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Local & State

Zambelli Paying $200,000 For Not Reporting Stolen Fireworks

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A 124- year-old Pennsylvania fireworks business will pay a $200,000 penalty after pleading guilty to failing to report more than 63,000 fireworks that were stolen nearly three years ago.  More...

Cold War Historical Society Keeps Memories Of Tense Global Era Fresh

WARMINSTER, Pa. (AP) – History buffs have had hundreds of years to perfect their knowledge of the Revolutionary War and its many local connections.  More...

Teen Girl Arrested For Planning School Shooting

THURMONT, Md. More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

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

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Mariah Truax, April 23; Teresa Carter, April 2; Anita and Cheyenne Hege, April 6; Wanda Souders, Guy Truax and Terri Blumenthal, April 7; Rachel Deshong and Sarrah Pollock, April 10; Jamie Sipes, April 9; Jen Knepper, April 8; Jeff More...

Hustontown

Forbes Road School holds Tuesday morning prayer meetings in the auditorium from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. All are welcome. Center United Methodist Church will hold a food pantry disbursement March 29, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the community building. More...

Sports

New Backboards At Alumni Gym

Dean Seville and his boys, Brent and Brad, put up the new fiberglass backboards on the main court March 22 in the alumni gym. Donations are still being collected to help pay for this new addition. More...

High School Sports

Baseball  Southern Fulton 7, Hancock 3   Just one hit over four innings was allowed by Indian pitcher Branden Lynch in Southern Fulton’s 7-3 win over Hancock Saturday. Lynch also knocked out a two-run double. More...

ICC All-Stars Announced

The winter ICC All-Stars are as follows: Wrestling More...

Central Fulton School Board Conducts Routine Business

Personnel, field trips top agenda

The regular board meeting of the Central Fulton School District was held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, and the directors addressed personnel changes, approved field trips and conducted other regular business during the two-hour meeting.  Board mem More...

Ayr Sets Tire, Bulky Items Dates

Agrees to advertise paving projects

Ayr Township agreed to advertise for paving bids and set dates for spring bulky item days and tire recycling at its regular meeting on Monday evening.  More...

Meetings Planned For County Bridge Projects

Bridges to be replaced as part of Public-Private Partnership

Hollidaysburg, PA – The community is invited to a public meeting regarding the replacement of two Fulton County bridges included in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. More...

Obituaries

In Memory

MELLOTT In loving memory of Frank Mellott, October 12, 1944 – March 29, 2007: We wish that we could see you for just a little while We wish that we could hug you and see your gentle smile But wishing More...

Jeanne G. Hutchinson

Miami Shores, Fla., 100

Jeanne G. Hutchinson of Miami Shores, Fla., died Thursday, March 23, in her home following a short hospitalization. She was 100 years old. Born Sept. 7, 1916, she was the daughter of Wellesley H. and Estelle Sipes Greathead of Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Allan F. Fletcher

Little Orleans, Md., 93

Allan Franklin Fletcher, 93, Little Orleans, Md., died Monday, March 20, 2017, at his home.  Born September 12, 1923, he was the son of the late Philip Howard and Etta (Price) Fletcher, and the widower of Anna Jane (Hollenbaugh) Fletcher, who di More...

Letters

Cuts To EPA, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Would Be Disastrous

To The Editor:  More...

Litterbugs Show Careless Regard For Environment

To The Editor: Do you think it is OK to throw trash from vehicles and dump waste along our roads and byways? It’s against the law for very good reasons. Litter is a very important environmental issue. More...

Police Reports

POLICE REPORTS

Charged With Drug Possession   Mitchell Graham Martz, 29, Mercersburg, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drugs and resisting arrest on March 25 after McConnellsburg state police found him in possession at 1:37 p.m. More...

Racing Roundup

Racing Roundup

Well, I was wrong in my prediction that it would be another week before we saw any racing in the area! More...

Entertainment

Any Dream Came True For “Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

Audiences traveled way, way back many centuries ago to the land of Canaan and Egypt to hear the story of Joseph on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, March 9, 10, and 12, when McConnellsburg High School shared the story of “Joseph and the Amazing Te More...

Features

New Idea Shakes Up Dinosaur Family Tree

WASHINGTON (AP) – Tyrannosaurus Rex and his buddies could be on the move as a new study proposes a massive shakeup of the dinosaur family tree.  More...

Spain: Drug Dealers Use Fake Bananas To Transport cocaine

MADRID (AP) – Spanish police have arrested two men for allegedly transporting large quantities of cocaine inside fake bananas. More...

Number Of Female Police Officers On The Rise

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) – The driver pulls off to the side of the road after catching a glimpse of the red and blue flashing lights in the rearview mirror. More...