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Dear B-A: Don’t lose perspective

December 5, 2010 I am writing this as a voice of reason from the Bellwood community. I am a huge Bellwood supporter. I have a son who plays on the varsity football team. more »»

Bellwood can hold its head high

November 28, 2010 Ever since my son played football for Bellwood-Antis in 2004, I have been a faithful fan looking forward each year to watching the Blue Devils defeat their opponents each week and usually ending wit... more »»

Bellwood fans upset

November 21, 2010 As defined by Webster’s New World Dictionary, the word incompetent means: “Without adequate ability, knowledge, fitness, incapable, unskilled. more »»

Rename field in JoePa's honor

November 14, 2010 Watching the celebration of Joe Paterno’s 400th win Saturday, the only negative thing I saw way down here in Texas was the school president, Graham Spanier, trying to cozy up to Joe and Sue Paterno... more »»

NFL painting a gray picture

October 24, 2010 What do Jack Lambert, Ronnie Lott, Jack Tatum and Dick Butkus have in common? Well they are Hall of Famers, NFL legends, defensive greats and now players who would not survive in today’s NFL. more »»

Playcalling root of Lions’ troubles

October 17, 2010 Penn State’s problem all centers around the playcalling. The playcalling is predictable and weak for the number of athletes we have on this team. more »»

PSU ‘chaos’ leaves fans grumbling

October 10, 2010 I tuned into the end of the first quarter of the Penn State-Iowa game last Saturday. My wife told me there was bad news. Of course, I knew what she was saying — that the Nittany Lions were losin. more »»

Feeling pride of Curve’s first championship

October 3, 2010 Altoona Curve: 2010 Eastern League champions! Has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? For about 4,000 diehard fans of the Curve Nation, it does. more »»

Lions took defeatist attitude to Alabama

September 26, 2010 You may be tired of talking about the Alabama game, but please humor me. There are two schools of thought for facing the situation that Penn State had in the Alabama game. . more »»

Big Ten realignment puts PSU in right spot

September 19, 2010 Cory Giger recently wrote an article voicing his concerns about the new Big Ten divisional alignments. more »»

Penn State should leave Big Ten Conference

September 12, 2010 Common sense says Penn State’s No. 1 rival should be in-state Pitt. PSU has had more lean years than good years since joining the Big Ten. more »»

Pitt fan concerned about JoePa

August 22, 2010 As a Pitt fan, I have no use for JoePa or Penn State. That said, it hurts to see the old Lion looking so frail, so mortal, so octogenarian. My parents are about the same age as Coach Paterno. more »»

Anxious for Penn State season

August 8, 2010 Like Cory Giger, I was misled at first to believe Joe Paterno looked haggard and had no energy in his voice at the Big Ten Media Day. more »»

Greenberg, Ryan win control of Rangers

August 5, 2010 (Editor's note: Chuck Greenberg owned the Altoona Curve from 2002-2008). By ANGELA K. more »»

Kraft teaches more than baseball

July 25, 2010 Determination, integrity and honor are three words I learned the true meaning of because of two men: my dad and John Kraft. more »»

Runner fueled by motivation

July 18, 2010 My daughter ran in the Hollidaysburg YMCA July 4 race, and it brought back memories. more »»

Felus story stirs fond memories

July 11, 2010 I thought Ken Love did a wonderful article about my good friend John Felus. I have known John since I was a teenager working at the Summit Country Club. more »»

Fond memories of Mellon Arena

July 4, 2010 It’s time to say goodbye to an old friend. Early this month, the Mellon Arena will close for good, giving way to a brand spanking new facility across the street — The Consol Energy Center. more »»

Privates have geographical edge

June 20, 2010 Recent letters to the Mirror from Ed Leipold and Beth Ann Carnevale use the inflammatory terms “bias” and “bigotry” when trying to excuse the advantages private schools enjoy when competing against... more »»

Pitcher, umpire show their class

June 13, 2010 Following the blown call by experienced Major League Baseball umpire Jim Joyce on Detroit Tigers’ Armando Gallaraga’s almost-perfect game recently, I was ready to jump on the downhill sled... more »»

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