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September 15, 2015 Recently, I read a letter in the opinion section of the Mirror. more »»

Trump really cares only about himself

September 14, 2015 People seem to appreciate Donald Trump for being boastful about his money and bold about his lack of respect for political correctness. more »»

‘Expressive’ obituary tugs at heart strings

September 14, 2015 I am writing to express my sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Philemon Richard Davis, whose obituary appeared in the Aug. 25 edition of the Mirror. more »»

Altoona corner needs attention

September 14, 2015 I wonder what seems to be the problem with people living below KFC on the corner of 6th and Union Avenues. They have trees that, when blooming, are beautiful. more »»

Diocese failing to compromise

September 12, 2015 In a recent article, Tony DeGol states, “This is a time for everyone to work together,” in reference to parents’ opposition to the decision by the Altoona Interim Board to consolidate the area’s... more »»

Mayoral debate should be a must

September 11, 2015 In a recent article, the Mirror endeavored to shed some light on the mayoral debate, or should I say lack o. more »»

Dependence goes too far

September 11, 2015 Poor men of all origins are being drawn together into a common agenda against capitalism in order to elevate themselves into a higher level of existence without personal effort. more »»

Good news about teacher refreshing

September 11, 2015 This letter is a response to the article “Hollidaysburg teacher finds joy in work with orphans” very well written by Russ O’Reilly, in the Aug. 24 Mirror. more »»

Diocese ‘has truly let down the people’

September 10, 2015 I would like to express my disappointment and disgust in how the school consolidation was handled by the diocese. I understand that changes had to be made, but it was terribly mishandled. more »»

State CPAs: Accept recommendations

September 9, 2015 Even after the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s summer recess, bridging the political divide in the state budget battle will not be easy. more »»

‘The time for peace’

September 9, 2015 After more than 13 years at war, I’m glad Congress is turning toward diplomacy and peace. more »»

Bishop needs to see ‘treasure’ in St. John’s

September 8, 2015 In 1975, my husband and I joined St. John’s Catholic Church in Lakemont. It was one of our best decisions. At that time we had a wonderful priest, Monsignor Philip Saylor, as our pastor. more »»

Sanders supports open, honest dialogue

September 8, 2015 “Are we ready for Hillary?” should not be the question at the nucleus of our political, social, environmental and economic need. more »»

Stranded motorist feels warmth of Altoona

September 7, 2015 Two weeks ago, I found myself facing one of my worst nightmares: car broken down while out of state. more »»

Rosehill Cemetery deserves attention

September 4, 2015 Once the flower of the city, with its tower overlooking the city and its picnic tables beneath has turned into a deplorable, despicable, disrespected part of the city. more »»

High-rise apartments need tighter regulations

September 3, 2015 Are we in Altoona never going to learn? I suggest random drug searches at all the high-rise apartment buildings in the cit. more »»

Let’s hope Biden runs

September 3, 2015 After watching the Republican debate, it was obvious one person rose above the rest, and that person was Donald Trump. There was an article in the Aug. 17 Mirror portraying Trump as a bull. more »»

Missing train whistles

September 3, 2015 The other night I woke up around 3 a.m. from a sound sleep. The night was silent, and I wondered what was missing. I realized the absence of train whistles which we were all accustomed to hearing. more »»

Stop the handouts

September 2, 2015 Recently we have been hearing a lot about Planned Parenthood. It really doesn’t work in the good old USA because people think more about all the handouts they can get for having kids. more »»

Trump best candidate

September 2, 2015 I disagree with the article on Aug. 17. Donald Trump is not a bully. He is trying to bring our country back to what it once was. more »»

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