July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Local & State

Pittsburgh Zoo Reaches Out To Millennials With New App

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Snap a selfie in the Islands exhibit at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, and you may end up with big sunglasses on your face and a pineapple drink in your hand – at least that’s what might appear on your smar More...

Amish Country Loves God, Donald Trump And Refugees

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – From the road, you’d never guess what’s inside Habecker Mennonite Church in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on a Sunday morning. More...

Dr. Ellis Receives Wound Care Cer tification

Fulton County Medical Center physician Vicki Ellis received her board certification in May 2017 by the American Board of Wound Management. Her credentials are now MD, CWSP, which stands for certified wound specialist physician. More...

Penn State Extension Offers Dining With Diabetes

Have you been told you have diabetes? Pre- diabetes? This diagnosis can be overwhelming at first; however, Penn State Extension’s Dining with Diabetes program is here to help! More...

Can-Do Farm Joins Membership Of American Angus Assoc.

Can-Do Farm, Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.  More...

Boy, 6, Loses Control On Dirt Bike, Killed On Highway

NEW CUMBERLAND, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a 6-year-old Pennsylvania boy lost control on his dirt bike and drove onto an interstate adjacent to his family’s home before he was struck and killed.  More...

Restored Flag Returns To Gettysburg 154 Years After Battle

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A piece of Hollidaysburg history that was almost lost to time returned Sunday to the Gettysburg battlefield where it was carried into the chaos of the Wheatfield 154 years ago.  More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: Southwestern chicken wrap with lettuce and tomato, vegetable barley soup, honey wheat tortilla, apricots.  Tuesday: meatloaf with gravy, mashed potatoes, peas and c More...

College Students Awarded FCMC Foundation Health Careers Scholarships

Thirteen college students have been awarded $19,000 in scholarships from the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation’s Health Careers Scholarship Program.  More...

Lodge Presents Scholarships

James W. Bowers Lodge #173, Hancock, recently awarded three $1,000 scholarships. More...

McCain To Be Honored For Lifetime Of Sacrifice And Service

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – U.S. Sen. More...

Visitors Get First Look At Pittsburgh Zoo’s Baby Elephant

PITTSBURGH (AP) – She doesn’t have a name yet, but visitors to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium can now get a look at a female elephant calf born a month prematurely.  Zoo visitors on Friday were able to watch her for the first More...

Maryland Man Fatally Shot At PA Cabin

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10-Digit Dialing Coming Soon To “717” Code

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) Tuesday reminded residents and businesses across Central Pennsylvania served by the 717 area code of the upcoming switch to 10-digit dialing for all local calls – in preparatio More...

Scouts Hold Twilight Camp

Needmore Cub Pack 45 hosted a Twilight Camp recently. The camp was held at the American Legion Campgrounds.  Pack 43, Pack 45, Troop 43 and Troop 45 were in attendance. The Scouts learned a lot and got to experience a lot.  More...

Senior Center Activities

Activities at McConnellsburg senior center for July are as follows:  July 13: Mexican poker at 9:30 a.m.  July 14: trip to Warfordsburg center for picnic.  July 17: bingo at 9:30 a.m.; blood pressure at 11:15 a.m.  July 18: nutrit More...

Mixed Feelings On Supermarket Reopening After Mass Shooting

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. More...

Eichelberger Wins J. Leon Chandler Award

Erika Eichelberger of Mc- Connellsburg, Pa., attended the 2017 Rivers Conservation and Fly Fishing Youth Camp held for the first time in its 23-year history at Messiah College in Grantham, Pa. More...

Farm Bureau Luncheon Conference Held

A Farm Bureau luncheon was held at Whips Cove Fellowship Hall June 28. This event was the first one held in Fulton County  There were 19 women and two men who attended. Five counties were represented. More...

Library Corner

Summer reading programs are still going. Everyone is welcome to attend Build a Better World with Farms at the Farm of Peace in Warfordsburg Thursday, July 13, at 10:30 a.m. More...

JLG Participates In Service Projects

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, announced that during the week of July 10, employees worldwide will be able to give four hours of their time to volunteer More...

Hundreds Turn Out For FCMC Summer Kickoff

Fulton County M edical Center hosted its fourth annual Kick Off Your Drug Free Summer Friday, June 23. The Ninja Warrior- themed fair began in local schools in May. More...

American Legion Auxiliary News

The American Legion Auxiliary regular meeting held at 6 p.m. on June 14, 2017. A donation was made to Hollidaysburg Veterans Home for bingo prizes for the veterans.  More...