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Mayor Curry is a great cheerleader for borough, but he can cross the line, too: Editorial

“By state law, Pennsylvania boroughs operate under what is typically described as a ‘strong council-weak mayor’ form of government. Unlike in cities, where the mayor is generally … more

Schools’ impact go deeper than just education: Editorial

From Penn State Harrisburg down to preschools and everywhere in between, school is back in session. Are you one of the students heading to class? Maybe you are a parent, or grandparent, of one of … more

Free speech has limits, and it’s no license for violent actions: Editorial

“For a while people were worried about the ‘knock-out game’ when that was going around a couple of years ago,” attorney Matt Menges said at a recent concealed-carry firearms training event, … more

Rich Nigerian princes? Scams are way past that: Editorial

Scams are hardly new. From Ponzi schemes to fake charities to selling the Brooklyn Bridge to unsuspecting visitors to New York, people have been bilked for centuries. As technology improves, so … more

A positive first step on Bunkys, but what will the end result be?: Editorial

About a year ago, the streetscape project was still underway and Tattered Flag Brewery & Still Works was just getting ready to open. Now, look how much better the stretch of South Union Street … more

When will Lower Swatara’s revolving door stop?: Editorial

“The township board of commissioners needs to look at itself and make sure that its hiring procedures, from how it draws its pool of candidates to the questions asked during interviews to the … more

Changes keep coming along Route 230, and it’s exciting: Editorial

What will the stretch of Route 230 between the Airport Connector road and Nissley Street look like in five years? How will it affect residents of Middletown and Lower Swatara Township? The … more

Mouchette deserves raise, and he should stay on as Middletown police chief: Editorial

We urge Middletown Borough Council to pay interim Police Chief George Mouchette a reasonable salary to keep him on permanently. Since coming on in early January, our impression is that he has done … 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

Silence not golden when it comes to school changes: Editorial

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
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