The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 26 May 2015 06:25:23 EDTTue, 26 May 2015 06:25:23 EDT deserves respect are conflicting claims about the origins of Memorial Day. While decorating the graves of soldiers is said to have been an ancient custom, it's believed that in this country the practice dates back to before the Civil War.Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTCharter schools need to embrace transparency, too Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools is resisting an effort by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association to obtain charters' financial information.Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTCameras should be priority shouldn't need a pilot program for use of cameras in highway work zones to deter speeding.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTAllied deserves thanks 90 years, the Allied Volunteer Firemen's Association of Blair County promoted skill, professionalism and camaraderie among those whose concern, dedication and commitment to service compelled them to donate their time - and oftentimes risk their...Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTEmbrace the act of voting you are a registered voter, take time today to vote. And if you're not registered, make a vow to be registered before the general election in November.Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT