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CLP’s ‘The Odd Couple’ has a twist

The comedic talents of the late Neil Simon combine with “wonderful chemistry” between the two female leads as Cresson Lake Playhouse presents “The Odd Couple” in Simon’s mid-1980s re-vamp of the 1965 Tony Award winning play. Paul Seymore, artistic director of CLP, said he knew he ...

Stepping out for the Lord

Let’s talk comfort zones, shall we? There’s a lot to be said for them, primarily the fact that they’re comfortable. While comfort is a good thing, too much of it can lead to complacency and, even worse, stagnation. This occurred to me the other day when I was shopping for ...

Spiritual Notes

The Juniata Church of the Brethren will begin a new series of Sunday school lessons at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The curriculum, geared for all ages, will feature chapter by chapter study of all 52 chapters in the book of Jeremiah, and how the book of Jeremiah fits the current times we are living in ...

Overcoming the odds

NEW YORK — Shia LaBeouf is trying to show how different he is from his co-star in “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” Zack Gottsagen. “Hey, Zack,” says LaBeouf. “Are you a good opera singer?” “Yes!” replies Gottsagen with a smile. “Hey, Zack. Are you good scuba ...

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McEldowney scholarship

Courtesy photo Recipients of the 2019 McEldowney Academic Scholarships are (from left): front row — Johanna Whiteford, Bellwood-Antis High School, Committee Scholarship; Justinna Brown, Claysburg-Kimmel High School; Alyson Cover, Great Commission Schools; Marissa Harclerode, Williamsburg ...

Across the area

Center to hold ‘Art in the Dark’ Sept. 7 JOHNSTOWN — The Community Arts Center of Cambria County will hold its inaugural “Art in the Dark, a Dining in the Dark Experience” Sept. 7 at Sunnehanna Country Club, 1000 Sunnehanna Drive in the Westmont section of Johnstown. Cocktail hour ...

Scholarship recipients

The Pennsylvania Grange awarded scholarships ranging from $100 to $500 on July 24 at Banner Grange Hall, Ebensburg. Recipients are from Pleasant Hill Grange, Banner Grange and Buckhorn Grange. Shown are (from left): first row — Luke Eckenrode (PHG), Benjamin Dumin (Banner), Tanner Lehman ...

Park programs

Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, Gallitzin, 886-6150 “A Day in the Life: Working on the Allegheny Portage Railroad,” 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. through Sept. 29. Programs vary on a daily basis and may be moved indoors or canceled during bad weather. Blue Knob ...

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McEldowney scholarship

Courtesy photo Recipients of the 2019 McEldowney Academic Scholarships are (from left): front row — Johanna Whiteford, Bellwood-Antis High School, Committee Scholarship; Justinna Brown, Claysburg-Kimmel High School; Alyson Cover, Great Commission Schools; Marissa Harclerode, Williamsburg ...

Dean’s list

ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, LATROBE Altoona — Hannah Carey, John Duffy,Jessica Rudolph, Maura Skelley. Bedford — Allison Straub, Alyssa Turkovich. Duncansville — Thomas McKeon. Ebensburg — Jamie Witham. Loretto — Heather Rieg. Manns Choice — Taylor Easter. Martinsburg — ...

Scholarship recipients

The Pennsylvania Grange awarded scholarships ranging from $100 to $500 on July 24 at Banner Grange Hall, Ebensburg. Recipients are from Pleasant Hill Grange, Banner Grange and Buckhorn Grange. Shown are (from left): first row — Luke Eckenrode (PHG), Benjamin Dumin (Banner), Tanner Lehman ...

Doctorate

Jamie Dively HARROGATE, Tenn. — Jamie Dively of Bedford received a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine in Harrogate, Tenn., May 18. Dively received her bachelor of science degree from West Virginia University. She is the ...

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Joanna Swartz, Luke Blattenberger

Joanna Swartz and Luke Blattenberger, both of Hollidaysburg, are engaged to be married. Miss Swartz is the daughter of Joel and Jill Swartz of Palmyra. She is a 2012 graduate of Juniata High School and a 2016 graduate of Lock Haven University. She is a registered nurse at Encompass ...

Tiffany Chathams, Nathan Clancy

Tiffany Saige Chathams and Nathan Roger Clancy, both of Virginia, are engaged to be married. Miss Chathams is the daughter of Robert Chathams and Denise Pucciarella of Altoona. She is a 2011 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2015 graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania ...

Kayla Noel, Josh Reed

Kayla Noel of Roaring Spring and Josh Reed of Williamsburg are engaged to be married. Miss Noel is the daughter of Dane and Ann Noel of Roaring Spring. She is a 2010 graduate of Central High School, Martinsburg. She is the manager of Verizon Wireless, Roaring Spring. Mr. Reed is the ...

Alyssa Baker, Adam Ingram

Alyssa L. Baker and Adam N. Ingram, both of Roaring Spring, are engaged to be married. The prospective bride is the daughter of Stacy L. Baker of Saxton. She is a 2013 graduate of Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School. Mr. Ingram is the son of Vicki and Melvin Ingram of Roaring ...

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Wayne and Cathy Gallagher

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Gallagher of 330 N. Seventh Ave., Altoona, recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. A fall trip is being planned. They were married July 28, 1979, at Gethsemane United Methodist Church, Juniata. Mrs. Gallagher is the former Cathy Walters. The couple have one ...

Donald and Kathy Boore

Donald and Kathy Boore of Duncansville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 26. They were married on July 26, 1969, in Altoona. Mrs. Boore is the former Kathy Olewine. They have two daughters: Jennifer West and husband Dave of Pleasant Gap and Aimee Mullen and husband Michael ...

Gerald and Teresa McCaulley

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald McCaulley of Hollidaysburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married Aug. 15, 1969, in Altoona. Mrs. McCaulley is the former Teresa Cooper. The couple have two children: Melissa Fochler-McCaulley (Nancy) of Altoona and Matthew McCaulley of ...

Rickie and Diana Burger

Mr. and Mrs. Rickie Burger of Blue Knob celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family celebration on July 28 at Ski Gap. They were married July 26, 1969, at Mount Sinai Church, Blue Knob. Mrs. Burger is the former Diana Andring. The couple have three children: Craig of Blue Knob, ...

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Tammy Bailey, Michael Mincin

Tammy Bailey and Michael Mincin were united in marriage at 3 p.m. June 22 at Zion Lutheran Church, Hollidaysburg. The bride is the daughter of King and Bonnie Bailey of Imler. The bridegroom is the son of Frank and Nancy Mincin of Duncansville. The Rev. David Bowman performed the ...

Dr. Kristine Brown, Dr. Jamie Latos

Dr. Kristine Nicole Brown, Dr. Jamie Christopher Latos Kristine Nicole Brown and Jamie Christopher Latos were united in marriage May 11 at Corpus Christi Parish in Wheeling, W.Va. The bride is the daughter of Tim Brown of Duncansville and Mary Brown of Andover, Kan. The bridegroom is the ...

Bridgid Byrne, Michael Cardone

Bridgid Byrne and Michael Cardone were united in marriage on March 23 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Savannah, Ga. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Sharon Byrne of Altoona. The bridegroom is the son of Lawrence Sr. and Donna Cardone of Altoona. Father Aaron Maghsoudi, pastor of ...

Ashley Harshberger, Aaron Hillard

Ashley Harshberger and Aaron Hillard were united in marriage at 6 p.m. March 30 at Hollidaysburg Revival Center. The bride is the daughter of William and Tanya Harshberger of Bellwood. The bridegroom is the son of Roy Hillard and Crystal Wertz of Bellwood. The Rev. Gary D. Stehley Sr. ...