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 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 19, 2023

Peach Hill Orchard Invests in New Hydroponic Farming Greenhouse for Lettuce, Tomato Growing

Hydroponic farming is not new to Peach Hill. They have been growing tomatoes this way for 30 years. But over time updates are needed and in the winter of 2022, a new controlled environment greenhouse...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 19, 2023

Circle K Gifts Holds Fundraiser Presentation

On Monday, Jan. 9, Circle K Gifts in Woodbury and Denny Shoemaker (shown left) held a joint fundraiser for the Over's Christmas tree in Woodbury. Refreshments followed the presentation. This tree has...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 12, 2023

After Shutting Down for Winter, SCPR Looking Forward to Spring Events

The first meeting of Southern Cove Power Reunion was held on Jan. 5 at 6 p.m. in the club house. The secretary report was given by Melanie Clapper and approved. The treasury report and profit and...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 12, 2023

South Woodbury Twp. Makes Changes to Chair, Vice Chair

South Woodbury Township's monthly meeting featured nominations from supervisors and a change in positions. Rick Musselman will move to vice chair and John Hileman will move to chair. Rachael White...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    January 5, 2023

Woodbury Borough Holds First Meeting of the Year

Woodbury Borough held its first meeting of the year at 7 p.m. on Jan. 2 in the Community Center. All members were present except for the mayor. The treasurer report was given by Secretary/Treasurer Barb Wilt and was approved. There is a balance of...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    December 22, 2022

New Enterprise Couple Welcomes Christmas with Luminaries

Lori and Scott Douglas of New Enterprise have been blessing New Enterprise with homemade luminaries for the past five years. Lori had decided she wanted to try this for New Enterprise just to bring...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    December 15, 2022

Dennis Shoemaker Presents at Curryville Church of the Brethren

Curryville Church of the Brethren, under Pastor Chris Heinlein, held a Christmas dinner made by the Sollenberger ladies on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Dennis Shoemaker (shown) of Woodbury, a well-known local...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    December 15, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion Hosts Second Drive-Through Light Show

On Dec. 9, Southern Cove Power Reunion started the Second Annual Country Christmas Light Show at 5:30 p.m. The grounds were filled with displays from area businesses, groups and families. Folks...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    December 15, 2022

Members of Inkwell Group Introduce Themselves, Invite Others to Join

The Inkwell writers group meets on Tuesdays at Manzoni's Brick Oven and Brewing in Duncansville at 6 p.m. Inkwell is open to anyone who is interested in writing and learning more about becoming an...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    December 15, 2022

Woodbury Borough Brainstorms on How to Help Ambulance

Monday, Dec. 5, Woodbury Borough Council met at the Woodbury Community Center at 7 p.m. All members present as well as resident Doug Miller. The treasurer report was given with the balance in the general and state aid fund as $184,768. The sidewalk...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    December 15, 2022

South Woodbury Twp. Hears from EMS on Subscription Requests

South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met on Dec. 6, 2022. The time of meeting was changed due to deer season. The office will be closed on Dec. 26 and 28, 2022, and open on Dec. 30. Auditors will meet on Jan. 4, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. The...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    December 1, 2022

Cove Community Chorus Returns to Stage

On Nov. 19 and 20, Cove Community Chorus performed once again at Spring Cove Middle School Auditorium. "Sing! Salute! Celebrate!" was the title of the program under the direction of Sue Stoudnour....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 17, 2022

Woodbury Borough Real Estate Tax to Stay the Same

On Nov. 7, Woodbury Borough met in the community center at 7 p.m. Expenditures were reviewed and showed the total balance in General, and State Aid is $184, 675. The council is in the middle of transferring all funds to Hometown Bank. Woodbury Area...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    November 3, 2022

Woodbury Churches Celebrate Halloween with Drive-Through Trick or Treat

Grace Community Church formerly Woodbury Cafe opened its doors to adults and children as part of an "All Halloween Eve" celebration, according to Pastor Brad Reed. This was the first Halloween...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    November 3, 2022

Martinsburg Mennonite Travels to Cumberland Valley Relief Center

On Oct. 20, 14 members and friends of Martinsburg Mennonite Church traveled to Chambersburg to Cumberland Valley Relief Center. The center, sponsored by the Peace Churches of Cumberland Valley, works...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    October 20, 2022

Homewood's Bazaar Attracts Sellers

On Oct. 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Homewood in Martinsburg held its Annual Fall Bazaar in Givler Cultural Center. Everything was set up in the hallways and in the cultural center. Jeff’s Jams...

 
 By Judith Ott    Life    October 20, 2022

Homewood's Bazaar Attracts Sellers

On Oct. 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Homewood in Martinsburg held its Annual Fall Bazaar in Givler Cultural Center. Everything was set up in the hallways and in the cultural center. Jeff's Jams...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    October 20, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion Plans Christmas Light Show

The regular Southern Cove Power Reunion (SCPR) meeting was held Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Fred Mellott. Minutes were read by Melanie Clapper, club secretary, and accepted as read. The treasurer’s report was...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    October 20, 2022

South Woodbury Twp. Hears Ambulance Service Plan

The South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met on Sept. 6. During the public comments part of the meeting, Hollidaysburg Ambulance (HALAS) EMS Director Rob Craig, who has been a paramedic for 25 years and was raised in this area, discussed a...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    October 20, 2022

Vince Heaton Sworn In To Woodbury Borough Council

On Monday, Oct. 3, the Woodbury Borough Council conducted its regular meeting at 7 p.m. President Shawn Claycomb opened the meeting with a Pledge of Allegiance to the flag and calling the meeting to order. Minutes of the previous meeting were read...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    October 6, 2022

Benefit Auction Raises Over $160,000

The 25th Annual Public Benefit Auction and Bake Sale, held in support of the Clinic for Special Children and the Central PA Clinic, was a success. An interview with Kathy and Herman Nolt took place...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 22, 2022

SCPR Fall Festival Dedicates Plaque in Honor of Clappers

Southern Cove Power Reunion held its Fall Festival and Tractor Show on Sept. 17, 18 and 19. Thousands attended this event, and many brought tractors – most John Deere – and many others for...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 15, 2022

South Woodbury Township Sign Debate Ongoing

Supervisors met on Sept. 6 at 9 a.m. The treasurer's report ending Aug. 31, 2022, was approved as read. The PennDOT liquid fuels audit was completed. A report upcoming. Roadmaster Rick Musselman repor...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 15, 2022

Shane Suter Resigns from Woodbury Borough Council

Sept. 6, 2022, at 7 p.m., Woodbury Borough Council met for its monthly meeting. The meeting called to order after the Pledge of Allegiance led by President Shawn Claycomb. Next month will be the monthly budget approval. Shane Suter turned in his...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    September 15, 2022

Martinsburg Mennonite Resumes Book Club

Martinsburg Mennonite Church resumed its Ladies Book Club on Sept. 6. Women from many local churches came together to study a book and share thoughts with each other. The book they are reading now is...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 15, 2022

25th Annual Benefit Auction Hears from Dr. Holmes Morton of Clinic for Special Children

The annual auction to support the Clinic for Special Children and the Central PA Clinic was held Saturday, Sept. 10, at 8:30 a.m. at the Morrisons Cove Produce Auction. This was the 25th anniversary of this auction. New this year was a rib dinner on...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 8, 2022

SCPR Prepares For Fall Show

The Southern Cove Power Reunion met on Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. in the clubhouse. Election of officers took place, and with the following outcome: • President Fred Mellott • First Vice President John Hileman and Second Vice President Brett Fisher • Bo...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    September 1, 2022

Curryville Pastor Gives Donkeys a Home

Pastor Chris Heinlein from Curryville Church of the Brethren, located on Curryville Road in Martinsburg, shared his tale on his two donkeys. Their names are Ted and Fred, and they are beautiful white...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 1, 2022

Benefit Auction To Support Children and Central Pa Clinic

On Saturday Sept. 10, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. at the Morrisons Cove Produce Auction Building, the 25th benefit auction will take place. This auction benefits the Clinic for Special Children and the Central PA clinic registered as a nonprofit. All...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    August 18, 2022

Peach Hill Appreciation Day Brings Guests Together

Saturday, Aug. 13, Peach Hill Market was alive with folks filling the parking lot. Peaches, fresh corn, cantaloupes, baked goods and much more filled their shopping carts. Outside, barbecue chicken dinners including homemade rolls, a free ear of...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    August 11, 2022

S. Woodbury Twp. Reviews Solar Panel Ordinance Draft

The South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met on Aug. 2 at 9 a.m. in the township building. There were three residents attending the meeting. The land development plan for John I. Zimmerman was approved. Scott Baker swapped 0.869 acres of...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    August 11, 2022

S.C. Power Reunion Prepares for Fall Show

The Southern Cove Power Reunion held its August meeting on Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. The secretary report by Melanie Clapper was read and approved. The treasurer report by Amy Mellott was also read and...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    August 11, 2022

Peach Hill Celebrating 50 Years, Showing Customer Appreciation

Saturday, Aug. 13, Peach Hill Orchard, located at 1086 Curryville Road, Martinsburg, will celebrate its 50th year with a Customer Appreciation Day. Chicken barbecue will be available for purchase....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    August 4, 2022

Woodbury Borough Adopts Land Development Ordinance 2022-01

Woodbury Borough held its monthly meeting Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Woodbury Community Center. Minutes from the previous meeting were reviewed and then approved. Secretary and Treasurer Barb Wilt review...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 14, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion Hold 'Successful' Shows, Rides

The July Southern Cove Power Reunion meeting was held on Thursday, July 7, at 6 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Jason Hileman. Club Secretary Melanie Clapper read the minutes, which were approved as read. The treasurer’s report...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 14, 2022

South Woodbury Township Recognizes Volunteers

South Woodbury Township’s Board of Supervisors met on July 5, 2022, at 9 a.m. at the township office. All supervisors were in attendance as well as Secretary Rachel White. The meeting was called to order, and the monthly bills and treasurer’s...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 14, 2022

Woodbury Borough Looks At Maintenance Issues

The Woodbury Borough meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance on July 5, 2022. Present were President Shawn Claycomb, Vice President Tim Wentz, Mayor Jordon Pabon, Shane Suter, and Ron Dibert. Minutes from June were reviewed and approved. The...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 14, 2022

Annual Ox Roast Successful for Fire Company

The annual Ox Roast was held on Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9, at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park. Even though the dates were moved this year, the ox roast proved to be very successful. Selling...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 7, 2022

Cove Community Theater 'Mopping' Yards

Cove Community Theater is doing a capital fund campaign by mopping yards. The first two yards mopped were Richard Sell along Route 36 and Garry Black in Woodbury. This is a fundraiser for the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 7, 2022

Roaring Spring Food Bank Helps 20 Families a Month

Roaring Spring Food Bank was started in 2010 at Saint Luke's Lutheran Church located at 401 E. Main Street Roaring Spring. The Minister for this church is Amanda McCaffery. Ron Glunt had the idea for...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    June 30, 2022

Quilts of Valor Presented to Veterans In Marion Heights

Nine veterans received handmade patriotic quilts made by local members of the Patriotic Piecemakers of PA. This group known as the local Quilts of Valor group made this presentation at Serena House in the Marion Heights Community located in...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 23, 2022

Robert P. Smith Alumni Luncheon Brings Attendees Together

The Robert P. Smith Alumni Luncheon was held at The Cove Lions Community Building in Loysburg on June 18, 2022. This school was founded in 1930 when Smith was just 35 years of age after graduating from George Washington Law School. The first class...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 23, 2022

South Woodbury Township Holds June Meeting

The June meeting for South Woodbury Township was held June 7 by the Board of Supervisors. All supervisors were present, as well as the secretary/treasurer. June 10 and 11 were New Enterprise Community Yard Sale Days for the first time. The minutes...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 23, 2022

Community Yard Sales Spark Question Of Wider Yard Sale Next Year

Woodbury held its annual yard sales on June 3 and 4. This small town was alive with folks walking yard to yard to see what treasures they could find. Carol and Sophie Snyder were enjoying the morning outside with their goods. Carol had a beautiful...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 16, 2022

Bedford Author Publishes Second Book

Franklin Lamca is a local author now living in Bedford County but grew up in Blair County. He has just had his second book published entitled “The Devil Hound: In Search of Family.” This is a...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    June 9, 2022

Veterans Honored at Memorial Day Celebration in Claysburg

Monday, May 30, at 10 a.m., a beautiful ceremony to honor veterans was conducted at Union Cemetery. Hundreds of attendees brought their chairs and watched as the Claysburg American Legion Band, under...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 9, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion Plans Antique Truck, Construction Show

Southern Cove Power Reunion held its monthly meeting June 2. Jason Hileman called the meeting to order. After the flag salute, prayer was given by George Dell. Minutes were read by Melanie Clapper and the treasurer’s report was given by Amy...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 9, 2022

Woodbury Borough Council Seeking Bids for Tar, Chipping

Woodbury Borough Council met Monday, June 7, at the Woodbury Community Center. Present were President Shawn Claycomb, Vice President Tim Wentz, Shane Suter, Wayne Brumbaugh, and Secretary Barb Wilt. Absent were Ron Dibert and Mayor Jordon Pabon....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 2, 2022

SC Power Reunion Holds Annual Banquet

On Saturday, May 21, about 240 members of Southern Cove Power Reunion and their families attended the annual awards banquet on the Power Reunion grounds. It was a beautiful sunny day with the...

 
 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...

 

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