November 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Corbett Signs Transportation Bill

Support fuels needed bridge, road repairs and upgrades; funds transit systems

Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law House Bill 1060, Pennsylvania’s most comprehensive piece of state transportation legislation in decades. More...

SF Hints At Future Special Ed Concerns

Special education needs will likely affect budget

NEWS EDITOR Southern Fulton School Board and administrators heard from their special education director last week on future concerns as they relate to their special education program and how those concerns could in turn affect their budget. More...

Local & State

Energy Company Pleads Guilty To Eagle Deaths

ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) – The government for the first time has enforced environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities, winning a $1 million settlement Friday from a power company that pleaded guilty to killing 14 More...

PennDOT Specifies Facts Of Transportion Funding

As the impact of the state’s Transportation Funding plan is discussed, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch urges that these facts be referenced: More...

Farmers Applaud Transpor tion Bill Passage

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s leading farm advocacy group is applauding the passage of a $2.3 billion transportation funding plan by the state Legislature. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 25, 1993 ’93 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Woman Injured Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg were dispatched to a single-vehicle accident along North Hess Road Sunday afternoon. More...

Sports

Pa. Horse Racing Agencies Said To Face Insolvency

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

HS Sports Standout Fatally Shot In Western Pa.

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a standout high school athlete trying to overcome a rocky family life was fatally shot Thursday inside a Uniontown home. More...

X-Card Shoot Winner

Morgan Stallman, daughter of Joe and Kim Stallman of McConnellsburg, was the winner of the loser’s round during the Friday night Xcard shoot at the Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club. More...

Bear Season Opens Here

Local man bags 595-pound bruin, one of 7 taken here

NEWS EDITOR Having only hunted bears for the last five or six years, Maurice Younker admits he’s “not a big bear hunter.” Saturday morning, which marked the season opener of the statewide four-day black bear season, may have been a More...

Lexie Shore First Female Grad At Aeronautics School

Hustontown woman will be certified aviation maintenance technician

NEWS EDITOR A Hustontown woman will make history next month as the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics’ first-ever female graduate from its Hagerstown, Md., campus. More...

Obituaries

Mary E. Knepper McConnellsburg, 97

Mary Elizabeth “Mom” Knepper, 97, a resident of the Long Term Care unit of the Fulton County Medical Center for nearly four years, Mc- Connellsburg, and formerly of Waterfall, died at 2:45 a.m., Friday, November 22, 2013, at the Medical C More...

Hazel M. Carbaugh Chambersburg, 92

Hazel M. Carbaugh, 92, Chambersburg, died Thursday, November 21, 2013, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center in Chambersburg. She was born March 16, 1921 in Burnt Cabins, the daughter of the late Roy and Hattie (Hampton) North. More...

Robert A. Reese Satellite Beach, Fla., 75

Robert A. Reese, Satellite Beach, Fla., formerly of Burnt Cabins, died Monday, November 18, 2013, in Melbourne, Fla. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Frederick J and Helen R. Morton, and brother Fred H. Morton. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

The weather gave us a sample Sunday that winter is on the way with a light snowfall. It was enough to cause quite a few accidents, however. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Hazel Sipes, November 13; Arlene Nesbitt, November 29; Emma Bivens, 97 on December 5; Carl Knable, December 3; Lynette Helman, December 4; Bob Hoffman, 83 on November 29; David Bivens, December 3; Pastor John Godissart, December 4; More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION Christmas Program Wells Valley Community Christmas program will be held at 7 p.m., December 1, at Wells Valley United Methodist Church. Scripture and songs provided by members of the community churches. More...