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Ask the Williamsburgers

I am all about reminiscing and now being a fixture in the high school as the assistant volleyball coach, I often go back to my high school days. For most, graduation is one of the biggest events of high school and one of the special aspects of...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

Halloween is coming! This week, my class is headed to our annual field trip to Vale Woods Farm, Loretto. Now with Halloween right around the corner, here are two pumpkin recipes that are sure to frighten even the pickiest of eaters: Pumpkin Bars...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

I’m still in an apple mood. This week was our “A is for Apple” theme at daycare and the kids got to taste test different apples to see which one was their favorite. Surprisingly, the green “spicy” ones were voted the best – which, of...

 

Record Crowd Wraps Up Concert Series

Just walking down Allegheny Street toward the Diamond, it was easy to surmise that this was an exceptionally large crowd. Downtown Hollidaysburg Community Partnership officials confirmed the numbers....

 

Chorus Director

Tom Kunkle is directing the Cove Community Chorus in preparation for Christmas concert Nov. 23-24 at the Spring Cove Middle School, Roaring Spring. The chorus practices from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays...

 

Cove Community Theater Performs Before a Full House

The Cove Community Theater's production of "The Ark and Arkeology" received a standing ovation at the Sunday, Sept. 15 presentation. The former Loysburg Methodist Church building, now the home of the...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

It’s football season – the weather is getting brisker and weekend evenings are filled with the hustle and bustle of the gridiron. Whether you are tailgating at your favorite college team or camping out in front of the TV on Sunday afternoons,...

 

Cove Theater to Stage Dinner Theater

The Cove Community Theater will stage "The Ark and Arkeology" as part of a dinner theater at 4 p.m. Sept. 14-15 and Sept. 21-22 at the former United Methodist Church in Loysburg. Tickets may be...

 

'Down on the Farm' Event Oct. 10 at Tyrone Farm

“Down on the Farm,” one of the Blair County Chamber of Commerce’s largest family-type events will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at 4 Seasons Farm in Tyrone. “Down on the Farm” has been a heavily-attended event for many...

 

Power Reunion Set for Annual Show

The Southern Cove Power Reunion (SCPR) will host its 29th annual show Sept. 13-15 at the SCPR show grounds near New Enterprise. Camping will be available on the show grounds. There will be plenty of...

 

Cove Community Chorus Begins Practice for Christmas Concert

The Cove Community Chorus group convened practice Tuesday, Sept. 3, for this year’s Christmas Concert. “The Best Christmas Ever” is the title, and Tom Kunkle has returned as the director. Kunkle had stepped down last year after facing surgery....

 

Coopey to Sign Books

The Bedford County Historical Society will host Judith Redline Coopey for a book signing at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, for her newest novel, "Don't You Cry for Me," a Civil War novel based on a true...

 

Tickets Available for 'Autumn Glory' Train Ride and Re-enactment

Tickets are on sale for the Autumn Glory Train Rides and "Defense of McKee Gap" re-enactment, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 2. Tickets may be purchased at the Roaring Spring True Value or...

 

'The Sugar Bean Sisters' on Stage

We’re not saying it’s aliens, but there might be some extraterrestrial beings lurking around The Playhouse at McConnellstown this September when “The Sugar Bean Sisters” takes the stage. “The Sugar Bean Sisters” opens Sept. 13 and...

 

Albright Church to Host Gospel Concert Sun., Aug. 25

The Faithful Friends Quartet will perform a gospel concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at Albright Church of the Brethren, Roaring Spring. A free-will offering will be taken at the concert. Pastor Jonas Hight and the congregation have invited the...

 

Claysburg Theatre Sets Auditions

The Claysburg Area Community Theatre will hold auditions for its next production, the musical “The Music Man.” Auditions will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Aug. 25-26, at the Claysburg-Kimmel High School auditorium. Performances will be...

 

Farmers Market, Concert Today In Hollidaysburg

Each Tuesday, Downtown Hollidaysburg features a farmers market from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Though the market is an attractive event, many working people just cannot get there. Katrina Pope,...

 

Mallory Dodson Named 25th Annual Little Miss Claysburg

This was the year of the 25th Silver Anniversary of the Little Miss Claysburg Pageant. The pageant took place Saturday, Aug. 10, at Claysburg Area Community Park in conjunction with Claysburg Area...

 

Roaring Spring Hosts Spring Dam Weekend

The Roaring Spring Ministerium, Food Pantry, Lions Club, and local businesses and organizations hosted a full weekend of events Friday through Sunday, Aug. 2-4. The weekend featured a community...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

By now, most of my readers know at least two things about me – I like to cook and I love professional wrestling. Once a month at the Gorsuch house, these two things combine. This Sunday is the second-biggest pay-per-view of the year for...

 

Takin' It to the Streets in Hollidaysburg

Downtown Hollidaysburg came alive after hours last Thursday, July 18, to the sounds of classic rock as the Downtown Live Concert Series continued on the Diamond. Folks lined Allegheny and North...

 

Duncansville Celebrates Annual Community Days

Duncansville Mayor Lloyd Forshey and an ambitious volunteer group work diligently for nearly a year to bring three days of celebration to Duncansville. This year, Duncansville residents and...

 

McConnellstown Playhouse to Present Spirited Whodunit

Ghost hunting takes a dangerously amusing turn this July as "Murder Inn" opens at 7:30 p.m. on July 19 at The Playhouse at McConnellstown. The play will feature a solid combination of thriller and com...

 

Claysburg to Stage 'Nana's Knickers' June 28-29

Practice has been underway with the Claysburg Area Community Theatre group on its latest production of “Nana’s Naughty Knickers.” The show is slated for 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29, at the Claysburg-Kimmel High School...

 

Auditions Set for '12 Angry Jurors'

The Bedford County Players will hold auditions for “12 Angry Jurors,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20, and Monday, June 24, at the Bedford Presbyterian Church. The show will be staged at the Bedford County Courthouse Aug. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18....

 

Books to Borrow Martinsburg Public Library Recommends

A Lethal Legacy," written by Heather Graham, is the fourth installment in her New York Confidential series. Special Agent Craig Frasier and his girlfriend, psychologist Kieran Finnegan, go to the aid...

 

Books to Borrow Martinsburg Public Library Recommends

The best-selling "Owl Diaries Series" is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line. A chapter book is typically a work of fiction, of moderate length divided into chapters. These books are...

 

Blair County Exhibit Pays Tribute to 'The Greatest Generation'

The Second World War was perhaps the most notable historic event of the 20th century. It not only affected an entire generation of people, but forever changed our modern world. Though Blair County...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

This is a two-part edition of “Ask the Williamsburgers.” Part two will be in next week’s edition. Graduation for Williamsburg is coming and I decided to ask some residents of Williamsburg: Who was your favorite elementary school teacher and...

 

Books to Borrow Martinsburg Public Library Recommends

The Silent Patient By Alex Michaelides If you are a fan of thrillers with unexpected twists, you are going to love this debut novel. Alex Michaelides creates a drama that will keep you spellbound. It...

 

Springfest Features Area Singer

If you've wondered when it was finally going to stop raining and feel like spring, the answer is Saturday, May 18. Despite forecasts for rain, morning sprinkles gave way to a surprisingly hot and... Full story

 

Playhouse to Open New Season

The Playhouse at McConnellstown will open its 2019 season on Friday, May 24, with “Love, Lies, and the Doctor’s Dilemma” A white lie is a simple mistruth told to save face, but what happens when one little white lie leads to further deceit?...

 

CACT Tryouts

The Claysburg Community Theatre (CACT) is entering its 40th season of presenting quality theatrical productions and is having tryouts for its spring show. Tryouts will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday and Monday, April 27-28, at the Claysburg-Kimmel High...

 

NBC to Hold Spring Concert

The Northern Bedford County School District Music Department will present its annual High School Spring Concert at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 28, at the high school auditorium. The concert will feature the high school concert band and marching band...

 

The Hoppers to Perform at Homewood

Homewood at Martinsburg will host The Hoppers at noon on Saturday, April 20, at the Givler Cultural Center. The Hoppers are a multi-award winning family group that has been singing to global audiences for more than 60 years with appearances ranging...

 

Annual Hee Haw Show April 12-13

The music is set, the jokes are written, the performers are ready, the chorus is putting the finishing touches on the music, and the cast is in their final week of rehearsals for the Claysburg Hee...

 

Northern Bedford to Welcome 'Charlie Brown' March 14-16

Good grief! Guess who's coming to Northern Bedford? Charlie Brown and the whole Peanuts gang. The Northern Bedford County High School Music Department will present its 2018-19 spring production with t...

 

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