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Supporting Clean Cars is a Moral Imperative

By GEORGE DEMPSIE   As people of faith, we vote our values, and our values include caring for creation and the most vulnerable among us. It is our poor, our young and our afflicted brothers and sisters that suffer most from air pollution and...

 

Public Notices

Storage Sale Due to non payment of storage rent and fees, all property of David Clark, 323 E. John Street, Bedford, PA 15522 stored at Freedom Junction Self Storage, East Freedom, PA, will be sold on July 16, 2019, at 10 a.m., at Freedom Junction,... Full story

 
 By Dave Scott Jr.    Opinion    July 5, 2019

'Those who cannot remember the past ...

... are condemned to repeat it." – George Santayana Buckle up, buttercup. Let's talk about those who hate. Now, you may not be comfortable using that term to describe those around you (or...

 

Books to Borrow Martinsburg Public Library Recommends

THE CIRCLE SERIES BY TED DEKKER "The Circle Series" is a fiction series for young adults. Young adult fiction is written for readers from ages 12 to 18. While the genre is geared to teenagers, approxi...

 

DEATH RECORD for July 5, 2019 Edition

BRODIE Sr., Eddie F. (Helsel), 71, Duncansville HELSEL, Jeffrey Brian, 50, Bakers Summit LONGENECKER, Paul D., 77, a resident at the Village at Morrisons Cove, formerly of DeRuyter, New York SMITH, Charles E., 70, Lewisberry, Penn... Full story

 

MEMORIAL SERVICE

James C. Beach, 92, of Martinsburg, formerly of Woodbury, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at The Village at Morrisons Cove. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the Woodbury Church of the Brethren. Pastor...

 

EDDIE F. (HELSEL) BRODIE SR.

Eddie F. (Helsel) Brodie Sr., 71, of Duncansville, passed away on Saturday June 29, 2019. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. today, Friday July 5, at the Miller Funeral Home, East Freedom. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of June 28, 1894 More than 60 Cove residents, including Constable Charles Brown of Martinsburg, were subpoenaed as witnesses for the J. Frank Kyler trial. Kyler was arrested after he shot William Butler while visiting in the West Martinsburg...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of July 4, 1919 The members of the Reformed Ministerial Association of Blair County held their annual June outing in Martinsburg on Monday. The morning session, held in the Reformed church, was occupied in the assigned program, consisting in...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of July 6, 1944 The army and navy are both represented by the Harry C. Greenleaf family of North Market street, Martinsburg, their son, Cpl. Martin R. Greenleaf, serving with the army at Eglin Field, Florida, and their daughter, Ensign...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of July 2, 1969 A seven-year-old Claysburg girl won the first of the two beauty pageants scheduled this week as the highlight of the 50th annual Morrisons Cove Memorial Picnic. Jodi Jeannine Musselman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Earl...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of June 30, 1994 Morrisons Cove Home volunteer Kelli Smith, 18, was recognized for her dedication and unselfish spirit at a national awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 14. A graduate in the Central High School Class of 1994, the Roaring Spring r...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of July 3, 2009 Approximately 200 people were present Monday night at the Little Miss Morrisons Cove pageant to see Brooke Gochnour crowned in the first event of Morrisons Cove Fourth of July week activities at Memorial Park. Twenty young... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: How refreshing it is to read that two top 2019 graduates of my alma mater have at least some introductory Spanish language in their portfolios. The bios of Valedictorian Rachel L. McCready and Class President Caden T. Hazenstab...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I certainly don’t know about the rest of you out there, but I am really getting disgusted with all the garbage out there in the political arena. What has happened to the people in this country? You cannot give everything to...

 

The Word from Harrisburg By Sen. Judy Ward

Pennsylvania state Sen. Judy Ward (R-30th) issued the following statement today in reaction to passage of the 2019-20 state budget, which meets the core responsibilities of government without a tax increase: One of the highest responsibilities of...

 

The Word from Harrisburg

Senator Judy Ward (R-30) released the following statement June 26 regarding her vote on Sunday hunting in the Pennsylvania legislature: As senator of the 30th District, I often face difficult votes with passionate advocates on each side of an issue....

 

JEFFREY BRIAN HELSEL

Jeffrey Brian Helsel, 50, of Bakers Summit, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. A funeral was held on Saturday, June 29, at the Holsinger Church of the...

 

CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE

A service of Celebration and Remembrance for Arlie V. Hart I will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Faith United Methodist Church in Woodbury. Arlie, of Jacks Corner, New Enterprise RR, died suddenly on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at...

 

PAUL D. LONGENECKER

Paul D. Longenecker, 77, a resident at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, formerly of DeRuyter, New York, died on Friday, June 28, 2019, at The Village, following an extended illness. Friends will be received from 10 until the 11 a.m. memori...

 

Twilight Twirlers Crowned Champs

The Twilight Twirlers competition pee wee and juvenile dance twirl teams were crowned regional champions and its junior dance twirl team was crowed first runner-up on May 25. These awards were...

 

RS Lions' President

Newly installed Lion President Marti Reffner is handed the gavel from outgoing President Travis Wagner at the June 4 meeting of the Roaring Spring Lions Club. The Lions Club wishes to thank the...

 

CHARLES E. SMITH

Charles E. Smith, 70, of Lewisberry, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Lighthouse Baptist Church of Dover. Pastor Sterling Walsh will officiate. Friends will be received at...

 

AYSO Champions

Spring Cove AYSO 1539 16U won first place at the 15th annual Antietam Cup on June 9 in Hagerstown, Maryland. Team members were (from left): Front row: Paige Glasgow, Winter Storm, Jonathan Imler,...

 

Lezzer Lumber All-Stars

2019 Central High School graduates Casey Walters (14) and Thad Albright (31) were selected and participated in the 35th annual Lezzer Lumber Football Classic. Albright received the Jack Bailey...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    July 5, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

The recent audit of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's financial policies has pointed out that the Unified Sportsmen of Pennsylvania (USP) has long been correct about the commission's manipulation of...

 

Deer Licenses On Sale July 8

If you haven’t yet purchased your 2019-20 Pennsylvania hunting license, now might be the time. The new license year began on Monday, July 1, so only 2019-20 licenses are valid when hunting or using Game Commission shooting ranges. And sales of...

 

Shooting Range Permits at Issuing Agents

Pennsylvania Game Commission shooting range permits now can be purchased at any license issuing agent, as well as online. Previously, the permits were available online, with those buying permits printing them at home. Permits were only available for...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

I kneel on warm ground by loaded rows Of small green peas that my garden grows, Feeling a kinship with summer and God Each time I pick a ripe, green pod. In my kitchen, I hull away The covering from my food bouquet, Exposing small jewels of...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    July 5, 2019

Relay for Life of the Cove Raises $54,207 for Cancer Society

By JUDITH OTT Correspondent The 18th annual Relay for Life of the Cove took place on Saturday, June 22, at the Roaring Spring Athletic Field. This year the event was one day instead of two. Jen...

 

Lines by Lee

It was a beautiful late autumn day. I was probably 12 or 13 years old. My younger brother was 9 or 10. My parents were not home and I am not sure where my older brother and sister (Jack and Jill)...

 

Thought for the Week

I try to write these "Thoughts" some weeks ahead of the time they are printed. Today, I read The Herald for May 23, 2019. It contained the headline, "All Cove Area Alcohol Referendums Get Enough Votes...

 

Community Days Set in Duncansville

At its regular monthly meeting, on June 3, the Duncansville Community Days Committee made official the entertainment and activities schedule for this year’s event. The dates will be July 18 through July 20 at the newly renovated Memorial Park, in...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    July 5, 2019

Wish Comes True for Hospice Patient at The Village

Russell Crownover, 89, a Hospice patient at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, was recently a recipient of the Dandelion Project. The Dandelion Project is unique to VIP Hospice, Erica Coppers...

 

Lyme Disease Support Group Plans Meeting

The Altoona Area Lyme Disease Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the St. Rose of Lima social hall, 5519 Sixth Ave., Altoona. Permethrin treated socks, which have tick repellent protection lasting up to 70 washings, tick...

 

Bedford's First June Baby

Denae Hershberger (left), the Bedford County Dairy Princess, recently presented a basket featuring items related to dairy to a newborn baby, Sadie Diehl, who is from Bedford County. Sadie is the...

 

Alyssa Reed Wins $1,000 Scholarship, Named Horatio Alger State Scholar

Alyssa Reed of Roaring Spring is one of 162 students across the country to receive a Make An Impact scholarship from Modern Woodmen of America. The award recognizes young Modern Woodmen members who ha...

 

Milk: The Best Drink To Reduce Burn From Chili Peppers

People who order their Buffalo wings especially spicy and sometimes find them to be too “hot,” should choose milk to reduce the burn, according to Penn State researchers who suggest it does not matter if it is whole or skim. The research...

 

MUNICIPAL

DUI Task Force Event On June 28, officers of the Blair DUI Task Force made their presence known locally by conducting a DUI roving patrol. The following results are from the detail: 53 individual contacts, 49 citations or warnings issued for...

 

Anna Ormsby On Dean's List At Geneva Col.

Anna Ormsby, a business major from Martinsburg, was named to Geneva College’s dean's list for the spring 2019 semester. To be eligible for this recognition, students in traditional programs must earn a GPA of at least 3.6 while passing 12 credit...

 

Taylor Conley On Dean's List at Iowa State

Taylor Conley, of New Enterprise, was named to the spring 2019 dean’s list in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University, Ames. The dean’s list honors students who were enrolled in 12 credit hours and earned a 3.5...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    July 5, 2019

Sunday Hunting Clears First Hurdle in Pa. Legislature

Sunday hunting appears to be closer to reality in Pennsylvania, although in smaller doses. A scaled-down version of the original Senate Bill 147, which called for allowing hunting on 14 Sundays a year passed through the Pa. Senate Game and Fisheries...

 

Ag Parade a Tradition in the Cove

Hundreds of people lined the parade route Tuesday, July 2, during the Cove's 37th annual agricultural parade in Martinsburg. Heavy thunderstorms rumbled through the area prior to the start of the...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    July 5, 2019

Waste Treatment Plants Finding More Than Sewage Coming Through The Pipes

From a public health perspective, the modern sewage treatment plant is as important as vaccines. As recently as the beginning of the 20th Century, raw sewage was diverted from homes into trenches...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    July 5, 2019

'Little Miss' Pageant Returns to Life at Memorial Park

The Little Miss Morrisons Cove Pageant came to life once again on Monday, July 1, at Memorial Park in Martinsburg. The gymnasium at the park held more than 250 people who came to view their loved...

 
 By GEORGE BERKHEIMER    News    July 5, 2019

The Community of Plain People Experiences Change, Too

Editor's Note: This is the latest story in an occasional series looking at how the Cove is changing. Reporter George Berkheimer won a 2019 Professional Keystone Press Award for this series. In all the... Full story

 
 By ASHLEY HICKS    News    July 5, 2019

AgChoice Reviews the Dynamic Factors that Affect Land Value

Land, as an investment, has physical characteristics that distinguishes it from all other assets. Those characteristics include the following: 1. Land is unique in location – You may have heard it...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

It’s picnic time at the Gorsuch house! We love any excuse to have some good old-fashion picnic food. One of my favorite TV chefs, Arlene Williams, serves up some inspiration for these two delicious recipes that may accompany any picnic. Patriotic...

 

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