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 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    December 5, 2019 

Williamsburg School Board Calls Nov. 4 Lockdown Drill a 'Success'

During the Nov. 19 regular meeting, Williamsburg Community Schools Superintendent Lisa Murgas told the school board about a lockdown drill that was held on Monday, Nov. 4, at the school district. Murgas called the lockdown drill a success and told...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    December 5, 2019 

Williamsburg Authority Moves Forward with Grant Application

Stiffler McGraw engineer John Clabaugh discussed with Williamsburg Municipal Authority, during its recent regular meeting, the requirements for application for a small water/sewer grant application. The authority, Clabaugh explained, needs a...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    December 5, 2019 

Williamsburg Borough Tax to Increase by $16.80 for $100,000 Property

A 0.168 millage increase is coming to borough property owners in 2020. This increase was discussed during the Nov. 19 recessed meeting of the Williamsburg Borough. For an example, the estimated tax increase on a property assessed at $100,000 would...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    December 5, 2019 

Budget Questions Lead Catharine Township to Schedule Special Meeting

Last year, Catharine Township had a difficult time balancing budget and this year, supervisors are being proactive to prevent the same issue. The preliminary budget that was presented to supervisors during the Nov. 21 meeting “needed some work...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    December 5, 2019 

Williamsburg's Buck Pool Results

The Williamsburg 2019 Buck Pool was held on Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Williamsburg Community Farm Show Building. Organizers extended a thank-you to all of the sponsors who made the event possible,...

 

An Ode to the Williamsburg Girls' Volleyball Team

The past two months, I have been busy with volleyball games and being the assistant coach for the Williamsburg Lady Pirate Volleyball team. On Thursday, Nov. 14, I was lucky enough to present this...

 

Grace Pointe Church Honors Veterans

"One of the most inspiring Veteran's Day Services I've ever been to," said Sgt. First Class, U.S. Army (Retired) Daryl Cole of the Grace Pointe Community Church of God's annual Veteran's Day service...

 

Williamsburg Eagle Scout, future Marine, Completes Veteran Remembrance Wall

Williamsburg is boasting a new Eagle Scout – the first one in more than 10 years and the first one since the restart of Williamsburg Troop 53. Zachariah Richardson, the son of Lucinda and Troy...

 

Williamsburg Borough Receives Grant for New Area Plan

Dave McFarland of the Blair County Planning Commission was present during last Monday’s Williamsburg Borough Council meeting to explain the details of a grant received by borough and other surrounding participating municipalities that pays for most...

 

Woodbury Township (Blair Co.) Plans Budget Without Tax Increase

The Woodbury Township supervisors approved advertising the 2020 budget with no tax increase. The proposed budget will be advertised in the Herald and is available for public view at the township office The supervisors also approved a donation of...

 

Water/Sewer Grant Application Headlines Williamsburg Authority Meeting

Stiffler McGraw engineer John Clabaugh discussed with Williamsburg Municipal Authority, during their last Tuesday evening meeting the requirements for application for a small water/sewer grant application. The Authority, Clabaugh explained needed a...

 

Chili Cook Off Results

Bonnie Hammond and Ruth Hoffner putting tickets in baskets during the annual Chili Cook Off benefiting the Williamsburg Public Library. More than $1,700 was raised between the chili contest and the...

 

Williamsburg Trick-or-Treat

Trick or Treat was held for Williamsburg on Saturday evening, Nov. 2, due to the windy and rainy weather on Thursday evening. Out for some treats were Ingrid Parks, 9; Juliana Houck, 8; and Emma...

 

Williamsburg Trick-or-Treat

Trick or Treat was held for Williamsburg on Saturday evening, Nov. 2, due to the windy and rainy weather on Thursday evening. Out for some treats were Abbie Merritts, Allee England, Morgan Reighard...

 

Williamsburg Trick-or-Treat

Trick or Treat was held for Williamsburg on Saturday evening, Nov. 2, due to the windy and rainy weather on Thursday evening. Out for some treats were Makenna Prough, 8; Kaylee Prough, 4; and Myah...

 

Catharine Twp. Wants Response from Ganister Residents

Catharine Township Secretary Eleanor Harclerode said that there will be an update on the Ganister sewerage project for the township supervisors at November’s regular meeting. The supervisors had asked for comments from residents regarding the Act 5...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

Tomorrow starts a countdown to my favorite holiday of the year – Thanksgiving. There is nothing more enjoyable to me than sitting down with my family to enjoy a fabulous meal surrounded by love and laughter. For the next few weeks, I am going to...

 

Pumpkin Carving Time

Juliana Houck, 8, of Williamsburg, with her grandfather Larry Burger after some family time carving pumpkins to get ready for Halloween festivities. Trick or Treat for all of Blair County will be...

 

Bullying Policy Questioned at Williamsburg School Board

“I want to know when it is going to be too much that our administration stands up and says enough is enough?” asked Tammy Detwiler of Williamsburg at the regular meeting of the Williamsburg Community School Board on Tuesday, Oct. 15. “My only c...

 

Williamsburg Halloween Helpers

Austin and Owen Black, sons of Corey and Nichole Black, helped their parents get ready for Halloween. The Blair County Sheriff's Office announced one Trick-or-Treat time for all of Blair County for...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

Halloween is next Thursday evening and I always think of recipes that can include kids in the kitchen. My students at Bright Beginnings love to cook and this year, we will be making Trick or Treat Trail Mix. Trick or Treat Trail Mix Ingredients 1...

 

Williamsburg Volleyball Team Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer

On Thursday, Oct. 3, the Williamsburg Volleyball team partnered with its opponent Juniata Valley to host the annual "Pink Night" to raise funds for breast cancer awareness. In the photos:...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

I am all about reminiscing and now being a fixture in the high school as the assistant volleyball coach, I often go back to my high school days. For most, graduation is one of the biggest events of high school and one of the special aspects of...

 

Williamsburg Borough Updates Ordinances

Two ordinances were updated during the regular meeting last Monday of Williamsburg Borough Council Ordinance No. 395, which amended previous ordinances, banned the possession of vaping or vaping equipment by minors in the borough. Councilmember Bruce...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

Halloween is coming! This week, my class is headed to our annual field trip to Vale Woods Farm, Loretto. Now with Halloween right around the corner, here are two pumpkin recipes that are sure to frighten even the pickiest of eaters: Pumpkin Bars...

 

Williamsburg Authority Proceeds with Grant

Stiffler McGraw engineer John Clabaugh told Williamsburg Municipal Authority during the regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 1, of a new competitive grant that is available. The small systems grant is for smaller municipalities with projects totaling...

 

Woodbury Township (Blair) Gives Its Nuisance Ordinance a Makeover

A proposed nuisance ordinance, which has been discussed the last several months by the Woodbury Township supervisors, received a makeover during the regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 3. Solicitor Dave Pertile presented the supervisors with a revised...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

I’m still in an apple mood. This week was our “A is for Apple” theme at daycare and the kids got to taste test different apples to see which one was their favorite. Surprisingly, the green “spicy” ones were voted the best – which, of...

 

Catharine Township Wants Comments from Residents

Catharine Township’s Act 537 plan submitted to the DEP (Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection) was denied by the state. The announcement was made at the regular township meeting last Thursday evening, Sept. 26. The purpose of the DEP...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

For so many of us losing a loved one – whether they be famous or not – is a hard road. I thought this week, I would ask the residents of Williamsburg: If you were given one hour to spend with a loved one, who would it be and why. Here is what a f...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

It’s apple time at the Gorsuch household and even at the daycare center. Here is one recipe that is sure to get you in the mood for fall. Apple Squares Ingredients: 1 cup sifted flour 1 egg 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

With the recipes this week, it will be clear that fall is my favorite time of the year – mostly because football is such a huge part of my family and is a large part of our lives. I decided to ask the residents of Williamsburg – What is your...

 

School Board Appoints New Secretary

Following the resignation of high school Secretary Kristen England effective Sept. 30, the Williamsburg Community School Board appointed Angela Kennedy to the position at a rate of $12 per hour during its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17, meeting....

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

‘Tis the season for the best time of the year in my opinion. Fall is here! Time for football, hoodies and leaves! Fall also brings around a new slew of tasty recipes from my family’s kitchen to yours. Apple Spiced Pancakes Next week at Bright...

 

Williamsburg Bans Vaping by Minors

With health concerns about the practice of “vaping” in the news, the Williamsburg Borough Council decided during its meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 3, to join the ranks of other Blair County townships to prohibit vaping and the possession of vaping...

 

Williamsburg Authority Nears Loan Closing Date

Stiffler McGraw engineer John Clabaugh said in an email to Williamsburg Municipal Authority that the closing date for the funding package for its PENNVest loan will be on Thursday, Sept. 26. Clabaugh asked the authority during its regular meeting on...

 

Williamsburg Absenteeism Program Earns Praise

State Rep. Jim Gregory (R-80th) toured the Williamsburg High School and district on Sept. 13 to discuss Williamsburg's initiative to combat absenteeism in the district. Rep. Gregory said of the...

 

Williamsburg Correction

In the article about the Owl’s Nest Daycare and Preschool 2 in the Sept. 12, 2019, edition of the online Herald, Jack Bolger’s relationship to Sarah Hall was stated incorrectly. Bolger is Hall’s grandfather. This error was the fault of the...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

It’s football season – the weather is getting brisker and weekend evenings are filled with the hustle and bustle of the gridiron. Whether you are tailgating at your favorite college team or camping out in front of the TV on Sunday afternoons,...

 

'Pop-Pop Would Be So Proud'

For Sarah Beth Hall, owning a business was not in her life plan. But the 1999 Central High graduate is opening her second business in less than a year, right here in Williamsburg. Hall's...

 

Residents Voice Concern Over Woodbury Twp. Nuisance Ordinance

Residents voiced their concerns last Thursday evening, Sept. 5, at the Woodbury Township meeting regarding the proposed nuisance ordinance. Some residents received a draft copy of the ordinance. Resident Larry Mock said that he would like the Woodbur...

 

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Inspirational Film at the Public Library There will be a screening of “Paris to Pittsburgh,” a new film from National Geographic. This film is being offered through PA Interfaith Power and Light to draw faith communities together to inspire...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

With the start of school, it’s always wonderful to have a childhood best friend by your side to have your back growing up. I decided to ask the residents of Williamsburg – Who was your childhood best friend? Here is what a few had to say: Ashley...

 

2019 Williamsburg Farm Show Week Photos

PHOTOS AT LEFT – QUEEN: Haylee Riley, 17, James Creek, was crowned as the 2019-20 Williamsburg Community Farm Show Queen. Riley is the daughter of Harry and DeeDee Riley. She has been showing for...

 

Williamsburg's New Varsity Football Coach 'Comes Home'

Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. – Vince Lombardi, Second-winningest NFL coach Thirty-four Williamsburg...

 

– From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen –

It’s the start of school and therefore, the start of the football season – high school, college and professional. Football can bring us so many emotions – the high exhilaration of victory and the letdown of defeat. In many ways, food can bring...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

With the start of school being this week, I wanted to take a moment and think back to our school careers – what was your favorite class in school? Here is what a few Williamsburg residents had to say: Kaydi Brubaker: Biology; fast forward four...

 

W-burg Board Discusses Flexible Instruction Days

Flexible Instruction Days, also referred to as FIDs, was the lead topic of conversation during last Thursday evening’s (Aug. 15) Williamsburg Community School Board meeting. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Flexible...

 

Grand Marshals 'Dedicated' to Farm Show

Community, Cooking, Tradition: For this year's Williamsburg Community Farm Show Parade Committee, it was an easy task of who was going to be this year's grand marshals – David Hanna and Judy...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

As with the Williamsburg Community Farm Show, one of the most popular items there is the food. Taking part in all the delicious fair food is one of the highlights of the farm show, especially for me. I decided to give out two fair-inspired recipes th...

 

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