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War posters discovered at New Hampshire

ROCHESTER, N.H. — One poster in a recently discovered trove vilifies the Nazis with a sword through a Bible and the words “This Is the Enemy.” Some encouraged self-sacrifice by promoting recycling, planting gardens and buying potatoes. Still others warned that loose lips can literally ...

Motown style

Christmas is around the corner. People are busy decorating their homes with festive lights and stores are full of merry displays. The telltale sign that the holiday is quickly approaching is the music — radios are blasting holiday songs and folks can be heard singing favorite Christmas tunes. ...

Bublé back with ‘love’ album after 2-year break

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Michael Bublé says though his cancer-stricken son aspires to have superhuman powers, he’s already a superhero in his eyes. “He loves Spiderman, he loves Superman, but they are not real,” Bublé said of 5-year-old Noah. “I tell him all the time that he’s ...

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Car club events

Blair County Antique Auto Club (BCAAC) monthly meeting, 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Bavarian Hall, Altoona. New members are welcome. For membership information, call Betty Campbell at 942-2525 or download a membership form at www.bcaac.org. Altoona Corvette Club (ACC) ...

Community Arts Center plans Holly Bazaar

JOHNSTOWN — The Community Arts Center of Cambria County will hold its 48th Holly Bazaar through Dec. 24. The Community Arts Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays during the Holly Bazaar. The Holly Bazaar, located in the ...

Across the area

Courtesy photo Natasha Rasmussen of Altoona represented the United States in the international “IBA-UIBC-Cup of Bakers” in Munich, Germany on Sept. 16. Natasha, with her teammate, Chef Eddie Batten, competed by baking assorted breads and a large bread sculpture showpiece in the theme of ...

Day of Music nets $18K for Healing Patch

This year’s event to be held Saturday The planning team for Patched Together: A Day of Music earlier this year presented a check for $18,134 raised to benefit the Home Nursing Agency Healing Patch: A Program for Loss and Hope for Grieving Children and Their Families. The sixth annual ...

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Community Foundation announces scholarship winners

The Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation recently announced its 2018 scholarship winners. Sgt. Brandon Adams Information Technology Memorial Scholarship — Samuel Dick, Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center and Central High School, Martinsburg. Officer Chris Amerine ...

‘Beauty and the Beast’

Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Area Repertory Players (HARP) will present the Disney classic “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday in the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School auditorium. Tickets are $8 general admission and can be ordered by ...

Admissions

COLGATE UNIVERSITY — Jayvion Queen, Altoona. UNIVERSITY OF FINDLAY, Findlay, Ohio — Mariah Farabaugh, Carrolltown. JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY, Harrisonburg, Va. — Sara Herron, Altoona.

Show choir to present ‘100 Years of Broadway’

The Juniata Elemen-tary School Show Choir, under the direction of drama club advisers Heidi Soldner and Kathy Otto, will present “100 Years of Broadway” at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 in the school gymnasium. Members of the show choir will sing and dance their way through a lively arrangement which ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Robert and Suzanne Forshey

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Forshey of Bellwood celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 18. They were married Oct. 18, 1958, in Altoona at Calvary Baptist Church by Pastor Stoll. Mrs. Forshey is the former Suzanne Rhodes of Altoona. The couple have five daughters: Cindee (Joe) Batts, ...

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Elizabeth Vitelli, Matthew Guerin

Elizabeth Vitelli and Matthew Guerin were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. May 19 at Smith Chapel, Penn State Behrend Campus, Erie. The bride is the daughter of Mike and Mary Vitelli of Waterford. The bridegroom is the son of Rich and Sally Guerin of Hollidaysburg. Pastor Jeff Little ...

Lindzie Huff, Randy Miles Jr.

Lindzie Huff and Randy Miles Jr. were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Sept. 15 at 28th Street of the Brethren, Altoona. The bride is the daughter of Drew and Dawn Huff of Altoona. The bridegroom is the son of Pat and Kathy Kibler of Hollidaysburg and Randy and Jan Miles of Tyrone. Pastor ...

Janice Calvin, Daniel DeAntonio

Janice Anderson Calvin and Daniel DeAntonio were united in marriage Aug. 18 at sunset in a private ceremony on Pakala Beach, Kauai, Hawaii. The bride is the daughter of John Anderson of Duncansville and the late Judy Anderson. The bridegroom is the son of Frank and Penny DeAntonio of ...

Meghan Love, Devin Martin

Meghan Love and Devin Martin were united in marriage on July 21 at Bethany Grace Fellowship, East Earl. The bride is the daughter of Ken and Tina Love of Duncansville. The bridegroom is the son of Larry and Tammy Martin of Denver, Pa. The ceremony was officiated by Timothy Sheetz. The ...