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Get trained so you can save a life, too: Editorial

We have heroes around us every day. Many of them wear uniforms, be it military, law enforcement or medical personnel. They are trained to help others. But sometimes it takes more than those who … more

Child care ultimately is parents’ responsibility: Editorial

The Middletown Area School District isn’t going to solve the issue of a scarcity of before- and after-school child care. It’s not really its role to do so, although it is a benefit … more

Please unblock us all on Facebook, Mr. Mayor: Editorial

When Bob Hauser of the first block of Brown Street spoke to the Middletown Borough Council on Aug. 21, he raised an issue that has been a concern of ours for a while. Mayor James H. Curry III … more

Improve management, Lower Swatara; use report as a guide: Editorial

The Lower Swatara Township Board of Commissioners needs to take very seriously the recent third-party report that shows areas of concern in how it handles personnel and management of employees. We … more

Newspapers are not fake news: Editorial

Editor’s note: The Press & Journal is running the following editorial, provided by the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association, to address attacks on journalists as the “enemy of the … more

It's great to talk about electric bill concerns, but hold off on changes for now: Editorial

We appreciate that Middletown Borough Council is reviewing its policies on how borough residents pay their electric bills. It is worthwhile to take a look from time to time, although there is a … more

Taking safety steps key in floods: Editorial

You can’t prevent flooding. But you can take steps to stay safe. And it’s important to do so. Don’t ignore the warnings when they come. If you live in an area prone to … more

Borough officials' attack on Press & Journal unfounded: Editorial

Note from the Editorial Board: Because the following editorial is about news coverage decisions made by Press & Journal staff, public members Susannah Gal and Jay Howes did not give input in … more

Case of the missing money must be solved: Editorial

The residents and businesses of Middletown should be outraged at the apparent loss of $1.1 million from the borough’s coffers in 2015. They should be deeply concerned about reports of … more

Great decision to fund Kids Kastle rebuild: Editorial

When you are a municipality with a multi-million-dollar budget such as the borough of Middletown, you have a lot of spending decisions to make. They aren’t always easy decisions, … more
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