December 16, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Spriggs Waives Central Court Hearing

Mandatory arraignment to be scheduled

A McConnellsburg woman arrested in late October on drug-related charges appeared in Fulton County Central Court this week. More...

Cookbook Sales Benefit Food Basket

Frank Ingram presents a check for $1,660 to Fulton County Food Basket Director Susan Cubbage. According to Rev. More...

Beta Sigma Phi News

The sisters of Xi Eta Lambda, McConnellsburg chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, were quite active over the fall months. The meeting in October concentrated on rushing two new members and donating to the needy through several Fulton County projects. More...

Raffle Winners

Results of the Warfordsburg Senior Center raffle held at the Thanksgiving lunch November 17 are: Block patchwork quilt: James Sourbier, Greencastle. More...

Enrollment Deadline Draws Near For Cost-Share 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...

School Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Breakfast Menu Monday, December 20: french toast, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. Tuesday, December 21: scrambled eggs, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. More...

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Application Deadline Nearing

Rep. Dick Hess (R-Bedford/ Fulton/Huntingdon) reminds residents that the deadline to apply for the state’s 2009 Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program is Dec. 31, 2010. More...

FR Students Of The Month

November

Lara Cromer, a freshmen at Forbes Road High School has been named Student of the Month for November by the high school faculty. More...

Donated Bike Taken From Ill Western Pa. Boy

HYDE PARK, Pa. (AP) – The parents of an 8-year-old western Pennsylvania boy with leukemia say someone stole his donated bike during their Make-A-Wish trip to Florida. More...

Don’t Overlook These Holiday Tasks

The holidays can be a stressful time for even the most organized among us. It’s easy to overlook that gift for the boss’s wife, nutmeg for the eggnog, or batteries for your kids’ new toys. More...

Great Cove Pool Future Uncertain

GCGC president talks with commissioners

As revenue has continued to drop in recent years at Great Cove Golf and Recreation, the Fulton County commissioners learned this week club officials have already begun taking steps to reduce their expenditures for 2011. More...

Forbes Road Board Reorganizes

Brant re-elected president; Carmack is VP

The first order of business for Forbes Road School Board directors at their regular meeting last Monday evening was the annual reorganization of the board. More...

Animal Welfare Group Moving Forward

More than 20 residents met as part of ongoing efforts of the Fulton County animal welfare group on Monday, December 6, and Humane Society enforcement officer Dennis Bumbaugh addressed the group. More...

Gress, Carlson Again Head CF Board

Board reorganizes last Tuesday

Cory Gress and Dr. Brent Carlson will continue to head the Central Fulton School Board in their respective capacities of president and vice president as a result of action taken last week. More...

Santa Visits Needmore

Santa took time out of his busy schedule to visit local folks, young and old, Friday evening at the Needmore Firehall. More...

Forbes Road Honor Roll

First Marking Period Honors Grade twelve: Katherin Berkstresser, Kristin Berkstresser, Donovan Bricker, Kinsey Cutchall, Allen Dickinson, Amy Figard, Kylynne Fraker, Clay Haulman, Jared Henry, John Henry, Mikaila Hockensmith, Megan Keller, Cand More...

CART Manager Spargo Wins 2011 Sherm Doebler Award

Dick Spargo, data and maintenance manager for the Area Agency on Aging’s CART program, has been named as recipient of the Pennsylvania Counties Risk Pool (PCoRP) prestigious Sherm Doebler Award More...

Justin Bieber Sends Flowers To Injured Pa. Girl

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A central Pennsylvania girl seriously injured in a car crash has received flowers from teen heartthrob Justin Bieber thanks to a Facebook campaign launched by her fellow students. More...

3-Alarm Philly-Area Fire Leaves 2 Dozen Homeless

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in suburban Philadelphia say a threealarm fire at an apartment complex has left occupants of two dozen units homeless. More...

Couple Hurt When Pa. House Explodes; Cause Unknown

BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a northwestern Pennsylvania are expected to recover from their injuries in an explosion and fire that destroyed their home near the New York border. More...

Imprisoned Heir To du Pont Chemical Fortune Dies

PITTSBURGH (AP) – John du Pont, the chemical fortune heir who killed an Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler at his palatial estate, died Thursday after being found unresponsive in his prison cell. He was 72. More...

Police: Blood Leads To W. Pa. Razor Blade Thief

CRANBERRY, Pa. (AP) – State police say they simply followed the blood to catch a man who allegedly unpackaged then stole some razor blades from a northwestern Pennsylvania Wal-Mart store. More...