March 8, 2018 RSS feed / Local & State

Storm Cuts Power, Kills 1 As Tree Hits Car

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The governor of Pennsylvania says more than half a million utility customers lost power in the commonwealth at the height of the powerful storm that sent trees onto roads and rail lines, stranded motorists and left one man d More...

Second Nor’easter Expected Wednesday

Last weekend’s Nor’easter Riley lifted this carport and blew it into a tow truck at Remsburg’s Garage north of McConnellsburg. More...

Hundreds Of Thousands Without Power In PA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - More than 100,000 utility customers in Pennsylvania are still without power following a destructive nor’easter that has shuttered some schools and left some residents unsure about when they can return home.  More...

Music Used As Therapy For Dementia Patients

NEW CASTLE, Pa. More...

Woman, Mother Killed, Suspect Wounded By Police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police say a woman and her elderly mother were shot and killed in a home in northeast Philadelphia and a suspect was arrested after he was shot and wounded by police.  More...

Man Convicted Of 3rd-degree Murder In Teen’s Slaying

READING, Pa. (AP) – A man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the stabbing death of a 16-yearold Pennsylvania youth. More...

Officials Say Marshal Slain On Duty Was Hit By Friendly Fire

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a deputy U.S. marshal shot and killed while serving a warrant in Pennsylvania was struck by a bullet fired through a wall by a fellow officer and not by a gunman who opened fire on police.  More...

Man Barred From Home Shot After Breaking In

BLACK LICK, Pa. More...

Rescuers Save Two Eagles With Tlons Locked In Frigid River

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. More...

Fulton County FFAs Holds Public Speaking Contest

Several county FFA members gathered at McConnellsburg High School last Tuesday to compete in the county public speaking contest. More...

Police Seize Computers In Search Of Aliquippa City Building

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. More...

Library News

On Sunday, March 11, remember to move clocks forward one hour, as it is the beginning of Daylight Saving Time. Yes, it’s that popular, or possibly, unpopular time of the year depending on whom you consult. More...

Blind Assoc.Visits Daycare

The South Central Blind Association visited the preschool room at Fulton County Family Partnership last week. More...

State Disputes Claim 100K Noncitizens Registered To Vote

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Attend Chorus Festival

PMEA Region III Chorus Festival was hosted by Penn Cambria High School in Cresson, Pa., February 28 through March 2. More...

House Races Are In Full Swing, But Layered With Uncertainty

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s congressional races are in full swing, while Republicans are waging legal battles in federal courts in an effort to block a new map of 18 districts imposed by the state Supreme Court.  More...

‘Harvest Boxes’: Grocers Fear For Business, Patrons’ Health

RANKIN, Pa. (AP) - Finding fresh food in this tiny riverside community that was hit hard by the steel industry's decline has always been a challenge. Then, seven years ago, Carl’s Cafe opened.  More...

F&M Trust Announces Promotions

F&M trust is pleased to announce the following promotions:  More...

Waiver Issued For Drivers Of Utility Crews Restoring Power

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Gov. Tom Wolf says he’s authorizing drivers taking utility crews to try to restore power to Pennsylvania homes and businesses to work longer hours than is normally allowed.  More...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Join First Debate

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Three Republicans seeking the party’s nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. More...

GOP Governor Hopeful, Wants Death Penalty For School Shooters

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

Man Dead, Woman Critical After Apparent Domestic

INDIANA, Pa. (AP) – Authorities have released the name of a man killed in an apparent domestic fight that left a woman critically injured.  More...

State Lawmaker Accused Of Assaults, Including Forced Sex

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A complaint filed with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives alleges a suburban Philadelphia legislator threatened to kill one woman and forced another to have sex after they broke up.  More...

Robot Helps Ailing Owen J. Roberts Student Attend Classes

POTTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) – For a student dealing with serious health problems, attending school can sometimes be a difficult task. More...

Trout Stocking Schedules Available At Topper’s Offices

BEDFORD – Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Franklin/ Fulton) announced that copies of this year’s Pennsylvania trout stocking schedule are now available in his district offices in Bedford, Mercersburg and Mc- Connellsburg.  More...

University Overrules Vote To Revoke Trump’s Degree

BETHLEHEM, Pa. More...

Sleepwalking Student Causes School To Cancel Classes

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – A Pennsylvania middle school has canceled classes after a sleepwalking student was found inside the building.  State police say the seventh grade student called 911 around 2:30 a.m. More...

Wolf Ends Medicaid Pre-authorization For Opioid Medication

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration says it is ending a pre-authorization requirement for Medicaid recipients to receive coverage for medication they are prescribed to help treat opioid addiction.  More...

Abandoned Cello Hits A High Note In Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) – In the suburbs of Pittsburgh, a father and son plucked a battered old cello, abandoned as junk, from an attic they were clearing for a real estate agent nearly a decade ago. More...

PA’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Running Dry

DEVON, Pa. More...

Livestock Reports

GREENCASTLE  February 26  More...

Visitors From Asia Flock To Snow Geese Spectacle

STEVENS, Pa. (AP) – It’s 6:30 a.m. More...