June 7, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Ramsburg To Appear At Library

Karen Ramsburg, candidate for U. S. More...

Garden Club Holds Fundraiser For Library

North End Garden Club’s annual book, bake and plant sale at Fulton County Library was the most successful ever, raising more than $3,000 to benefit the library’s reading program for children. More...

Receives Scholarship

Dakota Deneen, daughter of Greg and ChaunTel Deneen of McConnellsburg, received the Edward J. Clark Jr. Memorial Scholarship from NAPUS (National Association of Postmaster, Pennsylvania Chapter). More...

Court Session Held May 29

Judge Angela Rosenberry Krom of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/ Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, May 29. More...

Car Goes Off Road, Through Billboard; 3 Killed

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (AP) – Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a compact car went out of control on a rain-slicked road, went through a billboard and struck a tree, killing three people. More...

Pa. Finds Out-Of-Staters Were Using Welfare Cards

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Corbett administration says it found hundreds of thousands of dollars in welfare benefits that went to people who do not live in Pennsylvania. More...

June Is Dairy Month

In celebration of Pennsylvania’s agricultural industry, June has been proclaimed Dairy Month in the commonwealth. More...

FR Honor Roll

Fourth Marking Period All A’s Grade seven: Matthew Brown, Kristina Parsons, Amber Stoey, Dylan Varney. Grade eight: Arica Carbaugh, Brittany Truax. Grade nine: Brock Broadwater, Dylan Deshong, Haley Lashinsky, Hannah Purnell, Brenna Worthing. More...

ACS To Offer Look Good – Feel Better Program At Chambersburg

The American Cancer Society (ACS) will offer the Look Good – Feel Better program Friday, June 15, at 4 p.m. at Chambersburg's Norlo Park community center just prior to the Relay For Life’s cancer survivor reception. More...

Pa. Welfare Agency Spends $20K On Flagpole

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The state Department of Public Welfare is spending nearly $20,000 to install a flagpole at its Harrisburg office building even as it looks for ways to cut public assistance programs and costs. More...

99 Pets Get Rabies Shots At BDAL Clinic

The first Better Days Animal League Rabies Clinic held at the spring fling hosted by Butterfly Gardens Saturday, May 19, was a great success. More...

American Cancer Society Serves Patients Here

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, edu More...

Corbett’s Judicial Pick Surprises Chief Justice

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

As Metal Prices Rise, More People Trading In Items

THE MORNING CALL ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Ed Komnath rolled his truck into E. Schneider & Sons Inc. More...

Inmates In Pennsylvania Tend Gardens Within Prison Walls

INTELLIGENCER JOURNAL/LANCASTER NEW ERA LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – They sold drugs and shoplifted. One hosted a party at which a teen drank too much and died. More...

Summer Exhibits At Fulton House

Summer exhibits at the Fulton House include a large display of Girl Scout artifacts and a large collection of paintings and artwork by Elmer Carpenter, a late resident of Crystal Springs. More...

McConnellsburg High School Graduates 54

Last Thursday’s commencement exercise packs auditorium

Amidst the tears, embraces and smiles, McConnellsburg High School’s Class of 2012 led by valedictorian Nicholas McClure and salutatorian Dakota Deneen made their final stage appearance last Thursday evening before a packed house of family and f More...

New Guidelines For Diabetic Supplies

As of May 30, 2012, these guidelines are in effect for two of the three waste disposal companies in the area for the disposal of syringes, needles and lancets. These include Peck’s Disposal and Weaver Sanitation. More...

Warfordsburg FFA Celebrates 75 Years

Members, alumni and guests of Warfordsburg Chapter of FFA packed Southern Fulton High School cafeteria on April 26 to celebrate the organization’s 75th anniversary. More...

PA Fairs Guides Now Available

Rep. Dick Hess (R-Bedford/ Fulton/Huntingdon) is encouraging residents to obtain a free copy of the 2012 Pennsylvania Fair Guide, which is now available at his district office at 133 S. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Meghin Lynn Palmer, daughter of Scott and Dawn Hendershot Palmer, Greencastle, has been named to the spring 2012 dean’s list at Marywood University in Scranton, Pa. More...

Governor Signs Three More Death Warrants

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Corbett has signed execution warrants for three men on death row. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Hannah S. Young, Mc- Connellsburg, daughter of Steven and Tamela Young of McConnellsburg, has attained the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2011- 12 semester at Bucknell University. More...

Pa. Tornado Confirmed

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The National Weather Service has confirmed that it was a tornado that damaged more than two dozen structures in western Pennsylvania. Officials said Saturday that the EF- 1 tornado touched down at about 5:25 p.m. More...

Attains Dean’s List

The following local residents have been named to Millersville University of Pennsylvania’s dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester: Kelly E. Elbin, a senior from Warfordsburg. Erica R. King, a senior from Crystal Spring. Logan F. More...

Settling A Loved One’s Financial Affairs

Dealing with your grief when a loved one dies is hard enough. But often you may find yourself in a situation where you have to deal with financial and investment matters as well. More...

Angry Frank Lloyd Wright Letter To Be Auctioned

MILL RUN, Pa. (AP) – An angry letter about the battles behind one of the most famous buildings in modern architecture is being auctioned. More...

Teachers In Philly-area District To Strike

LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) – Teachers at the Neshaminy School District in suburban Philadelphia are set to go on strike Monday, the second work stoppage in the district this year. More...

CCA Receives Grant From Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Center for Community Action (CCA) serving Bedford, Fulton and Huntingdon counties received a grant for $9,050 from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. More...

Cowans Gap Activities

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of State Parks, and Cowans Gap State Park would like to announce the following upcoming public programs: 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: Joe A. Spade, Maxine P. Barton and Jay Barton to Lori R. More...

Deal Remains Elusive On Privatizing Liquor Sales

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Americanism Essay Winners

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 561 meeting was called to order May 9 at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Auxiliary. An awards presentation was held. There were nine members present and 43 guests. More...