November 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans Day Program Nov. 12

Col. Robert Campbell to serve as guest speaker

NEWS EDITOR Plans are currently under way for the annual Fulton County Veterans Day ceremony to be hosted Monday, November 12, by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 655 and American Legion Post 561 of McConnellsburg. More...

Local & State

112-Year Old Penna. Apparel Maker To Close

ASSOCIATED PRESS ORWIGSBURG, Pa. (AP) – One of the last U.S. apparel manufacturers of its kind is losing its shirt. More...

Reporter, FBI Agent Write Book On Pa. Collar Bomb

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Lindbergh baby kidnapping in 1932 was the first caper designated by the FBI as a major case, and a bizarre bank heist would join the list on Aug. More...

Community State Bank Donates Locally Raised Beef To Fulton County Medical Center

Fulton County Medical Center Long-Term-Care residents are dining on steak dinners because of the thoughtfulness of one local business. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 5, 1992 ’92 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Mearle Rosenberry, November 9; Sam Metz and Jade Anthony Shoemaker, November 10; Kathleen O’Connor, November 9; Thelma Drenning, November 10; Clair Lininger, Missy Barnett and Jan Hoover, November 11; Norma Ricker, November More...

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes to Jase Connor Watkins, Deanna Shope, Alan Knepper, John Shoemaker, Chris Hann and Gary Clark. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Southern Fulton Participates In State Meet More...

Racing Roundup

With the running of this past weekend’s World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte, there is only one race remaining on the 2012 racing schedule on the East Coast. More...

FR Honor Roll Student Missed

Brady Skinner’s name was missed in the elementary honor roll in last week’s issue of the “News.” He is in second grade in Miss Sakala’s classroom and had all A’s. More...

Church News

Center For Families Celebrates National Parents As Teachers Day

Fulton County Center for Families will join more than 1,500 affiliates who offer Parents As Teachers services in celebrating National Parents as Teachers Day on November 8. More...

Historical Society Holds Fall Tea

Fulton County Historical Society’s fall tea was held Sept. 15 at the Fulton House in McConnellsburg, with 27 guests attending. More...

FCCCS Dinner Auction November 10

FCCCS Christmas dinner auction will be held Saturday, November 10, at Needmore Bible Church, located at 6939 Great Cove Road, Needmore. The silent auction will begin at 3:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 5:30 p.m. More...

F&M Robber Gets State Time

Deneen sentenced to 27-84 months

NEWS EDITOR A McConnellsburg man was sentenced this week to time in a state correctional institution for the robbery of the Penn’s Village, Mc- Connellsburg branch of F&M Trust. More...

U.S. Army Extends Contract With JLG

Increase in scope of work brings value of reset contract to $73.8 million

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corp.company and a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, announced Tuesday the extension of a contract with the U.S. More...

County Jobless Rate Up .2 Percent

County now ranks 48 out of 67

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Obituaries

Freda M. Raker McConnellsburg, 82

Freda M. Raker, 85, Mc- Connellsburg, died Thursday, November 1, 2012, at her home with her family by her side. She was born November 15, 1926, in Saltillo, Pa,, the daughter of the late Gerald and Ivy (Gress) Raker. More...

Eleanor G. LeVan Allentown, Pa.

Eleanor Grace ( Erb) LeVan of Allentown, died at 7 a. m., Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at Arden Courts Alzehimer Unit, Allentown. Born in Harrisonville, she was the daughter of the late Wilbert C. and Jeanetta G. (Foreman) Erb. More...

Donald M. Ritchey Everett, 87

Donald M. Ritchey, 87, Everett, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Altoona Regional Health System. He was born on April 20, 1925, in Everett, a son of the late Earl and J. Velma (Fletcher) Ritchey. More...

Letters

Belfast Twp. Says Thank You For Storm Cleanup Help

To The Editor: Hurricane Sandy left much destruction in its wake. We were fortunate that in Belfast Township damage to township roads was mostly limited to fallen leaves, limbs and trees. More...

Being Thankful During Home Care And Hospice Month

To The Editor: More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Two Hospitalized After Accident Two Warfordsburg area residents were transported to Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md., following a single-vehicle accident on Tuesday, October 30, along Buck Valley Road. More...

Entertainment

Holiday Mailing Dates Announced

The Postal Service has announced the suggested holiday mailing dates for international and military mailing. More...

Family

Celebrates Fifth

Kaden Reed Harman celebrated his fifth birthday October 8, 2012. He is the son of Jessica Harman of McConnellsburg and Matthew Harman of Harrisburg. More...

Shimers Celebrate 40th Anniversary

Mahlon and Jody Shimer of McConnellsburg will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on November 11, 2012. They were married at McConnellsburg United Methodist Church Novemer More...