New Year’s Eve Services My Father’s House Ministries, 1653 Lincoln Way East, McConnellsburg, will hold a special New Year’s Eve service on December 31, at 8:00 p.m. All are welcome to join in as we bring in the New Year. Movie Night Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church is sponsoring a movie night Friday, January 7, at the Faith Center. There will be […]


Alumni Gym Open The alumni community gym in Mc- Connellsburg will be open from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting Monday, January 3, for anyone who would like to get some exercise, walk or run. This is a free activity and open to all ages. If the Central Fulton School District is closed because of the […]


Historical Society Meeting Fulton County Historical Society’s winter meeting will feature Maranatha Productions of Lancaster in a live drama “Daniel Boone in Pennsylvania.” The public is invited to enjoy this interactive drama at 7 p.m. Saturday evening, January 22, 2011, in the new courtroom at the Fulton County Courthouse, McConnellsburg. A freewill offering will cover the costs. Phone 717-485-3412 or […]


Food Auction Hustontown Fire Co. will sponsor a food auction Friday, January 28, at 6:00 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5:00 p.m. A variety of food items will be auctioned off. Wild Game Meal Calvary Independent Church, 140 Mc- Governs Lane, McConnellsburg, will hold a wild game meal Saturday, January 8, at 5:30 p.m. Meal is free (bring your fa- vorite […]


Attention Newlyweds To Be Free bridal information packages are available from Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism. Stop at any of our local florists or our office at 201 Lincoln Way West, Suite 101 to pick up packets during office hours Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more information, call 717-485-4064 or e-mail info@fultoncountypa.com. Electronic […]


Nutrition Class Fulton County nutrition awareness classes are held at Warfordsburg Senior Center on the third Monday of every month. When the third Monday is a holiday, it is held the fourth Monday from 10:00 a.m. to noon. To register or sign up for lunch, call 717-294-6020. Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous meets in McConnellsburg with open meetings at 7:00 p.m. […]


Basket Bingo Basket bingo will be held at Needmore Firehall on New Year’s Day. All baskets are retired with liners and protectors. Doors open at noon and games begin at 2:00 p.m. McCbg. Bingo McConnellsburg Fire Co. will hold bingo every Monday and Friday of each week. Bingo starts at 7:00 p.m. and doors open at 5:30 p.m. A basket […]

Our Town

Public Opinion weekly honor roll student-athletes were Ryan Harper, Southern Fulton, and Tanner Henry, Forbes Road, for basketball. A winter snowstorm hit the East Coast on Sunday from North Carolina to the New England states, closing airports and cancelling the football game in Philadelphia between the Vikings and Eagles. Raleigh, N.C., saw its first white Christmas in history. Other records […]


Hope everyone had a great Christmas as we celebrate the great occasion of the Savior’s birth. Again, the Master makes all things possible. Our sympathy is extended to Harvey and Pat Berkstresser on the death of Pat’s sister, Ann, and also the death of a nephew. A nice crowd attended Christmas Eve services at Knobsville United Methodist Church. Hustontown Volunteer […]

Happiness 101: Less Tweeting, More Meeting

On my Metro ride to and from work each day, I watch as hundreds of faces filled with contemplation, frustration, and annoyance look past one another. Although it is mildly entertaining to see the lengths to which some will go to avoid making eye contact ñ or worse yet, engage in actual conversation ñ it is also sadly ironic. The […]