25 Years Ago

Water Rate Increase


October 31, 2019

Herald of Oct. 27, 1994

The Martinsburg Municipal Authority heard a tentative proposal for a 35-percent increase in the 1995 water budget. If the proposal passes the increase will mean that the minimum rate for water customers will increase from $16.80 per quarter to $22.68. It would cost an average family of four approximately $12 more per quarter, or $48 more per year.

The Altoona-Blair County Chamber of Commerce presented its 1994 ACE Award to the late Lester Longenecker, a Clappertown farmer and farm equipment dealer for many years. He passed away Sept. 19, 1994, at the age of 89.

Appleton Papers Inc.’s Spring Mill at Roaring Spring and Harrisburg Plant at Camp Hill were named recipients of the esteemed Cornerstone Award by the Pennsylvania Quality Leadership Council.

The Claysburg-Kimmel football team’s hopes of an undefeated season were shattered Saturday night as the visiting Southern Huntingdon Rockets hung on to defeated the Bulldogs, 20-15, on Senior Night.


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