March 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Personnel Tops SF Board Agenda

“Possible litigation” discussed

The Southern Fulton School District’s Board of Directors held a 30-minute executive session for “possible litigation” reasons prior to its regular February board meeting. More...

Local & State

Giant Donates To Food Basket

Giant Food Stores donated $5,000 in gift cards to the Fulton County Food Basket last Friday at a presentation at the local supermarket. More...

Shockey Family Gives $50K To Area Youth Foundation

For restoration of Greencastle High Line Train Station

The unusually warm weather on Feb. 18 had the sun shining on Greencastle’s High Line Train Station in more than one way. More...

Trout Stocked In Cove Creek

A volunteer with the PA Fish and Boat Commission tosses trout into Big Cove Creek last Thursday. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of February 27, 1997 ’97 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Eva Rhodes, March 2; Cyrus Cunningham, 12 on March 8; Jenna Howell, 10 on March 10; Mona Sowers, March 13; Myles Gress, 11 on February 27; Shannon Dunkle, March 9; Melissa Suders, 13 and Cody Gearhart, 13 on March 9; Jacob Boehme, More...

Hustontown

Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, March 1, and continues for 40 days (excluding More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Well it certainly didn’t come without some added drama, but the 2017 Central PA racing season is underway after Lincoln Speedway hosted the Icebreaker 30 for 410 Sprints on Saturday. More...

Entertainment

FR To Present “Robin Hood”

Forbes Road High School Drama Club will present their production of “Robin Hood” this weekend. More...

“American Watercolor” Showcases Masterpieces Of Movement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Prior to the 1860s, creating art with watercolor was seen as the realm of women and children, illustrators and amateurs. Artists wanting to prove their mettle used the most prestigious medium of the time: oil paint.  More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

Kenneth Gerald Sigel III, 36, Needmore, and Chelsea Marie Pittman, 28, Needmore, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week.   More...

Five Generations Of Davis Family

Pictured are five generations of the Rev. Alice Davis family of Warfordsburg. More...

Cards Of Thanks

TRAIL Most people who knew Cody knew his love for his family, especially the love he showed at the family get together and our family vacations. More...

Medical Center, Tri-State Mark Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Fulton County Medical Center and Tri- State Community Health Center are working together to combat Fulton County’s leading cause of preventable cancer: colon cancer. More...

PA Cleans Up After Weekend Winds Damaged Buildings

Parts of Pennsylvania were cleaning up Monday, two days after high winds destroyed buildings, took down tree limbs and killed farm animals.  The National Weather Service said it has preliminarily attributed damage near Wrightsville in York Count More...

Obituaries

Robert W. Alloway

Pensacola, Fla., 87

Robert Wayne Foreman Alloway Sr., 87, Pensacola, Fla., died Tuesday, January 31, 2017. He was born in Huntingdon September 14, 1929, to Samuel and Mary Day Alloway. He grew up in New Grenada with his mother, father, sister Martha and dog Jeff. More...

Shirley L. Harper

Shade Gap, 79

Shirley L. Harper, 79, Shade Gap, died Thursday, February 23, 2017, at Fulton County Medical Center. She was born April 6, 1937, in McConnellsburg, the daughter of the late Lester and the late Ethel (Rotz) Hershey. She married the late Lloyd C. More...

Thomas L. Jones

Holly Springs, N. C., 69

Thomas Lynn Jones, 69, Holly Springs, N. C., formerly of Harrisburg, died Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  He was born August 30, 1949, in Roaring Spring, Pa., the son of the late Robert L. and Dorthea K. (Sprowl) Jones.  More...

Letters

More Downsides To CAFOs

To The Editor:  More...

A Healthcare Solution For All

To the Editor:  Why Trumpcare or Obamacare? The solution is expanded and improved Medicare for all. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Terroristic Threats   McConnellsburg state police reported that a 23-yearold female was assaulted by a Hagerstown, Md., man during the early hours of Feb. More...

Sports

SF Girls Finish Season 20- 3

Southern Fulton Junior High girls basketball team finished its season with a 20- 3 record and was named the first-place ICC South Champs at the Tussey Mountain tournament. More...

Christy And Robinson Place In Foul Shooting Competition

Essence Robinson, right, daughter of Tara and Joshua Lowery, McConnellsburg, placed third in the seventh-grade foul shooting contest and Mariah Christy, left, daughter of Crystal Christy, McConnellsburg, placed third in the eighth-grade foul shooting More...

Sudol Wins 3 Point Contest

Charizma Sudol, granddaughter of Brenda and Steve Mellott, won the seventh grade three-point contest at the 25th Raystown seventh- and eighth-grade basketball tournament this past weekend at Tussey Mountain High School.  Charizma plays for Mc- C More...

Features

Officials In Legal Pot State Vow To Fight Federal Crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) – Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they should expect to see stepped-up enforcement of More...

Health Law Created Winners And Losers When Buying Insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) – Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. More...

Adding Friendly Bacteria To Skin Lotion Wards Off Bad Germs

WASHINGTON (AP) – Bacteria live on everyone’s skin, and new research shows some friendly germs produce natural antibiotics that ward off their diseasecausing cousins. More...