July 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Second Rabies Case Reported This Month

Dog could be quarantined after fight with fox

For the second time this month, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has confirmed a case of rabies here in Fulton County. More...

Local & State

Corbett Drilling Panel Recommends Fee On Industry

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

Amish Population Growing, Migrating Into NY

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Affordable rural farmland and proximity to traditional population centers are driving a recent boomlet in new Amish colonies in New York state, according to a study by Elizabethtown College researchers. More...

County Awarded Federal Funding

Fulton County has been chosen to receive $8,574 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The files Of July 18, 1991

’91 More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of July 16, 1981

’81 A vocational training school to turn out skilled tradesmen, first announced last summer by Glen More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of July 29, 1971

’71 The third fatal automobile accident for 1971 in Fulton County occurred on Thursday at 11:55 a.m. on More...

Police Reports

Rock Thrown

A large rock was thrown at a vehicle belonging to a 20-year-old male from Warfordsburg between 11 a.m. on July 11 and 6:50 a.m. on July 12, state police reported. More...

Construction Equipment Stolen

An orange Multiquip tamper ( Model MVC88- GHW) was stolen from a construction site located along Route 915 by the Pennsylvania Turnpike overpass in Brush Creek Township. The equipment belonging to J.P.S. Construction Co. More...

Trespassing Reported

Officials at the Cardinal Glen Apartments reported to state police 28-year-old Charles Lee Mathis, of Mc- Connellsburg, allegedly trespassed at their facility on Monday, July 11, at 5 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Farm Team Champions

Fulton County Farm League Phillies team won the league championship for the second year in a row. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Fulton County resident Ashley Michelle Mellott, Needmore, has been named to the dean’s list at Shepherd University. Located in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle, Shepherd University is a public liberal arts university. More...

Pork & Shrimp Meatballs To Please The Palate

Whether served as an appetizer, an entree, or in a sandwich, meatballs are a meal few people can resist. More...

Features

Crisis-weary Japan Lifted By World Cup Victory

Japan beat the U.S., taking the Women’s World Cup soccer championship in a penalty shoot-out Sunday night in Germany, a victory that is being savored back home where good news has been in short supply. More...

Family

Engagement

Raymond and Judy Aller of McConnellsburg are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Dawn, to Mark Hahnlen, son of Todd and Laura Hahnlen of Hershey. More...

Births Announced

Nicholas and Lisa Johnston Boyron of Crofton, Md., are pleased to a nnounce the birth of their sons, Quentin Bernard and Henri Duane. They were born June 13, 2011, at 5:03 p.m. and 5:08 p. m. in Annapolis, Md. More...

Receive Scholarships

Erin Deneen, daughter of Brian and Barb Deneen of Needmore, is the recipient of the Shippensburg University Foundation Scholarship and the Highmark Scholarship. More...

Hearing Waived In Gun Charges

Keefer charged in connection with firearms used in homicide-suicide

Four months after her arrest, a Warfordsburg woman appeared in Fulton County Central Court this week to face allegations she violated firearms regulations that if adhered to could have prevented a suicide-homicide. More...

Two Drug Delivery Cases In Court

Two cases involving the alleged sale of drugs were among those listed on the docket last Tuesday to be heard by Fulton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Carol L. Van Horn. More...

Pump Station Road Home Destroyed By Fire

Cause of early morning fire undetermined

Fire investigators are currently listing the cause of a house fire Monday morning in Licking Creek Township as “undetermined.” More...

CCA Opens Office Here

To provide range of services locally

The Center for Community Action (CCA) announced late last week it has expanded services to Fulton County in hopes of providing services to low-income residents. More...

Obituaries

Kandi Sue Carbaugh

25, Warfordsburg

Kandi Sue Carbaugh, 25, of Warfordsburg, Pa., passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa. Born in Chambersburg, Pa., on October 19, 1985, she was the daughter of Paul H. and Karen S. More...

Alma D. Foreman

80, Chambersburg

Alma D. Foreman, 80, of Chambersburg, died at 7:36 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2011, in the emergency room of Chambersburg Hospital. More...

Mary E. Hicks

Saltillo, 83

Mary E. Hicks, 83, Saltillo, died Friday, July 8, 2011, while a resident of Woodland Retirement Center, Orbisonia. Born December 27, 1927, in Springfield Township, she was the daughter of the late Harry David and Nellie Grace (McCoy) Waite. More...

Letters

Boy Scout Camp Was Fun

To The Editor, I attended Boy Scout Camp at Sinoquipe the week of July 11 and had a great time. I want to say “thank you” to the counselors and staff and everybody that helped to make Scout camp so much fun. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Mary Forsythe on July 20; Mary Deshong, July 22; Deb Sowers, July 23; Kellie Gress, Aaron Ott, Randy Bivens and Tessa Rasp, July 24; Abagael McGarvey, 15, on July 26; Sharon Glazier, July 26; Foster Earley and Roger Mc- Fadden, More...

Maddensville Mailbox

Birthday wishes to George Locke, Alan Schmidt, Elijah Newman, Peg Miller, Caleb Gahagan, Ralph Brown, Lucas Johnson, Cathy Barnett, Fern Mellott, Joe Ely, Nathaniel Sheeder, Kendra Semple, Audrey Cutchall and Leonard Bingaman. More...

Hustontown

It seems as we are having some of those real hot, humid July days. We sure could use some rain, but we just have to deal with it. Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Mary Mort, who passed away over the weekend. More...

Sports

Ryan Newman Takes Lenox Tools 301 Cup Race

LOUDON, N.H.—Polesittter Ryan Newman and his teammate, Tony Stewart, managed to stretch their fuel in the closing laps to finish 1-2 in Sunday’s Lenox Tools 301 Cup race. “We did what we had to do,” said Newman. More...

Forbes Fury Wins Second Title

July 14, 2011: The Forbes Road Fury capped off another excellent season with their second consecutive championship of the Southern Huntingdon Girls Modified Softball League. More...

Path Valley Speedway News

Mini Stock: 1. Frankie Gordon (Ft. Loudon), 2.Keith Walls, 3. Gary Newell, 4.Frank Gordon, 5.Kenny Hill, 6.Dave Friedrich, 7.Eric Seibert DNS: Rusty Garlock 270cc Micro Sprint: 1.Sean McAndrew (Apollo, PA), 2.Levi Peck, 3.Colby Dice, 4. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Bible School Family Vacation Bible School will be held at Shade Gap Assembly of God, one mile north of Sunny Ridge Station on Piper Lane (old Route 522) July 24-26, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

RECREATION

Bingo For Books Bingo for Books will be held Thursday, July 21, at 6:30 p.m., at Needmore Firehall. Teen Night McConnellsburg library will be holding its monthly teen night on Friday, July 29, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

FOOD & DINING

Spaghetti Supper and Silent Auction More...

Church News

Special Family Day Service Announced

The Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren located at 2507 Pleasant Ridge Road, Needmore Pa., will be having Family Day on July 24, 2011. The special service will start at 10:30 a.m. with special music by Kevin Truax. More...