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 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    October 21, 2021 

Newry Church Holds Craft Fair and Bake Sale

Women of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America) in conjunction with the Women’s Craft Class held a Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale on Saturday, Oct. 16. This event had many craft items...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    October 14, 2021

Wayne Brumbaugh Sworn in as New Woodbury Borough Council Member

Woodbury Borough has a new borough council member. Wayne Brumbaugh was sworn in on the Oct. 4 meeting by Vice President Shawn Claycomb. The council is still in need of a mayor and now a president,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    October 14, 2021

Power Reunion Christmas Lights Project Approved

The Southern Cove Power Reunion’s October meeting was called to order by Jason Hileman. The treasurer’s report was given by Amy Mellott. The Hometown Bank museum fund has a balance of $4,236. The...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    October 14, 2021

Anita Gutschick Gives Touching Performance

Ladies Encounter sponsored the “Truth of the Matter” on Oct. 5, at Faith Assembly of God in Roaring Spring. Praise and Worship was led by Generations band. The mission of Ladies Encounter is to...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    October 14, 2021

South Woodbury Township's November Board Meeting Moved for Election Day

South Woodbury Township’s Board of Supervisors met Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the township building. Supervisors Jay Claycomb and John T. Hileman Jr. were in attendance. Roadmaster Rick Musselman reported...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 30, 2021

Imler Volunteer Fire Company Gun Raffle

Imler Volunteer Fire Company held a very successful gun raffle and dinner on Sept. 25. The fire company is located at 996 Mowry's Road, Imler Pa. 16655. Attendees enjoyed the cooler temperatures for...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 30, 2021

M-burg Fire Company Holds Chicken BBQ

Martinsburg Fire Company held a chicken barbecue on Sept. 25, 2021, at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park. Half of the proceeds from this event went to the W. Gene Henry Memorial plaque. The fire company...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 23, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion's Annual Show Features Many Vendors

The Southern Cove Power Reunion's Annual Show took place on Sept. 17, 18 and 19 at 145 West Cave Road, New Enterprise. The show featured many winners: • Winner of the 2004 Ford Tractor was Scott...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 23, 2021

Not Too Late to Catch Cove's 'Murder at the Theater'

The Cove Community Theater presented "Murder at the Theater," an interactive murder mystery, on Sept. 18 and 19. The theater is located at 5768 Churchview Road, Loysburg. Pre-show entertainment was...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    September 16, 2021

What's the Big Deal?

July 10, 2021, a new business opened at 7390 Woodbury Pike, Roaring Spring. Owners Justin and Melissa Benton live in Salemville with their two children – a 7-year-old and a 10-year-old who attend...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    September 16, 2021

Cove Veterans Wrapped in Quilts of Valor

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, 10 veterans were awarded with Quilts of Valor. The ceremony took place at Memorial Church of the Brethren in Martinsburg. Local veterans honored at the Quilt of Valor ceremony wer...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    September 16, 2021

2021 Auction to Benefit Clinic for Special Children

Beginning at 8:30 a.m., hundreds of folks stood in lines for breakfast, doughnuts, pies, gobs, and other items. It did not take long before the many shelves of homemade baked goods were empty. Other...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    September 16, 2021

South Woodbury Twp. to Move Meetings to Evening

Sept. 7, 2021, the South Woodbury Township board of supervisors met. There were also two residents of New Enterprise at the meeting. The office will be closed Sept. 20 through Sept. 24, 2021, for...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    September 16, 2021

Oberman Resigns as President of Woodbury Boro

Kristi Oberman, president of Woodbury Borough council, has resigned effective Sept. 7, 2021. A replacement is being sought. Those who have any interest in this position, please contact the borough....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 9, 2021

Latest Mask Mandate Sparks One Family's Peaceful Protest

Justin Garner (shown) and his family spoke out to those passing by in Claysburg on Saturday, Sept. 4. Garner, his spouse and children, held signs to oppose the mask mandate to affect Claysburg...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 2, 2021

Annual Benefit Auction and Bake Sale is Back

On Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at 8:30 a.m., the 24th annual benefit auction and bake sale will be held. This will be held at Morrisons Cove Produce Auction, 4826 Woodbury Pike, Roaring Spring, 16673. T...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 2, 2021

Former Newry Farmer's Daughter Has Made Baked Goods From Scratch For 30 Years

Lisa Becker has known all her life what hard work is about. Becker grew up in Newry, the daughter of Bill Hite, who owned a farm. In 1979, while working on the farm, she learned various aspects of...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    September 2, 2021

WINGS Basket Auction

The WINGS (Women into Nurturing God’s Spirit) group of the Greenfield Charge of the United Church of Christ held a gift basket raffle at the Claysburg Community Days Celebration on Aug. 14 and 15....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    September 2, 2021

Todd Hall Directs His First Play for Cove Community Theater

Todd Hall is no stranger to plays having been an actor himself, but he is a stranger to directing. Hall has been preparing since June of this year for "The Mousetrap." "The Mousetrap" is the longest...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 2, 2021

Bedford County Man Publishes 'Our Bedford County Civil War Soldiers'

Kevin Mearkle of Mattie has been working on his unique book for close to four years. Mearkle, in cooperation with the Bedford County Historical Society, has done intense research to identify an accura...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    August 26, 2021

Faith United Methodist Church Shares Love for Jesus Through Ice Cream

Sunday, Aug. 22, Woodbury Community Center came alive with laughter and socialization while enjoying free ice cream. Faith United Methodist held their third and last ice cream community event for the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    August 19, 2021

Alaina Musselman New 2021 Little Miss Claysburg Queen

On Aug. 14, at the 26th annual Little Miss Claysburg Pageant, Alaina Musselman won the title of Little Miss Claysburg Queen. She is the daughter of Terri and Christopher Musselman. Musselman enjoys...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    August 19, 2021

South Woodbury Twp. Hears From Fire Dept. On New Truck Purchase

Money from the Resolution on American Rescue Plan Act will provide the township with $109,508. This money has guidelines on what it can be spent on. The money must be appropriated toward something...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    August 19, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion Does Preparation For Fall Show

August meeting of the Southern Cove Power Reunion was held as usual. Meeting called to order by President Jason Hileman. Minutes from last month meeting were read by Melanie Clapper Club Secretary....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    August 12, 2021

Woodbury Borough Applies for COVID-19 Relief Funds

Woodbury Borough’s July meeting took place at the Woodbury Area Community Center. The group discussed paying their portion of a bill to have the Community Center blacktopped. Usually, the bill is...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    August 5, 2021

Blair County Strikes Back at Autism With Bowling Bash

Holiday Bowl in Altoona held the 13th Annual Blair County Strikes Back Bowling Bash on July 30, 2021. The bash raised money and awareness for families with autistic members in the community. Profits...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    July 29, 2021

Kulp Family Farm Provides Farm Fresh Fun With a Unique Corn Maze

Are you searching for an activity to enjoy with friends, family, church groups etc.? Go to 2373 Cove Mountain Rd. in Martinsburg for a spectacular corn maze. This beautiful corn maze was done on five...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 22, 2021

Woodbury Borough Council Discusses Post Office Issues, Christmas Decoration Donations

The Woodbury Borough Council met on July 6. Minutes were presented, reviewed and accepted. The borough has completed all the necessary paperwork to receive COVID-19 funds. This will amount to $27,000...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 15, 2021

John Hileman Jr. Assumes Role of Township Supervisor

South Woodbury Township held their board of supervisors meeting July 6, at 9 a.m. John Hileman Jr. took the seat of Jeffrey Imler who resigned. The monthly bills and treasurers report was reviewed...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 8, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion Looking for Kitchen Workers

The Southern Cove Power Reunion meeting was called to order by Jason Hileman. Treasurer Amy Mellott gave the treasurer’s report. There is $4,236 in the Hometown Bank Museum Fund. In the Hometown Ban...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    July 8, 2021

Woodbury Man Shows Off His Ice Cream Freezer, Lawn Tractor Collection

Samuel E. Rhodes of Woodbury, who formerly worked in construction, collects ice cream freezers and lawn tractors. In his collection of ice cream freezers, Rhodes has 430 freezers the oldest dated from...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 1, 2021

N.E. Power Reunion Offered 'Construction Show' June 19

At the Southern Cove Power Reunion's construction show on June 19, some of the main attractions were the Hydra unit, Unit Crane shovel and a tractor dump trailer. Attendees enjoyed watching the demons...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 17, 2021

Woodbury Borough Continues Plans For Christmas Lights

Woodbury Borough held its monthly meeting. The treasurer’s report was read. There is $104,409 in the general fund. There is currently no mayor. The members discussed the money they will get in the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 10, 2021

Cove Community Theatre Plans Entertainment

Cove Community Theater group has been working hard to make improvements and develop entertainment for the community. The theatre is located at 5768 Church View Road, Loysburg. Mary Ellen Laird,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 10, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion Meeting Highlights Events

Southern Cove Power Reunion held their June meeting. The treasurer’s report, given by Amy Mellott, treasurer, showed $4,036 in Hometown Bank Museum Fund. The Hometown Bank checking account has a...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    June 10, 2021

Martinsburg Mennonite Celebrates Birthdays

Two longtime members of Martinsburg Mennonite Church have birthdays this month. The church honored these members with cards and balloons. This small but mighty church has been holding church services...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 10, 2021

South Woodbury Twp. Supervisor Jeffrey Imler Resigns

The Board of Supervisors have accepted the resignation of Jeffrey Imler as of June 1, 2021. Supervisor Rick Musselman and Jay Claycomb thanked Imler for his service and said, “It was a pleasure...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 27, 2021

Bair Foundation Child and Family Ministries Celebrates Commitment to Families and Children

The Bair Foundation of Blair County, located at 615 Howard Ave. in Altoona, held a celebration at Valley View Park on May 4. The Bair Foundation, founded in 1967, has said its mission is to “build...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 13, 2021

Revival Services Held in Morrison Cove Baptist Church

April 28 started out as a day of work on my property at 103 Ott Road New Enterprise. This was a day of trying to make my small stream look better without breaking any rules for cleanup. Raking leaves...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 13, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion Board Discusses a 'Corny' Situation

The Southern Cove Power Reunion met on May 6. Treasurer Amy Mellott reported that currently there is $4,036 dollars in the Hometown Bank Museum Fund. The checking account balance is $36,493. The...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 13, 2021

Woodbury Borough Reminds Residents Of Ordinances

With spring and summer approaching, Woodbury Borough Council will send out a reminder of ordinances that are common for this time of year. To see the entire ordinance, contact Secretary Barb Wilt at...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    April 29, 2021

Annual Plow Days Held in Southern Cove

Plow Days was held at the Southern Cove Power Reunion Grounds on Saturday, April 17. This was an opportunity for attendees to participate in the plowing of about 25 acres of ground. Many years ago,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 22, 2021

Country Store Tour Offers Furniture, Pottery, Candles, Flowers and More

The Spring Country Store Tour was held April 15-17. The event was socially distanced. Roots in the Cove featured many gift ideas including flags, gnomes and landscaping items. The Village Closet...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Sports    April 15, 2021

All About Blair BassMasters

How did Blair Bassmasters come to be? It started with B.A.S.S. in 1967. Ray Scott launched the concept of competitive bass fishing by forming Bass Anglers Sportsman Society. In 1981-82, six to eight...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 15, 2021

South Woodbury Township Tables Christmas Decoration Project

The April regular meeting of South Woodbury Township was held on April 6 and lasted one and a half hours due to many items on the agenda. The treasurer’s report showed $2,115,387 in total...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    April 8, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion Hosts Consignment Auction

Saturday April 3, more than 300 folks showed up for a Southern Cove Power Reunion auction. Mark Wisecarver, auctioneer, handled a lively auction with many items to be auctioned. Wisecarver conducted t...

 
 By Judith Ott    Life    April 8, 2021

Southern Cove's Produce Auction Re-Opens, is Seeking Growers

Flowers, including yellow dahlias, pink petunias and coleus, along with potatoes and mushrooms, were a few of the items auctioned off on March 30 at the Southern Cove produce auction. Folks gathered...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Opinion    March 18, 2021

Remembering Joan

Joan L (Replogle) Ritchey, 77, of Martinsburg formerly of Woodbury, passed Feb. 24, 2021 at Conemaugh Memorial Center. She was the daughter of Jesse L. and Sara Kathyrn (Honsaker) Replogle and...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 18, 2021

Woodbury Considers Hanging Christmas Lights

The Woodbury Borough Council met for its regular session on March 1, 2021, at the Woodbury Community Center at 7 p.m. All members were present. President Kristi Oberman opened the meeting with the ple...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 18, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion Plans Spring Events; Fundraisers

The Southern Cove Power Reunion held a meeting on March 4 at 6 p.m. for the directors and a second meeting at 7 p.m. for the members. The club grounds are located one mile west of New Enterprise at...

 

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