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Three Fatally Shot At Township Meeting In Monroe County

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Local & State

World’s Top Chefs Enjoy Amish Food In Pennsylvania

THE INTELLIGENCER JOURNAL LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Yes, they partake of cocktails and a gala dinner at the tony Union Club on Park Avenue in New York, and lunch at the United Nations and the White House during their visit. More...

U.S. Court: Pa. School Can’t Ban “Boobies” Bracelets

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – After years of litigation about students’ free speech rights, a full U.S. appeals court ruled Monday that a Pennsylvania school district cannot ban “I (heart) Boobies!’’ bracelets. More...

Police Suspect Arson At NW Pa. Christian Ranch

YOUNGSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – State police suspect arson might have destroyed three buildings at a western-themed Christian summer camp ranch in northwestern Pennsylvania. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 5, 1993 ’93 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

DUI Arrest Shane William Meck, 23, McConnellsburg, was arrested for driving under the influence August 3 at 12:52 a. m. More...

Sports

Path Valley Speedway Results

The 270cc and 600cc Mi- cro Sprints run every Saturday night at Path Valley Speedway and were joined this week by the P.A.S.S. 305 Sprints and the Central PA Legend Cars. More...

Buck Valley Baseball Teams Wrap Up Season

Pictured above is the Buck Valley Little League that was named 2013 Mason Dixon League Champions. More...

Receive Free Trees When Joining Arbor Day Foundation

Add color to your landscape year-round by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August. More...

Commissioners Meet Privately With PA Officials

Geotechnical study slated for Meadow Grounds

In the hours following the closed-door meeting with representatives of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat and Game commissions and state-elected officials, the Fulton County commissioners issued a press release indicating the “well-attended&rdquo More...

93rd Annual County Fair Gets Under Way Sunday

Gov. Corbett planning to take in activities

With promises of delectable treats, smash ‘em up demolition derbies and plenty of livestock on display, area residents are sure to find something to tickle their fancy when the Fulton County Fair gets under way this Sunday. More...

Meadow Grounds Lake Group Incorporates

The Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake announced this week that it has incorporated and is seeking donations to help fund its mission to restore the popular Ayr Township fishing and boating destination. More...

Obituaries

Anna M. Cutchall Hustontown, 78

Anna Marie Cutchall, 78, Hustontown, died Saturday morning, August 3, 2013, at the Long -erm Care Unit of the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. Born May 30, 1935, in Cooks, Huntingdon County, she was the daughter of the late Robert M. More...

Patricia L. Martin Gettysburg, 75

Patricia L. Martin, 75, Gettysburg, died Saturday, August 3, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family after a courageous five-year battle of colon cancer. She was born December 18, 1937, in Cear Ridge, the daughter of the late Melvin F. More...

Leslie W. Schetrompf Johnstown, 37

Leslie W. “ Bill” Schetrompf, 37, Johnstown, died Saturday, July 27, 2013. Born October 5, 1975, in McConnellsburg, he was the son of Jonathan C. and Phylis J. (Fogle) Schetrompf. More...

Letters

Cards Of Thanks

GRESS The family of Marjorie “Sally” Gress would like to thank friends, relatives, neighbors and church family for their many acts of kindness, beautiful flowers, cards, delicious food, visits, donations and sympathy shared with our fami More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We are really having some nice weather for the last of summer vacation before school. It’s hard to believe that time is about here. It was good to see a nice attendance at Knobsville United Methodist Church Sunday morning. More...

Our Town

Happy birthday wishes to Karlie Ward, July 31; Sherwin Hollenshead, August 2; Jersey Knepper, August 9; Betty Harr, August 2; Brett Cornelius, July 25; Michele Pollock, August 14; Donna Glenn, Marlene Savat, Ruby Fields and Kevin Richards, August 14; More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Bible School A one-day Vacation Bible School will be held at Rock Hill Mennonite Church Saturday, August 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for ages kindergarten through eighth grade. More information may be obtained by calling 485-9074. More...

Family

Celebrates Fifth

Emma Elizabeth Viener celebrated her fifth birthday Monday, August 5, 2013. Her proud parents are Mark Viener and Camille Whitsel of Rockhill. More...

Celebrates 90th

Pearl Truax Hauman celebrated her 90th birthday Saturday, July 26, with 103 family members and guests present at the fellowship hall of St. Thomas United Methodist Church. More...

Birth Announced

Cody McCulloch and Chelsie Eader of Big Cove Tannery announce the birth of a daughter, Allyson Lynn McCulloch, August 1, 2013, at 6:43 p.m., in Waynesboro Hospital. More...