January 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Bingo To Benefit Fall Victim

HAVFCO rallying in support of member Larry Traxler

NEWS EDITOR Members of the Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will rally Sunday afternoon in support of one of their own who suffered injuries last month during a fall from his home’s rooftop. More...

Local & State

Local Man’s Electronic Home Plate Gets Best Of Show

One of 12 awarded by Collegiate Baseball

DALLAS, Texas – Twelve innovative products at the recent American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Convention were awarded Best of Show certificates by Collegiate Baseball. More...

Historical Society Winter Meeting Jan. 31

Fulton County Historical Society will hold its winter general membership meeting at 7 p.m., January 31, at McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church. The program for the evening will be a presentation by Steve M. More...

Casey, State Officials Have Pushed For CDBG Investment

Program will create jobs, assist with low-income housing

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that the congressional budget agreement, which passed both the Senate and the House this week, will include $3 billion in funding for Community Block Development Grants (CDBG). More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Margaret “Peg” Gordon, 95 on January 29; Bodie Shives, 6 on January 16; Wylan Gress, January 31; Tom Strait, January 29; Thomas Glenn, January 29; Ike Bivens, January 30; Clarence Weimer, January 31; Bradley Mc- More...

Hustontown

This was a good weekend to stay indoors and enjoy the comfort of our warm homes. Unfortunately we had a light coating of snow. A nice crowd attended the auction up at Sam’s Auction Barn on Route 30 Saturday evening. More...

Family

Engagement

The engagement of Kirstie Michelle Barton, formerly of Wells Tannery, to Michael Scott Stayduhar of Hollidaysburg is announced. Kirstie is the daughter of Debbie and the late Roger Barton of Wells Tannery. More...

Twins Announced

Tyler and MaryAnn Johnson of Warfordsburg announce the birth of their twins November 5, 2013. Chase Bentley weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Brooklyn Grace weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 17 inches long. More...

Birth Announced

Andrew and Tiffany Hendershot of Warfordsburg, Pa., announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Rose, on November 13, 2013, at 6:44 p.m., at Meritus Medical Center. Hannah weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long. She has an older brother, Denton. More...

Special Election Tuesday

Topper, Barron vie to fill Rep. Hess’s seat in 78th District

Registered voters here and across the 78th Legislative District will be heading to the polls this Tuesday to determine who will fill out the remaining 11- month term of office previously held by longtime state representative the late Dick L. Hess. More...

CF Conducts Monthly Meeting

The Central Fulton School Board was recognized for its ongoing service last Tuesday in conjunction with “board appreciation month” and followed up its special meal with its regular monthly meeting. Curriculum More...

Drug Store Robber Sentenced

Ordered to a state correctional institution

Only 2 1/2 months after robbing McLaughlin’s Drug Store of its pharmaceuticals, a Harrisonville man stood before the president judge of the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas this week for sentencing. More...

Obituaries

Gabriel R. Conte Jr. New Cumberland, 88

Gabriel R. Conte Jr., 88, New Cumberland, died Wednesday, January 15, 2014, in Holy Spirit Hospital, East Pennsboro Township. He was a retired draftsman for the former Bethlehem Steel Corp., Steelton plant, and a World War II Navy veteran. More...

Jacob R. Everts Jr. McConnellsburg, 38

Jacob Robert “Robbie” Everts Jr., 38, McConnellsburg, died Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at Hershey Medical Center. He was born October 5, 1975, in McConnellsburg, Pa., the son of Jacob and Patricia (Martz) Everts Sr. of McConnellsburg. More...

Sophie A. Heinbaugh Harrisonville, 9 months

Sophie A. Heinbaugh, 9 months old, Harrisonville, died Thursday, January 16, 2014, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa. She was born in Hershey, April 16, 2013, the daughter of Edward E. and Rebecca M. (Lake) Heinbaugh Jr. of Harrisonville More...

Letters

Thanks Community For Its Support Of Operation Christmas Child

To The Editor: On behalf of the South Central Operation Christmas Child (OCC) team of Samaritan’s Purse, we would like to thank your news staff for covering the organization’s events of 2013 and the National Collection Week in November 20 More...

Local Leaders Of Boy Scouts Should Participate In Annual Election

To The Editor: More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

U-Haul Detaches From Vehicle A small U-Haul trailer became detached from an eastbound 2005 Chevrolet Colorado on Interstate 70 on Friday, January 17, state police reported. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Forbes Road 71 McConnellsburg 37 More...

Racing Roundup

The North American 410 Sprint Car Poll voting panel has announced its top 25 drivers of the 2013 racing season and, to no one’s surprise, Donny Schatz once again sits on top of the list for a sixth time in his career. More...

Penn State Football Prices Vary With Opponents

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Ohio State is the biggest game on Penn State’s 2014 home football schedule, and the game’s ticket price reflects that. More...

Church News

Pa. Sisters Behind Haitian Families First Charity

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE PITTSBURGH (AP) – Four years after Jamie and Ali McMutrie flew 54 orphans out of an earthquake-flattened Haiti into the international spotlight, those events are still outshining the sisters’ current mission to kee More...