April 18, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Saturday Fire Destroys Home

Fulton County volunteer fire companies 55, 56 and 57 responded to a working dwelling fire at 15078 Pleasant Ridge Rd., Dublin Township, just after noon Saturday, April 13. More...

Local & State

PA Must Start Fresh And Find Better Way To Fix Its Poor Roads

Opinion

The situation is grim for Pennsylvania’s roadway infrastructure, The Caucus’ Mike Wereschagin explained in a comprehensive article that was published in LNP on April 1.  More...

Students Kick Off Prom Promise

Central Fulton Student Council and the Fulton County Family Partnership Youth Action Council (YAK) team up to kick off the countywide YAK initiative, Prom Promise. More...

Pro Aer Donates To FCMC

Pro Aer recently donated a vertical lift to the FCMC Maintenance Department. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 15, 1999 ’99 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Retail Theft  According to state police, Jonathan Crist, 25, Mc- Connellsburg, stole a Jack Links meat stick valued at $3.99 from the McConnellsburg Sheetz on April 11 at 7:01 p.m.  Theft   More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball  Southern Fulton 7 Fannett Metal 5   More...

Softball Standings

A Shanksville 5 1 Fannett-Metal 4 2 Shade 4 3 McConnellsburg 4 3 Rockwood 4 3 Turkeyfoot 2 4 Southern Fulton More...

Deer Hunting Opening Day Moving To Saturday

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Features

College Grads, Undergrads Targeted By Cybersecurity Program

To reduce America’s digital skills gap and fill jobs

A national cybersecurity program, Cyber FastTrack, designed specifically for undergraduate and graduate students, has been launched by 25 governors to encourage more young people to discover their talent and pursue careers in cybersecurity. More...

Today In History

Paul Revere Began Famous Ride In 1775

Today is Thursday, April 18, the 108th day of 2019. There are 257 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 18, 1983, 63 people, including 17 Americans, were killed at the U.S. More...

Earth’s Glaciers Are Melting Faster Than Scientists Thought

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new study finds Earth’s glaciers are melting much faster than scientists thought. They are losing 369 billion tons of snow and ice each year, more than half of that in North America.  More...

Local Woman Charged In Chambersburg Shooting

Just a little over a week after a shooting in Chambersburg left two people injured, another one took place at two a.m. April 9 on the 200 block of West King Street. More...

Art Contest Announced

What does the phrase “Home Sweet Home” make you think of? Do you see the house where you grew up, the yard where you climbed trees, a woods where you played with friends? Maybe it’s a homey meal around the kitchen table? More...

Statewide Legalization Tour Comes To Fulton County

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman will be continuing his statewide listening tour to gather input from Pennsylvanians about the possibility of legalizing recreational marijuana in Fulton County this week. Lt. Gov. More...

County OKs 2018 CDBG Contract Modifications

The Fulton County commissioners met with Community Development Block Grant administrator Karen Hann-McFadden and approved proposed modifications to the 2018 CDBG contract allocations at their weekly meeting April 9.  More...

Obituaries

Kristy L. Richards

New York City, N. Y., 50

Dr. Kristy L. Richards, 50, New York City, passed away March 30, 2019, surrounded by her family at her home in New York City.  She was born July 27, 1968, in Chambersburg.  More...

Donald R. Buterbaugh III

McConnellsburg, 37

Donald R. Buterbaugh III, 37, McConnellsburg, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg. He was born in Waynesboro, December 20, 1981, the son of Linda L. More...

Aura B. McCusker

Hancock, 89

Aura Blanche McCusker, 89, Hancock, Md., died Monday April 8, 2019, at her home.  Born September 28, 1929, in Amaranth, Pa., she was the daughter of the late George E. and Katherine B. (Carnell) Ward; and the widow of Robert C. More...

Letters

Be Aware Of Union Cemetery Rules

To The Editor:  We, like many others, have a loved one who passed away and is buried or has a stone in Union Cemetery. We decorate our loved one’s stone with the seasons to bring some color to an otherwise dismal place.  More...

From Our Community, For Our Community

To The Editor:  More...

Says Bunch Will Make A Good Commissioner

To The Editor:  I worked with Randy Bunch, and I support him for Fulton County commissioner because he’s everything a leader should be.  More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

I’d like to start this column out with a big shoutout to my mom and dad on celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this Saturday, April 20! My sister and I pulled off a surprise party this past weekend and I think they enjoyed it. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Egg Hunt The annual Lions Club Park Easter egg hunt for ages toddler to 12 years old, will be held Saturday, April 20, at 10 a.m. Hunt starts promptly so arrive early. Bring own basket. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Philip Evan Stump, 22, Harrisonville, and Kimberly Kay Shank, 23, McConnellsburg. More...

Card Of Thanks

BOCCARD  Dear community of Mc- Connellsburg and surrounding area:  On behalf of Scott and I, we would like to thank you all for all the loving and generous donations. More...

Church News

Gospel Strings To Appear

The Gospel Strings will be appearing at Willow Hill Auction House Friday, April 19, at 8 p.m. and Easter night, April 21, at 6:30 p.m., at Liberty Baptist Church, Rte. 30 west of Everett. More...

Easter Services

Cito United Methodist Church will celebrate Maundy Thursday, April 18, with services at 7 p.m. with communion; and Good Friday, April 19, with a Tenebrae service of darkness at 7 p.m. The church is located at 3746 Cito Road, McConnellsburg. .   More...

Praise/Prayer Night

There will be a community praise and prayer night will be held April 28, at 7 p.m., at Southern Fulton High School auditorium. Open to all.   More...