November 3, 2011 RSS feed / Local & State

Big Cove Tannery Man Pleads In Rape

Joshua Robinson to next appear in court January 10

A Big Cove Tannery man accused of sexually assaulting a child waived mandatory arraignment proceedings held this week before Fulton County Court of Common Pleas President Judge Douglas W. Herman. More...

Pa.Voters To Fill 2 Appellate Court Seats Nov. 8

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Cards Of Thanks

HELMAN The family of Geraldine Helman would like to thank eveyone for all the heartfelt and caring thoughts, prayers and good deeds extended to our families during Mom’s illness and death. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for a marriage licenses during the past week at the local courthouse: Justin Philip Strait, 21, Hustontown, and Tessa Kay McGarvey, 20, McConnellsburg. More...

Environmental Club Asking For Help Collecting Aluminum Cans

The FCCCS Environmental Club is asking for help in collecting aluminum cans for recycling instead of disposing them in a landfill, or worse, as roadside litter. More...

Nearly 1.5 Million Lose Power In East Coast Snow

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The unusually early snowstorm that broughtheavy, wet snow to the East Coast over thew eekend knocked out power to more than 1.4 million customers. Half a million were without power in New Jersey, including Gov. More...

MHS Class Of 1948 Holds 63rd Reunion

Once again, members of McConnellsburg High School Class of 1948 came together to refresh their bonds on October 16, 2011. The occasion took place at Weaver’s restaurant in Hancock. More...

SF Class of 1959 Holds Reunion

The Class of 1959 of Southern Fulton High School held its 52nd class reunion October 22, at Warfordsburg Presbyterian Faith Center with 13 in attendance. Present were Mr. and Mrs. More...

Franklin Financial Reports Quarterly Earnings Decline

Franklin Financial Services Corp., the bank holding company of F&M Trust Co., reported earnings of $1,059,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. More...

Reduction In Number Of Judges Envisioned

Supreme Court to update MDJ boundaries for next 10 years

The statewide process of redrawing magisterial district court boundaries began this week with the distribution of detailed instructions for the preparation of plans for every Pennsylvania community outside of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Supreme Co More...

4-H’er Glazier Places At State 4-H Horse Show

4H Horse & Pony Club members Caitlin Glazier and Hunter Layton are pictured at the 2011 State Horse Show. More...

FR October Students Of The Month

Forbes Road Students Of The Month for October are pictured above. More...

Prison: Pa. Inmate Dies After Guard Struggle

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania prison inmate is dead after officials say he struggled with guards after being restrained in a suicide prevention cell. More...

Allied Health Students Volunteers At Disaster Drill

Twelve students from Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School’s Allied Health recently volunteered as victims of a disaster drill. More...

Deeds

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: Deborah Ann Reber to Henry P. More...

Clearing The Record

In last week’s edition of the “News,” it was reported that Mc- Connellsburg resident Jack R. Buterbaugh was operating a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer when a two-vehicle collision occurred on October 19. More...

9.3 Percent Of Fulton Income Is Social Security

If Fulton County residents didn’t receive their monthly payments from the Social Security Administration, 9.3 percent of total personal income in the county would be lost, a total of $42,002,730 in 2009. More...

FCMC Foundation Launches Giving Campaign

Fulton County Medical Center has announced the launch of its 2012 Annual Giving Campaign. More...

Scenic 2012 Fulton County Historical Society Calendars For Sale

Thirteen of the most colorful photographs taken in Fulton County were selected by the Fulton County Historical Society to be featured in a 2012 scenic calendar. More...

Celebrates 84th

A surprise 84th birthday party was held for Clara Keefer in the home of Irma and Andy Rotz of McConnellsburg where she resides. More...

FR Field Hockey Team Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Members of the Forbes Road Lady Cardinals field hockey team recently donned pink to pay homage to breast cancer awareness and head coach Carol Cline. More...

Efficient Heating Options For Fall And Winter

When temperatures drop, you may be tempted to blast the thermostat. But a high home heating bill may just be your motivation to explore more creative ways of being comfortable this season. More...

Welllness Group Formed In Fulton County

The Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC) Foundation hosted an inaugural meeting of a new Fulton County Wellness Group October 27 at FCMC. More...

School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON High School Breakfast Monday, November 7: assorted cereal or apple cinnamon Texas toast, toast w/spreads, fruit or juice, milk. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: honey mustard chicken, parslied potato, green beans, wheat bread, pineapple, cookie. Tuesday, November 8: roast pork, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, wheat bread, apricots. More...

FFA Members Attend National Convention

Six members of Mc- Connellsburg FFA Chapter attended the 84th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., October 18 to 22. They attended the first and fourth general session and visited some local businesses, including Kelsay Dairy. More...

FCCCS Dinner Auction Set For November 12

FCCCS Christmas dinner auction will be held Saturday, November 12, 2011, at Needmore Bible Church, located at 6939 Great Cove Road, Needmore. The silent auction will begin at 3:30 p.m., followed by a buffet dinner at 5:30 p.m. More...

Prevented Planting And Failed Acreage Application Reminder

Farmers and producers in Pennsylvania who were prevented from planting fall crops because of a natural disaster are reminded to report the acreage to the Farm Service Agency (FSA) within 15 calendar days after the final planting date. More...

PennDOT Crews, Equipment, Supplies Ready For Upcoming Winter

Motorists also urged to prepare now for winter driving

With snow and colder temperatures appearing in some local forecasts, State Transportation Secretary Barry J. More...

PA’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Opens November 1

Rep. Dick Hess (R-Bedford/ Fulton/Huntingdon) announced Tuesday that Pennsylvania’s Low- Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) began accepting applications for cash grants Nov. 1. Crisis grants also are now available. More...

‘PA Preferred’ To Be Official State Ag Brand

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – “PA Preferred” is about to become the official brand of fruits, vegetables and other agricultural commodities grown or sourced in Pennsylvania. More...

Three Face New Charges In Philly Basement-captive Case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Three suspects arrested in an alleged Social Security fraud plot in which police say mentally disabled people were kept in a basement now face additional charges over the abuse of a victim who was kept locked in a closet for More...