December 23, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

County Conducts Routine Business

Commissioners

Fulton County commissioners Bonnie Mellott Keefer, David Hoover II and Craig Cutchall attended to a variety of routine business this week that included signing off on construction-related change orders and contracts. More...

McConnellsburg Teen Pleads, Sentenced

A 17-year-old McConnellsburg boy was paroled effective Tuesday on prior infractions in both Fulton and Franklin counties in order to be directly remanded to a state correctional institution on unrelated charges. More...

Giant Makes Donation To Treasures For Kids

McConnellsburg Giant Food Store manager Barbara Negley (center) presents Sister Martha Burbulla (second from left) and Sister Margie Monahan (far left) with a generous donation of $1,000 for the Fulto More...

Reduced Auto Registration Fee Available To Retired Citizens

Retired Pennsylvanians whose incomes are below $19,200 are permitted to register one passenger vehicle or noncommercial light truck at a reduced fee with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), said Rep. Dick Hess. More...

FR Students Of The Month

Arica Carbaugh, a seventh grader at Forbes Road High School, has been named junior high Student of the Month for December by the high school faculty. More...

Baby Jesus Figurine Returned To Borough Again

RED LION, Pa. (AP) – A figurine of the baby Jesus stolen from a central Pennsylvania Nativity scene has been returned again. Officials say a woman returned the figurine Wednesday after she said she found it along the road. More...

Democratic Club Carols At Medical Center

Fulton County Democratic Club members and friends sing Christmas carols December 12 at Fulton County Medical Center. More...

Tower Bancorp Announces Public Offering Of Common Stock

Tower Bancorp Inc. announced last week that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of approximately $44 million of its common stock pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement. More...

Beta Sigma Phi Holds Fall Banquet

Iota Lambda Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held its fall banquet at Celebrations Unlimited. Following a delicious meal, two rituals were celebrated. More...

Gas Prices: ‘Tis Not The Season For $3 A Gallon. What Happened?

Call it the Grinch in the gas tank. With only about 2-1/2 weeks until Christmas, the national price of gasoline is $2.98 a gallon, closing in on the three buck mark, a level the nation has never seen this late in the holiday season. More...

Needmore Scouts Load Christmas Trees

Eleven-year-old James Fuller Jr., a member of Boy Scout Troop 45 of Needmore, loads trees earlier this month at Hollenshead’s tree farm for the annual Mason Dixon Boy Scout Council Christmas tre More...

Classic Review: The Man Who Invented Christmas

On the evening of Oct. 5, 1843, things were looking bleak for 31- year-old Charles Dickens. More...

Fort Littleton Man Pleads Guilty

Awaiting sentencing on terroristic threats

A Fort Littleton man who recently appeared in county court and entered a not-guilty plea in the absence of his lawyer changed his plea this week in connection with an incident that happened this summer at his Dublin Township home. More...

Frugality Is Celebrating ‘Enough-ness’

The dishes from our spaghetti leftovers were still on the table. My friend and I pushed back our chairs and held warm cups of herbal tea. It was cozy inside the cottage. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: center closed. Tuesday: honey mustard chicken, parslied potatoes, green beans, wheat bread, mandarin oranges. More...

Dieting Dilemma: Can You Still Eat Sweets?

There’s nothing like your favorite chocolates or sweet treats after a hectic day. More...

New Year’s Resolution: Save On Car Insurance

With the New Year around the corner you might be making some resolutions, particularly when it comes to saving money. Making a few tweaks to your car insurance policy is an often-overlooked opportunity to help find some extra room in your budget. More...

Scenic Fulton County Calendars Available SCENIC FULTON COUNTY PENSYLVANIA

Eleven local businesses joined the Fulton County Historical Society to print a scenic calendar for 2011. More...

Police: 4 Charged In NE Pa. Missing Xmas Tree Case

SUSQUEHANNA, Pa. (AP) – Police say four people have confessed to swiping the town Christmas trees as in two northeastern Pennsylvania communities. More...

Driver License, Photo Centers Closed For Holidays

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec. 25, and New Year’s Day, Saturday, Jan. 1. More...

Shoppers Crowd Malls In Christmas Countdown

NEW YORK (AP) – Packed malls? Healthy gains in holiday spending? It’s beginning to look at least a little like a pre-recession Christmas. More...