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OSHA fines local business for trench collapse

A Londonderry Twp. business was fined $41,200 by the federal government’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for violations related to a trench collapse that occurred in Susquehanna Twp. on Sept. 30, the agency said.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 17:08

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A Hero's Homecoming: In Middletown, a lost WWII pilot finally gets his funeral

FAMILY slidePress And Journal Photo by Dan Miller -- Pennsylvania Acting Adjutant General Brig. Gen. Anthony J. Carrelli, kneeling, presents medals earned by Capt. Arthur Halfpapp to members of Halfpapp’s family.

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, no doubt steeled the resolve of Arthur Halfpapp to become a pilot in the military. But it’s clear that the young man, who lived in Steelton, set his sights on a career in the skies long before that disastrous day.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 16:33

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ELECTION DAY: Two seek GOP nod to succeed Payne

 

After 14 years, state Rep. John Payne is retiring from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and voters in his predominantly Republican 106th District will chose between two candidates for the GOP nomination for his seat in the primary election on Tuesday, April 26.

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 16:49

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Anti-overdose drug moves closer to school availability

The Middletown Area School District could become the first district in Dauphin County to make available in its schools a drug known to reverse the effects of an overdose from heroin.


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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 16:20

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Home at Last: The remains of a local WWII pilot, shot down in 1945, come to Middletown

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It has taken 71 years, but Capt. Arthur “Archie” Halfpapp is finally coming home.

Halfpapp, from Steelton, was an Army Air Corps pilot in World War II whose P-47 Thunderbolt crashed after it was hit by anti-aircraft fire during a dive-bombing run along the Po River near Guarda, Italy, on April 24, 1945.



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Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 April 2016 16:04

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