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PSU Altoona crew shows its kindness

August 5, 2014 Thumbs up to the PSU Altoona maintenance crew that rescued a baby killdeer that had fallen into a drain in the campus parking lot. more »»

Follow France’s lead

August 4, 2014 I’d rather be a good man than a king. I don’t want anyone to follow me or be like me. more »»

Full of ‘half truths’

August 4, 2014 Suhail Shafi’s letter of July 25 calling for an end to Israel’s “assaults” in Gaza and accusing Israel of war crimes is probably one of the most blatant attempts at misleading the public I’ve ever... more »»

Missing cup of tea

August 2, 2014 As reported in the July 21 Altoona Mirror, the Blair County Tea Party held a festival at Legion Park. more »»

Toomey picks banks over senior citizens

August 1, 2014 Is there no low to which Senator Pat Toomey won’t sink? I recently read an editorial that pointed out that Toomey is one of the supporters of a bill that would eliminate funding for a program that... more »»

Gulich Township’s next tax hike not necessary

July 31, 2014 Recently an ordinance was adopted by Gulich Township regarding a 1 mill tax increase to fund the Ramey Fire Company. more »»

Finds jury duty chilling experience

July 30, 2014 Recently, I was summoned for jury duty for the first time in my life, and I found performing my civic duty a chilling experience. more »»

Cartoon selection poor

July 30, 2014 Whoever does the cartoons that defile the president of the United States should be ashamed. President Obama was elected twice — by a majority of votes. more »»

Don’t underestimate role of unions

July 29, 2014 The anti-union rhetoric that has been used of late is troubling to me. Some people in the area are drinking too much of the GOP’s “kool-ai. more »»

Hollidaysburg deserves more transparency

July 28, 2014 My family has been in Hollidaysburg for less than two years, and in that time we have had only a few casual interactions with the Hollidaysburg polic. more »»

Comments sexist

July 28, 2014 With regard to the letter to the editor from John K. Coyle, I would like to know if he has an M.D. more »»

Old neighborhoods are deteriorating

July 26, 2014 Older people remember how old neighborhoods were great places to live. Many are now to the point that they are disgusting eyesores. more »»

Stop Israel’s assaults

July 25, 2014 The ongoing assault by Israel against the long-besieged Gaza Strip has led to the death of more than 800 Palestinians, most of whom were civilians, women and children included, already bearing the... more »»

Enforce speed limit

July 25, 2014 Tony Febbo’s letter to editor (July 5) is one of the big things that is wrong with this area. Everyone thinks that they should only obey the laws that they like. more »»

Candidates should sign People’s Pledge

July 24, 2014 It’s only July, and negative campaign ads have already begun in the PA gubernatorial race. Since the U.. more »»

Outlaw abortion to save unborn babies

July 24, 2014 I have noticed that people have different opinions on abortion. And even teenagers talk about and have different opinions. more »»

Help protect children, pets in hot cars

July 23, 2014 If you watch the national news, you are aware of the tragic “Hot Car Death” case going on in Marietta, Ga. A father left his 22-month-old son, Cooper, in the hot car for seven hour. more »»

Enforce speed limits no matter town’s size

July 22, 2014 In the July 5 Altoona Mirror, Tony Febbo of Altoona expressed opposition to the use of radar speed detection in “every little speed trap township,” and he cited Duncansville Borough as an exampl. more »»

Shift taking place

July 22, 2014 The technological advancements in renewable energy has made solar and wind power more efficient and cheaper than ever imagined. more »»

Don’t sell teachers short

July 19, 2014 I am writing this in response to the letter written by David Gallagher in the July 11 edition of the Mirror. more »»

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