March 3, 2011 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 16, 1961

Plans for a big celebration to mark the 175th anniversary of the founding of McConnellsburg are now being made for the week of June 18-24. The John B. Rodgers Producing Co. of Fostoria, Ohio, will be directing the entire celebration. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 13, 1941

The Department of Public Assistance will select about 3,500 Pennsylvania boys between the ages of 17 and 23 during April for enrollment in the Civilian Conservation Corps. Deaths: Emory E. Everhart of Saltillo; Simon Cutchall of Hopewell. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 28, 1991

The larger Fulton County community was left reeling Tuesday when it was learned that Dr. Susan Peck and Dr. Steven Sheppard as well as physician Dr. Michael Peck will be leaving their practices here. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 26, 1981

A few minutes after noon last Wednesday, Mrs. More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 11, 1971

The tragic news was received last week of the deaths of two Fulton County young men who lost their lives while fighting with the armed forces in Vietnam. Telegrams were received by Mr. and Mrs. More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files of March 15, 1951

Mrs. Elbert Lake of town has returned home after spending a week with Mr. and Mrs. Luther Strait of Johnstown. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Warthin and daughters Lucille and Freda visited on Sunday with Larry Warthin, a patient in St. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 12, 1931

Deaths: Mrs. Annie Frey Shaffner of Mc- Connellsburg; Mrs. Annie M. Hampton of near McConnellsburg; Hugh H. Auld of Mercersburg; Mrs. Elizabeth Painter Flasher of Three Springs; Charles Carbaugh of Ayr Township. More...