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Pacifico cares about city

May 1, 2015 Matthew Pacifico was the first mayor to come to my neighborhood, concerning blighted homes. Lee Slusser, who is also concerned about blight, came with him. more »»

Starr has drive, attitude

May 1, 2015 This primary election offers many opportunities that can be labeled as “new,” among them would be our newly approved form of city government. Altoona will now utilize a full-time mayor — also, new. more »»

Eichelberger should embrace common sense

April 30, 2015 Even though the state Legislature, including Republicans in his own party, has twice voted down his “paycheck protection” legislation, Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. more »»

Kelley right man

April 30, 2015 On Nov. 4, 2014, the citizens of Altoona elected to change our form of government — this vote greatly increased the role and responsibilities of the mayor. more »»

Erb understands future

April 30, 2015 Blair County needs strong leadership from our next county commissioner, and Bruce Erb is that person. more »»

Erb ‘ideal candidate’

April 30, 2015 It was my privilege to work with Bruce Erb for many years. more »»

Kelley most qualified

April 30, 2015 Bruce Kelley is, without a doubt, the most qualified candidate for the mayoral position in Altoona. more »»

Recycle appropriately

April 29, 2015 I would personally like to acknowledge Frankstown Township for the recycling center at the township building. It is convenient and keeping pace with environmental concerns. more »»

Tomassetti aids farmers

April 29, 2015 I have worked in agriculture, Blair County’s largest industry, my entire life, and I am voting for Terry Tomassetti for commissioner in the upcoming Republican primary. more »»

In support of Erb

April 29, 2015 I am writing to support Bruce Erb for Blair County commissioner. I have known Erb both personally and professionally for more than 30 years. more »»

Fulare teaches values

April 29, 2015 I have known Jerry Fulare as my best friend’s father. He is a loving father and very involved with his family. more »»

Erb will hit right notes

April 29, 2015 The following letter is in support of Bruce Erb, candidate for county commissioner. Erb is a friend whom I have known for over five decades. This French horn player is a supporter of the art. more »»

Metzgar experienced

April 29, 2015 This year the Republican county commissioner race offers voters a chance to bring someone new to county government: Joe Metzgar. more »»

Erb can be trusted

April 29, 2015 The county needs a proven and knowledgeable individual to oversee the county’s finances and to allocate those resources with fiscal discipline. more »»

Address pothole issue

April 29, 2015 The city of Altoona is worrying about grass growing too high, blighted properties, now sidewalks. more »»

Bruce Kelley for mayor

April 28, 2015 I’m writing on behalf of Bruce Kelley, a candidate for Altoona mayor. I have known Bruce for many years and watched him grow up in the church where he developed his values. more »»

Explanation needed

April 28, 2015 Jeff Ketner, our former chief of police, is currently running for the Borough of Hollidays­burg 7th Ward councilman’s sea. more »»

Encourage Kelley votes

April 27, 2015 We must be very aware of the capabilities of any individual seeking that elected positio. more »»

Frontino a hard worker

April 27, 2015 Ed Frontino for re-election to the Logan Township Board of Supervisors is the best choice for residents of Logan Township. more »»

Kelley the only choice

April 27, 2015 I have had the honor of serving with Bruce Kelley on Altoona City Council for eight years. Kelley’s love for Altoona was evident to me from the first day I began serving with him. more »»

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