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FROM THE VAULT

FROM THE VAULT: News from the Wednesday, March 12, 1980, edition of the Press & Journal

Workforce at Dynamic Steel walks off the job Practically the entire workforce of Dynamic Products Co.’s Middletown plant are on strike. Some 100 workers out of 110 of the United Electrical …

Air Force C-46 crashes at Olmsted Air Force Base; six occupants leap 
to safety when engines are ablaze Four crew members and two Air Force passengers escaped to safety as the engines broke into …

From The Vault: News from the Thursday, Feb. 23, 1961, edition of the Press & Journal

Red Cross committee gets 414 flooding questionnairesA total of 414 questionnaires, representing over 1,300 town and Royalton residents, have been turned in to the disaster committee of the Middletown …

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 …