July 5, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Pa. Court Agency Removes Records From Web Site

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pennsylvania has removed millions of public records from a state court system Web site, and while a statewide newspaper group says that’s a troubling policy shift, an online privacy expert says say it’s reasonable. More...

Home Nursing Agency Announces Mission Grants

The Home Nursing Agency Foundation, a community benefit, nonprofit organization, recently awarded 25 Mission Grants totaling $137,400 to agency programs and services that will directly impact patient care and services provided in the home and in the More...

Horse & Pony Club Visits Rescue Center

The 4-H Horse & Pony Club visited the Days End Horse Rescue Center in Woodbine, Md., June 14, 2012. 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: Friday, July 13: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Leaf art at the nature center. More...

Court Session Held June 26

Judge Douglas W. Herman, president judge of the Fulton/ Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held Tuesday, June 26, at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

PennDOT, Police To Partner For July 4th DUI Enforcement

State and local police, along with PennDOT, will take part in a national enforcement effort through July 8 targeting motorists who drive under the influence. More...

Susquehanna Bank Employees Support Camp Sinoquipe

A local team of Susquehanna Bank employees dedicated an evening to help Camp Sinoquipe prepare for its annual summer camps and events. More...

Area Students Receive Shippensburg Scholarships

Dakota Deneen, daughter of Gregory Deneen and Chaun ‘Tel Deneen of Mc- Connellsburg. received the Pennsylvania State system of Higher Education Board of Governors Salutatorian Scholarship. More...

Cards Of Thanks

BUTERBAUGH We would like to thank our family and friends for the cards sent to help us celebrate our 65th anniversary. More...

W. Pa. Dentist Charged With Insurance Fraud

ELIZABETH, Pa. (AP) – A Pittsburgh-area dentist has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud after he allegedly continued to see patients while his license was suspended. More...

Miller Graduates

Deanna Rae Miller graduated magna cum laude from California College, San Diego. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in respiratory therapy. The commencement ceremony took place June 15, 2012, at Balboa Park, San Diego, Calif. More...

Pa. Lawmakers OK Drilling Delay In SE Pa. Basin

HARRSBURG, Pa. (AP) – The state House and Senate have approved a bill that would slap a moratorium on drilling into the untapped SouthNewarkBasin natural gas reservoir below portions of southeastern Pennsylvania . More...

Take Back Your Backyard From Insects This Season

Summermeans sunshine, relaxation and backyard barbecues. But it also means the return of insect season. More...

McLucas Scholarship Winner Announced

Dustin Pine is the recipient of the 2012 Dr. R. C. McLucas Scholarship in the amount of $750. Pine of Mercersburg, will be starting his first year of medical school in the physicians assistant program at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. More...

Great Sleep Tips For Summertime

Summer’s here -- the sun is shining and it’s time to relax. Drifting off to sleep when the heat and humidity kick in can actually be more difficult than it sounds, especially for people who don’t have air conditioning. More...

Secretive, Methodical, The So-called ‘One Percent’

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Occupy Wall Street went after them and now, too, a mismatched pair of heroes are doing the same. More...

Corbett May Face Big Decision On Pennsylvania HealthCare

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

Pennsylvania Fireworks Law Questioned

READING, Pa. (AP) Since time immemorial Pennsylvanians have struggled to comprehend some of the wacky laws enacted by the Legislature. More...

County Native Spends 41 Years In Africa As Methodist Missionary

Vera Decker Woodcock’s exceptional life

The lifework of 92-year-old Vera Decker Woodcock took her a long, long way from Fulton County and her family’s Harrisonville farm to what is now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa. More...

Kidney Specialist To Join FCMC Specialty Services

Fulton County Medical Center that is pleased to announce that Sunil K. Soi, M.D. FACP of Laurel Kidney Specialists Johnstown, will start providing services at Fulton County Medical Center Specialty Services on July 26, 2012. Dr. More...

Engagement

Garry and Carol Wright of Waterfall are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer, to Allen Knepper, son of Mark and Lisa Knepper of Hustontown. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Jeramy Michael Schwartz, 30, Harrisonville, and Jamie Lynn Worth, 32, Harrisonville. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: barbecue chicken, baked potato, green beans, wheat bread, cookies, juice. Tuesday: crispy fish, cheese, O’Brien potatoes, baked beans, bun, jello. More...

Attain Dean’s List

The following studentsfrom Fulton County havebeen named to the spring2012 dean’s list at IndianaUniversity of Pennsylvania:Emily Hoover, Big CoveTannery.Jeanette Pittman, BigCove TanneryLauren Bottenfield, crystal Spring.Brandon Buterbaugh,Harr More...

Airman Graduates

PA Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jessica Ashlynne Greene of Shade Gap has graduated from the 315th TRS, Intelligence Technical School at Goodfellow AFB, Texas. More...

Class Of 1949 Holds Reunion

Hustontown Class of 1949 held its class reunion Saturday, June 23, at Johnnie’s Restaurant in Chambersburg. More...

Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Bowman Sr. of Needmore announce the engagement of their daughter, Bobbie Jo “BJ” Bowman, to Melvin “Geno” Miller III, both of Berkeley Springs. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Pa. Woman, 30, Killed By Deer Kept On Family Land

CRALEY, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a woman has been fatally attacked by a deer kept on family land in central Pennsylvania. More...

Storms Cut Power To Thousands In Western Pa.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – About 11,000 electric customers in western Pennsylvania are still without power after intense thunderstorms that swept through the area overnight. More...

Local Corn Is Here Early And BetterThan Ever

Growers around the state are reporting some of earliest sweet corn harvests ever – and the crop is looking real good. Chris Powell from Strasburg in Lancaster Co. More...

Financial Solutions

Looking For Financial Help To Send Your Student To College?

With the pace of highereducation costs consistently on the rise faster than the general Consumer Price Index (CPI), understanding the alternatives and opportunities you and your child or grandchild may have regarding financial aid is more important t More...

Reaching Wellness

Who We Are And Where We’re Going

FCMC FOUNDATION PRESIDENT AND CEO Editor’s Note: The following is the first in a series of columns about community wellness programs in Fulton County. 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: Cody McClain to Andrew J. Bean and Michelle E. More...