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Welcome, March! Do people still think about lions and lambs when they see that it is March 1? After last week I am rooting for the lamb for all of March! We only have 18 days until spring is here, so hang in there. Let me know your news to share and have a wonderful week.

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FROM THE VAULT

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, July 11, 1935 edition of the Daily Journal

Temperature at 100 today; water recedes The sun drove the thermometers up to near the hundred mark at noon today, making this one of the hottest days of this summer. The Swatara Creek at the …

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, July 8, 1976 edition of the Press & Journal

President Ford cites bicen program here President Gerald R. Ford has forwarded a Bicentennial Message which commends the borough of Middletown for its part in providing bicentennial programs and …

From the Vault: News from the Friday, June 27, 1952 edition of the Press & Journal

$2,500 needed to finance project; date set Dec. 3 (Middletown balloon parade) Twenty-five persons, representing a cross-section of borough civic, fraternal, service and patriotic organizations, …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, June 24, 1998 edition of the Press & Journal

Boro vs. Met-Ed: Settle or fight? Utility offers $18 million By Janet Pickel, Press-Journal Editor Middletown Borough Council’s negotiating team is recommending acceptance of an $18 million …

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, June 10, 1965 edition of the Press & Journal

Base closure fight will continue, says Kunkel Addressing more than 2,000 Olmsted AF Base employees at Memorial Field last Saturday night, Congressman John C. Kunkel said he plans to resist the …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, May 27, 1987 edition of the Press & Journal

Middletown tables plan to renovate town square For the second time in two years, Middletown has tabled consideration of a state initiative aimed at improving traffic safety at the square. If …