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Harold E. Johnson

Harold E. Johnson, 82, a resident at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg, formerly of Duncansville, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, at the home. He was born July 26, 1939, in...

 

Fred Alan Bassler

Fred Alan Bassler, of Dillsburg, went home to be with his Savior Jesus Christ Feb. 15, 2022. Fred was born March 16, 1947, in Altoona. Chester Irvin and Ora Susan (Foor) Bassler adopted him at six days old and provided all of the love, support, and...

 

Margaret G. (Garson) Nuss

Margaret G. (Garson) Nuss, 74, of Martinsburg, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at The Village at Morrisons Cove in Martinsburg, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. She was...

 

Stephen (Steve) Hiney

Stephen (Steve) Hiney, 63, of Saipan Northern Mariana Islands, formerly of Roaring Spring, and graduate of Central High School in 1976, passed away Feb. 21, 2022, from Stage 3 pancreatic cancer and...

 

Nancy L. Meyers

Nancy L. Meyers, 77, recently of Homewood at Martinsburg, passed away Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. She was born June 23, 1944, in Somerset, the daughter of the late James and Catherine (Letcher) Meyers. She lived in Roaring Spring for 30 years before...

 

Gas Prices Lower in Western PA

Gas prices are three cents lower in Western Pennsylvania this week at $3.705 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Pennsylvania Average: $3.705 Average price during the week of Feb. 22,...

 

SAMA Offering Virtual Series: Drawing for Beginners

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Bedford is pleased to announce its upcoming Virtual Series: Drawing for Beginners. The series occurs every other Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for a total of five sessions starting March 2, 2022, through...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    Opinion    March 3, 2022

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: A Newspaper's Job is to Report it All

There are approximately 1,250 daily newspapers and a little more than 7,000 weekly newspapers in the United States. They all have one main job, and that is to inform the public about what is happening in the world, the country, and the community. Goo...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Please refrain from printing smut! After receiving the Herald second handed and reading the front page, I once again was glad we didn’t renew it. I realize news is news, and don’t have a problem reading it. But what was printed...

 

Books to Borrow Martinsburg Public Library Recommends

Agatha Christie is the best-selling novelist of all time. Only the Bible and Shakespeare outsell her sixty-six novels and fourteen short stories. Christie’s detective novels starring Hercule Poirot,...

 

Sounds of Curryville

My childhood memories of Curryville are enveloped in sounds. Porch swings, birds, cows and tractors. Another sound came from push lawn mowers. Our yard gave me lots of outside jobs. We had a push...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of March 4, 1897 The First Presbyterian Church of Hollidaysburg, one of the oldest churches in the Juniata Valley, abolished pew rents and was solely dependent upon the voluntary pledges of its congregation to raise its revenue. It was one of...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of March 2, 1972 The Central High School’s boys basketball team, coached by Don Appleman, won its first Mountain League championship by defeating Huntingdon 50-44 in a one-game playoff at Tyrone. Central joined the Mountain League in 1961....

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of March 10, 1922 Charles I. Brown, 73, passed to the great beyond on Wednesday morning at 4:15 o’clock at his home on South Market street. Mr. Brown had been in failing health for some time, but two weeks earlier his condition became very...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of March 6, 1997 Organizers of the Tour De ‘Toona announced that the bicycle race would run through the Cove this year. The Cove race was scheduled to be on Day 4 of the week-long event. The proposed loop through the Cove was 20.1 miles...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of Feb. 27, 1947 The United Telephone Company reported there were 547 telephones in use in Martinsburg. The national average was one telephone for every five Americans. The Claysburg Fire Company was expecting delivery of a new $7,000 fire...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of March 1, 2012 The Juniata Valley Audubon Society agreed to drop a lawsuit against the Department of Environmental Protection and mine developer Catherine Properties LLC after receiving a formal pledge from the company that it would not...

 
 By Linda Weko    Faith    March 3, 2022

Count Your Blessings

Do you remember singing a song when you were younger, maybe in Sunday School, that went “Count your blessings, name them one by one. Count your blessings, see what God has done”? Sometimes as I sa...

 

Thought for the Week

Alexander Solzhenitsyn spent part of his life in a Soviet Siberian prison. At one point, he was so weak physically and discouraged mentally that he hoped for death. He even thought that if he stopped...

 

Quilts Commemorate 100th, 150th Anniversaries of Martinsburg Borough

Shown are two memorial quilts filled with the town’s residents’ signatures. The smaller, oldest quilt was started in 1927 for the 100th centennial of the incorporation of the Borough. It is 64...

 

Public Notices

Notice Notice is hereby given that the Policyholders of Bedford Grange Mutual Insurance Company will hold their Annual Policyholders Meeting at the home office at 477 West Pitt Street, Bedford, PA, on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 11 a.m. for the...

 

Avoid Falling Victim to Tax-Related Fraud

Filing fraudulent tax returns to steal refunds Tax refund fraud often starts when cyber criminals steal personal identifiable information from a taxpayer, or a tax professional hired to prepare a client’s tax returns. These scams may involve...

 

Spring Cove's Second Grade Celebrates TWOS-day

Introduction to Articles and Statement of Claim The Spring Cove Education Association (SCEA) would like to bring you updates of some of the many positive events that are taking place within our...

 

NTIA Broadband Grant to Include Bedford County

In its efforts to expand high-speed internet service to unserved areas, Huntingdon County, in collaboration with Bedford County, Fulton County, Alleghenies Broadband, Inc. (ABI), Upward Broadband, and Crowsnest Broadband, previously submitted a...

 

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center Now Accepting Applications For Nurse Externship Program

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center is now accepting applications for the Healthcare Provider RN Scholarship Program. The recipient will work in a paid extern position as a student, and will also receive $5,000 in their final year of school in exchange...

 

HACT to Perform Moana JR.

Disney's Moana JR. is playing at the Hollidaysburg Area High School Friday and Saturday, March 4 and 5, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 6, at 2 p.m. The 60-minute musical adventure, designed for young performers, is based on the 2016 Disney film...

 

Local Boy Scouts Attend Klondike Derby

Boy Scout Troop 358 from Martinsburg participated in the 2022 Klondike Derby on Saturday, Feb. 12, at Camp Wopsononock near Allemans, Pa. The event was attended by 12 different troops from across the...

 

Dept. of Health Provides Vaccine Update, Highlights PA's Transition Toward Endemic

Vaccine milestone Pennsylvania has reached a new COVID-19 vaccine milestone with 95 percent of Pennsylvanians ages 18 and older receiving at least one vaccination. As of Feb. 23, Pennsylvania vaccine providers have administered 28,685,125 COVID-19 va...

 

100,000 Older Adults Eligible to Apply for Prescription Assistance

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging announced a new law that expands income eligibility limits for the Pharmaceutical Assistance Contract for the Elderly Needs Enhancement Tier (PACENET) program is now in effect. Governor Tom Wolf signed...

 

Children Eat What They Like, But Food Intake Driven More By What They Dislike

It is often said, "Children eat what they like," but the results of a new study by Penn State nutritionists and sensory scientists suggests that when it comes to meals, it is more accurate and more re...

 

Local Students Named On Deans' Lists

CHATHAM UNIVERSITY Bedford – Emily Martz Hollidaysburg – Elaina Fisher FLORIDA TECH Bedford – Nathaniel Corle FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY New Enterprise – Brittany Ebersole Everett – Bradley Snow, Zoe Wenstrand INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF...

 

NB Elementary Goes on Bowling Trip

Northern Bedford County Elementary School recently sponsored a bowling trip for third through fifth grade students at the Morrison Cove Memorial Park in Martinsburg. The students not only learned the...

 

February Activities at the Claysburg Area Public Library

The Claysburg Area Public Library holds craft classes on the first Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. Due to the weather, the library was unable to hold the recycled book roses class in February. The...

 

Claysburg Hall of Fame: Mark Barnhart and NPC, Inc.

Nominated by Claysburg Education Foundation Mark Barnhart and NPC are synonymous. They are part of a success story that goes beyond the business world. Barnhart is owner and chairman of the board of...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    March 3, 2022

Catharine Residents Gather for Sewer News

Last month, Blair County Sewage Enforcement Officer Luke Helsel sent out letters to residents of Catharine Township inviting them to an informational meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 22, regarding the...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    March 3, 2022

Catharine Keeps Solicitor Busy

Ever since his appointment as the new Catharine Township solicitor at the January reorganizational meeting, Solicitor Nathan Karn has been busy. More items were added to his agenda during last Thursday evening’s meeting, Feb. 17. During last...

 

Williamsburg Places Second in Basketball Championship

Williamsburg placed second in the Garver YMCA 4th/5th Grade Boys Basketball Championship....

 

Visitor to the Cove

Cove citizen Rodger H. sent this photo of a Mandarin duck to the Herald. This duck was at Henry's Pond in Martinsburg. Mandarin ducks are native to East Asia and have populations throughout Europe,...

 

Morrisons Cove Rotary Club 2022 Four-Way Test Speech Contest Winners Announced

The Morrisons Cove Rotary Club has announced the winners of its 2022 Four-Way Test Speech Contest held on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Northern Bedford High School. Six contestants representing Northern...

 

Rollercoaster of Coaching

Northern Bedford Coach A.J. Weyant shows the wide range a coach can feel during a game....

 

Fans in the Stands

Central fans show excitement and anticipation during a playoff game....

 

March Beginnings

Except for die-hard ice fishermen, most sportsmen didn't have much to do this winter, especially after the six inches of snow in late January compacted into a thick sheet of ice. This made walking in...

 

Northern Bedford Boys Cannot Win Fight Against Conemaugh Twp.

Northern Bedford fell to Conemaugh Township 52-26 at the District 5 Class 2A Semi-Final....

 

Central High School Bowling Team Competes In First Match

What is the newest sport offered at Central High School? Coed bowling! Central High School's Bowling Club is one of the many clubs that students within the Spring Cove School District have the...

 

Garver 'A Team' Undefeated; 'B Team' 2nd Place For The Season

The Garver Memorial YMCA Gymcatz Gymnastics Team competed in their year end championship meet at the Central Mountain Middle School on Feb. 12, 2022. The theme for the championship meet was "The...

 

Lady Pirates Go Forward to Semi-Finals

District 6 1A Quarterfinal –Feb. 26, 2022– Williamsburg Lady Pirates defeated Belleville Mennonite at home, 55-17. Jayla Woodruff led the Lady Pirates in points with 18, while Ayla Hileman supplied 17. This was the District 6 1A Quarterfinal....

 

W-burg Wins Basketball Championship

Williamsburg won the Garver YMCA 4th/5th Grade Girls Basketball Championship....

 
 By BRADY ALBRIGHT    Sports    March 3, 2022

Season-Ender for Lady Dragons

The Lady Dragons had their season come to a close by the hands of the Tyrone Lady Golden Eagles in the first round of the District 6 4A playoffs. A slow first half left the Lady Dragons trailing the...

 
 By BRADY ALBRIGHT    Sports    March 3, 2022

Dragons Stampede into District Finals

On Saturday, the Central Dragons faced the Bedford Bisons in the first round of the District 6 4A playoffs. After a slow start in the first quarter, the Dragons crushed the Bisons in the rest of the...

 

Frontier Patriots Chapter of SAR to Meet in Bedford

The quarterly meeting of the Frontier Patriots Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will be held at noon on Saturday, March 12, at Hoss’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant, 4308 Business Route 220. Bedford, Pa. The Frontier Patriots Chapter...

 

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