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 By Brian Hess    News    February 6, 2020

Airport Authority Gets Liquor License

The Altoona-Blair County Airport Authority has obtained a liquor license for use at the airport’s restaurant. La Fiesta Mexican Bar & Grille, located at the airport, is now permitted to serve alcohol to its customers, as the liquor license was...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    February 6, 2020

Early-Morning Blaze Destroys EF Home

Freedom Township Fire Department Chief Ron Henry said area volunteer firefighters were called to 111 Woody Lane, off Martz Road, in East Freedom, at approximately 5:30 a.m. Henry said when...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    February 6, 2020

Martinsburg Elementary Awarded Food Service Equipment Grant

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced on Jan. 28 that more than $925,000 in competitive grants had been awarded to 72 elementary, middle and high schools across the state for the...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    January 30, 2020

Make Way for a New Village Closet

The Village Closet & Country Store at Townes Edge Exchange, just west of Martinsburg along State Route 164, has been demolished to make way for a new building. T.L. Long Excavating Inc.,...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    January 16, 2020

C-K School District Hires Teachers, Reviews Current and Future Budgets

Directors at Claysburg-Kimmel hired two new teachers during their official meeting Jan. 8. Named to the staff at C-K High School was Amanda Woodring at a starting salary of $52,900. Woodring, who will teach secondary English, replaces Emily Carper, w...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    January 9, 2020

Martinsburg Swears in Officials for Another Year

Martinsburg Borough Council elected a new president during its reorganizational meeting Monday, Jan. 6. P. Robert Dickson will lead the council in 2020. He was nominated by Durban D. Metzler, which...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    December 19, 2019

Martinsburg Community Fund Donation

H.H. Brown Work and Outdoor Group, Martinsburg, has made its annual donation to the Martinsburg Area Community Fund. Victor L. Sanders, president and CEO of H.H. Brown, presented a check to Community Fund representative Earl Springer. Also present...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    December 5, 2019

Winter Sports Preview in the Print Edition of this Week's Herald

The Morrisons Cove Herald's annual winter sports preview section is in today's print edition of the Herald, available at newsstands across the Cove. The six-page section features previews of high...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    December 5, 2019

M-Burg Council Bids Good-Bye to Lamborn After 12 Years; Sets Budget

The president of Martinsburg Borough Council called to order her final meeting Monday night, Dec. 2. Connie S. Lamborn, who has served on the council for 12 years, did not seek re-election this year....

 
 By Brian Hess    News    November 27, 2019

Case Against Claysburg Woman Charged With Embezzling Headed to Court Dec. 20

The case against a Claysburg woman facing felony charges of theft and receiving stolen property after police said she embezzled $131,000 from the doctor’s office where she worked as billing supervisor, will go to Blair County Court in December....

 
 By Brian Hess    Sports    November 21, 2019

New Era Begins for CHS Boys' Basketball

Central High School boys' varsity basketball coach Paul Frederick assembles his team to go over some of the drills the players would be doing on the first day of basketball practice Monday, Nov. 18....

 
 By Brian Hess    News    November 21, 2019

Cove Ministeriums Plan Thanksgiving Services and Meals

Area ministeriums have scheduled community Thanksgiving services for Sunday evening, Nov. 24. Several area churches will serve free meals Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. All services and meals are open to the public. Claysburg-East Freedom The Claysburg...

 
 By Brian Hess    Sports    November 7, 2019

NB, C-K Alive in High School Football Postseason

Northern Bedford and Claysburg-Kimmel both survived the first weekend of postseason action Nov. 1 and 2. The second-seeded Black Panthers (8-3) have their sights fixed on their first District 5 Class...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    November 7, 2019

M-burg Borough Approves 2020 Budget without a Tax Increase

Martinsburg Borough Council is expected to hold the line on real estate taxes in 2020. Council on Monday evening, Nov. 4, approved a preliminary balanced budget of $863,7000. Real estate taxes will remain at 1.871 mills. If council adopts the...

 
 By Brian Hess    Sports    October 31, 2019

Now, the Fun Begins – Cove Teams Start Playoff Action

Now the real fun can begin. as in high school football postseason action. The postseason begins this weekend, featuring three teams from the Morrisons Cove area. In the District 3 Class 3A field,...

 
 By Brian Hess    Sports    October 17, 2019

With Two Weeks Left in Regular Season, Williamsburg Strives for a Victory

With two weeks remaining in high school football's regular season, one Cove team is still searching for its elusive first victory. Williamsburg, with an 0-8 record, will play its home finale Friday...

 
 By Brian Hess    Sports    October 10, 2019

NB Panthers (4-3) and C-K Bulldogs (5-2) Set for Battle Friday Night

Week 8 of the high school football season will feature a battle of two Cove-area teams in an Inter-County Conference showdown. The Black Panthers of Northern Bedford will matchup with the Bulldogs of...

 

Northern Bedford v. Tussey 'Backyard Brawl' Set for Friday in Saxton

The communities in the Northern Bedford and Tussey Mountain school districts are buzzing with excitement in preparation for Friday night's "Backyard Brawl." Tussey Mountain and Northern Bedford – th...

 
 By Brian Hess    Sports    August 29, 2019

Claysburg-Kimmel, Williamsburg Each Seeking First Win

Week 2 of the high school football season features an Inter-County Conference matchup between two Cove-area schools each looking for their first win. Williamsburg will play host to Claysburg-Kimmel at...

 
 By Brian Hess    Sports    August 22, 2019

Northern Bedford v. Central Game Highlights Opening Week

The 2019 high school football season kicks off Friday, Aug. 23, with three games featuring all four Morrisons Cove area squads. Northern Bedford (5-6 in 2018), will travel north along State Route 36...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    June 6, 2019

Pageant, Music, Fireworks Planned For 'J4' Celebration

Despite the absence of rides for the first time in more than 50 years, Morrisons Cove Memorial Park has a full slate of events scheduled for its Fourth of July celebration. The six-day “J4” event will begin Monday, July 1, and run through...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    June 6, 2019

M-burg Seeks Mayor Following Resignation

Martinsburg Borough is seeking a mayor following Monday night’s (June 3) resignation of the town’s elected head. The borough’s council accepted the resignation of Rex L. Hartman during the meeting. Hartman who has served as the elected mayor...

 

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