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  • Herald Sets Deadlines for May 28 Issue, Will Re-Open Office to Walk-ins

    May 14, 2020

    The Herald would like to alert its readers and advertisers to the early deadlines that have been set for the Thursday, May 28, edition. All forms of advertising – classified, legal notice, regular display and back page – will be due in the Herald office by 5 p.m. Thursday, May 21. News items and obituaries will be due by 5 p.m. Friday, May 22. The Herald office will be closed Memorial Day, May 25, in observance of the holiday so our staff members can spend the day with their families. The office will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, with red...

  • Project Contractor Expected to Request Extension of Time

    Natalie Gorsuch, Williamsburg Correspondent|May 14, 2020

    The treatment and pumping contractor for one of the Williamsburg Municipal Authority’s projects was temporarily shut down because of Gov. Wolf’s coronavirus restriction orders. Stiffler-McGraw engineer John Clabaugh told authority members that he expects the contractor to request a time extension, but there was no request at the time of the meeting via phone conference on Tuesday evening, May 5. The following pay estimates were granted during the meeting: Contract 2019-1 to SE Construction in the amount of $118, 844; Contract No. 2 with Bettwy...

  • From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

    Natalie Gorsuch, Williamsburg Correspondent|May 14, 2020

    For the next few weeks, we plan on getting you readers ready for Memorial Day weekend. Who doesn’t love a great picnic? For this past Mother’s Day, we had a small indoor picnic for my mom with barbecue chicken, pasta salad and baked beans that my dad complained was “too many hot dogs and not enough beans.” My mom loves hot dogs and especially hot dogs in baked beans, so that sentiment was for her. This week, I am sharing two picnic foods that love to grace our picnic table and should become favorites of yours. Old Fashioned Potato Salad I...

  • AAA: Pennsylvania Gas Prices Increase as Regional States Begin to Re-Open

    AAA East Central|May 14, 2020

    The average price of gasoline across Western Pennsylvania is three cents higher this week at $2.106 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. The Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region is seeing the least volatility in the country at the pump. On the week, gas prices increased or decreased no more than two cents, except in West Virginia (+6 cents), Maine (+6 cents) and North Carolina (+3 cents). All state gas price averages in the region are as much as 15 cents cheaper on the month and over a dollar less on the year. At the s...

  • Taking the Dogs for a Dip

    May 14, 2020

    Kaydi, Ashley and Lindsey Brubaker of Williamsburg took their dogs for a tasty "dip" at the Lower Trail Creamery Friday, May 7. Dogs Winston and Charlie (with the red leash) obviously enjoyed the delicious ice cream....

  • Social Distancing

    May 14, 2020

    A solitary horse practices social distancing in a pasture along Covedale Road outside of Williamsburg Tuesday, April 21....