August 12, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Common Pleas Court To Offer Online Payments

e-Pay feature expected to improve court collections

As part of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ongoing efforts to improve court collections, beginning August 9, the Fulton County’s Common Pleas Court will offer “e-Pay” – a Web-based application for the state’s cri More...

Laura Bush To Speak At Pa. Flight 93 Anniversary

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Former first lady Laura Bush will speak at an event marking the ninth anniversary of the crash of Flight 93 during the Sept. 11 terror attacks, the National Park Foundation announced Friday. More...

Proposed Gettysburg-Area Casino Backed By County

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A renewed bid to build a casino near Gettysburg has county support. More...

2010 Special Baking Contest Hershey Cocoa Classic

Fulton County Fair is calling all bakers for the 2010 Hershey’s Cocoa Classic baking contest to be held on August 16, 2010, at the Fulton County Fair. The contest is cosponsored by The Hershey Co. More...

Financial Focus

Navigating Your Way Through The Investment World

You may not realize it, but July 24 is Amelia Earhart Day. July 24 was chosen because it’s the birthday of perhaps the most famous female aviator in history. More...

Seaman Graduates

Navy Seaman Recruit Erikka P. Macon, a 2008 graduate of Southern Fulton High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Tree Trimmers Attacked By Bees

SAFETY HARBOR, Fla. (AP) – A group of tree trimmers were stung by hundreds of bees while working in Pinellas County. More...

2 Elected County Posts Could Be State- Appointed

POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – A proposal being discussed in Pennsylvania would put two county offices under the authority of the state court system and have officials appointed rather than elected. More...

Central Pa. Tourney Draws Gamers From Across Globe

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – The Battle of Midway is being waged in the heart of central Pennsylvania’s Amish country. More...

Social Security To Pay Out More In 2010 Than It Takes In

The Obama administration accentuated some positive news in its annual status report on Medicare and Social Security, but acknowledged that tough work remains to put both programs on sound financial footing. More...

Lap-Band Adjustable Gastric Banding System Now At FCMC

Immediately following the Fulton County Medical Center medical staff meeting Tuesday, Central PA Surgical Associates Ltd. of Harrisburg announced it has chosen FCMC to perform the Lap-Band adjustable gastric banding system. More...

Company Has Tombstones Going Digital

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) – The concept of barcodes on tombstones and interactivity at the cemetery was considered too farfetched when Glenn Toothman first traveled to funeral industry conferences 10 years ago. More...

Plans Progressing For Youth Field Day

No preregistration required for 11th annual event

Youths eager to learn about the outdoors, hunting and wildlife conservation are urged to sign up before the deadline passes for the annual Fulton County Youth Field Day. More...

CRP Sign-up

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will hold a Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up from August 2 through 27, 2010. More...

SF Elementary Room Assignments

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Invasive Plant Management Field Day Planned For August 28

The Invasive Plant Management Field Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, August 28, at 844 Oakleaf Road, McConnellsburg. The program is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. More...

Crayola Going Greener With US Solar Farm

EASTON, Pennsylvania (AP) – Crayola crayons are going to be a lot greener. Crayola LLC on Thursday unveiled a 15-acre (6- hectare) solar panel farm in a field behind its headquarters in Pennsylvania. More...

Facebook And Twitter Are Turning My Mind To Mush

Facebook is turning my mind to mush and I don’t like it. The IQ drop is palpable, and it’s really beginning to get on my nerves. I’m no Internet critic. More...