September 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

SF Board Talks About Bleachers For Track Field

Southern Fulton School Board touched on numerous personnel, building and grounds-related agenda items last Tuesday as well as several additional items pertaining to the soccer field.  More...

Local & State

Governor Hopes Moratorium Will Lead To Death-penalty Reforms

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Despite the legal and political uproar over Gov. Tom Wolf’s 7- month-old moratorium on executions, change comes slowly on Pennsylvania’s death row.  More...

Expecting A Million For The Pope And Praying They'll Come

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _In the videotaped message, Pope Francis issues a personal invitation to pilgrims _“See you in Philadelphia!'' _but despite a marketing campaign and a rollback of some travel restrictions, estimates that up to 1.5 million peop More...

Eichelberger Tours Road Project

Local organizations recently gathered with PA Sen. John Eichelberger to tour an environmentally sensitive road project on State Game Lands 51, near Meadow Grounds Lake. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of September 21, 1995  ’95   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jacob Hann, September 24; Bob Wible, September 26; Lyrah Waite, October 1; Ed Stenger, October 1; Janet Guyer, October 3; Bob Snyder, October 4; Michele Welsh, September 30; Mandy Deshong, September 30; Tony Helman, October 3; Eliz More...

Sports

Rasp Wins At Path Valley

Justin Rasp won the 4-cylinder race at Path Valley Speedway on Friday night, September 18, 2016.  Danny Dietrich led flag-to-flag to post the big win in Saturday’s Jim Nace Memorial 33rd annual 10 National Open at Selinsgrove Speedway.&nbs More...

Southcentral Region To Host State Game Land Tour

Public invited for one-day foliage tour

Pennsylvania Game Commission Southcentral Region Director Brad Myers is inviting the public to attend the annual one-day, self-guided vehicle tour of State Game Land 26, near the village of Blue Knob in Bedford County.  More...

High School Sports

Field Hockey  Forbes Road 3 Huntingdon 0   Malea Truax, Kiersten Cline and Lily Wilt each put balls in the net for the Forbes Road Lady Cardinals Thursday in a Keystone League matchup against Huntingdon. More...

Family

Birth Announced

Jacob and Jamie (Leese) Harrison of Chambersburg are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Elijah James Harrison, August 24, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital.  More...

Celebrates Fourth

Carson Lee Barnett, son of Chris Barnett and Caitlin Black, will celebrate his fourth birthday on September 27, 2015.  Grandparents are Maynard Black and Rhonda Black and Roy and Connie Barnett. More...

Cards Of Thanks

BEATTY  In memory of John R. More...

Game Commission Needs Help Finding Bald Eagle Shooter Here

HUNTINGDON – Wildlife Conservation Officer Amanda Powell is investigating the recent wounding of a bald eagle in McConnellsburg, Fulton County.  More...

Forbes Sets Wage Rates For Non-Teaching Staff

Administrators see pay increases

Forbes Road School Board met in regular session on Monday, September 14, 2015. More...

Obituaries

Sheila K. Glenn

McConnellsburg, 69

Sheila K. More...

Archie R. Decker

Saluvia, Pa., 79

Archie R. Decker, 79, Saluvia, Pa., died Wednesday, September 16, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital.  He was born September 20, 1935, in Needmore, the son of the late Edward Earl and the late Hazel (Brown) Decker. More...

John C. Rubeck

Brunswick, Md., 55

John Charles Rubeck, 55, Brunswick, Md., died Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at his residence.  He was born in Washington state March 18, 1960. More...

Letters

Questions The County’s Need For Communications System Consultant

To The Editor:  I would like to know how much, if any, has already been paid to Mission Critical Partners to consult with the county on a communications system.  More...

Clearing The Record

Due to the source’s error, the third-place finisher for Southern Fulton at a boys cross-country meet reported in last week’s issue of the “News” was incorrectly identified. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Fall Festival Hixon Bible Camp Inc. will hold a fall festival September 25 and 26 beginning at 8 a.m., at 3472 McKees Gap Road, Warfordsburg. More...

Features

Make Your Home’s Exterior Pop With Color

(StatePoint) – Color is a fundamental component of curb appeal and can make your home either stand out from the pack or blend in nicely with its environment. More...

Innovation In Farming Helping Put Food On Your Plate

(StatePoint) – No matter if you live in a suburban, urban or rural area, new farming innovations are putting food on your plate, clothes on your back and fuel in your tanks. More...

Make Your Home Smell Great This Fall

(StatePoint) – When updating your home each season, most of the emphasis is placed on delighting your sense of sight. More...

Church News

Fall Family Fun Day At Walnut Grove

A fall family fun day immediatley follows worship services October 4 at Walnut Grove Church of God in Maddensville.  Worship services are at 10:30 a.m. Fun activities including food, hayride, corn maze and much more. All are welcome.   More...

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...