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Subway cleanup: Small groups make a difference: Editorial

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

Earth Day has taken us a long way, but what is next?: Editorial

Sunday will mark the 48th anniversary Earth Day, and while knowledge and concerns about the environment have never been at a higher level, we are concerned about where we are headed. According to … more

In a surprising result, winners abound in crematory agreement: Editorial

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

Can Right-To-Know laws be used to point of abuse?: Editorial

Americans have the right to access almost all the records maintained by our government. The governmental bodies that maintain those records have the responsibility to redact certain parts of those … 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

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

Elks Theatre for sale, but now what?: Editorial

It’s been more than three years since the Elks Theatre closed. Now, it’s up for sale. Who has the vision to see it through the next 100 years, in what likely will be a new … 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

Police talks over; will you pay for MPD officers?: Editorial

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

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
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