February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Love & Tea, A Fulton County Valentine

In honor of Valentine’s Day and Creative Romance Month, McConnellsburg business owner Lin Henry held a love letter writing contest at her shop, Tickle Your Fancy. More...

Metzgar, Topper Announce Farming Workshops

Reps. More...

Massive Gas Pipeline Project To Resume; Sunoco Fined

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 12, 1998 ’98 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

SUV Crash  A single-vehicle crash occurred on Feb. 9, leaving a 1995 Toyota Four Runner in disabled condition. According to state police, Justin Miller, 19, Big Cove Tannery, was traveling west on Johnsons Mill Road at 9:53 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Donny Schatz dominated 410 Sprint car action at Volusia Speedway Park last weekend. He won both Night of Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions and two out of three World of Outlaws events.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Adult Basketball Adult basketball will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Tuesday night at the alumni community building. Questions, call Kathy Kendall at 717-377-3643. More...

Features

Stone Tools In India Suggest Earlier Human Exit From Africa

NEW YORK (AP) – Just a week after scientists reported that our species left Africa earlier than we thought, another discovery is suggesting the date might be pushed back further. More...

Oklahoma Quakes Tied To How Deep Wastewater Is Injected

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new study finds that a major trigger of man-made earthquakes rattling Oklahoma is how deep – not just how much – fracking wastewater is injected.  Scientists analyzed more than 10,000 wastewater injection we More...

Can A Healthier Angel Food Cake Still Have Flavor? Sure.

Is there anything dreamier than the tender crumb of a light-as-air angel food cake? I’ve loved angel food cake ever since I first tasted it as a child. It reminded me of cotton candy. More...

Sports Hall Of Fame To Induct Fowler

Made youth fields ideal to “Play Ball!”

The look of awe on the faces of young athletes as they step onto a beautifully groomed playing field and the laughter of children playing on a safe community playground are just two of the “priceless” joys that can be attributed to McConn More...

Borough Cleanup Set For April 27

On Feb. 7 Borough Council members Travis Bard, Richard Buterbaugh, Pat Booth, Adam Gress, James Smith, and borough secretary Jack Fields met for their regularly scheduled meeting to discuss tax delinquencies and borough-wide spring cleaning.  More...

Obituaries

Jeffery A. Black

Fannettsburg, 65

Jeffery A. More...

Edna M. Bryner

Burnham, 90

Edna M. Bryner, 90, Burnham, Pa., died Friday, February 9, 2018.  She was born October 17, 1927 in Lewistown, the daughter of the late Andrew O. McLucas and Anna M. More...

Curtis W. Hollinshead

Harrisonville, 68

Curtis W. Hollinshead, 68, Harrisonville, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at his residence.  He was born in Harrisonville, May 15, 1949, the son of the late Bernice (Bishop) and George Thomas Hollinshead. He was the husband of Jeanne L. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, February 14, and continues for 40 days (excluding Sundays) until Easter. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Margaret “Peggy” Kokozak, February 24; Tony Taylor, February 11; Taylor Stouffer, 11 on February 3; Tucker Stouffer, 7 on February 10; Teressa Knepper, February 24; Adam Gress, February 24; Kevin Bookheimer, February 27 More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Southern Fulton 58Fannett-Metal 39 Fannett-Metal hosted league rival Southern Fulton (15-5, 12-2 SHL, 12-1 ICC) and lost to a tough Indian team 58-39. More...

Basketball Standings

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Young Ski Patrollers Hone Skills On Blue Knob’s Slopes

CLAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – The ski slopes at Blue Knob All Seasons Resort were the backdrop over the weekend for about a dozen young ski patrollers from across the region looking to hone their skills.  More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

WEAVER  The family of Patricia “Pat” Weaver would like to thank everyone for the kindness shown at the time of her recent illness and passing.  The staff at Fulton County Medical Center provided excellent care and showed true co More...