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 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...

 
 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...

 

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