June 13, 2013 RSS feed / Local & State

Elderly W. Pa. Woman Targeted In Rite-Aid Scam

KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) – State police are warning western Pennsylvanians of a scam involving a phony sweepstakes in which callers tell victims they’ve won money through the Rite-Aid drug store chain. More...

Annual Ben Knepper 5K July 27

Eight years after his tragic death, family, friends, church and community members will gather next month to not only recognize the spirit of Ben Knepper but to celebrate his achievements and past life here on Earth. More...

Bridge Replacement Work To Begin On Route 3013

On behalf of Gov. More...

Graduates

Elaina Truax of Needmore graduated cum laude from Elizabethtown College on Saturday, May 18, with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. Elizabethtown College is located in historic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. More...

FR Honor Roll

Fourth Marking Period All A’s Grade seven: Kyra Duvall, Andrea Morgan, Courtney Schoen, Lane Ulsh. Grade eight: Matthew Brown, McKenzie Gelvin, Kristina Parsons, Amber Stoey, Dylvan Varney. More...

Court Session Held June 4

Senior Judge John R. Walker 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, June 4. More...

Trial Ordered In Crash That Killed PA Officer

NEW CASTLE, Pa. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County Senior Center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: stuffed pepper, mashed potatoes, creamed corn, wheat bread, apple. Tuesday: breaded fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, wheat bread, peaches. More...

Mr. and Mrs. James Wilson

A 50th wedding anniversary celebration was held in honor of James and Edith O’Neil Wilson on May 18, 2013. They were married in 1963. More...

Financial Solutions

Financial Strategies For Women Investors

Today, women are playing an ever-increasing role in making important financial decisions – whether for themselves or for their families. More...

Operator In U.S. Building Collapse Deaths In Custody

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A heavy equipment operator who is accused of being high on marijuana when a building collapsed onto a thrift store, killing six people in the U.S., is in custody after surrendering to face charges in the dea More...

Your Trashy Photos Could Be Worth Money

From woodlands strewn with beer cans to creeks pockmarked with tires, litter is a blight on Pennsylvania’s landscape. Just as a wall full of graffiti attracts more scribblers, so litter begets litter. More...

Philly Overhauling How Demolitions Are Done

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A worker at a Salvation Army store adjacent to a building being torn down was sorting clothes when she heard rumbling and was suddenly buried when the demolition went awry, a lawyer for her said Friday as a 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: Karole S. Barton and Shannon J. Barton to Susan L. More...

PSU Dean’s List

Following is a list of students attaining the dean’s list at Penn State U niveristy: Shelby Brant, Waterfall, Mont Alto. Elissa Colledge, Wells Tannery, Altoona. Lisa Deshong, Harrisonville, University Park. More...

Kids DiscoverE Camps A Perfect Summer Activity

Children’s mini-camps to be held at Cowans Gap State Park

Before kids start singing the summertime blues, parents can stave off pleas of “there’s nothing to do” by signing up their little ones for an environmentallythemed camp at Cowans Gap State Park. More...

Philadelphia Council To Announce Probe Of Fatal Collapse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia’s City Council is setting up a special investigative committee to conduct a wideranging investigation in the aftermath of the building collapse that killed six people and injured 13 last week. More...

Boeing Announces Layoffs At Suburban Philly Plant

RIDLEY PARK, Pa. (AP) – Boeing is planning to eliminate 41 positions at its plant in suburban Philadelphia. More...

Budget Cuts To Affect CareerLink

Public hearing held on Human Services Block Grant funding

The Fulton County commissioners were apprised Tuesday of cuts being proposed by the Huntingdon County CareerLink, which oversees an office and services here, in light of a significant funding loss. More...

Watch For Runners/Walkers During Strawberry Stampede

Please be mindful of the runners and walkers who will be participating in the second annual Strawberry Stampede 5K this Saturday morning in McConnellsburg from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. More...

Susquehanna Employees Support Camp Sinoquipe

A local team of Susquehanna Bank employees dedicated an evening to help Camp Sinoquipe prepare for its annual summer camps and events. More...

Honored For 60 Years In Beta Sigma Phi

Xi Eta Lambda, Mc- Connellsburg Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, honored Donna Sain of McConnellsburg on Tuesday, May14, with the Diamond Circle Ritual symbolizing 60 years of membership in Beta Sigma Phi. More...

Hess Responds To Passage Of Transportation Plan

Rep. Dick Hess (R-Bedford/ Fulton/Huntingdon), majority chairman of the House Transportation Committee, last week issued the following statement concerning passage of the Senate transportation plan contained in Senate Bill 1. 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 Park: More...

Named Award Winner

The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Kyle S. Schoen of Fort Littleton has been named an United States National Leadership and Service Award winner. More...

Appleby To Manage F&M’s Consumer Lending Services

Kristen G. Appleby has joined F&M Trust as assistant vice president – consumer lending manager. More...

16-Year-Old Dies After Fall From Jeep

OLEY, Pa. ( AP) – An eastern Pennsylvania teenager has died after falling from the bumper of a moving Jeep. More...

PSU Graduates

The following students graduated from Penn State University: Elissa Colledge, Wells Tannery, biology. Dylan Deneen, Mc- Connellsburg, University Park, communication sciences and disorders. Jennie Everhart, Three Springs, University Park, biology. More...

Zoning Board Tells Pa. Man To Tear Down Tree House

SELINSGROVE, Pa. (AP) – It looks like a little girl central Pennsylvania won’t be getting the tree house she wants for her 11th birthday. The Selinsgrove Zoning Board voted unanimously Thursday night to have J.C. More...

Storm Breaks Rainfall Records Across Northeast U.S.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season made this June 7 the wettest on record for many cities and towns in the northeastern U.S. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE June 3 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3: 1360- 1402 lbs., $128 to $130 ; choice 2-3, 1224-1328 lbs., $123 to $127.50; select 2-3, 1194-1316 lbs., $116.50 to $122. More...

Stuck On China Tarmac, U.S. Orchestra Plays Concert

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A string quartet from The Philadelphia Orchestra has made a lengthy flight delay quite enjoyable for a plane full of lucky passengers in China. More...

Sorority News

Xi Eta Lambda, McConnellsburg Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, started the second quarter of the year ushering and handing out programs at the McConnellsburg High School’s musical “Willy Wonka.” More...

PA Game Commission Seeks Volunteers To Help Count Appalacian Bats

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Wildlife biologists in Pennsylvania are looking for some help counting Appalachian bats. More...