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Donna M. (Waite) Treese

Donna M. Treese, 83, of Quarryville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at Lancaster General Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Garland E. Treese, with whom she shared 38 years of...

 

Fred L. Young

Held by his devoted wife and beloved daughter, Fred L. Young “The Bear” 85 years old, passed from this Earth at his home Sept. 28, 2022. Born March 24, 1937, he was the eldest child of Mayme B....

 

Mary Jane Stock

Mary Jane Stock, 89, rural Martinsburg, went home to be with her Lord, Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 28, 2022, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. She was born Nov. 30, 1932, in...

 

Larry D. Simington

Larry D. Simington, 67, of East Freedom, passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. He was born Jan. 5, 1955, in Roaring Spring the son of the late Arthur W. and...

 

James E. Bowers

James E. Bowers, 78, of Roaring Spring, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, at The Village at Morrisons Cove after an extended illness. He was born Sept. 23, 1944, in Roaring Spring the son of the late Wilmer R. and Anna P. (Myers) Bowers. He was...

 

Connie M. McClure

Connie M. McClure, 76, Martinsburg, passed away Sunday Oct. 2, 2022, at The Village at Morrisons Cove. Friends will be received from noon until 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, at Martinsburg Memorial Church of the Brethren, where a celebration of...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    October 6, 2022

Cove Forge Becomes Certified as Veteran Ready Healthcare Organization

Cove Forge Behavioral Health, located in Williamsburg, was recently certified as a Veteran Ready Healthcare Organization when its staff was trained in providing specialized care for veterans who have needs that their non-veteran peers don’t. Cove...

 

Pennsylvanians in Need Of Water Assistance Urged to Apply Before Federal Program Ends

Department of Human Services (DHS) urges Pennsylvanians who may need financial assistance with water bills or wastewater service costs to apply before the federal program ends on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. LIHWAP provides assistance for families who...

 

Grandparents of Curryville

One of the dearest places in Curryville was my grandparent’s house. After Grandfather retired from running Ore Hill Orchards, they moved in part of a house owned by Vernon and Estella Stayer. The...

 

Books to Borrow Claysburg Public Library Recommends

Letty Espinosa lived with her parents, her son and her daughter in a small apartment near the San Francisco airport. Letty worked three jobs to support the family while her mother, Maria Elena,...

 

Local Newspapers Are Here Because of You

“The newspaper does everything for us...comforts the afflicted, afflicts the comfortable.” Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936) American journalist and humorist  This is one of my all-time...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of October 14, 1897 The blank book factory issued their monthly ducats on Monday, and many were happy thereby. Such industries make a town. If correctly informed, our town has a monthly payroll of nine to ten-thousand dollars. This explains...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of Oct. 12, 1972 Note: In the Sept. 22 edition we misidentified the owner of Ore Hill Orchard. His name was Charles Packard. We apologize for the error. Teachers at Claysburg-Kimmel returned to work after voting to accept changes made for a...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of October 13, 1922 The Cove High expects to start basketball this season, which will complete its line of sports, soccer, track, baseball and football. The baseball team took third place in the Blair County High League. The track team took...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of October 9, 1997 The Northern Bedford School District dedicated the renovated classrooms, enlarged cafeteria, and a new middle school wing at an open house. The Pennsylvania General Assembly authorized $9 million for the acquisition and...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of October 9, 1947 The body of Guy F. Yeckel, formerly of Bakers Summit, but residing at Pittsburgh, was found in the woods between Bloomfield and Ore Hill. The coroner was called and stated the man had died from natural causes and no inquest...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of October 11, 2012 Lancaster-based Pennfield Corp. announced that it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and Wellsource Nutrition was acquiring the animal feed mills, including the one in Martinsburg. The Central High School tennis team...

 

A Plot and Perfume

The most difficult thing to hear in that news is that someone has been killed by another person. Most obituaries reflect people who died naturally, whether from old age or disease. But when someone takes the life of another it is a terrible thing ind...

 

Thought for the Week

An elderly lady lived in a ramshackle house. She did not seem to care about things. The house was not only untidy but dirty as well. For that matter, she was herself was both untidy and dirty. One...

 

Herald Sees Noah's Ark

Ron and Jean Foor of Roaring Spring brought the Herald along when they visited Ark Encounter in Williamstown, Kentucky. The 510-foot long, 85-foot wide, and 51-foot high ark follows the dimensions of...

 

Fall Harvest Festival At Mines UMC

The Mines United Methodist Church in Williamsburg will be having a Fall Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 9th, featuring the Needhams in concert. They are a gospel group out of Nashville. Church...

 

Public Notices

NOTICE OF BUDGET WORKSHOP Freedom Township Supervisors will hold a budget workshop on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Freedom Township Municipal Building located at 131 Municipal Street, East Freedom, PA 16637. If you are a person with...

 

New Enterprise Woman Recipient of Athena Award

Berneta Gable of New Enterprise was presented the Athena Award at the Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Awards Celebration. Gable is the owner and manager of Snider's Homestead...

 

Fall Festival Held at Spring Farm Greenhouse

Spring Farm Greenhouse in Martinsburg held a fall festival on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Greenhouse was decorated with pumpkins and mums inside and out. A field of sunflowers was...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

Sticking with the theme of apples for the month, my preschoolers learned about what an orchard is and all the different parts of an apple. We even took the day to make our own homemade applesauce and then used the leftover applesauce to make these...

 

Genealogical Society to Present 'Genealogy 102'

The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Rd. The October meeting will be Genealogy 102 presented by members of the Blair County Genealogical Society....

 

New COVID Vaccine Boosters Are Out

The new COVID-19 boosters are out from Moderna and Pfizer. Vaccines are reformed with booster doses of the mRNA vaccines and are "bivalent." This means it targets the original SARS-coV-2 as well as...

 

Dept. of Aging: Medicare Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 15, Free Insurance Counseling Available through PA MEDI

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) reminded consumers that the annual open enrollment period for Medicare beneficiaries will begin Oct. 15 and end Dec. 7. Any new coverage selected or changes to existing benefits will take effect Jan. 1,...

 

Do It Yourself: Self-Exams Can Help

Various organizations urge women to familiarize themselves with their breasts and conduct somewhat routine self-exams so they can uncover any lumps or other issues that may warrant further examination by a physician. Though self-exams can lead to...

 

Support Loved Ones Who Have Breast Cancer

Efforts to educate women about breast cancer have helped raise awareness of the disease and just how treatable it is when detected early. Despite that, a diagnosis can still be difficult for women and their families. When someone close to you is affe...

 

Family History Increases Risk For Breast Cancer

Millions of people across the globe will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. In fact, only certain skin cancers affect more women than breast cancer within the United States and Canada. BreastCancer.org indicates that women with close...

 

The Value of Activity-Driven Fundraisers

Fundraising is vital to the survival of many nonprofit organizations. Charity watchdog groups like Charity Navigator suggest nonprofits should aspire to spend less than 10 percent of their budgets on fundraising. That can be a tall task and underscor...

 

Good Eats at the Red Bird Café

When someone's face lights up while talking about their career choice, they are clearly passionate about their path. This was the case when I sat down with Robert Johnson, a retired Army sergeant who...

 

Fire Company Receives Grain Bin Safety Grant

The amount of nominations the Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Company received for its grant for grain bin rescue equipment “caught a lot of people’s attention,” according to Captain Jon Isenberg....

 

Laces for Alli 2022 Sees Winners

Laces for Alli 2022, a 5k and 2-mile walk, was held on Oct. 2 in memory of Allison Edwards, a Williamsburg resident and student athlete who died in an accident at the age of 21. Over 80 people...

 

Colossal Carrot

Some gardeners had big success in their growing season this year. Robert Guyer, 94, of Woodbury grew huge carrot in his garden....

 
 By KATHY MELLOTT    Life    October 6, 2022

Discovering Dahlias: Late Blair Co. Gardener Knew the Tricks

Paul Kurtz was an educator much of his lifetime, starting as a classroom teacher then Blair County superintendent of schools. This means a lot of people knew Kurt, but few knew him when it came to...

 

Learning Lamp, Claysburg, Meets Director of OCDEL

Deputy Secretary of Pennsylvania's Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) Tracey Campanini read to children at The Learning Lamp Preschool in Claysburgy. Campanini visited the...

 

Pa. Historical & Museum Commission Accepting Applications

The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications from qualified museums and official county historical societies for nearly $2 million in Cultural and Historical Support Grants. The g...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    October 6, 2022

Benefit Auction Raises Over $160,000

The 25th Annual Public Benefit Auction and Bake Sale, held in support of the Clinic for Special Children and the Central PA Clinic, was a success. An interview with Kathy and Herman Nolt took place...

 

Lady Dragon Tennis Go 50/50

The Lady Dragon Tennis team headed a two-match week with an away match against the Westmont Hilltop Lady Hilltoppers, coming up just short with a 3-2 loss. The second match of the week against the Richland Lady Rams ended with a 4-1 Dragon victory....

 

Dragon Soccer Fights On

The Central Dragon Boys Soccer team faced the Richland Rams in a home match last week. A long and hard-fought game left the Dragons just short of a win, ending in a two-point deficit with a final score of 3-1. The Dragons score remained at zero...

 

Weyant Winding Up

Claysburg's Elijah Weyant competed against Bellwood on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Sinking Valley Country Club....

 

Lady Dragons Undefeated

A three-game week for the undefeated Lady Dragon Soccer team nearly resulted in the first loss for the team. Early in the week, against the Bedford Lady Bisons, the Dragons barely squeaked out a 2-1 victory. The Dragons utterly destroyed the...

 

Central Crushes the Crushers

The Central Dragon Football team continued their winning streak this week with a display of dominance over the Bishop McCourt Crushers. A 55-21 victory over the Crushers propelled the Dragons to a...

 

Lady Dragon Volleyball Finds a Victory

The Lady Dragon Volleyball team faced three tough opponents throughout the week, including the Johnstown Lady Trojans, the Somerset Lady Eagles and the Bedford Lady Bisons. The Dragons were able to find victory against the Trojans with a 3-1...

 

Claysburg-Kimmel Volleyball at 4-7

Claysburg-Kimmel's Ava Dibert, right, goes up to block Chestnut Ridge's Grace Lazor Monday at Claysburg-Kimmel High School. The Lady Bulldogs lost 0-3. This puts the team's record at...

 

Small Game Season Coming Soon

Like some other outdoor writers, I'm unsure about how to approach writing a column about small-game hunting. Hunting for squirrels, rabbits, pheasants, and Pennsylvania's beleaguered grouse, which...

 

Secretary of Agriculture Reveals 2023 PA Farm Show Theme: Rooted in Progress

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced the theme for the 107th Pennsylvania Farm Show: Rooted in Progress. The event will run from Saturday, Jan. 7 through Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg....

 

Claysburg PAST Announces Walking Tour of Sarah Furnace Property in Sproul

Claysburg PAST has announced an outside walking history tour of the Sarah Furnace property in Sproul on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. The property, currently owned by Sheetz, is shown above....

 

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