March 21, 2019 RSS feed / Local & State

Sens. Toomey And Casey Working Together To Protect The Elderly

Opinion

If there is one thing we can all agree on, it’s the absolute imperative of respecting and protecting the elderly.  More...

Settlement Sought In Suit By Man Released After 25 Years

EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Attorneys are trying to reach an out-of-court settlement in a lawsuit filed by a Pennsylvania man freed from prison after 25 years after he was granted a new trial in the slaying of his estranged wife.  More...

Swain Runner-Up In Talent Contest

Sixteen-year-old Fulton County native Laura Swain was the runner-up of Teens Have Talent in Hagerstown, Md., on March 9. More...

PennDOT Outreach Meeting March 20

Overview of this construction season and future projects

Hollidaysburg – The 2019 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Transportation Outreach meeting for Fulton County will be held Wednesday, March 20, from 1:30 p.m. More...

Law Enforcement, Dealers Work On Precious Metal Theft Cases

PLUMSTEAD, Pa. (AP) – A recent jewelry theft arrest in Plumstead is just one recent example of the mutually beneficial relationship between law enforcement and precious metal buyers. More...

Naked Man Confronts Woman In Random PA Attack

LOWER BURRELL, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a naked man attacked and robbed a woman he encountered on a street.  More...

Bluebird Nest Boxes Help Connect With Wildlife

HARRISBURG, PA - The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery wants to help you “spring” into the season and connect with wildlife in your backyard.  More...

Black-Bear Den Livestream Launches

HARRISBURG, PA – What’s better than one Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife livestream? Two, of course. More...

Open Mic Night Held At Cen-

McConnellsburg Senior Center held its fourth-year anniversary March 11, with 17 musicians and singers. Open Mic is the second Monday of the month from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and everyone is welcome. More...

PA National Guard Members Heading To Poland

ANNVILLE, Pa. (AP) – About 500 members of the Pennsylvania National Guard are preparing for deployment to Poland to take part in North Atlantic Treaty Organization exercises.  Gov. More...

Library Corner

The library Pi day pie sale was a terrific success. Many thanks to all of our bakers and buyers for their support! More...

FCAVTS Student Of The Month

Logan Abbott didn’t grow up in a farm family but he decided to take the agricultural production program in the Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School to experience farming.  More...

Administration Announces Increased Liquid Fuels Distribution For Local Roads And Bridges

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has committed $500.7 million in liquid fuels payments to help certified municipalities maintain their roads and bridges. More...

Toomey Votes To Oppose Trump’s Border Emergency Order

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE March 11   Compred to last Monday slaughter steers sold steady to $1 higher. Slaughter Holsteins had no market test. Slaughter heifers sold mostly steady. Slaughter cows sold $1 to $3 higher. More...

PA Opens Investigation Into Gas Liquids Pipeline

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

PA OKs Jim Croce, John Updike Historical Markers

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Fight Over Nuclear Power Plants Arrives At PA Capitol

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Forest Fire Wardens Talk Live Lines

Celebrate Smokey’s 75th birthday

Forest Program manager Jason Hall welcomed members of area volunteer fire companies, Bedford/Fulton employees of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), and other guests gathered at the annual Buchanan Forest District Forest Fire More...

Experience Camps In PA

Experience Camps, a free and unique camp found in Pennsylvania, Maine, California, Georgia, and Michigan is offering children who have lost a parent or parents a place to explore their grief, break the isolation they may feel with their noncamp peers More...

Public Meeting For Local Bridge Projects

Hollidaysburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of five proposed local bridge projects in Fulton County.  More...

Wrong-way Turnpike Crash Kills 2 Drivers, Injures Others

BIG BEAVER, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a wrong-way crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in western Pennsylvania killed two people and sent four other people to hospitals.  More...

Wii Bowlers Hold Banquet

Pictured are the 25th league of Wii bowlers at Warfordsburg Senior Center. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: baked cabbage roll with tomato sauce, garlic whipped potatoes, corn, cinnamon raisin bread pudding.  Tuesday: turkey and provolone sandwich with lettuce, tomato, cr More...

Gardeners Cited For Volunteer Service Hours

Two Fulton County Master Gardeners were recently cited for their volunteer service to the Master Gardener Program by officials at Penn State Extension. More...

Man Breaks Into Funeral Home, Steals Casket Blanket

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Police in Pennsylvania say a 54-year-old man broke into a funeral home to steal 10 bottles of liquor and an American flag blanket for a casket.  More...

SF Honor Society Inducts Members

Southern Fulton High School Chapter of the National Honor Society welcomed six new members into its chapter March 10, 2019. The induction ceremony was held in the auditorium of Southern Fulton High School, with family and friends present.  More...

MHS To Present “Footloose”

Spend an entertaining evening at McConnellsburg High School as students present the musical “Footloose” Friday, March 22; Saturday, March 23; and a Sunday, March 24, in the high school auditorium.  More...

Scouts Hold District Derby

Great Cove District Derby was held last Friday night at Needmore Bible Church. Needmore Pack 45 hosted the derby with 27 cars in the race. More...

Dick’s To Halt Sales Of Rifles, Ammo At 125 Of Its Stores

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) – Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. said on Tuesday that it will stop selling hunting rifles and ammunition at 125 of its stores, replacing the gear with merchandise it believes will sell better at those locations.  More...

Open Mic Night Held At Center

Warfordsburg Senior Center’s Mic Night was held March 9 with 10 musicians/ singers entertaining a full house. More...

Cases Of Mumps At Temple University Increases To 46

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Health officials say there are at least 46 cases of the mumps at Temple University and three others from surrounding counties, the most cases in the city since 2010.  That’s up from 16 cases reported last week.&nb More...