50 Years Ago
Red Flashers Approved
April 13, 2023
Herald of April 19, 1973
The Martinsburg Borough Council, at a special meeting, voted to purchase a roof-mounted, detachable red flasher for the borough police car. The action was taken after Mayor Richard D. Moore told council that the interior flasher now being used was not a legal device.
Fire wardens and the Martinsburg Fire company turned out Monday afternoon to battle a forest fire on Lock Mountain, about four miles north of Martinsburg. The blaze covered a substantial area on the bench of the mountain and was close to the crest of the ridge in tinder dry woodland before it was broug...