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Case of the missing money must be solved: Editorial

The residents and businesses of Middletown should be outraged at the apparent loss of $1.1 million from the borough’s coffers in 2015. They should be deeply concerned about reports of … more

Great decision to fund Kids Kastle rebuild: Editorial

When you are a municipality with a multi-million-dollar budget such as the borough of Middletown, you have a lot of spending decisions to make. They aren’t always easy decisions, … more

Working to honor the Annapolis Five: Editorial

It was nearly a week ago that a gunman who authorities say had a longstanding feud with the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, opened fire at the newspaper office, killing five … more

Do these lawsuits over Suez water and sewer lease make sense financially?: Editorial

Why is the borough of Middletown spending what is potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees over its 50-year water and sewer lease with Suez? What end benefit is there to the … more

Make sure our community events get needed support: Editorial

We are blessed with many great community events in our area. One of them just took place: the annual Arts & Crafts Fair held June 9 at Hoffer Park. Its roots stretch back to the … more

Housing growth will have huge impact on area: Editorial

We’ve talked many times in editorials about the impact that commercial growth likely will have on the area. We’ve discussed the new hotels going up near the airport, the potential for … more

Thanks, businesses that back education: Editorial

Phoenix Contact, and the president of its U.S. operations, Jack Nehlig, deserve a great deal of credit for their support of safety efforts for the Middletown Area School District. Nehlig decided … more

Elks Theatre for sale, but now what?: Editorial

It’s been more than three years since the Elks Theatre closed. Now, it’s up for sale. Who has the vision to see it through the next 100 years, in what likely will be a new … more

Council votes to hire law firms taken in private raise concerns: Editorial

On March 13, 2017, Middletown Borough Council went into executive session to “discuss potential litigation and no action was taken.” That is according to the official minutes of the … more

Does borough have parking problem?: Editorial

Penn State Harrisburg is the college on the hill, out of sight for most Middletown residents and therefore out of mind when it comes to their daily lives. But of course those Penn State students … more
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