May 24, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

PA Governor Gets To Know Imposing New Ticket Mate

MANCHESTER, Pa. More...

House GOP Moves To Strip Accused Lawmaker Of Committee Seats

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Commissioners Endorse Mental Health Month

Commissioners Pete Lynch, Stuart Ulsh, and Rodney Mc- Cray gave their endorsement to a proclamation supporting May as Mental Health Month at their weekly meeting May 15. More...

Children’s Trout Rodeo Postponed To May 27

Fulton County Sportsmen’s League’s children’s trout rodeo has been postponed due to high water and unsafe conditions. The new date is Sunday, May 27.  More...

Woman Taking Photos On Top Of Waterfall Injured In Fall

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. More...

Driver Convicted For Crash That Tipped School Bus Over

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – A man accused of triggering a crash that caused a school bus carrying 14 students to tip over on a Pennsylvania highway last year has been convicted of numerous charges, including aggravated assault. More...

Mother Ordered To Trial In Daughter’s Allergy Medicine Death

MONESSEN, Pa. (AP) – A western Pennsylvania mother has been ordered to trial in the death of one of her twin daughters who authorities allege was given a fatal dose of allergy medicine.  More...

Boy, 3, Rescued From Manure Pit On Farm

HONEY BROOK, Pa. (AP) – Officials say emergency crews rescued a 3- year-old boy who fell into a manure pit on a farm near Philadelphia. Emergency responders were called to the Honey Brook Township farm at about 6:30 p.m. More...

Police Dog Injured When Car Hits Officer’s SUV

PENN, Pa. (AP) – A crash involving a Pennsylvania police vehicle has left a police dog injured.  Authorities say the crash occurred around 5:35 p.m. More...

Cousins Could Avoid Trial In Deaths Of 4 Men Found On Farm

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. More...

Mange In Bears In PA Reaches Epidemic Rate

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – Over a lifetime, some Lancaster County residents may have seen a fox with mange. Hunters may have glimpsed an infected coyote. It’s a horrible sight with clumps of hair missing from the beautiful animals.  More...

Liberal Wins In Primaries Cheer Some Democrats, Worry Others

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Primary election season is still young, but the liberal wing of the Democratic Party is already celebrating. More...

School Bus Driver Arrested For DUI While Kid Still On Board

MOUNTAIN TOP, Pa. More...

Shriners Announce Crusade

The members of Jaffa Shrine will once again be distributing newspaper-style tabloids for the annual Shrine Hospital Crusade May 25 and 26. More...

Cove Mountain 4-H News

Blueberry orders are due into the Extension office by June 6. Delivery date is June 29. All animal tagging and photos should be in to the extension office by May 31. NO exceptions. Sponsor forms are due at the extension office by May 31 as well. More...

Open Mic Night Held

Twelve players and singers turned out for McConnellsburg Senior Center’s Open Mic May 14. The next Open Mic will be June 11. More...

Utilities Seeing Tax Cut Told To Reduce Distribution Charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Library Holds Book And Plant Sale

Locals from all over the county showed up to the annual Fulton County Library book and plant sale last week. More...

Patriot Credit Pledges $10k To FCMC

Patriot Federal Credit Union (PFCU) capped off an evening of celebrating the Fulton County Medical Center Foundation’s 10th Anniversary by pledging $10,000 for the renovation of the Community Health and Wellness Center. More...

Gates Foundation Director To Lead PA Universities

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been chosen as the new chancellor of Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities. More...

Judge Stops State Plan To Take $200M Out Of Malpractice Fund

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A federal judge on Thursday blew a $200 million hole in Pennsylvania’s state budget by throwing out a law that appropriated the surplus from a state-created medical malpractice insurer of last resort.  More...

Woman Accused Of Running Mobile Meth Lab

PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) – Police have arrested a woman suspected of running a mobile meth lab in Pennsylvania.  Authorities stopped 26- year-old Nicole Marie Salerno for running a red light in Duryea around 12:30 a.m. Friday.  More...

Man Accused Of Trying To Burn House With Wife, 6 Kids Inside

UNIONTOWN, Pa. More...

Ex-police Chief Spared Jail Time On Firearms Convictions

POTTSVILLE, Pa. More...

State Police Warn Of Money Pack Cards Phone Scams

The Pennsylvania State Police remind the public, particularly citizens receiving phone calls form strangers impersonating law enforcement and asking for money, to protect themselves against Money Pack Scams.  More...

Game Commission Expands CWD Rules

Whole deer may not be brought into PA from any state with CWD

Pennsylvanians who harvest deer anywhere in New York, Ohio, Maryland or West Virginia no longer may bring them home without first removing the carcass parts with the highest risk of transmitting chronic wasting disease (CWD). More...

CareerLink Students Receive Certificates Of Achievement

Employment and Training Inc. More...

Jury Awards Mom $4M Over Infant’s Whooping Cough Death

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania mother who sued doctors and a medical practice over the 2010 death of her 2-month-old daughter has been awarded $4 million in damages. More...

Driver’s Centers Closed For Memorial Day Holiday

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, May 26, through Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. More...

Judge Stops State Plan To Take $200M Out Of Malpractice Fund

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A federal judge on Thursday blew a $200 million hole in Pennsylvania’s state budget by throwing out a law that appropriated the surplus from a state-created medical malpractice insurer of last resort.  More...

Penn State Extension Dairy Team To Hold Youth Dairy Days

For young people wanting to learn more about modern dairy farming, Penn State Extension Dairy Team’s Youth Dairy Days in South Central Pennsylvania offer a wide ranging educational program with handson activities to broaden their knowledge. More...

State Police Search Home Of Ex-mayor

WYOMING, Pa. More...