July 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Peck Sentenced To 24 Months In Intermediate Punishment Program

Appears in court via video conferencing

A McConnellsburg man will spend two years in a state correctional institution in connection with selling heroin to Pennsylvania State Police confidential informants. More...

Local & State

Once Scarce, Bald Eagles Coming Back In NE Pa.

THE (SCRANTON) TIMES-TRIBUNE SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) – When Larry M. More...

Hershey To Host Farm Aid Concert

ASSOCIATED PRESS HERSHEY, Pa. More...

4th Death Attributed To Heat

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Officials say the scorching heat wave that pushed temperatures into triple digits claimed the life of 86-year-old Pennsylvania man. The Lehigh County coroner’s office says Llan Gacel died Saturday of hyperthermia. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 9, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ember Keefer, 14 on July 7; Deb Welsh, July 13; Tressa Deshong, Jul y16; Beverly Wisner, July 18; Pat Bingaham, July 15; Nikki More...

Hustontown

Summer days arrived bringing a lot of heat but no rain. I’m sure the farmers are hoping for some rain, but it has made for good haymaking. Happy birthday to Beverly St. Clair on July 11. More...

Maddensville

Intended for last week Belated birthday wishes to Tammy Martin, Gary Foor, Brayden Locke, Clay Patterson, Olivia Naugle, Doug Everts, Brenda Anderson, Jessie Rhoades, Marilyn Tucker, Brian Rhoades, Erin Winnick, Jim Lupey and Janet Fraker. More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway

Monday night, July 2, was stop Number 3 for the PA 600cc Micro Sprint Speedweek, and it was held at Path Valley Speedway. More...

District Hershey Meet Results

Twenty- six athletes competed in the 2012 district Hershey track meet held at Somerset High School Saturday, June 23. Following are the results: 9-10-Year-Old Girls More...

Racing Roundup

For the 13th time in the 22-year history of Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek, Fred Rahmer is the champion. More...

Church News

Grace Bible Church Announces New Pastor

Norman Blowers, an ordained elder in the Bible Methodist Heartland Conference, has accepted a call to pastor the congregation. Blowers was ordained in 1970 at Binghamton, N.Y. More...

Celebrate 25th Wedding Anniversary

Gary and Sandra Crouse of Needmore celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on January 29, 2012, by renewing their marriage vows during the morning worship service at Hancock Assembly of God Church. More...

Woman Sentenced In Heroin Delivery

Granted credit for time spent in drug rehab

Having been discharged from drug rehabilitation Friday, a Mc- Connellsburg woman appeared before Senior Judge John R. Walker this week to answer to allegations of delivery of a controlled substance. More...

Heat Wave Reaches Triple Digits

Temperature breaks Sunday; mid-80s this week

As if it couldn’t get any hotter outside, Saturday’s temperatures broke triple digits here in Fulton County, causing local residents to take refuge wherever they could find a bit of shade or an occasional cool breeze. More...

Obituaries

Joan M. Winter McConnellsburg, 89

Fern Joan Mellott Winter, 89, McConnellsburg, died Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center. She died peacefully, lovingly surrounded by her children and her caregivers. More...

Carl R. Ramsey Everett, 60

Carl Russell Ramsey, 60, Everett, died at home Tuesday, July 3, 2012. He was born April 29, 1952, in East Providence Township, a son of the late Russell J. Ramsey and Marden (Mellott) Ramsey. He is survied by his sister, Betty A. More...

Margaret I. Barton Wells Tannery, 87

Margaret Irene (Mearkle) Barton, 87, Wells Tannery, Pa., died Thursday, July 5, 2012, at Pennknoll Village. She was born September 9, 1924, in Breezewood, Pa., East Providence Township, a daughter of the late Albert H. More...

Letters

Cards Of Thanks

HOWELLS We would like to thank our family and friends for the food, flowers, phone calls, visits and cards following the passing of our mother and grandmother. She was a very special lady, loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed. More...

Police Reports

Local Man Cited For DUI

A 22-year- old McConnellsburg man will be cited for driving under the influence following a traffic stop along East Maple Street in McConnellsburg Borough. More...

Mischief Reported

Clark Farms Inc. in Hustontown reported to state police investigators it was the victim of an act of criminal mischief between 5 p.m. on June 24 and noon on June 26. More...

Gasoline Taken

A 70-year-old Needmore woman told state police a five- gallon fuel can was stolen from the front porch of her 6553 Black Bear Road residence between 2 p.m. on July 2 and 9 a.m. on July 3. More...

Entertainment

National Parks Offer Affordable Summer Fun Close To Home

You can make history, culture, natural beauty and scientific exploration a part of your life this summer by visiting a National Park near you. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Bible School Vacation Bible School for ages 4-12 will be held at Hustontown Church of God July 18, 19 and 20. Registration is at 5:30 p.m. with Bible School from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each night. Bible stories, crafts, skits, games and songs. More...

Family

Sister & Brother Graduate From College

Kristen Petersen graduated May 1, 2012, from Clarion University of Pennsylvania with a dual degree, Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and a Bachelor of Science in special education. She graduated with honors. More...

Protect Your Pets From Summer Pests

Summertime promises easy living, but for our furry friends, warmer weather poses serious health risks. More...