September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Local Melons – The Summertime Treat

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Park Family Holds Reunion

The 48th annual reunion of descendants of Clay and Alice Park was held August 19 at Dublin Mills Church pavilion. The day started out rather chilly, but by lunchtime most everyone shed their sweater. More...

Judge Walsh Presides Over Court Session

Judge Richard J. Walsh of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held on Tuesday, August 28, at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: S&S meatballs, rice, carrots, wheat bread, applesauce. Tuesday: sloppy joes, baked beans, coleslaw, bun, pudding. Wednesday: lasagna rollup, broccoli, apple, wheat bread. More...

Birth Announced

Rusty and Barbara Vanorsdale, Berkeley Springs, announce the birth of a son, Landon James Wesley Van-orsdale, August 16, 2012, at 11:19 p.m., at The Birthing Center, Martinsburg, W.Va. Landon weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long. More...

Marriage Licenses

The following couples applied for marriage licenses at the local courthouse during the past week: Robert Jens Harvey, 41, McConnellsburg, and Nicole Marie Deiseroth, 28, Mc- Connellsburg. Mark Justin Knight, 23, Bunker Hill, W. More...

Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Breakfast Monday, September 10: blueberry muffin, cereal choice, juice or fruit and milk. Tuesday, September 11: breakfast pizza, cereal choice, juice or fruit and milk. More...

SF Class Of 1955 Holds Reunion

Southern Fulton Class of 1955 held its 57th reunion June 23, 2012, at New Fort Restaurant. Class members who attended are pictured above. More...

Cool Summertime Recipes For Cucumbers

Plenty of Pennsylvania “Simply Delicious” cucumbers are now available at roadside farm markets, community farmer’s markets and local supermarkets. Pennsylvania growers produce over 600 acres of cucumbers each year. More...

Financial Solutions

With personal investment planning, as with statistics, the knowledge is in the details. Words can be just as important as numbers. More...

Father Fatally Hit After Saving Son

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A father pushed his 5-yearold son out of harm’s way just before he was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver on a heavily traveled thoroughfare that has become notorious for deadly pedestrian accidents. More...

Racing Pigeons Appearing Unexpectedly in Lancaster

INTELLIGENCER JOURNAL/LANCASTER NEW ERA LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Why are racing pigeons dropping out of the sky into the laps of Lancaster County residents? More...

Pa. Sales Tax Push Puts Heat On Online Retailers

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s push to force online retailers to collect sales taxes has hit serious pay dirt – a commitment to do so by Internet giant Amazon.com Inc. 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: Jeanne W. Singer to Fred N. Black and Linda L. More...

Pa. Banks, Homeowners Examine Oil And Gas Leases

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH – When Donald Yost tried to refinance his home about 30 miles north of Pittsburgh in January, he met a roadblock. More...

HH Hazardous Waste Collection September 29

On Saturday, September 29, the Fulton County Conservation District, in conjunction with the PA Department of Environmental Protection, and the Bedford, Huntingdon and Fulton County commissioners, will host a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event More...

Scouts Visit Space Museum

Needmore Boy Scout Troop 45 went on a filed trip August 17, 2012 to Dulles Air and Space Museum in Chantilly, Va. More...

Homeschool Graduates

Two area students graduated from the PA Commonwealth Connections Homeschool Academy at ceremonies held at the Scottish Rite Valley of Harrisburg. More...

Ex-Penn State Coach Fits Sex Predator Status

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (AP) – The former Penn State assistant football coach convicted of sexually abusing boys has been recommended for designation as a sexually violent predator, a legal status that would require lifetime registration with 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 at Cowans Gap State Park: More...

Daniels Wins Feature

Brady Daniels of Harrisonville captured the .500 cage go-cart feature win at Shippensburg Speedway on August 25, with the help of his pit crew, dad Tony Daniels and pap Gary Daniels. More...

Fire Destroys Barn On 250-Year-Old Farm

GREENCASTLE, Pa. (AP) – Officials in south-central Pennsylvania say fire destroyed a barn that was part of a farm that was two and a half centuries old. More...

Out-Of-Town Jury Chosen For Pa. Game Warden Case

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – An out-of-town jury has been picked to hear a potential death- penalty case against a man accused of killing a game warden in central Pennsylvania. Christopher Lynn Johnson goes on trial in Adams County on Sept. 24. More...

Voter ID Odyssey By Woman, 105, Triggers Change

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is establishing a new procedure for the very oldest state residents after an application for a voter ID by a 105-yearold woman exposed problems with its computer system. More...

SFHS Invites Community To Join Christmas Musical

Southern Fulton High School choirs will be performing the Christmas musical “ He Came to Us.” Once again, the choirs are inviting alumni and all interested adults in the community to join them in the performance. More...

Hancock Rotary Meets 20-Plus Years At Park-N-Dine

The Rotary Club of Hancock has been meeting every Tuesday at the Park-N-Dine for the last 20 or so years. More...

Judge: Police Had Improper Warrant At Pa. Festival

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A federal judge says that police in southwestern Pennsylvania did not have a proper warrant when they arrested nearly two dozen people on drug charges at an outdoor music festival. More...

PA Peppers Add Spice, Color And Nutrition To Your Meal

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY PENNSYLVANIA VEGETABLE MARKETING AND RESEARCH PROGRAM Peppers are a favorite flavor enhancing ingredient in many recipes featuring meats or other vegetables. More...

Marvel’s Venom Moving To Philly

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia’s getting a new anti-hero – in the pages of Marvel Comics. More...