December 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

McMullen Pleads Not Guilty

Lawyer fails to appear in court

A Fort Littleton man accused of threatening a woman with a loaded .22 caliber pistol made an appearance before Judge Richard J. Walsh last Tuesday only to discover his legal counsel was nowhere to be found. More...

Local & State

JLG Wins Contractor’s Choice Awards

Earns two awards in Roads & Bridges magazine aerial lift category

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. More...

County Extends Ag reement With FIDA

Commissioners meet Nov. 16, 23

The Fulton County commissioners convened on Tuesday, November 16 and 23, to attend to a variety of business ranging from the extension of an existing agreement with Fulton Industrial Development Association to renewing a contract with Cumberland Cou More...

S. Fulton Club Takes Part In International Christmas Project

Fills 30 shoeboxes for needy children

The Hancock Rotary Club has been working to establish Interact clubs, Rotary International’s service club for young people, at Southern Fulton High School and Hancock Middle Senior High School. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 29, 1990 ’90 The outside thermometer at The First National Bank on Monday registered 74 degrees at noon. Could this be a record high for November in these parts? More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Intended for last week Birthday wishes to Ron Kasper, Jim Mills, John Mills, Marlin Martin, Melanie Myers, Junior Anderson, Patty Ramsey, Jamie Fleming, Art Brown, Kathy Keebaugh, Logan Kling, Rich Heaster, Rick Smith, Wyatt Barnett and Sam Heast More...

Our Town

Public Opinion field hockey all-stars were named last week. They are first team - Megan Keller and Kali Hockensmith of Forbes Road; and second team - Kelsey Lilley and Corri Parsons of Forbes Road. More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving with all the turkey and great meals. Now the hunters are out hunting for those bucks with a nice trophy rack. We hope they all are lucky. Some folks are up north in the state hunting. More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway Recognizes Champions

Path Valley Speedway recently held its annual awards banquet, honoring the top drivers in each division, along with a few special awards. The top five in each division by points were as follows: Friday night: 270cc Micro Sprint: 1. More...

Racing Roundup

With the racing scene mostly quiet right now, Port Royal Speedway made the news last week in a big way with some much-needed change that will take place in the 2011 racing season. More...

Shakeup At Hendrick Motorsports

On the morning after Jimmie Johnson won his fifth Sprint Cup championship, Hendrick Motorsports announced that three Hendrick teams, all except Johnson’s, would have different crew chiefs. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Christmas Program On December 4, at 7:00 p.m., New Grenada Church of God will be hosting its annual Wells Valley Christmas program at the church. Needed are specials of folks singing or reciting Christmas readings. All are welcome. More...

RECREATION

Shooting Matches Postponed Shooting matches at Hustontown Firehall will be postponed until Saturday, December 18, at 1:00 p.m. Santa At HAFCO Santa Claus will be at Hustontown Fire Co. on Friday, December 10, beginning at 7:00 p.m. More...

FOOD & DINING

Bake/Soup Sale Boy Scout Venture Crew 143 will hold a bake sale and soup sale Dec. 4, 2010, from noon to 5:00 p.m., beside Bob Hoffman’s in Mercersburg. All proceeds go to Venture Crew 143. More...

Church News

Special Advent Services

The congregations of Mc- Connellsburg Lutheran Parish are pleased to announce several special services for the upcoming Advent and Christmas season. More...

Final Service At Buck Valley

Buck Valley Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold its final service for the season on December 12, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. More...

Breakfast In Bethlehem Planned

Breakfast In Bethlehem, an interactive dining experience celebrating the true reason for the season, will be held Saturday, December 11, from 9:00 a.m. More...

Fatal Crash Claims One

Elizabeth Nahory remembered for her smile, love of animals

A Burnt Cabins woman remembered by co-workers, friends and neighbors for her passion for animals and willingness to help others died after a two-vehicle crash Thanksgiving Day. More...

Ayr OKs Proposed Budget

Expects very little change from 2010 expenditures/ revenues

Ayr Township supervisors adopted a proposed 2011 budget and addressed several other routine items of business at their regular meeting Monday, November 22. More...

Parents Fight To Save Children

Corbin and Alyssa Troia suffering from a degenerative, genetic disease

Having recently been dealt a devastating blow that two of their three children suffer a genetic disease, Jamie and Winter Troia have only just begun what will be an ongoing physical, mental and financial battle to save their family. More...

Spring Run Restoration Under Way

Project will improve water quality, fish habitat

Spring Run near Webster’s Mill is getting a facelift this fall. More...

Obituaries

Cards Of Thanks

DESHONG The family of Norma DeShong would like to take this time to express their gratitude to everyone who expressed their sympathy, sent a card, said a prayer, came to visit, sent beautiful flowers and words of encouragement at this time of los More...

SHADE

In Our Hearts We thought of you with love today But that is nothing new And thought about you yesterday And days before that too We think of you in silence We often speak your name Now all we have is memories And your picture in a frame Your memory More...

SHEPPARD

The Broken Chain We knew little that morning That God was going to call your name In life we loved you dearly, In death we do the same. It broke our hearts to lose you You did not go alone; For part of us went with you The day God called you home. More...

Letters

Volunteers Needed For ACS Program

To The Editor: This year more than 74,000 residents in Pennsylvania will learn that they have cancer, and for many of them, the biggest obstacle they face is getting to their lifesaving treatment. More...

Operation Christmas Child Successful

To The Editor: Thanks to the generosity of the neighbors in Fulton County many children around the world have something to smile about – Operation Christmas Child (shoebox project). More...

No Excuse For Crimes Against Innocent Animals

To The Editor: More...

Police Reports

Hustontown Woman Charged In Break-In

A Hustontown woman has been cited by Pennsylvania State Police for a breakin that occurred between 10 a.m. on October 8 and 8 a.m. on October 9 at 1851 Davis Lane, Hustontown. More...

Big Cove Tannery Man Cited For Harassment

Twenty-eight-year-old Jesse Lyn Nutter of Big Cove Tannery has been charged with harassment through Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson. Nutter is accused of grabbing a 24-yearold Warfordsburg woman around the throat during an argument. More...

Burglary Reported In Breezewood Park

A 46-year-old Arlington, Va., man told state police an unknown individual broke into his 220 Rock Oak Road residence in Breezewood Park through the rear door between 2 p.m. on November 12 and 11 p.m. on November 20. More...

Entertainment

MHS To Present Christmas Concert

The music department of Central Fulton School District announces its annual Christmas choral concert to be held on Wednesday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m. More...

SF To Present Christmas Cantata

Southern Fulton High School Vocal Music Department will present its Christmas concert Sunday, December 5, at 3 p.m., in the high school auditorium. More...

Family

Celebrates Third

Kaidence Marie Trail celebrated her third birthday on November 2, 2010, at Needmore Firehall with a “Dora the Explorer” party. Kaidence is the daughter of Mindy Briggs and Kenny Trail. More...

PSU Nittany Lion Mascot Visits Library

Area children and adults enjoyed a visit from the Nittany Lion Mascot on Saturday, November 20, at the Fulton County Library. More...

ACM Awards Five Scholarships

Five prospective Allegany College of Maryland students won scholarships at the Bedford County Campus of ACM’s recent 14th annual open house. More...