February 3, 2011 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 11, 1971

Probably the most important action taken at last week’s meeting of the Forbes Road School Board – at least according to the students – was a change in the dress code. More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 15, 1951

Master Sgt. John W. Cooper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Cooper of Burnt Cabins, is now serving as private secretary to Lt. General Matthew B. Ridgeway, U.S. Eight Army commander in Korea. A veteran of 12 years of service in the Army, Sgt. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 12, 1931

Deaths: Robert Gordon of Cumberland County; Mrs. Susan King, 92 of near Hustontown, the oldest resident of Taylor Township; Mrs. J. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 31, 1991

Marine Maj. George Cutchall was recognized by many of his friends in Fulton County when he appeared on television during the Super Bowl game in an update on the Persian Gulf War, talking to his men on land mines. He is a demolition expert. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of January 29, 1981

Ceremonies to celebrate the return of the hostages will be held at the courthouse on Friday at noon and a large crowd from throughout the county is expected. Other communities across the nation have chosen Thursday as the day for celebration. More...

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 16, 1961

The proposed borough Wage Tax is causing much contention in McConnellsburg, but an order, issued by the management of Fulton Manufacturing Co., that workers boycott local stores to protest it has been publicly rescinded by Alex Passon, manager, who s More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 13, 1941

Deaths: William McDonald Cunningham of Grove City; Mrs. Annie (Chesnut) Laidig of Hustontown; Nancy Louise Shotts of Laidig; Mrs. Mary (Heeter) Huffe of Johnstown; Mrs. John Pine of Ayr Township; Luther Hayden Grove of Clear Ridge; Mrs. More...