July 26, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Approach To Managing Communities Varies

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Businesses have them. So do school districts.  Whatever they’re called – superintendents, chief executive officers or presidents – they’re managers.  More...

PA Health Insurance Outlook Improves In 2019

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. More...

Clearing The Record

A photo caption in the June 28 issue that identified a family attending Community Movie Night was incorrect. More...

Med Center FCMC Joins Keystone Health Information Exchange

Fulton County Medical Center is now part of the Keystone Health Information Exchange (KeyHIE®). More...

Eichelberger Schedules Final Fulton Town

Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. (R-Blair) will hold his final Fulton County Town Hall Meeting August 2, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Fulton Theatre, 100 Lincoln Way West, McConnellsburg.  More...

Penn State Board Ponders Freeze On In-state Tuition Next Year

READING, Pa. (AP) – Penn State’s board is considering a proposal to keep in- state resident undergraduate tuition at current levels next year, the second such freeze in recent years. More...

Woman Impaled By Beach Umbrella At Md. Beach

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) – A spokeswoman for a Maryland beach town says a woman has been accidentally impaled in the chest by a beach umbrella.  Ocean City spokeswoman Jessica Waters said it happened Sunday afternoon on the beach. More...

Woman Charged In Mother’s Crossbow Killing Dies In Jail

PALMERTON, Pa. (AP) – Police say a Pennsylvania woman who was charged with killing her mother with a crossbow has died in jail.  WNEP-TV reports 51- year-old Lisa Caplan died in the Carbon County jail Tuesday. More...

Gardening In Fulton County

In driving around the county, the gardens are very impressive, and the gardeners should be proud. With all the rain during April and May it was difficult finding good days to plant. So, a pat on the back to all.  More...

MHS Class Of 1951 Holds Reunion

McConnellsburg High School Class of 1951 held its annual reunion July 14, at K’s Place. Nine class members attended with their spouses. More...

Camp Meeting

Crystal Spring camp meeting will be held August 3-12. Daily activities with special nightly services at 7:30 p.m.  Evangelists are Rev. Carl Schmidt (Aug. 3-7), and Pastor Mark Lingenfelter (Aug. 8- 12). More...

Livestock Repor ts

GREENCASTLE  July 16  Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold $2 to $3 lower. Slaughter Holsteins sold $3 to $5 lower. Slaughter heifers sold $2 to $3 lower. Slaughter cows sold mostly steady. More...

Copy Of Ben Franklin’s “Join Or Die” Cartoon Up For Auction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – A copy of the “Join or Die” political cartoon that appeared in Benjamin Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette newspaper in 1754 is up for auction.  Nate D. More...

Public School Leaders Meet To Talk About PIAA

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Wolf Starts State Government Work Group On Election Security

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s governor is bringing together government agencies to help ensure the state’s elections are safe and secure.  Democratic Gov. More...

Amish Outhouse Case Raises Religious Freedom Rights Issues

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

County Handles Probation Business

Commissioner Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray, and Pete Lynch met with Chief Probation Officer Dan Miller at their weekly meeting July 17 to endorse the county’s 2018-19 adult probation grant-in-aid agreement, which is a subsidy for public funds paid More...

SF Class Of 1955 Holds Reunion

Southern Fulton Class of 1955 held its 63rd reunion June 28 at New Fort Restaurant. More...

Woman With $92K In Unpaid Tolls And Fees Gets Pobation

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Alligator Found In PA Woman's Backyard

PROSPECT PARK, Pa. More...

Hiring Up, Unemployment Down To 4.3 Percent In PA

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Raffle Winners

The Scout raffle sponsored by Needmore Community Center to benefit Needmore Scout Troop 45 and the community center was held at Gordon’s Cruise- In Saturday, July 14. More...

SF Homeroom Assignments

KINDERGARTEN  Mrs. Baker  Room 215  Hunter Conrad, Sayla Gordon, Andrea Hernandez, Colin Keiper, Jameson Mc- Peak, Baaylea McQuade, Logan Mellott, Cayden Norris, McKinley Sigel, Morgan Williams.  Mrs. Duncan  More...

Library Corner

Today’s Summer Quest is “Libraries Rock Your Body’s Health.” Join the Fulton County Food Basket staff as they help explore how to stay healthy by making tasty, nutritious food choices at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 26, at South More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: roasted turkey, whipped potatoes w/gravy, peas and carrots, wheat dinner roll, gelatin.  Tuesday: pizzaburgers, tossed salad, chips.   More...