November 28, 2012 RSS feed / Local & State

Hess Sticks With Not- Guilty Plea

Drug delivery case headed to call of the list

A McConnellsburg man accused of selling hydrocodone pills to a Pennsylvania State Police informant twice in 2011 reappeared in court last Tuesday as part of a list of defendants awaiting formal arraignment. More...

WWI Soldier’s Diary Depicts Front Line Life

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES ROWLEY, Mass. (AP) – There are thousands of fading photos of World War I veterans, but it’s rare to find the personal story that tells the struggle, camaraderie and suffering that individual soldier faced. More...

FCCCS Honor Roll

First Quarter High Honor Roll Grade one: Conner Avella and Addie Koontz. Grade two: Chandler Oakman. Grade twelve: Skyler Gordon. Honor Roll Grade one: Reagan Stolipher and Emma Swope. Grade four: Amorelle Koontz. More...

Natural Gas Drillers Target U.S. Truck, Bus Market

ASSOCIATED PRESS SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) – If the trash truck or bus rolling down your street seems a little quieter these days, you’re not imagining things. It’s probably running on natural gas. More...

Financial Solutions

Understanding Cost Basis May Be Worth It

Cost basis.What is it? You may have heard this term used many times, but if you are an investor, it is important to know what it means. More...

By George, Washington’s Rye Whiskey Available For Sale!

MOUNT VERNON, Va. – George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon, will have the limited edition George Washington Rye Whiskey, aged and unaged, available for sale this holiday season! More...

SF To Present Christmas Concert

The Southern Fulton High School Vocal Music Department will present its Christmas concert to the public on Sunday, December 2, at 3 p.m., in the high school auditorium. More...

Yummy Holiday Baking Ideas

The holidays are all about tradition, and there’s no better way to evoke the spirit of the season in your holiday baking than by highlighting every crowd’s favorite flavor – vanilla. More...

SF Club Collects Loose Change

Southern Fulton Interact Club collected “loose change” from the student body during the month of October. More...

VFW Donates To Basketball Program

On November 10, 2012, during the Red Neck Basket Bingo fundraiser, McConnellsburg VFW Post 655 presented $800 to the kids of Fulton County and the Alumni Community Building. More...

Quick And Delicious Holiday Appetizers

The holidays are all about spending time with loved ones. With so many big holiday meals to plan and prepare, you may be looking for ways to save time in the kitchen. Luckily, there are plenty of easy strategies and recipes that can help. More...

Broken Bone? It Could Be Osteoporosis

Not all broken bones are just an “accident.” If slips, trips or falls lead to a bone fracture, it could be a symptom of something much more serious: osteoporosis, a disease that weakens bones. More...

Pa. Longtime Coal Sculptor Moving Out Of State

POTTSVILLE REPUBLICAN-HERALD ASHLAND, Pa. (AP) – Children were once punished with coal in their stockings. However, Len S. Kimmel, 79, of Fountain Springs, prefers when people give it as a gift. More...

Pa. Won’t Have To Limit Military Funeral Honors

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Deeds Recorded

The following deed was recorded at the local courthouse during the past week. Jeffrey A. Blair and Lori J. Blair to Lori J. Blair in Bethel Township, tax exempt. More...

Plans To Sell Gettysburg Times Announced

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – The family that owns The Gettysburg Times plans to sell the 9,300-circulation newspaper to George and Marlene Sample, with the deal expected to be final in about two months. More...

11 Puppies Found Skinned, Pa. Humane Officials Say

MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) – Animal welfare workers in northeast Pennsylvania say someone skinned 11 puppies before dumping their bodies near a public park. More...

All Items in ‘12 Days of Christmas’ Now Top $107K

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Add seven swans, six geese and five golden rings to the list of Christmas gifts that cost more than they did a year ago. More...

Eichelberger To Hold Fulton County Town Hall

Sen. John H. Eichelberger, Jr. (R-Blair) will host a town hall meeting in Fulton County Tuesday, December 4, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Fulton County Courthouse, 201 North Second Street, McConnellsburg. More...

Bald Eagle Reported Killed In Franklin County

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Wildlife authorities in southcentral Pennsylvania are asking the public for information leading them to the person who shot a bald eagle that later died. More...

Judge Walsh Presides Over Court Session

Judge Richard J. Walsh of the 39th Judicial District and the Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held at the Fulton County Courthouse on Tuesday, November 20. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, spinach, wheat bread, orange. Tuesday: barbecue ribette, baked beans, macaroni salad, roll, fresh fruit. More...

Pa. Club Disc Jockey Gunned Down; 2 Men Sought

EASTON, Pa. (AP) – Police in eastern Pennsylvania are searching for two suspects in the slaying of a club disc jockey. The Northampton County coroner identified the victim Saturday as 43- year-old Ervin Holton of Easton. More...

Chronic Cough Or Cold Could Be COPD: Learn More, Breathe Better

You may have heard the term COPD before – either in a radio or television commercial. COPD, short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a serious lung disease that over time makes it hard to breathe. More...

Great Tips For Holiday Gift Baskets

Looking for a thoughtful gift this holiday season? Give a gift basket! Don’t be intimidated by the task – it`s easy to create the perfect gift basket for even the fussiest person. More...

Pittsburgh Bank Robbery Suspect Caught

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh police say a man who robbed four banks in the city’s trendy Squirrel Hill neighborhood this year, including the same branch twice in one week, is now in custody. More...

Friends Of Boy Who Died At Zoo Set Up Charity

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The family and friends of a two-year-old boy who was fatally mauled by wild African dogs at the Pittsburgh Zoo have set up a Christmas charity to honor his memory. More...

Christmas Tree Crop Largely In Good Shape In Pa.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW PITTSBURGH (AP) – Spring frosts, summer droughts and autumn’s Superstorm Sandy caused little damage to western Pennsylvania’s thousands of acres of Christmas pines, firs and spruces, tree-growers said. More...

Corbett Optimistic About Pa. Petrochemical Plant

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Gov. More...

Horse & Pony Club Competes At State Show

The 4-H Horse & Pony Club members recently competed at the 2012 State Horse Show. Rachel Barmont competed with “ They’re Talkin Frost” in Western Horsemanship (junior rider) and placed ninth. More...

Embattled W. Pa. Amish Sect Moving To Upstate NY

ASSOCIATED PRESS NICKTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Levi Zook doesn’t want to move his wife and eight children from the Laurel Highlands of western Pennsylvania to New York state but strongly believes he has no choice. More...

U.S. Parents Swept To Sea In Effort To Save Son, Dog

EUREKA, California (AP) – A family that tried to rescue their dog from powerful surf in California were swept out to sea, leaving the parents dead and their 16-year-old son missing, authorities said. More...

New Life Sought For 1700s Amish Farmstead In Pennsylvania

INTELLIGENCER JOURNAL LANCASTER NEW ERA WYOMISSING, Pa. (AP) – The root of every Stoltzfus in Lancaster County lies in a tiny stone, wood-shingled house tucked between Route 222 and the Tulpehocken Creek in Wyomissing. More...

Film Officials Shoot For Bigger Pa.Tax Credit

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The state could see a lot more lights, cameras, action and jobs if lawmakers expand the $60 million film tax credit, Pennsylvania film officials say. More...

Holiday Craft Fair How-To

Craft fairs and flea markets are a staple of the holiday season. More...