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Middletown Borough

Gov. Wolf, Levine now advocate wearing masks when leaving house to slow coronavirus spread

In a change from previous suggestions since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday has asked all Pennsylvanians to wear a mask or bandanna when leaving their …

Today is the last day for businesses to apply for non-life-sustaining waiver; 5,693 approved

Businesses have until 5 p.m. today to apply to the state Department of Community and Economic Development for a waiver to be open during the COVID-19 emergency. Businesses that DCED considers …
Lower Swatara Township

Hershey Medical Center still treating 15 coronavirus cases, with 2 more under investigation

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey is still treating 15 confirmed COVID-19 patients with 2 now under investigation, the facility said Friday. That total of 15 is the …

Pennsylvania coronavirus deaths top 100 as total number of cases increases by largest amount yet

More than 100 people have died in Pennsylvania from COVID-19, the state Department of Health reported Friday, and the number of new coronavirus cases continued its trend of growing at a rate larger …
Cops & Courts

Lower Swatara police investigating possible arson case in apartment

The Lower Swatara Police Department is investigating a possible arson at a Campus Heights apartment, according to Acting Chief Dan Tingle. Officers and the Lower Swatara Fire Department were …

Pedestrian struck and killed by Norfolk Southern train heading to Chicago

A pedestrian was killed by an eastbound Norfolk Southern train Tuesday in Hummelstown. At about 3:25 p.m., Hummelstown police assisted Norfolk Southern police with a person that was struck by a …
Education

Students stop by Reid Elementary School to get iPads for remote learning: PHOTO GALLERY

Middletown elementary school students were able to pick up their iPads for remote learning March 31 and April 2, depending on their grade.  This is what it looked like on March 31.

Lower Dauphin High School releases 2nd-quarter honor rolls

Lower Dauphin Middle School recently announced its distinguished honor roll and honor roll for the second period. Distinguished Honor Roll requires all “A’s” or perfect marks. For …