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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...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    Lifestyles    June 20, 2019 

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...

 

C-K Challenge Winners

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

 

WHS Challenge Winners

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

 

Frostburg St. Recognizes NB High Graduate

Braden Ebersole, of New Enterprise, was among the graduate and undergraduate students recognized at Frostburg (Maryland) State University’s Honors Convocation in May. Ebersole, who received honors in general education and departmental honors in...

 

George Weaver Earns Degree at Wilkes University

Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre awarded 797 bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees at its 72nd spring commencement ceremonies on May 18. George Weaver of Woodbury received a Master of Science in nursing....

 

James Dunmore on Spring Dean's List at EMU

James Dunmore of Queen has been named to Eastern Mennonite University’s dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. Dunmore is studying liberal arts at Eastern Mennonite University, which is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Students named to...

 

Weaver on Dean's List at Kutztown

Shannon Marie Hannah Weaver of Martinsburg was named to the 2019 spring dean’s list at Kutztown University. To be eligible for the dean’s list, an undergraduate student must be registered for at least 12 credits and have a minimum grade-point...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

The soybean plants stretched in long rows towards the woods nestled in the southeast hills, while squirrels scolded from the oak trees that surrounded my daughter's backyard deck. I was only...

 

Craft Show Benefits Autism

A proceeds benefit craft show to autism was held at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park on Saturday, April 27th. Bensyn Ickes, who is on the spectrum, was raising money for the #eaglesautismchallange which...

 

Metzkers to Celebrate 50 Years of Marriage on June 21

Jay and Debbie Metzker, of rural Martinsburg, will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Friday, June 21, 2019. Jay, a retired dairy farmer, retired from his second career as a quality control inspector...

 

Birth Announcement

David and Amanda (Zimmerman) Martin of Martinsburg are the parents of a daughter, Kara Michelle, born at 5:35 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21, at home. The infant weighed 7 pounds 5 ounces. Kara has two...

 

NBC Prom Royalty

Northern Bedford High School's prom court for 2018-19 was comprised of (from left): Front row: Queen Madison Cottle and King Bentley Zimmerman. Back row: Case Donaldson, Hannah Bechtel, Kyle Guyer,...

 

Students Learn Ways to Deal with Anxiety

When you see a bouncy house, an inflatable spider, and a lifesize Jenga board, what comes to your mind? For Williamsburg School District students, this was no party, this was a career carnival,...

 

Area Students Named to Allegany's Dean's List

Two hundred and fifty-three students were named to Allegany College of Maryland’s dean’s list for the spring semester, according to ACM Senior Vice President Dr. Kurt Hoffman. The following students, listed according to their place of residence,...

 

Sierra Belles Named to Dean's List at Bloomsburg

Sierra Belles of Claysburg was one of nearly 1,900 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students named to the spring 2019 dean’s list. Belles, a member of the class of 2019, is majoring in social work BSW. She is a graduate of Claysburg-Kimmel...

 

Lingenfelter on Dean's List at Cedarville Univ.

Caleb Lingenfelter, a chemistry education major from Martinsburg, was named to the dean’s honor list at Cedarville (Ohio) University. This recognition required Lingenfelter to maintain a 3.75 minimum GPA while carrying at least 12 credit hours...

 

Old Order Mennonite Memoirs

It was a new thing for me to wear ear plugs. I looked in astonishment at my lawn mower. The 6 horsepower Kawasaki engine under the green paint seemed to turn into a purring kitten. The traffic on...

 

Classic Cars Line the Streets of Hollidaysburg During Cruise-In

After a wet week, the only slick thing on this Friday evening, May 31, were the buffed chrome fenders and wheels on the classic cars lining the streets of Downtown Hollidaysburg. Gleaming metal shone...

 

Library Seeks Humanitarian Nominees

Nominations are being accepted now through Sept. 6 for the annual Martinsburg Community Library Novel Service Award. The selection committee is searching for nominees who have devoted their time and efforts to worthy causes in the Cove area....

 

What Is Oat Milk?

People avoiding milk due to an allergy, intolerance, vegan lifestyle, or other preference have many dairy alternatives to choose from at their nearby supermarket. Almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, and cashew milk are widely known, but what about...

 

What Dairy Does for You and Your Body

A balanced diet that's rich in nutrients is a key component of a healthy lifestyle. Nutritious diets include fruits and vegetables, but a truly well-rounded diet also includes dairy. The Dairy...

 

Dairy Alternatives Are Expanding

Visit to a supermarket nowadays and you're bound to see plenty of non-dairy milks and products competing with the real deal. Thanks to the popularity of plant-based nutrition, non-dairy products are...

 

The Many Health Benefits of Dairy

Did you know that humans are the only adult animal species that continues to consume “milk” through dairy products. While most animals wean off of their mother’s milk after infancy, humans across the globe have been consuming products produced...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Lifestyles    June 6, 2019

Power Reunion's Tractor Pulls a Huge Success in New Enterprise

The Southern Cove Power Reunion held its tractor pull on Saturday, May 18, in New Enterprise. This was once again a huge success with hundreds of folks attending this free event. The event got off to...

 

Girl Scout Silver Awards

Isabella Swindell (left), Regan Mobley (center) and Joclynn Ramsey from Girl Scout Troop 43009 were awarded the Girl Scout Silver Award on June 2 for their planning and completing a renovation...

 

Five Generations

Darlene Joyce Stonerook Lang of Roaring Spring recently gathered with her family of five generations. She is holding her great-great-granddaughter, Willow Joyce Baker of Altoona. In the back row are...

 

Evan Cottle Inducted Into Honor Society

Evan Cottle of Hopewell was one of 41 students inducted into Gamma Beta Phi (GBP) Society at Central Penn College’s recent ceremony in the Capital BlueCross Theatre in Summerdale, Cumberland County. Conducting the event were club co-advisors, Drs....

 

Slippery Rock Dean's List for Spring 2019

Slippery Rock University has announced its dean's list for the spring 2019 semester. The dean's list consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. The following area students made the...

 

Ask the Williamsburgers

Last week, we had part one of our two-part question talking about the teachers of the Williamsburg School District. For this week, I decided to ask the residents of Williamsburg – Who was your favorite high school teacher and why? Cindy Landis:...

 

H-burg Man Receives IUP Criminology Scholarship

Zackary Weaver, a criminology and criminal justice major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, is the 2019 recipient of the Michael P. Stewart III Memorial Scholarship. Weaver, son of Earl and Teri...

 

Trotter Inducted Into the Honor Soc. of Phi Kapp Phi

Lennae Trotter of Martinsburg was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Trotter was initiated at Frostburg State University. Trotter is among...

 

Penn Highlands Names Students on Dean's List

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College has announced that the following area students have made the dean’s list for the spring 2019 semester. Claysburg – Kayla Breanne Fluke Duncansville – Lily Evelyn Bradford, Aaron Logan Cook, Karissa...

 

'Friends' Plan Aug. Book Sale

The Friends of the Martinsburg Community Library met on May 14 at the library. In June, the book club will discuss “In The Bleak Midwinter,” by Julia-Spencer Fleming. The Friends will sponsor a book sale for the library on Aug. 8-10. Residents...

 

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