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FROM THE VAULT

From the Vault: News from the Saturday, Aug. 31, 1935 edition of the Daily Journal

Lineman falls 12 feet, fatally hurt In a fall from. a platform of a Hershey Transit Company construction truck while working on an overhead street car line near Deodate Friday afternoon, Raymond …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, Aug. 26, 1981 edition of the Press & Journal

Mayor Reid upset, vegetation burnt after chlorine leak Middletown police and emergency volunteers acted last Thursday when a leak of chlorine gas was reported at the Manley-Regan Chemical Co. …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009, edition of the Press & Journal

Boy, 17, admits role in Amtrak break-ins; will also face charges in library burglaries and other crimes A 17-year-old Royalton boy will face charges on a string of summertime burglaries, vandalism …

From the Vault: News from the Saturday, Aug. 2, 1902, edition of the Press & Journal

Highway robbery: Boggs relieved of his valuables Mr. George M. Boggs, the ice cream dealer, was the victim of a highway robbery Wednesday while returning home from Steelton. Mr. Boggs, after …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, Aug. 1, 1973 edition of the Press & Journal

Charles Waple, borough fireman, killed in crash of firetruck Charles “Pete” Waple, 25, well-known borough volunteer fireman, was killed last Thursday afternoon when the Union Hose Company …

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, July 25, 2012 edition of the Press & Journal

Where in the world is George Frey? Pioneer’s remains are lost; search has been suspended George Frey lies in front of the entrance to Frey Village. The problem is, no one knows where. A …