The Altoona Mirror Lifeen-usFri, 29 Apr 2016 09:52:31 EDTFri, 29 Apr 2016 09:52:31 EDT of the month: Nicholas Patrick Philipsburg-Osceola High School 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 food, 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 event 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 plastics 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 home 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