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Runaway Train Stops Itself

Herald of Jan. 16, 1896 A coal train bound from Tyrone to Lock Haven became separated several cars from the engine. Although the rear cars apparently lagged behind for a time, they eventually caught up with the front cars and bumped them so hard that...

 

Blind Youth to Host Show

Herald of Jan. 21, 1971 A local blind youth, David Reighard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Reighard of Fredericksburg, will host the “Martinsburg-Williamsburg Hour” on radio station WKMC, Roaring Spring. Reighard hopes to make a career in radio....

 

Teachers Meeting Held

Herald of Jan. 17, 1921 A teacher’s local institute will be held in the Roaring Spring high school auditorium. Teachers of Taylor, North Woodbury and Freedom Townships and Roaring Spring school district will participate. Arrangements have been...

 

Historic District Recognized

Herald of Jan. 18, 1996 The Williamsburg Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Historic District included a large part of the Borough of Williamsburg. Thomas Neal Jr., president of Cove Shoe Division of H.H....

 

Home from Service

Herald of Jan. 17, 1946 As the last of three brothers who were in the service to return, Cpl. Robert H. McGraw, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. McGraw of Woodlawn Ave., Martinsburg, has received his discharge. He arrived in the states on Jan. 3,...

 

SC Super to Retire

Herald of Jan. 20, 2011 Spring Cove School District Superintendent Rodney Green told the board that he intends to retire effective July 31, 2012, the end of his five-year contract. He became superintendent in August 2007. Green said he made the...

 

It's A Dog's World

April Harmon walks her dogs Dora and Elbow along Julian Street in the Borough of Martinsburg on Monday morning, Jan. 11....

 

Area Students Earn Degrees at Allegany College

Allegany College of Maryland recognized 187 graduates at the conclusion of the recent fall 2020 session. They earned a total of 203 associate degrees and certificates. A recording of ACM's fall virtual commencement exercises is available on the...

 

Bedford Co. Area Education Found. Awards Scholarships

The Bedford County Regional Education Foundation announces that the following students were awarded to scholarships to attend the Allegany College of Maryland Bedford County Campus: Codi Clapper, Buffalo Mills, Zachary Claycomb, Everett, Dick M....

 

Cottle Earns Dean's List Honor at Penn

Evan Cottle, Hopewell, has been named to the Central Penn College dean's lsist for the fall 2020 term. Cottle is currently majoring in legal studies. To qualify for the designation, an undergraduate student must carry six or more credits and earn a...

 

Cove Has 2021 Pa. Farm Show Winner

Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, cattle at the 2021 Pennsylvania Farm Show were judged without youth on-halter. Youth dropped off their cattle at New Holland Sales Arena for judging, followed by a sale open only to registered bidders. The New...

 

A Way to Say, 'Thank you!'

The Democrats of the Cove collected money to send pizza to healthcare workers at the start of the new year. The group wanted to do something to express their gratitude for the work done by the staff...

 

Cove-Area Dean's List Students

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College has announced that the following students have made the dean’s list for the fall 2020 semester. Claysburg: Mackenzie Clemens, Corey Hammel, Justin Mauk; Martinsburg: Nicholas Bechtel, Kolten Conrad; Roaring...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    Life    January 21, 2021 

Ask the Williamsburgers

Sometimes I get into a sentimental, nostalgic mood and I think of Williamsburg and what it was like well before my time. I hear so many memories of the Williamsburg of yesteryear and the pictures remind me that our town has an interesting past and a...

 

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Food Bank Hours Beginning this week, Jan. 22, the Williamsburg Food Bank will be open on Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The backpack program will be open until 4 p.m. Please remember the food bank is drive-through only....

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    Life    January 21, 2021 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

One more week of healthy eating and then our resolutions are over, right? That typically is how it is usually is – well for this writer at least. This week I am tackling healthy breakfasts. For me, breakfast is my favorite meal and unfortunately...

 

Anna Ormsby on Dean's List

Anna Ormsby of Martinsburg was named to Geneva College's dean's list for the fall 2020 semester. To be eligible for this recognition, students in traditional programs must earn a GPA of at least 3.6 while passing 12 credit hours or...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

"On my next birthday I will be nine and then I'll soon be ten years old." These words came from Grandson Tyson last week as we sat with him around the table, enjoying his homemade birthday meal....

 

NB Middle School Recognizes Students

Northern Bedford County Middle School has announced its Students of the Months for October through January. October Grade 8 – Myah Douglas, daughter of Brad and Jessica Douglas Grade 8 – Demetrius Wojcik, son of Pete Wojcik and Renee Saltsman Gra...

 

– Area Students Named to College Dean's Lists –

Kutztown University Emma Pearl Smith and Shannon Marie Hannah Weaver, both of Martinsburg, have been named to the fall 2020 dean’s list at Kutztown University. More than 2,325 students have been named to the fall 2020 dean's list at Kutztown...

 

Did You Know?

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the number of licensed drivers who are 70 and older increased by 65 percent between 1997 and 2018. Older drivers are often considered less safe than their fellow motorists, but statistics from...

 

CHS Recognizes Rotary Students

Central High School Rotary "Students of the Month" for September through January have been announced. Isabella Dalansky Isabella Dalansky, daughter of Steve and Jann Dalansky, is September's "Student...

 

Full Steam Ahead at the Mill

Steam rises from Roaring Spring's Appvion Paper Mill on Monday morning, Jan. 14. The view of the paper mill is from East Main Street in the Borough of Roaring Spring....

 

No Snow, But Cold Prevails

Herald of Jan. 9, 1896 The jingle of the sleigh bell had not yet been heard, but the coal man was reported to be “just as happy as he can be.” Martinsburg young men returning to college were Arthur Bloom to Dickinson, J.E. Clapper to State...

 

Shriver Butchers Largest Hog

Herald of Jan. 14, 1921 Farmers’ Institute meetings under the direction of H.F. Cox, county chairman, in cooperation with R.B. Dunlap, county farm agent, were scheduled in Blair County. Samuel M. Shriver of Martinsburg RD purchased the Mrs. Henry...

 

Barley Begins Sixth Term

Herald of Jan. 10, 1946 Col. C. Guy Barley began his sixth term as burgess of Martinsburg. Borough Council named Harry B. Rhodes, the only Democrat on Council, to continue for two years, filling out the unexpired term of Fred B. Higgins, who had...

 

Post Office Moves

Herald of Jan. 14, 1971 The Post Office Department will go ahead with its plans to build a new Martinsburg Post Office at 200 E. Allegheny Street in spite of objections by local residents. Patients will be moved into the new $950,000 wing of the...

 

The Blizzard of 1996

Herald of Jan. 11, 1996 Driving snow, howling winds and frigid temperatures were what many people remembered from the storm that was being referred to as “The Blizzard of 1996.” The storm roared up the East Coast, dumping up to three feet of...

 

Lady Dragons Win Again

Herald of Jan. 13, 2011 The Martinsburg Borough Office and Martinsburg Police Department staff members are getting ready for a big move. The offices will soon relocate from the current Allegheny Street borough building just a few blocks away to a...

 

Area Students Earn Dean's List Status at Slippery Rock

Slippery Rock University has announced its dean's list for the fall 2020 semester. The dean's list consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, based on a schedule of at least 12 newly...

 

Savings Strategies for Weddings

The question was popped; the engagement ring presented. What's the next step on the road to the wedding? Saving should definitely be on couples' minds. A wedding is likely the most costly party couple...

 

Dos and Dont's of Caring for Wedding, Engagement Rings

Jewelry is a key component of weddings. The financial resource CreditDonkey notes that, in the United States, the average amount spent on an engagement ring is $5,500, while Canadians spend an average...

 

'Plus One' Etiquette for Wedding Guests

Making a wedding guest list is seldom an easy task. Couples often find that many people are worthy of an invitation, which can make creating a guest list tricky for those with budgets in mind....

 

House Coming Down in Martinsburg

Workers for Martinsburg-based T L. Long Excavating begin the demolition of a Martinsburg home on the corner of Walnut and Allegheny streets on Monday, Jan. 11. Workers began with the garage behind...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

The memory capacity of a tyke, just-turned-2, isn't very developed yet. In fact, last fall when Granddaughter Bella was at our house for a time, she never asked about her parents who disappeared to...

 

Curry Supply Promotes Buddin to Director of Sales

Curry Supply Co., Martinsburg, a manufacturer of specialized industrial trucks, has announced a promotion of Will Buddin to director of sales, effective Jan. 1, 2021. He will primarily work with and...

 

Reflective Pool

A Roaring Spring home is reflected in the borough's pond at the Spring Dam on Monday morning, Jan. 11....

 

Did You Know?

Flowers can have sentimental value, particularly those received as gifts or those that were part of momentous occasions, like weddings. Fresh flowers have finite life spans unless measures are taken to preserve the blooms. The flower experts at ProFl...

 

A Notary Following in Her Mother's Footsteps

For 39 years, if you needed a notary in Williamsburg, you looked no further than out Fairview Road for Linda K. Hostler, who was also the tax collector. When Hostler decided she would give up the...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

As a preschool teacher in Roaring Spring, I like to teach my kids about cooking. I think it’s very important to teach kids early how to cook and as often as you can. My preschoolers love to cook just as much as they enjoy eating whatever tasty...

 

SAMA Bedford Offers Robert Bowden Exhibition

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Bedford announced its upcoming exhibition, “Looking for that Moment,” opening Feb. 6 and running through May 1. Robert Bowden uses watercolors to paint exactly the world that he sees. The Southern...

 

Conemaugh Nason Welcomes First Baby of 2021

Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, rang in 2021 with the year's first bundle of joy. Weighing 8 pounds and measuring 20 inches, Palmer Skye Smouse was born to Mallory Cox and Zachary Smou...

 
 By ERIC SHIELDS    Life    January 14, 2021

Roaring Spring Author Had a Good Year

Roaring Spring author Trisha Ridinger McKee had three books come out this year. First, she had "The Beyond" series, which consists of three parts. The third and final one came out in December. She...

 

Year Dawns Clear and Cold

Herald of Jan. 2, 1896 New Year dawned clear and cold in the light of a bright full moon. A list of area deaths that took place in 1895 was published on Page 1, occupying two full columns. Mrs. Arabella Bloom of Las Vegas, N.M., was visiting with...

 

First Baby Arrives

Herald of Jan. 7, 1971 The first baby of the year at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring, arrived at 5:55 a.m., Jan. 1. He is Kevin Scott Dowey, whose parents live at Williamsburg RD. Stamps and cash totaling $2,408 were stolen between 3 and 6:30 a.m.,...

 

Brothers Mysteriously Died

Herald of Jan. 7, 1921 The boys of the manual training department of the Morrison Cove Vocational School built a several apartment garage at the foot of the hill at College Heights under the direction of Prof. E.F. Lininger. Prof. J.E. Butts was...

 

Low Bidder on Bypass

Herald of Jan. 4, 1996 The New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. was the apparent low bidder for the construction of the Route 36 bypass of Loysburg. NES&L submitted a bid of $6,081,203, nearly $1.2 million below the second lowest of the eight bids...

 

Teeter Installed as President

Herald of Jan. 3, 1946 Frank H. Teeter was installed president of the Martinsburg Booster Association, succeeding Dr. Harry E. Henry. The Martinsburg Sportsmen’s Association held a fox hunt in the barrens near the Mines on New Year’s Day but...

 

Lady Pirates Win Again

Herald of Jan. 6, 2011 Martinsburg Borough Council members agreed to keep things as they are during its annual reorganizational meeting. Kevin Brumbaugh will continue to chair the board of supervisors in Woodbury Township. He was elected the 2011...

 

Did You Know?

Until recently, private funds or long-term care insurance had been the only ways to finance long-term care like skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities or home health aides, which are not covered by traditional health insurance. However, a...

 

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