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 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 10, 2021

Cove Community Theatre Plans Entertainment

Cove Community Theater group has been working hard to make improvements and develop entertainment for the community. The theatre is located at 5768 Church View Road, Loysburg. Mary Ellen Laird, proprietor of the company, said the group has been...

 

Geraldine T. "Deanie" Miller

Geraldine T. “Deanie” Miller, 92, of Fredericksburg, rural Martinsburg, passed away Saturday morning, May 29, 2021, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. She was born Aug. 25, 1928, i...

 

Andrew David Parks

8, of Williamsburg, passed from this life into the arms of his Heavenly Father Friday morning, May 28, 2021. He was born April 24, 1993, in Everett, Bedford County son of Donald Kenneth Parks Sr. of Williamsburg and Beth Anne Dennis of Whitley City,...

 

Herbert E. Brown

Herbert E. Brown, 84, resident of The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg formerly of Martinsburg, passed away, Thursday, June 3, 2021, at UPMC Altoona. He was born March 7, 1937, in Martinsburg, son of the late Herbert L. and Ethel L. (Holland) Brown....

 

EAS Carpenters Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Eastern Atlantic States (EAS) Regional Council of Carpenters hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at their Training Center on Patch Way Road in Duncansville on June 2, 2021. The EAS has been in existence...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 10, 2021

Southern Cove Power Reunion Meeting Highlights Events

Southern Cove Power Reunion held their June meeting. The treasurer’s report, given by Amy Mellott, treasurer, showed $4,036 in Hometown Bank Museum Fund. The Hometown Bank checking account has a...

 

Cambria-Clearfield-Blair Co. Beekeepers Meeting

The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet in Cambria County Saturday, June 12 at 11 a.m. This meeting will take place at the residence of Bernie and Anne Svidergol in Ebensburg. The meeting will be outdoors. It is queen field day....

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: The Martinsburg Community Library’s Friends of the Library Book Sale on May 27-29 was a huge success! The Friends of the Library want to express our sincere thanks to the Morrisons Cove Herald for their generosity in providing...

 

Love Your Chickens, But Please Don't Kiss Them

At local farm supply stores, “Chick Days” — characterized by the sounds of chicks peeping, ducklings quacking, and children and adults squealing from all the avian cuteness — are winding down. This symbolizes, for many people, the end of...

 

The Giving Garden & Fridge in the Foyer

I often daydream about having a garden. I envision myself strolling through the rows of greenery, carefully tending the plants while the morning sun warms my shoulders. I can almost feel the smooth texture of the tomato, the daydream version of...

 
 By NATHAN BEACOM    News    June 10, 2021

Pandemic shows the need for more diverse meat production

Earlier this year, President Joe Biden signed an executive order calling for strengthening vulnerable agricultural supply chains and encouraging production here at home. In the past 18 months, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on agricultural...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of June 11, 1896 A boxing bout was staged at the Odd Fellows Hall in Roaring Spring with admission of 25 cents. The promoters offered $25 to any man in attendance who would stand up for six rounds with the champion. Herald columnist Jasper...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of June 10, 1971 Dr. Richard Howels sold his dentistry practice to Dr. Clark Jeffries in order to concentrate on the study of orthodontics. Max L. Baker of Roaring Spring was elected chairman of the board of directors for the Garver Memorial...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of June 10, 1921 The Woodbury Imperial Band played a big part in making Memorial Day a success. Together with the various church schools, surviving war veterans and outsiders, a 50-car parade motored to area cemeteries and placed flowers and...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of June 6, 1996 The Rev. Chris Bowman of Memorial Church of the Brethren, Martinsburg, and the Rev. David Steele, youth pastor, baptized 10 persons in a special outdoor service in Clover Creek at the Samuel and Carolyn Dean residence,...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of June 13, 1946 Richard H. Loose and Donald R. Stoudnour returned to their homes in Martinsburg after serving approximately two years in the Pacific. Loose was to begin training as an apprentice printer at the Herald the next week. Stoudnour...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of June 9, 2011 The law firm of Haberstroh, Sullivan, Keating and George submitted the winning bid for the former borough office building at 133 Allegheny Street. The Claysburg-Kimmel softball team finished its 2011 campaign with a 19-5...

 

It's All About Time

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens…” (Ecclesiastes 3:1, NIV) It was a beautiful morning, so I took my coffee, Bible and devotional books out to th...

 

Thought for the Week

Much of the church does not celebrate Ascension Day. It is the fortieth day after Jesus rose from death. He now lives eternally. He made many appearances to His Followers after His Resurrection. So...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    June 10, 2021

Martinsburg Mennonite Celebrates Birthdays

Two longtime members of Martinsburg Mennonite Church have birthdays this month. The church honored these members with cards and balloons. This small but mighty church has been holding church services...

 

Civil War Reenactors Meeting in State College

The June meeting of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group will be held on Wednesday, June 9, at Hoss’s Steak and Sea Restaurant, 1450 N. Atherton Street, State College beginning at 7:30 p.m. The...

 

Churches Update COVID-19 Policies, Service Times

Editor’s note: The following information has been collected by Herald staff contacting churches. If your church is not listed, please contact the Herald with updated information. We will continue to publish changes as we receive them. ALTOONA...

 

Stapleton's Celebrate 50 Years

Darwin and Donna Stapleton are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2021. They are native Pennsylvanians, and met while working at the Lutheran Social Mission Society in Philadelphia...

 

Alpha Beta Hosts Sister Chapter

On May 22, 2021, at the Ivy Stone Restaurant in Osterburg, Alpha Beta Chapter hosted Alpha Delta Chapter for their biennial joint meeting. Both groups celebrated their 73rd birthdays as chapters in...

 

Mason Baker Recognized as LVC Student-Athlete

Mason Baker of Martinsburg, competed for the Flying Dutchmen during the spring 2021 sports season. Baker, a graduate of Central High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in analytical finance and economics at The Valley. Baker was a member of...

 

Students named to Dean's List at Grove City College

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2021 semester at Grove City College Alec Bernard of Duncansville and Micah Nicodemus of Martinsburg. Grove City College is a highly ranked, national Christian liberal arts and scie...

 

Kutztown Announces Spring 2021 Dean's List

Emma Pearl Smith of Martinsburg and Shannon Marie Hannah Weaver of Martinsburg have both been named to the Dean’s List at Kutztown University. Nearly 2,300 students have been named to the Spring 2021 Dean’s List at Kutztown University. To be...

 

Wilkes University Awards Degrees

Wilkes University awarded nearly 700 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at its 74th spring commencement ceremonies from May 28 to 30. To honor those earning their degrees and accommodate their families, six in-person ceremonies for...

 

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICE GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP Notice is herby given by the Board of Supervisors of Greenfield Township of the intention to act upon the following proposed ordinances: VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER TAX CREDIT ORDINANCE 2021-01 ESTABLISHING A VOLUNTEER... Full story

 

Pensilvania se ordena 9o entre los 50 estados En primeras dosis de la vacuna para COVID-19 dadas

El Departamento de la Salud de Pensilvania publicó información actualizada sobre vacunaciones y estadísticas actualizadas el 7 de junio. • Según el CDC, hasta la mañana del lunes, 7 de junio, Pensilvania ha dado primeras dosis de vacuna a...

 

Pa. Ranks 9th in First- Dose Vaccinations

According to the CDC, as of June 7, Pennsylvania has administered first doses of vaccine to 59.4 percent of its entire population, and the state ranks 9th among all 50 states for first doses administered by percentage of population. According to the...

 

Emily Dunn of Martinsburg Wins 2021 Congressional Art Competition

U.S. Congressman John Joyce (R-13th) announced May 29 that Emily Dunn, a senior at Central High School, is the winner of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition for Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional...

 

Pa. Residents: Prepare for Extreme Summer Heat

As the Atlantic hurricane season begins and summer is approaching, the Wolf Administration urged Pennsylvanians to have an emergency plan in place and to be aware of dangerous impacts that extreme heat can have on themselves and their neighbors,...

 
 By MICHAEL SELL    News    June 10, 2021

Greenfield Township Looking for Pavement Bids

Greenfield Township is seeking bids to pave Evergreen Road, Locust Street, Mansion Drive, Spruce Street, Hickory Street and Walnut Street from Old 220 to Bedford Street and Bedford Street to the bridge. Bids will be accepted until 3 p.m. on July 6,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    June 10, 2021

South Woodbury Twp. Supervisor Jeffrey Imler Resigns

The Board of Supervisors have accepted the resignation of Jeffrey Imler as of June 1, 2021. Supervisor Rick Musselman and Jay Claycomb thanked Imler for his service and said, “It was a pleasure working with you and you will be missed....

 

Blair, Bedford Co. Blood Drives Today

BLAIR COUNTY Altoona • June 10: 12:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., Hampton Inn, 180 Charlotte Drive BEDFORD COUNTY Bedford • June 10: 12:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., Bedford American Legion, 3721 Business Route 220...

 

Power Reunion Shows Off Award Winners at Annual Banquet

Southern Cove Power Reunion gave awards to outstanding members. A scholarship was also given. Galen Musselman was awarded the club's living member award but was not present for a picture. There was...

 

Martinsburg Police Dept. Reminds Residents of Summer Ordinances

With summer rapidly approaching and another school year completed, the Martinsburg Police Department issued the following reminders for the health and safety of all citizens in the Borough. • Skateboards and roller blades are not permitted on...

 

Fix 'Er Up

Jim Grove made some upgrades to his fishing boat Monday, June 7, in the driveway of his S. Market Street home....

 

Blair County Conservation District Receives NFWF Grant

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced $9.6 million in grants to support the restoration and conservation of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The 11 grants will leverage more than $2...

 

American Cheese Is A Recipe Staple

With its silky texture, ability to melt and mild flavor, American cheese can do wonders for burgers and grilled cheese. American cheese can make quesadillas really sing, and it long has been a school lunch staple. Although American cheese may not be...

 

Did You Know?

Though the exact origins of ice cream are unknown, historians agree this popular treat has been around for a very, very long time. The International Dairy Foods Association says the origins of ice cream may reach as far back as the second century...

 

How Pa. Organizations Support Dairy Production, Distribution

June 2021 is being celebrated as National Dairy Month. Dairy month is a reminder of the importance of dairy. Milk's nutritional benefits are touted and some of the dairy groups actively involved...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    June 10, 2021

Woodbury Seal-Coat, Stone Bids Open

At last month’s meeting, Woodbury Township supervisors advertised for bids for seal-coating and stone work. During the last Thursday evening, June 3, meeting, bids were opened. Two bids – one from Hammaker East and one from Suit-Kote were...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    June 10, 2021

CMA Church Water Issue Ongoing

Williamsburg Municipal Authority asked Stiffler McGraw Engineer John Clabaugh for cost estimates for the project involving getting public water to the Williamsburg CMA Church during their May meeting. Clabaugh delivered for their June meeting on June...

 

A Dream Come True

Josh Richardson of Williamsburg was able to get a wheelchair accessible van through many donations. Josh's family is extremely thankful for those who contributed....

 

Gas Prices Jump as Crude Oil Prices Climb

Gas prices in Western Pennsylvania are seven cents higher this week at $3.240 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices Western Pennsylvania Average: $3.240. Average price during the week of June 1,...

 

A Great Catch

Josh Becker of Williamsburg hoisting up his fish on Raystown with the Striper Lore fishing guide....

 
 By EMILY LOOSE    News    June 10, 2021

W-burg Honors Fallen Soldier with 11th Annual Dice Run

The community came together again to honor one of its fallen members. The 11th annual SPC Chad A. Edmundson Memorial Dice Run & Remembrance Day was held June 5 at Riverside Park. Registration...

 

It's Never Too Early to Start Decorating for J4

Wendy Berkey gets a head start decorating her son-in-law's front porch on Allegheny Street for the Fourth of July....

 

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