May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Central Fulton Proposes .6412 Mill Tax Increase

Board accepts proposed budget

The Central Fulton School Board gave a tentative nod of approval to the general operating budget for the upcoming school year at its regular meeting last Tuesday. More...

Local & State

Team Of 9 Decides What State’s Liquor Stores Sell

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Michael DeMartinis tips a glass of pinot gris to his nose, notes its fruity aroma, studies its pale yellow color, then takes a sip. His assessment? A lot of fruit. A lot of character. A good balance of acid and sugar. More...

Clearing The Record

In last week’s edition of the “News” regarding the Wollet graveyard cleanup, Ken Keebaugh inaccurately described the location of the graveyard. The location should have been listed as 1.5 miles south of Ft. More...

FR Students Visit Vietnam Memorial

Twenty-eight students from Forbes Road Elementary School’s sixth-grade class visited Washington, D.C., on May 11, 2012. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 14, 1992 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Michele Horton, May 21; Jeremy McGarvey, May 22; John Rasp, May 22; Annabelle Mellott, May 24; Hillary Chestnut, May 25; Robert Bingaman, May 16; Dearl Lemley, May 21; Katherine “Kate” Snyder, May 19. More...

Hustontown

The weather was great for Mother’s Day weekend. Hustontown Fire Co. reported a great turnout for the Mother’s Day meal on Sunday. June Bennett of Carlisle spent Friday and Saturday with her mother, Kate Berkstresser. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Travis Wilson, Greg Strait, Chuck Gates, Doris Madden, Savannah Hoover, Ryan Patterson, Amelia Russell, Hilary Hearn and Chalmer Mellott. More...

Entertainment

Artist Residency And Dance Performance Showcase At SFHS

Southern Fulton High School is currently hosting dancers/performers Nancy Walker (artist in residence) and Jef Savage (guest artist) for an historical dance program. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES The annual Memorial Day services for Buck Valley will be held Sunday, May 27 at the Christian Church at 9 a.m. More...

Family

Engagement

Alan and Lisa DeShong of Harrisonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brenna Elaine, to Jesse Thomas Fitz, son of Tom and Teresa Fitz of Crystal Spring. More...

Celebrates Fourth

Caleigh Kay Marie Clark celebrated her fourth birthday May 5, 2012. Her proud parents are Donna and Gary Clark Jr., Three Springs. She has two sisters, Cassie and Kristin. She also has a brother, Joshua, who is in heaven. More...

Bir ths Announced

Josiah DeShong and Ashley Kling of McConnellsburg announce the birth of their sons, Canon Asher and Cruz Aaron, March 30, 2012, at Waynesboro Hospital, delivered by Dr. Lawrence Rogina. Canon Asher was born at 2: 10 p. m. More...

Rural Post Offices To Stay Open

Three northern county post offices face reduced hours

After months and months of writing letters, collecting signatures and making phone calls, Wells Tannery residents received some happy news last week regarding the future of their small, village post office. More...

Relay For Life Begins Friday

$28,000 goal for 24- hour cancer fundraiser

The American Cancer Society’s (ACS) signature fundraiser, Relay For Life, makes its 18th annual return to Fulton County Friday at 4 p.m when 156 walkers representing 12 Relay For Life teams begin taking turns circling the Mc- Connellsburg High More...

Local Man Headed To County Court

Carl Stallman arrested for sexual allegations

A northern Fulton County man appeared in Blair County last Tuesday for a preliminary hearing to address allegations of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse against a juvenile. More...

Obituaries

Betty G. Barnett Marietta, 80

Betty G. Barnett, 80, Marietta, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at home. She was the wife of the late Gerald P. Barnett, who passed away on July 3, 2006. She was born in Clear Ridge, daughter of the late Emory V. and Mary Woods McQuait. More...

Walter A. Lake Jr. Carlisle, 75

Walter A. Lake Jr., 75, Carlisle, died Saturday, May 12, 2012, at M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Born August 13, 1936, in Needmore, he was a son of the late Walter A. and Mary (DeShong) Lake. More...

Marie E. Stewart Hancock, 63

Marie E. Stewart, 63, Hancock, died Thursday May 10, 2012, at Devlin Manor Nursing Home, Cumberland, Md. Born March 13, 1949, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Carl E. Sr. More...

Letters

BDLA Asks Community To Help County’s Abused, Neglected Animals

To The Editor: More...

Photo ID Law Significant Setback To Voting Rights

To The Editor: In March 2012 a new voter photo ID law was passed by the Pennsylvania Legislature that requires all voters have a government issued photo ID in order to vote in the general election this fall. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Coins Taken More...

Court Session Held May 8

Judge Angela R. Krom of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, May 8. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball Southern Fulton 5 Tussey Mountain 2 More...

Shaw, Daniels Win At Path Valley

Friday night Path Valley Speedway featured three winners, all in very different parts of their racing careers. One is a longtime veteran, adding another to his many wins. The second is in only his second year and achieved his first win. More...

Racing Roundup

Pennsylvania Posse-2, World of Outlaws-1. More...