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Pension system doesn’t need legislators’ input

March 31, 2015 Pennsylvania’s pension problem wasn’t created overnight. more »»

Local legislators eye PSEA apology

March 30, 2015 A recent letter to the Mirror by the leaders of the PSEA in Blair County indulged either delusion or willful deceit. more »»

Letter unfairly depicted Shuster; he’s pro-vet

March 27, 2015 Shuster continues to be strong voice for veterans. more »»

Trust subjected to law

March 27, 2015 Your recent article on trusts in the Blair Living magazine, left out an important piece of information. more »»

In covering Obama, Fox shows its colors

March 26, 2015 Russia and China want to take over America. How could any American praise the leader of another country who wants to do this? People at Fox News and Sarah Palin have done just that. more »»

Climate change debate makes no sense

March 25, 2015 This is in response to “Debate on Climate has it All Wrong” by Walter E. Williams on March 11: “Climate change is no longer debated.” Walter E. Williams is the one who has it all wrong. more »»

Circus should retire all of the animals

March 24, 2015 Ringling Brothers circus has finally decided to take elephants out of performance — a great decision, although one made for the wrong reasons. more »»

Witnessing dog’s death leaves haunting feeling

March 24, 2015 Never had a chance. At 8:15 p.m. last Wednesday, I was traveling south between Duncansville and Newry when I noticed a large dog in the opposite lane. more »»

Social workers deserve this month’s recognition

March 23, 2015 Since 1965, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has named March as the annual month to recognize the profession of social work, which is accepted as the foundation for building... more »»

BG’s ‘Music Man’ a hit

March 23, 2015 I recently returned from the Mishler Theatre after watching Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School’s production of “The Music Man.” It was absolutely marvelous. more »»

Insurance companies need federal oversight

March 21, 2015 After watching a “60 Minutes” interview about how the insurance companies are treating Katrina and Sandy hurricane victims, I was shocked beyond belief. more »»

Law enforcement should police church

March 21, 2015 In the Feb. 28 Mirror, there was a front-page article about Robert Kelly, a Catholic priest accused of child abuse decades ago. more »»

Hold local legislators accountable

March 20, 2015 When we read John H. Eichelberger Jr.’s blog regarding Gov. more »»

Harrisburg should look in mirror — its own

March 19, 2015 We have heard the Pennsylvania politicians talk for years about school and real estate taxes. Their claim is that they cannot find the money for this. All Harrisburg has to do is look in the mirro. more »»

Stressing mall safety

March 19, 2015 While shopping in any mall, it would be good to realize that there are a few felonies that have been happening in malls for many years. more »»

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 »»

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