The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 4 Aug 2015 11:44:32 EDTTue, 4 Aug 2015 11:44:32 EDT deserves extension Altoona Water Authority has been committed to complying with requirements of the state Department of Environmental Protection regarding renovation of the Bellwood Reservoir dam. That is as it should be.Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTState lax on highway protection a May 22 editorial, the Mirror argued against a five-year pilot program for use of cameras in highway work zones to deter speeding. The use of cameras should be put into effect permanently - and soon.Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTLicense stickers beneficial Pennsylvania House of Representatives was right in voting last month to reverse the planned phase-out of vehicle license plate stickers. The state Senate should do the sam.Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTMaintain emphasis on defense"I believe that where we are now is about as low as we can go," Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno told reporters in May, during a discussion of that service branch's staffing level.Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTPut away drug lord forever residents of central Pennsylvania might not have paid much attention to the news from Mexico about the July 11 escape of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman from a maximum-security prison.Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT