75 Years Ago
Tomatoes Get Rejected
November 7, 2019
Herald of Nov. 9, 1944
For the second time within a period of a little over a month, members of the Martinsburg Volunteer Fire company were given a useless run when Saturday mid-night they were called to the mountain above Salemville only to find an old chestnut tree on fire.
The burning tree was about 500 feet above the dwelling on the Neilson place, and some passerby seeing the blaze, evidently believed that the house was burning and sent in an alarm to the Martinsburg firemen.
With Borough Officer Ralph Bowers driving and the truck pretty well loaded down with volunteers in charge of Fir...