August 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County Celebrates Health Center Week

STAFF WRITER  Susan Walter, director of Tri- State Community Health Center, met with commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray, and Pete Lynch last Tuesday to talk about National Health Center Week Aug. 12 through Aug. 18. More...

Local & State

Real News From Real News Sources

The Fulton County News joins with the Boston Globe and the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association in a coordinated defense today, Thursday, August 16, of a free and independent press. More...

Calls For Action On Toxics White House Called “PR Nightmare”

HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) – Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16- month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets, firefighting foam and fast-food wrappers.  More...

Forget “Kumbaya:” Camp Kids Help Fight Spotted Lanternfly

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Summer camp is a place for friendship bracelets, nature walks and bug juice. But at one program in southeast Pennsylvania, children were given a whole new experience. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of August 13, 1998 ’98 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jamie Lowery, August 6; Kim Waters, More...

Hustontown

Hustontown Fire Co. will hold an open stage Aug. 25. The kitchen will open at 5 p.m., and music starts at 6 p.m .   The fire company will hold a chicken barbecue Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundp

Kyle Hardy picked up the win in Saturday night’s Clash for Cash/Red Nininger Memorial for Super Late Models at Hagerstown Speedway.  More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

HENDERSHOT  We want to offer our deep gratitude for so much love and care extended to us during the past year, and especially in the recent loss of our husband and father.  More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Caleb Wyatt Gingerich, 22, Harrisonville, and Lillian Marie Mills, 18, Berkeley Springs.  Devon Andrew Little, 24, Ownings Mill, Md., and Ta More...

Church News

Church Abuse Report, 2 Years In Works, May Soon Be Released

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

FR Back-To- School Prayer Night

Plan to attend the backto school prayer night Monday, August 20, at Forbes Road High School at 7 p.m., in the high school auditorium. Everyone is welcome to attend: parents, students, faculty, staff, friends, relatives and community members.  More...

Homecoming Celebration

Bethel Cito AME Church will hold its 115th year homecoming celebration August 19. Services will begin at noon.  Preacher of the hour will be Rev. Diane L. More...

Concert Raises $3,000 For Special Olympics

“I wanted to do something different for the community, but I wanted it to be for a reason. More...

Two Men Charged With Filming Teens Having Sex

Video sent to others

McConnellsburg state police have accused two young Fulton County men of filming an underage male and female engaged in a sex act during a party that took place in May at a Todd Township residence. More...

Obituaries

Cynthia D. Rhodes

Everett, 57

Cynthia Diana Rhodes, 57, Everett, formerly of Mc- Connellsburg, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 8 p.m., at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh.  She is survived by four children: Juan “Tony” A. More...

Kevin J. Vinton

Needmore, 27

Kevin James Vinton, 27, Needmore, died Friday, August 10, 2018, at his residence. He was born Friday, August 31, 1990, in Honolulu, Hawaii, son of William Vinton of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Joan Martz-Frame of Berkeley Springs, W.Va. More...

Robert C. Piper Jr.

Neelyton, 70

Robert C. Piper, Jr., 70, Neelyton, Pa., died Sunday, August 12, 2018, at J. C. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Downed Power Line   On Aug. 7 at 11:35 a.m., an officer of the PSP observed a downed power line in the parking lot of Mama’s Pizza at 138 Buchanan Trail as well as damage to their business sign. More...

Sports

Scorpions Win Tournament

The Tri-State Scorpions, an 8U baseball team made up of boys from Southern Fulton, Hancock and Berkeley Springs, won the Mercersburg tournament held on July 14 and 15. More...

Features

Why Buy Popsicles When You Can Make Healthier Ones At Home?

Multicolored popsicles are fun and festive, but store-bought versions are loaded with sugar, corn syrup, and artificial colorings – and their lackluster flavor leaves something to be desired. More...

The Foolproof Way To Grill Sausages And Onions Together

Sausage and onions are a classic pairing that sounds tailor-made for the grill. But the reality is usually onions that are both crunchy and charred and sausages that either dried out or – even worse – catch fire.  More...

Today In History

Babe Ruth Dies In 1948

Today is Thursday, Aug. 16, the 228th day of 2018. There are 137 days left in the year. More...