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Thomas Harold Strum D.D.S.

Thomas H. Strum D.D.S., 87, of Roaring Spring, passed away Sunday morning, July 17, 2022, at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg, following complications from a fall. He was born April 30,...

 

Betty Louise (Hyre) Bowser

Betty Louise (Hyre) Bowser went Home to be with her Lord and Savior July 15, 2022. She was 91. She was a resident of Cross Keys Village Brethren Home Community in New Oxford. Betty was born in Hyndman, February 18, 1931, to the late Guy E. and Mabel...

 

ARC Federal Credit Union Provides Local Students with Financial Literacy Resources

ARC Federal Credit Union is bringing financial literacy education to over 2,940 students and residents in Blair and Cambria counties. Students at eight schools and the surrounding community have free access to Banzai, an award-winning online program...

 

Authorized Verizon Retailers To Donate 140,000 School Supplies Backpacks Through Give Back Event July 31

Round Room, LLC., the nation’s largest Verizon Authorized Retailer, announces that its TCC and Wireless Zone stores are donating 140,000 backpacks full of school supplies in the upcoming milestone tenth annual School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. In...

 

Descendants of Civil War Veterans to Meet

The Descendants of the Civil War Veterans will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., on July 27, 2022 at the Bellwood Public Library. The guest speaker will be Dr. Ferro from State College and he will speak about Abraham Lincoln. Visitors are...

 

More Than $17.5 Million in PennSERVE Grant Funding for Community Service Across Pa.

More than $17.5 million – the most in commonwealth history – has been awarded to support the community-service work of 26 AmeriCorps programs. PennSERVE, housed within the Department of Labor & Industry, is Pennsylvania’s grantmaking partner of...

 

State Police Seizes More Than $18 Million In Illegal Drugs in Second Quarter of 2022

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced today that troopers seized $18.6 million worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illicit drugs in the second quarter of 2022....

 

2022 B.C. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Upcoming

2022 Blair County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event is set for Friday, July 29, from noon to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, July 30, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jaffa Shrine. Pre-registration is required. Please go to www.ircenvironment.org for...

 
 By EMILY LOOSE    News    July 21, 2022

Mill Hill Farms Holds Another Year of Sundae Funday Excitement

Rainy weather could not keep Williamsburg residents from enjoying a day of dairy education and free ice cream. Mill Hill Farms, LLC held its fourth annual Sundae Funday July 17 from 5 until 8 p.m....

 
 By DARCY HELTZEL    Life    July 21, 2022

We All Scream For Ice Cream

Who doesn't love ice cream? If you are anything like myself, I can never turn down the sweet treat on a hot day. But what I love most about ice cream – other than its multitude of flavors – is...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    July 21, 2022

New Detailing Business Opening In Williamsburg

Williamsburg residents have to be excited for the influx of new businesses coming to our town, and there is now another one to celebrate. Tom and Sarah Dean are bringing their car detailing business...

 

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Ricky Lee Concert The Williamsburg Lions Club, the Lions of District 14L and River Valley Custom Apparel will present an evening with Ricky Lee, happening this Saturday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Riverside Park. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    July 21, 2022

Audit Report Discussed At Authority Meeting

Williamsburg Municipal Authority Treasurer David Myers announced during last Tuesday evening’s meeting that the audit report was ready for authority members to inspect. Myers said there were “no findings” in the 2021 Audit. The 2021 audit and...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    July 21, 2022

Woodbury Announces LERTA Meeting Date

As with the other townships, Williamsburg Borough and the Williamsburg School District, Woodbury Township Supervisors discussed LERTA at its Thursday, July 7, meeting. LERTA, Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance, is a tax program created in...

 

RS McDonald's Employee Receives Scholarship

Deerin Davis, an employee at McDonald's of Roaring Spring, 908 East Main Street, recently received a $2,500 McDonald's Scholarship Award. A Penn State Altoona student majoring in accounting, Davis...

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    July 21, 2022

'Stultzie' Celebrated as Blair County Hero

Wilmer Stultz was just three years old when Wilbur and Orville Wright made their first controlled flight south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, yet in a few short years he would develop a fascination for aviation putting him on a notable path for...

 

Applications for Keystone Grants For Public Library Facilities Open

The PA Department of Education announced that the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) is now accepting applications for its 2023 Keystone Grants for Public Library Facilities program. The Keystone grant program provides funds to sponsoring...

 

First Human Cases of West Nile Virus Reported in Pa. in 2022

Pennsylvania’s first probable human cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection in 2022 have been detected in Berks, Lancaster, Luzerne, and Philadelphia counties. The specimens will be forwarded to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for...

 

Riding Along

Saturday, July 16, was a great day for biking in the Cove....

 

Measure Allows New Road-Killed Deer Disposal Option

Permitted professionals hired by those wishing to address nuisance-wildlife problems now have the authority to pick up and dispose of road-killed deer. The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners adopted a measure that allows nuisance wildlife...

 

Pickleball Club Develops New Courts In Altoona

The city of Altoona and the Blair County Pickleball Club will dedicate the new pickleball courts at Garfield Park at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23. Officials from the city, the Central Blair Recreation...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    July 21, 2022

Cove Boys Represent Their Town at Bowling Tournament

Three boys from the Cove are slated to represent their hometown at the 23rd annual Junior Gold National Bowling Tournament. Colby Gojmerac (11), Jack Hetrick (11) and Cort Hetrick (15) will attend...

 

Gullible

Several weeks ago I fell for a couple of computer scams, both in one afternoon. One involved an email from what I believed was a reputable antivirus company telling me that it was automatically going...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    July 21, 2022

Dalton Metzger, Jerry Brumbaugh Place Ninth in MLF Nationals

Dalton Metzger and Jerry Brumbaugh finished at 9th place at the Major League Fishing High School Nationals. The competition, which started on June 22, lasted three days, and portions were televised....

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    News    July 21, 2022

Committee President Ron Ebert Looks Forward to Bedford Fall Foliage

Summer is in full swing here at the Cove, but for Ron Ebert and the rest of his committee members and volunteers, these few months leading into October are crunch time. Ebert is the chair of the committee, but just like everyone else he is a voluntee...

 
 By MATTHEW HALL    News    July 21, 2022

NB FBLA Places at National Conference

The Northern Bedford FBLA performed very well at the 2022 National Leadership Conference held in Chicago. Six members and their advisor traveled to Chicago to compete in events and sightsee the...

 

Valley Rural Electric Awards 15 Scholarships To Local Students

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative recently awarded 15 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors as well as students already enrolled in post-secondary institutions for the 2022-23 academic year. The co-op’s Brighter Future Scholarship Program was...

 

C-burg Library Fundraising Event in October

The annual fundraising event to benefit the Claysburg Area Public Library will be held on Oct. 15, 2022, at the East Freedom Firehall in East Freedom. This will be the 10th annual benefit dinner. This event features a silent auction and a basket...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    July 21, 2022

Run-Down Property in RS Has Neighbors Concerned; Council Set to Take Action

An unoccupied house along East Main Street in Roaring Spring has created a rodent problem for neighbors who say their property values are going down. Two of those neighbors attended this month's...

 

Cove Cause for Cancer Looking for 'Cove's Got Talent' Participants

Cove Cause for Cancer is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation. Its mission is “to be a strong support to all patients and families on Cancer Journeys, and to help find cures for all types of...

 

Cool Cove Carnival

The Cove Carnival was held last week with events every day....

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    July 21, 2022

Contour Officials Show Off Passenger Jet Ahead of Taking Over as Airport Carrier

The Altoona-Blair County Airport is about to embark on a new era of passenger service when Contour Airlines, pending U.S. Department of Transportation approval, takes over as the airport's carrier in...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    July 21, 2022

Work Begins on Water, Sewer Lines in RS

East Main Street, located in front of the former Appvion paper mill in Roaring Spring, will be closed to vehicle traffic during the week as workers replace water and sewer lines. According to Roaring...

 
 By THOMAS SCHMITT    News    July 21, 2022

SCSD Grant Helps Libraries Purchase STEM Supplies

Following last week’s new state budget passage and the increase in funding to school districts, Superintendent Dr. Betsy Baker announced Spring Cove School District would see a $247,204 increase in basic education funding, and a $84,342 increase...

 
 By DAVID SNYDER    Opinion    July 21, 2022

Remembering All Parents on Parents' Day

When I think of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, I think of more than one or two people, so I’m writing a tribute to five people for Parents’ Day, July 24. I’m one of four children born to Harry and Laura Snyder 80-plus years ago in...

 

Books to Borrow Claysburg Public Library Recommends

Victoria Bergstrom is the sole heir to Bergstrom Hospitality, a worldwide five-star chain of hotel resorts. She had not been to the hotel on Jekyll Island for 18 years. Her mother had fallen from the...

 
 By James Wentz    Opinion    July 21, 2022

Shane Metzler is Central's Most Loyal Supporter

When the undefeated Central High School baseball team won the Pennsylvania 3-A state title last month at State College, part of the Altoona Mirror’s photo coverage showed Shane Metzler celebrating i...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of July 22, 1897 A record breaking storm hit Martinsburg on Saturday night. Much damage was done. Cellars were flooded, birds were drowned, gardens washed out and trees damaged. While the floodgates were drawn over the village of Martinsburg...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of July 27, 1972 Oil and gas rights to most of the farmland in northern Bedford County and southern Blair County were leased to Amoco Production Co. of Houston. The leases were negotiated over the past few months and were being recorded in...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of July 28, 1922 Mrs. Elizabeth J. Fay, Williamsburg’s oldest and most highly esteemed resident, died at her home on Plum Street at the age of 85. Mrs. Fay was the daughter of the late Judge Samuel and Anna Stewart Dean. She was one of the...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of July 24, 1997 The Martinsburg Business and Professional Women’s Business Club donated $175 to the Martinsburg Community Library. The money would be used to purchase books and videotapes. Chalmer Wineland of Roaring Spring celebrated his...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of July 24, 1947 Joie Chitwood’s Hell Drivers was the opening entertainment for the Bedford County Fair. The Grand Stand Folies of 1947 with “25 beautiful girls from the Roxy Theater in New York City” and other popular vaudeville acts...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of July 26, 2012 Silver Airways of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. contracted to begin service to the Altoona-Blair County Airport on August 1. The previous carrier was Colgan Air, Inc., a subsidiary of Pinnacle Airlines Corp. Pinnacle Airlines filed...

 
 By Linda Weko    Faith    July 21, 2022

This Thing Called Life

Do you ever think how much courage it takes to be a human being? I have been thinking about babies lately as my great-grandson and his parents moved to Texas, and several friends have had their first great-granddaughters. I was visiting a church at...

 

Thought for the Week

We continue with our study of Ezekiel 18 to get a wonderful picture of God. He has denied the use of an unjust proverb. People had been saying God was not fair because He was punishing them for the si...

 

Grace Pointe Sign Gets Facelift

Loie Galbraith, Diane Crouch, Mark Wheland and Johnny Crouch gave the Grace Pointe Community Church of God this facelift by adding paint for the background....

 

Public Notices

Estate Notice Estate of Kaidon A. Montgomery, Deceased. Late of Altoona City, Blair County, PA. D.O.D. 4/3/20. Letters of Administration on the above Estate have been granted to the undersigned, who request all persons having claims or demands agains...

 

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