May 10, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Ribbon-cutting Held For New Probation Office

County commissioners cut the ribbon to open the new probation office, located at 318 North First Street, McConnellsburg, (formerly Dr. Milroth’s office) Tuesday morning. More...

Meek Mill, Gov. Wolf Urge Criminal Justice Reforms

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Just one week after a court ordered his immediate release from prison, Philadelphia-born rapper Meek Mill joined Pennsylvania’s governor on Thursday in calling on state lawmakers to enact criminal justice reforms. More...

Dem Candidates Speak At Annual Spring Banquet

Last Saturday, Fulton County’s Democratic Party welcomed local Democrats and several candidates running in the May 15 midterm primary election to its annual spring banquet at the Mc- Connellsburg Firehall. More...

Stepping Back In Time In An Old-fashioned Shoe Store

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – At Penn-Lee Footwear in Wilkes- Barre, they do business the old-fashioned way. More...

Wolf Sets Special U.S. House Election On General Election Day

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania will fill the empty seat of resigned U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan in a special election on Nov. 6, the day of the general election.  Last Wednesday’s announcement by Gov. More...

FBI To Probe Online Threat Against Campus

EASTON, Pa. (AP) – An eastern Pennsylvania college says the FBI is investigating an online threat against the campus by someone claiming loyalty to the Islamic State. More...

Man Dies After Car Crashes Into Lake

HOWARD, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a man died after crashing his vehicle into a lake at a state park in central Pennsylvania.  State police at Rockview say the car went out of control shortly before 9:30 p.m. More...

Library Corner

Congratulations to Hustontown branch library for achieving 30 years of service to the community as of May 2. More...

PennDOT Honors Fallen Foreman Robert E. Gensimore

Workers’ memorial highlights 88th PennDOT employee killed in the line of duty since 1970

Hollidaysburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards, the Pennsylvania State Police, and local officials honored fallen PennDOT Foreman Robert E. More...

Professor Sorts Fact, Fiction In Underground Railroad Tales

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) – Scenario No. 1: Nine escaped slaves make their way in 1856 from Clarksburg, then in Virginia, and cross the Mason- Dixon Line. More...

Controlled Burns Planned For Region Game Lands

The Pennsylvania Game Commission this week, May 7, plans to conduct controlled burning operations, weather permitting on any of the following State Game Lands in the south-central region. More...

SFHS Team Takes First At Bi-County Envirothon

SF teams also win 2nd and 3rd places

Last Wednesday 14 teams from all three Fulton County school districts met at Cowans Gap State Park to compete in the 2018 Franklin/Fulton County Envirothon. More...

FCMC Foundation Donates AED To Lions Club Park

About 300,000 people per year in the United States die of sudden cardiac death. When witnessed and CPR is started promptly chances for survival increase. More...

Cop Says Penn State Pledge Didn’t Trip Over Sorority Members

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) – A Penn State fraternity pledge who died after a night of drinking and hazing did not trip over sorority girls before tumbling down basement steps, the chief investigator testified Thursday.  More...

Man Used Keys To Stab, Kill Co-worker At Airport

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police say a worker at Philadelphia’s airport used his keys to fatally stab a colleague during an argument at the airport.  More...

Governor Wants Probe Into Incident With Black Women Golfers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Boy Rescued From Claw Machine Never Got His Prize

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – A 2-year- old boy who climbed into a claw machine at a Pennsylvania laundromat while trying to retrieve a plush toy was rescued by emergency workers – but never got his prize.  More...

SF To Hold Band Concert

Southern Fulton School will present its annual spring band concert Saturday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m., in the High School Auditorium.  Senior high, junior high and jazz bands will be performing a variety of styles and music within the band repertoi More...