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A Sparkling opportunity

lthough the legendary performer/musician Neil Diamond stopped touring last year, area musicians bring his signature sound and showmanship to life at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Mishler Theatre. Presented by Sapphire Sky Entertainment, “The Music of Neil Diamond” features vocalists music ...

Spiritual notes

The Vienna Boys Choir will present a concert at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, One Cathedral Square. The concert is free, but an offering will be accepted. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 416 Sixth Ave., Altoona, will hold its ...

Simply because I don’t want to

Many will read this title and attach it to an unlimited array of personal issues and the problems that are associated with them. I remember a few years ago while talking with a friend about temptation and the constant struggles within the Christian life, he shared about how often he wilts ...

Calvary Baptist Church to host concert

Local Southern Gospel music lovers will have an opportunity to hear The McKameys one final time before the group retires next month. The McKameys will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Calvary Baptist Church, 810 Ruskin Drive. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for Artist Circle and $20 for ...

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Across the area

One-woman fashion show Oct. 25 LORETTO — The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto will host “Silhouettes: A One Woman Fashion Show,” sponsored by Chantel Ventura, from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 25. Wear your little black dress and travel through time with Bonnie M. Resinski and her ...

Birthday

Emma Zimmerman of Colonial Courtyard, 5546 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Tyrone, formerly of 109 Kreitzer Ave., Centre Hall, will celebrate her 100th birthday with an open house at 1 p.m. Oct. 25 at Colonial Courtyard. She was born Oct. 26, 1919, in Clarion, the daughter of Bessy and Milow ...

Bandarama concert today

Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Senior High School Golden Tiger Marching Band and Junior High Band will present their annual Bandarama Concert at 7 p.m. today in the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School auditorium. Tickets are $3 for adults and $2 for students and can be purchased at the ...

SAMA’s Think Pink set for Nov. 1

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Altoona’s Think Pink will take place Nov. 1 at the Blairmont Club, Hollidaysburg. The club’s traditional ambience will combine with Think Pink’s metropolitan flair to create an evening of elegance, electricity and excitement. Chairing this ...

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Bandarama concert today

Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Senior High School Golden Tiger Marching Band and Junior High Band will present their annual Bandarama Concert at 7 p.m. today in the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School auditorium. Tickets are $3 for adults and $2 for students and can be purchased at the ...

Homecoming 2019

This is the first in a series to be printed on the Community page in the coming weeks. Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should email information and photographs to community@altoonamirror.com as soon as possible. Please include a ...

Alex’s Lemonade Stand, Morden Foundation fight childhood cancer

The Brian Morden Foundation is continuing its partnership with Philadelphia-based Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer. During National Childhood Cancer Month in September, the BMF was thrilled to be able to present a check to the Alex’s Lemonade Stand ...

Education foundation discusses investments, scholarships

COALPORT — During the hour prior to the scheduled meeting of the Glendale School District Education Foundation Sept. 30, president Rick Holes chaired a meeting of a committee of board members, the community and school district representatives to begin a conversation of offering a scholarship ...

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Colleen Hileman, Wesley Foor

Colleen Hileman of Roaring Spring and Wesley Foor of Everett are engaged to be married. Miss Hileman is the daughter of Christine and Ronald Hileman of Roaring Spring. She is a 2014 graduate of Central High School, Martinsburg, and a 2019 graduate of Shippensburg University. Miss ...

Lyndsay Young, Patrick Cassidy

Lyndsay Young and Patrick Cassidy, both of Hollidaysburg, are engaged to be married. Miss Young is the daughter of Jim and Sandy Young of Hollidaysburg. She is a 2007 graduate of Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School and a 2011 graduate of Penn State Altoona with a degree in nursing. She is ...

Mikayla Smith, Derrick O’Shea

Mikayla Smith of Altoona and Derrick O’Shea of Hollidaysburg are engaged to be married. Miss Smith is the daughter of Mary and Todd Smith of Altoona. She is a 2014 graduate of Altoona Area High School. She is employed at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg. Mr. O’Shea is the ...

Brooke Semelsberger, Corbin Corrente

Scott and Carolyn Semelsberger of Northern Cambria have announced the engagement of their daughter, Brooke, to Corbin Corrente, son of Russell and Patricia Corrente of Portage. Brooke is a 2014 graduate of Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, Ebensburg, and a 2018 graduate of Saint Francis ...

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Robert and Phyllis Petrie

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Petrie of Duncansville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 3. They were married Oct. 3, 1959, in Waynesboro. Mrs. Petrie is the former Phyllis Clapper. The couple have three children: Cathy Smith and her husband, Steve, of Duncansville; Robert Jr. and his ...

Harold and Bernese Fleig

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fleig of Riggles Gap will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Oct. 15. An open house will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at Riggles Gap Bible Church. They were married Oct. 15, 1949, at Riggles Gap Church of the Brethren. Mrs. Fleig is the former Bernese ...

Dale and Monta Jean Beery

Mr. anbd Mrs. Dale Beery of Bellwood will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Friday. They were married Oct. 4, 1959, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Marion, Ohio. Mrs. Beery is the former Monta Jean Seiter. The couple have three children: Rachelle (Bob) Tower of Tyrone, Roger (Michele) ...

Karl and Judy King

Mr. and Mrs. Karl King of Altoona will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 11. They were married Oct. 11, 1969, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church by the Rev. Timothy Swope. Mrs. King is the former Judy Sweitzer. The couple have three children: John; Karen Sparacino and her ...

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Dr. Kristine Brown, Dr. Jamie 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 son of Gary and Cathy Latos of Wheeling. Father Paul ...

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 ...