December 31, 2015 RSS feed / Local & State

Medical Center Bluegrass Shindig Set For Jan. 23

When Bud’s Collective performs Saturday, January 23, at Fulton County Medical Center Foundation’s bluegrass and barbecue shindig, don’t expect the bluegrass band from Wardensville, W.Va,. to have a set list. More...

SF Students Of The Month

The following students were chosen by their teachers at Southern Fulton Elementary School for showing the characteristic of responsibility. More...

Named To Academy Honor Roll

Lexa Treml, Harrisonville, a senior, was named a commended scholar during the fall term at Mercersburg Academy.  Mercersburg Academy is a coeducational, independent college preparatory boarding and day school in south-central Pennsylvania, with More...

Boy, 12, Dies In Crash Of ATV

SPRAGGS, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a 12-year-old boy died in the crash of an all-terrain vehicle in southwestern Pennsylvania.  State police in Greene County say the crash happened just before 5 p.m. More...

Drones Banned From Airspace Around Bridge During Demolition

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Authorities in western Pennsylvania say drones will be banned from the airspace around a Pittsburgh bridge during the span’s scheduled demolition next week.  More...

Judge Lets Stand Terrorism Case Against ‘Young Lionness’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A federal judge has let stand the case against a Philadelphia woman accused of plotting to join the Islamic State group in Syria.  Keonna Thomas, 30, was arrested in April at a public housing development in Philadelphia More...

Washington Re-enactors Cross The Delaware River

WASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa. More...

Environmental Group Questions Drilling Study

BRISTOL, Pa. (AP) – An environmental group is questioning a Pennsylvania regulator’s finding that radiation levels in oil and gas industry wastewater and byproducts pose little threat.  More...

Man Accused Of Shooting Muslim Cab Driver To Stand Trial

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Pittsburgh man must stand trial on charges he shot a Muslim cab driver in the back, but the victim said nothing in his testimony Tuesday about the suspect’s alleged anti-Muslim statements that had prompted activists to More...

Head-on Crash In Western PA Sends 11 To Hospitals

PENN HILLS, Pa. More...

FFA Members Receive Degree

Several McConnellsburg FFA members, received their BBF area FFA degree earlier in December at a ceremony in Bedford. The students are Zach Bowers, Koltin Deshong, Roy Gable, Isaac Sain, Hunter Souders, Nathan Souders and Kassandra Stermer.  More...

Commissioners Handle Light Schedule

The Fulton County commissioners tackled a light schedule Tuesday morning, looking over committee assignments and duties for the coming year and listened to Gov. Tom Wolf’s address on the state of the proposed budget. More...

What’s New At 100th PA Farm Show

The 2016 Pennsylvania Farm Show theme is The 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show: Our Commonwealth’s Blue Ribbon Experience – is a nod to individual experiences visitors have enjoyed since the first exhibition took place in 1917. More...

Pilot Flew Through Dense Fog Before Lebanon County Crash

MYERSTOWN, Pa. More...

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed For New Year’s Holiday

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Friday, January 1, for the New Year’s holiday. More...

PA Turnpike Toll Increase Takes Effect This Weekend

Tolls set to increase by 6 percent Jan. 3

HIGHSPIRE, PA. – The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) reminds customers that a 6 percent toll increase for E-ZPass and cash customers will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Jan. 3, 2016. More...

Court Session Held

Judge Jeremiah D. Zook of the 39th Judicial District and the Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas presided over a court session held Tuesday, December 22, at the Fulton County Courthouse.   Jerry David Walters Jr. More...

Local Jury List

The president judge and jury commissioner drew from the jury wheel the following names for the January 25, 2016, jury selection. Prospective jurors need to report to the Fulton County Courthouse at 8:30 a.m. on this date. More...

Bridge Collapses In Southern Indiana When Truck Drives Over

PAOLI, Ind. (AP) – An historic iron bridge in the southern Indiana town of Paoli has collapsed when a semitrailer tried to cross it.  More...

Hancock Rotary Gets In The Spirit

In keeping with the spirit of the season, the Hancock Rotary Club made a generous donation to the Interfaith Services Coalition to support Micah’s Backpack. Rotary President, Dan Murphy presented a $3,000 check to Chief T.J. More...

Cop Accused Of Faking Roadside Attack

NEW RINGGOLD, Pa. More...

Man Killed By Police Was Carrying Rifle, Had 2 Others

WAYMART, Pa. More...

Ship Refloated After Running Aground In Delaware River

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Coast Guard says a ship transporting scrap metal ran aground in the Delaware River but has been successfully refloated.  Officials said the 622-foot Marshall Islands-flagged motor vessel Odigitria ran aground at abo More...