Women’s Conference

Rehoboth New Life will hold its annual women’s conference November 3 and 4. This year’s theme is “Fear Not.” Guest speaker is Donna Williams of EPIC Ministries of Houston, Teas. Guest worship leader is Lisa Ritz of Greencastle. Services Friday will be at 7 p.m. Services Saturday will be at 10 a.m. A luncheon will be served after the Saturday […]

Holiday Budgeting Tips For Savvy Consumers

(StatePoint) – Sticking to one’s budget is important all year long, but doing so during the holiday season can be especially tricky, when expenses run high and festive cheer makes it difficult to put the brakes on over-spending. To get a better handle on your spending this season, consider the following tools and tips. Make plans Decide exactly what your […]


20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 30, 1997 ’97 The weeks leading up to the November 4 election haven’t been filled with promises of lowering taxes for township residents or campaigners putting down their opposition as one might expect from an election at a national or state level. Instead, Fulton County campaigners have been filled with compliments and […]

Today In History

James Polk Born In 1795

Today is Thursday, Nov. 2, the 306th day of 2017. There are 59 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On Nov. 2, 1947, Howard Hughes piloted his huge wooden flying boat, the Hughes H-4 Hercules (derisively dubbed the “Spruce Goose” by detractors), on its only flight, which lasted about a minute over Long Beach Harbor in California. […]

Senior Center Activities

Activities at Warfordsburg senior center for November are as follows: November 2: coffee and snack, 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.; AARP Smart Driver class. November 3: club meeting at 10 a.m.; game night at 5 p.m. November 6: Wii league bowling at 9:15 a.m.; Mary Kay makeover at 1 p.m.; last dance class at 5:30 p.m. November 7: trip to […]

Art Commission Wants “Oh! Susanna” Songwriter’s Statue Gone

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Art Commission has voted to recommend removing a 117-yearold statue of the “Oh! Susanna” songwriter that has been criticized as demeaning because it includes a slave sitting at his feet, plucking a banjo. The commission wants the city to remove the statue of Pittsburgh native son Stephen Foster at Schenley Park within six months and […]

Dog Who Survived 2 Hurricanes In Puerto Rico Dies In Fire

Source: AP – AP Wire PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia animal shelter says one of two dogs killed when a restaurant fire spread to a pet store had recently arrived from Puerto Rico after surviving two hurricanes. The Saved Me no- kill shelter says on Facebook that Yogi was around 4 years old. The shepherd mix was flown to Philadelphia […]

Cards Of Thanks

BOY SCOUTS Thank you to all the Scouts and parents who showed up and worked so hard building the set design, decorating the trailer, participating in the parade and for disassembling the float in such a short time. The Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts also wish to thank Rusty Blankley for donating his truck and trailer, Robert Helman for being […]

Serve Cornish Hens Instead Of Turkey For Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving Day, why not follow presidential custom and grant your turkey a pardon? Sure, the big bird has always been at the center of the traditional feast, but cooking it is almost always a headache. The problem is how long to cook it. Sometimes a 16- pound turkey is cooked to perfection in three hours flat. Sometimes it requires […]

Hunters In Maryland Net 128 Black Bears This Season

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – Hunters in Maryland have shot 128 black bears this season. The state said in a press release Friday that the numbers are preliminary. The hunting occurred in western Maryland despite heavy rains, reduced daylight and dropping temperatures. Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto said the hunt is an essential management tool as the black bear […]