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Donald L. Rettburg

Donald L. Rettburg, 92, of Martinsburg, formerly of Waterside, passed away on May 23, 2022, at the Village at Morrisons Cove. He was born on December 10, 1929, in Hollidaysburg; son of the late Walter...

 

Kenneth "Ken" Scott Barefoot Jr.

Kenneth “Ken” Scott Barefoot, Jr., 64, of East Freedom, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at home. He was born December 11, 1957, in Roaring Spring the son of the late Kenneth Scott Barefoot, Sr. and Jennie (Garyga) Barefoot. He is...

 

John E. Hoover Sr.

John E. Hoover Sr., 98, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away late Friday, May 27, 2022, at The Village. He was born Aug.21, 1923, in Williams...

 

Ronald H. Easly

Ronald H. Easly, 86, Martinsburg, formerly of Hastings, passed away Friday afternoon, May 27, 2022, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. He was born Nov. 6, 1935, in Hastings, son of the late Paul K. and Awilda (Cordell) Easly. On June...

 

Cecelia Lorraine "Silkie" Hoover

Cecelia Lorraine “Silkie” Hoover, 87, Martinsburg, formerly of Roaring Spring, passed away Wednesday evening, May 25, 2022, at Homewood at Martinsburg. She was born January 27, 1935, in Roaring...

 

Larry Wayne Phillips

Larry Wayne Phillips, 60, of Altoona, formerly of Martinsburg, passed away unexpectedly late Monday, January 10, 2022, at his residence. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Frederick E. and Grace E. (Metzker) Phillips. He is survived by...

 

Free to the Community: Computer Basics Class Coming to Bedford

The Bedford County PA CareerLink and the Federated Library System of Bedford County are pleased to partner for a basic computer course in June 2022, at the PA Careerlink office at the Bedford Business Park, 1 Corporate Drive Bedford, PA 15522....

 

Curryville Neighbors

The Browns, Dan and Sara, lived next door to us. They were the garden experts and had a well-manicured, heavy hedged yard. Beautiful rose bushes lined the fence next to our driveway. They had a swing...

 
 By ASHLEY HICKS    Opinion    June 2, 2022

Farm Transition Plans

An interview with John Black, Farm Credit Business Consultant Transition planning is an important topic for farmers because a family business can have an emotional impact on the family structure. It’s hard to separate business and family in any...

 

Roaring Spring Community Library's June Activities

Check out the library’s Seed Library. Stop by or visit https://tinyurl.com/mw9e49t7 to view inventory. Chalk the Walk – Every Wednesday starting June 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. Whimsical Wednesday Nights – Every Wednesday starting June 15 at 6 p.m....

 

Musselman's Grove Article Brings Back Good Memories

To the Editor: Thank you for the article about the Grove on May 12, 2022. It brought back many good memories for this 93 year old man. My father, Ira Metzger, and my mother, Grace Walter Metzger, took me to a number of Claar-Walter reunions there...

 
 By ALLYSON MUTH    Opinion    June 2, 2022

Wild Foraging for Invasive Plants

Getting a handle on invasive plants can be a real challenge for many forest landowners. They are everywhere! Most recent data from the US Forest Service says that invasives are present in over 60 percent of the forested plots they sample in...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of June 3, 1897 Dr. R. T. Eldon, wife and little son, Sprankle, are in Philadelphia this week where they will remain until Monday. Dr. Eldon is attending a large gathering of physicians in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the American...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of June 6, 1972 The Salvation Army presented 25-year service awards to D. Emmert Brumbaugh of Claysburg and Kenton R. Miller of Martinsburg. In addition to their service in their local units, they were both working on the fund drive to raise...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of June 9, 1922 The committee in charge of securing the grove to be known as the Morrisons Cove Memorial Park consummated a deal this week that gave what is known as the Snyder’s Grove to the association. Miss Hazel Kemberlin entered the...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of June 5, 1997 Jason Link was valedictorian and Aaron Mowers was salutatorian of the Central High School Class of 1997. The Keystone Foundry Museum opened in Hopewell. The newly opened building housed the carpentry, pattern and mine car...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of June 5, 1947 Veterans of World War I and World War II were honored at services across the Cove. Burgess C. Guy Barley, president of the Martinsburg Memorial Day Association, announced that $177 was collected on Memorial Day. A fire...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of June 7, 2012 Anyone with an analog police scanner was warned to purchase a new one as Blair County EMS was planning to switch to a digital narrowband signal in 2013. Most EMS agencies in the area had purchased new equipment in preparation...

 
 By Linda Weko    Faith    June 2, 2022

Water Walking

Summer is in full swing now that Memorial Day has come and gone. For most people, summer is their favorite season. For me, it is definitely in my top 3 list. I have fond childhood memories of the...

 
 By Pastor Earl Herr    Faith    June 2, 2022

Thought for the Week

The title today may be misleading. I really do not think there is such a thing as unanswered prayer. If we are honest about it, my guess is there are far more unspoken or unasked prayers than...

 

Public Notices

Storage Sale Due to nonpayment of storage rent and fees, all property of Derek Hunter, 464 Park Avenue, Tyrone, PA, stored at Freedom Juction Self Storage, East Freedom, PA, will be sold on June 14, 2022, at 10 a.m., at Freedom Junction, East Freedom...

 

Reigh Receives Doctorate

Abigail V. Reigh of Duncansville recently received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. Abby graduated Magna Cum Laude and was awarded the American Society of...

 

Local Students Graduate

ALLEGANY COLLEGE OF MARYLAND Allegany College of Maryland recognized 256 graduates at the conclusion of the recent spring 2022 session. They earned 265 associate degrees and 38 certificates. Members of ACM’s 2022 class and the degree or...

 

Crude Oil Rises to $115 per Barrel

Gas prices are stable in Western Pennsylvania this week. This week’s average prices Western Pennsylvania Average: $4.701 Average price during the week of May 23, 2022: $4.700 Average price during the week of June 1, 2021: $3.177 Trend analysis The...

 

Filled and Ready to Go

Cement will be poured for a new walkway at Hershberger Memorial Pool at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park. Shown is part of the space before the cement is poured. Now the pool is filled and ready to go....

 

Department of Human Services Extends LIHEAP Season to June 17, Reminds Pennsylvanians Who Need Energy Assistance to Apply for LIHEAP

Department of Human Services (DHS) Acting Secretary Meg Snead announced that the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) season has been extended once more, with the deadline moving from May 20 to June 17. Snead also urged Pennsylvanians...

 

Hollidaysburg Borough to Host Allegheny Street Cruise–In This Friday

The popular Downtown Hollidaysburg Allegheny Street Cruise-In hosted by the Borough of Hollidaysburg is scheduled for Friday, June 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. This event started with the borough’s 175th Anniversary and is returning for its 10th year....

 

Claysburg Couple Found Dead in Home

Blair County Coroner Patricia Ross has identified the couple found dead in their Claysburg home on May 24. According to Ross, Orville W. Smith, 85, and Wanda L. Smith, 84, were discovered in their Polecat Hollow, Greenfield Township, home following...

 

School Bands Participate in Duncansville Memorial Day Parade

The Duncansville Memorial Day Parade included Hollidaysburg Junior High Band, as well as Hollidaysburg Area High School Marching Blue Band....

 

Leadership Blair Co. Adult To Graduate Class of 2022

Since 1994, the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Blair County (LBC) Adult program has been charged with putting the talent of individuals to work on behalf of the entire community. LBC will graduate 21 participants at its 2022 graduating...

 

Lions Club Install Officers

The Williamsburg Lions Club installed new officers during their meeting on May 9. Shown are (front row, from left) Tim Tate, Merrill Treese, and Jim Foreso; (back row, from left) Wayne Snyder, Rex...

 

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Dorothy’s Kuts Turns 20 Dorothy’s Kuts, located on High Street, will be celebrating her 20 years in business on Saturday, June 4. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., everyone is invited to come into the shop for cake, coffee, special deals. Congratulations...

 

Williamsburg Athletes Sign Intent

Class of 2022 graduates Morgan Webb and Lambert Palmer participated in Signing Day at the high school. Webb will attend University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, playing softball, while Palmer will take...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

Leave it to your Williamsburg reporter to get teary-eyed at graduation when they started to play “Pomp and Circumstance.” Going back to the high school every year makes me so sentimental, because I remember sitting on those chairs, thinking to...

 

Congratulations, Williamsburg Graduates!

President Caymen Hughes leads his class moving their tassels during Commencement activities Friday evening, May 27. The Herald's official graduation edition will be the June 16 edition. More photos...

 

Local Students Make Deans', Presidents' Lists for Spring 2022

BELHAVEN UNIVERSITY President’s List: Martinsburg – Brian McCall BOB JONES UNIVERSITY East Freedom – Annelise Johnston, a Freshman Business major GROVE CITY COLLEGE Martinsburg – Micah Nicodemus, a Computer Science major PENN HIGHLANDS...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    News    June 2, 2022

New and Old: Gardening Tips for All

As certain as the seed catalogs start arriving every December to January, a large number of Morrisons Cove residents have already or will soon trudge out into the yard, spade a patch, sow some seeds...

 

Mason Baker Receives Departmental Award, All-Sportsmanship Team

Mason Baker of Martinsburg was recognized for academic achievement during Lebanon Valley College’s Social Sciences Award ceremony hosted as part of the College’s Inquiry celebration. Baker, a graduate of Central High School, is pursuing a...

 

Deadline Extended for Innovative Research Proposals to Grow Pennsylvania Agriculture And Tackle Complex Challenges

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced an extended deadline for research proposals on issues critical to sustaining and growing Pennsylvania’s $132.5 billion agriculture industry. The deadline to submit proposals is now Friday, June 3,...

 

Alpha Beta Chapter Recognizes Teachers

Alpha Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on May 10, 2022, at the Chestnut Ridge Independent Fellowship Church in Fishertown, for their regular business meeting. President Becky Johnen introduced guest Megan Brown,...

 

NBCMS May Students of the Month

Shown are the May Students of the Month for NBC Middle School (from left): Grade 6 – Quinton Morrow, son of Joshua & Jennifer Morrow Yasmin Miller, daughter of Keith & Fyline Miller Grade 7...

 

NBCHS Grads Sign to Continue Athletic Careers

Three NBCHS athletes sign their intent....

 

Mid State Boys Volleyball League Announces All Stars

The Mid State Boys Volleyball League is proud to announce the 1st team all stars for the 2022 season. First team league medals will be distributed shortly. Bishop Guilfoyle Nick Anderson, outside hitter Noah Anderson, outside hitter Central Zeb...

 
 By BRADY ALBRIGHT    Sports    June 2, 2022

Heartbreaking Season-Ender For Dragon Softball

The Lady Dragons began their playoff run with a game against the Richland Lady Rams. An 11-4 win allowed them to advance to the next round against the Bald Eagle Area Lady Eagles. A tragic 7-0 loss...

 

Forest Management and Wildlife

I recently attended a seminar dealing with forest management and wildlife. Held at the Williamsburg United Methodist Church, the program was presented by representatives of the WBL Hardwoods Forestry...

 
 By MATTHEW HALL    Sports    June 2, 2022

NBC Finishes Season in First Round of Playoffs

The NBC baseball team ended their season with a 4-0 loss at Fannett-Metal in the first round of the D-5 playoffs this week. The Panthers struggled to get anything going offensively in this one, managing just six hits and zero runs. When the Panthers...

 
 By BRADY ALBRIGHT    Sports    June 2, 2022

Dragons Dominate District 6

The Central Dragon Baseball team began the week facing the Bald Eagle Area Eagles in the District Semi-Final game. A 10-0 win advanced the Dragons to the District title game, where a 7-1 victory over...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 2, 2022

W-burg Falls Just Short of Championship Title

Williamsburg fell just short of their goal on Saturday in the PIAA Class 1A championship game, losing to Bishop McCort 7-4, in a game that was much closer than the scoreboard indicates. Williamsburg...

 

Williamsburg Man Facing Child Endangerment Charge

A Williamsburg man is facing child endangerment charges after taking a 14-year-old girl to the movies and smoking marijuana with her. According to Greenfield Township police, on Feb. 5, a Claysburg woman reported her daughter missing. The woman said...

 

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