The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 21 Aug 2014 13:36:50 EDTThu, 21 Aug 2014 13:36:50 EDT 24 years, man to be freed in Pa. arson casehttp://www.altoonamirror.com should take advantage of the freedom offered by home rule, if a referendum in the primary election succeeds and a government study commission recommends a shift to that form of municipal government, according to a pair of experts who spoke...Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:17:31 EDTCorrection: Retired Priest-Abuse storyhttp://www.altoonamirror.com Mark L. Bartchak of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown believes Pope Francis will bring the people of the Catholic church together.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:13:20 EDTParks Service bans drones over Appalachian Trailhttp://www.altoonamirror.com CITY (AP) - Argentine Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope, the first ever from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium. He chose the name Pope Francis. Cardinals elected a new pope to lead the world's 1.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:55:23 EDTUPS says 51 retail stores breached by malwarehttp://www.altoonamirror.com pleased Almighty God to call his daughter Mildred of Altoona home on Monday, freeing her from the bonds of a severe aortic valve stenosis. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Giuseppe and Rose (Fenelli) Ruscito.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:15:59 EDTPa. hopes to put out underground fire near airporthttp://www.altoonamirror.com Louise McKelvey, 89, Hollidaysburg, died March 3, 2013, at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. She was born in Lakemont, daughter of the late William M. and Junie (Price) Dotzler. She married Clair E. McKelvey on Dec. 16, 1940, in Cumberland, Md.Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:51:53 EDT