Wind Storm Causes Damage
50 Years Ago
April 9, 2020
Herald of April 9, 1970
The Herald marks its 85th birthday today.
A mechanic at the Wineland Equipment Co., Fredericksburg, was burned when fire broke out on a tractor that he was repairing.
A severe wind storm last week caused heavy damage throughout the district. Many trees were toppled, a number of barn roofs and shed roofs were ripped loose, some house trailers were shifted from their foundations and there were interruptions in electric and telephone service.
Joseph E. Robinson Jr. of Irwin, former policeman in Altoona, was named chief of police in Roaring Spring.
Lightning struck the s...