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Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

"Ping!" went the lid on the jar of freshly canned salsa on my daughter's kitchen counter. "Yes!" cheered my middle daughter at the sound of a successful seal. It was Thursday and I was at her house...

 

Area Students Earn Degrees at Bloomsburg U.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania congratulated the nearly 1,300 students who received their academic degrees on May 11. Area students who received their degrees were Sierra Belles of Claysburg,, who graduated with a degree in Social Work BSW;...

 

The Most Powerful Card in Your Wallet is Your Library Card

Ray Bradbury said, "Without library cards, what do we have? We have no past and no future." September is Library Card Sign Up Month. At the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library (HAPL), you will receive...

 

World War II Navy Vet Looks Back on a Well-Lived Life

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, John Fisher was a 14-year-old boy living in the borough of Saxton. Four years later he found himself on a ship just off the coast of Japan,...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

"Why am I on this side of the wall?" The words caught my attention from the back cover of a book on our coffee table. I knew it was written by Gary Miller before I picked it up. I knew it was an...

 

Carcass Show

The 4-H and FFA Livestock Carcass Show was recently held at Holland Brothers Meats. Luke Uplinger (right) earned Grand Champion and Madison Benfer earned Reserve Grand Champion. Glenn Myers from Penn...

 

Allegheny Pullers Visit New Enterprise for Benefit Event

The Allegheny Pullers had a show Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Southern Cove Power Reunion Grounds, New Enterprise. This was a benefit pull with proceeds going to the Shriner Children's Hospital. The...

 

Herald Joins Honeymoon

Melody (Ross) and Kent Snare of Loysburg took a copy of the Morrisons Cove Herald with them while on their honeymoon in Negril, Jamaica. They were married June 11, 2019, in Martinsburg. The Snares...

 

The Herald Visits Woodstock

On Saturday, Aug. 17, Mary and John Manges attended the 50th anniversary concert at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, the grounds on which the original Woodstock Music festival was held. John and...

 

The Farm Credit Corner

Identity theft is defined as all crimes against individuals where personal and financial data is illegally obtained by fraud or deception, usually for financial gain. Once identity thieves steal your...

 

Winners Announced at Junior Livestock Show, Sale

During the Blair County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show and Sale, the 2019 scholarship recipients and 2018 scholarship donors were announced. Pictured are (from left): Front row (scholarship recipients):...

 

Jr. Supreme Champion of Junior Dairy Show

Windy-Knoll-View Protection, a Holstein senior (fall) calf owned and showed by Kelli Wyles (third from left) of New Enterprise, was named the junior supreme champion of the Blair/Bedford 4-H/FFA...

 

Loyal Blue Pirates

Some of the loyal Blue Pirates fans at the Williamsburg bonfire to kick off the football season, held on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Shown are (from left): Kaidence Brandon, Konner Harker and Tucker...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

With the start of school, it’s always wonderful to have a childhood best friend by your side to have your back growing up. I decided to ask the residents of Williamsburg – Who was your childhood best friend? Here is what a few had to say: Ashley...

 

Pizza Dip Recipe Features Dairy Products

As a person who is exposed to many difficult questions regarding dairy, I have found the most common question people have is in regards to the contents of milk. It is my job as the Bedford County...

 

Central High School Class of 1974

The Class of 1974 at Central High School, Martinsburg, held its 45th reunion Aug. 17 at the U.S. Hotel in Hollidaysburg. Those attending were (from left): Front row: Gale Corle, Sharon Closson, Linda...

 

'Joey Jr.,' The Herald Goat

Gage Carpenter, 11, of Dn'D Family Farms, Roaring Spring, stands with "Joey Jr.," one of his entries in the 2019 Williamsburg Community Farm Show Youth Livestock Auction held on Friday, Aug. 23. The...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

"The lazy, languid August days Foretell the misty autumn haze Which soon the summer sky will glaze. The locusts call both day and night; The ants are storing all in sight As birds prepare for southwar...

 

Four Generations

Mary Lou Clark of Homewood at Martinsburg met her newest great-grandchild on her 90th birthday July 7, 2019. With Mary Lou is her son, Brian Clark of Martinsburg, granddaughter Katie Chadwick of...

 

Homewood Names Laundry Director

Homewood at Martinsburg has announce Gavin Wasylak as the new director of Housekeeping and Laundry. Wasylak graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor's degree in industrial labor...

 

The Cove Region's Role in Early Railroading at Home and Abroad

The Morrisons Cove region played a small but significant role in the early history of American railroads – with effects that reached to Europe. The story begins not in Pennsylvania, but in...

 

Local Student, Teacher Explore New Cultures with 'People to People'

When Dwight D. Eisenhower became President of the United States in 1953, America was less than a decade removed from the end of World War II. In the aftermath of the war, the United States became a...

 

– From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen –

It’s the start of school and therefore, the start of the football season – high school, college and professional. Football can bring us so many emotions – the high exhilaration of victory and the letdown of defeat. In many ways, food can bring...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

With the start of school being this week, I wanted to take a moment and think back to our school careers – what was your favorite class in school? Here is what a few Williamsburg residents had to say: Kaydi Brubaker: Biology; fast forward four...

 

The Inkwell to Meet Sept. 5 At Marzoni's in Duncansville

The monthly meeting of The Inkwell will be held Thursday, Sept. 5, at Marzoni’s Brick Oven and Brewery, 165 Patchway Road in Duncansville beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. and followed promptly at 7:15 p.m. with author Hope Willis Sheehan’s...

 

Old Oder Mennonite Memoirs

Chloe Pup begged for a walk into the evening dusk on Sunday but no one went with her. I really wanted to, but instead I flopped on the grass in the backyard, hoping for a stray breeze to cool me...

 

RS High Class of 1957 Holds Birthday Party

The Roaring Spring High School Class of 1957 held an 80th birthday party Aug. 17 at Iron Masters Country Club, Roaring Spring. Classmates in attendance were (from left): Front row: Sally (Miller)...

 

Healthcare Scholarship

Nason Auxiliary awarded one $500 scholarship to a local 2019 high school senior who was interested in pursuing a career in a healthcare field. Students from six area school districts were eligible to...

 

Separating Facts from Fiction In Regard to Organ Donation

Organ donation is overwhelmingly supported by the adult population of the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 95 percent of adults in the United States support organ donation. In spite of that, the DHHS...

 

How to Organize Shopping Receipts

The season of giving will be arriving in a few months, and with it will come frequent trips to stores and more time spent shopping online in the name of finding those perfect gifts for friends and...

 

Have Fun as a Family Without Breaking the Bank

Raising children is no small task. Parents face numerous challenges when raising their kids, and while it may not be the biggest hurdle they face, the cost of raising a family can sometimes seem...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

As with the Williamsburg Community Farm Show, one of the most popular items there is the food. Taking part in all the delicious fair food is one of the highlights of the farm show, especially for me. I decided to give out two fair-inspired recipes th...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

This week of course is the Williamsburg Community Farm Show – the big gathering of those far and wide converging on the Williamsburg fairgrounds for a week of food, fun, family and agriculture. The fair is home to many things – amusement rides,...

 

2019 Little Miss Claysburg Queen, Runners-up

The 25th annual Little Miss Claysburg Pageant was held Saturday, Aug. 10, in conjunction with Claysburg Area Community Days. Above are the eight runners-up along with the 2019 queen and their escorts...

 

Survey Aims to Help Citizens Protect Themselves from Tick-Borne Illnesses

The Penn State Extension has established a new vector-borne disease team that focuses on diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitos. To ensure that its efforts address community needs, the team is launching a survey, the results of which will allow...

 

Morrison Cove High School Class of 1959

The Class of 1959 at Morrison Cove High School, Martinsburg, held its 60th class reunion July 20 at the Hungry Duck in Roaring Spring. Those attending were (from left): Front row: Harold Bailey,...

 

Russian Artist Featured at H-burg Gallery

Art lovers need not to travel to Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., or New York City to see fine art. Take a leisurely stroll along Allegheny Street from the Diamond in Hollidaysburg, where you can...

 

Moving Tips to Make Settling Into New Home Much Easier

When it comes to moving, we usually focus on the process of getting organized and boxing up valuables. But we often forget about the debatably more stressful part of moving: unpacking. In fact,...

 

What to Know Before Any Home Project That Will Involve Digging

When you look down at the ground you may not realize the millions of miles of buried utility infrastructure that keeps society clothed, fed, powered, connected, and a whole lot more. Unfortunately,...

 

How to Keep Your Data Safe in Today's World

Is your data secure? Whether you’re a typical consumer gearing up with smart home technology or a business owner with dozens of clients, understanding the latest trends in cybercrime can help you protect what matters. Enter the latest updates from...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

"Splat, splat!" Raindrops pelted on the cabbage leaves in the Fair Valley garden where we were cutting heavy heads from their summer home. The wind-driven raindrops that chased us were only the first...

 

Reagan Bush Wins Congressional Art Competition

Congressman John Joyce (PA-13) recently welcomed Reagan Bush of Central High School in Martinsburg to the U.S. Capitol. Reagan was the winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition. "It was a...

 

Fitness Studio Opens in H-burg

Proper equipment is fundamental in a fitness studio. For people in search of a good workout, so is variety and new challenge. Shape of You Fitness Studio held its grand opening at 311 Allegheny St. in...

 

The Woodstock Experience

Dan Detwiler of Bakers Summit, owner of Modern Cabinet in Altoona, was a 21-year-old recent college graduate who, with his college roommate and brother-in-law, made the trek to Bethel, N.Y., in...

 

Exploring Ag Progress Days

In the photo at left, Marlene Whitt of Reedsville makes her way with her children Colton, 12, and Karla, 10, to the exhibits on display on the first day of Ag Progress Days Tuesday, Aug. 13, in Rock...

 

Little Miss Roaring Spring

Kenley Ickes (center), 9, was named Little Miss Roaring Spring July 31 at First Church of the Brethren. She is the daughter of Kara Slick and Luke Ickes. The queen is surrounded by Madison...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Among the birthday calls from family and friends on Sunday morning at breakfast time was also a call from our son Joshua to tell us the exciting news of a new grandson for us. Born on my birthday,...

 

Picture-Perfect Wedding Day

Photographer Caitlyn Taylor positions the wedding dress of newlywed Marissa Zelnosky with her husband Anthony of Altoona as the wedding party made a quick stop in Duncansville Saturday afternoon,...

 

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS

Keith Lynn and Lisa W. (Zimmerman) Reiff of New Enterprise are the parents of a son, Jaymin Z. Reiff, born at 10:02 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at home. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20-1/2...

 

Enjoying Summer Before School Starts

Michael Hodgson, 15, makes his way along Bedford Street in Claysburg Saturday afternoon, Aug. 3, to visit his girlfriend. The start of the school year is right around the corner. Northern Bedford...

 

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