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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
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
“And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave.” — Joseph Rodman Drake, in his poem “To the Defenders of … more
Should we be concerned about the mini-crime spree of Dec. 17-18 in the heart of the borough? Of course. But that doesn’t mean we should panic. Police are still seeking three suspects in two … more
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
We forgive you if you have election burnout. Those presidential races can be a real pain, and the 2016 edition (unfortunately) upped the ante. We still hold out some glimmer of hope that it will … more
The voters of Lower Swatara Township spoke clearly Nov. 7. They wanted a change on the board of commissioners. In what is a somewhat rare occurrence, two incumbents were voted out. Gone are Laddie … more
Middletown should be proud of its National Night Out. It not only has drawn thousands and thousands of people over the years to Hoffer Park, but it won a national award in 2016 as a sign of its … more
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
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
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