From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 28, 2002 ’02 The Sideling Hill check station was a flurry of activity during the opening day of bear season on Monday, with excitement lasting long after the sun had gone down and a cold chill had set into the air. Pennsylvania Game Commission officers reported between the hours of 10 a.m. […]

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20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 21, 2002 ’02 Kicking off American Education Week, administrators, students and members of the Central Fulton School Board gathered Monday for a much-anticipated ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating the newly renovated McConnellsburg Middle/High School. Citing ongoing labor negotiations with its local police department, McConnellsburg Borough Council members quietly allowed their ordinance to abolish […]

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20 Years Ago From The Files of November 14, 2002 ’02 Fulton County Medical Center corporation members heard good news Monday evening with the announcement that the center posted impressive profits over the past year reflecting a record turnaround for the county’s only hospital. The financial statement showed a net income of $768,000 for the fiscal year. Compared to last […]

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20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 7, 2002 ’02 Fulton County’s brilliant fall foliage was blanketed by a layer of ice last Tuesday night when a storm acompanied by near freezing temperatures blew over the area. Fulton County will lose one of its oldest and most enduring businesses at the end of this year when Rotz Meats, a […]

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20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 31, 2002 ’02 Good news favored Fulton County Medical Center twice this month when state Sen. Robert Jubelirer announced a $1 million state grant for the Medical Center’s $22.5 million new hospital building project. Jubelirer’s announcement comes on the heels of a $1 million pledge made by JLG Industries Inc. earlier this […]

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20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 24, 2002 ’02 The turnout was somewhat smaller than last year’s record-breaking crowd, but the weekend’s less-than-perfect weather and not-quite brilliant fall foliage did little to dampen people’s enthusiasm for the Chamber of Commerce & Tourism’s annual festival. The three-day event, which celebrates Fulton County’s rural heritage and autumn beauty, offered up […]

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20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 17, 2002 ’02 Amid the hustle and bustle of this weekend’s Fall Folk Festival, McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church members will take a few quiet moments on Sunday afternoon to redicate their beloved Moller pipe organ. They will celebrate the 40th birthday of the only pipe organ in Fulton County. Purchased for the […]

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20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 10, 2002 ’02 Amid cries of selling their homes and electing new school board directors, residents of the Forbes Road School District stormed out of a special meeting after being informed the board had “pretty much” decided to proceed with the construction of a new high school. Approximately 60 people appeared before […]

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20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 1, 2002 ’02 A $1 million donation from JLG Industries Inc. has jump-started Fulton County Medical Center’s fundraising campaign to build a new $22.5 million facility on land just west of McConnellsburg. More than 200 McConnellsburg citizens and property owners filled a very hot Fulton County Library community room last Wednesday evening […]

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20 Years Ago From The Files Of September 26, 2002 ’02 Little remains of Cowans Gap’s old, familiar beach house that sat on the park’s 500 foot sandy beach. A new wood and stone structure is under construction adjacent to the food concession building. It will house changing rooms, bathrooms and showers. Construction is also moving ahead on the dam’s […]


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