October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire Destroys Union Twp. Home

Community rallies to help displaced family

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 were reduced to singlelane traffic between Amaranth and Warfordsburg last Tuesday afternoon due to volunteer firefighters needing a staging area to combat a fire that destroyed a Union Township home.  More...

Local & State

F&M To Close Branches Here

Penn’s Village, Warfordsburg will close in 2015

Citing “low growth and profitability,” officials from F&M Trust announced their plans Friday to close a total of three branch offices, including two here in Fulton County.  More...

SF On Board With Operation Safe Stop

Bus, motorist safety program receives nod of approval

The Southern Fulton School District recently got on board with an educational program aimed at enlightening the general public and motorists as well as bus drivers on safety issues that arise when an illegal pass is made while children are boarding o More...

Buchanan Trail Sporters Make Donation

Braden Wissinger, left, and Sally Hoover of Buchanan Trail Sporters LLC of McConnellsburg present Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake board members Anthony D’Anna and Ed Carbaugh with a donation in More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 27, 1994 ’94 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Marijuana Found In I-70 Traffic Stop   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...

God-given Gifts Helped Ward In Service To His Country

Korean War veteran logged 21 years with United States Army

Editor’s Note: The following is the fourth in a series of five stories about Fulton County veterans who fought in World War II and the Korean War that will be published each week in the “News” through Veterans Day.  More...

Voters To Elect PA Governor Tuesday

Eichelberger,Topper unopposed

NEWS EDITOR  Polling places across Fulton County will open their doors at 7 a.m. this Tuesday for voters to cast their final vote in the race for state governor and lieutenant governor.  More...

PA Official Tours Fulton Precision

Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Alan Walker toured Fulton Precision Industries here Monday, gathering background information on small- and medium-size manufacturers. More...

Obituaries

Naomi R. Mellott McConnellsburg, 89

Naomi R. Mellott, 89, a resident of the Fulton County Medical Center Extended Care Unit, Mc- Connellsburg, and formerly of Needmore, died Friday, October 24, 2014, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  More...

Isaac D. Kling New Park, Pa., infant

Isaac David Kling, precious infant son of Jesse M. and Taren L. (Staley) Kling of New Park, Pa., was born into the loving arms of the angels on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. More...

Roena J. Anderton McConnellsburg, 87

Roena Jane “Katie” Anderton, 87, formerly of Mc- Connellsburg, died Friday, October 24, 2014, at Autumn Acres Personal Care Center in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.  She was born April 6, 1927, in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., the daughter of th More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Hope everyone is enjoying October’s bright weather. The fall fesetivities are about all finished and the hunters are thinking about hunting season. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Steve Gelvin, November 1; Troy Bookheimer, November 2; Mark Weller, 56 on October 25; Lester Hawkins, November 4; Barney Wilt, November 8; Jean Pepple, November 5; Ruth Bishop, November 5; Michelle Johnson, November 5;  Linda More...

Sports

SF Sweeps Cross-Country Districts

The Southern Fulton girls and boys cross-country teams made a big showing last Wednesday afternoon in Bedford, sweeping the District 5-A championships. More...

FR Hockey District 6AA Champs

The Forbes Road Lady Cardinals field hockey team recently received some good news when it was announced they were once again the District 6-AA champions. More...

High School Sports

Boys Soccer   McConnellsburg 6  Northern Bedford 1  More...