October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Speak At Township Convention

Speaking to the Fulton County Association of Township Officials annual convention on Monday, Fulton County Commissioner Stuart Ulsh explained the problems the county has encountered with the recycling of electronics and large appliances and ways to m More...

Local & State

Annual Peck’s Antique Tractor Display October 13-16

Fulton County’s Fall Folk Fest is arriving this weekend. More...

PennDOT, DCNR Secretaries Ride Proposed Pike2Bike Trail

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. More...

PA’s Turkey Hill Recalls Some Mislabeled Ice Cream

CONESTOGA, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 10, 1996 ’96 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Two-vehicle Accident Kills Florida Woman   A 35- year- old Winter Haven, Fla., woman died as a result of injuries she suffered during a two-vehicle accident Oct. 1 in Brush Creek Township.  More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer   Southern Fulton 4,  Rockwood 3  More...

MHS Tennis Champ Does It Again!

Bronwyne Mellott wins four th District 5 title

McConnellsburg senior Bronwyne Mellott came home again from District 5 girls tennis championship play with the gold medal, her fourth gold in four consecutive years.  Number-one seeded Mellott won the title Monday afternoon at Bedford High Schoo More...

Volleyball Ratings

McConnellsburg 11 0 Berlin 10 2 Shanksville 10 2 Tussey Mountain 7 3 Shade 9 4 Meyersdale 8 4 Hyndman 7 5 Winder 5 More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

RASP  I wish to thank everyone who sent flowers, cars, thoughts and prayers and all who visited me during my recent hospital stay from my fall.  Your kindness was greatly appreciated.  Bessie Rasp   More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week.  Corey Alexander Drake Donatto, 23, Waynesboro, and MacKenzie Van Romig, 22, Waynesboro.  Matthew Joseph Strauss, 30, Annapolis, Md., and Kayl More...

Lots To Do, See At Fall Festival

Chamber’s 43rd annual 3-day event begins Friday

The Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is bringing the Fulton Fall Festival back this weekend for the 43rd time, and it promises, once again, to offer plenty of crafts, food and old-time traditions, all in a beautiful rural setting that More...

Boro Council Hears Parking Argument

Trick-or-treat is October 27

An ongoing dispute over parking in an alley spilled over into Mc- Connellsburg Borough Council’s regular meeting last Wednesday evening.  The alley in dispute is East Hemlock Street and runs east and west in the borough. More...

Obituaries

Martha M. Bernhard

Needmore, 97

Martha Marie Bernhard, 97, Needmore, died Saturday, October 8, 2016, in Clearville, Pa. Born in Dott, Pa., January 26, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Maple and Bertha Truax Winter, and the widow of Leonard V. Bernhard. More...

Althea R. Brown

Fort Littleton, 76

Althea R. More...

Dayton W. Farris

Berkeley Springs, 64

Dayton William Farris, 64, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Sunday, October 2, 2016, at St. More...

Letters

Will Vote For Liberitarian Candidate

To The Editor:  Responding to Gene Timberman’s letter of September 28, 2016, I would like to thank him for providing his reasons and logic behind his voting for Donald Trump. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Happy fall folking to everyone this week! Please drive cautiously as there will be a lot of people out along the roads enjoying the many festivities.  More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Nathan Peters, 20 on September 20; Beatrice Weller, 1 year old on October 12; Annette Hamilton and Jack Fields, October 14; George Brant, 90 on October 9; Nathan Peters, 20 on September 20; Victor Gobin, 91 on October 22; Bob Cover More...

Racing Roundup

Hodnett Scores Again At The Grove

Greg Hodnett made it two straight in Williams Grove Speedway 410 Sprint car action with a win Friday night. More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

FALL FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES Bake Sale The Historical Society will hold a bake sale October 14 and 15 at the Fulton House. There will be pie and ice cream, and coffee, in addition to other baked goods. Come visit the museum and enjoy the Folk Festival. More...

Features

Southern Airways Announces Hagerstown To Baltimore Daily Service

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Southern Airways is pleased to announce the launch of new daily service connecting Hagerstown, Md., to Baltimore beginning Nov. 19. It’s the first service from the city to Baltimore since 2012.  More...

Today In History

1792: Cornerstone For Executive Mansion Laid

Today is Thursday, Oct. 13, the 287th day of 2016. There are 79 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: More...

Some Like It Hot! Cheesecake, That Is. Trust Us And Try It!

Cheesecake is usually served cold. So brace yourself for something a little different.  More...

Church News

White Church To Hold Hymn Sing

A hymn sing will be held at the White Church at Union Cemetery Sunday, October 16, at 3:30 p.m.  More...

Heaven 4 Shore To Appear

Heaven 4 Shore of New Oxford, Pa., will be in concert at Pleasant Ridge Church of Nazarene Sunday morning, October 16, during the 10:30 a.m. service. More...

Special Services

Join the fun at The Lighthouse Church, 3235 South Madden Road, Hustontown, Saturday, October 29, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fellowship and fun, hot dogs and snacks, games and prizes. Big screen movie “Jesus The Son of God” at 3 p.m. More...