June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Local & State

Giraffe Dies At PA Zoo After Neck Injury

SCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – A young giraffe recently brought to a Pennsylvania zoo has died after injuring his neck during unexplained aggressive behavior, zoo officials said.  More...

Topper Thanks CF Students For Honoring Military Personnel

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Forbes Road To Hold Graduation Services

Forbes Road High School will hold its baccalaureate services Wednesday, May 31, at 7 p.m. Opening prayer and scripture will be by Pastor Bill Chilcote and speaker for the services will be Rev. More...

Letters

Healthcare Or Politics And Profits?

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Clearing The Record

The Strawberry Festival coloring contest winners should have read:  First-grade grand-prize winner: Makena Kuhn, Forbes Road School. Kindergarten grand-prize winner was Jorja Hess, Forbes Road School. More...

Sports

Sideling Hill All-Stars

The 2017 Sideling Hill spring All-Stars have been announced. Named to the softball all-stars are: Outfield Makayla O’Donel, Fannett-Metal; Peyton Leidy, Northern Bedford; Larissa Leonard, Southern Huntingdon; McKenna Curfman, Tussey Mountain. More...

High School Sports

PIAA Track & Field Championships   Fulton County had a outstanding showing Saturday at this year’s PIAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium.  More...

Youth Shoot Final Week Winners

Junior .22: first –Morgan Stallman; second – Jacob Goshorn; third – Jacob Cutshaw. More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  Khalil James Rodriguez, 23, Needmore, and Abigail Lindsay Hawkins, 21, Needmore.  Daniel Alexander Russo, 26, Lititz, Pa., and Elaina Bless More...

Write-In Vote Results Released

Write-in votes have been tabulated for last month’s primary election and results have been released by the county election board. More...

Construction To Begin On Rte. 522 Bridge

Bridge to be replaced as part of Public-Private Partnership

Hollidaysburg, Pa. More...

Obituaries

Troy E. Smith

McConnellsburg, 49

Troy Eugene Smith, age 49, McConnellsburg, died Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the VA Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va.  Born October 13, 1967, in Chambersburg, he was the son of Blaine M. and Judith E. Smith.  More...

In Memory

BATDORFF  In loving memory of Helen Batdorff on her birthday, June 2:  If roses grow in heaven Lord,  Please pick a bunch for me  Place them in my Mom’s arms and tell her they’re from me.  Tell her that I love her More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of May 29, 1997 ’97 More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Braylin Gelvin, May 23; Ann Shimer Seville, May 26; Nat Taylor, May 25; Denny Seville, June 10; Eric Souders,   More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Gives False Info To Police   State police have accused Chrystal Rena Burton, 37, 3567 Fort Meade Rd., Laurel, Md., of giving false information to a law enforcement officer with intent to implicate a 37-year-old Laurel, Md., man. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Port Royal Speedway hosted the big Bob Weikert Memorial over the weekend but had to use Monday as the raindate for Sunday night’s big show.  Monday night in the 35- lap Weikert Memorial, it was Lucas Wolfe bringing home the big $10,000 pay More...

Features

Whale Of A Myster y Solved? How They Got So Big

WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists think they have answered a whale of a mystery: How the ocean creatures got so huge so quickly.  A few million years ago, the largest whales, averaged maybe 15 feet long. More...

Science Says: What’s Known And Not Known About Marijuana

NEW YORK (AP) – A new marijuana study joins a limited record of scientific knowledge about the harms and benefits of pot. More...

Conservation Corner

Optimize And Efficiently Use Available Nitrogen For Corn Crop!

Nitrogen (N) from agricultural operations has been identified as a significant source of nitrate contamination not only in Pennsylvania’s surface water and groundwater in agricultural areas but also in other areas of the Northeast, such as the More...