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Called to serve — McCaulley embarks on new path

When he was a boy, Don McCaulley would sit in church and listen to the preacher, hoping someday to be in the pulpit himself. Through the years, he has done that by being bivocational. Now, in retirement from his medical career, McCaulley is able to continue his lifelong commitment to serve God ...

Bridging the gap

Tanya Tucker’s latest album “While I’m Livin’” dropped today, and the original female country outlaw visits The State Theatre Sept. 18. At the age of 13, Tucker, now 60, was the youngest female to grace the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine, dubbed as the female Elvis and landed 15 ...

Calvary Baptist hosts Guy Penrod

An evening of music, community and prayer is what the audience will find during the upcoming Guy Penrod concert at Calvary Baptist Church on Thursday. The Grammy and Dove award-winning artist and inductee into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame will bring his blend of faith, song and invocation to ...

Blessed are those who believe

How do we know that God is real? I’ve been asked many times through the years, how do we know God is real when we cannot see Him, touch Him, or hear Him? There is a story in the Bible about a man who placed a high priority on being able to see Jesus before he could believe. Christ had ...

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Bellwood library sets activities for Sept.

BELLWOOD — The Bellwood-Antis Public Library has announced its activities for September. n Blair Senior Services will continue presenting free Tai Chi classes for individuals age 60 and older at the library from 1 to 1:45 p.m. every Wednesday through Oct. 2. This is the second level of the ...

Smearman golf event benefits scholarship

ROARING SPRING — The 10th annual Coach Bill Smear-man Memorial Golf Tournament was held June 24 at Iron Masters Country Club. Thirteen teams of golfers participated in this year’s event. The tournament is the main fundraiser for the $1,000 Coach Bill Smear-man Memorial Scholarship ...

Car, motorcycle club activities

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. BCAAC cruise-ins, 6 to 9 ...

Across the area

Group offers free square dance lessons Swinging Squares, an Altoona Modern Western Square and Round Dance Club, will host a free “fun night” introduction to square dance the entire month of September. It will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays (Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26) at the ...

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Smearman golf event benefits scholarship

ROARING SPRING — The 10th annual Coach Bill Smear-man Memorial Golf Tournament was held June 24 at Iron Masters Country Club. Thirteen teams of golfers participated in this year’s event. The tournament is the main fundraiser for the $1,000 Coach Bill Smear-man Memorial Scholarship ...

Dean’s list

SPRING TERM PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, WILLIAMSPORT Bedford County Hunter B. Allison, Alum Bank; Elias S. Brallier, Hopewell; Hunter J. Finnegan, New Enterprise; Colt M. McDonald, New Paris; Jeffrey Z. Yang, Bedford; Katherine L. Young, New Paris. Blair County Danielle N. ...

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 — ...

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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. ...