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There are options beyond Trump

September 21, 2016 Both Republicans and Democrats share some basic values that affect the quality of life of most Americans. more »»

Kaneshiki comments ‘poorly informed’

September 20, 2016 At last week’s Hollidaysburg Area School Board meeting, Superintendent Robert Gildea presented a reasonable request to create an entry-level long-term substitute (not permanent) kindergarten positio... more »»

Couple grateful for area’s kindness

September 20, 2016 I’m so glad I live in this area of Pennsylvania. The people are so wonderful and once again, they came to our rescue. My husband fell in a doctor’s parking lot. more »»

Kaneshiki thinking ‘total embarrassment’

September 20, 2016 Unbelieveable is the only word that can be used to describe the events at the recent Hollidaysburg Area School Board meeting in regards to the attempt to hire a full-time substitute teacher for... more »»

Cat problem needs solution, not complaints

September 20, 2016 The issue of feral cats brought forth at the city council meeting on Wednesday, Sept. more »»

End Shuster dynasty by voting Halvorson

September 20, 2016 The two-party political system is entrenched with special-interest donor elites. Lobbyist and donor class money has corrupted the way government should be run. more »»

Sedlock is lone ‘true Democrat’

September 20, 2016 Democrats in the 9th Congressional District: Do not vote a straight Democratic ticket in the November election. more »»

Simple solution to tired students

September 19, 2016 I would like to help the college student who complained in a letter the other day that the school day starts too early, making it impossible to get enough slee. more »»

Trump victory would be ‘super’

September 19, 2016 Fall is approaching, and with it comes football season. We spend much time watching and calculating our point averages for our team and anticipating which team will ultimately win the Super Bowl. more »»

Trump could rescue country

September 17, 2016 Our country is at the edge of a cliff. Do we go over the edge with Hillary Clinton or get pulled back by Donald Trump? Trump believes in putting America first, not trying to be the world’s policema. more »»

Logan police officers earn their stripes

September 17, 2016 Logan Township Chief Tim Mercer and Officer Cory Roland deserve credit. It is heartwarming to see a police force so involved in public safety. more »»

Double standard on Trump, Clinton

September 17, 2016 In the Sept. 3 Mirror, there was another opinion by someone from Altoona calling Hillary Clinton a liar. more »»

Pedophilia not limited to Catholic Church

September 16, 2016 This letter is in reference to many of the letters in the Mirror about the grand jury report on sex abuse in the Catholic Church. more »»

Legislators ‘don’t care’ about your tax relief

September 16, 2016 No legislator in Harrisburg is serious about tax relief for property owners, including the Johns — Sen. Eichelberger Jr., R-Blair, and Rep. McGinnis, R-Altoona. more »»

Diocese as ‘partner’ lacks common sense

September 15, 2016 The recent news article that the Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Diocese, with Bishop Mark Bartchak, will partner with state and local officials to combat sexual abuse, is shocking. more »»

Start of school day should be pushed back

September 14, 2016 The alarm going off at 7 a.m. is the most dreaded sound of all students across the border. more »»

PSU Altoona students should park for free

September 12, 2016 I am writing this in regards to last Tuesday’s article on Penn State Altoona’s parking issues. more »»

Lakemont puts cap on its season

September 12, 2016 Hats off to Lakemont Park for the very enjoyable way to end the summer. There was a variety of things to do. Ricky Lee put on a great concert with a tribute to veterans and the labor force of America. more »»

Church must stress prevention

September 10, 2016 This is one of the most difficult letters for me to write, as it is a desperate criticism of my church. more »»

Shining salute to patriotism

September 9, 2016 If you read Colin Kaepernick’s biography in Wikipedia, you will learn that he has had nothing but success in both the classroom and in athletics. more »»

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