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Spring Cove Honors Larry Kulp, Former Boardmember

The Feb. 16 regular Board of Directors meeting for the Spring Cove School District was held virtually at 7 p.m. Under special recognitions, a Resolution of Respect was given for F. Larry Kulp, to honor his memory for faithful service as a Spring...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    February 11, 2021

Appvion to Close Spring Mill, Eliminating 300 Jobs

News of Appvion's decision to close its Spring Mill plant in Roaring Spring has sent shockwaves through the community. Nearly four years after filing bankruptcy and three years after being sold in a...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    February 11, 2021

Rumors Fly of Spring Mill Closing

Almost four years after filing for bankruptcy and three years after being sold in a “stalking horse” sale that saw employees lose millions in retirement funds, Appvion is apparently set to permanently close its Spring Mill plant in Roaring...

 

Trinity UM Church to Host Manna on Main Street Feb. 13

Trinity United Methodist Church in Roaring Spring will continue its monthly Manna on Main Street as a drive-through, take-out-only service, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. Attendees can drive or walk up to the doors of the fellowship hall...

 

DEATH RECORD

BAKER – Wayne R., 80, Martinsburg, formerly of Clearwater, Fla. BRUMBAUGH – Linda K., 74, Roaring Spring HOOVER – Abraham S., 70, Roaring Spring RUTTER – Robert J., 71, resident at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center,... Full story

 

WAYNE R. BAKER

Wayne R. Baker, 80, of Martinsburg, formerly of Clearwater, Fla., passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, at the Cambria Care Center, Ebensburg. He was born Oct. 31, 1940, in Martinsburg, son of the late...

 

LINDA K. BRUMBAUGH

Linda K. Brumbaugh, 74, of Roaring Spring, passed away Thursday night, Feb. 4, 2021. at UPMC Altoona, after a brief battle with COVID-19-pneumonia. She was born June 13, 1946, in Roaring Spring, the...

 

ROBERT J. RUTTER

Robert J. Rutter, 71, a resident at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Altoona, formerly of Roaring Spring, passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 30, 2021, at the home. He was born...

 

DEATH NOTICE

Abraham S. Hoover, 70, of Roaring Spring, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. He was born Sept. 19, 1950, in Yellow Creek, son of the late Kenneth and Mary (Burd) Hoover. He is survived by his wife,...

 

Red Cross Seeks Blood Donors in February

In honor of Black History Month this February, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors, and especially those who have recovered from COVID-19, to give blood to honor the legacies of African Americans like Dr. Charles Drew and Dr. Jerome Hol...

 

Curry Supply Co. Hires VP of Operations

Curry Supply Co., Martinsburg, has appointed Cory Wilson as the company's vice president of Operations. In this role, Wilson oversees all elements of the company's supply chain, manufacturing, and...

 

George, Virginia Clapper Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. George W. Clapper of James Creek celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Friday, Dec. 25, 2020. They were married Dec. 25, 1950, at the Christ Evangelical and Reformed Church in...

 

Bedford Diary Princess Shares Pizza Recipe

As the Bedford County Dairy Princess, I would like to introduce another breed of dairy cattle – the Jersey. The Jersey breed originated from the Isle of Jersey in the early 1700s. This breed comes...

 

Blair Co. Emergency Management Urges Community to Sign Up for 'Smart911'

The “Take Control, Let Us Know” campaign allows individuals to share critical medical information for more informed emergency response and allows important COVID-19 Information to be shared. “As the coronavirus continues to be a major public...

 

C-K Girls Move Record to 5-2

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School girls' basketball team welcomed Bellwood-Antis to town Feb. 4. The Lady Blue Devils built a 13-point halftime lead and held off C-K at the end 50-44. Junior Bailey...

 

C-K Boys Fall to NBC, B-A

A 27-10 second-quarter run helped carry Northern Bedford to an 81-55 win at Claysburg-Kimmel on Feb. 3 in high school boys’ basketball action. The Bulldogs had a 15-12 lead after the first quarter, but Northern Bedford turned up the pressure and...

 

Lady Panthers Earn First Win

Northern Bedford’s girls’ varsity basketball squad got its first win of the season in a come from behind 36-30 victory at Glendale on Feb. 2. The Panthers, down 28-27 with just over three minutes left, got a turnaround 8-foot bank shot from...

 

Central Girls Defeat P-O

A 10-point first-quarter deficit was too much for the Central Lady Dragons to overcome in their 55-49 setback at Penns Valley on Feb. 5. Trailing 19-9, Central pulled to within 29-25 at the break. Penns Valley took the second-half scoring 26-24....

 

NB Moves 2 Games Above .500

The one-two punch of Northern Bedford's Thad Leidy and Hayden Foor proved to be too much for the visiting Everett Warriors last Friday night. The Panthers took a 67-54 home decision largely on the 43...

 

BG Ends Dragons' Streak

The Central High School boys’ basketball team stretched its winning streak to five following a 51-18 home victory over Glendale on Feb. 4. The Dragons led 12-3 after one quarter and 33-7 at halftime. CHS won the second-half scoring 18-11. “We wer...

 

Blue Pirates Erupt for 92 Points In Victory Against West Branch

Playing its first game since Jan. 26, the Williamsburg High School boys’ basketball team erupted for 92 points at West Branch on Feb. 5, winning 92-70. The Blue Pirates, who improved to 2-0 on the season, led 44-26 at halftime. WHS won the...

 

Forfeits Lift Everett Past CKHS

An edge in victories by forfeit, 5-4, lifted the Everett wrestling team to a 31-30 victory against visiting Claysburg-Kimmel. The score was tied at 30-30 before Everett won the dual meet in the forfeits criteria. C-K junior Zach McGeary pinned Noah...

 

Central Wrestlers Earn First Win of Year

The Central High School wrestling team earned its first win of the season Feb. 5, defeating visiting Portage 48-12. Senior Alex Bowman (132 pounds), sophomore Wyatt Holsinger (285) and junior Jaxon Matthews (120) each earned falls for the Dragons....

 

Forfeits Hurt NBC in Loss

The North Star High School wrestling team took advantage of six forfeits en route to a 61-9 victory at Northern Bedford on Feb. 2. North Star also earned three falls, one major decision and one decision in the victory. NB junior Reyan Imler won by...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

Prior to last winter, I had never written a column concerning Valentine's Day. I intended that column as a tribute to Donna, my wife, and to all of the other wives of sportsmen who support – or at...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

"February's a time for hearts And big red satin bows, Boxes of candy, lacy cards, A fragile, long-stemmed rose; "A time for searching the garden Lest a green blade flourish there Or looking for a...

 

Pa. State Senate OKs Bill Authorizing Pandemic Relief For Hospitality Industry

The Pennsylvania Senate approved a bill Jan. 27 that aims to provide $145 million in state aid to bars and restaurants crushed under ongoing pandemic restrictions. Senate Bill 109 would amend the...

 

Upcoming Events at The park at Morrisons Cove

Friday, Feb. 12: Lincoln’s Birthday – $2 skating from 10:30 a.m. till 2 p.m. $2 youth bowling all day long. $2 rental for shoes or skates. Saturday, Feb. 13: Memorial Park will host the sixth annual 18u AAU volleyball tournament in its gym. Due...

 

Lines by Lee

As I continue to write this series of observations and applications from the book of Proverbs it becomes increasingly clear to me that it is easier to write about God's truth than it is to obey it....

 

Thought for the Week

Scriptures to Read: St. Matthew 23:1-4 St. Matthew 23:5-12 St. Matthew 23:13-15 St. Matthew 23:16-26 St. Luke 13:10-17 St. Matthew 12:1-8 St. Matthew 12:9-14 Jesus and the Scribes and Pharisees also...

 

Preparing for Lent and Easter

The Christian tradition of Lent is celebrated across the globe by many different denominations of the faith. Lent is a 40-day period of sacrifice that begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, and culminates with the celebration of the resurrection of...

 

7 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day In a Socially Distanced Manner

The last year has been challenging for social butterflies, as the COVID-19 pandemic has limited opportunities to socialize in person with close friends and family members. Social distancing guidelines affected various holidays throughout 2020, but...

 

Pa. Will Elect Judges to Statewide Courts in 2021

Pennsylvania's General Election in 2021 will be held Nov. 2 and will include some candidates for statewide judicial offices. The state's primary will be held May 18, 2021. Judges in Pennsylvania are...

 

Ag Secretary Reminds Farmers of Deadline for $13 Million in Tax Credits

Pa. Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding on Feb. 5 reminded farmers to apply by March 1 for $13 million in tax credits for measures to improve soil and water quality. Tax credits are available through Pennsylvania’s nationally recognized Resource...

 
 By ASHLEY HICKS    Life    February 11, 2021

The Hidden Cost of Prepayment Penalties

What is a prepayment penalty, and how does someone know if they have a prepayment penalty condition on their loan? A prepayment penalty is a clause in the mortgage contract that states the lender may...

 

Pa. Voters To Decide Extent Of Governor's Emergency Powers

Voters in Pennsylvania will soon decide the extent of the governor’s emergency powers. A constitutional amendment requiring the governor to seek legislative approval before extending disaster declarations beyond 21 days cleared the last hurdle...

 
 By MARY STROKZA    News    February 11, 2021

Report Urges Pa. to Re-Enact Helmet Law

Pennsylvania needs to adopt additional road safety laws, including in seat belt enforcement and teen driving restrictions, the organization Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety urged lawmakers in its 18th Annual Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws...

 

Work Progresses on S.C. Middle School Vestibule Project

At the Feb. 8 Spring Cove School District Board of Directors Committee of the Whole Meeting, Superintendent Dr. Betsy Baker reviewed the state of COVID-19 cases in the various schools in the district. Dr. Baker told the board, "COVID cases continue,...

 

Spare a Dime for Those Who Save Lives

Time and temperature don’t stop them. No matter the weather or the hour, when the whistle blows, they leave their beds, dinner tables, or jobs to race to the scene of an accident or fire. We sometimes take our volunteer fire companies for granted...

 

Books to Borrow Williamsburg Public Library Recommends

Kerri Arsenault grew up in Mexico, Maine, a small town neighboring Rumford. For over 100 years, most townspeople of Rumford worked for the local paper mill, including three generations of Arsenault's...

 

Student Pro-Life Oratory Contests Announced

The Citizens Concerned for Human Life has announced 2021 regional student oratory contests. REGIONAL ORATORY CONTEST The Citizens Concerned for Human Life Regional Oratory Contest is open to all 9th through 12th grade students in Bedford, Blair,...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 7, 1896 A coroner’s jury found no evidence of neglect on the part of the Hollidaysburg Iron & Nail Works in the explosion of a boiler that killed six men and injured 15. The boiler had been recently repaired by Madden Bros.,...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 11, 1971 The wearing of slacks by girls in school at Central High School has been approved by the Spring Cove School Board. Northern Bedford and Claysburg-Kimmel earlier had dropped their ban against slacks for girls. The state...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 11, 1921 The Shelleytown correspondent reported that I.A. Showalter, E.A. Brumbaugh, Lloyd Schaffer, Lester Miller and Elmer Treese saw a live grasshopper jumping around on the grass, “even though the groundhog did not see his...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 8, 1996 A benefit turkey dinner held Feb. 4 at New Enterprise attracted more than 1,300 customers and raised more than $9,000 to aid victims of the Jan. 19 flood who resided in the Southern Cove-Yellow Creek area. There was a good...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 7, 1946 The large barn on the property of Mr. and Mrs. Milbert Snyder of Loysburg was destroyed by fire at noon, Friday, Feb. 1. The fire was thought to have started from a brooder stove. The barn had been remodeled for chicken...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    February 11, 2021

Martinsburg Fire Co. to Expand Fire Station

The Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Co. will expand its fire station this year. Richard L. Brantner Jr., assistant fire chief, said that the planned addition, which will be to the north of the existing bui...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 10, 2011 Documents transferring ownership of the newly constructed Martinsburg Borough building were signed at the Monday, Feb. 7, Martinsburg borough council meeting. Borough officials hope to be moved into the new building, located...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    Life    February 11, 2021

Spring Cove Elementary Celebrates 100 Days

The first-grade class at Spring Cove Elementary School put a new spin on the annual 100th day of school celebration by celebrating the 101st day with a nod to "101 Dalmations." Dressed up as...

 
 By Brian Hess    News    February 11, 2021

Linda Smith Not Seeking Re-Election on Martinsburg Council

Martinsburg Borough Council will say goodbye to one of its own in December as one councilmember will not seek re-election this year. Linda K. Smith, who has served borough residents for 13 years, has...

 

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