June 23, 2011 RSS feed / Local & State

Pa. Liquor Board Extends Moratorium On Price Hikes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board said “no’’ once again on Wednesday to retail price increases for liquor and wine. More...

Route 3008 Bridge Superstructure Replacement, Detour In Place

PennDOT’s Fulton County maintenance bridge crew will begin a bridge superstructure replacement project on Route 3008 (Blairs Hill Road) in Belfast Township, Fulton County, on Wednesday, June 22. More...

Awning Breaks 3-Story Fall Of Toddler

READING, Pa. (AP) – An eastern Pennsylvania toddler fell from a third-floor window in his home but had his fall broken by a porch awning and is expected to survive. More...

To Attend Youth Leadership Awards

Courtney Strait, daughter of Brian and Gerri Strait of Warfordsburg, and a senior at Southern Fulton High School, completed the requirements of the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards at Juniata College in Hungingdon, Pa., from June 12-15, 2011. More...

Graduates

Airman Joseph Linwood Bussard III, 21, Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas, graduated on June 10, 2011, from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Tips For Safe Swimming And Healthy Pools

It’s pool season again – a time for pool parties and splashing with the kids. It’s also time to share tips on keeping swimming healthy and avoiding recreational water illnesses. More...

Graduates

Erin Harr graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. While attending IUP Erin was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing. More...

Unity Music Festival Held At Warfordsburg

Event showcased music from around the country

Billy Jonas, a popular performer with children and adults alike, brought his unique, fun-filled songs and music to the three-day Sacred Music: Unity Music Festival at the Farm of Peace in Warfordsburg last week. More...

American Legion Auxiliary News

On June 8, 2011, at 7 p.m., the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 561 meeting was called to order. There were five members present. Council lottery ticket winners will be receiving their checks after July 6. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE MARKET June 13 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1352- 1422 lbs., $116 to $118; choice 2-3, 1316-1594 lbs., $111 to $116; full/y.g. 4-5, 1230-1386 lbs., $109 to $110; select 1-3, 1130-1530 lbs., $106 to $111. More...

FCCCS Announces Honor Roll

Fulton County Community Christian School is pleased to announce the honor roll for the fourth marking period of the 2010-2011 school year. Students are required to maintain a 92 percent or higher in all subjects to be placed on the high honor roll. More...

Shippensburg University Graduates

The following area students are spring 2011 graduates at Shippensburg University: Axl Clark, Harrisonville. Heather Cordell, Harrisonville. Scott Cromer, Fort Littleton. Jeffrey Grace Jr., McConnellsburg. Mary Hann, Needmore. More...

Shippensburg University Dean’s List

The following area students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2011 term at Shippensburg University: Arielle Black, Warfordsburg. Anna Carriker, Fort Littleton. Abigail Cline, McConnellsburg. Heather Cordell, Harrisonville. More...

Hundreds Pay Tribute To Fallen Pa. Marine

DISTANT, Pa. ( AP) – More than 500 people have attended the funeral of a Marine from western Pennsylvania who was killed in action in Afghanistan. The Derrick of Oil City reports that services for 27- year-old Sgt. More...

American Legion Presents Awards

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 561 meeting was called to order May 11 at 6 p.m. There were nine members present and 48 guests. There were two new members vote into the unit. More...

Deeds Recorded

The following deeds were recorded at the local courthouse during the past week. State tax stamps affixed to deeds indicate one percent of the purchase price or of the fair market value; Bradley Jay True to Bradley Jay True and Melissa A. More...

Prison Ordered In Pa. ‘Hot Girlfriend’ Shooting

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

Benefit Auction For Old Jail Set For August 13

The Fulton County Historical Society is joining with the Fulton County commissioners to raise funds to help renovate the Fulton County Jail. A benefit auction will be held at Hustontown Firehall on Saturday, August 13, 2011. More...

Youth Field Day Scheduled

Event set for September 17 at Pistol & Rifle Club

Youths with an avid interest in the great outdoors, hunting and wildlife conservation are urged to sign up now for the quickly approaching Fulton County Youth Field Day. More...

PMMB Maintains Current Dairy Price

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) commended the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board (PMMB) for its decision to maintain the current $2.15 over-order premium for Class I milk paid to Pennsylvania dairy farmers. More...

Budget Talks Heat Up, Drilling Tax Bills Pile Up

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses during the past week. Jeffrey Allan Swope, 19, Wells Tannery, and Candace Joy Lutz, 18, Burnt Cabins. Logan Keith Cunningham, 23, Harrisonville, and Amanda Lynn Price, 22, Mc- Connellsburg. More...

Graduates

Sara Marie Bean graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in communication with art and design from Juniata College on May 14. She was third in her class. More...

Court Session Held June 14

Judge Carol L. Van Horn of the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held on Tuesday, June 14, at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Iota Lambda Honors Chapter Members, Elects New Officers

Chapter member Barb Truax was presented the Ritual of Jewels degree, the second level of advancement in Beta Sigma Phi, after completing pledge training. More...

How To Honor America This Fourth Of July

In recent years, many cities and towns across the nation have made the tough choice to scale back or cancel longstanding Fourth of July traditions, due to stretched budgets. More...

Hustontown Class Holds Reunion

Hustontown High School Class of 1947 held a reunion at Hustontown Firehall June 14. More...

Donates To Locks Of Love

On June 15, 2011, Rikki Green, 17, decided it was time to let go of her beautiful, brown locks for a great cause. Rikki donated approximately 13 inches of hair to Locks of Love. More...

Pa. Nun Identified As Victim Of Alleged Med Error

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A patient who died at an eastern Pennsylvania hospital after allegedly receiving an overdose of insulin has been identified as a nun and longtime teacher. More...

Longaberger Bus Trip Enjoyed By All

Another successful bus tirp for Longaberger branch leader Deb Toothman and home consultant Heather Detwiler was held. The trip was sold out way in advance, and all guests enjoyed the many games, drawng and prizes that were awarded. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

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

New Enterprise Rural Electric Co-op Holds Annual Meeting

The 73rd annual meeting of the New Enterprise Rural Electric Cooperative was held at Northern Bedford High School on June 14, 2011. More...

Pirates Player’s Wife Attacked In Traffic Dispute

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A man attacked the wife of Pirates catcher Chris Snyder in a traffic dispute while Snyder sat in the car, unable to get out because he’d had back surgery, Pittsburgh police said. More...

Alliance: No Plans For Longwall Mine By Pa. Farm

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Alliance Resource Partners LP says it has no intention to do any long-wall mining near an historic farm in Pennsylvania that has been operating since 1797. More...

Receives Scholarship

Melanie Ebersole of Big Cove Tannery received the Woodward and Virginia Pealer Scholarship and Anne E. and William B. Wallace, Jr. Scholarship from Frostburg State University. Ebersole attended Smithsburg High School. More...