February 19, 2009 RSS feed / Local & State

Sisters Killed In Hancock House Fire

A house fire that claimed the lives of two sisters Monday night and destroyed a Hancock area residence is now under investigation as a possible arson. More...

Pittsburgh Doctors Separate Conjoined Twins

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Surgeons at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh say they've successfully separated conjoined twins from Cleveland. The surgery happened in December and they've had numerous procedures since. More...

Prepare For Weather Emergencies Before They Happen

History shows that Pennsylvania is one of the most floodprone states in the nation and floods in recent years have caused hundreds of millions of dollars in both personal and business economic losses. More...

Library Corner

New fiction at Fulton County Library includes "Second Opinion" by Michael Palmer, "While My Sister Sleeps" by Barbara Delinsky, "Very Valentine" by Adriana Trigiani, "Double Minds" by Terri Blackstock, "Whisper to the Blood" by Dana Stabenow, "Foul More...

Crime Of The Week

Burglary Is Crime Of The Week

Fulton County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information linked to a case of burglary that occurred between February 8 and February 13 State police, McConnellsburg, reported burglars stole a black Tomos moped and a black More...

Attains Dean's List

Betsy Clippinger, Needmore, attained the dean's list for the fall semester at Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: S&S meatballs, rice, mixed veggies, wheat bread, orange. Tuesday: cheeseburger, lettuce and tomato, baked beans, bun, pudding, banana. More...

Rare Copy Of 13th Amendment On Display In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia is marking Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday by displaying a rare copy of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. More...

McCbg. Middle School Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll Grade six: Victoria Chatley, Michala Irene Christy, Hannah Ott, Nathan Peters. Grade seven: Larkin Shearer, Beau Wilson, Sara Winegardner, Grace Youngblood. Grade eight: Caitlin Glazier, Andrew Smith, Jesse Swope, David Welsh. More...

PA Cleanways Invites Youths To Express Concerns About Trash

PA CleanWays is excited to announce its annual Litter Hawk Youth Award Program. More...

C. Fulton Board Makes Personnel Decisions

Transportation/ security guard returns to station

Members of the Central Fulton School Board convened briefly last Tuesday evening to take a look at numerous personnel and transportation-related issues that were bought before the board and administration in hopes of establishing new daily rates, m More...

Lisa Skiles To Run For Prothonotary

A northern Fulton County resident began gathering signatures this week in hopes of finding her name under the category of prothonotary on the May 19 spring primary election ballot. More...

Census To Update Statistics

Beginning February 15, nearly 2,000 Census Bureau field representatives will interview about 100,000 households across the nation for the annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) to the monthly Current Population Survey (CPS). More...

Birth Announced

Katelynne Elizabeth Shives arrived January 21, 2009, at 7:23 a.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. She was delivered by Dr. Orndorf at Chambersburg Hospital. More...

POLICE REPORTS

Music Played Too Loudly Forty-nine-year-old McConnellsburg resident Richard Chafardon was cited by state police for disorderly conduct on Wednesday, February 11, at 3:37 p.m. More...

Condolence Cash Stolen From Undertaker

LOWER BURRELL, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania funeral director said he has begun locking the doors of his business for the first time in 50 years after approximately $800 was stolen from cards left during a funeral. More...

Chamber Of Commerce/Tourism Elects New Officers, Directors

Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism is pleased to announce the appointment of four new board members and new board officers, as well as several upcoming events. More...

FCMC Residents And Staff See Red

Visitors to Fulton County Medical Center saw red on Friday, February 6, and for a good reason. Staff and nursing home residents joined the American Heart Association in celebrating women's heart health by wearing red. More...

School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON Elementary Breakfast Monday, February 23: assorted cereal or breakfast pizza, toast w/spreads, fruit or juice, milk. Tuesday, February 24: assorted cereal or funnel cake, toast w/spreads, fruit or juice, milk. More...

Friends Of Legal Services To Hold Book Drive

The Franklin County Friends of Legal Services group has announced the book donation sites for its 25th Annual Book Sale. Books may be donated at the following nearby locations: Mercersburg, M&T Bank, 10 N. More...

Pa. State Police Trooper Sues Boss For Harassment

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania State Police trooper claims he was harassed after he refused to use police computers to snoop on the new boyfriend of a superior's estranged wife. Lt. More...