The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 4 Jul 2015 09:55:24 EDTSat, 4 Jul 2015 09:55:24 EDT keep hospital staff busy and popping throughout city neighborhoods, as they shower streets and sidewalks with colored sparks and smoke, fireworks are seemingly unavoidable on Independence Da.Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTPark managers advise patience the smoke clears after Fourth of July fireworks shows tonight, people will have to take a deep breath because they won't likely be able to burst out of their parking spac.Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTPolice: City man broke into yard sale store Altoona man faces dozens of charges after police say he broke into a Pleasant Valley Boulevard store in January. Terry L. Rightenour, 52, of 413 19th St.Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTAntis tweaks garbage ordinance - Antis Township supervisors voted Thursday to advertise a solid waste ordinance that became somewhat controversial at their June meeting. The new draft does away with much of what was controversial, township officials said.Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTLodging properties expect few vacancies County visitors looking for a place to stay during the holiday weekend may need to keep their fingers crossed because some area hotel officials report there will be few vacancies.Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT