The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 3 Aug 2015 02:33:01 EDTMon, 3 Aug 2015 02:33:01 EDT Valley Presbyterian marks 225th anniversary Valley Presbyterian Church, 6709 Kettle Road, Tyrone, celebrated its 225th anniversary with homecoming weekend festivities from July 24-26.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTReligious sister from Altoona celebrates her golden jubilee - Sister Sara Marie Wojcik celebrated her golden jubilee at a special Mass of thanksgiving at Caritas Christi, motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity in Greensburg on July 12.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTThree First UM praise bands to perform in Hollidaysburg First United Methodist Church of Hollidaysburg will be having a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Canal Basin Park in Hollidaysburg. Three praise bands - Cross Connection, Crimson Harmony Project and Vox Nova - from the church performing.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTSt. Patrick's festival to include games, food - St. Patrick's Parish in Newry will hold its 32nd annual "Festival in the Shade" Aug. 7, 8 and 9.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTSweet potato avoidance disappears with first bite's talk about sweet potatoes, shall we? Specifically, let's talk about sweet potatoes and yams, because they are two entirely different animals (uh, vegetables). I found myself pondering the yam/sweet potato connection the other day.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT