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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
“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
We are perplexed at why students across the country would be met with disdain for taking part in last Wednesday’s national walkout to honor the 17 killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School … more
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
Here we are again, at the end of a high school football regular season beaming with pride about the Middletown Area High School Blue Raiders. We are proud of all the MAHS sports teams, and all the … more
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
Sometimes videos of police doing their jobs show just that — police doing their jobs. Because we see so many videos nowadays that show police officers behaving badly, it is easy to forget that … more
“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
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
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
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