July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Christian Social Services Temporarily Closing

Office to close July 26

Christian Social Services, a nonprofit organization associated with a multitude of area churches, will be temporarily closing its doors to local residents later this week. More...

Local & State

Pennsylvania Power Plant Closings Leave Workers Adrift

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE BROWNSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – A job for life. That’s what they were promised. More...

Sorority Hears WIN President

Craig Hoffman, president of the board for Women In Need (WIN), met with Beta Sigma Phi members to discuss the services provided and its ongoing $3.2 million capital project. More...

Food, Fun And Fellowship At Wells Tannery Homecoming

Grand marshal Dick Johnson to lead 11 a.m. parade

NEWS EDITOR Spirit, love of community and a willingness to never give up may be what makes the residents of the small village of Wells Tannery so unique. More...

Letters

ACS “Road To Recovery” Needs Volunteers

To The Editor: This year more than 74,000 residents in Pennsylvania will learn that they have cancer and for many of them, the biggest obstacle they face is getting to their lifesaving treatment. More...

CFSD Board, Administration Fiscally Responsible, Dedicated

Editor’s Note: The following letter has been written in re sponse to “Questions CFSD Use Of Taxpayers’ Money,” a letter to the editor that appeared in the July 4 issue of The Fulton County News. To The Editor: More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Vehicle Strikes Utility Pole An Everett man was not injured when his westbound 1998 Mercedes travelled onto the berm and struck an embankment and a utility pole. The vehicle driven by Donald E. More...

Sports

McQuade Wins At Path Valley

The 600cc Modifieds made their first trip to the high banks of Path Valley Speedway. More...

McCbg. Holds Basketball Camp

McConnellsburg Elementary gym hosted the fourth annual coach Pepple basketball camp July 15-18. Athletes worked on individual skill development, team play and many fun competitions. More...

Racing Roundup

The World of Outlaws Summer Nationals was cut to a one- day show at Williams Grove Speedway, and storms forced cancellation on Friday night. More...

Church News

Special Services At Immanuel Church

Immanuel Bible Church of Three Springs is pleased to announce that it will be hosting Dr. Jimmy DeYoung August 11, 12, 13 and 14. On August 11 Dr. DeYoung will be speaking during the regular worship services at 10 a.m. and at 6:30 p.m. More...

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SF Votes To Add Old Elem To KOZ

Bethel Twp., county must approve KOZ as well

NEWS EDITOR Taking a month to mull over a prior discussion with Fulton County Commissioner Rodney McCray, the Southern Fulton School Board again revisited the topic of approving a Keystone Opportunity Zone in the southern end of the county. More...

Southern Fulton Elementary Loses Pre-K Funding

Investigating new program, cost to area families

NEWS EDITOR Southern Fulton School District was dealt a severe blow last week that could not only affect its future standardized test scores but also the preparedness of its young students entering kindergarten. More...

Obituaries

Fred R. Black Waterfall, 76

Fred Richard Black, 76, Waterfall, died at 12:38 p.m., Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Pennknoll Village, Everett. Born May 10, 1937, in Clay Township, Huntingdon County, he was the son of the late Cloyd Patrick and Hazel (Evans) Black. More...

Donald M. Houck McConnellsburg, 83

Donald Mack Houck, 83, McConnellsburg, died Friday, July 19, 2013, at Pinnacle Health Hospital, Harrisburg. He was born in York, Pa., on July 23, 1929, the son of the late McDowell and Mary (Stevens) Houck. More...

Emmertt B. Wallech Jr. Hagerstown, 79

Emmert B. Wallech Jr., 79, Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, July 20, 2013. He was born April 4, 1934, in Marion, Pa., to the late Emmert Bertram Wallech Sr. and Araminta Ethel Knott Wallech. His wife preceded him in death on February 16, 2007. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 22, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Mary Deshong, 87 on July 22; Esther Nelson, 94 on July 18; Kellyn Perry and Allen Cover, July 29; Ben Chestnut and Kristen Souders, July 31; Stan Earley and Pam Seiders, July 29; Sherwin Hollenshead, August 2; Ida Strait and Cindy More...

Hustontown

Lots of folks are out traveling these nice, warm days, but for most of us, we sort of like to stay in and avoid the heat. Happy birthday wishes to Morgan Mundorff on July 24. More...

Entertainment

Mic & Jam Night Held

Scott Gordon and the Silver Creek Band were the feature band at Mic & Jam Night held last Saturday night at Alumni Community Night. More...

Family

Marriage License

Jonathan Allen Garlock, 45, McConnellsburg, and Ana Elena Hernandez Acosta, 26, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Take Two Band Plays For Senior Citizens

Take Two Variety Band, featuring Russ and Donna Miller, entertained folks from Warfordsburg Senior Center at Rockwood Mill Shoppes Opera House July 16. More...

Celebrates Third

Landon C. Gustaf celebrated his third birthday on June 30, 2013. He is the son of Brent and Katie (Hann) Gustaf of Greencastle, Pa. More...