March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Local & State

Cleaning Up From The Late Season Snow Storm

Downtown residents clean the sidewalks at the corner of Route 522 and Lincoln Way in front of what is known as the old Trout Drugstore. More...

Lawmakers Sobering To Huge Budget Deficit

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Volunteers Needed For Statewide Cleanup, Beautification Effort

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania that begins March 1 and runs throu More...

Deaths Of Harrisburg Firefighter, Girl In Blaze Mourned

HARRISBURG – A Pennsylvania fire official who was wounded in a crash while responding to fire that killed a young girl has died of his injuries, authorities said. More...

Court Session Held

The Fulton County Court of Common Pleas held a court session Tuesday, March 7, with Judge Jeremiah Zook presiding.   Destiny Berkstresser appeared with attorney Philip Harper and the defense requested a motion to withdraw plea. More...

Suspect Robbed 3 Businesses In 45 Minutes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Authorities in Philadelphia are searching for a man who they say went on a robbery spree.  Police tell WPVI-TV that the suspect robbed a Family Dollar around 3 p. m. Wednesday. More...

Proposal To Make It Easier To Get Gun Silencers Debated

YORK, Pa. (AP) – Ed Hughes attributes a good chunk of his hearing loss to his hobbies: hunting and competitive shooting. More...

25 Cars In Chain-reaction Crash

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

Apple Juice Ingested By Children Not Contaminated

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Police say apple juice ingested by two children in a central Pennsylvania restaurant wasn't the cause of their burntype injuries, but the caustic substance involved remains a mystery. More...

Cyberattack Still Idling PA Senate Democrats

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

PA Jobless Rate Drops To 5.2 Percent, Still Above U.S.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Labor Department says the state’s unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point in January to 5.2 percent. More...

Shoveling Out From Tuesday’s Nor’ Easter

Megan Wines shovels the wet stuff from in front of her home on East Market Street. Tuesday’s winter storm closed schools and everything else in Fulton County. More...

Hancock Rotary Holds Fundraiser

If it were not for the Micah’s Backpack Project, many youths, who rely on meals served during the school day, would go hungry over the weekend. More...

Flower Show Gives Visitors A Taste Of Holland

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – It might be cold and snowy outside, but visitors to the Philadelphia Flower Show will be ushered into the spring-like, endless flower fields of Holland.  More...

State Police Announce Sobriety Checkpoint

McConnellsburg state police said in a news release that they intend to hold a sobriety checkpoint in Fulton County in the coming weeks.  More...

Worker Loses Leg, Firm Ordered To Pay Workers’ Comp

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Construction Unearths Coffins In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Construction crews working on an apartment building in Philadelphia’s historic district got a shock last month when their backhoes started hitting coffins and unearthing fully intact human remains. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE  March 6  More...

Detective Shot In Foot By Partner Trying To Halt Dog Attack

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A plainclothes detective in Pittsburgh was attacked by a dog during a drug investigation and was shot in the foot by his partner trying to stop the animal.  According to a statement from the department of public safety, t More...

PA Diner Being Born Again As Home To Church

HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania diner is being born again – as a church.  The (Hazleton) Standard Speaker reports the Hollywood Diner and Sports Bar is being purchased and renovated by a non-denominational Christian church.  More...

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Gunman In Barracks Ambusha

WEST CHESTER, Pa. More...

Library News

Remember that the library will showing the Disney movie “Moana” Friday, March 17, at 6:10 p.m. More...