September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Lightning Strike Kills Family’s Horse

HOP BOTTOM, Pa. (AP) – A northeastern Pennsylvania man who lost one of his horses in a lightning storm this week wants to warn others about what his family has learned the hard way. More...

Local & State

Proposal For Graduation Tests Passes Hurdle

By Marc Levy ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Proposed regulations supported by Gov. More...

Pa. Suburbs May Get Red-light Cameras For First Time

ABINGTON, Pa. (AP) – A community just north of Philadelphia could become the first suburb in the state to install red-light cameras under a new law allowing the devices to be used outside Pennsylvania’s largest city. More...

Arms Dealer: Military Hardware Meant For Hunting

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Belarus man admits he bought $700,000 worth of rifle scopes, night-vision goggles and other military hardware from U.S. exporters, but his lawyer said he sold them to hunters, not terrorists. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 16, 1993 ’93 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Shooting Case Remains Open The Fulton County Coroner’s Office reported late last week the case of a shooting in Ayr Township on Friday, September 6, remains open and active. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Volleyball Grace Academy 3 FCCCS 0 More...

FCMC Golf Tourney Benefits Emergency Department Expansion Project

Overcast skies and a consistent breeze didn’t dampen the spirits of 81 golfers who played in the 20th Annual Fulton County Medical Center Foundation Golf Tournament at Great Cove Golf Course on Saturday, September 14. More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

Many of the point championships have already been decided at Path Valley for 2013, but the 600cc Micro Sprint division was still up for grabs. More...

Church News

Heaven Bound At Church Of The Nazarene

Heaven Bound will minister at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene, Harrisonville, September 21 at 6 p.m. More...

Resolution Of Respect

BRANT WHEREAS it has pleased almighty God to remove from our midst Mrs. Zoe Brant. More...

Jehovah’s Witnesses Attend Bible Seminar

“What an encouraging program” was the sentiment expressed by local Jehovah’s Witnesses who attended a two-day Bible seminar at Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s witnesses in Grantville, Pa., just east of Harrisburg. More...

Area Man Appears In Frightfully Funny Flick

Jeff Miner stars in “HogMaul: The Legend of Abrams County”

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Central Fulton Hears Updated Curriculum Plan

NEWS EDITOR Central Fulton School District Superintendent Dixie Paruch opened up the first school board meeting of the 2013-14 school year with a brief, but informative, presentation on the approval of a No Child Left Behind waiver for the commonweal More...

Barnhart Convicted Of Molesting Child

Sentencing scheduled for November 8

NEWS EDITOR A McConnellsburg man will remain free on bail while awaiting sentencing for the indecent assault of a child less than 13 years old and the corruption of minors. More...

Obituaries

Jeremy P. Whiteside Warfordsburg, 34

Jeremy Page “J.P.” Whiteside, 34, Warfordsburg, Pa., died on Friday, September 13, 2013, in Northern Cambria, Pa. More...

Rosella Souders Needmore, 95

Rosella “Curly” Sarah Mellott Souders, 95, Needmore, died Monday, September 16, 2013, at The Shook Home, Chambersburg, where she had been a resident since September of 2010. More...

Charles H. Cowan Fort Loudon, 84

Charles H. Cowan, 84, Fort Loudon, died Saturday, September 14, 2013, at his home with his family by his side. He was born May 14, 1929, in Mercersburg, Pa., the son of the late Daniel and Annie (Atherton) Cowan. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Brianna Strait, 6 on September 25; Pat Cutchall, September 12; Martha Harr, September 15; Diana Headley, September 21; Alvin Peck Jr., September 21; Mary Culler, 90 on September 23; More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone is enjoying the beautiful fall weather. We just hope it continues through until fall festival time. Alice Chesnut went for a walk and discovered she had company, which happened o be a bear in the area. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Special Services New Grenada Church of God will present New Life Girls, a singing ministry from Lancaster, September 22, at 10 a.m. and September 22-25, at 7 p.m. More...

Family

Celebrates Fourth

Emmett Richard Waite celebrated his fourth birthday on July 20, 2013. He is the son of Kurtis and Sara (West) Waite of Burnt Cabins. His older sister is Edwinna Waite. More...

Cards Of Thanks

CARBAUGH Jackie Carbaugh, wife of the late Vincent Carbaugh, and children wish to thank everyone who came out for the benefit bike ride. Thanks to all the businesses for their donations to make it a success. More...

Veterinary Clinic Marks Grand Opening

Veterinarian Jennifer Shindle, center front, cuts a ribbon on Saturday to mark the grand opening of McConnellsburg Veterninary Clinic. Celebrating with Dr. More...