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Local & State

FCMC Groundbreaking Ceremony

Helen Overly, FCMC Foundation Board member, speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony. Pictured, left, are Joyce and Andy Washabaugh, a board member of the Henderson Family Foundation. More...

PA Official Pushes Back Against Voter Fraud Talk

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Candidates For Attorney General Spar Over Kane, Trump Ties

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The two men seeking to become Pennsylvania’s next attorney general linked each other Monday to unpopular politicians as they debated with two weeks left in the campaign.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of October 24, 1996  ’96   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

There is a fair bit of ambivalence over Halloween in the Christian church. Some Christians see it as a harmless bit of costume and candy fun. Others believe it trivializes – or worse, celebrates – a satanic holiday. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Steve Gelvin, November 1; Troy Bookheimer, November 2; Mark Weller, 58 on October 25; Lester Hawkins, November 4; Barney Wilt, November 8; Jean Pepple, November 5; Ruth Bishop, November 5; Michelle Johnson, November 5; Linda Garber More...

Racing Roundup

Port Royal Season Closes

Port Royal Speedway was forced to cancel its season finale on Saturday due to gusty winds and cold temperatures. More...

Family

Marriage License

John Wayne Hendershott, 38, Big Cove Tannery, and Glenda Elizabeth Ortiz, 35, Big Cove Tannery, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Cards Of Thanks

AKERSVILLE FESTIVAL Thank you to everyone involved in making the Akersville Festival a huge success. More...

Electronics Recycling Collection Halted

County recycling co-ordinator Greg Reineke announced Friday that after October 26, electronics such as TVs, CRT screens and computers will no longer be accepted at the county drop-off site at 610 E. More...

Town Hall Meeting Addresses CAFOs

Panelists discuss environmental concerns; nearly 60 in attendance

Although there has been little in the way of updates on the Bivouac Sow Farm planned in Ayr Township, a group of citizens interested in water and air quality as well as human health, animal welfare, fishing and tourism continues to meet and to provid More...

Obituaries

Sheldon R. Hess

Steubenville, Ohio, 93

Sheldon R. Hess, 93, Steubenville, Ohio, died Monday, October 17, 2016, at Valley Hospice. He was born March 28, 1923, in Dublin Mills, the son of the late David Ray and Ora Park Hess. More...

Rev. Charles M. Perrin

Artemas, 86

Rev. Charles Meade Perrin, 86, Artemas, died Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at UPMC Altoona Hospital. He was born June 17, 1930, in Artemas, a son of the late Michael A. and Alice Pearl (Johnson) Perrin. More...

Andrew J. Lane

Needmore, 24

Andrew John Lane, 24, Needmore, died Sunday, October 23, 2016, at his residence. He was born in York, Pa., April 21, 1992, the son of Michelle Elaine (Truax) Lane of Needmore, and David J. Lane of McConnellsburg. More...

Letters

Hillary: Not Perfect But Not The Devil

To the Editor  What do you say to neighbors who are Trump supporters?  I can probably go for 60 miles from my farm near Hancock to Gettysburg, Chambersburg, Berkeley Springs, Hagerstown or even Harrisburg without seeing a Clinton/Kane sign. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Nobody Injured In Three-vehicle Accident Two others hurt trying to help More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer McConnellsburg 3, Hyndman 1 More...

Girls Soccer Standings

Windber 15 1 Berlin 14 3 Conemaugh 11 6 Northern Bedford 11 16 McConnellsburg 10 6 North Star 10 6 Rockwood 8 10 Meyersda More...

Boys Soccer Standings

McConnellsburg 14 2 Windber 13 3 Berlin 12 4 Fannett-Metal 11 6 Hyndman 9 6 Rockwood 9 7 Southern Fulton 8 8 North Star 7 More...

Features

Cancer Deaths Linked With 1 Thing: Smoking

CHICAGO (AP) – Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in Southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.  More...

Why Tomatoes Lose Flavor In Fridge: Their Genes Chill Out

NEW YORK (AP) – If you buy tomatoes from John Banscher at his farmstand in New Jersey, he’ll recommend keeping them out of the fridge or they’ll lose some of their taste.  Now scientists have figured out why: It’s because More...

Crying Inside? Creepy Craze No Joke For Real Clowns

NEW YORK (AP) – Send in the frowns. More...