The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 25 Jul 2016 02:03:28 EDTMon, 25 Jul 2016 02:03:28 EDT Craft workers scarce contractors across the country say they are having a difficult time finding qualified craft workers to fill key jobs.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTBrothers make hunting trips for big game, good causes many, vacation means sandy beaches and resorts. For the Zelanko brothers, it's an annual hunting trip, sometimes halfway across the worl.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTBlair County updates reassessment info on website - Blair County has updated its website by posting more reassessment-related information including appeal forms, instructions and an 85-page document explaining the codes used in identifying properties and their features.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTWoman, 90, killed in fire Altoona woman died Saturday when a fire broke out at her home at 5104 Oak Ave. Leona Farrell, 90, who resided alone, was pronounced dead at the scene by Blair County Coroner Patricia Ross at 9:55 p..Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTAWA project under budget Altoona Water Authority may spend about $415,000 less than expected to clean and line a water main in preparation for the renovation of Bellwood dam. The authority initially budgeted a total of $1.Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT