The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:34:35 EDTThu, 29 Sep 2016 19:34:35 EDT Day without Jerry was a time when Labor Day belonged to Jerry Lewis and his MDA telethon.<p> Sure, there were big moments like the Frank Sinatra-engineered reunion of Dean Martin and Jerry in 1976.Mon, 5 Sep 2016 05:33:03 EDTFarewell, Charlie,-Charlie.htmlThe Pirates will have a reunion of their 1971 World Series team this weekend, and the most obscure player won't be there.<p> Charlie Sands, the third-string catcher, died on Aug. 22 in Naples, FL at 6.Wed, 31 Aug 2016 04:17:29 EDTRemembering Roberto would have been Roberto Clemente's 82nd birthday.<p> The circumstances of his death have made him an almost mystical figure, especially for those who weren't around when he played. Any sense of proportion has been lost over the years.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:12:25 EDTRemembering Chilly Billy Cardille died yesterday. Even though he was 87, that's still a little hard to believe.<p> Word was that his cancer diagnosis was grave, but he'd overcome so much befor.Fri, 22 Jul 2016 06:56:23 EDTThe 2016 Contest is Here season starts in a week, and that means it's time for the annual Guess How Many Games The Pirates Will Win Contest. <P> It couldn't be easier, and -- unlike Powerball -- it's fre.Sun, 27 Mar 2016 03:12:37 EDT