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Local & State

Student Pushes Through Challenges Of Being An Amputee

NORTHERN CAMBRIA, Pa. More...

Log By Log, Historic Home’s Destination Will Be Mingo Park

EIGHTY FOUR, Pa. (AP) – It’s going to be a moving experience, to be sure. Taking apart a home log by log is the task being undertaken by Jeff Pleta of East Washington, under contract with Washington County History and Landmarks. More...

Jobless Rate 0.3% Lower In Fulton County

Fulton County experienced its annual unemployment rate increase, going from 0.3 percent in the seasonal job market to 5.1 percent. A month prior the county celebrated its lowest unemployment rate in a decade. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of October 2, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Identity Stolen A 24-year-old Needmore woman reported to the McConnellsburg state police on Aug. 22 that someone had stolen her identity. No further details were given. Police ask anyone with information to call 717-485-3131. Harassment More...

Sports

High School Sports

Boys Soccer   McConnellsburg 7  Northern Bedford 0  Landon Seiders scored three goals and Gage Henry added three assists in a 7-0 Sideling Hill League win over NBC. More...

Boys Soccer Standings

North Star 9 1 Hyndman 7 1 McConnellsburg 7 2 Windber 5 3 Southern Fulton 5 4 Rockwood 4 3 Fannett-Met More...

Girls Soccer Standings

Windber 9 1 McConnellsburg 7 1 Conemaugh 6 2 Northern Bedford 7 2 Berlin 6 3 Rockwood 6 5 Fannett-Meta More...

Family

Cards Of Thanks

GOBIN  We would like to thank everyone who made our 70th wedding anniversary so special.  We really appreciated all the cards, flowers, gifts and visits. Thank you all.   More...

Mystery Couple Picking Up Tabs At PA Restaurant

WASHINGTON, Pa. More...

Court Session Held

The following cases were heard in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas, Tuesday, September 26, Judge Jeremiah D. Zook presiding.  Roy E. Hornbaker appeared pro- se and pled guilty to writing bad checks. He was sentenced to six months probation. More...

Old PA Pike Trail Updated

Commissoners

Tuesday morning John Carlin, Anthony, D’Anna, and Craig Bachik met with Fulton County commissioners Larry R. Lynch, Stuart L. Ulsh and Rodney Mc- Cray to discuss the restoration updates on the Old PA Pike Trail for hikers and bikers. More...

Two CEOs To Serve At Medical Center

COO, CFO to share position

The Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC) Board of Directors said Monday that the Medical Center’s chief operating officer, Kimberly Slee, and its chief financial officer, Deborah Shughart, have been appointed interim chief executive officers.&nb More...

Obituaries

Jane C. MacDonald

McConnellsburg, 89

Jane C. MacDonald, 89, McConnellsburg, died Monday October 2, 2017, at UPMC Altoona. She was born August 9, 1928, in Moosic, Pa., the daughter of the late William and Gertrude Carey. More...

Alan Helman

Harrisonville, 59

Alan Helman, 59, Harrisonville, died Saturday, September 23, 2017.  He was the son of the late Robert and Bonnie Miller.  His wife, Lark, preceded him in death December 22, 2012.  He was employed at JLG until retirement in 2013.  More...

Theresa A. Burkholder

Spring Run, 69

Theresa A. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Hustontown

Clear Ridge United Methodist Church will hold evening services October 18 at 6:30 p.m. Center and Clear Ridge United Methodist churches will worship together at 9:30 a.m., October 22, at Clear Ridge. More...

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Janet Geyer, October 3; Karrie Barton, October 9; Kevin Strait, October 14; Shelia Bivens, October 14; Linda Smith, October 17; Sherri Mc- Clain, October 15; Sandy Novak, October 14; John McGarvey, October 18; Sonnie Stenger, Octob More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

David Gravel captured his second career World of Outlaws Williams Grove National Open title with a big $50,000 win Saturday night at Williams Grove Speedway.  It was a busy weekend at Williams Grove with the three night National Open plus the ma More...

Community Bulletin Board

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

RECREATION Open Mic Night Open Mic Night will be held at Mc- Connellsburg Senior Center Monday, October 9, starting at 4 p.m. Music will be hosted by Larry Cooper. Food and drinks will be available. Donations are accepted at the door. More...

Features

Hearty Fall Food And Wine Ideas

(StatePoint) – When brisk autumn weather makes you wish for rich hearty meals, let New Zealand be the source of your culinary inspiration. The country’s dishes make for delicious fall feasting. More...

Treatment Restores Signs Of Awareness In Brain-injured Ban

NEW YORK ( AP) – French researchers say they restored some signs of consciousness in a brain-injured man who hadn't shown any awareness in 15 years.  More...

What Are ‘STEAM’ Subjects And Why Do They Matter?

(StatePoint) – If you’ve heard your child’s educators talking about “STEAM” subjects, they are referring to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. More...

Church News

Special Speaker

Knobsville Church of the Brethren will host Chaplain Craig Shambaugh from the Carlisle Truckstop Ministry October 15 at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. The church is located at 221 Knobsville Road, just off U.S. Rte. More...

Revival

Revival services will be held at Pleasant Grove Pentecostal   Church October 22 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Speaker will be Frank Menhart. All are welcome.   More...

Prayers For Peace

Join Ebenezer United Methodist Church on the streets of McConnellsburg for an hour of prayer October 15 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. E-mail mellott@centurylink to be added to the list of participants. Call 717-860-2844 with questions.   More...