August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Newman To Run Marathon For FCCFF

Collecting donations to spread awareness about child abuse

NEWS EDITOR A graduate assistant at Penn State University’s main campus, Josiah “Josey” Newman has seen and felt firsthand the affect the Jerry Sandusky scandal has had on central Pennsylvania. More...

Local & State

Ayr Discusses Insurance, Septic Pumping

Makes annual donation to fire company

STAFF WRITER The Ayr Township supervisors reviewed their insurance renewal with their agent, Bob Peck, and made decisions about an annual donation to the fire company and about requests from property owners regarding the mandatory septic pumping rule More...

Lynch Fulfills 71st Birthday Wish

Flies in glider aircraft

NEWS EDITOR Warfordsburg area resident Marlin Lynch’s bucket list just got a little bit shorter. Having been born with a passion for aviation and flying, Lynch recently fulfilled a lifelong dream of flying in a glider aircraft. More...

Teen Charged With Snatching Baby From Hospital

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) – A 19- year-old woman who falsely claimed to be pregnant was arraigned Friday on charges she kidnapped a 3-day-old infant from a hospital after pretending to be a nurse and sneaking the boy out inside a zippere More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 27, 1992 ’92 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Signs Taken Signs and posts designating Bethel Church and Alpine roads were stolen on July 30, according to state police. A yellow cattle sign was also removed from the same area. More...

Police To Partner For Labor Day DUI Enforcement

State and local police, along with PennDOT, will take part in a national enforcement effort through Labor Day on Sept. 3, targeting motorists driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway Results

Path Valley Speedway saw two drivers put their names in the record books as Path Valley feature winners for the first time. For one driver it was his first career win. More...

Great Cove Results

Men’s league results for August 23 at Great Cove Golf Course are: Team point winners: Mitch Ott/Denver Trumpower, 7.5 pts. Individual least putts ended in a tie between Del Fraker and Tim Davis with 12 putts. More...

Driver License, Photo Centers Closed For Labor Day

Driver licensing, motor vehicle services available online

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 3 in observance of Labor Day. More...

Family

Celebrates Eighth

Cassie Rae Clark celebrated her eighth birthday on August 2, 2012. Her proud parents are Donna and Gary Clark Jr. of Three Springs. She has two sisters, Caleigh and Kristin. She also has a brother, Joshua, who is in heaven. More...

Birth Announced

Denton Philip Hendershot was born May 3, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. His parents are Andrew and Tiffany Hendershot of Warfordsburg. More...

Police Search For Bank Robber

NEWS EDITOR Pennsylvania State Police at the McConnellsburg substation are currently searching for the whereabouts of a McConnellsburg man believed to be responsible for robbing a branch of F&M Trust Tuesday afternoon More...

Trail Resigns As SF Top Admin.

District begins search for new superintendent

NEWS EDITOR Southern Fulton’s top administrator has decided the time has arrived to move on. More...

SF Unveils New Public Comment Policy

Citizens required to fill out form two days prior to meeting

NEWS EDITOR The Southern Fulton School Board met some strong opposition last Tuesday night when it unveiled a recently approved policy that will require concerned citizens to fill out a form several days prior to making public comment during meetings More...

Obituaries

Charles H. Black Newburg, 91

Charles H. Black, 91, Newburg, died Saturday, August 25, 2012, in Chambersburg Hospital. Born Thursday, June 16, 1921, in Three Springs, Huntingdon County, he was a son of the late Harvey Nelson and Ruth Marks Black. More...

Thelma F. Shearer New Grenada, 85

Thelma Fay Zimmerman Shearer, 85, New Grenada, Pa., in the company of her Lord Jesus Christ, her husband and family, died peacefully at home Tuesday, August 21, 2012, of natural causes. More...

Evelyn S. Cornell

Everett, 91 Evelyn S. Cornell, 91, Everett, died Friday, August 24, 2012, at home. She was born on March 15, 1921, in Harrisonville, Pa., a daughter of the late George and Dora (Deshong) Schooley. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Wayne Strait, August 26; Dee Peck, August 26; Preston Carbaugh, 88 on August 24; More...

Hustontown

The weekend weather was great even though we had some bad weather threats. It was good to see a nice attendance at Knobsville United Methodist Church on Sunday. More...

Maddensville

Birthday wishes to Stephanie Glunt, Dave LeBeau, Joe Myers, Mindy Horne, Camden Lupey, James Locke Irene Park, Colton Strait, Teresa Roher, Daphne Fraker, Janet Booher, Peyton Fritz, Westdon Kelly, Diane Gearhart, Kean Goshorn and Ezekial Knepper. More...

Entertainment

Financial Solutions

Keep Income Producers Working Hard ... Even When Rates are Low

Next week, we observe Labor Day, which honors all the hard working men and women in the United States. As an investor, you’d like to think that all your investments are working hard, too – including the ones that are producing income. More...

Youths Honored For Summer Work Experience

Seven Fulton County youths who participated in the 2012 Summer Work Experience Program were honored for their accomplishments on Friday, August l7, 2012. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

River Oaks Helpline A Christian crisis counseling/prayer phone line is now available. Caring and compassionate Christian volunteers are available from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. More...

Church News

Sideling Hill Church To Hold Homecoming

Sideling Hill Christian Church will hold its annual homecoming Sunday, September 2. Sunday School will be at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:30 a.m. There will be a basket lunch served at noon. The afternoon service will be at 1:30 p.m. More...

Marriage License

Jessica Elaine Weaver, 27, Neelyton, and Tobie Allen Wasnick, 30, Neelyton, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...