March 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County Handles Routine Matters

The Fulton County commissioners had a busy morning Tuesday accepting a bid from a local company to oversee the proposed repairs of county Bridge #3, releasing funding needed for an additional project and signing off on an environmental review.  More...

Local & State

Scouts Honor Stenger At Awards Dinner

At the annual Mason- Dixon Council, BSA awards dinner held March 7 at Camp Sinoquipe, local Scouter Ed Stenger was presented with the Silver Beaver Award. More...

PA Considers Changes To Landmark Public Access Law

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Forbes Road Invites Public To “Be Our Guest”

Forbes Road Junior/Senior High School students presented the Disney classic “Beauty and the Beast” Thursday, Friday and Saturday, welcoming in hundreds nightly to be their guest for the a More...

Letters

Support Vietnam Veterans Benefits

To The Editor:  More...

Praises Master Garden Programs

To The Editor:  On Saturday, March 7, I had the privilege to attend a workshop on starting seeds as presented by the Fulton County Master Gardeners. It was an exceptionally well presented and informative two hours.  More...

County Environmental Issues Need Commissioners’ Help

To The Editor:  I am responding to the March 5 edition of The Fulton County News article, subject “6 Commissioner Candidates Attend Lincoln Day Dinner.” The article was very informative and addressed issues related to improving the c More...

Sports

Gallaher Wins 100th Match

Camp Hill High School senior Alex Gallaher recently celebrated his 100th career wrestling victory at his last home match.  Gallaher finished the season with 111 career victories, breaking a school record held since 1989.  More...

Regional Elk Soccer Shoot Results

The Elks held their 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Invitational Soccer Shoot Championship Saturday, March 7 at Frederick Indoor Sports Complex, Frederick, Md.  In the U10 Girl competition Jenna Hoffman, daughter of Marnie and Chad Hoffman of Amberso More...

State Elks Hoop Shoot Finals Held

Two area youths competed in their age group in the Pennsylvania State Elks Hoop Shoot championship. More...

Features

U.S. Military Hopes To Learn From Victim Of Chimp Attack

BOSTON (AP) – Charla Nash never served in the military. She was horribly disfigured, not in combat, but in a 2009 attack by a rampaging chimpanzee. The U.S. Defense Department, though, is watching her recovery closely.  More...

Church News

Special Services

“Journey To The Cross,”a walk-thru dramatic worship presentation of Christ’s Holy Week journey, will be held Wednesday, April 1, and Friday, April 3, from 6 p.m. More...

Video To Be Presented

“The Story” will be presented in video and song March 22 at 7:30 p.m. by Mc- Connellsburg United Methodist Church choir, 121 North Second Street, Mc- Connellsburg.   More...

Lent Services

Lenten services schedule is as follows: March 22 – Fort Littleton Bible Church with Rev. Williams; March 29 – closing services with communion at Laurel Ridge with Rev. Strait. Services will be held at 7 p.m.   More...

Central Fulton Talks Bond Financing

Special meeting on refinancing to be held March 24

Hoping to reduce its existing debt, Central Fulton School Board talked with Gordon Walker of Public Financial Management Group at length last Tuesday night on finances and the possibility of refunding its 2010 bond series.  More...

Franklin Co. Implements Text-To-911 Service

Franklin County commissioners Monday announced that the county is the 11th of the 69 counties in PA to be fully integrated with text to 911. More...

Obituaries

Gilbert E. DeShong

McConnellsburg, 84

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Frank L. Eisenhower Jr.

McConnellsburg, 83

Frank L. Eisenhower Jr., 83, McConnellsburg, died at Fulton County Medical Center Saturday, March 14, 2015.  Born July 15, 1931, he was the son of the late Frank L. Eisenhower Sr. and Laura Zartman Eisenhower.  More...

Thelma M. Hess

Chambersburg, 79

Thelma M. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of March 16, 1995  ’95   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Gerald Peck, 88 on March 15; Adam Culler, March 4; Allen Bishop, March 5; Jody Buterbaugh and Julie Ramsey, March 11; Quinn Buterbaugh, March 16; Logan Conner, March 27; Megan Earley, March 20; Brandon Buterbaugh and Susan Bottenfi More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Forbes Road School Administrator Injured   Forbes Road School District Superintendent Mark Loucks of East Freedom remains hospitalized in Pittsburgh this week after suffering various injuries during a motor vehicle accident in Blair County, Sund More...

Entertainment

SFHS To Hold Talent Night

Southern Fulton High School will present a talent night concert on Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The concert celebrates Music in Our Schools Month as designated by the National Association for Music Education. More...

“Guys And Dolls” Opens March 19 At MHS

McConnellsburg High School will present the musical “Guys and Dolls” Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 19, 20, 21, at 7 p.m. and a Sunday matinee March 22, at 2 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  More...

PTSO Talent/Benefit Show Planned

McConnellsburg Elementary PTSO will host a talent show Friday, March 27, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Karaoke Night Karaoke will be held at Warfordsburg Senior Center Saturday, March 21. Doors open at 5 p.m. and music at 6 p.m. Cost is $5 per person or $8 per couple. Light refreshments. For more information call 294-6020.   More...

Family

Birth Announced

Allen Shank and Elizabeth Delth announce the birth of a son, Ethan Lee, December 18, 2014, at 10:55 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds.  Grandparents are Joe and Ann Delth of Berkeley Springs and Tina and Eddie Shank of Buck Valley. More...

Cards Of Thanks

BETA SIGMA PHI  More...

Celebrates Second

Wyatt Lee Gustaf celebrated his second birthday on January 6, 2015. He is son of Brent and Katie (Hann) Gustaf of Big Cove Tannery.  More...