September 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Forbes Talks Finances, Policies

STAFF WRITER The Forbes Road School District’s board of directors dealt with a short agenda that took less than an hour for its regular meeting last Monday evening. More...

Local & State

Nurse Claims Pa. Jail Firing For Whistleblowing

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) – A registered nurse has sued the Allegheny County Jail and a related nonprofit that provides inmate medical services, claiming she was fired for complaining about the treatment not given to an inmate who later More...

Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease As Top U.S. Killer

AP MEDICAL WRITER NEW YORK (AP) – Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the No. 1 killer among Hispanics in the U.S., and the rest of the country may be only a few years behind. More...

Florida Boy, 13, Killed 2-Year-Old Brother

ASSOCIATED PRESS JACKSONVILLE, Florida (AP) – A decade before he was charged with murder, a 2-yearold Cristian Fernandez was found naked and dirty, wandering a South Florida street. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 17, 1992 ’92 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Identity Theft Repor ted A 52-year- old Breezewood area man told state police investigators he was the victim of identity theft on Wednesday, September 5. More...

Entertainment

Path Valley Speedway

With only a few weeks left in the racing season at Path Valley, some of the point championships are clinched while others are getting tighter each week and will come down to the final race. More...

Family

Celebrates Second

Alyvia Grace Newman celebrated her second birthday September 3, 2012. She is the daughter of Wes and Lindsay Newman of Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Pittman Family Holds Reunion

The descendants of the late Virgil and Margaret Pittman held their annual reunion September 9 at the VFW picnic grounds with 64 in attendance. More...

Carrie Blast Furnace Fired Up after 30 Years

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW BRADDOCK, Pa. (AP) – Carrie has come full circle. The enormous blast furnace on the banks of the Monongahela has been cold for 30 years. More...

Rare Full Arc Rainbow

Richard Price of Harrisonville was lucky enough to have a camera nearby August 10 when he saw this rare full arc rainbow over the Laidig View Farm of neighbors Dean and Curtis Brant along Little Egyp More...

Northcraft Resigns As CF Head

Submits hand-written note to board

NEWS EDITOR In an unexpected announcement last Tuesday evening, the Central Fulton School District’s top administrator tendered his resignation. More...

Paving Worker Struck, Killed By Bus

Robert Thomas dies in Franklin County accident

NEWS EDITOR A northern Fulton County man died late Friday morning when he was struck by a bus along Route 16 in neighboring Franklin County. More...

Obituaries

Gary L. Duckwall Sr. Berkeley Springs, 70

Gary Leo Duckwall Sr., 70, Berkeley Springs, died Wednesday, September 12, 2012, at Morgan County War Memorial Hospital. Born August 17, 1942, in Berkeley Springs, he was the son of the late Emerson Leo and Violet Fern Michael Duckwall. More...

Ronald N. Hall Burnt Cabins, 67

Ronald Nelson Hall, 67, Burnt Cabins, Pa., died at 12:16 a.m., Friday, September 14, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg. More...

John M. Keefer Fort Loudon, 72

John M. “Butch” Keefer, 72, Fort Loudon, died Tuesday, September 11, 2012, at Falling Spring Nursing Center, Chambersburg. Born August 20, 1940, at Chambersburg, he was a son of the late John T. and Hazel Mea Delauder Keefer. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Della Mellott, 91 on September 12; Martha Harr, September 15; Mary Culler, 89 on September 23; Pat Cutchall and Skye Rosenberry, September 12; Diana Headley, September 21; Alvin Peck Jr., September 21; Laura and Paul Ramsey, Septem More...

Hustontown

Another beautiful weekend to enjoy. This kind of weather is great, but than fall breezes are approaching. Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Dorothy Shotts, who passed away last week. We will all miss her. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Cross Country Southern Fulton 26 Meyersdale 30 More...

Fulton County Cowboys Repor t

Varsity The Varsity Cowboys found their way back to the win column with a 27-25 win over the Juniata Valley Eagles. More...

Soccer Standings

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Church News

Mercersburg Community Chorus Begins Rehearsals

The Mercersburg Area Community Chorus will begin rehearsals for its holiday concerts at 7 p.m., Tuesday, September 25, with rehearsals continuing throughout the fall on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m., at the James Buchanan Middle School in Mercersburg. More...

Revival

Revival services will be held October 14-21 at Fort Littleton Bible Church. Sunday service will be at 10:30 a.m. and nightly services at 7 p.m. with Rev. William White and Rev. Ken Ali. All are welcome to attend. More...

FR Students Of The Month

Pictured above are Mrs. Duvall’s sixth-grade class who all were nominated for Students of the Month. More...