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Three key administrators in the Middletown Area School District are changing jobs. It’s one of the moves, however that sparked the most concern. That’s the transfer of Earl Bright from … more
We really aren’t surprised that talks between the borough of Middletown and Lower Swatara Township over police services ended without any agreement. The topic seems to pop up from time to time, … more
Exelon Corp. wants “needed policy reforms” to the state’s energy plan or the Three Mile Island Generating Station will close in the fall of 2019. But here’s a fact: Policy reforms won’t … more
Sometimes videos of police doing their jobs show just that — police doing their jobs. Because we see so many videos nowadays that show police officers behaving badly, it is easy to forget that … more
“And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.” — Joseph Rodman Drake, in his poem “To the Defenders of … more
Why do our borough leaders have to take something wonderful like the Middletown Hometown Heroes military banner program and start tearing it down almost immediately after it starts? These … more
We forgive you if you have election burnout. Those presidential races can be a real pain, and the 2016 edition (unfortunately) upped the ante. We still hold out some glimmer of hope that it will … more
Too often we get caught up in what’s wrong with sports, not what is right. What is wrong with sports mostly focuses on the professional ranks. The greed of the owners. The greed of the players. … more
If you read the following editorial as being sympathetic toward sex offenders, you are missing the point. We are not being sympathetic. We simply want to state that it’s not always possible to … more
American cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead is widely quoted as saying: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that … more
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