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Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 2005, Tyrone, Pennsylvania The Best in Local News Sports CANCELLATION DESCENDANTS OF CIVIL WAR VETERANS The January meeting of the Descendants of Civil War Veter which was to be held has been CANCELLATION SINKING VALLEY GRANGE The Sinking Valley Grange meeting has been canceled for January TYRONE SOCCER SPRING REGISTRATION Tyrone spring soccer will be held for boys and girls ages 514 with between to will be held tomorrow from and January 30 from 24 Registration is at the First English Lutheran 13th The spring 2005 season dates are Sunday April 3 to Sunday June For more information or for any contact Steve Lucas at 6841218 or Kim Eaken at PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY The Tyrone areas annual prayer for Christian unity will take place January 30 at 6 in Matthews Catholic The event was originally scheduled for January please make note of the English Lutheran Pastor and president Talbot Moses will the service with host pastor Father Joseph The sermon will be preached by United Methodist Pastor Charles Refreshments will follow in the parishs Harkins For more information call Sis ter Karen Duddy at TITLE 1 PRESCHOOL PROGRAM The Title 1 Preschool Pro gram is accepting applications for the 20052006 school Chil dren must be by September 2005 in order to apply for the Applica tions can be picked up in the main office of the Tyrone Elementary Deadline for the applica tions is February The preschool program is free to residents of the Tyrone Area School Admission to the program is based on a series of assessments and is not income Stop by the elementary office to pick up an application if one isnt received in the For more call 6841342 TACO RADIO AUCTION The Tyrone Area Community Organization would like to announce its annual radio auction for February 1213 live bver Individuals can participate by listening to TACO members describe the items over the air and if anyone is interested in bidding on an they may simply call 6844000 6844001 or 6844603 with an It is expected the auction will begin at approximately after the morning news on on Saturday and after 1 on Sun If anyone has questions or or if anyone is interest ed in becoming a member of contact Buddy and Ruth at Dave at Paul Sherry at 6869344 or Jeanne at The Daily Her aid Serving Warriors Bald Eagle and all of Northern Blair County since 1866 donation to Blair By SAM ZEMA Staff Writer A foundation has announced a contribution to the Miracle League of Blair The local Miracle League was formed last year thanks to the joint effort of the Miracle League board and the Kiwanis Club of Their goal is to ful fill a desire to bring recreational baseball to mentally and physically disabled The group is building a field of in other a baseball field that will allow children who nor mally wouldnt be able to play baseball to swing a hit a home run and round the The Dominion Foundation has stepped to the plate to help the local branch of the Miracle League raise to build a Supporting organizations which are dedicated to improving overall health and wellbeing of the commu we serve is a key part of Dominions said Fran manager of the The fine efforts of the Miracle League of Blair County deserve broad community support and Domin ion is proud to be part of that This is the first corporate support we have said Miracle League Board president Joe This action is very According to a release from the the funds are being raised to build a natural rubber field where all elevations are at the same allowing chil dren in on crutches or with other ties to play without The field will be built adja cent to the Kiwanis Clubs Teener League field in the 6100 block of California Avenue in Although the field will be located in children from throughout central including northern foundation gives Miracle League Blair will be invited to join Miracle League We have received support from a number of Kiwa nis clubs and from interested individuals and from a corporate said There is still a lot of work to doand a lot of money to we feel this is a great start and we are grateful to Dominion for their Last summer The Daily Herald one of the first steps for the league was to become a member of the Miracle League Association which is headquartered in GA at the board member Sue OBrien of Tyrone said discussions about the new league began in She said her Donna OBrien of Tyrone is also involved as a board member for the Miracle Its a wonderful opportunity for children who wouldnt be able to said OBrien in a July 2004 We truly believe as should all should have the opportunity to and this pro gram gives them that In a play on the build they will come phrase pop in the Field of Dreams OBrien is a case of they have come now we need to build Reed had previously noted the international theme of Kiwanis is serving the children of the We think this is an excellent project to embrace that theme and provide children throughout the central Pennsylvania area with an opportunity to play said Last Reed you see a Miracle League game you would never forget In preparation for the league in this Reed visit ed several fields in Alabama and Continued on page 2 Lycoming College Choir to perform at the Church of the Good Shepherd 30 By AMANDA GOLDEN Staff Writer The Lycoming College Choir will perform at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Tyrone on January 30 at The conducted by Fred has been widely acclaimed as one the finest college musical groups in the Since its inception in 1947 by Wal ter the choir has presented concerts in every state east of the Mississippi They have also toured abroad in Puerto Poland and the Czech Each year a competitive audition is held for the 140 voice College which is comprised of students from all academic Approximately 40 students are chosen annually to participate in the Tour These students perform in weekend an extended spring tour and a trip abroad every three The spring tour schedule will include concerts in Pennsylvania and The spring break tour will include an appearance at the Choral Ridge Presby terian Church in The choir will participate in a concert tour in singing in Mon Madrid and According to a press release from the Lycoming College in its six decades of the choir has performed hundreds of concerts including appearances at the National the Washington the Crystal Cathedral and Saint Patricks Cathedral in New York The ensemble has sung with the Gregg Smith the Chieftains and Barry They have also been featured twice in the Holiday Celebra tions at the White House and recently released its fifth CD titled Sing The group also performs locally at the college for major campus events including Freshman Family Chapel and Baccalaureate Commencement and Christmas Candle Light The choir performs both religious and secular ranging from contemporary to There is something for all musical from listener to The public is invited to attend the which promises to be an enjoyable experience for Tomorrow is Tyrone Community Partnerships c Comforts of Home dinner By CHRISTINA SEINER Editor Does comfort food sound good on a cold January evening If it then join members of the Tyrone Community Partnership tomorrow for the Comforts of Home dinner scheduled from at the Tyrone Social Cen 120 10th The menu includes chicken and homemade roast mashed potatoes and macaroni and stewed toma green bean cole slaw and rolls and dessert and Advanced tickets are for adults for children and kids under five eat At the tick ets will be for adults and for Everyone is encouraged to get their tickets in advance at the following locations Tyrone Social G P Dollar Open Door Visions or the Tyrone Area Chamber of join the Partnership for an elegant evening of dining and danc ing on February 11 at the Tyrone Social Its a Valentines Dinner dance with a superb dinner and music from the Big Band era with Blue a live orchestra featuring Jean The menu includes mixed salad sliced tenderloin of beef with sauce crab stuffed twice baked fresh roasted rolls and walnut raspberry cream torte and dinner There will be complimentary wine and or individuals may bring their own if they The admission price is per and that includes both dinner and the musical Tables of eight are available for The sitdown dinner will be served at 7 Dancing is sched uled from 8 until 11 Individual tickets for the dinner dance are available at the Tyrone Social Center or call Ridge headed for private wont rule out lobbying By PETER JACKSON Associated Press Writer AP A week before he plans to step down as the nations first homeland security sec Tom Ridge said Tuesday he intends to work in the private sector for the first time in more than 25 The former Pennsylvania governor said he has not yet decided on a but declined to rule out the possi he would take a position at Blank a lobby ing firm whose clients include some major homeland security contractors and whose chairman is a longtime He said he has no immediate plans to return to poli tics or where he has worked since he left his private law practice to take a job as a deputy county prosecutor in his home city of Erie in Im going to step back for a couple months before he said in a telephone conference call with Pennsylvania My focus is exclusively on fig uring out what I want to do in the private Ridge defended himself and Blank Rome chairman David against criticism that their social izing and the firms hiring of two former Ridge aides constituted at least the appearance of a The connections among the firm and treasurer for both of Ridges successful al campaigns were detailed in an Associated Press story earlier this Ridge called the charge ludicrous and said Blank Rome officials have scrupulously followed the law and ethical Blank Rome has lobbied Ridges department on behalf of 29 including which is part of a team of companies to which the department recently awarded a billion contract for the AP Continued on page 2 Check presentation Standing behind the framework for the Joshua House Cafe earlier this are from in front Gail Mor man and Kathryn Lewis presenting a check of to Joshua House representatives Matt Michael Cain and Mara In back Nate Verilla and director of Joshua Jim The Daily Werner Joshua House receives funds for continued construction From staff reports members of the Huntingdon committee presented a check for to student leaders of the Joshua House to purchase equipment for the Joshua House Kathryn Lewis and Miss Gail members of the Huntingdon of people visited director of Joshua Jim and other Joshua House representatives for a check presentation earlier this The Presbyterian Church USA receives offerings during Lent to fund of people The purpose of these projects is to pro mote longterm change in the lives and communities of economically poor and disadvantaged people who control and benefit directly from the In the Joshua House and the Teen Ministry program in Mount Union applied for these According to a recent press members of Joshua House plan to use the they received to help purchase equipment for the House which will be directed by Matt Christine and Nate Teen Ministry International students have applied for and received money to purchase a movie projector which they will use to show Christian movies to their Enjoying a tour Last Gardners Candies hosted the most recent Business After Hours sponsored by the Tyrone Area Chamber of Those who attended the event enjoyed a tour of the Gardners The Daily Her Werner Third season approaching for Soccer Kicks for Cancer From staff reports The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is gearing up for the third season of Soccer Kicks for Cancer which teaches children the value of community and sharpens their soccer skills while raising funds to help find cures lymphoma and The a partnership between the Youth Soccer and the National Soccer Team Players is recruiting youth soc cer coaches and players in the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia area to participate in the program this Leukemia is the leading cause of death among children under 15 and the need for research and patient services is Soccer Kicks for Cancer brings coaches and families together to raise muchneeded funds while creating a community of caring that also helps sharpen the childrens soccer Soccer Kicks for Cancer provides coaches and youth soccer players with tools they need to improve their including a training video featuring soccer available only through the In each participant gets pledges of support from friends and neighbors for every touch of the soccer setting a goal for completing a certain number of Recruitment for the program is currently taking The deadline for participation is May In addition to the training teams that sign up can receive additional such as flap training inspira tional bracelets and a soccer ball signed by the National Soccer Team Continued on page 2 around 10 above winds 10 to 15 mph sunny col Horoscopes J
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