May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Just Missed!

The high winds and torrential rain of a late afternoon thunderstorm Tuesday downed this tree behind the News office, just missing a Chevy Cobalt driven by News employee Robin Souders. More...

Local & State

MVFCO Holds EMS Open House

The Washington County MedEvac helicoptor lands across from McConnellsburg Fire Company. This was part of McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Company’s EMS Open House held on Saturday. More...

Non-smoking Cigarettes Banned From Penna. Courthouse

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Some non-smokers will have to join smokers outside one western Pennsylvania county courthouse – if they want to huff and puff on electronic cigarettes that emit water vapor. More...

Bush Golfs At SW Pa. Resort

BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) – Former president George W. Bush was spotted playing a round of golf at a southwestern Pennsylvania resort, where he chatted briefly with neighbors and posed for a few pictures with resort guests. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 28, 1992 ’92 More...

Sports

Sideling Hill Softball All-Stars

Sideling HIll Softball All-Stars are pictured above. More...

Sideling Hill Baseball All-Stars

Sideling Hill Baseball All-Stars are pictured above. More...

High School Sports

Track Local Athletes Compete At States More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Church Summer Schedule On Sunday, June 3, 2012, Mc- Connellsburg United Presbyterian Church will return to its summer schedule. There will be no Sunday school and worship will be at 10 a.m. All are welcome. More...

Church News

Financial Focus

Don’t Take A Vacation From Investing

Summer is here – which means a vacation most likely isn’t far away. More...

Special Services

The Masters will perform at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 10987 Little Cove Rd., Mercersburg, Sunday June 3, 2012. They will provide special music, sponsored by the Mt. More...

Receives Scholarship

Indiana University of Pennsylvania exercise science– pre-physical therapy major Jesse Smartt recently received the 2012 Dr. Eugene E. Lepley Memorial Scholarship. The memorial scholarship, established in 1990, is in honor of Dr. More...

SEC Obtains Final Judgement Against Robert Bard

Ordered to pay $3,003,039

A U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has entered a final judgement and order in the U.S. More...

No Gypsy Moth Spraying This Year

Gypsy moth co-ordinator to perform countywide sur vey

The Fulton County commissioners learned this week it shouldn’t be necessary for the county to offer a gypsy moth spray program locally before the year 2014. More...

Replacement Work To Begin On Stahle Run Bridge

PennDOT has announced that Fulton County residents will soon have a smoother and safer ride across the Route 3002 (Harmonia Road) Stahle Run Bridge in Union Township as superstructure replacement work will begin on Monday, June 4. More...

Obituaries

Ex-Pa. Man Nabbed By Bounty Hunter With Movie Ruse

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A man wanted on a pair of child-support warrants in Pennsylvania is behind bars because of a bounty hunter’s promise that he would put the man in a movie with Jennifer Aniston. More...

PSU’s Paterno, Spanier Each Made Over $1M In 2011

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Penn State University has made public a report that shows fired football coach Joe Paterno and former president Graham Spanier each earned more than $1 million in compensation last year. More...

Kendra R. Souders McConnellsburg, 28

Kendra R. Souders, 28, Carlisle, formerly of Mc- Connellsburg, died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Carlisle Hospital in Carlisle. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Camryn Horne, Kenny Cornelius, Noah Fogal, Eric Arabello, Mamie Streightiff, Rowdy Grissinger, Brittany Yoder and Patsy Mellott. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Goldie Mellott, 85 on June 4; Stephanie Clevenger, June 6; Betty Mc- Clain, May 28; Dorothy Potter, June 4; Lynn Miller, June 3; Greg Sowers, June 5; Phil Harris, June 5; Phyllis Harris, June 5; and Lois Klock, 82 on June 3. More...

Hustontown

We had a very nice weekend then the thunder showers arrived on Sunday evening. Some reports of folks having trees down in their yards and some areas had them across the roads. More...

Entertainment

Snyder Breaks Thru For First Win At Path Valley

Danny Snyder has committed to making the almost three-hour tow from his home in Green Lane, Pa., to Path Valley Speedway to compete when the Late Models are on the schedule. More...

Cowans Gap Activities

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of State Parks, and Cowans Gap State Park would like to announce the following upcoming public programs: More...

Family

Gettysburg Map May Be Auctioned – Or Destroyed

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Officials say they plan to try to auction off a large electric battlefield map at Gettysburg that for decades helped visitors understand the crucial Civil War battle, but they may be forced to destroy it. More...

South Park’s Stanley Sets National Mark In Javelin

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. ( AP) – South Park High School senior Bill Stanley has had a record-setting day at the PIAA Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University. More...

Birth Certificate Rule Dropped For Pa. Voter IDs

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – State officials say they’re still trying to remove hurdles for people to get the kind of identification that’s required in Pennsylvania by one of the nation’s toughest voter ID laws. More...