The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/category.detail/nav/738/Area Lifeen-usSat, 30 Apr 2016 01:10:24 EDTSat, 30 Apr 2016 01:10:24 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssGarden Notes: Gardeners, take heed! Don't plant anything on Thursdayhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/635563.htmlDon't plant anything on Thursday! May 5 is Ascension Thursday. For millennia, crops haven't been planted on that day. Ancient people lived their lives around observable things like the seasons, the sun, the moon and the stars.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTSweet harmony: Oak Ridge Boys to sing in Altoona; will meet again with fanhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/635562.htmlTammy Rhodes of Clappertown has a softball signed by The Oak Ridge Boys when they previously came to Altoona, but when the group returns next month, for a concert May 11 at the Blair County?Convention?Center, she's not sure if she'll ask them to...Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTStudent of the month: Nicholas Patrick Philipsburg-Osceola High Schoolhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/635408.htmlAge: 18 Grade: 12 Family: Eugene and Melissa Patrick (parents), Erika and Alison Patrick (sisters) Future goals: To attend Kent State University, major in architecture and earn a master's degree.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTDowntown Night Market: Altoona event promises fun, music and foodhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/635407.htmlFood, music and other entertainment, along with shopping opportunities, will be featured at the Downtown Night Market, a relatively new event that promises to show off the amenities of the central business district.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTBrewing up a good time: Hundreds of beers on tap at annual Pints for Pets charity eventhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/635308.htmlThis year's Pints for Pets is expecting 90 brewers from as far away as California and could very well sell out, said its chairma.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT