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Library Receives Literacy Grant

Summer reading program kicks off Friday

Preparations for the kickoff of the Fulton County Library’s summer reading program may be dwindling, but enthusiasm for the program by library officials and participants is reaching an all-time high.  More...

Local & State

Kids DiscoverE Camps A Perfect Summer Activity

Children’s mini-camps to be held at Cowans Gap State Park

Before kids start singing the summertime blues, parents can stave off pleas of “there’s nothing to do” by signing up their little ones for an environmentallythemed camp at Cowans Gap State Park.  More...

Philadelphia Council To Announce Probe Of Fatal Collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia’s City Council is setting up a special investigative committee to conduct a wideranging investigation in the aftermath of the building collapse that killed six people and injured 13 last week.  More...

Elderly W. Pa. Woman Targeted In Rite-Aid Scam

KITTANNING, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of June 10, 1993  ’93   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Sharon, Lee, Lori and Curtis Glazier recently attended the outdoor wedding held on the Myers Farm in Lancaster of Anna Myers and Javier Bustamante. Other close relatives from the area also attended the beautiful wedding. More...

Hustontown

We are just having wonderful weather although the weatherman is calling for rain this week.  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Two Collide In Borough   Two vehicles collided at the intersection of North Second and East North streets in McConnellsburg Borough last Thursday, state police reported.  More...

Family

Dangers Of Leaving Your Pet In A Parked Car

With the summer months upon us, pet travel is at its height and it’s time for a reminder about the dangers of leaving your pet in a parked car. More...

Center For Families Receives Award

At the South-Central Pennsylvania Tobacco Free Coalition Recognition Ceremony May 29, 2013, in Camp Hill, Fulton County Center for Families received an award recognizing the following:  More...

FR Elementary Honor Roll

Fourth Marking Period  Grade one: *Brenna Snyder, *Carlee Drenning, *Cole Zenoble, *Daven Oakman, *Gracaie Foster, *Lexi Buterbaugh, *Nolan Mellott, *Regan Henry, *Taylor Small, *Zachary Everhart, Ellis Taylor, *Camryn Horne, *Rosalyn Remeikas, More...

Boro Council Takes Action On Methodist Church Building Project

STAFF WRITER  McConnellsburg Borough Council granted two waivers for the McConnellsburg United Methodist Church project, denied another two and gave its approval to a property owner to subdivide a double lot on South Second Street. More...

Forbes Road OKs Budget

No tax increases, more positions abolished

STAFF WRITER  Last Monday evening, the Forbes Road School Board gave final approval to a 2013-14 budget that calls for no new taxes to district taxpayers. More...

Strawberry Fest This Weekend

The Strawberry Festival is ready to open this weekend, June 14 and 15, on the Fulton County Courthouse lawn featuring a Friday evening concert by the Mercersburg Community Band beginning at 7:30 p.m., and a Saturday noontime concert by singer, songwr More...

Obituaries

Denver Hess McConnellsburg, 88

Denver “Junior” Hess, 88, McConnellsburg, and formerly of Hancock, Md., died Friday, June 7, 2013, at Fulton County Medical Center.  He was born September 19, 1924, in Pigeon Cove area of Warfordsburg, Pa., to Floyd and Alverta (Stud More...

Bernard M. Baer Three Springs, 90

Bernard M. Baer, 90, Three Springs, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Harrisburg Hospital following a short illness.  Born July 11, 1922, at Neelyton, Pa., he was the oldest child of the late Roy L. and Mary Belle (Morgan) Baer. More...

Steven J. Bilovecky Hustontown, 61

Steven J. More...

Letters

Praises Camp Cadet Firearms Training

To the Editor,  I enjoyed viewing the refreshing picture at the bottom of page one of the June 6 edition of the “News.” It is refreshing to see the Camp Cadets exercising their Second Amendment rights while receiving training on the More...

Clarifies VFW’s Role In Memorial Day Wreath Laying

To The Editor:  The VFW takes exception to Ms. Foor’s incorrect and false letter to the editor last week concerning the VFW’s involvement in the SAL’s not laying a wreath at the Memorial Day event at the Union Cemetery.  More...

Fulton County Can’t Afford To “Keep Up With The Joneses”

To The Editor:  I have bit my tongue for a great while, but I am finally going to air out and release some concerns.  More...

Sports

Garrett Bard Wins At Path Valley

Early last week the weather forecast called for rain Thursday, Friday and Saturday. They were right for the first two, but the skies cleared on Saturday, and the rain gave the racers a very fast and tacky racing surface.  More...

Racing Roundup

The fifth annual Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek concluded last Wednesday night as Gregg Satterlee was crowned the 2013 Speedweek champion.  Last week, we told you Vic Coffey won the opener at Potomac, while Jason Covert scored the win More...

U.S. Open Returns, Tradition Remains At Merion

AP SPORTS WRITER  ARDMORE, Pennsylvania (AP) – Stop by the rock near the 11th hole tee box at Merion Golf Club and read up on a slice of sports history.  It’s perhaps the grandest hole in golf.  “On September 27, 193 More...

Church News

Red Cross Urges Residents To Download Tornado App

Audio alert feature can help save lives when users can’t monitor the weather  More...

Re-Creation To Perform Sunday At McConnell Park

The people of Mc- Connellsburg and Cito United Methodist churches are pleased to announce that Re-Creation, the full performance singing and dancing group from Port Trevorton, Pa., will present two different programs in McConnellsburg on Sunday, June More...

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