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Middletown Borough

TMI shuts down, 'not with a bang, but a whimper'; era comes to close in Londonderry Township

Larry and Sandra Robbins of Middletown were among those parked along River Road in Londonderry Township just before noon Friday to witness history. Larry was hoping to see the last …

It's over: Three Mile Island's Unit 1 is shut down

Three Mile Island is no more. At noon today, operators took the TMI Unit 1 reactor offline for the final time. Over the next few weeks, workers will remove the reactor’s fuel supply and …
Lower Swatara Township

Harrisburg International Airport to hold major emergency drill

If you see and hear lots of ambulances and police and fire vehicles going in and out of Harrisburg International Airport on Saturday, don’t worry. It’s only a drill. A full-scale drill …

Three Mile Island will shut down Friday, ending a contentious chapter in country's nuclear history

Unit 1 of the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant will shut down Friday. Beyond that, Exelon plant spokesman David Marcheskie had no additional information to provide Thursday. “All …
Cops & Courts

Police Chief Mouchette's trial date now set for next February

A Feb. 10 trial date has been set in the sexual assault case against Middletown Police Chief George Mouchette in Dauphin County Court. This marks the fourth time that county court has approved a …

Ex-Lower Dauphin teacher gets probation for incident involving student

A former Lower Dauphin High School teacher and coach was sentenced to two years’ probation in Dauphin County Court on Sept. 3 after pleading guilty to indecent assault. The incident …
Education

Your back-to-school photos: Here's what we have posted so far

We asked you to send us your pictures from your children's first day of school, and we have been overwhelmed with photos! Here is what we have posted so far, with a few more yet to come. Click …

More back-to-school photos: A fourth edition

We've received about 100 photos from you, dear readers. Thanks!