October 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Student Rep Poses Questions To SF Board

Discusses food service, school dance issues

In her first meeting serving as student representative to the Southern Fulton School Board, Christina Bright used her introduction as a means of bringing up several pressing issues on behalf of fellow members of the student body.  More...

Local & State

County Republicans Hear From Candidates

Fall dinner held Friday at Hustontown Firehall

Their last chance prior to the November 3 election to speak to a sizeable crowd of registered voters, local and state candidates for office took to the podium Friday night as part of the Republican Party’s annual fall dinner.  More...

Wandering Cows Cost Owner More Than $5,000 In Fines

LOWER SAUCON, Pa. More...

Joe Sestak Speaks At Democratic Dinner Here

Commissioner candidates also address audience

Adm. Joe Sestak was the guest speaker Saturday evening for the fall Democrat banquet held at Mc- Connellsburg Firehall. Sestak spoke to more than 70 of the party faithful gathered to rally the November vote.  More...

Letters

Clarifies HAVFCO Banquet Schedule

To The Editor:  In regard to the letter in The Fulton County News last week concerning the Hustontown Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Vehicle Ignites   Two Franklin County residents were uninjured when their westbound 2003 Volkswagen Jetta ignited along Lincoln Highway last Wednesday.  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...

Features

Bigfoot Believers Gather At New York Retreat, Swap Stories

CHAUTAUQUA, N. Y. More...

Art Now Part Of Organic Farm’s Produce

ATLANTA, Ill. More...

Virginia Cat Missing More Than 2 Years Reunited With Owner

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – A Virginia Beach woman has her missing cat back more than two years after it disappeared on a trip to a veterinarian.  Amy Lutz-Sexton was reunited with her 9-year-old cat Friday. More...

Funding OK’d For Meadow Grounds Dam

Design engineer selected for project

Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission officials had much good news to share with the Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake Monday, including that the state budget office has tentatively approved a comprehensive plan to finance a total of 10 high-hazard dams More...

Four Face Off For County Commissioner

Municipal election this Tuesday

Two incumbents and two political newcomers will battle it out for three positions on the Fulton County Board of Commissioners this Tuesday when voters head to the polls for the municipal election.  More...

Pastor Sentenced In Theft From Mom

The former interim pastor at McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church was sentenced last Tuesday in Washington County, Md., Circuit Court for stealing in excess of $40,000 from his 91-year-old mother that stemmed from an addiction to gambling. More...

Obituaries

Catherine W. Newman

Waterfall, 88

Catherine Winifred “Winnie” Newman, 88, Waterfall, died Saturday, October 24, 2015, at the Long-Term Care Unit of Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.  Born August 28, 1927, at Hustontown, she was a daughter of the late Clif More...

Robert G. Munch

Washington, D. C., 78

Robert Garland Munch, 78, died Wednesday, October 21, 2015.  He was a native of Washington, D.C., and the son of the late Edgar and Joyce Carnell Munch.  More...

Helen G. DeShong

St. Thomas, 82

Helen G. DeShong, 82, St. Thomas, died Tuesday, October 20, 2015, in Marion, N.C.  She was born in Needmore, August 5, 1933, the daughter of the late Flora (Mills) and Raymond G. Clark. She was the widow of William R. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of October 26, 1995  ’95   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Steve Gelvin, November 1; Troy Bookheimer, November 2; Mark Weller, 57 on October 25; Lester Hawkins, November 4; Barney Wilt, November 8; Jean Pepple, November 5; Ruth Bishop, November 5; Michelle Johnson, November 5; Linda Garber More...

Sports

Local Soccer Shoot Results

Chambersburg Elks Lodge 600 held its annual soccer shoot championship with 2,002 youths participating. More...

High School Sports

SF Boys Clinch ICC Title In Cross-Country   More...

Volleyball Standings

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Family

Cards Of Thanks

HOCK  The family of Ruth Hock would like to thank the Mc- Connellsburg Fire Co. More...

Marriage License

Kevin Joe Fusco, 26, Mc- Connellsburg, and Miranda Nicole Mullen, 26, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Duvalls Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Rod Sr. and Carolyn (Morton) Duvall of 2203 South Valley Road, Crystal Spring, will celebrate their golden anniversary Thursday, October 29.  More...