October 16, 2008 RSS feed / Local & State

County Reviews Driver's Policy

Commissioners

The Fulton County commissioners took time Tuesday to reflect upon and make suggestions for possible alterations to their existing driver's policy that was enacted in mid-December 2007. More...

NVFCO Holds Open House, Parade

Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Pa. River Re-searched For Remnants Of Lost Bomber

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Divers and scientists plan to spend the weekend in Pittsburgh's Monongahela River, using new technology to search the murky waters for a mystery a half-century old: the remnants of a World War II-era bomber that crashed into the More...

Pa. Governor To Sign Dog Law Overhaul

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Ed Rendell said Wednesday he will sign a bill intended to dramatically improve the care and treatment of dogs kept in Pennsylvania's larger commercial kennels. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Andrew Craigen Houck, 25, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Kara Michelle Bowman, 37, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. More...

Madison Spade NVFC Princess

The 2008 Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. Princess was crowned Saturday evening after the company's annual parade. More...

Tampa-area Mailman Bitten By Snake In Mailbox

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Forget rain, sleet or snow. The bite of a poisonous snake didn't keep mail carrier Efraim Arango from his mail route on Friday. The 66-year-old Arango was bitten as he slipped mail inside a box. More...

UPMC Bedford Memorial Presents Free Diabetes Symposium

UPMC Bedford Memorial is now accepting reservations for the free diabetes symposium, Friday, November 14, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event is aimed at helping diabetics maintain and improve their health. More...

Local Governments Encouraged To Take Advantage Of Roadway Maintenance Training

Municipalities across Pennsylvania are encouraged to take full advantage of the technical transportation expertise, road maintenance training courses and other services offered through PennDOT's local technical assistance program, or LTAP, accordin More...

MMS Announces September Students Of The Month

Michala Christy, Luke Mellott and Greggory Swope have been selected as the Students of the Month for the month of September. Greggory Swope is an eighthgrader at Mc- Connellsburg Middle School. Greg is the son of Greg Swope Sr. and Deb Swope. More...

MacDonald Retires After Three Decades Leading JLG Engineering

Hatch promoted to VP - engineering

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. company announced last week that Wayne MacDonald, senior vice president of engineering retired effective September 30, 2008, after more than 30 years with the company. More...

Pa. Legislature OKs Electricity Conservation Bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

John Deere Tractor Collection On Display During Fall Folk Festival

The third annual "Can't Help It - I Love that Green" John Deere tractor collection belonging to Fulton County residents Gary H. and Nancy L. More...

Little Dog, Woman Bond At Hospital Visits

Several medals earned by local athlete John Gracey, who has competed in a gamut of sporting events ranging from pole vaulting to triathlons, now hang bedside in the long-term care unit of Fulton County Medical Center where a young woman and former More...

Man Faces Fine After Aiding Trapped Skunk

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (AP) - A man who says he tried to give a trapped skunk a respite from the hot sun is now in a bit of a stink with the city. Ryan Turner, 30, says that in July a skunk was caught in a trap on city property near his house. More...

SF To Present "The Sound Of Music" October 24-25

Southern Fulton High School will present Rogers and Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," Friday, October 24, and Saturday, October 25, 2008, at Southern Fulton High School auditorium. More...

Bridge Under Construction

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Cowans Gap State Park, announces that the highway bridge at the upper end of the lake is being replaced. More...

CNB Financial Services Announces Results For The Quarter

Thomas F. Rokisky, president/ CEO of CNB Financial Services Inc. (CNB), the parent company of CNB Bank Inc. More...

LEAD And Raytheon Co. Sign Partnership Agreement

Letterkenny Army Depot and Raytheon Co. recently signed a partnership agreement for continuing modernization of Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems. More...

Brownies Visit Corn Maze

McConnellsburg Brownie Troop 1597 recently visited the Stoner Dairy Farm corn maze near Mercersburg. The girls had to find their way through a five-acre field of corn and then enjoyed a hayride and petting zoo. More...

PA Farm Show Now Accepting Credit Card Payments For Exhibitor Registration

Prospective exhibitors busy preparing livestock, perfecting recipes and improving their showmanship skills in preparation for the 2009 Pennsylvania Farm Show may find it more convenient to register thanks to a new online credit card payment program More...

Online Booklet Makes Apple Preservation Delicious, Easy, Fun

Pennsylvania is the fourth-largest producer of apples in the United States, and since many Pennsylvanians will be taking advantage of this delicious fact this fall, Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences offers helpful apple preservation and More...

County 4-Hers Celebrate National 4-H Week, Youth Science Day

Fulton County 4-H celebrated National 4-H Week and the first National 4-H Youth Science Day with an open house and family science fun night on Wednesday, October 8, at the Fulton Theatre. About 50 people participated in the science night activities. More...

PA Fall Bird Migration An Aerial Pageant

Nature lovers taking in Pennsylvania's fall foliage only have to look up a little farther for another amazing display, as flocks of birds make their autumn migration over the state. More...