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Kelley has track record to be Altoona mayor

April 20, 2015 This upcoming mayoral primary is one of the most important races in Altoona’s recent history. more »»

Frontino offers balance in Logan Township

April 20, 2015 The importance of our right to vote has no greater impact than that seen at the level of local government. more »»

Shuster vote to deny gas exports mystifying

April 20, 2015 On Jan. 28, the House defeated a Democratic bid to deny natural gas exports under HR 351 to state sponsors of terrorism or to countries or firms that use cyber attacks to steal U.S. more »»

Young musicians represent themselves, community well

April 19, 2015 It has become common practice for each generation to point out the flaws in their offspring. more »»

Eichelberger, McGinnis should be ones sorry

April 18, 2015 I thought I had seen everything, and then I read the letter in the Mirror from two Pennsylvania legislators (Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. and Rep. more »»

Kaneshiki ‘sensible’

April 18, 2015 Hollidaysburg voters: I am writing to implore you to vote for a sensible voice on the Hollidaysburg Area School Board. This voice is Lois Kaneshiki. more »»

Support Hinkledire

April 18, 2015 I’m writing in support of Kelli Hinkledire, a candidate for Hollidaysburg Area School District School Boar. more »»

Radio formats must be salable

April 16, 2015 I live in Johnstown and listen to the radio almost all of the time, as I travel from place to place. more »»

Support Kaneshiki

April 16, 2015 I urge all voters in the Hollidaysburg Area School District to vote for Lois Kaneshiki for school board. You couldn’t have a more hard-working person on the board. more »»

Good Samaritan gesture story worth telling

April 15, 2015 I wanted to take a minute to applaud a nice gentleman who helped me with car trouble. I drove two hours from my current address to my old hometown of Hollidaysburg. more »»

Likes easy listening, too

April 15, 2015 I am another senior citizen seeking “easy listening” radio. I’ve spent hours trying to find a station but have had no luck. more »»

Dogs deserve better

April 15, 2015 I hope the idiot in Claysburg who left her dog out to freeze to death and the jackass who hit the dog between Newry and Duncansville both suffer the sam. more »»

Local legislators need civics lesson

April 14, 2015 In a recent letter to the Mirror, State Senator John H. Eichelberger Jr. and State Representative John McGinnis demonstrated a shocking lack of knowledge regarding the Legislative proces. more »»

How to battle potholes

April 13, 2015 Potholes have returned, and hitting one with your car can do a real number on tires, wheels, steering, suspension and alignmen. more »»

Mission of the PSEA

April 13, 2015 This is the full mission statement for PSEA: To advocate for quality public education and our members through collective bargaining. Thought the first part was important. more »»

Eichelberger needs to do homework

April 11, 2015 Shame on Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. for sponsoring a bill to take away paid sick and bereavement leave from hard-working middle-class workers. more »»

Property owners relegated to back seat

April 10, 2015 A few weeks past, Blair County commissioners Terry Tomassetti and Diane Meling in separate Mirror articles advised us property owners of what a deal we are getting. more »»

Sadly, state has forgotten about ‘its old troopers’

April 9, 2015 Many of us served four years in the military service. We submitted applications to the Pennsylvania State Police and were investigated prior to entering the Pennsylvania State Police Academ. more »»

Pacifico ‘right choice’ for mayor

April 8, 2015 I see why Matt Pacifico has the endorsement of District Attorney Richard Consiglio. more »»

Neighborhoods lack maintenance

April 8, 2015 As a resident of Altoona, I frequently travel both Sixth and Seventh avenues. I am saddened by the level of disrepair and lack of general maintenance of these neighborhood. more »»

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