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Local & State

County FFA Chapters Hold Public Speaking Contest

Twenty-two FFA members from Forbes Road, Mc- Connellsburg and Warfordsburg chapters participated in the county’s annual public speaking contest last week. More...

Hospital Reopens Neonatal Unit After Bacteria Investigation

CHEVERLY, Md. More...

Cannonballs Found At Old Civil War Arsenal In Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a construction crew found a cache of buried cannonballs at the site of an old civil war arsenal in Pittsburgh.  Public safety officials say the crew found about 20 cannonballs Monda More...

Letters

Attention Current And Future Seniors

To The Editor  This letter provides information to and requests action by current and future PA senior citizens and their families/friends. It addresses Gov. More...

Additional Union Twp. Help Acknowledged

To The Editor:  We wish to express our appreciation to Ms. Darcy Thatcher for her letter to the editor on March 23, 2017, recognizing township authorities.  More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Campaign Sign Vandalized A 41-year- old Hustontown man’s campaign sign along Waterfall Road in Dublin Township was vandalized between 8 p.m. April 1 and 7 a.m. April 2, state police in McConnellsburg reported. More...

Sports

County Man Officiates PA Championship Game

Justin Fischer, left, officiated the Class A PIAA boys basketball high school state championship game at the Giant Center in Hershey March 23. More...

Former Penn State Assistant Gets $1.7M In Whistleblower Fees

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A former Penn State assistant coach will be getting his legal fees paid after winning a whistleblower claim over his treatment by the university after Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation arrest.  More...

High School Sports

Baseball   Forbes Road 5, Everett 4  More...

Family

Celebrates 18th

Bryanna Marie Hess- Miller of Hagerstown celebrated her 18th birthday April 1, 2017.  Three celebrations were held with her friends, with her family at Outback and at a dinner party held at the home of her great-grandmother, Virginia Hess of War More...

Cards Of Thanks

SUDERS  The family of Darren Suders is deeply grateful for the kindness, compassion and support extended by family and friends.  A special thank you to family and classmates who participated in Darren’s celebration of life held in Atl More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Lester Kunta Keller, 37, Bedford, and Heaven Nicole Stolle, 34, Bedford.  Clint Thomas Cole, 31, McConnellsburg, and Shannon Marie Buterbaug More...

Third Street Alley Dispute Results In Assault Charges

Property owner blocks alley to traffic

A McConnellsburg man was taken to Fulton County Medical Center in February with broken ribs after he and a North Third Street property owner came to blows over an alley dispute that has been going on for months.  More...

Hustontown Dollar General Could Open As Soon as Mid-Summer

Now that excavation and site work prep has begun for the new Dollar General Store in Hustontown, store officials have said that the store could be open as soon as mid-summer.  The new store is located at 7609 Waterfall Road in Hustontown, the si More...

Obituaries

Lena A. Pollock

Bucyrus, Ohio, 86

Lena A. Pollock, 86, Bucyrus, Ohio, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at Signature Healthcare in Galion. She was born July 23, 1930, in Mc- Cutchenville, Ohio, to the late Henry and Mary Ella Grace (Sipes) Sipe. More...

In Memory

SEBURN   In loving memory of Irvin “Jake” Seburn on our 28th anniversary April 8, 2017: I will always love you.  We love you and miss you. Love, Judy   More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 3, 1997 ’97 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Jerry Gregory, March 3; Milachi Gress, April 15; Sally Sowers April 17; Joseph Beidler, April 15; April Hawbaker, April 16; Lois Linke, April 16; Randy Seville, April 16; Rachel Deshong, April 10; Darlene Snyder, April 17; Rodney P More...

Hustontown

This Sunday, April 9, is Palm Sunday. They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting   Hosanna, blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Blessed is the king of Israel. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Hagerstown Speedway opened for the 70th anniversary season Saturday night, and it was Gary Stuhler, the winningest driver in track history, who drove to victory lane on opening night.  More...

Features

Dirty Air From Global Trade Kills At Home And Abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) – A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home. More...

Mustard And Sherry Inspire Adult-friendly Chicken Tenders

I mentioned to my husband recently that I had mastered an oven-baked chicken tender recipe, and his response was a little underwhelming; dismissive even. More...

Cancer Therapy Fights Brain Tumors

WASHINGTON (AP) – It sounds like science fiction, but doctors say a device worn on the head that makes electric fields improved survival for the first time in more than a decade for people with deadly brain tumors.  More...