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From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, edition of the Press & Journal

‘A presidential visit: Mr. Bush comes to townPresident George W. Bush passed through Middletown last Thursday after landing at Harrisburg International Airport. The president came to the area …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, Feb. 5, 1975, edition of the Press & Journal

‘Downtown Mall’ to open this yearDowntown Mall is about to find its niche on the retail horizon of downtown Middletown. The 10-unit complex will replace an obsolete and unsightly …

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, Jan. 19, 1961, edition of the Press & Journal

Borough council reduces tax rate on real estate Middletown Borough Council this week set the pace for the reduction of the tax levy on real estate. Recognizing the increased evaluation made …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 edition of the Press & Journal

Train station headed to W. Main The new Middletown train station will be built on West Main Street at the site of the former A.P. Green warehouse, the state Department of Transportation announced …

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, Nov. 16, 1967, edition of the Press & Journal

Olmsted AFB phase-out finds work force reduced to 513 Sunday will mark the third anniversary of the phase-out order of Olmsted Air Force Base. For more than 10,000 civil servants, it is not an …

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, Nov. 8, 1962, edition of the Press & Journal

School system delays action on merger of Middletown and Steelton-Highspire Outcome of Tuesday’s gubernatorial election provoked a delaying action Monday night on the part of Middletown Area …