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Farm Show Bringing Fall to Williamsburg

“A lot of the other local craft shows have been canceled and we were trying to think of something that could benefit both the vendors, and would especially help the community of Williamsburg,” said Angie Walason, one of the Farm Show Board of...

 

Central Looking for 4th Straight Victory

Week 4 of the high school football season is upon us, and one team in the Morrisons Cove Herald's coverage area remains perfect. The Central Dragons sport a 3-0 record as they travel to Huntingdon...

 

James Drug Store Closes Local Branch

The James Drug Store in the C&S Family Markets grocery store on West Allegheny Street, Martinsburg, has closed. The drug store posted a notice a few days in advance and then closed on Friday, Sept....

 

Rural Pharmacists Detail Challenges Posed by Low Reimbursement

Pennsylvania pharmacists and other experts in the prescription drug industry told lawmakers the week of Sept. 15 that many rural pharmacies are in danger of going out of business due to flaws in the current regulatory and reimbursement systems. The t...

 

'Night Out Against Crime' to be Held Oct. 6 in Duncansville

On Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, Blair County will participate in the 37th annual Night Out Against Crime, hosted for Blair County in Duncansville. This event is for the entire Blair County Community. The event will be held at the Duncansville Antique...

 
 By MARY FIRESTONE    News    October 1, 2020

Pandemic Mandates Put The Hammer On Pa. Festivals, Squeeze On Local Communities

For many Pennsylvanians, fall is a season of senses. The cool air on your face, the warmth of jeans and hoodies, the crisp crinkle of leaves beneath your feet. The timeless smells of tart apple...

 
 By Dave Scott    Opinion    October 1, 2020

Live and Learn

"The person with burnt fingers asks for tongs." – Samoan proverb There's one thing for sure you can say about Americans: no two are exactly alike. (If after that line you expect me to drop in a...

 

The Book of Lost Friends By Lisa Wingate

In 1875, Hannie Gossett was an emancipated slave who lived in Augustine, Louisiana. Her former owner was William Gossett from the Goswood Grove Plantation. She was living on the Goswood Grove...

 

Absentee vs. Mail-in Ballot, Explained

To the Editor: I will pull up short of charging Mr. Hamilton of deliberate fabrication but I will accuse him of deliberately attempting to confuse the issue with conflating the difference between absentee ballots and the currently debated practice...

 

Curryville Family Robbed

Herald of Sept. 26, 1895 While Michael Bechtel and his wife sat in the parlor of their Curryville home late in the evening listening to Miss Annie playing the organ and singing, three desperadoes took possession of the house. One watched on the...

 

Strike Ends

Herald of Oct. 1, 1970 A window in the CHS band van and the mirror of another van loaned to the school were broken by vandals at Gray Field, Tyrone, at the conclusion of the Central-Tyrone football game Friday night. Damage was estimated at $50. A...

 

Meeting Held at Church

Herald of Oct. 1, 1920 Rev. William A. Long, Ph. D., who for many years had been pastor of the Hickory Bottom charge of the Reformed church died on Saturday, Sept. 25, while visiting at his boyhood home near Lexington, N.C. A meeting of the Reformed...

 

SC OKs Technology Program

Herald of Sept. 28, 1995 The Spring Cove School Board approved a three-year technology program that was designed to prepare graduates for the job market in the 21st century. The plan called for expenditures totaling $1.9 million over the three-year...

 

Country Goes Back in Time

Herald of Oct. 4, 1945 The rainfall for September amounted to 6.45 inches, according to measurements taken at the local cannery. Michael Darl Imler, aged 20, was killed and his brother, William Irvin Imler, aged 16, was seriously injured, last...

 

Central Wins First Game

Herald of Sept. 30, 2010 Scaffolding is in place at Bare Memorial Church of God, Roaring Spring, as construction workers are refurbishing the bell tower that sits high above the all-brick church. Water damage has taken its toll on the tower, and the...

 

'How Do These Candidates Compare to My Father'?

By J. WILLIAM BOWSER Recently a local newspaper (the Altoona Mirror) featured a full-page advertisement, which insisted that a vote for Donald Trump is a vote for Christianity and a vote for Joe Biden is a vote for the forces of evil. Tactfully put,...

 

U.S. Cannot Survive Another 4 Years of Trump

To the Editor: The odd thing about Trump yard signs is that they are often accompanied by “Drain The Swamp,” a seemingly contradictory message since the current administration, led by our first anti-American, anti-people, anti-God, lying,...

 

Consider Bible Verse Matthew 5:16

To the Editor: A CBS News Report says that, “a poll suggests Trump may be losing support of some evangelical voters”. Well, duh? Many voted for Trump because they thought he would help restore the moral character of the nation, some at the...

 

'How to Vote by Mail' Video Offered

To help provide Pennsylvania voters with a timely and factual source of information related to mail-in voting, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) has created a five-minute video, “What You Need to Know About Voting by Mail in...

 

DEATH RECORD

BUTLER – Beverly G., 74, Roaring Spring EBERSOLE – Janet R. (Baker), 98, Martinsburg, formerly of New Enterprise GATES – Tanner Steven “Skinny,” 28, Roaring Spring GLASS – Dorothy M., 83, Roaring Spring MCDOWELL – Delores J.... Full story

 

BEVERLY G. BUTLER

Beverly G. Butler, 74, of Roaring Spring, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, Sept. 23, 2020, at UPMC Altoona, following complications of a stroke. She was born Aug. 28, 1946, in Roaring...

 

JANET R. (BAKER) EBERSOLE

Janet R. (Baker) Ebersole, 98, of Martinsburg, formerly of New Enterprise, passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, at Homewood at Martinsburg. She was born Jan. 12, 1922, in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Charles and Ada Mae (Grace) Baker. On Aug....

 

TANNER STEVEN '$KINNY' GATES

Tanner Steven "$kinny" Gates, 28, of Roaring Spring, passed away peacefully Friday morning, Sept. 25, 2020, at Maybrook Hills Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Altoona, after an extended illness f...

 

DOROTHY M. GLASS

Dorothy M. Glass, 83, of Roaring Spring, passed away Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at UPMC Altoona. She was born Nov. 11, 1936, in Brooks Mills, the daughter of the late Howard H. and Helen G. (Osman) Johnson. She was married to Glenn “Bill” Glass...

 

DELORES J. 'PINKY' MCDOWELL

Delores J. “Pinky” McDowell, 90, of Martinsburg, formerly of McKee, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday morning, Sept. 23, 2020, at UPMC Altoona, following 90 years of amazing life. She was born June 7, 1930, in McKee, the daughter of the lat...

 

BRENDA LEE YINGLING

Brenda Lee Yingling, 56, of Roaring Spring, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, Sept. 26, 2020, at UPMC Altoona, after an extended illness. She was born Nov. 25, 1963, in Roaring Spring, the...

 

RUTH L. YINGLING

Ruth L. Yingling, 87, a resident of Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Lewisburg, Pa., passed away Monday, Sept. 28, 2020.  Ruth was born July 17, 1933, to H. Paul and Elizabeth Lingenfelter in Roaring Spring, Pa. Ruth was married to John H....

 

Patriots to Meet Oct. 10

The Frontier Patriots Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will hold its quarterly meeting at noon Saturday, Oct. 10, at King's Family Restaurant, 201 Sierra Drive, Altoona. The Frontier Patriots Chapter includes the counties of Bedford,...

 

Jessica Wertz Earns Degree At NY School

Jessica Wertz of Woodbury graduated from Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology with an MS in secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Some 4,000 degrees were conferred in the 2019-2020 academic year at all of RIT's...

 
 By JANE KNISELY    News    October 1, 2020

Changes in Programming at the Claysburg Library

There is still time to join our preschool program Learning @ the Library. Due to a lack of space for social distancing, we are not able to hold the classes in the library. Instead, packets can be picked up at the library each week with work sheet and...

 

Panthers Rumble Past Black Knights

Northern Bedford ran roughshod over the home team Moshannon Valley Black Knights on Sept. 25 at CNB Bank Stadium. Northern Bedford amassed 319 yards on the ground, averaging just over 15 yards per...

 

Dragons Improve to 3-0 on Season

Three second-quarter touchdown passes from sophomore quarterback Jeff Hoenstine helped propel Central to a convincing 40-14 win at Philipsburg-Osceola on Sept. 25. The Dragons improved to a perfect 3-0 on the season, with all three wins coming in Mou...

 

Big-Play Touchdowns Lift Rockets Past C-K

Three big plays led Southern Huntingdon to an 18-7 win over visiting Claysburg-Kimmel on Sept. 25 in Inter-County Conference action. The Rockets moved to 3-0, while the Bulldogs dropped to 1-2. Quarterback Nate Myers ran 63 yards to give Southern...

 

WHS Hangs Tough with Tussey in 'L'

Coming off its first win in 22 games, Williamsburg battled unbeaten Tussey Mountain to a scoreless first-half tie Sept. 25. The Titans, however, dominated play in the second half and pitched a 27-0 shutout against the Blue Pirates in an Inter-County...

 

-- Cross Country Roundup --

NBC The Northern Bedford cross country teams have competed in two meets and one invitational this season. Northern Bedford traveled to West Branch on Sept. 15. The boys defeated West Branch, 20-35, and Southern Fulton, 21-34. The girls topped West...

 

Dragons Score First Boys' Soccer Win

The Central High School boys’ soccer team is 1-7 overall on the 2020 campaign. The Dragons won their first game of the season Sept. 19, knocking off visiting Tyrone, 7-3. Zach Gahagan scored a hat trick to help lead Central. Also scoring in the...

 

-- High School Soccer Roundup --

CHS Girls The Central High School girls' soccer team sits at 3-2-2 on the season. Central hosted Tyrone on Sept. 19 and played to a 2-2 tie. Ella Garner, with two assists from Leah Johnston, scored...

 

CHS Tennis Squad Rallies for 5-4 Mark

The Central High School tennis team moved past the .500 mark during the past week while giving head coach John Riley his 100th career victory. Central traveled to Shanksville-Stoneycreek on Sept. 21 and returned with a 4-3 victory, its third...

 

Central Sends Two Golfers to Districts

The Central golf team competed in the eight-team Mountain League match Sept. 17 at Huntingdon Country Club. The Dragons placed fourth with a team score of 360. They placed behind Tyrone (325), Bellefonte (335) and Huntingdon (344). Jacob Dick shot a...

 

-- High School Volleyball Roundup --

NBC Northern Bedford bounced back from a tough 26-24 loss in the first game to take a 3-1 victory over Hyndman Charter on Sept. 16. The Lady Panthers bounced back and won three straight, by scores of 25-16, 25-23, 25-16. Lydia Byler had 20 assists...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

This Saturday, October 3, is the opening day for Pennsylvania's archery deer-hunting season. If you believe last year's Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) deer harvest figures, archers accounted for...

 

The Herald's Weekly Virus Update

The Department of Health has released its weekly update on Pennsylvania's COVID-19 case investigation and contact tracing data. The following is as of noon on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Nearby Counties Cases...

 

C-burg Man Charged with Stolen Property

A Claysburg man is awaiting a preliminary hearing on felony charges of theft and receiving stolen property. According to police reports, at approximately 10:31 a.m., Aug. 16, police were called to the Dollar General at 12792 Dunnings Highway, Claysbu...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Dear September, It doesn't seem possible that you are ready to leave us. We grew so accustomed to your golden sunshine, we thought you would just stay. But your gentle evenings grow ever darker and...

 
 By Mark Hemingway    News    October 1, 2020

There Are Warning Signs In Pa. Of Mail Ballot Chaos In November

The state of Pennsylvania is rapidly emerging as a contentious battleground where Republicans and Democrats are fighting over one of the most hot-button issues in November's election – the use of ma...

 
 By Kelly Baker    Faith    October 1, 2020

Fall Cleaning

Yesterday we had a thorough fall cleaning at the church office. Things got washed that hadn't been washed in years. (The windows.) Things were found that I didn't even know we had. (A potpourri...

 

Carpet Layers

Larry Beunier (right) and his son Larry Jr. with Park Furniture measure and cut new carpeting for Memorial Church of the Brethren in Martinsburg on Monday afternoon, Sept. 28....

 

Altoona Symphony to Present Concert Series

The Altoona Symphony Orchestra has announced its Musician Spotlight Concert Series. The Altoona Symphony Orchestra continues to work diligently to navigate the ongoing pandemic situation working with local partners to provide a safe opportunity for...

 

Under Attack

Scriptures to Read Ephesians 6:10-13 Ephesians 6:10-13 Genesis 2:8-9; 15-17 Genesis 2:20-25 Genesis 3:1-7 Genesis 3:8-13 Genesis 3:14-19 I want to spend some of the next 'Thoughts' considering the...

 

Williamsburg School District Raises Sports Spectator Limit

Parents and guardians received an email last week stating the following: "The Williamsburg Community School District is pleased to announced that we will be increasing spectator capacity at our...

 

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