November 8, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Remington Ryde On Tap For FCMC Foundation’s Scholarship Fundraiser

Ryan Frankhouser is a man of constant motion. It started when he received his first guitar for Christmas at age 13. Frankhouser is the founder and lead man for Remington Ryde. More...

Commissioners Talk Finances

Daniel Sefick and Cory Johnson from Zelenkofske Axelrod, a regional CPA firm that specializes in providing services to nonprofit and governmental entities, met with commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Pete Lynch and Rodney McCray at their weekly meeting Oct. More...

Topper Announces School Safety Grants

BEDFORD – Each school district in the 78th Legislation District will receive funding through a new grant program to improve student safety, Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/ Franklin/Fulton) has announced. More...

PennDOT Announces “Paint The Plow” Contest Winners

Hollidaysburg, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is pleased to announce the winners of the District 9 “Paint the Plow” contest that wrapped up last week. More...

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed For Veterans Day

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, November 10, through Monday, November 12 More...

School District Decision To Arm Teachers Brings Backlash

TAMAQUA, Pa. More...

Jewish Nurse: I Treated Mass Shooting Suspect Out Of Love

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A Jewish nurse who treated the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect says that he saw confusion but not evil in the man’s eyes, and that his own actions stemmed from love. More...

October Fire, EMS Calls

County companies respond to 210 calls

The Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. 55 (NVFC) responded to 21 fire calls and 16 emergency medical service (EMS) calls during October, an average of 1.2 calls a day.  More...

Local Audubon Society To Hold Contests For Youths

Conococheague Audubon Society, (CAS) a birding and conservation organization serving Franklin, Fulton and southern Huntingdon counties, is sponsoring two contests designed with younger birders in mind. More...

Library Corner

Save the date for the holiday festival with crafts and more sponsored by Fulton County LICC. It will be held Tuesday, December 4, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., in the Fulton County Library community room. More...

Officials Investigate Tremors, Loud Bangs In PA

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) – Officials in a central Pennsylvania borough are investigating after receiving reports of loud blasts and tremors in the area. More...

Historical Society To Hold Dinner Auction

The Fulton County Historical Society will host its annual dinner auction Saturday, November 10, at Needmore Bible Church, Needmore.  More...

House Destroyed, By Natural Gas Explosion

CLARKSVILLE, Pa. More...

Animal League Donation

Buffy, representing the Betters Days Animal League, recently accepted on behalf of all the dogs and cats a $100 check from Fulton Post Inc. Please spay and neuter and always consider adoption. More...

FR Students Of The Month

Pictured are Forbes Road Elementary Students of the Month for October. The students were chosen for the character trait of respect. More...

Philadelphia Proposes Big Solar Farm As Part Of Energy Plan

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The city of Philadelphia plans to purchase energy from large new solar farm to be built as part of its plan to use renewable energy for all operations by 2030.  City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown introduced a bil More...

Congregations Attacked At Synagogue Hold Joint Service

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The three congregations attacked at a Pittsburgh synagogue gathered for a joint service last Saturday, while a prayer vigil was planned outside their desecrated worship space to mark the time the massacre began one week earlie More...

143-Lb. Pumpkin Wins Fall Fest Pumpkin Contest

The results are in for the annual pumpkin-growing contest hosted by the Grease, Steam, and Rust (GSR) Association during the Fulton Fall Folk Festival (FFFF), and Tracy Deneen of Needmore took first prize and second prize this year with her 143-pound More...

Stains Faces More Felony Charges

A Fulton County native, Loren Ryan Stains, 28, of St. More...

Class Of 1958 Holds Reunion

Hustontown High School Class of 1958 held a reunion October 17 at the Bonanza in Chambersburg. More...

Report Faults Former Gettysburg Park Head For Private Travel

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) _– A former superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park was accused in a report released Thursday of improperly accepting free trips from the foundation that built and runs the park's visitor’s center. More...

PA House Lawmaker Convicted Of Taking Cash Bribes

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania state lawmaker faces the possibility of prison time after a jury on Wednesday convicted her of charges she accepted $4,000 in cash from an undercover informant seven years ago.  More...

Prison System Sued Over New Policy For Inmates’ Legal Mail

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Report Faults Former Gettysburg Park Head For Private Travel

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A federal investigative report accuses a former superintendent of Gettysburg National Military Park of improperly accepting free trips from the foundation that runs the park’s visitor’s center.  More...

McConnellsburg High/Middle School To Present “Footloose”

Fifty cast and crew members will present the musical “Footloose” Friday and Saturday March 22 and 23 and Sunday matinee on March 24, 2019, at McConnellsburg High School.  More...

Group Returning Recovered Military Medals In Pennsylvania

SELINSGROVE, Pa. (AP) – A Vermont-based organization that returns recovered Purple Hearts and other military medals to veterans or their families is making several stops in Pennsylvania over the next four days.  More...

Straight Line Winds Blamed For Storm Damage

POTTSTOWN, Pa. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE October 29   Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold $1 to $2 higher. Slaughter Holsteins sold $2 to $3 higher. Slaughter heifers sold $3 to $5 higher. Slaughter cows sold $1 to $2 higher. More...

Therapy Dog Visits PASR Meeting

Marlys Palmer, retired basketball coach, Hagerstown Junior College, is pictured with her therapy dog, and Edwin Layton, secretary, Fulton County School Retires group. More...

Prison System Sued Over Policy For Legal Mail

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...