December 9, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Oshkosh Corp. Foundation Donates To Local Communities

Donations range from $3,500 to $50,000

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. More...

Senatorial Candidate Sestak Visits Here

Joe Sestak the losing Pennsylvania Democratic candidate for Senate, told party faithful at the Second Street headquarters Tuesday that “We came this close to winning” and that he planned to visit all 67 Pennsylvania counties to thank peo More...

DA Probing Breakfasts Of 2 Mont. Co. Commissioners

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Two suburban Philadelphia county commissioners may have violated provisions in the state’s Sunshine Act law by regularly meeting for breakfast, a local prosecutor said Thursday. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, spinach, white bread, orange. Tuesday: two hot dogs, baked beans, applesauce, rolls, cookies. More...

Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Breakfast Menu Monday, December 13: pop tarts, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. Tuesday, December 14: banana or blueberry muffin, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. More...

High Court Upholds Beer Sales At Wegmans

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s highest court has upheld beer sales at restaurants run by the Wegmans supermarket chain. More...

Testerman Named Outstanding Teacher

At the 24th annual Outstanding Teacher Luncheon on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, Dr. James R. More...

Don’t Overspend This Holiday Season

Cash or credit? It’s probably one of the most important decisions you’ll make this holiday shopping season. More...

FCCCS Honor Roll

Fulton County Community Christian School is pleased to announce the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2010-2011 school year. Students are required to maintain a 92 percent or higher in all subjects to be placed on the high honor roll. More...

Man Held On Charge He Listed Dog As Dependent

MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) – The former cafeteria manager for a western Pennsylvania school district will stand trial on theft-related charges for allegedly listing his dog as a dependent so he could get discounted school lunches for his children. More...

Christmas Decorations Hung By Daljcon

Community minded Daljcon team members worked to bring light and Christmas Spirit to our little town this weekend by hanging the Christmas wreaths along Lincoln Way and Route 522. More...

Library Raffle Winner

LaRue Shaw of Harrisonville was the happy raffle winner of the Mark Twain Noe limited edition print of Martin’s Mill that was donated by Tower Bank. More...

Early Stats Show Pa. Hunters Klled 3,039 Bears

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Early figures from the state Game Commission show that Pennsylvania hunters killed more than 3,000 bears this season. More...

Medical Center Auxiliary News

Fulton County Medical Center Auxiliary will hold its annual Christmas bazaar in the main lobby of the Medical Center on Friday, December 10, beginning at 9 a.m. More...

Croatian Man Killed In Ship Fall In Pa.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) –Police say a man is dead after falling into the hull of a ship at a Philadelphia pier. A police spokeswoman says 46-year-old Croatian man was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead Sunday night. More...

Old Laws Clutter State’s Books

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Emil Svetahor has worked for the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission for almost three decades and has yet to nab anybody trying to catch a fish with his mouth. More...

No Gains In Fulton Jobless Rate

UE rate up by six-tenths of a percentage point

Fulton County’s jobless rate continues to show very little change, and October’s rate actually increased six-tenths of a percentage point from September due to an increase in the county’s labor force. More...

Vehicular Homicide Case Headed For County Court

Melvin Bowman Jr. waives right to preliminary hearing

After speaking privately with defense attorney David Keller, a Needmore man currently facing one count of vehicular homicide decided to waive his right to a preliminary hearing Monday. More...

County 2011 Taxes Unchanged

Commissioners hold bottom line for fifth consecutive year

For the fifth consecutive year the Fulton County commissioners have held the bottom line on real estate taxes when preparing the annual county budget that will be formally adopted later this month. More...

Needmore Man Pleads In Aggravated Assault Case

Mandatory arraignment held Tuesday for Kenneth Farley

Having found sufficient evidence last month against the Needmore man accused of assaulting a woman at his home and repeatedly harassing her, Kenneth Farley reappeared in court this week to enter a plea to the incidents dating back to July and Octobe More...

Truax New Member Of American Angus Association

Brittany Truax, Hustontown, is a new junior member of the American Angus Association ®, Junior members of the Association are eligible to register cattle in the American Angus Association, participate in programs conducted by the National Junior A More...

Pa. Remains National Leader In Teacher Strikes

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Meals On Wheels Unite To Form New Association Of PA

More than 185 nonprofit Meals on Wheels providers jave joined forces to be a part of a new association, the Meals On Wheels Association of Pennsylvania (MOWAPA). More...

Preliminary 2010 Bear Harvest Ranks Seventh

With 224 bears taken during the first-ever statewide, five-day archery bear season, and 2,815 bears taken during the restructured threeday bear season, which included a Saturday-opener, Pennsylvania Game Commission preliminary harvest reports show t More...

FCCCS Students Participate In PA Greensylvania Program

Pictured above are members of the Fulton County Community Christian School Environmental Club collecting paper from classrooms as part of the PA Greensylvania Program. More...

Pa. Salvation Army Gets Diamond Ring, Wedding Band

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – The Salvation Army says a generous donor dropped a pair of rings into one of its red kettles. More...

PennsylvanianWoman Struck By Bullet On Second Floor Of Home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A bullet struck a woman in the arm while she was on the second-floor of her home in central Pennsylvania, and state police are interviewing hunters. The 66-year-old woman was injured about 3:15 p.m. More...

PennDOT Urges Motorists To Be Alert For Weather Conditions

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Monday reminded motorists to be alert to changing road and weather conditions and to adjust their driving behavior accordingly. More...

Dodge Ball Tournament Nets $800 For Museum

Saturday, November 27, 2010, McConnellsburg Alumni & Friends Association held a dodge ball tournament at the Lions Club gym. 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 is promoted. More...

Black Receives Scholarship

Ariella Black, daughter of Carol Exline of Warfordsburg, is the recipient of a Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors Scholarship. She is a freshman at Shippensburg and is a 2010 graduate of Southern Fulton High School. More...

Health Department To Hold Vaccination Clinics

All Pennsylvanians urged to be immunized against the flu

The Pennsylvania Department of Health will mark National Influenza Immunization Week by offering free public influenza vaccination clinics on Dec. 9, 10 and 11 in communities statewide. More...

Plane Lands In Pittsburgh After Dog Bites Two On Jet

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A US Airways flight headed to Phoenix made an emergency landing in Pittsburgh after a dog on board bit a passenger and a flight attendant. More...

Pa. School Superintendent Charged With DUI

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – State police in central Pennsylvania say a school superintendent pulled over for erratic driving had a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit. More...

Couples Compete For MHS Snowball King And Queen

McConnellsburg High School/Middle School SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) will hold its annual Snowball on Saturday, December 18. More...