November 14, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Corbett Questions Politics Behind Kane’s Inquiry

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Republican Gov. More...

Body Found On Golf Course In Philadelphia Suburb

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) – Investigators say a body was found on a golf course in suburban Philadelphia. WPVI-TV reports officials were called to Edgemont Golf Course in Delaware County around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. More...

Operation Christmas Collection Sites Open

Local residents join Operation Christmas Child efforts during National Collection Week, November 12-19, seeking to reach over 100 million children with shoebox gifts worldwide since 1993. More...

Marriage License

Jeremy Paul Reed, 32, Mc- Connellsburg, and Amber Lynn Shull, 25, McConnellsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

Corbett Announces Two Programs Aimed At Saving Lives

Yellow dot, emergency contact information programs are free, voluntar y

Gov. Tom Corbett recently announced that Penn- DOT is launching two voluntary programs aimed at saving the lives of Pennsylvanians in emergency situations – the Yellow Dot and Emergency Contact Information programs. More...

SF Honor Roll

First Marking Period Distinguished Honors Grade four: Levi Barnard, Carson Elbin, Abigail Fischer, Kyrsten Golden. More...

Franklin Financial Reports 7.6% Earnings Improvement

Franklin Financial Services Corp., the bank holding company of F&M Trust, reported earnings of $1,747,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2012, compared to earnings of $1,059,000 for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. More...

License Plates Available For Military, Veterans

Members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces decorated for valor or meritorious service during a time of armed conflict can now proudly display their medal through a new series of military license plates offered by PennDOT. More...

Republican Lawmaker Questions Philly Election

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Republican state House Speaker Sam Smith is suggesting the election in Philadelphia was rigged, but Democratic Sen. Vincent Hughes says Smith is sour because Republicans lost badly in Pennsylvania. More...

Lions Club Raffle Winners

Three Springs Lions Club held its raffle drawing Tuesday, November 5. Prize winners are as follows: Firetruck: Kenneth Fox, Fort Littleton. $100 cash: Rick Hamilton. $50: Hoss’s gift card: Wanda Raffensberger, Mt. Union. 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: James O. Stahle Jr. by James O. Stahle III to James O. More...

Pa. Livestock Reporting Is Privatized After Cuts

INTELLIGENCER JOURNAL/LANCASTER NEW ERA LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – When the state Department of Agriculture eliminated farm-market reporting, it seemed like bad news for David Wert. More...

FR Staff Honored For Outstanding Performance

Fulton County chapter members of Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees (PASR) appeared recently before the Forbes Road staff for a special presentation. More...

Pa. Law Aimed At Helping Areas Overcome Blight

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW PITTSBURGH (AP) – A new Pennsylvania law allows local governments to take control of blighted properties and cancel tax liens and bank foreclosures so the land can be sold to responsible owners or developers willing to More...

Boro Council Hears Citizens’ Complaints

Grants a variance for a garage

STAFF WRITER McConnellsburg Borough Council members met with Fifth Street resident Clair Miller and several property owners in his neighborhood regarding tree limbs and leaves on their Myers Avenue properties. More...

Pa. Hunters Express Concern About Deer Disease

YORK DAILY RECORD/SUNDAY NEWS YORK, Pa. (AP) – No one is calling it a doomsday scenario for Pennsylvania’s wild deer herd. Not yet at least. More...

Celebrates 100th

Ruth Souders celebrated her 100th birthday Nov. 13 with her family in the activity room at Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC). More than 30 attended on Sunday, Nov. 11. More...

Judges Herman, Walsh Preside Over Court Sessions

Judge Douglas W. Herman and Richard J. Walsh of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton County Court of Common pleas presided over court sessions held at the courthouse on November 6 and 7. More...

Computer System Problem Prompts Pa. Reactor Shutdown

Columbia County, Pa.

BERWICK, Pa. (AP) – One of two reactors at a northeastern Pennsylvania nuclear plant was shut down Friday morning after a problem with the computer system that controls its level of water, power company officials said. More...

FCMC’S Healthy Sportsman Lucky Winner

Sports enthusiast Mindy Brown, Broad Top, was the lucky winner of the FCMC Healthy Sportsman door prize. More...

Corbett To Lead Trade Mission To Brazil, Chile

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Corbett is planning a second international trade mission. This time he'll be headed to Brazil and Chile in the spring. More...

Downs Bear On Opening Day Of Archery Season

Twenty-six-year-old Joshua Gallaher had a unique oppor tunity Monday morning when he came upon this 185-pound female black bear in Plum Hollow, Dublin Township. More...

Students Attend Renaissance Faire

Forty McConnellsburg middle and high school students attended Poe Evermore November 9 at the PA Renaissance Faire in Cornwall. More...

FR Students Of The Month

Pictured above are Forbes Road Elementary October Students of the Month. More...

Financial Solutions

Disciplined Investing Helps Keep Emotions In Check

By Wells Fargo Investors More...

Judge: West Penn Can’t Seek Other Potential Buyers

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A judge says the Pittsburghbased West Penn Allegheny Health System can't seek other potential buyers, in granting an injunction requested by Highmark Inc. More...