The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/category.detail/nav/725/Local Businessen-usThu, 26 May 2016 20:21:48 EDTThu, 26 May 2016 20:21:48 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssBriefcasehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/637240.htmlLocal foreclosure rates fall CoreLogic data shows that the rate of Altoona area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.09 percent for March 2016, a decrease of 0.09 percentage points compared with March 2015.Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTLumber inspector makes the gradehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/637031.htmlFRANKSTOWN - Robert Pittman had a choice. "I could either stay here or move down south," said Pittman, 48, an Everett native. He had been a lumber inspector for 28 years. He would buy lumber from sawmills and then inspect or "grade" the wood.Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT16 Mirror news, sports staffers win state awardshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/637033.htmlA total of 16 members of the Altoona Mirror newsroom team, along with the Mirror sports staff, earned recognition in several national and statewide awards competitions.Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTBehind the deskhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/637044.htmlCompany name: WR Barnhart Auto Sales, or Barnharts Address: 1368 Mill Run Road, Altoona Telephone number: 942-9172 Position: Owner Years with company: I have been with the company for 36 years.Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTWorkplacehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/637049.htmlNew hires and promotions -- Allen Thompson is the new broker/ owner of Howard Hanna Johnston Realty Services, Altoona. Thompson has more than 28 years in the real estate and right of way fields.Sun, 22 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT