June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Work Begins On Little Egypt Road Bridge

Hollidaysburg, PA –The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that Fulton County Maintenance began work Monday, June 5, on a department force bridge replacement project on Route 4007 (Little Egypt Road) over Wooden Br More...

Local & State

Opioid Epidemic Worries K-9 Handlers

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Derry K-9 Blade was instrumental in sniffing out a large shipment of heroin in a vehicle on Route 22 in September, just as he was trained to do.  But his handler, Chief Randy Glick, said it’s scary that the 10- year More...

Three Mile Island Owner Threatens To Close Plant

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Cheap natural gas could do what the worst commercial nuclear power accident in U.S. history could not: put Three Mile Island out of business.  More...

Shuster Visits FCMC Project

U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA 9th District) toured Fulton County Medical Center’s new expansion project Wednesday, May 31. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of June 5, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

DUI Arrest   State police reported that Ryan Waid Smith Sr., 43, Warfordsburg, was found to be operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol during a routine traffic stop June 3 at 1:40 a.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Lucas Wolfe dominated weekend 410 Sprint car action with wins Friday at Williams Grove Speedway and again Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway. More...

Features

Today In History

1967: USS Liberty Attacked In Mediterranean Sea

Today is Thursday, June 8, the 159th day of 2017. There are 206 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: More...

Serve Warm Steak And Potato Chip Salad On Father’s Day

In honor of Father’s Day, More...

Flaky Fish Tacos With Vegetable Slaw

A good fish taco is in a class by itself. My kids tried their first in a beachside restaurant in Florida, and suddenly the world of tacos had a new category. More...

Church News

Area Bible Schools

Vacation Bible School will be held at Knobsville Church of the Brethren, 221 Knobsville Road, July 3-7, from 9:30 a.m, to 11:45 a.m., for children three to junior high. For more information or transportation call 717-987-3935.   More...

Cadets Report For 23rd Annual Camp Cadet

Camp under way June 4-9; Jeremy Fletcher is graduation speaker

The Fulton County Camp Cadet Association’s 23rd annual Camp Cadet program kicked off on Sunday, June 4, at Camp Sinoquipe near Fort Littleton.  More...

Repeat Robber Admits To Local Bank Heist Attempt

Confesses to two other robberies

A Harrisburg, Pa., man’s attempt to rob the Waterfall branch of Community State Bank of Orbisonia in Taylor Township last Wednesday morning was foiled when employees refused to open the magnetically locked interior doors of the building’s More...

Strawberry Festival Begins Friday

10 a.m. at McConnell Park

The Chamber of Commerce & Tourism’s Strawberry Festival is back again for another year this Friday and Saturday at Mc- Connell Park adjacent to the county courthouse.  More...

Obituaries

Gerald N. Bard

Warfordsburg, 82

Gerald N. “Jerry” Bard, 82, Warfordsburg, died Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.  He was born in Needmore, February 20, 1935, the son of the late Elizabeth (Strait) and Oliver Bard. More...

Shirley A. Hahn

Chambersburg, 81

Shirley A. Hahn, 81, formerly of Chambersburg, died Thursday, June 1, 2017, at her son’s home in McConnellsburg.  She was born November 10, 1935, in Hanover, Pa., the daughter of the late Toy H. and the late Geneva (Mc- Coury) Hill. More...

Patsy L. Legge

McConnellsburg, 84

Patsy L. Legge, 84, Mc- Connellsburg, died Monday, May 29, 2017, at her residence.  She was born in Hamilton, Va., October 24, 1932, a daughter of the late Genevieve (Payne) and Robert Preston. She was the widow of Lewis A. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Tom Matthews, June 14; Eric Souders, June 12; Nancy Hendershot, June 13; Westin Mellott, 9 on June 17. More...

Hustontown

Hustontown Fire Co. will hold a food auction June 9 at 5:30 p.m.   Clear Ridge United Methodist Church will hold an ad council meeting June 11 at 11:15 a.m.  More...

Sports

PIAA State Track Medalists

Three Fulton County athletes shined at the PIAA State Track and Field Championships held May 26 and 27 at Shippensburg University. More...

Blue Team Wins Tournament

The Blue Team won the Division 3 Warfordsburg Area Youth Soccer tournament recently. More...

High School Sports

SF Falls 2-0 In Semifinals   Southern Fulton’s bid for a fourth- straight District 5 championship was quashed last Wednesday when the Indians ended their semifinal matchup with Meyersdale scoreless.  Pitcher Gabe Stotler struck out fi More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week:  David Lee Bolyard Jr., 29, Burke, Va., and Hope Elizabeth Schrott, 26, Falls Church, Va.  Daniel Christopher Munro, 47, Oshkosh, Wis., and T More...

Celebrate 50th

Jim and Dorothy Black of McConnellsburg will celebrate the ir 50th wedding anniversary  June 11. More...

Cards Of Thanks

SWOPE  To all those who reached out to our family during our time of loss we offer our sincerest thanks and appreciation. All of your prayers and acts of kindness have been truly appreciated.  Family of Ruth Swope   More...