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LaVonne Ackerman

Movie night, an Italian dinner and a whole lot more

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.

Historical society yard sale, Islam 101 on tap: LaVonne Ackerman

Come on, April showers. Be done and bring on the May flowers! I haven’t started the countdown until summer yet, as it is nice to enjoy and be content just where we are. Wow, don’t you …
FROM THE VAULT

From the Vault: News from the April 21, 1913, edition of the Daily Journal

Pastor called to Washington: Rev. S.T. Nicholas resigns as pastor of Lutheran church The resignation of the Rev. S.T. Nicholas as pastor of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of town was handed to the …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, April 16, 1969 edition of the Press & Journal

Borough council rebuffed again on Pineford redevelopment plan Middletown borough struck out again this week on Pineford’s redevelopment. This latest whiff — the second since February — …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, April 6, 2011 edition of the Press & Journal

Walk around town and you’ll likely find something that has benefited from members of the borough’s second-oldest civic group — the Middletown Kiwanis Club. There are the flower beds at …

From the Vault: News from the Friday, March 22, 1940, edition of the Press & Journal

Court grants local man petition to bring wife into court (front page of the Annville Courier)Through a petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed in the local courts late on Tuesday, which was …

FROM THE VAULT: News from the Wednesday, March 7, 1984 edition of the Press & Journal

Headlines from the front page • Protests fail to sway council to reconsider reorganization: Despite several protests from a crowded gallery, Borough Council voted 6-2 last Thursday night to …

23 Years Ago: Feb. 15, 2017

Only 5.8 Pounds To Go ­— The authorities say we eat 5.9 pounds of grapefruit each year. Jonathan Martz may change those statistics if he has anything to say about it. Don’t let the sour face fool you – the youngster really took a liking to …