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  • Alice Marie (Swartz) Wachter

    Nov 3, 2022

    Alice Marie (Swartz) Wachter, 85, of New Enterprise, passed away on Oct. 24, 2022, at the Village at Morrisons Cove. She was born Nov. 28, 1936, in Bloomfield Township; daughter of the late Chester E. and Mary (Ulery) Swartz. On Aug. 30, 1956, in New Enterprise, she was united in marriage to Joseph F. Wachter, IV; he preceded her in death July 17, 2022. Alice worked many years as bookkeeper and office manager for Kilcoin Concrete Products in Bedford. She was a member of the Koontz Church of the Brethren and loved reading, cooking, and baking....

  • James Lee Robinson

    Nov 3, 2022

    James Lee Robinson, 73, of Rickman, Tenn., passed away Wednesday Oct. 12, 2022, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. Jim was born Dec. 10, 1948, in Altoona, to the late Donald Raymond Robinson II and Theada Pearl Brooks Robinson. He is survived by his daughter, Gabrielle Robinson of Portland, OR; two sons, Eric (Rinkse) Robinson of Medford, MA and James Robinson Jr.; brothers, Donald ( Mary Lou) Robinson III of Levittown, Gary (Nancy) Robinson of Hollidaysburg, and Roy Robinson of Altoona;...

  • Dona Kauffman Kensinger

    Nov 3, 2022

    Dona K. Kensinger, 95, of Martinsburg, passed away Saturday evening, Oct. 29, 2022, at her home. She was born Aug. 20, 1927, in Roaring Spring, the daughter of the late Clare S. and Olive (Myers) Kauffman. On Dec. 23, 1950, she married George E. Kensinger at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Roaring Spring; he preceded her in death July 6, 2017, after 68 years of marriage. She is survived by a son, George K. Kensinger (April) of Roaring Spring; a daughter, Deidre K. Robison of Manistee, Michigan;...

  • Helen Mae Sands

    Nov 3, 2022

    Helen Mae Sands, 91, rural Roaring Spring, was called home to be with the Lord, Tuesday evening, Oct. 25, 2022, at Homewood at Martinsburg. She was born Nov. 23, 1930, in Paradise, Lancaster County, daughter of the late John H. and Mary (Eby) Ranck. On April 7, 1950, she married Paul M. Sands in Paradise, who preceded her in death April 25, 2021, following 71 years of marriage. She is survived by two sons: Kenneth E. Sands of Shippensburg and Carl D. Sands (Jacqueline) of Albuquerque, NM; a...

  • Richard E. Baker

    Nov 3, 2022

    Richard E. Baker, 85, of New Enterprise, passed away Oct. 28, 2022, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. He was born Sept. 27, 1937, in New Enterprise; son of the late Gerald and Ada (Stiffler) Baker. On Aug. 10, 1960, in Winchester Virginia, he was united in marriage to Beth (Fluke) Baker; spending 62 years together. He is survived by his wife, Beth; son, Rick Baker and wife Sherri; son, Randy Baker and wife Cindy; grandchildren, Justin Baker, Jared Baker, Chase Baker, Paige Boone (Will), and Jordyn Soderholm;...

  • Audrey Mae (Gahagan) Butler

    Nov 3, 2022

    Audrey Mae (Gahagan) Butler, 90, a resident of The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, formerly of Roaring Spring, passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 27, 2022, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. She was born July 8, 1932, in Roaring Spring, a daughter of the late Howard and Ruthanna (Wineland) Gahagan. She married Richard “Dick” Butler Dec. 24, 1949. He proceded her in death Sept. 14, 2021. She is survived by five children: Cheryl (Harvey) Gladhill of Mount Joy, Rick (Stephanie Blake) Butler of Roaring Spring, Mike (Jean...

  • David Charles Slusser

    Nov 3, 2022

    David Charles Slusser, 78, residing near State College, and formerly of Meadville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Saturday morning, Oct. 29, 2022 at his home. He was born Nov. 10, 1943, in Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, son of the late, Charles William “Jack” Slusser and Evelyn Jane (Gitt) Slusser. He married Annie Kaye (Beach) Slusser Sept. 5, 1965. David and Kaye had two children. Lee is a city planner and project manager for PennTerra Engineering in State College, and Dana is a special education teacher for the Balti...

  • Agriculture Department Launches New PA Preferred Website Connecting Pennsylvanians with PA Products, Farm Destinations

    Nov 3, 2022

    To support the increased demand for direct connection between farmers and consumers, the Agriculture Department launched a website for the PA Preferred brand. At papreferred.com, Pennsylvanians can search for Pennsylvania products and connect with Pennsylvania farmers. The new website offers: • An opportunity for Pennsylvanians to search for PA Preferred members and their products based on location, • An accessible way for PA Preferred members to connect with customers and partner with other PA Preferred businesses, • A streamlined...

  • Curryville Church of the Brethren

    Grace Hamilton|Nov 3, 2022

    The Curryville Church of the Brethren was where I was groomed for an amazing life. My pastor, Rev. Earl Ziegler, asked me to be the song leader at our church camp, Camp Harmony in Hooversville. I loved teaching the songs and getting all the voices to blend. I especially liked the rounds and I was tickled when each section sang their parts giving a beautiful ring that complemented the great campfires around which we sang. We often hiked to the top of a hill where we and nature seemed to sing to...

  • Letters to the Editor

    Nov 3, 2022

    To the Editor: With the passing of Dona (Kaufman) Kensinger at the age of 95, Morrisons Cove in general and Martinsburg in particular have lost a “Giant of the 20th Century.” She graduated from Morrison Cove High in 1945, gained a teaching degree from Cedar Crest College and then returned home to join the faculty at her old high school. Her obituary listed the many local civic organizations that greatly benefitted from her volunteering. She also meticulously researched and co-authoring an insightful history of Martinsburg titled “Heart...

  • The Story of Presidential Libraries and Their Archives

    DARWIN H. STAPLETON, Certified Archivist Emeritus|Nov 3, 2022

    Why do we have presidential archives? Recent news about the preservation of United States presidential documents may raise questions in the minds of American citizens about why there are protected and preserved presidential archives. All citizens recognize that they have vital documents that are their property — driver’s licenses, Social Security cards, deeds, wills, and bank statements, for example. But why are presidential documents property of the government? There are several levels to the story of presidential archives. I offer the fol...

  • 'Universal Studios Monsters: A Legacy of Horror' by Michael Mallory

    JENNIFER R. HOFFMAN|Nov 3, 2022

    Horror movies' most memorable monsters can all be found in one place in Michael Mallory's magnificently mastered volume, brimming with Universal Studios' Hollywood horror icons. Universal Studios was Hollywood's number-one studio for horror pictures worldwide spanning the 1920s through the 1950s, and the original monsters and pictures are still unforgettable today. Moviegoers were frightened by creatures like Dracula and Frankenstein's monster, as well as the beast from "The Creature from the...

  • 125 Years Ago

    Nov 3, 2022

    Herald of Nov. 11, 1897 We are sorry to say that some of our men have been going to the mountain on Sunday for the practice of playing cards. Don’t you know you are causing the hearts of your wives and mothers to be very sad. And furthermore, you are breaking one of God’s commands. “Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy.” Newry is without a physician and the residents of that locality are anxious that one should locate there–a married man preferred. Professor Bobb, of the high school of Altoona, has told the members of the football...

  • 50 Years Ago

    Nov 3, 2022

    Herald of Nov. 9, 1972 Morrisons Cove joined the nation in giving President Richard M. Nixon a landslide victory in his bid for reelection. The Republican president carried the Republican stronghold of Morrisons Cove by a margin of three to one. Less than one hour after the polls opened at the Central High School auditorium lobby on Election Day, the school received a telephone bomb threat. Voting continued while students were sent to the gymnasium until a search of the building was complete. No bomb was found. Paul A. Miller of Martinsburg...

  • 100 Years Ago

    Nov 3, 2022

    Herald of Nov. 10, 1922 As of this writing indications are that Tuesday’s election was a Democratic election, as fairly complete returns show a nationwide gain for the Democrats. Republican control of the house is in doubt and the majority in the senate has been greatly reduced. Pennsylvania however rolled up a good Republican majority and Gifford Pinchot, Republican candidate for governor, was elected by a plurality of more than a quarter million. Twenty-five miners were believed to be dead after an explosion at the Riley coal company in...

  • 25 Years Ago

    Nov 3, 2022

    Herald of Nov. 13, 1997 Heavy rains fell on the Cove with 6.35 inches reported at the Blair County Airport. The borough of Williamsburg was the hardest hit area in the region when the Juniata River overflowed its banks and damaged properties along First Street. A Mount Etna man died from an apparent heart attack after escaping from his car that was trapped in the flood waters. The preliminary results of a feasibility study done by the Allegheny Institute in Pittsburgh on privatizing the Blair County Airport were presented to the airport...

  • 75 Years Ago

    Nov 3, 2022

    Herald of Nov. 6, 1947 From a tiny fairy queen to a towering ghost, the second annual Mummers Parade sponsored by the Martinsburg Booster Association won applause, cheers and laughs along the entire parade route. More than 200 marchers filed in hobgoblin disorder behind the leading band unit, under a sky blackened by broom-riding witches. First prizes were $3 cash, second prizes $2 cash, and third, $1. Republicans swept all major offices in Blair and Bedford Counties . Attention in Blair County was focused on the vote on Sunday movies. And...

  • 10 Years Ago

    Nov 3, 2022

    Herald of Nov. 8, 2012 The number of voters in the 2012 presidential election met or exceeded the turnout for the 2008 election in many Cove-area precincts. Cove voters favored Mitt Romney over Barack Obama Morrisons Cove Memorial Park’s Property and Building Committee was looking for volunteers for a “Rake and Roll” leaf removal project. Volunteers were asked to bring rakes and assist in cleaning up the park. The Claysburg Area Community Theater was staging a production of a musical comedy called “Lucky Stiff”. The Spring Cove...

  • Public Notices

    Nov 3, 2022

    ACCEPTING SEALED BIDS Woodbury Township, 6385 Clover Creek Rd Williamsburg, is accepting sealed bids for a 2022 Ford F600 chassis or equivalent. Sealed bids will be accepted until November 10th at 9:00am. Storage Sale Due to the nonpayment of storage rent and fees, all property of Destini Tucker 1 Plaza Mayor Unit 7 Venice, FL34285, stored at Freedom Junction Self Storage, East Freedom, PA, will be sold on November 8, 2022, at 10 a.m. at Freedom Junction, East Freedom, PA. Estate Notice Estate of James M. Duffy, Deceased. Late of Allegheny...

  • Late Fall is the Time to Winterize Your Sprayers

    ANDREW FRANKENFIELD, Penn State Extension Agronomy Educator|Nov 3, 2022

    Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Always wear the proper PPE when cleaning, winterizing, or simply making repairs and adjustments to your sprayer. Remember: Pesticides are not the only chemicals that pose exposure risk. Check the tank cleaner precautions. Clean the Sprayer Regularly Be diligent in cleaning your sprayer. This should be done after each spray but is critical before winter storage. Pesticide labels indicate proper cleaning procedures, including what cleaning agent to use. Take Care of the Sprayer Taking care of your...

  • Woodbury Churches Celebrate Halloween with Drive-Through Trick or Treat

    JUDITH OTT, Southern Cove Correspondent|Nov 3, 2022

    Grace Community Church formerly Woodbury Cafe opened its doors to adults and children as part of an "All Halloween Eve" celebration, according to Pastor Brad Reed. This was the first Halloween celebration to be held in the church. Pastors Brad and Marlene Reed and members of the congregation dressed in Toy Story costumes to welcome attendees. Brad said the church wanted to serve God in a safe and welcoming place for neighbors. Also in Woodbury, a drive-through Trick or Treat was held by Faith...

  • SC Trunk-or-Treat Celebrates Joy of Reading

    EMILY LOOSE, For the Herald|Nov 3, 2022

    Candy and education intertwined during a Spring Cove District Halloween event. Martinsburg Elementary School hosted its third annual Trunk-or-Treat event Tuesday, Oct. 25. Hundreds of children dressed up and gathered with their parents to receive candy from teachers, high school students and first responders. Trunk-or-Treat was put together by the reading specialists of Martinsburg and Spring Cove Elementary as part of their Title I parent events. Almost everyone involved based their trunk on a...

  • Birth Certificate Access Age Lowered to 16

    Nov 3, 2022

    Acting Secretary of Health and Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson announced changes to birth certificate eligibility requirements, providing access to individuals as young as 16 and creating new fee waiver options. “When the department learned that some minors experiencing homelessness or navigating through the foster or juvenile justice system were struggling to receive their birth certificate, we made appropriate changes,” Dr. Johnson said. “Now people as young as 16 can access their personal vital records which can help...

  • Department of Health Encourages Pa. to Get Flu Vaccine, COVID-19 Booster this Fall

    Nov 3, 2022

    Department of Health Acting Secretary and Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson joined public health officials from Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health to encourage residents to get their flu shot and COVID-19 vaccination boosters as we enter the 2022-2023 flu season. “This flu season has the potential to be severe, so we are encouraging Pennsylvanians to get their flu shot and COVID-19 booster together to keep our communities safe,” said Dr. Johnson. “Influenza is serious and can be deadly, which is why it is important...

  • Wolf Administration Urges Responsible, Safe Driving

    Nov 3, 2022

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Pennsylvania State Police, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) encourage all Pennsylvania motorists to take responsibility for safety on our roadways and help “Put the Brakes on Fatalities.” In 2019, traffic fatalities dropped to 1,059, the lowest since record keeping began in 1928. In 2020, even with less roadway traffic, fatalities increased to 1,129. In 2021, and in line with trends seen across the nation, traffic fatalities increased again, jumping by about 9...

  • Conemaugh Nason Offers Heart Health Education

    RICK BOSTON, Staff Writer|Nov 3, 2022

    When Conemaugh Nason Medical Center in Roaring Spring opened its Cardiac Cath Lab in 2019, patients no longer had to travel outside the area to receive heart care and diagnosis. Early detection and treatment of heart-related issues can be the difference between life and death. According to Karma Darnell, Conemaugh Nason education director, since the cardiac catheterization lab officially opened in January 2019, Nason has seen more that 4,800 patients and performed more than 2,800 heart catheterizations. “We have exceeded all our expectations...

  • Representing the Farm Show In A New Way

    NATALIE GORSUCH, Williamsburg Correspondent|Nov 3, 2022

    For over three years now, Jeff Walason has been a staple on the Williamsburg Community Farm Show Board and is currently the president. During the Pennsylvania State Fair Association Board Zone-3 meeting held in Williamsburg last Thursday evening, Walason was elected as one of the PA State Fair Board's Directors. Walason will represent Zone 3 as a "new voice," Walason said. Pennsylvania has four zones, with six representatives per zone. "This is just me getting to represent the Williamsburg Farm...

  • VFW's Building Sale Benefits Community Groups

    NATALIE GORSUCH, Williamsburg Correspondent|Nov 3, 2022

    Since the 1950s, the Williamsburg VFW building along Lower Clover Creek has been a staple for many Williamsburg events. Now the VFW is giving back to the community. Members of the VFW recently sold the building and are giving the profits back to the community. "It was the idea of the members to give back to the community via the sale," VFW Commander Michael Fay said. Big decisions The Williamsburg VFW began roughly around 1946, following World War II. The building joined shortly after in the...

  • Comprehensive Plan Encourages Voice of Residents

    NATALIE GORSUCH, Williamsburg Correspondent|Nov 3, 2022

    The Planning Commission hosted the first of two public input open houses for the Williamsburg Community Comprehensive Plan at the borough building last Wednesday, Oct. 26. The purpose of a comprehensive plan is to guide decision making for the community and to recognize items that have impacted the community, such as Rails to Trails. “The trails and the popularity of the notion of a trail town really kicked this comprehensive plan into high gear,” said Blair County Planning Commission’s Dave McFarland. McFarland said that future, “more...

  • DCNR Accepting Nominations for 2023 Pennsylvania Trail of the Year

    Nov 3, 2022

    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that Pennsylvanians are being asked to nominate their favorite trail for the 2023 Trail of the Year. “Trails are important connectors in our natural spaces, which is why we are excited to receive nominations that share the impact our wonderful trails bring to communities across the commonwealth,” Dunn said. “Thank you to the Trails Advisory Committee for its work to uplift trails in Pennsylvania. I am eager to see which trail comes out on top....

  • How to Store Your Produce Through the Winter

    KATHY MELLOTT, For the Herald|Nov 3, 2022

    This past growing season was one with a little too much rain and little too much dry, but by and large, a look around any farmer's stand is proof positive that most crops provided a bountiful harvest. The potato and apple bins are overflowing and the tables are piled high with beautiful solid cabbages and onions. Keeping the produce in good shape in the hopes of stretching it far into the cold winter months can be a challenging task, one that requires work as the veg is harvested and later with...

  • New Funding Awarded to Boost Awareness Of Manufacturing Careers in Bedford Co.

    Nov 3, 2022

    Governor Tom Wolf announced $200,000 in new funding for the Bedford County Technical Center (BCTC), through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to help create awareness for students about rewarding local careers in the manufacturing industry. “Both students and local manufacturers will benefit from this wonderful awareness campaign,” said Gov. Wolf. “It will start to build a pipeline of talent for local manufacturers and will show students and their parents the many exciting and rewarding opportunities...

  • Tours in Bedford Kicked Off Pennsylvania Manufacturing Week

    Nov 3, 2022

    Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver launched Pennsylvania Manufacturing Week. The diversity and impact of the manufacturing industry, which employs more people than any other sector in Bedford County, was celebrated by Sec. Weaver during tours of three manufacturers: • Rockland Manufacturing Co. (https://rocklandmfg.com/) in Bedford is the fifth largest employer in the county, making attachments for heavy duty equipment used in major projects around the world. The company, which offers more...

  • Undefeated NBC Football Banks Another Win

    Nov 3, 2022

    Northern Bedford saw yet another win against Cambria Heights on Friday, Oct. 28. The Panthers won 37-14....

  • Central Represented at Golf State Championship

    Nov 3, 2022

    Griffin Snowberger (right) and Nick Baum (left), juniors at Central High School, participated in the 2022 PIAA State Golf Championships. On day one, Snowberger shot a 77 (+5) and tied for 16th after first round. Baum shot an 80 (+8) and tied for 30th after first round. On day two, both boys shot a 75 (+3). Snowberger finished tied for 11th and Baum finished tied for 16th....

  • My Favorite Penn State Season

    Nov 3, 2022

    Donna is an enthusiastic Penn State football fan. Like many other rabid Penn State fans, she parks herself in front of the television any time the Nittany Lions play. I am a casual observer and do not obsess over the Lions' exploits. Even so, like many of Penn State's fans, I have a favorite season. Mine is the 1994 season when Penn State went undefeated, was ranked Number Two in the country and probably should have been ranked Number One, and ended the campaign with a 38-20 victory over Oregon...

  • Lady Dragon Volleyball Win Out Final Week

    BRADY ALBRIGHT, Student Correspondent|Nov 3, 2022

    The Lady Dragon Volleyball faced the Northern Bedford Lady Panthers and the Southern Huntingdon Lady Rockets in the last week of the season. A 3-1 victory over the Panthers and a 3-0 victory over the Rockets propelled the Dragons’ record to 7-14, which will not allow them to advance into the playoffs. After coming up short in the first set against the Panthers, losing 25-20, the Dragons swept in the next three sets to pull out the win with scores of 25-19, 25-21, and 25-23 in the second, third, and fourth sets respectively. Alex Klotz led wit...

  • Berkhimer Takes First Place

    Nov 3, 2022

    Central Freshman Lanee Berkhimer (center) placed first in the D6 Cross Country Championship. The meet took place on Oct. 29....

  • Lady Dragon Soccer Score Victory in District Opener

    BRADY ALBRIGHT, Student Correspondent|Nov 3, 2022

    The Lady Dragons' impenetrable defense led them to their 4-0 victory over the Cambria Heights Lady Highlanders in the District Six AA playoff opener. A coordinated balance between the Dragons' offense and defense provided the perfect storm for the Dragons to seize victory. After some offensive back-and-forth, a stop from the Dragons' back line led to a shot up field from Jenna Smith to Carlie Hart, who advanced on the goal and assisted Katie Ritchey in the Dragon's opening goal. The score...

  • Dragon Football Dominates In Regular Season Finale

    BRADY ALBRIGHT, Student Correspondent|Nov 3, 2022

    The Central Dragon Football team faced the Somerset Golden Eagles in week ten of the regular season. An unsurpassed air attack left the Dragons in complete control of the game, attaining a 47-14 victory for Senior Night. The Dragons received the kickoff to start the game, and within the very first minute, Jeff Hoenstine threw a 36-yard touchdown pass to Shalen Yingling to give the Dragons an early lead. After a defensive stop, the Dragons pushed up field once again to score with a three-yard...

  • AccuWeather's Winter Forecast Sees Less Snow in Pennsylvania

    AccuWeather|Nov 3, 2022

    From the abundance of acorns in the fall to the bushiness of squirrel tails, there are many fanciful forecasting techniques have been used over the years as a means to glean a glimpse of what the weather will be like in the upcoming winter. This winter is indeed looking like a snowy one across most of the northern tier of the contiguous United States, but AccuWeather senior meteorologist Paul Pastelok says, there is more to the forecast than just snowstorms. Pastelok and his team of long-range...

  • Sen. Ward Visits C-K

    Nov 3, 2022

    State Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) (left) visited Claysburg-Kimmel School District on Tuesday, Nov. 1. This meeting allowed Ward to hear about the changes within C-K. Superintendent Mark Loucks (right) also led Ward on a tour around the junior/senior high school....

  • Bayer Fund, Blair Co. Farmers Team Up to Direct Donations To Nonprofits, Schools

    Nov 3, 2022

    Local farmer CA Detwiler recently directed a $5,000 Bayer Fund America's Farmers Grow Communities donation to Blair County Junior Livestock Association. In 2022, Bayer Fund revamped America's Farmers Grow Communities program, making it easier for farmers across the country to find and fund the organizations and institutions that keep their communities thriving. This included doubling the individual donations to $5,000, up from $2,500 in previous years to provide a greater impact to local rural...

  • Alpha Beta Chapter Shares Donations, Talents

    Nov 3, 2022

    Alpha Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, International, met at Hoss' Restaurant in Bedford on Oct. 13 with special guest Veronica Sell, president of Beta Epsilon Chapter. President Becky Johnen called the meeting to order with a meditation on the Value of Uniqueness. Sandra Hoenstine announced that Grant-in-Aid scholarship applications are due in December for future women educators who are presently juniors or seniors enrolled in college education programs. Also, twelve applications...

  • Altoona Curve Ballpark Receives $2.4 Million for Renovation

    Nov 3, 2022

    The Peoples Natural Gas Field, home of the Altoona Curve, received a $2.4 million award from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program, state Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) and Rep. Lou Schmitt (R-79) announced. “Peoples Natural Gas Field, home of our Altoona Curve, is one of the most beautiful baseball stadiums anywhere and offers our area great family-friendly entertainment. It is a gem, a community asset, and a major economic driver for Blair County and the region,” said Ward. “In recent meetings with Blair County leaders and Altoona Curve m...

  • Friends of M-burg Community Library Holding Fall Fundraisers

    Nov 3, 2022

    The Friends of Martinsburg Community Library are holding two fall fundraisers. They are currently selling Bedford Candy until Nov. 21. Orders are being taken at the library and will be delivered to the library on Dec. 12. Payment is needed with each order and checks should be made out to the Martinsburg Community Library. On Sunday, Nov. 13, Hoss’s Restaurant in Duncansville is holding a Community Day/Night for the library. Voucher cards can be picked up at the library and must be presented when ordering. Hoss’s will be donating a portion...

  • The Bulldogs' Batman

    Nov 3, 2022

    Claysburg-Kimmel School District Superintendent Mark Loucks dressed up as Batman for Halloween for C-K students....

  • 'Women In Dairy Conference' To Offer Learning And Networking Opportunities

    Nov 3, 2022

    Women in the dairy industry can gain valuable knowledge and network with peers by attending Penn State Extension’s “Women in Dairy Conference,” which will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel, 4650 Lindle Road, Harrisburg. This event is designed for dairy producers, industry professionals and on-farm employees. Hosted by the Penn State Extension dairy team and planned by a committee of dedicated dairy producers and industry leaders, the conference will provide learning and networking...

  • Early Morning Fire Destroys Three Freedom Township Trailers

    RICK BOSTON, Staff Writer|Nov 3, 2022

    An early morning fire on Wednesday, Oct. 26, destroyed three Freedom Township trailers and two scrapped vehicles at Clark's Auto Salvage. According to Freedom Township Asst. Fire Chief Tim James, the call came in around 4 a.m. and firefighters arrived to find the structures fully involved. James said fire crews set up a dumpsite and shuttled water to the scene in a tanker truck. James said additional crews were called in to assist Freedom Township when the fire spread to a hill near the junk...

  • Dragons Face Eagles First Week of Playoffs

    PHILIP CMOR, For the Herald|Nov 3, 2022

    The seniors on this year’s Central High School football team go into playoffs with almost a full season’s worth of games in the “second season” under their belts. The Scarlet Dragons have played nine postseason games over the previous three years, winning back-to-back District 6 championships in 2020 and 2021. “We have been there before and we have an idea of what we want to accomplish,” Dragons coach Dave Baker said. “We want to win a third and we see that as a possibility. Other teams, I’m not sure how they see it. Some of...

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