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  • Catharine Twp. Seeks to Update Personnel Policy

    Natalie Gorsuch, Williamsburg Correspondent|Feb 28, 2019

    The “very old” personnel policy for Catharine Township has been brought into question over the last couple months. The township supervisors discussed the matter during the regular meeting Thursday evening, March 21. The supervisors agreed to have a workshop at a later date to discuss changes and updates to personnel policy. Supervisors Chairman Kenneth Brenneman requested that a letter be sent to both Penelec and Valley Rural Electric for an inquiry about changing lights in the township to LED. Secretary Harclerode was instructed to com...

  • From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

    Natalie Gorsuch, Williamsburg Correspondent|Feb 28, 2019

    February has come and gone. We might have gained a few pounds, but it sure was tasty putting them on! Just in case, you slacked a little on the chocolate, here is one last week of tasty recipes. Peanut Butter-Chocolate Banana Cream Pie This recipe is for my friend, Bruce Erb’s co-worker, who loves peanut butter and chocolate. Ingredients: Crust: 24 peanut butter sandwich cookies 5 Tbsp. butter, melted Filling: 1 cup heavy cream 3 Tbsp. peanut butter 1 cup chocolate chips 3/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts, chopped 2 medium bananas 1 – 3.4 oz. box inst...

  • W. Pa. Gas Prices Rise with the National Average

    Feb 28, 2019

    After increasing by about eight cents last week, the average price of gasoline across Western Pennsylvania is nearly five cents more expensive this week at $2.641 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. State averages in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states are mostly more expensive on the week, with pump prices ranging from as expensive as $2.61 in Pennsylvania to as cheap as $2.18 in Tennessee. For a second week, the region saw a substantial drop in inventories. According to the Energy Information Administration (...

  • Brittney Grove Earns Degree At Bloomsburg

    Feb 28, 2019

    Brittney Grove of Williamsburg was one of more than 400 individuals awarded a Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania degree at the fall 2018 commencement ceremonies on Dec. 14-15. Grove was awarded a Bachelor of Science Business Administration degree in finance....

  • What's the Word in Williamsburg?

    Natalie Gorsuch, Williamsburg Correspondent|Feb 28, 2019

    W-burg Plans ‘K’ Registration The Williamsburg Community School District will conduct its annual kindergarten registration on Friday, March 15. Any child living in the district who will be 5 years old on or before June 30, 2019, is eligible to enroll. Registration is by appointment only. Appointments may be scheduled by calling the elementary school office at 832-2125, ext. 3123. Registration packets are available for pickup in the elementary office. A state birth certificate (original), social security card, current immunization record and...

  • Community Supporting 'Cause for Cancer'

    Feb 28, 2019

    The Cove Cause for Cancer organization has begun its grassroots effort as the area's first non-profit organization with its only focus being to raise funds to help support members of local communities who are going through a "Cancer Journey" and need extra financial support. The community has contributed to Cove Cause for Cancer with various fundraisers and donations. In the above photo, the Central High School cheerleaders made a donation of $300 to the cause. Pictured with the cheerleaders are...

  • Nason to Promote Donate Life Hospital Challenge

    Feb 28, 2019

    The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) has partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the two organ procurement organizations serving Pennsylvania – the Center for Organ Recovery & Education and Gift of Life Donor Program – to support HAP’s 2019 Donate Life Hospital Challenge. The HAP Donate Life Hospital Challenge encourages Pennsylvania hospitals to increase organ donation awareness and designations within their hospital and community. The HAP 2019 Donate Life Hospital Challenge will take place throu...


    Feb 28, 2019

    Drug Possession Scott Bruening, 21, of New Enterprise, was charged by State Police, Bedford, with possesion of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence of a controlled substance. Bruening was arrested along Cave Road and Brumbaugh Road, South Woodbury Township, Bedford County, on Feb. 5. Harassment Physical Contact Robyn Fatula-Confer, 66, and Thomas Schmitt, 58, both of Woodbury, Bedford County, were charged by State Police, Bedford, with...

  • Pennsylvania State Police Remind Drivers of Traffic Law Updates

    Feb 28, 2019

    The Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) are using the state’s Highway Safety Law Awareness Week, Feb. 17 to 23, to remind drivers of highway safety laws that were recently updated. The agencies advised drivers of the following updates and safety reminders. • Automated speed enforcement came to Pennsylvania in 2018 and may be used only when a work zone is active. Drivers going more than 11 miles per hour over the posted speed limit in a work zone are subject to the following penalties: first off...