The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 1 Aug 2014 07:33:08 EDTFri, 1 Aug 2014 07:33:08 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssToomey picks banks over senior citizenshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/590400.htmlIs there no low to which Senator Pat Toomey won't sink? I recently read an editorial that pointed out that Toomey is one of the supporters of a bill that would eliminate funding for a program that is helping to protect our senior citizens.Fri, 1 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTGulich Township's next tax hike not necessaryhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/590336.htmlRecently an ordinance was adopted by Gulich Township regarding a 1 mill tax increase to fund the Ramey Fire Company. In June, a meeting was held at Mountz Park to outline options regarding fire company funding shortfalls, but this was not the case.Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFinds jury duty chilling experiencehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/590276.htmlRecently, I was summoned for jury duty for the first time in my life, and I found performing my civic duty a chilling experience. Not chilling as in dread or horror but chilling as in the Disney movie "Frozen," and it was Jul.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTCartoon selection poorhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/590277.htmlWhoever does the cartoons that defile the president of the United States should be ashamed. President Obama was elected twice - by a majority of votes. If you can't respect the man, you should at least respect the office of the presiden.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTDon't underestimate role of unionshttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/590201.htmlThe anti-union rhetoric that has been used of late is troubling to me. Some people in the area are drinking too much of the GOP's "kool-aid.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT