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On this date

50 YEARS AGO: Dec. 14, 1968 Dominick “Tiny” Uliano, a city highway department employee who had delivered Christmas gifts to residents of Valley View Home for the past 11 years, was unable to visit there this year due to flu epidemic restrictions but still collected 175 gifts for the ...

Spiritual notes

Free lunch - The Twenty-eighth Street Church of the Brethren, 2800 Union Ave., across from Tuckahoe Park, will serve a free lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Everyone is invited. - Providence Presbyterian Church, 2401 Broad Ave., Altoona, will serve a free lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 ...

Greatest birthday of all

There’s something about birthdays that manage to evoke excitement and joy. At the risk of seeming blatantly un-materialistic, I’ll even go a step further and contend that the aforementioned excitement and joy are not related to parties, cake and presents. It’s more about a feeling. I ...

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Panfish derby held for kids

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair Bassmasters presented a panfish derby for kids on June 2 at Canoe Creek State Park. A total of 64 children ranging from 3 to 15 years old participated in the events of the day, which included a casting contest. Casting contest winners were Braydyn Wenerick of ...

Pam’s Chargers wins dance twirl event

Members of Pam’s Chargers School of Baton/Mrs. P’s Chargers were international champions in the tiny tots large division of the dance twirl event at the Twirling Unlimited international competition at the Canton Memorial Civic Center in Canton, Ohio. A panel of judges selected the ...

Across the area

Bellwood choir to perform Sunday BELLWOOD — The Bellwood Community Choir has scheduled a Christmas presentation to be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Bellwood-Antis High School auditorium. The Christmas cantata, “A Thrill of Hope,” will be performed by the adult choir of 50 ...

Golf event benefits Tyrone Hospital

The Tyrone Regional Health Network Foundation raised more than $19,000 to benefit Tyrone Hospital via its 17th annual golf tournament. Funds raised will be used to help with the purchase of 3-D mammography technology for Tyrone Hospital. The tournament was held June 4 at Iron Masters ...

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Honor roll

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL NINTH GRADE — Madison J. Adamiak, Muhammad-saf B. Ahmer, Devyn E. Amigh, Nathaniel E. Anderson, Sarah N. Arshad, Abigail L. Batzel, Jack R. Becker, Jacquilyn R. Bickel, Carter S. Brenneman, Nathan J. Breton, Ashlyn N. Brown, Jordan E. Brown, Lucas H. ...

Pam’s Chargers wins dance twirl event

Members of Pam’s Chargers School of Baton/Mrs. P’s Chargers were international champions in the tiny tots large division of the dance twirl event at the Twirling Unlimited international competition at the Canton Memorial Civic Center in Canton, Ohio. A panel of judges selected the ...

Honor roll

BELLWOOD-ANTIS MIDDLE SCHOOL FIRST MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL EIGHTH GRADE — Dylan Andrews, Giuseppe Balsamo, Caleb Beiswenger, Madison Brinkman, Brielle Campbell, Caylie Conlon, Bailee Conway, Olivia Gregg, Maliah Hassler, Layla Kurtz, Ava Miller, Canyon Neyman, Alyson Partner, ...

Graduates

SOUTH HILLS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY SUMMER GRADUATES Brittany Booker, Ashville, A.S., with highest honors, administrative professional; Tyra Blazer, Hollidaysburg, A.S., business administration-management and marketing; Hayley Butcher, Williamsburg, A.S., highest honors, ...

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Amber Kirsch, John Brown Jr.

Amber Marie Kirsch of Colver and John Patrick Brown Jr. of Altoona are engaged to be married. Miss Kirsch is the daughter of Alan and Peggy Kirsch. She is a 2008 graduate of Central Cambria High School, Ebensburg, and a 2014 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a ...

Taylor Moore, Matthew Canole

Taylor Moore and Matthew Canole, both of Hollidaysburg, are engaged to be married. Miss Moore is the daughter of Christine Good of Ebensburg and Donald Moore of Bellwood. She is a 2011 graduate of Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School and a 2015 graduate of Penn State Altoona with a ...

Jessica Hancock, Kyle Mock

Jessica Hancock of Altoona and Kyle Mock of Roaring Spring are engaged to be married. Miss Hancock is the daughter of Jeff and Sherry Hancock of Altoona. She is a 2006 graduate of Altoona Area High School, a 2010 graduate of Penn State University and a 2015 graduate of Indiana University of ...

Hillary Hamor, Jamie Hager

Hillary Kate Hamor and Jamie Wayne Hager, both of Beaufort, S.C., are engaged to be married. Miss. Hamor is the daughter of Rick and Maureen Hamor of Duncansville. She is a 2012 graduate of Central High School, Martinsburg, and a 2017 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a ...

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Ronald and Sharon Shoenfelt

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Shoenfelt of Altoona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise dinner hosted by their children at Park Hills Country Club, Altoona. They also took a trip to Niagara Falls, Canada. They were married Sept. 7, 1968, at Fairview United Methodist Church, ...

Donald and Pearl Robison

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Robison of 141 Bell Hollow Road, Port Matilda, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house on Nov. 10 at Bald Eagle Grange, 2562 Snyder Drive, Tyrone. Cards may be sent to their home address. They were married Nov. 11, 1958. Mrs. Robison is the ...

John and Margie Closson

Mr. and Mrs. John Closson of Altoona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Finelli’s Italian Villa, Altoona. They also plan to take their annual Florida getaway this winter. They were married Nov. 2, 1968, at the former Fourth Lutheran Church in Altoona. Mrs. ...

Thomas and Carol Myers

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Myers of Loretto will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married Nov. 8, 1958, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Gallitzin. Mrs. Myers is the former Carol Vaughn. The couple have seven children: Susan Lee (Karl) of Loretto; Patrick ...

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Allison Bivens, Nicholas Stellabotte

Allison Bivens and Nicholas Stellabotte were united in marriage at 1:45 p.m. June 16 at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona. The bride is the daughter of Fran Bivens of Davidsville and George Bivens of Harrisburg. The bridegroom is the son of Lynn Stellabotte and Michael ...

Emma Baughman, David Swanger

Emma Baughman and David Swanger were united in marriage June 30 at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Newry. The bride is the daughter of James and Lorena Baughman of Duncansville. The bridegroom is the son of Dave and Jeannie Swanger of Altoona. Father Allen Zeth performed the ...

Nicole Carrieri, Jamey Brumbaugh

Nicole Carrieri and Jamey Brumbaugh were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. July 28 at Park Hills Golf Club, Altoona. The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Kimberly (Weakland) of Altoona. The bridegroom is the son of Steven and Pamela (Salvi) Brumbaugh of Altoona. District Magistrate ...

Katelyn Adams, Nicholas Felus

Katelyn Adams and Nicholas Felus, along with daughter, Kloé, were united in marriage May 19 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Altoona. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Armand Adams of Churchville. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Felus of Lilly. The ...