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Morrisons Cove Rotary Club Installs Officers for '19-20 Year

The Morrisons Cove Rotary Club installed Christina L. Dively as its new president. Dively will serve in this capacity through June 2020. Joining Dively as officers for the 2019-20 fiscal year are...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    July 18, 2019

Southern Cove Power Reunion Treks 17 Miles on Tractors

On Saturday, June 29, the Southern Cove Power Reunion Group, led by Bob Detwiler, started its 17-mile ride from Crossroad Bible Church in Cessna to Dutch Corner and back past the Bedford Airport....

 

Good Luck, Kid

Trainer Sheri Conn gives some last-minute instructions to Zoey Furman, 8, of Davisville, before the start of the Showmanship Competition Sunday morning, July 14, during the Williamsburg Horse Show...

 

Cooling off at Hershberger Memorial Pool

Herald photographer Gary M. Baranec visited Hershberger Memorial Pool in Martinsburg on Friday, July 12....

 

Herald Visits the Netherlands

Cletus "Bud" Reasey of Roaring Spring traveled to the Netherlands in December 2018 to visit a family friend, Wanda Gielen of the providence of Limburg. It was a dream come true for Bud, who visited...

 

Old Mortar, New Brew in H-burg

Irony is always fascinating. If you know much at all about Allegheny Street in the Borough of Hollidaysburg, you know that the buildings are architecturally fascinating, built close together, of vario...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Published by Our Daily Bread Ministries are little booklets called Discovery Series, written by different authors. Usually I sort-of-like “plow” through them and forget what I read, but last week when I was snapping green beans, the newest...

 

Readers Enjoy Online Version

Morrisons Cove Herald correspondent Jill Brubaker Reigh (front) wanted to take the Herald to Orlando for her family to see but her plane departed on July 5 before the paper edition arrived. So she...

 

Nason's First June Baby

Denae Hershberger (left), the Bedford County Dairy Princess, recently presented a basket featuring items related to dairy to a newborn baby, Sadie Diehl, who is from Bedford County. Sadie is the...

 

Valley Rural Electric Sponsors Annual Youth Tour to D.C.

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative sponsored 15 high school students from eight school districts on the 2019 Rural Electric Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., June 16-21. The teens, who just completed the...

 

St. Francis University Names Students to Spring 2019 President's, Dean's Lists

More than 750 Saint Francis University (Loretto) students made one of the spring 2019 honor's lists: president’s or dean’s. To achieve either of the two honor’s list, students must have full-time status and attain a quality-point average of...

 

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT

Elvin and Brenda Zimmerman of New Enterprise welcomed a son, Evan, at 6:24 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at home. Evan’s siblings are Valerie, 10; Gabriel, 8; Janene, 5; and William, 3. Maternal grandparents are Isaac and Anna Mary Zimmerman of...

 

Allegany College of Maryland Recognizes 277 Graduates

Allegany College of Maryland recognized 277 graduates at the conclusion of the recent spring 2019 session. The graduates earned a total of 316 associate degrees and certificates. The graduates who are residents of Pennsylvania and the degree or...

 

How's the Weather Up There?

A group of roofers got an early start ripping shingles off a house on Bedford Street in Claysburg on Saturday morning, July 6. The early morning fog and gray skies gave way to a sunny afternoon...

 

Twilight Twirlers Crowned Champs

The Twilight Twirlers competition pee wee and juvenile dance twirl teams were crowned regional champions and its junior dance twirl team was crowed first runner-up on May 25. These awards were...

 

RS Lions' President

Newly installed Lion President Marti Reffner is handed the gavel from outgoing President Travis Wagner at the June 4 meeting of the Roaring Spring Lions Club. The Lions Club wishes to thank the...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

I kneel on warm ground by loaded rows Of small green peas that my garden grows, Feeling a kinship with summer and God Each time I pick a ripe, green pod. In my kitchen, I hull away The covering from my food bouquet, Exposing small jewels of...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    July 5, 2019

Wish Comes True for Hospice Patient at The Village

Russell Crownover, 89, a Hospice patient at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, was recently a recipient of the Dandelion Project. The Dandelion Project is unique to VIP Hospice, Erica Coppers...

 

Bedford's First June Baby

Denae Hershberger (left), the Bedford County Dairy Princess, recently presented a basket featuring items related to dairy to a newborn baby, Sadie Diehl, who is from Bedford County. Sadie is the...

 

Alyssa Reed Wins $1,000 Scholarship, Named Horatio Alger State Scholar

Alyssa Reed of Roaring Spring is one of 162 students across the country to receive a Make An Impact scholarship from Modern Woodmen of America. The award recognizes young Modern Woodmen members who ha...

 

Milk: The Best Drink To Reduce Burn From Chili Peppers

People who order their Buffalo wings especially spicy and sometimes find them to be too “hot,” should choose milk to reduce the burn, according to Penn State researchers who suggest it does not matter if it is whole or skim. The research...

 

Anna Ormsby On Dean's List At Geneva Col.

Anna Ormsby, a business major from Martinsburg, was named to Geneva College’s dean's list for the spring 2019 semester. To be eligible for this recognition, students in traditional programs must earn a GPA of at least 3.6 while passing 12 credit...

 

Taylor Conley On Dean's List at Iowa State

Taylor Conley, of New Enterprise, was named to the spring 2019 dean’s list in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University, Ames. The dean’s list honors students who were enrolled in 12 credit hours and earned a 3.5...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    July 5, 2019

'Little Miss' Pageant Returns to Life at Memorial Park

The Little Miss Morrisons Cove Pageant came to life once again on Monday, July 1, at Memorial Park in Martinsburg. The gymnasium at the park held more than 250 people who came to view their loved...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

It’s picnic time at the Gorsuch house! We love any excuse to have some good old-fashion picnic food. One of my favorite TV chefs, Arlene Williams, serves up some inspiration for these two delicious recipes that may accompany any picnic. Patriotic...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

By now, you readers should know how big of a sweet tooth I have. It probably gets bigger in the summer months. I decided to ask the residents of Williamsburg – What is your favorite dessert? Here is what a few had to say: Maureen England:...

 

Health By Choice Names First Intern

Health By Choice Education and Research in New Enterprise recently welcomed its first Intern, Morgan Instone, 20, a senior at Juniata College, Huntingdon. Instone is a graduate of Bishop McCort Cathol...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Being shackled with velvet chains to my garden doesn't hurt. In fact, usually I never think about being bound. But last week I remembered. Instead of chains, however, which would never budge, I thought of them as rubber bands. They stretched and let...

 

Treasures Abound in Hollidaysburg for Area Art Lovers

The second annual Hollidaysburg Art Walk, sponsored by the Hollidaysburg Area Arts Council (HAAC), featured eight treasures within a short walking distance of the historic Diamond district. The Art Wa...

 

Pastor Receives the Prestigious Rev. Walden M. Holl Award

During the Allegheny Lutheran Synod Assembly of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America held in Altoona in June, Pastor Ed Harshbarger was presented with the prestigious Rev. Walden M. Holl Award....

 

Two for the Road

William "Fippy" Davis (on right) of Martinsburg celebrated his 93rd birthday on Sunday, June 23, 2019, by riding a tandem bike for the first time. Leading the ride through Martinsburg was Fippy's...

 

Area Students on Dean's List at California U. Pa.

California University of Pennsylvania has announced its dean’s list for the 2019 spring semester. Dean’s list students are undergraduates attending full-time and have earned a grade-point average of 3.25 or higher for the semester. The following...

 

Outstanding Academic Achievement

As is the custom at its commencement ceremony, Northern Bedford County High School recognized particular seniors for outstanding academic achievement in certain academic and service areas. Seniors...

 

NB Graduates Say Goodbye to Parents

Six Northern Bedford High School students from the Class of 2019 had parents who were employed with the school district. Parents with their graduates are (from left): Stacy Pressel with daughter...

 

Local Daycare Children Get Hands-on Lesson in Fire Safety

In the event of a residential fire, preschool-aged children are the most vulnerable when it comes to suffering serious injuries or worse. According to the American Red Cross, children under the age...

 

Herald Travels to Arizona

Joe and Nancy Walk of Williamsburg recently traveled to Arizona witha copy of the Feb. 7 edition of the Morrisons Cove Herald. This photo was taken near Prescott, where the Walks were camping in the...

 

Claysburg-Kimmel Prom Royalty

Claysburg-Kimmel High School's prom court for 2018-19 was comprised of (from left): Layton (RJ) Helsel, Lexis Cowher, Kyra Walter (queen), Lucas Mock (king), Jennica Hunter and Riley...

 

Central Prom Royalty

Central High School's prom court for 2018-19 was comprised of (from left): Emma Smith, Logan Marko, Madeline Metzler, Mason Butler, Jacey Myers (queen), Dylon Bianconi (king), Ashley Negley, Henry...

 

Students Graduate From Mt. Aloysius

Mount Aloysius College celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2019 during commencement exercises held on May 11 at the college’s Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center. During the event, 183 graduates who completed their degree requirements...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

The loud whine of my husband’s portable grinder filled my ears as he worked to make the 62 rusted bolts and nuts loosen their grip on our two-seated swing. After many rains and snows, our swing was ready for a face lift, especially since I anticipa...

 

Nason Scholarship

The Nason Foundation, whose mission is to support the health and vitality of our community through financial support and education, began awarding healthcare scholarships again this year. The Nason...

 

Pinewood Derby Winners

The Chief Logan Pinewood Derby was held on Saturday, May 18, at the Logan Valley Mall in Altoona. The following participants placed: First place: Levi Lucas, Pack 3320; second place: Owen Moyer, Pack...

 

Volunteers Spruce Up Park

On Wednesday, June 12, Vacation Bible School students of middle school-age stormed Morrisons Cove Memorial Park to assist in mulching and planting flowers in front of the Martinsburg Community...

 

Imlers to Host Cookout at RS Barn Room on June 21

Pete and Carol Imler of Roaring Spring will host a cookout for the Christian Singles group at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 21. The evening will include music and prayer. The group will meet outdoors. Those attending are asked to bring a chair. If the...

 

Royer Hosts 'Wine in the Woods'

Candis Baker (top photo), of Roaring Spring, is poured a wine sample during the Royer Mansion's second annual Wine in the Woods. The event, held on June 15 in Williamsburg, housed six wineries, local...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

A few weeks ago, we had preschool graduation at my workplace, Bright Beginnings Early Learning Center. While I was there, a “fan” of my recipes, Carol Oakes, said that she had been missing my recipes for the past couple weeks. So, Carol, these ta...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

On Sunday, we celebrated Father’s Day. A lot of mothers get most of the credit about the memories they create with their children and sometimes, fathers get the shaft. This week, I decided to ask residents of Williamsburg, “What is a fond memory...

 

NBC Challenge Winners

The Challenge Program Inc. recently distributed financial incentive awards to the seniors at Northern Bedford County High School for excelling in the areas of Attendance, STEM, Community Service,...

 

CHS Challenge Winners

The Challenge Program Inc. distributed financial incentive awards to the seniors at Central High School for excelling in the areas of Attendance, STEM, Community Service, Academic Improvement and...

 

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