October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Standoff With Police Ends Peacefully

Needmore man taken into custody after four hours of negotiations

A four-hour standoff between a Thompson Township man and state police negotiators ended favorably and without incident over the weekend. More...

Local & State

88th Annual Township Convention Held

PSATS director addresses township officials

The executive director of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors was one of several keynote speakers to take the podium Monday at the county’s well-attended 88th annual township convention. More...

Forbes Road Directors Hold Brief Meeting

Field trips, transportation matters OK’d

The Forbes Road School Board approved multiple field trips as requested and conducted other routine business at its regular meeting last Monday evening. More...

Peggy Ann Bradnick To Share Experiences During FFFF

Mrs. Peggy Bradnick Jackson will share her experiences during her weeklong kidnapping in 1966 by “Bicycle Pete” at a meeting of the Fulton County Historical Society Thursday evening, October 14, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago More...

MEMORY JOGGER

Fulton County quilters are shown working on the Pennsylvania Tricentennial quilt. Their work marked the beginning of the Quilt Club and show in Fulton County in 1980. More...

Police Reports

County Man Hospitalized After Turnpike Crash

A McConnellsburg man was flown by Life Lion to Altoona Hospital with several head injuries sustained in a two-vehicle collision along the Pennsylvania Turnpike. More...

Threats Made

Charges are pending further interviews in connection with an incident that occurred along High Road in McConnellsburg on Saturday, October 2. State police, McConnellsburg, reported a 66-year-old male from McConnellsburg was threatened at 2:10 p.m. More...

Mailboxes Damaged

Several mailboxes on the 2000 block of Deneens Gap Road, Warfordsburg, were damaged between October 2 and October 4. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Clear Ridge Church Celebration Clear Ridge United Methodist Church is celebrating 150 years of serving God with an open house Saturday, October 16, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and special services on Sunday, October 17, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses during the past week at the local courthouse: Steven Andrew Kerlin, 26, Fort Littleton, and Tara Renea Diller, 21, Fort Littleton. More...

Engagement

Rick Diller and Tami Diller of Chambersburg are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tara R. Diller, to Steven A. Kerlin of Fort Littleton. Steven is the son of Bill and Dawn Kerlin of Knobsville. More...

Celebrates First

Abigail Faith Gingerich celebrated her first birthday on September 14, 2010. She is the daughter of Dustin and Carrie Gingerich of Greencastle. More...

Loads To Do At Folk Fest This Weekend

Festival kicks off Friday

Offering a range of activities for kids of all ages and sizes and even just kids at heart, the 37th annual Fulton Fall Folk Festival will officially get under way Friday with a full lineup of events scheduled, including a special Case tractor and eq More...

Tractor Still Has Place On Bivens Farm

Mary Bivens phoned the “News” last week to share the story of a tractor that has been in continuous use on the Bivens fami ly’s Twin Br ooks More...

Obituaries

Nettie J. DeShong

McConnellsburg, 96

Nettie J. DeShong, 96, a resident of Fulton County Medical Center Long-Term Care Unit, McConnellsburg, and formerly of Chambersburg, died Thursday, October 7, 2010, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg. More...

John R. Golden

Hancock, 88

John Robert “Bob” Golden, 88, Hancock,Md., died Sunday, October 10, 2010, at Loyalton Assisted Living in Hagerstown with his wife and family by his side. More...

Randy B. Hawkins

Nokesville, Va., 45

Randy Brian Hawkins, 45, Nokesville, Va., died Tuesday, October 5, 2010, at Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Va. He was born November 30, 1964 in Falls Church, Va., son of the late Raymond and Beverly (Mellott) Hawkins. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jordan Keefer, 12 on October 6; Sandy Novak and Kevin Strait, October 14; Edna Keebaugh, 91 on October 16; Hulda Bain, October 19; Jonathan McGarvey, October 18; Sonnie Stenger, October 15; Donna Sain, October 15; Julie Stenger Be More...

Hustontown

This weekend was beautiful. The leaves are turning colors. This makes for beautiful scenery for the Fulton Fall Folk Festival. A large amount of vendors will be set up at the Barn on Route 522 north of Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Quinton Branche, McKenzie Wertz, Tom Glunt, Connor Pittman, Pete Ramsey, Gale Fraker, T. Scott Fritz, Luke Heaster, Leon Brown, Lee Weaver, Kacey Hann, Bobbi Cohenour, Bill Ramsey and Dickie Glenn. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Volleyball James Buchanan 3 McConnellsburg 0 More...

Jr. High Sports

Soccer McConnellsburg 0 Fannett Metal 5 McConnellsburg Junior High soccer lost their home game against Fannett Metal this past Friday. The final score was 0-5. McConnellsburg 2 Southern Fulton 3 More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

The 600 Pro Series decided to add one more event to the 2010 season and came to an agreement with Path Valley Speedway to host the event. Thirty-one drivers signed in to run in the 600cc Micro Sprint event. More...