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Local & State

Historical Society To Hold Fall Meeting

On October 15, 2015, the Fulton County Historical Society will hold their fall membership meeting at 7 p.m. More...

Philadelphia Hotels Slashing Prices For Pope’s Visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia’s hotel industry said Friday there’s still plenty of room at the inn for Pope Francis’ visit this month.  About 3,000 of the 11,200 rooms in the city’s downtown were still available More...

Disaster Drill Held

At approximately 9 a.m., Saturday, August 29, EMS personnel were notified of a potential disastrous situation. Fortunately, this was simply a training exercise.  First responders received notifications of a local bus crash. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of September 14, 1995  ’95   More...

Sports

Rain-Soaked Golfers Support Sold-Out FCMC Golf Tourney

A rainbow appeared in Fulton County at 7 a.m. last Saturday. Two hours later heavy rains greeted golfers as they were readying themselves for the 22nd annual Fulton County Medical Center Foundation Golf Tournament at Great Cove Golf Course.  More...

Racing Roundup

After not winning all season until Labor Day Monday, Brent Marks made it backto back wins in 410 Sprint car action Friday night at Port Royal Speedway.  Marks cruised to the win in the 25-lap Night Before the Tuscarora 50 All Star Circuit of Cha More...

Soccer Ratings

McConnellsburg 3 0 Fannett-Metal 2 0 Everett 3 0 Windber 1 0 North Star 1 1 Rockwood 1 1 Berlin 1 1 Conemaugh 1 2 More...

Church News

Concert

Bill and Karen Itzel and family will be in concert Sunday, September 27, at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene in the 10:30 a.m. services.  The community is invited to join in for a morning of worship and inspirational music. More...

Tonoloway Worship Services

Friends of Tonoloway will hold fall worship services Sunday, October 4, at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Sam Stoey, recent pastor of Dublin Mills Community Church. More...

Gospel Music

“Victory Express,” the Ron Cornell family gospel group from Mt. Joy, Pa., will be in concert at Sideling Hill Christian Church, Sunday, September 20, at 9:30 a.m.  The church is located on Sipes Mill Road in Needmore. More...

County Hires Consultant For Communications Unified System

Pens contract with Mission Critical Partners Inc.

The Fulton County commissioners tackled a routine agenda Tuesday morning, sitting down with several department heads and penning several agreements.  More...

CFSB Moves Forward With Building Upgrades

Playground also to be upgraded

Central Fulton School Board gave a nod of approval to move forward with several building- and grounds-related projects last week, including renovations at the elementary.  More...

Students Lend A Hand With CCC Camp Improvements

Long overdue project completed by Jacob Arentz and Colton Ashkettle

Looking back over recent years, Buchanan State Forest recreation forester Steve Keiper confirmed that sprucing up and clearing out the brush around the remains of the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp in Wells Township was something that needed addres More...

Obituaries

Marjorie M. Chamberlain

Wells Tannery, 75

Marjorie Maye Chamberlain, 75, Wells Tannery, died peacefully Tuesday morning, September 8, 2015, at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  Born January 31, 1940, at Everett, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Lucius E. More...

Helen I. Gracey

Waterfall, 79

Helen I. More...

Robert A. Hartle

Needmore, 53

Robert “Bobby” Allen Hartle, 53, Needmore, died Monday, September 7, 2015, as the result of a motorcycle accident.  Born July 27, 1962, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Judy Ann (Hoover) Hartle and the late Robert Lynn Hartle.&n More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

The family of the late Virgil and Etta Pittman held their annual reunion on Sunday at the VFW picnic grounds.   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Utility Pole Broken   A utility pole was snapped in half during a single-vehicle accident on Lincoln Way West Saturday afternoon, Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg said.  More...

Features

Plan Your Holiday Budget Early

(StatePoint) – The holiday season will be here before you know it, and it is never too early to start budgeting for this exciting time of year. More...

What To Ask Your Doctor Before Scheduling Surgery

(StatePoint) – If you are planning to have surgery, you may be anxious. Asking the right questions before scheduling surgery can help ensure good care and give you a better idea of what to expect. More...

Family

Fraker/Gobin Family Holds Reunion

The Fraker/Gobin family reunion was held at Kenny Fraker’s Kennywood picnic grounds at Fort Littleton recently. Attending were:  More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  Andrew David Smith, 36, Waterfall, and Tiffany Leeann Calarco, 29, Waterfall.  Ronald Patrick McCarty Jr., 26, McConnellsburg, and Brittany J More...

Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Divelbliss of Warfordsburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Marie Divelbliss, to Joseph Thomas Munson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Munson of Warfordsburg.  More...