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Opinion

Figart would serve city council well

Letters to the Editor

I am writing in support of Terry Figart for Altoona City Council. I believe that Figart would be a valued asset to city council because of his desire to serve his community and assist people. For the past six years, Figart has advocated for abused and neglected children under the care of ...

Dell good choice for Martinsburg Borough

Letters to the Editor

James C. Dell is seeking election to the Martinsburg Borough Council. He grew up in the Martinsburg area and attended schools in Huston Township and Spring Cove School District. After graduating from Central High School, he went to attend Penn State and graduated with a degree in dairy ...

Frontino has been asset to Logan Twp.

Letters to the Editor

Logan Township residents have an opportunity to re-elect Ed Frontino as Logan Township Supervisor. I want to encourage every resident to do so. With every vote that comes before the supervisors, Frontino has voted with integrity and maintained the promise to protect the business community ...

Wolf wrong to go it alone on reforms

Editorials

Gov. Tom Wolf, apparently unsatisfied with controlling merely everything in Pennsylvania related to the COVID-19 pandemic, has decided he now needs to decree what is best regarding the state’s charter schools, despite the fact that up until recently, it appeared he and the state Legislature ...

Antibody treatment proves effective

Opinion

Rising rates of vaccinations against COVID-19 across Pennsylvania and the country are certainly cause for celebrating — and bring much-needed hope for the return of the kind of summer activities and gatherings that we’ve all longed for. But as our own data show, some vaccinated people ...

Mignogna right choice for board

Letters to the Editor

Val Mignogna is exactly the kind of person needed on the Altoona Area School Board; he is practical, has common sense and possesses critical thinking skills. Val had many opportunities to leave this area throughout his successful health care career, but chose to stay in Altoona because of ...