February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Library Plans To Expand Its Children’s Room

Project could go out to bid later this month

Officials at the Fulton County Library are moving full steam ahead with their plans to expand the children’s section of the main branch that will offer much-needed space to its youngest patrons who flock to the library for summer reading activi More...

Local & State

“A” Honor Roll Students Recognized

The School Culture Committee at McConnellsburg Middle School recognized students who made the all “A” honor roll in the second marking period. More...

County Awarded CDBG Grant

Fulton County has been awarded a FFY 2014 CDBG Competitive Grant, in the amount of $750,000, for the upgrades to the Wells Tannery water system.  This project will include the mapping of the system, obtaining of right of ways (ROW), water supply More...

Students Attend District Chorus

Students from Forbes Road, McConnellsburg and Southern Fulton attended the PMEA District 4 Chorus Festival held at Clearfield High School between February 4 and 6. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of February 15, 1996  ’96   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

I hope everyone is staying warm in the winter weather we are receiving this week! Hustontown Fire Co. will hold a shooting match February 20. Forbes Road School District holds Tuesday morning prayer meeting at 7: 30 a. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Margaret “Peggy” Kokozak, February 24; Tony Taylor, February 11; Taylor Stouffer,  10 on February 3; Tucker  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION  Walk, Run, Play The alumni community building gym is open for free from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. If school closes because of the weather, walking will be cancelled. More...

Features

Butterflies Help Lighten Load For Cancer Patients

TUPELO, Miss. More...

WWII Vet Begins Journey To Reunite With Wartime Girlfriend

NORFOLK, Va. More...

Scrap Metal Collector Keeps Hartford Cats Fed

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Willie Ortiz is beaming under his headlamp. It’s 7 p.m., dark and cold. He’s driving a beat-up minivan packed floor to roof with cans of cat food. More...

King Faces Additional Child Rape Charge

Incidents occurred between 1975-1985

A northern Fulton County man was jailed on an additional rape charge last week, marking his second arrest involving alleged sexual crimes against children in a little more than a week. More...

Meeting For Bridge Project

Bridge to be replaced as part of public-private partnership project

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project will begin later this year in Fulton County. Eight bridges are due for replacement under the project, with five being reconstructed in 2016.  More...

County Historical Society Seeks Community Help

Looking for volunteers for museum, logging inventory, special events

Having collected precious, historical artifacts from around the county, the Fulton County Historical Society is searching for volunteers to help them not only log their growing collection but also properly display and showcase their valuables in the More...

Obituaries

Ira E. Daniels

Needmore, 100

Ira E. Daniels, 100, Needmore, died Monday, February 15, 2016, at his residence.  He was born in Needmore, January 17, 1916, the son of the late Bertha (Mellott) and Simon Daniels. More...

Mary A. Fogal

Shirleysburg, 74

Mary Ann Fogal, 74, Shirleysburg, and more recently of Woodland Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Orbisonia, died at 1:32 p.m., Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Woodland.  More...

Frederick D. Hinkle

Yellow Creek, 71

Frederick D. “Fred” Hinkle, 71, Yellow Creek, died Sunday, February 7, 2016, at Holliadysburg Veterans Home. Born February 10, 1944, in Puttstown, he was a son of the late Elvin and Susan (Boose) Hinkle. More...

Letters

Grateful For Ronald McDonald House Support

To The Editor:  The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau recently concluded its annual commemoration of the “Farmers Care Event,” which is coordinated with the “gathering” of food, household items and monetary donations for a very, v More...

Stand Up For Our Rights

To The Editor:  Most of the citizens in Fulton County know there has been much response and opposition to the proposed concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) here in Fulton County near the Big Cove Creek watershed. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Ring Found A ring found on Meadow Grounds Road approximately 10 years ago has been turned into Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg. More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Basketball   James Buchanan 52  Southern Fulton 44  More...

Basketball Playoff Brackets

District 5-A girls basketball playoff schedule is as follows:  Meyersdale will host Forbes Road at Meyersdale, February 19 at 7 p.m.  McConnellsburg will host Johnstown at 7 p.m.  Southern Fulton will host Shanksville at 7 p.m.  S More...

Basketball Standings

GIRLS A   More...

Family

Celebrates 80th

Doris Stahle celebrated her 80th birthday Saturday, February 7. She is married to Homer Stahle.  Her children include Lynn and Eric Stahle and Sharon (Billy) Whiteside.  More...

Cards Of Thanks

BLOOM  We would like to thank everyone for their prayers over the last month; all of the visits, calls, cards, flowers and food were greatly appreciated.  Thanks so much to Rev. Jonas Smith and Rev. More...

In Memory

BRADY   In loving memory of Grace A. More...