March 3, 2011 RSS feed / Local & State

Police Stay Busy For Penn St. Student ‘Holiday’

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Gregory Announces Candidacy

Adrianne Leese-Gregory is announcing her candidacy for magisterial district judge in District 39-4-03. A local resident of Belfast Township, Gregory graduated from Southern Fulton. More...

New Investment Will Help Children With Special Medical Needs Travel Safely

PennDOT is helping hospitals and pediatric practices statewide to ensure children with limited mobility and other special healthcare needs can travel safely, acting Secretary Barry J. Schoch, P.E., said Monday. More...

Burglars Fail To Appear In Court

Court session held February 22

Two Crystal Spring residents convicted of burglary by a jury of their peers failed to appear for sentencing last Tuesday. More...

FCMC Participates In Eat Right With Color Campaign

Month-long campaign focusing on the importance of making informed food choices

March is National Nutrition Month. To celebrate, Fulton County Medical Center Nutrition Services is joining with the American Dietetic Association in its campaign “Eat Right with Color.” More...

FCCCS Honor Roll

Fulton County Community Christian School is plesed to announce the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2010-2011 school year. Honor Roll First: Quaid Brady, Luke Ellis. Second: Amorelle Koontz, Alyssa Schlaefli. More...

Pa. Senate Democrats Advance Jobs Initiative

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Democrats in the state Senate on Wednesday unveiled a wide-ranging plan to bolster job creation and investment in Pennsylvania. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: meatballs, spaghetti, tossed salad, Italian bread, mandarin oranges in jello. Tuesday: roast pork, mashed potatoes, sliced carrots, rye bread, cookies. More...

Starving Winter For Pa. Barn Owls

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Barn owls in Pennsylvania have had a difficult time foraging for food this winter. More...

Cards Of Thanks

RIPPER RACING A big thank-you from Ripper Racing to McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. for the use of the banquet hall and to all the helpers during the drawing for lending a hand and making food. More...

Corbett Adviser: Spending Created Pa. Budget Mess

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Corbett’s top budget adviser says Pennsylvania’s financial problems are the result of too much spending, not too little revenue. More...

Tourism Down At Historic House In Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – As the non-profit Main Street Gettysburg moves into its third year of operating the David Wills House, visitation has fallen well short of original expectations. More...

LIVESTOCK REPORTS

GREENCASTLE MARKET February 21 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1350- 1565 lbs., $109 to $112.50; choice 2-3, 1250-1490 lbs., $103 to $108; 1525-1650 lbs., $97 to $102; select 1-3, 1200-1440 lbs., $87 to $102.50. More...

Hundreds Rally In Pa. Capital For Wisconsin Unions

HARRISBURG, Pa (AP) – Hundreds of people rallied in Pennsylvania’s state capital on Saturday to support union members in Wisconsin, where Republicans are seeking to reduce the collective bargaining rights of government workers. More...

Police ‘Busted’ Sticker Violates Rights

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A central Pennsylvania woman is suing police over a “busted’’ sticker applied to her home before she had her day in court. More...

Leese To Run For County Seat

For Commissioner

Ricky A. Leese of Needmore announces his candidacy for the nomination of county commissioner on the Republican Party ticket. More...

Chambersburg Man Waives Hearing

Thomas Tomlinson accused of indecent assault of child

A former Fulton County man accused of 60 criminal offenses ranging from indecent assault to unlawful contact with a minor waived his right to a preliminary hearing this week. More...

Seven Parish Schools Close In Philadelphia Area

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Archdiocese of Philadelphia plans to close seven parish schools later this year. More...

Pa. Low Income Health Plan Is At An end

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

FCMC Foundation Establishes “Donor Societies” To Thank Contributors

The board and staff of Fulton County Medical Center Foundation will be out in numbers for the rest of the calendar year delivering certificates to donors of $5,000 and more. More...

Help Protect Wildlife In Your Own Backyard

America has a long history of protecting its wildlife heritage. More...

Angus Breeder Recognized Nationally

Sinclair Cattle Co., Warfordsburg, has been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association ® for having seven registered Angus bulls included in the Association’s 2011 Pathfinder® Report. More...

Man In U.S. Convicted Of Shipping Items To Iran

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – An Iranian man who lives outside Philadelphia faces more than six years in prison after being convicted of shipping banned products and equipment to his native country. More...

Pa. Mom Charged With Fatally Stabbing Daughter

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Pittsburgh woman has been arrested in the stabbing death of her 26- year- old daughter. More...

Awarded Scholarships

Allegany College of Maryland Foundation has announced the awarding of scholarships to eight students for the 2010-11 academic year. More...

Attain Dean’s List

Jenna Peck and Samantha McQuade of McConnellsburg have been named to the dean’s list at Shepherd University for outstanding academic achievement for the fall 2010 semester. More...

Girl Scouts Hold “Thinking Day”

Girl Scouts in the Big Cove district of Fulton County held their annual Thinking Day activities at the Fulton Theater on Sunday, February 20, 2011. More...

Wet Weather, Flooding Forecast For Much Of Pa.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Basements are flooding and some creeks and streams across western Pennsylvania are causing residents some concern as the rain that began overnight continues to move across the commonwealth. More...

Sentencing Changes Cited As Pa. Prison Numbers Dip

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

New Policy Creates Pa. Tax Break For Business

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A new Corbett administration policy is expected to produce a $200 million tax break for Pennsylvania corporations. More...

Nearly 100 Cattle Dead After Pa. Barn Fire

ROME, Pa. (AP) – Nearly 100 cows are dead after a fire at a northeastern Pennsylvania dairy farm. More...