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 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 being given to the borough over a two-year time....

 
 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 Bank Checking Account, there is a balance of $19,567....

 
 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 future from COVID-19. Nothing is for sure at this...

 
 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, proprietor of the company, said the group has been...

 
 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 working with you and you will be missed....

 
 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 and fallen walnuts and pulling items that were...

 
 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 pavilion was cemented by Valley View Builders and is...

 
 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 (814) 766-3111. The Nuisance Ordinance discusses...

 
 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 sportsmen got together and decided to start a bass...

 
 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 liabilities and equity. Wastewater Treatment Facility 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 pledge of allegiance to the flag. Expenditures were r...

 
 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 145 Cave Road. The group’s phone number is (814)...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 11, 2021

South Woodbury Twp. Reviews Wind Turbine Ordinance Opinion

South Woodbury Township Board of Directors met on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at 9 a.m. in the township building. All members were present with an attendee from the public, Laura Jackson, present. Judith Ott, representing the Morrisons Cove Herald, was a...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 21, 2021

Long's Outpost, Froggy 98 To Help Create Valentine's Cards for Seniors in Homes

Would you like to make a difference in the life of someone who resides in a nursing home? Valentine’s Day is coming, and you could help create joy for someone. Help Long’s Outpost and WFGY-98.1 F.M. (Froggy 98.1) send a little love to area...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 7, 2021

Village Delivers Presents to Residents

In October, Mike Lightner, activites direstor at The Village at Morrisons Cove in Martinsburg, and Chaplain Beth Pyles sent letters to groups and churches. In this letter they provided visitation and...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    December 24, 2020

Woodbury Borough Council Adopts Sidewalk, Boiler Ordinances

Woodbury Borough Council met Monday, Dec. 7, at the Woodbury Area Community Center. Councilmembers passed two ordinances – one dealing with sidewalks and one with boilers. Sidewalk Ordinance The new sidewalk ordinance will take effect Jan. 1,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    December 10, 2020

LifePoint Health Names Nason a National Quality Leader

LifePoint Health held a ceremony Nov. 17 honoring Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. This event was held with the pandemic restrictions in mind. Forty attendees were in a tent at any...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    December 10, 2020

Mother and Daughter Combine Businesses And Form 'The Garage' in Woodbury

A new business opened in August at 2673 Woodbury Pike, Woodbury. "The Garage" is a mixture of authentic, rustic, classic and chic. This business is a combination of two businesses in one. It is home...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    November 12, 2020

Spring Cove District Hosts Special Trunk-or-Treat Event

Spring Cove Elementary and Martinsburg Elementary schools held a safe fun event for their students Oct. 27 at the SCES in Roaring Spring. Principles and reading specialists from both schools wanted...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    November 12, 2020

Drive-Through Trunk-or-Treat

The Woodbury Community Center was the place to be on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. A wonderful uplifting trick or treat event was done by members of Faith United Methodist Church with social distancing in...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 12, 2020

Property Taxes May Increase in Woodbury

Woodbury Borough Council met Nov. 2, at the Woodbury Area Community Center. The council tentatively adopted the 2021 budget, which would include a real estate property tax increase from 1 mill to 1.5 mills. For the average homeowner, this would cost...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 5, 2020

S. Woodbury Township Worried About Debris Coming Through Sewage Plant

The South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met Monday, Nov. 2, at the township building. The supervisors are genuinely concerned with the amount of paper that is coming through the sewage...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    October 29, 2020

South Woodbury Township Supervisors Hear Representative From County Library

The South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the township building. Dave Butterbaugh from Lehman Engineers was present to get signing on a plot of ground from the Detwiler Farm’s F5111. Matt Godissart from the Bedford...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    October 22, 2020

South Woodbury Supervisors Hear Concerns About Speeding

The South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the township building. Earl Eshelman was present and voiced concern regarding drivers speeding in the town of New Enterprise on Route 869. Eshelman had contacted the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    October 15, 2020

Woodbury Borough Sets Trick-or-Treat Date for Thursday, Oct. 29

The Woodbury Borough Council met Monday, Oct. 5. Upcoming expenditures for the month of October are $4,426. This includes $1,283 given to Southern Cove Volunteer Fire Relief Association. Also, $1,346 was paid to Orchard Lane Excavating for road...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    October 15, 2020

South Woodbury Township Supervisors Hear Representative from Bedford County Library

The South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the township building. Dave Butterbaugh from Lehman Engineers was present to get signing on a plot of ground from the Dewiler Farm’s F5111. Matt Godissart from the Bedford...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    July 30, 2020

NE Hosts Tractor Pulls, Military Organization

The Greater Pennsylvania Military Preservation Association educated the community with a Vietnam display during the tractor pull show on July 18 at the Southern Cove Power Reunion show grounds in New...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 16, 2020

South Woodbury Township Remembers Bob Detwiler

The supervisors of South Woodbury Township met on Tuesday, July 7. Supervisor Rick Musselman remembered the late Bob Detwiler, a community member who was also on the planning committee for the township. Detwiler served the community in many...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 16, 2020

Woodbury Council Still Has Open Mayor Position

Woodbury Borough Council held its monthly meeting on Monday, July 6. Wayne Brumbaugh, who considered the open mayor’s position, was in attendance but declined. Brumbaugh is interested in the role of Majority Inspector. He told council he will...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 9, 2020

Blair Nursing Homes Recognized for 'Exemplary Service'

The Blair County Emergency Management Agency on Thursday, July 2, recognized Blair County's nursing homes to recognize their exemplary service during the COVID-19 pandemic Mark Taylor, Blair County...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    July 9, 2020

Tractor Pulls on Display at Southern Cove Power Reunion

A tractor pull was held on Saturday, June 27, at the Southern Cove Power Reunion in New Enterprise. Attendees brought their own chairs, sat in the provided bleachers and in their vehicles to watch....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 9, 2020

Woodbury Council Still Has Open Mayor Position

Woodbury Borough Council held its monthly meeting on Monday, July 6. Wayne Brumbaugh, who considered the open mayor’s position, was in attendance but declined. Brumbaugh is interested in the role of Majority Inspector. He told council he will...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 9, 2020

South Woodbury Twp. Remembers Bob Detwiler

The supervisors of South Woodbury Township met on Tuesday, July 7. Supervisor Rick Musselman remembered the late Bob Detwiler, a community member who was also on the planning committee for the township. Detwiler served the community in many...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    July 9, 2020

Memorial Park Crowns 2020 Little Miss Winners at Second Pageant

Morrisons Cove Memorial Park held its second annual Little Miss Morrisons Cove Pageant on Monday, June 29. There were three competitions: Pre-School (ages 3-5), Junior Miss (kindergarten and grades 1...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 2, 2020

Roaring Spring, Williamsburg Lions Clubs Hold Banner Exchange

John Harker, district governor representing the Roaring Spring Lions Club, held his final event on Friday, June 26, at the Lions Club at Shawnee Park, Roaring Spring. The event was an appreciation...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 4, 2020

SWT Discusses New Golden Rule Bridge

The Board of Supervisors of South Woodbury Township met on Monday, June 1, at the township building Jeffrey Wos from Keller Engineer was at the meeting to discuss the possibility of funding for a new bridge on Golden Rule Road. There is no funding...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 28, 2020

SWT Supervisors Practice Social Distancing

South Woodbury Township supervisors and their secretary wore masks and sat at least six feet apart during the May 5 meeting. Ervin Zimmerman of New Enterprise was in attendance to get updates on a poultry operation project he is trying to pursue....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 21, 2020

Woodbury Borough's Mayor Position Remains Open

Woodbury Borough Council met on Monday, May 4, at the Woodbury Area Community Center. All members utilized social distancing throughout the meeting. The office of mayor remains vacant. Two candidates are expected to attend the June council meeting....

 

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