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Pitbull used in dog fighting found dead, wrapped in a blanket, in Lower Swatara Township

A pitbull that police say was part of illegal underground dog fighting was found dead, wrapped up in a colorful blanket and stuffed in a rectangular trash can, in Lower Swatara Township on …

Final PSU chancellor candidate to interview: Kulkarni replacement should be in place by July 1

The final remaining Penn State Harrisburg chancellor candidate to interview has an “unwavering commitment to public higher education,” he told the Press & Journal. Dr. Kumara …
Lower Swatara Township

The race is on! Boy and Cub Scouts compete in Pinewood Derby action on Saturday: Photo Gallery

There was plenty of action in the Londonderry Township fire hall during a Pinewood Derby held by Cub Scout Pack 97 and Boy Scout Troop 97, both of Londonderry Township, on Saturday Feb. 10. Members …

Forum kicks off discussion of Penn State Harrisburg-community relations

About 20 community members spent their Sunday morning discussing the relationship between Middletown and Penn State Harrisburg. This “Town and Gown Relationships” forum was the first …
Cops & Courts

Middletown Police Department to get $270,000 in equipment, SUVs and computers

The purchase of three new SUVs, 16 new laptop computers, and a new camera system for the police station and for police vehicles was approved for Middletown Police Department by borough council on …

Middletown police chief honors two businesses for community support

Middletown Police Chief George Mouchette is recognizing two borough businesses and one veterans organization for their support of the police department. Mouchette on Feb. 8 presented plaques to …
Education

Middletown Area Middle School student allegedly threatened to kill classmates, parents

Police report allegations of terroristic threats have been filed against a 13-year-old Lower Swatara Township resident who allegedly made threats against his parents and fellow students. According …

Lower Dauphin team sixth at oceanography competition in Delaware

A team of five Lower Dauphin High School students finished sixth at the annual Chesapeake Bay Bowl and won the sportsmanship award. The annual oceanography competition was held Feb. 3 at the …