End-Of-Summer Fun In Needmore

Dollar General Grand Opening Set

Just two weeks after a “soft opening” of its new store here in McConnellsburg, the Dollar General Store will hold a grand opening on Saturday, September 10, beginning at 8 a.m. Customers will enjoy special deals and free prizes at the grand-opening event. Additionally, the first 50 adult shoppers will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card and the first […]

Pet Psychic To Visit Library

Jeanne Brumbaugh, energy worker, healer, spiritual advisor. These are only some of the words that can be used to describe her unique calling and talents. She has always felt an intense empathy for both animals and people, instinctively knowing when there was a lack of peace. She has developed an ability to sense and ease their pain. Brumbaugh taught in […]

County Approves Agreements

Literacy Council re-established

Fulton County commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray and Larry “Pete” Lynch met with several of the county’s department heads on August 30, approving several agreements and signing a resolution recognizing the re-establishment of the Fulton County Literacy Council. The annual agreement between the county and Fulton County Family Partnership Inc. to administer the Medical Assistance Transportation Program for 2016 and […]

Grand Champion Goat Sells For $1,200

FDA Warns Of Fatal Risks From Mixing Opioids And Sedatives

WASHINGTON (AP) – Health officials are strengthening warnings about the potentially fatal consequences of mixing prescription painkillers and sedatives like Xanax, saying the combination can lead to breathing problems, coma and death. The Food and Drug Administration said it will add a boxed warning – the strongest type – to nearly 400 medications about the interaction, including opioid painkillers, opioid-containing […]

Friends Become Licensed Gettysburg Battlefield Guides

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Gettysburg National Military Park is hallowed ground where, in 1863, thousands of Americans “gave the last full measure of devotion” to preserve their nation. It covers about 6,000 acres. There are more than 1,300 monuments and memorials, spots where pivotal events in the county’s history occurred, graves of unknown soldiers, and the immortal words of President […]

County Gets Emergency Food And Shelter Funds

Fulton County has been chosen to receive $5,500 through the State Set Aside Funds of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The National Board that is chaired by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s federal management agency consists of representatives from American Red Cross, Catholic Charities USA, National […]

FCMC Hosts Inaugural Heart Walk

McGinty’s Stand On Middle-class Taxes At Issue In Campaign

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Katie McGinty does not support raising taxes on the middle class and says ending corporate tax breaks and increasing taxes on the millionaires and billionaires could pay for programs to finance paid family leave and reduce college student costs, her campaign said this week. Opposing a middle-class tax increase would put McGinty […]