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   Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 2005, Tyrone, Pennsylvania                                The Best in Local News Sports jk rfMfi The Daily Herald Serving Warriors Bald Eagle and all of Northern Blair County since 1866 u source for local ATTENTION OAK RIDGE WATER AUTHORITY CUSTOMERS Attention all customers of Oak Ridge Water services will be interrupted on Wednes May 11 from 4 until 1 for repair of values on the main JOSHUA HOUSE OPEN HOUSE The Joshua House has sched uled an open house on May 14 from 5 to at 123 West 10th Refreshments will be available from 5 to and the open house will be from to The program will be vision and Refreshments will also NARFE MEETING The next NARFE meeting will be held May 13 at noon at Kings Melissa Recreation Altoona Regional Health Bon Secours will be the talking about depression and All active and retired Federal employees and spouses are wel For further call Trudy Wapner at BA YOUTH FOOTBALL REGISTRATION BellwoodAntis Youth Foot ball League Registration for the 2005 season will be held on May 13 from 57 and May 14 from 911 at Myers Elemen tary This registration is for new and returning players and cheer Children must be between the ages of seven and 12 before August Proof of age required for new Players need to attend registration for weigh Family discounts Call 7427442 or 742 8236 with CAR WASH Warriors Mark UM Church Youth Fellowship will hold a car sponsored by Warriors Mark AutoWorld on May 14 beginning at 10 at the Warriors Mark AutoWorld parking lot intersection of War riors Raindate for the event is May Bene fits upcoming Summer Youth SPECIAL SERVICE First Assembly of will be hosting Mission ary Ed missionary to The public is invited to this special May 15 at ELECTION DAY MEAL Election May the Deacons of the First Pres byterian Church will be serving pancakes and sausage from 7 to 1 and again from Everyone is AGLOW INTERNATIONAL The regular meeting of Altoona Aglow Internation al will be held on May 18 at at Barrs Lighthouse Fellowship Hall on Woomer off Grandview Road in the North Juniata area of Guest speaker for this occa sion will be Jessica Kilmartin of Her husband is the founder of Antioch Church and the Joshua House in Meetings include a free conti nental breakfast upon Aglow meetings are open to all interested For further call Evelyn at 695 8102 or Deb at Tyrone Hospital celebrating National Week recognizing medical staff and volunteers By SAM ZEMA Staff Writer Hospital staff and volunteers are being recognized throughout the country this Two separate National Nurses Week and National Hospital are held each year to com mend medical staffs and volunteers and Tyrone Hospital is no exception in joining in the Hospital spokesperson Theresa Yanchetz said Tyrone celebrates both events jointly to recognize medical employees and She said it is a way to say thank you to those This years theme is A Call ing to She said the hospital wanted to make this week something fun and special for people who provide healthcare Yanchetz said one tradition has been to provide workers and volunteers with a complimenta ry She said staff and volunteers will also be involved with hat decorations and dress down Yanchetz also said vendors have provided gift items for The hospital will be awarding tickets to the Altoona Curves Tyrone Night at Blair County Ballpark on June Yanchetz said the hospital has a staff of about 160 A release from the American Nurses Association said thisyears theme for National Nurses Week is Nurses Many One It was chosen by the ANA to celebrate the wide breadth of roles in nursing as well as nurses professional their voice and their Representing the largest of the health nurses are the caregivers who provide expert care in many divergent said ANA President Bar bara Todays RNs not only care for patients in acutecare nursing homes and many community as they always but they also are actively carving out new roles for themselves in such burgeoning fields as forensic nursing informatics and public Blakeney noted demand for nurses and nursing serv ices is strong and is going to get Statistics show a nursing shortage of RNs and a need for more than by The good news is that its an exciting time to be a nurse because not only are there many job but there is room to expand and grow as a said She also noted a concern for adequate funding for nursing Increased federal funding is needed reverse this said That is why ANA has made achieving increased nurse education funding a top pri ority on its 2005 lobbying In order to stem the nations escalating nursing ANA supports pro posals in the Senate and House of Representatives for million in Fiscal Year FY 2006 funding for Title VIII nursing workforce development includ ing the Nurse Reinvestment This minimal level of funding is desperately needed in order to keep these pro grams up and she The release also noted another chief focus of Nation al Nurses Week this year is on improving the nursing work environment in part to protect the welfare Continued on page 2 Second annual Tyrone Community Night at the Altoona Curve scheduled for June 12 By CHRISTINA SEINER Editor Everyone get ready for some baseball The second annual Tyrone Community Night at the Altoona Curve is scheduled for June 12 at The Altoona Curve will be taking on the Akron Entertainment scheduled for the evening includes pregame the National Anthem sung by a TAHS first Field of Dreams by a local lit tle league seventh inning stretch sung by a TAHS between inning birthday announce ments and Fireworks are scheduled to follow the Tickets are currently being sold for per seat at the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce Individuals may also register to win four seats in sec tion 103 Seats 1 and 2 of Row 1 and 2 and a parking pass to be to be given away on June 3 courtesy of Tammy Datris of JJAN Financial if any group or organization is thinking about a contact the Chamber office for information about selling tickets as a Sponsorship opportunities for Tyrone Night are also available for businesses or organizations who are inter ested in displaying their Those who are sponsors will also get their name on the Tyrone Community Night If an organization spends they will receive 75 a table on the main concourse to display infor mation about the their company name as a sponsor mentioned on the public address and local Those businesses who spend will receive 50 their company name as a sponsor mentioned on public address and local If an organization spends they will receive 25 tickets and local Call the Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce office at 6840736 for more information on sponsorship or fundraising opportunities or to purchase Katie Belts By AMANDA GOLDEN Staff Writer Editors note This is the last in a series of articles that will be print ed in The Daily spotlighting the students who will portray the main characters in BellwoodAntis upcoming production of Sophomore Katie Belis shares her talent with audiences as she por trays in the production begin ning tonight in the BellwoodAntis High School Katie is involved in speech mock student voice lessons and youth group when she is not working on the Her previous stage experience includes Misoula Theatre compa The Frog Prince and the 2003 BellwoodAntis High School production of The Sound of Music where she played one of Captain Von Traps seven Future plans for Katie include continuing to perform throughout high school and to go to college and major in She also hopes to be able to perform throughput col I enjoy rehearsals a lot because a lot of the cast members are my closest said Everyone works really hard and are all equally excited for the big I just hope all our hard work pays Katie is thankful for her parents and her whole family who are already so proud of her achieve She also credits Bower as one of her inspirations He has an energy that is contagious and he makes everything a One of the biggest changes Katie has made since becoming involved in the production was dying her hair Ive had blonde hair my whole she said of the drastic She said one of her favorite things to do right now is because I never get a chance with all the She also enjoys spending time with her family and One of the most popular comic strip Annie has proven to be a having had a recordbreaking run on a starstudded motion picture version and a 20th anniversary Broadway revival With hit includ ing Tomorrow and Easy the musical has remained a crowd favorite for area resi Continued on page 2 Pastor Paul Johnson donor presentation held at TAHS By KERRY NAYLOR For The Daily Herald Altoona area pastor Paul Johnson sees the irony in the lifesaving gesture of a Pittsburgh fireman whose kidney now rests inside of Johnsons Twenty years with Johnson near death after suffering kidney failure and in dire need of a it was the deceased firemans kidney that revived him and ultimately allowed him to stand in front of a group of 30 Tyrone Area High School students recently and share his When he he tried to save Johnson said of the When he died he saved Johnsons speech was part of a daylong series of presentations at the high school made by the Center for Organ Recovery and Education a nonprofit agency that manages the organ and tissue donor pro gram for western The audience was composed of senior high students taking English Drivers Education and Health The presentation came on the heels of Aprils National Donate Life Month and was one of the cornerstones of a new program implemented at the high school to make young people aware of the importance of register ing to be an organ and tissue according to 10th grade English Leah We work with students who will be getting their drivers licenses and will be asked a question about becoming an organ Dobrowolsky they dont have the background information to make an informed That was why in 1994 Act 102 was passed to create an organ donor fund that supports statewide efforts to increase organ and tissue donation aware As part of the the Pennsylvania Department of along with the Department of makes available grant money to school districts to promote organ and tissue donation The grants are distributed by Intermediate Unit and this year Tyrone was one of only six schools in the state to be awarded the grant which total and are earmarked for implementing a longterm organ and tissue donation education Dobrowolsky was one of three teachers at Tyrone to take responsibility for developing the along with Education teacher Rob Walter and Health Tech teacher Christie Included in yearone of Tyrones program are activities ranging from English essays researching organ and tissue donation to an awareness table on OTDA set up by the Tyrone Renaissance Thursdays with Johnson as the featured was attended by more than 150 students ranging from grades 10 through 12 over the course of five People ages 16 to 24 are the ones that are saying yes to John who is the pastor of the 18th Street Community told his audi Johnson said he was actually a twotime kidney transplant Two years after his donated kidney he received another from his 31 yearold who was a living Its obvious why it is important for me to speak about organ and tissue said I think its even more important now that schools are taking on this Along with Johnsons personal the presentation also included an educational segment led by CORE representative Cherie who encour Continued on page 2 Donation Albetnarle recently presented a check to the Tyrone Teener The money will be used to help in the reconstruction of the fence after it was destroyed dur ing the recent Pictured are Tom Getz of Albe marle and Bob Clites of Tyrone Teener Cour tesy photo Cryptoquote Horoscopes Local Forecast cloudy with a chance of showers and Mainly this Lows in the mid South winds around 10 mph in the Becoming light and vari Chance of rain 50 per Highs in the upper Light and variable Becoming west around 10 mph in the In Sports Tyrone fells to Blue See Page 4   

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