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Paul Leslie Smith

Paul Leslie Smith was born in Williamsburg June 25, 1943, son of the late Paul I. and Marjorie M. (Kensinger) Smith. He passed away in Logan, Utah Feb. 1, 2022, from complications of a stroke. He...

 

Linda L. (Dodson) Bassler

Our hearts were broken Jan. 30, 2022, as we had to say goodbye to the best mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend that existed in this lifetime. She left us to meet her Savior and to...

 

Dianne M. Gable

Dianne M. Gable, 54, of Woodbury, passed away Feb. 2, 2022, at home. She was born Aug. 14, 1967, in Altoona; daughter of David and Marlene (Johnston) Zeak. On April 17, 1998, in Winchester, Va., she...

 

Shirley M. Acker

Shirley M. Acker, 88, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of Clover Creek, rural Martinsburg, passed away Thursday evening, Feb. 3, 2022, at The Village. She was born Oct. 30, 1933,...

 

Bonnie L. Henry-Bleicher

Bonnie L. Henry-Bleicher, 63, of Woodbury, formerly of New Enterprise, passed away Feb. 6, 2022, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital, Johnstown. She was born Feb. 6, 1959, in Roaring Spring; daughter of Snyder “Jack” Eugene Henry and Ruth A. (Burket)...

 

Herald to Have FFA Salutes In Feb. 17 Edition

The Herald reminds FFA advisors to send in FFA information by Monday, Feb. 14. All information can be sent to [email protected] Call the Herald at (814) 793-2144 with any questions or concerns. The Herald is asking for the following...

 

Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Six More Weeks of Winter Weather in 2022

For the 107th time in 136 years, Pennsylvania’s groundhog spotted his shadow. Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter weather after seeing his shadow at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney in the Pennsylvania Wilds on Feb. 2. Visitors...

 

Central's Dave Marko Sets Wrestling Coaching Record

Dave Marko became the all-time winningest coach in Blair County wrestling history last month when his Central High School squad knocked off Claysburg-Kimmel at Claysburg. That gave Marko his 318th car...

 

Books to Borrow Martinsburg Public Library Recommends

High school Junior Lovette Taylor struggles to find her way as her parents have totally forbidden her from surfing the California coastline—the very passion that makes her feel most alive and closest to the One who created the majestic waves and...

 

Fouled Out: Freshman, Sophomore Year

My classmates David Long, Harry Speicher, and Scott St. Clair were football players that brought the game to the basketball court. They called them the “Hatchet Squad.” They played a high impact and contact game of basketball. They were...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 11, 1897 The Pennsylvania Legislature was in session in the Grace Methodist Episcopal Church at Harrisburg. The borough of Hollidaysburg was offering a reward of $500 for information about the bombing at the Gardner, Morrow, & Co....

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 10, 1972 Klevans Store and Fashion Shop at Roaring Spring, which had served the community for 45 years, were sold. The new owners stated that there would be no change in personnel and that they would continue with the same charge...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 17, 1922 Construction of the Morrisons Cove Memorial Church of the Brethren was completed. The congregation planned to dedicate the building later in the month. Mrs. Elizabeth Frederick Wisler died in her family home in Roaring Spring...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 13, 1997 Roaring Spring Borough Council voted unanimously to accept a recommendation from Councilman Craig Curfman to hire Bedford County Computer Services to create and maintain a web page for the borough. Freedom Township...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 6, 1947 The lowest temperature of the winter so far was two degrees below zero, recorded at the United States Government weather recording station at the Blair County Airport. The Blue Mountain Cannery reported a low temperature of...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 9, 2012 USDA dietary guidelines for school lunches were changing in response to concerns among physicians about increases in childhood obesity. New standards included doubling the amount of fruits and vegetables, reducing sodium...

 

Loving Proverbs

The approach of Valentine’s Day means a lot of people will think and hear about love in the days ahead. I recall decorating shoe boxes at school to bring home those little cards that each classmate...

 

Men's Breakfast Outlines '10 Football Commandments' Rules as Guide for Faith

The legendary George Herbert Allen served as the head coach for the Los Angeles Rams (1966–1970) and the Washington Redskins (1971–1977). He was considered a great coach though he never won a...

 

Thought for the Week

The Bible says, “Pray without ceasing.” This means I need to bring God into everything all the time. I must stay in contact with God about all sorts of things. It’s critical because I want God...

 

Manna on Main Street Set in February

Trinity United Methodist Church in Roaring Spring will continue their monthly Manna on Main Street as a drive-through, take-out only service on Feb. 12 from 5 to 6 p.m. Drive or walk up to the doors of Fellowship Hall, located at the end of the...

 

Public Notices

ALLEGHENY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE, INC. NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE WITH THE FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION FOR APPROVAL OF A JOINT PURPA IMPLEMENTATION PLAN Allegheny Electric Cooperative, Inc. (“Allegheny”) on behalf of itself and its member...

 

Lock Haven University Congratulates Fall 2021 Graduate Trevor Miller

Lock Haven University congratulates Trevor Miller, and all students who received their academic degrees. Miller of Martinsburg graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management. For more information on Lock Haven University, visit...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 10, 2022

S.C. Power Reunion Plans For Annual Banquet

Southern Cove Power Reunion’s meeting was called to order by President Jason Hileman. Last month’s meeting minutes were read by Melanie Clapper Club Secretary. Treasurer’s report given by Treasurer Amy Mellott. There is $4,236 in the Hometown...

 

DCNR Highlights Economic Impact Of Snowmobiling

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn joined members of the Saint Marys Snowmobile Club to highlight snowmobiling and to provide safety tips for outdoor recreation during winter months. Dunn emphasized...

 

On the Edge of Our Seats

Northern Bedford's student section enjoys the highs and lows of the JV basketball game on Jan. 28....

 

Tricks To Keep Floral Arrangements Fresh

Who doesn't enjoy receiving a fresh bouquet of flowers on a special occasion? Flowers traditionally are given for Valentine's Day, which is coming up next week. While a beautiful bouquet can make a lovely gift, fresh flowers have finite lasting power...

 

PASR State President Presents Blair Co. President With Award

Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees' (PASR) State President William D. Neugebauer (left) presents the PASR's prestigious John J. Dillon Award for 2021 to Blair County Chapter's President...

 

Birth Announcement

Andrew and Jenna (Smith) Lenhart of Thurmont, Md, are the parents of a son, Grayson Robert Lenhart, born at 12:55 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2022, at Frederick Health Hospital, Frederick, Md. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 and 3/4...

 

WISE Women of Blair County Announce Tribute Honorees

WISE Women of Blair County, through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, is proud to announce their annual Tribute Honorees. These women are recognized for their community input and/or involvement in organizations whose projects advance...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    February 10, 2022

Keller Engineers Discusses Road Work at South Woodbury Twp. Meeting

On Feb. 1, South Woodbury Township Supervisors met in the township building. Minutes were reviewed and approved as read. Treasurer report given and approved. Total liabilities and Equity were $2,237,895.58. Tax Collection Committee met on Jan. 22,...

 

C-K FBLA Members Finish Terms as President, Secretary

The Claysburg-Kimmel chapter of Future Business Leaders of America attended the Region 5 FBLA Conference at Saint Francis University on Jan. 14, 2022. C-K senior Rebekah Claar completed her term as...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

It’s almost time for the sweetest time of the year – Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day has me in the mood for love, and even though Cupid has not struck me yet in the love department, I am sure that some of the residents of Williamsburg have s...

 

W-Burg Holds Heather Stewart Remembrance Game

Monday, Feb. 7, during the Lady Pirates Basketball game, Williamsburg honored community member Heather Stewart, who passed away 3 years ago. Players and fans recognized a moment of silence before...

 

Woodbury Looks at 2nd Amendment Sanctuary

On the November ballot, there were questions regarding the Second Amendment, which garnered attention throughout Blair County last year. An initial draft was sent to townships and municipalities in Blair County, and Woodbury was no exception....

 

Authority Redoes Insurance

Williamsburg Municipal Authority Secretary David Myers told members during the Feb. 1 meeting that the authority re-did the insurance and saved an estimated $2-3,000 per year. Myers explained that the authority switched carriers. Myers also brought...

 

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Super Bowl Party Join the Williamsburg United Methodist Church for their first chili cook-off Super Bowl Party. Cook up and bring your best chili and salsa, winner will have bragging rights. There will be food, games, and of course – football ...

 

Morrisons Cove Rotary Club Announces Students of the Month

For the last few months, the Morrisons Cove Rotary Club has selected Students of the Month from Williamsburg. The winners are: September: Zach Snare, October: Morgan Webb, November: Alissa Walker, Dec...

 

Pa. Bans Sale of Three Invasive Plants: Ravenna Grass, Glossy Buckthorn, Common Buckthorn

The Pa. Department of Agriculture has added glossy buckthorn, common buckthorn and ravenna grass to a list of noxious weeds - plants that cannot be legally sold or cultivated in the state. The...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    Faith    February 10, 2022

St. Patrick Catholic School Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

Growing up as a student at Our Lady of Lourdes and Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School in Altoona, Tara Steinbugl got to enjoy the yearly celebration known as Catholic Schools Week with her...

 

Northern Bedford Blocked

After a close game, Northern Bedford lost to Everett, 42-36....

 

Central Dragons Find Rematch Victory Over Penn Cambria

The Central Dragons faced the Bishop McCourt Crushers and the Penn Cambria Panthers this week. The Dragons came out victorious in both games, beating the Crushers 70-53, while finding victory over...

 

Rebekah Claar Continues To Lead Lady Bulldogs

–Feb. 7, 2022– C-K girls basketball conquered Fannett Metal 61-53. The game was held at Fannett Metal. Rebekah Claar led the Lady Bulldogs in points with 28. Bailey Garver had 15, while Jessen Poullos and Sarah Helsel both hit 9. SCORE BY...

 

Blue Pirates Can't Be Stopped

W-BURG VS. WEST BRANCH The Blue Pirates saw victory at home against West Branch. Williamsburg won 67-49. The top scorer for Williamsburg was Lambert Palmer, with 27 points. RJ Royer hit 16. SCORE BY QUARTERS Williamsburg 17 , 14 , 15 , 21 Total: 67...

 

Lady Pirates Crush Curwensville

Note: The Williamsburg vs. Northern Bedford game at Northern Bedford (originally on Feb. 3)has been rescheduled for Feb. 15 at 6:30 p.m. –Feb. 7, 2022– Williamsburg Lady Pirates demolished...

 

Cheapskate

I recently sat down with a financial planner to discuss several problems I had. One involves taxes. I filed my 2020 income tax form on March 1, 2021, and I still have not received my refund. I have...

 

C-K Schedule Changes

The JH and Varsity wrestling match vs. Cambria Heights scheduled for Feb. 3 has been rescheduled for today Feb. 10. JH - 6:00 p.m. V - 6:45ish p.m. All boys basketball games scheduled at Mo Valley Feb. 3 have been postponed to today, Feb. 10, with...

 

Morrisons Cove Memorial Park's Updated Bowling Scores

Huntsman Bowling Center Morrisons Cove Memorial Park – Feb. 4, 2021 – Leader Board Men GAME Mike Burns 300 Adam Hetrick 279 Jordan Smith 268 SERIES Mike Burns 718 Clair Banks 710 Adam Hetrick 702 Women GAME Liz Rhodes 265 Anita Bolinger 234...

 

Lady Dragons Suffer Defeat From Lady Crushers

The Lady Dragons faced the Bishop McCourt Lady Crushers, only to find a loss of 66-55. Central's Kat Longenecker led the Lady Dragons with 20 points, including five three-point shots. Leah Johnston...

 

CurveFest to Celebrate First Day of Individual Ticket Sales At Peoples Natural Gas Fiel

The Altoona Curve will kick off the 2022 summer of fun at Peoples Natural Gas Field with CurveFest on Saturday, Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CurveFest will give fans their first opportunity to purchase single game tickets and the first 200 fans...

 

Central Wrestling Weekly Wrap-Up

The Central Wrestling faced Johnstown on Tuesday and found victory 26-18. Wyatt Holsinger (285) recorded a pin at 1:48, while Tyler Biesinger (120) had a pin as 3:06. Jaxon Mathews (145) had a technical fall, winning his match 15-0. Max Baker (152)...

 

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