January 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Hustontown Man Killed In Friday Crash

A northern Fulton County man succumbed to injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident in Dublin Township Friday night.  Twenty-seven-year-old Chad Michael Gelvin of Hustontown was pronounced dead at the accident scene at 9:53 p.m. More...

Local & State

FCMC Gets Info About GSD From Expert

When Tessa Peck came into the Fulton County Medical Center emergency department last September, she was seeking answers.  However, the center had questions.  More...

New State Law Expands Clearance Requirements

PITTSBURGH (AP) – If parents want to help out at their child’s holiday party at school, do they need to undergo a criminal background check first?  This question and others about the line between volunteer and visitor might become mo More...

Alleged Intruder Fatally Shot By Pa. Homeowner

CALIFORNIA, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of December 29, 1994 ’94 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Identity Theft Investigated   Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg investigated a case involving identity theft and access-device fraud that reportedly occurred in Wells Township between December 13 and 30. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball   McConnellsburg 68  Shalom Christian 40  More...

Storied History Of Western PA Skiing

(SOMERSET) DAILY AMERICAN  SOMERSET, Pa. More...

Named As All-Stars

Chase Varner and Dristin Mellott of Southern Fulton were chosen for the All-Star Sideling Hill League.  Chase was chosen as offensive most valuable player and Dristin was named as a most valuable defensive player.  Dristin was chosen for th More...

THE YEAR’S CELEBRITIES

Needmore Vol. Fire Co. Firefighter of the Year BRADLEY CARBAUGH McConnellsburg Vol. Fire Co. Firefighter of the Year CODY LYNCH Hustontown Vol. More...

Commissioners Prepare To Adopt Budget

Formal adoption set for Dec. 31

The Fulton County commissioners had some last-minute discussions last week regarding the 2015 general operating budget that is slated for formal adoption Dec. 31.  More...

One Thumb Up One Thumb Down

As the year ends and 2015 looms ahead, the “News” once again offers a “one thumb up” and “one thumb down” on the 2014 year.  More...

Obituaries

Chad M. Gelvin

Hustontown, 27

Chad M. Gelvin, 27, Hustontown, died Friday, December 26, 2014, in Fort Littleton, as a result of an auto accident.  He was born in Lewistown, March 25, 1987, the son of Kathy J. (Woy) and Timothy K. More...

Harry E. Bain

Clear Spring, Md., 75

Harry Eugene Bain , 75, of Clear Spring, Md., died Monday, December 22, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Baltimore, Md.  Born Friday, August 11, 1939, in McConnellsburg, he was the son of Ruth (Crouse) Bain of Big Cove Tannery, and the late Harry Bain More...

John L. Braswell Jr.

Big Cove Tannery, 54

John L. Braswell Jr., 54, Big Cove Tannery, died Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at his residence. .  He was born in Ft. Lewis, Wash., February 4, 1960, a son of Gladys (Hoilman) Braswell, of Williamsport, Md., and the late John L. More...

Letters

Taxpayer Disgruntled With Tax, Pay Increases

To The Editor:  While I have deep respect for our county commissioners and school board directors, it’s always easy to spend someone else’s money. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lorie Bottenfield, January 8; Heidi Newman, January 6; Karen  Shives, January 8; Deb  Seville, January 9; Margaret “Libby” Barton, January 3; Kurt Kendall, January 5; Christian Hann, January 6; and Mary Kay Se More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas as we celebrated the special occasion made possible by the Savior’s birth.  Our sympathy is extended to the family and relatives of Vivian Covert, who passed away Saturday. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center January 10, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The kitchen opens at 4 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Sponsored by Bob and Virginia McDonald. Everyone is welcome. More...

Features

Winter Plants Brighten Spaces

Spring and summer have the colorful blooms and rich greenery that make the great outdoors so lush and inviting. Autumn is awash in vibrant colors that beckon people outdoors to explore. But winter has a poor reputation with regard to natural beauty. More...

Family

Marriage License

Trey Michael Martz, 21, Fort Littleton, and Destiny Shanelle Myers, 19, Hustontown, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Cards Of Thanks

MELLOTT  Thanks to Hustontown Fire Co., Rev. Dick Bernhard, the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, friends, family and Fulton County Medical Center for their kindness during the recent passing of our wife and mother, Mary J. Mellott. More...