April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Local & State

Road Rage Case Appears In Court

Dennis Boden enters not guilty plea

NEWS EDITOR A McConnellsburg man accused of pointing a .22 caliber revolver at an area family during what is believed to be a case of road rage waived his right to formal arraignment proceedings Tuesday. More...

Democratic Governor Hopefuls Insist Drilling Tax Is Viable

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Lang To Hold Meet And Greet

Josh Lang, Republican candidate for state representative will host a meet and greet on Friday, April 18 beginning at 6 p.m., at the McConnellsburg American Legion. More...

School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON High School Monday, April 21: steak and cheese hoagie, chicken cheese quesadilla on flatbread, refried beans, fresh carrots, peach slices, choice of milk. More...

Deer From Western PA Farm Tests Positive For CWD

Harrisburg – A Jefferson County deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease according to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture last week, marking the seventh case in a captive or wild deer since 2012. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: meatloaf, au gratin potatoes, succotash, white bread, tropical fruit. Tuesday: chili con carne, rice, cornbread, apple, grape juice. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during th epast week: Axl Lee Clark, 25, Fort Loudon, and Kimberly Ann Runkle, 24, Fort Loudon. More...

Court Decision Cuts State’s Tobacco Revenue Loss

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Journey In A Day Held For Brownies

For the first time a Journey In A Day was held for local Brownie troops. The Brownies completed the Quest journey, earning their three keys: discover – connect and take action. More...

Free Concert

Crossroads Bible Church will host a free concert on May 10 at 5 p.m. by wellknown country singer John Sines Jr . of Bedford, Va. He is known for his Billboard hit single “The Black #3,” a tribute to the late NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt. More...

ER Patients Having Dental Issues

ERIE, Pa. (AP) – It’s a scene that plays out every day in UPMC Hamot’s emergency department. A patient walks in with severe dental problems, perhaps numerous cavities and an abscess. More...

Employee Of The Month

The D.L. Martin Co. recognized Derrick Mac- Dowall as Employee of the Month for March. MacDowall lives in Harrisonville and has been with the company for two years. He is a machine operator in the CNC department. More...

Senator Buys First Meadow Grounds Lake Raffle Ticket

Sen. John H. Eichelberger (R-Blair), left, purchases the first Friends Of Meadow Grounds Lake raffle ticket from Anthony D’Anna, president of The Friends of Meadow Grounds Lake. More...

12,000 Gallons Of Sewage Dumped In Pa. Storm Drain

LEBANON, Pa. More...

Stains Enters Plea In Drug Cases

Sentencing set for May 27

NEWS EDITOR A trio of drug-related cases held over from last week’s call of the criminal trial list were heard on Tuesday by Fulton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Jeremiah Zook. More...

FR Board Accepts Resignations

Addresses miscellaneous requests

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Burton Pleads In Drug Delivery Case

Sentenced for selling heroin

NEWS EDITOR A southern Fulton County man entered a plea and was sentenced on drug-related charges last week during a call of the trial list session held in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas. More...

FCMC Announces Plans For New MRI Solution

Fulton County Medical Center is replacing its existing MRI unit with a new GE Optima wide-bore MRI. More...

Valley REC Celebrates 75 Years Of Service At Annual Meeting

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Members attending Valley Rural Electric Cooperative’s 75th anniversary annual meeting Friday celebrated the co-op’s legacy of providing safe, affordable and reliable electric service. Board Chairman James R. More...

PA Senate Passes Bill Banning Cash Gifts

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Legislation to punish lawmakers and government officials for accepting cash gifts from anyone seeking to influence public policy has the approval of Pennsylvania state senators. More...

Call Of The List Held April 8

Judge Jeremiah D. Zook of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/ Franklin County presided over call of the criminal trial list on Tuesday, April 8, at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Duck Hunter Recalls 50 Years Along The Susquehanna

LANCASTER NEWSPAPERS LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) –It was Oct. 15, 1954, and duck hunter John R. More...

Racing Roundup

Dylan Yoder made his long tow from Selinsgrove to Hagerstown Speedway pay off in a big way Saturday night as he captured his first career Late Model win at the Maryland oval. More...

Sign Up Now For Community Victory Garden

Have you eaten tiny eggplants, cherry tomatoes, sugar snap peas, yard- long beans and rainbow chard? Would you like to try arugula, okra, rutabagas, parsnips and raspberries? Do you enjoy fresh herbs, from sage and parsley to rosemary? More...

PennDOT Accepting Proposals

Harrisburg – The Penn- DOT Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) last week announced that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through April 30. More...

Brownies Earn Badges

Brownie Troop 80338 earned their dance badges with help from Brittany Grace. Thanks to Brittany they watched dance competitions, learned about the process of preparing for competitions, practiced ballet positions and learned dance terms. More...

Gas Driller Gives $2.5M To Lackawanna College

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) – A gas driller is giving $2.5 million to Lackawanna College in Scranton. More...

PA Lawmaker Gets Into Bar Confrontation

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Financial Solutions

No 401(k)? No Problem

By Wells Fargo Advisors In spite of the continued woes of the economy, small business owners are showing increased optimism about the next 12 months, according to a recent Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index survey. More...

Eichelberger Sponsoring Third Annual A.B. Ross Leadership Program

HOLLIDAYSBURG More than 120 4-H students from across the 30th Senatorial District will get a firsthand look at what makes agriculture Pennsylvania’s numberone industry. More...

Stabbing Suspect Like ‘Deer In Headlights’

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing 22 people at his high school was dazed “like a deer in the headlights’’ hours later and doesn’t fully grasp what he did, his attorney said Thursday as he sketched More...