June 28, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Flower Fest Cleanup Crew

Volunteers who cleaned up sidewalks for Fulton County In Bloom are top row, left: Johnny Greathead, Lin Henry, Penni Starliper and A’leese Dickerson. Bottom row: Sharon Snyder. More...

Governor To Sign Utility-backed Measure Drawing Criticism

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

ACM Awards Fulton County Scholarships

Six to receive $500 each

For the past several years, the Bedford County Regional Education Foundation in partnership with the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies has awarded six $500 scholarships that are specifically for Fulton County residents. More...

Md. Symphony Orchestra To Present 33rd Salute To Independence Concert

At Antietam National Battlefield

The 33rd annual “Salute to Independence” concert, presented by the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, will be held Saturday, July 7, at the Antietam National Battlefield, Sharpsburg. The free concert begins at 7:30 p.m.  More...

This July Fourth Celebrate America Without Handcuffs

Drive Sober – Drive Safe

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Driving Under the Influence Association, wishes all residents and motorists in the commonwealth a safe and enjoyable July 4 holiday. More...

Lawmakers Approve Bill To Spur Research On Medical Marijuana

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Legislation designed to get a research provision of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law back on track is headed to the governor’s desk.  More...

Treating Opioid Addiction With Marijuana Is Now An Option

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. More...

PA Governor OKs School Safety Hotline, Grants Bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

“Beautiful” But “Horrific” Artwork Opens Door To Healing

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The presentation is simple: A series of monofilament fishing lines hang from the ceiling, and attached to each small plastic baggies. More...

18 Handguns Stolen From Gun Store Display Dase

LANCASTER, Pa. More...

MHS Class Of 1949 Holds Reunion

McConnellsburg High School Class of 1949 held its class reunion at The Orchards restaurant in Chambersburg June 9, 2018. More...

House Passes Responsible, Non-Tax Increase Budget

HARRISBURG – Since Gov. Tom Wolfe took office in 2015 he has proposed new and increased taxes during each of his budget addresses. More...

In A Forest On The Trail Of Synchronous Fireflies

KELLETTVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Every year in North America as spring turns to summer, fireflies emerge in parks, forests and backyards.  But one type of firefly has a unique capability. More...

Early Budget Deal Maybe A Milestone For Deficits, School Aid

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

PA Regulators Announce Payouts From Shale Gas Fees

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) –Pennsylvania regulators have decided how they will disburse nearly $210 million that was raised last year from fees on Marcellus Shale gas wells. The state's Public Utility Commission announced its plans last Thursday. More...

Family Partnership Hosts Free Community Movie Night

Families gather at the Alumni Building last Friday for free Community Movie Night, hosted by the Fulton County Family Partnership. More...

Temari Artist To Exhibit At Art Show

July 2-13 during Fulton County In Bloom

Nancy Moyer is an electrical engineer who has worked at JLG Industries for 30 years and the mother of two daughters and two grandchildren. As a lover of Japanese art, she started dabbling in the art of Temari 20 years ago. More...

Attains Dean’s List

Rose Clippinger of Hustontown attained the dean’s list at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown for the spring semester.  She is majoring in athletic training.   More...

No Apparent Justification For Fatal Shooting Of Teen

Received by Newsfinder EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) – A 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop did not pose a threat to anyone, a lawyer for the family of the teen said.  More...

Legislature Approves Sealing Of Lower-level Criminal Records

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – People with criminal records who go 10 years without being convicted again will see the record of their lower-level, non-violent crimes automatically sealed under a bill that Pennsylvania Gov. More...

Claar Achieves Membership In Million Dollar Round Table

Rickie R. Claar, Bedford, a representative for Modern Woodmen of America, is one of a small percentage of financial representatives worldwide to achieve membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) this year.  More...

FR Class Of 1968 Holds Reunion

The Class of 1968 of Forbes Road High School had its 50th year class reunion June 16 at Hustontown Firehall. More...

Library Corner

The library is pleased to be part of Fulton County in Bloom by hosting the art show Monday, July 2 through Friday, July 4. More...

Officer Left University Job After Case There Dropped

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fleeing a traffic stop left his previous job with a university police force about a month after prosecutors dropped a case against three men he’d f More...

Retailers Experiment With Blue Lights To Deter Drug Use

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – Some retailers are installing blue lights in their bathrooms to discourage people from injecting themselves with drugs by making it more difficult to see their veins.   More...