January 10, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayor Swears In New Borough Council Member

McConnellsburg Mayor Michael Chilcote swore in Ryan W. Earley as a new Borough Council member at council’s monthly meeting Jan. 2. More...

Local & State

Historical Society Winter Meeting To Include Speaker

Fulton County Historical Society’s winter meeting will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019. This year’s meeting will have a different format and location. More...

I-70 Rest Area At Crystal Spring To Be Temporarily Closed

Hollidaysburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting drivers that the I-70 rest area at Crystal Spring will be temporarily closed for approximately two months beginning on Monday, January 7, while building upg More...

Judy Ward Sworn In To Begin Serving Local Communities In PA Senate

HARRISBURG – Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) officially took the oath of office last Wednesday to begin serving her first term representing residents of Blair, Huntingdon, Franklin, Fulton and Cumberland counties in the Pennsylvania Senate. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 7, 1999 ’99 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Retail Theft   Two women were arrested for stealing items from the McConnellsburg Dollar General on Dec. 29 at 1:48 p.m. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FOOD & DINING Free Lunch Lunch will be served every first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at McConnellsburg United Methodist Faith and Life Center, across from the courthouse. Parking available behind the church. More...

Features

Tips For A Smooth Tax Season

(StatePoint) – Though Tax Day happens every year, it still seems to take many Americans by surprise. This year, don’t miss the deadline or let this crucial to-do loom large over your head. More...

What To Know About Applying For College Financial Aid

(StatePoint) – Heading to college or grad school next school year for the first time or as a returning student? Don’t forget to apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for academic year 2019-20.  More...

Resolve To Boost Health With These Breakfast Tips

(StatePoint) – Looking to make a change to your nutrition in the new year? Start by examining what is often referred to as the most important meal of the day; breakfast.  More...

Farm Show Winners Listed

Following is a local list of Farm Show winners as of Monday. More...

Community Action Center Hires Program Graduate

As employment specialist

As an employment specialist with Center for Community Action, Brittany Nunemaker of Warfordsburg loves her job. More...

Obituaries

Delores A. Barling

Needmore, 77

Delores Ann (Barnhart) Barling, 71, Needmore, a loving, warm-hearted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend, died Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Fulton County Medical Center Long-Term Care, in Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Willis A. Mellott

Needmore, 81

Willis A. Mellott, 81, Needmore, died Saturday, January 5, 2019, at his residence.  He was born in Needmore, April 2, 1937, the son of the late Claire (Reed) and Oscar P. Mellott. He was the widower of Rae B. More...

Mary E. Mellott

Waynesboro, 85

Mrs. Mary E. (Gordon) Mellott, 85, Waynesboro, died Sunday, January 6, 2019, in the home of her daughter, Karen, in Chambersburg.  Born July 3, 1933, in Needmore, she was the daughter of the late Clarence L. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Happy New Year everyone! Stay warm this weekend, looks like we could possibly get some white stuff.  Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meetings in the high school auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball  Forbes Road 53 Southern Huntingdon 44   More...

Elks Hoop Shoot Set For January 12

Chambersburg Elks Lodge # 600 will hold its annual hoop shoot January 12, at the alumni community gym, 151 East Cherry Street, McConnellsburg. The shoot comprises of 25 foul shots from each contestant. More...

Family

Today In History

League Of Nations Established In 1920

Today is Thursday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2019. There are 355 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History:  On Jan. More...

Cards Of Thanks

WIBLE  We would like to thank the doctors, physician assistants, nursing staff, CNAs and activities personnel of long-term-care and acute care at Fulton County Medical Center for their care of our dad while he was a patient and resident.  More...