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Paper Mill Reports Dust Fire Monday

The paper mill in Roaring Spring reported smoke in the chip screen building around 1:15 on Monday, Aug. 19. The report was of smoke, not a full-blown fire. Area volunteer fire departments, including Roaring Spring and Martinsburg, are responding at...

Blair County Uploads Basic Property Assessment Maps

The Blair County Assessment Office at the Blair County Courthouse has completed the upload of basic property assessment maps to the county website, blairco.org. To date, the maps were only available to view in hard copy or digitally on the kiosk...

New Enterprise Man Jailed for Burglary of Duncansville Golf Shop

A New Enterprise man was jailed last week after police said he attempted to break into a Duncansville golf shop. According to charges filed by Blair Township police, on Aug. 7, an officer was patrolling the area of Golf World, 139 Golf World Lane,...

Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Church Installs Pastor

Though this story has many more chapters yet to be written, consider this the final installment leading up to the Installation of the 18th senior pastor in 231 years at First Presbyterian Church of...

Pa. Governor Visits Ritchey's Dairy, Promotes Farm Programs

Gov. Tom Wolf and Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding made Ritchey's Dairy their second stop on a visit to Blair County on Friday, Aug. 9. The visit was partly a promotion tour for the...

Genealogical Society to Learn About 'Indian Eve'

The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Roller-Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg. The speakers will be Carl Sellers, his daughter Lora Sellers and his brother Gary...

Blair County's Annual Night Out Against Crime Continues to Grow

Observed annually across the nation on the first Tuesday in August, National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community....

Williamsburg Authority Awards Contract For HVAC Installation at Plant

MARC-Service, Inc., of Windber was awarded the final bid (Bid No. 3) during last Tuesday evening’s Williamsburg Municipal Authority meeting. The HVAC company would be installing heating, ventilation and air conditioning in the new water treatment...

RS Library Agrees to Purchase Eldon Inn

The Roaring Spring Borough Council held its regular monthly meeting on Monday evening, Aug. 12. Council announced that the Roaring Spring Community Library Board has agreed to purchase the Eldon Inn...

Showmanship Winners Announced at 69th Dairy Show

The 69th annual Morrisons Cove Dairy Show got underway Monday, July 29, at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in Martinsburg with the 4-H and FFA showmanship contest. Nate Oleniacz of New Oxford was...

Reunited After Many Years

Coach Jim Hartman, a former basketball coach at Morrison Cove High School and Central High School, invited players he coached to enjoy an evening of Curve Baseball on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Peoples...

The Sportsman's Corner

Back in mid-July, I listened to Dr. James Kroll's presentation about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). It was a scholarly presentation, and more than 100 sportsmen showed up to hear it. However, there...

Area 4 VFW Champions

The Spring Cove 13-14U VFW team recently won the Area 4 VFW championship for the second consecutive year and qualified for the VFW State Tournament, where it finished fourth after winning the state...

Letter: Tea Party Can Help

To the Editor: I just read Rick Boston's article, “A Cry for Help,” (Morrisons Cove Herald of Aug. 8, 2019, Page A-1). I thought it was really great. Well done. I’m sure the Tea Party would be interested in helping the family if they are...

Successful Skills Found at RSCL

By ABBY MARTIN In the year 2019, technology is at the apex of everything, from watching YouTube videos on how to make Christmas ornaments, to striving to have the most “likes” on a Facebook post. So, where does this leave the quaint community...

Letter: The FBI Always Prevails

To the Editor: A very nice article about [Robert S.] Mueller (Morrisons Cove Herald, Aug. 8, 2019, Page A-4). As director, [Mueller] came in at a time when our nation encountered devastation and tragedy with 911 as well as domestic and...

New Principal Elected

Herald of Aug.15,1919 At a meeting of the local school board on Wednesday evening of last week, Prof. M. Elton Dean, of Altoona, was elected as principal of the Martinsburg High school for the coming term. Prof. Dean comes to us very highly...

The Mueller Report, Part I

When the Mueller Report first came out, the haters were in total denial. After lying to the American people for over two years, they refused to believe that Mueller found no "collusion." They...

Thought for the Week

If you were to watch the assembly of a present-day church, you would likely see babies being carried in and perhaps old people coming in with walkers, canes and wheel chairs. As it should be, the...

Lines by Lee

Recently my four siblings and our families had a 24-hour reunion trip to Pittsburgh. We took in some sights and did things most of us had never done, even though the majority of us live fairly close...

The Woodstock Experience

Dan Detwiler of Bakers Summit, owner of Modern Cabinet in Altoona, was a 21-year-old recent college graduate who, with his college roommate and brother-in-law, made the trek to Bethel, N.Y., in...

Fitness Studio Opens in H-burg

Proper equipment is fundamental in a fitness studio. For people in search of a good workout, so is variety and new challenge. Shape of You Fitness Studio held its grand opening at 311 Allegheny St....

Morrison Cove High School Class of 1959

The Class of 1959 at Morrison Cove High School, Martinsburg, held its 60th class reunion July 20 at the Hungry Duck in Roaring Spring. Those attending were (from left): Front row: Harold Bailey,...

Reagan Bush Wins Congressional Art Competition

Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) recently welcomed Reagan Bush of Central High School in Martinsburg to the U.S. Capitol. Reagan was the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. "It was a...

Russian Artist Featured at H-burg Gallery

Art lovers need not to travel to Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., or New York City to see fine art. Take a leisurely stroll along Allegheny Street from the Diamond in Hollidaysburg, where you can...

Exploring Ag Progress Days

In the photo at left, Marlene Whitt of Reedsville makes her way with her children Colton, 12, and Karla, 10, to the exhibits on display on the first day of Ag Progress Days Tuesday, Aug. 13, in Rock...

What to Know Before Any Home Project That Will Involve Digging

When you look down at the ground you may not realize the millions of miles of buried utility infrastructure that keeps society clothed, fed, powered, connected, and a whole lot more. Unfortunately,...

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

"Splat, splat!" Raindrops pelted on the cabbage leaves in the Fair Valley garden where we were cutting heavy heads from their summer home. The wind-driven raindrops that chased us were only the first...

How to Keep Your Data Safe in Today's World

Is your data secure? Whether you’re a typical consumer gearing up with smart home technology or a business owner with dozens of clients, understanding the latest trends in cybercrime can help you protect what matters. Enter the latest updates...

Moving Tips to Make Settling Into New Home Much Easier

When it comes to moving, we usually focus on the process of getting organized and boxing up valuables. But we often forget about the debatably more stressful part of moving: unpacking. In fact,...

Mallory Dodson Named 25th Annual Little Miss Claysburg

This was the year of the 25th Silver Anniversary of the Little Miss Claysburg Pageant. The pageant took place Saturday, Aug. 10, at Claysburg Area Community Park in conjunction with Claysburg Area...

Farmers Market, Concert Today In Hollidaysburg

Each Tuesday, Downtown Hollidaysburg features a farmers market from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Though the market is an attractive event, many working people just cannot get there. Katrina Pope,...

Other Articles of Interest

Community Events Calendar - The Cove

Submit an Event Thursday, Aug. 15 Ox Roast and Soup Sale – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 15 and Aug. 16, Roaring Spring True Value. Red Cross Bloodmobile – 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Morrisons Cove Memorial Park, Martinsburg. To schedule an appointment, call...

Community Events Calendar - Williamsburg

Submit an Event THURSDAY, AUG. 15 – Body Sculpting Using Bands and Weights – 8 a.m. at The Crossroad. • Stability Ball Class – 8:45 a.m. at The Crossroad. • Food Bank Distribution – 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church. • Catharine...

Public Notices

Accepting Sealed Bids Northern Bedford County School District is accepting sealed bids for the supplying of wood chips to utilize as fuel for its bio mass boiler. Specifications for the bid are available at www.nbcsd.org or by contacting the...

ROSE C. STEWARD

Rose C. Steward, 89, of East Sharpsburg, Roaring Spring, died peacefully Sunday morning, Aug. 11, 2019, at Homewood at Martinsburg. A funeral mass was held Wednesday, Aug. 14, at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church, Newry. Father Allen P. Zeth...

DEATH RECORD

STEWARD, Rose C., 89, East Sharpsburg, Roaring...

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