November 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Helsel Tells Of Time At Nuremberg Trials

Worked at Nazi prisoner camps during World War II

Some people learn about historical events such as World War II through television, books and even the World Wide Web. Others, such as Wells Tannery resident Harry D. Helsel, have not only lived it but also played a key role. More...

Youth Football Has Made A Difference

To The Editor, More...

Local & State

Clearing The Record

In last week’s edition of the “News,” it was reported that Mc- Connellsburg resident Jack R. Buterbaugh was operating a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer when a two-vehicle collision occurred on October 19. More...

Boy Scout Golf Tourney Helps Support Camp Sinoquipe

Organizers of the annual Great Cove Boy Scout Golf Tournament David Washabaugh and Bob Peck, left, present a check for $1,536 to Scout executives Mark Barbernitz and Adam Kovalchick. More...

9.3 Percent Of Fulton Income Is Social Security

If Fulton County residents didn’t receive their monthly payments from the Social Security Administration, 9.3 percent of total personal income in the county would be lost, a total of $42,002,730 in 2009. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Cathy Harding, Paula Fleischer, Alan Knepper, Jase Watkins, Eddy Keebaugh, Deanna Shope, Laetten Park, Doris Shope, John Shoemaker, Sarah Smith, Adam Patterson and Chris Hann. More...

Hustontown

It seems winter decided to arrive early with a snow storm in October. The only good thing about it was that it made for nice scenery. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jean Pepple and Ruth Bishop, November 5; Michelle Johnson, November 7; Linda Garber, October 29; Florence Fix, Gary Benedick, Mary Johnston and Barney Wilt, November 8; Mearle More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Soccer McConnellsburg 2 Rockwood 1 More...

Stewart Gets Third Chase Win

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Tony Stewart won his third Chase race Sunday at Martinsville and moved into second, just eight points behind Carl Edwards. More...

Racing Roundup

Mother Nature threw a major curveball to central PA over the weekend with the first winter snowstorm of the season. Hagerstown Speedway postponed the Octoberfest 350 that was scheduled for this past weekend until November 12-13. More...

Features

Program Urges Smokers To Switch To Smokeless Tobacco

In the smoker-heavy state of Kentucky, a cancer center is suggesting something that most health experts won’t and the tobacco industry can’t: If you really want to quit, switch to smoke-free tobacco. More...

Sleep Tips For Children And Infants

Sleep is vital for children’s overall health and development. That’s why it’s important that children develop good sleep habits, right from the start. More...

Financial Focus

Maintain A Diversified Portfolio Even In Turbulent Times

While it is always important to maintain a diversified portfolio, it is especially vital to remain diversified during volatile market conditions. More...

Church News

Hood – Strong United

Robert Hood and Dena Strong are pleased to announce they were united in marriage September 17, 2011. The couple became engaged in 2009. The wedding ceremony was held at Needmore Bible Church. The bride is the daughter of John and Denise Maselli. More...

Rare October Snow Surprises County

Numerous traffic accidents reported in Saturday storm

Even though the official start of winter isn’t for another eight weeks, Fulton County encountered its very first snowfall of the year this weekend. More...

Small Gains Here In Employment

County ranked #55 in September

Fulton County’s labor force statistics for September showed the county making small gains in employment with the county’s unemployment rate decreasing by seven-tenths of a percentage point. More...

GOP Heads To Polls November 8

Fall dinner held Friday evening

County Republicans got one final chance to hear from local candidates Friday night as registered voters prepare to head to the polls Tuesday for the muchanticipated November 8 election that will bring to close a hotly contested race for the three pos More...

DEATHS

Atkins, Joseph, 60, HarrisonvilleBarclay, Matthew - memorial servicesCarbaugh, Vincent, 48, McConnellsburgHess, Joseph, 62, NeedmoreIckes, Sharon, 58, ClearvilleKarns, Shelby, 68, HopewellKesselring, L. More...

Obituaries

Joseph A. Atkins

Harrisonville, 60

Joseph A. Atkins, 60, of Harrisonville, died Friday, October 28, 2011, at his home with his family by his side. He was born December 2, 1950, in Mariemont, Ohio, the son of the late Charles and Lucille Segraves Atkins. More...

Matthew U. Barclay

Memorial Services

The memorial service for Matthew U. Barclay will be held at Siloam United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, 2011, with Pastor William Bair officiating. More...

Vincent E. Carbaugh

McConnellsburg, 48

Vincent E. Carbaugh, 48, McConnellsburg, died Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at his house with his family by his side. He was born October 12, 1963, in McConnellsburg, the son of Edgar and Rosaline (Urban) Carbaugh. More...

From Days Gone By

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger was submitted by Janet Richards of Bethany Beach, Del., (formerly of Hustontown), and pictures Main Street in Hustontown after a snowstorm. More...

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of October 31, 1991

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30 Years Ago

From The Files Of November 5, 1981

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Police Reports

DUI Crash Investigated

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg were dispatched to a crash involving driving under the influence last Tuesday evening. More...

Chambersburg Man Injured

A 36-year-old Chambersburg man suffered minor injuries when his eastbound 1996 Plymouth Voyager was struck by an oncoming vehicle on Friday, October 28. More...

Retail Theft Reported

Officials at Giant Food Store reported a case of retail theft occurred on Tuesday, October 25, when a Caucasian male pumped $20 in gasoline into a dark-colored sport utility vehicle and drove away at 8:20 p.m. without paying. More...

Entertainment

Dance Showcase To Be Held At Forbes Road

Dance Showcase by Forbes Road High School students, 159 Red Bird Drive, Waterfall, will be held November 7 at 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium of Forbes Road High School. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Special Services More...

RECREATION

Mic Night Mic night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center November 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Food and drink will be available. Donation is a $1. For more information, call 717-294-6020. More...

FOOD & DINING

Election Day Soup and Sandwich Sale The Knobsville United Methodist Church is having a soup and sandwich sale on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2011, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Eat in or take out. More...

Family

Celebrates Second

Rylee Isabelle Lockard celebrated her second birthday October 27, 2011. Rylee is the daughter of Mallory Welsh and Joshua Lockard of McConnellsburg. More...

What To Wear In Your Family Holiday Photo

With the holidays approaching, it’s time to gussy up your family, book time with the local photographer and pick the photo you’ll display for your annual holiday cards. More...

In Memory

FOREMAN In memory of Edith Knepper Foreman, November 7,1935 – September 30,1996; and David Russell Foreman – November 7, 1961 – January 25, 2008: More...