August 30, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Grand Opening Held For Republican Party Headquarters

Fulton County Republicans opened the doors to their new headquarters located at 109 Lincoln Way East. More...

Glatfelter Announces Sale Of Specialty Paper Unit

YORK, Pa. (AP) – Paper products maker P.H. More...

Dental Clinic Helps Low-income Families

Served 400 patients in FY2016-17

The Fulton County Family Partnership (FCFP) Dental Clinic recently celebrated helping 407 patients and 769 visits during its 2016-17 fiscal year. More...

Superintendent Takes CFSD From Old To Bold School

Board readies for new school year

Central Fulton’s Superintendent Michele Hall introduced a new plan to take Central Fulton School District from ‘old school’ to ‘bold school’ at the Aug. 14 meeting of the school district board. More...

Most Serious Charges Dismissed In Penn State Frat Death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) _ A judge is dismissing the most serious charges filed in a pledge’s fatal injuries suffered inside a Penn State fraternity house.  More...

Back Run School Holds Reunion

Back Run School held its 19th reunion Saturday, August 4, at Calvary Independent Baptist Church social building in McConnellsburg.  More...

Truck Crash In PA Kills Man, Woman

WILBURTON, Pa. (AP) – State police say a truck crash in central Pennsylvania has claimed the lives of a man and a woman.  Police in Columbia County say the truck went out of control at about 9 a. m. More...

Casinos Ask State Court To Shut Down New iLottery Program

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania casinos asked a court Wednesday to shut down the state’s new iLottery program, arguing the internet based games simulate slot machines and casino-style gambling in violation of state law. More...

Man Apparently Drowns While Fishing In River

PLUM, Pa. More...

Boys Face Charges After Driver Crashes Stolen SUV

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A crash involving a stolen SUV driven by a 12-year-old boy in Pittsburgh has led to numerous charges against him and another child.  Authorities say police spotted the young driver Tuesday. More...

In Veterans Court, Former Service Members Fight New Battle

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Sheriff’s deputies steered three handcuffed men into Veterans Court one day this summer. More...

Library Corner

Reminder to all that the library has returned to its regular Saturday hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Livestock Market Reports

GREENCASTLE  August 20  Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1460- 1528 lbs., $112 to $116.50. Choice 2-3: 1366-1592 lbs., $106 to $110. Select 2-3: 1164- 1462 lbs., $105 to $107.  More...

PennDOT Provides REAL ID Update

Customers may bring REAL ID documents to driver license centers beginning September 1

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Deputy Secretary for Driver and Vehicle Services Kurt Myers provided an update Monday on Pennsylvania’s progress toward compliance with the federal REAL ID Act, and how customers can apply More...

FCMC Installs Additional Parking Signage

Fulton County Medical Center has added additional signage on the parking lot light poles to assist patients and guests parking in the lot closest to their services. More...

Off Limits: Tunnels And Paper Trails Under The State House

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – The Maryland State House is known mostly from the top. The capitol dome marks the heart of Annapolis, and the building it sits on is where, for three months each year, lawmakers duke it out over legislation. More...

FCMC Joins Penn State Extension To Offer Dining With Diabetes

Program may be last one held in Fulton County

Penn State Extension’s Dining with Diabetes program can help you manage your diabetes! This nationally accredited program can help adults who are or at risk of developing type 2 diabetes! More...

State Prisons Make Changes After Staff Mysteriously Sickened

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s state prison system is tightening security and revamping procedures after 18 staff members were treated at hospitals for exposure to a yet-unidentified substance at three prisons earlier this month. More...

Gun Ranges Are Big Business, Especially In PA

COOPERSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania is one of America’s most populous when it comes to gun owners. Almost one in three Pennsylvanians owns a firearm, or 31 percent. So where do they learn how to shoot? More...

FR Staff Awarded Certificates

Two Forbes Road staff members have been awarded the Lauretta Woodson Certificate for excellence in their work at Forbes Road. More...

New School Year Brings Students, School Buses Back to Roads

Violations of school bus stopping law carry strong penalties

Harrisburg, PA – As the new school year gets underway, motorists need to be vigilant to avoid potentially tragic crashes and strong penalties as school buses return to the roads and transport children.  More...

Penn State Extension Master Gardeners Lauded For Excellence

Several Penn State Extension Master Gardener programs received accolades during the organization’s annual meeting, recently held at the Seven Springs Resort and Conference Center in Champion.  More...

Wolf Says “No” To All But 1 Debate In Governor’s Race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is agreeing to participate in just one debate before the Nov. 6 election with his Republican rival Scott Wagner, an event to be moderated by “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek.  More...

Former Dean Sues University President, Alleging Retaliation

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A former Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania dean alleges he was fired for counseling a secretary who told him she was sexually harassed by the college’s president.  More...

FCMC Therapist Receives Lymphedema Certification

Fulton County Medical Center Rehabilitation Services department is proud to announce their second therapist has received lymphedema therapy training. More...