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 By Allan J. Bassler    News    August 15, 2019 

'Big Boy,' the Herald Lamb

Gage Carpenter of Dn'D Family Farms, Roaring Spring, shows off "Big Boy," one of his four entries in the 2019 Blair County Junior Livestock Sale on Aug. 13 at Memorial Park. Big Boy was purchased by...

 

Ink Splatters

I’d like to offer a different perspective on the recent appearance of Robert Mueller before the U.S. House of Representatives in late July. Millions of words have been exchanged about Mueller and his famous report, but that’s not what I want to d...

 

Ink Splatters

I’m going to ask supporters of President Donald J. Trump to pause a moment in their admiration of the man and consider an unintended side effect of his presidency. I know that many Trump supporters (and some political independents) think that the...

 

The Cove's Institutions

National Public Radio broadcast another in its series on rural health care on May 14. The story described how the town of Fort Scott, Kansas, is trying to cope with the closing of a local hospital. The hospital had served the community for more than...

 

Ink Splatters

In the movie “Brazil,” the roads and highways of the future are lined with billboards placed edge to edge, creating a wall. Director Terry Gilliam was making a point about over-commercialization and out-of-control consumerism. The billboards are...

 

Ink Splatters

Are you an out-of-state Herald subscriber? Do you frequently get your Herald edition several days or even a week late? There’s a solution for that. I’d like to remind all Herald subscribers – but especially those who don’t live in Pennsylvani...

 

Herald Warns Advertisers of Fake 'Invoice' Emails being Sent

I'd like to remind Herald advertisers and subscribers that you might be getting fake emails from the Herald stating that you need to click on a link to view an invoice. These billing emails might look... Full story

 

Ink Splatters

I finally gave up and submitted to jury duty. I was assigned, and attended, on Monday, March 4. It was less painful than I feared. Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron kept things moving. He tolerated only minimal delays from attorneys and defendant...

 

I Guess I'm at 'That Age'

Two people recently died who had an influence on my life, so I was sad to see them go. They’re two people you’ve probably never heard of: Harris Wofford and John C. Bogle. Harris Wofford was appointed to the United States Senate in 1991 by Gov....

 

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