The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 26 Nov 2015 01:56:41 EDTThu, 26 Nov 2015 01:56:41 EDT honors Streisand, Spielberg, Yogi Berra, more - President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl.Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTMaking old new again: Green re-gifting can make Christmas special at Christmas - or any other time of the year - has a bad reputation, but there are plenty of ways to give gifts from the heart - and the closet - that will delight the recipient, particularly if you can figure a way to repurpose them.Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTStudent of the Month: Brynne Nagy, Central Cambria High School 17 Grade: Senior Family: Parents, Thomas and Wendy Nagy, both 52, and sister Kyrah Nagy, 22 Accomplishments: Four years in Central Cambria musical theater productions, including a role in this year's show, "The Secret Garden," as Martha.Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT'Tis the season: Personalize a gift basket with Blair County food the holiday shopping season about to kick into full gear, are you already looking for that perfect Christmas present for the hard-to-buy-for loved one? Or that relative who has moved away and misses home? Or the deployed soldier? How about a...Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTTheater review: 'Good Kids' examines effects of choices State Centre Stage's "Good Kids" delivers a clear message in 360 degrees that's both complex and simple. Everyone, of every age and gender, is a good kid - capable of doing the right thing for ourselves and each other.Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT