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National Library Week Now Through April 25

National Library Week is April 19 through April 25, so you still have time to celebrate. This year the American Library Association is celebrating libraries’ resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most libraries in the United States have closed...

 

M-burg Library's Pretzel, Candy Sales Raise $2,557

The Friends of the Martinsburg Community Library met on Jan. 21 at the library. The Friends have themed baskets each month to raffle. All proceeds benefit the library. The pretzel and candy sales amounted to $2,557. The book club continues to meet...

 

North Woodbury Township Hires First Police Chief

At the North Woodbury supervisors' meeting on March 5, Dave Rosamilia was installed as full-time chief of police for the township Blair County Sheriff James Ott was present for the ceremony. Chief...

 

Martinsburg Library Names New Part-Time Assistant

There is a new face at the Martinsburg Community Library. Shaena Brantner, a native of Williamsburg and daughter of Charles and Nancy Brantner, started working part time at the library in November...

 

North Woodbury Accepts New HALAS Contract

At the North Woodbury Township meeting on Nov. 14, Jessica Sorge, the new executive director of the Hollidaysburg Area Legion Ambulance Service, and boardmember Jerry Stern presented the supervisors with an updated 10-year contract replacing the...

 

Library Welcomes Authors

The Friends of the Martinsburg Community Library met at the library on Tuesday November 19. Librarian Danette Feathers reported that three authors have been at the library since September. New voting machines were on display for one day for practice...

 

BPW Club Receives 2 Awards

The Martinsburg Business and Professional Women's Club, which has been meeting in the community for 70 years, was the recipient of two awards given at the BPW District 5 meeting held in April. The...

 

Pastor Receives the Prestigious Rev. Walden M. Holl Award

During the Allegheny Lutheran Synod Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America held in Altoona in June, Pastor Ed Harshbarger was presented with the prestigious Rev. Walden M. Holl Award....

 

North Woodbury Hears Status Of Curryville Water Authority

The May meeting of the North Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors was held at the township building on May 1. Mike Ritchey from the Curryville Water Authority updated the board on the status of the authority. Larry Lashinsky, township solicitor, in...

 

New Library Director at M-burg

The Martinsburg Community Library has a new library director. Danette Feathers began her new duties on Monday, May 7. She lives in Everett and graduated from Northern Bedford High School and...

 

NWT Awards Bids

At the April meeting of the North Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors, 2019 bids for two paving and seal coat projects were opened and read aloud. The proposed paving projects are 760 feet of S. Nicodemus St. from the juncture at Central High...

 

Martinsburg Book Sale Nets $530 for Library

The Friends of the Martinsburg Community Library met on Tuesday March 19, at the library. The February book sale netted approximately $530. The next book sale will be held at the end of July or the beginning of August. There is a penny jar and a...

 

NWT to Send Letters to Septic System Owners Regarding New Ordinance

North Woodbury Township Supervisors held their 2019 March meeting on March 7. A public meeting regarding the Sewage Enforcement Ordinance was held on Feb 21. Brandon Reese was at the March 7 meeting to follow up with questions about that meeting....

 

Park Board Hears Ideas for Revised 'J4' Celebration

The Board of Directors of Morrisons Cove Memorial Park held a public meeting March 4 to discuss the 2019 Fourth of July celebration. Bartlebaugh Amusements of Madisonburg, which has been offering concessions and rides at the park for more than 50...

 

North Woodbury Twp. Hears Update on Oakview Estates

The North Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Feb. 7 at the township building. Nick Fanelli was present to address the board on the progress of Oakview Estates. Larry Lashinsky, solicitor, made it...

 

North Woodbury Twp. Reorganizes for 2019

The North Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors held its annual reorganization meeting on Jan. 7. Township solicitor Larry Lashinsky was appointed to chair the meeting for the purpose of taking...

 

'Friends' to Give Money to Library

The Friends of the Martinsburg Community Library met Tuesday evening, Jan. 15, at the Martinsburg Community Library. The Friends voted to give $3,500 from their treasury to the library. The net profit for the candy/pretzel sale was $2,584. Next...

 

North Woodbury Twp. Awards Bid to Grannas Bros.

The North Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors held its regular monthly meeting on Jan. 7. The only bid for the 2019 road material was awarded to Grannas Bros. at $27,380. A public meeting will be held to explain the On Lot Septic Ordinance, The...

 

NWT Grants Kulp 90-Day Extension

Supervisors of North Woodbury Township met on Dec. 6 at the township building. Phil Kulp was at the meeting to ask for a 90-day extension on his land development project. This was granted. William Cowan’s junk yard permit was renewed. The 2019...

 

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