October 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Borough Delays Street Paving Until Spring

McConnellsburg Borough Council members conducted routine business during a brief 40- minute regular monthly meeting held last Wednesday evening. A discussion regarding plans for any paving was continued from last month. More...

Local & State

Viewing Harrisburg With Limited Time, Records Bill Heads To Pa. House

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Church To Hear Appeal Over Gay Wedding

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Methodist church’s highest court will decide later this month whether a minister who officiated at his gay son’s wedding can keep his pastoral credentials.  More...

Nellermann Quilter Of The Year

Barbara Nellermann, named Fulton County Featured Quilter of the Year 2014, is a capable, creative and confident quilter who has lived in McConnellsburg, for 12 years.  Her inspiration and teaching came from her mother at age five, which, in her More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

It seems those rain showers have arrived. Maybe they will not be here for the festival next weekend.  Judy Pressel of Olano, Texas, is spending the week with her mother, Mae Mann. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes: Bob Garlock, 85 on October 12; Ernest “Bunk” Barton, 85 on October 12; Mike Garlock, October 11; Lyrah Waite, 4 on September 22; Kevin  Strait, October 14; Sheila  More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer   Windber 3  Southern Fulton 1  More...

Path Valley Speedway

The temperature dropped on Saturday at Path Valley Speedway, but the action on the track was hot as Mike Rutherford of Lititz took the 270cc Micro Sprint win in the 14th annual All Sprint Nationals. More...

Events At Rockhill Trolley Museum

There are several special events at the Rockhill Trolley Museum during October.  More...

Family

Birth Announced

Brandon and Jennifer (Miller) Hockenberry of Paonia, Colo., are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Conner James Hockenberry, May 17, 2014, at 11:44 a.m., at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was delivered by Dr. More...

County Pens Contract With Former Clerk

Discusses filling public defender’s position

Two weeks after the Fulton County commissioners sat down to review a proposal from former county chief clerk Dan Swain for additional consultation, the commissioners moved forward with penning a contract for future services.  More...

Trails End’s Unique Gifts

Northern Fulton County shop to be open Fulton Fall Folk Festival weekend

Glen Emerick of Clear Ridge took to woodworking like a fish takes to water. More...

Obituaries

Lorraine L. Adams Hancock, 79

Lorraine Lenore Adams, 79, Hancock, died Saturday, October 4, 2014, at her home.  Born May 2, 1935, in Needmore, she was the daughter of the late Bradie and Lenore O’Rourke Truax, and the widow of her first husband, Paul Schetrompf, who di More...

Heath O. Fittry Sr. Carlisle, 32

Heath O. Fittry Sr., 32, Carlisle, died unexpectedly Thursday, October 2, 2014.  Born March 26, 1982, in Chambersburg, he was the son of James A. More...

Juanita M. Spence Monroe, Ga., 74

Juanita M. ( O’Neal) Spence, 74, Monroe, Ga., died Sunday, September 28, 2014, at 10:30 a.m.  She was the daughter of Marvin and Elizabeth (Hastings) O’Neal.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of October 6, 1994  ’94   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

McConnellsburg Man Arrested For DUI   A McConnellsburg man faces charges of driving under the influence following an alleged incident along Great Cove Road near the borough/Todd Township line.  More...

Suspect Texted ‘All Is Good’ Before Ambush

SCRANTON, Pa. More...

Flag From 9/11 Is Lost In Flight 93 Memorial Fire

SHANKSVILLE, Pennsylvania (AP) – A flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 11, 2001, was consumed in a fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, the National Park Service said Saturday.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION   Trick-or-Treat At Center Hustontown Senior Center will hold a Halloween trick-or-treat Friday, October 31, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All area children are welcome to dress up and visit the center for a treat. More...

Church News

FCMC Auxiliary Donates $20,000 For Entrance Canopy

Fulton County Medical Center Auxiliary, at their Monday meeting, made its first donation of $20,000 of a $60,000 pledge to help build an entrance canopy for the long-term care wing. More...

Revival Services

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will host a family friendly revival, Sunday, November 2, through Wednesday, November 5. Speaker will be Bob Regan of “Regans in the Race” from St. More...

Popular Member Of Synagogue Killed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police have charged a man with murder in connection with the home- invasion killing of a popular member of a Philadelphia synagogue.  Police say they charged 33- year- old Jonathan Williams on Thursday after a witness c More...