The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/category.detail/nav/738/Area Lifeen-usFri, 29 Apr 2016 09:52:31 EDTFri, 29 Apr 2016 09:52:31 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssStudent 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 EDTEarth Matters: Caution must be used when dealing with plasticshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/635057.htmlPlastics have been both a blessing and a curse. Practically nonexistent a century ago, plastics are now part of a large number of man-made items, devices and packages.Sat, 23 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTOver a barrel: How to reduce runoff at homehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/635056.htmlJoyce Stoehr grew up in the Loop Station area of Hollidaysburg with a farmer for a father who would shut off the pump if he thought his children were using too much water.Sat, 23 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT