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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - January 27, 2005, Altoona, Pennsylvania D2 Altoona mirror    #    a community THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2005 How to get your news in the Mirror: Type or write up your information, answering questions of who, what, where, when, why and how. Include a name and daytime phone number. Information can be mailed to Altoona Mirror, P.O. Box 2008, Altoona, PA 16603-2008, faxed to 946-7540 or e-mailed to [email protected] For more information, call Brenda Carberry, community news coordinator, at 946-7459.ACROSS THI ARIAOfficer warns owners to keep pets warm John lorio, Altoona dog law enforcement officer, is reminding pet owners that it is essential to provide proper housing for pets kept outdoors during the cold weather. Iorio advises that no warnings will be issued for violations. A first-offense violation carries a $100 fine and a second-offense violation carries a $500 fine. Dog houses should be filled with bedding, preferably straw, as straw will retain the animal’s body heat. The opening of the dog house should be covered with a flap to keep out the cold air. Animals should be provided with a supply of fresh food daily. Water should be checked and changed throughout the day to avoid freezing.Bedford Red Cross sets February classes EVERETT The Bedford County Unit of the American Red Cross, HK) E. Main St., will hold the following First Aid and CPR classes next month: ■ Adult CPR 6 p.m. Feb. 8. Cost is $27. ■ First Aid — 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Cost is $22. ■ Infant/Child CPK - 6 p.m. Feb. 16. Cost is $27. Participants can take two classes for $30 or all three for $38. Cost includes materials and certifications. All classes must be preregistered and prepaid at least 24 hours before class begins. For more information or to register, call 652-9071 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays.Course to outline adoption procedures The Continuing Education and Training Otfice at Penn State Altoona and the Center for Adoption Education of Central Pennsylvania are offering a five-session course for prospective parents preparing for adoption. The program explores the myriad of choices that are available to those desiring to adopt and the issues to consider. Topics will include domestic and international adoption. the home study process, financial considerations, level of openness and more. The course will be held for five successive Monday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. beginning Feb. 7 at the Penn State Altoona Downtown Conference Center, 143112th Ave. The course is being taught by Mary 0*1 x?ar> Wiley, a psychologist who specializes in adoption, and Julie lambert, a licensed clinical psychologist. Each session will also include a guest speaker. This is a noncredit course. Tuition is $65 per person. To register or for more information, call 949-5777.Student dubs plan multicultural dinner HUNTINGDON — Two Juniata College student clubs. United Cultures of Juniata College and Muslim Student Association, will host the loth annual Eid celebration dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Ellis College Center Ballroom. The celebration is held in recognition of the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan, All are invited to take part in the dinner. Tickets are $3 for Juniata students, $6 for nonstudents and $3 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased at the Ellis Information Desk by calling 641 3000 or by calling Rosalie Rodriguez, special assistant to the president for diversity, at 641-3125. Two hundred tickets are available. Reservations are encouraged. Students will prepare 12 traditional Middle Eastern dishes including chicken curry, baba ganouj and tabouli among others. During the dinner, club members also will perform dances from Egypt. Pakistan and lebanon.ACCS raises money for tsunami victims Altoona Central Catholic School collected more than $1,500 for the victims of the tsunami in Asia. The school held a dress out of uniform day to raise the money for the victims.    , “I was just joyfully overwhelmed with the response of the students and the Altoona Central Catholic families to the tsunami relief fund.” said Altoona Central Catholic print*! pal Jeffrey Maucieri. “I never thought we would raise that much money."College part of African-American Read-ln HUNTINGDON — Juniata College students and faculty will participate in the 16th National African American Read in Chain, an annual program sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English, from 11:30 a m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Cyber Cafe in Ellis College Center; and from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 7 in the lobby of the von Liebig Center for Science on the Juniata campus. The readings are free and open to the public. Chief Logan District holds Klondike Derby for Scouts BIRTHS ALLEMANS — Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts from the Chief I,ogan District of Penn’s Woods Council competed in the annual Klondike Derby Jan. 15 at the Wopsononock Recreation Area in Clearfield County. Scouts competed in a challenge course themed after the Yukon Gold Rush. Scouts took their sleds and competed in the seven skill challenges including first aid, obstacle course, rifle safety, lashings, fire building, land surveying and plant and animal identification. The Shark Patrol from Troop 300 chartered to St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Tyrone won the overall competition with a near perfect score. The K Patrol from Troop 92 of Bellwood and the Indian Patrol from Troop 103 of Bald Eagle tied for second place. More than 120 Scouts representing 18 patrols and one crew participated in the event. Event organizers were John Casanave and Erie Casanave. Courtesy photo Altoona Police Officer Mike Greene demonstrates rifle safety techniques Challenge. to a Scout at the Rifle Safety The Clearfield County Recreation and Tourism Authority donated the use of the recreation area. The district’s next sched uled event is a First Aid Meet in March. For more information about Scouting or joining a troop or crew, call Mike Knorr, Chief I^igan District executive, at 288-0162. Jan. 14, 2005 A son born to Sarah A. Crynock and Joseph Schuller, 400 Keystone Ave., Apt. 9, Cresson, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Jan. 18, 2005 Dravin Allan Beatty, a son born to Debra (Gates) and Wayne Allan Beatty, Beaver Valley, Flinton RD, at UPMC Lee Hospital, Johnstown, at 8.24 a.m. Jocelyn Mary Stout, a daughter born to Julie (Colombo) and Brian Stout, 894 Millville Road, Altoona, at Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona Hospital Campus, at 12:06 p.m. Jan. 19, 2005 Rachel Sara Morgan Fortman, a daughter born to DeNean R. (Lambert) and Edward A. Fortman, Hopewell, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring, at 7:44 p.m. Logan Lee Scott, a son bom to Apryl D. Scott and Barry L. Snyder, Altoona, at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring, at 9:08 p.m. Jan. 20, 2005 Rachel Louann Partsch, a daughter born to Heather (Imler) and Patrick Partsch, Hollidaysburg, at Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona Hospital Campus, at 12:19 p.m. John Joseph Zemrose, a son born to Pam (Sherry) and John Zemrose, Northern Cambria, at Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona Hospital Campus, at 8:53 p.m. Mount Aloysius students on dean’s list CRESSON — The following students were named to the dean’s list at Mount Aloysius College for the fall term: Alexandria — Reed Levy, Wanda Moffet. Altoona — Samantha Bailor, Matthew Ballos. Monica Barnhart, Brad Bartley, Shelly Campagna, Heather Campbell, Jared Campbell, Shelley Campbell, Nathan Chatman, Shelly Conner, Aimie Cowan, William Cross, Jennifer Dambeck, Sheri Danella, Trista Della, Krista Dixon, Therese Dmytryshak, Gary Dougherty, Kristen Downs, Jessica Estep, Andrew Frederick, Sandra Gerharts. Charles Gillespie. Britney Hallman, Scott Harding, Heather Hartz, Erie Holdren, Deborah Houck, Barbara Hunt, Michele Knox, Kathleen Lenhart, Susan Martin, Heather Merritt, Melissa Myers, Jacqueline Nedimyer, William O’Connor, Blanda Patterson, Damien Petry, Kelli Pruyn, Sherri Rains, Bonnie Robison, Arturo Rosas, Timothy Sceurman, Ashley Seasoltz, Renee Shingler, Marjorie Simpson, Jamie Smith, Tracy Spade, Angela Steindel, Karen Stoner, Julia Stout, Timothy Strawmire, John Strayer, Nicole Vahey, Samantha Williams Alum Bank - Daniel Howsare Ashville — Joan Bender, Stephanie Senesky. Bedford — Holly Eemeric, Amanda Galson, Amber Galson, Jennifer Nouse Blandburg — Gabriel Gates Carrolltown — Jill Lane, David McMurray, John Stigers. Claysburg — Krista Glass, Jessica Replogw. Clearfield — Brenna Mohney. Crystal Rowles. Coalport — Kevin Hamilton, Shelley Miles, Elizabeth Sass. Colver — Jill Trexler, Nicole Williams. Cresson — Alberto Alcantar Gonzalez, Krystal Barbis, Joseph Bianconi, Estefam Claros Madrid, Mary Jo eolian, Sarah eolian, Angela DeRubis, Theresa Eger, Barbara Holley, Deanna Johnson, Bernadette Krug. Mylissa Kukla, Ernesto Lopez Garcia, Ramon Lopez Morales, Yosandy Luna Nequiz, Oscar Martinez Robinson, Melissa Neilson, Amarilis Pena Guzman, Ivan Perea Valadez, Aura Perez Santos, Nataly Pimentel Romero, Bethany Pratt, Melanie Rabenstein, Courtney Roberts, Brenda Seymore, Dana Sheppard. Brooke Shilala, Douglas Smithmyer, Andrew Spaid. Andrea Sweeney, Lizzie Valenzuela Lara, Elsa Velasquez Navarro, Julie Warren. Curwensville — Angela Gimmick. Du Bois — Heather Spencer, Gwendolyn Cobbett, Jenna Fields, Adam Jones, Jenna Liddle. Jennifer Manners, Melissa McConnell. Dudley - Barry Fields. Duncansville — Daniel Bobetich, Janell Byrnes, Sandra Edkins, Gary Fulton, David George, Robin Hammel, Roger Hammel Jr., Colleen Jandora, Pamela Leasure, Rebecca Lea-therman, Jessica Maher, Jenifer Mar-cincin, Jeffrey McKelvey, Steph-anie Ritter, Heather Vazquez, Stefanie Walters, Jay Warmath, Amber Wyant. Dysart — Renee Hoover, Robert Lewis, Stefanie Lieb, Lindsey Nagie, Linda Wills. East Freedom - Mark Paris Jr., Angela Young Ebensburg — Miranda Ardary, Loma Benner, Janna Burkett, Nelda Carter, Hosana do Amaral, Anne Farabaugh, Cheryl Feighner, Theresa Glynn, Crystal Kartheim. Jason Karlheim, Jessica Kirkpatrick, Susan Kirkpatrick, Rebecca Link, Anita Mayer, Donna McKendree, Angelina Paese, Karianne Wharton, Mary Beth Yonas Elmora — Robert McGowan. Everett — Usa Beegle, Amberly Collins, Rebecca Cox. Fallentimber - Debbie Nash. Flinton — Kimberly Bickford, Christine Blair, Theodore Gallaher Gallitzin — John Garlick, Stephanie Hoover, Angela Kala-soski, Robert Maher, Louis Marsala, Nicole Marsalko, Brenda Nagle, Robert Nickerson, Danyle Reeder, Kathlene Sheehan, Kristina Smith, Jeffrey Sunseri, Melissa Zonts. Hastings — Victoria Booher, Dana Kopera, Jason Kopera, Paul Mattis, Tessa Paronish, Mara Taranto. Hollidaysburg — Jodie Burchfield, Jennifer Burke. Tiffany Buskohl, Donna Carter, Dianne Churbock, Desiree Clapper, Julie Decker, Amanda Fradeneck, Dorothy Gonsman, Joanna Gortney, Katherine Guella, Brenda Hyle, Carla Kech, Ronald Loucks. David Malhoit. Mary Matthews. Jessica Miller, Donna Reeves, Robert Refiner, Robert Refiner Jr., Stephanie Russo, Brian Shaw, Tammy Tempest. Huntingdon — Karin Eby, Belinda Flasher, Jenna Shuck, Bobbie Strauser. Imler - Amy Dibert, Patricia Poet-Lajoie, Clifford Veverka, James Creek - Amy Catanese. La Jose - Bethany Beck, Jason Stiver. Lilly — Emily Brown, Amanda Lee, Kelly Miller. Duane Misiura, Vivian Noland, Roberta Schettig, Chelsea Segada, Melissa Shable, Theresa Stevens, DeSales Wertz, Gary Wertz, Connie Wiggins, Beverly Wilk. Loretto — Melissa Bender, Hope Farabaugh, Jennifer Schirf, Gloria Sherry, Sarah Stoltz-Padilla. Mapleton Depot - Max Park. Martinsburg — Colt Detwiler, Gail Keith, Katie Lynn, Robert Nagle, David Reigh, Sabrina Will, Frances Wilson. Mount Union - Ruth Beatty, Brandy Booher, Justin Inch, Alison Lear, Ranee Stake Nanty Glo — Florence Albert, Kimberly Augustosky, Kayla Bowden, Faye Izzo, Carla Swartz, Brooke Williamson. New Enterprise - Frank Van Vliet. New Paris — Heather Corte, Deirdera Dibert. Newry - Brian Bleicher, Kristy Claar Nicktown — Kristine Dumm, Nancy Dumm, Jessica Horvath, Amanda Sherry. Northern Cambria - Mary Chlopik, Kathleen Dillon, Andrew Hoover, Summer Kuzar, Melissa Kuzio, Linda McPherson, Lisa Walker. Osterburg — Nadine Furry. Patton — Jennifer Adams, Matthew Becker, Amanda Fitzpatrick, Lindsey Hoover, Danielle James. Kevin Kaveski, April Litzinger, Debra Mulraney, Thomas Smith, Tammy Stoltz, Sandra Wharton. Philipsburg — Edward Yarger. Port Matilda — Betsy Barndt. Portage — Sarah Barnes. Kenneth Billings, Edwin Chappell, Joshua Delozier, Lisa Fox, Joshua Harshberger, Todd Jackson, Rebecca Kissed, Brandy Kris, Timothy Lampel, Becky Penatzer, David Petney, Joseph Skura, Robert Spahn, Samuel Stevens, Tracy Teno, Michael Walters, Faith Willinsky. Revloc — Cynthia Henderson. Roaring Spring - Holly Baker, Sharon Brumbaugh, Barbara Delozier, Jennifer Dick, Christina Holsmger, Deanna Hudson, Catherine McMullen, Amy Mock, Jessica Reilly, Tyne Replogle, Traci Russell, Kevin Snowberger. Saxton - Lois Bussick, Lee Ann Mock, Bobbie Reed, Sue Vaughn Schellsburg - Marcie Hille-gass, Lana Loya. Jenna Weyant, Scott Weyant Six Mile Run - Belinda Long. 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