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NBC Pep Band Plays at PSU

The Northern Bedford High School Band, including (from left) Jacob Sensenig, Bailey Koontz and Gretchen Keith, was on hand during the Penn State men's basketball game with Wisconsin on Saturday, Jan....

 

Spring Cove School District Reels In Several Grants

The Monday, Jan. 13, Committee of the Whole Meeting for the Spring Cove School District School Board was highlighted by Superintendent Dr. Betsy Baker announcing the awarding of several grants to the Spring Cove School District. The district was...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    January 16, 2020

C-K School District Hires Teachers, Reviews Current and Future Budgets

Directors at Claysburg-Kimmel hired two new teachers during their official meeting Jan. 8. Named to the staff at C-K High School was Amanda Woodring at a starting salary of $52,900. Woodring, who will teach secondary English, replaces Emily Carper, w...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    January 16, 2020

Historic Blair Co. Courthouse Room Dedicated to Former President Judge

Monday, Jan. 6, was a busy day at Blair County Courthouse. A packed Courtroom 1 saw the swearing-in of two new commissioners, one incumbent, and other county officials. But before anyone took the...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    January 16, 2020

Freedom Township Fire Co. Reports 'Busy' 2019

The Freedom Township Volunteer Fire Company released its year-end report and 2019 was another busy year for the men and women who answer the whistle. The fire company responded to a total of 371...

 

Public Notices

Executrix Notice Notice is hereby given that Letters of Testamentary have been granted by the Register of Wills of Blair County, Pennsylvania, upon the Estate of David C. Gorman, late of Roaring Spring, Blair County, PA, deceased. All persons indebte... Full story

 

DEATH RECORD

MCGEE, Caleb B., 19, Clearfield MELLOTT, Charles G., 94, Martinsburg SZYMCKEC, John David, 81, Martinsburg... Full story

 

CALEB B. MCGEE

Caleb B. McGee, 19, of Clearfield, died on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. A funeral was held on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, at the Community Baptist Church,...

 

CHARLES G. MELLOTT

Charles G. Mellott, 94, of Martinsburg, formerly of Waterside, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. At request of the deceased, funeral services will be held privately. Interment will be in Dry Hill...

 

JOHN DAVID SZYMCKEC SR.

John David Szymckec Sr., 81, of Martinsburg, died on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at UPMC Altoona, following a brief illness. A funeral was held on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at the Todd T. Thompson Funeral...

 

Five-Generational Family

The Braxton Ray family of Williamsburg recently gathered for a five-generation family photo. Pictured are (from left): great-grandmother Vickie Bowers of Martinsburg, great-great-grandfather Levi...

 
 By Wayne Bush    Opinion    January 16, 2020

How Did We Get Here?

Impeachment update: For those who may not be able to stomach the constant, three-years-long-now obsession to undo the 2016 election ... here's the latest: On Dec. 18, the Democrat-controlled U.S....

 

Commissioners Must Continue Cohesiveness of Previous Board

On Monday, Jan. 6, Blair County swore in two new commissioners and one incumbent. Republican Amy Webster and Democrat Laura Burke joined second-term Commissioner Bruce Erb at the table to begin four years of leading county government. Once again the...

 

The Family Upstairs By Lisa Jewell

Libby Jones. She's an ordinary young woman working the ordinary mundane job living in the typical ordinary apartment. Libby knew she was adopted and had a decent life with her adoptive family....

 

Dr. Oellig Dies in Woodbury

Herald of Jan. 10, 1895 Dr. Charles Oellig, 75, one of the oldest residents of Woodbury, died at his home from paralysis of the brain. He was born in Waynesboro, Franklin County, and moved to Woodbury in 1842 at the age of 23. C.P. Ashcom withdrew...

 

Four-Generaltional Family

The Damien Harvey family recently gathered for a four-generation photo. Pictured are (from left): mother Jessica Harvey and son Damien Harvey, both of East Freedom; great-grandfather Levi Dick of...

 

Hungry Game Fed

Herald of Jan. 15, 1970 Sportsmen of the Cove area are actively engaged in feeding deer, turkeys and other wild animals and bird reported snowbound and starving in some localities. Both Martinsburg and Henrietta Sportsman’s Associations were...

 

Council Reorganizes

Herald of Jan. 16, 1920 Martinsburg Borough Council convened in regular session Monday evening, January 5, 1920, and was called to order by President H. E. Brown in the chair. Members present: H. E. Brown, H. R. Bowers, I. E. Brumbaugh, J. F. Greaser...

 

NB FFA to March in Parade

Herald of Jan. 12, 1995 The Northern Bedford Chapter of Future Farmers of America was invited to march in style Tuesday afternoon, Jan 17, in the Governor’s Inaugural Parade at Harrisburg, after Governor-Elect Tom Ridge would take office....

 

Wildlife In Need Of Food

Herald of Jan. 18, 1945 That much of the game on the mountains surrounding the Cove and in the Barrens section is suffering from lack of food, if not actually perishing, is the word that is brought back by men who during the past week or two have vis...

 

M-Burg To Study Buildings

Herald of Jan. 14 2010 Martinsburg Borough Council members looking forward to construction of a new municipal building in the spring, also are considering plans for the current building. Randy Stoltz, borough manager, spoke about the new municipal bu...

 

Opinion: Pa. Has Been Misinformed About 'Speeding'

The Pennsylvania legislature is considering legislation that is anti-safety and anti-driver, the Speed Trap Bill SB 607. This bill is part of the enforcement-for-profit-not-safety racket that has infected Harrisburg: their desire to give radar to mun...

 

Every Act is For Personal Gain

To the Editor: Born during the Truman Administration, I grew up under Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, politically active but unsure about either party. In the ensuing half century, I've seen flaws in each of our presidents, but ultimately believ...

 

Area Students Graduate from Indiana, Pa.

The following students from Bedford County have completed requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of August 2019 and December 2019. Graduates, their hometowns, majors and degrees are: Everett: Alison Shirley Caddy,...

 

Hunter Named to Dean's List at Clarion, Pa.

Jennica Hunter of Claysburg was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2019 semester at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. To earn placement on the dean's list, students must be enrolled in at least 12 credits and earn a 3.5 grade-point...

 

CHS Improves Record to 9-3

The Central Dragons visited Tussey Mountain on Dec. 23. In a tight and hard-fought game at Tussey Mountain on Dec. 23, the Central boys’ basketball team came up one point shy, falling 58-57. The Dragons took a slim 16-14 lead after one quarter and...

 

NB Defeats Tussey, Mo Valley

The Northern Bedford High School wrestling team placed 17th in the 27-team field at the Southmoreland High School Classic Dec. 27-28. The Panthers finished with 85 points, one point behind Southmorela...

 

CHS Wins 4 of 5 at Everett Duals

Saturday, Jan. 4, was a busy, challenging and successful day for the Central High School wrestlers as they returned from the Everett Bloody Run Duals with four victories in five matches. The Dragons defeated Cambria Heights, 54-30, as they...

 

WHS Rallies Past Mount Union

The Williamsburg boys’ basketball team rallied from a five-point halftime deficit to pull out a 64-52 victory over visiting Mount Union on Jan. 9. Trailing 25-30, the Blue Pirates put together a 34-17 run in the second half. Josiah Dowey drained...

 

Claysburg Wins 2 of 3 Outings

The Claysburg-Kimmel boys’ basketball team used a 21-7 third-quarter run to defeat winless Juniata Valley on Jan. 6, 66-54. Kyle Glass led three C-K scorers in double figures with a game-high 27 points, including three of the team’s 10...

 

C-K Wrestlers Lose on Road At Glendale

The Claysburg-Kimmel wrestling team was forced to forfeit seven bouts during its 64-9 loss at Glendale on Jan. 9. In addition to the seven forfeits, the Vikings also won two bouts by technical fall and two by fall against the Bulldogs. The...

 

Free-Throw Contest Set for Jan. 25

The Tyrone Elks has rescheduled its annual Hoop Shoot Contest for Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Hollidaysburg Area High School gym. Registration and time to warm up will start at 1 p.m. and the contest will begin at 2 p.m. This free-throw competition is...

 

NB Girls Fall to MU, Everett

Northern Bedford traveled to Mount Union for an Inter-County Conference Inter-divisional game on Jan. 6 and found themselves in quite a tussle with the host Lady Trojans. The Lady Panthers found...

 

Central Defense Limits P-O, Clearfield to 20 Points Each

The Central Lady Dragons participated in the Tyrone Holiday tournament Dec. 27-28 along with Bellwood, Penn Cambria and host Tyrone. After a near upset over two-time defending Class AA state champion Bellwood, the Lady Dragons fell to PC in the...

 

Lady Bulldogs Run Mark to 9-4

The Claysburg-Kimmel girls’ basketball team outscored visiting Southern Huntingdon by three points in the fourth quarter to escape with a 61-58 victory on Jan. 6. The Lady Bulldogs had a 17-7 first-quarter lead before Southern Huntingdon closed the...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

As I've aged, Donna has become increasingly successful in duping me into accompanying her on shopping trips. Recently she dragged me off to a distant mall I'd never heard of. Donna had entered a...

 

NBC Boys Rout Mc-Burg

Caleb Diehl exploded for 23 points, including 19 in a big first half, to lead Northern Bedford to a 71-46 road win over McConnellsburg in boys’ basketball action on Jan. 6. Northern opened up a huge 47-25 advantage by halftime and coasted to the...

 

Big Second Half Lifts WHS Girls to Victory

The Williamsburg girls’ basketball team suffered a 45-40 setback at Forbes Road on Jan. 6. Forbes Road held a 13-8 advantage after the first quarter, but the Lady Pirates used a 14-5 run to grab a 22-18 lead at the break. The host squad tied the...

 

Nason Home Health Earns Top Ratings

Nason Hospital Home Health Agency recently received top-tier rankings from two national third-party evaluators of home health agency quality, patient satisfaction, and overall performance – the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

 

REAL ID Deadline Nears For Pennsylvania Travelers

As the deadline for REAL ID compliant identification to fly approaches, AAA East Central advises travelers to act fast if they are choosing to apply for identification that complies with the federal program. Beginning on Oct. 1, all U.S. residents wi...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Like a yo-yo, last week's weather fluctuated drastically. The snowy afternoon on Tuesday when I biked home from an action-packed day along Fair Valley Road, was lovely but not so deep that I had to pu...

 

Everett Photographer Named as Finalist for Grand Imaging Awards

Della Watters, a certified professional photographer from Everett, has been named a top-10 finalist in the prestigious Grand Imaging Awards sponsored by Professional Photographers of America. Each...

 

Lines by Lee

In my previous column I discussed how every day is a holy day and should be seen as a gift from God. We should be grateful for each day we wake up and can work, play, help others and worship the Lord....

 

Thought for the Week

Scriptures to Read: Acts 21:37-40 Acts 22:1-3 Acts 22:4-11 Acts 22:12-21 Acts 22:22-23 St. Matthew 7:1-6 St. Matthew 23:33-39 Way back on Nov. 21 I said: "We will pick up this portion of Scripture...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    January 16, 2020

Community Chorus Begins Preparations for Spring Concert

Despite snow, fog and freezing temperatures on Tuesday, Jan. 7, the dedicated folks of the Cove Community Chorus began practice at Bare Memorial Church of God in Roaring Spring for the spring...

 

Interior Design Trends on the Horizon in the Coming Year

The beginning of the new year is a natural time to think about refreshing the look of your home, and in 2020, "cozy" and "warm" are trending keywords for interior design, according to experts, with lu...

 

Looking to Purchase a Home? This Could Be Your Year

If buying a home is on your near-future to-do list, experts say that 2020 may be a good year to make it happen. Mortgage interest rates are near historic lows, providing you with the opportunity to finance a new home purchase at a much lower cost. Ac...

 

Spring Cove District Gets $25,000 Workplace Grant

The Spring Cove School District and Hollidaysburg Area School District will receive grants from the state Department of Education to improve classroom instruction by connecting educators with local employers, according to State Sen. Judy Ward (R-30)...

 

Premier Guernsey Breeder

Green Slopes Farm of Imler won the Premier Breeder Award of the Guernsey Show on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at the 2020 PA State Farm Show. Pictured are the members of the Green Slopes family – Aliicia...

 

H-burg District Receives Workplace Grant

By JILL BRUBAKER REIGH Hollidaysburg Correspondent Educators in the Hollidaysburg School District will be pairing with local business leaders thanks to the “Teacher in the Workplace” grant from the Department of Education to improve classroom...

 

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