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Helen R. Loose

Helen R. Loose, 100, of Williamsburg, went to her eternal home Wednesday morning, March 2, 2022, at Homewood at Martinsburg surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 7, 1922, in...

 

Heather E. Brenneman-Schur

Heather E. Brenneman-Schur, 39, of West Mifflin, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday morning, March 1, 2022, at her parent’s home in Williamsburg, following a lengthy illness. She was...

 

Harry "Ray" Hammer

Harry “Ray” Hammer, 100, of Martinsburg, passed away Sunday, March 6, 2022, just 2 months shy of his 101st birthday. He was born May 15, 1921, in Osterburg; son of the late Ross and Lillian...

 

Permanent Collection Exhibition Features at SAMA Bedford Branch

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art has announced two new exhibitions from the permanent collection to be unveiled at the Bedford branch. The exhibition of artwork by Edward Glannon opened Feb. 25, 2022, and closes May 15, 2022, in the Titelman...

 
 By ASHLEY HICKS    News    March 10, 2022

Know the Facts About Unsolicited Mail After a Loan

In this month’s Farm Credit Corner, we interview Emily Helman, AgChoice Customer Service Specialist, to learn about unsolicited mail following a loan closure. Why do customers experience an uptick in unsolicited mail and calls following a loan...

 

Beekeepers to Meet in Cambria County

The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet Sunday, March 13, at 2 p.m. at the old Cambria County Extension building in Ebensburg (499 Manor Drive). The topics will be hive set up and maintenance. Attendees need not be a beekeeper to...

 

Letter to the Editor

So let me tell you about why I became an even bigger supporter of our State Representative Jim Gregory. When the pandemic started and everything shut down, this included the Hollidaysburg Veterans’ Home where my dad resides. My dad, a veteran of...

 

Books to Borrow Martinsburg Public Library Recommends

James Patterson is the world’s bestselling author. He has given us more enduring fictional heroes than any other novelist alive. In “Steal,” he again brings to life Dyland Reinhart, a professor...

 
 By JAMES WENTZ    Opinion    March 10, 2022

Chancellor Dr. Lori (Ferry) Bechtel-Wherry Retiring

Lori J. (Ferry) Bechtel-Wherry, a native of Morrisons Cove, has brought growth, luster and prestige to the campus of Penn State-Altoona, where she has been chancellor and dean, the top executive, for...

 
 By DEANNA CREE    Opinion    March 10, 2022

Finding Familiar

Have you ever moved to a land where no-one knows your name? I did. Yes, 25 years ago I left Altoona, Pennsylvania, and moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, or as the locals refer to the state, “The Land of Enchantment.” I learned how to drive...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of March 11, 1897 The Hollidaysburg Standard reported that the Blair County Commissioners and Directors of the Poor held a joint meeting at the almshouse in regard to establishing an industrial school for the care, preparation, and education...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of March 17, 1922 Norman G. Holsinger, a well known young man from Roaring Spring, assumed the position of assistant to the Cashier John G. Shope of the Hollidaysburg Trust company bank. Mr. Holsinger was formerly assistant to the Cashier E....

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of March 13, 1947 The Saxton Manufacturing Company broke ground for a new building to house a shirt factory branch of a New York industry. The building was located near the railroad shops in Saxton, and it was expected to provide hundreds of j...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of March 9, 1972 Several food stores in Martinsburg were selling lottery tickets for the first statewide lottery drawing. Wineland IGA Foodliner reported selling 200 the first day. The tickets were being distributed through local banks....

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of March 13, 1997 The Randy Bigelow family of Point View Farm, Williamsburg RD, was presented with a 25-year-membership plaque by Atlantic Dairy Cooperative at the district banquet held at Central High School. At the same meeting, a majority...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of March 8, 2012 The reopening of the Kitty Hawk restaurant at the Blair County airport was delayed due to a health issue involving the new operator. The new operator was unable to sign the agreement to operate the restaurant due to his...

 

A Mysterious King Ends It

It is said that all good things must come to an end. I do hope that my readers would say that my long series of articles examining and expounding on the book of Proverbs has been good. I am sure some...

 

Martinsburg Grace Brethren To Premiere Easter Musical

The Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church will premiere the musical, “Don’t Miss The Grace of God,” written by local musician Ellen M. Stuckey, on March 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. at the church, located...

 

Thought for the Week

The Old Testament shows some aspects of God dealing with people that we have trouble understanding. God had delivered Israel from slavery in Egypt. He used signs and wonders to accomplish this. The...

 

Manna on Main Street This Weekend

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

 

FirstEnergy Reminds Customers of Available Assistance Programs; Shut-Offs for Nonpayment Resume April 1

FirstEnergy Corp.’s electric companies in Pennsylvania – including Penelec – are urging residential customers experiencing financial hardship to contact their utility as soon as possible to establish an affordable payment arrangement or obtain...

 

Public Notices

Policyholder Meeting 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,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 10, 2022

Woodbury Borough Council Discusses Small Building Improvements

Woodbury Borough Council met in regular session on Monday, March 7, 2022, at the Woodbury Community Center at 7 p.m. All members were present except for Mayor Jordan Pabon. The minutes were reviewed and approved. Expenditures were approved from the...

 

WISE Women of Blair County Award 2022 Grants to Non-Profits

WISE Women of Blair County awarded $7,535 in grant monies to three organizations during February 2022. Funded for the 2022 grant cycle were Family Services Inc., ArtsAltoona and The Gloria Gates...

 

Bicycle, Pedestrian Projects Sought for Southern Alleghenies RPO Project Candidate Listing

Southern Alleghenies Rural Planning Organization (RPO), in cooperation with the Bedford, Fulton, Huntingdon and Somerset County Planning Commissions, is accepting proposals from sponsors to list their projects in the 2022 Southern Alleghenies Bicycle...

 

Gas Prices Spike as Oil Prices Hit 14-Year Highs

The increase in gas prices comes amid an increase in demand for gasoline and the ongoing invasion of Ukraine by Russia. On Wednesday, West Texas Intermediate ended the day at $110.60 per barrel after briefly hitting $116.57, a high that hasn’t...

 
 By MICHAEL SELL    News    March 10, 2022

Furloughed Officer Welcomed Back in Part-Time Position

Greenfield Township supervisors approved an agreement to return a furloughed police officer to a part-time position with the township’s police department at their March 1 meeting. The township “came to even ground with the union” to allow...

 

Blue Pirate Proud

While the Blue Pirates did not see a win on Friday for the District Finals, the team was victorious a few days before. These shots show Williamsburg's win against Conemaugh Valley. The final score...

 

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Pancake Breakfast The class of 2001 is hosting a pancake breakfast/brunch to raise money for Heather Brenneman’s family. Brenneman had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and her battle with cancer came to an end on March 1. All of the...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    March 10, 2022

Woodbury Seeks Bids for Royer, Lower Clover Creek

One of the big projects upcoming for Woodbury Township was announced during this month’s meeting on March 4. Supervisors announced that they will be soliciting bids in early April (April 7 and 14) for Royer and Lower Clover Creek. Vice Chairman Ed...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    Life    March 10, 2022

Dorothy's Kuts Turns 20

It's been said that "blessed are the hairstylists for they bring out the beauty of others." Dorothy Kauruter has been blessing the residents of Williamsburg now for over 20 years. On Nov. 5,...

 

Claysburg Hall of Fame: Ernest P. Diehl

Nominated by daughter Janet Sollenberger and grandson Haden Sollenberger Ernest Diehl was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on July 14, 1906. At the age of seven, he was adopted by Ross and Mary Diehl...

 
 By ANNA BAUGHMAN    News    March 10, 2022

New Bed and Breakfast in 'The Heart of Morrisons Cove'

Bridget and Terry Bechtel have decided to open their personal paradise to others in the form of a bed and breakfast. The Bechtels opened the Cove Suite March 1 and had their first guests last...

 

Spring Cove School District Reminds Parents: 2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration is Open

Spring Cove School District announced online registration is open for children who will begin kindergarten in the 2022-2023 school year. Parents please be advised that ALL kindergarten forms and documents must be submitted as soon as possible to the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    March 10, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion Changes Meeting Time, Plans Activities

The Southern Cove Power Reunion's March 3 meeting was called to order by President Jason Hileman. There were no minutes from last month, as the meeting was canceled due to inclement weather. The...

 
 By LUGENE SHELLY    Sports    March 10, 2022

Williamsburg Basketball Teams Face Losses in District Finals

The Williamsburg Blue Pirates and Lady Pirates both qualified for the PIAA District 6 Class 1A Championship games at Mount Aloysius in Cresson on Friday, March 4, but neither was able to come up with...

 

Spring Sports Preview to be Pushed Back

Every season, the Herald does a preview of our four local schools’ sports teams. Due to multiple requests from athletic directors and coaches, the Herald has decided to push the upcoming Spring Sports Preview and all future previews back one week....

 

Morrisons Cove Memorial Park's Updated Bowling Scores

Huntsman Bowling Center Morrisons Cove Memorial Park – March 3, 2022 – Leader Board Men GAME Clair Banks 268 Shane Arnold 258 Bob Over 255 SERIES Dave Shadle 680 Shane Arnold 679 Adam Hetrick 647 Women GAME Crystal Burns 224 Michelle Watson 208...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    March 10, 2022

A Tale Of Two Surveys

In 2019 the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) shifted the opening day of rifle deer season from the Monday following Thanksgiving to the Saturday following Thanksgiving. PGC spokesmen told us that...

 

Dragons Come Up Short in District Final

On Tuesday, the Dragons traveled to Mount Aloysius College to face the Penn Cambria Panthers in the District 6 4A championship. Even after taking a strong eight-point lead in the first minutes of the game, the Dragons could not keep up with the...

 

Central Wrestling Season Ends With Mathews' Defeat

Central Wrestler Jaxon Mathews advanced to the Southwest AA Regional Finals this past week. He went 1-2 at the tournament to end his wrestling season. Mathews had a first-round bye, then lost a 7-3 decision in the second round to Nicholas Ferra...

 
 By MATTHEW HALL    Sports    March 10, 2022

NBC Girls Overcome 13-Point Deficit In D-5 Championship

The Northern Bedford Lady Panthers fought hard all year, which was evident in their D-5 Championship win against Windber by a score of 55-46. The Lady Panthers were the third seed going into the...

 

Central High School Football Players Sign Intent Letters

(From left) Parker Gregg (IUP), Josh Waite (Shippensburg University), and Ethan Eicher (Lebanon Valley College) will all continue their academic and football careers at the next level next fall. They...

 

Two Five-Generation Families, One Great-Great Grandfather

Levi C. Dick (back row, left, in both pictures) of Williamsburg is the great-great grandfather and first generation in two fifth-generation families....

 

Graybills Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Sharon (Patrick) Graybill will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, March 18, 2022. They were married March 18, 1972, at Hanoverdale Church of the Brethren in...

 

Birth Announcement

Wilson and Wilma (Zimmerman) Leid of New Enterprise are the parents of a daughter, Lorielle, born at 2:36 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022 at home. The infant weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches in length at birth. Lorielle was welcomed by seven...

 

Genealogical Society to Have Presentation on 'Lost Cemeteries of Blair County'

The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 17, 2022, at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road. Jim Snyder, president of the genealogical society will present “Lost Cemeteries of Blair County....

 

Central Names Rotary Student of the Month for March

MARCH Leah Decker • Parents: Darin and Katie Decker • Roaring Spring • School Activities: Golf, Track & Field, Foreign Language Club Secretary, Student Council, Art Club, Yearbook...

 

DMVA to Host First of Five Virtual Veteran Town Halls for 2022

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) will host the first in a five-part series of virtual Veteran Town Halls on March 16, 2022, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The topic will be veteran suicide prevention, with a focus on the suppo...

 

NB Rotary Students Of the Month Honored For February, March

FEBRUARY Jillian Morral Parents: Byron and Tammy Morral School Activities: National Honor Society, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Red Ribbon Week elementary presentations, Skills USA for...

 

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