August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Ayr Discusses Insurance, Septic Pumping

Makes annual donation to fire company

STAFF WRITER  The Ayr Township supervisors reviewed their insurance renewal with their agent, Bob Peck, and made decisions about an annual donation to the fire company and about requests from property owners regarding the mandatory septic pumpin More...

Teen Charged With Snatching Baby From Hospital

ASSOCIATED PRESS  PITTSBURGH (AP) – A 19- year-old woman who falsely claimed to be pregnant was arraigned Friday on charges she kidnapped a 3-day-old infant from a hospital after pretending to be a nurse and sneaking the boy out inside a z More...

County Sees More College Grads

Editor’s Note: The following news report on the increase of college graduates in Fulton County from 1970 to 2010 was prepared by Bill Bishop, co- editor of the news site DailyY onder.com, and Robert Gallardo, an assistant professor at Mississip More...

County Jobless Rate Up By .3%

County now ranks 57 out of 67

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Late Bill Mosebey To Be Honored

Plaque to be dedicated Sept. 7 in McConnell Park

NEWS EDITOR  A major general for the Central Intelligence Agency, the late William L. Mosebey Jr., will be honored for a lifetime of achievements next month by his family, friends and the county commissioners.  More...

Protesters Make Waves At Corbett's Pa. Kayak Tour

DARBYTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Environmentalists have made some waves for Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Judge Meyers Presides Over Court Session

Judge Shawn D. Meyers 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, August 21.  More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: closed.  Tuesday: pork, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut, wheat bread, apricots.  Wednesday: cubed steak, gravy, baked potato, carrots, rye bread, pudding.  Th More...

Challenge: Express U.S. Priorities In Just 6 Words

ASSOCIATED PRESS  PHILADELPHIA (AP) – If you had six words to express what America's priorities should be, what would you say?  That's the challenge from the National Constitution Center as part of a new civic engagement program.  More...

Cowans Gap Park Lists Upcoming 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:.  Thursday September 6: 9:30 a.m., AM Adventure: Meet the park nat More...

Livestock Market

GREENCASTLE  MARKET  August 6  Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1304- 1400 lbs., $120.50 to $123; choice 2-3, 1210-1464 lbs., $116.50 to $118; heavy cattle, 1518-1614 lbs., $116.50 to $119.50.  More...

School Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD  Breakfast  Monday, September 3: no school.  Tuesday, September 4: scrambled eggs, toast, cereal choice, juice or fruit and milk.  Wednesday, September 5: pancake w/apple topping, cereal choice, juice or fruit and milk More...

2011’s Hurricane Irene Among Worst Storms In Pennsylvania

ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – An April flood, an August hurricane, a tropical storm in September. Could Nature throw anything else at Rob and Karyn Brenkacs and their eastern Pennsylvania neighbors?  More...

Lynch Fulfills 71st Birthday Wish

Flies in glider aircraft

NEWS EDITOR  Warfordsburg area resident Marlin Lynch’s bucket list just got a little bit shorter.  Having been born with a passion for aviation and flying, Lynch recently fulfilled a lifelong dream of flying in a glider aircraft. More...

Bank Corner Gets New Clock

Sporting bigger numbers that flash the time and temperature in faster sequence than its predecessor, a new clock was erected last Thursday on Susquehanna Bank’s corner at Lincoln Way West and S More...

So. Fulton Phantom Fireworks Reach Agreement On Old Elementary School

NEWS EDITOR  After months of closed-door discussions, the fate of Southern Fulton’s former elementary school was decided last week after the school board and representatives of the B.J. Alan Co. came to a mutual agreement.  More...

Camel Makes Stop In County

Customers at All Things Automotive north of McConnellsburg got a chance to see a camel up close last Friday when the truck that was transporting it from one carnival to another stopped for repairs. More...

Harrisburg Masons To Celebrate 200 Years

The bicentennial celebration of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite for the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States of America is under way in Harrisburg.  More...

Pa. Ordered To Pay $1.1 Million In Funeral case

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Details Of 3 Thorny Cases Headed To Pa. High Court

Details of three politically charged, high-profile cases in Pennsylvania that are being handled by Pennsylvania's Supreme Court:  THE CASE: A challenge to a state law requiring all voters to show a valid form of photo identification.  More...

Harrisburg Could Run Out Of Cash By October

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A state official assisting in establishing a financial recovery plan for the City of Harrisburg says the cashstrapped capital could run out of money to meet payroll by the end of September.  More...

Franklin-Fulton Reads Program “From Here To There”

On September 8, From Here to There, a two-month community reading celebration begins. Franklin-Fulton Reads is a collaboration of many local nonprofit organizations to promote reading and literacy throughout the region. More...

2012 Fulton County Fair Results

Antique Farm Equipment  Tractors & power units 1941-1961 working First - Kevin Bishop; second - Shain Mellott; third - Shain Mellott. Miscellaneous machines First - Kevin Bishop.  Horse Show   More...

Cards Of Thanks

SEIDERS  The family of Iva Seiders would like to thank everyone for phone calls, cards, flowers and prayers on the passing of our mother.  Most of all we would like to thank the Lord for 98 years of our Mother.  Thank you 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:  A. Joan Houck, Merrill E. Houck, Bonnie L. More...