April 7, 2011 RSS feed / From Days Gone By

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 15, 1971

Figures released last week by the county commissioners’ office show that the Democratic Party is heading toward the May primaries with a lead of almost 300 over the Republicans. More...

60 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 19, 1951

Ralph Lininger Jr., who is stationed at the Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nev., is spending a week with his father here. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 4, 1991

Craig Cutchall of Hustontown was named the Fulton Chamber of Commerce’s 1990 Man of the Year at the annual banquet held March 30. H. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files of April 2, 1981

Reaction in this area to the Monday afternoon shooting of President Ronald Reagan and three other men ranged from sorrow to outright anger. Reagan was reported in good condition following surgery for removal of a .22 bullet from his lung. More...

50 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 20, 1961

In a safety survey sponsored by the American Hospital Association and the National Safety Council, the Fulton County Medical Center ranked first in the state of Pennsylvania and 21st in the United States in the Group I division. More...

70 Years Ago

From The Files of April 17, 1941

Deaths: Mrs. Minnie Mock Lachman of Brentwood; Mrs. Olive Helsel of Wells Tannery; William M. Wagner of Huntingdon; Miss Ellawea M. Johnston of McConnellsburg. More...

80 Years Ago

From The Files of April 16, 1931

Deaths: Dr. Americus Enfield of Bedford, referred to in politics as the “Wheelhorse of Southwestern Pennsylvania Democracy;” William Feagley of Ayr Township; Mrs. Lucy B. Greenley of McConnellsburg; Billie Swartz of near Hustontown. More...