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Changing Cove

The Information Age that began in the middle of the 20th century has delivered incredible benefits. Business efficiency has improved, students have access to more learning resources than ever before,...

Plum Creek Mountain's Use Limited to Hunting, Only for RS Residents

Roaring Spring Borough Council has made a final decision on the use of Plum Creek Mountain. A decision, it says, is in the best interest of the borough and its taxpayers. Council voted on, and approved, limiting use of the land to hunting only, and...

Lisa Meyers Audet Foundation to Stage Pink Night at Central Game

On Friday evening, Oct. 29, when the Central Dragons take the field against Somerset at the Roaring Spring Athletic Field, they will be greeted by a sea of pink. The Lisa Meyers Audet Foundation has teamed up with the Central Quarterback Club for a...

Stand-Off With Police Ends With Gunfire, One Fatality

A Duncansville man is dead after a stand-off with police led to gunfire. Jacob W. Curry, 47, was killed after Bedford State Police were called to a home on the 200 block of Burket Drive, Bloomfield Township, Bedford County, just after 4 p.m. on...

Northern Bedford Middle School Names September Students of the Month

Northern Bedford Middle School has named its September students of the month. Grade 8 – Madison Haywood, daughter of Miranda Johnson Zachary Clouse, son of Kenton & Jennifer Clouse Grade 7 ...

SCSD Mask Discussion Continues; Board Members Presented with Awards

The Monday, Oct. 18, Spring Cove School District Board of Directors regular meeting opened with school Board Member John Biddle and President James Butler receiving recognition from the Pa. School Board Association (PSBA) Representative Andrea...

Freedom Township Chase Lands Woman in Jail, Man on the Run

A Saxton woman is behind bars after the car she was a passenger in led Freedom and Greenfield Township police on a chase, and when it was over, the discovery of drugs. Heather M. Miller, 29, is facing multiple drug-related charges after police...

Operation Game Thief Protects Pennsylvania Wildlife

Poachers are thieves. Help us catch them. The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Operation Game Thief (OGT) program protects wild birds and wild mammals by encouraging those with information related to wildlife crimes to report it as soon as...

Beware the Buck: November is Most Dangerous Month For Deer-Car Accidents

Pennsylvania had the second highest rate of deer-car accidents in the U.S. last year, according to the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. Most of those accidents occur in the autumn and early winter, with the highest chances for an encounter with a...

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Lions Club to Sponsor Take Back The Williamsburg Lions Club will be sponsoring a National Rx Take-Back Day this Saturday, Oct. 23. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Williamsburg. This drop off...

Shutout: Northern Bedford Defeats Claysburg-Kimmel 36-0

Northern Bedford improved its record to 5-3 on Friday, Oct. 15, with a shutout win at home over the Claysburg-Kimmel Bulldogs, 36-0. Sophomore QB Eion Snider completed 9-of-14 for 157 yards and 4...

Central's Claar Hits 100th Career Block

– Oct. 14, 2021 – FINAL SCORES: Richland def. Central 26-24, 25-13, 25-22. SITE: Richland High School Records: Central (League 2-10, Overall 6-15-2) JV: Central, 25-14, 25-22. NOTEWORTHY: Haylie Mingle 18 digs and 22 serve Receptions. Kaitlyn...

Dragons Crush the Crushers in Blowout Victory

The most recent Dragons’ expedition took them to Shade Central High School to take on the Bishop McCourt Crushers in a Laurel Highlands athletic contest. The Dragons overwhelmed the Crushers, defeating them 55-7. The Dragons began their...

C-K Football Fans: Oct. 29 Game in Altoona

The Claysburg-Kimmel Varsity football game vs. Bellwood-Antis scheduled for Oct. 29 will be played at Mansion Park, Altoona. Kick off will remain 7 p.m. Claysburg-Kimmel’s bus will depart at 4:40...

More Trouble For Wildlife

It is common knowledge that various wild plants and animals are in trouble in Pennsylvania. We know that ash trees have been pretty much wiped out by emerald ash beetles. We know that our state tree,...

Leah Johnston Scores Lady Dragons' Game-Winning Goals

– Oct 18, 2021 – Roaring Spring, PA FINAL SCORE: Central 3, Bedford 1 Score By Halves Bedford 0 1 – 1 Central 1 2 – 3 1st Half: C - Johnston (Trexler), 36:50 2nd Half : B – Martz...

NB Girls Soccer Shuts Out Two Teams

– Oct. 18, 2021 – Site: Northern Bedford Northern Bedford 7 Curwensville 0 First half Northern Bedford 5 Curwensville 0 Second half Northern Bedford 2 Curwensville 0 First half: Mariah Hall NB...

Central Boys Bag Two Wins This Week

– Oct. 18, 2021 – Bedford 0 0 1 1 Central 0 0 0 0 1st half: no scoring 2nd half: no scoring Overtime: B - Bowen LaMarcus (Chase Martin) 81:32 Records Central 6-9-1 Bedford 12-3-1 – Oct. 14, 2021 – Central 1 1 2 Bishop Guilfoyle. 0 0 0 1st...

CK Defeats Northern Bedford In Three

Claysburg beat Northern Bedford in three sets on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at Northern Bedford High School. Scores were 25-6; 25-19;...

Bowling Scores Updated at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park

Huntsman Bowling Center Morrisons Cove Memorial Park – Oct. 16, 2021 – Leader Board Men GAME Adam Hetrick 279 Mike Burns 276 Joe Over 267 SERIES Mike Burns 718 Adam Hetrick 702 Marty Clouse 686 Women GAME Michelle Watson 225 Liz Rhodes 223...

Hoenstine Family Athletic Legacy

Since the 1950s, the Hoenstine family of Claysburg and East Freedom has produced a line of outstanding athletes who have enriched the playing fields of our area with sterling performances. And it all...

Books to Borrow Claysburg Public Library Recommends

Adelaide (Addie) Cowherd is called into the dean’s office at the University of Kentucky in 1936. There she is told that her parents had not paid her tuition for three months. She will not be able to take the finals and finish her junior year. At...

Supporting Local Journalism Supports Our Community

Last week’s Herald contained an article asking readers who support local business and local news to support the Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA). The LJSA is focused on delivering benefits to local communities across the U.S. by...

Ronald E. Beasom

Ronald E. Beasom, 47, of Altoona, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 14, 2021 at UPMC Altoona following complications with COVID. He was born October 29, 1973, in Altoona, the son of Douglas and...

Deborah K. Kagarise

Deborah K. Kagarise, 69, of New Enterprise, was called home by her Lord and Savior Friday Oct. 15, 2021, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, following a brief battle with Covid. She...

Robert A. Brumbaugh Sr.

Robert A. Brumbaugh Sr., 84, of rural Martinsburg, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 15, 2021, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. He was born, April 16, 1937, in Roaring Spring, son of...

Successful Comeback Day for Making Strides of Central PA

With its first live event since 2019, the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Central Pennsylvania attracted some 300 participants who walked, danced, celebrated life...

Department of Health Emphasizes Importance of Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings

As Breast Cancer Awareness Month continues, the Department of Health emphasized the importance of continuing breast and cervical cancer screenings. The state has seen many women and individuals postpone these essential screenings due to COVID-19....

Local Farmer Wins Award for 50 Consecutive Years of Horse Breeding

Jana Quarter Horse Farm was honored with the American Quarter Horse Association's Legacy Award, which commemorates 50 years of consecutive breeding. The farm officially started breeding in 1963. With...

The Family of James H. Lyons, Generation Two: Part 2

According to the terms of his father’s will, James was able to stay on the family farm and it came into his ownership after conditions were met. The Jas. Lyons property is noted in South Woodbury Township on both the 1861 and 1877 atlas maps of...

Warm, Wet Autumn Could Mute, Delay Foliage Display In Pennsylvania

Because of the warm, wet summer, trees in Pennsylvania are mostly in great shape. But for the state's forests to exhibit their most vibrant colors, conditions need to be cooler and drier in the next...

Williamsburg Celebrates Homecoming

WHS celebrated homecoming with a parade and the crowning of new...

Ask the Williamsburgers

Speaking of Trick-or-Treat coming up and having such a big sweet tooth, my inspiration for this question came easy this week. What is your favorite candy? Here is what a few had to say: Zena Saylor: Almond Joy Tisha Ray: Peppermint Patties Shirley...

-From the Burg to Your Kitchen-

Fall weather is upon us – that means one thing in my house – time for some Baltimore Ravens football. Most of the time, Sundays mean pizza and wings at our house – but sometimes I’m inspired by the cold weather outside and want some down...

Herald Travels to See Replica of the Ark

Kimberly Gordon of Roaring Spring, Denise Grub (shown) of Martinsburg and the Herald went on vacation to Kentucky to see the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter from Sept. 23-26, 2021. Behind Denise...

10 Years Ago

Herald of Oct. 20, 2011 The Central High School tennis team captured its first District 6 title in exciting fashion. Trailing 2-1 after singles play, the top-seeded Lady Dragons earned victories in both doubles competition to score a 3-2 victory...

Newry Church Holds Craft Fair and Bake Sale

Women of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America) in conjunction with the Women’s Craft Class held a Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct. 16. This event had many craft items...

Manna On Main Street Set for Oct. 25

Trinity United Methodist Church in Roaring Spring will continue their monthly Manna on Monday as a drive-through, take-out only service Oct. 25 from noon to 1 p.m. Participants can drive or walk up to the doors of fellowship hall located at the end...

Thought for the Week

Most heroes develop during a lifetime and are not declared heroes until their adult years. Not so for my hero today. We meet him in his early teen years. He has gone through major trauma. He was...

Is it Worth It?

A few days ago my brother sent my sister and me a bill. As mentioned in my previous column, the three of us traveled over 1,000 toll road miles to Illinois to visit with family from England. The...

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