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50 Years Ago

Stations Run Out of Gas

Herald of Jan. 3, 1974

Some Cove residents decided to cut short their travel plans when some filling stations in the local area — including Tobe’s in Martinsburg and McCreary’s in McKee — ran out of gasoline on the first weekend of the new year. The supply at other stations reportedly was low.

Two Altoona teenagers were arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase through the streets of Martinsburg. The pursuit ended when their car got stuck in the snow on a Game Lands road on Lock Mountain.

Two Roaring Spring Blank Book Co. employees were honored at the company’s annual party. Reuben W...


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