The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Blogsen-usThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:10:20 EDTThu, 24 Jul 2014 04:10:20 EDT civic duty're right, it's been a while. <P> I had jury duty. It was only two days, but I've discovered that jury duty is a great catch-all excuse. People nod knowingly and don't ask any questions, so it works.Fri, 4 Jul 2014 05:21:28 EDTThanks for playing!!.htmlThe Guess How Many Games The Pirates Will Win contest is now closed for 2014. <P> Thanks to everyone who has entered. You will receive a confirmation e-mail of your entry in the next few days. <P> Enjoy the season.Thu, 3 Apr 2014 03:01:39 EDTLast Call is it. <P> This is the last day to enter the Guess How Many Games The Pirates Will Win contest. <P> The deadline is 7:05 p.m. this evening, Wednesday April 2. <P> You need two numbers: 1.Wed, 2 Apr 2014 06:53:00 EDTContest Time Again is here, and so is the annual Guess How Many Games The Pirates Will Win This Season contest. <P> It's easy. Your entry will consist of two numbers: <P> 1.Thu, 20 Mar 2014 04:51:04 EDTSo long, Pally,-Pally.htmlThe first time I sat in the press box was a Friday night in April of 1974, Astros at Pirates. <P> I was a teenager, trying to be as unobtrusive as possible, fearing that at any moment some sensible adult would come along to throw me ou.Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:50:58 EDT