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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
The more time that passes, the more we wonder about the future of the Elks Theatre. It’s coming up on three years since it closed, and there seems to be a lack of urgency about what should … more
Newspapers prefer to report the news, not be a part of it. Recent actions by the Middletown Borough Council and Mayor James H. Curry III have given us no choice but to change that. To recap: … 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
Sunday will mark the 48th anniversary Earth Day, and while knowledge and concerns about the environment have never been at a higher level, we are concerned about where we are headed. According to … more
Well, we didn’t see that coming. Fager-Finkenbinder Funeral Home’s plans to build a crematory on its property at 208 N. Union St. have been scrapped, despite several years of attempts … more
Americans have the right to access almost all the records maintained by our government. The governmental bodies that maintain those records have the responsibility to redact certain parts of those … more
Why do some communities have more pride than others? Is it a sense of history? Is it the attitudes of the people who live there? The businesses that have roots? The sports teams? The schools? The … more
We continue to be impressed with the development of the Middletown Police Department. It starts at the top. We were supportive of the permanent hiring of George Mouchette as police chief earlier … more
Editor’s note: The Press & Journal is running the following editorial, provided by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, to address attacks on journalists as the “enemy of the … more
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