July 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Walker, Hahn Enter Pleas In Drug Delivery Cases

Sentencing for set for Aug. 18

Two Fulton County men are tentatively slated to be sentenced later this summer after having entered pleas last week to delivery of a controlled substance.  More...

Local & State

In A Social Media Society, Who Has The Rights To Your Face?

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Facebook’s handling of your headshot is now the subject of class action lawsuits that pose the question: When someone turns your mug into data, are those digits theirs or yours?  More...

House Lawmaker Floats ‘Middle-of-the-road’ Budget Proposal

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Child Abuse Hope And Healing Event Monday

Comfort to be offered to residents in light of recent cases of child abuse

The Fulton County Family Partnership Inc. is offering an evening of “Hope and Healing” to local residents next week to shed light on child abuse prevention as well as to offer words of comfort to those within the community.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Audrey Slates, July 23; Kellyn Perry and Allen Cover, July 29; Ben Chesnut and Kristen   Souders, July 31; Stan Earley and Pam Seiders, July 29; Sherwin   Hollenshead, August 2; Cindy Cutchall, August 1; Jim Pittman, July More...

Sports

Ebersole Leading In Points At Hagerstown Speedway

Local racer Chris Ebersole of Big Cove Tannery is the points leader at Hagerstown Speedway in the Pure Stocks Class. More...

Ticket Sales Soar For U.S. Women’s Soccer Game In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Ticket sales for a U.S. More...

Pony Team Ends Season Undefeated

McConnellsburg Pony American team finished the 2015 Chambersburg Suburban season undefeated at 12-0. More...

68th Annual Wells Tannery Homecoming Saturday

Chris Woodward and Shindiggin’ to provide entertainment

The Wells Tannery Homecoming can be summed up in one word – tradition. More...

Burnt Cabins Man Arrested Following State Police Standoff

Calls 911 and says his “head is melting”

A Burnt Cabins man was “involuntarily committed” last Tuesday night after he called 911 to report his head was melting, which resulted in Pennsylvania State Police officers engaging in an eight-hour standoff.  More...

Spriggs Arrested In Johnstown Homicide

Three charged in drug deal gone wrong

A McConnellsburg man was one of three individuals taken into custody over the weekend following a drug-related shooting in Johnstown, which is the fourth homicide to have occurred in Cambria County in 2015.  More...

Obituaries

Dorothy M. Hoch

Mercersburg, 87

Dorothy M. “Dolly” Hoch, 87, Mercersburg, died Friday, July 17, 2015, surrounded by her family.  She was born March 28, 1928, in McConnellsburg, to William and Myrtle (Mc- Quade) Linn. She was the widow of the late Richard M. More...

Birdie L. Campbell

Boca Raton, Fla., 86

Birdie Lou (Kirk) Campbell, 86, Boca Raton, Fla., died Wednesday, July 15, 2015, in Boca Raton, Florida.  Born in Cumberland, Md., February 12, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Lemuel and Essie Myers Kirk, and widow of William Francis Campb More...

Paul G. Pittman

Needmore, 87

Paul Glen Pittman, 87, Needmore, Pa., died Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md.  Born May 5, 1928, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., he was the son of the late Virgil Wilson and Etta Margarete Miller Pittman.  He wa More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Driver Cited After Leaving Crash Scene   A Todd, Pa., man faces charges of not immediately notifying police of an accident, failure to drive on roadways laned for traffic and failure to wear a seat belt as a result of a single-vehicle accident o More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Open Stage Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. will hold an open stage Saturday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. Free admission.  More...

Features

Bill In The U.S. House Would Make Bison The National Mammal

(AP) – A country’s national animal is often an iconic image of the country, its people and their way of life.  In the United States, it’s the bald eagle, which is described as majestic and legendary.  More...

Shuster Announces Grant To Upgrade Emergency Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Scott and Melissa Gordon are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Mason Brooks, born June 21, 2015, at 2:24 p.m. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 1/4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.  Mason has a proud big sister, Madeline.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Coltron Lee Freeman, 25, McConnellsburg, and Misty Dawn Mellott, 35, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Celebrates 10th

Ava Elizabeth Viener celebrated her 10th birthday Sunday, July 19, 2015. More...