October 20, 2011 RSS feed / Local & State

Peggy Ann Bradnick Kidnapping Reunion Draws Memories

SHADE GAP, Pa. (AP) – It took less than eight days for a deranged “Mountain Man’’ to make Peggy Ann Bradnick and this tiny hollow famous in 1966. More...

Long Rifles Displayed At Historical Society Meeting

At the October 13 meeting of the Fulton County Historical Society, President Dick Miller points out the distinguishing features on 27 various long rifles made in Fulton County and surrounding areas. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses during the past week at the local courthouse: Brandon Allen Hill, 25, Warfordsburg, and Heather Lynn McConnell, 30, Warfordsburg. James K. Minteer, 49, Warfordsburg, and Marsha D. More...

“I Can Cope” Program Addresses Cancer-Related Issues

“What is cancer and how is it treated?” “Will I experience side effects from my treatment and if so when should I call the doctor and when can I take care of things myself?” “What kind of resources are in my community to More...

Judge Meyers Presides Over Oct. 11 Court

Judge Shawn Meyers of the 39th Judicial District of the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held on Tuesday, October 11, at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Judge To Weigh Bankruptcy Petition For Pa. Capital

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A federal judge is set to decide whether Pennsylvania's cash-strapped capital can move ahead with a bankruptcy petition. U.S. More...

Former Pa. Man Pleads Guilty To Faking Medals

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Army veteran Terry Calandra felt he deserved higher military honors than the Purple Hearts he received for being wounded in combat in Vietnam. More...

Fight Like A Girl Luncheon Held

The third annual Fight Like A Girl cancer luncheon was held October 1, 2011, at Calvary Independent Baptist Church in McConnellsburg. A total of 134 were in attendance, including the supportive Tower Bank roup. More...

Carbaugh Recognized As Outstanding Teacher

At the 25th Annual Outstanding Teacher Luncheon on Thursday, October 13, 2011, Dr. More...

Taylor Swift Donates 6,000 Books To U.S. Library

READING, Pennsylvania (AP) – Taylor Swift wants children in the Pennsylvania city of Reading to hit the books – and she’s made that easier by giving 6,000 volumes to the local library. More...

Vo-Tech Students Volunteer At Health Fair

Seven students from Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School Allied Health recently volunteered at Fulton County Medical Center’s Sportsman Health Fair. More...

In Memory

GRACEY In memory of Johnny Gracey on his 50th birthday, October 19, 1961. He passed away May 11, 1981. We remember the day you were born and how happy we were as a little boy hitting baseballs and running the bases. More...

Celebrates First

Alyvia Grace Newman celebrated her first birthday on September 3, 2011. She is the daughter of Wes and Lindsay Newman of Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Photos

The county quilt club’s “Country Basket” quilt made Best of Show at the annual quilt show. More...

Pa. Drilling Town’s Water Still Fouled

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Fall Festival Parade

McConnellsburg attorney Stanley Kerlin and wife Carolyn enjoy the ride along downtown’s parade route in their restored Ford Model T Saturday morning. More...

Pleas Entered In Heroin And Marijuana Case

Michael Becker recommended for state intermediate punishment program

A Bedford County man was remanded to Camp Hill Department of Corrections last week after entering guilty pleas to one count each of delivery and possession of a controlled substance. More...

FCMC Foundation To Host Wellness Planning Session

Fulton County Medical Center Foundation (FCMCF) will host a “Wellness Planning Session” as a community meeting on Thursday October 27, 2011, from 5:30 p.m. More...

Celebrates Fourth

Kaden Reed Harman celebrated his fourth birthday on October 8, 2011. He is the son of Jessica Harman of Mc- Connellsburg and Matthew Harman of Harrisburg. More...

MES/MMS To Present Bah Humbug!

Fifty students in grades fourth through seventh are preparing to bring Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” to life on Friday and Saturday, November 18 and 19, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, November 20, at 2:30 p.m., in McConnellsburg High Sch More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: ham and turkey sandwich, lettuce and tomato, wheat bread, tomato soup, orange, cookies. Tuesday: chicken leg, parslied potatoes, zucchini, wheat bread, pudding. More...

Library Corner

New fiction at Fulton County Library includes “Murder Unleashed” by Rita Mae Brown, “Skeleton Letters” by Laura Childs, “Healing” by Wanda Brunstetter, “Affair” by Lee Child, “Night Strangers&rdqu More...

Cards Of Thanks

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School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON High School Lunch Monday, October 24: chicken nuggets w/roll, fish sandwich, cheesy broccoli, fresh apple. Tuesday, October 25: chicken cheesesteak hoagie or hot sausage sandwich, tater tots, pineapple tidbits. More...

FCMC, Employment & Training, Penn State Team Up With Southern Alleghenies

All three Fulton County school districts will be traveling to Fulton County Medical Center as part of the statewide initiative to promote careers in healthcare. More...

Amtrak Hits Record 30 Million Passengers

WASHINGTON (AP) – Amtrak trains carried more than 30 million passengers in the past 12 months, the most in one year since the passenger railroad was created four decades ago, railroad officials said Thursday. More...

MHS Class Of 1957 Holds Reunion

McConnellsburg High School Class of 1957 held its 54th reunion at New Fort Restaurant October 2. More...

FR Students Of The Month

Rachel Waite, an eighthgrader at Forbes Road High School, has been named Junior High Student of the Month for October by the high school faculty. More...

Family Of 4 Rescued From Roof Of Burning Pa. Home

HOMESTEAD, Pa. (AP) – The Allegheny County fire marshal is investigating a fire that briefly left a family of four trapped on the porch roof of their Pittsburgh-area home. More...

Millions In Unclaimed Sheriff Sale Cash Released

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Philadelphia sheriff's office says it's handing over $40 million to state and city officials, largely from the unclaimed proceeds of more than a decade of sales of property sales. More...

Feds Seize Councilman's Properties

ERIE, Pa. (AP) – Federal agents have seized properties from a northwestern Pennsylvania county councilman to satisfy $2.1 million in back income taxes, penalties and interest dating to 1994. More...

GSR Pull Results

Grease, Steam and Rust Association tractor pull results for October 15 are as follows: 7,500 Lb. Farm Stock First - Wayne Stanton, Mifflintown; second- Trenton Rowles, Hagerstown; third - Chad Hess, Waynesboro. 9,500 Lb. Farm Stock More...

Deeds Recorded

The following deeds were recorded at the local courthouse during the past week. State tax stamps affixed to deeds indicate one percent of the purchase price or of the fair market value: More...