November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Assault Case Headed To Court

Preliminary hearing held Monday for Kenneth Farley

Sufficient evidence was brought forth Monday for a magisterial district judge to order all charges be bound over to the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas against a Needmore man accused of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and several counts o More...

Lions Park Project Progresses

Fundraising to modify the 14,000-square-foot area of the old tennis court at Lions Community Park is now entering its fourth month. To date 40 percent of the $100,000 goal has been raised. More...

FSA Asks Producers To Vote In County Committee Election

CED John K. Johnston, executive director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Fulton County announced that the county committee elections are in progress. More...

Evangelist Accused Of Assaulting 11- Year-Old Girl

(AP) – State police in Bedford said Friday that The Rev. Walter Donald Bradshaw, 61, was arrested Tuesday at his home in Lexington, N.C., and charged with assaulting an 11-yearold girl several years ago. More...

Library Asks Teen To Show Off Artistic Talents

The second Teen Art Contest is being sponsored by the Fulton County Library’s Teen Advisory Board. Any 13- to 19-yearold with a valid Fulton County Library card is eligible to participate. More...

Pa. Home Full Of Rats Demolished

NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. (AP) – A western Pennsylvania home that was overrun by rats after its owners suffered health and financial problems has been torn down. More...

Gov.-Elect Corbett Begins Plans For Transition

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Social Security Judges Facing More Violent Threats

WASHINGTON (AP) – Judges who hear Social Security disability cases are facing a growing number of violent threats from claimants angry over being denied benefits or frustrated at lengthy delays in processing claims. More...

Neighbor Saw No Trouble In Erie Home Where 4 Died

ERIE, Pa. (AP) – The friendly man across the street would often carry groceries into the house of 69- year-old Barbara Montalvo, who is disabled. On Thursday, the woman he lived there with asked about her welfare. More...

Mourners Gather To Honor Dead Pa. Firefighter

NORTH IRWIN, Pa. (AP) – Mourners are gathering, and a procession of fire vehicles is honoring a western Pennsylvania firefighter who died of an apparent heart attack while responding to a call. More...

Van Horn Appointed To Domestic Relations Committee

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania announced Monday the appointment of the Hon. Carol L. Van Horn to the Domestic Relations Procedural Rules Committee. More...

More Disclosure Of Drilling Chemicals In Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Energy giant Halliburton says it is beginning to identify the chemicals in its fluids that are being pumped into the ground by Pennsylvania’s booming natural gas industry. The Halliburton Co. More...

Steinem: Notion Of Women ‘Having It All’ Is A Myth

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Women grappling with the overwhelming pressure for perfection that can wreak havoc in their lives need to realize that the notion of “having it all’’ is largely a myth, women’s movement icon Gloria S More...

Black Colleges Look To Increase Online Education Presence

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – When Michael Hill needed a doctoral program with the flexibility to let him continue working full-time as a Lincoln University administrator, he chose an online degree from another institution. More...

Beams Set On Northbound Lane of Gem Bridge

Work continues last Friday morning on the replacement of Gem Bridge on Route 522 south between Big Cove Tannery and Needmore with the placement of concrete beams on the northbound lane of the highway. More...

Wildlife Conservation Officer Killed In Night Poaching Case

David L. Grove to be laid to rest Sunday

By Chanin Rotz-Mountz STAFF WRITER A Pennsylvania Game Commission wildlife conservation officer with ties to Fulton County was slain last Thursday night by a convicted felon suspected of poaching a four-point buck in a rural area near Eisenhower Na More...

CF Board Hears Testing Progress

Keystone exams, graduation requirement overview given by TIU rep

The Central Fulton School Board was recently treated to an overview of their district’s PSSA test results from the 2009-10 school year by a representative of Tuscarora Intermediate Unit #11, who also took additional time to provide instrumenta More...

SBA Offers Economic Injury Disaster Loans In PA

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Taltoan Waives Preliminary Hearing

Charged with delivering of 15 pounds of marijuana

A Chester County man waived his right to a preliminary hearing Monday during an appearance in Fulton County Central Court on drug-related charges. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: swiss steak, mashed potatoes, waxed beans, wheat bread, peaches. Tuesday: chicken strips, three bean salad, coleslaw, multi-grain bread, jello. More...

Three Springs Historical Society Calendars For Sale

Three Springs Historical Society is selling a 2011 calendar with historical photographs (black and white about 7 inches by 10 inches) of the Three Springs/Saltillo area. More...

How To Flee The Facebook Frenzy

With more than half a billion members and 900 million community pages, Facebook offers a world of online distractions. More...

School Lunch Menus

SOUTHERN FULTON Breakfast Menu Monday, November 22: blueberry muffin. Tuesday, November 23: pancakes w/sausage on a stick. Wednesday thru Friday: no school. More...

Ex-Internal Affairs Head Suing Pa. State Police

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The former head of state police internal affairs in western Pennsylvania claims he was fired, rehired and put on restricted duty in retaliation for investigating whether a barracks commander wrongly interceded in a friend&rsq More...

D.L. Martin Names Employee Of The Month

The D.L. Martin Co. recognized Jane Rusin as Employee of the Month for October. Jane lives in McConnellsburg and has been with the company for 22 years. She is an assembler in Building 4. More...

Western Pa. Man Says Car Thief Knocked Him Out

MADISON, Pa. (AP) – State police are investigating a report that a western Pennsylvania man’s car was stolen by someone who approached the vehicle and knocked him unconscious while he was stopped at a rural intersection. More...

Woman In Murder-Suicide Had Broken Up With Man

ERIE, Pa. (AP) – A woman posted online that she had met a new man but was conflicted about breaking up with the father of her three children just days before he shot and killed her and two of the kids before turning the gun on himself. More...

LIVESTOCK REPORTS

GREENCASTLE MARKET November r8 Slaughter cattle: slaughter steers, high choice and prime 2-3, 1424-1588 lbs., $97.75 to $99.50; choice 2-3, 1180-1568 lbs., $93.75 to $98; 1606-1662 lbs., $90.75 to $93.25; select 1-3, 1006-1556 lbs., $89 to $ More...

Vo-Tech Students Attend FABTECH

North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, finishing and welding event, FABTECH, hosted six Fulton County Vo-Tech welding students at the Georgia World Congress Center recently. More...

Film, Dwyer’s Death Re-Examined

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Kenn Marshall recalls edging toward the door when he saw the enormous handgun being held aloft by State Treasurer R. Budd Dwyer. More...