February 20, 2014 RSS feed / Local & State

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Rep. Jesse Topper Announces Re-election Bid

BEDFORD, Pa. – State Rep. Jesse Topper announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania state representative in the 78th District. 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...

Applications Now Available For Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program

Rep. Jesse Topper (RBedford/ Fulton/Huntingdon) would like to let residents know that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for tax year 2013 are now available. More...

Trucks, Dozens Of Cars Crash On Pa. Turnpike

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Two major pileups and smaller fender-benders involving tractor-trailers and scores of cars blocked one side of an ice-coated Pennsylvania Turnpike outside Philadelphia on Friday, injuring at least 30 people More...

Part Of Pa. TV Station Roof Collapses

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – A portion of the roof at a central Pennsylvania TV station has collapsed, forcing the staff to evacuate and stop broadcasting. More...

Financial Solutions

How To Build A Better Budget

More than half of Americans say they don’t have a budget, and nearly 40 percent report that they live paycheck to paycheck. More...

FR Students Represented At Regional Chorus Festival

Forbes Road High School students Logan Kennedy (Bass 2) and Rachel Waite ( soprano 2) represented their school district Saturday at the 2014 PMEA Region 3 Chorus Festival held at Greater Johnstown High School. More...

Lincoln Highway Mini-Grant Opportunity

Nonprofit organizations and municipalities along the Lincoln Highway in Fulton County that have small recreational, natural or historical projects, and interested in applying for funding, must attend (two from each organization or municipality) the L More...

Daily Life A Struggle For Long-term Jobless Families

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW PITTSBURGH (AP) – Her rent is due March 1, and Sheri Minkoff’s main concern right now is where the money will come from. More...

County Addresses Weekly Agenda

NEWS EDITOR Fulton County commissioners Rodney McCray, Craig Cutchall and Irvin Dasher sat down with several department heads Tuesday morning as part of their weekly agenda. More...

CF Business Manager To Retire

The Central Fulton School Board attended to a resignation of one of their administrative team members as part of several personnel-related actions taken last week during the board’s February meeting. More...

Specialist Joins FCMC Specialty Services

Fulton County Medical Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Finn of Susquehanna Valley Pain Management Center began seeing patients in the Specialty Services building February 12, 2014. Dr. More...

Winter Storm Leaves 25 Dead In U.S. East Coast

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A winter storm that brought snow and ice to the U.S. More...

Pa. Woman Admits Craigslist Killing In Interview

SUNBURY, Pa. More...

Donates To Locks Of Love

Jilleanne Leigh Sharpe, 7, is happily donating two 10- inch ponytails of her hair to Locks of Love for someone in need. She is the daughter of Jason and Tracy Sharpe, and her siblings are Jackson and Jordanna. More...

Local Singers Represented At District Chorus Festival

McConnellsburg High School students, left to right, Nathan Peters (Bass 1), Katelynn Mellott (Alto 1), Hannah Ott (Alto 1), Deanne Dickerson (Alto 2) and, back row, Austin Shelley (Bass 2) travelled More...

SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

CENTRAL FULTON High School Lunch Monday, February 24: Spartan bowl w/whole grain dinner rolls, turkey ham cheese on a croissant, mashed potatoes and corn, fresh carrots, peach slices, choice of milk. More...

Robinsons’ Gift Provides Scholarship Support For Ag Sciences Students

Students in the College of Agricultural Sciences who have a demonstrated financial need are the beneficiaries of a new scholarship endowment created by a Penn State alumnus and his wife. More...