December 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

‘12 Days of Christmas’ Items Top $34K, Up 0.6 Percent

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Lords a-leaping is the U.S. More...

County Residents Delight In Festival Of Lights

Third annual event Dec. 4, 5, 11 and 12 at fairgrounds

As it grows and expands, the Fulton County Festival of Lights continues to gain the praise and support of area residents. More...

Maryland Woman Dies In Fiery I-70 Accident

Traffic rerouted for four hours

A Maryland woman sustained fatal injuries during a single-vehicle crash along the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 last Wednesday evening.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 30, 1995 ’95 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Charged With Retail Theft   Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg have charged 23-year-old Hakeem Lawrence Jefferson of Mc- Connellsburg with retail theft in connection with an incident at the Chambersburg Walmart in Guilford Township. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Movie Night Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. will hold a movie night December 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. downstairs in the old building. Children of all ages are welcome to come out for a fun-filled evening. More...

Features

Easy Time-Saving Holiday Survival Tips

(StatePoint) – With the holidays comes stress. The shopping, cooking, preparing and cleaning before and after guests are all part of the “joy” of the season. More...

Researchers Study Gopher Tortoises On Georgia Island

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – They’re castaways, isolated for decades on an island off the Georgia coast. Their ancestors were probably captured and taken there to be lunch and dinner for the earlier, more powerful residents of the island.  More...

‘Tis The Season To Sweeten Holiday Gatherings

(StatePoint) – Hosting holiday celebrations can mean a lot of preparation and pressure to impress.  To help, See’s Candies has partnered with entertaining expert, Alexandra Hedin, to develop some easy-to-execute ideas that are sure t More...

36 Bears Taken Here In Four-Day Season

Andy Fischer’s 648-pound bruin among largest in Pennsylvania

Spending some quality time with extended family, first-time bear hunters Andy and Chris Fischer of Crystal Spring ventured into the woods along Sideling Hill Mountain opening day and made some lasting memories.  More...

Ayr Adopts Proposed Budget

The Ayr Township supervisors adopted a proposed 2016 budget at their regular November meeting on Monday evening.  More...

Obituaries

Arlene J. Umbrell

McConnellsburg, 73

Arlene J. Umbrell, 73, McConnellsburg, died Saturday, November 28, 2015, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg. She was born March 5, 1942, in McConnellsburg, the daughter of the late Frank and the late Muta (Parks) Fix. More...

Ray C. Bishop

York, 91

Ray C. Bishop, 91, York, Pa., died at 7:04 p.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2015, at Manor Care Health Services North.  Born August 28, 1924, in Ayr Township, Fulton County, he was a son of the late Raymond O. and E. More...

Trudy A. Diehl

Hancock, 69

Trudy A. Diehl, 69, Hancock, died Friday, November 20, 2015, at The University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md.  Born July 26, 1946, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Anna B Manrique and Louis C. Warnick.  More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Robert Gordon, 98 on December 3; Jason Carbaugh, December 6; Rex Fields and Joyce Wright, December 6; Don Diehl, December 7; John Washabaugh, December 7; Kimmy Harris, 16 on December 8; Bob Vores, December 8; C.J. More...

Sports

Game Commission To Steer Hunters To Prime Spots

FISHER, Pa. (AP) – Yo, hunters! More...

Mellott, Glenn And Fix Win PA Elks Soccer Shoot

Elks held their PA soccer shoot championship November 15 at Mount Nittany Middle School, State College. Eight area youths represented the southcentral district. Results are as follows: U8 Girls More...

So Far, Bear Tally Higher Than In last Year’s Hunting Season

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Hunters killed 223 bears during the third day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season, raising the three-day total to nearly 2,500. More...