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Shirley M. Stonerook

Shirley Stonerook 85, of Roaring Spring, passed away Nov. 11, 2022, at the Drew’s Nursing Home at Hillsdale, Michigan. She was born Sept. 7, 1937, in Artemis, the daughter of the late Spencer and Sylvia Boor. She is survived by a daughter Kimberly...

 

Shirley A. Lloyd

Shirley A. Lloyd, 88, of Pittsburgh, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Thursday afternoon, Nov. 10, 2022, at Anthology of McCandless, Pittsburgh. She was born Dec. 21, 1933, in Royer, rural...

 

Miriam Louise Cavender

Miriam Louise Cavender, 83, of Claysburg, passed away Sunday Nov. 6, 2022, at UPMC- Magee-Womens Hospital. She was born Jan. 23, 1939, in Claysburg, daughter of the late William and Ida (Dively)...

 

Dept. of Human Services Announces Start of the 2022-23 LIHEAP Season

Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Income Maintenance Deputy Secretary Inez Titus and Public Utility Commission (PUC) Chair Gladys Brown Dutrieuille announced the start of the annual Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) applic...

 

RS Lions Club Treats Vets to Meal, Local Entertainment

Roaring Spring Lions Club offered a free veteran's meal on Nov. 2. About 40 vets and their guests were in attendance. Phil Waite, local veteran, pastor and teacher at Central High School, was the...

 

Nastasi and Hoenstine Hold Pa. Athletic Records

Morrisons Cove, a largely rural, agricultural and sparsely populated 144 square mile area nestled inside Appalachian foot hills in western Pennsylvania, might be thought the unlikely place to produce...

 

In a Position to Give Some Magic This Season?

The season of giving is here, and the Postal Service is putting out the call for kind-hearted, generous people across the country to sign up to adopt letters to Santa. Beginning Nov. 14, those interested in adopting letters can go to...

 

'Dark and Shallow Lies' by Ginny Myers Sain

“There’s nowhere left to hide except inside the dark.” Greycie, known to many as Grey, is one of La Cachette’s summer children. There were ten. After the murders there were eight. Now there ar...

 

The Importance of Wearing Orange in 'Penn's Woods'

Heads up Pennsylvanians who enjoy recreating in the woods: the next couple Sundays in November are open for hunting. Most other Sundays of the year are no hunting days, but, since 2020, the state has opened up more days to hunters to make engaging...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 25, 1897 Alex McMasters, an old and respected citizen of Huston township, who resides about two and one -half miles northeast of town, in what is known as the “barrens” paid our office a visit on Tuesday. He informed us that...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 21, 1972 Water service at the Spring Cove Junior High School was interrupted while a new pipe was being installed. School district personnel were not aware of the work, and were unprepared when the water pressure was lowered. The...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 24, 1922 On Monday afternoon an accident occurred in front of Graybill’s Tire Shop which might have proved a tragedy. E. S. Burket, mail carrier on Route 1, stepped out from in front of his auto with a tire in his hand just as a...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 26, 1997 Martinsburg Borough Council voted unanimously to tear down the old Benson Elementary School in Martinsburg. The building was in such poor condition that it was not feasible to repair. The building and lot were purchased by W....

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 20, 1947 The Rev. James A. Sell of Martinsburg was celebrating his 102nd birthday by preaching sermons at the Roaring Spring Church of the Brethren and the Leamersville Church of the Brethren. He was planning to preach a third sermon...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of Nov. 21, 2012 The results of an energy audit at Central High School indicated the district will see excessive costs if the antiquated systems are not updated. It was estimated that it would cost the district $100,000 in additional expenses...

 

The Marvelous Light

I just read that some places in Ukraine may be without heat and power for a very long time as winter approaches. Imagine shorter, colder days with no electricity. We take for granted the comforts of home like running water and lights that turn on at...

 

Survivors Day To Be Held On Saturday, Nov. 19 in Hollidaysburg

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (Survivor Day or ISOSLD) is an event in which survivors of suicide loss come together to find connection, understanding, and hope through their shared...

 

Thought for the Week

When I ask our good friend John McConahy to do our Thanksgiving illustration, it will likely be a Thanksgiving table loaded with celebratory food. He will do a great job as usual. He might feature a l...

 

Public Notices

TAYLOR TOWNSHIP 2023 PROPOSED BUDGET The Taylor Township Board of Supervisors have reviewed the 2023 proposed budget which will be available for public inspection at the township office, 7217 Woodbury Pike, Roaring Spring, PA 16673 during regular...

 

NBCMS Names October Students of the Month

Shown are the October Students of the Month for NBC Middle School (from left): Grade 6 – Breanna Bollman, daughter of Scott & Alyssa Bollman Jerran Moyer, son of Jerry & Christa Moyer Grade...

 
 By MICHAEL SELL    News    November 17, 2022

Greenfield Twp. Discusses Employee Health Insurance

The Greenfield Township Board of Supervisors voted to add batting cages to the upper ballfield at the Claysburg Community Park. The action was taken during the board’s regular monthly meeting on Nov. 1, according to township secretary-treasurer Ami...

 
 By ERIC SHIELDS    Life    November 17, 2022

Claysburg Community Theater to Put on 'Elf the Musical'

The Claysburg Area Community Theatre will present "Elf the Musical" at 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18 and 19, at the Claysburg-Kimmel High School Auditorium. Director Dan Crist said that most...

 

Community Fund Kicks Off

Julie Kreider of the Martinsburg Boosters Association is presenting a $2,000 check with fellow Booster Connie Brumbaugh, to Martinsburg Area Community Fund Honorary Representatives Jerry and Susan...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    November 17, 2022

Woodbury Borough Real Estate Tax to Stay the Same

On Nov. 7, Woodbury Borough met in the community center at 7 p.m. Expenditures were reviewed and showed the total balance in General, and State Aid is $184, 675. The council is in the middle of transferring all funds to Hometown Bank. Woodbury Area...

 

Steam Train Crew

A steam train from Everett Railroad Company came through Martinsburg recently. Many people stopped along the tracks and in the woods to take photos of the train....

 

Borough Ponders Spring St. Widening Project

Williamsburg Borough Council discussed widening Spring Street between 1st and 2nd street to “increase more flow, alleviate the flooding issues,” according to Stiffler McGraw engineer John Clabaugh. PennDOT will fix the stormwater conveyance...

 

Grace Pointe Honors Veterans with Ceremony

"It's just an honor to have you here with us," Pastor Jim Spivey said welcoming the large crowd, filled with veterans from all branches of the military to Grace Pointe Community Church of God,...

 

Herald Goes to Iceland With Staff Member

The Herald's Circulation Manager Lugene Shelly (holding Herald) brought an edition with her on a recent trip to Iceland. Shelly traveled with a group of 48, including (from left) Lou Ann Grove, Stan...

 

Prepare for Winter; Check Out November Garden

"If you would have a mind at peace, a heart that cannot harden, go find a door that opens upon a lovely garden." - Author unknown It may seem silly to talk about a lovely garden in mid-November in...

 
 By SARAH HELSEL    News    November 17, 2022

C-K Students Attend PA FBLA State Leadership Workshop

Twenty-three FBLA members and five middle-level members of Claysburg-Kimmel's Future Business Leaders of America chapter traveled to the Kalahari Resort in the Poconos Saturday, Oct. 29, to attend the...

 

This Year Marks 51st Year of Giant-Sized Christmas Cards

Claysburg’s 9th Annual Christmas in the Park will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. The Christmas parade, starting at 3 p.m. on Saturday, will begin the festivities. The parade starts at the Claysburg American Legion and proceeds to the Claysburg...

 

Lady Dragon Soccer Swept in State Playoffs

Heading out from a loss to the Bedford Lady Bisons, the Lady Dragons faced the Clearfield Lady Bisons in the first round of the state playoffs. The Dragons were defeated, losing a 7-0 match to end...

 

Law Changed for Antlerless Deer License Sales

The way hunters apply for Pennsylvania antlerless deer licenses is about to change for the first time in decades. Senate Bill 431, which would allow hunters to buy antlerless licenses through the HuntFishPA automated licensing service, was signed...

 

Traditional Bear Season Opens Saturday

Although archery, muzzleloader, and special firearms seasons for bears have been held already and extended seasons of various lengths will be in effect during rifle deer season, Saturday (Nov. 19) is...

 

Garner Signs to Continue Soccer Career

Ella Garner, senior at Central High School, signed to continue her soccer career at Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina. "I chose Lenoir-Rhyne because it fit everything I was looking for,"...

 

Central Moving on to Interdistrict Playoffs

Marked by its ability to put points on the board in bunches and cover the field in ease, Central enters the interdistrict football playoffs this week with a lot of defensive steam. "The defense just...

 

Editor Keynote Speaker At University

The Herald's editor, Anna Baughman, was the keynote speaker at the Pennsylvania School Press Association (PSPA) Conference on Nov. 2. Baughman spoke on her experiences in journalism and time at the...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    November 17, 2022

Roaring Spring Woman Accused of Stealing from Employer

A Roaring Spring woman is facing charges after police said she stole thousands of dollars from her former employer. According to charges filed by Hollidaysburg State Police, Stefanie L. Musselman, 35, the former manager of Puff Super Value in Roaring...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    November 17, 2022

Roaring Spring Council Awards Project Bids

Roaring Spring Borough Council opened bids on the Five Points and Main Street projects at its regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 14. Two bids were received for the Five Points Project with M&B Services LLC of Clarion submitting the low bid of $480,936....

 

Herald Short Film Proves to 'Have Legs;' Shown in 'Mobile' Film Festival

A short film about the Herald made by Cove native Larry Locke and his son Trevor has been chosen as an official selection for a second film festival. "The Herald" was selected as a finalist for the Mo...

 
 By EMILY LOOSE    News    November 17, 2022

Auxiliary Still Helps Nason Hospital Patients 122 Years Later

Even after 122 years, a hospital's volunteer program remains strong in helping patients, staff and the community. Formed in 1900 as the Ladies' Home Association (LHA), Nason Auxiliary has seen Nason...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    November 17, 2022

Cove Voters Send Ward, Gregory Back to Harrisburg; Couldn't Save Mastriano, Oz

Area voters who turned out for last week’s general election overwhelmingly opted to stay the course with their local representatives in Harrisburg. According to unofficial results, Republican state Sen. Judy Ward handily beat Democrat Carol Taylor...

 

Spring Cove School Board President Resigns

After serving 17 years on the Spring Cove School District School, Board President James Butler resigned at the board's regular monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 14. Butler first joined the board in...

 

Dragons Dominate in District Three-Peat

Offense wins games, defense wins championships, but it's all determined by the guys up front. This statement has never held more true than in the District Six AAA finals, which pitted the Central...

 

Where in the Cove Am I?

If you follow the Herald on Facebook (Morrisons Cove Herald) or Instagram (mcherald1885), you have probably seen our ongoing series of "Where in the Cove Am I?" Continue to check out the website...

 

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