June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Local & State

Senate Approves Higher 911 Fees On Phone Bills

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Legion Donates To Honor Guard

Mercersburg American Legion presents a check for $1,000 to Fulton County Honor Guard. The donation was raised during a recent golf tournament held at Great Cove Golf Course. More...

Summer Menus

CENTRAL FULTON Breakfast Monday, June 22: assorted cereals, assorted fruit juice, fresh fruit or canned fruit, choice of milk. Tuesday, June 23: warm blueberry muffin loaf or assorted fruit juice, fresh fruit or canned fruit, choice of milk. More...

Woman Charged With Shooting Sleeping Father To Death

SIX MILE RUN, Pa. (AP) – Authorities have charged a central Pennsylvania woman with shooting her father to death as he was sleeping in his bed. More...

First State Trooper Uses Naloxone To Save Overdose Patient

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania state trooper has used the anti-overdose substance naloxone to save an overdose patient for the first time since Gov. Tom Wolf announced that state police would start carrying the drug. More...

House Exempts More Youth Workers From Background Checks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania House members voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to exempt more people from a state law that requires background checks for those who work with children. More...

Hershey To Cut About 300 Jobs

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) – Hershey is expected to cut about 300 jobs by the end of the year as it looks to simplify its operations. The candy maker also cut its revenue outlook for the year. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Courtney Strait, Warfordsburg, has attained the dean’s list for the spring semester at Lock Haven University. Strait is a senior health sciences/pre-physical therapy major. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: barbecue chicken breast, baked potato, green beans, apple juice, oatmeal cookies, wheat bread, milk. More...

Detour In Place As PennDOT Studies Collapsed Bridge

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pennsylvania transportation officials have taken concrete and rebar samples from a bridge to determine whether the southbound side may reopen to traffic after the northbound side collapsed prematurely during demolition, injuri More...

Donates Wheelchair

The late Myron Stone Sr. enjoyed tinkering and refurbishing wheelchairs that he would then donate to the Area Agency on Aging. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE June 15 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1420- 1602 lbs., $158.50 to $160; choice 2-3: 1404-1508 lbs., $155 to $158; select 2-3, 1230-1500 lbs., $148 to $153. More...

Hohman Receives Hoffman Scholarship

Three Bedford and Fulton County high school graduates who were recipients of the 2015 Dr. Roy D. Hoffman Scholarships were recognized by the Bedford Rotary Club on June 8 at a ceremony in their honor. More...

2 Firefighters Injured In Blaze At Volunteer Fire Department

CORAPOLOIS, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say two firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation after a blaze at a western Pennsylvania volunteer fire department. The fire in the Robinson Township Volunteer Fire Company No. More...

New School Funding Formula Wins Panel’s OK

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers and advisers to Gov. More...

Gettysburg Store Offers Civil War Costumes For Dogs, Cats

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – The owners of a new pet store in south-central Pennsylvania operate under a simple philosophy – only sell what they would want for their own pets. More...

52 Take Part In Youth Field Day Activities

Fifty-two area youths between the ages of 10 and 15, along with their parents and grandparents, enjoyed another successful Fulton County Youth Field Day at Sinoquipe Boy Scout Reservation in Fort Littleton on June 13. More...

Worship Service At White Church Sunday, June 28

The annual worship service at The White Church, Union Cemetery, four miles south of Mc- Connellsburg, will be held Sunday, June 28. Services will begin at 10 a.m., led by Rev. Dr. More...

Bill Proposes Appointing PA’s Appellate Judges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – In a high-stakes election year for Pennsylvania’s highest court, lawmakers Tuesday advanced a bill that would authorize a statewide referendum on whether future appellate judges should be appointed by the governor. More...

Area Jury List

The president judge and jury commission drew from the jury wheel the following names for the July 27, 2015 jury selection. Prospective jurors need to report to the Fulton County Courthouse at 8:30 a.m. on this date. More...

Court Session Held June 16

Judge Angela R. Krom of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held Tuesday, June 16, at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Town Pays $650,000 To Family Of Woman, 89, Shot By Police

WARMINSTER, Pa. (AP) – A Philadelphia suburb is paying a $650,000 settlement to the family of an 89-year-old woman accidentally shot and killed by its police department during a standoff with a drunken suspect. More...

PA Turnpike To End Usual Tolls At Jersey Crossing

BRISTOL, Pa. (AP) – It’s the end of the tolls as we know it. More...

Cowans Gap Activities

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of State Parks, and Cowans Gap State Park would like to announce the following upcoming public programs: More...

PSU Graduates And Dean’s List

The following area students were awarded degrees at spring 2015 commencement exercises at Penn State: Emily Deshong, Harrisonville, management. Birgitta Granlun, Three Springs, biology. Megan Keller, Waterfall, agricultural and extension education. More...

Sorority News

Sisters of Preceptor Gamma Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi celebrated their 28th birthday as a chapter Tuesday, June 16. Sisters met at Widmeyer Park in Hancock to share pizza and birthday cake that was then followed by a business meeting. More...

McCbg. FFA Elects Officers

McConnellsburg FFA elected a full slate of officers last month at its annual awards banquet. More...

Homeless Man Finds Purse, Returns It To Poor Mom With Cancer

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – A man living on the streets in central Pennsylvania has returned a lost purse containing nearly $400 to its owner – a single mother who is on welfare and battling brain cancer. More...

10 At Cookout Hit By Birdshot From Shotgun

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police say 10 people were injured at a Philadelphia cookout when they were hit by birdshot from a shotgun, and two men are being sought. More...

PA Family Fights To Keep Treehouse In Front Yard

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A western Pennsylvania family may have to remove its treehouse due to zoning codes that ban such structures. More...

U.S. Doctors Help Tanzanian Children Harmed In Albino Attacks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Five Tanzanian children attacked and robbed of limbs because they are albino are being outfitted with prosthetics at a Philadelphia hospital. More...

Senior Citizens Enjoy Lunch

Warfordsburg Senior Citizens Club Inc. enjoyed a special lunch June 2 at Kelly’s Restaurant in Everett. More...

Senior Center Holds Mic Night

McConnellsburg Senior Center held an open mic night June 8, 2015. More...