April 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Expand Chief Clerk’s Role

County chief clerk Lisa Mellott-Mc- Conahy’s part-time position got revamped last week when county commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney Mc- Cray and Pete Lynch, at their April 4 meeting, decided to give her more duties and make her position full t More...

Local & State

Uber Settles With PA Regulators For $3.5 million

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania regulators are settling a legal dispute with the ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. More...

FCMC Recognizes National Donate Life Month In April

Individuals encouraged to register to become an organ, tissue and cornea donor

PITTSBURGH, April 10, 2017 – Nationally, more than 118,000 people are awaiting an organ transplant. Twenty-two will die each day without receiving one. One Pennsylvanian dies every 18 hours waiting for an organ transplant.  More...

Statewide Opening Day Of Trout Season Kicks Off April 15

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of April 10, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Scattering Rubbish Somebody put two bags of garbage against 35-yearold Jonathan Berkstresser’s garage at 109 Corner Rd., Big Cove Tannery, sometime March 24 through March 26, McConnellsburg state police reported. Drug Possession More...

Sports

High School Sports

Baseball  James Buchanan 2, McConnellsburg 0   McConnellsburg was shut out 2-0 Saturday in a game against the James Buchanan Rockets, whose pitcher allowed the Spartans just one hit. More...

Softball Standings

A Meyersdale 3 0 Shade 2 0 Shanksville 1 0 Fannett-Metal 5 1 Tussey 3 1 Berlin 1 1 McConnellsburg 1 More...

World Cycling League, Albright To Build Indoor Velodrome

READING, Pa. More...

Family

Five Generations

Pictured are five generations of the LuWanda Mumma family. More...

Cards Of Thanks

DESHONG  With heartfelt thanks to all who gave a hug, a smile, prayer and kind thoughts in our family’s time of sorrow at the passing of our mother, Mary A. DeShong.  More...

Celebrates First

Brinley Jane Gelvin celebrated her first birthday March 13, 2016, with a pink and glitter party with all of her family and friends  She is the daughter of Brandon and Hope Gelvin. More...

Ballots Set For May 16 Primary

Many municipal seats up for grabs

Now that the March 7 deadline for filing candidacy petitions has passed, the ballots for the Fulton County municipal spring primary election to be held May 16 have been set. More...

SF Hires New Board Secretary

Accepts two resignations

The Southern Fulton School Board hired a new superintendent/board secretary at its regular meeting last month. Mary Ann Johnson, who began employment on April 3, 2017, was hired to replace former secretary Anita Munson. More...

Council Decides On Barn Quilt

Refers meter request to committee

McConnellsburg Borough Council conducted a brief regular meeting last week and met with Linda Garber of the Fulton County Historical Society and a sponsor of the Frontier Barn Quilt Trail of Fulton County and also referred a request to remove a parki More...

Obituaries

Charles R. Sain

McConnellsburg, 91

Charles Richard “Bud” Sain, 91, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, April 9, 2017, at Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg. He was born April 1, 1926, in Washington D.C., the son of the late Charles S. More...

Paul E. Ward

Little Cove, 95

Paul E. “Mike” Ward, 95, Little Cove, died at 5:45 a.m., April 8, 2017, at his home following a brief illness.  Born August 3, 1921, at Little Cove, he was a son of the late Dallas and Iva Smith Ward.  More...

Martha R. DeShong

Greencastle, 90

Martha R. ( Hess) DeShong, 90, Greencastle died Tuesday morning, April 4, 2017.  Funeral services were held Friday, April 7, at 1 p.m., at the Harold M. Zimmerman And Son Funeral Home of Greencastle. Burial was in St. Thomas Cemetery.   More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

The angel said to the women, “Do not be alarmed and frightened, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here, he has risen as He said. Come, see the place where He lay.” Matthew 28:5-6. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Denise Sebring, April 5; Roger Skvarka, April 19; Stuart Fletcher, April 19; Kayla Shives, 20 on April 15; Helen “Duck” Sheeder, April 20; Delores Christian, April 20; and Ken Reeder, April 5.  Needmore Fire Co. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Harrisonville’s Logan Wagner turned in an impressive performance to win his first career 410 Sprint car feature Sunday night at Susquehanna Speedway.  Wagner used a great restart midway through the 30-lap event, passing both Doug Esh and G More...

Entertainment

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RELIGION  Easter Services Easter services will be held at Knobsville Church of the Brethren, 221 Knobsville Road, just off Rte. 522., Sunday, April 16. Early services begin at 7:30 a.m., followed by a breakfast served downstairs. More...

Features

Burrata And Prosciutto Pizza

If you haven’t had the chance to try burrata, I would be honored if this recipe became the first occasion. Burrata is a semisoft, white Italian cheese made from mozzarella and cream. More...

Stone Age Cannibals: Hunting Each Other Not Worth The Hassle

NEW YORK (AP) – You know those snacks that are OK if they're handy, but not worth the bother if you have to go track them down? Our Stone Age forerunners may have felt the same way about eating each other.  More...

Out-flank Old Ideas Of Flank Steak With This Rolled Version

Do you ever have the feeling that the world is lying to you? That everyone else in humanity has agreed to love something terrible, and you have to play along or risk looking like a fool?  More...

Church News

Easter Services

Easter services will be held at Knobsville Church of the Brethren Sunday, April 16.  The day begins with early services at 9:30 a.m. and worship/resurrection celebration at 10:30 a.m.  All are welcome. More...

Maundy Thursday Services At Wells Valley

Wells Valley Presbyterian Church will hold a Maundy Thursday tenebrae service at 7 p.m., April 13.  The service will include communion. All welcome.   More...