June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Motions Seek To Shape Facts In Pittsburgh Police Beating

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Three white Pittsburgh police officers and the black performing arts high school student they’re accused of beating during an arrest more than two years ago all want a federal jury to hear their view of what happened. More...

F.C. Christian School Students Score Well On 2012 Achievement Tests

Fulton County Community Christian School is pleased to share the results of the 2012 achievement testing. More...

Court Session Held June 19 Corbett Stands To Win Some School-Reform Victories

Senior Judge John R. Walker 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, June 19. More...

Marriage License

Frances Grover Claar, 65, McConnellsburg, and Barbara Ann Logsdon, 51, Mc- Connellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Susquehanna Bank Supports Fulton County Relay For Life

A team of 10 employees from Fulton County represented Susquehanna Bank in the annual Relay For Life walk. 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 programs: More...

Attains Dean’s List

Ian Lupey of Waterfall has been named to the dean’s list Frostburg State University for outstanding academic achievement for the spring 2012 semester. More...

Buggy Driver Dragged By Horse In Pa.

STRASBURG, Pa. (AP) – Officials say a man driving a horse-drawn buggy in central Pennsylvania was fatally dragged by the horse after what may have been an equipment problem. More...

Rendell Lauds Rep Of Charged Ex-lawmaker Stetler

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says his one-time revenue secretary has a strong reputation despite allegations of campaign malfeasance in his taxpayer-funded office. More...

2 Boys Rob Woman In Car After Church

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh police say they're looking for two boys – one about 10 years old, the other about 12 – who robbed an elderly woman who gave them a ride home as she was leaving a church service. More...

Mic Night Held At Warfordsburg

There is a new drummer in town and his name is Matt Creek Jr. The 17- year-old wowed the audience with his rendition of “Wipe Out” at the Warfordsburg Senior Center June 9 event. More...

$1.6M Settlement In Pa. Gas Drilling Lawsuit

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) – Three northeastern Pennsylvania families have reached a $1.6 million settlement with a gas drilling company over contaminated water wells. More...

Pa. Couple Sue Hospital, Priest Over “Baptism”

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) – A couple has sued a city hospital and a Russian Orthodox priest who they claim conducted an unauthorized “emergency baptism” of their premature newborn son, even though the priest contends he merel More...

County Holds Bid Opening

Bids opened to repair hail damage at senior center

The Fulton County commissioners oversaw a bid opening Tuesday morning to repair damage at the Warfordsburg Senior Center that was incurred during a 2011 hailstorm. More...

Cancer Society Serves Fulton County’s Cancer Patients

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...

Fulton County Jobless Rate Shows Little Change

Unemployment down, but only by .2 percentage point

Fulton County’s labor force statistics for May showed a .2 percent decrease in unemployment, as job creation continues to be lackluster both here and nationwide. More...

Beta Sigma Phi Elects New Officers For Upcoming Year

Preceptor Gamma Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is ending its year under the leadership of Nancy Younker. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Devin Welsh of McConnellsburg has been named to Penn State University’s dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. He is the son of Dave and Tina Welsh of McConnellsburg and a graduate of Mc- Connellsburg High School. More...

Expanded Truck, Tractor Pulls At 2012 Fulton County Fair

Three truck and tractor pulls will be featured during the 2012 Fulton County Fair August 12-18. Leading off the week there will be a “smoker” pull Tuesday evening starting August 14, at 7 p.m. More...

Financial Focus

Work Toward Your Own Financial Independence Day

Once again, Independence Day is here, bringing fireworks and barbecues. Of course, the 4th of July is more than hoopla — it’s a time to reflect on the many freedoms we enjoy in this country. More...

Driver License, Photo Centers Closed Independence Day

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. More...

Area Jury List

The president judge and jury commissioners drew from the jury wheel the following names for the July 23, 2012, jury selection. Prospective jurors need to report to the courthouse at 8:30 a.m. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE MARKET June 18 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1292- 1564 lbs., $123.50 to $125.50; choice 2-3, 1142-1602 lbs., $118 to $123; full/y.g. More...

Jersey Of Pa. Pastor’s Dead Son Stolen From Church

UNIONTOWN, Pa. More...

Modern Woodmen Of America Donates To BDAL

Rick Claar, financial representative for Modern Woodmen of America, recently donated $2,500 to Better Days Animal League to assist its efforts to provide aid to abandoned, abused and neglected animals in Fulton County. More...

Union Pension Fund Sues Defunct SW Pa. Foundry

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) – A union pension fund is suing a foundry that suddenly shut down in southwestern Pennsylvania in January, idling about 30 workers. More...

Priest Case Points Up Conscience Vs. Obedience

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Mild-mannered Bill Lynn proved a loyal, likable colleague as he climbed the ranks of the powerful Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia. More...