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23 Years Ago: 5/4/2016

From The Wednesday, May 5, 1993 Edition Of
The Press And Journal

Looking Back At
M-town’s ‘Dream Team’

23yearsagoMay4201623 YEARS AGO - Battling Again – Members of the Lower Dauphin and Middletown boys’ basketball teams from 1968 met on the court of honor in celebration of the original game. Middletown claimed victory in the rematch, 85-67. Pictured are the members of the Blue Raiders, Class of 1968. Front from left: Ed Chubb, Dick Barnoski, Chip Etter and Ed Tennis. Back: Sam Turns, Owen Hannah, Charlie Bowen, Casper Voithofer and Brett Whittle.

 Horns blared long into the night from the cars of those who didn’t make the 200-mile trip to Pittsburgh.

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Helping preserve the past

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The Press And Journal donated $500 to the Middletown Area Historical Society, the culmination of the community newspaper's recent campaign in which $5 of every new and renewed subscription was given to the society. Publisher Joe Sukle, right, presented the donation to society trustees, from left, Robert Hauser, Gary Barkley, Earl Bright, Jenny Miller and Robin Pellegrini on the steps of the society's museum at 29 E. Main St.

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Goodbye tour of Middletown Area High School

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Retired teachers, administrators and staff of Middletown Area High School toured the 52-year-old building on Saturday, April 23, returning to their classrooms and offices for a final goodbye before the school is demolished this summer.

Pieces of the gym’s wooden bleachers, each engraved with an image of the school, were given to those who took the tour.

The tour and a breakfast at the school were arranged by administrative staff at the high school.

A new high school is under construction nearby, and is expected to open this August.

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23 Years Ago: 4/27/2016

4 27 16 BW23 YEARS AGO - Champions – Pictured are members of the Killer Bees III, the Under-9 champions of the Sport City Indoor Soccer League. Bottom from left: Mike Buggy, Dan Mackarevich, Ryan Wertz, Chris Leonard and Zac Matinchek. Top from left: Coach Jerry Mackarevich, Matt Sembach, Eric Tritch, Matt Mackarevich, Jim Smith, Josh Majzlik, Joe Rados, Ryan Furjanic, and Coach Pat Mackarevich.

From The Wednesday, April 28, 1993 Edition Of The Press And Journal

Lodge Names Peters ‘Citizen Of The Year’ In Elizabethtown

He reportedly has marched in every Memorial Day Parade in Elizabethtown since the end of World War II and has twice served as commander of Conewago American Legion Post #594.

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MAHS and MAMS Spring Jazz Band and Choral Concert

samantha4 27 16Samantha Altland, right, receives the Jazz Band award from MAHS band director Sam Fisher

Billy Joel once described music as “an explosive expression of humanity.’’

Students from Middletown Area High School and Middletown Area Middle School joined together to share their music at the school’s Spring Jazz Band and Choral Concert on Thursday, April 21 at the middle school’s Dr. Russel E. Eppinger Auditorium.

Three seniors earned Jazz Band awards: Christian Nordai, Jordan Smith and Samantha Altland. Middle school student Connor Leiby also won a Jazz Band award.

The student-musicians were directed by Sam Fisher, the high school’s band director; Andrew Vessel, the high school’s choir director; and Erich Schlicher, the middle school’s band director.

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