December 30, 2010 RSS feed / Local & State

Spriggs Pleads Not Guilty

Call of the list scheduled for April 12

among a group of 10 individuals to appear in Fulton County Court of Common Pleas on Tuesday for mandatory arraignment before President Judge Douglas Herman. More...

JLG LiftPod Wins Top Product Award

Selected from more than 500 products

JLG Industries, an Oshkosh Corp. More...

School Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Breakfast Monday, January 3: poptarts, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. Tuesday, January 4: breakfast pizza, cereal choice, apple, grape or orange juice. 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...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: sweet and sour meatballs, rice, carrots, wheat bread, pineapple. Tuesday: sloppy joes, baked beans, coleslaw, bun, pudding. More...

Tower Bancorp Announces Closing Of $51.2 Million Common Stock Offering

Tower Bancorp Inc. More...

Former Pa. House Speaker Lee Dies At 88

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) – Former state House Speaker Kenneth Lee has died after being stricken with melanoma. He was 88. Lee died Thursday at his home in Williamsport. More...

Pa. Marine Killed In Afghanistan Laid To Rest

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Friends and family gathered in Pittsburgh to say goodbye to a Marine from Stanton Heights who was killed in Afghanistan. A funeral Mass for 28- year-old Gunnery Sgt. Justin E. More...

Pa. Turnpike Makes U-turn, Decides To Print Tolls

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is making a policy U-turn and deciding to resume printing the toll schedule on tickets it hands out to motorists who pay cash. More...

Jury List Announced

The following names of prospective jurors were drawn by the president judge and jury commissioners on December 13, 2010, for the January 2, 2011, court session. All prospective jurors need to report to the courthouse by 9:00 a.m. More...

Democrats Honor Hendrickses With First-Ever Volunteer Award

Jack and Kathy Hendricks hold the Fulton County Democratic Committee’s Volunteer of the Year Award presented by the committee’s chair, Rheon Gelvin, right, and vice chair, Joy Dasher, left More...

Fulton County Girl To Compete In “Rising Star’’

Olivia Mills to sing in competition

Armed with a set of earbuds and lyrics on her lips, Fulton County’s best and brightest up-and-coming star will be showcasing her talent beginning next month in an 11- week singing competition known as “Rising Star.” More...

Hamilton Automotive Donates To Lions Park Project

Representatives of automotive dealerships Hamilton Nissan, Hagerstown, Md., and Hamilton Hyundai in Chambersburg present $5,000 to the McConnellsburg Lions Club Community Park Practice and Play Projec More...

MHS Chorus Sings In NBC 25’s Christmas Program

McConnellsburg High School Senior High Chorus performs during a taping of WHAG-TV NBC 25’s “Sounds of the Season,” a program that featured performing groups from across the four-stat More...

New Trial Sought For In 1995 Pa. Triple-fatal Fire

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A man sentenced to three life terms after being convicted of setting a western Pennsylvania fire that killed three firefighters a decade and a half ago is seeking a new trial, contending that the fire wasn’t arson and a More...

New MHS Mascot

The McConnellsburg Spartans, with the help of the American Legion, Central Fulton PTSO and the McConnellsburg SADD, have a new student at Mc- Connellsburg – Spartacus. physiques and finicky taste buds. More...

SF To Participate In Soles4Souls

The Southern Fulton School District (SFSD) Student Forum, an interschool leadership group, has announced its participation in a unique fundraising program offered by the international shoe charity, Soles4Souls, to raise funds for trips and project s More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE MARKET December 20 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, couple 1302-1360 lbs., $104.50 to $104.75; choice 2-3, 1148-1500 lbs., $99 to $103; 1602-1680 lbs., $98.75 to $99.50; select 1-3, 1142-1556 lbs., $95.50 to $99. More...

Bruno, Namath’s High School Coach, Dies At Age 88

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) – Larry Bruno, a former Geneva College football star who turned down a chance to play for the Steelers but later coached Joe Namath in high school, has died. He was 88. Bruno died Friday at Heritage Valley Beaver hospital. More...

$200K In Illegal Cigarettes Seized

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Two New York men are in custody after police in central Pennsylvania say they were busted with about $200,000 worth of illegal cigarettes during a traffic stop. More...