July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Local & State

County Takes Care Of Routine Business

Commissioners

At their regular weekly meeting Tuesday, July 5, Fulton County commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray and Pete Lynch saw to a number of routine county business matters.  An Application for County Aid submitted by Licking Creek Township request More...

Despite Ruling, PA Towns Might Go Slow On Gun Laws

Under threat of costly litigation, dozens of Pennsylvania municipalities repealed their gun ordinances last year in response to a new state law that made it easier for gun owners and groups like the National Rifle Association to challenge them in cou More...

Baby Left On Porch 40 Years Ago Seeks Relatives

LITITZ, Pa. More...

3 Stabbed In Melee Involving Teens At Church Fair

Source: AP - AP Wire TULLYTOWN, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say three people were stabbed during a melee involving groups of teenagers at a fair in a suburban Philadelphia church parking lot.  More...

U.S. Family Pleads For Mercy For Couple Held In Afghanistan

STEWARTSTOWN, Pa. More...

Organic Farms Tailor Setups, Employ Predator Species

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) – Neil Palmer does more than water his tomato plants to help them grow. He often sprays them with a copperbased liquid to ward off fungal infections that could impair their development and production. More...

Man Gets Prison Time After Admitting To Rob For A Living

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) – A northeastern Pennsylvania man is heading to prison after acknowledging he robs people for a living.  More...

2 Admit Filing Fake Deeds On Government-, Owned Homes

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Federal prosecutors say two suburban Philadelphia men have pleaded guilty to filing false land deeds on homes and fraudulent tax forms to try to intimidate and harass judges, law enforcement, and other government workers.&nb More...

Lawmakers’ Deep Divide Over Taxes Drags Out Budget Talks

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Beta Sigma Phi News

The sisters of Xi Eta Lambda, McConnellsburg chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, were quite active over the spring months.  In April, the sisters ushered at the McConnellsburg high School musical, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Several More...

Game Commission Kills Bear Cub After It Scratches Girl

MOUNT UNION, Pa. More...

Additional Raffle Winners

Following is an additional list of raffle winners from the Relay For Life:  Harley-Davidson T-shirts: Jim Staver.  Hope travel mug: David Keaton.  Cross- stitch picture: Nancy Traxler  Pink breast cancer crossstitch pillow: Ashley More...

Man Convicted Of Murder For Withholding Father’s Care

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) – A suburban Philadelphia jury has convicted a man of withholding medical care, resulting in the 2013 death of his 92-year-old father. More...

Wolf To Sign Bill Requiring Insurance Parity For Chemo Pills

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Wolf’s office says he’ll sign legislation that would require cancer patients in Pennsylvania to get the same insurance coverage for certain oral drugs as for intravenous medications.  More...

PA Lawmakers Grapple Over Decision On Tax Increase

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...