May 20, 2010 RSS feed / Features

Cards Of Thanks

HORTON I wish to thank my family and friends for their prayers, food, cards, phone calls, flowers and acts of kindness everyone has given to me. More...

Want To Sell Your Home Fast? Put It On Stage

It used to be home sellers could put a “For Sale” sign out front, plunk down a few flowerpots near the front door, boil some cinnamon sticks for a homey scent, and voila! House ready for sale. More...

‘Cash For Caulkers’: What Home Improvements Would Be Eligible?

“Cash for Caulkers” is the nickname of the Home Star Energy Efficiency bill, which the House approved last Thursday. But the legislation covers much more than weather sealants. More...

Facebook Parents Push Recall

Complaints over Pampers Dry Max diapers is the latest sign of the growing power of social media to organize consumer protests against corporations. More...

Lawyers: Police Cite Hundreds Just For Cursing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Pennsylvania police wrongly charged hundreds of people with disorderly conduct for swearing, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a pair of free-speech lawsuits filed Wednesday. More...

Legion Auxiliary Holds Awards Ceremony

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 561 held its awards ceremony at the American Legion in Mc- Connellsburg on May 12. More...

Lettuce Recall Doesn’t Hide Progress On Food Safety

The recall of romaine lettuce sold under the Freshway and Imperial Sysco names across the U.S. points to the need for better food safety regulations and new legislation, but it is also focusing attention on America’s strong record. More...

Woman Has Three Sons Serving Overseas

HILLER, Pa. (AP) – Kathy Michalsky’s face lit up as her cell phone rang to reveal a call from her youngest son, Michael. “Hey, what’s up? Everything OK over there?’’ she asked. More...

Part II: The Strangest SCCA Race That Never Happened

Editor’s note: Permission to publish the “The Strangest SCCA Race That Never Happened,” which concludes below, was obtained by C. Robin Kendall a Chambersburg resident and Fulton County native. More...

Fertilizer Costs Add To Farmers’ Struggles

MAMMOTH, Pa. (AP) – Jeff Johns knows about the fluctuation in the price of the fertilizers he spreads on his family farm near the Westmoreland County Fairgrounds in Mt. Pleasant Township. “They’re always rising (in price). More...