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Local & State

PA’s Huge GOP Majorities Could Test A Wolf Veto

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The largest Republican majority in the Pennsylvania state Senate in nearly 70 years is wasting no time in flexing its conservative muscle, advancing bills that ultimately could test whether a veto by Democratic Gov. More...

Wolf To Seek Consolidation Of 4 Health Agencies

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

SF Board Adopts Act 1 Resolution

The Southern Fulton School District’s Board of Directors approved an Act 1 resolution, changed the date of its February board meeting and made personnel and field trip decisions at its regular board meeting held on January 17. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of January 30, 1997  ’97   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Bessie Rasp, 86 on February 5; Bradley McClain, 51 on January 29; Catherine Washabaugh, February 8; Cindy Headley, February 9; Nicole Fletcher, February 9; Chase Novak, 18 on February 2; Maura Garlock, February 9; Sandy Garlock, Fe More...

Sports

Gordon Sets New SF Scor ing Record

Southern Fulton’s longstanding boys basketball scoring record was finally broken last Monday evening when Dylan Gordon sank a 3- pointer in the fourth quarter of a game against Northern Bedford.  The 3-point shot was a record-setter and g More...

High School Sports

Boys Basketball Southern Fulton 64,Forbes Road 42 Dylan Gordon led Southern Fulton in a 64-42 win over county rival Forbes Road Friday, scoring 22 points and making 20 rebounds. Indian Chase Varner also scored in double digits with 15 points. More...

Basketball Standings

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Family

Cards Of Thanks

SIPES  We, the family of Hazel Sipes, would like to thank everyone for the love and support we received during the loss of our mother and grandmother.  A special thank-you to Pastor Chris and wife Delores for their special care to mom/gram More...

JLG Industries Plans To Close Three Facilities

In Ohio, Belgium and UK

JLG Industries announced last Thursday it has submitted plans for closure to the works council in Maasmechelen, Belgium, for its manufacturing and pre-delivery inspection (PDI) facilities and to employee representatives in the UK for its engineering More...

CF Makes Personnel Changes

Adopts Act 1 resolution to limit budget increase

The Central Fulton School District’s Board of Directors approved two agreements, approved field trip requests and personnel changes at its regular meeting last Tuesday evening. More...

Ayr Hears Plans For Medical Marijuana

Local businessman applies for grower’s permit

At their regular meeting on Monday evening, Ayr Township supervisors heard a presentation from a county businessman on his efforts to obtain a permit to grow medical marijuana in a facility he would like to build in the Fulton County Business Park.&n More...

Obituaries

John H. Henszey

Boca Raton, Fla., 54

John H. More...

Betty J. Baum

Warfordsburg, 88

Betty Jean Baum, 88, Warfordsburg, died Thursday, January 26, 2017, at her home.  Born October 7, 1928, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late John George and Irene (Josenhans) Milke, and the wife of Charles Baum, whom she married i More...

Ellen D. Sipes

McConnellsburg, 65

Mrs. Ellen D. (Newcomer) Sipes, 65, McConnellsburg, died late Sunday evening, January 29, 2017, in her home. Born January 5, 1952, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late James “Jim” and Mildred (Ingels) Newcomer. More...

Letters

Encourages All To Do Better

To The Editor:  Over the past year, I have experienced so much anxiety and worry about the state of our country. All around I see the same, if not more, anxiety, and worry, and negativity.  More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

We’re back for the 2017 racing season and it won’t be long until the dirt is flying here in the Central PA area!  More...

Features

Republicans Divided Over Border Wall As Trump Era Begins

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Congressional Republicans leave their annual policy retreat divided over paying for President Donald Trump’s border wall, one of several thorny issues looming to trip them up as the GOP adjusts to full control of Washi More...

Today In History

1887:First Groundhog Day Held

Today is Thursday, Feb. 2, the 33rd day of 2017. There are 332 days left in the year. This is Groundhog Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 2, 1887, Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, held its first Groundhog Day festival. On this date: More...

Gore, Others Revive Canceled U.S. Climate And Health Confab

WASHINGTON (AP) – A conference on climate change and health is back on but apparently minus the U.S. More...