February 7, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Historical Society Holds Winter Meeting

Ken Keebaugh gives a presentation on the Forbes Road Trail at the Fulton County Historical Society meeting on Saturday, Feb. 2. More...

Ayr Plans For Bulky Item Day

Ayr Township supervisors Sonny Harr, Gary Hopkins, and Tom Nesbitt met Thursday, Jan. 31, to discuss spring bulky items day. More...

Local & State

School Art Collection To Be Back In View, Officials Vow

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Hidden away for more than a decade, the vast collection of artwork that once hung on public school walls across Philadelphia will return to the public eye – in school halls or traveling exhibits – as soon as prac More...

Wolf Calls For Tougher Gun Laws After Shooting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Wolf is renewing his call for lawmakers to toughen Pennsylvania’s gun laws, after a truck driver walked into a Pittsburgh synagogue and fatally shot 11 people.  More...

Voters May Be Asked To Weigh In On Victims’ Rights

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 4, 1999 ’99 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

Parts Of Midwest Colder Than Antarctica During Deep Freeze

BISMARCK, N.D. More...

Ocean Mixing That Drives Climate Found In Surprise Location

WASHINGTON (AP) – One of the key drivers of the world’s climate is an area in the North Atlantic Ocean where warmer and colder water mix and swirl. More...

Today In History

11th Amendment Ratified In 1795

Today is Thursday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2019. There are 327 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 7, 1962, President John F. Kennedy imposed a full trade embargo on Cuba. On this date: More...

Joyce Takes Action To Protect Dairy Farmers

Leads bipartisan letter to crack down on milk imitators

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) and Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D-NY) this week led a bipartisan letter to U.S. More...

Commissioners Name Election Board Members

County election board members for 2019 were appointed by commissioners Pete Lynch, Stuart Ulsh, and Rodney McCray at their weekly meeting Jan. 29. Larry W. Palmer, Melissa L. Horton and Penelope A. More...

McConnellsburg Man Charged In Teen Assault

A McConnellsburg was arrested last week for the indecent assault of a female teenager that occurred between Oct. 1, 2018, and Jan. 20, 2019, on Fulton Drive. More...

Obituaries

William R. Alexander

Huntingdon, 74

William Robert “ Bill” Alexander, 74, Huntingdon, died Friday, February 1, 2019, following a difficult, but short bout with cancer. To those who knew him well, his loss will be immeasurable. More...

Sharon L. Fleegle

Warfordsburg, 41

Sharon L. Fleegle, 41, Warfordsburg, died Thursday, January 31, 2019, at her residence.  She was born in Mc- Connellsburg, June 9, 1977, the daughter of Julia A. (Decker) (wife of Lynn O.) Bard, Warfordsburg, and Donald E. Swope, Warfordsburg. More...

Scott A. Golden

State Line, Pa., 48

Scott Allen Golden, 48, State Line, Pa., died unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, January 19, 2019.  Born March 5, 1970, in McConnellsburg, he was a son of the late George and Alice Pittman Golden.  More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Tussey Mountain 69Southern Fulton 66 OT More...

Opening Day Of Firearms Deer Season Moved To Saturday Following Thanksgiving

HARRISBURG, PA – The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners last week gave preliminary approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for the 2019-20 license year.  More...

Family

Marriage License

Matthew Scott Swope Jr., 19, Needmore, and Ashlyn Michelle Gregory, 18, Big Cove Tannery, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...