September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

N.J. Man Killed In I-70 Crash

A young man from New Jersey was killed Sunday afternoon when the Toyota Camry he was a passenger in rolled over on Interstate 70 in Brush Creek Township, according to state police.  More...

Local & State

County Holds Annual Picnic

County employees enjoy their summer luncheon picnic on Friday at McConnell Park before the weekend storms arrive. More...

FCMC Foundation Funds Opioid Abuse Prevention

The Fulton County Medical Center recently implemented new software allowing FCMC providers to access the Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and a multi-state database of controlled narcotic prescriptions.  More...

From Traditional Farms To Niche Farming, Agriculture Evolves

NICKTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Walking around his Blue Goose Farm one July afternoon, Scott Farabaugh described his day-to-day life as a farmer:  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 10, 1998 ’98 More...

Sports

High School Sports

Golf   McConnellsburg golf team played September 4 at Mount Union golf course. Number one score was Trey Heffelfinger (Mount Union) with a 76. Brock Doyle (SH) came in with a 96. Number three was Colton Mellott (MHS) with a 102. More...

Hundreds Of Fun-loving Philadelphia Bicyclists Ride Nude

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Hundreds of fun-loving bicyclists spent the afternoon gearing up for a ride around Philadelphia and then took off – their clothes.  More...

Features

Global Warming Could Spur More, Hungrier Crop-eating Bugs

WASHINGTON (AP) – A warmer world likely means more and hungrier insects chomping on crops and less food on dinner plates, a new study suggests. More...

Carolinas Brace For Extremely Dangerous Hurricane Florence

RALEIGH, N.C. More...

Doctors Explore Lifting Barriers To Living Organ Donation

WASHINGTON (AP) – Surgeons turned down Terra Goudge for the liver transplant that was her only shot at surviving a rare cancer. More...

Rasp Family Featured In American Motorcyclist

Local racecar driver and owner of Rasp Racing John Rasp III and his family have always been passionate about racing and motorcycles. More...

Boro Hears Plan To Revive Main Street

Effort spearheaded by FCMC Foundation

Chris Boryan, Fulton County Medical Center Foundation assistant, and local business woman Helen Overly attended McConnellsburg Borough Council’s September meeting last Wednesday evening to introduce Main Street McConnellsburg, a committee commi More...

County Audit Looks Good

Spent $200K less than previous year

Lisa Beatty, county fiscal administrator; Michael Lamb from Wessel & Company; county auditors; and Cory Johnson and Daniel Sefick from Zelenkofske Axelrode LLC met with commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney Mc- Cray, and Pete Lynch at their weekly me More...

Obituaries

Norma D. Barnhart

Needmore, 66

Norma Darlene Barnhart, 66, Needmore, Pa., died Sunday, September 9, 2018, at the Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Chambersburg, Pa.  Born September 20, 1951, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Vergil and Th More...

Debbie S. Seville

Mercersburg, 64

Debbie S. Seville, 64, Mercersburg, died peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, September 5, 2018, surrounded by her family at the Chambersburg Hospital. More...

Melvin B. Snyder

Port Republic, Va., 70

Melvin Benjamin Snyder Jr., 70, Port Republic, Va., formerly of Hancock, died unexpectedly due to injuries from an auto accident on August 29, 2018, at Sentara RMH Medical Center.  He was born in Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, May 30, More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

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

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Brenda Christian, September 20; Martha Harr, September 21; Diana Headley, September 21; Cole Fletcher, September 25; Samantha McQuade, 26 on September 24; Mark Vinson, September 26; Doris Agesan, September 1; Nathan Peters, 21 on S More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

It was another wet weekend in Central PA as Port Royal Speedway was forced to postpone the 51st annual running of the Tuscarora 50 for 410 Sprints.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

Community Bulletin Board

FOOD AND DINING Turkey Dinners Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. will hold turkey dinners October 14 and November 11, at 11 a.m.until sold out. Meals will be available to eat in or to take out. Mark calendars for trunk-or-treat October 27. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  James Steve Redmer, 38, North Bethesda, Md., and Brittany Elizabeth Plavchak, 31, Rockville, Md.  Bradley Paul Schriever, 23, Needmore, and More...

Church News

Worship Service

Friends of Tonoloway will hold annual fall worship services Sunday, October 7, at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Roger Myers, pastor of Brandts Church of the Brethren in Frankllin County. More...