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Transportation Bill Could Get Vote In State House

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Local & State

Alloway Proposal Would Strengthen PA Dog Law

Sen. Richard Alloway II (R-33) introduced legislation to strengthen the state’s Dog Law and prevent animal cruelty. More...

Firms Take ‘Wait And See’ Approach In Health Law

LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) – The mandate that large employers provide health care coverage to their employees has been put off until 2015, but some businesses have already started changing health care benefits. More...

Corn Crop Towers In Fulton County

It’s been a super-good year for growing corn in Fulton County as the two photos above clearly show. More...

Letters

Says Shuster Favors Social Security Cuts

To The Editor: U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster held a phone-in town hall meeting on Sept. 16. I was one of thousands of citizens who accepted the call. Many of the questions the congressman was asked dealt with healthcare and Social Security. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lyrah Waite; Ed Stenger, October 1; Janet Geyer, October 3; Jackie Doyle and Bob Snyder, October 4; Marty Marcus, October 5; Michele Wesh, September 30; More...

Hustontown

We are beginning to get some of those fall breezes, but it is still beautiful. Hope it lasts until after the Fall Folk Festival. Already folks getting ready for the big festival weekend . Sorry to hear LaRue Shaw isn’t feeling so well. More...

Entertainment

Mercersburg Academy Dedicates $13.2-Million Student Center

The Mercersburg Academy student body, faculty, staff, school leadership, alumni, and parents, with residents of the borough of Mercersburg, gathered September 20 to dedicate the new $13.2-million Simon Student Center. More...

Features

Celebrate 52nd Anniversary

On September 14 at the Warfordsburg Senior Center Mic Night, Rose and Edgar Carbaugh celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary. Everyone enjoyed singing to them and a few joined in and danced while they danced. The next Mic Night will be October 12. More...

Southern Fulton To Borrow $5.925 Million

Earmarked for capital improvements project

NEWS EDITOR With their ducks in a row and the necessary forms at hand, the Southern Fulton School Board has given its nod of approval to the bond purchasing agreement and resolution that will allow it to borrow money in support of its capital improve More...

Alzheimer’s Support Group Making Strides, Difference

Support group participating in special walk October 12

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County Handles Routine Agenda

Gives tax exemption to two properties

amount of $30,975. More...

Obituaries

Dolores Y. Creek Hancock, 88

Dolores Younker Creek, 88, Hancock, Md., died Sunday, September 22, 2013, at her home. Born at Hancock July 21, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin A. Younker and M. Rosalie (Sensel) Younker. More...

Frederick Hamil Daytona Beach, Fla., 94

Frederick Hamil, 94, Daytona Beach, Fla., died Saturday, August 24, 2013, at Carlton Shores Rehabilitation Center in Daytona Beach, Fla., from complications following a stroke. More...

Nhyle D. Hollenshead Mercersburg, 84

Nhyle D. “Shorty” Hollenshead, 84, Mercersburg, died Thursday, September 19, 2013, at Falling Spring Nursing Center, Chambersburg. Born January 9, 1929, at Needmore, Pa., he was a son of the late John W. and Vera L. Mellott Hollenshead. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 23, 1993 ’93 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Butter Used In Mischief Butter was reportedly smeared on the exterior of a vehicle parked on the 600 block of Thompson Road between 11 p.m. on August 27 and 4 a.m. on August 28. Victim is a 52-year-old female from Needmore. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer McConnellsburg 6 Cumberland Valley Christian 2 More...

Special Olympics Set For October 12

Jesse Graham, Special Olympic champion, is pictured at the opening ceremonies of 2013 cruise-in at the alumni community building. More...

Path Valley Speedway Results

It is a long-standing superstition that strange things happen at the race track when it is on or near a full moon. Such was the case on Friday night at Path Valley. More...

Family

Celebrates Second

Carson Lee Barnett, son of Chris Barnett and Caitlin Black, celebrated his second birthday on September 27. Grandparents are Maynard and Rhonda Black and Roy and Connie Barnett. More...