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Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Since outdoor flowers were nonexistent last week, I was more conscious of them in other places, even though they were not real flowers. Monday's warm sunshine on Feb. 4, enticed me outdoors for a...

 

McKee Woman Turns 100; Receives Citation from State

Helen Decker of McKee celebrated her 100th birthday on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. She was born on Feb. 13, 1919, in McKee, daughter of Samuel and Edith Wilt. She is the oldest of four sisters and...

 

Learning with Robots

Third grader Anna Lanzendorfer and fifth grader Kiri Dougherty, students at St. Patrick Catholic School in Newry, demonstrate "Dash" the robot to visitor Hunter Fickes, age 5, during an open house...

 

Keefer to Wed Bookhammer

Kevin and Deneen Keefer of Gibsonia, Allegheny County, and Kevin and Bobbi Bookhammer of Williamsburg are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Michael Loughery Keefer and Sarah...

 

Cottle Named to Fall Dean's List At Central Penn

Evan Cottle, of Hopewell, has been named to the Central Penn College dean's list for the fall 2018 term. Cottle is currently majoring in paralegal. To qualify for the designation, an undergraduate student must carry six or more credits and earn a...

 

Mount Aloysius Celebrates Area December Graduates

Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, conferred degrees upon 113 graduates during ceremonies held recently for students who had completed their degree requirements after the fall semester 2018. The event took place in the college’s Sr. Virginia...

 

Area Students on Fall Dean's List at Frostburg St. U.

Adam Francis and Bradley Snow, both of Everett, were named to the dean's list at Frostburg (Maryland) State University in recognition of outstanding academic achievement for the fall 2018 semester. To be eligible, a student must undertake a minimum...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

The week of winter weather seems to be gone. No ice was in the calf buckets on Sunday evening and the water bowls for the horses weren't frozen, even though their door was wide open. While we worshipe...

 

Herald Travels to Romania

Marcia (Long) Graham of Florida traveled with Christ's Church in Jacksonville on a global mission trip in 2018 to Oradea, Romania. Travelers visited The Smiles Foundation. Graham, shown above holding...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

‘Tis the season for love! February – the month of love, happiness, roses and of course, something I love – chocolate. All of this month’s recipes have one thing in common – chocolate is the main ingredient. What’s not to love? Oreo Balls...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

Doing laundry for loved ones isn't a new thing for me. Being the oldest in a family of 10 children, I learned at a young age how to sort clothing on piles according to color or soiled condition. In a...

 

Taylor Conley Named to Dean's List at Iowa St.

Approximately 9,752 Iowa State University (Ames) students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2018 dean’s list. Students named to the Dean's List must have earned a grade-point average of...

 

Michael Speck On Dean's List

Michael Thomas Speck, a sophomore from Roaring Spring, has been named to the Spartanburg (South Carolina) Methodist College dean’s list for grades earned during the fall 2018 academic semester. Dean’s list students have achieved a grade point...

 

Snyder Earns Degree at Clarion

Maria Snyder of Woodbury graduated with a MED Education: Special Education Concentration degree during December commencement ceremonies at Clarion University of Pennsylvania....

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

It’s Super Bowl week, and for most of us, our favorite team is not in the biggest game of the season but still we must celebrate! I’ve decided to cheer for the Patriots because I have kind of a crush on their star wide receiver Julian Edelman, bu...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

In the spirit of the big game and all the delicious food that goes with it, I decided to ask the residents of Williamsburg – What is your favorite go-to snack during the game? Here is what a few had to say: Zena Saylor: Buffalo chicken dip and...

 

Indoor Snowmen

One of the many activities provided for our seniors at the Williamsburg Senior Center – craft day! These adorable snowmen are so much cuter than all the snow outside. The craft was done on...

 

Research Shows Freezing Beans Can Preserve Aroma

Andrew Cotter's day does not begin until he's had his “cup of Joe,” a ritual he takes seriously as one of a growing group of coffee consumers who grind and brew specialty coffee beans at home for...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

As is his habit, after finishing in the milk house, my husband surveyed the western skies. In the summer, he usually steps outside the door but on Saturday evening, it was dark wintertime, so he stood inside. Peering through the window, he watched...

 

Religious Giving and Tithing Today

Nonprofit organizations rely on the generosity of donors to help them meet their mission statements. Billions of dollars are donated to charities each year, but few people may know that religious organizations are among the biggest beneficiaries of...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

I’m sitting here in my office writing when it’s a humid two degrees outside. I think, though, if it was up to me, I’d rather be cold than hot. What about you? You can always put on more clothes and use more blankets rather than bake in the...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

This past weekend, it was predicted that we brace ourselves for a 30-inch snowstorm; however, that wasn’t the case. In some areas, it reached a foot but nothing upwards to 30 inches for us, the snow lovers. This got me thinking – what is there to...

 

Central Names Rotary 'Student of the Month'

Central High School senior Aaron Hoover has been named the Rotary "Student of the Month" for January. He is the son of Ben and Marsha Hoover. Aaron's hobbies/interests include camping, fishing and...

 

California (Pa.) Names Students To Dean's List for Fall Semester

California University of Pennsylvania has announced its dean’s list for the 2018 fall 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...

 

Cove Chorus Names New Director

Sue Stoudnour has taken over as the director for the Cove Community Chorus, replacing Tom Kunkle, who has retired from this position. Kunkle has become the executive producer. He has put together the...

 

Christian Singles to Meet Jan. 18 at Imlers' Barn

The monthly Christian Singles fellowship will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, at Pete and Carol Imler’s barn in Roaring Spring. Gospel music singer Tom Smith of Everett will provide music and a message following a covered-dish supper....

 

Sierra Belles on Fall Dean's List At Bloomsburg

Sierra Belles of Claysburg was named to Bloomsburg University’s fall 2018 dean’s list. Belles, a social work major, is among more than 1,900 students named to the dean’s list. To qualify for the dean’s list at Bloomsburg University, a...

 

Saxton Library Plans Watercolor Class

Christian Homeschoolers in the Cove will offer a watercolor class this quarter on Wednesdays at the Saxton Community Library. The classes will be open to all ages, children to adults. Participants do not need to be homeschoolers. Classes will be...

 

Weaver on Fall Dean's List

Shannon Weaver of Martinsburg has been named to the Fall 2018 dean’s list at Kutztown University. More than 1,740 students have been named to the fall 2018 dean’s list at Kutztown University. To be eligible for the dean’s list, an...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

The rotary cutter in my hand stopped rolling along the square patch of fabric as I held it suspended in mid-air. What was I hearing? Was our neighbor scraping his lane? But the sound grew louder. The flapping and banging of metal intensified and I...

 

Penn Highlands Names Students On Dean's List

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. The following area students made the dean’s list: Claysburg – Kayla Breanne Fluke Duncansville – Todd Andrew Beard, Aaron Logan Cook, Kaitlin...

 

Woman Authors Book on Faith

Twenty percent of North American non-Christians do not even know a Christian while the number of those who call themselves Christians dwindles. Winds of hostility toward Christian faith are...

 

Clergy Call On Dealer To Support Clean Car Standards

During the first week of January, local faith and community leaders visited the State College Ford dealership and delivered a petition that calls on the Ford Motor Company to publicly stand by nation...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

By NATALIE GORSUCH Williamsburg Correspondent Apparently snow is on its way this weekend. What better way to spend a snow day then cuddling up to a nice bowl of something fresh out of the crock pot? Here is a recipe that is sure to warm you up this...

 

Area Students on Dean's List at Mount Aloysius

Mount Aloysius College has announced the dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester. The dean’s list is issued each semester and honors students enrolled in 12 or more semester hours who have achieved a 3.50 grade-point average (GPA), or students...

 

Birth Announcements

Jason G. and Irene M. Oberholtzer of Roaring Spring are the parents of a son, Derek Lee, born at 6:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at home. The infant weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth. Derek has five siblings:...

 

Area Students Earn Degrees At Allegany College of Maryland

Allegany College of Maryland recognized 147 graduates at the conclusion of the recent fall 2018 session. They earned a total of 160 associate degrees and certificates. Area members of ACM’s fall 2018 class and the degree or certificate they...

 

Four Generations

The Whiting family recently posed for a four-generations photo. Shown are (front row, from left): Ava Whiting of Phoenix, 4 months; Donna (Snyder) Baker, great-grandmother, of Roaring Spring; (back...

 

Dunmore on Fall Dean's List At E. Mennonite

James Carolus Dunmore of Queen has been named to Eastern Mennonite University’s (Harrisonburg, Virginia) dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester. Students named to Eastern Mennonite University’s dean's list have achieved a semester GPA of at...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

The first drops of rain on Monday forenoon, Dec. 31, splashed into my face when I was biking home with a box full of groceries. I was thankful to be home before the showers poured down but not...

 

Woodbury Cafe Entertainment

Two music artists played bluegrass, country and rock and roll on Sunday, Jan. 6, at the Woodbury Cafe. Glen Roub (left) and Don Claycomb, both from Altoona, entertained the audience for more than two...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

Last week, my family lost an integral part of our family – my dear aunt, Annie Bauer. For those who knew her, it was hard not to love her. I was honored to speak at her funeral and I wanted to share my words about her with you, my readers. Aunt...

 

4-H Club Aids Food Pantry

In the month of December, members of the Classic Ribbons 4-H Club collected more than 350 items to donate to the Martinsburg Food Pantry. Classic Ribbons 4-H Club members are (from left): Allison...

 

Home Nursing Agency's Healing Patch Recruiting Sewing Volunteers

When a child loses a loved one to death, life is filled with gaps emotionally, mentally and physically. Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch sewing volunteers give their time and talents to bridge that physical gap and give children a tangible...

 

Area Students Named to Dean's List at Slippery Rock

Slippery Rock University has announced its dean’s list for the fall 2018 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...

 

SCEA UPDATE: Loco Brings STEM To Elementary School

On Nov. 9, the Altoona Curve brought STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) to the Martinsburg Elementary School (MES). The assembly, made possible through the Altoona Curve, was initiated at MES by teacher Mrs. Susan Claar. Mrs. Claar...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

If we imagine the Old Year as a person, he has only a day, a little bit more, till his life is over. His last breath is imminent, meaning that it is ready to take place, with death hanging...

 

State Attorney General Offers Guidance on Health Insurance

In the wake of the Dec. 14 decision by a federal court judge in Texas on the Affordable Care Act, the Office of Attorney General Josh Shapiro is offering guidance on what the ruling holds, what the impact is for Pennsylvanians, and what may happen...

 

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

The Rev. Heather Wurst, of the Williamsburg United Methodist Church on West Second Street, presenting her sermon during the church's Christmas Eve Candlelight Service....

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

One of my new year’s resolutions is to eat better. This holiday season sure did a number to my waist line – but hey, what can I say? My mom and I are pretty good cooks. This week, here are two recipes that are sure to help you if you, like me,...

 

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