March 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire Destroys Trailer Tuesday

Residents escape unharmed

Three individuals safely escaped a trailer fire that erupted in northern Fulton County Tuesday morning.  More...

Public Meeting March 10 For Rte. 522 Bridge

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed Route 522 Bridge Replacement Project in Ayr Township, Fulton County. More...

Local & State

FCMC Operating Room Acquires New Equipment

Fulton County Medical Center Foundation granted $59,326 to the Fulton County Medical Center Surgical Services Department for four new pieces of equipment, including stretchers, as pictured. More...

Couple Donates Family Farm To PA College

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) – Juniata College has taken ownership of more than 300 acres in Bedford County after a farm was donated by Altoona couple Jack L. and Carolyn A. More...

Utility Says House Explosion Was An Isolated Incident

LITTLESTOWN, Pa. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Logan Conner, 16 on March 1; Sylvia Smith, March 17; Peggy Reed, March 17; John Harr, March 17; Betty Sheffield, March 12; Wanda Sweeney, March 14; Steve Wible, March 18; More...

Hustontown

Don’t forget Daylight Saving Time starts at 2 a.m., Sunday, March 13. It is time to spring forward, so remember to turn all your clocks forward by one hour. More...

Sports

At 89,York Fly Fishing Legend Still Yearns For The Water

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) – Even now, at age 89, Ed Shenk is surrounded by feathers and furs. He looks across the upstairs room in his house in Carlisle and points to a trunk against the far wall. More...

Basketball Playoff Action

SF Boys Advance To Second Round   Southern Fulton pulled off a sizeable win in the opening round of PIAA Class A boys basketball tournament Friday evening at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. More...

Stoner Places Third In Elks Hoop Shoot Finals

The 2016 PA State Elks foul shooting championship was held March 5, at Bellefonte High School. More...

Former Priest Here Named In Sex-Abuse Scandal

Grand jury report accuses bishops of 40-year coverup

A former priest who was stationed in Fulton County for almost 30 years was among those named in a grand jury report that referenced over 115,000 documents in the possession of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown that detailed a 40-year history of allege More...

King Waives His Right To A Prelim Hearing

Alleged rape heading to county court

A northern Fulton County man waived his right to a preliminary hearing this week amid allegations he raped a child at his Harrisonville area home last summer.  More...

Farm Bureau Celebrates The County’s Bounty

Makes annual contribution to Ronald McDonald House

As a means of celebrating the bounty of the farming industry, local Farm Bureau representatives continued to lead the region again this year in their annual contribution to the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Arnon Kaplan

McConnellsburg, 94

Dr. Arnon “Doc” “Kap” Kaplan, 94, McConnellsburg, died Friday, March 4, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center in Mc- Connellsburg, attended by family. More...

Parker Bivens Jr.

Big Cove Tannery, 85

Parker Bivens Jr., 85, of Big Cove Tannery, died Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg. He was born May 28, 1930, in Big Cove Tannery, Pa., the son of the late Parker J. More...

Nancy E. Peck

Newark, Del., 71

Nancy Elnora Peck, 71, Newark, Del., and formerly of Fort Littleton, died Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at Christiana Hospital of Newark, Del.  She was born December 16, 1944, in Mount Union, Pa., the daughter of the late Vivian and Goldie Mae (Naugle More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of March 7, 1996 ’66 More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Montieth Wires Lincoln Field

For the second straight week, Lincoln Speedway utilized a Sunday raindate, opting for better weather both weekends, and this weekend saw defending track champ Brian Montieth led all 25 laps to score the feature win. More...

Entertainment

Cake Is A Delicious Love Child Of Brownies And Pudding

This chocolate cake is more delicious and more indulgent than any dessert has a right to be. And you will thank us for that.  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...

Family

Leap Year Baby

Reagan Elyse Lockard won’t be celebrating another birthday for four years. More...

Five Generations

Kaylee Marie Middaugh is fortunate to have two sets of five generations of family members. Pictured left is great-great-grandmother Evelyn Kipe holding Kaylee. More...

Cards Of Thanks

HOOVER  More...