The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 1 Sep 2014 18:11:14 EDTMon, 1 Sep 2014 18:11:14 EDT businesses finding success in city lacking racial and ethnic diversity Los Angeles native has created a small island of diversity in Altoona - which, according to a 2012 Penn State study, is one of the least racially and ethnically diverse metropolitan areas in the U.S.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTCeremony to honor crewman thousand feet above France, their cockpit ablaze and bullets ripping through their B-17 bomber, five men donned parachutes and leaped for safety on Sept. 6, 1943.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTLabor union president proud of success locally many celebrate Labor Day with barbeques and family picnics, the holiday, first recognized as a federal holiday in 1894, originally began as a celebration of the labor movement in the United States.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTBurgi's ride continues to grow - With the first blare of the air horn Sunday, dozens of leather-clad bikers strapped on their helmets and checked their gear. With the second, 10 minutes later, they mounted up and roared off toward the open road.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTWoman stays busy in Grange Baughman grew up in the Grange. "I am a member of the fourth generation of my family, my daughters are the fifth generation," the Duncansville area woman said. "I helped serve at the banquets from the time I could walk.Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT