June 14, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Boro Deals With Regular Business

McConnellsburg Borough Council met at its monthly meeting last week to handle routine business matters. The council received its liquid fuel fund allocation from the county in the amount of $1,438.98. More...

Strawberry Festival Delights All

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual Strawberry Festival was held last weekend, June 8 and 9. Locals gathered to enjoy music, company and, of course, strawberries. More...

Kayla Sholes Receives Certification

Supporting new moms wishing to breastfeed

Fulton County Medical Center’s Fulton Family Practice provider, Kayla Sholes, PA-C, has received her lactation counselor certification.  More...

South Penn Railroad Authority To Address Historical Society

The Fulton County Historical Society (FCHS) will hold its summer membership meeting June 30, at 7 p.m., at the FCHS Museum Annex banquet room. More...

Woman Stole From Elementary School Fundraiser

BREINIGSVILLE, Pa. More...

Teen Dies While Getting Ready For School

BUTLER, Pa. More...

Man Acquitted Of Rape After 25 Years In Prison To Get $10M

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia has reach a settlement of nearly $10 million with a man who spent 25 years in prison before being acquitted in a retrial in the rape and murder of a 77-year-old woman.  More...

Parents Attack Elementary School Principal At Family Fun Day

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police say the parents of a Philadelphia elementary school boy attacked a vice principal and principal during family fun day after they were told they had to sign the child out in the office.  The alleged assaults Wedne More...

Scouts Enjoy Trip To Savannah

Junior Girl Scout Troop 81404 of Mc- Connellsburg spent last week in Savannah, Ga., on a troop trip to see where Girl Scouting began in the United States. More...

Library News

The library’s Saturday hours will change to summer hours starting this Saturday, June 16, when we will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday summer hours will continue through August 18. More...

Proposed USDOT Grant Announced For I-80/I-99 Interchange

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Bill Shuster (PA-09), Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA- 05), and Lou Barletta (PA- 11) recently announced that the U. S. More...

McCbg. Middle School Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll  Grade six: Cabe Batdorff, Kinsey Brunner, Cruz Ortiz, Jessica Pryor.  Grade seven: Elaina Brady, Lyssa Gable, Bryce Garland, Rielle Keefer, Logan Mellott, Molly Mellott, Kylor Morningstar, Landon Ramsey, Bryonna Ross, Jack More...

Woman Pays $10,000 To Turnpike For Over 1,600 Tolls

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Prosecutors say a Pennsylvania woman who failed to pay turnpike tolls on over 1,600 trips during a five-year period has paid $10,000 in restitution.  More...

Mystery Of Susquehanna River Bass Kill Solved

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – A college laboratory has solved what has been a maddening 13-year mystery: what killed so many of the prized smallmouth bass in the lower Susquehanna and Juniata rivers, beginning in 2005? More...

Woman Used Settlement To Steal From Firm

WEST PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania woman accused of using an account number from a settlement check she received from the death of her son to steal from a law firm and pay her utility bills will face criminal charges.  More...

Graduating 8th Graders Get Ballistic Shields For Backpacks

CHADDS FORD, Pa. More...

CFSD Wraps Up 2017-18 School Year

Gives final approval to 2018-19 budget

Central Fulton School District board members approved the 2018-2019 General Fund Budget in the amount of $15,692,814 last Tuesday evening at their regular monthly meeting. The budget was advertised and available for review. More...

Sportsmen For Youth Hosts Field Day

Fulton County Sportsmen for Youth hosted its annual Youth Field Day at Camp Sinoquipe last Saturday. More...

County Discusses Emergency Management

Hustontown Fire Chief Jeff Black met with commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray, and Pete Lynch during their weekly meeting June 5 to discuss emergency management issues and answer questions. More...

PennDOT District 9 Continues “Paint the Plow” Program

Hollidaysburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 9 is continuing its “Paint the Plow” program. More...

Family-owned Energy Company Closes Amid Fraud Reports

MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) – A family-owned Pennsylvania energy company has abruptly shut down as it faces a potential fraud involving tens of millions of dollars after the brief disappearance of its CEO.  More...

Police Official Texted Explicit Image To Teen

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. More...

Father Of Man Accused Of Killing Officer Acquitted

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – The father of a man accused of having killed a western Pennsylvania police officer has been acquitted of witness intimidation and other charges.  More...

PA Eyes Statewide School Threats Reporting System

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Girls Win Legion Auxiliary Merit Excellence Award

American Legion Auxiliary awards one eighth-grade girl from each of the county schools with the Merit Excellence Award. More...

PA Health Insurance Rates See Stable 2019 Ahead

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration says individual market health insurance rates are set to remain stable next year, following two years of steep increases. More...

Pro Wrestler ‘Rockin’ Rebel’ And Wife Dead In Murder-suicide

WEST GOSHEN, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a pro wrestler fatally shot his wife inside their Pennsylvania home last week and then turned the gun on himself. More...

UCC Kids Donate $1,500 To Heifer International

A kid can change the world! The children of St. More...

MHS Honor Roll

All A Honor Roll  Grade nine: Mariah Christy, Madisyn Culler, Megan Fix, Alexis Hoover, Kyle Li, Colton Mellott, Brenna Skiles, Edward Wenschhof.  Grade ten: Lynneah Brady, Kaece DeShong, Aleah Layton, Sydney Rezzetano, Maecy Richards, Matt More...

Teacher Accused Of Taking Bribes In Exchange For Good Grades

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A Philadelphia teacher has been removed from school as authorities investigate allegations she took bribes from students in exchange for good grades.  WCAU-TV reported Tuesday the woman is a teacher at the Learning in N More...