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Volunteers Plan Out Of the Darkness Walk To Fight Suicide

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, yet suicide can be prevented. Volunteers from Blair County are joining the quarter of a million people who are walking in towns across the United States to draw attention to the fight...

 

John Edward "Eddie" McCall

John Edward “Eddie” McCall, 85, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, formerly of Royer, rural Williamsburg, went home to be with the Lord, late Monday, August 22, 2022, at...

 

Doris L. Shindledecker

Doris L. Shindledecker, 94, a resident of Pennknoll Village, Everett, formerly of Roaring Spring, went home to be with her Lord, Saturday morning, Aug. 27, 2022, at the Village. She was born April...

 

M. Donald Fornwalt

M. Donald Fornwalt, 86, of Bethel, passed away Aug. 23, 2022, in his home surrounded by his loving family. Born on Oct. 20, 1935, in Williamsburg, he was a son to the late Daniel J. and Harriet E....

 

Jeanne L. Skillington

Jeanne L. Skillington, 97, of Homewood at Martinsburg, passed away peacefully, Saturday morning, August 13, 2022, at Homewood. A celebration of life service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at Bice Memorial Chapel at Homewood at...

 

UPMC Bedford Opens Wound Healing Services

Wednesday, Aug. 24, UPMC Bedford held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the addition of UPMC Wound Healing Services. The small outdoor ceremony was hosted by Jan Fisher, president, UPMC Bedford and UPMC Altoona, and welcomed UPMC Bedford staff and...

 

Curryville Church of the Brethren

We had many Revival Meetings at our Curryville Church of the Brethren. I remember when I was very young and had to sit on the front seat during the service because mother played the piano. The sermon...

 

Books to Borrow Claysburg Public Library Recommends

Francisco Alcalde lived in Madrid, Spain with his wife, Amparo, his son, Marco, and two daughters, Isabel and Ana in 1934. Francisco worked at a publishing house. He was a member of the union and...

 

Together, Our Farmers Can Rise

Regardless of age, experience, or geographical location, the agricultural industry presents an opportunity for young and beginning farmers to pave their own unique path. Here at Farm Credit, we believe in providing them with the resources to do just...

 

Hospitals' Billing Offices Put us in 'Purgatory'

To the Editor: In the latter half of March this year, Paul had a medical condition requiring urgent care. For reasons obvious to many, we chose to drive from Altoona to Conemaugh/Nason to receive prompt treatment. In early April, he also received...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 2, 1897 It is reported that numerous “speakeasies” exist on the “ridges” above East Freedom. You pay five cents for a dance ticket and your whiskey or beer, as you like is served. A rushing business is carried on. The beer...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 7, 1972 First day classes for students in the Claysburg-Kimmel School district were canceled when the teachers did not accept the contract offered by the school board. Teachers picketed the school, and some students showed up to...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 9, 1922 Old maids are worth their weight in gold in the Klondyke. What a boom for spinsters. Harry L. Clabaugh, formerly assistant cashier at the Second National bank, Altoona, committed suicide in an outhouse at the residence of his...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 4, 1997 A satellite location for the Blair county Family Resource center opened in Morrisons Cove Memorial Park. The goal of the center was to create healthy families and a strong community. Robert Chonko’s local history class at...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 4, 1947 The tomatoes being shipped from the H.J. Heinz receiving station at Martinsburg are passing expectations, despite the battle against blight. Because of the extra large crop, the station was in operation on Saturday morning....

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of Sept. 6, 2012 Martinsburg officials were preparing to submit plans to PennDOT to improve the sidewalks in the borough. Borough Manager Randy Stolz was requesting $235,000 for repairs to the sidewalks along the 100 block section of Market...

 

Becoming a Sincere Seeker

Biblical text Matthew 15: 10-20, 21-28 Have you ever noticed that many of the people at the center of our gospel narrative seem to be the kind of people who might not have a place in our lives? What...

 

Thought for the Week

For a prophet to be considered a prophet, speaking the Word of the Lord, he must issue prophesies (predictions) that are specific and 100-percent accurate. To prophesy that something is going to...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    September 1, 2022

Curryville Pastor Gives Donkeys a Home

Pastor Chris Heinlein from Curryville Church of the Brethren, located on Curryville Road in Martinsburg, shared his tale on his two donkeys. Their names are Ted and Fred, and they are beautiful white...

 

Public Notices

Executor - Executrix notice estate OF DONALD WESNER A/K/A DONALD R. WESNER LATE OF: Tayor Township, Blair County Letters testamentary on said estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted thereto are requested to make payment...

 

Martinsburg Library Bash To Raffle Quilt

Plans for the Martinsburg Community Library Bash at the Bistro are in full swing. The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at the Bistro at the Village Green. Tickets for the event are $25 and...

 

1940 Class Photo

Joe Hamer sent in this photo of his mother's 1940 high school class. His mother, Shirley Thompson, is in the first row on the right side in this Roaring Spring High School class photo. Let the Herald...

 

DCNR to Update Wild Plant Regulations; Public Comment Open

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that the department will be updating regulations applying to the conservation of native wild plants in Pennsylvania. As a part of its mission, DCNR and its Bureau...

 

2022 Strides of Central PA Ambassador Named

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) is being held this year on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022 at the PNG Field home of the Altoona Curve. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. and the walk begins at 2...

 

UPMC: Region's Biggest Health Problem Is Managing Chronic Diseases

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has released an annual report identifying the "significant health needs" of Morrisons Cove and the surrounding region and describing its efforts to...

 

UPMC Officials Deny Rumors of Buyout by Geisinger Health System

UPMC officials told the Herald that they were not aware of any plans to merge with or have local UPMC facilities purchased by Geisinger Health System. Rumors have circulated in the Cove that UPMC plans to sell the UPMC Altoona hospital to Geisinger....

 

Bloom in Support of Ukraine Flourishing

This photo was submitted on behalf of Linda Coy of Clappertown. It is in support of Ukraine. It's about 7 feet tall and has close to 20 blooms on it....

 

Ask The Williamsburgers

Farming, food and family — that’s undoubtedly the Farm Show tradition. There have been so many wonderful memories of the Farm Show for me, and as I walked down the grounds with my sister — so many of those memories came flooded back to me....

 

Final History Tour This WeekendThe last Williamsburg History Tour will happen this weekend. Those interested can meet Cathy Over at the gazebo in Riverside Park at 9:30 a.m. this Saturday.

The last Williamsburg History Tour will happen this weekend. Those interested can meet Cathy Over at the gazebo in Riverside Park at 9:30 a.m. this Saturday....

 

All Contestants Crowned at Little Miss/Princess Pageant

The 2022-23 Williamsburg Community Farm Show Queen Charlotte Simpson emceed the Little Miss and Princess Contest last Monday evening, Aug. 22. The contestants for Little Miss included Davanee Bem,...

 

Farm Show for All Ages

Above, Bonnie Hammond, Ruth and Mikey Crouch were among those representing Blair Senior Services on its float during the Farm Show Parade. Curryville native Ashley Sollenberger poses by her sign as...

 

Students Make Lock Haven Spring 2022 Dean's List

The Dean’s List honor at Lock Haven recognizes the achievement of a scholastic average of 3.50 or higher in at least 12 semester hours of academic work, subject to letter grade evaluation, during the spring 2022 semester. The following students...

 

Driving Decisions: Remaining Independent After Giving Up a Car

An invitation by AARP urging the recipient to take a state-approved driver safety course serves as a sobering reminder of one’s age and the potential disaster posed behind the wheel as senses and reaction times are affected by a naturally slowing...

 

Sisters at the Corn Cannery

Kathy Mellott's recent column on the commercial corn cannery in the Cove inspired Margaret Steinfurth to bring in this picture. Shown are sisters-in-law Thelma Ayers (left) and June Ayers Bassler...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    September 1, 2022

Benefit Auction To Support Children and Central Pa Clinic

On Saturday Sept. 10, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. at the Morrisons Cove Produce Auction Building, the 25th benefit auction will take place. This auction benefits the Clinic for Special Children and the Central PA clinic registered as a nonprofit. All...

 

Local Farm Families Contribute to Scholarship Program through Bayer Fund

Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Detwiler and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Smith both of Martinsburg provided a $5,000 donation to the Blair County Junior Livestock Association's scholarship fund through the Bayer Fund's Ame...

 

Dragons Victorious in Opener

The Central Dragons traveled to Mansion Park to face the Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders in their season opener. A nail-biting game that came down to the final minute left the Dragons with a mere...

 

Central Dragons Return after Perfect Season

Few superlatives could overstate what the Central High School football team accomplished last year. Perfect through 14 games until being knocked off in the PIAA Class 3A semifinals by Central Valley in a battle of unbeatens, the Scarlet Dragons...

 

Central Tennis Sees 2-2 Record First Week of Matches

Aug. 29, 2022 From Coach John Riley: Great team win today in extremely hot conditions. Julia Ritchey, Ashlyn Renner and Brooklyn Coppersmith were winners in singles. Adacyn James and Kate Dunn won at first doubles and Kimmy Yingling teamed with Zoe...

 

Traditional Hunting Seasons Begin

Today (Sept. 1) is the opening day for the traditional autumn hunting seasons. Dove season is probably the longest tenured of the early fall hunts. Though not a popular hunt in our area, sportsmen...

 

Northern Bedford Back in Action

Northern Bedford football was victorious in its first week, defeating Southern Huntingdon 40-33....

 

H-burg Borough Council Discusses Fire Company Funds, Met with Opposition

The Phoenix Volunteer Fire Company was the subject of a great deal of discussion at the Hollidaysburg Borough Council August monthly meeting. The council voted to approve the request for the release of $27,590 to the fire company to cover loan...

 

Hollidaysburg Represents Area Well with Dream Season

While the Hollidaysburg team's run in the Little League World Series came to an end with an 8-4 loss to Texas, the Southwest Region Champions capped off an historic year to become the first ever team...

 

Gregory to Host Upcoming Events

Constituents can connect with state Rep. Jim Gregory (R-80th) at a pair of upcoming events, one of which is designed to help veterans learn about services available to them. On Tuesday, Sept. 6, Gregory will join with Rep. Rich Irvin (R-Huntingdon/Ce...

 

Little Miss RS Crowned

Candace Heuston (left), 7, daughter of Brian and Crystal Heuston, was crowned Little Miss Roaring Spring on Friday, Aug. 5. Caroline Keith, 6, daughter of Allen and Emily Keith, was named first...

 

Memorial Park's Community Appreciation Day Upcoming

Morrisons Cove Memorial Park will be hosting the annual W. Gene Henry Community Appreciation Day on Sunday, Sept. 4, on the park grounds. Admission to the Hershberger Memorial Pool is free, as well as bowling at the Huntsman Lanes and roller skating...

 

Eight Participants Receive Scholarships At Jr. Livestock Show

1,500 Scholarship Recipients (first year scholarships) Faith Brumbaugh • Daughter of Keith and Melissa Brumbaugh of Martinsburg • 2022 graduate of Central High School • Plans to attend...

 

Game of the Week

Ever since he started playing football, Jason Clark has been finding ways to get to the quarterback. “I’ve always been around the football, a guy who always loved running after it,” said Clark, a junior defensive end on the Central High School...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    Life    September 1, 2022

Roaring Spring Food Pantry Serves Community in Many Ways

When Ron Glunt retired last year as mayor of Roaring Spring, he capped off a decades-long career in local politics that began on council before taking his seat at the center of the table as mayor....

 

Week 2 Games

In other Week 2 games … Claysburg-Kimmel Bulldogs (1-0) vs. Southern Huntingdon Rockets (0-1) Date and time: Friday, 7 p.m. Site: Southern Huntingdon Athletic Field, Three Springs Coaches: Claysburg-Kimmel – Matt Bilchak; Southern Huntingdon ...

 

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