September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Cleanup Set For Kendall Gravesite

September 20 has been designated cleanup day at the 18th-century gravesite of Margaret Fleming Kendall located on the Rose Moore farm just south of Union Cemetery in Ayr Township More...

County Hears Air Quality Update

Meets with Domestic Relations, Probation chief officers

NEWS EDITOR Having received the results of recent air quality testing, the Fulton County commissioners sat down with the chief officers representing the Domestic Relations and Probation Offices to review the findings and lay out a plan of attack. More...

Voter ID Questions Answered!

FOR FULTON COUNTY ELECTION BOARD More...

Dozens Of Chickens Found On Northeast PA Highway

CHINCHILLA, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say nearly 250 chickens somehow spilled onto Interstate 84 in northeastern Pennsylvania, causing a traffic headache. More...

Audiologist To Join FCMC Specialty Services

Fulton County Medical Center is pleased to announce audiologist Susan Parr, Au.D. will begin seeing patients September 27, 2012. More...

MHS Class Of 1955 Holds 57th Reunion

McConnellsburg High School Class of 1955 held its 57th reunion September 5, 2012, at Red Lobster in Chambersburg. More...

Warfordsburg Seniors Visit Hagerstown, Cordell Gardens

On August 14 Warfordsburg seniors enjoyed a wonderful breakfast at Shoney’s Restaurant in Hagerstown and shopped at the Christmas Tree store and the Dollar Tree. More...

S. Fulton Students To Perform “Happy Days’’ FFF Weekend

1950s style props needed for set

STAFF WRITER Southern Fulton High School debuts its 11th musical theater production next month when it brings “Happy Days” to the stage for two evening performances Oct. 19 and 20. More...

Pa. Lags In Liberalizing Voting Laws

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – When it comes to liberalizing voting laws, the dark ages are catching up to Pennsylvania. More...

Number Of Visitors To Flight 93 Memorial Grows

ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH (AP) – More and more people are visiting the Flight 93 National Memorial in rural western Pennsylvania, authorities say, and new construction is scheduled to begin next year. More...

Local Heroes Honored

For the second time in as many years, the three local fire companies came together for one day to be honored for their service to the community. Recently, Fulton Co. More...

Man Broke Into Deli, Stole Cash And Meat

DICKSON CITY, Pa. (AP) – A bag of stolen cold cuts has landed a northeastern Pennsylvania man in the cooler. More...

Smith Bags Bear

Holden Smith, 11, of Harrisonville bagged this 147- pound black bear on September 1 during his first bear hunt in New Portland, Maine, with his father, Darrin Smith, and friend, Shawn Kobel. More...

Deeds

The following deeds were recorded at the local courthouse during the past week. State tax stamps affixed to deeds indicate one percent of the purchse price or of the fair market value: Robert F. Walker, trustee of the Robert F. More...

Reaching Wellness

Calories In Calories Out!

You may have observed that the people of America are getting heavier and heavier. According to the Fulton County Medical Center, about 40 percent of the county’s population can be described as overweight and an additional 20 percent as obese. More...

LIVESTOCK REPORTS

GREENCASTLE MARKET September 3 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1314- 1526 lbs., $120 to $123; choice 2-3, 1114-1494 lbs., $114.50 to $118; heavy cattle, 1526-1704 lbs., $116 to $119; select 2-3, 1156-1378 lbs., $110 to $114.50. More...