September 6, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Commissioners Recognize September As National Recovery Month

Fulton County commissioners and mental health professionals proclaim September as National Recovery Month. More...

U.S. House Races Loom Largest In Pennsylvania Campaign Sprint

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Ron DiNicola, the Democrat running in northwestern Pennsylvania’s 16th Congressional District, isn’t trying to rewrite the message of President Donald Trump’s 2016 victory. More...

Man Ready To Ply Monongahela Waters With Renovated Riverboat

MILLSBORO, Pa. (AP) – While piloting a tow boat on the Mississippi, Michael Hughes spotted a boat he recognized about 4 or 5 miles downriver near Tunica, Miss. More...

PA To Start Pre-Qualifying Residents For A Real ID

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvanians who want a drivers’ license that allows them to board commercial airliners and enter certain secure federal buildings can soon get one.  More...

Library Corner

The play-reading group is meeting Thursday, September 6, at 2 p.m., to begin reading a play by Willy Russell titled “Shirley Valentine.” The library is looking for a few more folks to try out this activity. Join in for this adventure! More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: Salisbury steak w/gravy, cheesy whipped potatoes, sweet peas, white bread, brownie.  Tuesday: sloppy joes, macaroni salad, chips, dessert.  Wednesday: chicken More...

Pipeline Training Course Opens Door To New Careers

FREEPORT, Pa. (AP) – Ed Graff knew he didn’t want to go back into retail sales after leaving his job to take care of his aging parents. More...

Courts, Not Church Fund, Better For Abuse Victims

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Body Of Girl Found In Water At Maryland State Park

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – The body of a 12-year-old girl has been found in the water at a Maryland state park.Maryland Natural Resources Police spokeswoman Capt. More...

Marriage License

George Evan Wertman, 42, Hustontown, and Kelly Lynn Williams, 34, Berkeley Springs, applied for a marriage license during the past week at the local courthouse.   More...

Area Vo-Tech Student Highlight

In the fall of 2012 Breanna Worthing chose to take part in the Allied Health program under Brandi Mellott at the Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School. She comes from a family of nurses and knew she wanted to be a nurse as well.  More...

Topper Extends Hours At Mercersburg Office

The hours of operation will be extended at Rep. Jesse Topper’s (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) Mercersburg office, located inside Mercersburg Borough Hall, at 113 S. Main St., starting Thursday, Sept. 6. More...

FCMC Foundation Buys New Radiology Equipment

Fulton County Medical Center Foundation has purchased a Ferroguard Screener for radiology. It is vital that no ferrous magnetic objects are taken into the MRI room. More...

Thieves Stole Over $40,000 In Rare Insects, Reptiles

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia police say current or former employees at an insectarium stole over $40,000 worth of rare insects and reptiles.  Authorities say the suspects stole about 90 percent of the animals at the Philadelphia Insect More...

SF Class Of 1957 Holds Reunion

Southern Fulton High School Class of 1957 celebrated its 63rd reunion August 16 at Park-N-Dine. More...

Two Counties Declare Disaster After PA Flooding

MOUNT JOY, Pa. (AP) – Heavy rains sent water overflowing creeks and roads in south-central Pennsylvania, resulting in water rescues and evacuations and prompting disaster declarations from two counties.  More...

Senior Center Activities

Activities at Hustontown Senior Center for September are as follows:  September 6: exercise at 10:30 a.m.  September 7: center open.  September 10: nutrition class at 10:30 a.m.  September 11: exercise at 10:30 a.m.  Septembe More...

Man Who Shot Trooper In Roadside Battle Gets Up To 110 Years

EASTON, Pa. (AP) – A man convicted of attempted murder for opening fire on two Pennsylvania state troopers during a traffic stop last fall was sentenced Friday to up to 110 years in prison.  More...

Attains Dean’s List

The following area students from Fulton County have been named to the spring 2018 dean’s list at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. More...

PA Prisons On Lockdown As Mystery Illnesses Probed

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s state prisons are on lockdown after staff members at a fourth prison required treatment in recent weeks from exposure to a yet-unidentified substance described as a liquid synthetic drug.  More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE August 28   Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold mostly steady. Slaughter Holsteins not enough for trend. Slaughter heifers not enough for trend. Slaughter cows sold $1 to $3 higher. More...

Casinos’ Interest In Sports Betting Picks Up In PA

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...