September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County Recycling Issues Persist

Commissioners

Director of Building and Grounds Brad Seville met with commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Pete Lynch, and Rodney McCray at their weekly meeting Aug. 28 to discuss issues with the county’s recycling bins. More...

Local & State

Commissioners Recognize September As National Recovery Month

Fulton County commissioners and mental health professionals proclaim September as National Recovery Month. More...

Topper Extends Hours At Mercersburg Office

The hours of operation will be extended at Rep. Jesse Topper’s (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) Mercersburg office, located inside Mercersburg Borough Hall, at 113 S. Main St., starting Thursday, Sept. 6. More...

FCMC Foundation Buys New Radiology Equipment

Fulton County Medical Center Foundation has purchased a Ferroguard Screener for radiology. It is vital that no ferrous magnetic objects are taken into the MRI room. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Hustontown Fire Co. will hold a chicken barbecue September 22 at 3 p.m. An open stage will be held also at 9 p.m., with the kitchen open at 5 p.m. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lynette Shindle, September 2; Shari Washabaugh, September   More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

For the second time in as many weeks, a first time 410 Sprint car winner graced the stage at Port Royal Speedway Saturday night.  Pittsburgh area racer AJ Flick held off Lance Dewease to win Saturday night’s feature to open the Juniata Cou More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FOOD AND DINING Meals Available Once a month volunteers pack up boxes of food to be given to anyone in need in the Waterfall area. Pickup is at Center United Methodist Church community building on Doran Road, Waterfall. More...

Church News

Ladies Day Retreat

A Ladies Day Retreat will be held at Faith and Life Center of the McConnellsburg United Methodist Church Saturday, September 15, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Breakfast and get-acquainted will be rom 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., and worship starting at 9 a.m. More...

Worship Service

Friends of Tonoloway will hold annual fall worship services Sunday, October 7, at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. More...

SFSD Approves New Staff, Classes

The Southern Fulton School District (SFSD) approved the following staff for the 2018-19 school year at their August monthly meeting last Tuesday. More...

Ayr Supervisors Warn Of Mail Fundraising Scam

Ayr Township supervisors learned at their monthly meeting Aug. 27 that fake fundraising mailers are being sent to Pennsylvania residents from a group called “Volunteer Firefighter Alliance” in Topeka, Kan. More...

Amish Who Left Launch Nonprofit To ‘Reclaim Our Story’

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Torah Bontrager says she was about 13 when she read about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.  The story of the former slave turned abolitionist electrified her. More...

Obituaries

Mary E. Culler

McConnellsburg, 94

Mary Edith Culler, 94, Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday August 28, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg, with her children by her side. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 3, 1998 ’98 More...

Letters

Respect The Flag, Take Care Of It

To The Editor:  As I drive around Fulton County and surrounding areas I see a lot of faded and torn flags. These flags need replaced. If you don’t want to replace them at least take them down. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer  Hyndman Charter 4 Southern Fulton 2   More...

Lady Spartans Set To Host 29th Annual Volleyball Tourney

The 2018 edition of McConnellsburg Lady Spartan volleyball opened its regular season with a match against Everett. On Saturday September 8, the team will host this year’s 29th annual MHS Lady Spartan tournament.  More...

Features

Sirloin Steak Tips Meet Their Match With Tangy Corn Relish

Sirloin steak tips have deep flavor and a tender texture that calls out for a bright and texturally interesting accompaniment, so we chose our Southwesterninspired Tangy Corn Relish. More...

Today In History

Princess Diana Dies In 1997

Today is Thursday, Sept. 6, the 249th day of 2018. There are 116 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. More...

Cold, Dry Climate Shifts Linked To Neanderthal Disappearance

NEW YORK (AP) – Ancient periods of cold and dry climate helped our species replace Neanderthals in Europe, a study suggests.  Researchers found that such cold periods coincided with an apparent disappearance of our evolutionary cousins in More...