The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 30 Jul 2014 17:45:05 EDTWed, 30 Jul 2014 17:45:05 EDT show Mountain Mulch Landscape Center is organizing a free self-guided tour of area backyards. The seven stops will accept visitors from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. All are within 30 minutes of Hollidaysburg.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTSchool featured Altoona Beauty School is featured in this month's Seventeen magazine. The local school offers four programs: cosmetology, esthetician, nail technician and beauty teaching.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFour chosen for chamber's 2014 Hall of Fame class businesses will comprise the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame's Class of 2014. Holiday Inn Express, Homewood at Martinsburg, J.C. Orr & Son, Inc., and the Van Zandt VA Medical Center will be inducted Oct.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTDollar Tree buys Family Dollar YORK - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTRed Lobster focuses on quality YORK - Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and stacking the food higher on plates, as is the style at fancier restaurants.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT