September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Sexual Assault Response Team To Offer Services

Having witnessed a positive outcome in neighboring Franklin County, officials from Women In Need have taken their knowledge and know-how in responding to situations involving sexual assault and launched their own Sexual Assault Response Team here in More...

Local Job Market Still A Bust

UE rate shows no sign of recovery

Fulton County’s jobless rate continues to fluctuate only slightly as August’s rate was down only one-tenth of a percentage point from July’s, showing a decrease in the labor force but no change in those unemployed and employed. More...

Cavaliers Hold Meeting

Fulton County Community Cavaliers 4-H group of Hustontown held its monthly meeting, Thursday, September 16, at 4:00 p.m. More...

2 Men Get 18 Months For Attack On Comcast Website

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Two men who hacked into Comcast Corp.’s website have been sentenced to 18 months in prison. More...

Motorists Reminded Of Fall Driving Hazards

With autumn’s arrival, PennDOT reminds motorists that wet leaves, fog, sun glare, frost and deer are a few of the driving hazards they may encounter while driving and encourages motorists to follow safety tips to make their travel safer. More...

Pittsburgh Mechanic Guilty In Brake-Failure Fatal

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Pittsburgh transit company mechanic faces prison when he’s sentenced in December for lying about inspecting brakes on a school van that crashed, killing a teacher’s aide for special-needs students. More...

Jury List

The following names were drawn September 27, 2010, for the October 25, 2010, court session. Jurors should report to the courthouse by 9:00 a.m. on the above date. More...

Two Dead As Powerful Storms Race Across Pa.

MUNCY, Pa. (AP) – Powerful storms raked Pennsylvania on Wednesday, killing two men whose truck was crushed by a tree and leaving thousands without power. More...

Where To Get Help Paying For Costly Cancer Drugs

Even as new cancer treatments offer hope for some, their cost is out of reach for many. Tens of thousands of people seek help from drug companies and charities that provide free medicines or cover copays for people who can't afford it. More...

Pa. Nuns Have Grown Ministry With Organic Farming

VILLA MARIA, Pa. (AP) – Standing in a field of cherry red maize and ripening pumpkins, John Moreira spotted a large insect flying amid the cornstalks. More...

House Chief Plans Pennsylvanian Shale Tax Vote Next Week

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s House majority leader said Friday that he plans to hold a vote next week on legislation to impose a tax on Marcellus Shale natural gas extraction. More...

Lack Of Black Teachers Rued In Western PA Schools

PITTSBURGH (AP) – It’s 11:22 a.m. in Samantha Utley’s second-grade class, and lunch is just minutes away. Yet, instead of watching the clock, the students’ attention follows Utley as she casually paces the classroom. More...

SF Oks Support Staff Collective Bargaining Pact

Southern Fulton School Board tackled a somewhat light agenda last Tuesday and spent a good deal of time behind closed doors discussing negotiations and a possible real estate transaction. More...

Dr. Hine Takes Helm At FCCCS

Serving as interim administrator

Dr. More...

Assoc. Of Township Officials To Meet Oct. 11

Officials represeting townships of the second class in Fulton County will convene Monday, October 11, 2010, at Sideling Hill Christian Church dining hall for their 88th annual county convention. More...

Mailman Admits Stashing 12,000 Pieces Of Mail

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia postal carrier has been sentenced to probation after admitting he stored more than 12,000 pieces of undelivered mail in his garage. More...

July 20, 26, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24 Court Sessions Held At Fulton Theatre

Judges Angela Rosenberry Krom, Carol L. Van Horn, Douglas W. Herman, Richard J. Walsh and Shawn D. More...

Guards Find Explosive Along Road Near PA Prison

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say two guards found a small explosive along a road less than a tenth of a mile from a state prison in central Pennsylvania. More...

Pa. Man Whose Wife FBI Shot Agent Given 25 Years

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A man whose wife is charged with fatally shooting an FBI agent was sentenced to 25 years in prison on the drug charges that brought the agent to their home that day, plus other crimes. More...

Pennsylvania Toddler Drowns In Fish Pond Near Home

LITITZ, Pa. (AP) – Police say a 2-year-old eastern Pennsylvania girl snuck out of the house with her 4-yearold brother in the middle of the night and drowned while looking for fish in a neighbor’s pond. More...

Bedford Co. Foundation Of ACM Grants Scholarships To Six

The Bedford County Regional Educational Foundation of Allegany College of Maryland has announced the awarding of scholarships to six students in the current 2010-11 academic year. More...

Judge Faces Discipline For Road Rage With Gun

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A district judge faces disciplinary charges stemming from accusations that he brandished a gun while driving and talked tough about juvenile crime and graffiti in news stories, which would violate a conduct code for judges. More...

Amish Need More Clinics For Genetic Troubles

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) _ In 1998, five Amish families traveled from northeast Ohio to a medical clinic at the end of a winding farm lane in Strasburg, hoping for a miracle. More...

DEEDS RECORDED

The following deeds were recorded at the local courthouse during the past week. State tax stamps affixed to deeds indicate one percent of the purchase price or of the fair market value: Rose M. More...