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St. Ann Byzantine Catholic Church holds festival

People wait in line to enter St Anns kitchen 2Press And Journal Photos by Gabe Mink -- People wait in line to enter St. Ann Byzantine Catholic Church's kitchen.

The Slavic American Festival was held Sunday, July 17, at St. Ann Byzantine Catholic Church on Locust Lane in Harrisburg.
Festival-goers were able to take part in raffles, buy ethnic foods, visit an East European gift shop, play bingo and watch polka events.
There also were games for children.Hanna Weisbach of Middletown helps Marion Kruba of Duncannon at the baked goods tableHanna Weisbach of Middletown helps Marion Kruba of Duncannon at the baked goods table.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 July 2016 11:10

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Out & About: Fun in the sun

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Area youths enjoyed cooling off on a hot summer’s day in June at the Middletown Community Pool.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 16:25

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23 Years Ago: 7/20/2016

O7201623 YEARS AGO - Outdoing Themselves – Pelletier TaeKwonDo competed June 12 in an open karate tournament at the Trinity High School. Pelletier expected to win a “few trophies,” but walked away with 37.  

From The Wednesday,
July 21, 1993 Edition Of
The Press And Journal

‘Model’ Student Shoots For
Career In World Of Fashion


 New York: If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 16:10

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Out & About: Fun for all at Vacation Bible School

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Games, food, activities and crafts, and singing were the order of the day for young people during Vacation Bible School at First Church of God in Middletown from July 11-15.


The VBS was held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Most activities took place in and around the pavilion on the church grounds at 245 W. High St., but there were also field trips.


“Love Your Neighbor” was the theme of this year’s VBS and was open to all students who were enrolled in kindergarten through grade 5 during the 2015-16 school year.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 July 2016 14:53

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23 Years Ago 7/13/2016

O71316 WEB23 YEARS AGO - Bouncing Good Time – 55 Middletown boys enjoy a week of basketball at the third annual Main Street Gym basketball camp.

 

From The Wednesday, July 14, 1993 Edition of The Press And Journal...

Board Needs More Time: L. Swatara Says No To M-town Police Merger

At least for now, talk about a merger of the Middletown and Lower Swatara Township police departments remains just that as far as the local Board or Commissioners is concerned.

At the end of their workshop session last week, commissioners agreed not to go forward with the Middletown Borough’s invitation to consider a consolidation of the departments.

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 July 2016 15:58

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