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Population Increase Possible

Herald of Oct. 19, 1972

The Martinsburg Booster Association heard from Ken Salem of the Southern Allegheny Planning and Development Commission about the possibility of large increases in population with the opening of the new Rayston Reservoir. The projected population increase was based on experiences with the Kinzua and Youghiogheny reservoirs and the lake at Prince Gallitzin.

Vandals smashed windows at the Smithfield Church of the Brethren, Martinsburg RD 2, and broke windows and destroyed furniture at the Ravers Gap Sportsmen’s clubhouse near Woodbury.

The Williamsburg Area Fire Company re...


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