50 Years Ago
Hite Appointed President
November 24, 2021
Herald of Nov. 23, 1971
John K. Hite was appointed president of the Martinsburg Community Housing Corp. He filled the vacancy created by the death of David D. Showalter who died in a plane crash earlier in the year. HIte was an engineer with Gwin Engineers of Altoona, and was a member of the Martinsburg Planning Commission.
The classification of the Blair County Children’s Home in Williamsburg was to be changed from a child care shelter to a child care institution. The change was necessary for the home to stay open under state requirements.
Celeste Barker, cosmetologist, gave a program...