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DCWV meeting
A meeting of the Bellwood Chapter of the Descendants of Civil War Veterans will be held on February 28 at 7 p.m. at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. Robert A. Myers will talk on the lives of the Civil War soldiers and also the soldiers of today. The public is invited to attend.

Annual Mission’s Convention
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be having their annual Mission’s Convention through February 28 with four different missionaries on four nights. Services are at 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday and the annual Mission’s banquet is Wednesday at 6 p.m. with the missionary speaking at 7 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to come and hear these missionary speakers.

Church of the Good Shepherd youth breakfasts
All sixth through 12th graders in the community are welcome to attend Church of the Good Shepherd\’s annual \”Lenten breakfasts\”. The Breakfast will be held each Wednesday until Easter, beginning February 28. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m., and is held in the church social hall and includes lots of delicious home-cooking, along with a short time of reflection led by teens from different youth groups in the community. If you have questions, or if your youth group would like to help lead a \”reflection time\”, call the church office at 684-2472.

Soccer registration
This is the last chance for Spring 2007 Tyrone soccer registration. Interested individuals can register through February 28 at the Northern Blair County Recreation Center. Participants must have been born between August 1, 1992 and January 31, 2002. The season runs April 1 through June 3.
Anyone with questions can call Steve Lucas at 684-1218 or Kim Eaken at 684-3213.

TACM announces Lenten luncheon schedule
Tyrone Area Cooperative Ministries (TACM) has announced its Lenten luncheon series to be held each Wednesday, through March 28, in preparation of the celebration of Easter.
The Church of the Good Shepherd will once again host the Lenten luncheons beginning at noon each week with special music by Joan Smith.
On February 28 the message will presented by the Rev. Barry Neal of Christ United Methodist Church. The luncheon will be prepared by members of Wesley United Methodist Church.
The March 7 program is in charge of the Rev. Patricia Gable, pastor of the Port Matilda United Methodist Church. The meal will be prepared by members of the First Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Joseph T. Orr of St. Matthew Catholic Church will be the speaker at the March 14 luncheon. The meal will be prepared by Quest Haven.
The Rev. Susan H. Yatta of the First English Lutheran Church will bring the message for the March 14 Lenten luncheon. Dinner will be served by members of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church.
The cost of Lenten luncheon is $5 and persons planning to attend should notify their church office by Monday of each week. Also, persons attending are encouraged to bring along canned goods to be given to the Tyrone Food Bank.
Money realized from Lenten luncheons will benefit the Breaking Bread Ministries of the Church of the Good Shepherd.

Class of 1952
The Tyrone High School class of 1952 will hold a luncheon at Joe’s Place, Vail, on Thursday, March 1 at noon. All classmates and guests are welcome.

Fish fry/buffet dinners
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will host a series of fish fry/buffet dinners during Lent. The dinners will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 with varying menus. Children 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.
Friday fish dinners
A local Friday night tradition returns thanks to the Tyrone Community Partnership and Wesley United Methodist Church.
Fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, dessert and beverage will be served at the Fellowship Hall of Wesley United Methodist Church for four Fridays during Lent.
Eat in or take out. Tickets will be available at the door. Dinners will be held Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. on March 2, 23 and 30.
Children under five eat for free.

Medication check-ups offered at Tyrone Senior Community Center
Blair Senior Services, Inc. and Tyrone Hospital are co-sponsoring “Medication Check-Ups” at the Tyrone Senior Community Center on Thursday, March 8. The private, individual “medication check-ups” will be provided by Mr. Dan Irvin, PharmD, a pharmacist at Tyrone Hospital. The “check-ups” will include a review of prescribed medications, checking for drug interactions, review of medication precautions, medication side effects, and the effects of any over the counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.
The “medication check-ups” are open to individuals age 60 or older as well as family members or other caregivers who assist with medication. Appointments are required and a limited number of appointments are available. To make an appointment for a medication check-up call Tyrone Hospital at 684-6348. The Tyrone Senior Center is located at 505 West 3rd Street in Tyrone.

Class of 1943
All members and guests of the Tyrone High School class of 1943 are invited to meet for lunch on Thursday, March 8 at noon at Joe’s Place, Vail. Please plan to attend.

Preschool vision screening
Preschool vision screenings will be held March 9 at Tyrone Presbyterian Preschool at 9:15 a.m.

NARFE meeting
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 328, met February 9 at noon at King’s Restaurant, Altoona, for lunch and a business meeting.
It was reported that the annual Christmas dinner in Bellwood will be held as planned on December 14. The cost was also established. Helen Hanlon made a reservation at American Legion Park, Hollidaysburg, for the August picnic.
The next meeting will be at noon at King’s on Friday, March 9. All active and retired Federal employees and spouses are welcome.

Curves food drive
Curves will hold a food drive to benefit local food banks during March.
To celebrate the generosity of the community, Curves will waive the normal service fee for any new member who brings in a bag of non-perishable groceries and joins between March 1 and March 10.
Others wishing to donate may drop of non-perishable food items at Curves, located next to the Dollar General, Monday through Saturday during business hours.

B-A AARP
The Bellwood-Antis AARP Chapter No. 1063 meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 14 at 1 p.m. at the Bellwood-Antis Senior Center on Main Street.
Old and new members are welcome. This years meetings will be held April 11, May 9, June 13, August 8, September 12, October 10 and November 14.

Peanut butter Easter eggs
It’s time once again for the Women’s Club of Tyrone to begin sorting and distributing the ingredients to make and decorate 1,200 of their famous peanut butter Easter eggs.
The 1/2 lb. eggs can be ordered by calling any Women’s Club member or by calling 684-3050 or 684-4392.
Eggs will also be sold this year at the Irish Heritage Celebration indoor yard sale on March 17.
Relay team vendor fair
The Olivet Baptist Church Relay for Life team is planning a vendor fair event, as well as a bake sale and open kitchen to benefit the American Cancer Society.
The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at Olivet Baptist Church recreation building, South Second St., Bellwood.
There will be 25 vendors. There will be an admission charge. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. For more information, contact Pam Ayers at 684-2869.
To place advanced orders for Dingeldein sponge cakes, call Nancy at 742-8471.

Dinner-dance
The Women’s Club of Tyrone will once again hold their dinner-dance and silent auction to benefit the Tyrone Hospital. The third annual event will be held Saturday, March 24 at the U.S. Hotel in Hollidaysburg. It will begin at 6 p.m. with appetizers, a cash bar, and live music. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.
Auction items include: a four-day-three night trip to Mexico, a two-day Memorial Day weekend bus trip to Atlantic City; two framed prints by local artist/illustrator George LaVanish; a one-day guided fly-fishing trip on Spruce Creek for two, courtesy of Spring Ridge Club; footballs autographed by Penn State coach Joe Paterno and former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian and women’s jewelry.
Anyone who wishes to purchase tickets for this event can contact co-chairpersons, Judy Norris at 684-3050, Suzanne Bigelow-Cherry at 942-4389, or the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce at 684-0736.
The proceeds from this year’s dinner-dance and auction have been pledged to benefit the Tyrone Hospital’s orthopedic department. The community is encouraged to come and support this cause.

Hunter/Trapper education course
A Hunter/Trapper education class will be held on March 30-31 at the Tyrone Sportsman’s Club.
Students must be at least 11 years old to register for the class. The class will be limited to 30 students only.
Pre-registration at the Tyrone Sportsman will be held on March 24 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
The student must attend both sessions in order to be certified to obtain a hunting license. This is a 10 hour course.
Session times are March 30 from 5 to 10 p.m. and March 31 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Olde fashioned hymn sing
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be presenting another “Olde Fashioned Hymn Sing” on Sunday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m.
As always, some of the best in local gospel music talent will be featured.

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Annual Mission’s Convention
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be having their annual Mission’s Convention through February 28 with four different missionaries on four nights. Services are at 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday and the annual Mission’s banquet is Wednesday at 6 p.m. with the missionary speaking at 7 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to come and hear these missionary speakers.

TYBA final registration
Tyrone Youth Baseball Association will hold final registration for major and minor baseball leagues on Tuesday, February 27 at the Bull Pen Restaurant.
Any boy or girl born between may 1, 1994 and April 30, 2002 is eligible to play. Those registering must have an original copy of their birth certificate.
Those who did not turn in last year’s uniform are asked to bring it to registration.
Anyone with questions can contact Peggy Snyder, player agent, at 684-9604 or Jerry Shetler, President, at 684-2567.

Church of the Good Shepherd youth breakfasts
All sixth through 12th graders in the community are welcome to attend Church of the Good Shepherd\’s annual \”Lenten breakfasts\”. The Breakfast will be held each Wednesday until Easter, beginning February 28. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m., and is held in the church social hall and includes lots of delicious home-cooking, along with a short time of reflection led by teens from different youth groups in the community. If you have questions, or if your youth group would like to help lead a \”reflection time\”, call the church office at 684-2472.

Soccer registration
This is the last chance for Spring 2007 Tyrone soccer registration. Interested individuals can register through February 28 at the Northern Blair County Recreation Center. Participants must have been born between August 1, 1992 and January 31, 2002. The season runs April 1 through June 3.
Anyone with questions can call Steve Lucas at 684-1218 or Kim Eaken at 684-3213.

TACM announces Lenten luncheon schedule
Tyrone Area Cooperative Ministries (TACM) has announced its Lenten luncheon series to be held each Wednesday, through March 28, in preparation of the celebration of Easter.
The Church of the Good Shepherd will once again host the Lenten luncheons beginning at noon each week with special music by Joan Smith.
On February 28 the message will presented by the Rev. Barry Neal of Christ United Methodist Church. The luncheon will be prepared by members of Wesley United Methodist Church.
The March 7 program is in charge of the Rev. Patricia Gable, pastor of the Port Matilda United Methodist Church. The meal will be prepared by members of the First Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Joseph T. Orr of St. Matthew Catholic Church will be the speaker at the March 14 luncheon. The meal will be prepared by Quest Haven.
The Rev. Susan H. Yatta of the First English Lutheran Church will bring the message for the March 14 Lenten luncheon. Dinner will be served by members of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church.
The cost of Lenten luncheon is $5 and persons planning to attend should notify their church office by Monday of each week. Also, persons attending are encouraged to bring along canned goods to be given to the Tyrone Food Bank.
Money realized from Lenten luncheons will benefit the Breaking Bread Ministries of the Church of the Good Shepherd.

Class of 1952
The Tyrone High School class of 1952 will hold a luncheon at Joe’s Place, Vail, on Thursday, March 1 at noon. All classmates and guests are welcome.
Medication check-ups offered at Tyrone Senior
Community Center
Blair Senior Services, Inc. and Tyrone Hospital are co-sponsoring “Medication Check-Ups” at the Tyrone Senior Community Center on Thursday, March 8. The private, individual “medication check-ups” will be provided by Mr. Dan Irvin, PharmD, a pharmacist at Tyrone Hospital.
The “check-ups” will include a review of prescribed medications, checking for drug interactions, review of medication precautions, medication side effects, and the effects of any over the counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.
The “medication check-ups” are open to individuals age 60 or older as well as family members or other caregivers who assist with medication. Appointments are required and a limited number of appointments are available. To make an appointment for a medication check-up call Tyrone Hospital at 684-6348. The Tyrone Senior Center is located at 505 West 3rd Street in Tyrone.

Preschool vision screening
Preschool vision screenings will be held March 9 at Tyrone Presbyterian Preschool at 9:15 a.m.

NARFE meeting
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 328, met February 9 at noon at King’s Restaurant, Altoona, for lunch and a business meeting.
It was reported that the annual Christmas dinner in Bellwood will be held as planned on December 14. The cost was also established. Helen Hanlon made a reservation at American Legion Park, Hollidaysburg, for the August picnic.
The next meeting will be at noon at King’s on Friday, March 9. All active and retired Federal employees and spouses are welcome.

Curves food drive
Curves will hold a food drive to benefit local food banks during March. To celebrate the generosity of the community, Curves will waive the normal service fee for any new member who brings in a bag of non-perishable groceries and joins between March 1 and March 10. Others wishing to donate may drop of non-perishable food items at Curves, located next to the Dollar General, Monday through Saturday during business hours.

B-A AARP
The Bellwood-Antis AARP Chapter No. 1063 meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 14 at 1 p.m. at the Bellwood-Antis Senior Center on Main Street.
Old and new members are welcome. This years meetings will be held April 11, May 9, June 13, August 8, September 12, October 10 and November 14.

Relay team vendor fair
The Olivet Baptist Church Relay for Life team is planning a vendor fair event, as well as a bake sale and open kitchen to benefit the American Cancer Society.
The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 at Olivet Baptist Church recreation building, South Second St., Bellwood.
There will be 25 vendors. There will be an admission charge. All proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. For more information, contact Pam Ayers at 684-2869.
To place advanced orders for Dingeldein sponge cakes, call Nancy at 742-8471.

Dinner-dance
The Women’s Club of Tyrone will once again hold their dinner-dance and silent auction to benefit the Tyrone Hospital. The third annual event will be held Saturday, March 24 at the U.S. Hotel in Hollidaysburg. It will begin at 6 p.m. with appetizers, a cash bar, and live music. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.
Auction items include: a four-day-three night trip to Mexico, a two-day Memorial Day weekend bus trip to Atlantic City; two framed prints by local artist/illustrator George LaVanish; a one-day guided fly-fishing trip on Spruce Creek for two, courtesy of Spring Ridge Club; footballs autographed by Penn State coach Joe Paterno and former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian and women’s jewelry.
Anyone who wishes to purchase tickets for this event can contact co-chairpersons, Judy Norris at 684-3050, Suzanne Bigelow-Cherry at 942-4389, or the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce at 684-0736.
The proceeds from this year’s dinner-dance and auction have been pledged to benefit the Tyrone Hospital’s orthopedic department. The community is encouraged to come and support this cause.
Olde fashioned hymn sing
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be presenting another “Olde Fashioned Hymn Sing” on Sunday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m.
As always, some of the best in local gospel music talent will be featured.

Plant sale
Bellwood-Antis Farm Show annual plant sale will be held May 12 through May 26 at the Bellwood Fire Hall, including hanging baskets, planters, flats and vegetables.

Class of 1950
The Tyrone High School class of 1950 meets the third Thursday of every month at noon at Joe’s Place.

2007-08 registration now open
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church announced 2007-08 registration is now open. The church offers a program for three, four and five-year-olds to attend class three days a week. Classes are held from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Call 632-6906 for more information or to obtain a registration packet.

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.

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.

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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Benefit dance
The Tyrone indoor majorette boosters are holding a dance to benefit the majorettes this Saturday, February 24 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The dance will be at the American Legion. DJ Scott Rizzo will supply the music.
The majorette boosters would like to thank Tricia McNelis, Kelli Weleski and Greg Drane for their dedication and hard work. They are proud to have Ms. McNelis, Ms. Weleski and Mr. Drane bring a sample of what they have learned at PSU to this fine town. These individuals are positive role models and their work is unsurpassed.
The squad consists of 13 members – Co captains Ashley Cowher and Britany Koegler, Ashley Miller, Annie Daughenbaugh, Alyssa Cox, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, Meghan Miller, Danielle Romano, Ashley Shuey, Logan Black, Kobi Noel, Christina Shultz and Christina Shuey.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Join in making prayer shawls for those in need. The meeting will be Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, located at the corner of Adams Avenue and 18th Street. Call Ellie with questions at 684-1771.

Presbyterians tackle temptation
At 10:30 a.m. worship on Sunday, February 25, the 82 members of Tyrone Presbyterian Church will take the first Sunday in Lent 2007 to tackle the topic of Christ’s forty day temptation in the wilderness.
This Sunday, why not “yield to a healthy temptation” to join Tyrone Presbyterians and Chaplain Mark Liller for a service of praise, prayer, and proclamation as they begin their 2007 Lenten journey that ultimately will lead believers to Christ’s cross and His empty tomb?

B-A Historical Society
The February meeting of the Bellwood-Antis Historical Society will be held on February 26 at 7 p.m. at the Bellwood Public Library.
Jodi Wallace will talk on birds. The public is invited.

TYBA final registration
Tyrone Youth Baseball Association will hold final registration for major and minor baseball leagues on Tuesday, February 27 at the Bull Pen Restaurant.
Any boy or girl born between may 1, 1994 and April 30, 2002 is eligible to play. Those registering must have an original copy of their birth certificate.
Those who did not turn in last year’s uniform are asked to bring it to registration.
Anyone with questions can contact Peggy Snyder, player agent, at 684-9604 or Jerry Shetler, President, at 684-2567.
Church of the Good Shepherd youth breakfasts
All sixth through 12th graders in the community are welcome to attend Church of the Good Shepherd\\\’s annual \\\”Lenten breakfasts\\\”. The Breakfast will be held each Wednesday until Easter, beginning February 28. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m., and is held in the church social hall and includes lots of delicious home-cooking, along with a short time of reflection led by teens from different youth groups in the community. If you have questions, or if your youth group would like to help lead a \\\”reflection time\\\”, call the church office at 684-2472.

Soccer registration
This is the last chance for Spring 2007 Tyrone soccer registration. Interested individuals can register through February 28 at the Northern Blair County Recreation Center. Participants must have been born between August 1, 1992 and January 31, 2002. The season runs April 1 through June 3.
Anyone with questions can call Steve Lucas at 684-1218 or Kim Eaken at 684-3213.
TACM announces Lenten luncheon schedule
Tyrone Area Cooperative Ministries (TACM) has announced its Lenten luncheon series to be held each Wednesday, through March 28, in preparation of the celebration of Easter.
The Church of the Good Shepherd will once again host the Lenten luncheons beginning at noon each week with special music by Joan Smith.
On February 28 the message will presented by the Rev. Barry Neal of Christ United Methodist Church. The luncheon will be prepared by members of Wesley United Methodist Church.
The March 7 program is in charge of the Rev. Patricia Gable, pastor of the Port Matilda United Methodist Church. The meal will be prepared by members of the First Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Joseph T. Orr of St. Matthew Catholic Church will be the speaker at the March 14 luncheon. The meal will be prepared by Quest Haven.
The Rev. Susan H. Yatta of the First English Lutheran Church will bring the message for the March 14 Lenten luncheon. Dinner will be served by members of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church.
The cost of Lenten luncheon is $5 and persons planning to attend should notify their church office by Monday of each week. Also, persons attending are encouraged to bring along canned goods to be given to the Tyrone Food Bank.
Money realized from Lenten luncheons will benefit the Breaking Bread Ministries of the Church of the Good Shepherd.

Class of 1952
The Tyrone High School class of 1952 will hold a luncheon at Joe’s Place, Vail, on Thursday, March 1 at noon. All classmates and guests are welcome.

Fish fry/buffet dinners
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will host a series of fish fry/buffet dinners during Lent. The dinners will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 with varying menus. Children 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.

Friday fish dinners
A local Friday night tradition returns thanks to the Tyrone Community Partnership and Wesley United Methodist Church.
Fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, dessert and beverage will be served at the Fellowship Hall of Wesley United Methodist Church for four Fridays during Lent.
Eat in or take out. Tickets will be available at the door. Dinners will be held Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. on March 2, 23 and 30.
Children under five eat for free.

NARFE meeting
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 328, met February 9 at noon at King’s Restaurant, Altoona, for lunch and a business meeting.
It was reported that the annual Christmas dinner in Bellwood will be held as planned on December 14. The cost was also established. Helen Hanlon made a reservation at American Legion Park, Hollidaysburg, for the August picnic.
The next meeting will be at noon at King’s on Friday, March 9. All active and retired Federal employees and spouses are welcome.

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Benefit dance
The Tyrone indoor majorette boosters are holding a dance to benefit the majorettes this Saturday, February 24 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The dance will be at the American Legion. DJ Scott Rizzo will supply the music.
The majorette boosters would like to thank Tricia McNelis, Kelli Weleski and Greg Drane for their dedication and hard work. They are proud to have Ms. McNelis, Ms. Weleski and Mr. Drane bring a sample of what they have learned at PSU to this fine town. These individuals are positive role models and their work is unsurpassed.
The squad consists of 13 members – Co captains Ashley Cowher and Britany Koegler, Ashley Miller, Annie Daughenbaugh, Alyssa Cox, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, Meghan Miller, Danielle Romano, Ashley Shuey, Logan Black, Kobi Noel, Christina Shultz and Christina Shuey.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Join in making prayer shawls for those in need. The meeting will be Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, located at the corner of Adams Avenue and 18th Street. Call Ellie with questions at 684-1771.

Presbyterians tackle temptation
At 10:30 a.m. worship on Sunday, February 25, the 82 members of Tyrone Presbyterian Church will take the first Sunday in Lent 2007 to tackle the topic of Christ’s forty day temptation in the wilderness.
This Sunday, why not “yield to a healthy temptation” to join Tyrone Presbyterians and Chaplain Mark Liller for a service of praise, prayer, and proclamation as they begin their 2007 Lenten journey that ultimately will lead believers to Christ’s cross and His empty tomb?

B-A Historical Society
The February meeting of the Bellwood-Antis Historical Society will be held on February 26 at 7 p.m. at the Bellwood Public Library.
Jodi Wallace will talk on birds. The public is invited.

TYBA final registration
Tyrone Youth Baseball Association will hold final registration for major and minor baseball leagues on Tuesday, February 27 at the Bull Pen Restaurant.
Any boy or girl born between may 1, 1994 and April 30, 2002 is eligible to play. Those registering must have an original copy of their birth certificate.
Those who did not turn in last year’s uniform are asked to bring it to registration.
Anyone with questions can contact Peggy Snyder, player agent, at 684-9604 or Jerry Shetler, President, at 684-2567.
Church of the Good Shepherd youth breakfasts
All sixth through 12th graders in the community are welcome to attend Church of the Good Shepherd\’s annual \”Lenten breakfasts\”. The Breakfast will be held each Wednesday until Easter, beginning February 28. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m., and is held in the church social hall and includes lots of delicious home-cooking, along with a short time of reflection led by teens from different youth groups in the community. If you have questions, or if your youth group would like to help lead a \”reflection time\”, call the church office at 684-2472.

Soccer registration
This is the last chance for Spring 2007 Tyrone soccer registration. Interested individuals can register through February 28 at the Northern Blair County Recreation Center. Participants must have been born between August 1, 1992 and January 31, 2002. The season runs April 1 through June 3.
Anyone with questions can call Steve Lucas at 684-1218 or Kim Eaken at 684-3213.
TACM announces Lenten luncheon schedule
Tyrone Area Cooperative Ministries (TACM) has announced its Lenten luncheon series to be held each Wednesday, through March 28, in preparation of the celebration of Easter.
The Church of the Good Shepherd will once again host the Lenten luncheons beginning at noon each week with special music by Joan Smith.
On February 28 the message will presented by the Rev. Barry Neal of Christ United Methodist Church. The luncheon will be prepared by members of Wesley United Methodist Church.
The March 7 program is in charge of the Rev. Patricia Gable, pastor of the Port Matilda United Methodist Church. The meal will be prepared by members of the First Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Joseph T. Orr of St. Matthew Catholic Church will be the speaker at the March 14 luncheon. The meal will be prepared by Quest Haven.
The Rev. Susan H. Yatta of the First English Lutheran Church will bring the message for the March 14 Lenten luncheon. Dinner will be served by members of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church.
The cost of Lenten luncheon is $5 and persons planning to attend should notify their church office by Monday of each week. Also, persons attending are encouraged to bring along canned goods to be given to the Tyrone Food Bank.
Money realized from Lenten luncheons will benefit the Breaking Bread Ministries of the Church of the Good Shepherd.

Class of 1952
The Tyrone High School class of 1952 will hold a luncheon at Joe’s Place, Vail, on Thursday, March 1 at noon. All classmates and guests are welcome.

Fish fry/buffet dinners
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will host a series of fish fry/buffet dinners during Lent. The dinners will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 with varying menus. Children 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.

Friday fish dinners
A local Friday night tradition returns thanks to the Tyrone Community Partnership and Wesley United Methodist Church.
Fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, dessert and beverage will be served at the Fellowship Hall of Wesley United Methodist Church for four Fridays during Lent.
Eat in or take out. Tickets will be available at the door. Dinners will be held Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. on March 2, 23 and 30.
Children under five eat for free.

NARFE meeting
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 328, met February 9 at noon at King’s Restaurant, Altoona, for lunch and a business meeting.
It was reported that the annual Christmas dinner in Bellwood will be held as planned on December 14. The cost was also established. Helen Hanlon made a reservation at American Legion Park, Hollidaysburg, for the August picnic.
The next meeting will be at noon at King’s on Friday, March 9. All active and retired Federal employees and spouses are welcome.

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Jeremiah People to perform
The Jeremiah People, America’s premier Christian musical drama group will be performing at New Life Worship Center, Exit 39, Altoona, on February 21 at 7 p.m.
For 30 years, the Jeremiah People have been on the cutting edge of Christian music theater, entertaining audiences throughout the United States with the best in Christian drama and music for the entire family.
Comprised of five to eight actors/musicians/cast members, the Jeremiah People continue their tradition of laughter, tears and relevant ministry using the very best in drama, music and testimony.
So, gather up the family, bring along the neighbors and prepare for an evening of fun-filled comedy, life changing drama, hope-inspiring music and heart-felt ministry.

Ash Wednesday service
The Ash Wednesday service of Wesley and Christ United Methodist Churches will be on Wednesday, February 21, at 7 p.m. at Wesley Church on Logan Avenue.
The service will feature the Imposition of Ashes.
Pastor Barry Neal of Christ United Methodist Church, will bring the message as well as the choirs of both Wesley and Christ Church participating. The public is welcome to attend.
This service is the community service of the Tyrone Cluster of the United Methodist Churches.

TACM announces Lenten luncheon schedule
Tyrone Area Cooperative Ministries (TACM) has announced its Lenten luncheon series to be held each Wednesday, February 21 through March 28, in preparation of the celebration of Easter.
The Church of the Good Shepherd will once again host the Lenten luncheons beginning at noon each week with special music by Joan Smith.
The speaker for the February 21 luncheon is the Rev. A. Michele Somerville, pastor of the Bald Eagle and Grazierville United Methodist Churches. The luncheon will be prepared by members of Christ United Methodist Church.
On February 28 the message will presented by the Rev. Barry Neal of Christ United Methodist Church. The luncheon will be prepared by members of Wesley United Methodist Church.
The March 7 program is in charge of the Rev. Patricia Gable, pastor of the Port Matilda United Methodist Church. The meal will be prepared by members of the First Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Joseph T. Orr of St. Matthew Catholic Church will be the speaker at the March 14 luncheon. The meal will be prepared by Quest Haven.
The Rev. Susan H. Yatta of the First English Lutheran Church will bring the message for the March 14 Lenten luncheon. Dinner will be served by members of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church.
The cost of Lenten luncheon is $5 and persons planning to attend should notify their church office by Monday of each week. Also, persons attending are encouraged to bring along canned goods to be given to the Tyrone Food Bank.
Money realized from Lenten luncheons will benefit the Breaking Bread Ministries of the Church of the Good Shepherd.

TAHS class of 1955
The Tyrone Area High School class of 1955 will hold its monthly get together on Wednesday, February 21 at 12:30 p.m. at Joe’s Place in Vail.
Classmates, spouses and friends are invited.

Fish fry/buffet dinners
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will host a series of fish fry/buffet dinners during Lent. The dinners will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on February 23 and March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 with varying menus. Children 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.
Friday fish dinners
A local Friday night tradition returns thanks to the Tyrone Community Partnership and Wesley United Methodist Church.
Fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, dessert and beverage will be served at the Fellowship Hall of Wesley United Methodist Church for four Fridays during Lent.
Eat in or take out. Tickets will be available at the door. Dinners will be held Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. on February 23 and March 2, 23 and 30.
Children under five eat for free.

Annual Mission’s Convention
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be having their annual Mission’s Convention February 25-28 with four different missionaries on four nights. Services are at 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday and the annual Mission’s banquet is Wednesday at 6 p.m. with the missionary speaking at 7 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to come and hear these missionary speakers.

B-A Historical Society
The February meeting of the Bellwood-Antis Historical Society will be held on February 26 at 7 p.m. at the Bellwood Public Library.
Jodi Wallace will talk on birds. The public is invited.

TYBA final registration
Tyrone Youth Baseball Association will hold final registration for major and minor baseball leagues on Tuesday, February 27 at the Bull Pen Restaurant.
Any boy or girl born between may 1, 1994 and April 30, 2002 is eligible to play. Those registering must have an original copy of their birth certificate.
Those who did not turn in last year’s uniform are asked to bring it to registration.
Anyone with questions can contact Peggy Snyder, player agent, at 684-9604 or Jerry Shetler, President, at 684-2567.

Church of the Good Shepherd youth breakfasts
All sixth through 12th graders in the community are welcome to attend Church of the Good Shepherd\’s annual \”Lenten breakfasts\”. The Breakfast will be held each Wednesday until Easter, beginning February 28. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m., and is held in the church social hall and includes lots of delicious home-cooking, along with a short time of reflection led by teens from different youth groups in the community. If you have questions, or if your youth group would like to help lead a \”reflection time\”, call the church office at 684-2472.

Class of 1952
The Tyrone High School class of 1952 will hold a luncheon at Joe’s Place, Vail, on Thursday, March 1 at noon. All classmates and guests are welcome.

Medication check-ups offered at Tyrone Senior
Community Center
Blair Senior Services, Inc. and Tyrone Hospital are co-sponsoring “Medication Check-Ups” at the Tyrone Senior Community Center on Thursday, March 8. The private, individual “medication check-ups” will be provided by Mr. Dan Irvin, PharmD, a pharmacist at Tyrone Hospital. The “check-ups” will include a review of prescribed medications, checking for drug interactions, review of medication precautions, medication side effects, and the effects of any over the counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.
The “medication check-ups” are open to individuals age 60 or older as well as family members or other caregivers who assist with medication. Appointments are required and a limited number of appointments are available. To make an appointment for a medication check-up call Tyrone Hospital at 684-6348. The Tyrone Senior Center is located at 505 West 3rd Street in Tyrone.
Preschool vision screening
Preschool vision screenings will be held March 9 at Tyrone Presbyterian Preschool at 9:15 a.m.

NARFE meeting
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 328, met February 9 at noon at King’s Restaurant, Altoona, for lunch and a business meeting.
It was reported that the annual Christmas dinner in Bellwood will be held as planned on December 14. The cost was also established. Helen Hanlon made a reservation at American Legion Park, Hollidaysburg, for the August picnic.
The next meeting will be at noon at King’s on Friday, March 9. All active and retired Federal employees and spouses are welcome.

Curves food drive
Curves will hold a food drive to benefit local food banks during March.
To celebrate the generosity of the community, Curves will waive the normal service fee for any new member who brings in a bag of non-perishable groceries and joins between March 1 and March 10.
Others wishing to donate may drop of non-perishable food items at Curves, located next to the Dollar General, Monday through Saturday during business hours.

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Jeremiah People to perform
The Jeremiah People, America’s premier Christian musical drama group will be performing at New Life Worship Center, Exit 39, Altoona, on February 21 at 7 p.m.
For 30 years, the Jeremiah People have been on the cutting edge of Christian music theater, entertaining audiences throughout the United States with the best in Christian drama and music for the entire family.
Comprised of five to eight actors/musicians/cast members, the Jeremiah People continue their tradition of laughter, tears and relevant ministry using the very best in drama, music and testimony.
So, gather up the family, bring along the neighbors and prepare for an evening of fun-filled comedy, life changing drama, hope-inspiring music and heart-felt ministry.

Ash Wednesday service
The Ash Wednesday service of Wesley and Christ United Methodist Churches will be on Wednesday, February 21, at 7 p.m. at Wesley Church on Logan Avenue.
The service will feature the Imposition of Ashes.
Pastor Barry Neal of Christ United Methodist Church, will bring the message as well as the choirs of both Wesley and Christ Church participating. The public is welcome to attend.
This service is the community service of the Tyrone Cluster of the United Methodist Churches.
TACM announces Lenten luncheon schedule
Tyrone Area Cooperative Ministries (TACM) has announced its Lenten luncheon series to be held each Wednesday, February 21 through March 28, in preparation of the celebration of Easter.
The Church of the Good Shepherd will once again host the Lenten luncheons beginning at noon each week with special music by Joan Smith.
The speaker for the February 21 luncheon is the Rev. A. Michele Somerville, pastor of the Bald Eagle and Grazierville United Methodist Churches. The luncheon will be prepared by members of Christ United Methodist Church.
On February 28 the message will presented by the Rev. Barry Neal of Christ United Methodist Church. The luncheon will be prepared by members of Wesley United Methodist Church.
The March 7 program is in charge of the Rev. Patricia Gable, pastor of the Port Matilda United Methodist Church. The meal will be prepared by members of the First Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Joseph T. Orr of St. Matthew Catholic Church will be the speaker at the March 14 luncheon. The meal will be prepared by Quest Haven.
The Rev. Susan H. Yatta of the First English Lutheran Church will bring the message for the March 14 Lenten luncheon. Dinner will be served by members of the Bald Eagle United Methodist Church.
The cost of Lenten luncheon is $5 and persons planning to attend should notify their church office by Monday of each week. Also, persons attending are encouraged to bring along canned goods to be given to the Tyrone Food Bank.
Money realized from Lenten luncheons will benefit the Breaking Bread Ministries of the Church of the Good Shepherd.

Friday fish dinners
A local Friday night tradition returns thanks to the Tyrone Community Partnership and Wesley United Methodist Church.
Fish, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, dessert and beverage will be served at the Fellowship Hall of Wesley United Methodist Church for four Fridays during Lent.
Eat in or take out. Tickets will be available at the door. Dinners will be held Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. on February 23 and March 2, 23 and 30.
Children under five eat for free.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Join in making prayer shawls for those in need. The meeting will be Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, located at the corner of Adams Avenue and 18th Street. Call Ellie with questions at 684-1771.

Annual Mission’s Convention
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be having their annual Mission’s Convention February 25-28 with four different missionaries on four nights. Services are at 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday and the annual Mission’s banquet is Wednesday at 6 p.m. with the missionary speaking at 7 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to come and hear these missionary speakers.

B-A Historical Society
The February meeting of the Bellwood-Antis Historical Society will be held on February 26 at 7 p.m. at the Bellwood Public Library.
Jodi Wallace will talk on birds. The public is invited.

Church of the Good Shepherd youth breakfasts
All sixth through 12th graders in the community are welcome to attend Church of the Good Shepherd\’s annual \”Lenten breakfasts\”. The Breakfast will be held each Wednesday until Easter, beginning February 28. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m., and is held in the church social hall and includes lots of delicious home-cooking, along with a short time of reflection led by teens from different youth groups in the community. If you have questions, or if your youth group would like to help lead a \”reflection time\”, call the church office at 684-2472.
Class of 1952
The Tyrone High School class of 1952 will hold a luncheon at Joe’s Place, Vail, on Thursday, March 1 at noon. All classmates and guests are welcome.

Medication check-ups offered at Tyrone Senior
Community Center
Blair Senior Services, Inc. and Tyrone Hospital are co-sponsoring “Medication Check-Ups” at the Tyrone Senior Community Center on Thursday, March 8. The private, individual “medication check-ups” will be provided by Mr. Dan Irvin, PharmD, a pharmacist at Tyrone Hospital. The “check-ups” will include a review of prescribed medications, checking for drug interactions, review of medication precautions, medication side effects, and the effects of any over the counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.
The “medication check-ups” are open to individuals age 60 or older as well as family members or other caregivers who assist with medication. Appointments are required and a limited number of appointments are available. To make an appointment for a medication check-up call Tyrone Hospital at 684-6348. The Tyrone Senior Center is located at 505 West 3rd Street in Tyrone.

Preschool vision screening
Preschool vision screenings will be held March 9 at Tyrone Presbyterian Preschool at 9:15 a.m.

Olde fashioned hymn sing
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be presenting another “Olde Fashioned Hymn Sing” on Sunday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m.
As always, some of the best in local gospel music talent will be featured.

Plant sale
Bellwood-Antis Farm Show annual plant sale will be held May 12 through May 26 at the Bellwood Fire Hall, including hanging baskets, planters, flats and vegetables.

Class of 1950
The Tyrone High School class of 1950 meets the third Thursday of every month at noon at Joe’s Place.

2007-08 registration now open
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church announced 2007-08 registration is now open. The church offers a program for three, four and five-year-olds to attend class three days a week. Classes are held from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Call 632-6906 for more information or to obtain a registration packet.

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.

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Blair Co. Genealogical Society
The Blair County Genealogical Society will hold their monthly membership meeting at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg, Thursday, February 15, 2007 at 7 p.m.
Rob Wilson will be the speaker for the evening. The topic will be “Interpreting Tax Assessment Lists and Returns”.
Early Tax Lists are a treasure trove of information. The presentation covers: basic tax laws, tax collection procedures, types of tax lists, how to extract and interpret what is contained in the lists from a genealogical perspective, where to find tax lists, how to organize the extracted information, how to add information to your family tree about the lives of your ancestors. There will be handouts and several case studies.
Rob has transcribed over 20,000 tax entries from Huntingdon County, in preparation for a new book that should be completed this spring. He has been doing genealogy for the better part of ten years, with a focus the last three years in transcribing tax lists. The program is free and open to the public.
Spaghetti dinner
Dance Fusion will hold a spaghetti dinner on Friday, February 16 at Wesley United Methodist Church. Take out from 4 to 5 p.m. or eat in from 5 to 7 p.m.
The menu includes spaghetti, meatball, applesauce, breadstick, salad, dessert and drinks.
Special events include a 50/50 raffle, penny raffle, silent auction and performances by the Dance Fusion competition team.
Call 684-1100 for more information.

Women’s Day
Emmanuel Baptist Church of Tyrone will be hosting a Women’s Day with the theme, Relationships, on Saturday, February 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This will be a day of fun, fellowship and growth.
There will be a time of worship, a large group session with Julia Wiley as the main speaker, breakout sessions, a skit, lunch and more.
Some of the breakout sessions may include: a craft, finances, parenting, daily quiet times, canning, etc.
Please call Sarah at 684-1001 or Julia at 684-3882 for more information or to register. There is no fee, however there will be a donation jar for anyone who would like to help with the cost of food.

Class of 1950
THS class of 1950 will hold their monthly luncheon meetings at Joe’s Place in Bald Eagle, Thursday, February 18 at noon.
Classes, spouses and friends are cordially invited.

Allegheny Chorale extends date for new members.
Allegheny Chorale will be accepting new members through February 20. The group meets at the Tyrone Area High School chorus room each Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Allegheny Chorale is open to anyone. They are looking for men, women and senior high students who just love to sing. There are no auditions.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Join in making prayer shawls for those in need. The meeting will be Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, located at the corner of Adams Avenue and 18th Street.
Call Ellie with questions at 684-1771.

Annual Mission’s Convention
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be having their annual Mission’s Convention February 25-28 with four different missionaries on four nights. Services are at 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday and teh annual Mission’s banquet is Wednesday at 6 p.m. with the missionary speaking at 7 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to come and hear these missionary speakers.

Medication check-ups offered at Tyrone Senior
Community Center
Blair Senior Services, Inc. and Tyrone Hospital are co-sponsoring “Medication Check-Ups” at the Tyrone Senior Community Center on Thursday, March 8. The private, individual “medication check-ups” will be provided by Mr. Dan Irvin, PharmD, a pharmacist at Tyrone Hospital. The “check-ups” will include a review of prescribed medications, checking for drug interactions, review of medication precautions, medication side effects, and the effects of any over the counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.
The “medication check-ups” are open to individuals age 60 or older as well as family members or other caregivers who assist with medication. Appointments are required and a limited number of appointments are available.
To make an appointment for a medication check-up call Tyrone Hospital at 684-6348. The Tyrone Senior Center is located at 505 West 3rd Street in Tyrone.

Preschool vision screening
Preschool vision screenings will be held March 9 at Tyrone Presbyterian Preschool at 9:15 a.m.

Olde fashioned hymn sing
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be presenting another “Olde Fashioned Hymn Sing” on Sunday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m.
As always, some of the best in local gospel music talent will be featured.

Plant sale
Bellwood-Antis Farm Show annual plant sale will be held May 12 through May 26 at the Bellwood Fire Hall, including hanging baskets, planters, flats and vegetables.

2007-08 registration now open
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church announced 2007-08 registration is now open. The church offers a program for three, four and five-year-olds to attend class three days a week. Classes are held from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Call 632-6906 for more information or to obtain a registration packet.

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.

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.
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.

Inkjet cartridge collection
Wesley United Methodist Church, 1200 Logan Avenue in Tyrone, is now collecting empty inkjet cartridges for recycling. Cartridges can be brought to the church during office hours (weekdays 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.) and deposited in the collection bin.
Simply place the old cartridge in a plastic sandwich bag and deposit it in the collection bin. Most businesses simply throw their empty cartridges in the garbage so check at work to see if they would donate their would-be garbage.
No large laser cartridges are accepted with this program and will not fit through the holes on the collection box.
Recycling inkjet cartridges has a positive impact on the environment.
Consider the following: nearly one million inkjets are thrown into landfills every day. Less than five percent of the cartridges produced are recycled. It takes 1,000 years for the plastic to decompose.
Questions about the program can be directed to the church office at 684-3341.

Senior Citizens
The Warriors Mark Senior Citizens meet every first and third Thursday of the month at the Warriors Mark Firehall. Come eat, play bingo (first Thurs.) and socialize with other seniors. Reservations for lunch must be made one week before the meeting, by calling Marion Shultzaberger at 684-4878.

T.O.P.S.
T.O.P.S. (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) meets at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library on Monday nights, starting at 6:30 p.m. It is a friendly atmosphere, an awesome support group, and all weigh ins are very private. Individuals are welcome to attend the meetings. There is a cost.

Tyrone VFW Teener baseball fund raiser
As a fund raiser, members of Tyrone VFW Teener baseball will be collecting newspapers and magazines.
Individuals may drop off newspapers or magazines at 1454 Bald Eagle Ave., or 504 W. 15th St., or call 684-5177 or 684-0509 for a pick-up.

Brain Injury support group
The Brain Injury Support Group meets the second Thursday of every month from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona, 2005 Valley View Blvd., Altoona.
Contact Brenda Williams at 941-3359 or Ann Marie Montgomery at 941-3236 for more information.
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Valentine’s Day dance
A Valentine’s Day dance will be held Saturday, February 10 at the Tyrone American Legion from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. Music will be provided by Dover MIllionaires ROad Show. Tickets will be sold at the door. Sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion.

Just Desserts
Just Desserts the second Annual Valentines Day Nightclub will be held Saturday, February 10 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Music for your dancing and listening pleasure provided by: Mick and Terri Dennis. Enjoy a sumptuous array of home made desserts created by members of the TCP. BYOB. Seating is limited and reservations required. Phone 684-ART2 for additional information and reservations.

Collecting donations for CPHS
Cub Scout Pack 320 will be collecting donations of pet food items, litter, and cleaning supplies (detergent, bleach, etc.), as a community service project to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society through Feb. 10. A donation box will be available at Martin\’s Food Store, Bellemeade location during this time. For additional information contact Harry Mogle at 684-4263.

Chocolate Festival
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren, on the corner of Adams and 18th street, is having a Chocolate Festival from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, February 11 to raise money for Disaster Relief ministries.
Admission is free for those who want to purchase treats to eat in or take out, bid on the Silent Auction for chocolate gift baskets, or shop in the Sweetheart Sweet Shoppe to buy a gift for your sweetie. Several of the churches bakers and confectioners will be competing in a Chocolate Tasting Competition. To be involved in the tasting and judging of entries a ticket must be purchased for a small fee. Come help raise money for Disaster Relief efforts and enjoy the fellowship that surrounds this event. Call the church for details 684-4940.

S.V. 4-H
The Sinking Valley 4-H club will meet on Monday, February 12 at 7 p.m. at the Sinking Valley Presbyterian Church. The club is open to children and teens ages eight to 18.
For more information, contact Melissa Kohler at 684-1419.

Know your numbers
Mary Ellen Glass, RN from Omni Home Health Care, will be at the Pennsylvania House, 2 W. 11th Street, on Monday, February 12 at 10 a.m. to discuss the signifigance of keeping track of the important numbers in your life – blood pressure, glucose, pulse and blood oxygen.
After the discussion you will have an opportunity to have all four numbers checked. Please use on street parking.
This program is being presented for educational/informational purposes only. The Pennsylvania House does not endorse any organization, product or service.

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Kids Bible basketball camp
Hey Kids! Kids Bible basketball camp at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church is almost here.
The kids Bible basketball camp is ready to take kids to the next level in their game on Saturday, February 10. From 1 to 3 p.m., kids will experience a clinic, a message, music and games for kids in K through fifth grades. Parents are encouraged to stay around and see what surprises may unfold each day. Jim Kilmartin from Joshua House will be the featured speaker on February 10.
No registration fee required. There will be a love offering basket for donations.
Anyone with questions can call the church office at 632-6906.

Just Desserts
Just Desserts the second Annual Valentines Day Nightclub will be held Saturday, February 10 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Music for your dancing and listening pleasure provided by: Mick and Terri Dennis.
Enjoy a sumptuous array of home made desserts created by members of the TCP.
BYOB. Seating is limited and reservations required. Phone 684-ART2 for additional information and reservations.

Collecting donations for CPHS
Cub Scout Pack 320 will be collecting donations of pet food items, litter, and cleaning supplies (detergent, bleach, etc.), as a community service project to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society through Feb. 10. A donation box will be available at Martin\’s Food Store, Bellemeade location during this time. For additional information contact Harry Mogle at 684-4263.

TACO Radio Auction
The Tyrone Area Community Organization’s Annual Radio Auction is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, February 10 and 11. The radio auction will be aired live over WTRN 1340 AM. Saturday, February 10, the auction is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:30 a.m., after the morning news. Sunday, February 11, the auction is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
For that weekend, The Daily Herald office will once again be transformed into the headquarters for the TACO Radio Auction, where the items and the phone lines will be located. Individuals can participate by listening to TACO members describe the items over the airwaves, and if anyone is interested in bidding on an item, they may simply call 684-4000; 684-4001 or 684-4603 with an offer.
Items can currently be viewed at The Daily Herald window in downtown Tyrone.
Chairpersons for the TACO Radio Auction include: president, Ruth Brower; vice president, Dave Kaup; Buddy Daughenbaugh and Tim Kirkpatrick. If anyone has questions or donations, contact Buddy and Ruth at 684-3386, Dave at 684-1592 (after 3 p.m.) or Tim at 684-0704.
Chocolate Festival
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren, on the corner of Adams and 18th street, is having a Chocolate Festival from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, February 11 to raise money for Disaster Relief ministries.
Admission is free for those who want to purchase treats to eat in or take out, bid on the Silent Auction for chocolate gift baskets, or shop in the Sweetheart Sweet Shoppe to buy a gift for your sweetie.
Several of the churches bakers and confectioners will be competing in a Chocolate Tasting Competition. To be involved in the tasting and judging of entries a ticket must be purchased for a small fee.
Come help raise money for Disaster Relief efforts and enjoy the fellowship that surrounds this event.
Call the church for details 684-4940.

S.V. 4-H
The Sinking Valley 4-H club will meet on Monday, February 12 at 7 p.m. at the Sinking Valley Presbyterian Church. The club is open to children and teens ages eight to 18.
For more information, contact Melissa Kohler at 684-1419.

Know your numbers
Mary Ellen Glass, RN from Omni Home Health Care, will be at the Pennsylvania House, 2 W. 11th Street, on Monday, February 12 at 10 a.m. to discuss the signifigance of keeping track of the important numbers in your life – blood pressure, glucose, pulse and blood oxygen.
After the discussion you will have an opportunity to have all four numbers checked. Please use on street parking.
This program is being presented for educational/informational purposes only. The Pennsylvania House does not endorse any organization, product or service.

Natural Biodiversity representative to speak to LJRA
Scott Millberg, projects coordinator for the non-profit conservation group, “Natural Biodiversity”, will be presenting to the Little Juniata River Association during their monthly meeting on February 13 at the Tyrone Snyder Public Library in the Community Room at 7 p.m. The Little Juniata River Association is a local non-profit group whose mission is to monitor, preserve and improve the Little “j” as a cold-water resource. The public is welcome to attend.
According to Scott, “Natural Biodiversity” is focused on the control of herbaceous, invasive species, such as Japanese Knotweed, which is known to have established itself along the banks of the Little Juniata and elsewhere in the Juniata Watershed. “Natural Biodiversity” and Southern Alleghenies Conservancy have recently received federal funding from the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service grant program. This project will access the affect of the invasive species presence on the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), Conservation Securities Program (CSP), and stream bank fencing projects. Eventually a planning committee will be formed to develop an invasive species management plan, pinpointing locations and identifying best control practices, beginning with the lands along the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River.

Blair Co. Genealogical Society
The Blair County Genealogical Society will hold their monthly membership meeting at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg, Thursday, February 15, 2007 at 7 p.m.
Rob Wilson will be the speaker for the evening. The topic will be “Interpreting Tax Assessment Lists and Returns”.
Early Tax Lists are a treasure trove of information. The presentation covers: basic tax laws, tax collection procedures, types of tax lists, how to extract and interpret what is contained in the lists from a genealogical perspective, where to find tax lists, how to organize the extracted information, how to add information to your family tree about the lives of your ancestors. There will be handouts and several case studies.
Rob has transcribed over 20,000 tax entries from Huntingdon County, in preparation for a new book that should be completed this spring. He has been doing genealogy for the better part of ten years, with a focus the last three years in transcribing tax lists. The program is free and open to the public.
Spaghetti dinner
Dance Fusion will hold a spaghetti dinner on Friday, February 16 at Wesley United Methodist Church. Take out from 4 to 5 p.m. or eat in from 5 to 7 p.m.
The menu includes spaghetti, meatball, applesauce, breadstick, salad, dessert and drinks.
Special events include a 50/50 raffle, penny raffle, silent auction and performances by the Dance Fusion competition team.
Call 684-1100 for more information.

Women’s Day
Emmanuel Baptist Church of Tyrone will be hosting a Women’s Day with the theme, Relationships, on Saturday, February 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This will be a day of fun, fellowship and growth.
There will be a time of worship, a large group session with Julia Wiley as the main speaker, breakout sessions, a skit, lunch and more.
Some of the breakout sessions may include: a craft, finances, parenting, daily quiet times, canning, etc.
Please call Sarah at 684-1001 or Julia at 684-3882 for more information or to register. There is no fee, however there will be a donation jar for anyone who would like to help with the cost of food.

Class of 1950
THS class of 1950 will hold their monthly luncheon meetings at Joe’s Place in Bald Eagle, Thursday, February 18 at noon.
Classes, spouses and friends are cordially invited.

Allegheny Chorale extends date for new members.
Allegheny Chorale will be accepting new members through February 20. The group meets at the Tyrone Area High School chorus room each Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Allegheny Chorale is open to anyone. They are looking for men, women and senior high students who just love to sing. There are no auditions.

Fish fry/buffet dinners
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will host a series of fish fry/buffet dinners during Lent. The dinners will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on February 23 and March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 with varying menues. Children 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.

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Join in making prayer shawls for those in need. The meeting will be Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, located at the corner of Adams Avenue and 18th Street. Call Ellie with questions at 684-1771.

Annual Mission’s Convention
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be having their annual Mission’s Convention February 25-28 with four different missionaries on four nights. Services are at 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday and teh annual Mission’s banquet is Wednesday at 6 p.m. with the missionary speaking at 7 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to come and hear these missionary speakers.

Medication check-ups offered at Tyrone Senior
Community Center
Blair Senior Services, Inc. and Tyrone Hospital are co-sponsoring “Medication Check-Ups” at the Tyrone Senior Community Center on Thursday, March 8. The private, individual “medication check-ups” will be provided by Mr. Dan Irvin, PharmD, a pharmacist at Tyrone Hospital. The “check-ups” will include a review of prescribed medications, checking for drug interactions, review of medication precautions, medication side effects, and the effects of any over the counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.
The “medication check-ups” are open to individuals age 60 or older as well as family members or other caregivers who assist with medication. Appointments are required and a limited number of appointments are available. To make an appointment for a medication check-up call Tyrone Hospital at 684-6348. The Tyrone Senior Center is located at 505 West 3rd Street in Tyrone.

Preschool vision screening
Preschool vision screenings will be held March 9 at Tyrone Presbyterian Preschool at 9:15 a.m.

Olde fashioned hymn sing
First Assembly of God, Tyrone, will be presenting another “Olde Fashioned Hymn Sing” on Sunday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m.
As always, some of the best in local gospel music talent will be featured.

Plant sale
Bellwood-Antis Farm Show annual plant sale will be held May 12 through May 26 at the Bellwood Fire Hall, including hanging baskets, planters, flats and vegetables.

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NARFE meeting
Members of Chapter 328, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association met January 12 at noon at King’s Restaurant, 3000 Sixth Avenue, for lunch and a business meeting.
It was decided to once again have the annual August picnic at American Legion Park in Hollidaysburg and the Christmas party at Trinity United Methodist Church, Bellwood.
The next meeting will be at noon at King’s on Friday, February 9. All active and retired Federal employees and spouses are welcome.

Kids Bible basketball camp
Hey Kids! Kids Bible basketball camp at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church is almost here.
The kids Bible basketball camp is ready to take kids to the next level in their game on Saturday, February 10. From 1 to 3 p.m., kids will experience a clinic, a message, music and games for kids in K through fifth grades. Parents are encouraged to stay around and see what surprises may unfold each day. Jim Kilmartin from Joshua House will be the featured speaker on February 10.
No registration fee required. There will be a love offering basket for donations.
Anyone with questions can call the church office at 632-6906.

Just Desserts
Just Desserts the second Annual Valentines Day Nightclub will be held Saturday, February 10 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Music for your dancing and listening pleasure provided by: Mick and Terri Dennis.
Enjoy a sumptuous array of home made desserts created by members of the TCP.
BYOB. Seating is limited and reservations required. Phone 684-ART2 for additional information and reservations.

Collecting donations for CPHS
Cub Scout Pack 320 will be collecting donations of pet food items, litter, and cleaning supplies (detergent, bleach, etc.), as a community service project to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society through Feb. 10. A donation box will be available at Martin\’s Food Store, Bellemeade location during this time. For additional information contact Harry Mogle at 684-4263.

TACO Radio Auction
The Tyrone Area Community Organization’s Annual Radio Auction is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, February 10 and 11. The radio auction will be aired live over WTRN 1340 AM. Saturday, February 10, the auction is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:30 a.m., after the morning news. Sunday, February 11, the auction is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
For that weekend, The Daily Herald office will once again be transformed into the headquarters for the TACO Radio Auction, where the items and the phone lines will be located. Individuals can participate by listening to TACO members describe the items over the airwaves, and if anyone is interested in bidding on an item, they may simply call 684-4000; 684-4001 or 684-4603 with an offer.
Items can currently be viewed at The Daily Herald window in downtown Tyrone.
Chairpersons for the TACO Radio Auction include: president, Ruth Brower; vice president, Dave Kaup; Buddy Daughenbaugh and Tim Kirkpatrick. If anyone has questions or donations, contact Buddy and Ruth at 684-3386, Dave at 684-1592 (after 3 p.m.) or Tim at 684-0704.
Chocolate Festival
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren, on the corner of Adams and 18th street, is having a Chocolate Festival from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday February 11 to raise money for Disaster Relief ministries.
Admission is free for those who want to purchase treats to eat in or take out, bid on the Silent Auction for chocolate gift baskets, or shop in the Sweetheart Sweet Shoppe to buy a gift for your sweetie.
Several of the churches bakers and confectioners will be competing in a Chocolate Tasting Competition. To be involved in the tasting and judging of entries a ticket must be purchased for a small fee.
Come help raise money for Disaster Relief efforts and enjoy the fellowship that surrounds this event.
Call the church for details 684-4940.

S.V. 4-H
The Sinking Valley 4-H club will meet on Monday, February 12 at 7 p.m. at the Sinking Valley Presbyterian Church. The club is open to children and teens ages eight to 18.
For more information, contact Melissa Kohler at 684-1419.

Natural Biodiversity representative to speak to LJRA
Scott Millberg, projects coordinator for the non-profit conservation group, “Natural Biodiversity”, will be presenting to the Little Juniata River Association during their monthly meeting on February 13 at the Tyrone Snyder Public Library in the Community Room at 7 p.m. The Little Juniata River Association is a local non-profit group whose mission is to monitor, preserve and improve the Little “j” as a cold-water resource. The public is welcome to attend.
According to Scott, “Natural Biodiversity” is focused on the control of herbaceous, invasive species, such as Japanese Knotweed, which is known to have established itself along the banks of the Little Juniata and elsewhere in the Juniata Watershed. “Natural Biodiversity” and Southern Alleghenies Conservancy have recently received federal funding from the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service grant program. This project will access the affect of the invasive species presence on the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), Conservation Securities Program (CSP), and stream bank fencing projects. Eventually a planning committee will be formed to develop an invasive species management plan, pinpointing locations and identifying best control practices, beginning with the lands along the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River.

Blair Co. Genealogical Society
The Blair County Genealogical Society will hold their monthly membership meeting at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg, Thursday, February 15, 2007 at 7 p.m.
Rob Wilson will be the speaker for the evening. The topic will be “Interpreting Tax Assessment Lists and Returns”.
Early Tax Lists are a treasure trove of information. The presentation covers: basic tax laws, tax collection procedures, types of tax lists, how to extract and interpret what is contained in the lists from a genealogical perspective, where to find tax lists, how to organize the extracted information, how to add information to your family tree about the lives of your ancestors. There will be handouts and several case studies.
Rob has transcribed over 20,000 tax entries from Huntingdon County, in preparation for a new book that should be completed this spring. He has been doing genealogy for the better part of ten years, with a focus the last three years in transcribing tax lists. The program is free and open to the public.
Women’s Day
Emmanuel Baptist Church of Tyrone will be hosting a Women’s Day with the theme, Relationships, on Saturday, February 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This will be a day of fun, fellowship and growth.
There will be a time of worship, a large group session with Julia Wiley as the main speaker, breakout sessions, a skit, lunch and more.
Some of the breakout sessions may include: a craft, finances, parenting, daily quiet times, canning, etc.
Please call Sarah at 684-1001 or Julia at 684-3882 for more information or to register. There is no fee, however there will be a donation jar for anyone who would like to help with the cost of food.

Medication check-ups offered at Tyrone Senior
Community Center
Blair Senior Services, Inc. and Tyrone Hospital are co-sponsoring “Medication Check-Ups” at the Tyrone Senior Community Center on Thursday, March 8. The private, individual “medication check-ups” will be provided by Mr. Dan Irvin, PharmD, a pharmacist at Tyrone Hospital. The “check-ups” will include a review of prescribed medications, checking for drug interactions, review of medication precautions, medication side effects, and the effects of any over the counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.
The “medication check-ups” are open to individuals age 60 or older as well as family members or other caregivers who assist with medication. Appointments are required and a limited number of appointments are available. To make an appointment for a medication check-up call Tyrone Hospital at 684-6348. The Tyrone Senior Center is located at 505 West 3rd Street in Tyrone.

Preschool vision screening
Preschool vision screenings will be held March 9 at Tyrone Presbyterian Preschool at 9:15 a.m.

2007-08 registration now open
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church announced 2007-08 registration is now open. The church offers a program for three, four and five-year-olds to attend class three days a week. Classes are held from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Call 632-6906 for more information or to obtain a registration packet.

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.

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.

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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NARFE meeting
Members of Chapter 328, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association met January 12 at noon at King’s Restaurant, 3000 Sixth Avenue, for lunch and a business meeting.
It was decided to once again have the annual August picnic at American Legion Park in Hollidaysburg and the Christmas party at Trinity United Methodist Church, Bellwood.
The next meeting will be at noon at King’s on Friday, February 9. All active and retired Federal employees and spouses are welcome.

Kids Bible basketball camp
Hey Kids! Kids Bible basketball camp at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church is almost here.
The kids Bible basketball camp is ready to take kids to the next level in their game on Saturday, February 10. From 1 to 3 p.m., kids will experience a clinic, a message, music and games for kids in K through fifth grades. Parents are encouraged to stay around and see what surprises may unfold each day. Jim Kilmartin from Joshua House will be the featured speaker on February 10.
No registration fee required. There will be a love offering basket for donations.
Anyone with questions can call the church office at 632-6906.

Just Desserts
Just Desserts the second Annual Valentines Day Nightclub will be held Saturday, February 10 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Music for your dancing and listening pleasure provided by: Mick and Terri Dennis.
Enjoy a sumptuous array of home made desserts created by members of the TCP.
BYOB. Seating is limited and reservations required. Phone 684-ART2 for additional information and reservations.

Collecting donations for CPHS
Cub Scout Pack 320 will be collecting donations of pet food items, litter, and cleaning supplies (detergent, bleach, etc.), as a community service project to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society through Feb. 10. A donation box will be available at Martin\’s Food Store, Bellemeade location during this time. For additional information contact Harry Mogle at 684-4263.
TACO Radio Auction
The Tyrone Area Community Organization’s Annual Radio Auction is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, February 10 and 11. The radio auction will be aired live over WTRN 1340 AM. Saturday, February 10, the auction is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:30 a.m., after the morning news. Sunday, February 11, the auction is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
For that weekend, The Daily Herald office will once again be transformed into the headquarters for the TACO Radio Auction, where the items and the phone lines will be located. Individuals can participate by listening to TACO members describe the items over the airwaves, and if anyone is interested in bidding on an item, they may simply call 684-4000; 684-4001 or 684-4603 with an offer.
Items can currently be viewed at The Daily Herald window in downtown Tyrone.
Chairpersons for the TACO Radio Auction include: president, Ruth Brower; vice president, Dave Kaup; Buddy Daughenbaugh and Tim Kirkpatrick. If anyone has questions or donations, contact Buddy and Ruth at 684-3386, Dave at 684-1592 (after 3 p.m.) or Tim at 684-0704.

Chocolate Festival
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren, on the corner of Adams and 18th street, is having a Chocolate Festival from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday February 11 to raise money for Disaster Relief ministries.
Admission is free for those who want to purchase treats to eat in or take out, bid on the Silent Auction for chocolate gift baskets, or shop in the Sweetheart Sweet Shoppe to buy a gift for your sweetie.
Several of the churches bakers and confectioners will be competing in a Chocolate Tasting Competition. To be involved in the tasting and judging of entries a ticket must be purchased for a small fee.
Come help raise money for Disaster Relief efforts and enjoy the fellowship that surrounds this event.
Call the church for details 684-4940.

Natural Biodiversity representative to speak to LJRA
Scott Millberg, projects coordinator for the non-profit conservation group, “Natural Biodiversity”, will be presenting to the Little Juniata River Association during their monthly meeting on February 13 at the Tyrone Snyder Public Library in the Community Room at 7 p.m. The Little Juniata River Association is a local non-profit group whose mission is to monitor, preserve and improve the Little “j” as a cold-water resource. The public is welcome to attend.
According to Scott, “Natural Biodiversity” is focused on the control of herbaceous, invasive species, such as Japanese Knotweed, which is known to have established itself along the banks of the Little Juniata and elsewhere in the Juniata Watershed. “Natural Biodiversity” and Southern Alleghenies Conservancy have recently received federal funding from the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service grant program. This project will access the affect of the invasive species presence on the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), Conservation Securities Program (CSP), and stream bank fencing projects. Eventually a planning committee will be formed to develop an invasive species management plan, pinpointing locations and identifying best control practices, beginning with the lands along the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River.

Blair Co. Genealogical Society
The Blair County Genealogical Society will hold their monthly membership meeting at the Roller Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg, Thursday, February 15, 2007 at 7 p.m.
Rob Wilson will be the speaker for the evening. The topic will be “Interpreting Tax Assessment Lists and Returns”.
Early Tax Lists are a treasure trove of information. The presentation covers: basic tax laws, tax collection procedures, types of tax lists, how to extract and interpret what is contained in the lists from a genealogical perspective, where to find tax lists, how to organize the extracted information, how to add information to your family tree about the lives of your ancestors. There will be handouts and several case studies.
Rob has transcribed over 20,000 tax entries from Huntingdon County, in preparation for a new book that should be completed this spring. He has been doing genealogy for the better part of ten years, with a focus the last three years in transcribing tax lists. The program is free and open to the public.

Women’s Day
Emmanuel Baptist Church of Tyrone will be hosting a Women’s Day with the theme, Relationships, on Saturday, February 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This will be a day of fun, fellowship and growth.
There will be a time of worship, a large group session with Julia Wiley as the main speaker, breakout sessions, a skit, lunch and more.
Some of the breakout sessions may include: a craft, finances, parenting, daily quiet times, canning, etc.
Please call Sarah at 684-1001 or Julia at 684-3882 for more information or to register. There is no fee, however there will be a donation jar for anyone who would like to help with the cost of food.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Join in making prayer shawls for those in need. The meeting will be Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. at the Tyrone Church of the Brethren, located at the corner of Adams Avenue and 18th Street. Call Ellie with questions at 684-1771.

Medication check-ups offered at Tyrone Senior
Community Center
Blair Senior Services, Inc. and Tyrone Hospital are co-sponsoring “Medication Check-Ups” at the Tyrone Senior Community Center on Thursday, March 8. The private, individual “medication check-ups” will be provided by Mr. Dan Irvin, PharmD, a pharmacist at Tyrone Hospital. The “check-ups” will include a review of prescribed medications, checking for drug interactions, review of medication precautions, medication side effects, and the effects of any over the counter drugs, vitamins, and herbal remedies.
The “medication check-ups” are open to individuals age 60 or older as well as family members or other caregivers who assist with medication. Appointments are required and a limited number of appointments are available. To make an appointment for a medication check-up call Tyrone Hospital at 684-6348. The Tyrone Senior Center is located at 505 West 3rd Street in Tyrone.

Preschool vision screening
Preschool vision screenings will be held March 9 at Tyrone Presbyterian Preschool at 9:15 a.m.

2007-08 registration now open
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church announced 2007-08 registration is now open. The church offers a program for three, four and five-year-olds to attend class three days a week. Classes are held from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Call 632-6906 for more information or to obtain a registration packet.

Tyrone History Museum closed for winter
The Tyrone History Museum is closed for the winter. The museum will reopen Sunday, April 1, 2007.
For more information, contact the Tyrone Area Historical Society at 684-5141 or visit the website at www.tyronehistory.org.
Gift shop items can be purchased on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Society’s office/research library in the Tyrone Shopping Center, Washington Avenue.

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B-A Public Library to hold winter used book sale
The B-A Public Library will hold a winter used book sale. Many novels, kid’s books, cook books and paperbacks will be available. Monday, February 5, from noon to 8 p.m. will be a $2 a bag day to conclude the sale.

Kids Bible basketball camp
Hey Kids! Kids Bible basketball camp at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church is almost here.
The kids Bible basketball camp is ready to take kids to the next level in their game on Saturday, February 3 and Saturday, February 10. From 1 to 3 p.m. each day, kids will experience a clinic, a message, music and games for kids in K through fifth grades. Parents are encouraged to stay around and see what surprises may unfold each day.
Pastor Matthew Lake from the 2nd Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona, will be the featured speaker on February 3. Jim Kilmartin from Joshua House will be the featured speaker on February 10.
No registration fee required. There will be a love offering basket for donations.
Anyone with questions can call the church office at 632-6906.

Saturday night light
Bald Eagle United Methodist Church invites the community to \”Saturday night Light\” this Saturday at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church. Saturday Night Light is filled with contemporary Christian Music, laughter, conversation, and light refreshments. Live Music provided by our own \”Praise Unplugged\”. This service is normally held on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays but we are putting in this Saturday\’s service as an extra because last week had to be canceled due to our furnace situation. Come warm yourself up with God\’s love.

Faces and Places Ministries casting for spring production
Faces and Places Ministries recently announced the spring production will be “David, A Man After God\’s Own Heart”.
In May, Faces and Places Ministries will launch this sprawling epic of an ancient time summed up in one man\’s life, King David.
For interested individuals, Faces and Places Ministries will be casting all roles for this production on Sunday, February 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the new building, Faces and Places Ministries Center for the Christian Arts, located at 954 Logan Ave.
Both singing and non-singing roles are available.
To make an appointment or for more information, call Faces and Places Ministries at 932-4085 or 684-6069.
Interested individuals can also visit the website at www.facesandplacesministries.com or www.facesandplacesministries.org.

Presbyterians To Focus On Faith For Today
At 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 4, 2007, Interim Pastor Norman Huff will lead the 82 members of Tyrone Presbyterian Church in a worship service entitled “Focus On Faith For Today”.
Pastor Huff will deliver a message about faith based on the revised lectionary scripture readings.
The Westminster Choir will offer an anthem entitled “My Faith Has Found A Resting Place”.
Today, as the Iraq War continues to darken the horizon, modern Tyrone Presbyterians invite believers to join their worship leader Reverend Huff and church members at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, February 4, as they give thanks for the faith of their spiritual ancestors, and then focus on strengthening their faith for today.

Souperbowl Sunday
Bald Eagle and Grazierville United Methodist Churches join other community churches in celebrating Souperbowl Sunday, this Sunday, February 4. Folks attending the service at Grazierville are invited to bring donations of canned soup and/or dollar bills for the soup kettle. Folks attending services at Bald Eagle are invited to bring donations of non-perishable foods of their choice, and/or dollar bills for the kettle. All donations will go to the Tyrone Food Pantry.
Thinking about starting a business?
The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce and the Juniata College Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership present free entrepreneurial workshops. The workshops are open to any individual who is interested in starting a business.
The workshops will be held at the Bull Pen Restaurant banquet room. On Tuesday, February 6 from 3 to 5 p.m. the topic will be entrepreneur and start-up. Then from 6 to 8 p.m. the topic will be entrepreneur and legal issues.
For more information, contact Rose Black at rose@tyronechamber.com or at 684-0736. Or, contact Anna Harris at harrisa@juniata.edu or 641-6653.

TYBA registration
Tyrone Youth Baseball Association will hold registration for major and minor league baseball teams on Tuesday, February 6 and Wednesday, February 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bull Pen. Any boy or girl born between May 1, 1994 and April 30, 2002 is eligible to play. Interested individuals must have an original copy of their birth certificate. Anyone who did not return last year’s uniform are asked to bring it to registration.
Anyone with questions can call Peggy Snyder, player agent, at 684-9604 or Jerry Shetler, president, at 684-2567. There is a fee to register.

Allegheny Chorale spring season
Allegheny Chorale is scheduled to started practice for its spring season in the TAHS Chorus Room. Any adults interested in joining, and also tenth through 12th grade students, are invited to attend the practices. The deadline for new members is February 6.

WM Little League sign-ups
Warriors Mark Little League will be holding sign-ups on Wednesday, February 7 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Warriors Mark Fire Hall.
Any boy or girl born between May 1, 1994 and April 30, 2002 is eligible to play.
There are registration fees. Players must reside in Warriors Mark Township, Franklin Township, Spruce Creek Township or Snyder Township (Blair County). Warriors Mark Little League is a part of the Tri-County Little League consisting of teams from Port Matilda, Huston Township, Halfmoon Township and Warriors Mark.
The normal season of play lasts from the beginning of April through the end of June. Anyone with questions can contact Jim Dorminy, President at 632-7514.

NARFE meeting
Members of Chapter 328, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association met January 12 at noon at King’s Restaurant, 3000 Sixth Avenue, for lunch and a business meeting.
It was decided to once again have the annual August picnic at American Legion Park in Hollidaysburg and the Christmas party at Trinity United Methodist Church, Bellwood.
The next meeting will be at noon at King’s on Friday, February 9. All active and retired Federal employees and spouses are welcome.
Just Desserts
Just Desserts the second Annual Valentines Day Nightclub will be held Saturday, February 10 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Music for your dancing and listening pleasure provided by: Mick and Terri Dennis.
Enjoy a sumptuous array of home made desserts created by members of the TCP.
BYOB. Seating is limited and reservations required. Phone 684-ART2 for additional information and reservations.

Collecting donations for CPHS
Cub Scout Pack 320 will be collecting donations of pet food items, litter, and cleaning supplies (detergent, bleach, etc.), as a community service project to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society through Feb. 10. A donation box will be available at Martin\’s Food Store, Bellemeade location during this time. For additional information contact Harry Mogle at 684-4263.

TACO Radio Auction
The Tyrone Area Community Organization’s Annual Radio Auction is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, February 10 and 11. The radio auction will be aired live over WTRN 1340 AM. Saturday, February 10, the auction is scheduled to begin at approximately 10:30 a.m., after the morning news. Sunday, February 11, the auction is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.
For that weekend, The Daily Herald office will once again be transformed into the headquarters for the TACO Radio Auction, where the items and the phone lines will be located. Individuals can participate by listening to TACO members describe the items over the airwaves, and if anyone is interested in bidding on an item, they may simply call 684-4000; 684-4001 or 684-4603 with an offer.
Items can currently be viewed at The Daily Herald window in downtown Tyrone.
Chairpersons for the TACO Radio Auction include: president, Ruth Brower; vice president, Dave Kaup; Buddy Daughenbaugh and Tim Kirkpatrick. If anyone has questions or donations, contact Buddy and Ruth at 684-3386, Dave at 684-1592 (after 3 p.m.) or Tim at 684-0704.

Chocolate Festival
The Tyrone Church of the Brethren, on the corner of Adams and 18th street, is having a Chocolate Festival from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday February 11 to raise money for Disaster Relief ministries.
Admission is free for those who want to purchase treats to eat in or take out, bid on the Silent Auction for chocolate gift baskets, or shop in the Sweetheart Sweet Shoppe to buy a gift for your sweetie.
Several of the churches bakers and confectioners will be competing in a Chocolate Tasting Competition. To be involved in the tasting and judging of entries a ticket must be purchased for a small fee.
Come help raise money for Disaster Relief efforts and enjoy the fellowship that surrounds this event.
Call the church for details 684-4940.

Natural Biodiversity representative to speak to LJRA
Scott Millberg, projects coordinator for the non-profit conservation group, “Natural Biodiversity”, will be presenting to the Little Juniata River Association during their monthly meeting on February 13 at the Tyrone Snyder Public Library in the Community Room at 7 p.m. The Little Juniata River Association is a local non-profit group whose mission is to monitor, preserve and improve the Little “j” as a cold-water resource. The public is welcome to attend.
According to Scott, “Natural Biodiversity” is focused on the control of herbaceous, invasive species, such as Japanese Knotweed, which is known to have established itself along the banks of the Little Juniata and elsewhere in the Juniata Watershed. “Natural Biodiversity” and Southern Alleghenies Conservancy have recently received federal funding from the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service grant program. This project will access the affect of the invasive species presence on the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), Conservation Securities Program (CSP), and stream bank fencing projects. Eventually a planning committee will be formed to develop an invasive species management plan, pinpointing locations and identifying best control practices, beginning with the lands along the Raystown Branch of the Juniata River.

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B-A Public Library to hold winter used book sale
The B-A Public Library will hold a winter used book sale. Many novels, kid’s books, cook books and paperbacks will be available. The sale will run Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday, February 5, from noon to 8 p.m. will be a $2 a bag day to conclude the sale.

Kids Bible basketball camp
Hey Kids! Kids Bible basketball camp at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church is almost here.
The kids Bible basketball camp is ready to take kids to the next level in their game on Saturday, February 3 and Saturday, February 10. From 1 to 3 p.m. each day, kids will experience a clinic, a message, music and games for kids in K through fifth grades. Parents are encouraged to stay around and see what surprises may unfold each day.
Pastor Matthew Lake from the 2nd Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona, will be the featured speaker on February 3. Jim Kilmartin from Joshua House will be the featured speaker on February 10.
No registration fee required. There will be a love offering basket for donations.
Anyone with questions can call the church office at 632-6906.

Saturday night light
Bald Eagle United Methodist Church invites the community to \”Saturday night Light\” this Saturday at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church. Saturday Night Light is filled with contemporary Christian Music, laughter, conversation, and light refreshments. Live Music provided by our own \”Praise Unplugged\”. This service is normally held on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays but we are putting in this Saturday\’s service as an extra because last week had to be canceled due to our furnace situation. Come warm yourself up with God\’s love.
Faces and Places Ministries casting for spring
production
Faces and Places Ministries recently announced the spring production will be “David, A Man After God\’s Own Heart”.
In May, Faces and Places Ministries will launch this sprawling epic of an ancient time summed up in one man\’s life, King David.
For interested individuals, Faces and Places Ministries will be casting all roles for this production on Sunday, February 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the new building, Faces and Places Ministries Center for the Christian Arts, located at 954 Logan Ave.
Both singing and non-singing roles are available.
To make an appointment or for more information, call Faces and Places Ministries at 932-4085 or 684-6069.
Interested individuals can also visit the website at www.facesandplacesministries.com or www.facesandplacesministries.org.

Presbyterians To Focus On Faith For Today
At 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 4, 2007, Interim Pastor Norman Huff will lead the 82 members of Tyrone Presbyterian Church in a worship service entitled “Focus On Faith For Today”.
Pastor Huff will deliver a message about faith based on the revised lectionary scripture readings.
The Westminster Choir will offer an anthem entitled “My Faith Has Found A Resting Place”.
Today, as the Iraq War continues to darken the horizon, modern Tyrone Presbyterians invite believers to join their worship leader Reverend Huff and church members at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, February 4, as they give thanks for the faith of their spiritual ancestors, and then focus on strengthening their faith for today.

Turkey/Roast beef dinner
The Port Matilda Fire Company will offer a choice of turkey or roast beef dinner with vegetables, dessert and a drink on Sunday, February 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Takeouts will be available. This is open to everyone.

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B-A Public Library to hold winter used book sale
The B-A Public Library will hold a winter used book sale. Many novels, kid’s books, cook books and paperbacks will be available. The sale will run Thursday until 8 p.m.; Friday from noon until 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday, February 5, from noon to 8 p.m. will be a $2 a bag day to conclude the sale.

WM Little League sign-ups
Warriors Mark Little League will be holding sign-ups on Thursday, February 1 and Wednesday, February 7 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Warriors Mark Fire Hall.
Any boy or girl born between May 1, 1994 and April 30, 2002 is eligible to play.
There are registration fees. Players must reside in Warriors Mark Township, Franklin Township, Spruce Creek Township or Snyder Township (Blair County). Warriors Mark Little League is a part of the Tri-County Little League consisting of teams from Port Matilda, Huston Township, Halfmoon Township and Warriors Mark.
The normal season of play lasts from the beginning of April through the end of June. Anyone with questions can contact Jim Dorminy, President at 632-7514.

Collecting donations for CPHS
Cub Scout Pack 320 will be collecting donations of pet food items, litter, and cleaning supplies (detergent, bleach, etc.), as a community service project to benefit the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society from Feb. 1 through Feb. 10. A donation box will be available at Martin\’s Food Store, Bellemeade location during this time. For additional information contact Harry Mogle at 684-4263.

Senior night
The TAHS Basketball Booster Club will be sponsoring \”Senior Nights\” for the basketball team. Senior athletes, along with their parents, will be honored for all their hard work and dedication.
Senior Night for the Boys will be held on Friday, February 2. The program will begin following the junior varsity games at approximately 6:45 p.m.
Please plan to attend this event to show your support of these Senior Athletes!

Buffet dinner
The Warriors Mark United Methodist Church will host a buffet dinner on Friday, February 2 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The dinner will feature meat loaf, turkey broccoli bake, sour cream noodles, candied sweet potatoes, buttered peas, toss salad, rolls and graham cracker pudding. The Warriors Mark Church is handicapped accessible. Anyone with questions can contact the church office at 632-6906.

Kids Bible basketball camp
Hey Kids! Kids Bible basketball camp at the Warriors Mark United Methodist Church is almost here.
The kids Bible basketball camp is ready to take kids to the next level in their game on Saturday, February 3 and Saturday, February 10. From 1 to 3 p.m. each day, kids will experience a clinic, a message, music and games for kids in K through fifth grades. Parents are encouraged to stay around and see what surprises may unfold each day.
Pastor Matthew Lake from the 2nd Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona, will be the featured speaker on February 3. Jim Kilmartin from Joshua House will be the featured speaker on February 10.
No registration fee required. There will be a love offering basket for donations.
Anyone with questions can call the church office at 632-6906.
Saturday night light
Bald Eagle United Methodist Church invites the community to \”Saturday night Light\” this Saturday at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church. Saturday Night Light is filled with contemporary Christian Music, laughter, conversation, and light refreshments. Live Music provided by our own \”Praise Unplugged\”. This service is normally held on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays but we are putting in this Saturday\’s service as an extra because last week had to be canceled due to our furnace situation. Come warm yourself up with God\’s love.

Faces and Places Ministries casting for spring production
Faces and Places Ministries recently announced the spring production will be “David, A Man After God\’s Own Heart”.
In May, Faces and Places Ministries will launch this sprawling epic of an ancient time summed up in one man\’s life, King David.
For interested individuals, Faces and Places Ministries will be casting all roles for this production on Sunday, February 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the new building, Faces and Places Ministries Center for the Christian Arts, located at 954 Logan Ave.
Both singing and non-singing roles are available. To make an appointment or for more information, call Faces and Places Ministries at 932-4085 or 684-6069. Interested individuals can also visit the website at www.facesandplacesministries.com or www.facesandplacesministries.org.

Presbyterians To Focus On Faith For Today
At 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 4, 2007, Interim Pastor Norman Huff will lead the 82 members of Tyrone Presbyterian Church in a worship service entitled “Focus On Faith For Today”.
Pastor Huff will deliver a message about faith based on the revised lectionary scripture readings.
The Westminster Choir will offer an anthem entitled “My Faith Has Found A Resting Place”.
Today, as the Iraq War continues to darken the horizon, modern Tyrone Presbyterians invite believers to join their worship leader Reverend Huff and church members at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, February 4, as they give thanks for the faith of their spiritual ancestors, and then focus on strengthening their faith for today.

Turkey/Roast beef dinner
The Port Matilda Fire Company will offer a choice of turkey or roast beef dinner with vegetables, dessert and a drink on Sunday, February 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Takeouts will be available. This is open to everyone.

Souperbowl Sunday
Bald Eagle and Grazierville United Methodist Churches join other community churches in celebrating Souperbowl Sunday, this Sunday, February 4. Folks attending the service at Grazierville are invited to bring donations of canned soup and/or dollar bills for the soup kettle. Folks attending services at Bald Eagle are invited to bring donations of non-perishable foods of their choice, and/or dollar bills for the kettle. All donations will go to the Tyrone Food Pantry.

Thinking about starting a business?
The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce and the Juniata College Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership present free entrepreneurial workshops. The workshops are open to any individual who is interested in starting a business.
The workshops will be held at the Bull Pen Restaurant banquet room. On Tuesday, February 6 from 3 to 5 p.m. the topic will be entrepreneur and start-up. Then from 6 to 8 p.m. the topic will be entrepreneur and legal issues.
For more information, contact Rose Black at rose@tyronechamber.com or at 684-0736. Or, contact Anna Harris at harrisa@juniata.edu or 641-6653.
TYBA registration
Tyrone Youth Baseball Association will hold registration for major and minor league baseball teams on Tuesday, February 6 and Wednesday, February 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bull Pen.
Any boy or girl born between May 1, 1994 and April 30, 2002 is eligible to play.
Interested individuals must have an original copy of their birth certificate. Anyone who did not return last year’s uniform are asked to bring it to registration.
Anyone with questions can call Peggy Snyder, player agent, at 684-9604 or Jerry Shetler, president, at 684-2567. There is a fee to register.

Allegheny Chorale spring season
Allegheny Chorale is scheduled to started practice for its spring season in the TAHS Chorus Room.
Any adults interested in joining, and also tenth through 12th grade students, are invited to attend the practices. The deadline for new members is February 6.