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  • Eight Teams From CK FBLA Place Top Ten in Nation

    Miranda Madden, Intern|Jul 18, 2024

    This year is evidently the year for Cove FBLA students' success. Coming from Claysburg-Kimmel, with 18 members qualifying for the National Leadership Conference (NLC) this year, a new record was set for the chapter. All the students eligible for the conference included members from both their middle and high schools: senior Cameron Claycomb; juniors Layla Diehl, Makenzie Ebersole, Hayden Lamborn, Kasey Mosser, and Dakotta Wilbur; sophomores McKenna Black, Jacob Conrad, Autumn Frazier, Levi Kenne...

  • NBC FBLA Returns With Two National Championships

    Miranda Madden, Intern|Jul 11, 2024

    At the end of June, Northern Bedford FBLA members headed down to Orlando to compete in the National FBLA Leadership Conference (NLC). These members qualified for the national competition after the Pennsylvania State Leadership Conference where they exhibited their fulfillment of great progress in leadership, professionalism, and service. 25 members qualified for the NLC, which took place from June 29 to July 2 at the Orange County Convention Center. Over 13,000 students attended the conference,...

  • Dragons FC Soccer Team Competes on the Beach

    Miranda Madden, Intern|Jul 11, 2024

    Last weekend, a club soccer team based in the Cove traveled east to Wildwood, New Jersey to compete in their Beach Blast Sand Soccer Tournament. It was an open tournament hosted by the Cape Express Soccer Club, and hundreds of teams from the east coast were invited to come and play on the sandy beach. The Dragons FC soccer team, from June 29 to June 30, competed in three games in the U19 male division. Each game was five against five. The tournament also had a "no shoes allowed" policy, so...

  • Tree Climbing Competition Held at Morrisons Cove Park

    Miranda Madden, Intern|Jul 3, 2024

    Arboriculture is the cultivation and study of trees, shrubs and other perennial woody plants, and an arborist practices that cultivation. Spanning over a two-day period of Friday, May 17 to Saturday, May 18, a tree climbing competition, to test one's arborist climbing skills, was held at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park. However, calling this just a tree climbing competition is seemingly an understatement; the competition consisted of various, difficult challenges to assess participants'...

  • MBIC Church Members Take a Trip to Colombia

    Miranda Madden, Intern|Jun 27, 2024

    Recently, 19 members of the Martinsburg Brethren in Christ Church (MBIC) traveled to Bogotá, the capital of Colombia. There, the members had the opportunity to teach children about God and help out at several ministries. Erin Barley, a member who went along, described the trip as something “I’m really glad that I did.” The members mostly spent their time at El Camino Academy, a Christian school located in northwestern Bogotá. The group ran the school’s “June Jamboree,” a program involving mis...

  • Martinsburg Community Library Holds Book Sale

    Miranda Madden, Intern|May 30, 2024

    The community and friends of Martinsburg Community Library came out to support their book sale on Thursday, May 23 at Morrisons Cove Park. The book sale lasted the entire day and brought in an abundance of patrons. All proceeds from the event will go towards the library. Friends and members of the library alike were involved to help make the book sale happen. Sue Blanchard, the woman running the sale, has been helping out at the cause for two years. “The community benefits because they get books at good prices that they can read and share, a...