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Nerf Battle! Reid fifth-grader expects 60 people at first event Saturday at Hoffer Park

Come this Saturday afternoon, don’t be surprised to see up to 60 people engaged in a “Nerf Battle” near Hoffer Park in Middletown along Mill Street. It’s the doing of … more

Top Lion steps down: Kulkarni didn’t expect to stay at Penn State; now he’s retiring after 33 years

If life weren't so cold on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Mukund Kulkarni might not have made his way to Penn State Harrisburg in 1985. Now, this week, the man who intended to stay at the campus only … more

Full funding possible for Kids Kastle; Borough would take $436,000 earmarked for loan fund

Middletown Borough Council might have found a way to pay for a new Kids Kastle in Hoffer Park — and address needs at other playgrounds in the town at the same time. Council during its June … more

What will be done with Kids Kastle fence posts? Borough council has a plan for now

Fence posts that surround Kids Kastle bear the name of a resident, family or organization that donated money to make Kids Kastle a reality during a grass-roots fundraising effort to build it in the … more

How will new MATES program aid Middletown Area School District students?

Picture this. You are 10 years old, and you come to school without doing your homework  because you have to take care of your siblings because your parents are drunk. Or picture this. You are … more

Former Lower Swatara interim manager Lynch has seven-month contract to help his replacement

Frank Lynch, Lower Swatara’s former interim manager, will continue to work for the township for the next seven months. The board of commissioners unanimously approved a consulting agreement … more

Do these lawsuits over Suez water and sewer lease make sense financially?: Editorial

Why is the borough of Middletown spending what is potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees over its 50-year water and sewer lease with Suez? What end benefit is there to the … more

Exploring our world is one of life’s pleasures: Susannah Gal

Have you ever been on a cruise? I had my first experience in February when my older daughter and I traveled on a large boat with about 1,300 others in the Caribbean. This was something we had … more

Why not nationalize nuclear plants?: Kerri Toloczko

In mid-April, New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill that could raise residents’ electric bills by $300 million each year. Legislators want to use the funds to bail out two nuclear power plants … more

From the Vault: News from the Wednesday, July 1, 1992, edition of the Press & Journal

Annual Air Show on, but problems, concerns remain After weeks of last-minute and seemingly hasty planning and doubts about whether or not it’d really fly, the ninth annual Pennsylvania … more
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