November 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Decker Named To SAP&DC Group

Will serve on Rural Transportation Technical Committee

The county has appointed Gary K. Decker to the position of municipal representative to the Southern Alleghenies Rural Transportation Technical Committee (RTTC) for a term beginning Jan. 1, 2019, through Dec. 31, 2020. More...

Local & State

Law Helps Rescue Pets In Hot Cars

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Police in Pennsylvania are getting the legal authority to force their way into vehicles to rescue dogs and cats they believe are in danger.  Democratic Gov. More...

Historical Society To Hold Dinner Auction

A handcrafted cedar chest donated by Snyder’s Woodshop of Needmore with a hand-painted scene by Fred Pollock, Waynesboro, will be among the many items to go on the auction block at the Fulton County Historical Society’s annual dinner auct More...

Synagogue Suspect In Court; Survivors Recall Ordeal

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre appeared briefly in federal court in a wheelchair and handcuffs Monday to face charges he killed 11 people in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 29, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Whimp Harmon, October 19; Mark Weller, 60 on October 25; Marian Barton, November 10; Jade Shoemaker, November 10; Kathleen O’Connor, November 10; Clair Lininger, November 10; Missy Barmont, November 11; Norma Ricker, November More...

Sports

High School Sports

District 5 Boys Soccer Quarterfinal Results Fannett Metal 1Forbes Road 0 More...

For Hunters, New Game Commission App Has It All

Free app can be installed on mobile devices for handy use anywhere

Whether you’re looking for a place to hunt, need a license or want an easy way to report your deer or turkey harvest, the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s new mobile-device app is a onestop shop that’s loaded with information hunters More...

Features

China Building Boom Uncovers Buried Dinosaurs, Makes A Star

YANJI, China (AP) – At the end of a street of newly built high-rises in the northern Chinese city of Yanji stands an exposed cliff face, where paleontologists scrape away 100 million-year-old rock in search of prehistoric bones. More...

Concerned About Rising Mortgage Rates? Borrowers Have Options

(StatePoint) – While mortgage interest rates remain near historic lows, they have been slowly rising over the last year, increasing the cost of 30-year loans for borrowers. More...

Oldest Fossils On Earth? New Look Finds Might Just Be Rocks

WASHINGTON (AP) – What were billed as the oldest fossils on Earth may just be some rocks, according to a new study. More...

Schools “Paint The Plow” For PennDOT

Central Fulton, Forbes Road, and Southern school districts all competed in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Paint the Plow contest this year. More...

Mid-Term Elections November 6

What you need to know

The general mid-term elections take place this coming Tuesday, Nov. 6, and candidates are making their final campaign pitches to voters in Pennsylvania and across the nation. More...

Obituaries

Richard E. Barron Jr.

McConnellsburg, 78

Richard E Barron Jr., 78, McConnellsburg, formerly of West Keansburg, N.J., died Thursday, October 25, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg.  He was born October 13, 1940, in Ironton, Ohio, son of the late Richard E. More...

Cleo M. Fraker

Orbisonia, 91

Cleo Marie Fraker, 91, a resident of AristaCare at Woodland Park, Orbisonia, and formerly of Fort Littleton, died Friday morning, October 26, 2018, at AristaCare.  More...

Steven R. Keefer

McConnellsburg, 56

Steven R. Keefer, 56, Mc- Connellsburg, died Friday, October 26, 2018, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa. He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, July 7, 1962, the son of the late Donna (Sipes) and Frank L. Keefer. He was the husband of Janet A. More...

Letters

Looking For Something Meaningful To Do With Your Time?

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Alumni Building Needs Your Help

To The Editor  Did you know that the alumni community building is in bad shape? All the rain this year has really hurt the building. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Harassment A Martinsburg man is accused of harassing an underage Southern Fulton student in Warfordsburg Monday, Oct. 22, at 11:19 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Port Royal Speedway closed the curtain on the 2018 racing season with the annual running of the Tuscarora 50.  But like all season, Port had to battle Mother Nature right down to the end, utilizing a Sunday raindate for the big event, which was More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FOOD AND DINING Turkey Dinner Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a turkey dinner November 11, at 11 a.m. until sold out. Meals will be available to eat in or to take out. Proceeds benefit Breezewood Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

EARHART  I would to thank everyone who helped at the Akersville fall festival this year. To all the volunteers, the many local business sponsors, workers, staff and friends, a heartfelt thank you.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Richard Allen Sheffield Jr., 32, McConnellsburg, and Amanda Virginia Alisea, 30, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the lo1cal courthouse during the pas week.   More...