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Middletown Borough

Council wants to replace police chief with public safety director; effort to remove Morris fails

Middletown Borough Council is looking to replace the position of police chief with a public safety director. Council voted 5-0 at the end of its Tuesday meeting to pursue filling this new …

Sgt. Zehring of Middletown Police Department demoted back to patrol officer

Middletown Borough Council voted Tuesday to demote Police Sgt. Tyler Zehring to patrol officer. It was a 3-1 vote, with Jenny Miller abstaining. Council President Angela Lloyd voted no. The …
Lower Swatara Township

Community garden in Lower Swatara? Township seeks feedback on parks

Since September, Lower Swatara has been holding meetings to develop a comprehensive plan for its parks. The most recent meetings were Oct. 22 and 29, in which the township examined how Lower …

If you don’t get REAL ID, flying will be a challenge starting at the end of next year

If you don’t want to find yourself after next Oct. 1 being told you can’t fly out of Harrisburg International Airport because you don’t have REAL ID, get it now, state and federal …
Cops & Courts

Milroy woman stole thousands from relative in hospital, police say: Police and Courts Roundup

Middletown police charged a Milroy woman with stealing money from a family member by making unauthorized purchases using the victim’s bank account and credit card while he was in the …

Lower Swatara man struck by vehicle, and police seek help finding it

A Lower Swatara Township resident was reportedly struck while walking on South Eisenhower Boulevard near the Pennsylvania Turnpike at about 11:37 a.m. Nov. 6. The man was uninjured, police said. …
Education

MAMS teacher on leave after video shows him appearing to punch student during fight

A Middletown Area School District teacher is on paid administrative leave after an incident at Middletown Area Middle School on Friday. A video of the incident, which was posted on social media, …

Lower Dauphin High School releases first-quarter honor roll

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