November 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

JLG Donates $250K To Center For Advanced Medicine

There has always been a commitment to community by JLG to support the Fulton County Medical Center with its expansion projects.  The Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM) is no exception, as JLG donated $250,000 in November toward the $20-million p More...

Local & State

School Districts To Experiment With Later Start Times

PITTSBURGH (AP) – As darkness faded just after 7 a.m. More...

PA’s Demand For $200M From Insurer

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s cash-strapped state government has lost round one in its effort to shut down a state-created medical malpractice insurer of last resort if it does not hand over $200 million in reserves by Dec. More...

86-Year-Old Tries To Rob Philadelphia Bank

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police say an 86-year-old woman tried to rob a bank in Philadelphia.  WTXF-TV reports the woman pushed her walker into TD Bank Tuesday afternoon, brandished a revolver and demanded $400. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago From The Files Of November 27, 1997 ’97 More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Heroin Found McConnellsburg state police report that a packet of heroin was discovered at Fulton County Medical Center, 214 Peach Orchard Rd., Nov. 22 at 9:41 p.m. They gave no further details. Domestic Assault More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Lincoln Speedway honored its champions and top drivers at its banquet last Saturday night in York, where Brian Montieth was honored as 410 Sprint car track champion for a sixth career championship in the Pigeon Hills. More...

Community Bulletin Board

Community Bulletin Board

RECREATION Adult Basketball Adult basketball will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., every Tuesday night at the alumni community building. Questions, call Kathy Kendall at 717-377-3643 More...

Features

Apricot Almond Coffee Cake Is A Special Treat For Holidays

If you’re expecting overnight guests during the holiday season, you might want to stock up on the ingredients for this recipe. More...

Today In History

Mark Twain Born In 1835

Today is Thursday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2017. There are 31 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History:  On Nov. More...

The Gift Of Some Mind-blowing Cheeses Is Just A Click Away

Gift-giving is supposed to be fun, but if you’re an adult, by now you've learned that choosing gifts is one of the more stress-inducing aspects of the holiday. More...

About Half The County On The Hunt

7,155 county residents licensed

With their bellies full of leftover turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes, hunters from all over the county and beyond are taking to the woods for this year’s rifle season and the chance to bag a different kind of meal.  More...

Ag Land Preservation Board Appointed

Fill vacant county auditor position

Commissioners Stuart Ulsh and Pete Lynch met last Tuesday to discuss the county’s Agricultural Land Preservation Board positions, grants and certifications at their weekly meeting. Commissioner Rodney McCray was not in attendance.   More...

Obituaries

Robert D. Barnhart

McConnellsburg, 80

Robert Daniel Barnhart, 80, formerly of McConnellsburg, died Sunday, November 19, 2017, at AristaCare at Woodland Park of Orbisonia.  He was born June 3, 1937, in Big Cove Tannery, the son of the late Clarence and the late Violet(Deshong) Barnh More...

Leland E. Fix

Fort Loudon, 83

Leland E. More...

Ronald E. Horne

Hustontown, 69

Ronald Edward Horne, 69, Hustontown, died Saturday, November 25, 2017, at Chambersburg Hospital.  Born December 18, 1947, at Maddensvile, Pa., he was a son of the late Miles W. and Geraldine (Brown) Horne. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Mike and Mitch Ott, November 22; Dolly Miller, December 5; Selena   Johnson, 43 on December 20; Betty Bivens, December 5; Connie   Cunningham, December 18; Wava Hess, 87 on December 19; Monte Rasp, Jean Carbaugh and Edith More...

Hustontown

Wishing the best of luck and lots of safety to all the deer hunters this week. Santa will visit Hustontown Fire Co. December 16, from 10 a.m. until noon Hustontown High School Class of 1958 held its 59th class reunion at the firehall October 14. More...

Sports

Hunting Interest Dips For Young People In Lebanon County

LEBANON, Pa. More...

Bags First Buck

Ian Farling, 11, killed his first buck, an 8-point, on his grandfather’s farm in Big Cove Tannery on opening day More...

666 Bears Killed On First Day Of Season

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Game Commission says at least 666 bears were killed across the state over the weekend.  More...

Family

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applies for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week:  Ronald Dean Vangosen Jr., 35, McConnellsburg, and Georgie Mae Babcock, 38, McConnellsburg.  Mark Anthony Martine Jr., 27, Chambersburg, and K More...