November 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Borough Budget Holds Line On Taxes

Proposed 2013 budget adopted, spending increase projected for streets

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Local & State

Ceremonies Held On New Courthouse Plaza

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 655 Commander George Cutchall welcomes those on hand for the November 12 Veterans Day Ceremony. More...

Pa. Law Aimed At Helping Areas Overcome Blight

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW PITTSBURGH (AP) – A new Pennsylvania law allows local governments to take control of blighted properties and cancel tax liens and bank foreclosures so the land can be sold to responsible owners or developers willing to More...

Boro Council Hears Citizens’ Complaints

Grants a variance for a garage

STAFF WRITER McConnellsburg Borough Council members met with Fifth Street resident Clair Miller and several property owners in his neighborhood regarding tree limbs and leaves on their Myers Avenue properties. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago ’92 At one time in the recent past the Food Lion supermarket chain was, along with Wal-Mart, looking to establish an outlet here, but the deal fell through. More...

Correspondents' Notes

CORRESPONDENTS’ NOTES

Maddensville Birthday wishes to Jody Newman, Neil Shehan, Bonnie Anderson, Derrick Grissinger, Scott Shehan, Jean Fleck, Bea Covert, Samantha Hiles, Sherry Fogal, Danny Fleischer, Tim Henry, Shyla Winnick and Merill Rosenberry. More...

Our Town

Steve and Tonya Wible had a baby girl October 10 at Holy Spirit Hospital. Grandparents are Rodney and Martha Wible of McConnellsburg and Charles and Joan Myers of Chambersburg. More...

Sports

Pony League Golf Tournament Held

Results of the Fulton County Pony League tournament at Great Cove Golf Club 4-person scramble held on September 8, 2012, are as follows: First place – Marcus Huston, Nick Angelo, Andy Polm, Marvin Kendall; second place – Brian Ramsey, Tob More...

Racing Roundup

The 2012 Central PA racing season officially came to an end Saturday afternoon at Susquehanna Speedway Park. More...

U-12 Girls Finish Season Undefeated

Pictured above are McConnellsburg U-12 girls team that finished the fall soccer season undefeated. More...

Church News

Jacobs Brothers In Concert At Calvary Baptist Church

The Jacobs Brothers of Dillsburg will appear at Calvary Independent Baptist Church December 2, at 6:30 p.m. The Jacbos Brothers, veterans of gospel music, are dedicated to the ministry of spreading the gospel through music. More...

Cards Of Thanks

DUFFEY I appreciate all of those who remembered my 90th birthday with cards and phone calls. It’s great to have a lot of friends. H. Lyle Duffey McBEATH More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch for the week is as follows: Monday, November 19: Italian sausage, peppers and onions, scalloped potatoes, mixed veggies, roll, mixed fruit. Tuesday, November 20: chili con carne, rice, cornbread, apple, juice. More...

County Proposes 1.2 Mill Real Estate Tax Increase

Final budget adoption slated for December 18

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Barton Kept WWII Planes Flying

Stint as Army Air Corps mechanic took him overseas Editor’s Note: The following story is the last of a series about Fulton County veterans who fought in World War II that will More...

County Library Facing 2013 Budget Deficit

Annual appeal letter being sent to library supporters

NEWS EDITOR The Fulton County Library and its Board of Directors are faced with the possibility of starting the 2013 calendar year with a budget deficit they hope can be reduced in part by increased support from library patrons, community supporters More...

Obituaries

School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON Breakfast Monday, November 19: assorted cereal or assorted yogurt cups, toast w/spreads, fruit or juice, milk. Tuesday, November 20: assorted cereal or waffles w/syrup, toast w/spreads, fruit or juice, milk. More...

Pauline K. Johnson Crystal Spring, 95

Pauline K. (Lynch) Johnson, 95, Crystal Spring, and Pennknoll Village, died Sunday, November 11, 2012. She was born Tuesday, July 3, 1917, in Altoona, a daughter of the late Lillian (Bottenfield) Lynch and the Honorable Marshall Lynch. More...

Charmaine C. Alexander Mercersburg, 84

Mrs. Charmaine C. Alexander, 84, Mercersburg, died Wednesday, November 7, 2012, in Chambersburg Hospital. Born December 26, 1927, in Uniontown, Pa., she was a daughter of the late William R. Sr. and Maude Jeffries Crago. More...

Letters

In Honor Of Fulton County Veterans

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Giving Thanks For Farm-City Partnership

To The Editor: Agriculture is Pennsylvania’s largest industry with more than $5.7 billion of food and fiber produced on our farms each year. It generates $45 billion into our state’s economy. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Copper Wire Stolen Approximately 100 pounds of copper wire and pipes were stolen from a locked barn located at 3565 Pleasant Valley Road in Brush Creek Township. The theft occurred between 10 a.m. and noon on October 27. More...

Entertainment

SF Holds Cancer Charity Game

Southern Fulton volleyball team hosted its fourth annual breast cancer charity game Thursday, November 8. More...

Local Kids Raise Funds To Help Cody Trail

Kids from the local Modern Woodmen of Amrica Youth Service Club recently worked together to raise funds to help their community. More...

Character Counts Students Named

McConnellsburg Elementary has continued its character education program this year. It is believed that character counts, so each month a different character trait is promoted. More...