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Arcadia University honors Gallup alumna

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GLENSIDE, Pa.—Lt. Shantel Blume ’13DPT of Gallup has been named to the Arcadia University biennial “40 Under 40.” Lt. Blume, a physical therapist at Indian Health Service, is one of the extraordinary professionals under the age of 40 who is making strides to bring change to their local and global communities, and to...

Pantries continue to see increase in donations

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GRANTS — As the need for food from local pantries continues to increase, community members and organizations are stepping up with donations to both The Community Pantry in Gallup and in Grants.

The Community Pantry, founded in 1999, serves Gallup with a branch in Grants, which officially opened in 2000, in the parking lot of the First United Methodist Church (510 First St.).

The Community Pantry in Gallup is located at 1130 Hasler Valley Rd. The Grants Community Pantry is located at 222 Stephens Street.

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit New Mexico in March, the Gallup pantry has doubled the number of families it helps on a monthly basis from 3,500 families to 7,000.

“We hired...

‘The Vast of Night’ has mood, atmosphere to spare

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The following feature film debuted on Amazon Prime on May 29th.

With the release of so many studio movies in limbo, this has been a great time to discover and catch up on some smaller pictures. Independent efforts have been getting more attention lately than they would have otherwise. Here’s another new title being released via Amazon Prime. The Vast of Night is an eerie little period effort.

Made in Texas, it details strange goings-on over the course of an evening in a small New Mexico town. The film doesn’t have stars or large budget money behind it, but it manages to create a wonderful sense of mood and atmosphere...

Blu-ray/DVD Roundup for June 5, 2020

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Welcome back to another look at highlights arriving on Blu-ray and DVD. Lots of quirky and interesting flicks arriving including one which may become a cult film. So, since you likely can’t make it out to the movies this week, be sure to give one of these titles a try!


1BR: A young LA woman on the lookout for a new place to live thinks she’s discovered the apartment of her dreams on a quiet street with friendly neighbors. Unfortunately, that changes after she moves in. Strange noises wake her in the middle of the night, her cat disappears, and the mannerisms of those around her begin to seem threatening. Frightened, the protagonist must figure out...

Rehoboth Christian School partners with Navajo Christian Response Team

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School becomes supply distribution center

As the COVID-19 pandemic maintains its grasp on the world, people around the Navajo Nation still face a dire need for supplies, whether as a result of living far away from grocery stores or not having reliable transportation to reach them.

Numerous groups have stepped up to help those most in need, particularly elders or people who cannot travel easily, by distributing supplies to them at a spot closer to home. The Navajo Nation Christian Response Team is one of those groups, and they have partnered with Rehoboth Christian School to provide relief across the reservation.

The NNCRT is working with churches, the Office of the President...

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