The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 24 Nov 2015 19:08:49 EDTTue, 24 Nov 2015 19:08:49 EDT Thanksgiving service continues of the 6th Ward will gather at 7 p.m. Tuesday for their 84th Interfaith Community Thanksgiving service. It will be held at Jaggard First United Methodist Church, 1801 Pleasant Valley Blvd.Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTPeople like to associate with those who appear to be on winning side have a question: Are you a BIRGer or a CORFer? No, I'm not typing with a cat on my keyboard. (Although I actually did that once.) BIRG and CORF are acronyms.Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTSpiritual notes lunches -- The Twenty-eighth Street Church of the Brethren, 2800 Union Ave., (across from Tuckahoe Park) will hold its free community soup lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the church fellowship hall.Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTPanel to consider Earth's woes for the Earth is a worldwide concern. Ice caps are melting and drought is occurring on land that was once fertile.Fri, 6 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTPriest feels at home in Altoona Josh Shipman was hoping to start his vocation as a priest in Colorado until he learned about St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Altoon.Fri, 6 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT