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Hillary’s crimes were well organized, too

July 28, 2016 The FBI said that Lucky Luciano is who organized “organized crime.” The FBI told us many things about Leona Helmsley, John Gotti and Bernie Madof. more »»

Hollidaysburg needs study on its trash

July 27, 2016 I attended the Hollidaysburg Borough Council meeting on July 14 to hear the discussion about the possibility of the borough making the change to a single hauler recycling program. more »»

‘Neutral’ meeting space needed for discussion

July 26, 2016 Community matters and matters of community are important topics. more »»

Cosby doesn’t deserve birthday recognition

July 26, 2016 I just can’t come to grips with the Mirror’s picture of Bill Cosby in the July 12 Mirror commemorating his birthday. You owe an apology to every woman in the U.S. more »»

We’re lowering flag for wrong reasons

July 26, 2016 Having just seen President Barack Obama’s proclamation to fly U.. more »»

RNC message: Be very afraid

July 26, 2016 My first up-close glimpse into the enduring power of political fearmongering came through a two-way mirror in 2006. more »»

Coverage slanted

July 24, 2016 My wife and I were watching the CBS news the other day. The anchor presented the story about the shooting of Alton Sterling. The visuals were horrible. The death of another human is always horrible. more »»

Safely share road

July 23, 2016 Sweeping generalizations made by the uninformed are seldom accurate. An example of such statements may be found in the recent letter to the editor submitted by Michael G. Brown of Altoona. more »»

Remember good priests

July 21, 2016 We have all been scandalized by the bad priests in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. more »»

Drivers, get off phone

July 21, 2016 After reading the article by Ronald Norris regarding the lives of motorcycle riders and car drivers using cellphones, I have to say I could not agree mor. more »»

Don’t tax for stadiums

July 19, 2016 Once again politicians are looking to raise taxes on consumers to maintain professional sports facilities where some athletes are paid more money in a year than the average person will earn in a... more »»

Hess will be missed

July 19, 2016 For those of you who weren’t familiar with Dr. Megan Hess, my husband and I would like to let you know about her. We had been patients of hers for more than 13 years. more »»

Certificate rules wrong

July 19, 2016 Produce certificates: I get them, but anymore it is not worth it. It used to be when you got them, you could use them on tomatoes from anywher. more »»

Leiden treated unfairly

July 19, 2016 My name is Bob Sigrist. I was president, Altoona Catholic High School Class of 1959. more »»

GOP voters turn backs on Bushism

July 19, 2016 Much of post-Cold War dogma being repudiated by Republicans Neither George W. Bush, the Republican Party nominee in 2000 and 2004, nor Jeb, an early 2016 candidate are in Cleveland. more »»

Running toward oblivion

July 19, 2016 The first “presidential” test in public for every nominee for the White House is the selection of a vice presidential running mate. more »»

Guns don’t make people safer

July 18, 2016 There is a major misconception that carrying guns will keep you safe. ABC News conducted a study in 2009 to find the truth. more »»

Good things happen

July 18, 2016 There are terrible things happening in the world, but there are also good things happening. My husband and I went to breakfast at Perkins last week, and the waitress said, “Your meal is paid. more »»

Terminology off

July 18, 2016 In the July 7 edition of the Altoona Mirror on Page 2, the caption on the Fresh Air child had homecoming from “Bronx Borough.” One says, “the Bronx” or “the Borough of the Bron. more »»

Help stop drug abuse

July 16, 2016 I moved to Altoona a little over a year ago to get help for addiction. I have found that there are a lot of opportunities in the area to assist me and my needs. more »»

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