December 24, 2009 RSS feed / Local & State

Changes Could Be On Horizon For Pa.’s Records Law

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The five-page Right-to-Know Law request that arrived in March at the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare was so broad that officials worried how much it would cost to fulfill it. More...

Envelope, Cash Probed In Pa. Robbery

PITTSBURGH (AP) _ No good deed goes unpunished _ especially one that only partially undoes a bank robbery. More...

McFadden Arraigned On Charge Of Statutory Sexual Assault

Preliminary hearing set for January 4

A McConnellsburg man is tentatively scheduled to appear in Fulton County Central Court early next month following a state police investigation into an alleged sexual relationship with a teenage girl. More...

MES Announce Character Count Students

McConnellsburg Elementary is continuing its character education program this year. It is believed that character counts so every month a different character trait will be promoted. More...

PA Farm Bureau: PMMB Maintains Current Dairy Price

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) expressed appreciation with the decision of the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board (PMMB) to maintain the Class I over-order premium price of milk at $2.65 per hundredweight for the six-month period beginning January 1, More...

Library Corner

New large-print books at the Fulton County Library include “Pursuit of Honor” by Vince Flynn, “A Creed Country Christmas” by Linda Lael Miller, “Knit the Season : A Friday Night Knitting Club Novel” by Kate Jacobs More...

Medical Center Auxiliary News

The Fulton County Medical Center Auxiliary wishes to thank e very one w ho atte n ded the Christmas bazaar held at the Medical Center on Friday, December 11. Because of the enthusiastic More...

PA Receives REAL ID Extension

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has granted Pennsylvania an extension on implementing the federal REAL ID Act, PennDOT said Monday. More...

2 Dead, 6 Injured In Fire

DUBOIS, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say two people are dead and six injured in a western Pennsylvania fire. DuBois Police Chief Michael Dilullo confirmed the deaths and injuries in the fire that broke out around 7 a.m. More...

At 100, Boy Scouts Say They’re Still “Essential’’

POCONO SUMMIT, Pa. (AP) – A fifth-generation Boy Scout, 11-year-old Brad Corr is steeped in all the lore and tradition: the Scout Oath and Scout Law, campcraft and community service, the daily doing of good deeds. More...

Community State Bank Makes Donation To Food Basket

For the second consecutive year, Community State Bank of Orbisonia has made a generous monetary donation to Fulton County Food Basket. More...

Fulton Democrats Carol At FCMC

Friends and members of the Fulton County Democratic Club gathered for their annual Christmas carol sing at Fulton County Medical Center last Tuesday. More...

JLG Named Caterpillar Preferred Vendor

JLG Industries has once again been named a Cat® Rental Store preferred allied vendor. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, peas, wheat bread, applesauce. Tuesday: lemon pepper fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, wheat bread, peaches. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE MARKET December 14 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1326-1438 lbs., $82.25 to $83.25; one 1558 lbs., $80.75; choice 2-3, 1242-1546 lbs., $78 to $81.50; full/y.g. More...

Martz Returns After Being Deployed

Army National Guard Spec. Justin C. Martz has returned to the U.S. after being deployed overseas at a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

FCAVTS Hosts Blood Drive

The Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School (FCAVTS) Allied Health students recently hosted a blood drive through the American Red Cross. The blood drive was held at Mc- Connellsburg High School on December 16, 2009. More...

32 Accused Of $60M In Medicare Fraud In 3 States

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – Federal agents arrested 26 suspects in three states Tuesday, including a doctor and nurses, in a major crackdown on Medicare fraud totaling $61 million in separate scams. More...

Plea: NFL Ex-Lineman To Admit Taking Bribe In Pa.

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – A former NFL lineman who became a county commissioner in northeastern Pennsylvania has resigned and agreed to plead guilty to accepting a bribe. More...