2022-05-26

2022-05-26 E-Edition

Fulton County Hometown Heroes

In observance of Memorial Day, the “News” is publishing photos of the new 132 “Hometown Heroes” banners recently hung in McConnellsburg, Hustontown, Clear Ridge, Waterfall, Wells Tannery, Needmore and Warfordsburg. The Fulton County Chamber of Commerce spearheaded the popular banner project in 2020 to pay tribute to the county men and women who served their country. Eighty banners were hung […]

40% Of County’s Voters Cast Ballots In May 17 Primary

County, state favor Mastriano for Republican gubernatorial nominee

More than 40% of the county’s 8,207 registered Republican and Democratic voters turned out for last Tuesday’s primary election that garnered national attention thanks to competitive, high stakes races for the open U.S. Senate seat and the Republican nomination for governor. A total of 3,315 ballots (40.4%) were cast, according to county elections director Patti Hess, with Republican ballots, 2,787, […]

U.S. Army Lt. Col. To Give Memorial Day Address

At Union Cemetery 10 a.m. Monday

Lt. Col. Adrienne Prem will deliver the address at the yearly Memorial Day services to be held by American Legion Post 561 and VFW Post 655 on Monday, May 30. Lt. Col. Prem received her commission in 2003 from the United States Military Academy (USMA) after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering physics. In addition, she holds […]

COVID Cases Head Up Again


The Pennsylvania Department of Health on May 18 reported 19 new cases of COVID-19 over the 4,153 cumulative cases reported for the week beginning May 5. The county’s cumulative number of cases now stands at 4,172. Cumulative COVID-related deaths have remained at 65. New cases of COVID in the county’s school-age children 5-18 for the period May 11 – May […]

Commissioners Tackle Packed Business Agenda

Approve investment of Krivak Trust funds

The county commissioners worked through a full agenda of business items at their weekly work session held May 10. Approval was given to move $536,981.46 in Krivak Trust funds, which were recently transferred from Franklin County to Fulton County and are now managed by John Schriever of Sideling Hill Financial, to NFS/MML Investor Services. The McConnellsburg Recreation Center/Lions Club’s application […]

Southern Fulton Announces June 2 Graduation Date


At the Southern Fulton School District (SFSD) board meeting May 17, Superintendent Dr. Tara Will gave several updates on school graduations, reporting that the Class of 2022 will graduate 46 seniors at commencement on June 2. Also taking place the same day will be pre-k, kindergarten, and sixth-grade graduation. The last day of school will be Friday, June 3, with […]

CFSD Summer Feeding Program Begins Soon


The Central Fulton School District Summer Feeding Program is set to begin Monday, June 6, and run until Friday, Aug. 19, Monday through Friday. Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The program will not operate on Monday, July 4. The program requires no registration and […]

County Weather Forecast


There is a chance of showers every day this week across southern Pennsylvania, and it gradually goes up to 70 percent Thursday night and Friday. The past couple of days have only been in the low 60s which is unusually cool for this time of year, but better things are coming for the Memorial Day weekend! Sunny skies and much […]

Clearing The Record

The Forbes Road school board story that appeared on Page 2A of the paper’s May 12 issue incorrectly reported the sixth grade’s graduation date. Sixth graders will graduate this Friday, May 27. The Fulton County News wants its news reports to be fair and correct in every respect. If you have a question or comment, phone us at 485-4513.