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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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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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Colley honors ties to Kuppy's, Reid when launching phone app

The Air Force was Scott Colley's ticket out of Middletown.ScottColleyWEB

He enlisted while still in high school in 1978, to escape a home life where Colley says that he, his brother and his mother had a very rough time.

Colley never moved back to Middletown. But that's not to say he never looked back.

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Out & About: Seven Sorrows Community Festival

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There was plenty of food, carnival games, and classic cars on hand for the 14th annual Seven Sorrows Community Festival that was held at the church at Race and Conewago streets in Middletown from July 7-9.

The community festival was started in 1993 by the Seven Sorrows youth ministry, and the church has not missed a year since. The youth ministry remains heavily involved in putting together the community festival every summer.

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Carnival full of fun in Hummelstown

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Crowds turned out for food, rides, games and bingo from June 20 to 25 at the Hummelstown Fire Company Carnival at Herbert A. Schaffner Memorial Park. 

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There were bands each night during the carnival, as well as rides by Penn Valley Shows.

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