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Middletown Borough

With hot weather this weekend, cooling center to be opened at MCSO

The National Weather Service is projecting a heat index of as high as 111 degrees tomorrow.

Large tree falls on house on Vine Street

Power lines are down, but not live. Electricity was turned off to the house.
Lower Swatara Township

PennDOT to begin shift of eastbound Route 283 local lane traffic onto new road through area townships

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and its contractor on Tuesday night, July 23, will close the eastbound Route 283 local lane between Eisenhower Boulevard and Tollhouse Road to begin work …

Police say employee recorded women using restroom: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

A Susquehanna Township man faces charges after he allegedly recorded women using the restroom at a business on Fulling Mill Road, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. …
Cops & Courts

Middletown Police Department disbanding? Mayor calls union statement 'ill-timed and misinformed'

Middletown borough officials were in damage control mode during Tuesday’s council meeting, following a bombshell announcement posted on Facebook by the police association that the borough is …

Cold case solved? Four charged in 2014 theft of drilling rig, truck

Middletown police have charged four men — three from New Jersey — in connection with the theft of a drilling rig and truck in the borough five years ago. The drilling rig and truck …

Akakpo-Martin, Stone receive MAHS Student of the Month honors

The May 2019 Students of the Month from Middletown Area High School are Hayli Akakpo-Martin and William Stone. Hayli is the daughter of Atah and Suson Akakpo-Martin. Hayli has been involved in …

Dozens of MASD students honored for achievements

Raider pride was alive and well this spring at a Middletown Area School Board meeting when more than 100 district students were recognized for their 2018-19 achievements. Students in grades 6 …