July 12, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Fairy Visits Little Buds At Children’s Day

Fulton County in Bloom winners announced

Last Saturday the Fulton County Library and volunteers from the Fulton County in Bloom (FCIB) planning committee held Children’s Day for all the ‘little bloomin’ buds’ who live in the community.  More...

FCMC Foundation Donates Funds For Exercise Equipment

Fulton County Medical Center Foundation granted $6,500 to the Community Health and Wellness Center for a multi-station universal gym that enables up to five people at one time to perform multiple exe More...

Sprawling Penn State Hazing Death Case Grinds Through Courts

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Body Of Fisherman Missing For 2 Weeks Recovered From Lake

PATTON, Pa. (AP) – The body of a fisherman has been recovered from a lake in central Pennsylvania more than two weeks after he went missing.  Cambria County Coroner Jeffrey Lees said park rangers found the body just before 6 p.m. More...

Ex-firefighter Accused Of Setting Wildfires Pleads Guilty

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

The lunch menu for the county senior centers for the week is as follows:  Monday: pork carnita taco topped with sweet and sour slaw, rice with chives, corn tortillas, fresh seasonal fruit.  Tuesday: ham and cheese sandwich, pasta salad.&nbs More...

Fulton County Fierce 16U Softball Team Wins First Tournament

A new local softball team, Fulton County Fierce, played in the Andrea Gantt tournament in Fayetteville this past Saturday and Sunday. The team took home first place in their division. More...

Library Corner

The Fulton County in Bloom Art Show closes Friday, July 13, at 5 p.m. Please take a few moments to enjoy this wonderful display of art by local artists and artisans. More...

Homemade Chocolate Cake Contest At Fair

Calling all bakers for the 2018 Homemade Chocolate Cake contest to be held on July 30, 2018, at the Fulton County Fair. The contest is sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs (PSACF). More...

Slain Newspaper Editor Hailed As Quiet But Brilliant Writer

OLNEY, Md. (AP) – One of the five newspaper employees killed in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper's office is remembered as a shy man who expressed his brilliant intellect through the editorials he wrote.  More...

Honoring Veterans With Special License Plates

With the warmer weather and longer days bringing increased travel, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) suggests an Honoring Our Veterans license plate for your vehicle as a great way to show patriotism and also support More...

Summer Of Praise At Hidden Valley Farm

Summer Of Praise will be held July 21 at Hidden Valley Horse Farm, 17739 Great Cove Road, McConnellsburg at 5:30 p.m.  There will be food vendors and The Living Water Christian Outreach at 6:30 p.m.  Also a children’s activity ministr More...

Budget Surplus Results In $68 Checks For Thousands In Town

LANGHORNE, Pa. More...

Big Tree Found Near Farm May Be Among Pennsylvania’s Largest

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A forester in Pennsylvania says he’s discovered a massive red oak tree that may be one of the state’s biggest trees.  Pennsylvania Forest Management’s Tom McQuaide is in the process of submitting the tre More...

Immigration Protests Shift To City Hall After Camp Torn Down

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia protesters angry over federal immigration policies have shifted their protests to City Hall a day after police cleared out their encampment of tents, canopies and umbrellas outside federal Immigration and Custom More...

Lodge Awards Scholarships

James W. Bowers Lodge #173, Hancock, recently awarded three $1,000 scholarships to area students and one $500 scholarship from the Grand Lodge of Maryland. More...

AG Pushes For Release Of Church Sex Abuse Grand Jury Report

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Turnpike Approves 6 Percent Fare Hike Starting January 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania Turnpike drivers will soon have to dig a little deeper to pay tolls after an across-the board rate increase was improved by the turnpike commission. More...

Man’s Tattoo Foils Fake ID

GREENSBURG, Pa. More...

PA’s 15th Annual Incredible Angel Food Cake Contest

The angel food cake contest is returning to the competitive exhibit lineup at the Fulton County Fair this year. More...

PennDOT And DCED Announce Designation Of U.S. Bicycle Routes 30 and 36

Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Department of Community and Economic Developed (DCED) today announced that two new U.S. Bicycle Routes (USBR) have been designated in Pennsylvania: USBRs 30 and 36. More...

Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest At F.C. Fair

Calling all bakers for the 2018 Blue Ribbon Apple Pie baking contest to be held on July 30, 2018 at the Fulton County Fair. The contest is sponsored by The Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs.  More...

Astronaut From New Castle Heads To Space Station in 2019

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) – Lt. Col. Andrew Morgan always dreamed about going to space. In July 2019, his dream becomes reality.  More...

PA Preferred® Junior Baking Cookies, Brownies And Bars

The PA Preferred™ Junior Baking Cookies-Brownies- Bars contests is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s PA Preferred™ program and coordinated by the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs. More...

Appointed Commander 94th Intelligence Squadron

At Fort Meade, Md.

Air Force Lt. Col. Rachael (Ott) Chancey took command of the 94th Intelligence Squadron at Fort Meade, Md., in an impressive ceremony held June 28 that was attended by many friends and family.  More...

MHS Class Of 1968 Holds Reunion

McConnellsburg High Class of 1968 held its 50-year class reunion June 23 at The Orchards Restauarnt. A big thank-you to all who helped make this a very enjoyable evening. More...