October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Township Convention Held

Township supervisors, secretaries, auditors and tax collectors gathered at the Needmore Firehall Monday to hear firsthand how topics such as erosion and sediment control, trash removal and bed bugs pertain to township government. More...

Local & State

Something New At FFFF Art Show

Fulton County Art Club will hold its annual art show at the Fulton County Library meeting room on Friday, October 14, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, October 15 from 9 a.m. More...

Historical Society’s Annual House Tour

The emphasis for the 2011 House Tour sponsored by the Fulton County Historical Society during the Fulton Fall Folk Festival weekend this year is focused on architecture and history rather than decorative furnished homes. The tour is open from 1 p.m. More...

Council Grants Street Paving Extension

Trick-or-treat set for 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 27

At their regular meeting last Wednesday evening, McConnellsburg Borough Council members granted an extension on a paving contract and discussed another road that may have to be removed from their liquid fuel reimbursement list. More...

Letters

No Help For Neglected Dogs

To The Editor: I called Tracey Miller the dog enforcement officer about two dogs without license and rabies shots. The recording said if it was a case of curelty, I was to call the PA State Police. More...

Why Changes Are Needed To The USPS

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Shares 2010 Tax Rates

To The Editor: Listed below is the 2010 tax rate schedule for married couples filing joint returns. Perhaps facts will shed light on current misconceptions. Taxable income 0-$16,750: tax rate 10 percent. More...

Police Reports

Two Drivers Injured In Crash

Two drivers suffered injuries during a three-vehicle collision along Route 643 in Bethel Township on August 26, state police reported. More...

Hit-And-Run Investigated

Pennsylvania State Police from the McConnellsburg barracks investigated a hitand run accident in the Penn’s Village parking lot on Tuesday, October 4. More...

Two Vehicles Towed

Two vehicles were towed from the scene of an accident along Route 30 in Licking Creek Township on Tuesday, September 27. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer Fannett-Metal 6 Forbes Road 0 Fannett-Metal’s defensive effort held off the Forbes Road Cardinals Monday night for a 6-0 Sideling Hill League ousting. More...

District 5 Golf Results

The District 5 golf tournament was held at Great Cove Golf Course October 4. Named as girls champion was Logan Brallier, Everett High School, with a score of 99; and boys champion was Brady Smith, Everett High School, with a score of 76. More...

Soccer Ratings

BOYS Fannett-Metal 7 1 Hope for Hyndman 7 2 Conemaugh 8 2 Chestnut Ridge 6 2 Northern Bedford 7 3 Rockwood 7 3 W More...

Features

How To Make A Great First Impression

First impressions can last a long time, if not forever! So whether you’re interviewing for a big job, having lunch with soon-to-be in-laws or simply meeting people at a party, the initial get-together can be crucial. More...

Family

Great Tips For Busy Moms

Do you wish for a little more time in your busy schedule to spend with the kids, friends or even just by yourself? You’re not alone. More...

Celebrates Second

Abigail Faith Gingerich celebrated her second birthday on September 14, 2011. She is the daughter of Dustin and Carrie Gingerich of Greencastle. Abby celebrated by having an Elmo party with her family. More...

Rice A Versatile Side Dish

Among the more versatile side dishes, rice can be served with just about any entree. As versatile as rice can be, it can be prepared in almost as many ways as it’s enjoyed. More...

Keefer Gets Probation In Firearms Case

Family of the late Tina Souders upset over sentence

Wearing purple ribbons in remembrance of their loved one, the extended family of the late Tina Souders sat patiently in the courtroom Tuesday awaiting a sentence to be imposed in the case of Warfordsburg area resident Carol Sue Keefer. More...

Local Man Killed In Franklin Co. Crash

Matthew Barclay pronounced dead at scene

A McConnellsburg man was involved in a hit-and-run crash Friday afternoon in neighboring Franklin County and proceeded westbound along Route 30, where he crashed into an oncoming vehicle a short time later. More...

McKeever Survives German Bombing Of USS Savannah

Dott resident played role in four World War II invasions

Editor’s Note: The following story is the second of a series about Fulton County veterans who fought in World War II that will be published each week in the News through Veterans Day. More...

Obituaries

Matthew U. Barclay

McConnellsburg, 43

Matthew U. Barclay, 43, McConnellsburg, Pa., died Friday, October 7, 2011, as a result of a vehicle accident in St. Thomas, Pa. More...

Daisy S. Snowden

Breezewood, 19

Daisy S. “Ducky” Snowden, 19, Breezewood, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 2, 2011, with her parents at her side. She was born Thursday, November 7, 1991, at Windber Medical Center, a daughter of Rodney R. More...

Clyde R. Mosemann

Chambersburg, 91

Clyde R. Mosemann, 91, of Menno Haven, Chambersburg, formerly of Warfordsburg, entered into rest on Wednesday, October 5, 2011. He was the husband of the late Anna Burkhart Mosemann, who died in 2009. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

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30 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 15, 1981

’81 Pennsylvania’s fall is a festival of the senses. The eighth annual Fulton Fall Folk Festival will be held this weekend. Joel Knepper will be the parade marshal for the parade on Saturday. More...

40 Years Ago 50 Years Ago

From The Files Of November 2, 1961

’71 Two women and three children, travelling in a 1969 Volkswagon in More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Eugene and Myrtle Lake celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday with family and friends. Donations given went to Buddies Food Bank instead of gifts. They were married on October 17. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Michael Snyder Jr., Dwight Swope, Jen Greenland, Penny Groff, Hull Holtry, Chet Clark, Brian Anderson, McKenzie Wertz, Tom Clunt, Connor Pittman, Pete Ramsey, Gale Fraker, Scott Fritz, Luke Heaster, Leon Brown, Lee Weaver, Kacey Ha More...

Hustontown

It was really a beautiful weekend. The trees are going to be just great for the big festival weekend. We hope the weather will stay clear for all the activities. There will be lots of vendors set up at the barn on Rt. 522. More...

Entertainment

School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON High School Lunch Monday, October 17: grilled rueben on rye, boneless wings w/ roll, celery sticks w/ranch, mixed fruit. Tuesday, October 18: sloppy joe on a bun, hot dog bar, baked beans, fresh cantaloupe. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: turkey, gravy, stuffing, mixed veggies, applesauce, wheat bread, juice. Tuesday: chili con carne, brown rice, cornbread, apple, juice. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Pioneer Club/Youth Group Pioneer Club/Youth Group will be held at Rock Hill Mennonite Church from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. on October 26, November 9 and 23, December 7 and 21, for ages K-4 thru teens. For additional information contact 485-9074. More...

RECREATION

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FOOD & DINING

Republican Dinner The Republican dinner will be held October 28 at Husotntown Firehall at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in tickets please contact a committee member or call 717- 485-9498. More...

Church News

Special Services

Special fall services will be held at Jerusalem Christian Church with Evangelist Philip Johnson from Lexington, N.C., October 19-23, at 7 p.m. nightly. Special music will be featured each night. More...

Hymn Sing

The United Presbyterian Church of McConnellsburg will hold a hymn sing during Fulton Fall Folk Festival weekend. It will ake place in the restored White Church at Union Cemetery on Sunday, October 16, at 4 p.m. Participants in the hymn sing are Rev. More...