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Advertisement for Bid Sealed proposals will be received by the Martinsburg Boro of Blair County, at 110 S. Walnut Street, Martinsburg, PA 16662, until 4 p.m. on June 7, 2021, for the following: Item 1, 1,085 S.Y., milling of bituminious pavement... Full story

 

A Declaration of Faith

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. This is what the ancients were commended for.” (Hebrews 11:1, NIV) We hold these truths to be self-evident,...

 
 By Pastor Earl Herr    Faith    May 13, 2021

Thought for the Week

Last week we celebrated National Day of Prayer. Hopefully, you were able to attend some sort of prayer rally. I am reminded there is a passage in Scripture that says God is wearied by the many words...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 13, 2021

Revival Services Held in Morrison Cove Baptist Church

April 28 started out as a day of work on my property at 103 Ott Road New Enterprise. This was a day of trying to make my small stream look better without breaking any rules for cleanup. Raking leaves and fallen walnuts and pulling items that were...

 
 By ANNA BAUGHMAN    News    May 13, 2021

Pharmacy Opens Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine

Duncansville Pharmacy, located at 1328 Third Avenue in Duncansville, is now accepting walk-ins for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Those interested do not need to register or make an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. t...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: As a Republican Party Committee Member I am supporting Robin Patton for prothonotary. She is a true Republican who not only has been there for the Republican Party but has installed those values in the prothonotary’s office. As a...

 

Other Voices

The Wolf administration, in coordination with the COVID-19 Vaccine Joint Task Force, announced today that mitigation orders except masking will be lifted on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, at 12:01 a.m. The current order requiring Pennsylvanians to...

 

Books to Borrow Martinsburg Public Library Recommends

Katherine Parker is about to get everything she is ever dreamed, so why doesn’t she feel fulfilled? In an attempt to find answers, she travels to Hope Harbor, Oregon, to a secluded house for some...

 
 By KAYE BURKET    Opinion    May 13, 2021

Appreciation for Local Caregivers

On May 6, 2021, the Social Ministry Committee of St. Matthew Lutheran Church of Martinsburg honored the staffs of the Homewood Retirement Center, The Village at Morrisons Cove and Conemaugh Nason...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of May 14, 1896 Residents were cautioned to be on the lookout for a couple who had been swindling residents of area towns. A women book agent was reported to be going from house to house leaving books for examination. The next day a man would...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of May 13, 1921 Martinsburg can boast of having one of the “niftiest and most up-to-date ice cream parlors” in this section of the state. Proprietor C.W. DeFord made his corner business into two upstairs apartments and converted the first...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of May 9, 1946 Thomas C. Sell, 15, a member of Boy Scout Troop 57 of Roaring Spring, was to be presented with the Eagle Scout award May 19 at Trinity United Methodist Church. He was the son of Mr. And Mrs. C.C. Sell. Mr. And Mrs. Blair R....

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of May 13, 1971 Dale W. Detwiler, president of the board of trustees at Nason Hospital, was the featured speaker at a dedication ceremony for the hospital’s new wing. Several hundred persons toured the new facilities at an open house....

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of May 9, 1996 Friendship Fire Company of Roaring Spring will sponsor a parade, hold a chicken barbecue and offer amusement rides as part of the annual Spring Dam Festival. Freedom Township soon will be putting its own ambulance into service....

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of May 13, 2011 The Leon E. Kensinger Memorial Award was presented to the family of Elvin R. Burket. Honored for outstanding service in the field of education, Mr. Burket taught school from 1918 until 1970. Students from Mrs. Patricia...

 

Thomas Emory Bowers, Jr.

Thomas Emory Bowers, Jr., 65, of Henrietta, passed away peacefully at home Sunday night, May 2, 2021, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 1, 1956, i...

 

Mount Aloysius College, UPMC, Announce 'Future Heroes' Nursing Scholarship Initiative

Mount Aloysius College, in affiliation with UPMC Altoona, UPMC Bedford and UPMC Somerset, announced today a new opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a career in nursing. Incoming nursing students will be eligible for up to $54,000 in...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 13, 2021

Roaring Spring Woman Placed in Jail Following Multiple Assault Charges

A Roaring Spring woman is facing multiple assault related charges after being arrested three times by two separate police agencies. Jamie J. Detwiler, 18, faces a preliminary hearing on May 20 in front of Martinsburg Magisterial District Judge...

 

Nellie Jane Suter

Nellie Jane Suter, 87, of Woodbury, formerly of Curryville, passed away May 8, 2021, at home. She was born March 31, 1934, in Frosty Hollow; daughter of the late Daniel I. and M. Lenore (Johnson)...

 

Pennsylvania 4-H Leadership Looks Toward Resumption Of In-Person Activities

As group-gathering restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic ease, leaders of the Pennsylvania 4-H youth development program are planning for the probability that youth 4-H members and volunteer leaders will be able to participate in program...

 

Volunteers Spread New Mulch to Beautify Acorn Cove

For Morrisons Cove Memorial Park’s annual spring beautification, 48 community volunteers showed up at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, to help beautify Acorn Cove. Volunteers included Martinsburg Boy...

 

A Note Regarding the Bowers Obituary

The obituary for Thomas Emory Bowers printed in the May 6, 2021, edition of the Herald contained incorrect dates for the viewing and funeral. We apologize for any errors and for any distress this caused the family. The Herald gets information...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 13, 2021

Hollidaysburg Man Facing Drug, Firearm Charges

A Hollidaysburg man was jailed after police said they found drugs and firearms in his home. According to the charges, on April 23 Hollidaysburg Borough police were serving a search warrant at the...

 

Slow 'er down a little there, Buddy

Martinsburg police officer Logan Tornatore checks the speed of motorists traveling along Allegheny Street from his location at Walnut Street Monday, May 10....

 

Curry Supply Adds New Versatran Hauler Lineup

Curry Supply has announced that Versatran’s new 6T Retriever transport truck will be included its offerings. The 6T Retriever is a truck specifically designed to transport various types of equipment. The 6T model is a single-rear-axle transport...

 

Birth Announcement

Elsie & Thomas Gibney of Hollidaysburg RD, welcomed their 4th child, Owen Thomas Gibney at 4:55 p.m., Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. The infant weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 and a half inches in...

 

A Great Birthday!

Danika Laratando (back) celebrated her upcoming 13th birthday with four very special people. "My granddaughter is blessed to have all four of her great grandmothers at the age of 13," said...

 
 By ANNA BAUGHMAN    News    May 13, 2021

Northern Bedford Grad to Speak at College Commencement

Northern Bedford alum Rachel Mickle – who spoke at her high school graduation – was chosen to be a student speaker at the Allegany College of Maryland (ACM) commencement on Saturday, May 15. ACM s...

 

Freedom Township Fire Company Fundraiser Successful

Volunteer fire companies rely on fundraisers to make money, and to hold a successful fundraiser, plenty of volunteers are needed to help. On Sunday, May 9, the Freedom Township Volunteer Fire Company...

 
 By ERIC SHIELDS    Life    May 13, 2021

Off Pitt Street Theatre Provides Plenty of Summer Entertainment

Off Pitt Street Theatre (OPS) in Bedford will provide many entertainment options for the upcoming spring and summer seasons. Starting Friday, May 14, and Saturday, May 15, OPS will be performing a...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    Life    May 13, 2021

Spring Extravaganza Called a Success

Williamsburg's Spring Extravaganza, held on Saturday, had more than 90 vendors. There were many activities offered, from food trucks and axe throwing. Unfortunately, the rain and cold had other...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    May 13, 2021

Authority Discusses Costs of Extending Water Line to Church

During the April meeting, the Williamsburg Municipal Authority discussed getting water out to the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. The board asked Stiffler McGraw engineer John Clabaugh for some cost estimates. Clabaugh delivered at the May...

 

New Blair County Dairy Royalty To Be Crowned at Pageant on May 15

The 2021 Blair County Dairy Princess Pageant will be held Saturday, May 15, in Williamsburg. The evening will include the recognition of the 2021-22 Blair County Dairy Promotion Team of Dairy...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    May 13, 2021

Walk-aways from Cove Forge Becoming a Problem for Borough

Mayor Ted Hyle told the Williamsburg Borough Council about the issue of walk-aways from the Cove Forge facility, Williamsburg, during the regular meeting last Monday, May 3. “This is an ongoing situation,” Hyle said. Cove Forge Behavioral...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

The English language is incredible. Some of the ways to properly spell the words we use are unbelievable and there are so many exceptions to the rule. Without a good memory or much practice, proper sp...

 
 By THOMAS SCHMITT    News    May 13, 2021

Spring Cove School Plans No Real Estate Tax Increase for 2021-22

The Spring Cove School District monthly committee of the whole meeting was held Monday, May 10, at the administration office boardroom with all visitors participating virtually. A presentation on the...

 
 By ERIC SHIELDS    News    May 13, 2021

Hollidaysburg's Springfest Back With Races, Live Music, Sales

Spring is here and that means Hollidaysburg's Springfest will be here soon as well. Springfest is set for Saturday, May 15, beginning around 8 a.m. with the YMCA Diamond Dash, a race that is done...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 13, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion Board Discusses a 'Corny' Situation

The Southern Cove Power Reunion met on May 6. Treasurer Amy Mellott reported that currently there is $4,036 dollars in the Hometown Bank Museum Fund. The checking account balance is $36,493. The pavilion was cemented by Valley View Builders and is...

 

VFW Post 43, Boy Scouts to Conduct Flag Retirement Ceremony

The Auxiliary of the D. Merl Tipton VFW Post 43 and area Boy Scout Troops will again conduct a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Thursday, May 27, at 7 p.m., at the Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in the area...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 13, 2021

Woodbury Borough Reminds Residents Of Ordinances

With spring and summer approaching, Woodbury Borough Council will send out a reminder of ordinances that are common for this time of year. To see the entire ordinance, contact Secretary Barb Wilt at (814) 766-3111. The Nuisance Ordinance discusses...

 

Local Beekeepers Meeting Set for May 16

The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will hold a meeting on Sunday, May 16, at 2 p.m. The meeting will be at The Lighthouse Men’s Fellowship, located at 224 Woomer Rd., Altoona, Pa. 16601. There will be a presentation on the topic “Why...

 

Youth Bowling Champions

Colby Gojmerac, age 10, from Roaring Spring, won the Altoona Youth Bowling "Bowler of the Year" tournament on Saturday, April 3, by bowling a 475 series. Colby, currently a fourth grader at...

 

The Big Time

The big time for fly-fishermen has arrived. The major hatches of aquatic mayflies are going to be hatching from area trout streams for the next five or six weeks and trout are going to be gorging on t...

 

Sports Roundup and Cancellations

MID-STATE BOYS VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE The Mid-State Volleyball League has announced the all-star selections for the 2021 boys volleyball season: Eli Lingenfelter, Central H.S., 11th grade, number 9, position: MH Zach Wyant, Central H.S., 11th grade,...

 

From the Editor to Herald Sports Fans

To ‘A Flummoxed Fan’: We at the Herald recently received a letter from an unhappy baseball fan. The Central High School baseball team is having an incredible season. The team is ranked No. 1 in the AAA division of Pennsylvania and ranked No. 4...

 

Surge in Memorial Day Travel Predicted

AAA Travel expects a significant rebound in the number of Americans planning to travel on Memorial Day holiday weekend. More than 37 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home nationwide during the holiday weekend of May 29-31....

 

Wolf Administration to Increase Indoor and Outdoor Events And Gatherings Maximum Capacity on May 17

The Herald’s Weekly Virus Report Reported on 5/11/21 #Cases / #Deaths / Rate* Bedford: 3,151 - 135 - 281.9 Blair: 10,228 - 329 - 270.1 Cambria: 10,039 - 421 - 323.4 Centre: 15,123 - 220(n/c) - 135.5 Clearfield: 6,105 - 143 - 180.4 Fulton: 733 -...

 

Depto. de la Salud empieza a usar un mapa de vacuna para mejorar acceso a la vacuna para COVID-19

El 7 de mayo, el Departamento de la Salud de Pensilvania empezó a usar vaccines.gov como la fuente de mapas para ayudar a individuos a encontrar un lugar donde se pueden vacunar. Vaccines.gov, también conocido como Vaccine Finder, es un servicio...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 13, 2021

Bender, James, Seek to Retain Seats in Freedom Township

Longtime Freedom Township Supervisor Ed Bender is seeking another six-year term on the board. Bender was first elected to the board of supervisors in 1998, serving as the liaison between township...

 
 By EMILY LOOSE    News    May 13, 2021

Woodbury Funeral Home Changes Family, Ownership

A local funeral home is seeing changes that may one day include a new family legacy. As of April 9, Weaver Funeral Home in Woodbury has changed owners and become Stone Funeral Home & Cremation...

 

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