March 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Local Waterway Assessed For Environmental Improvement

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection recently visited the Mc- Connellsburg area to examine environmental improvements in the Spring Run watershed and to determine how those improvements may be improving stream health and water quality More...

Central Fulton Cooking Up Free Summer Meals

Any school-age child can participate; adults pay minimal amount

Officials at the Central Fulton School District are again getting a head start with the planning process surrounding their free summer meal program, which will be in its third year of operation at McConnellsburg.  More...

Shed Fire Spreads To Two-Story House

Fire companies save personal belongings, firearms

More than 50 fire and EMS responders representing 10 area companies were on the scene of a shed and two-story house that erupted late last Wednesday afternoon. Crews were dispatched to 118 Cherry Lane Road in Licking Creek Township at 5:30 p.m,. More...

Letters

Fundamental Freedoms

To The Editor:  More...

Sanders Has Ambitious Platform

To The Editor:  We have an important primary election coming up April 26. We are going to decide who will be the presidential candidates for each party.  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Burnt Cabins Man Arrested Twenty-six-year-old Cody James Hampton of Burnt Cabins was arrested last Wednesday afternoon for driving under the influence of drugs, according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office. More...

Sports

Elbin Officiates At Championship Game

Craig Elbin became the first Fulton County resident to officiate at a PIAA basketball championship game.  On Saturday, March 19, Elbin and crew mates Sarah Fye and Mike Baum officiated the PIAA Class A girls final at the Giant Center in Hershey. More...

High School Sports

Boys Baseball  Southern Fulton 5 Forbes Road 1   More...

Church News

Church Preservation Battles Heat Up

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – It’s not a match made in heaven: Religious institutions and preservation groups are repeatedly clashing in Pennsylvania over what to do with unneeded or crumbling churches of historic significance, even as experts say More...

Latter-day Saints General Conference Broadcast

The 186th annual conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will convene in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, April 2 and 3, 2016.  Messages of inspiration and guidance will be delivered by the First Presidency, members of the More...

Tractor Supply Moves Closer To Construction

Letter of credit, maintenance agreement still needed

Ayr Township supervisors gave another conditional final approval on plans for a Tractor Supply Company store planned for Ayr Town Center at their regular meeting Monday evening. More...

Wildfire Season Is Here

DCNR crews take annual fireline safety refresher training

The possibility or danger of a wildfire was high last Thursday in Fulton County given that little rainfall had been recorded throughout the month and wind gusts were expected to reach 40 miles per hour. More...

Slain Security Guard Honored Saturday

Hundreds turn out for Ronald Heist’s memorial service

More than 600 people swarmed into Utz Arena at York Expo Center Saturday to pay homage to a retired York City police officer, who was one of two people slain during an attempted robbery March 19 at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Interchange in Fort Little More...

Obituaries

Dr. Harry D. Johnston

McConnellsburg, 80

Dr. Harry D. Johnston, 80, McConnellsburg, died Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at Pinnacle Health in Harrisburg, Pa.  He was born September 19, 1936, in Chambersburg, Pa., the son of the late Harry M. and Helen (Daniels) Johnston.  More...

Willis L. Kerlin

Burnt Cabins, 76

Willis L. “Red” Kerlin, 76, Burnt Cabins, Pa., Monday, March 21, 2016, at J.C. More...

Rev. Terry A. Sheldon

Waynesboro, 65

Rev. Terry A. Sheldon, 65, Waynesboro, died Saturday morning, March 26, 2016, in Falling Spring Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Chambersburg.  Born April 2, 1950, in Waynesboro, he was the son of Doris D. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of March 28, 1996 ’96 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Happy birthday to Mariah Truax, 23 on April 23; Nancy Lynch, April 4; Teresa Carter, April 2; Anita Bishop and Cheyenne Hege, April 6;  Parker Knepper, March  28; Wanda  Souders, Guy  More...

Hustontown

As March ends this week and April begins, we get to celebrate April Fools Day, which is sometimes called All Fools Day. It is one of the most lighthearted days of the year. Its origins are uncertain. More...

Racing Roundup

Kasey Kahne Invades Lincoln And Wins

With NASCAR having the weekend off, Kasey Kahne brought his sprint car to Central PA to compete over the Easter weekend and made the best of it by scoring the upset win in Saturday night’s 410 Sprint Championship at Lincoln Speedway .  More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Shooting Match Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Co. will hold its last shooting match April 2. A hog shoot will be held April 16. More...

Family

Marriage License

Zachary Thomas Leasure, 25, Needmore, and Brittany Kestine McNamee, 24, Hagerstown, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

In Memory

MELLOTT  In loving memory of Frank M. More...

Engagement

Brian and Barb Deneen, Needmore, would like to happily announce the engagement of their daughter, Jordan Paige Deneen, to Zachary Allen Morton, son of Allen and Kelly Morton of Needmore.  The couple got engaged September 15 and are planning a Ju More...