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Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

It was only a short walk we took after chores around the newly-opened cornfields as an early darkness settled over our cloudy Sunday. Along the fence rows long goldenrod stems bowed down into the...

 

Junior Livestock Clubs Announce Scholarship Winners

The Blair County Junior Livestock clubs presented scholarships to the following recipients at the Livestock Show, held in August at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in Martinsburg. $1500 Scholarship...

 

Train Added for Limestone

Herald of Sept. 12, 1895 To accommodate the increased limestone business, a new freight train was placed on the Williamsburg branch. The Juniata Limestone Co. at Carlim was running double turn. The Rev. Peter Keagy conducted the funeral service over...

 

Central High Band Plays

Herald of Sept. 17, 1970 Members of the Martinsburg VFW will be seeking signatures on petitions to be sent to North Vietnam calling for the release or fair treatment of Americans that are being held as prisoners of war. The Martinsburg community is...

 

Pote's Hold Corn Boil

Herald of Sept. 17, 1920 Mrs. E.G. Bobb of Roaring Spring, as president of the Ladies’ Hospital association connected with the Nason hospital, presented the annual report of the organization which showed much accomplished during the year. It was...

 

Zeigler Buys Dealership

Herald of Sept. 14, 1995 Robert Zeigler of Imler purchased the Hershberger Chevrolet-Oldsmobile car dealership from James and Doris Hershberger of Martinsburg. Mr. Zeigler, owner of Zeigler Chevrolet-Oldsmobile Inc. in Claysburg, gave the dealership...

 

Flag Pole Presented

Herald of Sept. 20, 1945 Miss Paula Ruth Furry left Monday evening for Columbia, Mo., where she entered Stephens college. The young woman is much interested in flying and planned to take up the two years’ course in aeronautics. Under the...

 

War Memorial Dedicated

Herald of Sept. 16, 2010 Northern Bedford school directors reversed a long-standing policy Tuesday and will permit organized athletic play on Sunday afternoons on school grounds. The on-again off-again public sewer system plan in Woodbury Township,...

 

Laced Up and Walking for Alli in Williamsburg

On Sunday, Sept. 13, people laced up their walking and running shoes in Williamsburg for a cause: to celebrate the life of Allison Edwards. Edwards, a resident of Williamsburg, passed away in 2015,...

 

Winners Announced at Junior Livestock Show at Park

The Blair County Junior Livestock Show was held Aug. 17 and 18 at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in Martinsburg. Tim Fleener from Robesonia, Pa., judged the dairy beef, goat, lamb, swine and beef show....

 

Signs Your Gutters Are In Need of Repair

Fall is a great time to tackle projects around the house. The weather each fall allows homeowners to make improvements to their homes' exteriors without worrying about extreme heat or cold, while...

 

What to Know About Selecting Materials for Your Home Exterior

Whether you're building a new home or making exterior updates, there are many decisions you'll have to make. Perhaps topping the list in importance is what materials you select for your roofing and...

 

How to Recognize When You Can Stop Mowing for the Year

Each weekend in spring, summer and fall, millions of homeowners fire up their mowers and cut the grass in their yards. A few hours spent mowing the lawn can be a great time to get some sun and some...

 

Five Home Improvements You Can Make to Keep Pests at Bay

What might seem like one little pest sighting can be a much more extensive invasion than you realize. For starters, a single roach can lay up to 50 eggs at one time! However, you can get a better handle on the situation with these five simple home...

 

Simple Ways to Improve a Kitchen Pantry More Smoothly

People have been spending more time at home in 2020 than in years past, and certain projects around the house have become a priority. One home improvement idea that serves the double benefit of...

 

Five Tips to Prepare for Window Replacement

Winter is coming, and for millions of people who reside in areas of the country that see the mercury drop considerably between December and March, that means prioritizing staying warm. Inefficient or...

 

How Military Families Can Navigate Home Buying in Uncertain Times

Like many Americans, the recent pandemic may have you thinking a lot about your current living space and about buying a home. If you're a military service member, veteran or family member, both new...

 

Eco-Friendly Home Cleaning Hacks

With families spending more time at home, messes are on repeat and cleanups are often an hourly routine. At the same time, many households are looking to reduce their environmental impact affordably....

 

Types of Home Insulation and Where to Install Them

When thinking about renovating their homes, homeowners may imagine changing wall colors, expanding room sizes or upgrading appliances and fixtures. However, unless people take inventory of the less...

 

Get Ahead of Chimney Repair This Season

Woodburning fireplaces or fuel stoves can add warmth and ambiance to a home. These appliances are particularly coveted in the cooler months when people spend more time indoors. Maintenance is...

 

Time to Get Out of the Pool

Bella McCoy (left) and Ava Verbit (both 9 and from Roaring Spring) enjoy their last trip of the summer to Hershberger Memorial Pool in Martinsburg on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 6. The pool closed for...

 

Rep. Joyce Introduces Measure to Award Medal of Honor to Bedford WW II Hero

Congressman John Joyce, M.D. (PA-13) recently introduced H.R.7835 to authorize the president to award the Medal of Honor to Eric Fisher Wood, Jr. for acts of valor during the Battle of the Bulge. Lt....

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Almost apologetically August finally gave us one day of comfortably cool weather to work in my garden all day. I pulled out my two rows of spent string bean plants, marveling again at the potential...

 

Keepin' Up With the Hamiltons

Author's Note: For the next few weeks, we will be rekindling the "Who's Who" section on the Williamsburg page, highlighting those who have had a positive influence on our small town. This week's pair...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

By NATALIE GORSUCH Williamsburg Correspondent Some people eat what others might consider to be “weird” food. I decided to ask the residents of Williamsburg, “What is one food combination that you eat that others may consider to be weird?...

 

Price, Bowser Announce Engagement; to Marry 2022

Samantha Price of Martinsburg and Joseph Bowser of East Freedom are engaged to be married. The prospective bride is the daughter of Joe and Bobbi Price of Martinsburg. The prospective bridegroom is...

 

Five Great Reasons to Take Engagement Photos

During their engagements, couples will make many decisions in regard to their weddings. Wedding planning can sometimes seem like a runaway train of appointments, schedules and deadlines. As a result,...

 

Tips for Couples Merging Finances After Getting Married

Couples can spend months or even years planning their weddings. While planning a wedding requires lots of hard work, couples may also want to give some thought to life beyond their wedding day. One of...

 

Books to Borrow: The Claysburg Public Library Recommends

Chika was born Jan. 9, 2010, in a small two-room cinder block house in Haiti. She was the third child to her mother and her mother said, the last. However, her mother did give birth to one more child...

 

Hog Rescued from Cistern

Herald of Sept. 5, 1895 A stray hog in his perambulations around town trespassed upon private ground, wandered up to the edge of a cistern, lost his balance and tumbled in. Responding to his squeals, several men rescued him. One of Taylor...

 

154 Women Register to Vote

Herald of Sept. 10, 1920 Among the men from Martinsburg called for jury duty for the October term of the Blair county courts were: Fleetwood Brumbaugh, Homer Hartman, Reuben Lytle and James B. Miller. A picnic was to be held at Snyder’s grove,...

 

Rev. Wilson Installed

Herald of Sept. 13, 1945 When Staff Sergeant Nelson E. Ake, aged 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Homer N. Ake of Royer, walked in on the home folks Monday evening, they hardly knew him for he had been away at war for four years, less 22 days, and this was...

 

Strike in Fifth Week

Herald of Sept. 10, 1970 Resumed talks between union and management at the Combined Paper Mill of Roaring Spring broke off with no indication of an early settlement of the strike that now is in its fifth week. Gliders were landing on Morrisons Cove f...

 

Fire Destroys Smith Barn

Herald of Sept. 7, 1995 A fast-moving fire destroyed a large barn and about 20 dairy cows on the Gary Smith farm along Burketown Road in Taylor Township on Aug. 31. Firefighters from seven companies battled the blaze. State police fire marshal Gary...

 

Central Tennis has Victory

Herald of Sept. 9, 2010 Family, friends and co-workers shared fond recollections as they honored the memory Dr. Richard Harrison Bulger Aug. 11 by dedicating a tree as a living memorial to him for his many years of service to the community. D & S...

 

William H. Grove Family Meets in Williamsburg

The William H.Grove Family Reunion was held June 28, 2020 at the Farm Show Building in Williamsburg. The family enjoyed food, fellowship and games. Next year's reunion will be held the last Sunday in...

 

DESA Veterans Thank Navy Veteran

Lester M. Long, 97, a Navy veteran, and his wife, Shirley, were at the Destroyer Escort Sailors Association meeting July 16 in Martinsburg. Mr. Long was presented a plaque and a document certifying...

 

Stocking Up for Winter

Dan Risbon splits firewood outside his home along Piney Creek Road outside of Williamsburg on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 30. Risbon said he heats his home with oil but supplements it with a steady supply...

 

Landscape Artist

Justin Davis adds some shrubs to the landscaping in the back yard of his home along East Christiana in Martinsburg on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 30....

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

It’s Natalie’s birthday week – well, my birthday isn’t until Sept. 8, but those that know me know that my birthday is one big occasion! I decided to incorporate one of my favorite foods – Oreo cookies! Oreo Cheesecake Cookies Ingredients:...

 

Coming Soon to the Roaring Spring Public Library

Beginning Sept. 8, the Roaring Spring Community Library will offer some new and exciting virtual programming. You can tune in on our Facebook page and also on our YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/user/roaringspringlibrary to take part in the fun....

 

Dogs are Truly Man's Best Friend

A group of therapy dogs visited residents and staff at Homewood Martinsburg recently. Following the social distancing guidelines, the visits took place through windows at the various buildings at Home...

 

Horse, Bicycle Races at Fair

Herald of Aug. 29, 1895 The Blair County Agricultural Society announced that there would be horse races for farmers and bicycle races for boys 15 and under at the county fair. The horse races were to pay a purse of $35 for trot or pace mile heats,...

 

High School Set to Open

Herald of Sept. 3, 1920 Robert R. Love, a former slave, died at his home two miles west of Woodbury, on Aug. 24, at the age of 103 years. He was born in slavery at Culpepper Court House, Va., his master being J.B. Carter. He was twice married, his...

 

Cannery to Close

Herald of Sept. 6, 1945 After having been in operation for nearly four weeks, the Blue Mountain cannery at Martinsburg was to close this Thursday evening or night. It was said that all the available corn would be worked up by the closing time later...

 

Backyard Carnival Nets $153

Herald of Sept. 3, 1970 The Martinsburg Planning Commission has gone on record as opposing plans for the new post office. Morrisons Cove mourns the loss of another of its young men, John S. Bailey, 20 of S. Market St., Martinsburg, was fatally...

 

Fund Goal: $27,500

Herald of Aug. 31, 1995 The Martinsburg Community Guidance Council set a goal of $27,500 for the fall’s Community Fund. The goal was an increase of $100 over last year’s goal – less than one percent. The campaign would benefit 12 charitable...

 

Team Heads to NYC

Herald of Sept. 2, 2010 The Central High School Mock Trial Team has been invited to participate in a very “prestigious” and “exclusive” international event – the Empire City Invitational – to be held in New York City. The Northern...

 

University Orthopedics' Surgeon Awarded ASES Membership

Joshua Port, MD, of University Orthopedics Center, was elected to join the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES). Membership in ASES is a privilege and an honor awarded only to experienced orthopedic surgeons who concentrate on shoulder...

 

Girl Scouts Offering New Badges to Inspire Young Women

Girl Scout Scouts Western Pennsylvania (GSWPA) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) have added 24 new badges that the young entrepreneurs can work toward. The badges incorporate skills in automotive...

 

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