May 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Hog Farm Delays Continue

DEP deems newest application “incomplete”

More than three years after submitting plans for a concentrated hog farming operation in Ayr Township, the project remains at a standstill as the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) declared the Bivouac Swine Farm’s most recent a More...

Local & State

The Calm After The Storm

After a long Monday evening of high winds and the threat of tornadoes, Heidi Seymore captured a picture of a beautiful rainbow on her drive through Hustontown Tuesday morning. More...

Mushroom Forager Finds A Whopper!

Jason Hoffman of Waterfall found this huge mushroom while hunting the elusive and tasty springtime treats in Huntingdon County over the weekend. More...

Work Completed On Rte. 655 Bridge In Dublin Township

Fulton County bridge replaced as part of Public-Private Partnership

Hollidaysburg, PA – The Route 655 (Pleasant Ridge Road) bridge, which spans Fortune Teller Creek in Dublin Township, Fulton County, that’s been under construction as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Rapid Brid More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 1, 1997 ’97 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Ida Flory, May 9; Carrie Glee, 14 on May 13; Leah Horton, May 12; Sherry Perry, May 12; Andrea Minnier, May 12; LaDawn Hoffman and Morgan Smith, May 14; Judy Strait, May 13; Paula Cook, May 15; Jessica Vance, May 15; Jane Batdorff, More...

Hustontown

My family and I saw a beautiful, full rainbow across the sky Tuesday morning after the rough storms we had Monday night. More...

Sports

Chamber’s 10th Annual Spring Golf Tournament

Fulton County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism held its 10th annual spring golf tournament Friday, April 28, at Great Cove Golf Club. Congratulations go out to CVR Uniforms of Shippensburg, who took first place. More...

High School Sports

Softball  Chestnut Ridge 16, McConnellsburg 1, 3 innings  McConnellsburg 14, Tussey Mountain 4  Everett 7, Forbes Road 1   More...

Softball Standings

A Meyersdale 12 0 Fannett-Metal 11 3 Shanksville 10 2 Tussey Mt. 8 5 Shade 7 5 Rockwood More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Ryan Lee Avril, 25, Smithfield, Va., and Alexandria Michaela Ott, 26, Smithfield, Va.  Shawn Michael Harris, 34, Warfordsburg, and Jennifer More...

Cards Of Thanks

FOREMAN  I thank all for the cards and flowers for my 91st birthday. Also thanks to my nieces, nephew and to my son and his wife. More...

County Buys North First St. Property

The sale of the building that houses the Milroth Family Practice at 318 North First St. to Fulton County was finalized last Tuesday morning during the commissioners’ weekly meeting. More...

April Tax Collections Bring Bad News

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Ayr Awards Paving Bid

Announces tire recycling event

Ayr Township supervisors opened three bids for paving in the township and awarded the bid to the lowest bidder at their meeting last Thursday evening.  More...

Obituaries

Edward E. Barnhart Sr.

Needmore, 72

Edward Elwood Barnhart Sr., 72, Needmore, died Thursday, April 27, 2017, at his home.  Born June 6, 1944, in Hancock, Md., he was the son of the late Harry I. More...

James F. Shives

Chambersburg, 80

James Frederick “Fred” Shives, 80, known to his son’s friends as “Ferd,” Chambersburg, died Tuesday morning, April 18, 2017, in Chambersburg Hospital. More...

Pamela M. Rourke

Hustontown, 54

Pamela Mae Rourke, 54, Hustontown, died at 1:28 p.m., Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa.  Born October 31, 1962, at Carlisle, she was the daughter of John Adams and Nancy Kay (Graham) Sleighter. More...

Letters

Thank You To FCMC Visitors And Employees

To The Editor: I would like to thank each person, organization, church group or anyone else who takes the time to visit, entertain and provide care for the patients in extended care at Fulton County Medical Center. More...

Thanks Legal Services Book Sale Donors, Sponsors

To The Editor:  On behalf of the Friends of Legal Services, I would like to thank the many merchants, banks, offices, and other organizations that acted as book donation sites for the 33rd annual Friends of Legal Services book sale, and all the More...

Clearing The Record

Vivian K. Bernhard is running for Inspector of Election for Belfast Township in the May 16 primary election on the Republican ballot. Her name was spelled incorrectly in a recent Election Ballot story. The “News” regrets the error.   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Fulton County Crime Stoppers Crime Of The Month  Reward offered   More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

The Don Kreitz Jr./Lance Dewease team just don’t skip a beat. Dewease made everyone look stupid again this weekend as he set back the Al- Star Circuit of Champions both Friday and Saturday night. More...

Features

Garden Column

April showers bring May flowers, or so they say.  The Penn State Master Gardeners of Fulton County and Fulton County residents have certainly had the showers and the perennials are looking good. Now is a great time to divide your perennials. More...

Man-made Extreme Weather Has Hit All Over The World

WASHINGTON (AP) – Most people on Earth have already felt extreme and record heat, drought or downpours goosed by manmade global warming, new research finds.  More...

Green Garlic Butter With Parsley Brings Spring To Oysters

My grilled oysters with green garlic butter dish looks as green and springy as your backyard at this time of year. More...