The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:16:08 EDTThu, 30 Oct 2014 10:16:08 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSpecial needs beauty pageant to be held Saturdayhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/597031.htmlAngela Ebersole of Claysburg, who launched a pageant for special-needs women last year, never dreamed that when she and her husband pulled over to help a woman by the side of the road that they would meet a young woman who's wanted to be in a...Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTJoel to perform at Jordan Center on Dec. 5http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/596887.htmlLive Nation has announced that legendary musician Billy Joel will perform at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park on Friday, Dec. 5. The performance marks Joel's first solo headlining appearance at the Jordan Center since 1997.Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTEarth Matters: Recycling common items makes sense for environmenthttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/596689.htmlIt may seem odd that common objects we use almost every day can be connected to serious environmental problems. The automobile, that incredible machine of convenience, is perhaps the most obvious example.Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDTGhost tour of Mishler raises spiritshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/596688.htmlA lot of haunted houses will try to send people screaming in fear from the building. But when ghosts invade the Mishler next week, they'll be more likely to tell you a story than try to scare you off.Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT'A heart of gold': Altoona's Igoe family meets donor family for the first timehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/596687.htmlMore than two years after the unexpected passing of her 12-year-old daughter, Valerie Sinclair listened to her late child's beating heart with a stethoscope through the chest of 17-year-old Dalton Igoe on Monday evenin.Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT