August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Medical Center Receives $37,000 Breast Health Grant

The Fulton County Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce it has received a grant from Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh for over $37,000 to support Breast Health Education and Outreach. More...

Local & State

Simulator Helps Nurses, Doctors Prepare For Rare Emergencies

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Noelle, who is in labor at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, tells a nurse that she isn’t feeling right. Then her water breaks. More...

New Dollar General Store Opening Just Weeks Away

Construction all but complete

As the new Dollar General store nears completion, plans are underway for a grand opening. The new 10,640-square-foot store is sited adjacent to the current store just west of town at 260 Lincoln Way West. More...

Changes Underway In PA Liquor Sales

Changes are underway in the sale of liquor in Pennsylvania as a result of legislation enacted this year. The reformed liquor law went into effect after the Pennsylvania Legislature and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf approved the measure.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

More Counterfeit Bills Passed Here Two more McConnellsburg businesses were given counterfeit bills last week, state police in McConnellsburg reported. Counterfeit $20 bills were passed by somebody at both Save-A-Lot and Family Dollar between 9 a.m. More...

Sports

Rasp Wins At Path Valley

August 12 results   4 Cyl. Strictly Stocks  1. Mike Krepps 2. Bruce Betres 3. Jeff Svendsen 4. Tim O’Sheehan 5. Garrett Watkins 6. Craig Kitzmiller.  V-8 Super Stocks  1. Curtis Guyer 2. Bill Powell 3. Deron Henry 4. More...

Gelvin Wins Two Gold Medals At Keystone State Games

McKenzie Gelvin continued her track and field endeavors this summer while taking on the hurdles for the first time. She made her debut on the 400m hurdles at the Keystone State Games on July 31, bringing home the gold in a time of 104.81. More...

Buck Valley Baseball Teams

Buck Valley Pirates: Mikayla Blake, Austin Snyder, Joe Moorman, Caden Hixon, Elsie Murray, Kaiden Pittman, Emma Fentress; coaches: Chris Leasure and Brian Pittman. Not pictured is Brady Clark. More...

Family

Celebrates 100th

Hazel Barton Brambley will celebrate her 100th birthday August 17. She was born in 1916 to Bruce and Edith Mellott Barton and was raised in the house above the Crystal Spring Campmeeting grounds. More...

Marriage License

Ryan Scott Unger, 27, Mc- Connellsburg, and Kayla Jean Snyder, 22, Needmore, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Cards Of Thanks

BOB HERSHEY FAMILY More...

Stermer Crowned Fair Queen

Lindsey Palmer is first runner-up

Kassandra Stermer, 17, a Mc- Connellsburg High School senior, was crowned the 2016 Fulton County Fair Queen during the annual pageant held on Sunday evening. More...

CF Talks 2016-17 Personnel, Transportation Matters

Central Fulton School District held a regular board meeting last Tuesday evening and mostly made personnel decisions for the upcoming school year. Board members present included Dr. Brent L. Carlson, Julia E. Dovey, Cory L. Gress, Christopher R. More...

Obituaries

Joanne L. Souders

McConnellsburg, 77

Joanne L. More...

Rebecca L. Garlock

McConnellsburg, 33

Rebecca Lynn Bohrer Garlock, 33, Mc- Connellsburg, died Sunday, August 7, 2016, in Mc- Connellsburg.  Born December 1, 1982, in Mc- Connellsburg, she was the daughter of Dayna H. (Bohrer) Lininger and stepfather Harold R. More...

James R. Gilbert

Waterfall, 74

James Russell Gilbert, 74, Waterfall, died at 4:55 a.m., Friday, August 12, 2016, at his home. Born October 30, 1941, at Sadsbury, Lancaster County, Pa., he was the son of the late Marcus and Harriet (Lovette) Gilbert. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Bessie Rasp is a patient at Conemaugh Hospital with facial injuries from a fall at her home.  More...

Hustontown

Hustontown Fire Co. will hold a 5K walk/run race August 20 at 9 a.m. Proceeds will support the local Crime Stoppers.  Forbes Road School District will hold a backto school prayer night Sunday, August 21, at the high school at 7 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Grasso Gets Lincoln Win

JJ Grasso led all 33 laps to win Saturday night’s 410 Sprints National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in honor of Brandon Little at Lincoln Speedway.  Grasso held off Brian Montieth for the win, with Alan Krimes, Tyler Ross and Kyle Moody co More...

Features

These Animals Outlive Humans: Top 10 Longest Living Critters

WASHINGTON (AP) – More than a dozen animals live longer than we do. More...

Grapes From 500-Year-Old Vine Yield First Harvest

VIENNA (AP) – Attention oenophiles: a 500-year old Austrian vine has yielded its first batch of wine and experts say it’s a taste sensation. The bad news is the supply is very limited.  More...

Global Warming Polarizes More Than Abortion

Divided America

WASHINGTON (AP) – Tempers are rising in America, along with the temperatures.  More...

Church News

Revival

All are invited to join Walnut Grove Church of God at its fellowship building grounds, 22877 Wible Reunion Road, Three Springs, for an old-fashioned revival service, with special music nightly starting at 6 p.m. More...

FR Back-To-School Prayer Night

Please plan to attend the back-to-school prayer night Sunday, August 21, at Forbes Road High School at 7 p.m., in the high school auditorium. More...