September 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Forbes Road Principals Give Start-of-Year Update

Elementary school Principal Maria Scott-Bollman and high school Principal Randy Gelvin gave a start-of-the year update at the September Forbes Road School District (FRSD) board meeting last Monday evening.  More...

Tea, Auction To Benefit Library

Proceeds will fund new furnace

It was a dark and stormy night when the library found out that an old-time friend would be leaving the library forever. More...

Local & State

Historical Society Holds Tea

Fulton County Historical Society’s Edie Coleman serves Earl Gray tea to Violet Culler Saturday, at the society’s fall tea in the Historical Society’s Museum Annex on Lincoln Way Eas More...

Releasing Tax Returns An Issue Again In Governor’s Races

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The candidate had just chided the media minutes earlier for not being tougher on his opponent when the moderator asked him what might be his least favorite campaign question: Why won’t you release your tax returns? More...

Clugston’s Market And Cafe Celebrates Grand Opening

Clugston’s Market and Cafe owners Keith, third from left, and Deloris Clugston, second from right, celebrate the official grand opening of Clugston’s Market and Cafe last Friday with cust More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 24, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Hit-and-Run  A hit-and-run crash occurred at 182 Buchanan Trail on Sept. 18 at 4:53 p.m. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Field Hockey Forbes Road 2 Fox Chapel 0 The Forbes Road Cardinal field hockey team (7-1) continued their winning streak with another shutout win Saturday as they traveled to Pittsburgh to take on Fox Chapel. More...

Girls Soccer Standings

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Boys Soccer Standings

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Family

Death Tolls Often Rise Weeks After Storm Hits

More than six months after Hurricane Irma’s catastrophic rampage across the Caribbean and the southeastern United States, the number of deaths attributed to the storm increased to 129 – more than twice the amount reported at the end of th More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Kurtis Paul William Hoffman, 23, McConnellsburg, and Kayley Ann Hilton, 22, McConnellsburg.  Benjamin Jacob Axberg, 23, Norfold, Mass., and More...

Ayr Approves KOEZ

Ayr Township approved a resolution Monday evening at their monthly meeting that, if enacted, could provide specific state and local tax benefits to stimulate economic development in the township’s South Central Business Park.  More...

Group Plans Main Street Cleanup Event

Multi-day cleanup kick offs revitalization effort

Main Street McConnellsburg (MSM), a community-based organization, is holding a downtown cleanup along Lincoln Way starting at Third Street in Mc- Connellsburg and ending at the Paws For Hope thrift store at 232 Lincoln Way West. More...

Old PA Pike AOI To Be Filed With State

For Bedford-Fulton Joint Recreation Authority

The Old Pennsylvania Pike (TOPP) trail representatives Craig Bachik, senior landscape engineer, Navarro & Wright; and Bedford-Fulton Joint Recreation Authority members Anthony D’Anna and Rob Rafetto met with commissioners Pete Lynch and Rod More...

Obituaries

Emma L. Kerlin

Fort Littleton, 91

Emma L. Kerlin, 91, Fort Littleton, died Thursday September 20, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center.  She was born in Spangler, Pa., April 8, 1927, the daughter of the late Charles and the late Edna (Mathews) Matthews. She married Alvin H. More...

Edna R. Knable

Needmore, 80

Edna R. Knable, 80, of Needmore, died Tuesday September 18, 2018, at Manorcare Health Services in Chambersburg.  She was born in Needmore, August 5, 1938, a daughter of the late Harry and the late Wavy (Stotler) Mills. She married Carl L. More...

Daniel W. Peck

Warfordsburg, 68

Daniel W. Peck, 68, Warfordsburg, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at Hershey Medical Center. He was born in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., September 25, 1949, the son of the late Maxine B. (Hill) and Frank M. Peck. He was the husband of Linda L. More...

Letters

Responds To Recent AP Story About Increasing Hurricane Intensity

To The Editor:  A recent startling headline in your paper caught my eye: “Worlds Warming: Expect More Intense Hurricanes,” by an unnamed AP Science writer.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Donna House, October 6; Marty Marcus, October 5; Sheryl Rowles, October 5; Joyce Rideout, October 4; Darlene Seiders, October 9; Becca and Ike Hahn, 22 on October 8; Jordan Keefer, 17 on October 6; Kim Mills, October 9; Bob Garlock More...

Hustontown

Tuesday morning prayer meetings are held at Forbes Road High School auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome. Free yoga classes for all ages are held Tuesday evenings at Center community building at 6:30 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Greg Hodnett Sustains Fatal Injuries

The Sprint car community was turned upside down yet again this weekend when local star Greg Hodnett was fatally injured Thursday night at BAPS Motor Speedway.  Hodnett’s race car appeared to experience mechanical failure that sent him dir 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...

Features

New Classroom Technologies Can Make Learning Easier and More Fun

(StatePoint) – Technology is changing the face of education. Check out the newest ways teachers are modernizing their lesson plans in order to make learning easier and more fun.  More...

First Private Moon Flight Passenger To Invite Creative Guests

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on a weeklong journey to circumnavigate the moon.  Maezawa says if all goes right, the SpaceX More...

Number Of Human-bear Conflicts Growing Across Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Wildlife experts are calling this summer one of the busiest years of bear encounters they have seen.  The Anchorage Daily News reports biologists believe that poor berry crops and struggling salmon are motivating t More...

Church News

Revival

Dublin Mills Community Church, 2700 Dublin Mills Road, Hustontown, will hold fall revival meetings with Evangelist Gary Bill September 30 thru October 3.  The meetings will begin at 10 a.m. More...

Special Music

Guilford Station will be at The Corner Independent Church, 1160 Corner Road, Big Cove Tannery, past the Sportsmen’s Club fish hatchery, October 6. Kitchen opens at 4 p.m. and music starts at 6 p.m. More...

Early Morning Fire Guts Century-old PA Church

MIDLAND, Pa. More...