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Exactly what’s fair taxation?

August 31, 2016 Why did a 58-year interval exist between assessments? The math on many property assessments is erroneous. more »»

Parents can’t shirk their own responsibility

August 30, 2016 Our K through 12 education system does need to be brought into the 21st century, I agree, but it needs to start at the state and federal levels. more »»

Legislators can’t vote against constitution

August 30, 2016 I thought we might be finished with people chastising legislators for not enacting legislation that would violate two constitutions. more »»

Dems covering their own guilt

August 29, 2016 Donald Trump’s goal to block fraud is not misguided as the Mirror wasted type on an article by Ryan Brown. How soon people forget. more »»

Resisting flag sets Altoona back

August 29, 2016 Hats off to Dan Stuckey, who should receive recognition for what he was trying to accomplish for the city of Altoona. To beautify and have the American flag fly with pride is to give merit to him. more »»

Legislators ‘have no clue’

August 27, 2016 To anyone: If you are bothered about your taxes, just stop and think about who you voted for. You deserve whatever you get. more »»

Feathers deserved to lose his position

August 27, 2016 Regarding Randy Feathers, who was forced to resign his position with the state: Excuse me? What right does this man have to feel sorry for himself? He sent sexually charged emails using the... more »»

Vandalism ‘lowest form’

August 27, 2016 To whomever took the cross from my mother’s grave at Logan Valley Cemetery in Bellwood: Why? Why would you take something that meant nothing to you? It meant a lot to our family and especially my... more »»

Society needs laws to ‘protect itself’

August 26, 2016 It is an apocalypse. The trumpet blasts, a seal is broken. The secret archives are opened. more »»

Altoona neighbors save ‘our loving companion’

August 25, 2016 Everyone hears the bad in people. I think it’s time to hear the good. Our dog escaped the yard at 25th Avenue and 4th Street. People stopped and got out of their cars and tried to help catch our do. more »»

Altoona streets ‘are a royal mess’

August 25, 2016 Broad and Beale Avenues between 31st Street and 58th Street are heavily traveled roads along with other streets in the city of Altoona. more »»

Eichelberger off base on child abuse crimes

August 24, 2016 State Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. stated that some child sex abuse victims were out for the money. He could not be further from the truth. more »»

PA Supreme Court should decide SOL

August 23, 2016 Prior to March 1, I had little insight into the legal plight of child sexual abuse victims in Pennsylvania or across the country. more »»

We’re underdogs in reassessment

August 22, 2016 Picture yourself going to a football game to cheer for your favorite team. It’s an away game. more »»

City’s response to flag troubling

August 20, 2016 I applaud Dan Stuckey for being a concerned citizen and putting forth his own personal resources to care for a parcel that is currently the city’s responsibility. more »»

Legislators following Trump are misguided

August 19, 2016 I find it appalling so many of our local elected officials are endorsing Donald Trump for president. more »»

Filtered cigarettes ought to be banned

August 19, 2016 A possible future headline: “PA first to ban sales of filtered cigarettes.” State legislators who introduced bill cited pollution and health concerns. more »»

Don’t dismiss what Shuster(s) have done

August 18, 2016 I’m glad to see Art Halverson back in the race. A competitive race educates the undecided. I have been volunteering since Bud Shuster’s second campaign, doing a variety of tasks. more »»

Past legislators spent too much

August 18, 2016 The property tax proposal is a system that is in revers. more »»

Khan should focus on radical Muslims

August 17, 2016 Khizr Khan telling of their son being killed by an IED while serving this country was very moving. more »»

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