January 14, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

First-Time Winners Dazzle Market Lamb Show at the 2010 PA

18-year-old Indiana County boy exhibits winning lamb, topping 230 entries

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding presented Garett Keith of Clymer, Indiana County, the grand champion title in the Junior Market Lamb Show on Sunday, Jan. 10, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...

Sweetheart Ball Set For February 13

Proceeds to benefit Home Nursing hospice services

Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, the Iota lambda Chapter, is holding its annual Sweetheart Ball on Saturday, February 13, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. to benefit Home Nursing Agency’s hospice services. More...

LIHEAP Deadline April 2

Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been extended until April 2, Rep. Dick Hess (R-Bedford / Fulton / Huntingdon) announced this week. More...

Bedford Co. Winery Receives Best Of Show At 2010 PA Farm Show

Also Awarded Governor’s Cup

Briar Valley Vineyards & Winery, Imlertown, Bedford County, received Best of Show honors and the coveted Governor’s Cup for their fruity and spicy 2008 Gewurztraminer on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. More...

School Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Breakfast Menu Monday, January 18: no school. Tuesday, January 19: pop tarts, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. Wednesday, January 20: pretzel and cheese, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. More...

Historical Society Meeting To Feature Indian Stories

Gene Niswander of St. Thomas, an authority on American Indian culture in Pennsylvania, will speak to Fulton County Historical Society members and friends on Saturday evening, January 16, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. More...

Graduates

Air Force Airman Andrew J. Merica graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Charity Gives New Life To ‘Old’ Medical Equipment

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Boxes of surplus medical equipment sit on shelves in a brick city warehouse. Rows of medical beds occupy another section, not far from dozens of white IV poles. More...

Fulton County Quilt Club To Offer Anniversary Classes

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, The Fulton County Quilt Club is renewing itself by offering a series of five free courses in basic quilt-making to new and existing members. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Emily Mumma has been named to the dean’s ist at Liberty University of Lynchburg, Va., for the fall 2009 semester. She is the daughter of Edison and Susan Mumma of Hustontown. Grandparents are Dorothy A. More...

Local Farm Show Results

Local Farm Show results as of Tuesday morning are as follows: M & S Farms, Lauren DeShong, Harrisonville: second - Shorthorn spring heifer calves; third - MaineTainer late spring heifer calves. More...

Shepherds “Hook” The Competition At 2010 PA Farm Show

On Saturday, Jan. 9, and Sun., Jan. More...

Walker’s Hereford Dunn ‘Rocked’ Farm Show

You could hear a pin drop as everyone anxiously awaited the judges’ decision for Supreme Champion Beef Female and Bull on Monday, Jan.11, at the 2010 PA Farm Show. More...

Commissioners Tour Local Food Basket

Coroner to retire

The Fulton County commissioners attended to a variety of issues this week pertaining to the Fulton County Food Basket, including a tour of the facility that is currently under renovation. More...

Dairy Producers Can Plan A Cash Flow Statement At This Hands-on Workshop

Penn State Dairy Alliance is offering a hands-on workshop in Cumberland County that will help dairy producers plan and monitor cash flow on their dairies. More...

Hess Appointed To House Rules Committee

Rep. Dick Hess (R-Bedford/ Fulton/Huntingdon) last week announced his recent appointment by House Republican Leader Rep. Sam Smith (R-Jefferson/ Indiana/Armstrong) to serve on the House Rules Committee. More...

Allegany College Graduates

Allegany College of Maryland graduated 210 students at fall commencement exercises held recently on the Cumberland campus. The graduates earned a total of 241 associate degrees and certificates. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: center closed. Tuesday: meatballs in gravy, noodles, lima beans, tropical fruit, white bread, milk. More...

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Driver licensing, motor vehicle services available online

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, Jan. 16 and Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Junior Beef Breeders Bring Their Best To The 2010 PA Farm Show

Junior beef exhibitors paraded 192 heifers in eight breeds at the 2010 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Sunday, Jan. 10. Judge Dr. More...

Presentation At McCbg. High

Unsure about how to get financial aid to help pay for your son/daughter’s college educaiton? A presentation will be available to anyone needing help filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form January 25. More...

Rendell Issues Emergency Declaration To Ease Propane, Heating Fuel Deliveries

Governor Edward G. Rendell has signed an emergency declaration to ease deliveries of propane and heating fuels during the current cold snap. More...

Tower Bank Names Price Manager

The management of Tower Bank, a division of Graystone Tower Bank, announced the naming of Edward C. Price Jr. to the position of assistant vice president, commercial relationship manager for Tower Bank. More...