January 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire Damages Union Twp. Home

Red Cross called in to assist

A home in southern Fulton County was damaged early Saturday morning when a fire broke out. More...

Chambersburg Atty. To Run For Judge

Jerrold A. Sulcove Esq. has announced that he will run for judge of the 39th Judicial District, Pennsylvania. The 39th Judicial District includes all of Franklin and Fulton counties. More...

Local & State

Motive Sought In Slayings Of 3; Gunman Killed

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) – The shooting of a man who went on a rampage in central Pennsylvania, killing two neighbors and a third person before wounding three state troopers during a gunbattle, was a justifiable homicide, authorities ru More...

Coast-To-Coast Rider Spreads Cancer Awareness

Cross-country ride to end on Delaware coast

A Washington state woman wove her way through Fulton County recently as part of a crosscountry ride to spread awareness about cancer. More...

Gas Drilling Companies Work On Community Relations

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Some gas drilling companies that spent years fighting, threatening and suing reluctant communities took a new tack in 2012: collaboration. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 31, 1992 ’92 More...

MEMORY JOGGER

This week’s Memory Jogger, submitted by Ruth Reeder of McConnellsburg, pictures Arthur B. Schmidt, center, at work in the financial news section of the United Press Association in New York City around 1950. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Theft Reported A 49-year- old McConnellsburg man told state police he received a telephone call from an individual claiming to be with Publishers Clearing House on Friday, December 21. More...

Sports

Girls Basketball

Southern Fulton 87 Broadfording 28 More...

Boys Basketball

McConnellsburg 78 Maryland School for the Deaf 62 More...

Features

Financial Focus

Investment Mistakes To Watch For At Different Stages Of Life

As an investor, how can you avoid making mistakes? It’s not always easy, because investing can be full of potential pitfalls. More...

Family

PA Farm Show Opens January 4

The Pennsylvania Farm Show opens January 4, 2013, and runs through January 12, at Harrisburg’s PA Farm Complex. The 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show theme is “Made in PA. More...

Changes Advocated In Pa. Electoral Vote Counting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Even before 2012 is over, Dominic Pileggi is advocating a change in the way Pennsylvania will count its votes in the next presidential election. More...

County Budget Adopted

On display for public review since November 27

The general operating budget for Fulton County has been given a final nod of approval along with an accompanying resolution pertaining to real estate taxes for 2013. More...

2012 Year In Review Top Stories

Economy showed small signs of recovery; two new commissioners take the reins

Fulton County began 2012 much in the same way as the rest of the nation – focused on the economy and hoping that Congress will avoid the “fiscal cliff” that could result in financial woes if taxes are permitted to raise to levels be More...

2012 FULTON COUNTY CELEBRITIES

Needmore Volunteer Fire Co.Firefighter of the YearRobert FleegleMcConnellsburg VolunteerFire Co. Firefighterof the YearGary PeckHustontown Volunteer FireCo. More...

Obituaries

H. Lyle Duffey Big Cove Tannery, 90

H. Lyle Duffey, 90, Big Cove Tannery, Fulton County, died Friday, December 28, 2012, at Fulton County Medical Center in Mc- Connellsburg, Pa. He was the son of the late Herbert A. Duffey and Mary Jane Johnston Duffey. More...

Jimmie W. Boyd Sr. Warfordsburg, 72

Jimmie W. “ Grumpy” Boyd Sr., 72, Warfordsburg, died Tuesday, December 25, 2012, at War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Born June 15, 1940, in Coretta, W.Va., he was the son of the late Jerry and Belva Stacy Boyd. More...

James W. Bivens Orbisonia, 87

James William Bivens, 87, a resident of Woodland Retirement Community, Orbisonia, and formerly of Six Mile Run, died Saturday, December 15, 2012. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Maddensville

Belated birthday wishes this week to Naomi Winnick, Mary Serotkin, Becky Snyder, Cassie Gahagan, Derrick Gahagan, Eric Patterson, Cole Weist, Tim Fields, Steve Heaster, Kayla Gahagan, Kenny Brown, Charles Shoop, Renae Schunk and Austin Anderson. More...

Hustontown

The Christmas holiday is over. Hope everyone enjoyed the special occasion with family and friends. The weather wasn’t bad either for the holiday . Winter is starting to warn us that time of the year is here by giving us some snow. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lori Bottenfield, January 8; Heidi Newman, January 6; Karen Shives, January 8; Deb Seville, January 9; Adam Doyle and Joe Pollock, January 10; Kurt Kendall, January 5; and Chrstian Hann, January 6. More...

Entertainment

Astronaut Tours Gettysburg With Brownsville Native

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) – In 37 years as a licensed battlefield guide at Gettysburg, Brownsville native Deb Novotny had never had a famous person on tour with her – until this year. More...

Simple Steps Can Keep You Safe Online

As more of our communications take place over the Internet, it’s no wonder that an ever-growing number of singles are meeting each other through online dating services. More...