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Middletown Borough

Middletown man, baby killed in Interstate 83 crash on Friday

Two Middletown residents, including an 18-month-old girl, were killed Friday in a crash on Interstate 83 northbound near Union Deposit Road that involved 11 vehicles.  The State Police …

Close Kunkel, Fink and build new school? Public meeting likely on possible central campus

A special public meeting regarding the future of Kunkel Elementary School, and possibly locating all elementary grades on a central campus, is being planned by Middletown Area School District. …
Lower Swatara Township

Lower Swatara pursuit of stolen truck leads to five arrests, recovery of stolen bicycles

“Stop sticks” were used to end the pursuit of a stolen truck that began shortly after 2 a.m. Oct. 4 in Lower Swatara Township and ended in Swatara Township. Police took into custody …

All aboard the M&H: Railroad tries to balance events such as pumpkin run with freight work

Tucked behind the train tracks on Brown Street is a treasure trove of train history –– streetcars from the 1980s advertising fare rates of 75 cents, cabooses with cupolas on top where the …
Cops & Courts

Middletown hires two part-time police officers

By Dan Miller danmiller@pressandjournal.com Two new part-time police officers have been added to the roster of the Middletown Police Department. Cameron Gross and Shaun Burke were sworn in …

Conviction upheld in case where man exposed himself to Sharp Shopper employee

Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld the conviction in Dauphin County Court of a Mount Joy man who allegedly exposed himself to a female employee at the Sharp Shopper grocery store in Lower Swatara …
Education

Meet the 2018 MAHS Homecoming Court

By Adriene Funck MAHS Class of 2019 communications intern The Middletown Area High School Homecoming Court recently was announced. Abrielle Spagnolo is the daughter of Jim Spagnolo and Tammy …

MASD gets $25,000 grant for radios to improve safety

Middletown Area School District has been awarded a state grant that it will use to buy 11 two-way radios to improve safety. The district applied for $25,000 and was awarded the full cost of the …