April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Event Raises Child Abuse Awareness

Services for Children, Family Partnership host breakfast conference

The Faith and Life Center at the McConnellsburg United Methodist Church was full last Wednesday morning as community members and local health professionals gathered to discuss trauma and its effect on children and adolescence. More...

Local & State

Weather Downs Power Lines

Valley Rural Electric Co-op employees work Monday morning to remove a fallen tree in Licking Creek that came down with a power line underneath it as a result of heavy rain Sunday evening into early M More...

Dairy Princess Pageant Set For April 28

Are you a member of the agriculture community in Fulton County? Are you looking for something free for you and your family to do on Saturday, April 28? Well look no further! More...

Jockeying Begins As House Openings Fuel Leadership Shuffle

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Changes are coming to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, due in large part to the pending departure of one of the most powerful elected officials in Harrisburg. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Martina McGarvey, wife of Tony McGarvey, Scotland, Pa., ran in the Boston Marathon Monday.  Jeni Lynch of Cito reported seeing her first black snake of the year while cleaning last Thursday.  Big Cove Tannery Church held its annual hoagie s More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Lance Dewease continued his stronghold on the 410 Sprint car circuit as he swept both Arctic Cat All- Star Circuit of Champions events over the weekend.  Friday, Dewease scored his 88th career Williams Grove with a win over the All-Stars Tommy H More...

Features

The Center Of The Milky Way Is Teeming With Black Holes

WASHINGTON (AP) – Astronomers have discovered that the center of our galaxy is teeming with black holes, sort of like a Times Square for strange super gravity objects.  More...

How To Give Back To Community This National Volunteer Month

(SPM Wire) – April is National Volunteer Month and a great time of year to roll up your sleeves and get active in your community.  Here are a few ways to do your part.  More...

Strawberries Baked Alaska Is Relatively Simple To Prepare

This recipe celebrates one of the first – and sweetest – harbingers of spring: local strawberries. More...

TOPP Joint Authority Moves Forward

Commissioners

The county moved forward last week with plans for the formation of a joint authority with Bedford County to manage The Old PA Pike (TOPP), a multi-use trail and recreational destination that will be converted from an abandoned section of the Pennsylv More...

DEP Finds Septage Violations In Union Township Fields

After receiving a complaint about possible pumping of untreated residential and industrial septage in Union Township on March 22, state Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) south-central regional coordinator of biosolids Tom Sweeney c More...

Obituaries

George J. Golden

Falling Waters, 81

George Jeremiah Golden, 81, Falling Waters, died died Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at the Extended Living Center at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg. More...

Rose C. Posthumus

Warfordsburg, 82

Rose C. “Ginger” Posthumus, 82, Warfordsburg, and formerly of Maggie Valley, N.C., died Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  More...

Frank L. Shehan Sr.

McConnellsburg, 73

Frank L. Shehan Sr., 73, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Pinnacle Health in Harrisburg, surrounded by his family.  He was born September 14, 1944, in Mt. Union, Pa., the son of the late Russell and Bertha Roher Shehan. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of April 16, 1998  ’98   More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball James Buchanan 6 McConnellsburg 3 More...

Fishing Enthusiasts Hit The Pocono Shorelines

STROUDSBURG, Pa. More...

Lands Rainbow Trout

Jesse Daniels caught a 23-1/2 inch rainbow trout on Saturday, April 14. More...

Family

Marriage License

Rodney Lynn Fraker Sr., 46, Shade Gap, and Kelly Jo Zenoble, 39, Shade Gap, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Cards Of Thanks

McCBG. ALUMNI & FRIENDS   More...

Celebrates 100th

Mary Gordon Richards has been blessed to reach the milestone of centenarian. Because Mary has lived all 100 years within a 7-mile radius of McConnellsburg, all are proud to call her a Fulton County centenarian.  More...