November 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Game Commission Releases Bear Harvest Results

Top 10 weighed 550 pounds or more

HARRISBURG, Pa – The first day of Pennsylvania’s statewide bear season resulted in a harvest of 1,297 black bears, according to preliminary totals released Monday by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.  Archery and other early bear sea More...

Local & State

Bradnick To Hold Book-Signing

Antietam Historical Association has released “Trail of Terror: The Story of Peggy Ann Bradnick and the Mountain Man,” by Kenneth L. Peiffer Jr. More...

PA State Government Facing More Projected Deficits

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania state government received sobering fiscal news on Tuesday as the Legislature’s independent budget analyst projected more big deficits in the coming years, including a shortfall this year.  More...

World War II Artifact Returned To Family

The shipping container that was used to bring home the body of a World War II solder killed in action was located recently and given to his family.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Electronic Transmission Of Sexually Explicit Photos   More...

Sports

Elks Soccer Shoot Results

Chambersburg Elks Lodge 600 held its annual soccer shoot championship with 1,891 youth participating. Results are as follows: U-8 Girls More...

Glenn Wins Pa. State Soccer Shoot

The Elks held the 2016 Pennsylvania State Soccer Shoot Championship November 13 at Park Forrest Middle School, State College. Eight area youths represented the South Central District.  U-14 Girl  More...

Sportsmen’s Club Raffle Winners

Winners of the Fulton County Sportsmen’s League drawing are as follows:  Ruger Camo Takedown 10/22: Todd Miller, Needmore.  Alpine spotting scope w/tripod: Ron Barnhart, Mc- Connellsburg.  Tri-Star Viper 12 ga. More...

Routine Matters Top County’s Weekly Agendas

Routine county business was the focus of commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray and Larry “Pete” Lynch’s two most recent weekly meetings.  November 15   More...

New Nurse Practitioner At FCMC Family Practice

Fulton County Medical Center Family Practice is happy to welcome nurse practitioner Christine Brocious.  More...

Obituaries

In Memory

EVERTS  In loving memory of our son, father and brother, Jeffrey Wade Everts, March 1, 1972 – November 25, 2015:  Death leaves a heartache no one but God can heal!  The love we have for you, Jeff, leaves memories no one can steal More...

Betty W. Palmer

Mercersburg, 87

Betty W. Palmer, 87, Mercersburg, died Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at Chambersburg Hospital.  She was born February 19, 1929, in Mercersburg, the daughter of the late Frank Leslie and the late Henrietta E. (Heinbaugh) Mellott. More...

Judy A. Bradnick

Hustontown, 68

Judy Ann Bradnick, 68, Hustontown, died Friday, November 18, 2016, at Hershey Medical Center.  She was born December 27, 1947, in Hustontown, the daughter of the late Calvin and the late Anna Belle (Snyder) Melius. She married Rudolph L. More...

Correspondents' Notes

SF Students Of The Month

The following students were chosen at Southern Fulton Elementary School by the teachers for displaying dependability to their classmates and teachers. More...

Agencies Partnering For Safe, Improved Thanksgiving Travel

With increased traffic expected for the upcoming Thanksgiving travel period, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) outlined measures they will take and tools available to drivers to make holiday t More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Lisa Plessinger, November 14; Lynette Helman, December 4; Arlene Nesbitt, November 29; Bob Hoffman, 86, on November 29; David Bivens, December 3; Wendy Mellott,   December 5; Monte Rasp, December 5; and Nickolas Erickson, Nove More...

Racing Roundup

Port Royal Honors Drivers At Banquet

Port Royal Speedway honored its top drivers Saturday night at its annual banquet at the community building in Port Royal.  Doug Esh was crowned the 2016 410 Sprint car champion after scoring a single win and nine top-five finishes. More...

Features

Earth’s Warm October Not Record; 2016 Likely Record Hot

WASHINGTON (AP) – While last month merely tied for the world’s third warmest October in history, 2016 is still on track to be the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists said last Thursday.  More...

Scientists Modify Plants, Making Them Use Sunlight Better

WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists have hacked a plant’s genes to make it use sunlight more efficiently – a breakthrough that could eventually dramatically increase the amount of food grown.  More...

In Graveyard Of Dead Coral In Pacific, Hope And Life Bloom

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a ghost town of dead coral off a remote Pacific island, scientists have found a bit more life.  More...