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W-burg Woman Elected Valley REC Director

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative members re-elected three incumbent directors to the co-op board during Friday's (April 5) annual meeting, held at Huntingdon Area High School. Co-op leaders also...

 

Revival Services Set at Raystown Brethren

Raystown Brethren Church, Saxton, will hold spring revival services at 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, April 14-18. Pastor David Ford will speak Sunday evening. Joyce Kelly will provide special music. Tom Smith will speak and sing during Monday...

 

The Herald Announces Special Election Section on May 16

The Morrisons Cove Herald will be publishing a special guide to the 2019 Primary Election in the May 16 edition. The guide will include information about the candidates for local offices. In addition to candidates, there are other matters of...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    April 4, 2019

Roaring Spring Library Looking at Options for its Future

According to a 2016 Institute of Museum and Library Services report, there are 9,057 public libraries in the United States, making up approximately 7.4 percent of the more than 120,000 libraries...

 

PennDOT Says More Money is Available for Roadwork

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has committed $500.7 million in liquid fuels payments to help certified municipalities maintain their roads and bridges. "Pennsylvania has the f...

 

Candidates Asked to Submit Answers for May 16 Election Section

The Morrisons Cove Herald will be publishing information about candidates appearing on the May 21 Primary Election in the May 16 edition of the Herald. Any candidate for a Cove-area office is asked to send answers to the following questions to the He...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    April 4, 2019

Blair Commissioner Erb Seeking Second Term; Broadband Service is Goal

Editor's Note: Over the next few weeks, the Herald is publishing a series of articles regarding candidates for office who will appear on the May 21 primary election ballot. These articles are...

 

Damage at Iron Masters Country Club

Pennsylvania State Police, Bedford, are investigating the damage that occurred on the ninth hole at Iron Masters Country Club, Roaring Spring RR. Police say that between the hours of 9 p.m. March 29...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    April 4, 2019

Post-High School Opportunities Focus of CHS Career Expo

A question everyone faces is, "what am I going to do after high school?" For a lot of kids, the prospect of leaving the familiarity of the school halls and venturing out into the world for the next...

 

Dragon Pride Foundation Honors Teachers, Staff April 11

The Dragon Pride Foundation's annual Celebration of Excellence, scheduled for Thursday, April 11, at Central High School, Martinsburg, will honor two district employees, and one volunteer who are...

 

Spring Cove to Honor Teacher DeStefano

The Spring Cove School District will honor former district educator Michael X. DeStefano (1928-2015) by placing his name on the Leon E. Kensinger Memorial. The public is invited to the memorial...

 

CHS Senior Qualifies for All-State Band

Katie Ponder, a senior at Central High School, Martinsburg, will make her first appearance at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association's All-State Concert Band concert on Saturday, April 6, in...

 

Hammel to Lead Raven Run Revival

Raven Run Church of the Brethren, Saxton, will hold its spring revival with former Pastor Daniel Hammel Sunday through Wednesday, April 7-10. Services will be held at 10:25 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. On Sunday morning, Pastor...

 

MC Baptist Church to Host Revival

Pastor Aaron Musselman and the congregation of Morrison Cove Baptist Church has invited the public to join them as they hold revival meetings Sunday through Friday, April 7-12. Evangelist Leon Foote will be the guest speaker. Special music will be...

 

Martinsburg Book Sale Nets $530 for Library

The Friends of the Martinsburg Community Library met on Tuesday March 19, at the library. The February book sale netted approximately $530. The next book sale will be held at the end of July or the beginning of August. There is a penny jar and a...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    April 4, 2019

Hundreds Flock to Grace Pointe to Celebrate 89 Years

Inspirational music, thunderous ovations and a dash of humor – all three were remotely present during last Sunday's 89th Homecoming Celebration for the Grace Pointe Community Church of God,...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    April 4, 2019

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Fight Like A Champ Cornhole Tournament Timmy Bones, 24, of Williamsburg, recently suffered a medical emergency which led him to be hospitalized. Bones lives with his girlfriend, son, and a baby on the way in Huntingdon. Friends of Timmy have...

 

W. Pa. Gas Prices Increase Slightly; Inventory Tightens Nationwide

The average price of gasoline across Western Pennsylvania is a penny more expensive this week at $2.809 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. The Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region saw moderate fluctuations on the week...

 

Family Hospice Recognizes Area Volunteers

April is Volunteer Recognition Month, and Family Hospice and Palliative Care, Part of UPMC HNA (Home Nursing Agency), gratefully acknowledges the dedicated volunteers who walk alongside Family Hospice patients and family members. Volunteers fill...

 

Celebrating 100 Years on April 12, 2019

Betty (Langham) Pittman, a resident at Homewood at Martinsburg, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Friday, April 12, 2019. Betty was born on April 12, 1919, to Frank and Amanda Langham in...

 

Tea Party to Celebrate 10 Years of Movement April 15

The Blair County Tea Party will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Tea Party movement at noon on Tax Day, April 15, at the Blair County Courthouse, Hollidaysburg. Featured speakers will include Art Halvorson, Blair County Sheriff Jim Ott and...

 
 By ASHLEY HICKS    News    April 4, 2019

Why Benchmark?

Do you ever wonder how your peers are doing? Are they controlling their input costs better than you? Do they have greater outputs per unit? How do their gross margins compare? We all strive to have su...

 

Cove Greenhouse Hop To Feature 7 Businesses

The fourth annual Cove Greenhouse Hop, where seven greenhouses have pulled together to showcase their assortment of spring accessories, will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 5-6. Participating businesses will be Roots in...

 

Eleven Cove Businesses Preparing for Store Tour

Morrisons Cove’s annual Spring Country Store Tour will get underway Thursday, April 11, and continue through Saturday, April 13. Hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Eleven stores in the Martinsburg and Roaring Spring areas will be...

 

Extension to Host Sheep Scanning Certification School

The Penn State Extension will host Sheep Scanning Certification School, April 23-25 at Penn State's University Park campus, to train ultrasound technicians to measure carcass characteristics, which can help sheep producers select superior genetics to...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    News    April 4, 2019

NB Takes First Place at Reading Competition; C-K Places Second

Spring brings with it sunshine, robins, flowers and the Bedford County Reading Competition. On March 28, 20 teams from schools around the county converged at the Northern Bedford County Middle Senior...

 

Mock Trial Team Does Not Advance

The Central High School Mock Trial team did not prevail this year. Holy Cross High School in Lackawanna County won the 36th Annual Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Statewide High School Mock Trial Competition, which took place at the Dauphin...

 

Municipal

Theft by Deception State Police, Hollidaysburg, are investigating a case of theft by deception that occurred between March 17 and March 19. According to police, a 41-year-old Williamsburg man...

 

Speeders to Visit Cove April 7

It's that time of year again. The brightly colored rail cars, or speeders, will be returning to the area on Sunday, April 7. Nearly 40 speeders will follow the rail in Morrisons Cove from...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    March 28, 2019

Roaring Spring Alcohol Sales Question to Be on May Ballot

Exceeding the 156 signatures needed, the organizers of the The Roaring Spring Alcohol Referendum accomplished its main goal, which is to let the voters decide if there will be alcohol sales permitted...

 

Residents Can Speak Up About Redistricting at Area Meeting

The new Pennsylvania Redistricting Reform Commission is inviting the public to a series of regional meetings to talk about making the redistricting process fairer and nonpartisan. Gov. Tom Wolf created the 15-member bipartisan commission by...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    March 28, 2019

Public Buys Blair County Sheriff's Office a New K-9 Vehicle

Last summer, an important member of the Blair County Sheriff's office was taken off of full-time duty through no fault of his own. Canine officer Rik, a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois, Blair County's onl...

 

Curve Tickets Giveaway

We're looking for a winner to claim FOUR tickets to see the Altoona Curve take on the Akron RubberDucks on Thursday, April 11. Just leave a comment under this post. (No purchase necessary, but you...

 

Curve Tickets Giveaway

We're looking for a winner to claim FOUR tickets to see the Altoona Curve take on the Akron RubberDucks on Friday, April 12. Just leave a comment under this post. (No purchase necessary, but you must...

 

Curve Tickets Giveaway

We're looking for a winner to claim FOUR tickets to see the Altoona Curve take on the Akron RubberDucks on Saturday, April 13. Just leave a comment under this post. (No purchase necessary, but you...

 

NWT to Send Letters to Septic System Owners Regarding New Ordinance

North Woodbury Township Supervisors held their 2019 March meeting on March 7. A public meeting regarding the Sewage Enforcement Ordinance was held on Feb 21. Brandon Reese was at the March 7 meeting to follow up with questions about that meeting....

 

Evening Tech Classes to Be Taught at C-K High School

The Claysburg Education Foundation has announced evening technology classes for students in Grades 9-12 and adults will be taught at Claysburg-Kimmel High School as a means of helping them to become more proficient in the use of computers. Classes...

 

PennDOT Reviews Its Plans for Upcoming Construction Season

PennDOT recently highlighted that more than 87 projects will take place across the six-county region during the 2019 construction season. "I am pleased to announce the many improvements ...

 

Cove Republican Club to Host Candidate Reception on April 4

The Morrisons Cove Blair County Republican Club will host its annual Meet the Candidate Wine & Cheese Reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, at the American Legion Post 516 social hall, Hollidaysburg. Republican candidates from all over...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    March 28, 2019

Claysburg Man Jailed on Sexual Assault Charges

A Claysburg man has been jailed on charges relating to the sexual abuse of a 16-year-old minor, which the victim revealed during a counseling session last year. Joseph Michael Douglas, 33, is facing...

 
 By RICK BOSTON    News    March 28, 2019

Hopewell Man Jailed in Domestic Dispute, Police Standoff

A Hopewell man is behind bars after a standoff with police following a domestic dispute. State Police, Bedford, were called to a home along Lunenberg Road, South Woodbury Township, Bedford County, on...

 

Nason Health Professional Selected for Medicine Board

Christine L. Panaro, PA-C, director of Conemaugh Nason Medical Center's Occupational Health Department, has been appointed as the physician assistant board representative to the American College of...

 

Claysburg Area Community Theatre Seeks Fresh Ideas, New Members

The Claysburg Area Community Theatre (CACT) is entering its 40th season of presenting quality theatrical productions. As the organization embarks on this anniversary season, it is looking for new ideas, fresh thoughts and enthusiastic new members....

 

Claysburg Hall Ceremony Set

The annual induction ceremony into the Claysburg Area Hall of Fame will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Claysburg-Kimmel High School auditorium. The sixth class of inductees will be Claysburg Pizza, General Refractories Co., Walter...

 

Duck Dynasty Couple to Speak at Ladies Encounter Spring Event

The Ladies Encounter will sponsor three events with Alan and Lisa Robertson of the former TV show "Duck Dynasty" on Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona....

 

Writers Group to Meet April 4

The monthly meeting of The Inkwell will be held on Thursday, April 4, at Marzoni’s Brick Oven and Brewery, 165 Patchway Road in Duncansville, beginning with dinner at 6 p.m. Guest author R.J. Henry’s presentation, “A Long Day’s Journey into...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    March 28, 2019

Ganister Sewer Planning Tops Catharine Twp. Agenda

Dave Cunningham from Keller Engineers, Hollidaysburg, was present on Thursday, March 21, to give an update on Catharine Township’s on-going project to provide sewer services to Ganister residents. Last month, Cunningham and Williamsburg Borough...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    March 28, 2019

Williamsburg School Board Discusses Heating Concerns

Williamsburg School Board member Junior Pheasant voiced concern over the school’s new heating and air conditioning system, citing numerous complaints of inconsistent temperatures in rooms during the last regular meeting Tuesday, March 19. Superinte...

 
 By Natalie Gorsuch    News    March 28, 2019

What's the Word in Williamsburg?

Farm Show Benefit Auction Beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, the Williamsburg Farm Show will be holding its annual Benefit Auction. A lot of items will be up for bid and the food kitchen will be open. If you would like to donate an item,...

 

Southern Cove Auxiliary To Hold Craft, Variety Sale

The Southern Cove Fire Co. Auxiliary will hold its spring craft and variety sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the former Replogle Elementary building in New Enterprise. There will be two full floors of crafts. Children may have...

 

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