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Local & State

Storm Cuts Power, Kills 1 As Tree Hits Car

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The governor of Pennsylvania says more than half a million utility customers lost power in the commonwealth at the height of the powerful storm that sent trees onto roads and rail lines, stranded motorists and left one man d More...

House Races Are In Full Swing, But Layered With Uncertainty

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s congressional races are in full swing, while Republicans are waging legal battles in federal courts in an effort to block a new map of 18 districts imposed by the state Supreme Court.  More...

Second Nor’easter Expected Wednesday

Last weekend’s Nor’easter Riley lifted this carport and blew it into a tow truck at Remsburg’s Garage north of McConnellsburg. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of March 5, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Get ready to spring forward, Daylight Saving Time is already upon us. Remember, turn clocks forward Sunday, March 11.  I also hear rumors that we might get some more wintry mix this week. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Norman Mellott, February 28; Peggy Bailey, March 11; Logan Conner, March 1; Sylvia Smith, March 17; Peggy Reed, March 17; John Harr, March 17; Betty Sheffield, March 12; Steve Wible, March 18; Joann Harmon, March 21; Johnny Buterba More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The 2018 Central PA racing season is underway after Lincoln Speedway was able to get a cool, breezy day to present its Icebeaker 30 on Saturday afternoon.  Chad Trout raced to his first career 410 Sprint car win after leading the final 29 laps o More...

Entertainment

MHS To Present “Seussical” April 13-15

Seussical is a fun musical for all ages:  “I can see that you’ve got quite a mind for your age! Why, one think and you drag me right on stage! More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center March 10, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., weather permitting. Kitchen opens at 4 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Monetary donations are appreciated. Everyone is welcome. More...

Family

Marriage License

Andrew Jay Fries, 50, Mercersburg, and Bridget Ann Johnson, 41, Mercersburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Cards Of Thanks

MANLEY  As I celebrated my 90th birthday last week I would like to thank all my family, friends and neighbors for all acts of kindness, good wishes and all the lovely birthday cards.  All was greatly appreciated. More...

Southern Fulton Creates Safety Committee

Hendershot resigns as boys varsity basketball coach

The Southern Fulton School District Board met on Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. to approve a list of substitutes, use of school property, and to create a safety committee. More...

All-Sports Hall Of Fame Welcomes John Glazier

After decades of being an avid sports player and enthusiast, successful businessman and proud father John Glazier will be inducted into the 2018 Fulton County All-Sports Hall of Fame.  More...

Obituaries

Dolores J. Kelly

McConnellsburg, 64

Dolores J. More...

Martha G. Mountz

Carlisle, 92

Martha Geraldine Mountz, 92, Carlisle, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at AristaCare at Woodland Park in Orbisonia.  She was born in Carlisle, October 15, 1925, the daughter of Leroy David and Anna Mae (Shughart) Nailor. More...

Dennis J. Nice

McConnellsburg, 69

Dennis J. More...

Letters

Farm Bureau Grateful To All!

To The Editor:  The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau has recently concluded its annual commemoration of the “Farmers Care Event,” which is coordinated with the “gathering” of food, household items and monetary donations for a ver More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Arrest Warrant   A traffic stop along the 600 Block of East Market Street in McConnellsburg found a local man with a warrant out for his arrest in West Virginia. According to state police, Cody Carbaugh, 21, Needmore was pulled over on Dec. More...

Sports

Gymnasts Qualify For States

Gymnasts from Pro- Health School of Gymnastics and Dance in Shade Gap recently competed and qualified for level 3 states April 28 and 29 in Pittsburgh.  Neveaha Adragna from Southern Huntingdon School; Braelyn Starliper from Forbes Road and Char More...

Lady Indians Win Soccer Tournament

Southern Fulton Lady Indians soccer team won the Rumble on the Ridge indoor soccer tournament at Chestnut Ridge. Team one went undefeated and placed first. Team two finished in third place. More...

One-handed Prospect Posts 20-rep Bench Press

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – There's always energy in the bench press room at the NFL scouting combine when players grip the crossbar and begin pumping the 225 pounds of free weights as everybody nearby counts the repetitions.  But never like this. More...

Features

5 Healthy Habits Worth Giving Up

(StatePoint) – While most weight loss proclamations are well-intentioned, sometimes they look better on paper than in practice, actually doing more harm than good. More...

Wellness Tips For A Busy, Active Lifestyle

(StatePoint) – A busy lifestyle can take a toll on the body, especially for those who suffer from chronic aches and pains. More...

Shredded Sweet Potatoes For Passover Or Easter Side Dish

With spring just down the road, you’ve likely already figured out the main dish for the feast accompanying whichever of the two big seasonal holidays – Easter or Passover – you celebrate. More...