October 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Borough Council Denies Alley Paving Request

Meters will be bagged for FFFF

McConnellsburg Borough Council met in regular session last Wednesday evening and acted on several requests.  Old business   More...

Local & State

Unemployment Rate Down Slightly

Fulton ranked 45 out of 67 counties

Preliminary unemployment data for August last week showed that Fulton County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped slightly in August, this time by three-tenths of a percentage point from 6.3 percent in July down 6.0 percent in August More...

October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Women In Need raising awareness through local events

Domestic violence and abuse can come in a variety of forms whether it be physical or mental. More...

Fulton County Provides Services As State Budget Impasse Drags On

State budget impasse surpasses historic 101-day mark

Fulton County commissioners Monday re-emphasized their commitment to continue to provide critical human services programs to their residents, as the state budget impasse now stretches longer than the 101-day impasse seen in 2009.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of October 12, 1995  ’95   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Mischief Reported   A 25-year-old Harrisburg man reported to state police investigators the front window of his vehicle was broken on October 11 at midnight. More...

Entertainment

Pumpkin Patch Trolley At The Rockhill Museum

It’s pumpkin-picking time at the Rockhill Trolley Museum. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Christmas Bazaar Pleasant Grove Christian Church, 3013 Pleasant Grove Road, Warfordsburg, will hold a Christmas bazaar Friday, November 6, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Family

In Memory

STEVENSIn loving memory ofRobert “Bob” Stevens August4, 1937 – October 20,2013:The stars are brightlyshining upon a silent grave.In it lies our loved one, weloved, but could not save.In our hearts your memorylingers, sweetly and tenderly,there is not More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses during the past week at the local courthouse:  Michael Todd Hovermale, 53, Warfordsburg, and Jennifer Lynn Burns, 46, Warfordsburg.  Darrin Lee Newman, 45, Wells Tannery, and Rhonda Miche More...

Richards – Rotz United In Marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Rotz of Fort Loudon and Jake and Sandy Richards of McConnellsburg announce the marriage of their children, Cayla Deanne Rotz and Michael Dale Richards June 6, 2015, at the farm of Ronnie and Connie Richards of Fulton County.  More...

Budget Talks Top Township Convention Agenda Monday

Dixie Henry, Donna Lynch recognized for decades of service

State-elected officials Sen. John Eichelberger and Rep. More...

State Budget Impasse Results In Layoffs At Senior Centers

Employees, seniors volunteer to keep Hustontown, Warfordsburg open

Home. It’s the word most often used by seniors at the Hustontown Senior Center when referring to the county-owned center, which not only guarantees attendees have one hot meal a day but also social interaction.  More...

Obituaries

Marjorie L. Clark

Crystal Spring, 78

Marjorie L. Clark, 78, Crystal Spring, Pa., died Saturday, October 10, 2015, at UPMC Altoona Hospital.  She was born December 13, 1936, in East Providence Township, Bedford County; a daughter of the late Walter F. and Goldie M. (Mellott) Shaw. More...

John A. Ford

Wells Tannery, 94

John Allen Ford, 94, Wells Tannery, died Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at UPMC, Altoona  Born July 25, 1921, in Wells Tannery, he was the son of the late Lamberth and Elsie (Baumgardner) Ford. More...

Alda K. Glunt

Fort Littleton, 80

Alda K. Glunt, 80, Fort Littleton, died Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at her home with her family by her side.  She was born November 6, 1934, in Amberson, Pa., the daughter of the late Gilbert and the late Janet (Foreman) Rosenberry. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Peggy Hauman, October 13; Nathan Peters, 19 on September 20; Kacey Hann and Steve Weller, October 19; Victor Gobin, October 22; Bob Covert, October 19; Louise Carbaugh, October 23; Crystal Stepanik, October 20; Richard “Dicky More...

Hustontown

Hope everyone has been enjoying this beautiful weather, and we hope it lasts until the festival activities are over. The vendors are starting to set up at The Barn on Rte. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer   Fannett-Metal 3  McConnellsburg 1  More...

Volleyball Ratings

North Star 12 0 Meyersdale 11 1 McConnellsburg 9 2 Shade 10 3 Berlin 9 3 Tussey Mt. 7 3 Windber 7 More...

Boys Soccer Ratings

McConnellsburg 11 1 Fannett Metl 11 2 Everett 7 2 Rockwood 9 4 Berlin 10 5 North Star 7 4 Hyndman 7 5 Windber More...