January 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

NVFC Top Award Goes To Terry Hann

Strait, Sigel, Willey and Black also honored

Calling it “the busiest year in the company’s history,” Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Local & State

Forbes Road Students Raise Money For Cancer

Kinsey Cutchall, 17, and Emily Karczewski, 16, both students at Forbes Road High School, raised more than $3,500 for Summit Cancer and Hematology Services, an affiliate of Summit Health, as part of a service project for their school. More...

Hoover To Run Again

David R. Hoover II, Mc- Connellsburg, has announced his intention to seek re-election to the office of Fulton County commissioner on the Democratic ticket. More...

JLG Debuts Industry-First 150-Foot Boom Lift

The 1500SJ is largest self-propelled telescopic boom lift available

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corp., company and a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, announced Tuesday that it is adding a new model to the JLG line of Ultra Series boom lifts. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Zachary Dunkle, January 13; Tim McGarvey, January 13; More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes this week to Laura Reynolds, Ashley Mitchell, Tommy Cohenour, Alexys Anderson, Kyle Reed, Cali Brown, Danielle Winnick, Almeda Nead, Brittany Whitsel, Priscila Mitchell, Kennedy Heaster, Christopher Anderson, Tina Swan, Deb Kerlin and More...

Hustontown

The weekend presented us with those cold January temperatures. I guess we can get ready for snow. Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of John Gallaher, who passed away on Saturday. He was a very well-liked guy. More...

Sports

Girls Basketball

McConnellsburg 64, Belleville Mennonite 35 More...

Racing Roundup

Well here we are already more than a week into the new year as the big countdown till the 2011 racing season kicks off. But I’m not counting just quite yet, at least not while it’s so cold! More...

Junior Johnson Starting Team For Son

“I don’t want my son driving a race car. I don’t even want a race car on my place,” Junior Johnson told me several years ago during a visit to his farm, But the NASCAR Hall of Famer has done an about face. More...

Features

Preventing Sports Injuries In Kids And Teens

With children’s sports-related injuries continuing to rise nationwide to more than 3.5 million annually, keeping kids healthy is a top priority for parents, schools and sports leagues. More...

Winter Gardening Reads

The Potting Shed

The poet Edwin Markham wrote “He fed his spirit with the bread of books.” It’s that time when we settle in for winter, peruse the gardening catalogs and take the time for good winter reads. Some suggested garden related readings: More...

Tips To Jumpstart Your Career

Whether you’re unemployed, underemployed or boldly looking to start your own business, achieving your career goals can be challenging. More...

Church News

Cards Of Thanks

OVERLY Wow, what a community of caring and loving people! I am fortunate to live here and be a part of it. Thank you seems very inadequate for the outpouring of love and concern I enjoyed following a fall and broken hip. More...

Hustontown Man Waives Hearing

Mandatory arraignment to be scheduled for Dennis Lane

After being granted several continuances since his arrest in mid-November, a northern Fulton County man accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young boy appeared in Fulton County Central Court this week. More...

House Fire Displaces Families

Blaze destroys Warfordsburg area farmhouse

Family, friends, coworkers and area churches have rallied in support of an extended Warfordsburg area family who were displaced by a fire that destroyed their 1930s two-story farmhouse. More...

Workers’ Comp Snafu Pondered

Hears request for financial support from Great Cove

McConnellsburg Borough Council discussed an unexpected workers’ compensation charge for the McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Pa. Farm Show Results

Area residents who were winners at the Farm Show as of Tuesday morning are as follows: Brittany Truax, Hustontown: third - Angus junior heifer calves; sixth - Young Shepherd Skillathon Division III; fifth - Angus junior heifers calves, calved Februar More...

Obituaries

Curtis L. Beaumont

Shippensburg, 56

Curtis L. Beaumont, 56, of Shippensburg, died Saturday, January 8, 2011, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born Friday, November 12, 1954, in Abington, Pa., the son of the late Howard and Elizabeth (Longstreet) Beaumont. More...

E. Izora Clingerman

Warfordsburg, 91

E. Izora Clingerman, 81, Warfordsburg, died Friday, January 7, 2011, at Fulton County Medical Center Long Term Care. Born October 5, 1919, in Warfordsburg, she was the daughter of the late Raymond E. Lynch and Charlotte E. (Stoner) Lynch. More...

Clair O. Dickinson

Everett, 81

Clair O. “Jake” Dickinson, 81, Everett, died Monday, January 3, 2011. He was born August 16, 1929, in Saxton, a son of the late Caulder and Flo (Truax) Dickinson. More...

From Days Gone By

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Sharon Glenn of Big Cove Tannery, pictures the Cito Methodist Church Sunday School in 1954. The church will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2011. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 10, 1991

A Three Springs area man died last Thursday afternoon, January 3, from injuries suffered in a onevehicle accident on January 1 along Route 522 in Huntingdon County. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 8, 1981 More...

Police Reports

Crime, Patrol Report Released

Pennsylvania State Police at the McConnellsburg barracks recently released their crime and patrol activity report for the month of December, during which a total of 66 criminal offenses were reported to investigators. More...

Woman Accused Of Harassment

Forty-eight-year-old Warfordsburg area resident Connie Mitchell has been cited with harassment in connection with an incident on Sunday, December 26, on Fairview Road, Union Township. More...

Drug Possession Charges Filed

Charges related to possession of marijuana have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Carol Jean Johnson against Michael Scott Trail of Warfordsburg. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Special Services Evangelist Augie David will be speaking at Humble Beginning Independent Church, 170 Horseshoe Drive (beside Bumper To Bumper, Warfordsburg) Saturday, January 15, at 6 p.m. and Sunday, January 16, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

RECREATION

Alumni Gym Open The alumni community gym in Mc- Connellsburg will be open from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for anyone who would like to get some exercise, walk or run. This is a free activity and open to all ages. More...

MEETINGS

Quilt Club Meeting Fulton County Quilt Club will meet Saturday, January 15, at 10 a.m. at Fulton County Library. Officers will be elected, annual dues of $10 collected, and show and tell. Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Todd and Hillary Alexander are proud to announce the birth of their son, William Eston Alexander, on Tuesday January 4, 2011, at Waynesboro Hospital. Esty was delivered by Rosie Klinepeter of Country Care Midwifery. More...

Palmer Deploys For Service

Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Dennis E. Palmer has been mobilized and activated at Joint Base Dix- McGuire-Lakehurst, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operation New Dawn or Operation Enduring Freedom. More...

Birth Announced

Tyler and Tricia Gelvin of Hustontown would like to announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, Sydney Grace Gelvin. Sydney was born at Chambersburg Hospital December 13, 2010, at 10:35 p.m. More...