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Kaneshiki ‘sensible’

April 18, 2015 Hollidaysburg voters: I am writing to implore you to vote for a sensible voice on the Hollidaysburg Area School Board. This voice is Lois Kaneshiki. more »»

Support Hinkledire

April 18, 2015 I’m writing in support of Kelli Hinkledire, a candidate for Hollidaysburg Area School District School Boar. more »»

Radio formats must be salable

April 16, 2015 I live in Johnstown and listen to the radio almost all of the time, as I travel from place to place. more »»

Support Kaneshiki

April 16, 2015 I urge all voters in the Hollidaysburg Area School District to vote for Lois Kaneshiki for school board. You couldn’t have a more hard-working person on the board. more »»

Good Samaritan gesture story worth telling

April 15, 2015 I wanted to take a minute to applaud a nice gentleman who helped me with car trouble. I drove two hours from my current address to my old hometown of Hollidaysburg. more »»

Likes easy listening, too

April 15, 2015 I am another senior citizen seeking “easy listening” radio. I’ve spent hours trying to find a station but have had no luck. more »»

Dogs deserve better

April 15, 2015 I hope the idiot in Claysburg who left her dog out to freeze to death and the jackass who hit the dog between Newry and Duncansville both suffer the sam. more »»

Local legislators need civics lesson

April 14, 2015 In a recent letter to the Mirror, State Senator John H. Eichelberger Jr. and State Representative John McGinnis demonstrated a shocking lack of knowledge regarding the Legislative proces. more »»

How to battle potholes

April 13, 2015 Potholes have returned, and hitting one with your car can do a real number on tires, wheels, steering, suspension and alignmen. more »»

Mission of the PSEA

April 13, 2015 This is the full mission statement for PSEA: To advocate for quality public education and our members through collective bargaining. Thought the first part was important. more »»

Eichelberger needs to do homework

April 11, 2015 Shame on Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. for sponsoring a bill to take away paid sick and bereavement leave from hard-working middle-class workers. more »»

Property owners relegated to back seat

April 10, 2015 A few weeks past, Blair County commissioners Terry Tomassetti and Diane Meling in separate Mirror articles advised us property owners of what a deal we are getting. more »»

Sadly, state has forgotten about ‘its old troopers’

April 9, 2015 Many of us served four years in the military service. We submitted applications to the Pennsylvania State Police and were investigated prior to entering the Pennsylvania State Police Academ. more »»

Pacifico ‘right choice’ for mayor

April 8, 2015 I see why Matt Pacifico has the endorsement of District Attorney Richard Consiglio. more »»

Neighborhoods lack maintenance

April 8, 2015 As a resident of Altoona, I frequently travel both Sixth and Seventh avenues. I am saddened by the level of disrepair and lack of general maintenance of these neighborhood. more »»

Senior citizen’s request: More easy listening radio

April 5, 2015 Why do the majority of the Altoona area FM radio stations continue to try to torture senior citizens? Don’t they know that we aren’t even listening? Seniors like myself have our radios tuned to... more »»

Helicopter crash was in dangerous zone

April 4, 2015 Maybe the helicopter crash on March 10, 2015, in the panhandle of Florida, taking the lives of 11 people (seven Marines and four Louisiana Air National Guard soldiers) could have been prevented. more »»

A cooperative effort

April 4, 2015 On Saturday, March 7, I attended the Altoona Symphony Orchestra performance “Homage to Heritage.” It was outstanding. On the way home, I realized I had left my purse at the Mishler Theatre. more »»

Editorial right on

April 4, 2015 The editorial (“Reckless spending must stop”)?on March 26 was absolutely right. The reckless spending by Congress must stop. The average cost to taxpayers per year for food stamps is $36. more »»

Plight of Jewish Americans

April 4, 2015 “I don’t understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second and support Israel along the line of just following their president,” vented Re. more »»

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