2012-02-09 / From Days Gone By

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of February 11, 1982


Traffic was held up for about an hour on Scrub Ridge early Tuesday morning when a tractor-trailer rig jackknifed in the wet snow which fell Monday night.

Fulton County’s first fatalities of the year were recorded last Thursday as a result of a tragic accident on Interstate 70 that resulted in the death of two Johnstown men, one a well-known Cambria County Catholic priest. Rev. Stephen Slavik, 40, and Robert Sabo, 38, were pronounced dead by Fulton County Coroner Dr. R.C. McLucas at the scene of a three-vehicle pileup, six miles west of Warfordsburg in Union Township.

Marriage licenses: Paul Michael Johnston, McConnellsburg, and Teresa K. DeShong, McConnellsburg; Donald P. Airhart, Breezewood, and Patricia L. Hasting, Everett; Charles R. Lerie, Fort Littleton, and Susan B. Hoffman, Fort Littleton.

Specials at the IGA: cauliflower, $1.19; Heinz ketchup, 99 cents; Crisco shortening, $1.99, 3-lb. can; Pepsi, $1.69, 6-pack; jello, 3 for 89 cents.

Miss Zoe Mason celebrated her 100th birthday last Thursday, February 4, at Fulton County Medical Center.

Births at the Medical Center: a son to Mr. and Mrs. James Babcock of Fort Littleton on January 30; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Mark Farris of Great Cacapon, W.Va., on January 29; a son to Mr. and Mrs. William Shaw of Needmore on January 28; a son to Mr. and Mrs. John Williams of Six Mile Run on January 31; a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Myron Price of Everett on January 30.

Deaths: Kathryn Plessinger, Mc- Connellsburg; Harvey Bridenstine, Orbisonia; Charles Vores, Waynesboro; Phillip Ranck, St.Thomas; Almon T. Bard, Chambersburg.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fix of McConnellsburg were honored at a surprise 40th wedding anniversary December 27.

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