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The seasonal tenants of Shelly and Beshore islands in the Susquehanna River don’t own their land. They lease it. That, to us, is the key thing to keep in mind when the emotional and … more
“By state law, Pennsylvania boroughs operate under what is typically described as a ‘strong council-weak mayor’ form of government. Unlike in cities, where the mayor is generally … more
We have written several times in the last year about Middletown Area High School’s sports and their importance to the community. Here we are again, with fall ready to arrive, the football … more
Here we are again, at the end of a high school football regular season beaming with pride about the Middletown Area High School Blue Raiders. We are proud of all the MAHS sports teams, and all the … more
Three key administrators in the Middletown Area School District are changing jobs. It’s one of the moves, however that sparked the most concern. That’s the transfer of Earl Bright from … more
Sometimes videos of police doing their jobs show just that — police doing their jobs. Because we see so many videos nowadays that show police officers behaving badly, it is easy to forget that … more
“The township board of commissioners needs to look at itself and make sure that its hiring procedures, from how it draws its pool of candidates to the questions asked during interviews to the … 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
We fully support shopping local this holiday season. Heck, the Press & Journal is a local business. We realize how vital it is to buy local. But we know that even if you do a great job of … more
Without the sanctity of our electoral process, we really have nothing as a nation. If we can’t say for certain who we actually elected for jobs ranging from tax collector to president, then … more
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