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Altoona-Blair Co. Refurbished Runway 'Step In Airport's Evolution'

The Altoona-Blair County Airport held a ribbon cutting for its recently refurbished east-west runway 1230. The runway's completion comes as the airport embarks on a new era of passenger service when...

Dr. Oz Pays Visit to M-burg, Shows Support for Firefighters, Dairy Farmers

Martinsburg got a surprise visit from a U.S. Senate candidate when Dr. Mehmet Oz stopped by the Martinsburg Fire Hall and the Morrisons Cove Dairy Show on Thursday, Aug. 4. Accompanied by Rep. John...

Remember School Bus Stopping Laws During Upcoming School Year

With school starting up again soon, drivers are reminded of the importance of Pennsylvania School Bus Stopping Laws. PENNSYLVANIA'S SCHOOL BUS STOPPING LAW • When you meet or overtake a stopped...

Peach Hill Celebrating 50 Years, Showing Customer Appreciation

Saturday, Aug. 13, Peach Hill Orchard, located at 1086 Curryville Road, Martinsburg, will celebrate its 50th year with a Customer Appreciation Day. Chicken barbecue will be available for purchase....

Greenfield Twp. Hears Proposal for Music Garden In C-burg Community Park

Two pieces of land owned by Greenfield Township along Athletic Field Drive have been donated to the Claysburg-Kimmel School District. The gift was approved by township board members at their Aug. 2 meeting. With the donation, the district will have...

Burglary Investigation Lands Martinsburg Man in Jail

A Martinsburg man is behind bars after an investigation into the burglary of a North Woodbury Township business led police to a storage shed full of stolen items. According to court documents filed by Hollidaysburg State Police, on Nov. 9, 2020,...

Central Senior Helping to Lead Third Cove's Got Talent

Talented folks of the Cove have the chance to show off their unique abilities, thanks to one student's senior project. Rebekah Disney, an upcoming senior at Central High School, decided to take the...

Borough Looking Into 866 Flooding Problems

A few years ago, the borough was looking into fixing the flooding problem coming off Route 866 from Piney Creek coming into town. Although those plans fell through, the borough announced last Monday evening that PennDOT was looking into other...

Municipal Authority Receives Update on Catharine Township

Daryl Cole, a Catharine Township representative, gave an update to Williamsburg Municipal Authority members during its meeting last Tuesday, Aug. 2. Cole said that at the last Catharine Township meeting a lot of Ganister residents attended to ask...

Woodbury SALDO in the Works

On Aug. 4, Woodbury Township Solicitor Aimee Willett discussed the upcoming SALDO (Stormwater and Land Development Ordinance) with Woodbury Township Supervisors. She has been working with Stiffler-McGraw engineer Jim Young on this ordinance. “We...

Winding Up For the Season

Molli Stepisianus, 12, was among students at Northern Bedford High School who will be on this year's junior high volleyball team taking part in open gym sessions this week in...

Two Items for Sportsmen

During the recent heat wave, I finally sat down and read a wonderful book that I had bought at the Pennsylvania Game Commission's website. The book, Bob Sopchick's "Penn's Woods Passages," is one...

AAA Applauds Enactment of Law to Fight Impaired Driving

AAA officials thanked the members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly for passing a bill to improve the safety and livelihood of Pennsylvania drivers against impaired drivers who threaten the lives of their fellow drivers every day. AAA supports...

Books to Borrow Claysburg Public Library Recommends

Cate Reilly is a 33-year-old detective in the St. Louis PD. She once did an undercover job and she said never again. But she is the only one on the force that could pass as a teenager for the latest...

Have a Locally-Sourced Summer

We are officially in the heat of the summer, which means it’s nearly impossible to drive anywhere without passing a roadside market with fresh produce. I could make a meal off of fresh-picked sweet...

Shane Byron Huntsman

Shane Byron Huntsman, 36, of East Freedom, passed away Wednesday evening, Aug. 3, 2022, at his home. He was born July 28, 1986, in Altoona, son of Randy B. and Karen L. (Ickes) Huntsman. On Oct. 26,...

Wanda J. Croft

Wanda J. Croft, 94, of The Village at Morrisons Cove, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday morning, August 3, 2022, at the home following an extended illness. She was born March 25, 1928, in...

Karen Ann Greenwood

Karen Ann Greenwood, 65, of Martinsburg, went home to be with her Lord unexpectedly Friday evening, July 29, 2022, at her residence. She was born April 7, 1957, in Altoona, daughter of the late...

Creative Cool Down

On a hot day, you try to keep cool any way you can and have some fun at the same time. Darien Quary, 11, right, and Douglas Quary, 5, came up with a game along Dunnings Highway Monday afternoon that...

Gearing Up For a Good Start

Cove schools are preparing for the first day of school, Aug. 24. This involves various activities and assignments for students and...

New Pastor's First Service Features Tractor Drive-In

Pastor Alan Brumbaugh (right) had his first official church service as the new pastor of both the Williamsburg and Fairview Church of the Brethren Sunday on the yard beside the Fairview Church. Both...

Central's Lacey Lynn to Run for W-burg Farm Show Queen

Lacey Lynn of Roaring Spring is hoping that she will become the 2022-23 Williamsburg Farm Show Queen. Lynn is the daughter of Julie Ott and Scott Lynn, and is the youngest of four siblings ...

Baughman, Miller Engagement

Chris and Dona Baughman of Altoona are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Baughman, to Michael Miller Jr., son of Michael Miller Sr. of Sankertown and the late Brenda Miller....

Herald Travels to Black Water Falls

The Herald has seen Black Water Falls in West Virginia, thanks to Julian Fetter. Fetter has his Herald, courtesy of his grandmother Judith Ott, Herald...

Seventeen Girls to Vie for Little Miss Claysburg Crown This Weekend

The 28th annual Little Miss Claysburg Pageant will take place Saturday, Aug. 13, at 11:45 a.m. The pageant will be hosted and directed by Diana G. Walter-Dively. Stage attendants will include Alaina Musselman, 2021 Little Miss Claysburg Queen;...

Corn Days in the Cove

For many of us, it all starts about the first of July and starts winding down around Labor Day. Those two months are filled with great prospects of that first crunch into the buttery, salty golden...

Journal Gives Readers a Look at Life in the Cove in August, 1922

Editor's Note: Martinsburg resident Kristy Cliber reached out to the Herald after finding a journal in her home. The journal starts on Oct. 25, 1919, and ends in May of 1932. Because there are...

10 Years Ago

Herald of Aug. 16. , 2012 The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board unanimously voted to cease all secondary cheerleading practices for an unspecified length of time. The board had not hired a cheerleading advisor, and the squad was not permitted to...

Thought for the Week

Isaiah brings a parable to his people. You remember parables literally means ”putting things alongside each other in order to understand what is unknown or misunderstood with the use of something known and understood.” So his parable is about a...

Lions, Local Churches Create Free Events At Spring Dam for the Community

The community of Roaring Spring was brought together for a weekend filled with fun, food and worship. To start the weekend, The Roaring Spring Lions held a picnic at Spring Dam Saturday, Aug. 6,...

Imlers Invite All Ages to 'Special Time' of Christian Fellowship

On Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m., Pete and Carol Imler of Roaring Spring invite friends of all ages to visit their Roaring Spring Barn for an evening of fun, food and Christian fellowship. Along with an evening of praise and worship, those attending will...

Light and Right

I am grateful to have safely returned from a really nice family vacation. Everyone got along well, were able to relax, have fun, and see some beautiful sights. We even went to a Thai restaurant for the first time. There were several experiences...

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