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Local & State

Council Conducts Public Hearing On Alcoholic Beverage License Transfer

Council also votes unanimously to grant additional request

STAFF WRITER McConnellsburg Borough Council held a public hearing last Wednesday evening on a request by Jason Ritchey, owner-proprietor of Lincoln Way Pizza, to have a wine and beer license owned by Clem and Jana Malot transferred to his restaurant More...

How Heroin Abuse Has Become Epidemic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Heroin-related overdoses jumped nearly 250 percent between 2010 and 2012 in Philadelphia and, depending on how they are measured, slightly more in Montgomery County. In Kentucky, they quadrupled in just one year. More...

Boro Council Makes Workers’ Comp Decision

Opens fuel bids

STAFF WRITER Workers’ compensation insurance, fuel oil and streets dominated McConnellsburg Borough Council’s regular agenda last Wednesday evening. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 11, 1993 More...

Letters

National Farm City Week Nov. 15-21

To The Editor: Agriculture is Pennsylvania’s number-one industry, with more than $5.7 billion in cash receipts gained annually from production agriculture. More...

Entertainment

MES And MMS To Present Aladdin!

Fifty-eight students grades fourth through seventh are excited to bring “Aladdin and His Wonderful, Magical Lamp” to life Friday and Saturday, November 15 and 16, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, November 17, at 2:30 p.m., in McConnellsburg High Sc More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Panel Discussion Representatives from local churches and religious organizations will serve as members of a panel that will discuss “Faith and the Environment” Wednesday, November 20, at 7 p.m. More...

Church News

Heaven Bound To Appear

Heaven Bound will be ministering at Pleasant Grove Christian Church, Warfordsburg, November 17, at 6 p.m. More...

Ministers Back Colleague At U.S. Same-sex Ceremony

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – About 50 ministers are giving their symbolic support to a colleague facing sanctions from the United Methodist Church by participating in a same- sex wedding ceremony. More...

Boro Proposes One-Mill Tax Hike

Proposed 2014 budget adopted, spending increase projected

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Election Update

Nesbitt wins Ayr Township race by one vote

NEWS EDITOR A hug and an exchanged congratulations for a good campaign by Ayr Township residents Thurman “Tom” E. Nesbitt III and Russell Harmon Tuesday afternoon marked the end of a heated race for a six-year term as township supervisor. More...

Marmon/Keystone Officially Opens

Known internationally as the “pipe and tubing people,” Marmon/ Keystone was officially welcomed to the community at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday to inaugurate its new manufacturing facility in the Fulton County Business Park. More...

Obituaries

Thelma I. Myers Harrisonville, 94

Thelma Irene Myers, 94, Harrisonville, died at home Saturday, October 26, 2013. More...

Mary D. Peck Roaring Spring, 97

Mrs. Mary D. Peck, 97, Roaring Spring, died at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg. More...

Ernest Shives Mercersburg, 85

Ernest Shives, 85, Mercersburg, died Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at his home. Born December 28, 1927, in Hancock, Md., he was the son of the late Ernest W. and Sarah Kellner Shives, and the stepson of Mary Louise Shives. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

We had a beautiful weekend, but those fall temperatures are here, warning us that winter weather is starting to approach. There was a nice attendance at Knobsville United Methodist Church on Sunday morning. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kirby Knepper, November 17; Danielle Mc- Clain, November 18; Sam Metz, More...

Sports

SHL Volleyball All-Stars

The 2013 Sideling Hill League volleyball all-stars are pictured above. More...

SHL Girls Soccer All-Stars

The 2013 Sideling Hill League girls soccer all-stars are pictured above. More...

SHL Boys Soccer All-Stars

The 2013 Sideling Hill League boys soccer allstars are pictured above. More...