The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:56:12 EDTWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:56:12 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssHoliday taxi service can help save liveshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600488.htmlThanksgiving Eve is considered to be one of the most popular drinking nights of the year. In an effort to prevent DUIs and save lives this holiday season, Blair County Drug and Alcohol Program Inc.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTAct 9 drained pensionshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/600075.htmlPennsylvania has a $47 billion plus pension deficit, and here is how it came about: In 2000, there wasn't a deficit in either the Public School Employees' Retirement System or the State Employees' Retirement System pension funds.Thu, 11 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTLeave guns at homehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/599989.htmlI read the sad story of Hugo Baez. I have a suggestion for him and all young men like him: Leave the guns at home. Then, if a scuffle arises, they should have an old-fashioned fist fight.Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTHonesty appreciatedhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/599990.htmlThe Saturday after Thanksgiving was going to be special, and it was in many ways. My husband and I were driving up to DuBois to visit and celebrate Thanksgiving with our sons and family. On our way there, we stopped at Sheetz in Philipsburg.Wed, 10 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTStory on cat lover warms the hearthttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/599896.htmlI wish to respond to the Dec. 2 letter to the editor entitled "Waste of space." I always check out the latest fashion on the stone cat on Pine Street as I enter Hollidaysburg. It never fails to make me smile.Tue, 9 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT