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 By Karen Bassler    Lifestyles    July 9, 2020 

Collectors to Share Love of Old Machinery at Show July 11 in New Enterprise

Fred Mellott, of F.M. Mellott & Sons in New Enterprise, is excited to be introducing a new event in the Cove. On Saturday, July 11, the first Antique Truck & Construction Equipment Show will be...

 

Ex-Sheriff Visits Reformatory

Herald of July 4, 1895 Ex-sheriff Stiffler of Blair County and Levi Bolger of Martinsburg visited the Reformatory at Huntingdon. Daniel Ott tendered his resignation from Town Council, high constable and street commissioner and accepted a position in...

 

Curfew Enforced in Towns

Herald of July 9, 1970 Martinsburg Borough Council has voted to accept a bid of $50,840 for the installation of pumps, piping and other equipment necessary to tie the town’s two new wells into the borough water system. A curfew was put into effect...

 

Crochet Club Hosts Outing

Herald of July 9, 1920 At a meeting of the board of directors of the Morrisons Cove Vocational High school held Saturday, Prof. C.A. Byers was elected director of the school to take the place of his brothers, Prof. Edward E. Byers, who had been...

 

Mowry Region V Director

Herald of July 6, 1995 Kenneth R. Mowry of Roaring Spring RD 1 had been appointed as the regional director for Region V office, to oversee the Department of Agriculture’s inspectors and services for 10 counties – Clearfield, Centre, Mifflin,...

 

10 Pound Carp Caught

Herald of July 12, 1945 After a service of 20 months overseas in the 28th Infantry Division, Corp. Samuel Kenneth Gates arrived at his home in Martinsburg for a 30-day furlough and is in the best of health after months of strenuous service. Chief...

 

Sumner Receives Award

Herald of July 8, 2010 The start-up plans for an abandoned limestone quarry in Catharine Township generated a lot of attention at the July 5 township’s board of supervisors meeting. James Ross, representing the Gulf Group, was expecting an...

 

Central High School Lists Award, Scholarship Winners

Central High School graduated 142 students on June 3 from Spring Cove School District. Forty-five seniors were presented with awards and scholarships. Recipients of awards and scholarships were: Mason Baker of Martinsburg – son of Brent and Betsy...

 

Keims Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jon W. Keim of Martinsburg recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Jon Keim and the former Phyllis Freidenbloom of East Freedom were united in marriage on June 30, 1955, at...

 

Dodsons Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Laurence "Mike" Dodson of East Freedom celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Laurence Dodson and the former Dorothy Clouse of Woodbury were married on July 8, 1960, in Winchester,...

 

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT

Matthew and Leanna (Martin) Weaver of Martinsburg are parents of a son, Karson Eric Weaver, who was born at 3:33 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring. The infant weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces and was 21...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

“Fill your soul, your memory, With layers and depths and textures And heights of lush green, Before the miracle of summer Fades away once more, as it always does. “Drink in, absorb every hue and Shade of green, from pale of mint To the rich,...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    July 9, 2020 

Tractor Pulls on Display at Southern Cove Power Reunion

A tractor pull was held on Saturday, June 27, at the Southern Cove Power Reunion in New Enterprise. Attendees brought their own chairs, sat in the provided bleachers and in their vehicles to watch....

 

Students Earn Degrees at California, Pa.

California University of Pennsylvania has announced its graduation list for the spring 2020 semester, which ended on May 8. The list includes those undergraduate (UG) and graduate (GR) students who graduated in January and May 2020. Area students...

 

Kelly Keith Named to Dean's List at St. Francis

Kelly Keith, Exercise Physiology PT major from Duncansville, was named to the Dean’s List at Saint Francis University, Loretto. Keith was among more than 700 students who earned a spot on one of the honors lists for the spring 2020...

 

Dynamite Shakes Village

Herald of June 27, 1895 Dynamite was being used in Roaring Spring for the excavation of a site for Druggist Harr’s new dwelling. The concussions were making the village quake. The Peoples Party scheduled a state convention in Williamsport on the...

 

New Fire Truck for Claysburg

Herald of July 2, 1970 Two busloads of CHS band members and a busload of parents and fans departed at midnight Tuesday for the Lions International Convention at Atlantic City and were scheduled to return early Thursday. Charles Yingling, Roaring...

 

Typhoid Fever Spreads

Herald of July 2, 1920 The death of Mrs. Viola Edna Stoner was attributed to typhoid fever. An epidemic of this disease has been spreading in Martinsburg. Ministers of the Morrisons Cove association held an outing at Martinsburg. Dinner was served...

 

Severe Storm Downs Trees

Herald of June 29, 1995 Heavy thunderstorms, that settled over some parts of the area Sunday had brought down trees and caused flooding damage to the area. The storm uprooted trees and disrupted power lines along Route 36 in Brooks Mills. Dr. Lanny...

 

Steam Heating Installed

Herald of July 5, 1945 Sgt. Harry Burket, who was reported missing in action, wrote home two days before his last mission. His parents still have hope that he will be located. The brick veneering on the Martinsburg post office building was painted...

 

Smith Crowned Little Miss

Herald of July 1, 2010 Bradley and Berneta (Snider) Gable were recognized with AGA’s prestigious Master Breeder Award. Aaron and Amy Gable, their son and daughter-in-law, were named the 2010 National Outstanding Young Farmers. The couples farm in...

 

Evan Messner, Esports Player, Garners Academic Honors

Saint Francis University, Loretto, may be a relative newcomer to competitive collegiate esports, yet the university is staking its claim with successes in both the gaming arena and in the field of academics. On June 15, 2020, The Eastern College...

 

Mikela Smith Named to CCU's Spring Dean's List

More than 1,100 students were named to the President's List at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, S.C., for the spring 2020 semester. Mikaela Smith, a graphic design major from Roaring Spring, was named to the President’s List...

 

Katie Swankler Named to Spring Dean's List in Fla.

Katie Swankler of Everett was named to the Dean's List by Dr. Troy Shoemaker, president of Pensacola (Fla.) Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2020 spring semester. This was a result of earning a semester grade point average of...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Dear June, I wanted you and waited for your warmth, but you were influenced by May in your first day. Your frightening 38 degrees soon dissipated, however, then you whammed us with 90 degrees. In our...

 

Women's Guild Holds Sale

The Women's Guild of St. John's Reformed Church of Loysburg held a discarded treasure sale on Friday and Saturday, June 26-27. Tables of treasures were available for sale from dog crates to welcome...

 

Church Rummage Sale

The Faith United Methodist Church in Woodbury held a rummage sale on Friday and Saturday, June 26 and 27. The proceeds will go to help VIM (Volunteer in Missions). The church is open for services....

 

Do Your Part to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse

With many Americans asked to stay at home to help curb the impact of COVID-19, there's a higher risk of potential prescription drug abuse or prescription drugs accidentally falling into the wrong...

 

How Caregivers Can Adapt to the New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life for the 44 million caregivers in the U.S. and the people they care for, with social distancing creating new routines, concerns and challenges. To help...

 

NBC Middle School Presents 2019-20 Academic Awards

Northern Bedford County Middle School has announced its academic awards earned by students who would have been recognized at the Academic Awards Assembly at year end. Recipients of the school awards at Northern Bedford County Middle School are as fol...

 

2020 Academic Awards Given at NBC

Northern Bedford County High School has announced its academic awards earned by students who would have been recognized at the Academic Awards Assembly at year end. Recipients of the awards are as follows: Academic Excellence Award – Sarah Bowser,...

 

Re-enactors to Plan Upcoming Civil War Battles

The July meeting of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Re-enactment Group will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, at Hoss’s Steak and Sea Restaurant, 1450 N. Atherton St., State College. The Civil War...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

This week’s question is inspired by this weekend’s festivities – Fourth of July! I decided to ask the residents of Williamsburg, What is your favorite memory or a family tradition for the 4th? Here is what a few had to say: Cindy Hicks: When I...

 

Visiting 'The Dogs' in Williamsburg

One of the highlights of my trips to Williamsburg is getting to see the two dogs belonging to my parents, Rick and Suzanne Gorsuch. Both are of the breed Havanese. The one on the left is Ginger and...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

For the last several years, my life has been graced by one of my dearest friends, Judy Olivieri. We started working together at Bright Beginnings Early Learning Center and our friendship blossomed after that. It is always nice to spend time with and...

 

Dynamite Used in R.S.

Herald of June 27, 1895 Dynamite was being used in Roaring Spring for the excavation of a site for Druggist Harr’s new dwelling. The concussions were making the village quake. The ladies of the Martinsburg Methodist Church held a festival in the...

 

New Lights Dedicated

Herald of June 25, 1970 The new post office will be located at 200 E. Allegheny St. Bidding will open on July 8. The new lights at the Gary D. Frye Memorial Field, Martinsburg, are to be dedicated between games of a Little League double-header...

 

Flag-Raising at Acker School

Herald of Feb. 13, 1920 The county court on Monday named John M. Smith as road supervisor of Huston township to take the place of Clarence L. Smith, resigned. The Acker school in Huston township was to be the scene of a flag-raising on Friday. The...

 

Home Awards Scholarship

Herald of June 22, 1995 Janelle Booher, a recent graduate of Williamsburg High School, was named the recipient of the Morrisons Cove Home’s first $1,000 scholarship award. Miss Booher planned to attend the Indiana University of Pennsylvania to...

 

Soldier Home on Furlough

Herald of June 28, 1945 Corporal Jesse C. Detwiler, 22, a soldier of Huston township who on May 3, was released as a prisoner of the Germans, is enjoying his 69-day furlough at home, but he is not doing very much walking around. From Jan. 19, last,...

 

S.C. Soccer Wins Second

Herald of June 24, 2010 After months of deliberating an increase in real estate taxes to offset a deficit budget for the new school year, Northern Bedford school directors approved a budget Tuesday that raises property tax by .48 of a mill. Scott...

 

Students Named to Dean's List at Geneva College

Geneva College, Beaver Falls, has announced the dean's list of undergraduate students for the spring 2020 semester. To be eligible for this recognition, students in traditional programs must earn a grade-point average of at least 3.6 while passing...

 

Area Students Earn Degrees at Northampton Community College

A total of 691 graduates earned associate degrees, specialized diplomas and certificates from Northampton Community College (NCC), Bethlehem, at the first Virtual Spring Commencement ceremony on June 18, 2020. Area student who earned degrees were:...

 

Injured Knee Leads to Career as Semi-Pro Gamer

In 2017, Zach Emerick of Martinsburg had just finished his sophomore year at Penn State Altoona studying security risk analysis and was in the process of applying to the Pennsylvania State Police...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

This past Sunday, we celebrated Father’s Day and we spent the day with Dad, waking up early to head to our favorite place, Rocky Gap Casino Resort, and then to the Kountry Kettle for a delicious lunch. There are so many great memories I have with m...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

The first day of summer has already come and gone. It was a good day for little purple martins to hatch out of their eggs. Their tiny heads wobbled hungrily on their skinny, frail necks as they...

 

Taylor Conley 0n Dean's List at Iowa State

Taylor N. Conley of New Enterprise, majoring in animal science, was one of more than 12,500 Iowa State University students who have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the spring semester 2020 dean’s list....

 

Teachers, Students Find Purpose Through Leadership Programs

Many teachers are drawn to education for the opportunity to make a difference in their students' lives. However, when faced with guiding students through trying times in order to meet their big...

 

Tips on How to Pay Your Upcoming College Costs

Heading off to college is exciting, and a time full of endless possibilities. However, circumstances have changed for many American families over the past several months as a result of the COVID-19...

 

How to Save Money on Prescriptions if You Lost Coverage

Many Americans are feeling the effects of job loss and furloughs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. For people with a chronic condition, loss of insurance coverage can create additional stress during this uncertain time. However, it’s vitally...

 

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