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Trash along Little Juniata River needs to be addressed

May 26, 2015 The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation received almost $1. more »»

 
 
 
McGinnis should rethink rail support

May 23, 2015 Contrary to the condescending contention by state Rep. John McGinnis in the Altoona Mirror on April 23, passenger trains are not full of nostalgic rail buffs who “like to ride the choo choo. more »»

Eichelberger’s position upsetting

May 23, 2015 I was born and raised in Altoona but had to move away. My parents remained, however, and when my father became terminally ill, I returned to be with him. more »»

Process troubling in Arias case

May 22, 2015 Unless you have been completely oblivious to any form of media over the past few years, you should have heard about the infamous Jodi Arias case and trial. more »»

Beware of medical pot

May 21, 2015 When I read that the Senate passed the medical marijuana bill on Tuesday (May 12), I thought, the pro marijuana smokers will win again. more »»

Shuster, Toomey should oppose ‘Fast Track’

May 21, 2015 I am writing to urge your readers to contact Congressman Bill Shuster and Sen. Pat Toomey today and ask them to oppose the Fast Track Trade legislation, which will soon be up for consideration. more »»

Corman, Eichelberger rushing proposal

May 20, 2015 A few weeks ago, the Centre Daily Times had a headline article about Sen. Jake Corman’s proposed pension plan. more »»

Corrections officers deserve better

May 20, 2015 Pennsylvania’s state prison correctional officers are disappointed with the passage of Senate Bill 1, which has been labeled so-called “pension reform. more »»

Solution for Shuster

May 19, 2015 Congressman Bill Shuster faces an ethical and moral dilemma aside from his relationship with Ms. Shelley Rubino, an executive associated with an airline industry lobby. more »»

Delightful evening

May 19, 2015 I just attended the Horseshoe Barbershop Chorus and Nittany Knights’ presentation of “Life in 4 Part Harmony.” What a delightful evening, and the auditorium could have held a few more folks. more »»

No making up animal cruelty

May 17, 2015 All around the world, people are putting on makeup and perfumes without a single thought as to how their products were approved. more »»

Permits needed for all guns

May 17, 2015 Gun permits are for automatic guns and pistols and not rifles. Pistols and automatics need permits because pistols can be concealed and automatics are obviously dangerous, but so are rifles. more »»

Pacifico preferred

May 16, 2015 Matthew Pacifico ran for mayor when no other Republican would. more »»

Burchfield an asset

May 16, 2015 Tyler D. Burchfield will be an asset to the Hollidaysburg Area School District. Burchfield is a proven leader who can be trusted to manage our district effectivel. more »»

Shuster’s ‘trust me’ pleas not enough

May 15, 2015 I would like to commend Steven Lloyd for being such a trusting foot soldier for Rep. Bill Shuster. more »»

Tab Metzgar, Frontino

May 15, 2015 I have had the honor and privilege of working with Joe Metzgar at Logan Township for the past eight years. more »»

Firearm choice correct

May 15, 2015 I am elated to learn that the city has lifted its firearm ordinance. I felt that this infringed on our constitutional rights under the Second Amendment. more »»

C-K challenge

May 14, 2015 I am proud to be an American. I think this is the best country in the world, and I believe wholeheartedly in the legislative system. more »»

Pacifico favored

May 14, 2015 Two words to remember are: Vote Pacifico. For years now, the wrong people have been running the City of Altoona. more »»

Fulare needed

May 14, 2015 It is time to take a look at serious leadership for our township. more »»

Kelley qualified

May 14, 2015 Bruce Kelley is the most qualified person for the full-time mayor position in Altoona. more »»

 
 

South Hills - Our Town Block Party May 30, 2015

Join the fun! South Hills/Altoona campus is holding a community block party Sat., May 30 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. 541 58th St. Altoona. Fun activities, food, music and crafts for kids and adults. Kids' finger-printing ID cards. Raffles. IPad to be given away. more »

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Memorial Day, Folk College and AnEmergencyScene!

May 22, 2015 As Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season, several noteworthy events take place on the live music calendar during the next several days. more »

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