March 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Donate Cookies To Military

Brownies with Troop 80333 recently donated cookies to four active military men and women: Casey Taylor in Japan, Nery Diffenderfer in California, Spenser Will in South Korea, and Luke Ashman in Alask More...

Commissioners Hold Tuesday Meetings

Pen radio system contract with ComPros

The Fulton County commissioners tackled routine agendas the last two weeks, meeting with department heads and making various appointments and decisions. More...

January UE Rate Unchanged From December Rate

Fulton ranked 39 out of 67 counties

Preliminary unemployment data for January released last week showed that Fulton County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January remained the same as December’s rate or 5.3 percent. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of March 21, 1996  ’96   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Man Flees DUI Stop A Needmore man was arrested Sunday morning after he fled a traffic stop on foot in Thompson Township, Pennsylvania State Police in McConnellsburg reported. More...

State Police Academy Class Down To 49 After Cheating Scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania State Police Academy class set to graduate will have just 49 members due to a cheating scandal.  More...

PA Turnpike’s 65 mph Speed Limit Bumped To 70 mph

HARRISBURG, Pa. 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

Birth Announced

Michael and Casey Lane announce the birth of Sebastian Allen Lane, born March 3, 2016, at Jefferson Hospital in Pittsburgh. More...

Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Snyder and Mr. and Mrs. Joey Unger are pleased to announce the engagement of Kayla Jean Snyder to Ryan Scott Unger.  An August wedding is being planned.   More...

In Memory

RUGGERIO   In memory of Kathryn Shimer Ruggerio, September 15, 1925 – March 24, 2013:   Remembrance is a golden chain  Death tries to break but all in vain;  To have, to love and then to part  Is the greatest sorrow of More...

Retired State Trooper Guns Down Needmore Man In Turnpike Robbery

Danny Crouse remembered as an active member of Southern Fulton community

Local residents continue to reel from the aftershocks of Sunday’s double-homicide that occurred during an attempted armed robbery at the Fort Littleton interchange of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and resulted in the death of a southern Fulton Coun More...

Obituaries

Danny M. Crouse

Needmore, 55

Danny Mack Crouse, 55, Needmore, Pa., died Sunday, March 20, 2016, near Fort Littleton, Pa.  He was born March 12, 1961, in McConnellsburg, Pa., and was the son of Estalene Yvonne (Mellott) Crouse, Needmore, and the late Leonard Mack Crouse. More...

Linda J. Blosser

Etters, Pa., 68

Linda J. Blosser, 68, Etters, Pa., died Sunday, March 13, 2016, at her home.  Born September 20, 1947, at Chambersburg Maternity Home, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Janet M. More...

Alice J. Mellott

Harrisonville, 83

Alice Jenny DeShong Mellott, 83, formerly of Harrisonville, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.  She was the daughter of the late Goldie Catherine (Mellott) DeShong and Harry Raymond DeShong. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Thoughts and prayers go out to the families who lost loved ones in the tragic incident that occurred in Fort Littleton Sunday morning. Three people lost their lives and one was a local Fulton County man, Danny Crouse. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Norman Mellott, 80 on March 28; Jessica Grosh, April 2; Dorothy Hoffman, March 30; Nancy Shafer, March 31; Gayle Harris, March 12; Sonny Stevens, April 2; Jamie Strait, March 31; Norma Deshong, April 3; Brittany Ott, March 29; Deni More...

Racing Roundup

Double Weekend 410 Sprint Winners

Rick Lafferty and Brent Marks were weekend 410 Sprint car winners as colder weather ushered in spring and several tracks were forced to cancel weekend events.  More...

Powerlifters Complete

Three members of the Banks family, along with a family friend, competed in the USPA Pennsylvania state powerlifting championships March 12. More...

Church News

Easter Services

Sunrise Services Damascus Christian Church will hold Easter sunrise services on Easter morning at 7 a.m., followed by a breakfast at 8 a.m. All are welcome.   More...