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Hello, people! We have turned the corner and it is finally starting to feel a little bit like spring. Of course we all have our stories ... memories of cold Mays and chilly Junes. We will take …
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From the Vault: News from the April 19, 1962 edition of the Press & Journal

Royalton one of four sites selected for polio drinks Another opportunity is being offered to area residents to be immunized by the Sabin polio vaccine, before the summer sets in. The Dauphin …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, April 14, 1976, edition of the Press & Journal

Curfew’s legal battle moves to Philadelphia Middletown’s controversial curfew ordinance has been upheld by U.S. Judge Joseph Sheridan but its legality already faces further legal …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, April 4, 2012 edition of the Press & Journal

History gingerly retrieved in Steelton; Time capsule discovered in 100-year-old cornerstone of former Steel-High school Quandel Construction workers pulled the lead box from the Felton Lofts …

From the Vault: News from the Thursday, April 2, 1964 edition of the Press & Journal

Auto crashes into Pineford Acres home Staff Sgt. Eddie Shields, 32, of 10 Valley Lane was injured when his car crashed into a Pineford Acres home and broke into flames Tuesday night, shortly after …

From the Vault: News from the March 20, 1996 edition of the Press & Journal

MASD adopts new drug-testing policy Starting next school year, if you want to play sports at Middletown Area High School, you'll have to agree to be tested for drugs. At its March 18 meeting, …

From the Vault: News from the March 10, 1934 edition of the Middletown Journal

Old-fashioned spelling bee here on March 20 In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the common schools of Pennsylvania, an old-fashioned spelling bee will be held in the high …