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Louis-Dreyfus gets comedy award

WASHINGTON — After a 35-year acting career and with two iconic television characters to her name — Elaine Benes of “Seinfeld” and foul-mouthed Vice-President Selina Meyer — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been honored with the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime achievement in comedy. On Sunday ...

Rare Hemingway stories to be released

NEW YORK — Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year. The director of Hemingway’s literary estate, Michael Katakis, told The Associated Press recently that “The Monument” and “Indian Country and the White Army” will be ...

Bryce Jordan Center sets attendance record

The Bryce Jordan Center welcomed 15,588 Metallica fans to lsst week’s sold-out concert setting a new single-concert attendance record for the 23-year-old center. “We are honored to host Metallica on their record-breaking performance at the Bryce Jordan Center,” General Manager Al ...

Shahidi urges fight against ‘identity blind narrative’

LOS ANGELES — Yara Shahidi brought the crowd to its feet at the GLSEN Respect Awards as she warned against an “identity blind narrative” in the struggle for acceptance of all. “We should all feel deserved and supported in expressing our right to being our whole selves, limited by ...

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Correction-Yesteryear

A 1953 Yesteryear photo of the Little League Phillies baseball team on Page G3 Sunday was missing the name of John Kane, who is in the middle of the photo.

SAMA-Bedford dedicates public garden

BEDFORD — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Bedford is celebrating the life of one of Bedford County’s most respected artists with a new flower garden. Located at the rear of the museum, the Mouse Grass Memorial Garden will offer a variety of perennials, shrubs and trees for the ...

Used book sale

Courtesy photo The Friends of the Altoona Area Public Library will hold its fall used book sale from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday on the ground floor of the library. There are no Sunday hours. Friends members are invited to a preview ...

Across the area

Multi-vendor bingo to aid Relay MARTINSBURG — The Relay For Life of the Cove will host a Multi-Vendor Bingo at 6:30 p.m. Nov 13 at the Morrisons Cove Memorial Park Banquet Hall. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person. There will also be special games, food for ...

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Graduates

GENEVA COLLEGE, Beaver Falls Bedford — Celina Giovanelli, B.A., history. Carrolltown — Devan Jewett, B.S., human services and criminal justice. Clearfield — Kaitlyn Learish, B.A., communication disorders. East Freedom — Amanda Lawler, B.S., human services. Saltillo — Alyssa ...

Graduates

MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY, Wichita Falls, Texas — Meghan Suzanne Weisinger, Gallitzin, B.S., radiologic sciences, cum laude. WILKES UNIVERSITY, Wilkes-Barre — Eva Clark, New Enterprise, M.S., nursing; Adam Clevenger, Ebensburg, M.S., education; Hannah Hauser, Huntingdon, M.S., ...

Across the area

Ice cream social, powerlifting event set During October, Geeseytown Newry Evangelical Lutheran Parish, is raising $10,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in honor of three women in the parish who have been recently diagnosed with breast cancer. n From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 14, the ...

Admissions

BELMONT UNIVERSITY, Nashville, Tenn. — Jamie Emerick, Duncansville. MARIETTA COLLEGE, Marietta, Ohio — Jared Gaylord, Tyrone.

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Correction-bridal event

Incorrect information was submitted to the Mirror for the Bishop Carroll Catholic High School Lady Huskies soccer team’s bridal resale event. This year’s event was already held. Another event will be held in 2019, so watch for information next summer. The article was published ...

Casey Pasternak, Mark Stephens

Chuck and Judy Stephens of Patton announced the engagement of their son, Mark Gerard Stephens, to Casey Marie Pasternak. The couple reside in Duncansville. Miss Pasternak is the daughter of Chuck and Becky Pasternak of DuBois. She is a 2014 graduate of DuBois Area High School. She graduated ...

Rebecca Haber, Chuck Erney

Rebecca Haber and Chuck Erney, both of Wilmington, Del., are engaged to be married. Miss Haber is the daughter of Paul and Sandy Haber of Hollidaysburg. A 2009 graduate of Hollidaysburg Area High School, Miss Haber earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013, ...

Laura Ritchey, Logan Williams

Laura Ritchey and Logan Williams, both of Martins-burg, are engaged to be married. Miss Ritchey is the daughter of Tom and Cindy Ritchey, Martinsburg. She is the granddaughter of Dale and Susan Hoover of Martinsburg, Evelyn Ritchey of Martinsburg and the late Paul Ritchey. She is a 2014 ...

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John and Connie Long

Mr. and Mrs. John Long of Gallitzin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 19. They celebrated by having dinner with their children and grandchildren. Mass will be celebrated in their honor today at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Ashville, and the couple will be going on the ...

King and Bonnie Bailey

Mr. and Mrs. King Bailey of Imler celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 19. A surprise party in their honor was held on Oct. 20 at Jethro’s, Altoona. They were married Oct. 19, 1968, at St. Mark’s Union Church, Imler. The couple have two daughters: Melissa Malovich and her ...

Richard and Becky Clapper

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clapper of Hollidaysburg are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today. They were married on Sept. 16, 1978, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lakemont, by Father Edward Eckenrod. Mrs. Clapper is the former Becky Warner. The couple have two daughters: ...

Eugene and Christine Tiracave

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Tiracave of Cresson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 7. They were married Sept. 7, 1968, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Portage. Mrs. Tiracave is the former Christine Tomasko. The couple have three children: Christian and his wife, Alicia, of ...

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Katelyn DeArmitt, Phillip Ricketts

Katelyn Elizabeth DeArmitt and Phillip Todd Ricketts were united in marriage on June 23 at the Brush Mountain Sportsmen’s Association. The bride is the daughter of Cheryl and Ken Diebold of Sinking Valley and the late Donald McCabe, who had lived in Bellwood. The bridegroom is the son of ...

Correction-bridal event

Incorrect information was submitted to the Mirror for the Bishop Carroll Catholic High School Lady Huskies soccer team’s bridal resale event. This year’s event was already held. Another event will be held in 2019, so watch for information next summer. The article was published ...

Sarah Arnone, Jason Bimle

Sarah Marie Arnone of Bristol, Conn., and Jason James Bimle of Altoona were united in marriage on Oct. 28, 2017, at the Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel in Loretto. The bride is the daughter of William and Geraldine Arnone of Bristol, Conn. The bridegroom is the son of Gerald and ...

Alicia Stoner, Eric Henchey

Alicia Renea Stoner and Eric William Henchey were united in marriage at 4 p.m. June 30 at Old Stone Church at Greenwood Furnace State Park, Huntingdon. The bride is the daughter of Justine Lilja of Petersburg. The bridegroom is the son of William Henchey of Altoona and the late Diana ...