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Gov., reps should be out

January 14, 2016 Only in the United States can a person get paid for six months’ work but not do any. That’s our government. If our representatives worked anywhere else, they would have been fired. more »»

Health care not GOP priority

January 13, 2016 The Republican House and Senate majorities recently voted one more time to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Once again, they did so without including a plan to replace i. more »»

Editorial blows wind in wrong direction

January 12, 2016 The Mirror editorial (“Solar, wind fuels cost taxpayers”) in the Tuesday, Jan. more »»

Brew company adds to downtown potential

January 12, 2016 I must applaud Matt Winrick, owner of Railroad City Brewing Company, for doing something that a lot of business owners need to look at. more »»

Elect Halvorson

January 9, 2016 Another primary congressional election is approaching and leading up to the election, Bill Shuster will brag about how conservative he is. His record shows he is not a fiscal conservative. more »»

Christmas spirit

January 9, 2016 My cousin and I were at King’s Restaurant on Sierra Drive on Dec. 24. We had stopped there for breakfast before finishing our Christmas shopping. more »»

Republican ‘smoke, mirrors’ to blame

January 8, 2016 Today, Pennsylvania faces a crossroads. We all know our commonwealth has a massive structural deficit after years of Republican budgets built on gimmicks. more »»

Police officers earn their day of recognition

January 8, 2016 Each day, 780,000 police officers across our country put on a badge and go to work knowing they may face dangerous situation. more »»

Sandusky one reason pension system’s broken

January 7, 2016 I find it extremely hard to believe that Jerry Sandusky has been awarded his pension plus interest of $211,000 plus $4,900 a month. This is ridiculou. more »»

Nursing center’s care above and beyond

January 7, 2016 When you think of nursing homes, for some reason death comes to mind. I just got discharged from The Center for Nursing Care at 1020 Green Ave. I was unable to care for myself at home. more »»

Grateful for warmth of Christmas spirit

December 30, 2015 We had a very unusual day while shopping a few days before Christmas. First, we were in a local department store, when a young lady approached us. more »»

Appreciate kindness of a gentleman

December 30, 2015 I received my first act of kindness this Christmas Eve. My thanks to the gentleman at the Dollar Tree for purchasing my order. more »»

Be cautious when driving in the fog

December 30, 2015 I would like to know if the people with daytime running lights are aware that the lights on the rear end of their vehicle are not on. more »»

Legislature threatening education’s future

December 29, 2015 Despite Pennsylvania’s budget stalemate approaching half a year, at least one local politician continues to focus his energies instead on attacking teachers, public schools and the pensions of stat... more »»

Combat bad gov’t at the ballot box

December 28, 2015 In the Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 editions of the Mirror, there were more opinions regarding the Second Amendment. The Second Amendment, like any historical document, is subject to interpretatio. more »»

Gesture appreciated

December 28, 2015 On Dec. 17, I was at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center for appointments. more »»

Second Amendment cannot be denied

December 26, 2015 This is in support of a letter by Jeffrey McNelis (Nov. 19 Mirror) in response to a previous letter regarding interpretation of the Second Amendment. more »»

Representation, not unions, failing

December 26, 2015 It seems that every week the taxpayers read in our daily newspaper the bad news of our taxes going up even before the politicians impose the increases due to reassessment taxes, which our... more »»

‘God bless,’ you too

December 24, 2015 Back on Oct. 23 at about 7 p.m., after a procedure at Tyrone Hospital, my husband and I stopped at our favorite Sheetz store. more »»

Warming the heart

December 24, 2015 On Saturday, Dec. 19, my 10-year-old granddaughter, Emma, and I were at Kmart ringing the Salvation Army bell from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. more »»

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