September 16, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Prescription Drug Disposal Site Established

National Take-Back Day set for Sept. 25

A collaborative effort between the United States Drug Enforcement Agency and state and local law enforcement agencies will allow for the proper disposal of unused, expired or unwanted prescription and over-the-counter pills. More...

Warfordsburg FFA Members All Considered Grand Champions At The County Fair

After months of hard work, dedication and recordkeeping, many of the Warfordsburg FFA members stepped up to the challenge of the 2010 Fulton County Fair. More...

FCMC Auxiliary Donates To Zoom Zoom Campaign

Members of the FCMC Auxiliary presented $1,155 to the Zoom Zoom Campaign from donations received in memory of beloved member Mary Scott. More...

Woman Cited For Leaving Dog In Trunk

TULLYTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A woman has been cited with animal cruelty after police say she locked her dog in the trunk of her car while she shopped at a store in suburban Philadelphia. More...

Pa. Students Shown X-Rated Photos In Assembly

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Officials in a western Pennsylvania school district are apologizing after they say students at a local high school were accidentally shown pornographic pictures during a school assembly. More...

Group Attends 2010 Basket Fest

Longaberger branch leader Deb Toothman recently took a group trip to the 2010 Basket Fest held in Gettysburg. More than 3,500 baskets were made onsite complete with bear basket tacks. More...

Woodmen Of World Donate Flagpole

The Woodmen of the World, Lodge #1, Hagerstown, recently donated a flagpole to the Hancock Rescue Squad, 6 East Main Street, Hancock. More...

County Reviews Polling Place Petition Signatures

Polling place to move pending completion of new addition

The Fulton County commissioners were presented with a petition this week containing just over 250 signatures asking that the Licking Creek Township polling place again be relocated. More...

FCMC Foundation To Hold Fundraiser

Auction to support CAMPaign Fund

On Wednesday, September 22, 11:00 a.m. More...

New Business “Celebrations Unlimited’’ Unveiled

Offers local event planning, hosting

Having won her battle against cancer two years ago, Hustontown area resident Barb Truax refuses to take anything for granted and treats each day as a gift. Her renewed passion for everyday living has now translated into her career path. More...

Farm Safety And Health Week Recognized

The 67th annual National Farm Safety and Health Week is September 19-25, 2010. This year’s focus is ATVS: Work Smart. Ride Safe. More...

Delaware Valley College Gets $30M In Land, Money

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A suburban Philadelphia college is getting nearly $30 million in money and property that school officials hope will allow it to expand. The gift is the largest in Delaware Valley College's history. More...

Dismissal Of Gun Charges In Pa. Shooting Appealed

EASTON, Pa. (AP) – Prosecutors in eastern Pennsylvania are appealing a judge’s dismissal of charges against a New Jersey woman accused of providing a gun used to kill one Pennsylvania trooper and wound another. More...

USDA Announces Loan Program For Natural Resource Conservation

USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Bill Wehry has announced the launch of a Conservation Loan (CL) program that will provide farm owners and farm-related business operators access to credit to implement conservation techniques that wi More...

PennDOT Encourages Students To Enter Aviation Art Contest

PennDOT invites young artists to express their creativity through its annual aviation art contest, sponsored by the department’s Bureau of Aviation. More...

Pa. Game Commission Hoping For A Cut Of Shale Tax

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Game Commission says it supports a severance tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling. More...