Blair County DUI Task Force Report

The D.U.I. Task Force of Blair County has announced the results of a recent roving patrol. On Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, officers of the Blair DUI Task Force made their presence known locally by conducting a DUI roving patrol. The following results...

Proposed Laws Regarding Solar Power Could Help Dairy Farmers

Proposed legislation enabling electricity credits for community solar panels may just benefit Pennsylvania’s struggling farmers the most. At least, so say the clean energy groups testifying in favor of Pa. House Bill 531 the first week of...

Final Push to Get Every Pennsylvanian Counted in the 2020 Census Has Begun

The Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) and township officials across the state are urging everyone in the commonwealth to fill out the U.S. Census form and make sure friends, family, and neighbors are also counted....

Martinsburg Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

A 36-year-old Martinsburg man was killed in a motorcycle accident Monday night, Sept. 7, in Hopewell Township, Bedford County. Pennsylvania State Police, Bedford, said Ryan W. Brenneman, was traveling west on a motorcycle on the 300 block along...

NB Board Revises Custodial Job Description

The Northern Bedford County School District Board met Tuesday, Sept. 8, to discuss monthly school business. As part of this meeting much discussion was given to a number of issues. One such topic was the revision of a custodial job description....

SC Board Hears Concerned Citizen

The Spring Cove School District School Board held its monthly Committee of the Whole Meeting on Monday, Sept. 14, in the district Administrative Board Room. A visitor to the meeting, Sherry Dilling, an alumna of the Spring Cove School District,...

El Departamento de la Salud publica actualización sobre COVID-19; 1,151 resultados positivos

El Departamento de la Salud de Pensilvania confirmó que hasta las 12:00 a.m., el martes, 8 de septiembre, hay 1,151 adicionales casos positivos de COVID-19 en el estado. Los casos nuevos aumentan el total estatal a 146,214. El Condado Centre...

Williamsburg Board Votes for Face-to-Face Instruction

Janet Lee, Carlee Ranalli, Julie Woodling and Kristina Bratton were the four "no" votes during Williamsburg Community School District’s meeting Sept. 8. The vote, 5 to 4, was for Williamsburg to begin full face-to-face instruction beginning...

Williamsburg Looks to Change Noise Ordinance

In 2019, Williamsburg Borough Council updated its noise ordinance that residents of the borough could make “noise” until 11 p.m. Now, council may be changing its tune. After garnering several complaints from residents about construction noise,...

Roaring Spring Man Facing 3 Separate Charges

Brent S. Musselman, 41 of Roaring Spring, is being held at the Blair County Prison on three separate felony charges stemming from an incident on Sept. 4. According to Roaring Spring Police, at about 5:32 p.m., Sept. 4, police were dispatched to an...

CHS Tops BEA, 33-9

The Central High School football team opened its 2020 campaign Sept. 11 with a 33-9 victory at Bald Eagle Area. Central’s win gave head coach Dave Baker his 200th career coaching win. Central jumped out to a 14-0 lead after the first quarter....

The Sportsman's Corner

I recently ran into a young fly-fisherman who had bought my book, "The Trout at the Walnut Tree," which appeared 30 years ago and was probably the worst-selling book in the history of fly-fishing....

B-A Wears Down Panthers in Opener

Bellwood-Antis visited Panther Community Stadium last Friday night, Sept. 11, for a highly anticipated meeting of two of the pre-season football favorites in the Inter County Conference. The first...

Week 2 Action Features Tussey at Claysburg

The second week of high school football action will kick off Friday, Sept. 18, which will include two teams in the Morrisons Cove area playing in front of their fans for the first time in 2020....

The Faith We Place in Our Elections

I’ve lost track of the times over the years I’ve heard a politician say, “This is the most important election of my lifetime.” In fact, I’ve said it myself. I’m sure we all believed it at the time, but in my case, at least, I know I was...

Let Yourself Hear

Most times a man will tell his bad intentions if you listen, let yourself hear. – Charles Travis Postelwaite (Kevin Costner), from the movie "Open Range." According to Merriam-Webster, the...

End Gamer By Rachel Dylan

Two men are dead by what appears to be the same person or persons. One, Michael Rogers, was a construction worker. The other, Sean Battle, was a Petty Officer First Class and member of the Seal Team...

JANET A. MILLER

Janet A. Miller, 72, of rural Martinsburg, passed away early Saturday morning, Sept. 12, 2020, at UPMC Altoona. She was born July 15, 1948, in Altoona, daughter of the late Helen Alice Miller....

LINDA K. (EDWARDS) LONG

Linda K. (Edwards) Long, 62, of Roaring Spring, unexpectedly went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, after a brief illness. She was born May 23, 1958, in...

DR. JOHN RUSSELL EUGENE HOOVER

John R.E. Hoover, 95, son of Jason Eberly Hoover and Hattie Miller Hoover, passed away at home in Glenside, Pa., with his family on Tuesday, Sept. 1 1, 2020. He was born in New Enterprise, Pa., in...

BERNICE J. (HELSEL) SHAMBAUGH HARGIS

Bernice J. (Helsel) Shambaugh Hargis, 90, of Roaring Spring, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at Garvey Manor. She was born Dec. 31, 1929, in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Ira and Blanche...

CAROL LYNN FREIDENBLOOM

Carol Lynn Freidenbloom, 68, of East Freedom, passed away Wednesday, Sept, 9, 2020, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center Emergency Department, Roaring Spring. She was born Aug. 18, 1952, in Altoona the daughter of the late Delmer and T. Patricia...

IVAN K. DIEHL

Ivan K. Diehl, 97, of Roaring Spring, passed away Friday morning, Sept. 11, 2020, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was born Dec. 5, 1922, in Brooks Mills, the son of the late Grover and Annie (Benton) Diehl. He married Beatrice Closson on...

RYAN W. BRENNEMAN

Ryan W. Brenneman, 36, of rural Martinsburg, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away unexpectedly, Monday evening, Sept. 7, 2020, in Hopewell, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was...

DEATH RECORD

BRENNEMAN – Ryan W., 36, rural Martinsburg DIEHL – 97, Roaring Spring FREIDENBLOOM – Carol Lynn, 68, East Freedom HARGIS – Bernice J. (Helsel Shambaugh, 90, Roaring Spring HOOVER – Dr. John Russell Eugene, 95, Glenside, Pa. LONG – Linda... Full story

Get Ahead of Chimney Repair This Season

Woodburning fireplaces or fuel stoves can add warmth and ambiance to a home. These appliances are particularly coveted in the cooler months when people spend more time indoors. Maintenance is...

Types of Home Insulation and Where to Install Them

When thinking about renovating their homes, homeowners may imagine changing wall colors, expanding room sizes or upgrading appliances and fixtures. However, unless people take inventory of the less...

Eco-Friendly Home Cleaning Hacks

With families spending more time at home, messes are on repeat and cleanups are often an hourly routine. At the same time, many households are looking to reduce their environmental impact...

How Military Families Can Navigate Home Buying in Uncertain Times

Like many Americans, the recent pandemic may have you thinking a lot about your current living space and about buying a home. If you're a military service member, veteran or family member, both new...

Five Tips to Prepare for Window Replacement

Winter is coming, and for millions of people who reside in areas of the country that see the mercury drop considerably between December and March, that means prioritizing staying warm. Inefficient or...

Simple Ways to Improve a Kitchen Pantry More Smoothly

People have been spending more time at home in 2020 than in years past, and certain projects around the house have become a priority. One home improvement idea that serves the double benefit of...

Five Home Improvements You Can Make to Keep Pests at Bay

What might seem like one little pest sighting can be a much more extensive invasion than you realize. For starters, a single roach can lay up to 50 eggs at one time! However, you can get a better handle on the situation with these five simple home...

How to Recognize When You Can Stop Mowing for the Year

Each weekend in spring, summer and fall, millions of homeowners fire up their mowers and cut the grass in their yards. A few hours spent mowing the lawn can be a great time to get some sun and some...

What to Know About Selecting Materials for Your Home Exterior

Whether you're building a new home or making exterior updates, there are many decisions you'll have to make. Perhaps topping the list in importance is what materials you select for your roofing and...

Signs Your Gutters Are In Need of Repair

Fall is a great time to tackle projects around the house. The weather each fall allows homeowners to make improvements to their homes' exteriors without worrying about extreme heat or cold, while...

Revival Set For Sept. 21-23

The Mines and Royer Churches will hold a revival or awakening from 7 to approximately 9 p.m. Sept. 21 through Sept. 23 at the Springfield Estates, 3733 Piney Creek Road, Williamsburg. Pastor Eric Poteat, pastor at both Waterside and Koontz Churches...

Christian Singles To Gather Friday To Gather Friday At Imlers' Barn

Pete and Carol Imler of Roaring Spring have invited all singles who enjoy gospel music to attend their Christian Singles meeting anytime between 6 and 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at their barn room. Local gospel singer Phil McCaulley will bring a...

Abstinence II

Scriptures to Read St. Matthew 6:16-189 Zechariah 7:4-7 Zachariah 8:18-19 Isaiah 58:3-7 St. Matthew 4:1-4 Acts 13:1-3 Nehemiah 1:3-11 I shared last week about abstaining from evil things. But there...

Honey and Gall

"Then Pharaoh gave this order to all his people: 'Every boy that is born you must throw into the Nile, but let every girl live.'" – Exodus 1:22, NIV Have you ever paused to consider what it would...

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