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Board is lucky to have Vonada

May 2, 2015 I would like to voice my support for school board member, Robert Vonada. He has become the recent target of a few fellow board members who have called for his resignatio. more »»

Fulare a good father, honest, trustworthy

May 2, 2015 I have the privilege of calling Jerry Fulare my father. He has always been the most honest, trustworthy, respectable, reliable, man and leader that I know. more »»

Kelly helped put a stop to possible water lease

May 2, 2015 Bruce Kelley has a voting record that simply cannot be compared to any other candidate that is running for mayor. That’s why I’m supporting him for the mayoral election. more »»

Kaneskiki inspires through mentoring

May 2, 2015 In my opinion, Lois Kaneshiki will work tirelessly to advocate for our children and the taxpayer. I’ve known Kaneshiki and her family for many years; she is ambitious, committed and honest. more »»

Erb would be dedicated as commissioner

May 2, 2015 For many years, I’ve remained uninvolved in politics because of my disillusionment with candidates that I’d believed in. Finally, there is a candidate that I can endorse without any reservation. more »»

Youth should decide who wins elections

May 2, 2015 I agree with limiting terms, but for voters. At age 18, they would cast their first vote and 10 years later, at 28, their last one. They would be the only eligible voter. more »»

Tomassetti solves issues

May 1, 2015 I’m voting for Terry Tomassetti because the county’s financial condition has improved considerably under his leadershi. more »»

Pacifico cares about city

May 1, 2015 Matthew Pacifico was the first mayor to come to my neighborhood, concerning blighted homes. Lee Slusser, who is also concerned about blight, came with him. more »»

Starr has drive, attitude

May 1, 2015 This primary election offers many opportunities that can be labeled as “new,” among them would be our newly approved form of city government. Altoona will now utilize a full-time mayor — also, new. more »»

Eichelberger should embrace common sense

April 30, 2015 Even though the state Legislature, including Republicans in his own party, has twice voted down his “paycheck protection” legislation, Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. more »»

Kelley right man

April 30, 2015 On Nov. 4, 2014, the citizens of Altoona elected to change our form of government — this vote greatly increased the role and responsibilities of the mayor. more »»

Erb understands future

April 30, 2015 Blair County needs strong leadership from our next county commissioner, and Bruce Erb is that person. more »»

Erb ‘ideal candidate’

April 30, 2015 It was my privilege to work with Bruce Erb for many years. more »»

Kelley most qualified

April 30, 2015 Bruce Kelley is, without a doubt, the most qualified candidate for the mayoral position in Altoona. more »»

Recycle appropriately

April 29, 2015 I would personally like to acknowledge Frankstown Township for the recycling center at the township building. It is convenient and keeping pace with environmental concerns. more »»

Tomassetti aids farmers

April 29, 2015 I have worked in agriculture, Blair County’s largest industry, my entire life, and I am voting for Terry Tomassetti for commissioner in the upcoming Republican primary. more »»

In support of Erb

April 29, 2015 I am writing to support Bruce Erb for Blair County commissioner. I have known Erb both personally and professionally for more than 30 years. more »»

Fulare teaches values

April 29, 2015 I have known Jerry Fulare as my best friend’s father. He is a loving father and very involved with his family. more »»

Erb will hit right notes

April 29, 2015 The following letter is in support of Bruce Erb, candidate for county commissioner. Erb is a friend whom I have known for over five decades. This French horn player is a supporter of the art. more »»

Metzgar experienced

April 29, 2015 This year the Republican county commissioner race offers voters a chance to bring someone new to county government: Joe Metzgar. more »»

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