The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 26 Nov 2014 05:07:56 EDTWed, 26 Nov 2014 05:07:56 EDT offers thankful moments seems like the holiday season comes a little earlier every year. We start seeing Christmas decorations even before Halloween, and more and more stores are opening on Thanksgiving Day.Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTGoodman Shaffer: Bedford hiker completes first leg of 20-year goal Goss is probably walking with a little more spring in his step this month. The 58-year old grandfather from Bedford recently completed a two-year personal goal: to hike every Pennsylvania mile of the Appalachian Trail.Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTTribute to vets a part of sports in to your favorite sporting events this week, and you just may catch a little more camo than usual.Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTNew format reason for NASCAR fight was another week, another skirmish 'round the NASCAR track, and this time the post-race raucous resembled a benches-clearing brawl.Tue, 4 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTLame calls, career days and high-octane home stretch general observations while marveling at how fast football season flies by ... Not sure the purpose of having instant replay in college football when calls can still be so terribly wrong.Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT