Schirf is more than great former mayor
I feel the former Altoona Mayor William Schirf needs to be recognized for being perhaps one of the Altoona’s finest leaders.
The purpose for this letter is much more that his being a great mayor; he is also a great neighbor.
This past year, the former mayor received a call from a neighbor complaining of chest pains. He acted accordingly and helped this man get to the hospital in time to save his life.
I have been on both sides of these scenario. Bill Schirf’s actions are to be admired.
We all ought to be this type of neighbor and friend.
This shows the character of a unselfish individual to help when a time of need arises.
David F. Servello