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Claysburg Library Hosting 'Murder in the Library'

The Claysburg Area Public Library will hold an evening event called Murder in the Library. All are welcome to come and test their skills as detectives and discover who killed the victim in the library. This event will be held Thursday, Oct. 21 at 6...

 

Hometown Bank Announces Common Stock Offering

Beth Manges, President and CEO of Hometown Bank of Pennsylvania, has announced that the bank is undertaking a common stock offering starting Oct. 1, 2021, to further support the bank’s continuing growth. The bank is conducting an offering of up to...

 

Wolf Administration Updates Strategy to Protect In-Person Instruction at Schools

The departments of Education, Health and Transportation recently discussed the state’s strategy to address a shortage of school bus drivers, and provided updates on the anticipated rollout of the vaccine for those age 5-11, and COVID testing in...

 

Francis P. "Frank" Davis Jr.

Francis P. “Frank” Davis Jr., 74, a resident of Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of State College and Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, passed away Thursday morning, Sept. 30, 2021, at Homewood. He was...

 

William Carl Beck

William Carl Beck, 73, of rural Hollidaysburg, passed away, Thursday morning, Sept. 30, 2021, at Pittsburgh VA Medical Center, following a two year battle with colon cancer. He was born Jan. 7, 1948,...

 

JOHN ROBERT SHUCK

John Robert Shuck, 66, of Huntingdon, passed away Sept. 28, 2021, at his home surrounded by family and friends following a long battle with cancer. He was born in Huntingdon Oct. 15, 1954, the son of the late Jack M. and Patricia (Prendergast)...

 

Reid E. Ritchey

Reid E. Ritchey, 87, went to be with Jesus, his Lord and Savior, Oct. 3, 2021, at Homewood at Martinsburg. He was born April 6, 1934, in Martinsburg, the son of the late Paul and Mildred (Greaser)...

 

Russell E. Sheets II

Russell E. Sheets II, 69, of Roaring Spring, passed away at home, Thursday evening, Sept. 30, 2021, after a battle with ALS. He was born July 6, 1952, in Roaring Spring the son of Russell E. and Phyllis A. (Bush) Sheets. He married Christy L. Madden...

 

Bedford Co. Historical Society Pig Roast Set for November

The Bedford County Historical Society is having its third Annual Pig Roast on Saturday, Nov. 6 2021, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Hall at Kinton’s Knob, 6441 Lincoln Hwy, Bedford (BCHS 2nd Floor) Tickets are take out only. Those interested will pick up...

 

Who Makes Your Favorite Local Cider?

Fall is here, and that means cider! What Pennsylvania orchards make the best cider? What local ciders do you look forward to every autumn? Contact the Herald to let us know. Call (814) 793-2144 and ask for Anna, or email [email protected]

 

The Music of Curryville

Music resounded in Curryville. I knew most of the brethren hymns because I heard them beginning when I was a baby. Mother played the piano in church. My Aunt Shirley played the organ. Helen Metzler...

 

Books to Borrow Claysburg Public Library Recommends

Jemima Graber is thankful that her husband, Roy, and daughter, Laura, are healing from the buggy accident. A car had hit them and left Roy in so much pain. Laura is still struggling to walk. Jemima...

 
 By JAMES WENTZ    Opinion    October 7, 2021

Reid Ritchey Saved the Dairy

Reid Earl Ritchey, Sr., 87, passed away last Sunday. He was the third owner of the dairy in Martinsburg that carries his family name. In an unlikely pairing, he became my best friend in high school. Reid and I were both freshmen in 1949–he at...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of Oct. 1, 1896 Musa Madara, daughter of David Madara of Bakers Summit, was arrested by Police Chief James McGraw at the home of a relative in Altoona and was held for the abandonment of her infant child on the front porch of O.J. Fay’s...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of Oct. 7, 1971 The Martinsburg Shoe Co. Gave $1,056 to the Martinsburg Community Fund, helping boost the total to $2,700, over a quarter of the $10,000 goal. The Williamsburg Jaycees organized a trust fund for Donna Hughes, a local teenager...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of Oct. 7, 1921 The Dick Historical Society began its work in August 1919 at securing funds to purchase and repair the old Dick School House near Roaring Spring. After two years, the goal was reached on Oct. 1 and a dedication was celebrated...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of Oct. 5, 1996 J. Allen Boyd of New Enterprise was installed as the new president of the Cove Lions Club, succeeding James Hale. Andrea McCreary and Damien Baker were named Homecoming royalty previous to Northern Bedford’s football game...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of Oct 10, 1946 Changes in parking regulations in Martinsburg’s business section were approved by the borough council after hearing a special committee report on possible ways of reducing traffic congestion in the center of town. The plan...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of Oct. 6, 2011 A faith-based nondenominational school recently opened in Roaring Spring. The Growing in Faith Together Learning Center is operating in the basement of the First Church of the brethren and offers programs for infants,...

 

No Matter What or When

As I type these words, I am just a few days away from a trip with two of my siblings. Our unique journey will take us to the Chicago area to visit our 3-month-old great-niece. Her parents will be ther...

 

Thought for the Week

My hero continues to grow. Joseph has come to Egypt as a slave at age seventeen. By the age of 30, he rose to be Prime Minister of Egypt. That is a marvel. He did it without doing violence to anyone....

 

Blessing of the Pets

Father Allen Zeth of St. Patrick Catholic School in Newry blesses the beagles of Monica Lanzendorfer and her son Isaac (left) during the annual Blessing of the Pets held in the school gymnasium on...

 

Manna on Main Street

Trinity United Methodist Church in Roaring Spring will continue their monthly Manna on Main Street as a drive-through, take-out only service on Oct. 9, from 5 to 6 p.m. Drive or walk up to the doors of fellowship hall located at the end of the alley...

 

First Church of the Brethren Brings Back 'Recharge' Family Program

The Roaring Spring First Church of the Brethren has re-initiated its popular Wednesday Night “Recharge” Family program. With activities and Bible study for the whole family, the program met with wide acceptance in its 2019 inaugural season. With...

 

Beekeepers Meeting This Sunday

The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will meet Sunday, Oct. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Lighthouse in Altoona. The topic will be producing value added products from the hive. Need not be a beekeeper to attend. For more information, please call...

 

Public Notices

Storage Sale Due to nonpayment of storage rent and fees, all property of Lindsay Edmundson, 801 Albright Street, Roaring Spring PA, stored at Pine Heights Storage, Roaring Spring PA, will be sold on Oct. 22, 2021 at 10 a.m., at Pine Heights Storage,... Full story

 

Finding the Right Support Groups, Resources as a Breast Cancer Patient

A strong support network can help breast cancer patients navigate their treatments and all of the uncertainty that can arise after a cancer diagnosis. Many women undergoing treatment for breast cancer lean on friends and family for everything from...

 

Are There Different Types Of Breast Cancer?

Millions of women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, more than 2.3 million women across the globe were diagnosed with breast cancer in...

 

The Role Of Staging When Diagnosing Breast Cancer

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, and people who receive such news may be flooded with a wide range of emotions. When delivering such a diagnosis, doctors share vital information about their patients’ disease. Those details can go a long way...

 

Conemaugh Health System Encourages Women to Schedule Mammograms During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States, according to the National Cancer Institute. One in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. Throughout the month of...

 

-What's the Word in Williamsburg?-

Walking History Tour This Saturday, Oct. 9, will be the last Trail Town Market of the season. One of the highlights of the Trail Town Market is the walking history tour with former teacher Cathy Over. For this final walking history tour of the year,...

 

Borough Hears from Penn State Students

For the last couple of months, Penn State University has been working with the Williamsburg Borough on a variety ways to help the borough. During Monday evening’s meeting, Mayor Ted Hyle gave the council an update about the work with PSU. Hyle...

 

Lady Pirates Host Blackout Cancer Night, Raise Money For Local Patient

On Thursday, Sept. 23, the Williamsburg Lady Pirate Volleyball team held their annual Blackout Cancer night with their game against Juniata Valley. The two teams donned t-shirts and donations/bake...

 
 By EMILY LOOSE    News    October 7, 2021

Williamsburg Native, Wife Setting Up Coffee Truck

One local is setting up shop to bring the community together through caffeine. Mike and Britt Biddle are setting up their coffee truck, "Biddle's Brewing" in Williamsburg this month. Mike Biddle is a...

 

Laces for Alli Brings Donations to Humane Society

On Sunday, Oct. 3 – the Williamsburg community came together to honor one of their own - Allison Edwards. For those that knew Allison, her bright smile and love of family, friends and community...

 

Community Banker Elected to the 2021 ICBA Federal Delegate Board

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) today announced that community banker Troy M. Campbell, President and CEO of Altoona First Savings Bank was elected to the ICBA Federal Delegate Board. ICBA is the nation’s voice for community...

 

Two Local Youth Win at Guernsey, Dairy Shows

Two Bedford County youth swept the Premier National Junior Guernsey Show and the National Guernsey Show in Harrisburg at the All American Dairy Show....

 
 By DORIS DIBERT    Life    October 7, 2021

The Benjamin Lyons Family of Salemville, Pa.: Part 3

Benjamin Lyons had the foresight to write a will before his death to make sure his family was well cared for. It began with the usual instructions that his debts and funeral expenses be paid. His wife was to live on the farm, receive a share of the...

 
 By ERIC SHIELDS    News    October 7, 2021

Off Pitt Street Theater Offering Multiple Fall Events, Starts in October

In this time of uncertainty, Off Pitt Street Theater (OPS) in Bedford continues to bring live theater to the stage. The fall theater schedule begins with "Fall Fright Nights," a Halloween edition of...

 

Waterfowl Hunters Sought For Study

Attention waterfowl hunters: the Pennsylvania Game Commission is seeking your cooperation in a study that will evaluate to what extent contaminants such as PCBs, dioxins and heavy metals are affecting ducks and geese. Like fish, waterfowl can store...

 

Nine State Game Lands Tours On Tap In October

Pennsylvania’s state game lands are something to behold. Want to see for yourself? Take one of the tours through game lands the Pennsylvania Game Commission is holding in October. The first tours of the season are scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 3....

 

-Cove Football Roundup-

Claysburg-Kimmel Claysburg-Kimmel saw its season record fall to 2-4 with a loss at home last Friday, Oct. 1. The Bulldogs fell to the Juniata Valley Hornets, 42-18. Next up for Claysburg is a road game this Friday, Oct. 8 as they visit the North...

 

– Central Soccer Roundup –

GIRLS 10-4-2021 Roaring Spring FINAL SCORE: Central 5, Forest Hills 2 Score By Halves Forest Hills 2 1 -- 1 Central 5 3 – 2 1st Half: C - Black (unassisted), 14:08; C - Smith (Miller), 17:34; C - Garner (Black), 31:58; F – Beyer (unassisted), 38:...

 

NB Alum PSUA Player of the Week

Penn State Altoona senior forward/midfielder Sadie McConnell, New Enterprise, was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week in women’s soccer on Monday, Oct. 4. McConnell had a pair of two-goal games for...

 

Williamsburg Lady Pirates Fall To Claysburg-Kimmel Sept. 29

The Williamsburg Lady Pirates Volleyball Team is still looking for a win this season, with an overall record of 0-8. On Sept. 28, the team lost a home-conference match to Bellwood Antis. The losses...

 

Central Volleyball Falls to McCort

– Sept. 28, 2021 – FINAL SCORES: Bishop McCort def. Central 25-14, 27-25, 25-18. at Bishop McCort High School SERVICE POINTS Central: Weitzel 11, H Mingle 9 Records: Central (1-5 League, 5-9-2 Overall) JV: Central, 25-15, 23-25, 15-3....

 

After the Floods

When I was young, the "old guys" of the time told me to get out to the creek after heavy rains. "When the water rises from the rain, food is washed into the creek; and the trout feed heavily." A...

 

Northern Bedford Girls Soccer On Eight-Game Winning Streak

– Oct. 4, 2021 – Site: Fannett Metal Girls Northern Bedford 6 Fannett Metal 1 First half Northern Bedford 3 Fannett Metal 1 Second half Northern Bedford 3 First half: Abby Kline NB 39:31, Jenna Hoffman FM 21:06, Abby Kline NB 9:01, Mariah Hall...

 

Central, Williamsburg Students Place in PIAA Golf Tournament

Central's Jerry Brumbaugh finished third with a score of 80 in the PIAA District 6 Boys 2A Golf Tournament played on Sept. 28 at the Scotch Valley Country Club. He will move on to the District 6...

 

Central Tennis Spotlights Seniors

According to Central Tennis' Big Teams page, the team has a record of 4-12 so far this year....

 

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