2016-04-28

Former Commissioner Votes In Tuesday’s Primary



County Holds Weekly Meeting




The Fulton County commissioners took action last Tuesday to establish a “new retirement class” for county employees and officers. On a motion by Commissioner Rodney McCray, the commissioners unanimously adopted their third resolution of the year, this one specifically outlining the establishment of a “second class or tier of retirement fund for new entrants into the county pension plan, commencing […]

SF Board Recognizes Crouse’s Contributions

Nicole Potter sworn in as new board member


Southern Fulton School Board and administration took time to reflect on the efforts and contributions of board member Danny Crouse, who was one of three people killed March 20 during an attempted robbery at the Pennsylvania Turnpike interchange in Fort Littleton. Crouse, 55, of Needmore had served on the school board since January 2008 and was remembered by those on […]

Trump, Clinton Top Vote-getters In County Primary

Shuster secures Republican nod by narrow margin

Businessman and political newcomer Donald Trump made his mark on Fulton County as well as Pennsylvania as part of Super Tuesday that included primary elections in the northeastern states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland and Rhode Island. Trump was the clear, Republican front runner in Fulton County for president of the United States as unofficial election results continued to roll in […]

Ayr Awards Paving Bid

Reviews site inspection reports


The Ayr Township supervisors met briefly on Monday evening and awarded a paving bid for a portion of Crossroads, which runs between Route 522 and Cito Road south of McConnellsburg. The township received two bids – from P&W Excavating and from New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co. P&W was the low bidder, submitting a bid of $55,592.40. The bid was […]

Formal Wear Shop To Open Here



A new formal wear and consignment shop “Dress Up Tyme” will be opening soon in the Penn’s Village Shopping Center. The new store, owned and operated by Amanda Daniels, expects to be open by June 1 and will feature formal wear such as wedding gowns, prom gowns, dinner dresses, men’s and children’s attire, shoes and accessories. “I wanted to bring […]

Miracle Baby Reunited With Firefighters Who Delivered Him




COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Standing next to the ambulance where she had given birth to a healthy baby boy one month earlier, Stacey Whitson passed her sleeping infant to the first responders who delivered him. “He’s much bigger now,” she says. Collinsville firefighters and paramedics Chris Castens, 37, and Danny Gulledge, 33, shared what they remembered about the morning of […]

Tiny Paw-thletes Compete In Hallmark’s Kitten Summer Games




NEW YORK (AP) – What do the four-legged footballers of the Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl do in the offseason? They go for the gold in their own Summer Games, including a de-cat-hlon and freestyle wrestling. And, bonus, the 90 or so furry Olympians were up for adoption by the rescue group North Shore Animal League America, organizers said Tuesday at […]

Applauds Community’s Generosity



To The Editor: To the generous folks of Fulton County and surrounding communities: As chairman of the annual fund committee at Fulton County Medical Center Foundation, I have been given a ringside seat to witness the functioning of the fundraising side of our local medical center. With this experience, I find it imperative to pass on to our community the […]

Budget Bill Becomes Law Without Wolf ’s Signature




HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Legislation directing the distribution of $200 million to Pennsylvania’s public school districts and authorizing up to $2.5 billion in borrowing for the state share of school construction costs took effect Monday, the governor’s office said. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday in a brief statement that he would allow the bill to become law without his […]