April 28, 2011 RSS feed / Local & State

DUI Arrest Record Set Last Year

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

$135,000 Waiting To Be Reunited With Fulton County

The Pennsylvania Treasury is holding at least $135,000 million in unclaimed property for Fulton County residents, State Treasurer Rob McCord said recently as he urged citizens here to read the April 28 edition of The Fulton County News to see if any More...

Local Lifters Remove 1800s Safe From Bank

A group of local weightlifters who call themselves “Buck’s Body Shop” provided the manpower to move a 19th-century common bank safe out of F&M Trust’s bank vault in Mc- Connellsburg last week.  More...

Antique Stove Targeted By Burglars

Missing stove weighs in at more than 1,000 pounds

Rangers from the Buchanan State Forest are routinely called out to investigate incidents ranging from missing road signs and marijuana plots to scattering rubbish. More...

Judge Krom Presides Over April 19 Session Of Court

Four individuals sentenced

Judge Angela Rosenberry Krom of the 39th Judicial District of the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, April 19.   Mercersburg resident Kayla Caroline Frisby appeared More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: baked steak, mashed potatoes, harvard beets, wheat bread, cookies, juice.  Tuesday: tuna salad, carrots and celery, ranch dip, potato soup, pita pocket, jello.  More...

PA Game Commission Approves Game Land Drilling

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The state’s Game Commission has approved the drilling of three natural gas wells on state-owned game lands to tap the lucrative Marcellus Shale formation in northern Pennsylvania.  More...

Mellott Co. Recognized For Grant Program Participation

American Welding Society (AWS) District 7 Director Don Howard recently visited the Mellott Co. More...

Charles Brightbill Center Open Sunday

The Charles Brightbill Environmental Center, managed by the Tuscarora Wildlife Education Project (TWEP), will be open to the public this Sunday, May 1 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE  April 18  Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1232- 1552 lbs., $120 to $125; 1652- 1682 lbs., $117 to $118; choice 2-3, 1250-1570 lbs., $116 to $120.50; 1608 lbs., $111.50; select 1- 3, 1192- 1242 lbs., $108.50 to $113 More...

Police Shoot And Kill Wandering Emu In Central Pa.

MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) –Police in central Pennsylvania have shot a stray emu that had been wandering around for days and eventually headed into a residential area.  More...

Franklin Financial Reports First Quarter Earnings

Franklin Financial Services Corp., the bank holding company of F&M Trust Co., reported earnings of $1,849,000 for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. More...

Penn State Receives $1M Donation

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. More...

Charged With Impersonating An Officer

READING, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania township commissioner is charged with impersonating a police officer after he showed a badge to a wholesale club employee while trying to get a restaurant owner’s membership restored.  More...

Statements Issued On Business Manager Salary, County Savings

Fundraising goal of $70K set to complete exterior of jailhouse

In an effort to answer a multitude of questions that have arisen at recent town meetings, the Fulton County commissioners released information this week related to the hiring and ongoing employment of their business manager.  More...

Family Behavioral Resources Opens In McConnellsburg

April is Autism Awareness Month

An organization specializing in a wide range of autism and behavioral health-related services recently opened shop in Fulton County in hopes of better serving local residents.  More...

State Police, Sheriff ’s Office, DEA To Collect Unwanted, Outdated Prescription Drugs

On April 30 from 10 a.m. More...

Longaberger Bus Trip Raffle Proceeds Donated To Pool

Longaberger branch leader Deb Toothman recently led a bus tour to the Crayola Factory in Easton, Pa., April 9. More...

FR Elementary Honor Roll

Third Marking Period   More...

WWII Vet, 101, Gets Medals Replaced

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Mike Cap, a 101-yearold World War II veteran, received many medals for his Army service in the Philippines but over the years he misplaced or lost them.  Cap was all smiles on Wednesday afternoon when U.S. Rep. More...

Grave Markers Of Veterans Found In Creek

SANDY LAKE, Pa. More...

Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD  Lunch  May 2: chicken nuggets, french fries, green beans, mixed fruit.  May 3: two soft tacos or fajita, potato rounds, trail mix or raisins.  May 4: hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, corn, jello, pears.  May More...

Roadshow Comes To Bedford

“There was buried treasure in the backyard just waiting to be dug up and the family knew it. So one day the granddaughter decided to excavate what her grandmother, an escapee from an oppressive Russian tsarist rule, put in the dirt years ago. More...

Pa. Museum Displays Civil War-era Medicine

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) – Nothing like the sight of a bone saw to cut the romance from your Civil War dreams. More...

PA’s 1st Civil War Casualty Honored

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A German immigrant who volunteered to fight in the Civil War but was killed by a mob before reaching the battlefield has been honored as Pennsylvania’s first casualty of the war.  A proper memorial to 26- year-old More...

Jury List Announced

The following names were drawn by the president judge and Fulton County jury commissioners for the May session fo combined court to be held in the said county on the 23rd day of May, 2011, at 9 a.m., in the forenoon of that day: Wendy Akers, Needmore More...