October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s Ribbon- Cutting, Open House Saturday

Geothermal system saving nearly 20 percent

NEWS EDITOR The Fulton County commissioners and their staff are making final preparations this week for a much-anticipated open house that will get under way Saturday afternoon with a special ribboncutting at the old jail. More...

Local & State

Everhart New Community State CEO

Community State Bank of Orbisonia’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of its new president and chief executive officer Trudy K. Everhart. More...

FCMC Offers Health Insurance Information To The Community

On October 1, the Insurance Marketplace Exchange became available to the public, allowing the uninsured to get health insurance, as well as those with insurance to potentially get lower rates. More...

Towne Framing To Feature Freda Raker Watercolors

Freda Raker was a selftaught artist who illustrated her love for the simple things in life through her watercolor paintings. More...

Letters

Commissioner Dasher Denies Vote Symbolic

To The Editor: After reading the front-page article of The Fulton County News October 10 edition, I would like to clarify the events that occurred surrounding the resignation of Fulton County business manager Tim Stanton. More...

Reviews Recycling Rules

To The Editor: We all have the opportunity to decrease the amount of garbage we dispose of, save valuable resources for future use, and provide resources for current industry and stimulate the state’s economy. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Vehicle Rear-Ended A westbound 2008 Pontiac Vibe was struck from behind along Lincoln Highway in Todd Township on Thursday, October 10. More...

Family

Spades Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Spade celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, September 20, 2013. They were married Friday, September 20, 1963, at First Brethren Church in Hagerstown by Rev. W. St. Clair Benshoff. More...

FR Students Of The Month

Students of the Month for September from Forbes Road Elementary Front row: Cole Zenoble, Carlee Drenning, Ashley Dunn, Rachel Horton, Madison Schenck, Michael Strait, and Riley Broadwater; second row More...

Foliage, Food And Festivities Kick Off Friday

NEWS EDITOR Whether you’re interested in John Deere tractors and equipment, crafts created by local artisans or just some seasonal baked goods shared with loved ones while enjoying the splendor of the changing foliage, the Fulton Fall Folk Fest More...

County Dems Hear PA Party Chair

Garlock recognized for his contributions

STAFF WRITER Democratic Party faithfuls gathered Saturday night in Needmore for their fall banquet and were rallied by Pennsylvania Democratic Chairman Jim Burns, who urged them to fight against Republican “fake patriots” who would &ldquo More...

Obituaries

Wayne H. Crouse Sr.

Big Cove Tannery, 87

Wayne H. Crouse Sr., 87, formerly of Big Cove Tannery, Pa., died Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the Shook Home, Chambersburg. He was born in Big Cove Tannery, April 3, 1926, the son of the late Maynard O. and Lily H. (Houpt) Crouse. More...

Donald E. Hill

Amaranth, 83

Donald Edward Hill, 83, Amaranth, Pa., died Wednesday, October 9, 2013. Born February 3, 1930, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late James and Marguerite McKee Hill. More...

Marvin O. Sipes

McConnellsburg, 84

Marvin O. Sipes, 84, of Mc- Connellsburg, died Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the Fulton County Medical Center Long-Term Care Unit, Mc- Connellsburg. He was born in Hustontown, May 19, 1929, the son of the late Maurice and Faitha (Oakman) Sipes. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 14, 1993 ’93 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kacey Hann and Steve Weller, October 19; Victor Gobin, October 22; Bob Covert, October 19; Louise Carbaugh, October 23; Crystal Stepanik, October 20; Richard “Dicky” Glenn, 64 on October 20; Tonya Schetrompf, October 27 More...

Hustontown

We are all hoping the rain showers will be done so we can have a nice weekend for the annual fall festival. Hope everyone can get out and enjoy all the activities. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer Windber 7 Southern Fulton 1 More...

Mellott Takes Home District 5 Tennis Title

McConnellsburg freshman Bronwyne Mellott made a big impression during her very first appearance in District 5 action last Tuesday, becoming the first-ever winner to represent Fulton County. More...

Soccer Rankings

AChestnut Ridge 11 1Conemaugh 12 2North Star 12 2Windber 10 3Fannett-Metal 10 4Northern Bedford 9 6Rockwood 6 6McConnellsburg 6 7Hyndman 6 8Southern Fulton 4 9Everett 4 9Berlin 1 11Forbes Road 1 12Salisbury 1 10AA More...