The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 20 Aug 2014 18:28:14 EDTWed, 20 Aug 2014 18:28:14 EDT US won't stop confronting Islamic State - The Northeast Conference men's basketball playoffs start tonight, but for the sixth time in the last eight years, St. Francis is not a part of the eight-team field.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:19:15 EDTPakistan army chief wants negotiated end to rally Bedford's Ryan Easter, Claysburg-Kimmel's Josh Brown, Chestnut Ridge's Tyler Dibert and Moshannon Valley's James Stodart, stepping onto a mat at the Giant Center this morning for the PIAA Class AA Championships will give them mixed emotions.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:07:46 EDTIsraeli premier: 'We will not stop' Gaza operation C. Leonard, 87, Roaring Spring, formerly of Williamsburg, died Tuesday. He was born in Williamsburg, son of Nathan and Mary Leonard.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:59:13 EDTMilitants use British killer as propaganda the Altoona Area school board decides to close Wright Elementary School and turn Washington-Jefferson Elementary School into a preschool, all of the elementary schools in the district will be affecte.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:45:35 EDTWHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350 PARK - Football coach Bill O'Brien and other Penn State coaches will take part in the second annual Coaches Caravan tour this spring, making 12 stops beginning April 30.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:12:04 EDT