January 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Forbes Road Adopts Act 1

Conducts other routine business

Forbes Road School Board met in regular session last Monday evening and adopted an Act 1 Resolution and conducted other routine business.  More...

Local Farm Show Winners

Fulton County Farm Show winners from the past week are as follows:  More...

Local & State

Wolf Still Hopes For Budget Deal As Next Proposal Nears

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania Gov. More...

PA Company Polices Canada Geese Problem

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Mick settles low into the crisp snow near Richland, his eyes locked on about 10 runner ducks huddled in the afternoon wind. More...

Farmers To Be Surveyed On Bay Watershed

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – If you’re a farm operator in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, you soon will have a chance to highlight what steps you and your fellow farmers have taken to protect and enhance water quality in the region.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of January 18, 1996 ’96 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Tom Ramsey, January 12; Carol Buterbaugh, January 13; Jane Lamison, January More...

Features

House Approves Bill To Block Stream-Protection Rule For Coal

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Republican-controlled House has approved a bill blocking new Obama administration regulations designed to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining on the nation’s streams.  More...

Family

Birth Announced

Marcy A. Miller and Zane D. Hill, Harrisonville, announce the birth of a daughter, Zoey Ann Hill, born December 26, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.  More...

Marriage License

Douglas Christopher Baker, 45, Prince George, Va., and Margette Marie Quam, 43, Prince George, Va., applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Cards Of Thanks

BLACK  The family of Charles “Tater” Black would like to express their sincere thanks and appreciation for all the food donations, sympathy cards and prayers.  Special thanks to Pastor Chris Elliott for prayers and being there w More...

Hall of Fame To Honor Lady Spartans On 25th Anniversary Of State PIAA Basketball Title

The 1991 McConnellsburg Lady Spartans basketball team is set to be honored by the community for bringing home the county’s only state PIAA championship title, which is remembered by many, including then-coach Audrey Hall, as “32 minutes o More...

Commissioners OK Proposal For 911 Radio Equipment

With little time left on the clock to take formal action, the Fulton County commissioners sat down with Sid McConahy of Mission Critical Partners this week to review several clarifications to a previously submitted radio communications equipment prop More...

Central Fulton Holds Monthly Board Meeting

Tables taking action on gas line agreement

Even though school sporting events across the county were postponed due to the first snow of the year hitting the county, Central Fulton School Board still gathered for its monthly meeting last Tuesday evening in spite of blustery wind and snow showe More...

Obituaries

David E. Bernecker

St. Thomas, 89

David E. Bernecker, 89, St. Thomas, died Saturday, January 16, 2016, at Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  Born February 3, 1926, in Upton, Pa., he was a son of the late Clarence E. and Catherine B. More...

Garry L. Christy

Mercersburg, 59

Garry Lee Christy, 59, Mercersburg died Wednesday, January 6, 2016, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born May 23, 1956, in Chambersburg. He was the son of the late Merle and Eathel (Weller) Christy. More...

L. Jane Carmack

Hustontown, 72

L. Jane Carmack, 72, Hustontown, died at 1:50 a.m., Friday, January 15, 2016, at her home.  Born November 14, 1943, in Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Glenn and Vera (Black) Strait. More...

Letters

Reports County’s State Of Recycling

To The Editor:  More...

Don’t Punish Law-Abiding Gun Owners

To The Editor: I read the letter from Dan Adams concerning firearms and do agree with him that this issue deserves our full attention and an “open” discussion. More...

Sports

SF’s Olivia Mottern Nets 1,000th Point

Whether on the softball field or on the basketball court, 16-year-old stellar athlete Olivia Mottern has always remained committed to helping bring home a win for Southern Fulton and striving to do her very best.  More...

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Chestnut Ridge 66 Southern Fulton 57 More...

Farmer Loses Deer, Boar When Hunting Preserve Fences Are Cut

PARKER, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania farmer who runs a guided hunting preserve said Friday someone cut his fences around Jan. More...