February 7, 2019 RSS feed / Local & State

School Art Collection To Be Back In View, Officials Vow

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Hidden away for more than a decade, the vast collection of artwork that once hung on public school walls across Philadelphia will return to the public eye – in school halls or traveling exhibits – as soon as prac More...

Voters May Be Asked To Weigh In On Victims’ Rights

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Randy Bunch To Run For Commissioner

Randy Bunch has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for Fulton County commissioner. Bunch and his wife, Donna (Kendall), reside in Ayr Township where they raised their four children and lived for 34 years.  More...

Groundhog Doesn’t See His Shadow, Predicting Early Spring

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) – It may be hard to believe as a large swath of the U.S. More...

Tax Forms Available In Rep. Topper’s Offices

BEDFORD – Tax forms for the 2018 tax year are now available at the district offices of Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/Fulton) located in Bedford, Mc- Connellsburg and Mercersburg. More...

Library Corner

The new series on meditation starts Thursday, February 7, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the green room next to the community room. More...

Report Outlines Ways To Make Pennsylvania Voting More Secure

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

SF Honor Roll

Second Marking Period  Distinguished Honors  Grade four: Julian Deneen, Kristin Gregory, Savannah Grubb, Claire Harvey, Haylee Hartman, Layne McCusker, Olivia Mellott, Jenna Morris, Gabriel Mosemann, Hailey Mosemann, Issabelle Schmeck.  More...

Cove Mountain 4-H News

Attention members: the PDC banquet will be held February 16 at 6:30 p.m., at Hustontown Firehall. There will be no meeting in February because of the banquet.  Fix Cattle Co. More...

Senior Center Activities

Activities at Hustontown senior center for February are as follows:  February 11: nutrition class at 10:30 a.m.  February 12: music by Larry at 10:30 a.m.  February 13: Dept. More...

Wolf Calls For Tougher Gun Laws After Shooting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Wolf is renewing his call for lawmakers to toughen Pennsylvania’s gun laws, after a truck driver walked into a Pittsburgh synagogue and fatally shot 11 people.  More...

Applications Available For Property Tax/ Rent Rebates

Rebates are for property tax or rent paid in 2018

Harrisburg, Pa. – Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians to begin claiming rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2018, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell announced last week. More...

January Fire Report

County companies respond to 230 calls

The Needmore Volunteer Fire Co. More...

Fire Chief Accused Of Pulling Gun On Boy Scout

SOUTH WHITEHALL, Pa. (AP) – Police say a Pennsylvania fire chief pulled a gun on a 12-year-old boy who’d placed a flyer for a food drive on his front door.  More...

Amusement Park’s Halloween Monsters Went Too Far

ALLENTOWN, Pa. More...

2 Men Plunge From Elevated Highway, Are Hit, Killed By Car

PITTSBURGH (AP) – A crash sent two men who were tending to a disabled vehicle on an elevated highway in Pittsburgh plunging to the street below, where they were struck and killed by a passing vehicle, police said.  More...

Gospel Strings To Appear

The Gospel Strings will appear at Shade Gap Bible Church February 10 at 6 p.m. All are welcome. For more information call 717-860-0998. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: mushroom swiss burger, creamy cauliflower soup with crackers, hamburger roll, fresh fruit milk.  Tuesday: mango barbecue chicken breast, brown rice, creamy coleslaw More...

Scouts Held Derby Race

Needmore Pack 45 recently held its derby race. More...

Livestock Market Report

GREENCASTLE  January 28  Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold mostly steady. Slaughter Holsteins sold steady. Slaughter heifers sold $1 to $2 higher. Slaughter cows sold $2 to $4 higher. More...