The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usSat, 28 Nov 2015 14:57:02 EDTSat, 28 Nov 2015 14:57:02 EDT Notes: Bayberries part of tradition around the holiday season Black Friday ads, chestnuts roasting on open fires and the smell of bayberry candles, I'm on sensory overload, and it's not even December! Northern bayberry, myrica pensylvanica, is a native shrub. (The spelling of pensylvanica is correct.Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTGroovy gabbing: SAMA curator to discuss psychedelic poster art 1960s counterculture, centered around San Francisco, produced some amazing art in the form of psychedelic posters that remain popular with collectors today and are part of the permanent collection of the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at...Sat, 28 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTObama honors Streisand, Spielberg, Yogi Berra, more - President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl.Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTMaking old new again: Green re-gifting can make Christmas special at Christmas - or any other time of the year - has a bad reputation, but there are plenty of ways to give gifts from the heart - and the closet - that will delight the recipient, particularly if you can figure a way to repurpose them.Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDTStudent of the Month: Brynne Nagy, Central Cambria High School 17 Grade: Senior Family: Parents, Thomas and Wendy Nagy, both 52, and sister Kyrah Nagy, 22 Accomplishments: Four years in Central Cambria musical theater productions, including a role in this year's show, "The Secret Garden," as Martha.Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EDT