January 17, 2019 RSS feed / Local & State

Local Woman Dies In Franklin Co. Collision

A McConnellsburg motorist was killed Monday when her car crossed into the oncoming traffic lane and struck a tractor-trailer in Peters Township, Franklin County.  Pennsylvania State Police have identified the deceased as Joyce Souders, 78. More...

Kids Celebrate Nat’l. Bubble Bath Day

Children participating in the Fulton County Family Partnership’s preschool program observed National Bubble Bath day on Tuesday, Jan. 8, by giving bubble baths to the dolls in their classroom. More...

African-Americans In Fulton County Focus of FCHS Book

Since 1979 Fulton County Historical Society has offered to its members and the public an annual booklet on various aspects of county history; topics ranging from Civil War incidents, to baseball to craftsmen. More...

Seville Seeks Re-election

Fulton County Treasurer Monica K. Seville has announced her intention to seek re-election to the office of county treasurer again this year.  More...

Kipp To Seek Re-election As Auditor

SPECIAL TO THE NEWS   Penny S. Kipp has announced that she will seek re-election for the position of Fulton County auditor on the Republican ticket in the 2019 election.  Kipp lives in Licking Creek Township with her husband, Bernie. More...

Businesses Show Support During Junior Livestock Sale At Farm Show

Harrisburg, PA – A record-breaking 435 market animals from across the Keystone State were sold at the annual junior livestock sale on Tuesday, Jan. More...

Uke-N-Sing At Park-N-Dine

A fun-filled evening of music and food is planned on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Park-N-Dine in Hancock featuring the Tri- State Ukeclectic Orchestra and restaurant customers. More...

Library News

One of the library’s New Year adventures is starting this week. Yarn By The Fire! All are invited to join in for some knitting, crocheting, and fellowship Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. and Thursday evenings at 5 p.m. More...

Hersheypark To Host Groundbreaking For Expansion Project

HERSHEY, Pa. More...

Champion Auctioneer At Farm Show

Harrisburg, PA – Josh Mayhugh, of Chambersburg, Franklin County, was named champion auctioneer at the 40th Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Contest, Jan. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE January 7   Compared to last Monday slaughter steers sold $1 to $2 higher. slaughter Holsteins sold $2 to $2 lower. Slaughter cows sold $3 to $4 lower. More...

January Is School Board Appreciation Month

Every January, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) takes time to celebrate and recognize the challenging and vital work they do on behalf of our students, families and community. More...

Joyce Votes Against Reviving Obamacare

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) last week opposed a portion of the House rules package, which allows Democrats to sue to keep the Affordable Care Act in place. More...

Ayr Sets 2019 Appointments

Ayr Township supervisors Marlin “Sonny” Harr, Tom Nesbitt, and Gary Hopkins met Monday evening, Jan. 7, to appoint their 2019 officers. More...

Family Partnership Shares Annual Report At December Meeting

Shows 2,800 clients helped

The Fulton County Family Partnership (FCFP) shared its 2017-18 report at its monthly luncheon meeting in December. The report states that 2,812 consumers benefitted from FCFP-related services. More...

Falkosky To Run For County Auditor

Ayr Township resident Holly R. Falkosky has announced that she is seeking to remain in the Fulton County auditor position and will be running for election on the Democratic ticket in the 2019 election.  More...

Homeless Count Set For Jan. 23

Center for Community Action (CCA) will be conducting a Homeless Count on January 23, 2019. More...

Police Investigate Hit-and-run Fatality On Maryland Road

EMMITSBURG, Md. More...

Senior Center Lunch Menu

Fulton County senior center lunch menu for the week is as follows:  Monday: closed.  Tuesday: pork ribette, seasoned potatoes, baked beans, dinner roll, sliced peaches.  Wednesday: swiss steak with gravy, cabbage and noodles, diced car More...

Attains Dean’s List

Christopher Wilson, Needmore, attained the dean’s list at Lock Haven University for the fall 2018 semester.   More...

Giant Food Stores Begins Deploying Robots To All Stores

Following successful pilots that improved in-store efficiencies and freed employees up to better serve customers, Giant Food stores have announced the introduction of a new robotic assistant to all of its 172 stores. More...

FCAVTS Student Of The Month

The Allied Health rotation in her eighth-grade year convinced Taylor Walls that she should take part in the Allied Health program of the Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School. More...

Dying Woman Seeks Caregiver For Plant

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania woman who’s dying of cancer is trying to find a home for her beloved 15-foot-long plant.  More...