July 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Hall Meeting To Combat Drug Epidemic In County

Organizers have been working for months to coordinate a town hall meeting on Wednesday, July 22, on the topic: Opiates: Fulton County’s Newest Resident ... More...

Local & State

Wolf Vetoes Bills On Liquor Privatization, School Funding

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

PA AG Sues Operator Of 14 Nursing Homes

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

PA’s Budget Stalemate: What To Expect

Negotiations between the Wolf administration and lawmakers will resume Monday after Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, vetoed Republican-backed budget legislation and bills to privatize the state-controlled system of liquor and wine sales.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of July 6, 1995 ’95 More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Acoustic Open Mic Acoustic Open Mic night will be held at McConnellsburg Senior Center Monday, July 13, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food and drinks will be available. Hosted by Larry Cooper. More information at 485-5613.  More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

BERKSTRESSER  I wish to take the opportunity to thank Dr. Milroth, Megan and all the Fulton County Medical Center staff for their good care while I was a patient at the center last week.  Kathryn Berkstresser   More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  Jaclyn Kelly Biddle, 37, Crystal Spring, and Jennifer Lynn Biddle, 39, Crystal Spring.  James Adam Flowers, 29, Needmore, and Amy Katelyn Bar More...

In Memory

PECK  In loving memory of my dear sister, Anna D. Peck, on her 80th birthday, July 9, 1935 – April 22, 2015:   Home at Last  Dear Ann,  More...

Hollenshead Pleads Not Guilty In Double Murder

Will next appear in court October 13 for call of the list

A Big Cove Tannery man has entered a plea of not guilty to allegations he murdered his wife and stepdaughter during a domestic dispute outside their home in May.  More...

Post Office Parking Discussed Again At Boro Council Meeting

Bridge replacement costs reviewed

McConnellsburg Borough Council members heard a complaint from a South Second Street resident regarding his decision to park two personal vehicles in front of the post office on East Maple Street. More...

Department Heads Update County Commissioners

The Fulton County commissioners received several routine updates from department heads Tuesday, including concerns that odor and water infiltration issues have returned to the lower level or basement office area of the Neighborhood Service Center bui More...

Obituaries

Mary M. Munson

Hancock, 94

Mary Magdeline Munson, 94, formerly of Hancock and a resident of Berkeley Springs Rehab and Nursing, died Thursday July 2, 2015, at the facility in Berkeley Springs, W.Va.  Born September 16, 1920, in Little Orleans, Md., she was the daughter of More...

Tony L. Deshong

St. Thomas, 39

Tony Lee Deshong, 39, St. More...

Michael R. Peshkin

Chambersburg, 65

Michael R. Peshkin, 65, Chambersburg, died Monday morning, June 29, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital.  Born October 7, 1949, in Long Island, N.Y., he was a son of the late Sol and Rosamond Greenberg Peshkin.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Marie Seville, July 12; Zac Sherman, Fred Lynch and Earl Carbaugh, July 12; Deb Welsh, July 13; Tressa Deshong, July 16; Pat Bingaham, July 15; Chase Howell, 5 on July 15; Doug Ray, 62 on July 16; Sue Tomlinson, July 16; Rodney Kel More...

Sports

Racing Roundup

It was quite a week for Stevie Smith as he dominated the 25th annual Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek sponsored by Jake’s Wayback Burgers and Trone Outdoor Advertising.  Five wins in eight starts along with three more topsix finishes had the More...

Features

Spice Up Your Summer Cocktails

(StatePoint) – Whether grilling for neighbors, hosting a dinner party or relaxing on your deck with a drink, you can make the experience more refreshing by pairing your favorite spirit with ginger beer.  More...

Wow Your Guests’ Taste Buds At Summer Dinner Parties

(StatePoint) – Warm weather begs for an outdoor dinner party with good friends, delicious food, and plenty of wine. More...

Tree Pre-dating Revolutionary War Cut Down In Lemont

Source: AP - AP Wire Se- LEMONT, Pa. More...