May 31, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Sportsmen’s League Holds Fishing Rodeo

Despite gathering storm clouds, families gather at the Esther Run fish hatchery for the annual fishing rodeo put on by the Fulton County Sportsmen’s League. More...

Clearing The Record

Due to the staff writer’s error, the speaker at Monday’s Memorial Day observance at Union Cemetery was incorrectly identified in a front-page story, “County Honors Fallen Monday,” published in last week’s issue of The Fu More...

FCAVTS Holds Public Meeting

Addresses Forbes Road vo-tech issues

Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School (FCAVTS) Director Erik Damgaard held a meeting for the public at the Hustontown Firehall last Thursday evening to explain the opportunities available through the county’s vocational technical (vo-t More...

Commissioners Enter Cooperative Agreement

For new War fordsburg playground

Commissioners Pete Lynch, Stuart Ulsh, and Rodney Mc- Cray met with Stanley Kerlin, county solicitor, at their weekly meeting May 22 to review and enter into a cooperative agreement between Milestones Wellness Outreach, Warfordsburg Lions Club, and t More...

SF Students Of The Month

Southern Fulton Students of The Month for March are pictured above. The theme was trustworthiness. More...

Raffle Winners

Fulton County Sportsmen’s League raffle winners during the spring children’s fishing rodeo and open house are as follows:  Savage Axis II rifle .243: Gene Schnell.  Sun scope: Danny Mack.  $50 gift certificate to Buchanan T More...

Wolf Administration To Allocate $180 Million For Pothole Repairs, Resurfacing

Harrisburg, PA – Following a long winter season with dramatic temperature swings, Gov. More...

Youth Field Day Set For June 9

An exciting and educational event is planned for area youths at Camp Sinoquipe.  More...

Library Corner

The library wishes to thank everyone, including North End Garden Club members and friends, volunteers and last minute helpers, and most certainly, all of the customers who purchased items from the book, plant and bake sale, for making this event a hu More...

SF To Hold Graduation May 31

Graduation ceremonies for Southern Fulton will be held Thursday, May 31, at 7 p.m,. in the high school auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m.  More...

Warfordsburg Senior Center Holds 23rd Wii Bowling Banquet

Warfordsburg Senior Center enjoyed its 23rd bowling banquet by first having lunch at Golden Corral and then enjoying duck-pin bowling at Southside Bowling Alley in Hagerstown. More...

Visitors To Zoo Witness Gorilla Birth In Exhibit

PITTSBURGH ( AP) –Visitors at a Pittsburgh zoo got a surprise when they witnessed a gorilla giving birth in the exhibit area.  Moka, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s 22-yearold Western lowland gorilla, gave birth to her third More...

Livestock Market Reports

GREENCASTLE  May 21  Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold $3 to $5 lower. Slaughter Holsteins and slaughter heifers were lightly tested. Slaughter cows sold $1 to $2 higher. More...

Relay For Life Set For June 15

Relay For Life of Fulton County will be held on June 15, at Central Fulton High School, 151 East Cherry Street, McConnellsburg, from 3 p.m. to midnight. More...

Deadline For Entries For Fulton County In Bloom

Deadline for entries in the Best of the Bloomers categories is Monday, July 2. Winners will be announced Monday, July 9. Once submissions are received by both mail and e-mail, the teams of judges will go out across the county and choose the winners. More...

F&M Trust Supports Fulton Association

F&M Trust recently presented a check for $10,000 to Fulton County Fair Association for improvements to facilities at the fairgrounds.  The donation will assist the association in installing electricity and lighting, sound equipment and compl More...

Garden Club Donates To Library

North End Garden Club President Marian Sickles presents a $1,500 donation to Fulton County Library’s Director Jamie Brambley from the annual book and plant sale. More...

Senior Center Activities

June activities at Warfordsburg senior center are as follows:  June 1: club meeting at 10 a.m.; study time with Lynn at 1 p.m.; game night at 5 p.m.  June 4: Wii league bowling at 9 a.m.  June 5: outside center cleanup day; Medicare pr More...

Graduates

Macklin Evan Hawkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hawkins, graduated magna cum laude, from Shippensburg College May 12, 2018, with a B.S. More...

Judge Shuts Down Work On Sunoco Pipelines, Cites Danger

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – An administrative law judge has shut down work on a natural gas liquids pipeline in the Philadelphia suburbs, saying Sunoco has failed to take reasonable steps to warn people and protect them from danger.  More...

Name Of PA Boy, 6, Killed By Pit Bull Released

ALTOONA, Pa. More...

Cub Scout Pack 43 Cleans Up Early Graveyard

Big Spring Graveyard, about three miles south of McConnellsburg, dates to November 1, 1755, when more than half the settlers in the Great Cove were massacred by Indian raiders. A few plain field stones remain to mark some of their graves.  More...

Photos

A crowd gathers at McConnellsburg Union Cemetery Monday morning at 10 a.m. in honor of Memorial Day. More...

PA Tornado Destroyed Shed, Damaged Home, Vehicle

ENOLA, Pa. More...

500 Donations, Countless Lives Saved, For Platelet Donor

MONROEVILLE, Pa. More...

Last Gasp For Hog Farm Suit: “We Don’t Want To Be Hostages'

BERWICK, Pa. (AP) – When the wind blows a certain way, residents know to head inside. Quickly. They claim the stench from an industrial hog farm on the edge of town is unbearable. More...