April 15, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Strawberry Festival Set For June 11-12

The Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism has set the dates for its 20th annual Strawberry Festival for Friday and Saturday, June 11 and 12. More...

Walkers Protest Nuclear Weapons

Marchers demonstrate their commitment to a nuclear-free world Wednesday as they pass through McConnellsburg on their way to the United Nations in New York for the nuclear nonproliferation treaty revie More...

MHS Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll Grade nine: Nikki Fleming, Caitlin Glazier, Andrew Smith, Jesse Swope, Brandi Welsh, David Welsh, Kylie Zittle. More...

Crash Kills 3

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – State police say a station wagon crashed into a guard rail and went down an embankment, killing three young children. More...

Hobo Stories At Historical Society Dinner Meeting

Matthew Dodd will entertain dinner guests Thursday evening, April 20, with “Songs and Stories of the American Hobo” following a 6:00 p.m. meal at the Hustontown Firehall. More...

FR Juniors Visit Szwydek Gravesite

Members of the Forbes Road Class of 2011 visited the gravesite of fallen Marine Lance Cpl. Steven Szwydek on March 17 during a trip to Arlington Cemetery. More...

School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON High School Lunch Monday, April 19: cheeseburger on a bun, turkey deli hoagie, oven fries, mixed fruit. Tuesday, April 20: sloppy joe on a bun, hot dogon a bun, baked beans, pineapple tidbits. More...

FR Accepts Donations Toward Musical

Faculty and students at Forbes Road Junior/Senior High School happily accepted two monetary donations Friday afternoon to help offset the expenses for the upcoming production of the musical “Gre More...

SF To Hold Art Festival

On Sunday, April 18, Southern Fulton School District will hold its annual Student Art Festival. Artwork from grades pre-K – 12th will be exhibited in the gymnasium of the elementary school. More...

Philly Nurses Strike Continues

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Striking nurses and officials of one of Philadelphia’s biggest hospitals are reporting no progress after a meeting with a state mediator. More...

Forbes Road Lions Club News

Approximately 200 children participated in Forbes Road Lions annual Easter egg hunt on April 3. Raffle winners were Sherry McClain, June Mills, Warren Bollinger, Barb Clippinger, Lucy Truax, Ken Pawfile, Joe Sharpe, Brent Carrs and Barb Cutchall. More...

Teacher Dies After Collapsing In Classroom

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) – An autopsy is set on a 44- year-old teacher who died shortly after collapsing while tutoring four students during lunchtime at a western Pennsylvania high school. More...

VFW Donates To Camp Cadet

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Ship Hotel Subject Of New Book

“The Lincoln Highway’s most famous attraction, the Ship Hotel, sets sail again in this book by roadside historian Brian Butko” writes D. More...

Incinerator Project Burns Up Penna. Capital’s Cash

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – This capital city was near total collapse three decades ago – its department stores, theaters and trolleys were gone, replaced by vacant buildings and streets devoid of any nightlife. More...

Valley Rural Electric Co-op To Hold Annual Meeting April 16

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative will host its 2010 annual meeting at 7 p.m. April 16 at Mount Union Area High School. Member registration will begin at 6 p.m. Slides of the co-op’s service territory will be shown from 6:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Clear Ridge Man Pens First Thriller

Michael Henry to sign copies of “In The Devil’s Pocket”

From the deepest, darkest depths of his mind, Clear Ridge native Michael Henry has pieced together his first book that will leave seekers of horror and “spinetingling” thrills hungry for more. More...

Make A Difference Day May 1

Simple Acts of Kindness, a local outreach program of Christian Social Service, is busy preparing for Fulton County Make a Difference Day to be held on Saturday, May 1, 2010. More...

County Discusses Ongoing Renovations

The Fulton County commissioners heard from a representative from Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates this week on timing and planning issues in connection with office renovations and also touched on the possibility of addressing the exterior of the Ful More...

Completes Senior Project

Madison Romig completed her graduation project on March 21. More...

Judges Herman, Krom Preside Over Sessions Of Court

Judge Douglas W. Herman of the 39th Judicial District of the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, March 23. More...

Relay For Life Approaching

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life Committee meeting will be held at the American Legion in Mc- Connellsburg on April 19 at 7 p.m. Registration was due April 5, but it is not too late to register your team. More...

FR Elementary Honor Roll

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Elephant’s Killing Of Man Accident

WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania (AP) – A coroner says a circus elephant that kicked a handler and killed him before a performance in Pennsylvania did so accidentally. More...

Senor Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is: Monday: chicken alfredo, rotini pasta, brussel sprouts, multi-grain bread, pudding, juice. Tuesday: salmon cakes, baked potato, tossed salad, wheat bread, apple. More...

McConnellsburg Middle School Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll Grade six: Rachel Barmont, Jacob Boehme, Alexis Mellott, Alexandra Treml, Sky Vance, Bailey Walters, Amber Wingert. Grade seven: Victoria Chatley, Hannah Ott, Abagael Peck, Nathan Peters. More...

Chamber Gives Back

Fulton County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism was pleased to present a check to Fulton County Master Gardeners on April 6. This is the second donation presentation in the Chamber Gives Back Program. More...

LIBRARY CORNER

New fiction at the Fulton County Library includes “Shattered” by Karen Robards (large print), “The Silent Sea” by Clive Cussler (large print), “The Sheen on the Silk” by Anne Perry (large print), “Think Twic More...

Woman Hurt In Road Rage Shooting

OAKS, Pa. (AP) – A 50- year-old suburban Philadelphia man, John Yannarell, surrendered last Friday afternoon to Pennsylvania State Police in the shooting of a woman during an apparent road rage incident. More...

MHS To Present “Cinderella”

Spend an entertaining evening at McConnellsburg High School as students present Rogers and Hammerstein’s musical “Cinderella,” a play full of magic and wonder. More...

FC Community Christian School Students Raise Funds For Haiti

Students at the Fulton County Community Christian School have been furiously working to raise funds to send to Haiti to help rebuild schools and aid for children suffering from the effects of the recent earthquake. More...

Ag Students Hold Butchering Demo

On Monday March 8, McConnellsburg agriculture students held a pig butchering demonstration. More...

FFA Participates In FFA Week

Recently, the McConnellsburg FFA participated in FFA Week. More...

Lincoln Way Book Club to Study “The Shack”

Looking for some stimulating conversation and an exciting adventure? More...