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Why do our borough leaders have to take something wonderful like the Middletown Hometown Heroes military banner program and start tearing it down almost immediately after it starts? These … 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
Too often we get caught up in what’s wrong with sports, not what is right. What is wrong with sports mostly focuses on the professional ranks. The greed of the owners. The greed of the players. … more
If you read the following editorial as being sympathetic toward sex offenders, you are missing the point. We are not being sympathetic. We simply want to state that it’s not always possible to … 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
Hindsight is 20/20, they say. So it’s interesting to look back at Three Mile Island 38 years after the accident at Unit 2 made our little corner of the world synonymous with nuclear disaster. … more
There is something to be said for turnover in any endeavor. From time to time, new viewpoints can help refocus a business or organization. Some elected bodies have term limits to help speed that … 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
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
Winning can be contagious. After a highly successful Middletown Blue Raiders football season in which they reached the state championship game for the first time, the momentum rolled on for the … more
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