September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Local & State

PA’s Ugly Budget Fight Gets Personal And Regional

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The feel-good bipartisan spirit that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf tried to instill last year in Pennsylvania’s Capitol is gone, stomped to bits in an increasingly ugly budget stalemate. More...

Clearing The Record

In a story appearing in the Sept. More...

Senate Confronts No-Tax Plan In Budget Fight

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Auditors Urge Shutting West Virginia Funeral Examiners Board

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia's Board of Funeral Service Examiners fails to protect the public against unscrupulous operators and should be disbanded, according to the Legislature’s auditors. More...

Healthy Sportsman This Weekend At New Location

Fulton County Medical Center’s annual Healthy Sportsman will be held this Sunday, September 24, at the Community Health and Wellness Center located at 374 Lincoln Way West.  For more information visit www.fcmcpa.org/CHWC or call Nichole Ea More...

Library Corner

The library will have three movies in a row. This Friday at 6:30 p.m., “Kong: Skull Island” will be shown. More...

Court Session Held

The following cases were heard in the Fulton County Court of Common Peas, Tuesday, September 12, Judge Angela R. Krom presiding.   Judy Ann Seville appeared with attorney Philip Harper for sentencing on forgery charges. More...

Hospital Staff Took Photos Of Patient With Item In Genitals

BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) – A University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital where staff took photos and videos of a patient being treated for a foreign object lodged in their genitals has been cited by the state Department of Health.  More...

PA Turnpike Removing Call Boxes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Turnpike has begun removing more than 1,000 emergency roadside call boxes because too few people use them now that nearly everyone has a cellphone.  More...

Woman Admits To Stealing $200,000 From 92-Year-Old Neighbor

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. More...

Evolution Of Senior Portrait: Headshots They’re Not

PITTSBURGH (AP) – For generations, high school seniors have memorialized their final year with a special portrait. The photos usually involved a studio headshot in formal attire, and for many yearbook photos, that remains the standard. More...

70 Juveniles Convicted In Slayings Were Freed Last Year

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – In the past year, 70 men and women – all locked away as teens – have quietly returned to the community after decades behind bars. More...

Regulators Take Step To Ban River Gas Fracking

NEWTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A regulatory commission that oversees water quality in the Delaware River and its tributaries has taken an initial step to permanently ban natural gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing.  More...

Wolf Administration Urges Participation In Seat Checks

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are encouraging motorists to take advantage of safety seat check resources across the state as the agencies mark National Child Passen More...

Altoona Is Fastest To Exit Financially Distressed Status

ALTOONA, Pa. More...

Farmers Seek New Markets Amid “Buy Local” Trend

COOPERSBURG, Pa. (AP) – For Lehigh Valley farmers, the mantra “if you can grow it, you can sell it,” is no longer true. More...

Girl, 9, Dies Days After Being Hit By Falling Branch In Yard

ERIE, Pa. More...

Farmers Markets Reach Out To Low-Income Shoppers

CANTONSVILLE, Md. More...

Dublin Donates To HAVFCO

Dublin Township supervisors recently donated a check in the amount of $15,000 to the Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Company. More...

Life And Death Of Irma

WASHINGTON (AP) – Irma, which flattened some Caribbean islands and enveloped nearly all of Florida in its fury, no longer exists. More...

AGs Want Health Insurers To Review Policies In Opioid Fight

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. More...

Gobins Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Victor and Evelyn Gobin celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with family at a luncheon at their home Sunday, September 10.  The couple was married September 13, 1947, at McConnellsburg Methodist Church by Rev. More...

Crayola Announces Name Of New Blue Hue

EASTON, Pa. (AP) – Hello, Bluetiful.  Crayola announced the name of its new blue crayon Thursday. More...

Elderly Man Dies In PA House Fire

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. More...

Historic Farm From Revolutionary War Battle Gets Protection

WEST CHESTER, Pa. More...

Do Home Safety Checks Now Before Cold Weather

Fulton County Emergency Management agency reminds everyone that cold weather is just about here. More...

Gen. Forbes Campaign, Forbes Road Topic Of Membership Meeting

The Fulton County Historical Society will hold its fall membership meeting Thursday, October 19, at 7 p.m., at the Fulton County Courthouse. More...

Uninsured Rate Keeps Dropping In Pennsylvania, Census Says

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The number of people without health insurance in Pennsylvania continues to decline, reaching what Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s office says is the lowest uninsured rate on record.  U.S. More...

Man, Woman Injured In Crash Of Small Plane

HOOKSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say two people were injured in the crash of a small plane in Pennsylvania.  State police in Beaver County said the crash was reported in Hanover Township shortly before 7 p.m. More...

Family Marks 300 Years In America, Pays Respects To Indians

MANHEIM, Pa. More...

Man Pleads To Murder In Fatal Police Chase Crash

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and other charges in a fatal head-on crash that authorities said occurred as he was fleeing from police at high speed.  More...

PA Child Abuse Workers Swamped, Underpaid

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...