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Thomas L. Reigh

Thomas L. Reigh, 89, of Millville, Pa., formerly of Westfield and Sabinsville, passed away Monday, March 29, 2021, in his home. He was born Feb. 22, 1932, in Williamsburg, the son of Oliver L. and...

 

Ted Eugene Guyer

Ted Eugene Guyer, 83, of Martinsburg, passed away peacefully Friday, April 2, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Darlene (Gates) Guyer; three daughters: Lori Lestochi (Gary), Gina...

 
 By CHRISTEN SMITH    News    April 8, 2021

In Pa. Visit, Biden Proposes $16 Billion For Plugging Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells

President Joe Biden's infrastructure spending plan earmarks $16 billion to plug abandoned oil and gas wells across the country. It's a potential solution for an expensive and overwhelming problem for...

 
 By CHRISTEN SMITH    News    April 8, 2021

Minimum Wage Debate Taking Shape In Senate

Pa. Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, D-Pittsburgh, said March 2 that his caucus can’t accept a Republican proposal to raise the state’s minimum wage to $10 an hour. “We don’t believe it’s the right number, and we believe it needs to be...

 

Virtual Concert to Support the American Legion and Programs that Support Our Communities

The strength of our country hasn’t just been won on the battlefield, it’s won every day in our communities when we come together in our toughest time. For over 100 years, The American Legion has been strengthening communities by providing...

 

Other Voices

Pa. Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding in late March warned that Pennsylvania farmers will be without recourse when livestock are attacked by a dog or a coyote. It is for the purpose of reimbursing farmers for damage following an attack that the...

 

Books to Borrow Martinsburg Public Library Recommends

This is a non-fiction book that any military enthusiast will want to read. This is a gripping story about brotherly love, love of country and the ties that bind together in life and death. This book...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of April 9, 1896 The funeral for Christian Emigh, 55, of Martinsburg, was preached at the Jugtown School House with interment in the Metzker graveyard. A Civil War veteran, he had been a member of Peter Shuman Post, Grand Army of the...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of April 8, 1971 Negotiations between teachers and school boards were ongoing in all area school districts. The Northern Bedford teachers approved a two-year contract, but teachers and school boards in Spring Cove, Williamsburg and...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of April 8, 1921 “Mary Millions,” a play to be given by the senior class of Morrisons Cove High School, was scheduled for Saturday night, April 16, at College Heights. Students portraying characters in the play were: I. Harvey Kagarise,...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of April 4, 1996 The Martinsburg Business and Professional Women’s Club honored Donna Smith as its “Woman of the Year.” The Spring Cove Middle School fielded its first-ever girls softball team, coached by Phil Waite. The squad had five...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of April 4, 1946 Area Sportsmen’s groups asked the state to build a lake on Maple Run in Jack’s Corner for conservation and recreation purposes. Elmer Conner, 17, of Williamsburg was killed when he was struck by a car along Route 220 just...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of April 7, 2011 The Martinsburg Municipal Authority issued a nitrate warning on April 5, although it technically did not have to. Borough Manager Randy Stoltz said that the nitrate level for March was at the state allowable level of 10...

 

Public Notices

Borough of martinsburg Blair County, Pennsylvania Martinsburg Borough will consider for adoption at its public meeting on April 5, 2021, at 7 p.m. at 110 S. Walnut Street, Martinsburg, Pennsylvania at the following ordinance: ORDINANCE NO. 2021-631...

 

C-K JH games rescheduled

Dates for two CK JH rescheduled games have been set: • CK - JH baseball game added for 4-8-2021. A JH baseball game has been added to the schedule as follows: JH Baseball @ Chestnut-Ridge – Start time: 4:30 p.m. DEPART time: 3 p.m. • A Junior...

 
 By Linda Williams    News    April 8, 2021

Replogle School Alumni Plan To Organize a Museum

All attendees of the Replogle School, your memorabilia is wanted for a small museum to be located in the former third grade room at the elementary school now owned by the Southern Cove Fire Company. A number of Replogle School attendees have...

 
 By Judith Ott    News    April 8, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion Hosts Consignment Auction

Saturday April 3, more than 300 folks showed up for a Southern Cove Power Reunion auction. Mark Wisecarver, auctioneer, handled a lively auction with many items to be auctioned. Wisecarver conducted t...

 

All Pa. Adults Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine By April 19

All adults in Pennsylvania will become eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination by April 19, the Department of Health said Wednesday, March 31. The news comes nearly four months after the state rolled out...

 
 By Rick Boston    News    April 8, 2021

High-Speed Chase Following Hit-and-Run Lands Roaring Spring Man in Jail

A Roaring Spring man was jailed after leading police on a chase through the Cove that reached speeds of nearly 110 mph. Jerimiah J. Albright, 23, was arrested after police said he hit another vehicle...

 
 By Rick Boston    Life    April 8, 2021

Roaring Spring Library Finds Ways to Engage Community

Michelle McIntyre wasn't going to let a pandemic keep her from doing what she loves. As the director of the Roaring Spring Community Library, McIntyre has faced plenty of obstacles to keep the...

 

Federal REAL ID Enforcement Begins Oct. 1, 2021

With six months left until the federal enforcement of REAL ID begins for commercial domestic air travel and other federal purposes, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding Pennsylvania residents who want a REAL...

 
 By Rick Boston    News    April 8, 2021

Claysburg Man Jailed for Sexual Assault of a Minor

State Police at Hollidaysburg have arrested a Claysburg man they said raped a five-year-old girl while she slept. Richard Scott Sensibaugh, 35, is facing felony counts of rape of a child, involuntary...

 

Pa. To Redraw State, Federal Election Districts Amid Controversy

Pennsylvania's state Senate and House districts are due to be redrawn this year, along with its Congressional districts. Pennsylvania's legislature is also considering a constitutional amendment to...

 

Birth Announcements

Matthew Z. and Theresa D. Stauffer of Martinsburg are the parents of a son, Cody Lance Stauffer, who was born at 6:45 p.m. February 21, 2021 at home. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth. Cody has one brother,...

 
 By Judith Ott    Life    April 8, 2021

Southern Cove's Produce Auction Re-Opens, is Seeking Growers

Flowers, including yellow dahlias, pink petunias and coleus, along with potatoes and mushrooms, were a few of the items auctioned off on March 30 at the Southern Cove produce auction. Folks gathered...

 

Report: Low Risk of Researchers Passing Coronavirus to North American Bats

The risk is low that scientists could pass coronavirus to North American bats during winter research, according to a new study led by the U.S. Geological Survey. Scientists find the overall risk to be 1 in 1,000 if no protective measures are taken,...

 

Manna on Main Street Continues

Trinity United Methodist Church in Roaring Spring will continue its monthly Manna on Main Street as a drive-through, take-out only service, April 10 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Participants can drive or walk up to the doors of fellowship hall (located...

 

Cambria - Clearfield - Blair Co. Beekeepers to Meet

The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet in Clearfield at the Houtzdale fire hall at 601 Good St., Houtzdale, on Sunday, April 11, at 2 p.m. The subject will be hive maintenance. The meeing is free and open to the public. Attendees...

 

Spring Cove Claims Silver In Class of 2029 Tournament

On Friday, April 2, and Saturday, April 3, Morrisons Cove Memorial Park hosted the second annual Class of 2029 Boy's Basketball Tournament. Eight different 4th-grade teams from the region descended up...

 
 By Richard Tate    Sports    April 8, 2021

CWD Surveillance Information: PGC Will Want More Deer Killed

At the end of winter, the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) distributed a press release reporting that the busy time for monitoring Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) was winding down. Although the PGC...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

April didn't wait long to pay for the warm weather that March stole from May. In her very first day she let us have it all. Without respect for the green grass and bright daffodils that March brought...

 

Pa. Department Of Health: Over 5.7 Million Vaccinations To Date

The Herald’s Weekly Virus Report Reported on 4/6/21 #Cases / #Deaths / Rate* Bedford: 2,882 - 130 - 271.5 Blair: 9,170 - 315 - 258.6 Cambria: 9,112 - 406 - 311.8 Centre: 13,617 - 213 - 131.2 Clearfield: 5,338 - 130 - 164.0 Fulton: 682 - 15 - 103.2...

 

Departamento de la Salud ha dado más que 5.7 millones de vacunaciones

El Departamento de la Salud de Pensilvania confirmó el 6 de abril que, hasta las 12 a.m., había 4,255 casos adicionales positivos de COVID-19 en el estado. Esto aumenta el total estatal a 1,049,655. Hay 2,247 personas hospitalizadas con COVID-19...

 

Lines by Lee

For over a year, my bicycle has been hanging in the garage – untouched. It needed new brakes, tires and an overall tune up. Since I have no mechanical abilities, I broke down and decided to take it...

 

Holy Week III

Scriptures to Read St. John 14:1-6 St. John 3:16-21 St. John 5:24-30 Exodus 12:3-13 Romans 5:9-11 Hebrews 10:1-7 Hebrews 10:8-18 In this series, I have said: "The Passover Lamb was kept and observed...

 

Monarch Butterflies Need Some Help

Monarch butterflies are in danger, declining rapidly due to habitat loss, climate change and pesticides. Now is the time to think about planting flowers that will attract and feed monarchs. They...

 

'Wrestling – Where I Feel at Home'

Many think of basketball when Williamsburg sports history comes up. But Williamsburg senior Ian Crouch might be able to change that to wrestling. Ian is the son of John and Brenda Crouch of...

 

Young Grappler

Carrying on that Williamsburg new wrestling tradition is Haiden Jones, son of Brad and Christey Jones of Williamsburg. Haiden placed 4th during the Keystone Central Regional Qualifier held on March...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    Faith    April 8, 2021

Last Supper Presented at United Methodist Church

On Thursday, April 1, the Williamsburg United Methodist Church hosted a Maundy Thursday presentation of the Last Supper, based on Leonardo da Vinci's painting. The presentation was narrated by...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    April 8, 2021

Woodbury Twp. (Blair Co.) Discusses Project Financial Security

During March’s regular Woodbury Township meeting, the supervisors discussed the importance of having an acceptable stormwater plan before an occupancy permit is issued by the township. Questions then arose about the financial security provided for...

 

Hot Bats!

During the March 30 game versus Juniata Valley, four of the Williamsburg varsity players smacked home runs. Williamsburg won the softball game, 12-2....

 

The Bunny Made a Visit to Williamsburg

The Williamsburg Lions Club and Women's Civic Club put on their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 2, at the Williamsburg practice field. The well-attended event had a special visitor, the...

 

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