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Romaine L. Smith

Romaine L. Smith, 86, a resident at Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Bakers Summit, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at the home. She was born Sept. 17, 1935, the daughter of Harper L. and...

 

Karen Sue (Weyandt) Hess

Karen Sue (Weyandt) Hess, 69, of rural Williamsburg, passed away peacefully April 9, 2022, at home after a brief illness. She was the daughter of Chet and Lorriane (Miller) Weyandt. She married Robert Hess on March 6, 1971, in Hawaii. They have a...

 

Greenfield Twp. Bridge to be Named For Fallen PennDOT Worker

A bridge in Greenfield Township, Blair County, will be named for Bryan T. “Chipper” Chamberlain, a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation equipment operator who died in 2018 while in a work zone, according to Rep. Jim Gregory (R-Blair), who...

 

Trout Unlimited to Have Litter Cleanup

The John Kennedy Chapter of Trout Unlimited has joined the PennDOT Adopt-A-Highway program and adopted Plum Creek Road from the intersection of Route 36 (Woodbury Pike) to the end at Route 164 (Cove Mountain Road). In addition, with the help of...

 

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center Celebrates National Donate Life Month

Nationally, more than 100,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant, including 2,500 people in western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. At least 20 will die each day without receiving the transplant they so desperately need. Someone is added to...

 

For National Library Week, Connect With Your Library

The Blair County Commissioners proclaimed that April 3 through 9 is National Library Week in Blair County. The Blair County Library System encourages all community members to visit their library in pe...

 

Say Thanks to Your Township Supervisors

You may read about them in the newspaper or see them along local roads, plowing snow in the winter or patching potholes in the spring. They’re your township supervisors and staff, and while you might not know all of them personally, these public...

 

Books to Borrow Martinsburg Public Library Recommends

Millions of people all over the world have read the story of Anne Frank in her own words, thanks to “The Diary of a Young Girl,” the journal she kept for 25 months while in hiding with her family...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: I am a Chinese immigrant. I came to the United States 20 years ago. I have experienced the disappointment of utopian socialist dream and dictatorship of communism. Since the Obama administration, I have been so sad to see America, the...

 

Our Easter Error

The Herald would like to clarify that it was by mistake that there was no Easter banner at the top of the front page of the April 14 edition. The Herald often prints holiday-themed banners for major holidays. In 2022, there was no intention or...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of April 22, 1897 A fatal explosion of dynamite occurred last Friday at the Franklin Forge stone quarries of the Pittsburgh Limestone Company. James Leonard and Joseph Patterson of Claysburg and the 10-year old son of William Carbury of...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of April 27, 1972 State Rep. W. William Wilt easily defeated his opponent for the Republican nomination to the General Assembly in the primary elections. Also on the Republican side, E.G. “Bud” Shuster upset State Sen. D. Elmer Hawbacker...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of April 28, 1922 A majority of the crops across Central Pennsylvania were reported damaged by a heavy frost. Fruit trees were especially hard hit as temperatures dipped as low as 10 degrees. The cherry crop in Adams county was almost...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of April 24, 1997 The Blair County Commissioners imposed a 30-day county-wide outdoor burning ban because of dry conditions and recent brush fires. Tamara E. Showalter, a graduate of Central High School, accepted an appointment as chairman of...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of April 24, 1947 Most municipalities and organizations in the Cove decided to adopt fast time with the rest of the country on April 27. Daylight Savings Time was not popular in the Cove, but most saw it as the lesser of two evils: fast time...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of April 26, 2012 Don Appleman of Williamsburg was selected as an inductee for the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame. At the time, Appleman was the Williamsburg girls’ basketball coach and previously led the WHS and Central boys’ programs....

 

It's a Must

A Christian colleague and I have recently teamed up to answer spiritual questions and share the gospel with a hospice patient. Our basic message and plea to him has been what is found in John 3:3 & 7...

 

Thought for the Week

It was very early on Friday morning. Jesus had finished a three-hour prayer. He had urged His disciples to watch and pray with Him. Some may have prayed but none were able to stay awake long. A...

 

Scooping Them Up

Leah Musselman, 11, daughter of Jon and Autumn Musselman of Claysburg, scoops up another prize during an Easter egg hunt held at Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Newry, on Saturday, April...

 

Public Notices

REQUEST FOR BIDS FOR ROARING SPRING FOR HOURLY RATE FOR EQUIPMENT The Roaring Spring Borough at 616 Spang Street, Roaring Spring, PA 16673 is seeking bids to obtain hourly equipment rates for a four (4) year term, May 2022 through December 31, 2026.... Full story

 

State Police Announces Easter Weekend Travel Results

The Pennsylvania State Police investigated 449 vehicle crashes, which resulted in more than 100 injured travelers and four deaths during the Easter holiday weekend. Alcohol was a factor in 10 percent...

 

State's First Case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Lancaster County

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture confirmed the state’s first positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in domestic poultry, in a flock of commercial layer chickens on a Lancaster County poultry farm. ​A state and...

 

Claysburg-Kimmel Ag Club Holds Easter Egg Hunt at Claysburg Library

The Claysburg-Kimmel Ag Club held their annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 12 at the Claysburg Library. They began the hunt with a reading of an Easter book to the children. The hunt for the eggs...

 

Shawnee State Park in Bedford Co. Shows How Recovery Funds Could Help with Infrastructure Needs

The Wolf Administration visited Shawnee State Park in Bedford County to tour a recently constructed bridge and call attention to the park’s infrastructure needs and how the use of pandemic recovery funds could address outdated facilities and...

 

Valley Rec Members Reelect W-Burg Resident During Co-Op's Drive-Through Annual Meeting

For the second year in a row, Valley Rural Electric Cooperative held its annual meeting as a drive-through event at the Huntingdon County fairgrounds. Members attending the event, held on Friday, April 8, reelected three members to the co-op board....

 

A Walk In The Park

The Blair County Christian School held a walk-a-thon at People's Natural Gas Field, home of the Altoona Curve, to raise funds for the school's playground. Rachel Walker, 10, of East Freedom, and Cali...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 21, 2022

Southern Cove Power Reunion Holds Plow Days

Southern Cove Power Reunion started its 2022 season off with Plow Days and a tractor pull on Saturday, April 16. Attendees came out to watch various men plow the fields at the Power Reunion grounds....

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    Life    April 21, 2022

Ask the Williamsburgers

Picture it: 40 years ago – Louie’s Coral Lounge. A handsome, strapping young man comes in and meets one of the waitresses and the rest – they say – is history. Side note, that waitress said she would never marry that handsome young man. But...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    April 21, 2022

Subdivisions Highlight Woodbury

Subdivisions and stormwater management plans highlighted the Woodbury Township meeting on Thursday, April 7. Gary Speacht attended to ask supervisors about putting a trailer in for his parents, but needs a variance because of its close proximity to...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    April 21, 2022

Baking Up Art: New Cafe Opens in Williamsburg

Williamsburg has been blessed in the past year with new businesses popping up in the area, and last week, another new business came into fruition in our small town. Cheryl Bassler opened the Second...

 

Students Win Writing Contest

Shown are the winners of the VFW coloring contest. Jane Fagans (left) from the VFW presented the awards. Tucker Detwiler (center) was the winner in third grade and Avril Isenberg (right) was the...

 

Reading Comp Team Gets Second Place

Fourth, fifth and sixth grade students competed in the Interscholastic Reading Competition and earned a second place ribbon. The team is coached by Mr. Crain, sixth grade teacher. Team members...

 

Rotary Club Announces Students of the Month

The Morrisons Cove Rotary Club has announced the following Williamsburg High School students as their students of the month for February through May. February Rachel Breitenbach Breitenbach is the dau...

 

Department of Agriculture Highlights Safe, Effective Spotted Lanternfly Trap

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding was joined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Penn State Extension and agriculture industry leaders to highlight opportunities Pennsylvania residents and businesses have to effectively treat and manage...

 

The Herald's New Office in the Snow

The Herald's new banner has officially been installed at the new office. The Herald is making the move on May 19 and 20 and will begin offering services at the new location at the park on May...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    April 21, 2022

What Blooms to Expect the Next Few Weeks

The Easter ham and coconut cake may be just fond memories but the pots of daffodils, tulips, lilies and hyacinths will continue to thrive for a while, happy on the counter getting that occasional...

 

Register to Vote in the Primary Election by May 2

Pennsylvania’s primary election is May 17, 2022. Now is the time to make sure that you are registered to vote and that your voter registration information is current. Check your registration status at www.pavoterservices.pa.gov. Under Voter...

 

Claysburg GACTC Student Places In SkillsUSA State Competition

Sixteen GACTC students competed in the 54th state SkillsUSA State Competition, which was held on Apr. 6-8 in Hershey with more than 1400 students, advisors, and administrators from career and technology schools across the state. To qualify to...

 

Park Puts in New Signs

Morrisons Cove Memorial Park is thrilled to share new branding with the readers of Morrisons Cove Herald. This sign better identifies what the park is known for – bowling, skating, swimming and...

 

Silver Lining Drive-In 2022 Movie Schedule Announced

The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce announced the movie schedule for the Silver Lining Drive-In this spring/summer. Movies will be presented on Saturdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends, with the exception of the Bedford County Fair...

 

C-K Baseball Faces Tough Loss Against Fannett-Metal

Claysburg-Kimmel baseball lost 20-1 to Fannett-Metal on April 13. Claysburg catcher Dante Francona couldn't make the tag in time on Fannett-Metal's Sam Mackey Wednesday, April 13 at Claysburg High...

 

Another Tickborne Illness

Most sportsmen are aware that ticks spread Lyme disease, which has caused many serious health issues for people. Thousands are infected with it every year. Often if a tick bites someone and infects th...

 

Both Williamsburg Teams Come Out On Top

Williamsburg baseball ended a close game against Bellwood with a win on April 13. The final score was 12-10. Williamsburg softball shut out Harmony with a 14-0 score. The game ended in three innings, with Williamsburg scoring 6 runs in the first...

 
 By ERIC SHIELDS    News    April 21, 2022

John Lingenfelter Inducted Into the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame

From his early days racing go-carts on dirt tracks in Blair County to his championship days at drag strips across the country, John Lingenfelter excelled in everything he did. If he won, he wanted to...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Sports    April 21, 2022

Cove Represented at Baseball Hall of Fame in Maryland

On Saturday March 26, 2022, in Frostburg, Md., four baseball players were formally inducted into the Semi-Pro Baseball Hall of Fame. The hall's headquarters is in Evansville, In. Gene Decker was...

 

Lady Dragon Softball Conquers the Eagles

The Lady Dragons faced the Bald Eagle Lady Eagles and defeated them in a seven-inning 9-8 victory. The Lady Dragons took a strong four-point lead in the first inning, while only giving up one run to the Lady Eagles. In the second inning, the Lady Eag...

 

NB Softball Record 1-4 So Far

Though Northern Bedford softball saw its first win last week on April 11, the team fell to Southern Fulton on April 13. The Lady Panthers won 5-3 against Fannett-Metal. They lost 2-1 against Southern Fulton. Editor’s Note: This information was...

 
 By MATTHEW HALL    Sports    April 21, 2022

Panthers' Leads Not Enough to Win

The Northern Bedford baseball team had a rough week, going 0-3 and dropping to a 3-3 record on the year. On Monday evening, they lost a back-and-forth battle at home with Fannett-Metal by a score of 14-9. The Panthers took a 5-0 lead in the contest,...

 

Strong Start for Central Track and Field

The Central Track and Field team had one away meet against Bellwood this week. Boys Spencer Horton placed first in the 110M hurdles with a time of 16.6, as well as first in the long jump with a distance of 18’11”. Shalen Yingling placed first in...

 
 By BRADY ALBRIGHT    News    April 21, 2022

Dragons Keep Momentum Going

The Dragon Baseball team obliterated the next two opponents of the season, defeating the Philipsburg Osceola Mountaineers 11-1, and the Richland Rams 13-0. The Dragons started strong against the Mountaineers, scoring one run in the first inning,...

 

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