The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:57:13 EDTWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:57:13 EDT Words: Throw a healthy, hassle-free holiday appetizer party I love the most about the holiday season is the opportunity to share food with family and friends. Instead of stressing over a large meal, I usually host get-togethers where appetizers are the main event.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTBell ringer doesn't allow disease slow her down Fenchak of Ebensburg is an excellent musician, at one time playing the trumpet, her fingers flying over the valves to play the quick eighth notes.Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTGarden Notes: Books can make great gifts for your family's gardeners for a gift for a gardener? Consider one or more of the following books. I find myself referring to them often. "Spring Flowers of the Northeast" by Carol Gracie (ISBN 978-0-691-14466-5).Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe power of bells: Bell choirs 'make you think of heavenly things''s something about Christmas that gets people thinking about bells, said Ann Makin of South Ebensburg. She should know.Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT'Birdman' leads Screen Actors Guild noms ANGELES - The dark show-business comedy "Birdman" soared with a leading four Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, including best ensemble cast.Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT