November 4, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Little Movement In Job Market

UE rate down by only one percentage point

Fulton County’s jobless rate remains mostly stagnant as September’s rate was down only one percentage point from August, showing a modest gain in the number employed. More...

Veterans Day Services Nov. 11

11 a.m. ceremonies at courthouse

An officer in the U.S. Army will give the keynote address at this year’s Veterans Day obeservance that takes place Nov. 11 at the Fulton County Courthouse in Mc- Connellsburg. Col. Rodney D. More...

Operation Christmas Child Collection Dates Set For Nov. 15-22

Shoe boxes should be dropped off Nov. 15-21 at My Father’s House church

Collection week for Operation Christmas Child has been set for November 15-21 this year, according to information released from the Samaritan’s Purse organization and from local coordinator Dixie Henry. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: kielbasa, au gratin potatoes, broccoli, roll, apple crisp. Tuesday: Swedish meatballs, noodles, lima beans, white bread, tropical fruit. More...

Facilitated Discussion About Private Forest Issues, Landowner Cooperation

Penn State School of Forest Resources invites you to a short presentation and facilitated discussions about some concerns and hopes of forest landowners and resources available to care well for forest land properties. More...

Men Dead After Fire In Western Pa.

CAIRNBROOK, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania say two elderly men have been found dead after a house fire early Sunday. More...

How To Combat The Diabetes Epidemic

Nationally, the incidence of diabetes is frightening – it’s rising dramatically and is considered by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control to be “epidemic.” 23.6 million Americans have diabet More...

2 Men Busted With $3M In Stolen Cigarettes

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) – Two men are under arrest after police say they were stopped in Pennsylvania driving a tractor trailer carrying stolen cigarettes worth $3 million. More...

Tower And First Chester Announce Shareholder Meeting Dates

Tower Bancorp Inc. and First Chester County Corp. More...

Pa. Airport To Trap – Not Euthanize – Feral Cats

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – An airport in eastern Pennsylvania that is dealing with a feral cat problem has announced plans to trap the felines and send them to a farm – not euthanize them. More...

Owner Of Wrong-Way I-95 Car In Pa. Found

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Man Faces Homicide Charge In Mother’s Death

CRESSON, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a man has been charged with shooting his mother to death during an argument after he crashed his car a few blocks from home. More...

Bloodshed Mars Homecomings Nationwide, In Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) – Home for the weekend from his Virginia college, Jeron Grayson was hanging out with friends at an offcampus homecoming party about a mile from California University of Pennsylvania earlier this month. More...

Other Earths? A New Estimate Raises Odds Of Finding Them

The prospects for finding Earth-sized planets around other sun-like stars in the Milky Way appear to be improving. More...

Farmers Eligible For Drought Assistance

A lack of moisture occurring during the summer of 2010 has caused Fulton County producers to suffer from the effects of severe drought conditions. More...

CSB Donates To Park Practice Play Project

Emory W. More...

Brambley Pens “Cotton’s Tale’’

2010 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail to give public presentation November 9; book proceeds to benefit SF Trout In The Classroom project

Herb Brambley is living proof that life is a learning experience. That sentiment is one constantly shared with the student body at Southern Fulton Elementary, where Brambley serves as both an environmental education and technology teacher. More...

2 Accused Of Leaving Kids In Car

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a man and woman have been arrested after allegedly leaving three young children in a minivan while gambling at a casino. More...

Musical Performance Set For Forbes Road

Forbes Road is pleased to announce it will receive a grant through the PA Fine Arts Council. The stART Something “Arts in Education” program is funding the Artist in Residency here in Fulton County for the very first time. More...

Court Report For Aug., Sept.

Judges Carol L. Van Horn, Douglas W. Herman and Richard J. Walsh of the 39th Judicial District of the Fulton/ Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over court sessions held on August 31, September 7 and September 14. More...

County Native Gives Keynote Address At National Conference

Carol Morton Tebo, SPHR, director of operations for MANTEC, a private nonprofit organization, one of seven Industrial Resource Centers located throughout Pennsylvania, and supported through the Department of Community and Economic Development, serve More...

Trick-Or-Treaters Find Suicide Victim

LEWISBERRY, Pa. (AP) – Police in central Pennsylvania say children going door-to-door to trick or treat discovered a man who had shot himself to death on his front stoop. More...

School Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Breakfast Menu Monday, November 8: pop tarts, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. Tuesday, November 9: cinnamon buns, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. More...

Is Coal Power Headed For A Downsizing In U.S.?

Tougher federal air pollution rules coming next year could prompt electricity companies to close as many as 1 in every 5 coal-burning power plants in America, primarily facilities more than 40 years old that lack emissions controls, according to a r More...

Pa. College President Says He Can’t Fire Professor

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania says he cannot fire a tenured professor who has questioned the Holocaust and expressed virulent anti-Israel views because the teacher has kept his opinions out of the clas More...

Energy Firms Gearing Up To Go After Customers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Here come the power brokers. One of them may be your neighbor. More...

Perfect Pie Crust: Flakiness Required

While most men think about football and fishing, I think about food – panseared venison, warm chocolate cake topped with vanilla bean ice cream, English tea with scones, Èclairs ... More...

‘Run-And-Gun’ Shooting Sport Surges In Pennsylvania

Armed thugs have entered your home. You retreat to the bathroom. You are seated on a toilet seat, your suspenders dangling around your knees. You yank up your suspenders and come out firing. More...