January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Snyder Pursues Interstellar Dream

Former countian is one of 1,058 aspiring astronauts for Mars One project

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Local & State

Pa. Musician To Perform Flight 93 Tribute Piece

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW  SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) – Staring at the framed score of “Flight of Valor” on the wall of his Jeannette home, Dan Orange can’t help but recall the chaos and sadness of Sept. More...

Police Protest President Obama Nominee, Cite Abu-Jamal Case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A national police organization and a Pennsylvania lawmaker are protesting President Barack Obama’s nomination of a civil rights attorney for a U.S. More...

Awarded Degrees At Farm Show

Pennsylvania FFA members were recognized for their dedication to agriculture during the youth organization’s annual convention on Monday, Jan. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of January 13, 1994  ’94   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Glass Door Broken   A glass gymnasium door at Needmore Bible Church was damaged between 10 p.m. on December 30 and 8 a.m. on December 31. More...

Truax Earns Top Ranking At Farm Show

JWSC Miley 16A named champion Mainetainer

NEWS EDITOR  A Hustontown girl continued to impress the judges last Sunday, taking top honors with her Mainetainer heifer and being awarded champion status at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.  More...

Commissioners Name Jury Coordinator

NEWS EDITOR  The Fulton County commissioners officially filled the new position of jury coordinator this week as part of their regular meeting schedule.  More...

Obituaries

Susan L. Stains Hustontown, 77

Susan Leoda Stains, 77, Hustontown, Pa., died at 4:50 p.m., Saturday, January 4, 2014, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, Hollidaysburg, Pa.  Born July 15, 1936, at Burnt Cabins, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Mosco and Stella (Shore) Mi More...

Dorothy A. Long Wells Tannery, 91

Dorothy A. (Defibaugh) Long, 91, Wells Tannery, died Saturday, January 11, 2014, at Pennknoll Village, Everett.  She was born May 4, 1922, in White Church, Pa., a daughter of the late Howard Allison and Elsie Gertrude (Noel) Defibaugh. More...

George W. Finniff Sr. Greencastle, 96

George W. Finniff Sr., 96, Greencastle and formerly of Mercersburg, died January 10, 2014, at Chambersburg Hospital.  Born January 9, 1918, at Fulton County, he was a son of the late George W. and Blanche Rotz Finniff.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Fortunately we didn’t get a big snowstorm, but the weather did cause some slippery roads.  June Bennett of Carlisle spent Sunday with her mother, Kate Berkstresser. Harvey Berkstresser called in the same home. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Katelyn Mellott, January 18; Robin Harr, January 11; Fred McMadden Jr., January 18;  Mark  Plessinger,  January 19;  More...

Sports

High School Sports

Girls Basketball   Southern Fulton 59  Juniata Valley 51  More...

Deshong Competes In Gymnastics Meet

Abigail Deshong, 9, daughter of Troy and Melodie Deshong, recently competed in two gymnastics meets.  The first meet was at 4- Star Gymnastics in Williamsport, Md., December 7. More...

Football Star’s Home Burglarized

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia police say someone broke into a home belonging to Eagles star receiver DeSean Jackson and stole a handgun and more than $250,000 in cash and jewelry.  Investigators said Saturday the burglary happened somet More...