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Annual Hollidaysburg Pumpkinfest Celebrates Autumn

Saturday brought a chilly damp start to the 14th annual Hollidaysburg Borough Pumpkinfest. But that didn't deter folks from coming out to celebrate autumn and harvest time. Vendors, mostly non-profits...

 

Look for Me on the New Hollidaysburg Herald Website

For the past three and a half years, my byline has made a weekly appearance in the Morrisons Cove Herald. Some of you have been kind enough to tell me you enjoy reading my articles. Thank you for...

 

What an Interesting Bunch at the Farmers' Market in H-burg

To the untrained eye, the Hollidaysburg Farmers' Market isn't the biggest you could imagine, but talk to some of the vendors. They have interesting stories to tell that will make you glad you...

 

Record Crowd Wraps Up Concert Series

Just walking down Allegheny Street toward the Diamond, it was easy to surmise that this was an exceptionally large crowd. Downtown Hollidaysburg Community Partnership officials confirmed the numbers....

 

Campaign Underway at H-burg Library

Imagine reading in the Herald that a public building project came in under budget and mortgage-free. Five years ago, the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library did just that. In 2014, the new...

 

The Most Powerful Card in Your Wallet is Your Library Card

Ray Bradbury said, "Without library cards, what do we have? We have no past and no future." September is Library Card Sign Up Month. At the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library (HAPL), you will receive...

 

Russian Artist Featured at H-burg Gallery

Art lovers need not to travel to Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., or New York City to see fine art. Take a leisurely stroll along Allegheny Street from the Diamond in Hollidaysburg, where you can...

 

Blair County's Annual Night Out Against Crime Continues to Grow

Observed annually across the nation on the first Tuesday in August, National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community....

 

Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Church Installs Pastor

Though this story has many more chapters yet to be written, consider this the final installment leading up to the Installation of the 18th senior pastor in 231 years at First Presbyterian Church of Ho...

 

Farmers Market, Concert Today In Hollidaysburg

Each Tuesday, Downtown Hollidaysburg features a farmers market from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Though the market is an attractive event, many working people just cannot get there. Katrina Pope,...

 

Fitness Studio Opens in H-burg

Proper equipment is fundamental in a fitness studio. For people in search of a good workout, so is variety and new challenge. Shape of You Fitness Studio held its grand opening at 311 Allegheny St. in...

 

NatureWorks A Walk in the Park in Hollidaysburg

Nature is the first name of this amazing new Hollidaysburg park owned by the Blair County Conservation District (BCCD). Located beside the big red barn on Bedford Street just below Route 36,...

 

Takin' It to the Streets in Hollidaysburg

Downtown Hollidaysburg came alive after hours last Thursday, July 18, to the sounds of classic rock as the Downtown Live Concert Series continued on the Diamond. Folks lined Allegheny and North...

 

Duncansville Celebrates Annual Community Days

Duncansville Mayor Lloyd Forshey and an ambitious volunteer group work diligently for nearly a year to bring three days of celebration to Duncansville. This year, Duncansville residents and...

 

Where There Is Great Love, There Are Always Miracles

The signs lining the parking lot at First United Methodist Church of Hollidaysburg for the Zack Hinish Foundation annual Yard Sale on Saturday, July 13, said it all. "No Prices. Donations Accepted."...

 

Old Mortar, New Brew in H-burg

Irony is always fascinating. If you know much at all about Allegheny Street in the Borough of Hollidaysburg, you know that the buildings are architecturally fascinating, built close together, of vario...

 

Blair Remembers Fallen Officers

"Always hug your family before you leave for your shift." That was advice given by Tim Rutledge, guest speaker at the 28th annual Blair County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service in front of...

 

Treasures Abound in Hollidaysburg for Area Art Lovers

The second annual Hollidaysburg Art Walk, sponsored by the Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council (HAAC), featured eight treasures within a short walking distance of the historic Diamond district. The Art Wa...

 

Classic Cars Line the Streets of Hollidaysburg During Cruise-In

After a wet week, the only slick thing on this Friday evening, May 31, were the buffed chrome fenders and wheels on the classic cars lining the streets of Downtown Hollidaysburg. Gleaming metal shone...

 

Traditions Prevail at H-burg Prom

Tradition accompanied by perfect weather prevailed for the Hollidaysburg Area High School (HAHS) Prom on Friday, May 24. School dismissed early for the entire district while senior high students and...

 

Funds for Job Sustainability and Growth Announced

Blair County's railroad revival picked up more than $2 million of steam recently with the announcement of rail infrastructure funding that has been earmarked for two Hollidaysburg projects by the...

 

Springfest Features Area Singer

If you've wondered when it was finally going to stop raining and feel like spring, the answer is Saturday, May 18. Despite forecasts for rain, morning sprinkles gave way to a surprisingly hot and...

 

Katrina Pope Resigns from IRC to Join Hollidaysburg Borough

Katrina Pope announced to her current Intermunicipal Relations Committee employers on Tuesday, April 23, that she would be leaving her position as education and enforcement coordinator, effective May...

 

Hollidaysburg Planetarium Recreates Sky from 4,000 Years Ago

The new Hollidaysburg Area High School (HAHS) Planetarium became a time machine on Thursday, April 18, catapulting a captivated audience 4,000 years back in time. Guided by Fred Marshak, planetarium...

 

Pope Resigns from IRC to Join Hollidaysburg Borough

Katrina Pope announced to her current Intermunicipal Relations Committee employers on Tuesday, April 23, that she would be leaving her position as education and enforcement coordinator, effective May...

 

Steam Fans Go Hunting for EGGSpress in Hollidaysburg

As the Everett Railroad Easter EGGSpress Steam Train approached Kladder Station on a spectacular Saturday morning, April 13, the families aboard were brimming with excitement. They weren't the only...

 

IRC Continues Mission Despite Helm Change

Katrina Pope wears many hats at work. As the education and enforcement coordinator for the Intermunicipal Relations Committee (IRC) since 2010, she balances a myriad of daily job demands. "Education i...

 

A New (Recycling) Game in Town

Plastic has been making headlines recently. Heads are turning at camera footage of wildlife being choked by plastic can rings, littering of plastic containers so thick that it literally piles up in...

 

Too Much Stuff

Yesterday, my adorable neighbor girl came knocking at my door. She announced proudly that she was selling "stuff" and wanted to know if I would buy something. Just a couple days earlier, she was walki...

 

Popular Dog Boutique Expands Its Doors in Duncansville

Christine and John Schezzini started making treats for their pooches at home. Inspired by their favorite four-legged family members and driven by a natural entrepreneurial spirit, Poocheychef became...

 

Indoor Golf Event Raises Money for H-burg Library

Local families combined two favorite hobbies – golf and reading – to raise money for the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library (HAPL). Carol Scarbro of Duncansville was at the library on a cold,...

 

Great Weather for Reading

James Charlesworth lived his entire life up until college in Hollidaysburg. His parents still live in the house where he grew up and learned to love reading. At a very young age, he could (and was...

 

Roundhouse Harley-Davidson Expanding Into Powersports

Roundhouse Harley Davidson in Duncansville has been operated by the Burgmeier Hauling family since 2017. With the recent acquisition of Steve Seltzer Powersports in Pinecroft, the Burgmeiers are...

 

WISE Women Seeks Nominees for Annual Tribute Awards

Compiled by JILL BRUBAKER REIGH Hollidaysburg Correspondent WISE (Women Involved in Scholarship and Empowerment) Women of Blair County Tribute recognizes and honors Blair County women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in promoting the...

 

Hollidaysburg Music Educator Makes 'Grammy' Short List

Scott Sheehan, director of bands and music department chairman at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School (HAHS), is one of 10 nominees for the GRAMMY Museum Music Educator Award for 2019. The top 1...

 

Hollidaysburg Yuletide Tour a 'True Victorian Christmas'

Though advertised images of a snowy stroll through Historic Hollidaysburg were actually a rainy drizzle, more than 200 people purchased tickets and participated in the 2018 Yuletide Tour on Sunday,...

 

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