2018-11-29

Carl Eugene Deremer

Breezewood, 81

Carl Eugene Deremer, 81, Breezewood, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at home. A memorial service will be held Sunday, December 2, at 2 p.m., in the chapel at Akers Funeral Home Inc., 299 Raystown Road, Everett, with Pastor Bruce Maxwell officiating. Friends and family will be received from 1 p.m. until the hour of service. A full obituary appeared in […]

Community Bulletin Board



FOOD AND DINING Free Lunch Lunch will be served every first Friday of each month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at McConnellsburg United Methodist Faith and Life Center, across from the courthouse. Parking available behind the church. Soup, sandwiches, salad bar, potato bar and dessert bar are served. Dine-in or carryouts with donations accepted. Meals Available Once a month […]

Couple Killed In Crash Driving To Their Wedding



HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) – Family and friends are mourning a couple killed in a fiery chain reaction crash while driving to their wedding in Pittsburgh. State police say 35-yearold Kathryn Schurtz and her fiance, Joseph Kearny, were driving on Interstate 78 on Wednesday when they encountered heavy traffic from an earlier crash. Police say a tractor-trailer was unable to stop […]

Birth Announced



Gary and Maria (Randazzo) Hibner, McConnellsburg, announce the birth of a son, Rocco George, November 24, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., at Waynesboro Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. He has a big sister, Sofia.

WWII Veteran, 95, Receives France’s Highest Honor



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A 95-year-old World War II veteran from Pennsylvania has received France’s highest honor. The Public Opinion reports Harold Angle and five other veterans were awarded the Legion of Honor earlier this month at the home of the French ambassador in Washington, D.C. The Chambersburg man was recognized for his efforts to liberate France from Nazi forces. […]

Today In History

Sand Creek Massacre Took Place In 1864

Today is Thursday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2018. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, 1890, the first Army-Navy football game was played at West Point, N.Y.; Navy defeated Army, 24-0. On this date: In 1864, a Colorado militia killed at least 150 peaceful Cheyenne Indians in the Sand Creek […]

Steven R. Koons

Greencastle, 58

Steven Ray Koons, 58, Greencastle, and recently of McConnellsburg, died Friday, November 16, 2018. He had been in failing health for the past several years. Born in Waynesboro, Pa., he was the son of Robert L. Koons of Greencastle, and the late Hope A. Thomas. Besides his father, he is also survived by four brothers: Larry N. “Jake” Koons, Chambersburg; […]

Cards Of Thanks



FAIR BOARD The Fulton County Fair Board wishes to thank Grease, Steam and Rust Association and all supporting businesses for their help with the Festival of Lights and activities throughout the year.

2018-11-29 E-Edition

Get A Jump Start On College Financial Aid



(StatePoint)– With the changing leaves and autumn chill come a few staples students can count on: fresh notebooks, fall festivals, and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students heading to college next year, returning college students, and grad students can already get started on the FAFSA for academic year 2019-20, which opened for applications on Oct. 1, 2018. […]