Paper Mill on Strike
50 Years Ago
August 13, 2020
Herald of Aug. 13, 1970
A strike by the employees of the Combined Paper Mill at Roaring Spring closed the mill at midnight Monday because the company and Local 422 of the United Papermakers and Paper workers union were unable to agree on an extension of the existing contract.
The Spring Cove School Board agreed to lease the former junior high school building at “Bean Hill” to the Altoona School of Commerce on a temporary basis.
Officials of the Southern Cove Volunteer Fire Company report that they have been receiving a number of mysterious phone calls, many during the night hours. The c...