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Don’t neglect city streets

January 22, 2015 Why doesn’t the city salt the side streets anymore? They sure salted out by Lakemont and that are. more »»

Adjust school calendar

January 22, 2015 I’m writing this as we experience another day of two hours’ late start for school kids who live in Pennsylvania. It’s time for a change since it is too cold in Pennsylvania. more »»

Liberals vs. liberty

January 22, 2015 We used to call liberals “moonbats” back in the day but people stopped because of political correctness. more »»

Take part in National Blood Donor Month

January 21, 2015 I am writing to encourage your readers to resolve to donate blood regularly during 2015. January is National Blood Donor Month, a great time to make your first donation of the year. more »»

Attacks violate teachings of Islam

January 20, 2015 Another barbaric attack has been done in the name of Islam in an attempt to honor it but only resulted in its further defamation. more »»

Green movement can strengthen economy

January 20, 2015 We begin to wonder what can take us out of poverty. more »»

AASD shouldn’t rush middle-school decision

January 19, 2015 The current proposal before the Altoona Area School Board regarding moving sixth- and ninth-grades has many issues. One of the biggest concerns is safety. more »»

Everyone should pay SS at same rate

January 17, 2015 U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster and the Republican majority in the House of Representatives, on their first day back from a long vacation, voted in a new rule. more »»

State’s motorists are being ‘fleeced’

January 17, 2015 We can thank our legislators for discovering an additional method for the fleecing of the commonwealth’s motorists. more »»

Obama’s uphill climb was just too steep

January 16, 2015 When President Barack Obama was talking about the $1. more »»

Obama has bettered his life, not ours

January 15, 2015 Recently it was on the news that a military couple had made plans to be married in Hawaii. more »»

State needs new AG

January 15, 2015 What do you know? Another corrupt politician has been found to be walking around in Harrisburg. This time it is Attorney General Kathleen Kane. more »»

Hold bumps on gas, diesel taxes accountable

January 14, 2015 For years now, Pennsylvania has had the worst bridges and highways in the U.S. When it comes to those two things, we have been the laughingstock of this country. more »»

Be sure to protect pets from the cold

January 14, 2015 So far this winter, in this part of Pennsylvania, we have had cold weather, freezing rain, ice and are headed for near-zero temperatures. more »»

Corbett generous with state money

January 13, 2015 It was announced in December that the outgoing governor, Tom Corbett, is giving non-essential state government workers some extra time off — an early quit on Christmas Eve and all day on the Friday... more »»

Defining a hero

January 12, 2015 A “hero” is someone willing to give up their own life in order to save others. more »»

Believe in miracles

January 12, 2015 After suffering a stroke in May, I thought my Christmas tree selling days were over, but miracles happen when we least expect. more »»

Care for your vehicle properly in the winter

January 10, 2015 When it comes to winter car care, many motorists think of antifreeze and batteries, but vehicles need extra attention when temperatures drop below zero. more »»

Statistics misleading on Right-to-Work states

January 8, 2015 Lois Kaneshiki’s assertion that the standard of living in Right-to-Work states is higher than states that allow workers the freedom to organize does not hold up. more »»

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