2009-10-22

SPORTS



Boys Soccer Northern Bedford 3, Forbes Road 2 Trent Black and Dillen Burger both rallied for goals during Forbes Road’s 3-2 loss to Northern Bedford Monday night. Black added an assist during the Sideling Hill League game, while Tanner Henry recorded eight saves in goal. Hyndman 4, McConnellsburg 2 A 2-2 tie was broken wide open following the halftime break […]

Football Report



Tackle The Cowboys fell to the Mount Union Vikings on Saturday by a final score of 25-0. The loss eliminates the Cowboys from the playoffs, and concludes the 2009 tackle season. Flag The Blue Cowboys could not overcome two early scores by SH White en route to dropping its season finale. Shane Schepis scored a touchdown and two-point conversion, while […]

Johnson Wins At Charlotte



CONCORD, N.C. – Jimmie Johnson is on the fast track to a fourth Sprint Cup championship. He now has a 90-point lead over teammate Mark Martin after his convincing win Saturday night at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. It was almost the perfect weekend for Johnson. He won the pole, led every practice, led the most laps and won the race, his […]

Lady Spartans Visit Flight 93 National Memorial



Racing Roundup



Mother Nature continued her dislike for auto racing over the weekend as all local racing was washed out by the long stretch of rain that lasted for four days. Williams Grove Speedway canceled both its final points night for the Friday and Saturday night programs, while Lincoln Speedway had its Saturday finale rained out as well. With the rain stopping […]

POLICE REPORTS



Vehicle Strikes Mailboxes A Riddlesburg man swerved in hopes of avoiding a whitetailed deer along North Valley Road and instead crashed into several mailbox posts on Wednesday, October 14. According to state police, Juan A. Moralez Jr., 27, was not injured during the 3 a.m. crash in Wells Township. He will, however, be cited for driving on roadways laned for […]

Pa. Man Who Shot Cannonball Into Home Faces Felony



UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania Civil War buff faces a felony charge for accidentally firing a 2-pound cannonball through the wall of his neighbor’s home. Fifty-four-year-old William Maser had been charged with reckless endangerment, criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. Authorities on Thursday added a felony count of discharging a firearm into an occupied structure. Also Thursday, Maser waived his […]

Mom’s Cigarette Ignites Oxygen Supply; Son Charged



GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A western Pennsylvania man has been charged with neglecting his disabled mother who weighed just 70 pounds when she died of burns caused when her cigarette caught her oxygen supply on fire. Police say 53-year-old Rosemary McCurdy died Dec. 26 after suffering facial burns from a “flash fire.’’ The woman had multiple sclerosis and had been […]

Pa. Firefighter Suspended Over US Flag Decal



– A Pennsylvania firefighter has been suspended over a new rule to clear lockers of decorations – including his U.S. flag decal. Chester Fire Commissioner James Johnson hopes to avoid controversies like a recent one over a racially tinged cartoon. He says the department’s 61 firefighters can still decorate the inside of their lockers. That doesn’t please veteran James Krapf. […]

Fla. Man Accused Of Bilking Investors Of Millions



HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A Florida man faces a 55-count federal indictment in Pennsylvania that accuses him of bilking investors out of millions of dollars that he spent on luxury items. The indictment against Sean Healy was unsealed Thursday in federal court in Harrisburg. It includes charges of fraud and money laundering. The 38-year-old Healy allegedly collected nearly $20 million […]