April 12, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Masons Honor NHS Students At Annual Banquet Saturday

Fifty-one students from Forbes Road, McConnellsburg and Southern Fulton high schools, along with their parents, attended Mt. More...

Prosecutor Accused Of Helping Drug Dealers For Sex, Resigns

BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania district attorney was accused last Wednesday of tipping off female drug dealers and giving them lenient treatment in exchange for sex, resigning as he was charged with dozens of crimes. More...

CFSD OKs School Calendar Changes

Approves new volunteer coaches

Central Fulton School District board members approved a revision to the 2018-2019 school calendar that changed a teacher-in-service date at their March 27 meeting. More...

Freight Cars Derail In Huntingdon

HUNTINGDON, Pa. More...

Wolf Backs Bills To Fight Workplace Sexual Harassment

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

Man Died After Crash Following Police Pursuit

SHELOCTA, Pa. More...

Forbes Road Lions Club News

Approximately 140 children participated in the Forbes Road Lions annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, March 31. Thanks to all the kids and parents for their cooperation and the 22 Lions members who helped in making this event a success. More...

April 15 Is Last Chance To Donate Books

There are only a few more days to donate books for the 34th annual Friends of Legal Services book sale. The book drive, which started in February, ends on Sunday, April 15. More...

Stallone Surprises Fans With Visit To Iconic ‘Rocky’ Statue

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Hey, it’s Rocky. and Rocky?  Sylvester Stallone had passersby doing double takes and chanting “Rocky! More...

2018 Victory Garden Announced

If you want to become a better vegetable gardener and have some fun, consider signing up for the Fulton County Master Gardener 2018 Victory Garden Program. This year’s program will begin Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 9 a.m. More...

FR Honor Roll

Third Marking Period A Honor Roll Grade seven: James Dunn, Heidi Strait. Grade eight: K asey Brown, Olivia Henry. Grade nine: Emma Gelvin, Quincy McMath, Braelyn Snyder. Grade ten: Codi Brown, Shelby Harnish, Chauna Laemmermann, Holden Lupey, More...

Tree And Power Lines Fall On School Bus, No Students Injured

GLENSHAW, Pa. More...

Area Flood Tips

Floods are one of the most common hazards in the United States, however, not all floods are alike. Some floods develop slowly, while others, such as flash floods, can develop in just a few minutes and without visible signs of rain.  More...

SFHS Hosts OTDA Assembly

Southern Fulton Junior/ Senior High School students continued learning about organ and tissue donation on April 4. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE April 2   Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold $2 to $4 lower. Slaughter Holsteins sold $3 to $5 lower. Slaughter heifers sold $3 to $4 lower. Slaughter cows sold steady to $1 higher. More...

Primary Approaches For Senate GOP Hopefuls, With No Debates

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) – Without any debates scheduled, Pennsylvania’s two Republican U.S. More...

MHS To Present “Seussical”

McConnellsburg High School will present the musical “Seussical” Friday, April 13, and Saturday, April 14, at 7 p.m. More...

April Proclaimed Child Abuse Awareness Month

Commissioners

Services for Children Director Christine McQuade met with commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Pete Lynch, and Rodney McCray at their weekly meeting April 3 for their endorsement of a proclamation designating April as Child Abuse Awareness Month.  More...

State Might Allow Dry-Leaf Medical Pot

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Couple Who Met In Supermarket Marry Amid Veggies In Aisle 13

LOWER BURRELL, Pa. More...

Couple Beat 4-year-old Boy To Death Over Spilled Cereal

WILLOW GROVE, Pa. More...

Collapsing Hillside Prompts Road Closure, Evacuations

EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. More...

SF Honor Roll

Third Marking Period  Distinguished Honors  Grade four: Vivian Cline, Carter Elbin, Mia Hiller, MaKenna Nunemaker, Braelynne Shives, Jyllian Strait, Hailey Trail.  Grade five: Sosefina AhLoe, Katelynne Biddle, Sarah Kate Burrows, Reaga More...

Library Corner

National Library Week began on Sunday, April 8, and runs through Saturday, April 14, with the theme “Libraries Lead.” First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (A More...

Woman Blames Owner Of ‘Trump House’ Shrine For Car Crash

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) – A woman is claiming in a lawsuit that a house that was turned into a shrine to thenpresidential candidate Donald Trump played a part in a car accident in which she was severely injured. More...

Tom Baldwin,Veteran Journalist, Foreign Correspondent, Dies

NEW HOPE, Pa. (AP) – Tom Baldwin, a longtime journalist whose career included a stint as a Middle East correspondent for The Associated Press, has died. More...

Couple Get 7 To 14 Years In 2015 Death Of Man In Their Care

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Pennsylvania couple has been sentenced to between seven and 14 years in the November   2015 death of a man with disabilities who was living with them.  Forty-nine-year-old Adam Haynes and 59-yearold Pamela McNeal b More...

Students Attend K’NEX Stem Challenge

Five teams from Mc- Connellsburg Middle School attended the K’NEX STEM Challenge at Tuscarora Intermediate Unit #11 in McVeytown Friday, March 23. More...

American Revolution Museum Winning Battle For Tourists

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Museum of the American Revolution is a year old this month and officials say it has landed a decisive victory in capturing tourists’ attention in a city with lots of revolutionary competition.  More...

“Make A Difference” Services Set For April 19

With the drug epidemic rampant in the community and county, a number of local churches and ministries are joining together to “Make A Difference.”  A shifting generation event will be held Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m., at Mc- Connel More...