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SCSD Supt. Explains 'Behind the Scenes' of the District Going to Virtual Instruction

The Spring Cove School District Board of Directors held its Reorganization and Regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at the Administration Board Room with visitors participating virtually. Superintendent Dr. Betsy Baker announced the district would...

 
 By Dave Scott    Opinion    December 3, 2020

The Truth Will Set You Free

To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, "If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." – John 8:31-32, NIV If it has...

 

Library Offering Contactless Services

Due to recent circumstances, beginning Monday, Nov. 30, our Williamsburg Public Library will be providing contactless service as well as offering appointments for computer use and browsing for books,...

 

Please Wear Your Masks

To the Editor: Thank you for printing all the information about mask wearing, and especially the article about Doug and Jo Ellen Mingle. COVID-19 is for real and is very deadly (Herald of Nov. 25, 2020, Page A-1). Don and I were very faithful about...

 

Martinsburg Services Listed

Herald of Nov. 28, 1895 An inventory of commercial and professional services in Martinsburg was carried on the front page. It showed the town, with population of about 1,200, had four general stores, three hardware stores, two furniture stores, two...

 

118 Work on Community Day

Herald of Dec. 3, 1920 There were 118 men, women and boys on hand for the Community Day work at the Morrison Cove Vocational School. Using picks and shovels, they leveled the “unsightly high mounds and uneven places” and laid a sewer tiled “to...

 

Pfc. Reasy Comes Home

Herald of Nov. 29, 1945 Pfc. J. Homer Reasy of New Enterprise, who had served in north Africa and Italy, was discharged from the Army after 31 months of duty. He served with the 338th Engineers Regiment, a construction unit which erected hospitals...

 

Mill Employees Get Contract

Herald of Dec. 3, 1970 The new contract between the Combined Paper Mill at Roaring Spring and its union employees calls for wage increases and benefits amounting to approximately 70 cents per hour over the three-year period of the contract. The Morri...

 

C-K Teacher Honored

Herald of Nov. 30, 1995 Amy Woomer, learning support teacher at Claysburg-Kimmel High School, received Penn State College of Education’s New Graduate Award. This award, initiated in 1994, recognizes baccalaureate graduates of the College of...

 

New Fields Ready for Use

Herald of Dec. 2, 2010 The Spring Cove School District is monitoring the new softball and baseball fields and reported at the Nov. 15 school board meeting that the district’s architect, HHSDR Architects and Engineers of Sharon, Mercer County, said...

 

Public Notices

Advertisement for Bids Sealed proposals will be received by the North Woodbury Township of Blair County at 113 Cranberry Road, Martinsburg, PA 16662 until 8 a.m. on January 4, 2021 for the following: Item 1, 650 Ton +/-, AS4 Anti Skid Item 2, 400 Ton... Full story

 

Martinsburg Plans Winterfest Events on Saturday, Dec. 5

Martinsburg’s annual winter festivities will take place this Saturday, Dec 5. The day will begin with the annual Christmas parade at 11 a.m. It will start at Martinsburg Elementary School on East Spring Street. The parade route will turn right...

 

Brotherly Love at Thanksgiving Time

Brothers Jacob Noah and Eli Muthler of Martinsburg were among a group of volunteers at Trinity United Methodist Church in Roaring Spring who were continuing a many-years tradition of offering a free...

 

Sen. Ward Tests Positive For Virus

Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) has announced she has tested positive for COVID-19. “Today (Nov. 30) I was tested and received results that I am positive for COVID-19.” Ward said in a statement. “I believe it occurred at a Thanksgiving gathering. I am...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    December 3, 2020

Rise in COVID-19 Cases Alter How Municipalities Conduct Meetings

As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise, local municipalities are again altering the way public meetings are held. Martinsburg Borough Manager Rich Brantner Jr., said he is going to ask council to conduct its next meeting, scheduled for...

 

Blair County Prison Reports COVID-19 Case

On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, the Blair County Prison Board was made aware of the first inmate at the Blair County Prison testing positive for COVID-19. As of noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, there are currently 14 COVID-19-positive inmates. The...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    December 3, 2020

Bedford Co. Suspends Warden, Deputy Warden Pending Investigation

Bedford County Correctional Facility Warden Troy Nelson and Deputy Warden Rocky Bernazzoli have been suspended with pay pending an investigation into prison operations by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. Bedford County Commissioners Josh...

 

State Offers Free COVID-19 Testing in Bedford Co. Dec. 2-6

Bedford County will host a COVID-19 testing site Wednesday, Dec. 2, through Sunday, Dec. 6. No appointment is needed and there is no charge. Participants are required to bring a photo identification card and an insurance card. The testing will take...

 

Blair Sheriff's Office Warns of Phone Scam

The Blair County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple reports of residents receiving phone calls from a male caller identifying himself as “Sergeant Lee Benton.” This actor is claiming that “jury duty or witness” appearance has been misse...

 

What Can you Believe About Trump?

By GWEN BLACK Is there anything that is worth believing about Trump? Did he really have the COVID-19 virus? People just do not check themselves out of a hospital with this virus. How is it that he was allowed to leave? It makes us all wonder if he...

 

Letter Highlighted Column's Points

To the Editor: What a coincidence that Glen Dick’s letter to the editor, coming all the way from the People’s Democratic Republic of California, appeared on the opposite page from my column in the Nov. 19, 2020, edition of the Herald (Page A-5)....

 

Gas Prices Jump in Pa. This Week

The average price of gasoline across Western Pennsylvania is nine cents higher this week at $2.557 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Pennsylvania Average – $2.557 Average price...

 

Bedford 2021 Budget Summary: 'Increases' Necessary

The Bedford County Board of Commissioners has increased real estate taxes in order to meet increasing expenses expected in 2021. According to county calculations, a property assessed at $100,000. would have tax increase equal to a $14.80 annual...

 

Fontanini Nativity Set

Sandy Allison of Claysburg stands next to her Fontanini Nativity Set that is on display at Lower Claar Church of the Brethren near Claysburg. The Fontanini pieces are made in Italy. It took Allison...

 

PA Council on Aging Releases Interactive Health & Wellness Guide for Older Adults

The Pennsylvania Council on Aging (PCoA) on Nov. 16 released an interactive guide with information and resources to help older adults cultivate a healthy mind, body and spirit amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The guide, titled...

 

A Bad Fall

When people my age (71) fall down, we can suffer serious long-term consequences. I believed that I was immune to falling down and hurting myself, though I am glad that my son, Bob, bought me a wading...

 

2021 Pennsylvania Fishing License Permits Now Available

During a time when more people than ever are looking for fun and affordable ways to enjoy the outdoors by themselves, or safely with family and friends, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) reminds anglers that 2021 fishing licenses are...

 

Youngster Shoots First Buck

Anna Jolynn Smith, 16-year-old at Northern Bedford High School, shot her first buck Tuesday, Nov 30, with Jeffrey Snyder, who has been taking her hunting for the past five years. Anna used a 270...

 

Mandatory Life Jacket Requirements

With vibrant, changing foliage as a colorful backdrop to any adventure during the fall season, the lure of a relaxing paddle along a scenic river, stream, or lake is hard to resist. To ensure that boaters return home safely, the Pennsylvania Fish...

 

Departamento de Salud publica actualización sobre COVID-19: 4,631 pacientes se han hospitalizado

El Departamento de la Salud de Pensilvania hoy confirmó que hasta las 12:00 a.m., el 1 de diciembre, había 5,676 casos adicionales de COVID-19. Esto aumenta el total estatal a 367,140. Hay 4,631 personas en el hospital con COVID-19. Entre ellos,...

 

Leaf Cleanup Duty

Jeff Dick of Martinsburg spent Monday morning, Nov. 23, mulching the fallen leaves in his yard along South Ann Street. Although the sun shone Monday morning, clouds rolled in for the rest of the day....

 

Williamsburg Schools to Remain 'Virtual' Through Dec. 11

For the past two weeks, the Williamsburg Community School Board has hosted two meetings – one on Tuesday, Nov. 17, and a special meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 24. On Nov. 24, the school district announced that all schools would be “full virtual...

 

Catharine Twp. Approves 'Close' 2021 Tentative Budget

“It’s very close,” Vice Chairman Ken Brenneman remarked during discussion of the 2021 budget for Catharine Township, Williamsburg, during the Nov. 12 regular meeting. “The income and expenses are too different,” he said. Chairman Heather...

 

Students Organize Sock Collection

The Williamsburg Elementary Student Council organized a sock collection to distribute socks to the homeless shelter. The kindergarten class earned an extra recess for collecting the most socks....

 

Williamsburg Buck Pool Winners

Mike Lynn was the winner of the widest spread at the 2020 Buck Pool hosted by the Williamsburg Community Farm Show on Saturday, Nov. 28. Lynn's spread was 17-7/8. Ty Uplinger of Williamsburg was the...

 

DEATH RECORD

BROOKS – John O., 78, East Freedom CORLE – David Eugene, 83, rural Williamsburg CULP – Juliet F., 89, Roaring Spring DIXON – Joann E., 78, Roaring Spring FINNEGAN – Ethel M., 89, resident at the Altoona Center for Nursing Care, formerly of... Full story

 

JOHN O. BROOKS

John O. Brooks, 78. of East Freedom, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday morning, Nov. 26, 2020, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, after a brief illness. He was born Jan. 5, 1942, in Philipsburg, the son of the late Charles and...

 

DAVID EUGENE CORLE

David E. Corle, 83, of rural Williamsburg, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, Nov. 22, 2020, at his home. He was born Jan. 26, 1937, in Williamsburg, son of the late H. Clifford and G. Alverta...

 

JULIET F. CULP

Juliet F. Culp, 89, of Roaring Spring, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at her home. She was born Jan. 19, 1931, in Mount Union, the daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Headings) Miller. She married George W....

 

JOANN E. DIXON

Joann E. Dixon, 78, of Roaring Spring, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 26, 2020, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, following a brief illness. She was born Nov. 9, 1942, in Tyrone,...

 

ETHEL M. FINNEGAN

Ethel M. Finnegan, 89, a resident at the Altoona Center For Nursing Care, formerly of Claysburg, passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, at UPMC Altoona, following a brief illness. She was born July 23, 1931, in Woodbury, the daughter of the late Elery...

 

FAY A. FURRY

Fay A. Furry, 96, of New Enterprise, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center in Roaring Spring. She was born April 1, 1924, in Bellwood, daughter of the late Clarence...

 

The Isaacs to Perform At Champion Life Church

Tennessee-based country and bluegrass gospel music band, The Isaacs, will present their unique blend of instrumentation and vocal harmony at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 11 at Champion Life Church in downtown Altoona. Band members Lily Isaacs, Ben Isaa...

 

RACHEL CARYNE GITTINS

Rachel Caryne (Perry) Gittins, 43, of Germantown, Md., passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. She was the devoted mother of Margaret and Connor Gittins; loving sister of Rebecca Perry of Philadelphia,...

 

RICHARD L. 'DICK' GLUNT

Richard L. “Dick” Glunt, 75, of East Freedom, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, Nov. 28, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 1, 1945, in Roaring Spring, the son of the late John and Gladys (McNally) Glunt....

 

CHARLES B. HAUSER

Charles Bernard Hauser, 92, a resident of Altoona Center for Nursing Care, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 28, 2020, at the center. He was born July 26, 1928, in Altoona,...

 

DAVID R. KEPPLE

David R. Kepple of Hopewell Township went into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at UPMC Bedford Memorial. He was 73 years old, and the loving husband o...

 

HANNAH LOIS KEPPLE

Hannah Lois Kepple of Hopewell Township went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at Somerset Hospital. She was 75 years old, and the loving wife of...

 

ANNA B. MARTIN

Anna B. Martin, 73, of Martinsburg, passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 24, 2020, at UPMC Altoona. She was born Feb. 10, 1947, in Ephrata, Pa., the daughter of the late Phares and Anna Mary (Burkholder) Weaver. She married Aaron Z. Martin on Nov. 14,...

 

GARRY L. 'GOMER' PHILLIPS

Garry L. “Gomer” Phillips, 62, of East Freedom, went home to be with the Lord Sunday morning, Nov. 29, 2020, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. He was born June 21, 1958, in Roaring Spring, the son of Mary (Feathers) Phillips and...

 

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