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Is the Middletown Area School District on the cusp of a complete overhaul of its schools? Think about what is being considered. Closing Kunkel and Fink elementary schools. Selling the school … more
Some benefits that Penn State Harrisburg has for the surrounding area aren’t always tangible. But consider one that is: A group of Penn State Harrisburg students spent most of their 2017-18 … 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
We have heroes around us every day. Many of them wear uniforms, be it military, law enforcement or medical personnel. They are trained to help others. But sometimes it takes more than those who … more
The Middletown Area School District isn’t going to solve the issue of a scarcity of before- and after-school child care. It’s not really its role to do so, although it is a benefit … more
When Bob Hauser of the first block of Brown Street spoke to the Middletown Borough Council on Aug. 21, he raised an issue that has been a concern of ours for a while. Mayor James H. Curry III … more
The Lower Swatara Township Board of Commissioners needs to take very seriously the recent third-party report that shows areas of concern in how it handles personnel and management of employees. We … 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
We appreciate that Middletown Borough Council is reviewing its policies on how borough residents pay their electric bills. It is worthwhile to take a look from time to time, although there is a … more
You can’t prevent flooding. But you can take steps to stay safe. And it’s important to do so. Don’t ignore the warnings when they come. If you live in an area prone to … more
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