East Freedom Man Jailed on Drug and Fleeing Charges

An East Freedom man was jailed on drug charges and fleeing from police after police initiated a traffic stop along Plank Road in Allegheny Township at around 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 16. According to...

East Freedom Woman, Two Others Charged With Theft from Hollidaysburg Business

An East Freedom woman and two former co-workers are facing multiple felony charges in the theft of nearly a quarter of a million dollars from their former employer. Stephanie D. Wyant, 52, of East Freedom; Jodie Potter Neely, 53, of Hollidaysburg;...

Pa. Gaming Control Board Reports Total Revenue Up 3.4 % in Dec.

Figures released Jan. 17 by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board shows total gaming and fantasy contests revenue generated in the Commonwealth during December 2019 was 3.4 percent above revenue...

Former Appvion Employee Charged With Stealing From Spring Mill

A former Appvion employee is facing multiple charges in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars worth of equipment from the Roaring Spring plant. Chad G. Morningstar, 46, of Saxton, is accused of taking pieces of equipment from the plant...

Pennsylvania House Panel Advances Human Trafficking Legislation

Six bills and a resolution aimed at curtailing human trafficking received unanimous support from members of a Pennsylvania House panel on Jan. 14. The review coincides with National Human Trafficking Awareness Month, which is recognized across the...

Education Issues from 2019 Continue to Resonate In Pennsylvania Politics in 2020

Charter and cyber schools were a hot topic for the General Assembly and Gov. Tom Wolf in 2019 and remain a hot topic in the new year. Gov. Wolf issued an executive order focusing on charter schools in August, asking regulators to create new rules...

New Models Offer a Deeper Look at the Human Body at ACM

When's the last time you asked someone to hand you a heart, an arm, or maybe part of a skull? At the Allegany College of Maryland Bedford County Campus, asking for body parts, specifically anatomical...

Captain Phillips Rangers Massacre Day

The Bedford County Board of Commissioners recently passed a Resolution designating Saturday, July 18, 2020, as Captain Phillips Rangers Massacre Day. On this date the Frontier Patriots Chapter of the...

RS Council Agrees to Zoning Hearing For Proposed Brewery Pub

The Roaring Spring Borough Council held its first meeting of the year on Monday evening, Jan. 13. Council discussed the ongoing issue with the wall on Main Street. Access has been restricted to traffic coming in town since a portion of the wall...

Writers Group to Meet Feb. 4 at Duncansville

The monthly meeting of The Inkwell will be held Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at Marzoni’s Brick Oven and Brewery, 165 Patchway Road in Duncansville beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. and followed promptly at 7:15 p.m. with author Hope Willis Sheehan’s...

PFBC to Hold Quarterly Meeting

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will hold its quarterly business meeting on Jan. 27-28 at its Harrisburg headquarters, located at 1601 Elmerton Ave. As part of the Commission's quarterly meeting, committees will meet beginning at...

The Sportsman's Corner

With a lull between most autumn and spring sportsmen's hunting and fishing seasons, a way for sportsmen to fill the void is to visit one of the outdoor shows that are held during the winter. Probably...

Campbell Leads B-A Past C-K

Bellwood-Antis’ Ali Campbell became Blair County’s all-time leading scorer on Jan. 14, as she led the Lady Blue Devils to a 76-44 victory at Claysburg-Kimmel. Campbell poured in a game-high 35 points, including two 3-pointers, as she finished...

CKHS Boys Drop 3 ICC Outings

The Claysburg-Kimmel boys’ basketball team was outscored 28-8 in the second quarter during its 80-63 setback at Bellwood-Antis on Jan. 13. C-K led 20-11 at the end of the first quarter, but B-A grabbed a 39-28 lead at halftime following its...

C-K Wrestles Lose 3 Dual Meets

The Claysburg-Kimmel wrestling team was forced to forfeit six matches during a 54-27 loss at Mount Union on Jan. 14. The Bulldogs also lost three matches by fall. C-K’s Cade Keithley and Kobe Harr each pinned their opponent at 145 and 170 pounds,...

W-burg Boys Cruise Past Devils

West Branch handed the Williamsburg boys’ basketball team its first Inter-County Conference loss on Jan. 13, 61-47. The Blue Pirates led 28-26 at halftime, but West Branch went on a 35-19 run in the second half en route to the victory. Lambert...

Flu Bug Brings Down Dragons

The Central Dragons’ boys’ basketball team had a tough and busy schedule last week so it was bad timing for the flu bug to ravage the lineup. Central visited Hollidaysburg, Tyrone and Penns Valley and escaped with one victory and solid...

NBC Wrestlers Roll Past J. Valley

The Northern Bedford wrestling team recorded four falls during its 50-6 victory over visiting Juniata Valley on Jan. 14. Recording falls for the Black Panthers were Derek Beach (285 pounds), Reyan Imler (113), Kyler States (160) and Colby Imler...

NBC Lady Panthers Fall to 3-11

The Northern Bedford girls’ basketball team was locked into a tight battle with visiting Fannett-Metal on Jan. 13 until a poor third quarter doomed their effort in a 53-31 loss Down just 23-20 at the halftime break, the Lady Panthers found...

Northern Bedford Boys Scorch Nets for 88-80 Victory

Northern Bedford improved to 3-7 with a high scoring 88-80 win at Fannett-Metal on Jan. 14 in high school boys' basketball action. The Panthers jumped out to a healthy 39-28 lead by half and didn't...

An Open Letter to Rep. John Joyce

On Jan. 9, 2020, U.S. Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13), released the following statement opposing the House Democrats’ War Powers Resolution: “The Iranian Regime is no friend of the United States. Attempting to strip our Commander-in-Chief... Full story

4-H Supplies Valuable Life Lessons

In the mid 1940s, 4-H came to Bedford County. A very young John Holbert was the Penn State Extension agent. There were activities for both genders but males predominated the showing of animals at the...

THE BOOK OF GENERAL IGNORANCE Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong By John Lloyd & John Mitchinson

Non Fiction can be fun! Misconceptions, misunderstandings, and flawed facts finally get the heave-ho in this humorous, downright humiliating book of "reeducation". Challenging what most of us assume...

Thought for the Week

Scriptures to Read: Acts 22:24-25 Acts 22:26-29 St. John 16:31-33 Hebrews 12:1-3 Acts 21:37-40 Acts 16:35-39 Philippians 2:12-18 It seems Paul's whole life is filled with troubles and sorrows,...

Not Your Typical Church Lady

A long, long time ago, I asked a high school wrestler if he could hear people cheering for him while he wrestled. "No," he said, "the only person I can hear is Coach." Not being any sort of athlete...

Without Civil Rights, We Have No Civil Liberties

“Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.” – Thomas Jefferson Protection of civil liberties and civil rights is the most fundamental of all political values in American society. Yet it is hard to imagine that...

Area Students Graduate from Mount Aloysius

Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, conferred degrees upon 78 graduates during ceremonies held recently for students who had completed their degree requirements after the fall semester of 2019. The event took place at the College’s Athletic...

Airport In New Hands

Herald of Jan. 25, 1945 Just what will be the standing of the interests of the local fliers under the new set-up for the Martinsburg airport has not yet been determined. Starting with the first of the month, the airport will be under the management...

C-K School Starts Non-Profit

Herald of Jan. 21 2010 The Claysburg-Kimmel School District is in the process of establishing a non-profit corporation that will help acquire and distribute funds to provide for new programs for its students. According to the district...

Olivia Smith on Fall Dean's List at Davis & Elkins

Davis & Elkins College student Olivia Smith of Martinsburg has achieved the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester at the Elkins, W.Va., school. To earn the honor, full-time students must achieve a semester GPA of 3.6 to less than...

Train Blocks Curryville

Herald of Jan. 27, 1970 Route 866 traffic was blocked for 2 1/2 hours last Wednesday evening when a Penn Central Railroad locomotive became stalled on the Crossing in Curryville. Glenn F. Guyer of Martinsburg, who operates an excavating business,...

Herald Hits Southernmost Point

Jordan Gojmerac (left), 10, and Colby Gojmerac, 8, both of Roaring Spring, show off their favorite newspaper at the southernmost point of the United States. The Gojmerac boys traveled with their...

Bill Would Ban Deer Hunting

Herald of Jan. 17, 1895 A bill was introduced in the state legislature to prohibit the killing of wild deer for a period of three years to allow the herd to be replenished. Dave Mentzer and Harry Spanogle of Roaring Spring trapped a silver tipped...

Summer College Session

Herald of Jan.9, 1920 Requests for information are already being received at the college office regarding the summer session. Friends of Morrison Cove college and Vocational school, boost the summer school at every opportunity. We are better...

'Mr. Community Center'

Herald of Jan. 19, 1995 Marion Ebersole, 87-year-old Woodbury resident who was always busy fixing or building, earned the Distinguished Citizen Award from the Woodbury Area Community Center Board of Directors for his continuing support of the...

Cal Releases Dean's List

California University of Pennsylvania has announced its dean’s list for the 2019 fall semester. Dean’s list students are undergraduates attending full-time and have earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher for the semester. Area students...

Saturday Gospel Sing to Aid Claysburg Public Library

The Claysburg Library Friends will hold their annual Gospel Sing and Soup Meal from 4 to 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at Christ Lutheran Church in Claysburg. The event will benefit the Claysburg Area Public Library. The Friends will begin...

Ask the Williamsburgers

All this talk of the big game has made me hungry and I’m sure food is your number-one concern at your Super Bowl party (or even this weekend’s Pro Bowl – which I’ll be watching because most of the AFC team is made up of my Baltimore...

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

The Super Bowl is almost here and my tears for my team who came so close are almost dried up. Every year, my family faces the same conundrum – what do we have for our Super Bowl party? For the next two weeks, I have decided to include some of our...

Other Articles of Interest

Community Events Calendar - The Cove

Submit an Event Thursday, Jan. 23 DESA Horseshoe Curve Chapter #37 Luncheon Meeting – noon, Martinsburg Fire Hall. Central High School Class of 1969 Dinner – 6 p.m., U.S. Hotel Tavern, Hollidaysburg. Winter-Themed Family Coloring Night – 6 to... Full story

Community Events Calendar - Williamsburg

Submit an Event THURSDAY, JAN. 23 – Zumba Gold – 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Williamsburg Veteran’s Memorial Center. For ages 60 and over. Instructor: Tia McGowan. • Food Bank Distribution – 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church. FRIDAY, JAN.... Full story

Public Notices

FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE In compliance with the requirements of 54 Pa.C.S. 311 (relating to registration), the undersigned entity desiring to register a fictitious name under 54 Pa. C.S. Ch.3 (relating to fictitious names), hereby state that: The... Full story

DALE PAUL KENSINGER

Dale Paul Kensinger of Newton, Mass., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at the age of 78. Beloved husband of Jeannette (Pollard) for 46 years, devoted father of Elizabeth (Jon), loving...

MARJORIE E. OVER

Marjorie E. Over, 95, of Martinsburg, passed away on Saturday morning, Jan. 18, 2020, at Homewood at Martinsburg. There will be no public services. A private interment will be held at Fairview...

DORIS CARPER

Doris Carper, 92, a lifetime resident of the Morrisons Cove area, died on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at UPMC Altoona. A funeral was held on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at the First Church of the...

DEATH RECORD

CARPER, Doris, 92, Morrisons Cove area GUYER, Byron G., 80, Hollidaysburg KEIPER, Joyce, Meyersdale KENSINGER, Dale Paul, 78, Newton, Mass., formerly of Morrisons Cove LEAR, Robert N., Armaugh, formerly of Williamsburg OVER, Marjorie E., 95,... Full story

ROBERT N. LEAR

Robert N. Lear, 77, of Armagh, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Celebration of Life visitation hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at the Jon A. Meese Funeral Home,...

BYRON G. GUYER

Byron G. Guyer, 80, of Hollidaysburg, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at his residence. A funeral was held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at Grace Family Bible Church, Duncansville....

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