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Middletown Area High School Mini-THON

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It’s all fun and games at the Middletown Area High School Mini-THON until they reveal the amount of money students raised for charity. Then it’s even better.


That’s because each year students have broken the school record for money raised during the annual fundraiser – a night of dancing, basketball, volleyball and other games in the school gym. This year was no different.


Students raised a school record $31,575.28 at this year’s Mini-THON on Friday, April 29, beating the old record by more than $10,000.


The Mini-THON raises money for the Four Diamonds Fund, a charity that helps the families of kids battling cancer at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital.

For more photos of the Mini-THON by Don Graham, see our print edition or click here for our E-edition

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016 14:36

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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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Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 09:47

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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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 15:23

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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.

To see more photos by Bill Darrah, check out our print edition or click here for our E-edition

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 14:29

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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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 April 2016 16:35

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