December 10, 2015 RSS feed / Local & State

PA Tax Collections Slightly Above 2014 Numbers

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Lawmakers To Return To Capitol To Push Clashing Budget Plans

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A revolt by Pennsylvania House Republicans is setting up competing plans to break the state government’s five-month-old budget stalemate and sowing doubt about a resolution. More...

PA Supreme Court Candidates Raised More Than $12 Million

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – The party nominees in this year’s hotly contested race for Pennsylvania’s highest court received a record total of more than $12 million in campaign contributions, according to new postelection reports.  More...

Central PA High School First In Nation To Get System

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. More...

3 Dead In PA Crash Were Hunting Buddies

CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) – Relatives say three men killed in a pickup truck crash in northeastern Pennsylvania were hunting buddies headed to the driver’s camp in the Poconos.  That man, 49-year- old Thomas Howey Jr. More...

Hunter Who Went Missing Likely Died Of Heart Attack

EMPORIUM, Pa. More...

School Lunch Menus

CENTRAL FULTON  Breakfast  Monday, December 14: breakfast pizza or assorted cereals with toast, assorted fruit juice, fresh fruit or canned fruit, choice of milk.  More...

Hundreds Pay Tribute To Officer Slain During Domestic Call

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. More...

So. Fulton Senior Raises Money For Relay For Life

Peyton Koons, right, a Southern Fulton High School senior presents a check in the amount of $1,000 to American Cancer Society Relay For Life volunteer Erica Stinson, left, for the Relay For Life. More...

1 Victim In California Attack Grew Up In PA

YORK, Pa. More...

Wolf Vetoes Bill To Require Senate Approval Of PEMA Chief

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a bill on Friday that would give the Republicancontrolled Senate a role in appointing the director of the state agency charged with preparing for and responding to disasters.  More...

Heaven Bound To Appear

Heaven Bound from Bedford will minister at Evangel Church in McConnellsburg December 13, at 9:30 a.m., and again at Bedford Chapel, Dott, Pa., on December 20 at 10:30 a.m. More...

Accountant Stole $100K From 100-Year-Old Woman

MEDIA, Pa. More...

Governor: PA High Court Justice Should Step Down

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

Commissioners Conduct Routine County Business

The Fulton County commissioners attended to some general routine matters in recent weeks, including meeting with various department heads.  More...

UE Rate Drops Slightly

Fulton ranked 50 out of 67 counties

Preliminary unemployment data for October released last week showed that Fulton County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped eight-tenths of a percentage point in October, from 6.8 percent in September to 6.0 percent in October. More...

Wakefields To Appear In Totem Pole Production

Elliott, left, and Jasper Wakefield, sons of Matthew and Robin Wakefield of Mc- Connellsburg, will be portraying Peter (Elliott) and Matthew (Jasper) Cratchit in this year’s Totem Pole Playhous More...

Couple Put 4-Year-Old In Garbage Bag As Punishment

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. More...

Man Hurt By Deer Into Windshield In Pennsylvania

ENON VALLEY, Pa. More...

Zoo Officials Puzzled After Red Panda Triplet Dies

NORRISTOWN, Pa. More...

Senior Center Activities

Activities at McConnellsburg Senior Center for the month of December are as follows:  December 9: monperishable drive (bring in current date nonperishable items to share with others).  December 11: van trip to LaVale; blood pressure screeni More...

Library Corner

New fiction at Fulton County Library includes “An Amish Year” by Beth Wiseman, “Ashely Bell” by Dean Koontz, “ The Midwife’s Choice” by Delia Parr, “Secret Sisters” by Jayne Anne Krentz, “Th More...

“Honk! Jr.” Celebrates Acceptance!

Audiences traveled down to the farm November 20, 21 and 22, as McConnellsburg Elementary and Middle schools taught a lesson in acceptance in the production of “Honk! Jr.” More...

Christmas Programs

The children’s musical “A Tree Lot Christmas,” by Celeste and David Clydesdale, will be presented December 20, at 7 p.m., at Warfordsburg Faith Center. More...

Wolf Announces System To Reduce Wait Times For Drivers

As part of Governor Wolf’s GO-TIME initiative, PennDOT is now relying on a new monitoring system to check wait times at driver license centers and take immediate steps to make improvements for customers.  More...