May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Highway Funding Advocates To Miss Ousted Lawmaker

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The defeat of state House Transportation Committee Chairman Richard Geist in this week's primary was the biggest development in months for Pennsylvania's stalled debate over highway and bridge repairs.  More...

Penn State Course Teaches Hunting For Non-hunters

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Gary San Julian knew it was a sign of the changing times. More...

County Hears About KOZ Program

STAFF WRITER  The executive director of the Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission (SAPDC) sat down with the county commissioners this week to touch on the reemergence of the popular Keystone Opportunity Zone program.  More...

Local Woman Has Drug Case Continued

Echo Sipes to be sentenced May 22

A McConnellsburg woman charged with drug delivery was unable to attend sentencing proceedings Tuesday morning and had her case delayed until later this month.  More...

Girl Burns Down Barn, Buildings

FENELTON, Pa. More...

MMS Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll  Grade six: Kendal Ashman, Joshua Booth, Hannah Brady, Tara Cutshaw, Marie Fuller, Kacey Hann, Kimberly Harris, Amanda Hoover, Emma Kendall, Morgan Kendall, Kadi Mellott, Jacob Miller, Kellyn Perry, Madelyn Richards, Carson Walt More...

FR Students Learn About Entrepreneurship

Recently, students in grades 4-6 were able to hear Bob Morgan, CEO of Morgan- Franklin, speak about starting his own business and his journey to get where he is today. More...

Toddler Survives Fall From Window

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police say a toddler who fell from a three-story window in north Philadelphia has been released from a hospital.  Police said the 1-year-old fell from the alleyway window of a home in the Logan section of the city at ab More...

New Asset Test For Pa. Food Stamps Set To Begin

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Public Welfare Department will start asking food stamp recipients next week to prove they don't have significant personal assets in order to qualify for benefits.  More...

SW Pa. Pupils Honored For Calm In Fatal Bus Crash

ROCKWOOD, Pa. (AP) – Twenty-two southwestern Pennsylvania school students whose bus was hit by a soft-drink truck, killing that driver, have been honored for remaining calm during the ordeal.  More...

Wife Of Pa. Budget Chief Pleads Guilty To DUI

YORK, Pa. More...

Philly-area Homeless Camp Residents Told To Leave

BRISTOL, Pa. More...

Police: Woman Beaten, Forced To Buy Penna. Man New Shoes

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Police say a man broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home and stole her wallet before forcing her to take him shoe shopping at a major Pittsburgh area mall.  More...

Man Charged In Shooting Snake Breeder

RIDLEY, Pa. More...

Community State Bank Holds Annual Shareholders Meeting

As he prepares to step down as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Community State Bank late next year, Paul H. Yohn, Jr. knows he will be leaving everything in good hands with new chief operating officer (COO) Trudy K. More...

Suspect Arrested In Philly Tire Slashings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A man who told reporters that he was among the victims of a northeastern Philadelphia tire slasher was charged Wednesday with having vandalized dozens of the vehicles himself.  More...

Hospital CEO Hawkins To Attend White House Meeting

The CEO of Fulton County Medical Center has been selected to attend a meeting at the White House on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. More...

School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON   Elementary Breakfast  Monday, May 7: assorted cereal or triple berry french toast, toast w/spreads, fruit or juice, milk.  Tuesday, May 8: assorted cereal or breakfast pizza, toast w/spreads, fruit or juice, milk.  More...

Attains Dean’s List

Betsy Hall was named to the fall dean’s list at Mount Aloysius College in Cresson, Pa. She is a double major student and will graduate May 5, 2012, with a bachelor’s degree in sign language / interpreter education. More...

MHS Students Attend Band Festival

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Gas Well Services Firm Lays Off 30

BRADFORD, Pa. (AP) – A national company that provides natural gas well drilling products and services has laid off 30 people in northwestern Pennsylvania, citing the economic downturn and falling gas prices.  More...

Some Pa. Bars, Eateries Still Let Patrons Light Up

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Rosecliff Tavern, a neighborhood bar and restaurant off the Parkway East in Monroeville, boasts several beers on tap, a full menu and seven giant flatscreen TVs.  On a recent visit, the Ushaped bar and adjacent booths More...

Wyeth’s World Opening To Public For First Time

CHADDS FORD, Pennsylvania ( AP) – Andrew Wyeth's humble studio in the picturesque Brandywine Valley isn't something the average day tripper would stumble upon, but the late artist made his wishes loud and clear for anyone who might have found t More...