February 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

5 Displaced In Mobile Home Fire

Donations sought for Stallman family

A family of five was displaced following a mobile home fire early Friday morning in Licking Creek Township.  More...

Four Counties Discuss 911 Regionalization

Commissioners sign employment contract with county CFO

Commissioners from Fulton and the surrounding counties have kick-started the process of investigating the regionalization of future 911 emergency services.  More...

Local & State

Food Basket Program Helps Kids, Families

Grow Eat Move serves kids K-sixth grade

There is a new backpack in the halls of Fulton County elementary schools. It comes in a cornucopia of colors with names like grape purple and artichoke green. More...

Crowdfunding Sought For Researcher’s Pet Project

PITTSBURGH (AP) – As a research scientist, Jonathan W. More...

School For Low-Income Students Nears Reality

SCRANTON, Pa. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Margaret Kohozka, February 5; Richard Lake, February 11; Betty Holland, February 9; Bessie Rasp, 84 on February 8; Catherine Washabaugh, February 8; Cindy Headley, February 9; Nicole Fletcher, February 9; Maura Garlock, February 9; More...

Hustontown

Winter has arrived with some snow and also some extremely cold temperatures. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball   McConnellsburg 39  More...

2015 Adult Trout Stocking Schedules Now Available

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced Monday that the 2015 adult trout stocking schedules are now available online at www.fishandboat.com. More...

Family

Celebrates 100th Birthday

Fulton County Medical Center Long Term Care resident Willard Deshong turned 100 years young Tuesday, January 27. Staff helped him celebrate by throwing him a surprise party. More...

Cards Of Thanks

GELVIN  More...

Franklin Co. Crash Claims McConnellsburg Man

Chad Lininger pronounced at accident scene

A McConnellsburg man suffered fatal injuries during a singlevehicle accident in Franklin County last Thursday morning.  Thirty-year-old Chad Alan Lininger of 281 Cardinal Lane was pronounced dead at the accident scene in Montgomery Township at 6 More...

Citizens’ Fight Against Bivouac CAFO Continues

Water quality, nutrient management and land use plans all appealed

More than three months after a public hearing was held by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to receive comments on the Bivouac Swine Farm’s water quality management plan, no final decision has been made on the plan.  More...

Ayr Conducts Routine Business

The Ayr Township supervisors held a regular meeting last Friday evening and conducted routine business and briefly discussed the status of the Bivouac Swine Farm with respect to permitting.  More...

Obituaries

Alma M. Anderson

North Huntingdon, 82

Alma Mae Anderson, 82, formerly of North Huntingdon, died Friday, January 30, 2015, at Fulton County Medical Center on the Long Term Care Unit in McConnellsburg.  More...

John C. Fore

Jackson, MS, 71

John Charles Fore, 71, Jackson, Miss., died Friday, January 9, 2015, at St. More...

Barbara A. Pollock

New Oxford, Pa., 67

Barbara Ann Pollock, 67, New Oxford, Pa., formerly of McConnellsburg, died Friday, January 23, 2015, at Manorcare Health Services in Chambersburg.  She was born May 13, 1947, in McConnellsburg, the daughter of the late Vivian and Goldie Mae Mill More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of February 2, 1995  ’95   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Hagerstown Woman Faces DUI Charges   A Hagerstown, Md., woman faces charges of driving under the influence as a result of a traffic stop near the Fulton/Franklin County line over the weekend.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Mic Night Mic Night will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center February 14, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The kitchen opens at 4 p.m. Food and drink will be available. Everyone is welcome. Monetary donations are appreciated. More...

Features

What You Need To Know To Protect Your Home And Wallet From Weather Events

(StatePoint) Whether you like to hibernate all winter or you enjoy hitting the slopes, don’t forget to be prepared for power outages, especially this year, as the “Old Farmer’s Almanac,” known for accurately forecasting weathe More...

Five Quick Tips To Avoid Common Dieting Pitfalls

(StatePoint) – Weight loss goals are easier to make than to achieve. Life can often seem at odds with your health and wellness goals. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to avoid common pitfalls.  More...

Five Tips To Save Money In Your Small Business

(StatePoint) – There are two things most small business owners have in common: limited time and limited finances. If you’re an entrepreneur, finding ways to make the most of both is crucial for your sanity and success.  More...