Articles from the November 4, 2021 edition

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Gloria A. Brumbaugh

Gloria A. Brumbaugh, 82, of Lititz, passed away Sunday evening, Oct. 24, 2021, at Lancaster General Hospital. She was born in Petersburg, Va., the only child of Owen and Mary Bolen Croy. She was the...

 

Blair County Unofficial Municipal Election Results 2021

Summary Results Report Municipal Election November 2, 2021 Results shown are not official. Results are only official after being certified. If the election was contested, the apparent winner’s name is designated by asterisk. Write-in totals will...

 

Donald W. Fetter

Donald W. Fetter, 79, of Frosty Hollow, formerly of Loysburg, passed away Oct. 25, 2021, at UPMC Altoona Hospital. He was born Nov. 22, 1941, in Roaring Spring; son of the late John E. Fetter and L. Romaine Fetter-Shaw. On Dec. 13, 1963, in Yellow...

 

Wayne W. Walter

Wayne W. Walter, 65, of Roaring Spring, passed away Saturday Oct. 30, 2021, at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, after an extended illness. He was born Sept. 1, 1956, in Roaring Spring, the son of Nevin and Margaret I. (Knisely) Walter. H...

 

James Dale Hummel

James Dale Hummel, 92, of Roaring Spring, passed away peacefully Monday Oct. 25, 2021, at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg. He was born Jan. 13, 1929, in Shamokin, the son of the late James a...

 

Robert G. Black

Robert G. Black, 94, of Brooks Mills, passed away Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born Feb. 3, 1927, in Roaring Spring the son of the late Fred...

 

Paulette Smith

Paulette Smith of Clermont, Fla., formerly from Roaring Spring passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. She was born May 7, 1943, in Roaring Spring, to Margaret and Paul Shade. In 1962, she...

 

Phyllis J. Dauberman

Phyllis Jean Dauberman, 91, of Roaring Spring, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 29, 2021, at The Middletown Home, Dauphin County. She was born June 3, 1930, in Martinsburg, daughter of the late Raymond and Wilma (Guyer) Benner. Arrangements by John...

 

Diana K. (Deeds) Ritchey

Diana K. (Deeds) Ritchey, 67, of Saxton, formerly of Martinsburg, passed away Sunday morning, Oct. 31, 2021, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. She was born May 1, 1954, in Hinton,...

 

Robert "Bob" Bruce Yoder

Robert “Bob” Bruce Yoder, 82, of rural Martinsburg, passed away Wednesday evening, Oct. 27, 2021, at his home. He was born March 2, 1939, in Mattawana, Mifflin County, son of the late Milo Mark...

 

Correction to Herald Article in Oct. 28 Edition

By DR. BETSY BAKER For the Herald In the October 28, 2021, edition of the Herald, an article was published which called into question “the board’s decision [on October 18] to add three more online programs to the curriculum”, the rationale...

 

Books to Borrow Claysburg Public Library Recommends

J.D. Barker has teamed up with James Patterson in this most deranged of murder plots. You think you have it figured out and then another twist is introduced. In Los Angeles, long-haul truck driver, Michael, comes home to find a dead woman lying in...

 

The Singing Room

We had a room off our living room that we called the music room. In that special room was a pump organ which mother had played in the Smithfield Church of the Brethren when she was young. I often...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 5, 1896 The big news of the week--indeed the year--was McKinley’s overwhelming defeat of William Jennings Bryan. Shortly before 9:00 p.m, news of the Republican victory was telephoned into Martinsburg. “Immediately a great shout...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 4, 1971 Two prominent Morrisons Cove businessmen and their wives were killed in a fiery crash of a light airplane near Boalsburg, Centre County on Oct. 31. The victims were pilot David Showalter, 58 and his wife Gladys, 60, of...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 11, 1921 James Ebersole was arrested and reportedly confessed to committing “one of the most dastardly crimes in the history of Bedford County. On Sunday evening Harry Kenneth Brandt, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brandt,...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of Oct. 31, 1996 Cove residents, along with the rest of the country, were preparing to vote in the presidential election on Nov. 5. The Republican Candidates were Bob Dole and Jack Kemp. The Democratic Candidates were Bill Clinton and Al...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of Aug. 15, 1946 Mrs. Edward Detwiler of Clover Creek suffered multiple injuries when her car overturned on the Martinsburg-Roaring Spring highway in front of the Simon Yingling farm. Mrs. Detwiler was passing a Pennsy shopmen’s bus when...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 3, 2011 Williamsburg Borough manager Dennis “Perry” Clapper was one of 25 people chosen to receive the John Campanius Holm Award from the National Weather Service. The award was presented to Clapper for his diligence as a weather...

 

Something Missing?

Sometimes in life we find that we are lacking the very thing we need at any given time. Last week I was well down the road on my way to work and already thinking about lunch when I realized I had...

 

Thought for the Week

One more “Thought” about Daniel, my hero. He is living under the reign of King Darius. He is now an old man. He has been a faithful servant to God and to the king who was sovereign in the land....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    November 4, 2021

Vicksburg Grace Brethren Trunk or Treat

On Thursday, Oct. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. Vicksburg Grace Brethren Church held its annual Trunk or Treat. Scooby Doo with his Mystery Machine, Mrs. Claus, Day of the Dead, and Frozen were just a few of...

 

SCEA Teachers Help to Sponsor Trunk or Treat Night

Introduction to Article and Statement of Claim The Spring Cove Education Association (SCEA) would like to bring you updates of some of the many positive events that are taking place within our school...

 

Public Notices

Meeting Special budget meeting to be held November 8, 2021, at 5 p.m. at the Catharine Township Municipal Building. Estate Notice Letters have been granted on the Estate of the following decedent to the representatives named who request all persons... Full story

 

Few Days Remain for Disaster Recovery Center for Tropical Storm Ida

The Bedford County DRC, located on the lower level of the Bedford Fire Department, 248 West Penn Street, Bedford, will close on Nov. 10, 2021. The DRC is intended for residents and businesses who were affected by Tropical Storm Ida to apply to FEMA...

 

Bedford County Unofficial Municipal Election Results 2021

Summary Results Report Municipal Election November 2, 2021 Results shown are not official. Results are only official after being certified. If the election was contested, the apparent winner’s name is designated by asterisk. Write-in totals are...

 

Department of Agriculture Offers Advice to PA Hunters, Processors to Protect Against Chronic Wasting Disease

With the 2021 hunting season underway in Pa., the Department of Agriculture released recommended best management practices to help protect hunters and their families against Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The following best management practices are...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 4, 2021

The Chef is Back: The Bistro's Chef Ken Has Returned

Kenneth A. Feathers II is back at the Bistro. Chef Feathers brings his unique touch to the menu at the Bistro at the Village Green at 403 Village Way in Martinsburg. His food and presentation are deli...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 4, 2021

South Woodbury Township Planning to Add Veterans' Names to Memorial Plaque

South Woodbury Township Board of Supervisors met on Nov. 1, due to election day being on their regular meeting day. Minutes and the treasurer were approved as read as well as the Treasurer report. In the General Fund total liabilities and Equity...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 4, 2021

Dutch Meal Raises Money for Martinsburg Fire Company

Saturday, Oct. 30, Martinsburg Fire Company held a special Dutch Meal selling 275 tickets for the event. This event takes place two times a year and is very successful. This was the 14th Dutch Meal...

 

Secretary of Agriculture: Every Spotted Lanternfly Egg Mass Not Destroyed is 50 More Next Spring, 'That's Scary'

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding reminded Pennsylvanians of the importance of vigilance against the Spotted Lanternfly as the bugs begin laying eggs on flat surfaces to overwinter and hatch in th...

 

Blair County Dog Park Howl-O-Ween Event a 'Great Time'

Blair County Dog Park held a "Howl-O-Ween" event on Oct. 31. Members and non-members were welcome to bring their dogs to try out the play areas of the park and wear costumes for the Howl-O-Ween...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    November 4, 2021

Faith United Methodist Holds Drive-Through Trick-or-Treat

Faith United Methodist Church held a drive-through Trick or Treat on Oct. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. This was held at Woodbury Community Center. This safe, fun way of trick-or-treating was a success. Many...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Faith    November 4, 2021

Halloween Highlighted by Two Trunk or Treats in New Enterprise

Southern Cove Fire Company held a Trunk or Treat on Sunday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. The weather was chilly, but there was no rain. Many children attended this event. New Enterprise Church of the...

 

Community Invited To Observe Children's Grief Awareness Day On Nov. 18

Long overlooked, childhood bereavement is a critical issue and an increasingly important national priority. Based on the 2020 Childhood Bereavement Estimation Model (CBEM), one in 12 children in Pennsylvania will experience the death of a parent or...

 

How Switching The Clocks Can Affect Your Health

In the fall, clocks are fixed on standard time, while in the spring they're moved forward one hour to daylight saving time, or DST. The rationale behind DST has long been based on energy savings, as...

 

Patients Counting on Blood and Platelet Donors

With Thanksgiving and the holidays approaching, the American Red Cross urges donors to continue to make and keep appointments now and in the weeks ahead to help overcome the ongoing emergency blood and platelet shortage that has significantly...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

Round two, or week two for that matter, for Thanksgiving dishes. For the past couple of years, my mom, Suzanne, would always have to work for Thanksgiving and I would cook the meal. This year I finally get a break and my Mom gets to do some of her...

 

Volleyball Team Ends Season

The Williamsburg volleyball team’s season ended Oct. 21 with a loss against Bellwood. Bellwood won in three sets. The team finished with a 0-8 record in the league, and a 0-11 record overall....

 

Grace Pointe 'Honored to Serve Those Who Have Served'

For the past four Veterans Days, Pastor Jim Spivey and the members of the Grace Pointe Community Church of God have been putting on their annual veterans service, and this year is no different. On Sunday, Nov. 7, starting at 10 a.m., the church will...

 

Williamsburg Students Give Back to Community

"It was an amazing opportunity for school students to get involved in the community, and I think it is something that should be continued," Williamsburg High School senior Morgan Reighard said of the...

 

Macy Walason Achieves American FFA Degree

Macy Walason from the Chestnut Ridge FFA Chapter was awarded the American FFA Degree at the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo. The award was given on Oct. 30, 2021, during the American FFA...

 
 By DORIS DIBERT    Life    November 4, 2021

The Children of James H. and Sarah Lyons, Generation Three: Part 1

As told in the previous story of James H. and Sarah Lyons of Salemville, they were the parents of 16 children, born between 1847 and 1876. James continued work as a farmer, store keeper and postmaster of Salemville for many years until his death in...

 

April E. Ressler Honored For 10 Years of Dedicated Leadership

April E. Ressler, president of Teeter Group, Altoona was recently honored by Certified Risk Managers (CRM) for leadership and professionalism in the field of risk management. Ressler was awarded a certificate of achievement recognizing ten...

 

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Now Open

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now open. LIHEAP helps families living on low incomes pay their heating bills in the form of cash grants. To qualify for assistance you must meet income requirements. You do not need to be on...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 4, 2021

Manager of Woodbury Community Center Resigns

Ken Ott, manager of the Woodbury Community Center, was present. Ott announced he will be resigning from this position as of the Dec. 15 meeting with the township. Jeremy Hershberger will take over this position as of Jan. 1. Minutes were reviewed...

 

Alpha Beta Chapter Welcomes New Members

Alpha Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society met on Oct. 14, 2021, at Spring House Estates in Everett, Pa. Linda Clapper, projects chair, reported that 69 fleece blankets were made and donated...

 

'Tis the Season: The Blaze Orange Season

Fall hunting seasons have begun in Pennsylvania. Which means for hunters and non-hunters alike, if you’re out in the woods, you should be wearing a significant amount of blaze orange to keep yourself safe. The first the hunting public ever heard of...

 

Last Fall's Turkey

Last fall's turkey hunt did not begin well for me. The evening prior to the season, when scouting with my son, Bob, I took a terrible fall on the wet leaves. I fell forward, crashing onto a pile of...

 
 By JEFF BATZEL    Sports    November 4, 2021

Panthers Dominate Trojans For Senior Night Win, 37-15

Northern Bedford racked up 367 yards of offense on Senior night to finish the regular season at 7-3 with a 37-15 victory over visiting Mount Union last Friday night. Senior Brooks Snider caught two TD passes to highlight the Panther offense. The offe...

 

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