The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 2 Oct 2014 12:09:48 EDTThu, 2 Oct 2014 12:09:48 EDT Ebola from afar Ebola breakout in West Africa may seem like miles away, but it strikes at the heart of some people in the area. Among them is the Rev. Dr.Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTFirst Lutheran pastor likes hiking Rev. Dr. Barry R. Folmar has been working as an interim pastor at First Lutheran Church in Altoona since the beginning of the year.Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTFound treasure does not always bring happiness Steinbeck's literary genus is well known, but not many have read his penetrating little book called "The Pearl." Steinbeck's story begins with a poor Mexican pearl diver named Kino.Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTEcumenical lectures to feature Baptist - The Mount Aloysius College Office of Mission Integration will hold the Ecumenical Luncheon and Lecture for Fall at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in the Cosgrave Center Meeting Rooms. The luncheon is open to clergy and congregational leader.Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTSFU to host health ministry conference - Saint Francis University will present a health ministry conference from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in Room 213/214 at the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT