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 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 13, 2021 

Revival Services Held in Morrison Cove Baptist Church

April 28 started out as a day of work on my property at 103 Ott Road New Enterprise. This was a day of trying to make my small stream look better without breaking any rules for cleanup. Raking leaves and fallen walnuts and pulling items that were...

 
 By ANNA BAUGHMAN    News    May 13, 2021 

Pharmacy Opens Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccine

Duncansville Pharmacy, located at 1328 Third Avenue in Duncansville, is now accepting walk-ins for the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Those interested do not need to register or make an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. t...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Mount Aloysius College, UPMC, Announce 'Future Heroes' Nursing Scholarship Initiative

Mount Aloysius College, in affiliation with UPMC Altoona, UPMC Bedford and UPMC Somerset, announced today a new opportunity for individuals interested in pursuing a career in nursing. Incoming nursing students will be eligible for up to $54,000 in...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 13, 2021 

Roaring Spring Woman Placed in Jail Following Multiple Assault Charges

A Roaring Spring woman is facing multiple assault related charges after being arrested three times by two separate police agencies. Jamie J. Detwiler, 18, faces a preliminary hearing on May 20 in front of Martinsburg Magisterial District Judge...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Pennsylvania 4-H Leadership Looks Toward Resumption Of In-Person Activities

As group-gathering restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic ease, leaders of the Pennsylvania 4-H youth development program are planning for the probability that youth 4-H members and volunteer leaders will be able to participate in program...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Volunteers Spread New Mulch to Beautify Acorn Cove

For Morrisons Cove Memorial Park’s annual spring beautification, 48 community volunteers showed up at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, to help beautify Acorn Cove. Volunteers included Martinsburg Boy...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 13, 2021 

Hollidaysburg Man Facing Drug, Firearm Charges

A Hollidaysburg man was jailed after police said they found drugs and firearms in his home. According to the charges, on April 23 Hollidaysburg Borough police were serving a search warrant at the...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Curry Supply Adds New Versatran Hauler Lineup

Curry Supply has announced that Versatran’s new 6T Retriever transport truck will be included its offerings. The 6T Retriever is a truck specifically designed to transport various types of equipment. The 6T model is a single-rear-axle transport...

 
 By ANNA BAUGHMAN    News    May 13, 2021 

Northern Bedford Grad to Speak at College Commencement

Northern Bedford alum Rachel Mickle – who spoke at her high school graduation – was chosen to be a student speaker at the Allegany College of Maryland (ACM) commencement on Saturday, May 15. ACM s...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Freedom Township Fire Company Fundraiser Successful

Volunteer fire companies rely on fundraisers to make money, and to hold a successful fundraiser, plenty of volunteers are needed to help. On Sunday, May 9, the Freedom Township Volunteer Fire Company...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    May 13, 2021 

Authority Discusses Costs of Extending Water Line to Church

During the April meeting, the Williamsburg Municipal Authority discussed getting water out to the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. The board asked Stiffler McGraw engineer John Clabaugh for some cost estimates. Clabaugh delivered at the May...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

New Blair County Dairy Royalty To Be Crowned at Pageant on May 15

The 2021 Blair County Dairy Princess Pageant will be held Saturday, May 15, in Williamsburg. The evening will include the recognition of the 2021-22 Blair County Dairy Promotion Team of Dairy...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    May 13, 2021 

Walk-aways from Cove Forge Becoming a Problem for Borough

Mayor Ted Hyle told the Williamsburg Borough Council about the issue of walk-aways from the Cove Forge facility, Williamsburg, during the regular meeting last Monday, May 3. “This is an ongoing situation,” Hyle said. Cove Forge Behavioral...

 
 By THOMAS SCHMITT    News    May 13, 2021 

Spring Cove School Plans No Real Estate Tax Increase for 2021-22

The Spring Cove School District monthly committee of the whole meeting was held Monday, May 10, at the administration office boardroom with all visitors participating virtually. A presentation on the...

 
 By ERIC SHIELDS    News    May 13, 2021 

Hollidaysburg's Springfest Back With Races, Live Music, Sales

Spring is here and that means Hollidaysburg's Springfest will be here soon as well. Springfest is set for Saturday, May 15, beginning around 8 a.m. with the YMCA Diamond Dash, a race that is done...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 13, 2021 

Southern Cove Power Reunion Board Discusses a 'Corny' Situation

The Southern Cove Power Reunion met on May 6. Treasurer Amy Mellott reported that currently there is $4,036 dollars in the Hometown Bank Museum Fund. The checking account balance is $36,493. The pavilion was cemented by Valley View Builders and is...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

VFW Post 43, Boy Scouts to Conduct Flag Retirement Ceremony

The Auxiliary of the D. Merl Tipton VFW Post 43 and area Boy Scout Troops will again conduct a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Thursday, May 27, at 7 p.m., at the Morrisons Cove Memorial Park in the area...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    May 13, 2021 

Woodbury Borough Reminds Residents Of Ordinances

With spring and summer approaching, Woodbury Borough Council will send out a reminder of ordinances that are common for this time of year. To see the entire ordinance, contact Secretary Barb Wilt at (814) 766-3111. The Nuisance Ordinance discusses...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Local Beekeepers Meeting Set for May 16

The Cambria-Clearfield-Blair County Beekeepers will hold a meeting on Sunday, May 16, at 2 p.m. The meeting will be at The Lighthouse Men’s Fellowship, located at 224 Woomer Rd., Altoona, Pa. 16601. There will be a presentation on the topic “Why...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Surge in Memorial Day Travel Predicted

AAA Travel expects a significant rebound in the number of Americans planning to travel on Memorial Day holiday weekend. More than 37 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home nationwide during the holiday weekend of May 29-31....

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Wolf Administration to Increase Indoor and Outdoor Events And Gatherings Maximum Capacity on May 17

The Herald’s Weekly Virus Report Reported on 5/11/21 #Cases / #Deaths / Rate* Bedford: 3,151 - 135 - 281.9 Blair: 10,228 - 329 - 270.1 Cambria: 10,039 - 421 - 323.4 Centre: 15,123 - 220(n/c) - 135.5 Clearfield: 6,105 - 143 - 180.4 Fulton: 733 -...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Depto. de la Salud empieza a usar un mapa de vacuna para mejorar acceso a la vacuna para COVID-19

El 7 de mayo, el Departamento de la Salud de Pensilvania empezó a usar vaccines.gov como la fuente de mapas para ayudar a individuos a encontrar un lugar donde se pueden vacunar. Vaccines.gov, también conocido como Vaccine Finder, es un servicio...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 13, 2021 

Bender, James, Seek to Retain Seats in Freedom Township

Longtime Freedom Township Supervisor Ed Bender is seeking another six-year term on the board. Bender was first elected to the board of supervisors in 1998, serving as the liaison between township...

 
 By EMILY LOOSE    News    May 13, 2021 

Woodbury Funeral Home Changes Family, Ownership

A local funeral home is seeing changes that may one day include a new family legacy. As of April 9, Weaver Funeral Home in Woodbury has changed owners and become Stone Funeral Home & Cremation...

 
 By MICHAEL SELL    News    May 13, 2021 

Greenfield Township to Install Fence Around Claysburg Park Basketball Court

The Greenfield Township board of supervisors voted to approve the installation of fencing around the Claysburg Area Community Park basketball court at their May 4 meeting. Suter Fencing, Altoona, was awarded a contract for the project, having submitt...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 13, 2021 

Ballot Asks Pa. Voters to Decide Constitutional Amendments on Disaster Declarations

Pennsylvania voters heading to the polls on May 18 will have the opportunity to vote on two proposed amendments to the state constitution relating to disaster emergency declarations. The full text of these proposed amendments were published in the...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

One-Stop Voting Information Is Available at VotesPA.com

In preparation for Pennsylvania’s municipal primary election on May 18, Pa. Acting Secretary of State Veronica W. Degraffenreid reminded Pennsylvanians they can find voting information at votesPA.com. “The votesPA.com site is a one-stop shop for...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

What Will Your Primary Ballot Look Like?

With the primary elections coming up on May 18, voters may be wondering, what will my ballot look like? The following sample ballots from Roaring Spring show, in general, what ballots will look like for 2021. Voters who would like to see their...

 
 News    May 13, 2021 

Freedom Township Turkey Hill Closes Without Notice

The Turkey Hill convenience store in East Freedom has closed its doors. The doors were locked at 10 p.m. on Sunday, May 9, and workers began removing signage. Freedom Township officials said they were not notified by Turkey Hill officials of their...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 13, 2021 

All Four Cove School Districts Have Candidates for School Board

The four school districts in the Herald’s coverage area have seats up for grabs in Tuesday’s primary election. Running to fill four seats for a four-year term on the Spring Cove School board, Linda Kay Smith, John R. Biddle and Amy Acker-Knisely...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 13, 2021 

Local Offices an Important Part of Primary Election

Tuesday, May 18, is Primary Election Day and although it’s an off year with no state or national offices in our district up for grabs, there are a few county and plenty of municipal offices to warrant a strong local turnout. The only county office...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Herald Wins 10 Awards In Statewide Contest

The Morrisons Cove Herald has won 10 awards in the 2021 Professional Keystone Media Awards contest. The awards are: • George Berkheimer, First Place in Enterprise Reporting for his story, "In the...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Administration Seeks Applicants to Fill Veterans Commission Positions

Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) is seeking veterans to apply for three member-at-large positions on the State Veterans Commission, including one position reserved for a woman...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Central Pa. Council of Republican Women Host Prothonotary Debate

The Central Pennsylvania Council of Republican Women will be hosting a prothonotary debate between Blair County Prothonotary Robin Patton and candidate for prothonotary William “Bill” Straesser. This will be the Council’s first 2021 event. The...

 

Martinsburg Library to Offer Lots of Books For Sale

The Martinsburg Community Library appreciates all the donations of books for the book sale scheduled for May 27-29 during library hours. Since we have not had a book sale since September 2020, due to...

 
 By NATALIE GORSUCH    News    May 6, 2021

Woodbury Business Works with Small Businesses to Provide Variety of Products

For both Darin and Michele Helsel of Woodbury, crafting and being social come naturally, so they decided to combine those two loves and create Helsel Harvester Homestead. Michele, a mother of two...

 
 By ANNA BAUGHMAN    News    May 6, 2021

'Small Town Pizza' Now Open in Martinsburg

Mike and Stacey Kopco, who have been in the pizza business for 26 years, have officially started their own pizza shop. Small Town Pizza, formerly Fox's Pizza in Martinsburg, is located at 128 W....

 
 News    May 6, 2021

DUI Task Force Releases Results from April 30 Checkpoint

On Friday April 30, 2021, officers of the Blair DUI Task Force made their presence known locally by conducting a DUI Checkpoint, which included support of roving patrol units. The following results are from the detail: • 469 individual contacts...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    May 6, 2021

Martinsburg Man Jailed on Firearm Charges

A Martinsburg man is behind bars after being charged on two consecutive days for illegally possessing firearms. According to charges filed by both Freedom Township and Martinsburg Borough police,...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Memorial Park Sets Annual 'Beautification Day' on May 8

Morrisons Cove Memorial Park will hold its annual Spring Community Beautification Day on Saturday, May 8, starting at 10 a.m. The primary focus this year will be raking leaves in Acorn Cove, distribution of new playground wood chips in the playpark...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Pa. to Lift COVID-19 Mitigations by May 31

The Wolf administration, in coordination with the COVID-19 Vaccine Joint Task Force, announced May 4 that mitigation orders except masking will be lifted on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31 at 12:01 a.m. The current order requiring Pennsylvanians to...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

PennDOT Reminds Drivers About Hot Car Kid Safety

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding Pennsylvanians as warmer weather approaches to be extra cautious with children and animals in vehicles. National Heatstroke...

 
 By CHRISTEN SMITH    News    May 6, 2021

Vaccine Hesitancy Among Longterm Care Workers A Complex Issue, Pennsylvania Providers Group Says

Vaccine hesitancy among long-term care staff remains a complex issue that goes beyond “selfishness,” the Pennsylvania Health Care Association said Thursday. “Two weeks ago, there were headlines that painted a picture of selfish, uninformed work...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Ft. Roberdeau Space & Time Discovery Trail Opens

Fort Roberdeau held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the Space & Time Discovery Trail on April 22, 2021....

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Proclamation of Police Appreciation

At the Martinsburg Borough Council meeting May 3, Mayor Richard Brantner Sr. issued a proclamation for Martinsburg Police Department Appreciation Week, the week of May 9. Mayor Brantner applauded...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Williamsburg VFW Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Williamsburg VFW Memorial Post 6086 received the Diamond Jubilee Award in recognition of 75 years of service. This award was given by VFW Commander-in-Chief Harold "Hal" Roesch II. Roesch cites...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

AAA: Western Pa. Gas Prices Stable; Demand Declines

Gas prices in Western Pennsylvania are steady this week at $3.034 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. This week’s average prices: Western Pennsylvania Average – $3.034 Average price during the week of April 26, 2021...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

REMINDER: Penelec Schedules Power Outage for Cove

Residents of the Cove and Willimaburg are reminded that Penelec customers in Martinsburg and Williamsburg can expect an interruption of service on Wednesday, May 12, while repairs are made to a substation. A Penelec spokesperson said the planned...

 

Upcoming Blood Drives in May

Upcoming blood donation opportunities from May 1 through May 15. Blood donation eligibility information is available at RedCrossBlood.org/Eligibility. Appointments can be made by downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org,...

 

License, ID Card Holders Can Save Lives Through Organ Donation Decision

In conjunction with the national observance of Donate Life Month in April, the Pennsylvania departments of Transportation and Health are spreading the message that driver’s license and identification card holders can easily help another person...

 

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