March 30, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

Scouting Breakfast Held

The sixth annual Great Cove District Friends of Scouting breakfast was held Friday, March 24, at VFW Post 655 in McConnellsburg, with about 40 in attendance. More...

FR Students Of The Month

Pictured are Forbes Road Students of the Month for March. The character trait chosen was friendship. More...

Historical Society Plans Spring Bus Trip

Fulton County Historical Society Spring will sponsor a bus trip April 28, to Johnstown, Pa., where several nationally significant events occurred, such as the 1889 Johnstown Flood and the beginning of the steel industry.  Take the opportunity to More...

Study Says PA Highways Lose Funds To State Police

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A new study suggests that more than $200 million a year in highway construction funds are being diverted unconstitutionally to subsidize the Pennsylvania State Police.  More...

Senior Center Activities

Activities for Warfordsburg Senior Center during April are as follows:  April 1: vendor fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; food available.  April 3: Wii league bowling from 5:30 p.m. More...

PA Firm To Plead To Not Reporting Stolen Fireworks

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A 124-year-old Penn sylvania fireworks business is set to plead guilty to failing to report more than 63,000 fireworks that were apparently stolen.  The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has alre More...

101-year-old Resident Attends Borough’s Centennial Party

DUPONT, Pa. (AP) – A 101-year-old woman was on hand to celebrate the centennial of the Pennsylvania borough where she has always lived.  More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE  March 20  More...

Judge Midtrial Throws Out PA Pay-To-Play Case

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A judge midtrial has thrown out a pay-to-play case against a wealthy investment adviser accused of bribing Pennsylvania’s former treasurer to get state business. U.S. More...

King’s Family Restaurants Closing Five Pennsylvania Locations

PITTSBURGH (AP) – King’s Family Restaurants has closed five of its western Pennsylvania restaurants.  The Pittsburgh- area chain was founded in 1967, but was sold two years ago to Kelly Capital, a San Diego, California private equity More...

Officers Lift Car To Rescue Pinned Woman

UPPER DARBY, Pa. More...

Despite Nearby Casinos, No Spike Seen In Compulsive Gambling

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Western Pennsylvania’s first legal casino opened at The Meadows 10 years ago this June amid warnings from some opponents that a surge in the region’s level of compulsive gambling was inevitable, leading to increase More...

Philadelphia’s Soda Tax Brings In $6.4M In February

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia’s new tax on sweetened beverages is exceeding expectations. Figures released Thursday by the city’s Department of Revenue show the tax brought in $6.4 million in February. More...

Sex Offender Set For Trial In Ex-girlfriend’s Rape, Killing

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) – Jury selection is set for a registered sex offender charged with killing and raping his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her western Pennsylvania apartment.  More...

Business Owner Shoots Robbery Suspect, Bystander

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Authorities in Philadelphia say a business owner shot a would-be robbery suspect and a bystander.  Police say the shooting happened around 4 p.m. Sunday. More...

Increasing First Responder Suicide Rates Spark Concern

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Paramedic George Redner III started to grow angry and distant after he failed to revive a 2-year-old who had drowned. But not even his parents saw how deeply his work affected him until he took his life seven years later. More...

Man Charged In Nightclub Parking Lot Shooting That Killed One

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

Ex-Penn State Official: “I Should Have Done More” In Abuse Case

HARRISBURG, Pa. 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...

Verdict Turns Page In Penn State Child Molestation Scandal

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

DMVA Seeks Help To Honor All Who Paid Ultimate Sacrifice In Vietnam

105 photos still needed for Wall of Faces

ANNVILLE, Pa. – The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) wants to help pay tribute to all of the men and women from Pennsylvania who died as a result of the Vietnam War, but needs help from the public. More...

Woman Killed, 5 Others Flown To Hospitals After Crash

CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a woman was killed and five other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in western Pennsylvania.  Officials in Washington County said the crash occurred shortly before 4 p.m. More...

Mom Beat, Choked Girl Over Incorrect Bible Verses

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. More...

Senior Center Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows  Monday: teriyaki chicken breast, white rice, island blend vegetabls, white bread, applesauce, milk.  Tuesday: salisbury steak w/gravy, baked potato, coleslaw, wheat bread, m More...

Library News

This Saturday, April 1, is STEAM Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the children’s library. The focus will be on this year’s PA One Book, “Daniel Finds a Poem” by Micha Archer. More...

Honor Society Visits New York City

Southern Fulton National Honor Society went to New York City March 19 and 20. More...

Senior Center Holds Open Mic

McConnellsburg Senior Center celebrated its second year of Open Mic on March 13. There was a great turnout and as usual, lots of good food and great music. More...

PA Man Missing Since Car Crash Found Dead In Woods

HANOVER, Pa. More...

Drillers: Permit Limbo Hurts Competitiveness

As Pennsylvania’s governor touts the potential for billions of dollars in new investment by petrochemical manufacturers, his environmental agency is struggling to process applications to drill the natural gas wells that will be needed to supply More...

Cops: Man On Crack Crashes Into Cars On I-70

EIGHTY-FOUR, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania State Police say a man on crack cocaine has been jailed on charges he crashed into other cars he thought were trying to box him in on Interstate 70.  More...

VFW Donates To Scouts

VFW Post 655/FOVA makes donation to Mason- Dixon Council of Boy Scouts at the breakfast meeting held at the VFW Post 655 March 24. More...

Woman Convicted Of Involuntary Manslaughter In Man’s Death

NORRISTOWN, Pa. More...

Fire Destroys Building Housing Popular Diner, Apartments

BUTLER, Pa. More...

Bribery Trial Paints Stark Picture Of PA Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Then-gubernatorial candidate Rob McCord was leaving a meeting in 2013 with a potential campaign donor when an aide told him he felt like he needed to “take a shower.” More...

Woman Killed In Fire In Western PA

FARRELL, Pa. (AP) – A coroner says a woman died in a house fire in western Pennsylvania over the weekend.  Firefighters in Mercer County were called to the Farrell residence just after 10 p.m. More...

“Town That Garbage Built” For Sale In PA For $1.5M

REDUCTION, Pa. (AP) – “The Town That Garbage Built” is up for sale. A family that has owned the Village of Reduction in Pennsylvania for nearly 70 years has decided to divest itself of the 75-acre property. More...