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Lois Jean Hinish

Lois Jean Hinish, 90, of Supply, NC and formerly of Roaring Spring, passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022, in Bolivia, NC. She was born on May 25, 1932, in Woodbury. She was a daughter of the late...

 

Harold P. "Peat" Hoover

Harold P. “Peat” Hoover, 84, of Roaring Spring, passed away Friday Nov. 4, 2022, at home. He was born Dec. 2, 1937, in Roaring Spring, son of the late Ross and Mary (Stoner) Hoover. He married Linda Teeter April 8, 1962 at Holsinger Church of...

 

Claysburg Public Library Plans Holiday Events

With the holidays coming up soon, the Claysburg Library is planning two special events. On Dec. 3, the library will host an Open House for all ages from 9 a.m. until noon. There will be refreshments, games, crafts and free books. On Dec. 12 at 6...

 

Descendants of the Civil War to Meet On Wartime Christmas

The Descendants of the Civil War Veterans will hold its monthly meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 at the Bellwood Public Library beginning at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Tera Hutto who will speak on Christmas during the Civil War. Visitors are...

 

Herald to Update Christmas Jingle Section; Invites All Cove-Area Fourth Graders to Participate

I’ve been the editor of the Morrisons Cove Herald for one year, 6 months, and 26 days. Of those 574 days, one major highlight was putting together the Christmas Jingles. I’ll admit, I was worried last year going into the task. December and...

 
 By AD CRABLE    Opinion    November 10, 2022

Pa. Being Left Behind As Community Solar Shines

Even as solar energy is gearing up for record growth in Pennsylvania, state legislators have steadfastly refused so far to allow a form known as community solar — which would allow anyone to help pay for small, localized solar arrays and get...

 

Books to Borrow Williamsburg Public Library Recommends

She thought she would be the perfect mom. Now she’s just trying to be a good mom. She doesn’t feel like she’s even getting that right. At this point she’s just trying to not be a failure....

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 18, 1897 The projectoscope has been on exhibition in the town hall in Roaring Spring for several evenings during the week. This is one of Edison’s wonderful inventions. George Clapper has been so well impressed with North Dakota...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 16, 1972 Martinsburg Borough Council formally annexed the 35-acre tract west of the borough where the new Homewood Retirement Center was under construction. Homewood made the request months earlier, but legal issues delayed the...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 17, 1922 On Wednesday evening a number of friends of Mrs. C. C. Campbell gathered at her home in honor of her birthday. The affair was a complete surprise, and was much enjoyed by all present. Mrs. Campbell received a number of...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 20, 1997 Veterinarian James R. Harden opened Companion Animal Hospital in Roaring Spring on November 3. His practice would focus on small animals and offer electrosurgery and conventional surgery, as well as routine visits. The Spring...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 13, 1947 Corn drying at David Showalter’s dehydrating plant near Curryville is now continuing on a 24-hour schedule as thousands of bushels of the golden harvest are shipped from Morrisons Cove. Armistice Day showers forced a...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 15, 2012 In a news release, Altoona Regional Health System and Nason Hospital said they were still in discussions aimed at developing an integrated, Blair county-wide health system. Altoona Regional also confirmed that it was in talks...

 

Amazing Love

Matthew 10:16-32 Does anyone write letters any more? I am not talking about emails or texts or Twitter. I mean the kind of letter where you find a piece of stationery and a pen that writes smoothly. A letter where you carefully choose your words,...

 

Thought for the Week

Sometimes things overflow. Sometimes we overflow. I know three men who faced near-death situations. When each talks about it, they choke up and are unable to speak for a while. Tears course down...

 

St. Johns Inspired to Help Family

An article and picture in the Morrisons Cove Herald edition of Dec. 24, 2020, caught the eye of a consistory member of St. John’s United Church of Christ at 116 East Julian Street in Martinsburg. Th...

 

Public Notices

Notice of Organizational Meeting and Regular Meeting notice to appoint certified public accountant notice of auditors meeting Notice is hereby given by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of North Woodbury that said Board, will hold its annual...

 

Local Students' Collegiate News

Local Residents Earn Award from WGU The following local residents have earned an Award of Excellence at Western Governors University. The award is given to students who perform at a superior level in their coursework. • Amanda Fulton of...

 

Martinsburg Noted in Research on Civil War

Jonathan R. Stayer, historian in York, uncovered an intriguing note while on a recent foray to the National Archives in Washington, D.C., about Martinsburg in the Registers of Letters Received by the Provost Marshal General. Apparently, in late 1864...

 

Herald of November 18, 1918: Soldiers' Letters to Home

From the Herald of November 18, 1918 At 2:45 Monday morning, November 11, 1918, the State Department officially announced the armistice ending the great world war had been signed. At 6 o'clock...

 

Grant Funding Talks at Authority

At last month’s Williamsburg Municipal Authority meeting, two different grant opportunities for the authority were discussed. One was a small water/sewer grant for projects $30,000 to $500,000. The other was an H20 program for projects over...

 

Noise Ordinance Passed by Woodbury

Following several complaints of residents of Woodbury Township, supervisors passed a noise ordinance during last Thursday evening’s meeting. “It’s not really strict,” Chairman Joe Lansberry said “A lot of it is respect for the...

 

Veteran's Day Events in the Area

Free Breakfast The Brickhouse Bistro will be hosting the Williamsburg VFW’s Annual Veterans Breakfast this Friday, Nov. 11, from 7 to 11 a.m. All veterans will receive a free breakfast. Please provide military ID, driver’s license or...

 

Rails to Trails Ideas Presented by PSU Students

The Williamsburg Public Library hosted Penn State landscape architecture students last Tuesday, Nov. 1. Students from a landscape architecture class taught by Alec Spangler presented ideas on...

 

Curfman's Tour of Roaring Spring Ends

This week wraps up the last leg of the walk around Roaring Spring that lifelong resident Larry Curfman is sharing with readers in his own words. The memories start at “back to Cherry Street.” --------------------------------------- During the war...

 

Athletic Accomplishments: Central Students Shine

Berkhimer Lanee Berkhimer (freshman Cross Country) won first place at the District 6 1A Cross Country championships at Indian Valley Elementary School on Saturday Oct. 29. She finished with a time of...

 

Veterans Day Tribute

Tomorrow is Veterans Day. It is a day to honor those who served in the military in order to protect our American way of life. It is a day that should certainly be celebrated with respect for these vet...

 

Lady Dragons Off Target in Shootout

The Lady Dragon Soccer team faced the Tyrone Lady Golden Eagles in the District Six AA Semi-Finals. The Dragons' defense led Central to a 4-3 victory in order to advance to the finals where they...

 

Hoenstine to Make History

Jeff Hoenstine probably is going to make history on Friday night. Whether he and his Central Scarlet Dragons get to fully celebrate it, though, now is tied to some other things. Hoenstine is tied for...

 

Dragon Football Heading to District Finals

The Dragons faced the Tyrone Golden Eagles in the District Six AAA Semi-Finals last week in a long-standing rivalry. The Dragons showed their full strength throughout the night, combining on rushing...

 

NBC, Replogle, Smith Hold Annual Reunion

Eighty-two members of Northern Bedford, Replogle, Smith, and Woodbury alumni held a reunion on Oct. 8, in the former Replogle Elementary school in New Enterprise. Northern Bedford County School...

 

C-K's Community Service Project Holds Bingo Event 

Claysburg-Kimmel's Future Business Leaders of America Chapter (CK FBLA) has created a community service project for 2022-2023 school year. After hearing that senior citizens in the Claysburg...

 

Birth Announcement

Daniel Z. Martin and Margaret S. Martin of Martinsburg are the parents of a son, Burnell Martin Martin, born at 5:15 p.m. on Oct. 12, 2022, at UPMC Altoona. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces. Burnell was welcomed by 10 siblings: Adam (16), Jared...

 

Cove High Class Holds Reunion at Bistro

The Class of 1957 of Cove High gathered at the Bistro in Martinsburg for a reunion. Thirteen attended out of 39 living. Originally 75 graduated. Some meet regularly at the Spring House in Roaring...

 

Scouts Help Collect For Food Bank

Boy Scout Troop 358 helped collect food donations for the Martinsburg Food Bank on Saturday, Nov 5. Linda Smith said the Martinsburg Food Pantry thanks the Scouts, their leaders and the community for...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    November 10, 2022

RS Woman Charged in Husband's Shooting

A nearly two-year investigation into the shooting of a Newry man has resulted in charges being filed against the woman who admitted to pulling the trigger but claimed at the time it was in self-defense. According to Freedom Township police, on Jan....

 

Claysburg-Kimmel Reviews its Progress With Sen. Judy Ward

State Sen. Judy Ward visited the Claysburg-Kimmel school district recently to hear about the district's recent progress and improvements, especially regarding programs related to STEM. STEM is an...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    November 10, 2022

Military Brotherhood Fuels Efforts to Find and Identify Unaccounted Veterans

For 72 years, Cpl. David Defibaugh of Duncansville rested as an unknown in a grave at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii, known as the Punchbowl. Defibaugh was killed in the...

 

Dr. Barry England Named ACE Award Winner

The 2022 Blair County Farm-City dinner on Nov. 2 at the Freedom Township Fire Hall featured the Agricultural Excellence Award being presented to Dr. Barry M. England, who accepted on behalf of his...

 

Central, NB Championship Games Rescheduled

Due to upcoming weather forecasts, both Central High School's and Northern Bedford County High School's football games have been rescheduled. Nov. 10 (Thursday) Northern Bedford vs Windber @ Bedford, 7 p.m. Nov. 12 (Saturday) Class 3A Central vs...

 

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