June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Altoona Native’s Murder Conviction, Appeal Featured Television Series

ALTOONA, Pa. More...

Remembering Artist Josephine Brown

To be featured artist at FCIB Art Show

Born on June 10, 1929, Josephine “Jo” Brown was known as a regal, kind mother and wife to her family, and diligent library technician for the Army War College in Carlisle. More...

Ex Governor, Rendell, Says He Has Parkinson’s

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

Washington’s Battlefield Flag On View At Revolution Museum

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – George Washington’s personal Revolutionary War headquarters flag is going on display at Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution, just in time for Flag Day.  More...

PA State Police Shoot, Wound Man Armed With Knife

SOUTH UNION, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania state police say a trooper shot and critically wounded a man armed with a knife.  The shooting occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday in South Union.  More...

Driver Rescued After Car Plunges Into Pond

NORRISTOWN, Pa. More...

Woman Dies In Fire Apparently Trying To Rescue Cat

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a woman who apparently re-entered her burning home to try to rescue a cat died in the early morning fire in eastern Pennsylvania.  Fire crews called to the Allentown home at about 1 a.m. More...

Struggling Dairy Farmers Producing Alternative Milk

LANCASTER, Pa. More...

National Weather Service Confirms 2 PA Tornadoes

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – National Weather Service officials confirmed Thursday that two tornadoes touched down late Wednesday in northeast Pennsylvania, causing severe damage to a major commercial district and destroying homes.  More...

Graduates

Macey Hollenshead, Needmore, graduated May 20, 2018, from Fairfield University, Fairfield, Ct.   More...

Bishop Receives State FFA Award

McConnellsburg FFA member Logan Bishop received a state proficiency award last week at Pennsylvania FFA’s State Activities Week Conference. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Alenda Fischer of Crystal Spring has been named to the spring semester of Juniata College.  She is the daughter of Mike and Kathy Fischer of Crystal Spring. More...

Wolf Proposes Looser Licensing Rules For Barbers, Other Jobs

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s governor wants to stop mandating professional licenses for 13 types of jobs, calling current regulations a barrier to employment.  Democratic Gov. More...

Runaway Bus Crashes Into Fireworks Store

NEW MILFORD, Pa. More...

Wolf Heads Into June With Big Cash Advantage Over Wagner

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

Ashlyn’s Angels Raises $29K

To help county families

Ashlyn’s Angels has been helping raise money for those in need since 2012. More...

County Endorses Agreements

Commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray, and Pete Lynch met at their weekly meeting June 12 to discuss endorsements and county matters.  More...

FCMC Foundation Awards Health Careers Scholarships

As Fulton County Medical Center Foundation celebrates its 10-year anniversary, there is reason to congratulate its 2018 Health Careers Scholarship recipients. The foundation awarded 17 students a total of $26,250 in scholarship stipends. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Daniel Booth, son of Pat and Terri Booth of Mc- Connellsburg, attained the dean’s list at Waynesburg University of PA with a 4.0 for the spring semester.  He is a freshman and is majoring in history and political science.   More...

Rescue Effort Ends For Man Trapped Underground In Gas Blast

BENSALEM, Pa. More...

New Rules Announced For Pool Where Teen Lifeguard Shot

CLAIRTON, Pa. More...

How To Care For Your Eyes As You Age

(StatePoint) – As we age, our bodies don’t perform as well as they once did, and vision is no exception. More...

Villanova Championship Team Visits Governor, With Souvenir

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has gotten a souvenir from Villanova University’s championship-winning men’s basketball team.  More...

Library Corner

The library has 130 patrons signed up for Summer Quest, aka summer reading program, at summerstoryclub.org. Anyone who has not signed up to log reading and challenges on summerstoryclub.org, will want to do so right away. More...

Graduates

Alenda Fischer of Crystal Spring graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology/pre-med at commencement exercises on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pa.  She is the daughter of Mike and Kathy Fischer of Crystal Sp More...

PA Jobless Rate At Post-recession Low

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania saw its biggest one-month drop in the unemployment rate in four years and a new post-recession low, although payrolls remained relatively flat. More...

Bear Cub, Adopted Snail, Snake And Sunburn On River Trip

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – Sure, there was the bear cub that seemed to disappear into thin air, the snail they named Gary and the snake named Rizzo. More...

Jury Selection Slated In Homicide Trial In 1991 Case

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) – Jury selection is scheduled to start last Monday in a homicide trial in the disappearance of a central Pennsylvania woman a quartercentury ago whose body has never been found.  More...