February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

John Gracey To Be Inducted Into All-Sports Hall Of Fame

Six local athletes will be honored April 4

NEWS EDITOR A natural athlete throughout all stages of his life, the late John Gracey always aspired to perform at the highest level possible whether it was pole vaulting as a senior citizen, earning a gold medal as a member of the U.S. More...

Student Boot Camp Features Music, Fun And Quack Pack

Forbes Road Elementary kicks off second annual PSSA boot camp

NEWS EDITOR Singing a remake of Taio Cruz’s popular song “Dynamite,” fourth-grader Kaelonni Lashinsky of Wells Valley led her Forbes Road Elementary School counterparts through the official opening ceremony of the school’s ann More...

Local & State

Lang To Hold Meet And Greet

Josh Lang, Republican candidate for state representative, will host a meet and greet on Wednesday, March 5, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Breezewood Firehall, 150 Municipal Road, Breezewood. More...

Medical Center Dinner Auction Set For March 8

A variety of donated items featuring jewelry, firewood, apparel, sports memorabilia and tickets, gift certificates, vacations, handcrafted items and artwork will be up for bid at the 11th annual Fulton County Medical Center Foundation dinner auction More...

Spiking Electric Bills Eyed By Pa. Regulators

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From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 24, 1994 ’94 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Donald Divens, a resident in Fulton County Medical Center long-term- care unit, who was 84 on February 21; John Foor and Clay Rasp, February 28; Josh Horton, March 5; Jackie Hahn, March 5; Ed Truax and Alijah Horton, March 6; Arlen More...

Hustontown

We had a beautiful weekend for February for folks to get out and enjoy. We don’t mind these kind of winter days, but I guess we still have some winter ahead of us. More...

Entertainment

FRHS To Present “High School Musical”

Forbes Road Drama Club will present its fifth presentation, “High School Musical,” during March in the high school auditorium. More...

FOMGL To Spearhead $100,000 Fundraiser

Eich, Topper head Meadow Grounds Lake discussion

NEWS EDITOR The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will be pooling resources from several “pots of money” to help resurrect Meadow Grounds Lake in the coming years, including a proposed local contribution from the grass-roots group, Fr More...

Proposed Hog Farm For Ayr Draws Local Criticism

CAFO planned along Great Cove Road

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Ayr Discusses Animal Farms

Supervisors agree to address a property complaint

STAFF WRITER The Ayr Township supervisors conducted a regular monthly meeting Monday evening and discussed routine township business that included concentrated animal farming operations (CAFOs), salt used to treat winter road conditions, a complaint More...

Keep On Trucking, And With Less Pollution, On PA Roads

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Big trucks making their way across Pennsylvania will be held to tighter fuel standards in the coming years. More...

Take Steps To Better Manage Your Heartburn

(StatePoint) Heartburn is one of the most common reasons people visit their doctors. More...

Pa. Sees Trickle Of Small Games License Applicants

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – State lawmakers are hearing that Pennsylvania’s new law that lets bars run small games of chance is getting a trickle of license applicants, not the deluge policymakers had planned for. More...

Obituaries

Hazel M. Souders Hancock, 86

Hazel Marie Creek Souders, 86, Hancock, died Wednesday February 19, 2014, at her home. Born, August 19, 1927, in Little Orleans, Md., she was the daughter of the late Raymond W. More...

John Chamberlain Wells Tannery, 75

John Chamberlain, 75, Wells Tannery, Pa., died with his daughter at his bedside Wednesday morning, February 19, 2014, at Pinnacle Health-Harrisburg Hospital. More...

Virginia G. Crouse Big Cove Tannery, 86

Virginia G. Crouse (Cutshall), 86, formerly of Big Cove Tannery, died Sunday, February 23, 2014, at Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg, Pa. She was born in Hancock, Iowa, on August 29, 1927, the daughter of the late Roy and Grace (Lodge) Cutshall. More...

Letters

Hendershot Road Conditions Deplorable

To The Editor: My name is Victor C. Gavin. I currently reside at 1684 Hendershot Road, Union Township, Warfordsburg, PA 17267. I am a 50 percent disabled Vietnam veteran. I require regular periods of treatments for service-related health problems. More...

Can’t Get Behind Pike 2 Pike

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Thanks For Food Check Out Day Support

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Sports

High School Sports

FCCCS 50 Emmanuel Christian 31 More...

District 5 Playoffs

Forbes Road Forbes Road 58 Shanksville 53 More...

Healthy Horse Pasture Workshop

The Franklin County Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service will host a Healthy Horse Pasture Workshop Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Welsh Run Stables in Mercersburg. More...