August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Boro Acts On Sidewalk Barrier

Property owner must remove within 48 hours

STAFF WRITER McConnellsburg Borough Council members will give a borough property owner 48 hours to remove obstructions from his sidewalk or face fines associated with violating the borough’s sidewalk ordinance. More...

Local & State

Amish Name Often Used For Marketing

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE PITTSBURGH (AP) – On Thursdays in Market Square, Joseph Zook peddles vegetables, breads and Mason jars full of jam from beneath the awning of a white tent. More...

Roadside Memorials Sacred Ground For Families

(YORK) DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS YORK, Pa. (AP) – Purple balloons sailed above the family gathered at a corner of Route 234 in Paradise Township. “Purple was her favorite,’’ explained Joyce Reynolds. More...

County Conducts Routine Business

It was business as usual for the Fulton County commissioners, who met last Tuesday as well as Thursday to oversee county affairs. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From the Files Of August 6, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We have been having some of those nice warm temperatures these past few days. It is hard to believe school starts in a couple of weeks. Short summer! Quite a few folks have been watching the Olympics. Glad to report the USA is doing very well. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Kurtis Wible, Macy Armagost, Carol Roher, Dusty Anderson, Andrew Shehan, Robin Anderson, Joey Fleck, Jody Shimer, Sue Oswald, Emily Greenland, Rebecca Weaver, Alexis Fogal, Craig Mitchell, Mike Greenland, Chad Ramsey and Allison Ba More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Brett Cornelius, July 25; Michele Pollock, Aug. 13; Norma Ott, Donna Glenn, Marlene Savat, Ruby Fields, Kevin Richards, Aug. 14; Vesta Hull, 88, on August 14; Archie Berkstresser, 85, on August 14; Matthew Rush Barmont, 4, on Aug. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Special Service Corner Independent Church, Big Cove Tannery, will hold a special service on Sunday, August 19. Services begin at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11:10 with Pastor Richard Bernhard. More...

Church News

CARDS OF THANKS

COLT BASEBALL More...

In Memory

Thinking of you on your birthday We talk of you still, We haven’t forgotten you And we never will! Happy birthday to our son, James “J.W.” Bishop Aug. 11, 1976 – June 21, 2003 – Love, Dad & Mom FRAKER More...

Gas Man Sprayed By Rabid Skunk

Second case of human exposure in 2012

Another case of human exposure to the rabies virus was confirmed here last week. More...

92nd Annual Fulton County Fair Gets Under Way Sunday

Special lawn mower races set for this Saturday evening

Residents will be lining up outside the Fulton County Fairgrounds’ gates later this week to kick off a week filled with fun, food and fellowship. More...

Two Compete For Fair Queen

Only two Fulton County teens will compete to reign over the 92nd annual Fulton County Fair in a pageant to be held Sunday evening to kick off fair week. More...

Obituaries

Richard E. Davis 68, Clear Spring, Md.

Richard E. Davis, 68, of Clear Spring, Md., passed Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at his home. Born June 18, 1944, in Westernport, Md., he was the son of the late George William Davis and Alice M. Bray Davis of Warfordsburg, Pa., and husband of Evalina G. More...

Miriam Horst 86, Chambersburg

Miriam Amanda Horst, 86, of Chambersburg, Pa., passed away Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at Menno Haven Nursing Home in Chambersburg. Born March 25, 1926, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late David B. and Fannie Martin Frey. More...

Larry E. Newman Chambersburg, 71

Larry E. Newman, 71, Chambersburg, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, of a drowning incident at the Aitch Boat Launch, Huntingdon County. Born January 30, 1941, in Clay Township, Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late Earl D. and Hilda L. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Crime, Patrol Report Released Pennsylvania State Police at the McConnellsburg substation recently released a crime and patrol activity report for the month of July during which criminal investigators responded to a total of 58 offenses. More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway Results

Snyder And Morgan Split Late Model Wins

The Late Model feature on July 13 was rained out and rescheduled for August 3. This brought the night’s racing up to seven features, two for the Late Models. More...

Racing Roundup

Blane Heimbach turned a front row starting spot into his biggest career 410 Sprint car win with Saturday night’s win in the Living Legends Dream race at Port Royal Speedway. More...

Men’s Golf League Results

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS More...

Family

Celebrates First

Sara Palmer celebrated her first birthday on June 17, 2012, with a “Hello Kitty” pool party. Her proud parents are James and Miriam Palmer of Chambersburg. More...

Engagement Told

Bill and Carol Souders of Needmore, Pa., are proud to announce the engagement of their son, William Harrison Souders, to Rachael Marie Blass, daughter of Tom and Valerie Blass of Berwick, Pa. More...

Celebrates First Birthday

Carter Wade Elmes celebrated his first birthday on July 12, 2012, with his family and friends. He is the son of Tyler Elmes and Samantha Cutchall of McConnellsburg. More...