June 7, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Clugston’s Market & Cafe Now Open

Clugston’s is now open for business! Open Tuesday through Saturday, the store offers fair trade coffee, pastries, bulk items and other groceries, and, in a couple weeks, sandwiches. More...

Police Shoot, Wound Man In Disturbance At PA Bank

SPRING GROVE, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say police responding to a disturbance call at a Pennsylvania bank shot and wounded a man.  More...

Fulton County In Bloom To Showcase Four Artists

This week’s artist: David Henry

Editor’s Note: An art show July 2-13 that is planned as part of the first-ever Fulton County in Bloom Festival will showcase the work of four local artists. More...

Route 3002 Bridge Replacement To Begin

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that Fulton County maintenance forces will begin work on Monday, June 11, on the Route 3002 (Harmonia Road) Bridge Replacement Project in Union Township, Fulton County. More...

FCMC Foundation Awarded $10,000 Grant From FirstEnergy

The Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM) at Fulton County Medical Center (FCMC) recently received a boost from FirstEnergy Foundation.  FCMC Foundation was awarded $10,000 supporting construction of the new facility, the second half of an overall More...

Slide Show Presented At Teachers Meeting

Stan Ransom, a retired French teacher from Canton High School and a world traveler, presented an interesting slide show about his many trips to New York City during the May 2018 Fulton County Retired Teachers Meeting.  More...

Prosecutor Accused Of Trading Sex For Leniency Pleads Guilty

BEDFORD, Pa. More...

New Prison Formally Dedicated In PA

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

3 Peregrine Falcons Born Atop Office Building Get Banded

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

PA Opens Budget Season With Stable Tax Collections

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania state government is heading into the final month of its fiscal year with stable tax collections as Democratic Gov. More...

Dollar General Now Open In Breezewood

Dollar General’s newest store at 16267 Lincoln Highway in Breezewood is now open! In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a convenient new place to shop for everyday essentials at low prices.  More...

Boy Killed After Falling Into Feed Mixer Machine

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – A 4– year– old boy has died in a farming accident in Pennsylvania.  State police say the boy fell into a feed mixer machine while the machine was on. The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. More...

‘Debarked’ Dogs Removed From Breeder’s Home

QUARRYVILLE, Pa. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE  May 28  Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold $2 to $4 lower. Slaughter Holsteins sold $2 to $3 higher on a light supply. Slaughter heifers sold $3 to $5 lower. Slaughter cows sold $1 to $3 lower.  More...

MHS Graduation Awards

Awards and scholarships awarded during commencement exercises at Mc- Connellsburg High School are as follows:  Chester J. More...

FR Graduation Scholarship Winners

Graduates from Forbes Road received a combined award amount of almost $20,000 during graduation exercises held last Friday evening. More...

West Virginia Student Tells Of Journey From Mexico To College

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. More...

Forbes Road High School

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2 Of 4 Peacocks That Escaped From Zoo Found Safe

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Two of the four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo this week and took a stroll on a nearby highway have been found safe, a day after another was found dead on that stretch of road.  More...

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City Closes Encampments Filled By People Addicted To Heroin

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Jason Carmine moved to Philadelphia from Delaware when he was offered a job in the landscaping business. But within two weeks, he found himself unemployed with nowhere to go. More...

Judge Imposes New $1M Penalty Against Former House Speaker

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A judge is effectively reinstating a $1 million penalty against a former Pennsylvania House speaker after the state’s highest court threw it out as part of a 2012 corruption sentence.  More...

Overly-Raker Creations On Display At Fulton House

“An Overly-Raker Retrospective” is the title of the Fulton County Historical Society’s summer display currently at the Fulton House in McConnellsburg. More...

Trout Rodeo Reels In Young Anglers

Winners announced

The Fulton County Sportsmen’s League (FCSL) annual Children’s Trout Rodeo was held May 27 at Esther Run Hatchery in Big Cove Tannery, and despite the threat of rain and being held on Memorial Day weekend, a large crowd gathered to partake More...

P& W Wins Ayr Twp. Paving Bid

Ayr Township supervisors Sonny Harr, Tom Nesbitt, and Gary Hopkins met May 29 for their monthly township meeting where they opened bids for a paving project that was advertised the week of May 3. More...

Mom Taking Blind Son To Doctor Fights Carjacker

LEVITTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Police say a man tried to carjack a vehicle with a blind 10– year– old boy inside, but the child’s mother fought him off and the man was later arrested.  More...

Remaining Wreckage Of Flight 93 To Be Buried At Memorial

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Officials say the remaining wreckage of United Flight 93 will be returned later this year to the Pennsylvania memorial marking where it crashed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  More...

He Gave Up A Six-Figure Job For Life-changing Appalachian Trail Hike

YORK, Pa. (AP) – The wind blew so hard it knocked him to the ground.  The rain pelted his face to the point “I had serious brain freeze. More...

Man Dies In Apparent Fishing Trip Accident

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – State police say a man who went on a fishing trip in Maryland has died.  More...

Former Church Now A Place For Auto Buffs

PITTSBURGH (AP) – In a place and at a time when it’s not unusual to see former churches transformed for new purposes, the former St. Helen Catholic Church in East Pittsburgh still looms large.  More...

SF Honor Roll

Fourth Marking Period  Distinguished Honor  Grade four: Vivian Cline, Katherine Ebersole, Carter Elbin, Mia Hiller, Colton Mellott, Joseph Moorman Jyllian Strait.  Grade five: Sosefina AhLoe, Katelyn Biddle, Sara Kate Burrows, Reagan H More...

Girl, 9, Used Cellphone App To Send School Threat

HERMINIE, Pa. More...

Authorities Release Name Of Man Killed In Pressroom Accident

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a Florida man who died after becoming trapped underneath a piece of machinery that was being removed from the pressroom of a Pennsylvania newspaper.  More...

June Is Final Frontier For PA Redistricting Bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – An issue that, for years, had little oxygen keeping it alive could become the talk of Pennsylvania’s Capitol during June’s long, humid days of budget– making.  More...

MHS Holds Graduation May 31

McConnellsburg High School held graduation services Thursday, May 31, in the school auditorium.   More...

FR Graduation Held June 1

Forbes Road High School held baccalaureate services May 30 and graduation services were held June 1 in the high school auditorium. More...

SF Graduation Awards

Awards given out during Southern Fulton’s commencement last week are as follows:  H.B. More...

School “Adventure” Prompts Security Scare, Delays Graduation

ARMAGH, Pa. (AP) – Graduation ceremonies postponed at a western Pennsylvania high school due to a security scare are now scheduled Monday evening, but officials say eight students will not be allowed to take part.  More...

McConnellsburg High School

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Southern Fulton High School

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