May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Trooper To Carry Special Olympics Torch

Flaherty to participate in the “Be A Fan Torch Run”

An avid runner from a young age, it’s not a stretch of the mind to envision Needmore resident Sean Flaherty donning a pair of running shoes. More...

Local & State

Joplin, Mo., Tornado Warnings Pale In Season Of Violent Twisters

A tornado that claimed at least 89 lives in Joplin, Mo., on Sunday is part of a disturbing pattern in a spring of violent weather. More...

Clearing The Record

In last week’s edition of the “News,” a front-page caption should have stated Southern Fulton elementary art teacher Susan Leister assisted Herb Brambley in organizing the district’s Environmental Open House and Festival of th More...

FCMC Foundation Auction Raises $11,600

On April 16, 2011, auction-goers were all abuzz at Fulton County Medical Center Foundation’s annual auction. More...

Correspondents' Notes

CORRESPONDENTS’ NOTES

Our Town Jodi Davis has been a patient in Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown for two weeks with numerous complications. Grant and Evelyn Souders celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on May 17. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball Southern Fulton 16, Berlin 9 More...

Path Valley Results

4-Cylinder Thunder Car: 1. Josh Walstrum (Fannettsburg), 2. Raymond Middaugh, 3. D.J. Keefer, 4. Justin Rasp, 5. Kyle Martin, 6. Jacob Carbaugh, 7. Jeremy Moore, 8. Chaz Clouser, 9. Ralph Dishong 270cc Micro Sprint: 1. More...

“Million Dollar” Carl Edwards

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Carl Edwards easily won Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star race with a flawless run. While Edwards was beating Kyle Busch to the finish line, his other three Roush Fenway teammates finished in the top 8. More...

Features

New Tips For Crossword And Puzzle Lovers

Like baseball and pie-eating contests, crossword puzzles and word searches have long been a popular pastime across America. And recently, Sudoku has added to the fun. Moreover, research has shown that puzzles can help you stay mentally fit. More...

Conservation Corner

Grazing Field Day Scheduled For June 17

With the cost of fuel and commodity prices rising, farmers must look at all aspects of their farm to minimize costs and maximize their bottom line. What better place to start than with the things that you can control? More...

Great Time Management Tips

We’re all pressed for time. From working professionals to busy stay-at-home parents, we could all use a few more hours in our day. More...

Southern Fulton Furloughs Two Staff Members

Real estate taxes could remain at current level

Projecting a $647,000 loss in state funding for the upcoming school year, board members at the Southern Fulton School District eliminated two positions last week in hopes the cuts coupled with retirements and internal adjustments will bring them clos More...

Damascus Church To Host 75th Annual Memorial Day Service

Sen. Eichelberger to be guest speaker

Special music and a keynote speaker will be among the highlights of the 75th annual Memorial Day Service set for this Sunday afternoon at the Damascus Cemetery. More...

County Memorial Day Services Set

Observances at Union Cemetery, cour thouse, elsewhere

A Fulton County man retired from the U.S. Marine Corps with 26 years of service will give the address at a 10 a.m. Memorial Day observance this Monday at Union Cemetery in Ayr Township. More...

Obituaries

Huldah M. Bain

Fayetteville, 81

Huldah M. Bain, 81, a resident of the Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville, and formerly of McConnellsburg, died Thursday, May 19, 2011, at the Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville. More...

Bradley S. Brown

Hagerstown, 48

Bradley Scott Brown, 48, Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, May 21, 2011, at his home. Born Thursday, May 2, 1963, in Hagerstown, he was the son of Albert F. Brown of Hagerstown and the late Barbara Henson Brown. More...

John E. Greenfieldt

McConnellsburg, 79

John E. Greenfieldt, 79, of McConnellsburg, Pa., died Friday, May 20, 2011, at his residence. He was born in Mount Kisco, N.Y., on September 26, 1931, the son of the late John and Dorothy ( Barrell) Greenfieldt. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 23, 1991 ’91 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Car Rolls Onto Roof A Waldorf, Md., resident recently escaped injury when his westbound 2002 Pontiac Bonneville rolled onto its roof along Route 30. More...

Entertainment

MHS Ballfield Gets Field Of Distinction Award

McConnellsburg High School baseball field was recently awarded the KAFMO Field of Distinction Award for 2010. More...

Beneft Basketball Game Planned At SF

The Senior vs. Faculty benefit basketball game will be held on Tuesday, May 31, at 7:30 p.m., at Southern Fulton High School gym. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: closed. Tuesday: salmon cakes, baked potato, tossed salad, wheat bread, orange. Wednesday: meatballs, spaghetti, tossed salad, Italian bread, tropical fruit. More...

Family

FAMILY PAGE

Grace, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.I. Aker, has returned home after being a patient in Chambersburg Hospital. Mrs. Emory Glunt left on Monday for Philadelphia where she entered the Jefferson Hospital as a surgical patient. More...

A Less Indulgent Lasagne

Lasagne is a dish many people associate with indulgence. A big plate of lasagne can be delicious, but many people feel it’s a comfort food that’s best enjoyed on a special occasion. More...

Healthy Vision Month To Focus on Eye Exams

Millions of people in the United States have undetected vision problems and eye conditions. More...

Church News

Special Historical Observance

On Sunday, May 29, at the 11 a.m. worship service of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, the congregation will observe the deeding of land to the church by Daniel and Mary McConnell in May of 1798. More...

Cito Church Celebrates 100 Years

Cito United Methodist Church celebrated its 100th anniversary this past Sunday. The church’s roots began as several summer Sunday schools, which began in 1908 and were held in the Spring House Valley School (later known as Cito School). More...

Cards Of Thanks

MES TEACHERS The third-grade teachers ands students at Mc- Connellsburg Elementary School would like to thank the parents and all the sponsors who participated in the American Lung Association Super Speller program. More...