March 12, 2009 RSS feed / Features

Hunters Helping Kids Holds Banquet

Around 100 individuals attended the first banquet and live auction held by the Pennsylvania chapter of Hunters Helping Kids on February 21 at Buchanan Valley Fire Co. located in Adams County. More...

Pa. State Parks Chief Leaving After 6 Years On Job

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The man who's been overseeing state parks and forests under Gov. Ed Rendell is resigning. Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Michael DiBerardinis (dee-BARdee niss) will leave the post April 3. More...

Forbes Road FFA Awarded Jackets

Five members of the Forbes Road FFA recently received their first FFA jackets through a program sponsored by the Pennsylvania FFA Alumni Association and other local sponsors. More...

PA Boy, 11, Charged With Murder Was Avid Hunter

WAMPUM, Pa. (AP) - Hunting is a way of life in the rural area where 11-year-old Jordan Brown regularly practiced target shooting with his 20-gauge, youth model shotgun. More...

Instant Tax 'Refunds' Come Under Fire

States crack down on high-interest tax loans

NEW YORK - If you want your tax refund right away this year, be prepared to pay. For years, consumer advocacy groups have warned against so-called "instant" or "sameday" refunds. More...

Open Records Law Fuels Spats With Municipalities

FRANKLINTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Every community has one: the gadfly, the complainer, the curmudgeon. More...

Penn State Webinar Looks At Links Between Farm Odors, Air Pollution

Farmers, environmentalists and others seeking to grasp the implications of new Pennsylvania regulations to limit livestock farm odors can participate in a free, Web-based seminar, sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and sever More...

Farmers Discuss Economic Issues Confronting Agriculture

During meet with Congressional delegation in D.C.

Economic issues confronting agriculture and implementation of budget appropriations from the Farm Bill are among the major issues that more than 150 Pennsylvania farmers discussed with members of Pennsylvania's Congressional Delegation in Washingto More...

LIBRARY CORNER

New fiction at Fulton County Library includes "Renegades" by T. More...