September 23, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

PA Student Achievement Rises For Eighth Consecutive Year

Eighty-two percent of Pennsylvania schools met the required academic goals for the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law for 2010, Gov. Edward G. More...

Local Angus Breeders Recognized In Fall Sire Report

Clark Farms, Hustontown, owns one bull listed in the 2010 Fall Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association ® in Saint Joseph, Mo. More...

Fair Results

Floral Exhibits Cacti, One pot Second - James Hedges Cacti, Several Pots First - Tracy Deneen Oxalis - Red Misc. Plants First - James Hedges; third - Ralph Schriever Annual - Bachelor’s Buttons First - Tracy Deneen Celosia More...

County Commissioners Association Of PA Honors Penn State Extension

Penn State Cooperative Extension has received the 2010 Friend of County Government Award from the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE LIVESTOCK

September 13 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1346- 1432 lbs., $95.75 to $96.50; couple 1554-1574 lbs., $95 to $95.25; choice 2-3, 1178-1514 lbs., $92.50 to $96; select 1-3, 1154-140 lbs., $88 to $92.50. More...

PennDOT’s 511PA System Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Pennsylvania’s 511PA system has offered vital “Travel Info to Go” to tens of thousands of people during its first full year of operation, Transportation Secretary Allen D. Biehler, P.E., said Monday. More...

PA Lawmaker Seeks Training For ‘Taps’ Players

HELLERTOWN, Pa. (AP) – LeRohn Deysher is one busy bugler. He is one of the few musicians in the area trained to play at military funerals. Hardly a week goes by that he’s not asked to come out and perform taps. More...

Apples Arrive Early In Some Parts

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) – Apples are ripening early across the state and, because of the early spring bloom and a few spring freezes, crops are limited this year at several local orchards. More...

Forbes Road Personnel Items Top Agenda

Other routine business discussed

The Forbes Road School Board of Directors acted on several personnel matters and conducted other routine business at its regular board meeting last Monday evening. More...

Court: State Police Incident Reports Not Public

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Incident reports filed by Pennsylvania state troopers do not have to be released to the public, Commonwealth Court ruled Thursday in a reversal of the state open records office. More...

Preliminary Hearing Continued

New preliminary hearing date set for Woodrow Keefer Jr.

A McConnellsburg man remains free on bail while he awaits a preliminary hearing on charges he sexually assaulted and exposed himself to several young boys. More...

Central Fulton Prom Venue Unchanged

Sixth-grade students approved for overnight trip to Sinoquipe Scout Reservation

After tabling taking action on the matter last month, members of the Central Fulton School Board revisited a request made by the junior class to select a different venue to serve as host site for the 2011 prom. More...

Penn Pays Tribute To Fallen Teammate

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Penn honored a player who committed suicide this spring with a moment of silence before the coin toss of Saturday night’s game against Lafayette at Franklin Field. More...

Dairy Business Financial Workshop

Penn State Dairy Alliance will present the Dairy Business Financial Toolbox workshop at sites across Pennsylvania, starting October 6. This workshop is designed for producers, financial managers, and bookkeepers. More...

Tower Bank Donates To Catholic Mission Christmas Fund

Tower Bank recently hosted a lunch and bake sale at the McConnellsburg office to benefit the Fulton County Catholic Mission, which helps provide local children with winter clothing and Christmas gifts. More...

Wife Saw Bear That Mauled Man Near Lake Wenatchee

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) – Bellevue City Councilman John Chelminiak (CHEL'- min-ak) has a good excuse for missing Monday's meeting. More...

Pa. Art Exhibit Shows War Through Soldiers’ Eyes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – For as long as the United States has gone to war, it has sent soldiers marching off to battle armed with paintbrushes, canvas, ink and sketchbooks. More...