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Staying positive despite financial hit the McNair House property sale cost the borough: Editorial

The math on the recent McNair House property sale is not good. It’s not good at all. As we reported last week, the Middletown Industrial and Commercial Development Authority approved sale of … more

Hunger exists right here in Middletown; help fight it: Editorial

We have people going hungry in Middletown. Many of them are students. Look at three recent stories in the Press & Journal, about the RaiderPacks program, the Charlotte Chubb Memorial Fund and … more

Lou Barletta and Charlie Dent — How will ‘Tale of Two Congressmen’ end?: Editorial

Here’s a quick quiz: Name your representative in the U.S. House.  Odds are you can’t. Did you know right away? Can you even venture a guess? If you are stumped, you … more

Middletown police heading in the right direction: Editorial

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

Where is the uproar over TMI’s potential closure?: Editorial

There is a silence surrounding the potential closure of the Three Mile Island Generating Station that is hard for us to fathom. No one seems to be talking about it.  We know, of course … more

Community pride grows with events, beautification: Editorial

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

Shelly, Beshore islands tenants have little power to remain: Editorial

The seasonal tenants of Shelly and Beshore islands in the Susquehanna River don’t own their land. They lease it. That, to us, is the key thing to keep in mind when the emotional and … more

Honoring all the student-athletes, for more than what they do on the fields and courts: Editorial

We have written several times in the last year about Middletown Area High School’s sports and their importance to the community. Here we are again, with fall ready to arrive, the football … more

UPS hub solid addition for Lower Swatara Township: Editorial

We understand concerns raised about the plans that UPS has to build a 935,000-square-foot distribution hub in the 2100 block of North Union Street in Lower Swatara Township. But we also have not … more

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
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