July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Revolutionary Treasures Await New Museum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A nondescript building on a quiet street somewhere outside Philadelphia holds a secret stash of treasures that have been waiting patiently for more than a century for a permanent place to call home. More...

Some U.S. House Incumbents Raise $1 Million-plus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Even before Pennsylvania’s congressional campaigns shift into high gear, several incumbents have accumulated re-election war chests of more than $1 million. More...

Summertime Is Camptime For Kids

As summer heats up many kids head off to church-sponsored camps to keep busy and active during their school vacation. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 16, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Ida Strait and Edna Ramsey spent last week in Renfro Valley, Ky. They saw eight shows. They met a lot of the singers and players after the shows. More...

Hustontown

It seems Mother Nature has really given us a sample of those warm summer temperatures. Our sympathy is extended to the families and relatives of Bryant White and Cody Gracey, who were killed last week in an automobile accident. More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Shannon Brown, Eden Naugle, Fred Horne, Dane Martz, Heath Forslund, Dara Bennett andToriLenaeCutshall. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Youth Camp Fort Littleton Bible Church will host a youth camp for children ages 5-11. Children will arrive Friday, August 10, and stay until Sunday, August 12. Dismissal is at 2 p.m. More...

Family

Celebrate 50thAnniversary

Richard and Kay Sigel of Needmore celebrated their 50th wedding annivesary on June 23, 2012.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sigel More...

Artist Paints Over Paterno’s Halo On Mural

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania (AP) – An artist has removed a halo from a mural of Penn State football coach Joe Paterno amid the school's child sexabuse scandal. More...

Special Olympics Summer Activities

Special Olympics Pennsylvania Fulton County management is happy to announce the following upcoming fundraising events: July 28: all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner and silent auction – 4 p.m. More...

County Gets FCCD Update

Bid opening held for ramp project

Fulton County Conservation District (FCCD) Manager Seleen Shives recapped her organization’s activities for the months of May and June, telling the county commissioners Tuesday the district has been busy with environmental education and recycli More...

Erma Anderson Shares Knowledge Around The Globe

Needmore woman visits American International Schools

From Albert Einstein Distinguished Fellow in the U.S. More...

Obituaries

Cody G. Gracey Hustontown, 17

Cody Gregory Gracey, 17, Hustontown, died early Tuesday morning July 10, 2012, as a result of an auto accident in Wells Township, Fulton County. More...

Bryant A. White Wells Tannery, 18

Bryant Andrew White, 18, Wells Tannery, Pa., died early Tuesday morning, July 10, 2012, as a result of an auto accident in Wells Township, Fulton County. Born May 23, 1994, in Gouverneur, N.Y., he was the son of Brian and Kathy (White) Merkley. More...

George E. Lashley Hancock, 84

George E. “June” Lashley, 84, Hancock, died Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at a loved one’s home after a long battle with cancer. Born July 29, 1927, in Hancock, he was the son of the late George B. and Anna Thompson Lashley. More...

Police Reports

Equipment Battery Wires Cut

Officials at P&W Excavating in McConnellsburg told state police the battery wires in three different pieces of equipment were cut between 3:45 p.m. on July 7 and 8: 30 a. m. on July 9. More...

Police Rule Death A Suicide

Pennsylvania State Police and the Fulton County Coroner’s Office investigated the suicide of a Palmerton, Pa., man last Monday along the Pennsylvania Turnpike. More...

Two Women Cited In Argument

Two women are facing charges in connection with a verbal dispute that turned physical on Sunday, July 8, in Brush Creek Township. More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway Results

Newlin Wins First In 305 Sprints

Over the off-season the Newlin family racing operation decided to switch from 600cc Micro Sprints to the PA Sprint Series 305 Sprints. Lance Newlin has adapted to driving the bigger cars quickly, and now has a victory in only his eighth start. More...

A’s Named Little League Champs

The A’s won their second Fulton County Little League championsip in the last three years with an 18-2 record. The team was sponsored by Dana Shearer Signs and Screen Printing. More...

Racing Roundup

Kenny Moreland posted his first career Super Late Model feature win Saturday night at Hagerstown Speedway. The Waldorf, Md., driver took the checkered flag in the 35-lap Red Nininger Memorial and the Hagerstown/ Winchester Shootout. More...

Church News

Special Services

Jeremy and Nikki Mays will be ministering at Rehoboth New Life in Needmore (pld Geno’s) Friday July, 20, at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 21, at 6p.m. and Sunday, July 22, at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. More...

Farm Women Tour Bedford County

Members ofFultonCounty Society of Farm Women recently went to neighboring Bedford County to tour some of its attractions. More...

PA Preferred Baking Contest At Fair

Calling all bakers for the 2012 PA Preferred Chocolate Baking contests to be held on August 13, 2012, at the Fulton County Fair. More...