March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

FCMC Cardiology Services Welcomes Dr. Mandak

Fulton County Medical Center Cardiology Services is pleased to announce the addition of former Moffitt Heart and Vascular cardiologist, Jeffrey S. Mandak, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P. More...

ACS, McM Help Cancer Patients With Hair Loss

Melissa Snyder, owner/stylist of McM Salon, 264 Cromwell Ridge Road, in Hustontown, has recently remodeled her salon to include a “free wig bank” for women who have experienced or will be experiencing hair loss due to cancer treatment. More...

EPA Heightens Scrutiny Over Pa. Gas Drilling

DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) – Tugging on rubber gloves, a laboratory worker kneels before a gushing spigot behind Kim Grosso’s house and positions an empty bottle under the clear, cold stream. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 5, 1992

’92 Many local people watching the TV program “60 More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 11, 1982

’82 Leonard Keebaugh, 57, Hustontown, was named More...

40 Years Ago

From The Files Of March 23,1972

’72 Four Fulton County corn growers were honored at the annual corn meeting on Tuesday, March 14. More...

Police Reports

Two Vehicles Collide On Route 30

Only one person was injured when two vehicles collided along Route 30 near the intersection of Little Egypt Road last Thursday afternoon. According to state police reports, Matthew G. More...

Woman Suspected Of Harassment

Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg are investigating allegations of harassment following a child custody exchange outside the state police barracks on Thursday, March 1. More...

Uninjured In Crash

Sixty-year-old Harrisonville resident Craig C. Cutchall was not harmed when his southbound 1999 Chrysler Town & Country struck a tree along the eastern berm of North Valley Road. More...

Entertainment

FR To Present “Oklahoma”

Logan Kennedy and Rachel Waite share a moment as Curly McClain and Laurey Williams as part of Forbes Road’s upcoming production of “Oklahoma.” The show is slated to kick off Thursday, March 8, and will wrap up with a grand finale on More...

Make Your Spring Cleaning Last Longer

Maintaining a clean home can seem like an exercise in futility, especially for parents and pet owners. If the constant struggle has you down, it’s time to explore ways to save time and effort in your cleaning routines. Combat clutter More...

Man Faces Federal Charges For SUV On Philly Runway

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A man accused of ramming through a security fence at Philadelphia International Airport and driving his SUV onto a runway at more than 100 mph as an incoming plane approached is facing federal charges. The U.S. More...

Church News

Donations Needed For Buck Valley Methodist Church Building

Buck Valley Methodist Church building, built in 1882 and located at the Buck Valley Memorial Cemetery near the Buck Valley Park, is in need of urgent repair. More...

No Changes Proposed For District Judge Boundaries

Public to comment on Fulton, Franklin County Magisterial District re-establishment repor t

The public will have 30 days to comment on a recently released Magisterial District Re-establishment Report, which, if approved, will not result in any change to the boundaries and coverage areas overseen by the county’s three district judges. More...

Texting Law Takes Effect Thursday

Pennsylvania’s new law prohibiting text-based communication while driving will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on March 8, making texting while driving a primary offense carrying a $50 fine. More...

Szwydek 5K Race Next Month

Preregistration forms accepted through 3-26

With more than 120 individuals preregistering to participate in the 2011 Szwydek 5K run/walk, event organizers are hopeful next month’s third annual race will meet if not exceed their prior year’s goals. More...

Obituaries

Ida A. Steele

Shade Gap, 91

Ida A. Steele, 91, a resident of Menno Haven Nursing Home and formerly of Shade Gap, died Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Menno Haven Nursing Home, Chambersburg. More...

Elaine A. Weller

Hancock, 71

Elaine Ann Weller, 71, Hancock, died Friday March 2, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md. Born January 6, 1941, in Grazier, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Michael Walter and Anna Louise Kososki Golden. More...

Emma M. Waite

Rockhill Furnace, 79

Emma M. Waite, 79, Rockhill Furnace, died at 1:45 a.m., Friday, March 2, 2012, at Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia. Born March 31, 1932, at Three Springs, she was the daughter of the late Irvin and Goldie (Whitsel) Lamberson. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jenna Howell, 5 years old on March 10; Harold Batdorff, March 10; Jeanne Williams, March 10; More...

Hustontown

The weekend weather wasn’t too bad. Remember to turn the clocks ahead one hour Saturday night. Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10. More...

Maddensville

Pesticide update meetings will be held March 21 at Forbes Road High School and March 22 at Southern Fulton High School from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Sports

SF Boys Fall To Berlin In Playoff Action

Berlin 49 Southern Fulton 45 More...

SF Girls Advance To Championship

Southern Fulton 65 Shanksville 23 More...

ICC/Sideling Hill Basketball All-Stars Named

The 2011-2012 Sideling Hill All-Stars have been announced: Boys first team: Seth Hall, Southern Fulton; Tayler Pressel, Northern Bedford; Eric Husick, Tussey Mountain; Beau Bosh, Chestnut Ridge; Damon Gordon, Southern Fulton. More...

Features

Rare Diseases Affect Millions Of American Families

One in 10 Americans is currently affected by a rare disease. For these people, getting properly diagnosed and treated can be a challenge. More...

Tips To Make Your Wedding Unique

Your wedding day will likely be one of the most memorable days of your life. Unfortunately, many engaged couples get trapped planning a formulaic party with bland food, music and décor. More...

Family

How To Get Your Family To Eat More Whole Grain Foods

Most people want to make healthy eating decisions, but there are lots of messages vying for attention in supermarkets. This is especially true when it comes to following the U.S. More...

Cards Of Thanks

KERLIN Thanks to family, friends, neighbors, church groups, Fulton County Medical Center, Luthern Home Care and Hospice. Special thanks for the nurses and caregivers of the Shimer Trail. More...

Dachau Survivor And Liberator Meet 6 Decades Later

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia man who survived the Dachau concentration camp has connected with a local man who liberated the camp. More...