April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Reverses Decision On Workers’ Comp

Members vote 5-2 to pay insurance for paid ambulance personnel

Following a meeting with the McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Local & State

Record Turnout Expected For Penn St.Trustees Vote

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

Hundreds Mourn Slain NE Pa. Honors Student, 14

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – Hundreds have gathered in northeastern Pennsylvania to remember a 14-year-old honors student shot to death as he walked home from a youth sports center. More...

Man Working On Pa. Property Killed By Falling Tree

EIGHTY-FOUR, Pa. (AP) – A western Pennsylvania coroner says a man working on his property was killed by a falling tree. Washington County Coroner Tim Warco says the accident happened on a wooded area of Somerset Township. More...

From Days Gone By

20 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 9, 1992

’92 Dan and Nancy Robinson, owners of Johnnie’s Diner, are planning an expansion into the fast food restaurant business in McConnellsburg. More...

30 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 15, 1982

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40 Years Ago

From The Files Of April 27, 1972

’72 Boy Scouts from all over Fulton County will be out in force this coming Saturday, in uniform and working together toward another successful “Keep America Beautiful Day.” Daylight Saving Time will start at 2 a.m. on Sunday. More...

Police Reports

Three Springs Man Injured

A Three Springs man was flown to Altoona Hospital last Tuesday for treatment of injuries suffered during a single-vehicle accident. Pennsylvania State Police at the McConnellsburg barracks said Andrew T. More...

Keys Found

A set of keys were found at the intersection of Peach Orchard and East Dutch Corner roads in Todd Township on Wednesday, April 4, at 2:15 p.m. More...

Hit-And-Run Investigated

Pennsylvania State Police from the McConnellsburg substation are investigating a case of hit-and-run that occurred at Town Hill Auto in Brush Creek Township. More...

Entertainment

National Library Week

You belong at your library® this National Library Week, April 8-14

Whether you are a job seeker looking for resources to land a new job, a parent looking for free activities for children or a student searching for your next favorite book, you belong at your library. More...

PennDOT, Turnpike, State Police Stress Work Zone Safety

Highlighting the dangers faced by road crews, PennDOT and other agencies last week reminded motorists to slow down and drive carefully in work zones. More...

Features

Students Learn Raising Lobsters Is Tedious Task

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Sabrina St. Juste inserts her manicured hands into a deep vat of water to suction eggs from the bottom into a jar. Five school mornings a week, St. Juste is a cog in an effort to restore lobsters to Long Island Sound. More...

4-H Clubs Expand Beyond Showing Off Cows, Sheep

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Surrounded by animals, Emily Ketteler grew up on a farm – so joining 4-H was a logical move for her when she was 7 years old. That's when she and her mom began attending meetings. More...

Family

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: chicken parmesan, spaghetti, broccoli, white bread, mixed fruit. Tuesday: ham, au gratin potatoes, cauliflower, wheat bread, pudding. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Shaun Allen Sipes, 35, Mc- Connellsburg, and Kayla Dawn Hopkins, 29, Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Pa. Museum Curator To Bake Bread Civil War-style

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – An army is said to march on its stomach, and a central Pennsylvania museum official is planning to show people how those stomachs got filled during the Civil War. More...

County Adopts Drilling Impact Fee Ordinance

Ruth Strait recognized for receiving certification

On the heels of a legal notice last week, the Fulton County commissioners moved forward Tuesday with the enactment of an impact fee ordinance that could potentially generate money if gas wells are drilled here in the future. More...

AAA Warns Seniors On Rebate Letters

Months after multitudes of telephone calls began rolling into the Area Agency on Aging offices in neighboring Huntingdon and Bedford counties, local residents are now stepping forward with their own questions regarding the state’s property tax More...

DEATHS

Billings, Dorothy, 72, McConnellsbg. Guyer, Norman, 74, Hedgesville, W.Va. Keebaugh, Edna, 92, McConnellsbg. Laidig, Evelyn, 93, Rockville, Md. Lewis, Margaret, 94, Hagerstown Tinneny, Loreena, 62, Philadelphia Shaw, Virginia, 91, Ft. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

GLUNT In loving memory of James G. Glunt, born July 31, 1932, and passed away April 11, 2011: I’M FREE Don’t grieve for me for now I’m free. I’m following the path God laid for me. I took His hand when I heard Him call. More...

Cards Of Thanks

ZIMMERMAN The family of John Zimmerman would like to thank everyone for the cards, prayers, food and flowers. It was greatly appreciated. May you all be blessed. Deloris Zimmerman Barbara Schriever More...

Virginia A. Shaw

Fort Littleton, 91

Virginia A. Shaw, 91, formerly a resident of Leisure Living Retirement Village, Ft. Littleton, died at 2:30 p.m., Friday, April 6, 2012, at Menno Haven Nursing Center, Chambersburg. More...

Letters

Rural Roads Safey Week April 15-21

To The Editor: The Fulton County Farm Bureau is celebrating Rural Roads Safety Week April 15-21 by encouraging county residents to travel safely on the roads this spring. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Anita Bishop, April 6; Teressa Carter, April 2; Jen Knepper, April 8; Jeff Mellott, April 9; Chris Buterbaugh, April 8; Caleb Washabaugh, April 10; Doug Seiders, April 12; Mary A. Deshong, April 2; Alta Keefer, April 1; Nancy More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes this week to Destinie Ramsey, Esther Grissinger, Thelma Shoop, Cameron Locke, Lucas Hale, Lindsey Hall, Abby Hann, Joe Diehl, Steve Mills, Heidi Roude, Rodney Roher, Nancy Greenland and Kay Anderson. More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone got out to enjoy this beautiful Easter Sunday. Also it was great to go out and start the day with sunrise services to worship the risen Savior. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball Northern Bedford 8 McConnellsburg 2 More...

Path Valley Results

The Super Stock division is proving to be one of the most competitive classes at Path Valley Speedway early in the 2012 season. But even so, Adam Imes has claimed the win in both races that have been run so far. More...

Racing Roundup

Greg Hodnett had a big weekend in Central PA Sprint car racing as he picked up two feature wins, making it an area-leading four overall in 2012. More...

Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Weekend Event More...

RECREATION

Free Movie Free movie Friday April 13, at 6:10 p.m. in the community room of Fulton County Library. Call 485-5327 or stop in to find out what’s playing. Shooting Match Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. More...

THIS ‘N THAT

Awards Night More...