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Oberman Resigns as President of Woodbury Boro

Kristi Oberman, president of Woodbury Borough council, has resigned effective Sept. 7, 2021. A replacement is being sought. Those who have any interest in this position, please contact the borough. Paving at the Community Center was initiated by...

State Police Release Labor Day Holiday Crash Stats

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) arrested 587 motorists for driving under the influence and issued 9,968 speeding citations during the four-day Labor Day weekend from Sept. 3-6, 2021. Troopers...

'Down on the Farm' at Kulp Family Dairy, 9/30

One of the Chamber’s largest family-type events will take place on Sept. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Kulp Family Dairy, Martinsburg. Down on the Farm has been a heavily attended event for many years as it provides an opportunity for Chamber Members...

South Woodbury Twp. to Move Meetings to Evening

Sept. 7, 2021, the South Woodbury Township board of supervisors met. There were also two residents of New Enterprise at the meeting. The office will be closed Sept. 20 through Sept. 24, 2021, for vacation. A liquid fuels audit was done on Aug. 3....

Remembering the Fallen

Will Fitzgerald's third- and fourth-grade class at St. Patrick Catholic School in Newry honored the victims of the September 11 attacks by lowering the American flag...

Honoring Those Who Gave All

Freedom Township set 13 flags and 13 empty chairs at the township memorial in honor of the 13 military service members who recently lost their lives in...

2021 Auction to Benefit Clinic for Special Children

Beginning at 8:30 a.m., hundreds of folks stood in lines for breakfast, doughnuts, pies, gobs, and other items. It did not take long before the many shelves of homemade baked goods were empty. Other...

Williamsburg Remembers 9/11

Pastor Gordon Trimer of the Mines/Royer United Methodist Church led a 9/11 service of remembrance on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. in Riverside Park. Some of the speakers at the service are shown in...

Williamsburg Borough Eyes Gazebo Roof Work

Williamsburg Borough Council members discussed updating the gazebo roof and awning on the borough property during the regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 7. Williamsburg Borough councilmembers instructed Borough Manager Joe Lansberry to get price...

Police Chief Puts Up 13 Flags in Honor of 9/11, Soldiers Killed

Martinsburg Borough Council held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 7. Police Chief Kerry Hoover reported that the flooding on Sept. 1 did not generate that many calls, and the roads in...

Pow!

Claysburg's Rebekah Claar comes up with a strong hit during her team's match against Portage High School on Sept....

Central Dragons Defeat Bishop Carroll in Volleyball

Central HS Girls Volleyball VARSITY FINAL SCORES Central def. Bishop Carroll 25-17, 16-25, 25-19, 24-26, 18-16. SITE: Central High School SERVICE POINTS Bishop Carroll: B Koscho 12, M Koscho 12....

Central Dragons Boys Varsity Soccer

Central Dragons Boys Varsity Soccer Sept. 13 Central 1 0 1 Cambria Heights 0 0 0 1st half: C-Zach Gahagan (PK) 31:28 2nd half: No scoring Ben Brumbaugh made six saves to record a shutout win Records: Central 1-2-0 Cambria Heights...

Cove Football Roundup

Central Dragons The Central Dragons improved their record to 3-0 with a dominating 54-6 road win over the Greater Johnstown Trojans on Friday, Sep 10. Junior QB Jeff Hoenstine completed 14 of 17 for 214 yards in the air, connecting on five...

Northern Bedford Falls At Bellwood, 27-0

Northern Bedford traveled to Bellwood Friday night and were dominated by the unbeaten Blue Devils to the tune of 27-0. The Panthers, playing with heavy hearts after learning of Assistant Coach Rob...

Football Stars of Yesteryear

The four seniors on the 1952 football team at Replogle High School, New Enterprise, posed for this photo before the start of the season. They are (from left) Bernard Koontz of Carlisle, Pa.; Jim...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Happy Birthday! Sept. 22 would have been my father, Karry Joe Teeter’s, 78th birthday. He passed away May 3, 2021. At this time, I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the many who helped my father remain in his home and...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Pete and Carol Imler of Roaring Spring invite those interested to an evening of music, prayer, food and fellowship at their home in Roaring Spring. The evening will begin between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. and last for hours, on Friday,...

Books to Borrow Claysburg Public Library Recommends

Evelyn wanted to leave her husband, Kevin. He had been unfaithful to her. She could never forgive him. He said he was sorry but the pain was too deep. Her mother, Liz, called to let her know that...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: My pet peeve with Pennsylvanian and Morrisons Cove highways is the prevalence of huge billboards. The article accompanying a map in the Sept. 9, 2021, edition of the Herald (Page A-10) regarding the billboards in Pennsylvania seemed...

Central's Dave Baker is the Dean of Blair County Football Coaches

Dave Baker is the head football coach at Central High School and is, by virtue of his longevity, the dean of Blair County coaches. He has been a head coach in Morrisons Cove for 41 years. The...

Annette M. Hall

Annette Marie Hall, 52, of West Loop, rural Hollidaysburg, went home to be with her Lord, Friday afternoon, September 10, 2021, at her home, following an extended illness. She was born September 20, 1968, in Roaring Spring, daughter of Larry L. and...

Robert B. Reed

Robert B. Reed, 56, Woodbury, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, after a brief illness. He was born Oct. 5, 1964, in Bedford, son of the late William A. and Marion J. (Lutchka) Reed....

Anna Lee (Over) Martin

Anna Lee Martin, a resident of Manhattan Beach California, passed away September 6, 2021, at the age of 87. She was born to Cyrus and Clara (Kagarise) Over on a dairy farm in Morrisons Cove on...

Williamsburg Farm Show's Fall Extravaganza Approaches

Organizers are busy prepping for the Williamsburg Community Farm Show's annual Fall Extravaganza happening from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25. There will also be the Blair County Antique...

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

This past Sunday started my favorite season of all – Football! I was also hungry for some tasty beef stew and some biscuits, so I gathered my ingredients together for a simple version and put them...

– Ask the Williamsburgers –

Last Saturday, the nation marked 20 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. Thinking back, I can’t even imagine that it was 20 years ago. I remember our gym teacher Mrs. Pam Hoy telling us about the towers during a rousing...

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Editor's Note: This Roseann Zimmerman column is reprinted from the Sept. 8, 2011, edition of the Herald. "Mom, lately all the stories you've read to us are about hardships," my son re- marked....

Bedford County Players to Perform Play Based on Beloved Board Game 'Clue'

The Bedford County Players will be performing the show "Clue" at the Bedford Moose Lodge on Sept. 17, 18, 24 and 25. Friday shows begin at 7:30 p.m. There are two shows on Saturday: a matinee at 3...

10 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 15, 2011 New narrowband two-way radios will be purchased by the Greenfield Township Police Department as part of a county-wide mandated update that is to be completed by 2013. Greenfield Township supervisors reviewed and approved...

75 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 19, 1946 The Penn-Mar Coffee Shop on West Allegheny Street in Martinsburg was sold my Mr. And Mrs. Edwin Wolfe to Robert M. Speidel of Cleveland, Ohio. Blair R. Bice, former Martinsburg merchant and father of former Herald editor...

25 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 12, 1996 Skills Group Inc. has requested a zoning variance from the Borough of Roaring Spring that would allow additional residents to move into a group home the agency has established at 526 Spruce Street. Shirley Yingling of...

100 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 16, 1921 The first and largest class of Woodbury High School held a moonlight outing. Each of those present had interesting experiences to relate since the 1917 graduation. Every member had since graduated or had experience as a...

50 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 16, 1971 Four members of Williamsburg Borough Council – President Herman Anderson, Vice President Robert Miller, Richard Hoy and Glenn Bumgardner – resigned, as did borough secretary Donna Showalter and sewage treatment plant...

Thought for the Week

My hero this time is Joseph. He is a bona fide hero to many thousands. But that is in a few decades. I need to tell you about his growing up years. They made him a more impressive hero. His parents...

Morrison Cove Baptist Church Holds 'Old Fashioned' Dinner

Pastor Aaron Musselman, his wife Laura, and his son Jerry hosted a dinner where guests dressed in old-fashioned clothing. This small but powerful church has a theme-based dinner during months with...

Above and Not Below

"Adonai will make you the head and not the tail; and you will be only above, never below – if you will listen to, observe and obey the mizvot (command) of Adonai your God and not turn away from any...

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