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Strength in Our Diversity. That’s the theme for the Pennsylvania Farm Show this year, the 102nd edition. It gets underway with a Food Court preview day on Friday and continues through Jan. … more
We are in the middle of an epidemic. Cold, hard facts bear it out. Drug overdose deaths, with heroin leading the way, are killing at a higher rate than ever before. Coroner Graham S. Hetrick … more
P&J asks: "In consideration of Middletown officials' assertions that the town is in dire financial straits and in light of several sweeping cuts undertaken in the borough, should Middletown's Borough councilors forgo their monthly stipend? … more
American cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead is widely quoted as saying: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that … more
Well, we didn’t see that coming. Fager-Finkenbinder Funeral Home’s plans to build a crematory on its property at 208 N. Union St. have been scrapped, despite several years of attempts … more
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
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
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
We really aren’t surprised that talks between the borough of Middletown and Lower Swatara Township over police services ended without any agreement. The topic seems to pop up from time to time, … more
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
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