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Gov. Wolf: 'Wear a mask, Pennsylvania'

Reiterating the mandate of the mask-wearing order Sec. of Health Dr. Rachel Levine signed July 1, Governor Tom Wolf again July 2 advised all Pennsylvanians that wearing masks when outside the home is mandatory. “As we approach the Fourth of July ho... Full story

 

COVID-19 Claims Life of Cherished Cove Resident

Longtime New Enterprise resident, farmer and community supporter Robert "Bob" Detwiler is being remembered by his community as a kind of perpetual motion machine. Detwiler, 84, died from complications...

 

Bedford County EMA Urges Residents to Use Masks

Bedford County’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) director said he’s concerned that politics is getting in the way of people protecting themselves and their fellow residents from the coronavirus and COVID-19. “Bedford county people are good...

 

Gov. Wolf: Sec. of Health Signs Expanded Mask-Wearing Order

Expanding on the business safety order signed by Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine in April that requires the wearing of masks in businesses, Gov. Tom Wolf on July 1 announced a new order signed by Dr. Levine that takes the mask-wearing... Full story

 

Park's J4 Celebration Continues Through Friday, July 3

Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in Martinsburg has announced three free concerts, a tractor pull and a fireworks show to conclude its J4 festivities week. The park encompasses over 20 acres, which will provide ample room for social distancing, said...

 

Martinsburg Community Library to Reopen Doors Monday, July 6

The Martinsburg Community Library will open its doors to the public on Monday, July 6, for regular business hours. Hours will be as follows: 1 to 8 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, closed Wednesdays, 1 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m....

 

Public Notices

2019 ANNUAL REPORT White Deer Run, Inc. has made its 2019 Annual Report available to the public for review. For an appointment to review the report, please call 800-873-2131. Road Closed Henrietta Mountain Road will be closed for repairs July 13th th... Full story

 

Programming for the Future Virtual Author Meet & Greet

On June 16, the Roaring Spring Community Library had the opportunity to host Breaking Rules Publishing’s hottest new author, Trisha McKee. We got to sit down with Trisha via Zoom and hosted guests from as far away as California to right here in...

 
 By Dave Scott Jr.    Opinion    July 2, 2020

Team Work

"He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader." – Aristotle I am neither a child of the Sixties nor of the Seventies. I was born in a moment of time that results in my youthful personal...

 

Take A Careful Look at Demands of 'BLM'

This letter is written in response to the recent events that have occurred as a result of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, Minn. It is important that one separate a desire, as others have called for in this newspaper, to “do what’s...

 

Dynamite Shakes Village

Herald of June 27, 1895 Dynamite was being used in Roaring Spring for the excavation of a site for Druggist Harr’s new dwelling. The concussions were making the village quake. The Peoples Party scheduled a state convention in Williamsport on the...

 

New Fire Truck for Claysburg

Herald of July 2, 1970 Two busloads of CHS band members and a busload of parents and fans departed at midnight Tuesday for the Lions International Convention at Atlantic City and were scheduled to return early Thursday. Charles Yingling, Roaring...

 

Typhoid Fever Spreads

Herald of July 2, 1920 The death of Mrs. Viola Edna Stoner was attributed to typhoid fever. An epidemic of this disease has been spreading in Martinsburg. Ministers of the Morrisons Cove association held an outing at Martinsburg. Dinner was served...

 

Severe Storm Downs Trees

Herald of June 29, 1995 Heavy thunderstorms, that settled over some parts of the area Sunday had brought down trees and caused flooding damage to the area. The storm uprooted trees and disrupted power lines along Route 36 in Brooks Mills. Dr. Lanny...

 

Steam Heating Installed

Herald of July 5, 1945 Sgt. Harry Burket, who was reported missing in action, wrote home two days before his last mission. His parents still have hope that he will be located. The brick veneering on the Martinsburg post office building was painted...

 

Smith Crowned Little Miss

Herald of July 1, 2010 Bradley and Berneta (Snider) Gable were recognized with AGA’s prestigious Master Breeder Award. Aaron and Amy Gable, their son and daughter-in-law, were named the 2010 National Outstanding Young Farmers. The couples farm in...

 

DEATH RECORD

ALBRIGHT – Irene L., 87, resident at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, formerly of Martinsburg BENTZEL – Doris R., 93, Martinsburg BOOR – Lenora Jane “Sis,” 80, Richmond, Va. DETWILER – Robert W. “Bob,” 84, New Enterprise... Full story

 

IRENE L. ALBRIGHT

Irene L. Albright, 87, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, formerly of Roaring Spring, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at the home. She was born on March 24, 1933, in Greenfield Township, a daughter of the late Sherman...

 

DORIS R. BENTZEL

Doris R. Bentzel, 93, of Martinsburg, passed away early Monday morning, June 29, 2020, at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg. She was born on April 6, 1927, in Ohio, daughter of the late Howar...

 

LENORA JANE 'SIS' BOOR

Lenora J. Boor, 80, of Richmond, Va., passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020, at her home, after a courageous fight with cancer. She was born on Oct. 28, 1939, in Henrietta, Pa., the daughter of the...

 

ROBERT W. 'BOB' DETWILER

Robert W. "Bob" Detwiler, 84, of New Enterprise, passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, where he had been a patient due to complications from...

 

MARLIN EUGENE LONGENECKER

Marlin Eugene Longenecker died on Monday, June 22, 2020, at the age of 86, at Thomas Hospital in Charleston, W.Va., after a short battle with cancer. Marlin was born at the family farmhouse in...

 

IOLA MAE (BRUMBAUGH) RUSSELL

Iola Mae (Brumbaugh) Russell was born on Nov. 28, 1926, in Fredericksburg, PA. She was the first-born of Howard and Thelma (Oakes) Brumbaugh's three daughters. Iola entered into God's eternal embrace...

 

JOHN H. YINGLING

John H. Yingling 87, of Lewisburg, passed away on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village. Born on Aug. 16, 1932, in Roaring Spring, Blair County, he was the only son of the late Elvin C. and Iva (Clapper) Yingling. He was married...

 

Evan Messner, Esports Player, Garners Academic Honors

Saint Francis University, Loretto, may be a relative newcomer to competitive collegiate esports, yet the university is staking its claim with successes in both the gaming arena and in the field of academics. On June 15, 2020, The Eastern College...

 

Mikela Smith Named to CCU's Spring Dean's List

More than 1,100 students were named to the President's List at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, S.C., for the spring 2020 semester. Mikaela Smith, a graphic design major from Roaring Spring, was named to the President’s List...

 

Katie Swankler Named to Spring Dean's List in Fla.

Katie Swankler of Everett was named to the Dean's List by Dr. Troy Shoemaker, president of Pensacola (Fla.) Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2020 spring semester. This was a result of earning a semester grade point average of...

 
 By Roseann Zimmerman    Life    July 2, 2020

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Dear June, I wanted you and waited for your warmth, but you were influenced by May in your first day. Your frightening 38 degrees soon dissipated, however, then you whammed us with 90 degrees. In our...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 2, 2020

Roaring Spring, Williamsburg Lions Clubs Hold Banner Exchange

John Harker, district governor representing the Roaring Spring Lions Club, held his final event on Friday, June 26, at the Lions Club at Shawnee Park, Roaring Spring. The event was an appreciation...

 
 By PASTOR LEE SEESE    Faith    July 2, 2020

Lines by Lee

As hospice chaplain of almost two years I have grown accustomed to the challenges of ministering to dear folks who have dementia. Just today I visited with someone I have seen for over a year. She...

 
 By Pastor Earl Herr    Faith    July 2, 2020

Thought for the Week

Scriptures to Read: Psalm 24:3-6 St. Matthew 5:8 Hebrews 13:4 I Timothy 5:22c I Corinthians 6:15-20 I Corinthians 7:1-10 I Thessalonians 4:1-8 Today, I have chosen to write about purity. Purity...

 

Women's Guild Holds Sale

The Women's Guild of St. John's Reformed Church of Loysburg held a discarded treasure sale on Friday and Saturday, June 26-27. Tables of treasures were available for sale from dog crates to welcome...

 

Church Rummage Sale

The Faith United Methodist Church in Woodbury held a rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, June 26 and 27. The proceeds will go to help VIM (Volunteer in Missions). The church is open for services....

 

Re-enactors to Plan Upcoming Civil War Battles

The July meeting of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Re-enactment Group will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, at Hoss’s Steak and Sea Restaurant, 1450 N. Atherton St., State College. The Civil War...

 

Do Your Part to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

With many Americans asked to stay at home to help curb the impact of COVID-19, there's a higher risk of potential prescription drug abuse or prescription drugs accidentally falling into the wrong...

 

How Caregivers Can Adapt to the New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life for the 44 million caregivers in the U.S. and the people they care for, with social distancing creating new routines, concerns and challenges. To help...

 

NBC Middle School Presents 2019-20 Academic Awards

Northern Bedford County Middle School has announced its academic awards earned by students who would have been recognized at the Academic Awards Assembly at year end. Recipients of the school awards at Northern Bedford County Middle School are as fol...

 

2020 Academic Awards Given at NBC

Northern Bedford County High School has announced its academic awards earned by students who would have been recognized at the Academic Awards Assembly at year end. Recipients of the awards are as follows: Academic Excellence Award – Sarah Bowser,...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    July 2, 2020

The Sportsman's Corner

We are now in the period of summer when catching trout becomes a matter of degree. No, I am not talking about the degree of difficulty, though summer trout are much tougher to deal with than the...

 

Special Home Run

Colby Gojmerac of Metzler Brothers Transportation hit his first over-the-fence home run in a 10-6 win over Cove Lumber on Saturday night, June 27. The special significance is that it is believed that...

 

See a Turkey, Submit a Report

Each summer, Pennsylvanians help track wild turkey populations by reporting their turkey sightings to the Game Commission. And once again this year, they’ll have two months instead of one to make observations and report them. The Pennsylvania Wild...

 

Hunting Licenses for '20-21 on Sale

With expanded Sunday hunting for big game and an archery deer season that reaches deeper than ever into the whitetail rut, 2020 is sure to be a historic year for hunting in Pennsylvania. And seizing those opportunities is only a license purchase...

 

W-burg to Hold Fireworks July 4

Fireworks will be set off at approximately 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 4, at the Grace Pointe Community Church. This year’s show will be sponsored by Prough’s Masonry, Norris Heating and Air Conditioning, Middle West Spirits and Dixon Properties...

 

Roaring Spring Substation Gets an Upgrade

Penelec has upgraded the substation near Roaring Spring, at the corner of Cove Mountain Road (State Route 164) and SR 36. A Penelec spokesman said that the upgrades were started in late 2019 and have...

 

2020 Ag Parade Video Posted

On June 30, 2020, Martinsburg borough hosted the Cove's beloved annual Ag Parade. The Herald covered the parade by going live on Facebook so those who couldn’t make it to the parade in person could still enjoy the event. Our videographer, Helena... Full story

 
 By Allan J. Bassler    News    July 2, 2020

The Herald's Weekly Virus Update

The Morrisons Cove Herald again is providing articles about the coronavirus. The information below is the latest that could be included in this week’s edition. This information is taken from the sources listed at the end of the article. Blair and...

 

Noticias Semanales Del Herald Sobre El Coronavirus

Por ALLAN J. BASSLER Editor El Morrisons Cove Herald está publicando actualizaciones y noticias sobre el coronavirus de nuevo. La información abajo es lo más reciente que se pudo incluir en la edición de esta semana. La información viene de las...

 

AAA: Pennsylvania Gas Prices Rise As Demand Ramps Up Nationwide

The average price of gasoline across Western Pennsylvania is three cents higher this week at $2.479 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states saw larger pump price increases compared to recent...

 

PA 30-Day Fund Helps Small Businesses

To the Editor: Thank you for the spectacular article in your June 18, 2020, issue regarding the PA 30-day Fund (Herald of June 18, 2020, Page A-6). To date, 26 Blair County small businesses have each been given $3,000. We are hoping other small...

 
 By THOMAS SCHMITT    News    July 2, 2020

Spring Cove Lines Up Grants; Approves $29 Million Budget

Spring Cove School District Superintendent Dr. Betsy Baker spoke of the district’s 2020 graduating class with pride at the Monday, June 22, virtual school board meeting. Baker said, “I am extremely pleased that all 142 seniors completed their...

 

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