August 5, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Lack Of Teen Driving Restrictions In Penna. Decried

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) – It’s the leading cause of death for teenagers across the U.S., but when they turn 16 it’s time to drive no matter what. But sometimes the privilege turns tragic. More...

Ex-Homeland Security Boss Joins Gas Drilling Group

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The nation’s first Department of Homeland Security secretary has agreed to serve as strategic adviser to an industry group led by companies drilling for natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation. More...

Traffic Cameras May Be Used To Confirm Insurance

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says a network of surveillance cameras could be used to identify uninsured drivers and help raise money for the state treasury. More...

FCMC Wellness Recognizes Employees

The Fulton County Medical Center Wellness Committee recently awarded the top participants over the past year in a small ceremony held in the cardiopulmonary rehab gym. More...

Teen Missing After Diving Off Cliff In Central Pa.

DRUMORE, Pa. (AP) – The search has resumed for a teenager who went missing after diving off a cliff and into the Susquehanna River in central Pennsylvania. More...

Teens Faked Kidnapping To Put On YouTube

WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say four eastern Pennsylvania teenagers staged a fake kidnapping in a store parking lot, intending to film it and put the video on YouTube. More...

Bush Tax Cuts: Will The Economy Suffer If They Expire?

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR A weak economy and tight congressional elections are amplifying the stakes in a battle that was already contentious – whether to extend Bush tax cuts when they expire at the end of the year. More...

Momentum Grows As More States Sign On

Most developed countries have one: a national set of education standards for students. The United States has long been the exception, letting the states set their own bars ñ some high, some low – for student achievement. But the U.S. More...

Cowans Gap Activities

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of State Parks, and Cowans Gap State Park would like to announce the following upcoming public programs: More...

Bill To Improve Reaction To Future Oil Spills Passes House

Congressman Bill Shuster, a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Natural Resources Committee, is pleased to announce that his “Oil Spill Cleanup Technologies Act” has passed the House. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: turkey, gravy, stuffing, mixed veggies, gingerbread, juice. Tuesday: chili mac, tossed salad, applesauce, rye bread, cookies. More...

Garber Guest At Library Summer Reading Program

Master gardener Linda Garber was a special guest recently at the Fulton County Library’s Summer Reading Program. More...

Pa. Marine, 21, Killed In Afghanistan

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) – A Marine from central Pennsylvania has been killed in Afghanistan. The Defense Department announced Thursday that 21-year-old Lance Cpl. More...