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Proper equipment is vital to keep police department strong: Editorial

When police investigate crimes, they aren’t solved in tidy one-hour chunks as often seen on television. Police work can be tedious, drawn-out, labor intensive and boring. It involves … more

Mayor Curry keeps us waiting, and he will for a while: Editorial

The fact that James H. Curry III’s name won’t be on the May 16 primary ballot provides interesting insight into the man as well as the peculiarities of the Pennsylvania election system. We … 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

’Tis the season for thieves to make off with your packages: Editorial

We fully support shopping local this holiday season. Heck, the Press & Journal is a local business. We realize how vital it is to buy local. But we know that even if you do a great job of … more

Sanctity of our electoral process in United States is paramount: Editorial

Without the sanctity of our electoral process, we really have nothing as a nation. If we can’t say for certain who we actually elected for jobs ranging from tax collector to president, then … more

Suspension of Middletown police officer warranted for disobeying an order: Editorial

The suspension of Middletown Police Officer Mark Hovan is not about religion. It’s about obeying orders. As a 20-year veteran of the department who served briefly as chief, Hovan should know … more

Hats off to youth sports and their many lessons: Editorial

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

How much longer will TMI be a part of the fabric of the area?: Editorial

Hindsight is 20/20, they say. So it’s interesting to look back at Three Mile Island 38 years after the accident at Unit 2 made our little corner of the world synonymous with nuclear disaster. … more

Set aside petty bickering on military banners: Editorial

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

The Fourth is over, and U.S. pushes on: Editorial

The Fourth of July is over. We hope you had fun. Maybe it was an extended weekend for you, taking Monday off and getting four days to celebrate our nation’s birth. It was an amazing thing … more
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