November 11, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Animal Welfare Group Holds Third Meeting

With the ultimate goal of eventually securing a nonprofit animal shelter/rescue and a Humane Society enforcement officer in Fulton County, 29 concerned people representing all parts of the county met for the third time on November 1. More...

Rabies Clinic Set For Tuesday

Local vet tangles with rabid raccoon

After having a recent run-in with a peculiar-acting raccoon, a local veterinarian has opted to be proactive and will host a special rabies clinic on Tuesday, November 16. More...

Pa. Man Charged In $17 Million Ponzi Scheme

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A businessman who authorities describe as a repeat offender in securities fraud was arrested Friday and charged with overseeing a $17 million Ponzi scheme. Robert Stinson Jr. More...

Verizon Drops Distribution Of White Pages In Pa.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Verizon will stop delivering residential White Pages in Pennsylvania next year, a cost-saving and environmentally friendly move that acknowledges more people are going online to track down phone numbers. More...

Return To Standard Time Brings Reminder To Avoid Drowsy Driving

With the earlier arrival of nightfall, the departments of Transportation and Insurance remind drivers to be aware of the importance of staying alert behind the wheel and, if feeling drowsy, to pull over or postpone travel. More...

September, October Court Sessions Held

Judges Shawn D. Meyers, Angela R. Krom and Carol L. Van Horn of the 39th Judicial District of the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas presided over court sessions held on September 21, September 28, October 5 and October 12, 2010. More...

Tower Names Beshaw Assistant Vice President, Financial Advisor

The management of Tower Bank, a division of Graystone Tower Bank, is pleased to announce the naming of Harold Beshaw to the position of financial advisor, assistant vice president of Tower Financial Services. More...

Flagger, 85, Dies After Struck By SUV

YORK, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a workman died after being struck in a construction zone. More...

ACLU, Students Dispute Ban On ‘Boobies’ Bracelets

EASTON, Pa. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: spaghetti, meatballs, tossed salad, Italian bread, jello. Tuesday: pork w/gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, rye bread, cookies. More...

Livestock Reports

November 1 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1286- 1546 lbs., $97.50 to $100.50; one 1616 lbs., $96.25; choice 2- 3, 1160-1552 lbs., $94 to $97.75; 1580-1674 lbs., $93 to $95.75; select 1-3, 1160-1526 lbs., $90 to $93.50. More...

Pa. Newspaper Association President To Retire

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The president and chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association has announced his retirement after more than two decades of service. More...

JLG/Oshkosh Donate To Local Fire Companies

JLG President Wilson R. Jones (center) presents an Oshkosh Corporation Foundation check for $20,000 to McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Commissioners Sit Down With District Judges

Fulton County commissioners Bonnie Mellott Keefer, David Hoover II and Craig Cutchall met with two of Fulton County’s magisterial district judges this week with issues ranging from redistricting to new office furniture. More...

Forbes Road Board Meets Briefly

Addresses field trips and personnel

Forbes Road School Board members addressed a short agenda at their regular meeting last Monday evening. Extracurricular activity positions, curriculum, personnel and field trip approvals topped the agenda that was completed in one-half hour. More...

Phony Valet Took Woman’s SUV

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Police say a man posed as a valet parking attendant outside a Pittsburgh hotel then stole a sport utility vehicle from a woman who handed over her keys. More...

Everett Residents Taken To Hospital

Two Everett residents were transported to Fulton County Medical Center Monday morning for treatment of injuries ranging from minor to moderate. More...

PennDOT Offers License Plates For Military Personnel

Plates available by service affiliation, military campaigns and more

Members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces can proudly display their service with military license plates offered by PennDOT. More...

FCMC Foundation To Launch Annual Giving Campaign

The Fulton County Medical Center Foundation announces the commencement of its annual fund drive for Medical Center programs and projects. More...

MES Character Counts Students Named

McConnellsburg Elementary is continuing its Character Education program this year. It is believed that character counts so every month a different character trait will be promoted. More...

FCCF Treasures Books!

Young learners going to childcare at the Fulton County Center for Families found themselves entering an island of excitement this past week. More...

FR Honor Roll

First Marking Period Second grade: Riley Black, Matthew Clippinger, *Ethan Dodson, Caden Henry, Kadin Kuhn, *Holden Lupey, *Quincy McMath, Austin Sigel, Hannah Skiles, *Braelyn Snyder, Grace Covert, *Emma Gelvin, *Rain Gelvin, *Jayme Kling, MaKen More...

Woman Struck And Killed By Train In Western Pa.

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a woman was struck and killed by a train. Authorities say the woman was hit by a Norfolk Southern Train in the west end of Johnstown shortly after 7:30 p.m. Saturday. More...

School Lunch Menus

SOUTHERN FULTON Breakfast Menu Monday, November 15: granola bar and yogurt. Tuesday, November 16: cinnamon rolls. Wednesday, November 17: fruit danish. Thursday, November 18: cheese omelet w/biscuit. More...

Officials Strengthen Plan To Prevent Chronic Wasting Disease From Entering PA

Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding and Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. More...

PennDOT Reminds Motorists To Adjust Habits, Prepare For Winter

Visit 511PA.com to check road conditions before leaving home

With snow forecast for some areas of Pennsylvania last week, Penn-DOT reminds drivers to slow down and give snowplows a wide berth to do their jobs. More...

Credit Card Strips ‘Saved’ By Western Pennsylvania Firm

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Jeffrey Mullen labored in obscurity at his young local company for about three years. But within the last two months, he has sprung into the national spotlight. More...