May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Penn State Course Teaches Hunting For Non-hunters

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Gary San Julian knew it was a sign of the changing times. But how in the heck, he wondered, could someone in wildlife management be effective unless they knew something about hunting and hunters? 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...

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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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...

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. 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...

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...

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. (AP) – Police say they’ve figured out the identity of the cold-blooded criminal who shot a Pennsylvania snake dealer in January. 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...

Girl Burns Down Barn, Buildings

FENELTON, Pa. (AP) – Police say a 17-year-old Pennsylvania girl burned down a family’s barn and their home about 30 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. 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 Walters. 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. 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...

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...

Wife Of Pa. Budget Chief Pleads Guilty To DUI

YORK, Pa. (AP) – The wife of Pennsylvania's budget secretary is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to driving under the influence and driving drunk with a suspended license. More...

Philly-area Homeless Camp Residents Told To Leave

BRISTOL, Pa. More...