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Warriors Mark luminaries
Donations are currently being accepted for the Christmas Eve luminaries in Warriors Mark. There is a donation can located at Uni-Mart in Warriors Mark. Interested individuals can also send donations to the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church at PO Box 134, Warriors Mark, Pa. 16877.
Also, anyone wishing to help set up the luminaries may contact the church office at 632-6906.

Yuletyme Christmas Parade and Celebration
Everyone is invited to participate in the Eighth Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Celebration sponsored by the Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Committee and the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce. The Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Parade is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1. A tree lighting is scheduled just before the parade at 6 p.m. The parade will commence at 6:15 p.m.
Immediately following the parade, join Santa for hot chocolate and cookies. The visit with Santa will be held at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory.
The bad weather date is Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m.
The Eighth Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Craft Show is scheduled for Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visitors will enjoy holiday shopping through the craft show and the shops in Tyrone. Fun-filled activities begin Thursday and Friday evening which lead up to Saturday’s events, including: carriage rides, a tree decorating contest, children’s crafts and activities, food vendors and entertainment.

TACO to collect canned goods during parade
TACO members will again be doing their annual food drive for the Salvation Army the day of the Christmas Parade. Members from TACO said it makes them feel good to be able to help those in need in the community.
Salvation Army representatives said that the food TACO collects the day of the parade enables the Salvation Army to help more families in the area. TACO members said watch for the truck and give generously.

Canned goods collected at parade
Girl Scout troop 1210 will be collecting canned goods along the parade route. The girls are working on their Silver Award and the Tyrone Food Bank is their community service.
The truck will be decorated by the girls. Please bring canned goods and help the less fortunate that might not be able to buy food. Any local businesses that would like to donate food may do so and the troop will pick it up. The food bank is located at the Wesley United Methodist Church.

Live Nativity canceled
The live Nativity scheduled for Friday, December 1 at the Warriors Mark UM Church has been canceled.

Breakfast With Santa
The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Fourth Annual “Breakfast” with Santa at Tyrone Colonial Courtyard on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. Santa will have goodies for each child.
Tickets can be purchased at the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce office, 1004 Logan Ave., Tyrone, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information about “Breakfast With Santa” contact the Chamber at 684-0736.

Living history program
The Colonel Crowther Foundation will present a living history program at Wesley United Methodist Church on Saturday, December 2, as part of Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas. The program will be presented using two of the basement rooms of the church between noon and 5 p.m. Entry will be through the door on the 12th Street side of the church.
Christmas in 1862 as might have been experienced by the James and Sarah Crowther family will be the focus of the program. Colonel Crowther was not home for that Christmas. He was on duty at Falmouth, Virginia. He did write to his wife telling her how Christmas was celebrated in camp.
A civilian Christmas is the first part of the program. Living historians will present various aspects of Christmas as experienced by civilian members of the Tyrone community in 1862. A tabletop Christmas tree decorated with trimmings used at the time, original Christmas issues of Harper’s Weekly newspaper, and other interesting items will be on display.
The second part of the program presents Christmas in the Union Army camp at Falmouth, Virginia. Visitors will be able to sample the Christmas meal Colonel Crowther described to his wife. Living historians will read passages from actual letters written by soldiers describing their Christmas experience.
Attendance is free to the general public. A donation to The Colonel Crowther Foundation will be appreciated.
High Tea at Trinity Episcopal Church
Purple Iris, one of the last of artist Andy Moore’s water colors, will be featured at the third annual High Tea at the Trinity Episcopal Church. The gorgeous painting, which is 15 inches by 25 inches, will be offered in a raffle. The painting was previously on display at the Tyrone Hospital and was left to the church by Andy to use as a fundraiser. Andy, who died in late May, was a well-known artist previously living in Birmingham. This is the last of Andy’s works to be offered to the public.
The popular high tea will take place on December 2 at 4 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church on Washington Avenue. Tickets for this event are sold out, but individuals are still encouraged to purchase chances for the original painting by Andy Moore. Tickets for chances may be obtained from any church member or by calling Honey Wilson at 684-2055.

Ham or turkey dinner
Port Matilda Fire Co. will hold a dinner on Sunday, Dec. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be a choice of ham or turkey with vegetables, dessert and a drink. Takeouts available. Open to everyone.

Allegheny Chorale concerts
The Allegheny Chorale has announced its holiday concerts, titled “Christmastime is here”, for December 5 at 7 p.m. at Tipton Baptist Church and December 12 at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Tyrone. All are welcome to attend.

Bellwood Quilting Bees
The Bellwood Quilting Bees will host a Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bellwood-Antis Library on Main Street.
Refreshments will be available and quilted items by the members will be displayed. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact, Mary Lou at 742-9827

Civil War reenactment group meeting
The December meeting of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group will be held on December 7, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hoss’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant, State College.
The company will have election of officers for the 2007 year and discuss their reenactment agenda for 2007.
During the Civil War, seven of the 10 companies of the 148th PA Regiment were recruited from Centre County and became known as “The Centre County Regiment”. The 148th PA Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Reenactment Group has over 80 active members from Centre, Clearfield, Mifflin, Juniata, Huntingdon, Blair and Carbon Counties. The Regiment is actively recruiting new members. Anyone who is interested in learning more about Civil War reenacting or the Civil War in general is encouraged to attend.
For more information, contact Captain David Felice at 814-234-4019 or Liaison Director Paul Mackes at 814-238-0440.
DCWV Christmas banquet
The Descendents of Civil War Veterans will have their Christmas banquet on December 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bellwood Firehall. Send reservations to Jack Stewart by December 1.

B-A AARP
The Bellwood-Antis AARP Chapter No. 1063 will hold its Christmas party Wednesday, December 13, at the Trinity United Methodist Church at noon. Tickets go on sale at the November 8 AARP meeting at 1 p.m. or by calling 742-7276 or 742-7882. The last day for tickets are December 9. Anyone may come to the Christmas dinner. Those attending are asked to bring a food item for the food bank.
The next AARP meeting is Wednesday, January 10 at the Bellwood-Antis Senior Center at 1 p.m.

Chicago Rivet retirees
The Chicago Rivet retirees will hold their monthly breakfast at Joe’s Place at 8:30 a.m. The final meeting this year is scheduled for December 14.

Public walking
Public walking at the Tyrone High School has once again started for the winter season. Walkers are invited to walk Monday through Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be no walking when school is not in session. Running is not permitted. Children must be supervised. Rubber-tired strollers only.

Tyrone Renaissance
The Tyrone Middle and High School Renaissance would like to encourage grandparents to come and help out with the sundae bars for the students’ good grades. If interested, please call 684-4240 ext. 1.

Master Beekeeper
Master Beekeeper will make educational and informative presentations to a class or group on honeybees and beekeeping. For more information, call 684-1783.

Bible study class
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren has added a Saturday morning Bible study to its educational opportunities. The class is held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Preschool openings
A Child’s Garden Preschool, located at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, has a few openings for children ages three to five-years-old, for the 2006-07 school year.
There is available extended hours before and after preschool. For more information, call Mrs. Deihl at 946-1886 or Mrs. Kobuck at 684-2509.

Tyrone Salvation Army now open
The Tyrone Salvation Army is now open at its new location at 908 Pennsylvania Avenue, Tyrone. It’s open Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Tyrone Salvation Army always accepts clothing and food items. It also accepts appliances, bedding, etc. It is currently in need of children’s clothing.
Monetary contributions can be mailed to: Salvation Army Service Center, P.O. Box 142 Tyrone, PA 16686 and can also be dropped off at the 908 Pennsylvania Avenue location. The phone number is 684-1664.

Home Nursing Agency holds grief support group
Home Nursing Agency is holding a grief support group designed for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Join the Agency’s grief counselors as they discuss and share with others who are experiencing similar situations.
The group will meet the first Sunday of the month from 4 – 5 p.m. through December 3. The meetings will be held in Altoona at Home Nursing Agency’s office located at 215 Lakemont Blvd., by the Casino. Parking is available in ‘Lot D’. For more information or directions, contact Judy Lankes or Kim Merritts at Home Nursing Agency, 949-6784.

WMUMC Preschool
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church Preschool, located at 1840 Centre Line Rd., Warriors Mark, is now enrolling students for the 2006-07 school year. The preschool provides a loving, creative learning environment for a child’s first preschool experience.
Programs are offered for three, four and five-year-olds, which runs September through May. Three-year-olds attend class two days a week on Tuesday and Thursday and four and five-year-olds attend class three days a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Classes are held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Call 632-6906 for more information or to obtain a registration packet.

Singles 45 Plus
Singles 45 Plus meets every third Tuesday of the month. Interested individuals are invited to come for a meal and to socialize. Those attending would be responsible for their dinner, drinks or desserts.
Meetings are held at King’s Restaurant, 6th Avenue and 31st Street.

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Warriors Mark luminaries
Donations are currently being accepted for the Christmas Eve luminaries in Warriors Mark. There is a donation can located at Uni-Mart in Warriors Mark. Interested individuals can also send donations to the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church at PO Box 134, Warriors Mark, Pa. 16877.
Also, anyone wishing to help set up the luminaries may contact the church office at 632-6906.

Tyrone Elks No. 212 Memorial Service
The Tyrone Elks No. 212 has scheduled a memorial service for Sunday, December 3 at 2 p.m. to be held at the Elks Lodge. The service is for those members who have passed away during the year. Reverend Norman Huff will be the special guest speaker. The public is invited to attend.

Ham or turkey dinner
Port Matilda Fire Co. will hold a dinner on Sunday, Dec. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be a choice of ham or turkey with vegetables, dessert and a drink. Takeouts available. Open to everyone.

Allegheny Chorale concerts
The Allegheny Chorale has announced its holiday concerts, titled “Christmastime is here”, for December 5 at 7 p.m. at Tipton Baptist Church and December 12 at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Tyrone. All are welcome to attend.

Bellwood Quilting Bees
The Bellwood Quilting Bees will host a Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bellwood-Antis Library on Main Street.
Refreshments will be available and quilted items by the members will be displayed. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact, Mary Lou at 742-9827
Civil War reenactment group meeting
The December meeting of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group will be held on December 7, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hoss’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant, State College.
The company will have election of officers for the 2007 year and discuss their reenactment agenda for 2007.
During the Civil War, seven of the 10 companies of the 148th PA Regiment were recruited from Centre County and became known as “The Centre County Regiment”. The 148th PA Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Reenactment Group has over 80 active members from Centre, Clearfield, Mifflin, Juniata, Huntingdon, Blair and Carbon Counties. The Regiment is actively recruiting new members. Anyone who is interested in learning more about Civil War reenacting or the Civil War in general is encouraged to attend.
For more information, contact Captain David Felice at 814-234-4019 or Liaison Director Paul Mackes at 814-238-0440.

Grazierville Club Christmas party
The Grazierville Club will hold its Christmas party on Thursday, December 7 at 12:30 p.m. at Joe’s Place in Vail.
Members and guests are invited to attend but must have reservations for the event. To register, contact any members or call 684-4268. Bring a $5 exchange gift. Door prizes will also be awarded. A Christmas dinner will be served homestyle. Merry Christmas!

DCWV Christmas banquet
The Descendents of Civil War Veterans will have their Christmas banquet on December 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bellwood Firehall. Send reservations to Jack Stewart by December 1.

B-A AARP
The Bellwood-Antis AARP Chapter No. 1063 will hold its Christmas party Wednesday, December 13, at the Trinity United Methodist Church at noon. Tickets go on sale at the November 8 AARP meeting at 1 p.m. or by calling 742-7276 or 742-7882. The last day for tickets are December 9. Anyone may come to the Christmas dinner. Those attending are asked to bring a food item for the food bank.
The next AARP meeting is Wednesday, January 10 at the Bellwood-Antis Senior Center at 1 p.m.

Class of 1943
All members and guests of the Tyrone High School class of 1943 are invited to meet for lunch on Thursday, December 14 at noon at Joe’s Place. Please plan to attend.

Christmas Eve candlelight service
Christmas Eve candlelight service will be held at Warriors Mark United Methodist Church on Sunday, December 24 at 7 p.m. Bring the family and enjoy an evening of candlelight, music and an uplifting message to help focus on the true meaning of Christmas. The Steinbeiser Gospel Band will provide special music.
Weather permitting, the streets of Warriors Mark will be lined with Luminaries, a custom that started in Mexico many years ago as a symbol of light that would lead the Wisemen to baby Jesus’ manger. The WMUMC is handicapped accessible.
Public walking
Public walking at the Tyrone High School has once again started for the winter season. Walkers are invited to walk Monday through Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be no walking when school is not in session. Running is not permitted. Children must be supervised. Rubber-tired strollers only.

Tyrone Renaissance
The Tyrone Middle and High School Renaissance would like to encourage grandparents to come and help out with the sundae bars for the students’ good grades. If interested, please call 684-4240 ext. 1.

Master Beekeeper
Master Beekeeper will make educational and informative presentations to a class or group on honeybees and beekeeping. For more information, call 684-1783.

Bible study class
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren has added a Saturday morning Bible study to its educational opportunities. The class is held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Preschool openings
A Child’s Garden Preschool, located at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, has a few openings for children ages three to five-years-old, for the 2006-07 school year. There is available extended hours before and after preschool. For more information, call Mrs. Deihl at 946-1886 or Mrs. Kobuck at 684-2509.

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Tree Decorating Contest
Once again this year, as part of The Tyrone Victorian Christmas, a tree decorating contest has been scheduled. A “walkway of trees” will be held at the Tyrone Armory. The contest is open to businesses, clubs, organizations, individuals, families and anyone else who may want to participate.
All trees must be artificial. The Tyrone Victorian Christmas Committee has 20 trees that can be used on a first-call basis. The trees can be put up and decorated between Nov. 27 and Nov. 30, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. All trees must be decorated by 3 p.m. on Nov. 30.
Trees will be judged in five categories: Victorian, Best of Show, Best in Representation of Business, Club or Organization, Most Original and Most Traditional.
Trees can be taken down between Dec. 4 and 7 from 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The Committee noted that it cannot be responsible for items on a tree. Participants may want to avoid using heirloom items as decorations. To register for the contest, contact Scott Collinash at 814-684-0517.

B-A Historical Society
A meeting of the Bellwood Antis Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 27 at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. A descendant of Tommy Coleman will be speaking. The public is invited.

Meet the Eagles
The Tyrone Basketball Booster Club is sponsoring a Meet the Eagles event on Tuesday, November 28 at 7 p.m. in the High School gymnasium. Individuals will get a chance to meet the Tyrone basketball players, grades seven through 12, and their coaches. Come out and show support for these athletes. There will also be order forms for the Tyrone basketball apparel.

Soup sampling
The Tyrone Community Partnership announce the seventh annual soup sampling to be held Thursday, November 30 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Tyrone Armory.
Eight to 10 of the area’s finest restaurants will be offering samples of their favorite soup. Come enjoy as many of the soups as you would like and then vote for your favorite. There will also be desserts and beverages available.
Yuletyme Christmas Parade and Celebration
Everyone is invited to participate in the Eighth Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Celebration sponsored by the Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Committee and the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce. The Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Parade is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1. A tree lighting is scheduled just before the parade at 6 p.m. The parade will commence at 6:15 p.m.
Immediately following the parade, join Santa for hot chocolate and cookies. The visit with Santa will be held at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory.
The bad weather date is Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. The events will also be moved to Saturday, Dec. 2 if there is a conflict with Tyrone Area Football on the evening of Dec. 1.
The Eighth Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Craft Show is scheduled for Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visitors will enjoy holiday shopping through the craft show and the shops in Tyrone. Fun-filled activities begin Thursday and Friday evening which lead up to Saturday’s events, including: carriage rides, a tree decorating contest, children’s crafts and activities, food vendors and entertainment.
TACO to collect canned goods during parade
TACO members will again be doing their annual food drive for the Salvation Army the day of the Christmas Parade. Members from TACO said it makes them feel good to be able to help those in need in the community. Salvation Army representatives said that the food TACO collects the day of the parade enables the Salvation Army to help more families in the area. TACO members said watch for the truck and give generously.

Canned goods collected at parade
Girl Scout troop 1210 will be collecting canned goods along the parade route. The girls are working on their Silver Award and the Tyrone Food Bank is their community service. The truck will be decorated by the girls. Please bring canned goods and help the less fortunate that might not be able to buy food. Any local businesses that would like to donate food may do so and the troop will pick it up. The food bank is located at the Wesley United Methodist Church.

Buffet dinner
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will host a buffet dinner on Friday, December 1, 2006 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner will feature Swiss steak, meat loaf, baked beans, scalloped potatoes, stuffing, gravy (plain and onion), tossed salad and cottage cheese with peaches.
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church is handicapped accessible. Anyone with questions may call the church office at 632-6906.

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Tyrone Salvation Army
The Tyrone Salvation Army Service Center will be closed through November 23 due to Thanksgiving activities they will be involved in. The center will be open November 27 during regular hours.

Thanksgiving dinner
Once again, DJ’s Cafe in Tyrone will provide the community with a free Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day. Staff and volunteers prepare all the meals on-site and then deliver them free of charge to families. Families are also welcome to join the staff at DJ’s for a sit down, home-cooked meal.
The Thanksgiving meal includes: roasted turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams, corn, cranberry sauce, roll and butter, dessert and milk. Those interested in ordering a meal should call 684-7851 or visit DJ’s at 2068 Columbia Ave. in Tyrone.

Home alone?
Once again this year, the Morning Star Restaurant in Bellwood is offering a traditional Thanksgiving meal for those in the community who might otherwise be alone on the holiday. The meal will be served Thursday, Nov. 23 at 11:30 a.m. at the restaurant. The meal is free. Those interested in attending should contact the restaurant at 742-9100 or by stopping at the restaurant located at 400 Main Street prior to Thursday.

Kiwanis coat/toy drive
Members of the Tyrone Kiwanis Club will conduct their 11th annual coat drive on Saturday, November 25 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Reclamere parking lot on Pennsylvania Avenue. Please note the new collection site. Items needed include: infant, children and adult coats, winter hats, boots, mittens and gloves.
In addition, the Tyrone Kiwanis Club announced they will also be taking donations of new unwrapped toys to be distributed to local families during the upcoming Christmas holiday season.
The Tyrone Kiwanis Club members want to thank the local residents for the outstanding response they have provided in the past for the drives. The Club knows the local community will come through again this year for local families and friends.

Tree Decorating Contest
Once again this year, as part of The Tyrone Victorian Christmas, a tree decorating contest has been scheduled. A “walkway of trees” will be held at the Tyrone Armory. The contest is open to businesses, clubs, organizations, individuals, families and anyone else who may want to participate.
All trees must be artificial. The Tyrone Victorian Christmas Committee has 20 trees that can be used on a first-call basis. The trees can be put up and decorated between Nov. 27 and Nov. 30, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. All trees must be decorated by 3 p.m. on Nov. 30.
Trees will be judged in five categories: Victorian, Best of Show, Best in Representation of Business, Club or Organization, Most Original and Most Traditional.
Trees can be taken down between Dec. 4 and 7 from 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The Committee noted that it cannot be responsible for items on a tree. Participants may want to avoid using heirloom items as decorations. To register for the contest, contact Scott Collinash at 814-684-0517.

B-A Historical Society
A meeting of the Bellwood Antis Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 27 at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. A descendant of Tommy Coleman will be speaking. The public is invited.
Meet the Eagles
The Tyrone Basketball Booster Club is sponsoring a Meet the Eagles event on Tuesday, November 28 at 7 p.m. in the High School gymnasium. Individuals will get a chance to meet the Tyrone basketball players, grades seven through 12, and their coaches. Come out and show support for these athletes. There will also be order forms for the Tyrone basketball apparel.

Soup sampling
The Tyrone Community Partnership announce the seventh annual soup sampling to be held Thursday, November 30 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Tyrone Armory.
Eight to 10 of the area’s finest restaurants will be offering samples of their favorite soup. Come enjoy as many of the soups as you would like and then vote for your favorite. There will also be desserts and beverages available.

Yuletyme Christmas Parade and Celebration
Everyone is invited to participate in the Eighth Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Celebration sponsored by the Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Committee and the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce. The Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Parade is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1. A tree lighting is scheduled just before the parade at 6 p.m. The parade will commence at 6:15 p.m.
Immediately following the parade, join Santa for hot chocolate and cookies. The visit with Santa will be held at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory.
The bad weather date is Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. The events will also be moved to Saturday, Dec. 2 if there is a conflict with Tyrone Area Football on the evening of Dec. 1.
The Eighth Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Craft Show is scheduled for Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visitors will enjoy holiday shopping through the craft show and the shops in Tyrone. Fun-filled activities begin Thursday and Friday evening which lead up to Saturday’s events, including: carriage rides, a tree decorating contest, children’s crafts and activities, food vendors and entertainment.
Can goods collected at parade
Girl Scout troop 1210 will be collecting can goods along the parade route. The girls are working on their Silver Award and the Tyrone Food Bank is their community service. The truck will be decorated by the girls. Please bring can goods and help the less fortunate that might not be able to buy food. Any local businesses that would like to donate food may do so and the troop will pick it up. The food bank is located at the Wesley United Methodist Church.

Buffet dinner
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will host a buffet dinner on Friday, December 1, 2006 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner will feature Swiss steak, meat loaf, baked beans, scalloped potatoes, stuffing, gravy (plain and onion), tossed salad and cottage cheese with peaches. The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church is handicapped accessible. Anyone with questions may call the church office at 632-6906.

Breakfast With Santa
The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Fourth Annual “Breakfast” with Santa at Tyrone Colonial Courtyard on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. Santa will have goodies for each child. Tickets can be purchased at the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce office, 1004 Logan Ave., Tyrone, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about “Breakfast With Santa” contact the Chamber at 684-0736.

Allegheny Chorale concerts
The Allegheny Chorale has announced its holiday concerts for December 5 at 7 p.m. at Tipton Baptist Church and December 12 at 7 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Tyrone. All are welcome to attend.

Bellwood Quilting Bees
The Bellwood Quilting Bees will host a Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bellwood-Antis Library on Main Street.
Refreshments will be available and quilted items by the members will be displayed. Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact, Mary Lou at 742-9827.

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TASD opens doors to public for
American Education Week
In recognition of American Education Week, the Tyrone Area School District is opening its doors to the community and offering citizens a chance to visit and view contemporary public education.
Visitation for the elementary, middle, and high schools is scheduled for Friday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Parents, guardians and other community members who are interested in seeing what an average day is like at the Tyrone Area Schools are welcome to visit. Individuals do not need to know a student, teacher or faculty member who is present during this time.
Those interested may enter the school’s main office on November 17. Individuals will be asked to sign in and will be given a visitor’s pass. If visitors know the teacher of a particular student, they may visit that classroom. Visitors may also choose to go to a classroom based on a certain subject or activity that is being taught at that time.

BCHWC meeting
The Blair County Health and Welfare Council will meet at 8 a.m. on Friday, November 17 in the Trzeciak Suite in the Education Center of the Altoona Regional Health System, Bon Secours Hospital Campus. The purpose of the Blair County Health and Welfare Council is to advocate for and promote the general health and welfare of Blair County residents.
The focus of our November meeting will be the implementation of the Blair County community needs assessment, council restructuring and various agency updates. The Health and Welfare Council would also like to remind previous members that membership dues must be submitted to the Blair County Human Services office by the end of November. Membership is open to any individual or organization interested in participating in the activities of the council. If you are interested in becoming a member or would like more information about the Blair County Health and Welfare Council please contact Randy Potter at the Blair County Human Services Office, 423 Allegheny St., Hollidaysburg PA 16648 or call 693-3112.
Thrive!
Thrive! is a radical praise and worship gathering for youth and young adults in Tyrone and the region. Thrive! is scheduled for November 18 at 7 p.m. at Joshua House with Ron DePriest ministering. Thrive! is also scheduled for December 15 at 7 p.m. at Joshua House with Tony Barboza ministering.

Special music
The Jacobs Brothers of Dillsburg will appear at Trinity United Methodist Church in Bellwood on November 18 at 7 p.m. The Jacobs Brothers, veterans of gospel music, are dedicated to the ministry of spreading the Gospel through music. Since 1962 the group has traveled millions of miles, produced more than 50 albums and hosted many international tours.

Grace Christmas bazaar
Grace Baptist Church will hold its Christmas bazaar on November 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church’s multi-purpose room.

Scouting for food pickup this weekend
The Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of Tyrone canvassed the neighborhoods of Tyrone last weekend hanging reminder tags of the food collection drive this weekend. Some leaders reported that they ran short of the door hangers and not all houses got a reminder. All streets in the borough will be covered this Saturday to pick up groceries and transport them to the food bank.
If you live in the rural areas or your groceries are not picked up, they can be dropped off all day Saturday in the Kopp Drug parking lot until 3 p.m. Groceries can also be dropped off at Kopp Drug on the following Monday and Tuesday.
The Food Bank at Wesley United Methodist church will be the distribution site for all the groceries accumulated by this food drive. Monetary contributions can also be made directly to the Food Bank c/o Levonne Angelo, 1200 Logan Ave. Tyrone, Pa. 16686
Please have all groceries in a paper or plastic bag on the front porch by 9 a.m. on Saturday, November 18.

Cheese balls
The United Methodist Women of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church are currently taking orders for cheeseballs. Orders are due by November 19.
Pick up will be at the Church Fellowship Hall on Thursday, November 30 after 4 p.m.
Order by calling: Dot Spanelli at 684-2510; Betty Cowfer at 684-3767; Pat DeArment at 684-4548 or Eleanor O’Brien at 686-0562.

Olde Fashioned Hymn sing
First Assembly of God Church, 12th St. and Blair Avenue, will be putting on another one of its very popular Olde Fashioned Hymn Sings on Sunday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. As always, it’s free and the public is welcome to come and hear the great Gospel music.

Hymn sing
The Grazierville UMC will host a Hymn Sing on Sunday, November 19 at 7 p.m.
Sunday worship is held at 9:15 a.m. All are welcome. For more information call the pastor at the church office at 684-5801 or 684-0179.

Tyrone Salvation Army
The Tyrone Salvation Army Service Center will be closed November 20, 21, 22 and 23 due to Thanksgiving activities they will be involved in. The center will be open November 27 during regular hours.
Thanksgiving food bank distributions
The Tyrone Area Food Bank will hold Thanksgiving distributions for two days, Monday, November 20 and Tuesday, November 21. Distribution will be the same as last year. Those individuals whose last name begins with A through M are scheduled for Monday and those whose last name begins with N through Z are scheduled for pick up on Tuesday. Hours are 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. both days. Anyone with questions can contact the church at 684-3341.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner
The Community Thanksgiving Dinner sponsored by Joshua House and the Salvation Army will be held at Joshua House, 123 West 10th St., November 21 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Take-outs are available. For more information, call Joshua House at 684-2032.

Thanksgiving eve service at WMUMC
Crisp blue sky days. The faintly sweet smell of wood smoke. Choosing the perfect pumpkin. The greatest joy is noticing the small things, and giving thanks. This season, bring the family and join in at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church for a time of thanksgiving. Rediscover the contentment that only comes through a grateful heart. WMUMC is celebrating Thanksgiving with a Community Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 22 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker for the evening will be Vance Hart from the Spruce Creek UM Church. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906. The WMUMC is handicapped accessible.

Thanksgiving dinner
Once again, DJ’s Cafe in Tyrone will provide the community with a free Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day. Staff and volunteers prepare all the meals on-site and then deliver them free of charge to families. Families are also welcome to join the staff at DJ’s for a sit down, home-cooked meal.
The Thanksgiving meal includes: roasted turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams, corn, cranberry sauce, roll and butter, dessert and milk. Those interested in ordering a meal should call 684-7851 or visit DJ’s at 2068 Columbia Ave. in Tyrone.

B-A Historical Society
A meeting of the Bellwood Antis Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 27 at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. A descendant of Tommy Coleman will be speaking. The public is invited.

Meet the Eagles
The Tyrone Basketball Booster Club is sponsoring a Meet the Eagles event on Tuesday, November 28 at 7 p.m. in the High School gymnasium. Individuals will get a chance to meet the Tyrone basketball players, grades seven through 12, and their coaches. Come out and show support for these athletes. There will also be order forms for the Tyrone basketball apparel.

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TASD opens doors to public for
American Education Week
In recognition of American Education Week, the Tyrone Area School District is opening its doors to the community and offering citizens a chance to visit and view contemporary public education.
Visitation for the elementary, middle, and high schools is scheduled for Friday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Parents, guardians and other community members who are interested in seeing what an average day is like at the Tyrone Area Schools are welcome to visit. Individuals do not need to know a student, teacher or faculty member who is present during this time.
Those interested may enter the school’s main office on November 17. Individuals will be asked to sign in and will be given a visitor’s pass. If visitors know the teacher of a particular student, they may visit that classroom. Visitors may also choose to go to a classroom based on a certain subject or activity that is being taught at that time.

BCHWC meeting
The Blair County Health and Welfare Council will meet at 8 a.m. on Friday, November 17 in the Trzeciak Suite in the Education Center of the Altoona Regional Health System, Bon Secours Hospital Campus. The purpose of the Blair County Health and Welfare Council is to advocate for and promote the general health and welfare of Blair County residents.
The focus of our November meeting will be the implementation of the Blair County community needs assessment, council restructuring and various agency updates. The Health and Welfare Council would also like to remind previous members that membership dues must be submitted to the Blair County Human Services office by the end of November. Membership is open to any individual or organization interested in participating in the activities of the council. If you are interested in becoming a member or would like more information about the Blair County Health and Welfare Council please contact Randy Potter at the Blair County Human Services Office, 423 Allegheny St., Hollidaysburg PA 16648 or call 693-3112.

Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar will be held at the Warriors Mark Fire Hall, Route 550, on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods and homemade soup. Lunch will be available.

Thrive!
Thrive! is a radical praise and worship gathering for youth and young adults in Tyrone and the region. Thrive! is scheduled for November 18 at 7 p.m. at Joshua House with Ron DePriest ministering. Thrive! is also scheduled for December 15 at 7 p.m. at Joshua House with Tony Barboza ministering.

Special music
The Jacobs Brothers of Dillsburg will appear at Trinity United Methodist Church in Bellwood on November 18 at 7 p.m. The Jacobs Brothers, veterans of gospel music, are dedicated to the ministry of spreading the Gospel through music. Since 1962 the group has traveled millions of miles, produced more than 50 albums and hosted many international tours.
Grace Christmas bazaar
Grace Baptist Church will hold its Christmas bazaar on November 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church’s multi-purpose room.

Cheese balls
The United Methodist Women of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church are currently taking orders for cheeseballs. Orders are due by November 19.
Pick up will be at the Church Fellowship Hall on Thursday, November 30 after 4 p.m.
Order by calling: Dot Spanelli at 684-2510; Betty Cowfer at 684-3767; Pat DeArment at 684-4548 or Eleanor O’Brien at 686-0562.

Olde Fashioned Hymn sing
First Assembly of God Church, 12th St. and Blair Avenue, will be putting on another one of its very popular Olde Fashioned Hymn Sings on Sunday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. As always, it’s free and the public is welcome to come and hear the great Gospel music.

Hymn sing
The Grazierville UMC will host a Hymn Sing on Sunday, November 19 at 7 p.m.
Sunday worship is held at 9:15 a.m. All are welcome. For more information call the pastor at the church office at 684-5801 or 684-0179.

Tyrone Salvation Army
The Tyrone Salvation Army Service Center will be closed November 20, 21, 22 and 23 due to Thanksgiving activities they will be involved in. The center will be open November 27 during regular hours.

Thanksgiving food bank distributions
The Tyrone Area Food Bank will hold Thanksgiving distributions for two days, Monday, November 20 and Tuesday, November 21. Distribution will be the same as last year. Those individuals whose last name begins with A through M are scheduled for Monday and those whose last name begins with N through Z are scheduled for pick up on Tuesday. Hours are 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. both days. Anyone with questions can contact the church at 684-3341.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner
The Community Thanksgiving Dinner sponsored by Joshua House and the Salvation Army will be held at Joshua House, 123 West 10th St., November 21 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Take-outs are available. For more information, call Joshua House at 684-2032.

Thanksgiving eve service at WMUMC
Crisp blue sky days. The faintly sweet smell of wood smoke. Choosing the perfect pumpkin. The greatest joy is noticing the small things, and giving thanks. This season, bring the family and join in at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church for a time of thanksgiving. Rediscover the contentment that only comes through a grateful heart. WMUMC is celebrating Thanksgiving with a Community Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 22 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker for the evening will be Vance Hart from the Spruce Creek UM Church. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906. The WMUMC is handicapped accessible.

Thanksgiving dinner
Once again, DJ’s Cafe in Tyrone will provide the community with a free Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day. Staff and volunteers prepare all the meals on-site and then deliver them free of charge to families. Families are also welcome to join the staff at DJ’s for a sit down, home-cooked meal.
The Thanksgiving meal includes: roasted turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams, corn, cranberry sauce, roll and butter, dessert and milk. Those interested in ordering a meal should call 684-7851 or visit DJ’s at 2068 Columbia Ave. in Tyrone.
Tree Decorating Contest
Once again this year, as part of The Tyrone Victorian Christmas, a tree decorating contest has been scheduled. A “walkway of trees” will be held at the Tyrone Armory. The contest is open to businesses, clubs, organizations, individuals, families and anyone else who may want to participate.
All trees must be artificial. The Tyrone Victorian Christmas Committee has 20 trees that can be used on a first-call basis. The trees can be put up and decorated between Nov. 27 and Nov. 30, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. All trees must be decorated by 3 p.m. on Nov. 30.
Trees will be judged in five categories: Victorian, Best of Show, Best in Representation of Business, Club or Organization, Most Original and Most Traditional.
Trees can be taken down between Dec. 4 and 7 from 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The Committee noted that it cannot be responsible for items on a tree. Participants may want to avoid using heirloom items as decorations. To register for the contest, contact Scott Collinash at 814-684-0517.

B-A Historical Society
A meeting of the Bellwood Antis Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 27 at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. A descendant of Tommy Coleman will be speaking. The public is invited.

Meet the Eagles
The Tyrone Basketball Booster Club is sponsoring a Meet the Eagles event on Tuesday, November 28 at 7 p.m. in the High School gymnasium. Individuals will get a chance to meet the Tyrone basketball players, grades seven through 12, and their coaches. Come out and show support for these athletes. There will also be order forms for the Tyrone basketball apparel.

Yuletyme Christmas Parade and Celebration
Everyone is invited to participate in the Eighth Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Celebration sponsored by the Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Committee and the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce. The Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Parade is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1. A tree lighting is scheduled just before the parade at 6 p.m. The parade will commence at 6:15 p.m.
Immediately following the parade, join Santa for hot chocolate and cookies. The visit with Santa will be held at the Pennsylvania National Guard Armory.
The bad weather date is Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. The events will also be moved to Saturday, Dec. 2 if there is a conflict with Tyrone Area Football on the evening of Dec. 1.
The Eighth Annual Tyrone Yuletyme Christmas Craft Show is scheduled for Saturday, December 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Visitors will enjoy holiday shopping through the craft show and the shops in Tyrone. Fun-filled activities begin Thursday and Friday evening which lead up to Saturday’s events, including: carriage rides, a tree decorating contest, children’s crafts and activities, food vendors and entertainment.

Breakfast With Santa
The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Fourth Annual “Breakfast” with Santa at Tyrone Colonial Courtyard on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. Santa will have goodies for each child. Tickets can be purchased at the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce office, 1004 Logan Ave., Tyrone, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information about “Breakfast With Santa” contact the Chamber at 684-0736.

High Tea at Trinity Episcopal Church
Purple Iris, one of the last of artist Andy Moore’s water colors, will be featured at the third annual High Tea at the Trinity Episcopal Church. The gorgeous painting, which is 15 inches by 25 inches, will be offered in a raffle. The painting was previously on display at the Tyrone Hospital and was left to the church by Andy to use as a fundraiser. Andy, who died in late May, was a well-known artist previously living in Birmingham. This is the last of Andy’s works to be offered to the public.
The popular high tea will take place on December 2 at 4 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church on Washington Avenue. Tickets for this event are sold out, but individuals are still encouraged to purchase chances for the original painting by Andy Moore. Tickets for chances may be obtained from any church member or by calling Honey Wilson at 684-2055.

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Tyrone Elementary wrestling
Tyrone Elementary wrestling sign up will be held Wednesday, November 15 and Monday, November 20 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Tyrone High School lobby in front of the Athletic office. This program is open to K through 6th grade students.

An ‘A-maize-ing’ Program
Make a corn husk doll (or action figure) and discover what other roles this a-maize-ing vegetable plays in your life. Join the \”Creature Teacher\”, Jody Wallace, from the Blair County Conservation District, in doll making, a game and sampling corn products. The program is for participants third grade to adult and is scheduled for Thursday, November 16 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Wesley Long Community Room at the Tyrone-Snyder Public Library. Any questions, call 684-1133.

Bike/skate park meeting
There will be a bike/skate park meeting Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Joshua House. All interested people are welcome.

Class of 1942
The class of 1942, Tyrone High School, will hold their monthly luncheon on Thursday, November 16 at Joe’s Place, Vail at 12:30 p.m.
The class president, Jack Boytim, will be present. All classmates and guests are urged to attend. Come and renew old acquaintances and experiences.

TASD opens doors to public for American Education Week
In recognition of American Education Week, the Tyrone Area School District is opening its doors to the community and offering citizens a chance to visit and view contemporary public education.
Visitation for the elementary, middle, and high schools is scheduled for Friday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Parents, guardians and other community members who are interested in seeing what an average day is like at the Tyrone Area Schools are welcome to visit. Individuals do not need to know a student, teacher or faculty member who is present during this time.
Those interested may enter the school’s main office on November 17. Individuals will be asked to sign in and will be given a visitor’s pass. If visitors know the teacher of a particular student, they may visit that classroom. Visitors may also choose to go to a classroom based on a certain subject or activity that is being taught at that time.

Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar will be held at the Warriors Mark Fire Hall, Route 550, on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods and homemade soup. Lunch will be available.
Thrive!
Thrive! is a radical praise and worship gathering for youth and young adults in Tyrone and the region. Thrive! is scheduled for November 18 at 7 p.m. at Joshua House with Ron DePriest ministering. Thrive! is also scheduled for December 15 at 7 p.m. at Joshua House with Tony Barboza ministering.

Special music
The Jacobs Brothers of Dillsburg will appear at Trinity United Methodist Church in Bellwood on November 18 at 7 p.m. The Jacobs Brothers, veterans of gospel music, are dedicated to the ministry of spreading the Gospel through music. Since 1962 the group has traveled millions of miles, produced more than 50 albums and hosted many international tours.

Grace Christmas bazaar
Grace Baptist Church will hold its Christmas bazaar on November 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church’s multi-purpose room.

Cheese balls
The United Methodist Women of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church are currently taking orders for cheeseballs. Orders are due by November 19.
Pick up will be at the Church Fellowship Hall on Thursday, November 30 after 4 p.m.
Order by calling: Dot Spanelli at 684-2510; Betty Cowfer at 684-3767; Pat DeArment at 684-4548 or Eleanor O’Brien at 686-0562.

Olde Fashioned Hymn sing
First Assembly of God Church, 12th St. and Blair Avenue, will be putting on another one of its very popular Olde Fashioned Hymn Sings on Sunday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. As always, it’s free and the public is welcome to come and hear the great Gospel music.

Tyrone Salvation Army
The Tyrone Salvation Army Service Center will be closed November 20, 21, 22 and 23 due to Thanksgiving activities they will be involved in. The center will be open November 27 during regular hours.

Thanksgiving food bank distributions
The Tyrone Area Food Bank will hold Thanksgiving distributions for two days, Monday, November 20 and Tuesday, November 21. Distribution will be the same as last year. Those individuals whose last name begins with A through M are scheduled for Monday and those whose last name begins with N through Z are scheduled for pick up on Tuesday. Hours are 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. both days. Anyone with questions can contact the church at 684-3341.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner
The Community Thanksgiving Dinner sponsored by Joshua House and the Salvation Army will be held at Joshua House, 123 West 10th St., November 21 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Take-outs are available. For more information, call Joshua House at 684-2032.
Thanksgiving eve service at WMUMC
Crisp blue sky days. The faintly sweet smell of wood smoke. Choosing the perfect pumpkin. The greatest joy is noticing the small things, and giving thanks. This season, bring the family and join in at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church for a time of thanksgiving. Rediscover the contentment that only comes through a grateful heart. WMUMC is celebrating Thanksgiving with a Community Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 22 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker for the evening will be Vance Hart from the Spruce Creek UM Church. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906. The WMUMC is handicapped accessible.

Thanksgiving dinner
Once again, DJ’s Cafe in Tyrone will provide the community with a free Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day. Staff and volunteers prepare all the meals on-site and then deliver them free of charge to families. Families are also welcome to join the staff at DJ’s for a sit down, home-cooked meal.
The Thanksgiving meal includes: roasted turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams, corn, cranberry sauce, roll and butter, dessert and milk. Those interested in ordering a meal should call 684-7851 or visit DJ’s at 2068 Columbia Ave. in Tyrone.

Tree Decorating Contest
Once again this year, as part of The Tyrone Victorian Christmas, a tree decorating contest has been scheduled. A “walkway of trees” will be held at the Tyrone Armory. The contest is open to businesses, clubs, organizations, individuals, families and anyone else who may want to participate.
All trees must be artificial. The Tyrone Victorian Christmas Committee has 20 trees that can be used on a first-call basis. The trees can be put up and decorated between Nov. 27 and Nov. 30, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. All trees must be decorated by 3 p.m. on Nov. 30.
Trees will be judged in five categories: Victorian, Best of Show, Best in Representation of Business, Club or Organization, Most Original and Most Traditional.
Trees can be taken down between Dec. 4 and 7 from 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The Committee noted that it cannot be responsible for items on a tree. Participants may want to avoid using heirloom items as decorations. To register for the contest, contact Scott Collinash at 814-684-0517.

B-A Historical Society
A meeting of the Bellwood Antis Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 27 at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. A descendant of Tommy Coleman will be speaking. The public is invited.

Meet the Eagles
The Tyrone Basketball Booster Club is sponsoring a Meet the Eagles event on Tuesday, November 28 at 7 p.m. in the High School gymnasium. Individuals will get a chance to meet the Tyrone basketball players, grades seven through 12, and their coaches. Come out and show support for these athletes. There will also be order forms for the Tyrone basketball apparel.

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Tyrone Elementary wrestling
Tyrone Elementary wrestling sign up will be held Wednesday, November 15 and Monday, November 20 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Tyrone High School lobby in front of the Athletic office. This program is open to K through 6th grade students.

Sinking Valley Grange
Sinking Valley Grangers will meet on Wednesday, November 15 at 6 p.m. instead of the fourth Thursday of November. There will be a turkey dinner buffet served and Grangers should bring a covered dish for the meal. A meeting will follow at 7 p.m. Grangers will honor 65-year member Louise Pearson.

Class of 1946
The classmates of 1946, Tyrone High School, will hold their monthly luncheon on Wednesday, November 15 at Joe’s Place, Vail, at 1 p.m.
All classmates and their guests are invited to attend.

Class of 1955
The Tyrone Area high School Class of 1955 will hold its monthly get together on Wednesday, November 15 at 12:30 p.m. at Joe’s Place in Vail. Classmates, spouses and friends are invited.

DCWV
The November meeting of the Descendants of Civil War Veterans will take place at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library on November 15 at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Mr. Jerry Conlon who was a POW during WWII. The public is invited to attend.

An ‘A-maize-ing’ Program
Make a corn husk doll (or action figure) and discover what other roles this a-maize-ing vegetable plays in your life. Join the \”Creature Teacher\”, Jody Wallace, from the Blair County Conservation District, in doll making, a game and sampling corn products. The program is for participants third grade to adult and is scheduled for Thursday, November 16 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Wesley Long Community Room at the Tyrone-Snyder Public Library. Any questions, call 684-1133.

Bike/skate park meeting
There will be a bike/skate park meeting Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Joshua House. All interested people are welcome.

Class of 1942
The class of 1942, Tyrone High School, will hold their monthly luncheon on Thursday, November 16 at Joe’s Place, Vail at 12:30 p.m.
The class president, Jack Boytim, will be present. All classmates and guests are urged to attend. Come and renew old acquaintances and experiences.
TASD opens doors to public for
American Education Week
In recognition of American Education Week, the Tyrone Area School District is opening its doors to the community and offering citizens a chance to visit and view contemporary public education.
Visitation for the elementary, middle, and high schools is scheduled for Friday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and again from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Parents, guardians and other community members who are interested in seeing what an average day is like at the Tyrone Area Schools are welcome to visit. Individuals do not need to know a student, teacher or faculty member who is present during this time. Those interested may enter the school’s main office on November 17. Individuals will be asked to sign in and will be given a visitor’s pass. If visitors know the teacher of a particular student, they may visit that classroom. Visitors may also choose to go to a classroom based on a certain subject or activity that is being taught at that time.

Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar will be held at the Warriors Mark Fire Hall, Route 550, on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods and homemade soup. Lunch will be available.

Thrive!
Thrive! is a radical praise and worship gathering for youth and young adults in Tyrone and the region. Thrive! is scheduled for November 18 at 7 p.m. at Joshua House with Ron DePriest ministering. Thrive! is also scheduled for December 15 at 7 p.m. at Joshua House with Tony Barboza ministering.
Special music
The Jacobs Brothers of Dillsburg will appear at Trinity United Methodist Church in Bellwood on November 18 at 7 p.m. The Jacobs Brothers, veterans of gospel music, are dedicated to the ministry of spreading the Gospel through music. Since 1962 the group has traveled millions of miles, produced more than 50 albums and hosted many international tours.

Grace Christmas bazaar
Grace Baptist Church will hold its Christmas bazaar on November 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church’s multi-purpose room.

Cheese balls
The United Methodist Women of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church are currently taking orders for cheeseballs. Orders are due by November 19.
Pick up will be at the Church Fellowship Hall on Thursday, November 30 after 4 p.m.
Order by calling: Dot Spanelli at 684-2510; Betty Cowfer at 684-3767; Pat DeArment at 684-4548 or Eleanor O’Brien at 686-0562.

Olde Fashioned Hymn sing
First Assembly of God Church, 12th St. and Blair Avenue, will be putting on another one of its very popular Olde Fashioned Hymn Sings on Sunday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. As always, it’s free and the public is welcome to come and hear the great Gospel music.

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Public walking
Public walking at the Tyrone High School has once again started for the winter season. Walkers are invited to walk Monday through Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be no walking when school is not in session. Running is not permitted. Children must be supervised. Rubber-tired strollers only.

Nami Blair meeting
Nami Blair (National Alliance of the Mentally Ill) will meet November 7 at 7 p.m. at 701 Quail Avenue Altoona. \”Living with Mental illness\” will include discussion as to why is society unable to accept my mental illness? Will I always be subject to ridicule and why do I face fear, rejection discrimination. If this sounds like you, than this meeting is a must. Acceptance of mental illness does not mean we like it, but having a mental disorder is no different than having any other illness. Mental illness is a devastating disease that affect hundreds of children and adults in Blair County. Nami Blair County is comprised of persons with mental illness and their families, friends, and professional, all of whom are dedicated to improving the lives of and services to persons who must learn to cope every day. For further information call 942-4779.

AARP class
Reduce your auto insurance by five percent the next three years by attending two, four hour classroom sessions. Learn how to avoid driving hazards and learn about updates to the latest traffic laws. There is not a test. To qualify for the insurance discount, participants must be 55-years-old and both husband and wife need to attend if they are on the same policy. Classes will be held at Epworth Manor on November 7 and 8 from 6 to 10 p.m. Contact Melissa Harpster at 686-2650 for enrollment. Space is limited. This is the last class until spring.

Niagara Falls and Casino
A Niagara Falls and casino bus trip, sponsored by St. Matthew’s Catholic Church will be held November 8 and 9. For more information, call Leona Haag at 684-2368.

Woman’s Club open house
The Woman’s Club of Tyrone is holding an open house on Wednesday, November 8 at 7 p.m. at Wendy’s Joybeans and Bakery. The Woman’s Club of Tyrone was chartered in 1954 and the goals of the organization are similar to what they were 50 years ago, to give back to the community.

Chicago Rivet retirees
The Chicago Rivet retirees will hold their monthly breakfast at Joe’s Place at 8:30 a.m. Meetings are scheduled for the rest of the year, including November 9 and December 14.

Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar, yard sale and country store to benefit Tyrone Chapter No. 288 OES will be held Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Tyrone Masonic Hall. There will be Christmas and household items along with clothing in good condition. There will be something for everyone.

Craft show
Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting a craft show on Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Hot dogs and sauerkraut, ham barbecue, sloppy joes, chili, ham and bean soup, soda and coffee will be provided by the United Methodist women. Orders will also be taken for nine-inch pies from the Pie Shop. Questions or pie orders are being handled through the church office. Call 684-3341.

Church bazaar
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren will hold a church bazaar on Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a rummage sale, baked goods and bean soup by the quart. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Besides bean soup there will be sloppy joes, hot dogs and sauerkraut and homemade pies.

Theme basket auction
The Christ United Methodist Church, 14th Street & Pa. Avenue Tyrone, is hosting a Theme Basket Auction on Sunday November 12. It will be held in the Education Unit of the Church beginning at 1 p.m. Church members are busy creating wonderful baskets, in a wide variety of themes, for the event. The Church members would like to invite all to come & enjoy. Bring a friend or two. Light refreshments will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Ways & Means Committee and ongoing projects at the Church.
\”Mortgage Burning Service\”
First Assembly of God, 12th St., and Blair Avenue, Tyrone, is now debt free, this only eleven years after their new building was erected in 1995. A mortgage burning service will be held Sunday, November 12, at 10:30 a.m. The special speaker for this service will be Rev. Stephen Tourville, Superintendent of the Pennsylvania Delaware District of the Assemblies of God. The public is invited to attend this service of celebration.

Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar will be held at the Warriors Mark Fire Hall, Route 550, on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods and homemade soup. Lunch will be available.

Thrive!
Thrive! is a radical praise and worship gathering for youth and young adults in Tyrone and the region. Thrive! is scheduled for November 18 at 7 p.m. at Joshua House with Ron DePriest ministering. Thrive! is also scheduled for December 15 at 7 p.m. at Joshua House with Tony Barboza ministering.

Special music
The Jacobs Brothers of Dillsburg will appear at Trinity United Methodist Church in Bellwood on November 18 at 7 p.m. The Jacobs Brothers, veterans of gospel music, are dedicated to the ministry of spreading the Gospel through music. Since 1962 the group has traveled millions of miles, produced more than 50 albums and hosted many international tours.

Cheese balls
The United Methodist Women of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church are currently taking orders for cheeseballs. Orders are due by November 19.
Pick up will be at the Church Fellowship Hall on Thursday, November 30 after 4 p.m.
Order by calling: Dot Spanelli at 684-2510; Betty Cowfer at 684-3767; Pat DeArment at 684-4548 or Eleanor O’Brien at 686-0562.

Olde Fashioned Hymn sing
First Assembly of God Church, 12th St. and Blair Avenue, will be putting on another one of its very popular Olde Fashioned Hymn Sings on Sunday, November 19 at 6:30 p.m. As always, it’s free and the public is welcome to come and hear the great Gospel music.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner
The Community Thanksgiving Dinner sponsored by Joshua House and the Salvation Army will be held at Joshua House, 123 West 10th St., November 21 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Take-outs are available. For more information, call Joshua House at 684-2032.

Thanksgiving eve service at WMUMC
Crisp blue sky days. The faintly sweet smell of wood smoke. Choosing the perfect pumpkin. The greatest joy is noticing the small things, and giving thanks. This season, bring the family and join in at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church for a time of thanksgiving. Rediscover the contentment that only comes through a grateful heart. WMUMC is celebrating Thanksgiving with a Community Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 22 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker for the evening will be Vance Hart from the Spruce Creek UM Church. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906. The WMUMC is handicapped accessible.

High Tea at Trinity Episcopal Church
Purple Iris, one of the last of artist Andy Moore’s water colors, will be featured at the third annual High Tea at the Trinity Episcopal Church. The gorgeous painting, which is 15 inches by 25 inches, will be offered in a raffle. The painting was previously on display at the Tyrone Hospital and was left to the church by Andy to use as a fundraiser. Andy, who died in late May, was a well-known artist previously living in Birmingham. This is the last of Andy’s works to be offered to the public.
The popular high tea will take place on December 2 at 4 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church on Washington Avenue. Tickets for this event are sold out, but individuals are still encouraged to purchase chances for the original painting by Andy Moore. Tickets for chances may be obtained from any church member or by calling Honey Wilson at 684-2055.

B-A AARP
The Bellwood-Antis AARP Chapter No. 1063 will hold its Christmas party Wednesday, December 13, at the Trinity United Methodist Church at noon. Tickets go on sale at the November 8 AARP meeting at 1 p.m. or by calling 742-7276 or 742-7882. The last day for tickets are December 9.
Anyone may come to the Christmas dinner. Those attending are asked to bring a food item for the food bank. The next AARP meeting is Wednesday, January 10 at the Bellwood-Antis Senior Center at 1 p.m.

Tyrone Renaissance
The Tyrone Middle and High School Renaissance would like to encourage grandparents to come and help out with the sundae bars for the students’ good grades. If interested, please call 684-4240 ext. 1.

Master Beekeeper
Master Beekeeper will make educational and informative presentations to a class or group on honeybees and beekeeping. For more information, call 684-1783.

Bible study class
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren has added a Saturday morning Bible study to its educational opportunities. The class is held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Preschool openings
A Child’s Garden Preschool, located at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, has a few openings for children ages three to five-years-old, for the 2006-07 school year.
There is available extended hours before and after preschool. For more information, call Mrs. Deihl at 946-1886 or Mrs. Kobuck at 684-2509.
Tyrone Salvation Army now open
The Tyrone Salvation Army is now open at its new location at 908 Pennsylvania Avenue, Tyrone. It’s open Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Tyrone Salvation Army always accepts clothing and food items. It also accepts appliances, bedding, etc. It is currently in need of children’s clothing.
Monetary contributions can be mailed to: Salvation Army Service Center, P.O. Box 142 Tyrone, PA 16686 and can also be dropped off at the 908 Pennsylvania Avenue location. The phone number is 684-1664.

Home Nursing Agency holds grief support group
Home Nursing Agency is holding a grief support group designed for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Join the Agency’s grief counselors as they discuss and share with others who are experiencing similar situations.
The group will meet the first Sunday of the month from 4 – 5 p.m. through December 3. The meetings will be held in Altoona at Home Nursing Agency’s office located at 215 Lakemont Blvd., by the Casino. Parking is available in ‘Lot D’. For more information or directions, contact Judy Lankes or Kim Merritts at Home Nursing Agency, 949-6784.

WMUMC Preschool
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church Preschool, located at 1840 Centre Line Rd., Warriors Mark, is now enrolling students for the 2006-07 school year. The preschool provides a loving, creative learning environment for a child’s first preschool experience.
Programs are offered for three, four and five-year-olds, which runs September through May. Three-year-olds attend class two days a week on Tuesday and Thursday and four and five-year-olds attend class three days a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Classes are held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Call 632-6906 for more information or to obtain a registration packet.

Singles 45 Plus
Singles 45 Plus meets every third Tuesday of the month. Interested individuals are invited to come for a meal and to socialize. Those attending would be responsible for their dinner, drinks or desserts.
Meetings are held at King’s Restaurant, 6th Avenue and 31st Street.

Breaking Bread Ministry
The Church of the Good Shepherd wants those within the community and surrounding areas to know that Breaking Bread Ministry is on-going, not just during the Lenten season.
One has only to inquire at the church or call 684-1955 between 9 a.m. and noon during the week to confirm Breaking Bread Ministry is open to all and eager to support those who request this service.
The Church of the Good Shepherd has selected this ministry as a way to provide assistance, and is finding that Breaking Bread Ministry is becoming of growing interest throughout the area.

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Public walking
Public walking at the Tyrone High School has once again started for the winter season. Walkers are invited to walk Monday through Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be no walking when school is not in session. Running is not permitted. Children must be supervised. Rubber-tired strollers only.

Bazaar
A bazaar, bake sale, vegetable soup and sandwich and yard sale will be held at the First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Also, the Jr. youth group will hold an apple dumpling sale during the bazaar on Saturday from 9 to 12:30 p.m.

Fall bazaar
The Port Matilda United Methodist Church (corner of Main and Church St.) is hosting a fall bazaar on Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring handmade crafts and themed gift baskets, white elephant item, bake sale and the best luncheon in town.
Menu includes sloppy joes, hot dogs and sauerkraut, grilled chicken sandwich, chicken corn soup, ham and bean soup, macaroni salad, coleslaw, baked beans and homemade desserts.

Holiday bazaar
The Birmingham Presbyterian Church will hold their annual holiday bazaar Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The famous ham and bean soup will be available as well as ham barbecue sandwiches. There will also be a bake sale, a white elephant table and hand made crafts.

Longaberger basket bingo
Longaberger basket bingo will be held Saturday, November 4 at 7 p.m. at Harkins Hall. Benefits St. Matthew’s School. Call Marcy Lewis for tickets at 684-4390 or 935-5008.

Special service
At 10:30 a.m. worship on Sunday, November 5, the 85 members of Tyrone Presbyterian Church will salute local soldiers and ordinary saints as they anticipate Veteran’s Day and celebrate All Saints’ Sunday. Pastor Bob Dunkelberger encourages everyone across Tyrone in need of spiritual uplift and inspiration to join Tyrone Presbyterians for 10:30 a.m. worship this Sunday as they salute local soldiers and ordinary saints.
Election day breakfast
Election day, Tuesday, November 7, the Deacon’s of the First Presbyterian Church will be serving pancakes and sausage from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and again from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Nami Blair meeting
Nami Blair (National Alliance of the Mentally Ill) will meet November 7 at 7 p.m. at 701 Quail Avenue Altoona. \”Living with Mental illness\” will include discussion as to why is society unable to accept my mental illness? Will I always be subject to ridicule and why do I face fear, rejection discrimination. If this sounds like you, than this meeting is a must. Acceptance of mental illness does not mean we like it, but having a mental disorder is no different than having any other illness. Mental illness is a devastating disease that affect hundreds of children and adults in Blair County. Nami Blair County is comprised of persons with mental illness and their families, friends, and professional, all of whom are dedicated to improving the lives of and services to persons who must learn to cope every day. For further information call 942-4779.

AARP class
Reduce your auto insurance by five percent the next three years by attending two, four hour classroom sessions. Learn how to avoid driving hazards and learn about updates to the latest traffic laws. There is not a test. To qualify for the insurance discount, participants must be 55-years-old and both husband and wife need to attend if they are on the same policy. Classes will be held at Epworth Manor on November 7 and 8 from 6 to 10 p.m. Contact Melissa Harpster at 686-2650 for enrollment. Space is limited. This is the last class until spring.

Niagara Falls and Casino
A Niagara Falls and casino bus trip, sponsored by St. Matthew’s Catholic Church will be held November 8 and 9. For more information, call Leona Haag at 684-2368.

Chicago Rivet retirees
The Chicago Rivet retirees will hold their monthly breakfast at Joe’s Place at 8:30 a.m. Meetings are scheduled for the rest of the year, including November 9 and December 14.
Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar, yard sale and country store to benefit Tyrone Chapter No. 288 OES will be held Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Tyrone Masonic Hall. There will be Christmas and household items along with clothing in good condition. There will be something for everyone.

Craft show
Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting a craft show on Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Hot dogs and sauerkraut, ham barbecue, sloppy joes, chili, ham and bean soup, soda and coffee will be provided by the United Methodist women. Orders will also be taken for nine-inch pies from the Pie Shop. Questions or pie orders are being handled through the church office. Call 684-3341.

Church bazaar
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren will hold a church bazaar on Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a rummage sale, baked goods and bean soup by the quart. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Besides bean soup there will be sloppy joes, hot dogs and sauerkraut and homemade pies.

Theme basket auction
The Christ United Methodist Church, 14th Street & Pa. Avenue Tyrone, is hosting a Theme Basket Auction on Sunday November 12. It will be held in the Education Unit of the Church beginning at 1 p.m. Church members are busy creating wonderful baskets, in a wide variety of themes, for the event. The Church members would like to invite all to come & enjoy. Bring a friend or two. Light refreshments will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Ways & Means Committee and ongoing projects at the Church.

\”Mortgage Burning Service\”
First Assembly of God, 12th St., and Blair Avenue, Tyrone, is now debt free, this only eleven years after their new building was erected in 1995. A mortgage burning service will be held Sunday, November 12, at 10:30 a.m. The special speaker for this service will be Rev. Stephen Tourville, Superintendent of the Pennsylvania Delaware District of the Assemblies of God. The public is invited to attend this service of celebration.

Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar will be held at the Warriors Mark Fire Hall, Route 550, on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods and homemade soup. Lunch will be available.

Special music
The Jacobs Brothers of Dillsburg will appear at Trinity United Methodist Church in Bellwood on November 18 at 7 p.m. The Jacobs Brothers, veterans of gospel music, are dedicated to the ministry of spreading the Gospel through music. Since 1962 the group has traveled millions of miles, produced more than 50 albums and hosted many international tours.

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News

Community Calendar

Public walking
Public walking at the Tyrone High School has once again started for the winter season. Walkers are invited to walk Monday through Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. There will be no walking when school is not in session. Running is not permitted. Children must be supervised. Rubber-tired strollers only.

Buffet dinner
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church, will host a buffet dinner on Friday, November 3 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The dinner will feature deep fried and baked fish, ham and green bean bake, vegetable mix, baked macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, creamy cole slaw, roll and fruit salad. Children ages four and under eat for free. The Warriors Mark UM Church is handicapped accessible. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906.

New York City bus trip
A bus trip to New York City is scheduled for Saturday, November 4, sponsored by Mountain Laurel Daycare and Preschool. Call 742-0858 for details.

Bazaar
A bazaar, bake sale, vegetable soup and sandwich and yard sale will be held at the First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Also, the Jr. youth group will hold an apple dumpling sale during the bazaar on Saturday from 9 to 12:30 p.m.

Fall bazaar
The Port Matilda United Methodist Church (corner of Main and Church St.) is hosting a fall bazaar on Saturday, November 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring handmade crafts and themed gift baskets, white elephant item, bake sale and the best luncheon in town.
Menu includes sloppy joes, hot dogs and sauerkraut, grilled chicken sandwich, chicken corn soup, ham and bean soup, macaroni salad, coleslaw, baked beans and homemade desserts.

Nami Blair meeting
Nami Blair (National Alliance of the Mentally Ill) will meet November 7 at 7 p.m. at 701 Quail Avenue Altoona. \”Living with Mental illness\” will include discussion as to why is society unable to accept my mental illness? Will I always be subject to ridicule and why do I face fear, rejection discrimantion. If this sounds like you, than this meeting is a must. Acceptance of mental illness does not mean we like it, but having a mental disorder is no different than having any other illness. Mental illness is a devasating disease that affect hundreds of children and adults in Blair County. Nami Blair County is comprised of persons with mental illness and their families,friends, and professional, all of whom are dedicated to improving the lives of and services to persons who must learn to cope every day. For further information call 942-4779.

AARP class
Reduce your auto insurance by five percent the next three years by attending two, four hour classroom sessions. Learn how to avoid driving hazards and learn about updates to the latest traffic laws. There is not a test. To qualify for the insurance discount, participants must be 55-years-old and both husband and wife need to attend if they are on the same policy. Classes will be held at Epworth Manor on November 7 and 8 from 6 to 10 p.m. Contact Melissa Harpster at 686-2650 for enrollment. Space is limited. This is the last class until spring.

Niagara Falls and Casino
A Niagara Falls and casino bus trip, sponsored by St. Matthew’s Catholic Church will be held November 8 and 9. For more information, call Leona Haag at 684-2368.

Chicago Rivet retirees
The Chicago Rivet retirees will hold their monthly breakfast at Joe’s Place at 8:30 a.m. Meetings are scheduled for the rest of the year, including November 9 and December 14.

Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar, yard sale and country store to benefit Tyrone Chapter No. 288 OES will be held Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Tyrone Masonic Hall. There will be Christmas and household items along with clothing in good condition. There will be something for everyone.

Craft show
Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting a craft show on Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Hot dogs and sauerkraut, ham barbecue, sloppy joes, chili, ham and bean soup, soda and coffee will be provided by the United Methodist women. Orders will also be taken for nine-inch pies from the Pie Shop. Questions or pie orders are being handled through the church office. Call 684-3341.

Theme basket auction
The Christ United Methodist Church, 14th Street & Pa. Avenue Tyrone, is hosting a Theme Basket Auction on Sunday November 12. It will be held in the Education Unit of the Church beginning at 1 p.m. Church members are busy creating wonderful baskets, in a wide variety of themes, for the event. The Church members would like to invite all to come & enjoy. Bring a friend or two. Light refreshments will be available. Proceeds will benefit the Ways & Means Committee and ongoing projects at the Church.

\”Mortgage Burning Service\”
First Assembly of God, 12th St., and Blair Avenue, Tyrone, is now debt free, this only eleven years after their new building was erected in 1995. A mortgage burning service will be held Sunday, November 12, at 10:30 a.m. The special speaker for this service will be Rev. Stephen Tourville, Superintendent of the Pennsylvania Delaware District of the Assemblies of God. The public is invited to attend this service of celebration.

Holiday bazaar
A holiday bazaar will be held at the Warriors Mark Fire Hall, Route 550, on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods and homemade soup. Lunch will be available.
High Tea at Trinity Episcopal Church
Purple Iris, one of the last of artist Andy Moore’s water colors, will be featured at the third annual High Tea at the Trinity Episcopal Church. The gorgeous painting, which is 15 inches by 25 inches, will be offered in a raffle. The painting was previously on display at the Tyrone Hospital and was left to the church by Andy to use as a fundraiser. Andy, who died in late May, was a well-known artist previously living in Birmingham. This is the last of Andy’s works to be offered to the public.
The popular high tea will take place on December 2 at 4 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church on Washington Avenue. Tickets for this event are sold out, but individuals are still encouraged to purchases chances for the original painting by Andy Moore. Tickets for chances may be obtained from any church member or by calling Honey Wilson at 684-2055.

B-A AARP
The Bellwood-Antis AARP Chapter No. 1063 will hold its Christmas party Wednesday, December 13, at the Trinity United Methodist Church at noon. Tickets go on sale at the November 8 AARP meeting at 1 p.m. or by calling 742-7276 or 742-7882. The last day for tickets are December 9. Anyone may come to the Christmas dinner. Those attending are asked to bring a food item for the food bank.
The next AARP meeting is Wednesday, January 10 at the Bellwood-Antis Senior Center at 1 p.m.

Tyrone Renaissance
The Tyrone Middle and High School Renaissance would like to encourage grandparents to come and help out with the sundae bars for the students’ good grades. If interested, please call 684-4240 ext. 1.

Master Beekeeper
Master Beekeeper will make educational and informative presentations to a class or group on honeybees and beekeeping. For more information, call 684-1783.

Bible study class
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren has added a Saturday morning Bible study to its educational opportunities. The class is held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome.

Preschool openings
A Child’s Garden Preschool, located at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, has a few openings for children ages three to five-years-old, for the 2006-07 school year.
There is available extended hours before and after preschool. For more information, call Mrs. Deihl at 946-1886 or Mrs. Kobuck at 684-2509.

Tyrone Salvation Army now open
The Tyrone Salvation Army is now open at its new location at 908 Pennsylvania Avenue, Tyrone. It’s open Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Tyrone Salvation Army always accepts clothing and food items. It also accepts appliances, bedding, etc. It is currently in need of children’s clothing.
Monetary contributions can be mailed to: Salvation Army Service Center, P.O. Box 142 Tyrone, PA 16686 and can also be dropped off at the 908 Pennsylvania Avenue location. The phone number is 684-1664.

Home Nursing Agency holds grief support group
Home Nursing Agency is holding a grief support group designed for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Join the Agency’s grief counselors as they discuss and share with others who are experiencing similar situations.
The group will meet the first Sunday of the month from 4 – 5 p.m. through December 3. The meetings will be held in Altoona at Home Nursing Agency’s office located at 215 Lakemont Blvd., by the Casino. Parking is available in ‘Lot D’. For more information or directions, contact Judy Lankes or Kim Merritts at Home Nursing Agency, 949-6784.

WMUMC Preschool
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church Preschool, located at 1840 Centre Line Rd., Warriors Mark, is now enrolling students for the 2006-07 school year. The preschool provides a loving, creative learning environment for a child’s first preschool experience.
Programs are offered for three, four and five-year-olds, which runs September through May. Three-year-olds attend class two days a week on Tuesday and Thursday and four and five-year-olds attend class three days a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Classes are held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Call 632-6906 for more information or to obtain a registration packet.

Singles 45 Plus
Singles 45 Plus meets every third Tuesday of the month. Interested individuals are invited to come for a meal and to socialize. Those attending would be responsible for their dinner, drinks or desserts.
Meetings are held at King’s Restaurant, 6th Avenue and 31st Street.

Breaking Bread Ministry
The Church of the Good Shepherd wants those within the community and surrounding areas to know that Breaking Bread Ministry is on-going, not just during the Lenten season. One has only to inquire at the church or call 684-1955 between 9 a.m. and noon during the week to confirm Breaking Bread Ministry is open to all and eager to support those who request this service. The Church of the Good Shepherd has selected this ministry as a way to provide assistance, and is finding that Breaking Bread Ministry is becoming of growing interest throughout the area.

Presbyterian preschool
Individuals are invited to register their children now at the Presbyterian Preschool on Logan Avenue and 13th Street.
Presbyterian preschool has provided classes for the three and four-year-old children of the community since 1969. The 2006 fall term begins their 37th year. Call 684-2003 for information about the program and to schedule a visit.