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Articles from the September 17, 2020 edition

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Week 2 Action Features Tussey at Claysburg

The second week of high school football action will kick off Friday, Sept. 18, which will include two teams in the Morrisons Cove area playing in front of their fans for the first time in 2020....

 

'Special Children' Auction Requests Funding Assistance

The committee which sponsors the Clinic for Special Children auction is asking for donations for the clinic since the auction was cancelled for this year. Since 1997, the Blair County Auction Committee has worked every year to raise funds for the...

 

The Herald's Weekly Virus Update

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed as of 12 a.m., Sept. 15, that there were 1,151 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 146,214. All 67 counties in...

 

Martinsburg Residents Clean Up

More than 150 Martinsburg borough residents took advantage of a biennial opportunity to rid themselves of unwanted items during a clean-up day Saturday, Sept. 12, dropping off things they no longer...

 

DEATH RECORD

BRENNEMAN – Ryan W., 36, rural Martinsburg DIEHL – 97, Roaring Spring FREIDENBLOOM – Carol Lynn, 68, East Freedom HARGIS – Bernice J. (Helsel Shambaugh, 90, Roaring Spring HOOVER – Dr. John Russell Eugene, 95, Glenside, Pa. LONG – Linda... Full story

 

End Gamer By Rachel Dylan

Two men are dead by what appears to be the same person or persons. One, Michael Rogers, was a construction worker. The other, Sean Battle, was a Petty Officer First Class and member of the Seal Team 8...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

It was only a short walk we took after chores around the newly-opened cornfields as an early darkness settled over our cloudy Sunday. Along the fence rows long goldenrod stems bowed down into the...

 

Junior Livestock Clubs Announce Scholarship Winners

The Blair County Junior Livestock clubs presented scholarships to the following recipients at the Livestock Show, held in August at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in Martinsburg. $1500 Scholarship...

 

RYAN W. BRENNEMAN

Ryan W. Brenneman, 36, of rural Martinsburg, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away unexpectedly, Monday evening, Sept. 7, 2020, in Hopewell, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was...

 

IVAN K. DIEHL

Ivan K. Diehl, 97, of Roaring Spring, passed away Friday morning, Sept. 11, 2020, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was born Dec. 5, 1922, in Brooks Mills, the son of the late Grover and Annie (Benton) Diehl. He married Beatrice Closson on Dec....

 

CAROL LYNN FREIDENBLOOM

Carol Lynn Freidenbloom, 68, of East Freedom, passed away Wednesday, Sept, 9, 2020, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center Emergency Department, Roaring Spring. She was born Aug. 18, 1952, in Altoona the daughter of the late Delmer and T. Patricia...

 

Let Yourself Hear

Most times a man will tell his bad intentions if you listen, let yourself hear. – Charles Travis Postelwaite (Kevin Costner), from the movie "Open Range." According to Merriam-Webster, the...

 

Sinking Valley to Hold Community Days Through Saturday

Sinking Valley Community Days began Wednesday, Sept. 16, and will continue through Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Sinking Valley Fair Grounds in the Skelp area of Blair County. Due to state regulations, the 2020 Sinking Valley Farm Show was cancelled. In...

 

BERNICE J. (HELSEL) SHAMBAUGH HARGIS

Bernice J. (Helsel) Shambaugh Hargis, 90, of Roaring Spring, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at Garvey Manor. She was born Dec. 31, 1929, in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Ira and Blanche...

 

Honey and Gall

"Then Pharaoh gave this order to all his people: 'Every boy that is born you must throw into the Nile, but let every girl live.'" – Exodus 1:22, NIV Have you ever paused to consider what it would...

 

The Faith We Place in Our Elections

I’ve lost track of the times over the years I’ve heard a politician say, “This is the most important election of my lifetime.” In fact, I’ve said it myself. I’m sure we all believed it at the time, but in my case, at least, I know I was...

 

DR. JOHN RUSSELL EUGENE HOOVER

John R.E. Hoover, 95, son of Jason Eberly Hoover and Hattie Miller Hoover, passed away at home in Glenside, Pa., with his family on Tuesday, Sept. 1 1, 2020. He was born in New Enterprise, Pa., in...

 

Train Added for Limestone

Herald of Sept. 12, 1895 To accommodate the increased limestone business, a new freight train was placed on the Williamsburg branch. The Juniata Limestone Co. at Carlim was running double turn. The Rev. Peter Keagy conducted the funeral service over...

 

Abstinence II

Scriptures to Read St. Matthew 6:16-189 Zechariah 7:4-7 Zachariah 8:18-19 Isaiah 58:3-7 St. Matthew 4:1-4 Acts 13:1-3 Nehemiah 1:3-11 I shared last week about abstaining from evil things. But there is...

 

Central High Band Plays

Herald of Sept. 17, 1970 Members of the Martinsburg VFW will be seeking signatures on petitions to be sent to North Vietnam calling for the release or fair treatment of Americans that are being held as prisoners of war. The Martinsburg community is...

 

Pote's Hold Corn Boil

Herald of Sept. 17, 1920 Mrs. E.G. Bobb of Roaring Spring, as president of the Ladies’ Hospital association connected with the Nason hospital, presented the annual report of the organization which showed much accomplished during the year. It was...

 

Zeigler Buys Dealership

Herald of Sept. 14, 1995 Robert Zeigler of Imler purchased the Hershberger Chevrolet-Oldsmobile car dealership from James and Doris Hershberger of Martinsburg. Mr. Zeigler, owner of Zeigler Chevrolet-Oldsmobile Inc. in Claysburg, gave the dealership...

 

Flag Pole Presented

Herald of Sept. 20, 1945 Miss Paula Ruth Furry left Monday evening for Columbia, Mo., where she entered Stephens college. The young woman is much interested in flying and planned to take up the two years’ course in aeronautics. Under the...

 

War Memorial Dedicated

Herald of Sept. 16, 2010 Northern Bedford school directors reversed a long-standing policy Tuesday and will permit organized athletic play on Sunday afternoons on school grounds. The on-again off-again public sewer system plan in Woodbury Township,...

 

Pennsylvania Courts Advise of Phone Scam

Pennsylvania’s Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC) is advising the public to stay vigilant against a recently reported phone scam. The scam involves calls that “spoof” or mimic the AOPC’s telephone number. During the spoof...

 

Martinsburg Library Plans Fundraising Events

Due to the pandemic, the Martinsburg Community Library along with many other people and businesses is suffering financially. Library services affected are book purchases, staffing and rent payments....

 

Public Notices

STORAGE SALE DUE TO NONPAYMENT of rent: Robyn Remes, 249 Campbell Dr., Duncansville; Rosanne Snyder, 609 Pletcher Rd., Duncansville; Harold Brown, 2020 6th Ave., Altoona; Heather Boydston & Anssan Conrad, 503 Derose Dr., Duncansville; Damon Ledford,... Full story

 

Christian Singles To Gather Friday To Gather Friday At Imlers' Barn

Pete and Carol Imler of Roaring Spring have invited all singles who enjoy gospel music to attend their Christian Singles meeting anytime between 6 and 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at their barn room. Local gospel singer Phil McCaulley will bring a...

 

Power Reunion Prepares for 30th Show

The Southern Cove Power Reunion (SCPR) will host its 30th annual show Sept. 18-20 at the SCPR show grounds near New Enterprise. The non-profit organization has worked steadily since 1999 to acquire...

 

Laced Up and Walking for Alli in Williamsburg

On Sunday, Sept. 13, people laced up their walking and running shoes in Williamsburg for a cause: to celebrate the life of Allison Edwards. Edwards, a resident of Williamsburg, passed away in 2015,...

 

Roaring Spring Man Facing 3 Separate Charges

Brent S. Musselman, 41 of Roaring Spring, is being held at the Blair County Prison on three separate felony charges stemming from an incident on Sept. 4. According to Roaring Spring Police, at about 5:32 p.m., Sept. 4, police were dispatched to an...

 

LINDA K. (EDWARDS) LONG

Linda K. (Edwards) Long, 62, of Roaring Spring, unexpectedly went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, after a brief illness. She was born May 23, 1958, in...

 

Williamsburg Looks to Change Noise Ordinance

In 2019, Williamsburg Borough Council updated its noise ordinance that residents of the borough could make “noise” until 11 p.m. Now, council may be changing its tune. After garnering several complaints from residents about construction noise,...

 

Williamsburg Board Votes for Face-to-Face Instruction

Janet Lee, Carlee Ranalli, Julie Woodling and Kristina Bratton were the four "no" votes during Williamsburg Community School District’s meeting Sept. 8. The vote, 5 to 4, was for Williamsburg to begin full face-to-face instruction beginning...

 

JANET A. MILLER

Janet A. Miller, 72, of rural Martinsburg, passed away early Saturday morning, Sept. 12, 2020, at UPMC Altoona. She was born July 15, 1948, in Altoona, daughter of the late Helen Alice Miller. Survivi...

 

Revival Set For Sept. 21-23

The Mines and Royer Churches will hold a revival or awakening from 7 to approximately 9 p.m. Sept. 21 through Sept. 23 at the Springfield Estates, 3733 Piney Creek Road, Williamsburg. Pastor Eric Poteat, pastor at both Waterside and Koontz Churches...

 

Winners Announced at Junior Livestock Show at Park

The Blair County Junior Livestock Show was held Aug. 17 and 18 at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in Martinsburg. Tim Fleener from Robesonia, Pa., judged the dairy beef, goat, lamb, swine and beef show....

 

El Departamento de la Salud publica actualización sobre COVID-19; 1,151 resultados positivos

El Departamento de la Salud de Pensilvania confirmó que hasta las 12:00 a.m., el martes, 8 de septiembre, hay 1,151 adicionales casos positivos de COVID-19 en el estado. Los casos nuevos aumentan el total estatal a 146,214. El Condado Centre...

 

SC Board Hears Concerned Citizen

The Spring Cove School District School Board held its monthly Committee of the Whole Meeting on Monday, Sept. 14, in the district Administrative Board Room. A visitor to the meeting, Sherry Dilling, an alumna of the Spring Cove School District,...

 

NB Board Revises Custodial Job Description

The Northern Bedford County School District Board met Tuesday, Sept. 8, to discuss monthly school business. As part of this meeting much discussion was given to a number of issues. One such topic was the revision of a custodial job description....

 

Martinsburg Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

A 36-year-old Martinsburg man was killed in a motorcycle accident Monday night, Sept. 7, in Hopewell Township, Bedford County. Pennsylvania State Police, Bedford, said Ryan W. Brenneman, was traveling west on a motorcycle on the 300 block along...

 

B-A Wears Down Panthers in Opener

Bellwood-Antis visited Panther Community Stadium last Friday night, Sept. 11, for a highly anticipated meeting of two of the pre-season football favorites in the Inter County Conference. The first...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

I recently ran into a young fly-fisherman who had bought my book, "The Trout at the Walnut Tree," which appeared 30 years ago and was probably the worst-selling book in the history of fly-fishing....

 

Final Push to Get Every Pennsylvanian Counted in the 2020 Census Has Begun

The Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) and township officials across the state are urging everyone in the commonwealth to fill out the U.S. Census form and make sure friends, family, and neighbors are also counted. Residen...

 

CHS Tops BEA, 33-9

The Central High School football team opened its 2020 campaign Sept. 11 with a 33-9 victory at Bald Eagle Area. Central’s win gave head coach Dave Baker his 200th career coaching win. Central jumped out to a 14-0 lead after the first quarter....

 

Proposed Laws Regarding Solar Power Could Help Dairy Farmers

Proposed legislation enabling electricity credits for community solar panels may just benefit Pennsylvania’s struggling farmers the most. At least, so say the clean energy groups testifying in favor of Pa. House Bill 531 the first week of...

 

Blair County DUI Task Force Report

The D.U.I. Task Force of Blair County has announced the results of a recent roving patrol. On Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, officers of the Blair DUI Task Force made their presence known locally by conducting a DUI roving patrol. The following results...

 

Signs Your Gutters Are In Need of Repair

Fall is a great time to tackle projects around the house. The weather each fall allows homeowners to make improvements to their homes' exteriors without worrying about extreme heat or cold, while...

 

What to Know About Selecting Materials for Your Home Exterior

Whether you're building a new home or making exterior updates, there are many decisions you'll have to make. Perhaps topping the list in importance is what materials you select for your roofing and...

 

How to Recognize When You Can Stop Mowing for the Year

Each weekend in spring, summer and fall, millions of homeowners fire up their mowers and cut the grass in their yards. A few hours spent mowing the lawn can be a great time to get some sun and some...

 

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