August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Local & State

Meet PA’s Unlikely “Pastor For Pot”

ABBOTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – What would they think?  His congregation. His representatives. All those people in the town hall.  He didn’t look like a rebel. And he didn’t look like a stoner – because he wasn’t one. More...

Most Residents Allowed Home After PA Derailment

HYNDMAN, Pa. (AP) – Most residents were being allowed to return to the homes they were forced to leave after a train derailment and resulting fires in their small Pennsylvania town, authorities said.  More...

Routine Matters Focus Of County’s Weekly Meeting

August 13-19 proclaimed National Health Center Week

Commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray and Pete Lynch conducted a brief weekly meeting last Tuesday that, for the most part, dealt with routine county business. More...

American Pickers To Film In PA

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Pennsylvania! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the region in September 2017!  More...

Hypertufa Planters Available At Fair

Penn State Master Gardeners of Fulton County have planted hypertufa (cement) planters (approximately 13) to be sold by a silent auction during the fair.  They will be located in the red building at the top of the hill beside the new stage/pavili More...

3 Jailed In PA In Slaying Of Maryland Man

BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) – Three people are jailed in Pennsylvania on charges they conspired to kill a man found dead at the bottom of an embankment in southern Pennsylvania. The Bedford County coroner says 50-year- old Gary Shriver Jr. More...

Philadelphia-bound Flight Encounters Turbulence, Injuring 10

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – American Airlines says 10 people on a flight from Greece to Philadelphia were injured during severe turbulence.  The airline says Flight 759 was heading to the city from Athens with 287 passengers and a dozen crew membe More...

Raffle Winners

The Scout raffle, sponsored by Needmore Community Center to benefit Needmore Scout Troop 45 and the community center was held at Gordon’s Cruisein in Needmore Saturday, July 15, at 7 p.m. More...

State Treasurer OKs Short-term Line Of Credit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s state treasurer has authorized a shortterm $750 million line of credit to keep the state’s general fund from dipping into negative territory. More...

Lawmakers Move To Protect Own Funds During Budget Stalemates

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

PA Cop, 911 Dispatcher Grew Pot At Home

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania police officer and the 911 dispatcher he lives with have been charged with felonies for allegedly growing four marijuana plants in their home. More...

Sentenced For Defrauding Casino Out Of Thousands

WILKES-BARRE, Pa  . More...

Woman Gets Up To 32-year Sentence For Granddaughter’s Death

MAHANOY CITY, Pa. More...

PA Liquor Stores To Increase Prices On 422 Items

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Officer’s Shooting At Ice Cream Stand Appears Justified

CLARENDON, Pa. (AP) – A shooting by a Pennsylvania police officer in the parking lot of an ice cream stand that killed an armed driver following a traffic stop appears to have been justified, a county prosecutor said.  More...

Lynch Donates To Special Olympics

McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co. Chief and county Commissioner Pete Lynch donated $150 to the local Special Olympics program. More...

A Century After Deaths, Native American Students Return Home

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) – Three Native American children named Little Plume, Horse and Little Chief died about 135 years ago while attending a government run school in Pennsylvania. More...

Borough To Rebid Bridge

Third time for Third Street bridge

McConnellsburg Borough Council will solicit bids again for replacement of the North Third Street bridge near Lincoln Way East.  The newest solicitation will mark the third time that council has asked for bids for the box culvert bridge replaceme More...

SF School Room Assignments

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Peach Festival Set For Aug. 19

The seventh annual Peach Festival will be held Saturday, August 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the community grounds in Fort Loudon., Pa. More...

Man Sells Massive Nintendo Collection To Start Business

IRWIN, Pa. More...

Library News

Due to last Friday's terrible weather, we had to cancel movie night. However, we rescheduled “Beauty and the Beast” starring Emma Watson for this Friday, August 11, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: club sandwich, ham, turkey, cheese, lettuce and tomato, creamy cauliflower soup, white bread, fresh fruit.  Tuesday: chicken parmesan, rotini pasta, tossed salad w/ More...

State Begins Registering Doctors For Medical Pot Program

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Potential Conflicts Found For Medical Marijuana Experts

ANNAPOLIS, Md. More...

N.C. Man On Bike Iilled On PA Highway

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a North Carolina man is dead after he was hit by a car while riding a bicycle along a Pennsylvania highway.  More...

PA State Treasurer OKs Short-term Line Of Credit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s state treasurer has authorized a shortterm $750 million line of credit to keep the state’s general fund from dipping into negative territory. More...

Senate Jams Shale Tax, Industry Permits Into Unhappy Package

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Cause Of Home Explosion Still Unknown

LANCASTER, Pa. More...