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23 Years Ago: 5/25/2016

5 25 16 bw23 YEARS AGO - McGruff Mission – It’s never too early to educate children in the ways of the world and that’s precisely what McGruff the crime-fighting dog had in mind last week when he met with the K-5 children of Fink Elementary School. McGruff, with the help from local police officers, hosted a tour of the Middletown Police Department. Pictured with McGruff (Officer David Sweitzer) are patrolman Robert Shortemeyer and the K-5 class of Mrs. Molly Krodel.

From The Wednesday,
May 25, 1993 Edition Of The
Press And Journal

‘Scavengers” Are Striking Gold In
Lower Swatara Twp.


 A wise old saying reminds that one person’s trash is another’s treasure, and that’s certainly true in Lower Swatara Township.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:51

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Middletown Girl Scouts make blankets for Humane Society

humanephoto5 25 16Submitted photo -- Delivering the blankets they made for the Humane Society of the Harrisburg Area are members of Middletown Girl Scout Junior Troop 11064, from left: back row, Maiya Bolen, Cailey Campbell, Lena Emigh, Alexis Horetsky and Crystal Biesecker; front row, Ashley Brittelli, Caitlyn Galbraith, Bridget Muller, Delainey Shroy and Miranda Jewett, a Humane Society employee.

To help their community and earn the highest honor a Junior Girl Scout can earn, members of Middletown Girl Scout Junior Troop 11064 made 63 blankets for animals at the Humane Society of the Harrisburg Area.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 11:38

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Out & About: Middletown Area High School Prom

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They were the definition of debonair, the epitome of elegant, bedecked in stunning gowns and tuxedoes, sequins and bow ties, drapery in every color imaginable.


Middletown Area High School’s Class of 2016 refused to let a day-long rain dampen their fun at their prom on Saturday, May 21 at the Red Lion Hotel in Swatara Twp.


Check out their style!

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 15:18

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23 Years Ago: 5/18/2016

5 18 1623 YEARS AGO - Goodbye – Karl and Helen Weingartner will soon close the book on about 70 years of teaching experience between the two of them, most of it in the Middletown Area School District.

 

From The Wednesday, May 18, 1993 Edition Of The Press And Journal

4 Careers That Helped
Mold Many Futures


 They boast more than 140 years of teaching experience in a dozen different subjects and have touched countless students through the years, but the time has come for four teachers in the Middletown Area School District, Asher Halbleib, Robert Reid, and Helen and Karl Weingartner, to pack their books and pencils and retire at the end of the current school year.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 16:03

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Feds to stabilize banks of Londonderry stream

LYNCHPHOTO5 18 16WEBPress and Journal Photo by Eric Wise - This section of Lynch Run in Londonderry Twp. will be the site of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service project to stabilize the stream’s eroding banks.

 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to begin a project in Londonderry Twp. as part of an initiative to improve impaired streams. 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 19 May 2016 18:30

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