Morrisons Cove Herald - Putting cows on the front page since 1885.

Life

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 50 of 2114



 Life    July 29, 2021 

125 Years Ago

Herald of July 30, 1896 The oldest citizen of Nowth Woodbhury Township, John H. Mock, dies at the age of 88 years, 11 months and 13 days. Cause of death was neuralgia of the heart. His wife of 64 years, the former Christina Baker, survived, along...

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

50 Years Ago

Herald of July 29, 1971 Leighty’s Farm Market in Newry and Long’s Furniture in Roaring Spring began to be built. E.F. Smith Inc. Trucking company also was enlarging its storage facilities with the addition of a combination poured-in-place and...

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

100 Years Ago

Herald of July 29, 1921 During a heavy rain storm, the Woodbury Land Co. Barn, located near the Mines store, was struck by lightning and burned to the ground. The seven-year-old structure contained the season’s hay and grain crops and much...

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

25 Years Ago

Herald of July 25, 1996 A Martinsburg RD 2 man sustained serious injuries to his right foot after an accident on a local farm last weekend. Barry Hoffman, 34, is a patient at Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown, where he was flown by emergency...

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

75 Years Ago

Herald of Aug. 1, 1946 A Martinsburg youth who fought through some of the bloodiest campaigns of the war in the Pacific was set to be buried. Willard S. Hoover was killed instantly when the light plane he was piloting nose-dived in Barney’s Hill...

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

10 Years Ago

Herald of July 28, 2011 It took only an instant for Martinsburg Municipal Authority members to snip the ribbon at the new Nitrate Removal Facility – but it had taken them years to get to that point. Construction on the facility began about a year...

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

The New Hairdo

Lauren Kauffman of Williamsburg makes some adjustments to her daugher Brielle's, 6, hair before letting her play at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park Monday afternoon, July 19....

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

Hydrating During Hot Days

It's a constant battle for Andrea Sorczyca to keep plants watered at the Spring Farm Greenhouse....

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    Life    July 29, 2021 

Ask the Williamsburgers

As a teacher, I am always thinking about school. With school comes many memories – friends you make, teachers you have and of course, the field trips. I decided to have this week’s question with that in mind – what was your favorite field trip...

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

Taking It All In

Rhett Morgan, 2 1/2, of Williamsburg enjoying the scenery of Hemlock Lane Farm on Monday, July 26. Rhett is the son of Marcus and Alyssa Morgan....

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

It's Like Riding a Bike

Justin Davis of Martinsburg makes his way along West Allegheny Street to run some errands Monday afternoon....

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Life    July 29, 2021 

Kulp Family Farm Provides Farm Fresh Fun With a Unique Corn Maze

Are you searching for an activity to enjoy with friends, family, church groups etc.? Go to 2373 Cove Mountain Rd. in Martinsburg for a spectacular corn maze. This beautiful corn maze was done on five...

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

This column was originally published in the Aug. 4, 2011, edition of the Herald. Sitting among my flowers while the crickets fiddle the night away is a good place to be on the last day of July. Just...

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

Making Hay

Bobby Brumbaugh mows a field of hay along Cross Cove Road Monday afternoon....

 
 Life    July 29, 2021 

Corn in the Cove

This corn is growing along Cove Mountain Road but it is a familiar sight all around Morrisons Cove. According to USDA statistics, 97 percent of Pennsylvania's farms are family-owned and collectively...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of July 23, 1896 The Pennsylvania Railroad station was entered when burglars cut a hole in a window shutter and slipped the bolt. The money drawer of the ticket case was opened, but there was no money in it. A hole was bored in the door safe,...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of July 22, 1971 The water shortage at Spring Cove Junior High School was discussed by the designers of the school, the school board and Roaring Spring Borough Council, but no solution to the problem was found. Severe winds accompanying a...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of July 22, 1921 Aug. 4 was the date for the big Morrisons Cove Memorial Picnic. Committees were enthusiastic about the planned athletic features, speakers and music furnished by the Woodbury, Salemville, Williamsburg and local bands. A big...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of July 18, 1996 Roaring Spring Rotarians Daniel Over and John Hoover were recognized as Paul Harris Fellows. Williamsburg Borough Council learned that a $20,000 grant had been approved by the state for improvements to Riverside Park. The...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of July 25, 1946 Speedy action by a threshing crew and prompt response by the Martinsburg Fire Company prevented a possible loss of more than $25,000 when flames enveloped a straw stack beside one of the largest barns in North Woodbury...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of July 21, 2011 An old, unpaved, seldom-used alley is again causing concern in the borough of Martinsburg. The alley runs parallel to South Market Street from West Allegheny Street two blocks to West State Street. The block-long stretch of...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    Life    July 22, 2021

-From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen-

I was on vacation last week to Horseheads, NY and as my mom exclaimed when I got back - “thank goodness the cook is back.” Of course, I had to deliver this past weekend with two delicious recipes to go with our cookout on Sunday. And now, I get...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    Life    July 22, 2021

Graduate Designs Floral Arrangements in Free Time

When many in Williamsburg hear the name Elizabeth Frederick, one thing that comes to mind is softball. Yes, "Liz" Frederick is a standout on the softball field, but what many do not know is that...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

This column was originally published in the July 21, 2016, edition of the Herald. The young Clover Creek farmer knew before he checked his rain gauge that nothing measurable would be in it, but he...

 

Pool Day

Everyone enjoys the pool on a hot summer day....

 

Mix It Up

Dane Noel and Mike Keith begin the process of making another batch of craft beer mixing grain and hot water Saturday, July 17, at the Spring Dam Brewery....

 

Getting Some Work Done

Brandon Smith of Martinsburg does some maintenance work on a building housing The Milk Barn Monday afternoon, July 19....

 
 By EMILY LOOSE    Life    July 22, 2021

Local Man Shares Passion for the Outdoors Through Art

Though it has been two decades, one local man was able to combine his love of art with his love of the outdoors. Brian Ford is an artist from Martinsburg that is a part of HBF Outdoors LLC. His work...

 

Ox Roast Brings Community Together

Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Company's annual ox roast was held Saturday, July 17....

 

Oodles of Bubbles

Daniel Miller-Bardell, 2, creates a steady stream of bubbles outside his home along Liberty Street in Williamsburg on a Sunday afternoon....

 

Crafters Show Off Their Bird Boxes

The United Methodist Church held a "Craft Night in the Burg" where they built blue bird boxes....

 

'Tails to Tales' at the Claysburg Area Public Library

The summer reading program theme this year is "Tails to Tales." This opened up many possibilities for the library to share animal stories. The library was able to bring in friends to share their...

 

Quilt to be Given Away at Library Bash

Shown in the picture is the quilt that will be awarded at the Library Bash at the Bistro. The quilt was made by Jean Habinyak who lives in Martinsburg. She also donated part of the fabric. Materials...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Editor's Note: This article by columnist Roseann Zimmerman originally ran in the Herald's July 16, 2020, edition. Roseann has chosen to step back from being a correspondent for the Herald. We have...

 

Nice and Neat

Lori Keithley likes to keep the grass neatly trimmed between Piney Creek Road and her family's corn fields on a hot Sunday afternoon....

 
 By JOE AYERS    Life    July 15, 2021

How COVID-19 Affected the Cove's Libraries

Martinsburg Community Library The director of Martinsburg Community Library, Danette Feathers, said that the library shut down due to COVID-19 on March 13, 2020. No one was allowed on the property for 10 weeks, though Feathers still checked on the...

 

Family Meeting

Bob Frye (in background) was picking strawberries Sunday afternoon along Piney Creek Road outside Williamsburg when he spotted his cousin John Martin and pulled over to chat with h...

 

Biking Williamsburg's Lower Trail

Damon Hesley of Hollidaysburg and David McManus of Altoona enjoy a bike ride along the Lower Trail in Williamsburg Sunday afternoon. Sunday's high of 86 made the perfect weather for exploring the...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of April 30, 1896 Fred Martin, adopted son of Christ Martin, living near Peck Station, was driving a harvesting machine when the horses ran off and he was thrown into the gearing of the machine. His right arm was badly injured, part of the...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of June 30, 1971 Randy A. Greaser and Steve Oswald, both of Williamsburg RD 2, won first and second places respectively at the FFA tractor-driving contest at the Pioneer Power Reunion near Martinsburg. Jesse L. Steward, operator of a landfill...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of July 15, 1921 Paul Edgar Treese, four-year-old son of Mr. And Mrs. Charles Treese of Roaring Spring, died at Nason Hospital after being run down near his home along the Woodbury Pike. He crossed between two cars going in opposite...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of July 11, 1996 Sollenberger Farms of Curryville and Stoney Hollow Jerseys of Martinsburg were named Dairies of Distinction through the Northern Dairy Farm Beautification Program. A powerful hailstorm ripped through a section of farmland in...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of July 18, 1946 John Raymond Rhodes, Piney Creek farmer, died at Nason Hospital after drinking poison which he apparently thought was water while threshing at his farm. Eddie King, 9, of Salemville, wrote a friendly note and stuck it in the...

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of July 14, 2011 Martinsburg’s manager and borough council invited the public to an open house of the new borough building July 16. The building, while complete and occupied, is still receiving finishing touches. A six-inch-diameter...

 

125 Years Ago

Herald of July 9, 1896 James Blake Sr., a veteran of the Civil War, died at his Martinsburg home of an attack of pleuropneumonia. At age 76, he was the oldest make resident of Martinsburg. He was a son of Rev. Burdine Blake, on the pioneer Methodist...

 

50 Years Ago

Herald of July 8, 1971 Martinsburg Borough Council received an additional grant of $13,100 from the federal government toward its 1968 sewage treatment plant project. A new policy adopted by the Pennsylvania Game Commission knocked out the threat of...

 

100 Years Ago

Herald of July 8, 1921 George Gorsuch, famous for his miniature horseshoes, added to his world-wide reputation with a full-page article and picture in the American Magazine. Written by Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr., it was a personal tribute to the...

 

25 Years Ago

Herald of July 3, 1996 Martinsburg Borough Council learned Monday night that one safety hazard on Spring Street has been corrected, but it focused its attention on how to begin solving yet another safety hazard on that street, a deep ditch between...

 

75 Years Ago

Herald of July 11, 1946 Six young men from Claysburg were injured in a motor accident at Sproul. Fatally injured was Stephen Blazevitch, 22. Four others were still patients at Nason Hospital: Donald W. Nickum, Arnold Diehl, David Hlay and Fred Shor....

 

10 Years Ago

Herald of June 7, 2011 With Pizza, cupcakes, trophies, trinkets and big splashes in Hersberger Memorial Pool, the Spring Cove Youth Softball league celebrated a successful first year with a party June 30. This was the first year for the all-girls...

 

Page Down

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021