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July 14, 2013
A Needmore, Pa., resident was taken to Meritus Medical Center on Friday with moderate injuries after the motorcycle he was driving crashed along the shoulder of Pa. 655, east of Warfordsburg, according to a news release from Pennsylvania State Police. Tyler Blake, 22, of 5620 Thompson Road in Needmore, was driving a 2002 Honda VTZ1800 on Pa. 655 around 11 a.m. Friday when he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed near Pa. 484, state police said. Blake was taken to Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown by Hancock Rescue Squad, state police said.
NEWS
July 11, 1997
By RICHARD F. BELISLE Staff Writer, Waynesboro NEEDMORE, Pa. - Stand in the intersection of Pa. 655 and U.S. 522, and you won't be able to count more than two or three houses in any direction before the landscape returns to farmland. You're smack in the middle of downtown Needmore, Pa., literally a wide spot in the road with a few houses on the side. It's where Chris Hill, 24, a rising artist and Needmore native, wants to make his mark on the world. Hill's work is seen every week by readers of the Fulton News, the county's weekly newspaper.
NEWS
December 16, 2000
Needmore ministry serves those who need more Editor's note : This is the fourth in a series of stories running on the 12 days before Christmas to recognize individuals and groups who make the holidays better for others. By STACEY DANZUSO / Staff Writer, Chambersburg NEEDMORE, Pa. - Every Saturday morning Timothy L. Swindell Sr. travels 100 miles from his home in the small town of Needmore to the streets of Washington, D.C. His destination is usually a park near the White House where dozens of homeless men and women are waiting for Swindell, his wife and members of his ministry to feed them and talk about Jesus.
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By HEATHER KEELS | May 8, 2008
NEEDMORE, PA. -- A 65-year-old Needmore woman died Wednesday after her vehicle was struck head-on on U.S. 522 as she turned into a Needmore ice cream shop, Pennsylvania State Police said. Alice Williams was airlifted to Altoona (Pa.) Hospital along with her 11-year-old passenger, but she died before reaching the hospital, Trooper Ryan Cohen said. Williams was driving north on U.S. 522 in a Chevrolet Cavalier when she attempted to make a left turn into the Gordon's Ice Cream parking lot, just south of Pa. 655, at about 6:50 p.m., Cohen said.
OBITUARIES
March 5, 2013
Melvin E. "Mickey" Mellott, 83, of Needmore, Pa., died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. The service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Sideling Hill Christian Church, Needmore.
OBITUARIES
June 23, 2011
Velma M. Leese, 80, of Timber Ridge Road, Needmore, Pa., died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at home. There will be a visitation Saturday at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa., from 2 to 8 p.m. The service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, Needmore. 
OBITUARIES
May 15, 2012
Adrian H. Spade, 93, of Needmore, Pa., died Monday, May 14, 2012, at her home. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. The service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Needmore.
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January 3, 2012
Glenn "Randy" Mellott, 66, of Needmore, Pa., died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. The service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren in Needmore.
NEWS
May 12, 2009
MARCH 18, 1915-MAY 10, 2009 McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Beatrice M. Morton, 94, of the Fulton County Medical Center Long Term Care Unit and formerly of 5246 Pleasant Ridge Road, Needmore, Pa., died Sunday, May 10, 2009, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, Pa. Beatrice was born in Needmore on March 18, 1915, the daughter of the late Oliver H. and Sarah "Myrtle" (Mellott) Daniels. She was the widow of Harold M. Morton, whom she married July 22, 1933. He preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 1989.
OBITUARIES
April 26, 2013
Walter F. "Fred" Wakefield, 85, of Needmore, Pa., died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. The service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Sideling Hill Christian Church, Needmore.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 11, 2013
A Harrisonville, Pa., teenager was named the 2013 Fulton County (Pa.) Fair queen Sunday evening in front of more than 200 people. Sarah Hollinshead, 17, is the daughter of Eric and Anne Marie Hollinshead. She will be a senior at McConnellsburg High School this fall. The 93rd annual Fulton County Fair continues through Saturday. “This week, I want to be a role model,” Sarah said. She said that as a child, she always looked forward to seeing the fair queen. Morgan Strait, the 2012 fair queen, participated in the crowning.
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OBITUARIES
July 29, 2013
George W. Carnell, of Needmore, Pa., died Friday, July 26, 2013, in Fulton County Medical Center Long Term Care Unit, McConnellsburg, Pa. There will be a visitation Thursday one hour before the service at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, Needmore. The service will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are by Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg.
NEWS
July 17, 2013
A Warfordsburg, Pa., woman was flown to a hospital after the car she was driving struck a farm tractor Tuesday evening on U.S. 522 in Fulton County, Pennsylvania State Police said. Erin Renee McCusker, 27, was flown to Altoona Regional Health System to be treated for major injuries, according to a state police news release. A hospital spokeswoman said Wednesday morning that McCusker was not listed as a patient. Troopers said McCusker was driving a 2002 Chrysler Sebring south on U.S. 522 at about 6:45 p.m. when her vehicle rear-ended an International 1066 farm tractor being driven by Lee James Golden, 39, of Needmore, Pa. Police said the impact caused the tractor to flip over.
NEWS
July 14, 2013
A Needmore, Pa., resident was taken to Meritus Medical Center on Friday with moderate injuries after the motorcycle he was driving crashed along the shoulder of Pa. 655, east of Warfordsburg, according to a news release from Pennsylvania State Police. Tyler Blake, 22, of 5620 Thompson Road in Needmore, was driving a 2002 Honda VTZ1800 on Pa. 655 around 11 a.m. Friday when he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed near Pa. 484, state police said. Blake was taken to Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown by Hancock Rescue Squad, state police said.
OBITUARIES
May 29, 2013
Goldie Mae Collins, 69, of Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Needmore, Pa., passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, surrounded by family and loved ones at home. Born July 26, 1943, in Needmore, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Mildred Carnell Stevens. She was the widow of the late Ernest Leon Collins. She is survived by one brother, Robert Stevens of Needmore; two sisters, Daisy Stelk of Montgomery, Ala., and Mary Mellott of Baltimore, Md. She was beloved mother of three daughters, Cindy Presgraves and husband, Kirk, of Hancock, Md., Kim Jackson and husband, Dion, and Crystal Feiser of Hagerstown.
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April 30, 2013
Vivian Laverne Deneen, 82, formerly of Needmore, Pa., died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Neiswanger Management Services in Hagerstown, Md. The family will receive friends Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren. Needmore. The service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be held at the church.  Arrangements are by Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, McConnellsburg, Pa.
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April 26, 2013
Walter F. "Fred" Wakefield, 85, of Needmore, Pa., died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, Pa. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. The service will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Sideling Hill Christian Church, Needmore.
OBITUARIES
March 5, 2013
Melvin E. "Mickey" Mellott, 83, of Needmore, Pa., died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa. The service will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Sideling Hill Christian Church, Needmore.
OBITUARIES
February 13, 2013
Reva V. Butts, 88, of Inwood, W.Va., died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Winchester (Va.) Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood. The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Revs. Mark McDonald and Jeff Phillis officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery at Needmore.
OBITUARIES
October 10, 2012
Sandra Jane Leedy, 60, of Needmore, Pa., died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at Manor Care Nursing in Chambersburg, Pa. The family will receive friends Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Needmore (Pa.) Full Gospel Church. The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Antioch Christian Cemetery, Big Cove Tannery, Pa.
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