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What is board hiding?

December 19, 2014 Once the consent decree is declared to be invalid and all of the sanctions thereunder terminated, after the Freeh Report is exposed as the slanderous, unsubstantiated piece of propaganda that it is,... more »»

 
 
 
Greening our region

December 18, 2014 We begin to wonder what can take us out of poverty. more »»

Faith in humanity

December 18, 2014 I am writing to say that my faith in human nature remains strong. Recently while shopping at Walmart in Altoona, I realized I had lost my clutch purse. more »»

Attitude troubling

December 18, 2014 I read Sunday’s Opinion page with interest. more »»

Holiday taxi service can help save lives

December 17, 2014 Thanksgiving Eve is considered to be one of the most popular drinking nights of the year. In an effort to prevent DUIs and save lives this holiday season, Blair County Drug and Alcohol Program Inc. more »»

Act 9 drained pensions

December 11, 2014 Pennsylvania has a $47 billion plus pension deficit, and here is how it came about: In 2000, there wasn’t a deficit in either the Public School Employees’ Retirement System or the State Employees’... more »»

Leave guns at home

December 10, 2014 I read the sad story of Hugo Baez. I have a suggestion for him and all young men like him: Leave the guns at home. Then, if a scuffle arises, they should have an old-fashioned fist fight. more »»

Honesty appreciated

December 10, 2014 The Saturday after Thanksgiving was going to be special, and it was in many ways. My husband and I were driving up to DuBois to visit and celebrate Thanksgiving with our sons and family. more »»

Story on cat lover warms the heart

December 9, 2014 I wish to respond to the Dec. 2 letter to the editor entitled “Waste of space.” I always check out the latest fashion on the stone cat on Pine Street as I enter Hollidaysbur. more »»

Book enlightening

December 9, 2014 Dick Morris and Eileen McGinn, co-authors of the book titled, “Power Grab: Obama’s Dangerous Plan for a One Party Nation,” carefully and thoughtfully document the effects of how President Barack... more »»

We need more products that are ‘made in USA’

December 8, 2014 I live in central Pennsylvania, and I am a deer hunter. This season I wanted to get myself a brand new ladder stand to put on my property so I went shopping locally. more »»

Lack of training apparent in Ferguson tragedy

December 6, 2014 There were no winners in Ferguson. Everyone lost. Michael Brown, thug-like, strong-armed a convenience store clerk in stealing two handfuls of cigarillos. more »»

Frein carried out attack on our justice system

December 4, 2014 The editorial “Hunt for cop killer raises questions for what justice costs” fails to look at the big picture and threatens to create a larger rift between police officers and the citizens they work... more »»

Reception fitting for our veterans

December 3, 2014 On Thursday, Nov. 20, the staff of the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, along with the students from Northern Bedford and Altoona High schools, served the veterans of the home a Thanksgiving feast. more »»

Obama reputation sinks

December 3, 2014 It appears that President Obama is beginning to look and act more like the Rev. Al Sharpton every day. Obama could help with the federal deficit by getting the alleged $4. more »»

Old-school police work needed in Ferguson

December 2, 2014 The Michael Brown story has both galvanized and polarized our nation at the same time. Unfortunately for the Brown family and the family of Darren Wilson, there are no do-overs in lif. more »»

Waste of space

December 2, 2014 I could not believe the Mirror devoted three-quarters of the front page, plus more inside, to a story of the woman who dresses up her stone cat in Hollidaysburg. more »»

Concerned about use of SCI Cresson

December 1, 2014 Kelly Cernetich’s front page article in the Nov. more »»

Middle East won’t change

November 29, 2014 According to numerous Internet and newspaper articles, when the U.S. more »»

US must stop bullying Cuba

November 28, 2014 A letter to the editor appeared in the Nov. 13 Mirror blaming all of Cuba’s economic problems on a lack of free enterprise. more »»

There’s no debate on educating public health

November 26, 2014 The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services is currently asking for public comment on how we spend taxpayer money to deal with the consequences of poor choices. more »»

 
 

Holiday on Ice December 20, 2014

The Lakemont Figure Skating Club will be performing a Holiday on Ice Show at Galactic Ice, Altoona, PA. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or can be purchased in advance from a LFSC member. For more information about our club, visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LakemontFSC. more »

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