The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/category.detail/nav/738/Area Lifeen-usFri, 30 Sep 2016 19:35:24 EDTFri, 30 Sep 2016 19:35:24 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssPrincesses for a day: Beautiful You Pageant puts focus on special needshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/645682.htmlSitting in the stands at a Miracle League game watching her son play baseball, Angela Ebersole started thinking about other special needs activities and realized there are not many glamorous opportunities for girls.Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTHistory served: Cooking up 18th-century dinner is hard, but fun and educationalhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/645602.htmlSINKING VALLEY - The hostess warned: Don't fill up on the first course. It was hard not to because you wanted to taste everything -all 10 dishes. And that didn't include a roll, the second course's five accompaniments and two desserts.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTArea man to compete on 'Voice'http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/645351.htmlViewers of NBC's "The Voice" will see some local musical talent this season.Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTEarth Matters: Hottest summer calls to remembrance coldest summerhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/645348.htmlSummer officially ended on Thursday, and it will most likely mark the conclusion of the warmest summer season since worldwide records began in 1880. The hottest three-month spell ever recorded was this past June, July and August.Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT'Star'-filled nights: Special ASO concerts to feature music of John Williamshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/645347.htmlThe Altoona Symphony Orchestra is bringing back its former conductor to lead a special pops concert weekend series that also will feature a former area resident who has gone on to a successful piano career in New York.Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT