Warfordsburg has been cited for harassment in connection with an incident at 14290 Buck Valley Road on Tuesday, April 6. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Gospel Concert A gospel concert will be at Lemasters Community Center, Lemasters, Pa., Saturday, April 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A freewill offering will be lifted. Held indoors. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. More...

RECREATION

Teen Night Teen night at the Fulton County Library will be held Saturday, April 17, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. with wii gaming, crafts, food and music! All free. No registration required. More...

MEETINGS

Cemetery Assoc. Meeting Buck Valley Lutheran Cemetery Association will hold its spring meeting Saturday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Features

Scant Praise For “Unvarnished,” Web Site For Reviewing People

There are online reviews of movies, cars, computers, and now... people? More...

Want To See A 3-D Movie? Ticket Prices Go Up 20 Percent

Don and Muffy Sorenson are putting on a good face for the kids. “It’s fine, it’s fine,” says Sorenson, a file clerk, standing in line at the Universal Studios multiplex for “How to Train Your Dragon” in 3-D. More...

Apple iPad: Online Media’s Holy Grail?

Some media analysts are already predicting that Apple iPad is a major step in establishing a new business model for online content providers – both by bringing order to the online advertising world and by forcing users to pay for content that More...

Church News

Cards Of Thanks

CALDWELL Thank you to all those in various churches who sent up prayers on behalf of our sister, Lena Caldwell, and the family. Also thanks for all the cards, phone calls and all other acts of kindness. More...

In Memory

KERLIN In loving memory of Phyllis (Fix) Kerlin on April 13: There’s a whistle up in heaven, And it wasn’t there before. And all the angels heard it When you knocked on heaven’s door. More...