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Borough Switches Code Enforcer

Third Street will get a concrete box culvert

McConnellsburg Borough became one of many municipalities to choose Pa. Municipal Code Alliance as its code enforcer at its regular meeting held last Wednesday evening. More...

Local & State

Top Prosecutor Arraigned On Criminal Charges

NORRISTOWN, Pa. More...

Catholics Wrestle With Teachings As Gay Employees Dismissed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Pope Francis refined his vision for the church last week when he said long-spurned divorced and remarried Catholics should be welcomed with “open doors.’’ And he has famously parsed centuries of thought on More...

Man Killed In Small Plane Crash In Northeastern Pennsylvania

MONTROSE, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of August 10, 1995  ’95   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Medication Stolen   Prescription medication was stolen from an Ayr Township apartment between August 5 and August 6. Victim is a 27-year-old Mc- Connellsburg man, state police said. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Pool Party Fulton Fatherhood invites all to a free pool party August 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Cove Valley Camp. Light snacks and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP by August 21 at 717-485-6767, Ext. 215.  More...

Features

How To Naturally Prevent Headaches

(SPM Wire) – Pain in your brain can be a real headache. To avoid getting hit with a doozy, consider these easy tips.  Drink water. Dehydration causes headaches, and most Americans are not drinking enough water. More...

Back-to-School Tips For A Successful School Year

(StatePoint) – When the school year begins, students need to quickly get back into the swing of things. More...

Cooking Ideas For Parents And Kids

(StatePoint) Food brings family together. More...

Forbes Road Approves 3-Year Teacher Contract

OKs personnel for the 2015-16 school year

The Forbes Road School Board met in regular session last Monday evening and gave approval to a three-year teacher contract that is effective from July 1, 2015-June 30, 2018. More...

95th Annual County Fair Begins Sunday

Fair officials proclaim Monday Veterans Day

From milk shakes and funnel cakes to demolition derbies and the livestock sale, the 95th annual Fulton County Fair will open this weekend with something to tickle the fancy of just about every county resident.  More...

Obituaries

Henry P. Isban

McConnellsburg, 74

Henry P. More...

Howard L. Seburn Sr.

McConnellsburg, 69

Howard L. More...

Debra A. Schriever

Bedford, 55

Debra Ann Schriever, 55, a resident of Penn Knoll Village in Bedford, Pa., and formerly of Buck Valley, Pa., died Friday August 7, 2015, at UPMC Hospital in Altoona.  Born April 26, 1960, in McConnellsburg, she was the daughter of the late Paul More...

Letters

More Hog Farm Concerns

To The Editor:  Michael Dick, who implies that he is a former or current employee of the corporation that’s trying to build a hog factory in Big Cove Tannery, stated online, “OK it’s obvious that Fulton County must be home to s More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ruby Fields, August 14; Marlene Savat, August 14; Kevin Richards, August 14; Roxanne and Dakota Rhodes, August 13; Jane Souders, August 17; Bertha Morris, August   More...

Sports

Racing Roundup

Greg Hodnett was the big winner over the weekend as he became the first repeat winner in the nine-year history of the Living Legends Dream race at Port Royal Speedway.  More...

Record Attendance On Tap For U.S. Women’s Soccer Match

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh is on pace to set the record for the largest home crowd at a standalone U.S. More...

Central Fulton Fall Sports Schedules

Fall sports schedules for Central Fulton High School are as follows:  Varsity Boys Soccer  Monday, August 17, thru Friday, August 21: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Varsity Girls Soccer  Monday, August 17, thru Friday, August 21: 7:15 a.m. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  Michael Franklin Bard, 26, Needmore, and Samantha Paige Atwood, 24, Needmore.  Logan Kenneth Fraker, 24, Fort Littleton, and Ashley Nicole C More...

Cards Of Thanks

GEHR  On behalf of the Richard L. Gehr family I extend sincere appreciation for the prayers, floral arrangements, phone calls, cards and emails. These expressions of sympathy have been both comforting and uplifting.  More...

Celebrates 64th Anniversary

Dick and Joan (Snyder) Mellott of Summerdale, Ala., formerly of McConnellsburg, will celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary on August 26.  They were married in 1951 by Rev. Dr. David R. More...