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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...

 

Are you sure you're not thirsty?

PHOTO AT LEFT – During Saturday's community yard sale day in Williamsburg, these adorable three were busy selling lemonade to help cool the many customers off. Shown are (from left): Danica Cisney,...

 

The Mount Hosts Claysburg STEM Campers

Mount Aloysius College hosted the Claysburg Summer STEM & Arts Camp on its campus Monday, July 29. Students conducted science experiments, saw a drone tutorial and learned about video production....

 

Imler Resident Begins 12-Week Clinical Rotations

Ali Feathers, a resident of Imler and a student at King's College, Wilkes-Barre, recently began her final year of study as part of the physician assistant master's degree program. Her final year of...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

"Mom, I can't get the 'lapper' off," said Lyla about the husks on the ear of corn she held in her hands. At age 2, pronouncing the word 'wrapper' may yet be too difficult; it might not even be the...

 

Salemville Holds Picnic, VBS

The German Seventh Day Baptist Church of Salemville held a community picnic Sunday, July 21. More than 30 people – children, parents, grandparents and community people – socialized together....

 

Five-Generation Photos

A gathering of five generations recently met at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg. Pictured to the left are Maxine (Holsinger) Lockett, holding her great-great-granddaughter Lucille...

 

Zane Grimes Graduates from Basic Training in San Antonio

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Zane R. Grimes graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that...

 

Ted Danson Shares Tips on Aging

In his distinguished career, actor Ted Danson has played many iconic roles, including a cantankerous but caring doctor. In real life, the 70-year-old says good relationships with health care...

 

Great Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp

When you think about exercise, you likely envision using the treadmill or lifting weights. But every bit as important to your long-term health and wellness are activities that keep your mind sharp...

 

NatureWorks A Walk in the Park in Hollidaysburg

Nature is the first name of this amazing new Hollidaysburg park owned by the Blair County Conservation District (BCCD). Located beside the big red barn on Bedford Street just below Route 36,...

 

Allison Reunion Location Moved Due to Excessive Heat

The 95th annual Allison Reunion of the Samuel S. Allison clan was held on an oppressive and excessive heated day on Sunday, July 21, at the Williamsburg C&MA Community Life Center, rather than at the Williamsburg Riverside Park, as previously...

 

Northern Bedford Class of 1964

The Northern Bedford High School Class of 1964 held its 55th reunion Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Iron Masters Country Club, Roaring Spring RR. There were 26 classmates in attendance. Of the 89...

 

William Harrison Grove Family Holds Reunion

The William Harrison Grove family met at the Williamsburg Farm Show building on June 23, 2019 for its annual family reunion. There were 54 in attendance and a great time was had as attendees renewed...

 

Cleaning at the Truck Show

Tracey Grapes (left) and her mother Janelle of Bedford detail Janelle's semi-truck cab Friday evening, July 26, during the Keystone Chapter of the Antique Truck Club of America's Antique Truck and...

 

Area Students Named to Dean's List at the Mount

Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, has announced its dean’s list for the 2019 spring semester. The dean’s list honors students enrolled in 12 or more semester hours who have achieved a minimum 3.50 grade-point average (GPA); or students enrolled...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

"The sun moves westward out of sight; Its warmth remains to greet the night When sounds of crickets fill the air and fireflies venture from each lair To fascinate in unseen flight Those who watch...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

Many times, my sister and I have heard the story about how our parents met at Louie’s Coral Lounge. My mom swore to her friends that she would never marry that “Rick Gorsuch,” but God had other plans. They recently celebrated their 37th...

 

Area Students Earn Degrees at California, Pa.

California University of Pennsylvania has announced its May 2019 graduation list. Cal U’s 188th commencement ceremonies took place May 10-11 at the Convocation Center. The following area students received diplomas: Duncansville – Rylee L....

 

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative Awards 15 $1,000 Scholarships

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative recently awarded 15 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors as well as students already enrolled in post-secondary institutions. The co-op’s Brighter Future Scholarship Program was established in 2010 to assist...

 

Splashdown at the Park

Leah Pugh, 9, of Hollidaysburg, comes off the water slide at Hershberger Memorial Pool in Martinsburg Friday, July 12 . More than 150 children from the Blair Regional YMCA (formerly the Hollidaysburg...

 

CKHS Class of 1969

The Claysburg-Kimmel Class of 1969 had its 50th reunion on Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29. A picnic get-together was held at the home of Rich and Sandy Allison in Claysburg on Friday evening,...

 

International Friends Visit RS

The Roaring Spring Historical Society was delighted to welcome more international friends to its monthly "Ice Cream Special" event June 16. Central High School alumna and former exchange student from...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

"The hyenas stopped. Then another roar tore the air. The hyenas listened and then, after two more ear-splitting roars, they ran off." I stopped reading here in Chapter 6, "The Plains of Death" in the...

 

Braden Ebersole Earns Degree at Frostburg St. U.

Braden Ebersole, of New Enterprise, recently received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Frostburg (Maryland) State University during its 154th commencement ceremonies. FSU President Dr. Ronald Nowaczyk conferred nearly 700...

 

Pennsylvania Ag Dept. Urges Residents to Check Rhododendron for Disease

This spring, Pennsylvania was among 28 states where retailers received rhododendrons which may have been exposed to a plant pathogen called Phytophthora ramorum. The pathogen causes infectious disease in popular Pennsylvania plants and shrubs...

 

From the 'Burg to Your Kitchen

For the last four years of my life, I have been blessed with the presence of a little girl in my preschool class – Julia Kuzar. She is the definition of an “old soul,” whose wittiness, sense of humor and sweet personality have delighted many a...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

We are all about having fun on this page, so I decided this week we needed a fun question. I decided to ask the residents of Williamsburg, “Growing up, who was your biggest celebrity crush?” Here is what a few had to say: Scott Kyler: Kelly...

 

Youth Have Crossed Bridges for 11 Years

What do you get when you cross Williamsburg youth with summer community service and recreational activities? You get the Bridge Project. The Bridge Project is in its 11th year in Williamsburg and is...

 

Allison Reunion to Be Held Sunday in Williamsburg

The 95th annual Samuel Allison clan reunion will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21, at the Williamsburg Riverside Park Pavilion. Relatives are asked to gather at 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and bring a picnic hot and cold dish to share at 1:30 p.m....

 

'Joy' in the City

Mill Hill Farms, Williamsburg, brought "Joy" to the Williamsburg Senior Center on Friday, July 12, for Cow Appreciation Day. It was Joy's first time in the city....

 

Horse Show Showcased in Williamsburg

Herald photographer Gary M. Baranec attended the Open Horse Show on Sunday, July 14, at Williamsburg....

 

Where There Is Great Love, There Are Always Miracles

The signs lining the parking lot at First United Methodist Church of Hollidaysburg for the Zack Hinish Foundation annual Yard Sale on Saturday, July 13, said it all. "No Prices. Donations Accepted."...

 

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