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Rep. Mehaffie named co-chairman of Legislature's Nuclear Energy Caucus

Rep. Tom Mehaffie, R-Lower Swatara Township, will serve as co-chairman of the Legislature’s Nuclear Energy Caucus.  The Nuclear Energy Caucus is a bipartisan, bicameral group which …

Gov. Wolf declares state of emergency ahead of winter storm; restrictions in place on interstates, turnpike

Gov. Tom Wolf signed a state of emergency declaration Friday to allow for increased assistance with storm-related needs. Speed restrictions and a ban on all commercial traffic, …
Lower Swatara Township

Stay safe and prepare now for weekend's winter storm; PUC and Red Cross offer advice

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is offering tips to residents as Winter Storm Harper approaches. “The combination of snow, ice, high winds and bitter cold temperatures has the …

Jednota rezoning hearing is Feb. 20; D&H wants warehouses at 300-acre Lower Swatara location

The Lower Swatara Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing about the potential rezoning of most of the Jednota property that would help …
Cops & Courts

Sister of man involved in Middletown double murder-suicide: He was not a ‘monster’

Bibles on the coffee table was one of the first things Rhonda Howard noticed when she walked into the third-floor apartment where her brother Marvin Caddell had lived at 134 S. Union St. in …

Man shot out windows with a BB gun, police say; stolen car found in Philly: Police and Courts Roundup

Middletown police charged a borough man after determining he had damaged the window of a residence and two windows of a school bus using a BB gun. Jesse Vencenzi Pasquini, 25, of the 100 block of …
Education

Nevil and Harmon are MAHS Students of the Month

Middletown Area High School seniors Alexis Harmon and Timothy Nevil recently were selected as December’s Students of the Month. Alexis is the daughter of Brad Harmon and Lisa Wolf. She is …

Eigth-grader Miller wins Middletown Area Middle School geography bee

Eighth-grader Jordan Miller beat out nine other Middletown Area Middle School students in the annual National Geographic Geography Bee at the school Jan. 8. The students were awarded a …