May 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Libraries Are More Than Books

Special speakers program to be instituted

To reaffirm the idea that “libraries are more than books,” officials at the Fulton County Library are undertaking a new program that could involve both teens and adults. More...

Bryner Pleads In Sexual Assault Case

Next scheduled for July 12 call of the list

A former Belfast Township man entered a plea of not guilty this week in response to allegations he sexually assaulted a male juvenile on various occasions between 1998 and 2008. More...

Local & State

Dublin Township Wins Road Safety Improvement Award

Dublin Township received an honorable mention award in the 29th Annual Road and Bridge Safety Improvement Contest, presented at the 89th Annual Educational Conference of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors in Hershey April 17-2 More...

Science: It’s Elementary

Program is more than pencil and paper

Science: It’s Elementary’s motto of “inspiring a passion for science in the citizens of tomorrow” certainly isn’t lost on the students and staff at Forbes Road Elementary. More...

County Voices Support For Education Center

Resolution signed; photos information of veterans to be submitted

The Fulton County commissioners announced Tuesday their unanimous support for the construction of an educational center adjacent to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. More...

From Days Gone By

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Larry Appleby of Three Springs, pictures the Forbes Road High School Class of 1965. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of May 2, 1991

Nearly a quarter of a century has passed since More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 30, 1981

Max Baer, owner of the service station and store at Shade Gap, which was recently destroyed by fire, plans to rebuild his business on the same location. More...

Police Reports

Retail Theft Reported

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg arrested a McConnellsburg man for retail theft as a result of an incident at the Sheetz convenience store in the borough. On Tuesday, April 26, at 12:30 a.m. More...

Missing Person Located

With the Pennsylvania State Police helicopter Aviation Trooper over Fort Littleton Wednesday and canines searching the surrounding wooded area, state police were able to locate a missing man. More...

Hit-And-Run Crash Under Investigation

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg are continuing to investigate a hitand run collision that occurred last Tuesday at the intersection of East North Street and Lions Park Drive. More...

Entertainment

FR Elementary Presents Musical

On April 14 the thirdand fourth-grade classes at Forbes Road Elementary presented the musicale “Spaced Out! A Musical About Our Solar system And Beyond” by John Jacobson and Cristi Cary Miller. More...

Features

Grilling Season Is Back

Experimentation is a big part of cooking, and experimentation on the grill is how many a grillmaster earned his or her reputation. More...

For The Summer Garden, Add Summer Bulbs

Summer is gardening’s time to shine. Perennials and annuals thrive in the season’s heat that make it easy to overlook the role of flowering bulbs in the summer garden. More...

Church News

Spring Festival

The annual spring festival sponsored by Trinity United Church of Christ will be held on Saturday, May 14, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., rain or shine. There will be flea market, yard sale and craft vendors. More...

Special Services

The Burnt Cabins Bible Church has a special weekend planned for May 21 and 22. The speakers for the special services are Dr. George and Barbara Rundle of Chambersburg, Pa. More...

Revival

Special revival services featuring evangelist and worship leader Gary Nouse will be held on May 11-14 at 7 p.m., and May 15 at 10 a.m. at My Father’s House Ministries, 1635 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg. More...

Bin Laden Dead: Comfort To Flight 93 Families

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Gordon Felt always believed Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of the September 11 terror attacks that killed his brother and nearly 3,000 others, would be killed. He just wasn’t sure he’d ever know about it. More...

Democratic Commissioner Candidates Headline Dinner

Spring banquet held Saturday

Touching on the past and looking ahead to the future, three Democrats vying for the position of Fulton County commissioner headlined the array of candidates speaking Saturday night at the spring Democratic dinner. More...

SFHS Students Learn About Safe Driving

Rural Road Safety presentation given by local Farm Bureau

Tears streaming down her face, Nita White begged senior high students at the Southern Fulton School District to “be careful and make good choices” when sitting behind the wheel of an automobile. More...

Obituaries

Flora R. Mellott

Breezewood, 96

Flora R. Mellott, 96, Breezewood, died Tuesday, April 26, 2011. She was born August 28, 1914, in East Providence Township, a daughter of the late George Williams and Lula (Winck) Williams. On August 23, 1933, in Cumberland, she married Herbert C. More...

Althea Jenkins

Huntingdon, 94

Althea Jenkins, 94, Huntingdon, and formerly of Orbisonia, died at 9:43 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2011, at Meadowview Manor, McVeytown. More...

In Memory

Happy Mother’s Day to our mom, Geraldine Madden: One year has come to past From that day in May When all we had were goodbyes to say Memories are what we keep within our hearts Which we recall upon often Since your part Celebrating Mother&rsquo More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Katherine Snyder, May 19; Troy Yaukey, May 10; Mack Bishop, May 11; Nikole Gelvin, May 6; Harper Cline and Justin Rasp, May 11; Janet Hann, May 11; Vicki Bogetti, May 7; Leah More...

Hustontown

We are having some nice spring weather with a few showers. The folks and farmers are hoping for a break to get some planting done. The rummage sale at Knobsville United Methodist was well attended, with lots of items and food to choose from. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Lacey Anderson, Addie Barnett, Luke Reynolds, Patti Grissinger, Rick Grissinger, George Summers, Katherine Hollibaugh, Ryan Grissinger, Barb Swope and Pam Cornelius. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Baseball Forbes Road 6, Hancock 3 More...

McCbg. Junior High Baseball Wrap-up

MConnellsburg 15-21 Hyndman 0-0 More...

Little League Results

Fulton County Little League results for the past week are as follows: Monday A’s 10 Pirates 1 Winning pitcher was Chase Novak. Novak, Logan Grubb and Trey Kennedy combined for a 1-hitter with 16 strikeouts. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

100th Anniversary of Cito Church A celebration of the 100th anniversary of Cito United Methodist Church will be held Sunday, May 22, at 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be Bishop Jane Allen Middleton. There will also be a variety of special music. More...

RECREATION

Fishing Rodeo/Open House Fulton County Sportsmen’s League will hold its annual open house and fishing rodeo for children 12 and younger at the trout nursery on Sunday, May 15. More...

MEETINGS

Cemetery Assoc. Meeting Knobsville Cemetery Assoc. is accepting donations to help maintain the cemetery. Please send donations to Mrs. Mae Mann, 130 Sheepskin Hollow Road, Fort Littleton, PA 17233. All donations will be greatly appreciated. More...

Family

Marriage License

William Drew Sheeder, 25, McConnellsburg, and Roxanna Marie Mellott, 26, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Cards Of Thanks

CHAMBERLAIN A sincere thanks and appreciation to McConnellsburg Fire Co. for their prompt reponse to our recent chimney fire. If not for their quick actions what started as an over-heated chimney could have resulted in much damage. More...

Garden Club Celebrates Spring With Tea Party

Members of the North End Garden Club held their annual Spring Tea Party recently at Knobsville Methodist Church. More...