25 Years Ago

Rails to Trails Receives Grant


October 5, 2023

Herald of Oct. 15, 1998

Rails to Trails of Blair County received a $50,000 private grant to expand the trail westward toward Canoe Creek State Park. The expanded trail would follow the old railroad bed from the existing trailhead to Ganister and beyond. RTT representatives attended the Williamsburg Borough Council Meeting to ask for an easement through Riverside Park.

Three Cove-grown pumpkins were among the top five winners at the annual Great Pumpkin Weigh-off at Sam’s Club in Altoona. A pumpkin grown by Robert Ferry of Martinsburg weighed 758 pounds and tied for second place. Marvin Hi...

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