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Woman injured in I-70 rollover

A State College woman suffered a suspected minor injury in a vehicle accident on Interstate 70 in the Warfordsburg area on February 4. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a 2006 Toyota Camry driven by Nouf Haldi, 26, of State College, Pa., was traveling west in the right lane on Sunday,[Read More…]

CSX train derails near Paw Paw

No injuries or release of hazardous materials reported by Kate Shunney A CSX train on Monday afternoon, February 12, derailed in the area of Magnolia in western Morgan County, bringing fire, EMS and hazardous materials responders to the remote area to assess the situation. Rail officials on Tuesday morning said[Read More…]

Ira Marvin Moats, Jr.

Ira Marvin Moats, Jr. 1934-2024 Ira “Junior” Marvin Moats, Jr., age 89, of Mercersburg, Pa., passed away Saturday, February 10, 2024, at his residence. Born Saturday, April 7, 1934, in Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Ira and Mary Younker Moats Sr. Junior worked at McKinley’s Food Market[Read More…]

James Elwood Barton, Sr.

James Elwood Barton, Sr. 1955-2024 James “Jim” Elwood Barton, Sr., 68, of Warfordsburg, Pa., passed away Saturday, January 27, 2024, at his residence. Jim was born in McConnellsburg, Pa. on April 4, 1955, a son of the late Esta Marie (Everts) and George Calvin Barton. He was the husband of Connie[Read More…]

Tammy Faye Moats

Tammy Faye Moats 1935-2024 Tammy Faye Moats, 88 went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and to be eternally with the love of her life, Ray C. Moats on Thursday February 8, 2024, while under the care of Hospice at Doey’s House in Hagerstown, Md., with her[Read More…]

John Edward Barker

John Edward Barker 1935-2024 John Edward “Dick” Barker, age 89, of Hancock, Md., passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024, at his home. Born Saturday, January 12, 1935, in Morgan County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Clarence Luther and Daisy Pearl Karns Barker. Dick served in the United[Read More…]

Terry Allen Kyne

Terry Allen Kyne 1959-2024 Terry Allen Kyne, age 64, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Friday, February 9, 2024 at his residence. Born July 8, 1959 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., he was the son of the late Vincent Leo and Mary Anna Jane Barker Kyne. He attended Berkeley Springs High[Read More…]

Hancock girls fall to Orioles

The Lady Panthers took a loss against the Maryland School for the Deaf on Thursday, February 1, falling to the Orioles 52-22. Hancock girls’ basketball will host Faith Christian Academy on Thursday, February 8 at 5:30 p.m.

Give the gift of health this Valentine’s Day

by Kate Evans Tired of buying the same Valentine’s Day gifts for your special someone? Maybe you could give them the gift of true love by giving them the gift of health, said Stacy Schultz, War Memorial Health registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. People spend a couple hundred dollars[Read More…]

Maryland Extension opens summer internship applications

This spring, the University of Maryland Extension (UME) will hire a new cohort for ‘Creating Leadership and Professional Development Through Extension Internships,’ for the summer of 2024. The University of Maryland Extension received a grant on April 15, 2021, endowed by the United States Department of Agriculture and sponsored by[Read More…]