October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents: Prepare For Cooler Weather

October is Fire Prevention Month; Halloween parade to follow new route

NEWS EDITOR With Fulton County already catching glimpses of chilly, autumn weather, residents are not only reminded to begin making preparations for the use of residential heaters ranging from furnaces and wood stoves to electric space heaters but to More...

Local & State

John Deere Display At Peck’s

Fulton County’s Fall Folk Fest is coming soon. More...

Oct. Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. More...

Great Cove Pool Razed

Financial, maintenance and insurance issues have forced the razing of the pool at Great Cove Golf Course. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 7, 1993 ’93 More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer Forbes Road 7 Carson Long 0 More...

Tennis Rankings

Windber 16 2Somerset 9 8Bedford 8 10Chestnut Ridge 5 9Shanksville 2 6Rockwood 0 5 More...

Character Counts Students Named

McConnellsburg Elementary is continuing its character education program this year. It is believed that character counts, so every month a different character trait is promoted. More...

Church News

Risk Takers For Christ Present Men’s Conference

Rick Takers for Christ will present DARE 2B Daring men’s conference at Knobsville Church of the Brethren November 2 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. This is a conference for men of all ages. More...

Heaven Bound To Appear

Heaven Bound will minister in word and song at Bedford Chapel revival services in Dott, Pa., October 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. More...

Revival Services

Revival services will be held t Knobsville Church of the Brethren November 1-3. Dale Glading of Risk Takers for Christ will be the speaker. Evening services will be at 7 p.m. More...

Commissioners’ Business Manager Resigns Position

Proposals opened for office, warehouse space

NEWS EDITOR The Fulton County commissioners dealt with one last personnel issue last Tuesday afternoon before adjourning–handling the unexpected resignation of one of their key players who in recent years has handled a variety of tasks from bud More...

Boro Hears Wine, Beer Request For Restaurant

More discussion on S. 2nd St. sidewalk

STAFF WRITER McConnellsburg Borough Council members met with a restaurant owner to discuss a license to sell wine and beer and met with Fulton County Commissioner Irvin Dasher to discuss the sidewalk on South Second Street at their regular meeting he More...

The “missing sidewalk” on South Second St.

near the Giant Foodstore is shown above. Looking north on the street, the borough sidewalk ends short of the sidewalk recently extended to the street by the Ayr Town Center owner. More...

Obituaries

Carol Hope Ritz Buck Valley, 75

Hope Ritz, 75, Buck Valley, Pa., died Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Homewood Skilled Care in Williamsport, Md., with her children by her side. She had been residing at Homewood for the past several years where she received loving care from the staff. More...

Ellwood A. Howell Hancock, 72

Elwood Arlo Howell,72, of Hancock, Md., died Thursday October 3, 2013, surrounded by his family, at Harrisburg Hospital, Harrisburg, Pa. More...

Julia V. Strait Warfordsburg, 93

Julia Virginia Strait, 93, formerly of Warfordsburg and more recently of the Fulton County Medical Center Extended Care, McConnellsburg, PA, died Friday, September 27, 2013, at extended care. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Access-Device Fraud Reported A 43-year- old McConnellsburg woman told state police investigators her debit card information was used to make an online purchase on September 30. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Concert Sharon Mennonite Choir will hold a concert Sunday, October 13, at 7 p.m., at Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown. Further information or directions may be obtained by calling 814-685-3910. More...

Family

JBHS Class Of 1973 Holds Reunion

James Buchanan High School Class of 1973 held its 40th anniversary reunion September 28, 2013, at Mercersburg Legion picnic grounds. The evening consisted of a social hour followed by a class photo taken by Whitney Bender. More...

Ex-coach Appealing Pa. Autistic Boy’s Beaning Case

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A former western Pennsylvania T-ball coach wants a judge to grant him a new trial or let him appeal to Superior Court his conviction on charges the he offered a player $25 to bean a 9-year-old autistic teammate. More...

Celebrates Second

Andrew Henry Buterbaugh, son of Steven and Jennifer Buterbaugh of Carlisle, will celebrate his second birthday on October 12, 2013. More...