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Middletown Borough

Middletown council looking to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

Middletown is looking to join 43 other municipalities in Pennsylvania that have a local ordinance banning discrimination against people based upon their sexual orientation and gender …

Town hall on opioid crisis will be held at MAHS on May 30

A town hall meeting focused on the heroin/opioid crisis will be held at Middletown Area High School on Tuesday, May 30. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria, with doors …
Lower Swatara Township

James Franklin: ‘Our people’ is what makes Penn State football special

Amid hundreds of blue-and-white clad supporters chanting “We are … Penn State!”, head football coach James Franklin outlined what he said makes the Nittany Lions program special during the …

Williamson is new Lower Swatara Township manager, moving up from public safety director

By David Barr davidbarr@pressandjournal.com Frank Williamson Jr. is the new township manager for Lower Swatara Township, hoping to bring stability to a position that has seen its share of …
Cops & Courts

Shots fired; 5 people warned: Lower Swatara police roundup

An investigation into a report of gunshots ended with police warning five people that they were not permitted to target shoot on a property in the township. Police were called at 2:30 p.m. May …

Parents who lost young son when distracted driver killed him share experiences with MAHS students

With prom season underway and graduation and the conclusion of another school year approaching, this time of year can be filled with hope and optimism for students and other young people and …
Education

Middletown Area High School prom, 2017: Photo Gallery

Middletown Area High School students enter the prom on Saturday, May 20, at Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg Hershey. Photos Special to the Press & Journal by Jodi Ocker

Music for spring — MAHS Band’s Spring Concert was a seasonal sensation on May 3: Photo Gallery