October 31, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

JLG Tax Appeal Settled Out Of Court

No hearing held Friday in county court

NEWS EDITOR An ongoing appeal of real estate taxes filed by JLG Industries did not go to county court as scheduled last Friday. The matter was recently settled out of court with Judge Richard J. More...

Local & State

PennDOT’s Travelling Workers Memorial Stops In Hustontown

Last Friday the PennDOT Travelling Workers Memorial was displayed at the Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. The memorial features 84 crosses topped with hard hats and draped in safety vests. More...

Sleeping Pills Found During Halloween Parade

NEWS EDITOR Officials from Fulton County Medical Center and the Pennsylvania State Police confirmed Friday that a child did pick up a package of sleeping pills during the county’s only Halloween parade the prior evening. More...

Beware Of Cash Scams

Three reported to local PSP station in three weeks

NEWS EDITOR Local residents are being advised to be wary of phone solicitations and letters involving cash prizes and schemes requiring money to be sent to foreign countries. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 29, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lester Hawkins, November 4; Jean Pepple and Ruth Bishop, November 5; Michelle Johnson, November 5; Linda Garber, October 29; Florence Fix, Gary Benedick, Mary Johnston and Barney Wilt, November 8; Dena Goldy, November 6; Arnie Gayl More...

Obama and Romney: Where They Stand On The Issues

ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) – A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues: Abortion and birth control: More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Money Stolen In Break-In Approximately $860 was stolen between 2 p.m. on October 12 and 12:30 a.m. on October 16, state police reported. More...

Family

FR Elementary Honor Roll

First Marking Priod More...

CARDS OF THANKS

CHAMBERLAIN I would like to thank my friends and faimly for your prayers, visits, cards, phone calls, meals and acts of kindness during my recent health issues and operation. It is hard to express how much your prayers, love and support have meant. More...

Scout Pack 45 Holds Activity

Needmore Cub Scout Pack 45 and Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. held a rescue demonstration together October 6. More...

Ward Served In WW2, Korea

Saw the world by air and sea

Editor’s Note: The following story is the sixth of a series about Fulton County veterans who fought in World War II that will be published each week in the “News’’ through Veterans Day. NEWS EDITOR More...

Presidential Election Tuesday

NEWS EDITOR Debates. Polls. Commercials. Mailings. It will all come to an end Obama this Tuesday when registered voters across the nation head to the polls to select the next president Biden of the United States. More...

Obituaries

Sandra J. Leedy Needmore, 60

Sandra Jane Leedy, 60, Needmore, died Wednesday October 10, 2012, at Manor Care Nursing, Chambersburg, Pa. Born in Needmore, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Lee and Lena Crouse Richards and widow of Harry R. More...

James R. Fleagle Sr. Millersburg, Ohio, 74

James R. Fleagle Sr., 74, Millersburg, Ohio, and formerly of Path Valley, died Tuesday morning, October 23, 2012, at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, Ohio. Born March 2, 1938, in Doylesburg, he was a son of the late Homer M. More...

M. Leehan Fisher Chambersburg, 88

M. Leehan Fisher, 88, Chambersburg, formerly of Big Cove Tannery, died Thursday, October 25, 2012, at Manorcare Health Services in Chambersburg, Pa. More...

Letters

Good Samaritan Gets Thanks

To The Editor: Last Sunday, I attended a flea market near McConnellsburg. It was when we had left and were five miles down the road that I made the horrifying discovery that I had left my purse behind. More...

Thanks Giant Employee

To The Editor: I would like to thank an employee at Giant Foods. On October 23, 2012, I left my purse in a shopping cart in the parking lot. More...

Food Basket Clarifies Role

To The Editor: The Fulton County Food Basket is currently in the middle of its annual fundraising appeal and the board of directors would like to clarify its role and the partnership with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank in Harrisburg, Pa. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer Southern Fulton 4 Forbes Road 3 More...

Racing Roundup

Hagerstown Speedway will have to wait another two weeks before calling it a season after the track canceled the feature portion of the Brawl in the Fall on Sunday due to impending Hurricane Sandy. More...

SF Cross-Country Teams Clinch District 5-AA Title

Southern Fulton Indian boys and girls crosscountry teams both clinched a District 5-AA championship title last Wednesday when they competed at Bedford Technology Center. More...

Church News

Knobsville Church To Hold Bible Conference

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will host a Bible conference November 11-14. Based on the New Testament book of Philippians, the study is entitled “The Joy Robbers.” Meetings will be led by Pastor Fred Thomson from Eastey, N.C. More...

Musical Program

All are invited to enjoy a special musical program that will be presented Saturday evening, November 3, at 6 p.m., in the Needmore Seventh day Adventist Church, located at the intersection of U.S. Rt. 522 and PA 655 in the village of Needmore. More...

Special Concert

A concert, “Organ and Friends,” will be held at Mc- Connellsburg United Presbyterian Church November 4, 2012, at 3 p.m. This concert is in honor of the 50th anniversary of the church’s M.P. Möller pipe organ installed in 1962. More...