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Ayr Twp. Route 522 Bridge Project Postponed

Just south of McConnellsburg

Monday evening Ayr Township supervisors met at their monthly meeting to discuss a planned bridge replacement on Route 522 at Lee Glazier’s property just south of Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Local & State

New Course To Train High School Students To Be 911 Operators

MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) – Angelina Reyes, 17, isn’t old enough to be a 911 operator at the Anne Arundel County Police Department, but she might get a head start on the training at school this year. More...

Gobs: A Western PA Culinary Tradition

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – JR Harris’ uncle told an employee a story about the origins of the gob. He said a worker for his family’s bakery was on break. They were permitted to make and eat anything they wanted to at the bakery.  More...

Fulton County Medical Center Receives National Recognition

Fulton County Medical Center recently received national recognition for demonstrating innovation in the integration of behavioral or mental health initiatives. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Carly Ward, July 31; Sherwin Hollenshead and Mary Sexton, August 2; John Bishop, August  3; Justin Knepper, August  6; Jersey Knepper, August 7; Betty Harr, August 2; Brett Cornelius,  July 25; Michele Pollock,&nb More...

Hustontown

Mr. and Mrs. Jay Souders of Dublin Mills are cele - brating their 64th wedding anniversary on July 31. Jay recently had back surgery and is recuperating at home. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Another big race in Central Pennsylvania and another win for Lance Dewease.  It’s like a broken record but for the 11th time this season, Dewease was in a different league as he destroyed the field to win Saturday night’s Living Lege More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Needmore Parade Needmore firemen’s parade and ice cream social will be held September 8. Parade lineup will be at 5 p.m. and parade at 7 p.m. More...

Features

Making The Most Of Local Produce

(StatePoint) – Fresh, local produce is in its prime, making now the perfect time to take part in the farm-to-table movement. More...

Must-Know Health Tips For Summer Vacation

(StatePoint) – More than half of Americans are planning to take a vacation this summer, according to a Bankrate survey. More...

For An Easy, Rustic Dessert,You Really Can’t Beat A Cobbler

For an easy, rustic dessert, you really can’t beat a cobbler. With a fleet of tender biscuits floating on a sea of sweet fruit, a good cobbler can hold its own against any fancy cake or pastry.  More...

Little Fair Queens Prep For Pageant

This year’s Little Miss Fair Queen Pageant contestants gathered last Tuesday evening, July 24, in downtown Mc- Connellsburg for a meet and greet at BB&T Bank, which has been a sponsor of the pageant for the last eight years. More...

County Approves Facility Use Agreement With The Red Cross

Allows senior centers to be used during disasters

Allen White, disaster recovery specialist, and Beverly Stambaugh, south-central Pa. More...

Fair Rabbit Show Held Monday

Following Sunday morning’s open horse show, rabbits and guinea pigs kicked off a week’s worth of livestock shows and exhibits Monday at the 98th annual Fulton County Fair at 9:30 a.m. sharp with 37 exhibitors.   More...

Obituaries

Gerald V. Mellott

McConnellsburg, 90

Gerald V. Mellott, 90, a resident of the Fulton County Medical Center Long- Term-Care Unit, McConnellsburg, and formerly of Needmore, died Sunday, July 29, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.  More...

Walter Alvarez

McConnellsburg, 46

Walter Alvarez, 46, Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday July 24, 2018, at his residence. He was born May 4, 1972, in the Philippines, a son of Letecia Reider of Middletown, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 30, 1998 ’98 More...

Sports

Orioles Farm Team Undefeated

Pictured are the Fulton County Farm League Orioles who went undefeated this season (12-0). More...

BiValley Ends Successful Season

BiValley girls softball 18U Strykers finished another successful season in Chambersburg Suburban League.   The team finished in second out of the 10 18U teams throughout Franklin County. More...

McCBG. CO-ED JR. HIGH SOCCER

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Cards Of Thanks

FULTON HONOR  GUARD  Fulton Honor Guard would like to thank Mercersburg American Legion for its generous donation of $1,300. Your donation is greatly appreciated.  Officers and Members Fulton Honor Guard   More...