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Send back immigrants

March 18, 2015 I have questions for President Barack Obama and Congress: Why would we want to give any immigrant $24,000 for supposedly having paid into Social Security or federal taxes? How could they have done... more »»

Cheers to Consiglio

March 18, 2015 I’m writing in response to the letter by Brian Showalter concerning Blair County District Attorney Richard Consigli. more »»

Gas industry should not be exempt from tax

March 17, 2015 In his budget address, Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a historic investment in public education by making oil and gas companies pay a common tax. It’s about time. more »»

UPMC lacks local voices, but don’t remain silent

March 17, 2015 There is an old German proverb: “Nothing in this world is permanent,” and how true that statement is, especially as we look across our community. more »»

FCC should crack down on telemarketers

March 14, 2015 We the people have been given a no-call list that actually works when adhered to by responsible companies, but, to the companies/telemarketers that have no respect/compassion for the privacy of the... more »»

Apology needed

March 13, 2015 The recent letter from the Muslim Community of Pittsburgh (“‘Islamophobia’ shocks Muslim community,” March 5) did nothing to arouse any sympathy from me. more »»

Toomey hypocritical

March 13, 2015 I’m disappointed in Sen. Pat Toomey for his hypocritical positions on job creation in America and Pennsylvania in particular, but at this point I expect nothing less of hi. more »»

Wolf’s right: Death penalty is bad policy

March 12, 2015 There has been a lot of emotional debate surrounding Gov. Tom Wolf’s moratorium on the death penalty, but what is missing from some of these debates are the facts. more »»

Frankstown Township crews deserve kudos

March 12, 2015 As the relentless winter of 2014-15 finally draws to an end, it is time for some kudos to be given to the Frankstown Township road crews. Once again, the men did a great job. more »»

Visits to VA center ‘inspiring, memorable’

March 11, 2015 Just recently, I received my semi-annual physical examination at the Van Zandt Medical Center in Altoona. These visits have become the most inspiring and memorable periods in my lifetime. more »»

Politicians should admit their motives

March 10, 2015 The Mirror’s lead story on “Politics pays off” gets to the bottom line, which is salary and fringe benefits. There’s nothing wrong with the desire to be a public servant and yet wanting to live good. more »»

Promote tolerance for all Pennsylvanians

March 9, 2015 In response to a recent letter titled “Pennsylvania law needs to bar discrimination against LGBT people” I would like to respon. more »»

Important data missing in taxation comments

March 8, 2015 This letter is written in response to recent letters to the editor criticizing the Blair County report on local taxation and our comments. more »»

911 needs more funding

March 7, 2015 In response to the opinion article titled “Our 911 system needs help,” I would like to provide a more practical point of view. more »»

Get pets out of weather

March 7, 2015 So far this winter, in this part of Pennsylvania we have had cold weather, freezing rain, ice and are headed for near zero temperatures. more »»

Consiglio doesn’t care how many he offends

March 6, 2015 Blair County District Attorney Richard Consiglio has made it perfectly clear that if you object to the state-sanctioned homicide of a defendant in a murder trial, even if you are a member of the... more »»

Mirror phone system working

March 5, 2015 Telephone service to the Mirror generally has been restored, although there remain some brief temporary periods where calls cannot get throug. more »»

Let’s work to end country’s division

March 4, 2015 Whether you watch Fox News or MSNBC, you are subscribing to hatred and fear. Both channels preach hatred toward the opposition to the point of falsehoods and deception. more »»

Icy conditions delay Mirror delivery

March 4, 2015 This morning's icy conditions that has canceled schools in our region has also delayed delivery of the Mirror, particularly in rural areas. We ask for our customers' patience. more »»

Take ‘R-word’ pledge

March 4, 2015 March is Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month, and we at Skills of Central Pennsylvania are committed to ensuring inclusion and dignity for individuals with an intellectual disability diagnosi. more »»

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