August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

County Conducts Routine Business

It was business as usual for the Fulton County commissioners, who met last Tuesday as well as Thursday to oversee county affairs. More...

Judge Krom Presides Over Court Session

Judge Angela R. 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, July 31. More...

Cutshall Attends Conference

Cheryl Cutshall, Mc- Connellsburg, recently attended Modern Woodmen of America’s Merit Club Leadership conference in Orlando, Fla. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE July 30 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1254- 1514 lbs., $113 to $116.50; choice 2-3, 1194-1446 lbs., $107 to $112; 1510-1644 lbs., $112 to $114; select 1-3, 1096- 1424 lbs., $104 to $107. More...

44 PA Teens Attending State Police Honor Camp

A select group of 44 teenagers from across Pennsylvania learned about state police operations and government through the annual Commissioner’s Honor Camp held last week at the state police academy in Hershey. More...

Lawyers Clash Over Pa.Voter ID

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Lawyers trying to prevent Pennsylvania’s new voteridentification law from taking effect in the Nov. More...

Eatery Says Business Up After Religion Flap

COLUMBIA, Pa. More...

Teen’s Bullying Musical To Premiere

GETTYSBURG TIMES GETTYSBURG, Pa. ( AP) – A Hanover High School senior is getting local attention for his upcoming musical about teen bullying. More...

Hill Receives Award, New Assignment

Lt. Col. Curtis Hill was awarded his fourth Meritorious Service Medal June 26 by Lt. Gen. Duane Thiessen in a ceremony held at U.S. Marine Corps Forces Pacific headquarters in Camp Smith, Hawaii. More...

Swarm Of Thousands Of Bees Delays US flight

IMPERIAL, Pennsylvania (AP) – A beekeeper says he had to be called into gather up a swarm of thousands of bees that delayed a Delta Air Lines flight from Pittsburgh International Airport to New York. More...

August Is PA Produce Month

Pennsylvania vegetables are at their best

August is Pennsylvania Produce Month. For the seventh year, the Pennsylvania Vegetable Marketing and Research Program, along with vegetable growers across the commonwealth, will be celebrating Pennsylvania Vegetables at their Best during August. More...

Swimmer Bitten By Rabid Beaver At Eastern Pennsylvania Park

DELAWARE WATER GAP, Pa. (AP) – Officials say a man swimming at an eastern Pennsylvania park was bitten by a beaver that later tested positive for rabies. More...

Altoona Regional-Nason May Combine Health Systems

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) – Altoona Regional Health System and nearby Nason Hospital have signed a non-binding agreement to form a countywide health system in central Pennsylvania. More...

Cops Thought Man Was Black Punk

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) – A young man was wrongfully beaten and arrested by three white police officers because they assumed he “was some black drug-dealing punk,’’ his attorney said Thursday, while the officers&rsquo More...

Deeds Recorded

The following deeds were recorded at the Fulton County Courthouse the past week. State tax stamps affixed to deeds indicate 1% of the purchase price or of the fair market value. Malot Family Limited Partnership to Karri S. More...

Amish Name Often Used For Marketing

PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE PITTSBURGH (AP) – On Thursdays in Market Square, Joseph Zook peddles vegetables, breads and Mason jars full of jam from beneath the awning of a white tent. More...

Roadside Memorials Sacred Ground For Families

(YORK) DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS YORK, Pa. (AP) – Purple balloons sailed above the family gathered at a corner of Route 234 in Paradise Township. “Purple was her favorite,’’ explained Joyce Reynolds. More...

Fulton County Fair To Host Three Truck and Tractor Pulls

The will be three truck and tractor pulls held during the 2012 Fulton County Fair. Leading off the week will be a “Smoker” pull Tuesday evening starting at 7 p.m. More...

DEP Offers Small Business Advantage Grants

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is again accepting applications for its Small Business Advantage Grant Program to aid small businesses looking to conserve energy and prevent pollution, thus being able More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Mon.: turkey w/ gravy, stuffing, mixed veggies, wheat bread, applesauce, juice. Tues.: chili con carne, rice, cornbread, apple, juice. More...

Mic Night At Senior Center

There was a whole lot of dancing going on at the last Mic Night at the Warfordsburg Senior Center. A record crowd attended and fantastic musicians entertained everyone. More...

Green Party Nominees Out Of Jail After Pa. Arrests

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein and her running mate have been released from jail after their arrests at a Philadelphia protest. More...

Philly Official Predicts Election Day ‘Mess’

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A Philadelphia elections official says Pennsylvania’s new voter-identification law is likely to create an Election Day “ mess’’ in the state’s largest city. More...

Attain Dean’s List

The following students from Fulton County have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of May 2012. Ashley Lorraine Peck, McConnellsburg, B.S. in child development and family relations. More...

Forbes Road Elementary Class Lists

2012-2013Mrs. Gabrielson, Room 118Barton, BrysonBlack, KamrynBrown, CaliDrenning, BrysonHollibaugh, SawyerHoover, MarissaKnepper, JacobyMcDonald, LiamMcFadden, DestinyMellott, CaydenMellott, GabriellaMellott, NevaehMumma, Ella More...

Marcellus Shale Becoming Top US Natural Gas Field

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Marcellus Shale is about to become the most productive natural gas field in the United States, according to new data from energy industry analysts and the federal government. More...

Central Pa. Woman Wins Gold In Olympic Shooting

LONDON ( AP) – A woman from central Pennsylvania has won the gold medal in a shooting competition in the London Olympics. Jamie Beyerle Gray won the women’s 50-meter threeposition qualifying, setting two Olympic records along the way. More...

Diversify Your Investment Risk

By Edward Jones Investors All investments carry risk. More...

Angel Food Cake Contest At County Fair

The angel food cake contest is returning to the competitive exhibit lineup at the Fulton County Fair this year. More...

Police: Central Pa. Man Gave Girlfriend Fatal Push

NEW PROVIDENCE, Pa. (AP) – A central Pennsylvania man faces homicide charges after police say he pushed his live-in girlfriend down a flight of stairs after arguing over her daughter’s refusal to eat dinner. More...

3 Killed In Vehicle Crash In Eastern Pa.

ASHLAND, Pa. (AP) – State police say a driver fell asleep on an eastern Pennsylvania interstate and the vehicle slammed into a bridge support, killing three passengers. All three were from Quebec. More...

Paterno Family Intends To Appeal NCAA Sanctions

AP SPORTS WRITER STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Joe Paterno’s family said it planned to appeal the sanctions imposed by the NCAA against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. More...