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Native American art finally arrives at Met

NEW YORK — For the first time, a major Native American art exhibit is being shown in the American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, rather than in Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. “Some visitors were confused about why Native American Art wasn’t in the American Wing with ...

Smith, Burns among winners of National Book Critics prize

NEW YORK — Anna Burns’ “Milkman,” her Booker Prize-winning novel about an 18-year-old girl during “The Troubles” in Northern Ireland, has been awarded the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction. Zadie Smith, best known for such novels as “White Teeth” and “On ...

Yeast from 1886 shipwreck makes new brew

ALBANY, N.Y. — The most distinguishing feature of Jamie Adams’ new ale isn’t its hoppy bite but its compelling backstory — brewed from yeast in bottles of beer that went down on a doomed steamship and languished on the ocean floor for 131 years. Some who lined up to sample a swig of ...

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Carly Jennings, Dan Lang

Carly Jennings formerly of Bellwood and Virginia Beach, Va., and Dan Lang of South Plainfield, N.J., are engaged to be married. Miss Jennings is the daughter of Brenda Jennings and step-daughter to John Watson of Duncansville. She is a 2009 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School and The ...

On Campus

Bedford native places on commendation list GETTYSBURG — Nathan Imgrund of Bedford has been placed on the Deans’ Commendation List of Gettysburg College for outstanding academic achievement in the Fall 2018 semester. Students with a quality point average in the range of 3.300 to 3.599 for ...

Yakety-yak, it’s tough figuring out sick cats

I always thought our cats were the experts at eating too much food too fast then yakking it up all over the house. I come to find out this binging and barfing is one of the most common things cats do. It’s called regurgitation and I know it’s not a pretty visual. When a cat’s stomach ...

Katlyn Dodson, Andrew Ross

Katlyn Dodson of Altoona and Andrew Ross of Ebensburg are engaged to be married. Miss Dodson is the daughter of Alan and Mary Dodson of Altoona. She is a 2009 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2015 graduate of Saint Francis University, Loretto, with a bachelor’s degree in ...

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Graduates

PENN STATE ALTOONA Brooke Lynn Albright, Martinsburg, B.A., psychology; Nora Curran Anderson, Hollidaysburg, B.S., nursing; Justin Alexander Biddle, Hollidaysburg, B.S., human development and family studies; Tyler Robert Dively, Tyrone, B.S., Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology. Lara ...

Honor roll

ST. PATRICK’S SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS FIRST GRADE — Olivia Boston, Cohen Ferguson, Jackson Garner, Isaac Lanzendorfer. SECOND GRADE — Grade: Lydia Krug, Aubrey McLucas, Leah Musselman. THIRD GRADE – Anna Lanzendorfer, Naiara Shaffer. ...

Honor roll

BELLWOOD-ANTIS HIGH SCHOOL SECOND MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL NINTH GRADE — Zachary Amato, Ashlyn Ball, Sarah Berkowitz, Ethan Brown, Jeremy Brown, Brandon Cherry, Willow Conrad, Emma Corrado, Reese Fisher, Riley Fisher, Arrhen Gathagan, Ethan Hess, Jack Luensmann, Sean Mallon, Jayce ...

PWPA taking applications for $1,500 scholarship

Contest is open to journalism students in Pa. The Pennsylvania Women’s Press Associa-tion is offering a $1,500 collegee scholarship to print and digital journalism students across the state. “PWPA continues to be committed to promoting high standards in journalism and advancing careers ...

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Carly Jennings, Dan Lang

Carly Jennings formerly of Bellwood and Virginia Beach, Va., and Dan Lang of South Plainfield, N.J., are engaged to be married. Miss Jennings is the daughter of Brenda Jennings and step-daughter to John Watson of Duncansville. She is a 2009 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School and The ...

Katlyn Dodson, Andrew Ross

Katlyn Dodson of Altoona and Andrew Ross of Ebensburg are engaged to be married. Miss Dodson is the daughter of Alan and Mary Dodson of Altoona. She is a 2009 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2015 graduate of Saint Francis University, Loretto, with a bachelor’s degree in ...

Sarah Arpino, Steffan Langguth

Sarah Arpino and Steffan Langguth, both of Altoona, are engaged to be married. Miss Arpino is the daughter of Jeff Arpino and Denise Arpino, both of Altoona. She is a 2013 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2017 graduate of Slippery Rock University with a bachelorás degree in ...

Kathryn Hogue, Christopher Lieb

Kathryn Hogue of Ebensburg and Christopher Lieb of Indiana, Pa., have announced their engagement. Kathryn is the daughter of Michael and Carol Hogue of Ebensburg. She is a 2007 graduate of Bishop Carroll High School, Ebensburg, and a 2011 graduate of Penn State University. Christopher ...

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Richard and Sandra Norris

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Norris of 819 W. Third St., Williamsburg, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 1 with a family party at The Dream, Hollidaysburg. They were married Nov. 29, 1958, at Cove Forge Methodist Church, Williamsburg. Mrs. Norris is the former Sandra Anderson. The ...

Wayne and Marjorie Eisel

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne L. Eisel Sr. of Altoona celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 6 with a celebration hosted by their children. They were married July 6, 1968, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altoona. Mrs. Eisel is the former Marjorie Kimmen. The couple have two children: Wayne ...

Ralph and Julia Filer

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Filer of 608 Caroline Ave., Altoona, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Dec. 7 with a surprise party at the Buccinese Club, Altoona, hosted by their children, grandchildren and Mrs. Filer’s sister, Arlene Sprengel. They were married Dec. 6, 1958, at Otterbein ...

Joseph and Patricia DeGennaro

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph DeGennaro of Altoona celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Nov. 30. They were married Nov. 30, 1963, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Altoona. Mrs. DeGennaro is the former Patricia Trostle. They have two sons: Joseph (Lisa) and Michael (Michaela), both of ...

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Erin Paul, Matthew Landfried

Erin Paul and Matthew Landfried were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. July 7 at Bree-Z-Acres, Warriors Mark. The bride is the daughter of Virginia and Jerry Paul of Altoona. The bridegroom is the son of Sherry and Kevin Landfried, Clarion. The Rev. John Emig performed the double-ring ...

Jaclyn Johnson, Christopher Dietze

Jaclyn Johnson and Christopher Dietze were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Heron Hill Winery, Hammondsport, N.Y. The bride is the daughter of Eric and Jodi Johnson, both of Altoona. The bridegroom is the son of Carl and Karen Dietze, both of Hollidaysburg. Pastor Drew McCaffery ...

Jessica Schraff, Corey Sell

Jessica Schraff and Corey Sell were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. July 14 at Wedding Pointe, Lake Raystown Resort, Entriken. The bride is the daughter of Scott and Karen Schraff of Duncansville. The bridegroom is the son of Tom and April Sell of Hollidaysburg. Pastor Chris McAviney ...

Shalen Perehinec, Ryan Steinbugl

Shalen Perehinec and Ryan Steinbugl were united in marriage at 1 p.m. on Dec. 1 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Altoona. The bride is the daughter of Frank Perehinec of Patton and Priscilla Perehinec of Altoona. The bridegroom is the son of Kevin and Mary Steinbugl, both of ...