August 22, 2013 RSS feed / Local & State

State Employee Charged With Stealing $15,000

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A state employee is charged with stealing $15,000 in public funds. More...

Warfordsburg Woman Waives Arraignment

Tiffany Swope pleads not guilty NEWS EDITOR A southern Fulton County woman waived her right to mandatory arraignment Tuesday regarding allegations she sexually assaulted a teenage boy. 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: More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows: Monday: turkey, gravy, stuffing, peas, wheat bread, applesauce, juice. Tuesday: ham, sweet potatoes, coleslaw, wheat bread, peaches. More...

Former Resident, Son Are Bowfishing Enthusiasts

Former Fulton Countian Chad Henry, who now resides in Lancaster, enjoyed the article in last week’s “News” on bow fishing. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE August 12 Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1282- 1410 lbs., $126 to $126.50; choice 2-3: 1024-1434 lbs., $120 to $124; select 2-3: 1044- 1184 lbs., $117 to $121. More...

County Food Basket 2013 Gardening Program Nears End

Each spring the Fulton County Food Basket sponsors the Community Gardening Program. More...

Cards Of Thanks

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Seniors Hold Bowling Tournament

On August 16 Hyndman Senior Center visited Warfordsburg Senior Center to have a Wii bowling tournament. Refreshments were served after their arrival and then the games began. More...

Green Hill School Holds Reunion

Green Hill Alumni Association held its final reunion Saturday, August 17, at Sideling Hill Christian Church fellowship hall with 79 in attendance. More...

Pa. Girl Allegedly Abducted Found Safe In N.Y. State

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a 10-year-old girl who was abducted from her home in Pennsylvania has been found safe in upstate New York and that her alleged abductor is in custody. More...

Alleged Heroin Dealer Enters Plea

NEWS EDITOR An alleged heroin dealer made his first appearance in the Fulton County Court of Common Pleas Tuesday morning, pleading to criminal charges that he sold drugs to an undercover Pennsylvania State Police officer in a school zone. More...

Services Mark 50th Of Pa. Mine Disaster

SHEPPTON, Pa. (AP) – The Roman Catholic bishop of Allentown led services marking the 50th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s Sheppton Mine Disaster, in which a cave-in trapped three miners 300 feet underground. More...

Mom Sues Over Tot’s Death In Pa. Helicopter Crash

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Hess Alerts Regional Businesses To Deceptive Solicitation

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1st-Degree Murder Conviction In 2011 Pa. Slaying

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in a shooting death in the parking lot of a western Pennsylvania strip mall almost two years ago. More...

Fraker/Gobin Family Holds Reunion

The Fraker/Gobin family reunion was held at Kenny Fraker’s Kennywood picnic grounds at Fort Littleton recently. Attending were: More...

Compassion And Choices Supports Woman Who Handed Dying Father Morphine

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – No one may ever know Barbara Mancini’s intentions when she allegedly handed her dying 93-year-old father a bottle of morphine at his central Pennsylvania home. Did she want to relieve his pain? More...

Central Fulton Acts On Personnel Matters

Students return to school August 21

The Central Fulton School Board wasted little time working through the August 13 agenda, attending to multiple personnel and transportation-related issues in a brief 18 minutes. More...

School Lunch Menus

FORBES ROAD Breakfast Monday, August 26: scrambled eggs or choice of cereal, toast, bagel, juice, milk. Tuesday, August 27: pancakes or choice of cereal, toast, bagel, juice, milk. More...

Salvation Army To Be Named In Pa. Collapse Suits

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Salvation Army will become the latest defendant in litigation over a deadly Philadelphia building collapse, and a contractor has asked to delay the lawsuits amid a criminal grand jury probe. More...

Court Session Held August 13

Judge Carol L. Van Horn 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, August 13. More...

Underage Man Forfeits Slots Jackpot At Pa. Casino

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) – State police say a New York man had to forfeit a slot machine jackpot at a casino in eastern Pennsylvania because he wasn’t legally old enough to gamble. More...

Marriage License

Charles Randall Kesecker, 43, Warfordsburg, and Angela Marie Rhoderick, 31, Warfordsburg, applied for a marriage license at the local courthouse during the past week. More...

First Settlement Made In PSU-Sandusky Case

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Pro-Joe Paterno Billboard Erected In Central Pa.

THOMPSONTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A billboard near a rural highway touts the accomplishments of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and takes issue with any blame he was assigned in the university’s child sex abuse scandal. More...

Firm Selected For Pike2Bike Analysis

The Fulton County commissioners and Mapping and Planning Office announced last week they have selected the services of Fourth Economy Consulting to complete the economic-impact analysis for the abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike known as Pike2Bike. More...

Swope Family Holds Reunion

The descendants of the late William and Annie (Mellott) Swope held their reunion at Sideling Hill Christian Church fellowship hall August 18. More...

Financial Solutions

Disciplined Investing Helps Keep Emotions In Check

Knowing that financial markets are constantly changing, it’s often hard to gauge when the best time would be to jump in. More...

PA Might Delist Bald Eagle

Game Commission considers removing the bird from the state’s threatened species list

With its numbers in Pennsylvania continuing to soar ever higher, the bald eagle soon could be removed from the state’s list of threatened species. More...

Birth Announced

Isaac and Sarah Keebaugh of Chambersburg announce the birth of a daughter, Amara Magdalena, August 12 in Chambersburg Hospital. More...

Carbaugh Memorial Ride Sept. 8

Proceeds of motorcycle ride to benefit Hope Lodge

What was believed to be an ongoing, painful toothache turned out to be much, much more for McConnellsburg resident Vincent Carbaugh. More...

Tips For Small Business Owners To Face Today’s New Challenges

These days, it can be an uphill battle for small business owners. More...

Judge Bars ID Enforcement In Nov. Election

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A state judge on Friday barred enforcement of Pennsylvania’s strict voter-identification law in the Nov. 5 general election. More...

Three Elderly PA Residents Die In Accidents

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A coroner says three elderly people have died as a result of accidents in separate eastern Pennsylvania counties. More...

Nine Simple Tips For Recycling At Home

Recycling is crucial to running a green home. It’s also an easy and effective way to reduce your weekly contribution to the local landfill. More...

Top Tasks For Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Keeping your home in shape may not top your daily to-do list, but completing certain small seasonal tasks can save you money, time and the need to complete larger, more expensive projects in the future. Don’t know where to start? More...

DEEDS RECORDED

The following deeds were recorded at the localc ourthouse during the past week. State tax stamps affixed to deeds indicate one percent of the purchase price or of the fair market value: Delores K. McMillian, George E. McMillian, Linda L. More...