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Opinion

Grieving mom praises Hollidaysburg police

Letters to the Editor

While police officers across the nation have been given a bad rap and are the topic of much debate, I feel the need to give praise to my local police department. Five months ago, the unimaginable happened. My son, Tyler Slippy, was brutally attacked and murdered in his home while sleeping. ...

Expressing concerns over COVID vaccine

Letters to the Editor

In response to the front-page article, “State sounds alarm on hesitancy over vaccinations,” on April 17-18, I have some concerns. The reluctance to get the “jab” may stem from some people learning the truth behind the rushed, untested, so-called COVID-19 vaccine. I have done my ...

Biden takes gun violence seriously; state should, too

Opinion

After four long years, and at a time Philadelphia needs it most, there is an occupant in the White House who understands the value of gun control. The White House has announced initial actions the administration is taking to address gun violence. Unable to impose gun control requirements ...

Patton has made mark as prothonotary

Letters to the Editor

The Real Estate Paralegals and Abstractors of Blair County are a small, close-knit group that collectively keeps progress in motion for the lending and purchasing public through our daily research and examination of public records. We, as individuals and as a group, give credit to Robin ...

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 ...