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 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 26, 2022 

Blair County Garden Club Holds Plant Sale

Blair County Garden Club had an abundance of attendees at its annual plant sale in Altoona at the Jaggard Street Church on Friday, May 20. Folks from Homewood and New Enterprise attend this great...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 12, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion Plans Tractor Ride

The Southern Cove Power Reunion held its May meeting on Thursday, May 5. Previous minutes were approved and read by Secretary Melanie Clapper. The treasurer report was given by Treasurer Amy Mellott and approved. Plow Days and the first tractor pull...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 12, 2022

South Woodbury Twp. Approves Community Yard Sale Days

South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met on Monday, May 3, at 9 a.m. in the Township building. All supervisors were present. Monthly bills and the treasurer’s report were reviewed and approved. The roadmaster reported tree trimming and...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    May 12, 2022

Ladies Encounter Brings More Than 300 Women to Convention Center

Joyce Bassler, chair for the Ladies Encounter, and her executive committee, comprised of Sharon Herr, Patricia David, Doris Miller, Karen Weaver and Linda Furry, did an outstanding job on the program...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 12, 2022

Woodbury Borough Announces Yard Sale Days

Woodbury Borough Council met on May 2 at the Community Center. All council members were present. Community Yard Sale Days will be June 3 and 4. Residents are reminded to have their yards and homes “esthetically ready” so yard sellers will have a...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 12, 2022

Garman Seafood Offers Fresh Seafood, Suggestions

New to the area is Garman Seafood, located south of Woodbury on PA-36. “I want to concentrate on fresh wild caught Atlantic seafood,” said owner Elvin Garman. “This seafood comes out of Maryland.” Garman said that he carefully chose a...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    May 5, 2022

Curryville Church of the Brethren Holds Blessing of the Tractors

Curryville Church, located at 1535 Curryville Road, held a service on May 1 to bless the tractors and farmers. Pastor Chris Heinlein is the pastor of this beautiful church. He will be installed on...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 28, 2022

Denny Shoemaker: The Eagle Expert

Denny Shoemaker is a lifetime resident of Woodbury and very well known throughout the Cove. He worked for New Enterprise Stone and Lime for over 20 years, but he is best known for his love of eagles a...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 21, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion Holds Plow Days

Southern Cove Power Reunion started its 2022 season off with Plow Days and a tractor pull on Saturday, April 16. Attendees came out to watch various men plow the fields at the Power Reunion grounds....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Sports    April 21, 2022

Cove Represented at Baseball Hall of Fame in Maryland

On Saturday March 26, 2022, in Frostburg, Md., four baseball players were formally inducted into the Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame. The hall's headquarters is in Evansville, In. Gene Decker was...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 14, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion to Hold Plow Days

Southern Cove Power Reunion’s meeting was called to order by President Jason Hileman. The Board of Directors previously voted to combine the monthly board meeting and the club meeting into one meeting. This is the first night of this new time. The...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    April 14, 2022

Mary Southerland, Gwen Smith to Present at Ladies Encounter

Ladies Encounter will be held on Sunday April 30, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Blair County Convention Center in Altoona. Tickets will be available at local businesses and on the website. Mary Southerland is the founder of Journey Ministry...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 14, 2022

Woodbury Borough Council Reminds Citizens of Summer Ordinances

Woodbury Borough Council met for its April meeting. All members were present, except for the mayor. Four community members were present. The meeting was called to order by President Shawn Claycomb. The Woodbury Area Community Center minutes were...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 14, 2022

South Woodbury Township Reviews Fire Company Request

On April 5, the South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met for their monthly meeting at 9 a.m. The monthly bills and treasurer report were reviewed and approved by supervisors. A liquid fuel payment was received and was less than expected. The...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 14, 2022

Helsel Harvester Homestead April Event Gave Vendors Opportunities

In March of 2021 Darin and Michelle Helsel opened their beautiful farm to the public. Michelle felt the presence of God on the land. They both wanted to share this place with the community and give...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Obituaries    April 7, 2022

Martinsburg Residents Attend 2022 PBA Marketplace

How do bus companies come up with locations for enjoyable trips? Tour guides who take trips for Freedom Excursions and some frequent riders were invited to attend the PBA (Pennsylvania Bus...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 7, 2022

Southern Cove Rod And Gun Benefit a Success

Southern Cove Rod and Gun Club in New Enterprise held a benefit shotgun shoot on April 3. This was to help a member who had been a victim of COVID with complications. There were 128 shooters in this event and many more family and friends who were...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 7, 2022

Morrisons Cove Produce Auction Opens for Spring

The Morrisons Cove Produce Auction officially opened March 29. It is located at 4826 Woodbury Pike, Roaring Spring. Though it was a cold, brisk day, contributers bought a variety of flowers such as...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Opinion    March 31, 2022

Let Me Tell You About Linda

Sometimes the world we live in makes you sad, depressed, feel like just giving up and question your own existence and plan for your life. So many live alone and have nobody to help them or share...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 31, 2022

Veterans Receive Quilts of Valor

On Friday evening at the Lutheran Church in Duncansville, 11 veterans received quilts made by the local members of Patriotic Piecemakers of PA. These quilts serve a tangible reminder of appreciation...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 31, 2022

Henrietta Sportsman Club Stocks Clover Creek

Henrietta Sportsmens Club is a beautiful club located at 1448 Henrietta Road, Martinsburg, on 17 acres of ground. This includes their own fish nursery. There is 125 members in this club, and they are always looking for more. Those interested can...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Sports    March 24, 2022

Ravers Gap Sportsman Association Spring Shot Gun Shoots Ending Soon

Ravers Gap Sportsman Association is located in Woodbury. A shotgun shoot was held on Thursday, March 17. This club sits on a 9-acre wooded site. Originally known as Woodbury Country Club, it was founded in 1932. In 1962 it was reorganized as Ravers...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Sports    March 24, 2022

Southern Cove Rod and Gun Club Holds Fundraiser

Southern Cove Rod and Gun Club, located in New Enterprise, is requesting support of donated food items. These items will be used at an upcoming shotgun shoot event for a club member in need. The event will be held on club grounds on April 3, 2022....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 17, 2022

South Woodbury Twp. Opens Bids for Culvert Replacement

The Board of Supervisors at South Woodbury Township met on Tuesday, March 1, at the township building. All supervisors were present. The previous meeting’s minutes were read and approved as written. The workers’ compensation insurance audit was...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 17, 2022

Reimagine Everett Theatre Project Fundraising in New Enterprise

A group was formed in the last few years to bring the Everett Theatre back to life. There is an active board of nine members: Chair Ken Tewell, Vice Chair Kaci Batzel, Marla Pennabaker, Alison Hostetler, Jessica Stone, Cody Smith, and Leah Pepple....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 17, 2022

Hopewell Sportsman Club Shotgun Shoot

Hopewell Sportsmen's Club had their Sunday night shoot with 55 shooters participating. The club originated in 1979. The club is located in Hopewell. The phone number is (814) 928-5945. There is also...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 17, 2022

Southern Cove Rod and Gun Club Hosts Gun Shoot With Many Games

Southern Cove Rod and Gun Club held its gun shoot on Tuesday, March 8. Having been a hunter in years past, I was intrigued with this event and thought I may like to start being a participant. The...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 10, 2022

Woodbury Borough Council Discusses Small Building Improvements

Woodbury Borough Council met in regular session on Monday, March 7, 2022, at the Woodbury Community Center at 7 p.m. All members were present except for Mayor Jordan Pabon. The minutes were reviewed and approved. Expenditures were approved from the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 10, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion Changes Meeting Time, Plans Activities

The Southern Cove Power Reunion's March 3 meeting was called to order by President Jason Hileman. There were no minutes from last month, as the meeting was canceled due to inclement weather. The...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 3, 2022

Martinsburg Fire Comp. Open House Shows Off New Addition

Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Company showed off the new addition to the fire hall with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 26, at noon. Some of the participants were State Rep. Jim Gregory...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 10, 2022

S.C. Power Reunion Plans For Annual Banquet

Southern Cove Power Reunion’s meeting was called to order by President Jason Hileman. Last month’s meeting minutes were read by Melanie Clapper Club Secretary. Treasurer’s report given by Treasurer Amy Mellott. There is $4,236 in the Hometown...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 10, 2022

Keller Engineers Discusses Road Work at South Woodbury Twp. Meeting

On Feb. 1, South Woodbury Township Supervisors met in the township building. Minutes were reviewed and approved as read. Treasurer report given and approved. Total liabilities and Equity were $2,237,895.58. Tax Collection Committee met on Jan. 22,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 10, 2022

Woodbury Borough Hears From Community Center

Woodbury Borough Council met in regular session on Monday, Feb. 3, 2022, at the Woodbury Community Center. All members of the council were present, except for Tim Wentz and Wayne Brumbaugh. President Shawn Claycomb led members in the pledge of...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 3, 2022

Most Positions Retained For South Woodbury Twp. Board

South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met Jan. 3, and voting for permanent positions was done. Organization All supervisors will retain their positions. Supervisor John Hileman will be the vice chair and assistant roadmaster. Rachel White was...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 13, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion Light Show Huge Success

Southern Cove Power Reunion board members met at 6 p.m. on Jan. 6, 2022. The treasurer report was read by Amy Mellott. The light show was a tremendous hit. Admissions, donations and horse/wagon rides totaled $4,044. Expenses for advertising,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 6, 2022

Woodbury Borough Swears in New Mayor

Woodbury Borough met for its first session of the year on Jan. 3 at the Woodbury Community Center at 7 p.m. After the salute to the flag Shawn Claycomb, who is now president, initiated the meeting....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    January 6, 2022

Homewood Independent Living Brings In the New Year Hawaii-Style

Homewood located on Givler Drive, Martinsburg, had a New Year's Eve Celebration in the Social Hall. The celebration took place from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Those in independent living attended....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    December 23, 2021

Cove Lions Club of Loysburg Assists Family In Community

Charlie Clapper of New Enterprise passed away tragically on Aug. 22, 2018. He left behind a handicapped daughter, Beth, and a disabled wife, Robin. The Clappers struggled with hardships through out th...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    December 16, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion Presents Country Christmas Light Show

Southern Cove Power Reunion held its first Country Christmas Light Show on Dec. 10 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. This was held at 145 Cave Road New Enterprise. The show will be going on Dec. 17 and 18 at the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    December 16, 2021

Cast of 'A Christmas Carol' Does Cove Community Theater Proud

Cove Community Theater (CCT) presented "A Christmas Carol, A New Musical," book and lyrics by Keith Ferguson and music by Bruce Greer, on Dec. 5, 10 and 11. This musical started out on the Streets of...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    December 16, 2021

South Woodbury Twp. Donates to Your Safe Haven, Inc.

South Woodbury Township’s reorganization meeting will be Jan. 3, 2022, at 9 a.m. The auditor’s meeting will be Jan. 4, 2022, at 10 a.m. Minutes were approved as read. Treasurer report given by Secretary Rachel White. Total liabilities and equity...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    December 9, 2021

Woodbury Borough Sees Mayor Applicant

On Dec. 6, Woodbury Borough held its last meeting for 2021. All members were in attendance, and Jordan Pabon, resident of Woodbury, was there to observe the meeting. No mayor report was given due to...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    December 9, 2021

Martinsburg Mennonite Church Provides Events For Holiday Season

On Sunday, Dec. 5, Martinsburg Mennonite Church's congregation enjoyed special music by flutist Linda Furry. Other activities are being planned for this month as well. Clothed by Grace will be open...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    December 2, 2021

Southern Cove Craft and Vendor Show Offers Range of Products

The Southern Cove Craft and Vendor held at Replogle School building Nov. 27 was a success. Many crafters from nearby communities participated and offered a variety of items. Daniel Styer from...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    November 24, 2021

Remembering Robert 'Bob' Bruce Yoder

Bob Yoder of Martinsburg passed away Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, at home at age 87. Folks of Martinsburg Mennonite Church had many things to say about this beloved friend, teacher, mentor, leader and...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    November 24, 2021

Southern Cove EMS Makes Wreaths for Fundraiser

Southern Cove EMS, located in New Enterprise, made Christmas wreaths as a new fundraiser this year. The wreaths were assembled at Debbie and Jeff Mellott's Home in Loysburg by about 18 volunteers incl...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 18, 2021

Benefit Auction for the Clinic for Special Children and the Central Pa. Clinic Has 'Best Year Ever'

Herman and Cathy Nolt provided some outcome information since the Benefit Auction held on Sept. 11, 2021. The total amount of money after expenses were deducted came to $139,000. This money was sent...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 18, 2021

Fall Country Store Tour Featured Decorations, Clothing Offered in Cove

The Fall Country Store Tour in the Cove was exciting and fun as usual. This year the tour was held Nov. 5, 6, 12, 13 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Discounts were given in all the stores on tour dates. One...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 18, 2021

Delgrosso Foods Keynote Speakers at Farm-City Dinner

On Nov. 10, the Blair County Chamber of Commerce's Farm-City Dinner was held at the East Freedom Firehall. It was a large event with many attending. Chairperson of the Chamber Joseph Diamond gave the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    November 18, 2021

New Enterprise Church Holds Chicken Barbecue

New Enterprise Church of the Brethren held a chicken barbecue on Saturday, Nov. 13. This group did 500 chicken halves with sides and utilized many volunteers. Ryan Crawford in his chicken suit drew...

 

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