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Articles from the May 5, 2022 edition

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Ted G. Grubb

Ted G. Grubb, 88, of Bedford, passed away peacefully at home, Friday, April 29, 2022, with his wife by his side. He was born Aug. 14, 1933, in New Enterprise, a son of the late John W. Grubb and Cleo...

 

Lois K. Burk

Lois K. Burk, 88, of Martinsburg, passed away April 19, 2022, at UPMC Altoona. She was born June 27, 1933, in Kladder Station, a daughter of the late John W. and Kathern R. (Wise) Smith. On May 31,...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

ATV Accident Claims 9-Year-Old

A 9-year-old boy was killed on Saturday, April 30, when the ATV he was riding was hit by a car in Hopewell Township, Bedford County. According to state police reports, the boy was attempting to cross Plank Road on a Kawasaki ATV from a private...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

IU8 to Host Almost 50 Events as Part of Remake Learning Days Across America

As kids and families look for ways to reconnect with their communities and tap into meaningful in-person activities, Remake Learning Days Across America (RLDAA) returns this spring to South Central PA, including Bedford, Blair, Cambria, and Somerset...

 
 By ERIC SHIELDS    News    May 5, 2022

Downtown Bedford Offering Spring and Summer Events

Looking for some exciting things to do this spring and summer? Downtown Bedford is the place to be. Coming up on May 7 is the car show, bed races and wing off. Bed races For the bed races, there are teams consisting of four runners and a rider. The...

 
 By Marie Hamilton    Opinion    May 5, 2022

The Gardens and The Browns

Many people in Curryville had gardens. Our garden was vast. A board walk divided the side that had the smaller vegetables from the side with the hardier vegetables like corn, pumpkins and potatoes....

 

Books to Borrow Roaring Spring Public Library Recommends

For the last twenty-nine years, I have been a faithful reader of all things V.C. Andrews. From “Flowers in the Attic” to waiting patiently for her latest to arrive in the mail, I have read all...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I am writing in response to the column in the April 28 edition of the Herald titled “Newcomers to the Cove: And More Cove Names” by Joseph Walk. As a descendant of the Shelly family, I believe I can shed some light on the origin...

 

Williamsburg Sink Hole Causing Many Accidents

To the Editor: April 25 was apparently the 4th or 5th accident on Bear Crossing Drive in Williamsburg PA. According to neighbors a sink hole has been ignored several months. The accident that...

 
 Life    May 5, 2022

125 Years Ago

Herald of March 6, 1897 James Butler, a worker in the paper mill, came within a fraction of losing his life on Thursday last. While adjusting a belt, he came in contact with the pulley and was pretty seriously shaken up. The escape from death was...

 
 Life    May 5, 2022

50 Years Ago

Herald of March 11, 1972 Mrs. Janet Musselman, 77, of Claysburg was featured on the front page as “Mother of the Year” in the Morrisons Cove Area. She was mother to two daughters, Jean and Ellen, and three sons, Martin, William and Robert. She...

 
 Life    May 5, 2022

100 Years Ago

Herald of March 12, 1922 Orville Hoover of Woodbury improved his property along Mill Street by adding a large front porch with stone pillars. Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Gable of Philadelphia were visitors at the home of the former’s sister, Mrs. George...

 
 Life    May 5, 2022

25 Years Ago

Herald of March 8, 1997 W. Gene Henry of Martinsburg purchased the former Benson School building. Henry apparently submitted the highest bid after the building went up for sale due to the owner failing to pay taxes. Williamsburg Borough Council...

 
 Life    May 5, 2022

75 Years Ago

Herald of March 8, 1947 Patrolman Snyder of the Roaring Spring Police force struggled in the back seat of a car with Charles E. Eicher of Cody, Wyoming, formerly of Roaring Spring, as the two were headed to the office of Justice of the Peace R. D....

 
 Life    May 5, 2022

10 Years Ago

Herald of March 10, 2012 Pastor Mark Halliday finished the Pittsburgh Marathon in 4 hours and 50 seconds, and raised over $3,000 for his missionary services. The family of Harvey Kagarise, an area teacher who died in 1986, accepted the Spring Cove...

 
 By PASTOR LEE SEESE    Faith    May 5, 2022

Thirst No More

Recently I had what amounted to a cold. Along with it came some coughing and congestion. My son jokingly reminded me to drink lots of water. He did this because that has always been my “go to” adv...

 

Thought for the Week

We are looking at Resurrection Sunday night. At least ten disciples, most likely more Followers of Jesus also, are gathered in an Upper Room. Probably it is the same upper room where Jesus shared the...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    May 5, 2022

Curryville Church of the Brethren Holds Blessing of the Tractors

Curryville Church, located at 1535 Curryville Road, held a service on May 1 to bless the tractors and farmers. Pastor Chris Heinlein is the pastor of this beautiful church. He will be installed on...

 

Manna On Main Street Next Week

Trinity United Methodist Church in Roaring Spring will continue their monthly Manna on Main Street as a drive-through, take-out only service on May 14 from 5 to 6 p.m. Drive or walk up to the doors of fellowship hall located at the end of the alley...

 

Public Notices

INVITATION TO BID CONSTRUCTION OF POST FRAME BUILDING TAYLOR TOWNSHIP 7217 WOODBURY PIKE, ROARING SPRING, PA 16673 814-224-2738 Sealed bids will be received by the Taylor Township Board of Supervisors. 7217 Pike, Roaring Spring, Pennsylvania 16673...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 5, 2022

Claysburg Man Jailed After Altercation with Police

A Claysburg man was jailed after he was found passed out in his car and resisted police. According to charges filed by Roaring Spring Borough police, on April 26, at approximately 11 p.m., an officer found Garrett N. Weyandt, 38, sleeping in his car...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Federal REAL ID Enforcement Begins May 3, 2023

With the one-year countdown beginning today for the federal enforcement of REAL ID for commercial domestic air travel and other federal purposes, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Pa. Celebrates One Year of Move Over Law

One year ago on April 27, a new law went into effect to add protective measures to those assisting motorists and stopped vehicles at the roadside. According to PennDOT, Pennsylvania’s Move Over Law (Act 105 of 2020) requires motorists approaching...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 5, 2022

Martinsburg Woman Accused of Stealing From Mother

A Martinsburg woman is facing charges after police said she stole more than $3,000 from her mother and had her living in squalor. According to charges filed by North Woodbury Township police, Kimberly Louise Markel, 51, used her mother’s debit...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 5, 2022

Fleeing Charges Against East Freedom Man Headed to County Court

An East Freedom man accused of leading police on a chase has waived his charges to Blair County court. Scott M. Davis Sr., 44, is facing felony fleeing to elude police and misdemeanor counts of driving under a suspended license and recklessly...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Deadline Approaching for Pa. Supreme Court's Art and Essay Contests

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has issued a reminder to all Pennsylvania students, teachers and parents that entries in their ongoing essay and coloring contests must be submitted by the end of tomorrow, May 6, 2022. As of today, the Court has rec...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

National Library Week Recognized

Hollidaysburg Mayor Joe Dodson and Councilman Ray Mielnik present Youth Director at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library Pennie Cadwallader with an official proclamation for National Library Week....

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Leadership Blair County Youth To Graduate Class Of 2022

The Blair County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Blair County Youth (LBCY) program will graduate 24 students representing Blair County school districts. The ceremony will be held May 11 at the Port Sky Cafe at Penn State Altoona. LBCY is a Blair Count...

 
 By MATTHEW HALL    News    May 5, 2022

NBC FBLA Shines At States

The Northern Bedford Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter hasn't been able to attend an in-person state conference in two years, so it was great for them to get back to the "sweetest...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Northern Bedford Grad Receives Taco Bell Scholarship

Sierra Foor, 2019 Northern Bedford graduate, was the recipient of a Taco Bell scholarship for $10,000. Foor, who works for Taco Bell, had to submit a two-minute video describing her passion and how...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

DCNR to Begin Spraying Forests in Spongy Moth Suppression Effort

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced the start of aerial spraying of state woodlands to combat spongy moth (Lymantria dispar dispar, formerly known as the gypsy moth) populations poised for...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Penn Highlands To Host Free Computer Basics Workshop

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, in partnership with PA CareerLink and UPMC Altoona, will be holding a free Computer Basics Workshop on Tuesday, May 24, and Wednesday, May 25, at their Blair Center (5580 Goods Lane, Altoona, next to...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

DMVA to Host Virtual Town Hall on Serving Older Veterans

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) will host the second in a five-part series of virtual Veteran Town Halls on May 18, 2022, from 5-6:30 p.m. The town hall will focus on serving older veterans. Please join Robert...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Health Care Career Opportunities Available At Veterans' Home

Looking for an exciting career in health care? The Hollidaysburg Veterans’ Home (HVH) is seeking hard-working, passionate, and caring people who are dedicated to taking care of America’s veterans. The HVH is looking to hire registered nurses,...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

License, ID Card Holders Can Save Lives Through Organ Donation

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today joined the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Pennsylvania organ donation organizations Donate Life PA, Center for Organ...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    Life    May 5, 2022

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

It’s Mother’s Day, and many of us (well my sister and I) never know what to get our mother. Who ever knows what she wants? Her answer when we ask is always a “good meal.” This year, she was quite specific with what she wanted for dinner ...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

W-burg Students Get First in Envirothon

A special congratulations goes to Ashley Brubaker, Justin Brubaker, Ivan Brubaker, Cole Nicewonger, and Elijiah Shultz for taking home first place at last Wednesday's Envirothon. The team also placed...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    Life    May 5, 2022

Ask the Williamsburgers

Late U.S. President Abraham Lincoln once said, “All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” For most, our mothers mean the world to us and we wouldn’t be where we are without her presence, love and support in our life. I know that...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    Life    May 5, 2022

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Farm Show Spring Extravaganza The Williamsburg Community Farm Show will be having their annual Spring Extravaganza on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. “It’s shaping up to be the biggest extravaganza yet,” organizer Angie...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    May 5, 2022

Noise Ordinance Headlines Borough Council Meeting

Officer Adam Hauser of the Williamsburg Police Department questioned Solicitor Nathan Karn about the proposed noise ordinance at the Williamsburg Borough Council meeting, Monday, May 2. Hauser wanted times changed from the current 9:30 p.m. to 7...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Cove Forge Donates to Fire Company

Cove Forge Behavioral Health recently donated $10,000 to the Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Department. Shown are Assistant Chief Steve Lane, Chief Ted Hyle, Cove Forge CEO Bobbi Jo Glunt, Deputy Chief...

 
 By ANNA BAUGHMAN    News    May 5, 2022

Central Graduate to Compete on Jeopardy! This Week

Danielle Maurer has been working toward going on Jeopardy! since the early 2000s. In January of this year, she found out she would compete, and the dream became reality when the episode was recorded...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    May 5, 2022

Mother's Day Baskets: Potting, Planting and Pampering

For anyone who has been on Mars or some other exotic place, Sunday is Mother's Day, a day when some grit their teeth while others revel in honoring the woman who gave them birth. The last year I had...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Blair Co. Dairy Princess Pageant Soon

The 2022 Blair County Dairy Princess Pageant will be held Saturday, May 21, at the CMA Church in Williamsburg. A roast beef dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. with the pageant following at 7:15....

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Central High School Names Rotary Student of the Month

MAY Jonah Snowberger • Parents: Larry and Kendra Snowberger • Martinsburg • School Activities: National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Golf, Baseball ...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

NB Announces Rotary Students of the Month

APRIL Aaron Reynolds Parents: Arthur and Erika Reynolds School Activities: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society, Choir, Select Choir, Jazz Band School Honors and...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Herald Editor Presents at Career Fair on Journalism

The Morrisons Cove Rotary invited Morrisons Cove Herald Editor Anna Baughman to BASICS/Rotary Career Fair at the Blair County Convention Center. The career fair, which took place on Wednesday, April...

 
 By BRADY ALBRIGHT    Sports    May 5, 2022

Dragon Volleyball Defeats Marauders

The Central Dragon Volleyball team faced the Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders in a close match this week. After winning the first set 25-18, the Dragons lost the next two sets 26-24 and 25-23. After winning the fourth set 25-19, the game was down to one...

 
 By BRADY ALBRIGHT    Sports    May 5, 2022

Dragon Softball Sweeps Adversaries

The Lady Dragons had four games this past week and were victorious in every one. The Lady Dragons defeated the Westmont Hilltop Lady Hilltoppers 1-0, the Somerset Lady Eagles 17-0, the Chestnut Ridge...

 
 By BRADY ALBRIGHT    Sports    May 5, 2022

Central Champions of 2022 Curve Classic

The Central Dragon Baseball team faced the Westmont Hilltop Hilltoppers and the Greater Johnstown Trojans and overwhelmingly defeated both, 16-1, and 27-3. Central won the Curve Classic this past...

 

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