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Carrying gun into church is not ‘unconscionable’

April 21, 2015 The recent gun incident at the Cathedral has ignited the inevitable onslaught of those clamoring for answers to questions such as “Why would an individual carry a gun into the Cathedral?” I have no... more »»

Good old boys running GVMA

April 20, 2015 When will it end? I refer to the increase in sewer rates by the Glendale Valley Municipal Authority. Originally, it was supposed to be about $35 per month. more »»

Many school retirees contribute significantly

April 20, 2015 As a retired school employee, I was very disturbed by the comments made in a recent letter to the editor by Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. and Rep. John McGinnis regarding pension reform issues. more »»

Supporting Kelley as city’s next mayor

April 20, 2015 As a proud Altoonan, I’m supporting and voting for Bruce Kelley for mayor, and I encourage the voters to do the same. Kelley is actively involved in the community. more »»

Eichelberger position on pension perplexing

April 20, 2015 I am perplexed by Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr.’s remarks and actions. more »»

Frontino top choice as Logan supervisor

April 20, 2015 Logan Township voters have a choice of electing Ed Frontino, the incumbent who has shown he wants positive change and has represented his constituents well, as opposed to his opponent, Jerry Fulare,... more »»

State rep supports Tomassetti, Frontino

April 20, 2015 As a state representative, I try to attend as many county and municipal meetings as possible because it affords me an excellent perspective on how state government impacts our local communitie. more »»

Kelley has track record to be Altoona mayor

April 20, 2015 This upcoming mayoral primary is one of the most important races in Altoona’s recent history. more »»

Frontino offers balance in Logan Township

April 20, 2015 The importance of our right to vote has no greater impact than that seen at the level of local government. more »»

Shuster vote to deny gas exports mystifying

April 20, 2015 On Jan. 28, the House defeated a Democratic bid to deny natural gas exports under HR 351 to state sponsors of terrorism or to countries or firms that use cyber attacks to steal U.S. more »»

Young musicians represent themselves, community well

April 19, 2015 It has become common practice for each generation to point out the flaws in their offspring. more »»

Eichelberger, McGinnis should be ones sorry

April 18, 2015 I thought I had seen everything, and then I read the letter in the Mirror from two Pennsylvania legislators (Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. and Rep. more »»

Kaneshiki ‘sensible’

April 18, 2015 Hollidaysburg voters: I am writing to implore you to vote for a sensible voice on the Hollidaysburg Area School Board. This voice is Lois Kaneshiki. more »»

Support Hinkledire

April 18, 2015 I’m writing in support of Kelli Hinkledire, a candidate for Hollidaysburg Area School District School Boar. more »»

Radio formats must be salable

April 16, 2015 I live in Johnstown and listen to the radio almost all of the time, as I travel from place to place. more »»

Support Kaneshiki

April 16, 2015 I urge all voters in the Hollidaysburg Area School District to vote for Lois Kaneshiki for school board. You couldn’t have a more hard-working person on the board. more »»

Good Samaritan gesture story worth telling

April 15, 2015 I wanted to take a minute to applaud a nice gentleman who helped me with car trouble. I drove two hours from my current address to my old hometown of Hollidaysburg. more »»

Likes easy listening, too

April 15, 2015 I am another senior citizen seeking “easy listening” radio. I’ve spent hours trying to find a station but have had no luck. more »»

Dogs deserve better

April 15, 2015 I hope the idiot in Claysburg who left her dog out to freeze to death and the jackass who hit the dog between Newry and Duncansville both suffer the sam. more »»

Local legislators need civics lesson

April 14, 2015 In a recent letter to the Mirror, State Senator John H. Eichelberger Jr. and State Representative John McGinnis demonstrated a shocking lack of knowledge regarding the Legislative proces. more »»

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