The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 22 Dec 2014 02:59:09 EDTMon, 22 Dec 2014 02:59:09 EDT show crowd pleases organizers of little girls sporting gear from the Disney hit "Frozen" tugged at their mothers' and fathers' hands as they led them into the Jaffa Shrine Sunday afternoon.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPoinsettias, other holiday flowers drive sales after Thanksgiving holiday season may not be as busy as Mother's Day, but it is a very important time of the year for local florists and greenhouse operators. "I would say sales between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve make up about 40 percent of our annual sales.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTSupport staff, wife's cooking help Santa make deliveries the Mirror reporter approached the home of Santa Claus, she had to catch her breath and pause. Her heart was filled with glee. She was so excited to meet her interviewee. This was Santa's big day.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTBlair County prison board updates volunteer policy - The Blair County Prison Board has updated a policy spelling out who can volunteer at the prison. Approved Thursday, the policy states that a criminal record will not automatically disqualify an applicant.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTIRC to buy surveillance cameras to help curtail illegal dumping Intermunicipal Relations Committee is planning to buy security cameras to install at illegal dumping sites in the area. The organization is taking into consideration lessons learned in a recent pilot program involving cameras at one sit.Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT