September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

County Holds Annual Picnic

County employees enjoy their summer luncheon picnic on Friday at McConnell Park before the weekend storms arrive. More...

Gas Explosion Rocks PA Community

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say an early morning methane gas pipeline explosion in Pennsylvania destroyed one home, prompted evacuation of others and closed an interstate.  No injuries have been reported  More...

Chime Tower Is Voice For Flight 93 Passengers Killed On 9/11

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. More...

Parents Of Penn State Hazing Victim Settle With Fraternity

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The parents of a Penn State University student who died after a night of hazing and drinking have settled with the national organization of the fraternity he was pledging, their lawyer said.  The amount for which Jim an More...

Prisons Say Changes After Staff Sickened Costing About $15M

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Penn National Eyes Suburban York Mall For New Mini-casino

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

85-Year-Old Vet Buried In Yard Died Of Malnutrition

ERIE, Pa. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: hamburger with lettuce and tomato, sweet potato bites, green beans, sandwich roll, condiments, fresh seasonal fruit.  Tuesday: Lincoln Way Pizza (in center), desser More...

Library Corner

Did you know that the library’s furnace went kaput earlier this summer? It was quite old, perhaps dating back to the pre-library days when this building housed the American Legion. More...

Wolf Reports $414K In 2017 Income, $1.3M In Charitable Gifts

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

FCMC Foundation Funds Opioid Abuse Prevention

The Fulton County Medical Center recently implemented new software allowing FCMC providers to access the Pennsylvania Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and a multi-state database of controlled narcotic prescriptions.  More...

From Traditional Farms To Niche Farming, Agriculture Evolves

NICKTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Walking around his Blue Goose Farm one July afternoon, Scott Farabaugh described his day-to-day life as a farmer:  More...

Prisons End Lockdown, Resume Visits After Dozens Sickened

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

County Says Cross On County Seal Is Historical Not Religious

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Lawyers for a Pennsylvania County said Friday it should be allowed to keep a cross symbol on its official seal because it represents the county’s history, not a religious mandate.  More...

Spate Of Illnesses Leads To New Prison Mail, Visit Policies

WAYNESBURG, Pa. More...

Employment & Training Holds Recognition Ceremony

Employment and Training Inc. More...

Area Vo-Tech Student Spotlight

This week’s Fulton County Area Vo-Tech student spotlight is Kody Ward, a Southern Fulton Class of 2018 graduate.  During the summer of 2015 Ward designed and built a chicken coop, which sparked his interest in the construction field. More...

A Revolutionary War Mass Grave, Hidden In Plain Sight

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) – The memorial is well marked but not as well known, tucked away on a side street yet perched over a busy highway.  Blue signs point the way in West Bethlehem, but are missed by those hurrying by. More...

MHS Class Of 1955 Holds Class Reunion

McConnellsburg High School Class of 1955 recently met at Route 30 West Family Restaurant in Chambersburg. There were 36 members in the class and 19 are now decesed. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE  September 3  Slaughter steers: high choice and prime 2-3, 1460- 1528 lbs., $109 to $114. Choice 2-3: 1366-1592 lbs., $196 to $111. More...