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Local & State

Medical Center Bluegrass Shindig Set For Jan. 23

When Bud’s Collective performs Saturday, January 23, at Fulton County Medical Center Foundation’s bluegrass and barbecue shindig, don’t expect the bluegrass band from Wardensville, W.Va,. to have a set list. More...

Commissioners Handle Light Schedule

The Fulton County commissioners tackled a light schedule Tuesday morning, looking over committee assignments and duties for the coming year and listened to Gov. Tom Wolf’s address on the state of the proposed budget. More...

What’s New At 100th PA Farm Show

The 2016 Pennsylvania Farm Show theme is The 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show: Our Commonwealth’s Blue Ribbon Experience – is a nod to individual experiences visitors have enjoyed since the first exhibition took place in 1917.  More...

Letters

What Does Freedom Mean?

To The Editor:  The morning after Thanksgiving, heralding the season of peace and joy, Julie Brightwell, 52, was serving up waffles, eggs, burgers, at the Biloxi, Miss., Waffle House, as she’d been doing eight years. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Three Injured In Interstate Crash Three Kane, Pa., residents suffered injuries ranging from minor to moderate during a single-vehicle accident along Interstate 70 last Wednesday afternoon. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

REUNION  Deshong Christmas Reunion The family of Elvie and Regina Deshong will hold their Christmas gathering January 3 at 12:30 p.m., at Knobsville United Methodist Church. For more information call 485-5413.  HEALTH  More...

Family

In Memory

In memory of our dear mother, Roberta “Bertie” Dickinson-Black-Morrison, pictured in the middle, who passed away January 1, 2011; and also Sadie Mills, left, who passed away, and in honor of Mom’s sister, Maude Barnett Thomas, right More...

Cards Of Thanks

BLACK/BARRICK  The family of Denise (Black) Barrick would like to sincerely thank all those folks who took time to share with us and encourage us during the time of our loss of Denise.  More...

2015 Thumbs Up & Thumbs Down

As the year ends and we prepare for 2016, the “News” once again offers a “one thumb up” and “one thumb down” on the 2015 year. More...

Obituaries

Wanda J. Bivens

Berkeley Springs, 91

Wanda J. Bivens, 91, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Monday, December 21, 2015, at Hospice of the Panhandle, Kearneysville, W.Va. Born January 21, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Willis E. and Edith L. Culp Shives, and the widow of Grant V. More...

Reba L. Wright

Columbia, Md., 84

Reba L Wright, 84, Columbia, Md., died Friday, December 18, 2015, at Gilchrist Hospice facility in Columbia, Md.  She was born in Knobsville, April 5, 1931, the daughter of Raymond and Sara Wible.  She was married to Rodney S. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of December 28, 1995  ’95   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lorie Bottonfield, January 8; Heidi Newman, January 6; Karen Shives, January 8; Deb Seville, January 9; Margaret “Libby” Barton, January 3; Kurt Kendall, January 5; Christian Hann, January 6; and Mary Kay Seville, Decem More...

Sports

Elks Hoop Shoot Set For January 9

The Chambersburg Elks Lodge #600 will hold its annual hoop shoot on January 9, 2016, at the alumni community gym, 151 E. Cherry St., McConnellsburg. The hoop shoot comprises 25 foul shots from each contestant. More...

High School Sports

Boys Basketball McConnellsburg 75 Hyndman 30 More...

Features

10 Tips To Stick With Your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolutions

(StatePoint) – Millions of Americans will make the resolution this New Year to lose weight. But goal setting is the easy part. More...

Is Your Life In Balance? Healthy Habits To Try In 2016

(StatePoint) – Is your life in balance? The new year is a great time to take stock of your routine and make improvements where necessary.  Here are some thoughtful habits to consider incorporating into your day in the coming year. More...

New Year’s Food Resolutions To Improve Wellbeing

(StatePoint) – Improving one’s overall wellbeing is often top-of-mind when New Year’s resolutions are made. Positive lifestyle changes are heavily rooted in the kitchen -- start there and take simple steps to achieve better health. More...