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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor

On 9/11, terrorists took the lives of nearly 3,000 people. In the months that followed, then President Bush signed into law the Aviation and Transportation Security Act. These measures were put into effect to prevent future terrorist attacks and hijackings on airplanes. During this ...

Let’s count ways we’re ruining our country

1. Forget about energy independence. Stop fracking for clean natural gas and eliminate pipelines that could provide gasoline for travel, agriculture, recreation, etc. (We do not yet have electric cars, boats or farm equipment). And we could stop mining coal while we’re at it. Soon we will all ...

State should embrace use of solar energy

Solar energy is one of the underused energy sources in Pennsylvania. I am proud to say that I’ve added a little more energy to the grid by placing solar panels on my roof. However, Pennsylvania needs to do more. Pennsylvania used to be an energy leader, but we are quickly falling behind ...

Altoona council needs proven leaders

In November, voters will get the opportunity to elect four Altoona City Council members that will help lead the city forward. Altoona has made significant progress in the last few years, and to ensure our progress continues we must elect candidates who are leaders and understand how to ...

Recommendations for Altoona board

The November election is only weeks away, and Altoona citizens have an obligation to vote for qualified school board candidates. I am supporting and encourage you to vote for Kelly Irwin Adams, Val Mignogna, Stephanie McGinnis, Dave Francis and David Greenwood. Irwin Adams has proven to ...

Letter to the Editor

Prosperity and comfort have lulled us to sleep. As we stew like frogs in our proverbial pot now approaching a rolling boil, freedom hovers at the edge of our home front. COVID mandates delay shipments as shoppers endure empty shelves. Vice President Kamala Harris tells us to Christmas ...