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Education can help solve myths of mental illness

July 3, 2015 There are numerous myths about mental illness. more »»

Eich vs. the teachers: Who is real bully?

July 2, 2015 I agree with the teachers and union who have been writing in against Senator John Eichelberger bullying the poor teachers. more »»

Ward needs to prove she supports education

July 2, 2015 I read with great interest in Sunday’s Mirror about the Republican-crafted budget bill passing the House and currently heading to the Senate. more »»

‘Malicious’ letter sorely lacking facts

June 30, 2015 While I may agree with the point Francy Eckels of Altoona was attempting to make in a letter to the editor on June 13, I was disappointed in the malicious statement of facts obviously created in th... more »»

Shuster can’t be trusted, either

June 30, 2015 In response to Rep. Bill Shuster’s TPA column, I am impressed by his comments regarding not trusting the president, but one must also comment if anyone trusts Shuster. more »»

Save St. Patrick’s

June 29, 2015 The song, “The House That Built Me,” could easily be turned into “The School That Built Me.” Friendships and values are a part of the fabric woven into each child in the early years of education. more »»

Website creating political sham

June 26, 2015 This may seem like a trivial matter, but nothing is too trivial for the progressive, politically correct mind to create, especially with a website. more »»

Local political leadership lacking

June 25, 2015 As a lifelong member of the Altoona area, as well as being 65 years of age, I’ve seen and heard a lot of local politicians come and go. more »»

Tips on tracking gas

June 25, 2015 To accurately measure miles per gallon in a vehicle, it is a good idea to fill up the fuel tank before beginning a test. more »»

York state senator has Eichelberger’s back

June 24, 2015 I am responding to your June 10 article titled ‘Eichelberger targets teachers’ emails’. I am writing to applaud Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. and urge his constituents to support him in his efforts. more »»

Salvation Army clients ‘not living off taxpayers’

June 23, 2015 In a letter to the editor on June 13, Francy Eckels of Altoona writes that transients living off the taxpayers at The Salvation Army should get off their butts and pull weeds and pick up trash along... more »»

Teachers overstepped during work hours

June 23, 2015 In the June 10 Mirror, the headline said “Eichelberger targets teachers’ emails. more »»

Finally, responsible pension reform

June 20, 2015 The Morrison Cove Blair County Republican Club commends prime bill sponsor, Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. more »»

Finally, responsible pension reform

June 20, 2015 The Morrison Cove Blair County Republican Club commends prime bill sponsor, Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. more »»

Asclepias family needs protection

June 19, 2015 Two summers ago, I spoke with a man at a store parking lot in Logan Township, just off I-99. more »»

Forum to focus on environment

June 19, 2015 As mother and grandmother, I envision eternal life as children, grandchildren, and all children and grandchildren of future generations, inseparable from our life supporting planet earth. more »»

Eichelberger’s attitude shortchanging teachers

June 18, 2015 Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr.’s unrelenting attacks on public school teachers are borderline obscene. more »»

Religious Freedom Act needs some changes

June 18, 2015 Concerning the Inter­national Religious Freedom Act (IRF), I sent our Pennsyl­vania senators, U.S. Sens. Bob Casey Jr. more »»

Misplaced priorities

June 17, 2015 Pennsylvania ranks number five in the nation in the corruption sweepstakes. Our legislators have been receiving jail time one after the other, and Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. more »»

Protect drinking water

June 17, 2015 Canoe Creek is a great spot for fishing year-round. The nearby lake, wetlands, mature forests and fields provide the preferred landscape for migrating birds and other wildlife. more »»

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