May 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Earth Day Festival

Fulton County Library Teen Advisory Board (TAB) member Codi Brown, left, paints the face of Jason Scamardella, son of Dave and Sheila Scamardella of McConnellsburg. More...

Local & State

Comcast Selling Some Cable Systems To Charter

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Comcast announced on Monday a series of transactions designed to lower its debt and help clear the way for its acquisition of Time Warner Cable, including the sale of cable systems with 1.4 million subscribers to Charter and More...

Library Celebrates Earth Day

Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake member Dayton Tweedy, left, demonstrates some musical instruments made from recyclable materials Saturday as part of the Earth Day celebration held at the Fulton County More...

PA Awaits Medicaid Expansion Ruling

ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON (AP) – Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has softened his rhetoric while he awaits a federal decision on his request to link a work requirement to benefits under the Medicaid expansion. More...

Letters

Call For Photos Of Hometown Heroes

To The Editor:  The Vietnam Veterans Memorial (VVMF) based in Washington, D.C., is a nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1980 to build a national memorial dedicated to all who served with the U.S. More...

Project Recognition – Vietnam Honor Roll Memorial

Is dedicated for the men and women that died as a result of injuries or illness attributed to their Vietnam service and are not included on The Wall. This information will be available online only. More...

Iraq, Afganistan, War on Terror

This exhibit will also include a fitting tribute to those who have sacrificed all in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Ruling Made In Death Investigation   The Fulton County coroner's office has made a ruling in connection with the March death of a county woman.  More...

Family

Better Days Holds Easter Event

Better Days Animal League held its third annual community Easter event at Mc- Connellsburg Thrift Store April 19. More...

Seniors Enjoy Circus

Twenty-five seniors from Warfordsburg Senior Center traveled to Denny’s April 17 in Breezewood for a hot breakfast and then off to Altoona to see the 75th Jaffa Shrine Circus. They had elephants, lions, tigers, bears and camels. More...

Celebrates Fourth

William Guyer Jr. celebrated his fourth birthday April 2, 2014. He celebrated his birthday on April 11 with a “Thomas The Train” party with family and friends. More...

Commissioners Hear About Uncertain Future Of Lions Club

Warfordsburg Lions Club member asks county for help

NEWS EDITOR  A member of the Warfordsburg Lions Club appeared before the Fulton County commissioners this week in hopes of receiving financial help or other assistance that could help keep the organization afloat.  More...

Concealed Carry Seminar May 13

Fulton County Pistol and Rifle Club to host event

NEWS EDITOR  Elected state Rep. Jesse Topper will be among the list of knowledgeable guest speakers to be featured at an upcoming informational seminar delving into the topic of carrying concealed weapons.  More...

Obituaries

Homer C. Mellott Needmore, 94

Homer C. Mellott, 94, Needmore, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Harrisburg General Hospital, Harrisburg.  He was born in Needmore, March 11, 1920, a son of the late Edith (Hill) and Chester L. More...

Velda R. DeShong McConnellsburg, 83

Velda R. DeShong, 83, McConnellsburg, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Penn Hall Nursing Home in Chambersburg.  She was born March 3, 1931, in Burnt Cabins, Pa., the daughter of the late John T. and Pearl Anna Mock Shore. More...

William K. Barnhart Sr. Mercersburg, 61

William K. Barnhart Sr., 61, Mercersburg, PA, died Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, Md., after an extended illness.  Born July 23, 1952, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Donald E. and Mary C. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of April 28, 1994   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

It was sure a nice weekend for all to get out and enjoy, but the rain has arrived.  William Hine was guest speaker at Knobsville and Fairview churches Sunday morning.  Congratulations to the  Grandi family on the arrival of twin boys l More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Nikole Gelvin, May 6; Trudy Gelvin, May 5; Rheon Gelvin, May 8; Vicki Bogetti, May 7; Randy and Rodney Waters, May 8; Harlan Deshong, May 8; Jason Hammon, 47 on May 5; Dinah Chamberlain, May 8;  By Kay Elijah Poe,  May 9; More...

Sports

High School Sports

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Racing Roundup

Greg Hodnett came out on top of a thrilling 29-lap All Star Circuit of Champions sanctioned Bob Weikert Memorial Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway.  More...

Catch Big Trout

Taylor and Tucker Hedge caught these trout while fishing with their family on the opening day of the season. More...

Church News

Local Teens Team Up To Fight World Hunger

Local teens gathered this past weekend for the “30 Hour Famine” to get a first-hand glimpse into the world of hunger and impact the world.  More...

Jehovah’s Witnesses Attend Special Assembly Day

“God’s Word Exerts Power” was the theme of the Sunday special assembly day attended by local Jehovah’s witnesses. More...

Revival

Revival services will be held at Walnut Grove Church of God, Walnut Church Road, Three Springs, May 4-7,  There will be special speakers and music each night at 7 p.m. All are welcome.   More...