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Articles from the January 20, 2022 edition

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Brent H. Manges

Brent H. Manges, 44 of Roaring Spring, passed away unexpectedly Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center Emergency Department after an apparent heart attack. He was born July 3, 1977, in Roaring Spring the son of the late Harold J....

 

Kathy J. Stiver

Kathy J. Stiver, 65, of Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 11, 2022, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. She was born June 28, 1956, in Phoenixville, daughter of the late Alf...

 

John Rodney Traxler

John R. Traxler, 79, of Williamsburg, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, Jan. 14, 2022, at his home. He was born Oct. 13, 1942, along Clover Creek, rural Williamsburg, son of the late John Calvi...

 

Donald D. Imes

Donald D. Imes, 92, of Martinsburg, passed away peaceful Wednesday morning January 12, 2022, at home. He was born March 14, 1929, in Somerset County the son of the late Chalmer M. and Alice E. (Morgan) Imes. He married Margaret I. Myers Sept. 24,...

 

Travis "TJ" Shambaugh

Travis “TJ” Shambaugh, 40, of Duncansville, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022. He was born July 6, 1981, in Roaring Spring, the son of Barry and Debra (Shultz) Shambaugh. He is survived by his...

 

Jane H. (Garman) Martin

Jane H. Martin, 42, of Martinsburg, passed away Jan. 12, 2022, at UPMC Bedford Hospital. She was born Dec. 1, 1979, in Narvon; the daughter of Allen and Miriam (Horst) Garman. She was united in marriage to Justus Z. Martin April 1, 2006. A...

 

Todd David Klotz

On Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, Todd David Klotz of New Enterprise, entered into paradise and will forever be with his Lord and Savior. He was born March 20, 1963, in Roaring Spring, a son of the late...

 

MCMP Offering 'A Special Mid-Month Bonus'

Morrisons Cove Memorial Park will be having a mid-January Family Fun Night this Friday, Jan. 21 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. This special, mid-month bonus Family Fun Night includes discounted bowling and skating. Family Fun Nights are usually held the first...

 

Fouled Out

This is not for the birds (fowl). This is for you. This is about basketball, High School basketball. This happened in the 20th Century, in a farming community, in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. Back in the 1950s five small school districts got...

 

Books to Borrow Williamsburg Public Library Recommends

Charlemagne Russo, Charlee to those who know her, loves writing the perfect mystery. But, when her agent is murdered using the same method Charlee used in her latest unpublished manuscript, writing is the last thing on her mind. To the police,...

 

Support For Independent Meat Processors Will Have Far-Reaching Benefits

If you recently bought meat from a local farmer, you are not alone. Over the past 22 months, millions of Americans quit overpaying at the grocery store and began buying food grown closer to home. This is good news for local livestock producers and...

 

Old Cove Gyms Still Revered

Late last year Don Appleman of Williamsburg sprang into action when it was determined by his local school board that the “old high school gym” would be reconfigured to serve as a dining facility and to accommodate other school functions. He offer...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of Jan. 21, 1897 It was reported that the notorious Rutter brothers, who terrorized the law oficers at Ligonier, Westmoreland county a few days ago, found a hiding place on Tussey mountain in Catherine township near the home of a married...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of Jan. 20, 1972 The Spring Cove School Board approved a new dress code. It allowed for longer hair for boys, but still prohibited beards and mustaches. Girls were permitted to wear slacks, skirts, knickers and cullottes, but shorts and see...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of Jan. 20, 1922 Students from the Morrisons Cove Vocational School were selected to attend the Farm Products Show at Harrisburg. Several hundred boys representing fifty-two vocational schools and departments state wide were scheduled to...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of Jan. 23, 1997 Dr. Joseph Castel of Danville joined Nason Hospital in the practice of primary care pediatrics. After discussing it for several months, the Spring Cove School Board voted 6-2 to make a survey of the 23 families in the...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of Jan. 16, 1947 D. Emmert Brumbaugh of Claysburg was appointed Secretary of Banking for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Mr. Brumbaugh was a native of Henrietta, and was President of the First National Bank of Claysburg when he was...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of Jan. 19, 2012 DeGol Aviation was making progress in building a corporate hangar at the Altoona-Blair County Airport. DeGol Aviation leased 30,000 square feet between the airport terminal and the former FFA Automated Flight Service Center....

 
 By Linda Weko    Faith    January 20, 2022

Giving Our Best to the Lord

We live busy lives. Our culture practically demands that our daily hours get filled to the brim with activities and events. It has become almost a badge of honor to brag about how much is on you day...

 

Thought for the Week

In a recent Bible Study, someone proposed we should “hate the sin but love the sinner.” I don’t know that this is actually a simple statement from Scripture but I do think it is a concept drawn...

 

February Manna on Main Street Planned

Trinity United Methodist Church of Roaring Spring will host Manna on Main Street on Feb. 12 from 5 to 6 p.m. The menu features porcupine meatballs, mac-n-cheese, a vegetable and cake for dessert. This meal will be a drive-through event. All are...

 

New Support for Long-Term Care Facilities

The Wolf Administration announced a new initiative to help long-term care facilities respond to COVID-19 and improve resiliency. The Long-Term Care Resiliency, Infrastructure Supports, and Empowerment program (LTC RISE) gives long-term care...

 

Public Notices

Administrator Estate of Martha Suzanne Parker, late of Martinsburg, PA 16662, Huston Township. Letters testamentary on said estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted thereto are requested to make payment and those having cla...

 

Cracking Down on Human Trafficking

Over the last five years, 876 human-trafficking offenses were charged statewide. Human Trafficking is a type of human rights abuse where people profit from the exploitation of others – mainly using...

 

L&I Detects Escalation in Unemployment Compensation Fraud, Examination Continues

The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) has detected an escalation in fraudsters’ attempts to steal unemployment compensation benefits through increasingly aggressive and sophisticated schemes. An examination is under way to determine the source...

 

Pennsylvania Farm Link: Landowners and Aspiring Farmers Wanted

Are you a farm/land owner looking to sell or lease your land for agricultural production? Are you an aspiring farmer or farming but need to expand your operation? If you answered yes to one of these questions, PA Farm Link has a special you may want...

 

Insurance Commissioner Reminds Pa. of Increased Consumer Protections from Unexpected Medical Bills

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman reminded Pennsylvanians that the federal No Surprises Act legislation is now in effect and patients are protected from receiving surprise medical bills. A surprise bill is an unexpected medical bill...

 

Tax Form Arriving Soon for Pennsylvanians Who Claimed Unemployment Benefits in 2021

Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier today reminded Pennsylvanians who claimed unemployment benefits in 2021 to monitor their mailboxes and unemployment system notifications for the 1099 form they will need to properly...

 

AAA East Central Reveals 2021's Top Insurance Claims

2021 was a costly year for many motorists due to collisions, weather, and animal related auto insurance claims. While all automobile insurance claims may not be avoidable, most can be by driving defensively, avoiding impaired or distracted driving....

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

Football season is in playoff mode and so are my recipes. Unfortunately, my team did not make the playoffs this season but that still doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate the sport that I love the most – football. The Super Bowl is less than one...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

Currently, as I sit here in my office with my two cats, Oliver and Pudder Renee, I can see the snow falling beautifully outside. I know that most are not a fan of the winter weather, but I enjoy one nice, big snowstorm to sit at my house and enjoy....

 

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Hollidaysburg Ambulance Club Sends Out Membership Renewals If you did not get your Hollidaysburg Ambulance Club membership renewal in the mail, there are forms at the borough office. Call the Borough Office for one or just stop by. Community Mourns...

 

Williamsburg's Winter Wonderland

Owen and Austin Black, 6 and 10, respectively, of Williamsburg enjoyed their day off playing in the snow. Around the area, residents received upwards to 6-9 inches. The boys are the sons of Corey and...

 

How Pennsylvania Will Meet Its 2025 Pollution Reduction Goals in Chesapeake Bay Watershed

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today how the state will fully meet its nutrient and sediment pollution reduction goals in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed by 2025. Updates to the Phase 3 Watershed Implementation...

 

Pennsylvania to Receive $1.6B for Bridge Repairs

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf gathered with state and local officials in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Bridge in Philadelphia on Friday to announce federal funding for bridge repairs....

 

Contribution Limit for PA ABLE Accounts Increased to $16,000 Due to Inflation

Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced that the annual contribution limit for PA ABLE has increased to $16,000, the first increase since 2018. The change comes as a result of changes in the IRS regulations, responding to inflation. The previous limit was...

 

C-K Reschedules Events

The following Claysburg-Kimmel athletic events have been rescheduled: Monday, 1-17-2022 –Girls Junior High, Junior Varsity, and Varsity basketball - MOVED TO Wednesday, 2-02-2022 (vs. McConnellsburg) JH - 4:00 p.m. JV - 6:00 p.m. V - 7:15 p.m....

 

Report Turkey Flocks To Help With Research

The Game Commission is asking for the public’s help finding turkeys to trap for ongoing and new turkey projects. The agency is encouraging Pennsylvanians to report the location of any turkey flocks they see between now and March 15. Information is...

 

Lady Dragons' Struggles Continue

The Lady Dragons faced three opponents this week: the Bishop Guilfoyle Lady Marauders, the Bishop Carroll Lady Huskies, and the Richland Lady Rams. Central faced losses to all three: 61-56, 58-36,...

 

Central Wrestling Weekly Wrap-Up

The Dragon Wrestling Squad took part in two matches against Central Cambria and Forest Hills, as well as participating in the Claysburg Duals event. In the first match of the week against Central Cambria, the Dragons lost with a score of 42-9. Max...

 

Fly Tying Time Again

We sportsmen pretty much merely exist during the coldest months of the year. Though fish can be caught during the winter, it is much more comfortable to sit near a woodburner and read about fishing. W...

 

Central Dragons Get Roughed Up

After facing three tough opponents this week, the Central Dragons came out with a 64-60 win over the Bishop Carroll Huskies, while facing losses to the Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders and Richland Rams,...

 

PIAA District VI Continues with Student Athlete Scholarship Program

PIAA District VI will continue its scholarship program to award $20,000 divided among 100 students from member schools in honor of the late Dean Rossi, a longtime Hollidaysburg Area and Huntingdon Area High School Athletic Director and District VI...

 

Central Volleyball Player Commits to La Roche

Central High School recently recognized Senior Brooke Claar at a college signing ceremony. Claar will continue her athletic career at La Roche University. Claar signed her letter of intent to play...

 

SC 5th Grade Basketball Earns 'Golden Ticket'

On Jan. 8 and 9, the Spring Cove Fifth Grade Basketball team competed at the Indiana Area Elementary Invitational Basketball tournament. Spring Cove finished second of eight teams, but in doing so,...

 

National Weather Service: Here are Some Winter Tips

The Herald has been reminding readers about safe driving in the winter the past few weeks. Here are some other winter weather reminders from the National Weather Service. More reminders and tips can...

 

Snow Day, Snow Play, Snow, Go Away

While some took to the snow on Monday to sled, make snow angels and build snowmen, others had the less fun task of clearing their cars or shoveling their driveways....

 

Transition to 5G Cellular Service Will Cause Older 3G Phones to Stop Operating in 2022

The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are urging residents with older cell phones to prepare for the phase out of 3G cellular networks and service in 2022. “The best plan of action is to contact...

 

PA Department of Education: Apply Now to Sponsor Summer Meals for At-Risk Students

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is encouraging organizations across the state to help provide nutritious meals to children in low-income areas during the summer months through PDE’s Summer Food Service Program. Sponsors must apply...

 

Nicole Yost Named Director of Human Resources at Nason

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center today announces that Nicole Yost, SPHR, SHRM-CP, MBA, MHRM has been named Director of Human Resources. Yost will oversee all facets of human resources including...

 

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