The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:57:13 EDTWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:57:13 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssTasty Words: Throw a healthy, hassle-free holiday appetizer partyhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600466.htmlWhat 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 downhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600231.htmlCarolyn 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 gardenershttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600226.htmlStumped 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'http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600230.htmlThere'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 nomshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600066.htmlLOS 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